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July 20, 2021, 1:38 PM

Trial starts for man accused in Uber rider's death

Opening arguments are expected in the trial of a man accused of killing the South Carolina woman who mistook his car for her Uber ride
July 20, 2021, 1:38 PM
1 month ago

Uber pays $3.4M for Seattle gig worker leave law mistakes

Uber has agreed to pay more than $3.4 million to 15,000 drivers after making mistakes regarding Seattle’s pioneering paid sick leave law covering gig workers
1 month ago
1 month ago

Uber Eats tackles app profile issue that outs trans drivers

Uber Eats says it has apologized and resolved issues with app profiles that outed a Kansas man as transgender
1 month ago
2 months ago

Uber, Lyft prices rise as demand rebounds post-pandemic

As both ride-share companies face an unprecedented driver shortage, prices for the services have seen at least 40% hike nationwide, according to Rakuten.
2 months ago
Uber, Lyft prices rise as demand rebounds post-pandemic
4 months ago

UberEats driver killed in carjacking by teens

wo girls, 13 and 15, were arrested and charged with felony murder and armed carjacking after police say they violently attacked and killed delivery driver Mohammad Anwar, 66, in Washington, D.C.
4 months ago
UberEats driver killed in carjacking by teens
4 months ago

Uber unveils pharmacy delivery

Uber teams up with ScriptDrop to expand its prescription drug delivery service.
4 months ago
Uber unveils pharmacy delivery
4 months ago

Uber driver allegedly tried to lock woman in car

The victim told authorities she thought the driver was "behaving strangely" and requested to be let out.
4 months ago
Uber driver allegedly tried to lock woman in car
4 months ago

Uber driver allegedly tries to kidnap passenger in Boston: Police

Kamal Essalak is accused of trying to kidnap an Uber passenger in Boston last week.
4 months ago
Uber driver allegedly tries to kidnap passenger
5 months ago

Uber driver speaks out after passenger mask confrontation

The incident was caught on camera when Subhakar Khadka stopped the ride early after he picked up three women and one refused to wear a mask, then allegedly coughed on him.
5 months ago
Uber driver speaks out after passenger mask confrontation
5 months ago

UK top court gives Uber drivers benefits in landmark ruling

The U.K. Supreme Court has ruled that Uber drivers should be classed as “workers” and not self-employed
5 months ago
6 months ago

Uber will bring the booze after acquiring Drizly for $1.1B

Mobile ride-hailing company Uber said Tuesday that it's acquiring the alcohol-delivery platform Drizly for $1.1 billion in stock and cash
6 months ago
7 months ago

California hits Uber with $59 million fine over sex assault data

California regulators hit Uber with a $59 million fine for allegedly refusing to provide more detailed information about sexual assault and harassment claims.
7 months ago
California hits Uber with $59 million fine over sex assault data
8 months ago

Uber Connect expands its service to over 2,400 new locations

The delivery service offers same day contact-free delivery.
8 months ago
Uber Connect expands its service to over 2,400 new locations
10 months ago

Uber gets 18-month London license after winning court appeal

Uber can keep operating in London after it won its appeal of a decision by the British capital’s transit regulator not to renew its license
10 months ago
Uber gets back London license after winning court challenge
1 year ago

1st look at how Uber will make sure passengers wear masks

Uber will soon require passengers to take a selfie in the app to prove they are properly wearing a mask if they have previously violated the policy.
1 year ago
1st look at how Uber will make sure passengers wear masks
1 year ago

Uber riders who violate face covering policy must soon take mask selfie for service

Uber riders who violate the app's face mask policy must soon take a mask selfie to catch a ride.
1 year ago
Uber riders who violate face covering policy must soon take mask selfie for service
1 year ago

Uber, Lyft may discontinue up-rating if required to make drivers employees

Facebook to roll out notifications giving users more coronavirus-related info before sharing; Hyperion Motors' XP1 car, fueled with oxygen, goes into production in 2022
1 year ago
Uber, Lyft may discontinue up-rating if required to make drivers employees
1 year ago

Uber threatening to shut down in California

The CEO of Uber said it may have to shut down business in California after a judge ruled Uber and Lyft must re-classify drivers as employees rather than as independent contractors.
1 year ago
Uber threatening to shut down in California
1 year ago

California judge orders Uber and Lyft to classify drivers as employees

The rideshare giants have long fought to classify its drivers as contractors.
1 year ago
California judge orders Uber and Lyft to classify drivers as employees
1 year ago

California judge orders Uber, Lyft to reclassify their drivers as employees

Gaming industry is booming with gamers spending $11.6 billion during the pandemic; Sony to bring back wireless game controllers
1 year ago
California judge orders Uber, Lyft to reclassify their drivers as employees
1 year ago

Uber buys Postmates, ups delivery game in $2.65 billion deal

Uber has acquired Postmates in a $2.65 billion all-stock deal, expanding its footprint in the fiercely competitive delivery market
1 year ago
Uber buys Postmates in $2.65 billion all-stock deal
1 year ago

Uber to buy Postmates for nearly $2.65B amid heightened demand for delivery due to coronavirus

Uber will acquire Postmates in an all-stock transaction for $2.65 billion amid the coronavirus pandemic and surge in delivery and takeout options.
1 year ago
Uber to buy Postmates for nearly $2.65B amid coronavirus delivery and takeout surge
1 year ago

Uber is buying food delivery app Postmates

The company hopes the new deal will expand its on-demand food delivery service.
1 year ago
Uber is buying food delivery app Postmates
1 year ago

Uber Eats waives delivery fees for black-owned restaurants

Uber Eats has made it easier for customers to select black-owned restaurants for food delivery without fees.
1 year ago
Uber Eats waives delivery fees for black-owned restaurants
1 year ago

Uber to require that drivers, riders wear masks

Uber's policy requiring drivers and riders to wear masks takes effect next week.
1 year ago
Uber to require that drivers, riders wear masks
1 year ago

Uber to use face detection technology to ensure drivers wear masks

Uber to use face detection technology to ensure drivers wear masks
1 year ago
Uber to use face detection technology to ensure drivers wear masks
1 year ago

California sues Uber, Lyft over alleged labor law violations

California is suing ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft, alleging they misclassified their drivers as independent contractors under the state’s new labor law
1 year ago
1 year ago

Uber will soon require both driver and passengers to wear a mask or face covering

The company says it is working on technology to detect whether drivers are abiding by the new rule.
1 year ago
Uber will soon require both driver and passengers to wear a mask or face covering
1 year ago

The most common, unique and downright strange items Uber has returned to riders

Uber reported the lost and found index of 2020 which includes the 50 most unique items that riders left behind.
1 year ago
The number 1 thing Americans forgot in an Uber
1 year ago

Uber launches discreet Text-to-911 technology nationwide

Lyft is testing a similar technology in several markets.
1 year ago
Uber launches discreet Text-to-911 technology nationwide
1 year ago

Uber offers new technology to text 911 directly

Uber announced a new safety feature to help protect both riders and drivers that will send a real-time rapid SOS and dispatch officers.
1 year ago
Uber offers new technology to text 911 directly
1 year ago

Uber resumes operating in Colombia after 3-week hiatus

Uber has restarted operations in Colombia after shutting down its app for almost three weeks
1 year ago
Uber resumes operating to Colombia after three-week hiatus
1 year ago

Uber launches feature that allows riders to report unsafe behavior in real time

Uber has launched a new feature to allow riders to report unsafe behavior in real-time.
1 year ago
Uber launches feature that allows riders to report unsafe behavior in real time
1 year ago

Arizona CEO fired after yelling racial slurs at Uber driver in video

Berglund was ousted from the company he founded amid accusations of racism.
1 year ago
CEO fired after filmed yelling racial slurs at Uber driver
1 year ago

Fired executive speaks out after video shows his racist rant against Uber driver

He was caught on camera arguing with an Uber driver when things turned especially ugly.
1 year ago
Fired executive speaks out after video shows his racist rant against Uber driver
1 year ago

CEO fired after racist rant against Uber driver

The driver refused to allow Hans Berglund to sit in the front seat of his car, and Uber has banned him from using its service.
1 year ago
CEO fired after racist rant against Uber driver
1 year ago

CEO fired after yelling racial slurs at Uber driver

Agroplasma CEO and President Hans Berglund was ousted from the company he founded amid accusations of racism and verbal assault, the company said Wednesday.
1 year ago
CEO fired after yelling racial slurs at Uber driver
2 years ago

Uber bringing self-driving cars to DC

The rideshare company is bringing a fleet of self-driving cars to the nation's capital to begin mapping out prospective routes -- aided by human drivers at first -- starting Friday.
2 years ago
Uber bringing self-driving cars to DC
2 years ago

Uber bringing fleet of self-driving cars to Washington, DC

Uber is bringing self-driving cars to the nation's capital to begin mapping out routes starting on Friday.
2 years ago
Uber bringing fleet of self-driving cars to Washington, DC
2 years ago

A $4 fee for rideshares to and from the Phoenix airport may be unconstitutional, Arizona AG says

A $4 fee hailing an Uber or Lyft to or from the airport in Phoenix has garnered a firestorm of reaction from residents and ride-share companies.
2 years ago
A fee for rideshares to the airport may be unconstitutional, Arizona AG says
2 years ago

New $4 fee added to rideshares to and from Phoenix airport

The Arizona attorney general said he believes the fee violates the state’s constitution.
2 years ago
New $4 fee added to rideshares to and from Phoenix airport
2 years ago

Uber passenger arrested for trying to kidnap driver, police say

An Uber passenger was arrested after pulling a gun on a driver in an attempt to kidnap her, police said.
2 years ago
Uber passenger arrested for trying to kidnap driver: Police
2 years ago

Man who posed as Uber driver arrested for sexual assault

There are renewed concerns over ride-share safety after a woman was allegedly sexually assaulted by a fake Uber driver.
2 years ago
Man who posed as Uber driver arrested for sexual assault
2 years ago

Uber, Postmates sue to challenge California's new labor law

Ride-share company Uber and on-demand meal delivery service Postmates are suing to block a broad new California law aimed at giving wage and benefit protections to people who work as independent contractors
2 years ago
Uber, Postmates sue to challenge California's new labor law
2 years ago

Former Uber CEO Kalanick severs ties with ride-hailing giant

Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is severing ties to the ride-hailing company he co-founded a decade ago
2 years ago
Former Uber CEO Kalanick to resign from company's board
2 years ago

Colombia orders Uber to halt its operations after lawsuit

Colombia has instructed Uber to stop operating after a lawsuit by a group of taxi drivers that accused the ride-sharing app of unfair business practices
2 years ago
2 years ago

Uber establishes $4.4M fund for female employees who faced sexual harassment, retaliation

Uber has agreed to pay more than $4 million after it was found to have permitted a culture of sexual harassment and retaliation at its workplaces.
2 years ago
Uber to pay $4.4M to resolve sexual harassment and retaliation charge
2 years ago

Uber settles federal sexual harassment investigation

The company is creating a $4.4 million fund to compensate employees who claim they suffered harassment or retaliation for reporting it.
2 years ago
Uber settles federal sexual harassment investigation
2 years ago

Uber weighs next steps after jarring sex assault report

Uber revealed more than 3,000 riders, drivers were sexually assaulted last year.
2 years ago
2 years ago

Signs show separate bathrooms for Uber employees and drivers at Rhode Island hub

A viral tweet reveals an Uber Hub office in Rhode Island had separate bathrooms for employees and drivers.
2 years ago
Signs show separate bathrooms for Uber employees and drivers at business