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April 26, 2022, 9:08 AM

Uber admits misleading Australian riders, agrees to pay $19M

Uber has agreed to pay a $19 million fine in Australia for misleading riders by falsely warning they could be charged a cancellation fee and for inflating estimates of comparable taxi rides
April 26, 2022, 9:08 AM
Uber admits misleading Australian riders, agrees to pay $19M
1 month ago

Uber permanently drops surcharge on environmentally-friendly cars

Riders who request an Uber Green hybrid electric vehicle will no longer pay an extra dollar.
1 month ago
Uber permanently drops surcharge on environmentally-friendly cars
2 months ago

Uber is adding a surcharge to rides and deliveries

The fuel surcharge will be up to 55 cents for rides and 45 cents for deliveries except for New York, who will have custom surcharge.
2 months ago
Uber is adding a surcharge to rides and deliveries
2 months ago

Uber charging customers new fuel fee for rides, delivery

Citing record-high prices for gasoline, Uber is charging customers a new fuel fee to help offset costs for ride-hail and delivery drivers
2 months ago
Uber charging customers new fuel fee for rides, delivery
4 months ago

Hackers targeting Uber customers with verification scheme

A Florida man says he was the victim of a "two-factor authentication" scam.
4 months ago
Hackers targeting Uber customers with verification scheme
5 months ago

Uber helping detectives solve Florida 'grandparent scams'

Detectives in Tampa are asking Uber to help solve a “grandparent scam” that conned $10,000 from a 75-year-old man who was told his granddaughter needed the money to get out of jail
5 months ago
10 months ago

Parents keep memory of murdered student alive by promoting rideshare safety

Samantha Johnson was kidnapped and murdered by Nathaniel Rowland after getting in his car, believing it was a rideshare. Two years later, he was convicted and sentenced to life behind bars.
10 months ago
Parents keep memory of murdered student alive by promoting rideshare safety
10 months ago

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
10 months ago
1 year 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 year ago
1 year 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 year ago
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Uber, Lyft prices rise as demand rebounds post-pandemic
1 year 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.
1 year ago
UberEats driver killed in carjacking by teens
1 year ago

Uber unveils pharmacy delivery

Uber teams up with ScriptDrop to expand its prescription drug delivery service.
1 year ago
Uber unveils pharmacy delivery
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Uber driver allegedly tried to lock woman in car
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Uber driver allegedly tries to kidnap passenger
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Uber driver speaks out after passenger mask confrontation
1 year 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
1 year ago
1 year 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
1 year ago
1 year 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.
1 year ago
California hits Uber with $59 million fine over sex assault data
1 year ago

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

The delivery service offers same day contact-free delivery.
1 year ago
Uber Connect expands its service to over 2,400 new locations
2 years 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
2 years ago
Uber gets back London license after winning court challenge
2 years 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.
2 years ago
1st look at how Uber will make sure passengers wear masks
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Uber riders who violate face covering policy must soon take mask selfie for service
2 years 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
2 years ago
Uber, Lyft may discontinue up-rating if required to make drivers employees
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Uber threatening to shut down in California
2 years ago

California judge orders Uber and Lyft to classify drivers as employees

The rideshare giants have long fought to classify its drivers as contractors.
2 years ago
California judge orders Uber and Lyft to classify drivers as employees
2 years 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
2 years ago
California judge orders Uber, Lyft to reclassify their drivers as employees
2 years 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
2 years ago
Uber buys Postmates in $2.65 billion all-stock deal
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Uber to buy Postmates for nearly $2.65B amid coronavirus delivery and takeout surge
2 years ago

Uber is buying food delivery app Postmates

The company hopes the new deal will expand its on-demand food delivery service.
2 years ago
Uber is buying food delivery app Postmates
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Uber Eats waives delivery fees for black-owned restaurants
2 years ago

Uber to require that drivers, riders wear masks

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

Uber to use face detection technology to ensure drivers wear masks

Uber to use face detection technology to ensure drivers wear masks
2 years ago
Uber to use face detection technology to ensure drivers wear masks
2 years 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
2 years ago
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Uber will soon require both driver and passengers to wear a mask or face covering
2 years 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.
2 years ago
The number 1 thing Americans forgot in an Uber
2 years ago

Uber launches discreet Text-to-911 technology nationwide

Lyft is testing a similar technology in several markets.
2 years ago
Uber launches discreet Text-to-911 technology nationwide
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Uber offers new technology to text 911 directly
2 years 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
2 years ago
Uber resumes operating to Colombia after three-week hiatus
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Uber launches feature that allows riders to report unsafe behavior in real time
2 years 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.
2 years ago
CEO fired after filmed yelling racial slurs at Uber driver
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Fired executive speaks out after video shows his racist rant against Uber driver
2 years 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.
2 years ago
CEO fired after racist rant against Uber driver
2 years 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.
2 years 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