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July 6, 2020, 7:10 PM

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
July 6, 2020, 7:10 PM
Uber buys Postmates in $2.65 billion all-stock deal
July 6, 2020, 6:47 PM

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.
July 6, 2020, 6:47 PM
Uber to buy Postmates for nearly $2.65B amid coronavirus delivery and takeout surge
July 6, 2020, 12:17 PM

Uber is buying food delivery app Postmates

The company hopes the new deal will expand its on-demand food delivery service.
July 6, 2020, 12:17 PM
Uber is buying food delivery app Postmates
1 month 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 month ago
Uber Eats waives delivery fees for black-owned restaurants
2 months ago

Uber to require that drivers, riders wear masks

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

Uber to use face detection technology to ensure drivers wear masks

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

Uber launches discreet Text-to-911 technology nationwide

Lyft is testing a similar technology in several markets.
4 months ago
Uber launches discreet Text-to-911 technology nationwide
4 months 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.
4 months ago
Uber offers new technology to text 911 directly
5 months 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
5 months ago
Uber resumes operating to Colombia after three-week hiatus
5 months 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.
5 months ago
Uber launches feature that allows riders to report unsafe behavior in real time
5 months 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.
5 months ago
CEO fired after filmed yelling racial slurs at Uber driver
5 months 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.
5 months ago
Fired executive speaks out after video shows his racist rant against Uber driver
5 months 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.
5 months ago
CEO fired after racist rant against Uber driver
5 months 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.
5 months ago
CEO fired after yelling racial slurs at Uber driver
6 months 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.
6 months ago
Uber bringing self-driving cars to DC
6 months 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.
6 months ago
Uber bringing fleet of self-driving cars to Washington, DC
6 months 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.
6 months ago
A fee for rideshares to the airport may be unconstitutional, Arizona AG says
6 months 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.
6 months ago
New $4 fee added to rideshares to and from Phoenix airport
6 months 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.
6 months ago
Uber passenger arrested for trying to kidnap driver: Police
6 months 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.
6 months ago
Man who posed as Uber driver arrested for sexual assault
6 months 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
6 months ago
Uber, Postmates sue to challenge California's new labor law
7 months 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
7 months ago
Former Uber CEO Kalanick to resign from company's board
7 months 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
7 months ago
7 months 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.
7 months ago
Uber to pay $4.4M to resolve sexual harassment and retaliation charge
7 months 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.
7 months ago
Uber settles federal sexual harassment investigation
7 months ago

Uber weighs next steps after jarring sex assault report

Uber revealed more than 3,000 riders, drivers were sexually assaulted last year.
7 months ago
7 months 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.
7 months ago
Signs show separate bathrooms for Uber employees and drivers at business
7 months ago

New report from Uber reveals over 3K reports of sexual assault

The reported sexual attacks were part of the overall 1.3 billion rides last year, according to the ride sharing service.
7 months ago
New report from Uber reveals over 3K reports of sexual assault
7 months ago

Uber reveals nearly 6,000 incidents of sexual assaults in new safety report

Uber says it received nearly 6,000 reports of sexual assault from both riders and drivers across the United States in 2017 and 2018.
7 months ago
Uber reveals nearly 6,000 incidents of sexual assaults in new safety report
8 months ago

Uber loses license to operate in London

London transportation officials decided to not renew Uber's license to operate in the city, citing "a pattern of failures by the company" that "placed passengers and their safety at risk."
8 months ago
Uber loses license to operate in London
8 months ago

Uber loses license to operate in London over 'potential safety risks' for passengers

Citing safety concerns and fraudulent drivers, London regulators chose to not renew the ride-share company's license to operate in the city.
8 months ago
Uber loses license to operate in London over 'potential safety risks' for passengers
8 months ago

Uber loses license in London over safety, vows to appeal

London’s transit operator says it is not renewing Uber’s license to operate in the British capital
8 months ago
Uber loses license to operate in London over safety issues
8 months ago

Uber discriminated against blind woman with dog, panel rules

A panel in Maine has ruled that Uber discriminated against a blind woman when a driver refused to give her a ride because she was traveling with her guide dog
8 months ago
Uber discriminated against blind woman with dog, panel rules
8 months ago

New Jersey seeks $640M from Uber for misclassifying workers

New Jersey is seeking more than $640 million from Uber in taxes and penalties, saying the ride-hailing company misclassified its drivers as independent contractors
8 months ago
New Jersey seeks $640M from Uber for misclassifying workers
8 months ago

Uber CEO under fire for remarks on murdered journalist

Dara Khosrowshahi called the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi “a serious mistake” during an interview with Axios on HBO.
8 months ago
Uber CEO under fire for remarks on murdered journalist
9 months ago

Teen describes being kidnapped by Uber driver

The teenage girl, who was 15 at the time, said she told the driver she needed to use the restroom and called 911 from a McDonald’s restaurant.
9 months ago
Teen describes being kidnapped by Uber driver
9 months ago

Uber passenger fatally struck by patrol car after jumping highway median

The patrol car was responding to a fight that broke out in the Uber when the man jumped out and ran across the California highway.
9 months ago
Uber passenger fatally struck by patrol car after jumping highway median
9 months ago

Uber passenger struck and killed by police car after fleeing from fight with other rider

An Uber passenger who got into a physical altercation with another rider was struck and killed by a California highway patrol car after jumping from the Uber.
9 months ago
Uber passenger run over by police car after fleeing from fight with other rider
9 months ago

Uber to release new app that will help you find a job

Plus, Microsoft unveils its new foldable phone.
9 months ago
Uber to release new app that will help you find a job
10 months ago

Uber says it will verify drivers with PIN numbers

The announcement comes six months after a woman was murdered after getting into a vehicle thinking it was her Uber.
10 months ago
Uber says it will verify drivers with PIN numbers
10 months ago

Uber responds to concerns about passenger safety

A report claims the ridesharing app has a policy that allows drivers accused of prior crimes to continue picking up passengers. ABC News’ Kenneth Moton reports.
10 months ago
Uber responds to concerns about passenger safety
10 months ago

Uber faces new allegations about passenger safety

The Washington Post reports the ride-share company allowed drivers to keep picking up passengers even after they were accused of serious wrongdoing.
10 months ago
Uber faces new allegations about passenger safety
10 months ago

168 Uber and Lyft drivers suspended for offenses, including felonies, that should have barred them from employment: Officials

Portland cracked down on 168 rideshare drivers for Uber and Lyft for driving offenses, felonies and more.
10 months ago
168 Uber and Lyft drivers suspended for offenses, including felonies: Officials
1 year ago

New York Uber driver arraigned for allegedly kidnapping teen girl during ride home from Sweet 16: DA

The 15-year-old girl was able to escape the Uber and call police.
1 year ago
Uber driver allegedly kidnapped teen girl during ride home from Sweet 16 party
1 year ago

Uber driver convicted of raping intoxicated passenger

An Uber driver has been found guilty of raping an intoxicated woman he picked up at a casino near Philadelphia
1 year ago
Uber driver convicted of raping intoxicated passenger
1 year ago

Uber driver surprises passenger with gifts

Lamiyah Jabbar shared the sweet surprise video on Instagram.
1 year ago
Uber driver surprises passenger with gifts
1 year ago

Uber driver surprises Tim Hortons employee with gifts after hearing her story on their ride to work

This Uber driver's random act of kindness for an employee at Tim Hortons will make your day.
1 year ago
Uber driver circles back to rider's work for surprise delivery