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Pop! Goes the Uber

Things haven’t been going so hot for Uber, which is burning through billions of dollars a year with no fleet of driverless taxis in sight to stop it....

Pop! Goes the Uber

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Cboe Global Markets Plans Listing of Options on Uber Technologies, Inc. (UBER), on Thursday, May 16 CHICAGO – May 14, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today said it plans to ...
23:28 2019-05-21

Read the full email Uber CEO wrote to employees about why the company was laying off 400 workers (UBER) Reuters/Brendan McDermid Uber fired 400 marketing employees this week as the company seeks to streamline some bloated departments. Morale had been l...
04:42 2019-08-01

Uber just launched an Amazon-like feature that could help it cash in on millennials' mobile-shopping addiction (UBER) Matt Cardy / Stringer / Getty Images Uber has announced a new partnership with Cargo for an in-car shopping experience. By downloading the app and ...
02:28 2019-07-18

See inside Uber's first passenger drone, which could eventually fly passengers at 150 mph while burning no fossil fuels (UBER) Uber Uber is unveiling its first visions for passenger aircraft. The company hopes to offer air services beyond helicopters as early as 2023. We spo...
22:28 2019-06-11

Traders have a $1.5 billion bet riding against Uber (UBER, LYFT) Carlo Allegri/Reuters Short-sellers have ramped up their bets against Uber to $1.5 billion. Borrowing of Uber shares has surged by more than 160% in...
05:28 2019-05-29

Uber Lit $1 Billion on Fire Last Quarter Because That's What Uber Does In its first earnings as a public company, Uber posted losses of $1 billion over the previous quarter, more or less matching investor expectations, b...
06:56 2019-05-31

'Uber Copters': Uber will offer $200 helicopter flights in New York City this summer Uber announced that active users will get access to Uber Copter, a new service from Manhattan to the John F. Kennedy International Airport.  &#...
04:28 2019-06-07

DoorDash is under fire for its controversial tipping policy. We asked Uber, Lyft, Instacart and other gig-economy startups how much of your tips go directly to their workers (UBER, LYFT) Katie Canales/Business Insider DoorDash is under fire for an opaque tipping system that customers are saying is misleading. In some cases, tips cou...
19:28 2019-07-23

Read the pitch deck that Uber founder Garrett Camp created for the ride-hailing giant back in 2008 – before the company became the $120 billion giant it is today (UBER) It's a big year for Uber. The first name in ride-hailing had a ton of hype around it for the first half of 2019 thanks to its IPO. And though the $8 ...
02:00 2019-08-10

If Uber Wants It, It's Bad If you are negotiating with someone, and they are willing to make concessions as long as they keep one, single, big thing, then that is the thing tha...
18:28 2019-06-14

Should Uber Bar Felons From Becoming Drivers? The tight U.S. labor market is pushing more employers to consider hiring nontraditional candidates, including some with criminal records. That is int...
15:56 2019-05-22

IRS looking into Uber 2013-14 tax returns Uber Technologies Inc is currently under a federal income tax examination by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for tax years 2013 and 2014, the ride...
13:00 2019-06-04

Uber will now kick you off its app if your rating is too low According to an app researcher Jane Manchun Wong with a history of impressive scoops that come from her constant reverse-engineering of popular mobil...
01:00 2019-05-30

Uber says IRS looking at its 2013-14 tax returns The U.S. Internal Revenue Service is currently looking at Uber Technologies Inc's taxes for 2013 and 2014, and the ride-hailing company said it expec...
15:00 2019-06-04

Is the Uber of babysitting safe? Need a babysitter? There’s an app for that. Uber-esque babysitting services, including the popular Bambino and UrbanSitter, are gaining traction amon...
07:14 2019-08-15

A bad Uber rating could get you banned from the service If your Uber rating is too low, you could be banned from using the car-riding service. Uber announced it was refreshing its guidelines.   ...
01:56 2019-05-30

Rude Uber Riders Could Be Booted From The App Uber riders prone to rude behavior such as leaving trash or urging drivers to speed may be booted from the app under a policy change that took effect...
03:00 2019-05-30

Bad riders could be banned under new Uber policy Badly behaving Uber passengers can be banned from using the ride-sharing service if their rating score falls below a certain threshold, the company s...
20:28 2019-05-29

Uber executive reshuffling drops its COO and CMO In an email that went out to employees on Friday, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said that because of progress made over the last two years, he now has m...
06:28 2019-06-08

Uber Lost Another Billion Dollars, NBD Uber’s first quarterly earnings report as a publicly-traded company tells us much of the same as every other report the company has ever released abo...
23:28 2019-05-30

Uber loses $1B in Q1 as revenue rises 20% Uber’s loss in its first quarterly report as a public company affirmed the challenges the company faces while spending heavily to fend off ride-haili...
00:42 2019-05-31

Uber loses more than $1bn in first quarterly report since IPO Company said it now had 93 million customers who are active on a monthly basis, 33% higher than the same period last yearUber lost more than $1bn in ...
01:28 2019-05-31

Two Top Uber Executives Out Amid Shakeup Uber’s operating and marketing chiefs are both leaving the ride-hailing giant, less than a month after its disappointing initial public offering, as ...
00:14 2019-06-08

Uber's IPO Was Just a Bump in the Road, Top Executive Says Uber staff remain focused on global expansion following last month’s initial public offering, said Brooks Entwistle, the company’s chief internationa...
11:42 2019-06-14

Uber says IRS probing its 2013-14 tax returns The U.S. Internal Revenue Service is auditing Uber Technologies Inc's taxes for 2013 and 2014 and the ride-hailing company expects unrecognized tax b...
17:42 2019-06-04

No Ride for You? Uber's Risky Ratings Uber says it will start banning riders in the U.S. and Canada with “significantly below average” ratings. “Respect is a two-way street,” Uber said, n...
13:28 2019-06-04

Uber threatens to withdraw from Austria U.S.-based ride-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc threatened on Tuesday to withdraw from Austria if a new law that would subject it to the same p...
16:28 2019-06-18

Two Top Uber Executives Are Out as C.E.O. Consolidates Power A month after Uber’s rocky I.P.O., its chief executive laid off two members of his executive team: the chief operating officer and the chief marketin...
00:28 2019-06-08

The New Provence: From Quaint to Uber-Chic Need proof this beloved vacation spot is evolving? An influx of design-savvy hotels and modern cuisine is reinvigorating the region. So long bouillab...
22:28 2019-07-11

Lyft and Uber Earnings: What to Watch The ride-hailing competitors are set to report their second quarterly earnings since their initial public offerings this week. The reception thus far...
12:56 2019-08-07

Two Uber Board Members Step Down Two Uber directors—including entrepreneur Arianna Huffington, who had been vocal about changing the ride-hailing firm’s culture—are resigning from it...
09:42 2019-07-25

TLC approves permanent cap on Uber, Lyft in NYC The city is slamming the brakes on Uber and Lyft. The Taxi and Limousine Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to permanently extend the freeze on n...
22:42 2019-08-07

Uber reports $5.2B net loss in Q2, revenue up 14% The ride-hailing company said the large net loss reflected $3.9 billion of stock-based compensation expenses related to its initial public offering. ...
08:00 2019-08-09

The Legal Argument That Could Destroy Uber Days after Uber began selling stock, the National Labor Relations Board’s top lawyer gave the company a huge gift. In an advice memo, the general co...
15:56 2019-05-21

Uber will deactivate riders with low ratings Rude behavior or leaving trash behind could get you booted from Uber. The company has added "ratings-based rider deactivations" to its safety policy....
17:14 2019-05-29

NYC extends its cap on Uber and Lyft vehicles New York City will cap the number of Uber and Lyft vehicles on its streets for another year. Today, the NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) voted...
23:28 2019-08-07

How the Promise of a $120 Billion Uber I.P.O. Evaporated Uber’s offering was supposed to be a crowning moment for the ride-hailing company. But it suffered setback after setback and ultimately resulted in p...
15:14 2019-05-21

Uber Warns It's Under Investigation by the IRS Over Past Tax Returns Uber—the unicorn whose disastrous initial public offering last month launched a thousand think pieces—has revealed that it is currently under investi...
20:56 2019-06-04

Uber launching helicopter service to JFK this summer Uber is finally ready to take to the skies — and has chosen the Big Apple for its helicopter-sharing debut. The ride-hailing giant said Thursday its ...
20:56 2019-06-06

Uber driver pulls out sex toy on cops who feared it was a gun A Connecticut Uber driver was tackled to the ground by police who believed he was reaching for a gun — only for him to whip out a sex toy, authoritie...
05:14 2019-07-02

Uber Copter Is Here For People Worth $400 an Hour Uber is a modest company with modest goals. It simply wants to change how people get around and also get New Yorkers from Manhattan to John F. Kenned...
22:56 2019-06-06

Uber reports $1B loss as revenue rises Car sharing giant Uber has met its first quarter forecast, with a loss of $1 billion but increasing revenue and users. The losses were the result of ...
13:00 2019-05-31

Ari Lennox Went From Uber Driving to Headlining Her Own Tour The R&B singer Ari Lennox spoke to GQ about her debut album, 'Shea Butter Baby,' and why she really wishes people would stop comparing her to Erykah ...
15:00 2019-06-17

Uber rolls out next-generation self-driving Volvo At an event in Washington, Uber unveiled a fleet of redesigned self-driving cars that it expects will hit public roads in the coming months.Read More...
01:56 2019-06-13

Volvo and Uber's first self-driving car is ready for the road Two years later, Volvo and Uber are ready to show off their first purpose-built self-driving car. They've introduced a variant of the XC90 SUV t...
01:42 2019-06-13

Bajaj Qute Launched On Uber XS In Bengaluru Bajaj and Uber have partnered to launch the Qute quadricycle for the Uber XS ride category in Bengaluru. This is a pilot project and it will be offer...
16:28 2019-06-13

Uber unveils its vision of flying taxis Uber presented a grandiose vision of flying vehicles whisking people around cities at its annual flying car conference Tuesday in Washington, DC, a d...
02:28 2019-06-13

An Uber riddle, a cat caper and a character called Tim It’s all happening on book club nightTwo days before book club, my wife comes to find me in my shed.“I’m going over the road to look at the kittens,”...
09:56 2019-06-22

Uber to ban riders with low ratings: will you pass the test? Failure to tip, a refusal to chat … even where you sit could influence how drivers rate you and under a new policy could see you bannedWill your Uber...
11:56 2019-06-01

Uber promises a bottomless well of money to investors … but not yet Expect a barnstorming debut at the latest tech company listing, yet there is no sign of any profits in the near futureWho wants to invest in a compan...
14:56 2019-05-21

Off-duty officer stabbed after argument in Uber BARTLETT, Tenn. — Police in Tennessee say an off-duty Bartlett officer has been stabbed in the face, neck and leg by a person still being sought by p...
18:14 2019-06-04

Government To Order Uber, Ola To Go Electric: Report Some taxi players, like Ola, have previously tried to operate electric cars in the country, but with little success given inadequate infrastructure a...
15:00 2019-06-06

They Got Rich Off Uber and Lyft. Then They Moved to Low-Tax States. Meet the semiretired millennials who left California for low-tax, low-stress places like Texas, as their former start-ups stampede toward the stock m...
21:00 2019-05-21

The Morning After: Amazon drones and Uber Copter Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. In the lull between WWDC and E3 (remember to tune in for Google's Stadia announcement at noon ET), Amazon...
14:14 2019-06-06

Uber Gets Sell-Side Green Light The ride-hailing firm has a stamp of approval from nearly every large research group despite the fact that it has yet to prove its business model can...
23:56 2019-06-04

Uber Copter's $200 flights launch in NYC on July 9th Uber's autonomous flying taxis aren't ready to take flight yet, but according to a report in the New York Times, it will offer air transit ...
10:42 2019-06-06

Uber Is Latest Firm to Flounder Post-IPO Many of the most anticipated technology IPOs in the past decade have disappointed investors after reporting their first quarterly results as public c...
19:42 2019-08-09

Uber launches helicopter service in New York The new service transports passengers from Manhattan to the John F. Kennedy International Airport for about $200.      ...
18:14 2019-07-10

Uber upgrades its Jump scooters and bikes Uber has revealed its second-generation Jump electric scooters, which will feature bigger wheels and improved brakes. The rideshare giant showed off ...
01:42 2019-06-13

Starbucks to deliver nationwide with help from Uber Eats Starbucks will take delivery nationwide in early 2020 through a partnership with Uber Eats. Buzz60’s Sean Dowling has more.    ...
16:28 2019-07-24

Uber's Jump will take on Lime's e-bikes in London Londoners have seen multiple bikeshare companies come and go -- including ofo, oBike and Urbo. When Lime introduced its e-bikes in December, it seeme...
19:00 2019-05-24

Uber will start banning riders with low ratings Uber said Wednesday that it will start banning riders with low ratings, a significant change to the company’s previous policies. The ride-shari...
20:56 2019-05-29

Uber and Ola hail interest in Addison Lee deal Uber Technologies and Ola, the Indian ride-hailing app, have expressed an interest in acquiring Addison Lee Group, potentially opening a new competit...
15:42 2019-07-24

Uber to Unveil Next-Generation Volvo Self-Driving Car Uber on Wednesday will unveil its newest Volvo self-driving car in Washington as it works to eventually deploy vehicles without drivers under some li...
17:14 2019-06-12

Uber has more than 100 million users, but is still losing money Uber might seem ubiquitous, but the ridesharing company is still growing, it reported in its quarterly earnings. In July, more than 100 million peopl...
23:00 2019-08-08

Top Uber executives pushed out in shake-up after IPO launch Two of Uber’s top executives were pushed aside last week in a management shake-up at the ride-share company following its lackluster initial pu...
21:14 2019-06-08

Uber COO, marketing chief step down - memo Uber Technologies Inc Chief Operating Officer Barney Harford and Chief Marketing Officer Rebecca Messina are leaving the company, Chief Executive Off...
01:14 2019-06-08

Uber unveils next-generation Volvo self-driving car Uber unveiled its newest Volvo self-driving car as it works to deploy vehicles without drivers under limited conditions. Uber said the production-rea...
19:14 2019-06-12

Uber will start booting riders with low ratings Better be nice to your Uber driver and keep those stars up. Beginning Wednesday, the ride-hailing app will start to boot the worst of its boorish rid...
20:00 2019-05-29

Uber could give you the option to ‘favorite’ drivers Uber might be developing a feature that lets riders add drivers as a "favorite" so they can ride with them again in the future. App researcher Jane M...
17:14 2019-05-29

Uber Posts Its Largest Quarterly Loss Uber reported its largest-ever quarterly loss, weighed down by heavy competition in Latin America and elsewhere, as well as a large expense related t...
06:28 2019-08-09

Uber's First-Quarter Loss Tops $1 Billion The ride-hailing company’s loss topped $1 billion in its first quarterly report as a public company, affirming its continuing challenge of spending h...
00:56 2019-05-31

Uber drivers and other gig workers in California could get better pay under proposed law Uber, Lyft in the crosshairs as California lawmakers look to redefine part-time job rules to boost pay, benefits for drivers.    ...
20:28 2019-07-17

How Uber is turning everyone in the company into a data scientist Uber has built internal tools and platforms that others in the company can leverage, bringing cutting-edge expertise to anyone within the company.Rea...
17:56 2019-07-31

Uber-rich: the wealthy people who will get even wealthier from IPO Ride-hailing app valued at $80bn, below its initial target – but it will still make billions for some early investorsUber on Thursday priced its shar...
14:56 2019-05-21

U.S. denies Tesla, GM, Uber 25% Chinese tariff relief The Trump administration is expanding efforts to block the use of Chinese technology in advanced vehicles, denying additional requests by Tesla Inc f...
00:56 2019-06-14

Uber driver rallies community to care for 89-year-old vet STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. (AP) — An Uber driver has rallied her community in Georgia to care for an 89-year-old veteran she met on the job. News outlets repor...
16:14 2019-06-13

Students: Know the rules of the road before your Uber or Lyft summer gig Driving for Uber or Lyft could be an ideal way for college students to earn some summer cash. Here are some rules of the road they should know first....
13:42 2019-06-13

Volvo and Uber unveil autonomous production XC90 Volvo’s self-driving ready XC90 is ready for deployment in Uber’s future driverless ridesharing service Volvo has presented the fruits of its ongoin...
20:14 2019-06-12

Volvo unveils first fully self-driving vehicle for Uber Uber and automaker Volvo on Wednesday unveiled a new self-driving sport-utility vehicle they say is the next step in reaching autonomous rideshare tr...
02:56 2019-06-13

California’s nanny state politicians might kill off Uber Uber has revolutionized the transportation industry, created a gig economy for part-time flexible employment, and improved the lives of millions of A...
06:00 2019-08-13

MTA employee busted using work E-ZPass for Uber side gig He thought he was on E-Z street. An MTA Bridges and Tunnels employee was busted using his work E-ZPass at least 130 times — while doing a side gig as...
18:56 2019-08-14

De Blasio plans to make NYC’s cap on Uber, Lyft permanent City Hall is putting the cap on Uber and Lyft – again. Ten months after the City Council voted to halt the issuance of new licenses for app-based for...
19:28 2019-06-12

UPDATE 1-Uber to unveil next-generation Volvo self-driving car Uber Technologies Inc on Wednesday will unveil its newest Volvo self-driving car in Washington as it works to eventually deploy vehicles without driv...
17:28 2019-06-12

Volvo and Uber's self-driving production car hits the road Volvo and Uber have whipped the wraps off their first production car capable of full self-driving. The Volvo XC90 SUV base vehicle is kitted out with...
12:56 2019-06-13

Uber Air flying taxi service to be trialled in Melbourne Telstra, Macquarie, Westfield-operator Scentre Group, and Melbourne Airport to help the Silicon Valley darling launch a third Uber Air pilot city and...
06:00 2019-06-12

UPDATE 2-Uber unveils next-generation Volvo self-driving car Uber Technologies Inc on Wednesday unveiled its newest Volvo self-driving car in Washington as it works to eventually deploy vehicles without drivers...
00:56 2019-06-13

Uber falls to all-time low as investors grow more skeptical Shares of Uber continued to sink on Monday, posting its lowest close ever, after the company reported disappointing second-quarter results last week....
00:28 2019-08-13

Uber wants to sell you Echos, AirPods and Oculus headsets Uber is taking its retail offerings up a notch. Last year, the company teamed up with Cargo to let drivers hawk goods ranging from snacks to phone ch...
17:56 2019-07-17

Uber sees biggest-ever quarterly loss: $5bn in three months Second earnings report shows worse-than-predicted losses and revenue growthUber lost $5.24bn in the last three months, its largest-ever quarterly los...
07:42 2019-08-09

Uber Sets $5.2 Billion on Fire In Biggest Loss Ever Well, well, well! If it isn’t our beleaguered rideshare giant Uber reporting yet another quarter of continued losses after its disastrous IPO earlier...
02:56 2019-08-09

Uber’s no-good, terrible-rotten bad Q2 loses more than $5 billion Enlarge / Headquarters of ride-sharing technology company Uber in the South of Market (SoMa) neighborhood of San Francisco on October 13, 2017. (cre...
02:00 2019-08-09

Uber glitch charged some customers 100x what they expected to pay Uber riders in a number of cities around the world on Wednesday were met with some stress-inducing sticker shock when noticing the price they’d...
00:00 2019-07-19

Uber and Lyft Are Trying to Compete with Google Maps For Some Reason When you’re trying to figure out how to get somewhere, the odds are pretty good your first move is opening Google Maps. But Uber and Lyft each want t...
00:42 2019-07-20

Uber tests a $25 Pass that covers Eats and transportation Uber is testing a subscription option that offers all-inclusive or discounted access to all its services. It's trialing a few variants of the pl...
23:14 2019-07-22

Starbucks plans nationwide delivery in the US with Uber Eats More Americans will be able to take advantage of on-demand Frappuccinos. Starbucks announced today that it's expanding its partnership with Uber...
03:42 2019-07-24

Uber, Sun Mobility tie up to offer electric three-wheelers in India Ride hailing company Uber Technologies Inc and Bengaluru-based start-up Sun Mobility said on Wednesday they will partner to offer commuters in India ...
14:28 2019-07-24

What you're watching, mutual fund scrutiny, and Uber's 'bloodbath' Netflix When you sit down to watch a TV show or movie on Netflix, you're helping fine tune the streaming giant's recommendation engine. As BI report...
01:56 2019-08-05

Uber's hopes go into reverse in new TfL battle for London licence Uber Technologies is facing an uphill struggle to secure a long-term licence from London's transport regulator little more than a year after it was f...
14:56 2019-08-03

Uber launches in Hamburg, now live in six German cities Uber said on Wednesday it was launching ride-hailing services in Germany's second city, Hamburg, as it seeks to achieve scale in a country where it h...
00:42 2019-07-17

Uber stock plunges after whopping $5.2B quarterly loss Uber shares plunged 6.3 percent in late trading to $40.27, after the ride-hailing giant reported a disappointing quarter capped by a record $5.2 bill...
15:14 2019-08-09

No Lyft for Uber shares after results fall short Shares of Uber Inc fell 10% in early trading on Friday after the ride-hailing service missed most Wall Street targets in its quarterly earnings repor...
17:14 2019-08-09

Uber Rides Get Cheaper With New Bajaj Qute Car on UberXS Uber has launched a new ride-hailing service in Bengaluru that will use miniature gas-powered cars called Qute to win over commuters stressed out by ...
09:56 2019-06-14

WSJ: Facebook's cryptocurrency finds backing from PayPal and Uber Facebook has secured some pretty big backers for Project Libra, according to The Wall Street Journal. PayPal, Uber, Visa and Mastercard are reportedl...
11:00 2019-06-14

Colombia fines Uber more than $629,000 for obstructing regulatory visit Colombia's commerce regulator said on Monday it would fine ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc more than $629,000 for obstructing a regulatory...
21:14 2019-08-12

Uber CEO’s assurances fail to stop stock slide Wall Street hit the brakes on Uber Friday — despite vows from chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi that its record $5 billion loss, reported late Thursd...
15:42 2019-08-10

Man busted for robbing Dunkin’ Donuts and fleeing in Uber A Long Island man was busted for robbing a Dunkin’ Donuts — after using an Uber as his getaway car, according to cops. Andrew Sandson, 57...
15:00 2019-06-17

Uber Must Act Against Those Who Harassed Disability Rights Activist: Centre The Centre has asked app-based cab aggregator Uber India to act against two of its drivers, who had allegedly harassed disability rights activist Arm...
14:56 2019-07-04

Polish payment system Blik to be available on Netflix, Uber: PPS CEO Netflix, Uber and other companies will soon accept payments using Poland's Blik, said the chief executive of Polish Payment Standard (PPS), the compa...
16:14 2019-06-28

Uber makes it easier to find bikes and scooters in its app As of today, when Uber customers in Atlanta and San Diego open their Uber app, they'll see Jump bikes and scooters, as well as Lime scooters, in...
00:28 2019-07-02

Uber expands Pro perks globally, but drivers would probably prefer better pay Uber is bringing its driver-focused Uber Pro service to international markets, including Mexico and India, following a series of pilot programs.Read ...
01:00 2019-07-03

Uber Eats now lets you preorder the food you want to eat in a restaurant Uber has introduced a brand new feature of its food delivery service that involves absolutely no food delivery whatsoever. Instead of having a driver...
16:28 2019-07-03

Blasting Rich People Into Space Is Better Business Than Uber, Somehow Virgin Galactic is preparing to become the first publicly traded spaceflight company, and the venture is setting a course to be profitable by August ...
01:28 2019-07-10

OpenTable now offers delivery with help from Uber Eats and Grubhub As of today, you can use OpenTable's updated iOS app to book dinner reservations or have your food delivered. OpenTable announced that it's...
15:56 2019-07-24

Uber posts $1B loss in its first quarter as a public company Uber Technologies reported a $1 billion loss in its first quarterly report as a public company on Thursday, despite a 20 percent rise in revenue, pos...
01:42 2019-05-31

Uber's COO and CMO to step down as CEO Khosrowshahi takes on bigger role Khosrowshahi said he will take on a more involved role in the company, with the heads of core businesses such as Ridesharing and Uber Eats now report...
00:42 2019-06-08

There's a Good Chance Your Uber or Lyft Hasn't Gone In For Its Recalls Uber and Lyft are bad at recalls, Tesla is still sliding, Maven is packing up in some markets, and Toyota is playing games, all in The Morning Shift ...
18:56 2019-05-21

‘Uber of Weed’ wants to raise $100M despite app store bans Snoop Dogg-backed cannabis company Eaze is raising a new round of financing that’s expected to value it at $800 million — despite Google trying to ki...
09:28 2019-05-30

Uber Eats may soon offer an unlimited delivery subscription Paying for delivery is so passé, and Uber Eats knows it. Like Postmates, DoorDash and the UK's Deliveroo, which all offer unlimited food ...
15:14 2019-05-22

Family of slain Chicago cab driver sues Uber CHICAGO (AP) — The family of a Chicago cab driver who died after being hurt in a fight with a ride-sharing driver is suing Uber. Fangqui Lu is wanted...
09:28 2019-06-05

Uber, Indian Oil To Offer Fuel Discounts To Drivers Ride-hailing giant Uber on Thursday announced it is partnering with state-run Indian Oil Corp Ltd (IOCL) to offer discounts to drivers on petrol, die...
11:28 2019-05-31

Bolt won’t beat Uber by copying it – it needs to forge its own path Bolt, previously known as Taxify, is a ride-sharing app and one of Estonia‘s four unicorns (AKA startups valued at over $1 billion). On a visit to Ta...
14:28 2019-05-23

Mets find a new hero after 112-mile Uber ride An Uber driver named Jason picked up his passenger at 1050 IronPigs Way in Allentown, Pa., early Wednesday evening. The rider needed to go about 112 ...
12:14 2019-05-23

Uber Copter to Offer Flights From Lower Manhattan to J.F.K. For an 8-minute, one-way flight, the average ride will cost between $200 and $225 per person and include private ground transportation on both ends o...
00:28 2019-06-06

Uber rang in its IPO with champagne and mimosas. Then the hangover began. Uber's IPO celebrations were boozed-filled benders that and occasionally got out of control, hearkening back to the company's culture under ousted CE...
16:00 2019-05-21

This brilliant free app tells you if it’s cheaper to take Uber or Lyft Doug Feigelson’s app Anyride has been out for a few months now, which means it’s still new enough that you might not have heard of it or ...
04:14 2019-06-05

How to market uber-luxury travel to the super wealthy CEO of Half Moon Bay Antigua, William Anderson, explains to CNBC's James Wright how to sell $25M plots to the super rich, when the resort hasn&#...
02:14 2019-06-01

Dad claims he caught Uber driver raping his daughter A father claims he caught an Uber driver raping his daughter after he tracked her on a new app when she didn’t come home. The horrified dad all...
04:28 2019-06-08

Loss-making Uber does not look like a business worth $90bn As drivers protest and the IPO roadshow rolls on, investors need to ask some tough questionsGood luck to those Uber workers protesting about wages an...
14:56 2019-05-21

Proposed rules in India could force Uber to go electric Uber has been trying to get more electric vehicles to join its fleet for a while now, but it might have to find a way to speed things up if India pas...
11:28 2019-06-10

Off-duty officer stabbed in Memphis after argument in Uber BARTLETT, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee say an off-duty Bartlett officer has been stabbed in the face, neck and leg by a person still being sought...
11:14 2019-06-04

Uber Freight Expands to Germany, Faces Local Competition Uber is launching a freight platform in Germany, taking on local technology startups in a race to grab a share of Europe's $500 billion trucking mark...
19:00 2019-07-24

At $14,777, Could This 2014 Nissan NV200 Taxi be an Uber-Good Deal? One of the best ‘dad jokes’ is when someone asks you to call them a cab and you reply with “okay, you are a cab.” Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe NV...
19:42 2019-06-03

Uber Offering Discounted Rides To National Veterans Cemeteries (LEX 18)– To recognize the sacrifices made by our fallen heroes and their families, Uber is offering discounted rides Monday. Uber riders can g...
16:00 2019-05-27

Uber launches ScUber: an underwater ride-hailing service It was a pun waiting to happen – Uber has launched an underwater ride-hailing service named, naturally, ScUber.ScUber is a partnership with To...
18:14 2019-05-23

This is how much you should tip your Uber Eats, Door Dash or GrubHub delivery driver If you don't know how much you should tip your Uber Eats, DoorDash or Postmates driver, this is the amount both customers and drivers agree on. ...
01:42 2019-07-25

Fake Uber Driver Gets 30 Years For Sexually Assaulting Teen FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man who pretended to be an Uber driver to sexually assault a college student has been sentenced to 30 years in pris...
22:00 2019-06-18

Uber's First Hired Employee, Ryan Graves, Is Leaving the Board Ryan Graves, Uber Technologies Inc.’s first hired employee and one of its longest standing directors, is leaving the board two weeks after the compan...
07:00 2019-05-25

The bigger they are, the harder they fall — WeWork and Uber’s fight against reality We now know that Uber is worth one of two amounts: precisely $68.95bn or absolutely anything. Never before has a company both been a worthless empty ...
12:42 2019-07-01

I'm Sure Austria Is Really Scared by Uber's Threats to Pack Up Its Toys and Go Home Spurred on by looming unfavorable legislation and stock market disappointment, Uber is reportedly playing hardball again, this time with the entire c...
07:14 2019-06-19

Uber brings electric bike service JUMP to London Taxi app Uber will pilot its electric bicycle service JUMP in London from Friday as it makes 350 bikes available to rent in a part of Britain's capit...
03:00 2019-05-24

Lyft and Uber to Post Earnings Amid Legislation Concerns The ride-hailing rivals are set to report their second quarterly earnings since their initial public offerings. The reception thus far hasn’t been gr...
17:00 2019-08-07

Uber and Lyft admit they're making city traffic worse Uber and Lyft may be competitors but as the two major ridesharing companies, they also have a lot in common -- including the challenges they face. To...
02:42 2019-08-07

Uber settles with UK women who accused driver of sexual assault Firm had contested allegations but has reached undisclosed out-of-court settlementsUber has reached out-of-court settlements with two women who alleg...
18:42 2019-06-27

Uber Freight launches in Germany, taking on local competition U.S. ride-hailing company Uber is launching a freight platform in Germany, taking on local technology startups in a race to grab a share of Europe's...
14:28 2019-07-24

SoftBank's Vision Fund to borrow $4 billion against stakes in Uber and two others: FT SoftBank's Vision Fund is looking to borrow $4 billion against its stakes in Uber Technologies Inc, soon-to-go-public Slack Technologies Inc, and blo...
06:56 2019-05-30

The Innisfil experiment: the town that replaced public transit with Uber Ridership is high and there’s plenty of work for drivers, but success has come at a cost to this Ontario townPhotographs by Cole BurstonWhen Daniel A...
15:28 2019-07-16

McDonald's DoorDash Deal Delivers Blow to Uber Eats DoorDash will start making deliveries from McDonald’s restaurants in Houston later this month, a blow to Uber Technologies’ deal to ferry the burger ...
17:00 2019-07-17

Uber error charges riders 100 times more than the original price An error in Uber's systems on Wednesday led to people being charged 100 times what their ride should have cost. One user was charged $2,053 doll...
14:56 2019-07-18

Stuber review – Uber-set action-comedy gets stuck in first gear Incapacitated cop Dave Bautista forces timid Kumail Nanjiani to help him take down the bad guys in this lame LA-set caperStuber is a buddy action-com...
12:42 2019-07-11

Baby bird takes its own Uber to Utah wildlife rescue OGDEN, Utah — A local wildlife rescue is giving a good Samaritan five stars for his creative approach to saving an abandoned baby bird. Staff were su...
09:56 2019-07-11

Uber Cites Tight Competition After Posting $1 Billion Loss Uber executives sought to reassure investors about its growth as an onslaught of competition from ride-hailing and delivery rivals led to a $1 billio...
04:28 2019-05-31

Uber Comfort launches with bigger cars and ‘no conversation’ option Uber is rolling out a new service level for riders today, one that offers additional "comfort" features such as extra leg room and quiet time. Read M...
02:00 2019-07-10

Uber's first post-IPO earnings report shows another $1 billion lost Uber's first earnings report as a public company shows that while its revenue is higher than last year; the company is still hemorrhaging money....
09:28 2019-05-31

Loophole Allows NYC Uber and Lyft Cars to Pollute More Than Yellow Cabs New York City’s yellow cabs are iconic of the city itself, though many locals like myself prefer the cost and ease of ridesharing apps like Lyft. Tur...
20:14 2019-05-30

Grannies In Running Shoes Are Delivering Ramen For Uber In Japan Uber's strategy for Japan, where ride-sharing is banned, is as unique as the country itself - think grandma in running shoes delivering ramen noodles...
00:56 2019-07-08

Uber Freight launches in Germany, faces local competition U.S. ride-hailing company Uber is launching a freight platform in Germany, taking on local technology startups in a race to grab a share of Europe's ...
07:28 2019-07-24

Uber Posts $1 Billion Loss in Its First Quarter as a Public Company Uber reported a $1 billion loss as the ride-hailing service spends heavily to build up its food delivery and freight businesses, sending revenues up ...
10:56 2019-05-31

Government Asks Uber India To Take Action Against Erring Drivers The Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry has asked Uber India to take action against erring drivers after a disability rights activist alleged he ...
21:42 2019-07-03

Starbucks to expand delivery with Uber Eats across U.S in early 2020 Starbucks Corp said on Tuesday it would expand its partnership with Uber Eats to deliver food and coffee throughout the United States in early 2020....
09:28 2019-07-24

Uber Eats dine-in option lets you pre-order your food Uber Eats has a new option for those diners who want the ambiance of a restaurant but hate the wait. The company has unveiled a dine-in feature in so...
06:14 2019-07-03

Uber Eats courts smaller European restaurants with new offer Uber Eats is opening up its platform to more restaurants in Europe that prefer to use their own delivery staff, seeking the business of smaller, inde...
02:56 2019-07-03

McDonald's Deal With DoorDash Delivers Blow to Uber Eats DoorDash will start making deliveries from McDonald’s restaurants in Houston later this month, a blow to Uber Technologies’ deal to ferry the burger ...
22:56 2019-07-16

Uber's European rival Bolt enters London market, again Estonia's Bolt, which until early 2019 was called Taxify, will on Tuesday re-enter the competitive London taxi market, promising cheaper rides to pas...
04:42 2019-06-11

Exclusive: India to order taxi aggregators like Uber, Ola to go electric India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola to convert 40% of their fleet of cars to electric by April 2026, according to a source and re...
15:28 2019-06-06

Uber to open third Latin America support center in Bogota Ride-hailing app Uber will spend $40 million over five years to open its third support center in Latin America in September in the Colombian capital ...
04:28 2019-05-23

Uber loses billions, falls short of revenue targets The US ride-hailing giant saw disappointing returns in its second quarter report. Uber has not yet reached profitability, as it continues to subsidiz...
14:56 2019-08-09

Uber and Lyft to turn the wheels on car ownership: industry experts Ride-hailing apps like those of Uber Technologies and Lyft Inc are expected to alter the state of car ownership towards subscription-based services a...
02:28 2019-05-23

Uber braced for bumper tax bill as authorities begin examination Taxi app firm’s ‘transfer pricing positions’ under examinationUS, UK, Netherlands and India reviewing company’s taxesUber is under examination by US ...
21:14 2019-06-04

Uber drivers are not employees, Fair Work Ombudsman rules Transport Workers Union says the decision will be devastating for workers in the gig economyThe ridehailing company Uber does not directly employ its...
09:56 2019-06-07

Uber Elevate plans to deliver Big Macs by drone this summer Move over, Uber Eats. Uber Elevate plans to deliver food via drone as early as this summer. To start, the service will be available in San Diego, and...
01:42 2019-06-13

20% of New York drivers for apps like Uber have had to rely on food stamps Ints Kalnins/Reuters Uber improved margins by cutting driver pay, writes an industry expert in American Affairs. Drivers for ride-sharing services h...
22:14 2019-06-07

Investors are hiring Uber drivers to scout houses to flip CNBC's Diana Olick reports on how Uber drivers are getting paid to scout potential properties for investors as the house flipping market fizzles...
01:28 2019-06-08

Uber COO, marketing chief step down in leadership overhaul: memo Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi wants to take more control of operations and is overhauling the ride-hailing company'...
02:56 2019-06-08

Amazon to Invest in Deliveroo, a Rival to Uber in Food Delivery The $575 million investment strengthens one of the biggest overseas rivals to Uber’s food-delivery division, which the ride-hailing company considers...
15:14 2019-05-21

Uber and Lyft increased traffic delays in San Francisco by 40 percent Uber and Lyft say they help cut down on vehicle congestion, but a new analysis of San Francisco traffic found they did the opposite over a six year p...
14:56 2019-05-21

Uber chief executive laments U.S. trade policy for lackluster IPO Uber Technologies Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi said on Tuesday the company's initial public offering last month was hurt by U.S. trade tensions ...
20:00 2019-06-11

Great fanfare as Uber gets its stock on the road, but app stalls in New York Could this be the moment the sentiment on Wall Street turned against the tech sector?Uber’s stock market debut came with all the usual razzmatazz of ...
14:56 2019-05-21

Betting addict forged Uber receipts to con £90k from Deloitte bosses A city accountant who swindled his bosses at Deloitte out of more than £90,000 with bogus taxi expenses to bankroll a secret gambling addiction has b...
14:14 2019-06-11

Are You An Uber Driver? Send Us Your Flat Surge Fare Screenshots Over the last few weeks, we’ve been hearing from an increasing number of Uber drivers that changes to the surge price model have impacted their take-...
00:00 2019-05-22

Uber enlists "Qute" to take on India's choked, polluted roads Uber Technologies Inc has launched a new ride-hailing service in India's tech capital Bengaluru that will use miniature gas-powered cars called "Qut...
17:56 2019-06-13

Uber loses bid for U.S. tariff relief on Chinese-made e-bike The U.S. Trade Representative's Office rejected Uber Technologies Inc's request for relief from 25% tariffs imposed on Chinese-made electric bicycles...
18:56 2019-06-13

Visa, Uber, and PayPal Are Reportedly Backing Facebook's Cryptocurrency After months of rumors, it appears a Facebook cryptocurrency is imminent. Reports last week said its planned launch is slated for June 18, and now it...
18:28 2019-06-14

Uber's IPO underwriters recommend buying, estimate deep losses The underwriters of Uber Technologies' initial public offering on Tuesday overwhelmingly recommended the company's shares, even as they estimated dee...
19:56 2019-06-04

NYC Extends Cap on Uber and Lyft Vehicles, Institutes New Rules on 'Cruising' Almost a year ago to the day, New York City made the historic move to freeze the number of rideshare vehicles on its roads, a move meant to reduce co...
00:56 2019-08-08

Uber has 99 million active consumers on its platform in Q2, but revenue misses Uber's ability to expand its business into food delivery and freight pays off somewhat, but Lyft's more focused approach on ride sharing shows some e...
01:28 2019-08-09

Signs of price truce push Lyft, Uber higher Lyft Inc's hints that its cut-throat rivalry with U.S. ride-hailing rival Uber Inc is easing may prove bad news for customers but it sent shares in...
15:56 2019-08-08

Deluge of analyst reports on Uber expected after IPO quiet period With the quiet period related to Uber Technologies disastrous IPO last month coming to an end, investors can expect a deluge of analyst research init...
23:00 2019-06-03

UPDATE 3-U.S. denies Tesla, GM, Uber 25% Chinese tariff relief The Trump administration is expanding efforts to block the use of Chinese technology in advanced vehicles, denying additional requests by Tesla Inc f...
00:56 2019-06-14

U.S. Government Denies Tesla and Uber Chinese Tariff Exemptions The U.S. is doubling down on its refusal to exempt Tesla’s and Uber’s request to dodge a 25 percent tariff on key parts for its electric cars and ent...
00:56 2019-06-14

Uber reports $5.2 billion loss, despite rising revenue, after going public The staggering loss showed Uber is having trouble finding a path to profitability for its array of businesses — including ride-hailing, food delivery...
02:00 2019-08-09

Tesla, GM, Uber denied relief from U.S. tariffs on China goods The White House, citing 'Made in China 2025’ or other industrial programs, is expanding efforts to block the use of the country's technology in advan...
02:14 2019-06-14

U.S. denies Tesla, Uber 25% tariff relief on components, e-bikes The Trump administration is expanding its efforts to block the use of Chinese technology in advanced vehicles, denying additional requests by Tesla I...
20:28 2019-06-13

What is Uber? Forget the sharing economy – it's just a libertarian scam | Dominic Rushe There are plenty of reasons why Uber’s much-hyped share sale might fail – and many more why that could be a good thingSerf, noun: a laborer bound und...
14:56 2019-05-21

China's Didi Seeks to Raise Up to $2 Billion Amid Uber Revival Chinese ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing Technology is looking to raise fresh funds in the hope that investor enthusiasm in the sector has recovered...
19:56 2019-07-17

Australian watchdog says Uber Eats will amend 'unfair' contract terms Australia's competition watchdog said Uber Technologies Inc's food delivery service Uber Eats will amend its contract terms to accept more accountabi...
04:28 2019-07-17

Uber’s First Earnings Report After I.P.O. Shows Slowing Growth and $1 Billion Loss The results compounded a turbulent few months for Uber. After its market debut, investors have questioned whether the deeply unprofitable company cou...
23:00 2019-05-30

Australian watchdog says Uber Eats will amend "unfair" contract terms Australia's competition watchdog said Uber Technologies Inc's food delivery service Uber Eats will amend its contract terms to accept more accountabi...
05:56 2019-07-17

Uber loses $1 billion in quarter, hitting forecast, as revenue rises 20% Uber Technologies Inc reported a $1 billion loss and a 20 percent rise in revenue in its first quarterly report as a public company on Thursday, post...
22:42 2019-05-30

Ex-Uber driver found guilty of raping intoxicated female passenger A former Uber driver was found guilty Thursday of raping an intoxicated female passenger after picking her up from a Pennsylvania casino earlier this...
05:14 2019-08-17

Public Transit Projects Cheaper Than Uber's $5.2 Billion Q2 Losses, Ranked Uber announced a $5.2 billion loss last quarter, bringing the company’s total losses to $16.2 billion since 2016. In completely, totally unrelated ne...
07:42 2019-08-09

How the Amazon-Google-Uber effect sets inflation | Mohamed El-Erian Tech innovations have driven the drift down in prices – policymakers ignore such forces at their peril Debates about inflation in advanced economies ...
10:42 2019-05-24

Mets call-up takes 112-mile Uber to stadium then belts home run Rajai Davis, 38, arrived during third inning after 5pm call-upVeteran spent about $234 on Uber to stadium from AllentownRajai Davis took batting prac...
16:42 2019-05-23

Uber, a machine for using investment money to artificially subsidize car rides, lost more than $5 bi Uber, a machine for using investment money to artificially subsidize car rides, lost more than $5 billion last quarter. Heh. It’s gonna crash and bur...
02:28 2019-08-09

Will Uber ever make money? Day of reckoning looms for ride-sharing firm Uber plans to expand into food delivery and driverless cars but its IPO was a flop and its latest earnings figures could prove vitalUber has big plan...
10:00 2019-08-04

Hail an Uber submarine, scUber, and have your driver take you to the Great Barrier Reef Uber announced a ride-share submarine — aptly named scUber — for riders to explore Australia's Great Barrier Reef inside an underwat...
14:42 2019-05-23

Regulator Finds Uber Eats's Stiffing of Restaurants Hard to Stomach Uber Technologies will no longer be able to charge restaurants in Australia for delivery mishaps outside their control, after the practice was deemed...
15:14 2019-07-17

Uber says de Blasio’s ride-share rules hurt poor New Yorkers The de Blasio administration’s crackdown on ride-hailing services is hurting poor riders, according to Uber. The San Francisco company says city and ...
03:28 2019-07-23

Are Uber and Lyft Drivers Gaming Surge Pricing to Protest Getting Screwed Over on Pay? Despite policies that prohibit the manipulation of rideshare apps, drivers for Uber and Lyft are reportedly working together to coordinate price surg...
15:56 2019-05-21

Uber driver busted for sexually abusing young passenger: report A Connecticut Uber driver was arrested for sexually assaulting a juvenile passenger, a report said. The driver, 31-year-old Dwaine Miller, picked up ...
03:00 2019-07-17

New York City can ban ads inside Uber, Lyft vehicles: U.S. appeals court A federal appeals court on Tuesday said New York City can ban advertising inside vehicles driven for companies such as Uber and Lyft, handing a victo...
01:14 2019-07-17

Uber rival Bolt relaunches in London after quick 2017 exit LONDON (AP) — Estonian ride-hailing service Bolt has launched service in London two years after a short-lived attempt to expand in the British capita...
15:00 2019-06-11

Forget Tanning Beds. College Students Today Want Uber Parking. Student housing is shifting away from recreational dazzle and toward amenities that reflect the gig economy: stronger Wi-Fi, room for collaboration a...
18:42 2019-06-27

Uber plans to start delivering McDonald’s hamburgers by drone this summer This week Uber announced plans to begin testing the first-ever commercial application of drone food delivery in high-density urban areas, joining com...
17:56 2019-06-13

UPDATE 2-U.S. denies Tesla, Uber 25% tariff relief on components, e-bikes The Trump administration is expanding its efforts to block the use of Chinese technology in advanced vehicles, denying additional requests by Tesla I...
19:42 2019-06-13

Uber plans to start delivering fast food via drone this summer Uber plans to begin testing the first-ever commercial application of drone food delivery in urban areas, joining companies like Amazon and Google tha...
09:14 2019-06-14

India To Order Taxi Aggregators Like Uber, Ola To Go Electric By 2026: Report India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola to convert 40% of their fleet of cars to electric by April 2026, according to a source and re...
20:42 2019-06-06

Uber partners with BBVA, Mastercard to offer debit cards in Mexico Uber Technologies Inc. is partnering with bank BBVA and payments processor Mastercard to launch a debit card for drivers in Mexico, an Uber executive...
18:14 2019-07-02

This app makes it easy to compare Uber and Lyft fares in real-time Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. In her hit ...
23:14 2019-05-30

Uber drivers are reportedly manipulating the app to create artificial surge pricing Surge pricing is a frustrating, but understandable, compromise that we have to deal with in order to have affordable rides at our beck and call every...
22:56 2019-06-14

We Think Uber and Lyft's New Surge Fares Screw Drivers and Riders. Help Us Prove It. Uber changed how its surge pricing works last year. Not for riders, but for drivers. The changes have resulted in drivers earning less from surge pri...
21:42 2019-07-01

Careem ends Sudan operations as part of Uber takeover deal Careem has ended operations in Sudan as part of its planned takeover by Uber, a spokeswoman said on Monday, less than a year after the Middle Eastern...
15:28 2019-07-01

Seattle Woman Says She Jumped Out of Moving Uber After Continual Harassment From Driver A woman in Seattle said she jumped out of a moving Uber ride after the driver continually harassed her, running away and later filing reports with th...
02:00 2019-06-01

Slack's Direct Listing Makes Uber and Lyft Look Like Absolute Chumps In its first day on the New York Stock Exchange, workplace messaging company Slack leapt over 50-percent above its reference price of $26 per share d...
08:14 2019-06-21

Uber targets expansion in fast-growing West African markets Global ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc is in talks with regulators over plans to expand into two West African countries and provide a boat se...
00:42 2019-06-28

Uber adds 'Comfort' tier for extra legroom and silent drivers Uber is adding a new ride option that aims to make your journey a more personal and relaxed affair. Uber Comfort is an upgrade on the everyday ride, ...
20:56 2019-07-09

The Uber of prescription drugs: Web startups raise concerns about access to Rx medicine Startups like Hims and Roman have found a profitable new business model for selling Rx drugs online, but the websites are raising safety concerns. &...
16:56 2019-06-06

Woman who claimed to be Uber driver charged with smuggling immigrants in New Mexico The driver, Evelyn Limas, has been charged with one felony count of smuggling undocumented immigrants.        ...
03:56 2019-07-12

UPDATE 1-Uber COO, marketing chief step down in leadership overhaul - memo Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi wants to take more control of operations and is overhauling the ride-hailing company'...
01:14 2019-06-08

Uber picks Melbourne as test site for flying taxi service Uber Technologies said it will use Australia's second-largest city, Melbourne, as the first international test site for the group's planned flying ta...
03:14 2019-06-12

Florida family blames Uber after daughter, 12, took ride to location of suicide A Florida family is reportedly considering legal action against Uber after the company allegedly allowed their 12-year-old daughter to get in a car a...
19:00 2019-06-07

Uber, Lyft Drivers Face Stiffer Regulations in New York City New York City intends to renew its cap on new for-hire vehicle licenses, part of a push to tighten its rein on Uber and Lyft, and help protect the ci...
05:42 2019-06-13

Uber and Lyft allegedly paid drivers to rally against employee status There is seemingly no end in sight for Uber and Lyft's ongoing worker status dispute. The raging debate has seen battles in the UK Supreme Court...
18:00 2019-07-16

City bus and train drivers busted moonlighting for Uber and Lyft: report More than a dozen MTA bus and train operators were busted driving for-hire vehicles like Ubers and Lyfts during mandated rest time between shifts, ac...
10:42 2019-07-11

Uber’s futuristic drone delivery service could launch as early as this summer It may have seemed like science fiction just a few years ago, but a world filled with package-carrying drones zooming by overhead is right around the...
06:42 2019-06-13

Uber Air announces Melbourne as trial city for flying taxi service Ridesharing company says test flights of Uber Air’s helicopter-like ‘flying car’ will begin next yearMelbourne will be the first city outside the US ...
05:56 2019-06-12

Corey Johnson questions safety of Uber Copter after fatal helicopter crash City Council Speaker Corey Johnson questioned the necessity of Uber Copter — an upcoming helicopter flight between Manhattan and JFK Airport &#...
17:42 2019-06-11

Uber loses $5 billion, misses Wall Street targets despite easing price war Uber Technologies Inc reported a $5.2 billion loss and revenue that fell short of Wall Street targets on Thursday as growth in its core ride-hailing...
01:00 2019-08-09

Female drivers feel abandoned by Uber and Lyft after reporting a sexual assault Guardian investigation finds drivers who have experienced range of safety issues say companies offer little to no supportOne month into driving for L...
10:00 2019-06-19

Report: Uber spent $200K a year on balloons for staff anniversaries; stickers to be used instead To cut back on costs, Uber is cutting helium balloons, which cost the company over $200,000 a year, a report says.      ...
00:28 2019-08-15

Uber unveils brand new Jump electric scooters and swappable batteries for bikes Uber launched its Jump scooter rental service in October, with Xiaomi delivering the actual scooters that are one tap away if available in your city....
06:42 2019-06-13

Lili Reinhart warns travelers about fake Uber drivers after her own airport experience "Trust your gut. It could save you," the "Riverdale" actress tweeted after refusing to get in a car at the airport that lacked ride-share signage. &...
20:00 2019-06-04

Exclusive: India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber, Ola to go electric - documents India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola to convert 40% of their fleet of cars to electric by April 2026, according to a source and re...
18:00 2019-06-06

Uber, Bird loses bid for U.S. tariff relief on Chinese-made bikes, scooters The U.S. Trade Representative's Office rejected Uber Technologies Inc's request for relief from 25% tariffs imposed on Chinese-made electric bicycles...
22:56 2019-06-13

Reports: Uber Freezes Tech Staff Hiring in U.S. as Cash Hemorrhage Continues Ridesharing giant Uber, which has been burning through money faster than the Joker ($5.2 billion in the last quarter alone!), has suddenly frozen its...
01:42 2019-08-12

Ranch with my milkshake: Uber Eats sheds light on weirdest delivery requests Uber Eats has collected the most popular and the weirdest delivery requests it received this year. Here are some of the best.    ...
16:14 2019-06-05

MLB veteran Rajai Davis helps Mets win after 2-hour Uber ride to ballpark It was quite a night for Rajai Davis of the New York Mets: It started with batting practice in Pennsylvania and ended with him smacking a three-run h...
14:28 2019-05-23

Watch: Rajai Davis takes $243 Uber to stadium, hits homer in first Mets at-bat Rajai Davis took a two-hour Uber ride to the stadium before hitting a home run in his first at-bat for the New York Mets in a 6-1 win against the Was...
19:56 2019-05-23

Solo Uber ride for orphaned baby bird to Utah rehab center An orphaned baby bird traveled to a wildlife rehabilitation center — all by itself — after a group of drunk friends who encountered it ordered the an...
16:00 2019-07-07

Uber loses $1 billion in Q1 2019 as costs grow for drivers, food delivery Uber Technologies reported a $1 billion loss on Thursday as the ride-hailing service spent heavily to build up its food delivery and freight business...
14:01 2019-05-31

Uber co-founder buys record-breaking LA mansion for $72.5m as drivers fight for wages Los Angeles sees a spike in the homelessness population while homes the size of football fields are selling for more than $100m Two massive luxury re...
14:56 2019-07-03

Uber loses $1 billion in quarter as costs grow for drivers, food delivery Uber Technologies Inc reported a $1 billion loss on Thursday as the ride-hailing service spends heavily to build up its food delivery and freight bus...
02:28 2019-05-31

Uber releases Ludwig 0.2 with audio and speech improvements, plus Comet.ml and BERT integration The latest version of Uber's Ludwig -- Ludwig 0.2 -- features improvements on the audio and speech front, plus Comet.ml and BERT integration.Read Mor...
19:42 2019-07-24

Lyft rises after Uber's CEO shows optimism about competition on the company's first earnings call Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi echoed his rival's optimism about the direction of the ride-sharing market on the company's first earnings call....
19:42 2019-05-31

Uber now gives passengers ride credits for buying stuff through Cargo’s in-car commerce platform In-car commerce company Cargo now lets Uber riders earn credits and other perks when they buy stuff through Cargo's new expanded marketplace app.Read...
15:56 2019-07-17

Stuber review: The world’s worst Uber ride becomes pure popcorn comedy At this year's RTX Austin conference (Rooster Teeth's big animation con), attendees were treated to a surprise film screening. ...
00:56 2019-07-13

UPDATE 2-New York City can ban ads inside Uber, Lyft vehicles -U.S. appeals court A federal appeals court on Tuesday said New York City can ban advertising inside vehicles driven for companies such as Uber and Lyft, handing a victo...
00:42 2019-07-17

UPDATE 3-Uber partners with BBVA, Mastercard to offer debit cards in Mexico Uber Technologies Inc is partnering with bank BBVA and payments processor Mastercard to launch a debit card for drivers in Mexico, an Uber executive ...
20:28 2019-07-02

Uber's new test will offer rides, deliver dinner and rent you a scooter for $24.99 a month The new subscription package is similar to Uber’s Ride Pass, which debuted in 2018. The combo plan also creeps into Postmates’ territory....
16:56 2019-07-23

Appetizing prospects: Uber founder takes aim at South Korea's shared kitchen market Chef Youm Jung-phil plans to close his restaurant in Seoul's affluent Gangnam district this month, worn down by the rising cost of labor and rent as ...
02:56 2019-07-10

Former taxi commissioner sees more cities adopting New York's tough rules on Uber and Lyft Meera Joshi, former head of the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission, told CNBC on Monday that she predicts more cities are going to adopt TLC...
06:56 2019-08-13

Workers Rack Up Another Victory As California Preps to Classify Uber and Lyft Drivers as Employees Rideshare drivers in California turned out in droves in support of a state bill that would classify them as full employees. They walked away this aft...
04:00 2019-07-11

UPDATE 3-Uber loses $1 billion in quarter as costs grow for drivers, food delivery Uber Technologies Inc reported a $1 billion loss on Thursday as the ride-hailing service spends heavily to build up its food delivery and freight bus...
01:28 2019-05-31

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Uber loses $1 billion in quarter, hitting forecast, as revenue rises 20% Uber Technologies Inc reported a $1 billion loss and a 20% rise in revenue on Thursday in its first quarterly report as a public company, in line wit...
01:28 2019-05-31

Uber’s $24.99 monthly subscription pass covers rides, bikes, scooters, and food deliveries Frequent Uber customers in San Francisco and Chicago might want to try out Uber’s new subscription pass that combines all of the company’...
07:56 2019-07-24

Jalopnik The Legal Argument That Could Destroy Uber | Gizmodo Game of Thrones Ends Its Watch With Pl Jalopnik The Legal Argument That Could Destroy Uber | Gizmodo Game of Thrones Ends Its Watch With Plastic Water Bottle in Plain Sight | Kotaku Social...
14:39 2019-05-21

Uber’s quiet ride option is a warning: We are falling victims to convenience | Penelope Blackmore You can outsource pretty much every aspect of irritation in your life. But you can’t outsource lonelinessUber has launched a quiet ride service in th...
20:42 2019-05-29

Uber tests monthly subscription service combining rides, eats, bikes & scooters Many people seem to have monthly subscriptions to various things like the gym or a streaming service like Netflix well now Uber is testing out their ...
01:42 2019-07-25

Hyundai Motor India Seeks Clarity On Electrification Of Shared Mobility Partners Like Ola/Uber Hyundai Motor India is already gearing up with its electrification strategy, however, Government's plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola ...
15:56 2019-06-11

Home flippers hire Uber and Lyft drivers to scout properties in a pricey housing market Competition is so fierce in the home flipping market that some investors are hiring Uber and Lyft drivers to help them scour a wider territory for po...
22:00 2019-06-07

From Uber driving to huge book deal: Adrian McKinty's life-changing phone call Despite awards and acclaim for his crime fiction, the impoverished novelist lost his home and was set to quit – then the phone rangIt was 1.30 in the...
14:14 2019-07-08

Uber passenger's death draws attention to 'vomit fraud' allegations in ride-hailing business The fatal St. Patrick's Day shooting of an Uber passenger in New Mexico, which allegedly followed an argument over a fee imposed for vomit in the bac...
14:56 2019-05-31

Mets call-up Rajai Davis arrives late via Uber, gets lost in stadium, then hits home run Rajai Davis had himself quite the Wednesday. It started with him getting ready for a minor-league game and ended with hitting a home run for the Mets...
07:42 2019-05-23

Uber and Lyft Drivers Strike Alongside Fast Food Workers in LA, Demand $30 Minimum Wage Around 100 rideshare drivers protested their working conditions this afternoon in Los Angeles, engaging in a “take over” of an Uber Hub, before joini...
04:00 2019-05-24

Uber and Lyft Pay Drivers Like Employees to Protest A Bill That Would Make Them Employees A California bill that would classify gig economy workers, such as Uber and Lyft drivers, as employees is currently winding its way through the legis...
23:42 2019-07-16

Uber Launches New Program to Get Drivers Who Can't Afford Cars to Drive Cars for Them Uber was once a modest company with modest goals: unleash the power of the free market in a heavily-regulated industry to provide on-demand, convenie...
20:14 2019-05-30

Lyft sees ride-hailing price war easing, sending Uber and Lyft shares up Lyft Inc on Wednesday said a price war with rival Uber was easing, boosting shares of both companies and allowing Lyft to raise its outlook for the y...
01:42 2019-08-08

Vomit violence: A 'large amount' of throw up led to New Mexico Uber shooting The driver shot and killed the passenger after a dispute stemming from vomit and a potential clean-up fee.        ...
01:01 2019-05-31

Uber's Q2 losses were bigger than total 2018 losses for all but three S&P 500 companies General Electric, Kraft Heinz and Newell Brands are the only companies in the S&P 500 that lost more money last year than Uber's $5.2 billion Q2...
03:14 2019-08-09

Driverless Uber could ask 'Are you OK?' and slow down to cut stress In-car tech could monitor changes in heart rate, blood pressure, temperature, sweat levels and how many times a rider peers through the rear window, ...
19:00 2019-07-31

Uber Lost Another $5.2 Billion, Has Now Burned $16.2 Billion Since 2016 Uber, a company that uses rich people’s money to subsidize artificially cheap taxi rides provided by underpaid drivers, continued its streak of havin...
07:42 2019-08-09

Uber to retain Careem brand for now -Careem CFO Uber and Middle East ride-hailing business Careem will remain separate entities until at least the first quarter of 2020, when Uber's acquisition is ...
08:56 2019-06-18

Uber to retain Careem brand for now: Careem CFO Uber and Middle East ride-hailing business Careem will remain separate entities until at least the first quarter of 2020, when Uber's acquisition is ...
09:00 2019-06-18

Uber IPO was hurt by 'president's tariff wars,' CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi blamed the company's disappointing IPO on market timing and said the company remains an "opportunity machine" for dri...
22:56 2019-06-11

Uber's chief operating officer and chief marketing officer are stepping down Now that the company is public, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says he has more time to be involved in the day-to-day operations of Uber's core businesse...
22:42 2019-06-07

Ford Focus ST 2019 UK review All-new Ford Focus ST touches down in the UK, blending impressive dynamism and performance with everyday usability So here we are, then. After our ...
17:14 2019-08-14

Dayton gunman spent half-hour inside bar before returning for rampage, police chief says The gunman who killed nine people, including his sister, in a 32-second rampage Aug. 4 in Dayton, Ohio, seems to have planned the attack “well before...
17:14 2019-08-14

China's Tencent cautious after surge in quarterly profit China's Tencent Holdings , the world's largest gaming company by revenue, warned on Wednesday of a difficult economic environment even as it reported...
17:14 2019-08-14

Yield curve inversion shows Fed needs to cut rates -Trump adviser The inversion of the U.S. Treasury yield curve is yet another signal that the Federal Reserve needs to cut interest rates, White House trade adviser ...
17:14 2019-08-14

Somerville, N.J.: A Walkable Suburban Alternative A decade ago, there may not have been much to see in this Somerset County borough. But a building boom and downtown revitalization have changed that....
17:14 2019-08-14

‘Miracle solution’ touted as treatment for cancer is the ‘same as drinking bleach’: FDA The products, often sold under variations of the name “Miracle Mineral Solution,” “MMS,” “Water Purification Solution (WPS),” and others, can cause s...
17:42 2019-08-14

Sutra professional hairdryer on sale for 60 percent off Choosing a hairdryer seems like an easy enough task. After all, they serve the same function — blowing hot air to your locks so you can style them ju...
17:42 2019-08-14

U.S. mortgage debt tops 2008 record Mortgage debt in the United States has surpassed its peak in 2008 just before the financial crisis, wiping out the fall from the Great Recession, acc...
18:00 2019-08-14

Independence Day: Satya Pal Malik To Hoist National Flag In Srinagar Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik will hoist the national flag at the main Independence Day event at Sher-e-Kashmir stadium in Srinagar on T...
18:56 2019-08-14

WeWork Takes Key Step Toward I.P.O., Citing Heady Growth and Huge Losses A public offering by the firm, which leases shared office space, will be a major test of investors’ appetite for fast-growing but unprofitable start-...
19:14 2019-08-14

Dead Baby Burial Vessels, Or Catchers Of The Rain? You Decide Hundreds more 1,100-year-old dead babies and infants have been unearthed in Laos, which a new paper says greatly expands archaeologists understanding...
19:14 2019-08-14

Hurry up and make an example of Bryson DeChambeau over slow play If the focus on the world No 8 results in improvement on slow play then the criticism of the player will have been justifiedA hilarious scene played ...
19:42 2019-08-14

Ashes 2019: England v Australia second Test, day one washed out – as it didn't happen Updates from the opening day of play at Lord’sVic Marks: England hope for instant Archer impactAny thoughts? Email Geoff here or tweet him here 4.47p...
19:42 2019-08-14

GM And Ford Are Hunkering Down For A Recession Everyone’s batten down the hatches for rougher times ahead. That’s the theme for The Morning Shift for Wednesday, August 14, 2019. Cheery, I know....
19:42 2019-08-14

Emiliano Sala Suffered Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Fatal Plane Crash Tests show he was exposed to “potentially fatal” levels of carbon monoxide before the crash. The pilot, whose body has not been found, may have suffe...
19:42 2019-08-14

Angela Merkel ignores NATO defense pledge, snubbing US demands to spend more GDP The leader of Germany, Europe’s wealthiest country, has once again rejected U.S. requests to keep a promise to spend 2 percent of its GDP on defense ...
19:42 2019-08-14

Malaysian police searching for cause of death in case of missing British teen found naked Malaysian police have yet to identify a definitive cause of death for a 15-year-old British teen who was found naked beside a small stream over a wee...
19:42 2019-08-14

Oil tumbles 3.3% on weak global economic data, US crude build Oil prices sank roughly 4% on Wednesday after disappointing economic data from China and Europe revived global demand fears and U.S. crude inventorie...
20:42 2019-08-14

Nuclear energy and alternatives old and new | Letters Let’s go for an expansive renewable energy system, backed up with energy efficiency and energy storage, says David Blackburn. Plus Mike Ellwood on th...
20:42 2019-08-14

It's so hot that teachers are pleading for fan donations in Baltimore. The district is against it Baltimore's teacher union is calling for fans to be donated to schools amid heatwave, but the district says electrical infrastructure can't...
20:42 2019-08-14

New Labor Dept. rule would exempt 'religious' contractors from bias claims The U.S. Department of Labor proposed a new rule Wednesday that would allow federal contractors that "exercise religion" to exempt themselves from ac...
21:00 2019-08-14

Bloodthirsty squirrels are lurking in NYC park: officials Aggressive squirrels are sinking their rodentures into park-goers. There’s been a concerning number of squirrel bites and scratches in Lower Ma...
21:00 2019-08-14

Shooting victim had accused Olympian Michael Barisone of child abuse: lawyer The former US dressage Olympian charged with shooting an equestrienne on his sprawling New Jersey farm had been accused of child abuse by the victim ...
21:00 2019-08-14

Twitter is finally embracing change, and it seems to be working Twitter Product Lead Kayvon Beykpour on Tuesday said the company is being super intentional about delivering substantial changes to its product exper...
21:00 2019-08-14

Daily on Energy: Legal fight over Trump coal plant rule shows just how divided red and blue states are Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
21:28 2019-08-14

San Francisco school board reverses plan to paint over mural showing slaves and violence School board votes instead to obscure artwork with panelsMural painted in 1930s features a dead Native AmericanThe San Francisco school board has rev...
22:00 2019-08-14

'Drabness incarnate!' Are we finally suffering from Marvel fatigue? Just as Netflix axed the last of them, the head of Marvel has revealed they have more series on the way. As if we hadn’t suffered enough slogging thr...
22:00 2019-08-14

NSW police say USB drive discovered on alleged Sydney stabbing attacker – video NSW police commissioner Mick Fuller speaks to the media in Sydney about the arrest of a 20-year-old man who allegedly went on a stabbing rampage in S...
22:00 2019-08-14

Terry Rozier talks Knicks about-face and ‘great dude’ Kyrie Irving The Knicks whiffed on a Kevin Durant-Kyrie Irving duo, watching the All-Stars head across town to Brooklyn in free agency. Turns out they even got Ir...
22:28 2019-08-14

The absurd ‘pumpkin spice’ craze is officially dead thanks to Spam It’s a balmy 80 degrees in New York City today, but the pumpkin spice latte is here — and it’s dead on arrival. Yes, it’s Aug. 14. Yes, sidewalks are...
22:28 2019-08-14

'The Handmaid's Tale' Season 3 finale recap: A gorgeous and completely nonsensical ending Spoiler alert! The Season 3 finale of "The Handmaid's Tale" was a good ride, even if it didn't make much sense with the rest of the season....
22:28 2019-08-14

Macy's tumbles as tourism slump hurts profits Shares in US department store chain Macy's have plunged after a decline in tourist shoppers helped dent sales and profits, while it also grapples wit...
22:56 2019-08-14

WeWork IPO filing follows uneven road for other companies going public Large companies like Uber and Lyft have dampened much of the excitement around this year's IPOs. But analysts caution it may be too soon to make a ca...
22:56 2019-08-14

Oro Valley Kids Concert Series begins in September Courtesy: Oro Valley Arizona ORO VALLEY – Singing and dancing always brighten up someone’s day. The Town of Oro Valley and the Music and Danc...
22:56 2019-08-14

Novartis replaces top scientists at Avexis after drug data manipulated Novartis AG said on Wednesday it replaced the two top research and development executives at its Avexis unit after some data was manipulated from ea...
22:56 2019-08-14

Case Against Assam Woman For 2-Year-Old Facebook Post On Beef Assam Police on Wednesday registered a suo motu case against a woman, a research scholar of the Gauhati University, for a two-year-old Facebook post ...
23:14 2019-08-14

Neeraj Shekhar Files Rajya Sabha Bypoll Nomination As BJP Candidate Neeraj Shekhar, son of former prime minister Chandra Shekhar, on Wednesday filed his nomination papers as the BJP candidate for the Rajya Sabha bypol...
23:14 2019-08-14

Paris shuts down streets around Notre Dame to remove lead contamination left by fire Paris is closing streets around the Notre Dame cathedral for the rest of August in order to remove lead contamination caused by the April 15 fire. &...
23:42 2019-08-14

Microsoft's latest privacy policy says vendors listen to voice data Microsoft Corp said on Wednesday it updated its privacy policy to let customers know that it had been collecting voice data of its users with the he...
23:42 2019-08-14

Amanda Stanton Describes Ex-Boyfriend Josh Murray's "Controlling" Habits in Juicy Memoir When it comes to her past relationship with Josh Murray, Amanda Stanton may have experienced a lot more thorns than roses. More than two years after...
00:00 2019-08-15

Best movies on Netflix (August 2019): 20 films you need to watch right now Best Movies on Netflix: TechRadar's round-up of the best films on Netflix's massive US catalog.If you're anything like us, you can spe...
00:00 2019-08-15

Coach accuses team that advanced to Little League World Series of stealing signs: 'Disgusting' The manager of the Goffstown, New Hampshire, Little League team accused players from Barrington, Rhode Island, squad of stealing signs. 'Disgust...
00:00 2019-08-15

Ravens don't lose preseason games. So what? The Baltimore Ravens will see a little bit of Aaron Rodgers on Thursday night in their preseason game. They'll probably just shrug: The Ravens h...
00:00 2019-08-15

How Music Festivals Became a Massive Business in the 50 Years Since Woodstock Sleeping in a tent for days to catch a glimpse of Beyoncé making history at Coachella. Crowding into a park for a surprise performance that tu...
00:00 2019-08-15

BCCI Keeps Administrative Manager Sunil Subramanium For West Indies Tour Sunil Subramaniam has tendered "an unconditional apology" for misbehaving with senior officials from the country's High Commissions in the West Indie...
00:00 2019-08-15

Newark's Lead-Tainted Water Crisis Is Getting Worse When Al Moussab had his water tested for lead, he got comparatively good news. Tests on the taps in his Newark, New Jersey home revealed lead in conc...
00:28 2019-08-15

French prosecutors 'open kidnapping probe into Nora Quoirin disappearance' French prosecutors have reportedly opened an investigation for kidnapping after the disappearance of 15-year-old Nora Quoirin, whose body was found o...
00:56 2019-08-15

As New York legal window opens, child sex abuse victims sue Catholic Church, others Scores of people in New York state who were sexually abused as children sued institutions, including the Roman Catholic Church, on Wednesday, the fir...
01:14 2019-08-15

Presidential contender Kamala Harris proposes ways to combat domestic terrorism Democratic presidential contender Kamala Harris on Wednesday released a plan to address what she termed domestic terrorism after three recent mass sh...
01:14 2019-08-15

Macy's CEO Jeff Gennette: Shoppers have 'no appetite' for price increases from looming tariffs "We are working with our sourcing and tariff partners to mitigate the risk between vendors and our margins," CEO Jeff Gennette told CNBC in an interv...
01:14 2019-08-15

A recession in Hong Kong is 'inevitable,' says economist Andy Xie, an independent economist, says Hong Kong's business people have political power and are "running the place," and that's what'...
01:14 2019-08-15

Uncover gastronomic bliss in the Maldives Six Senses Laamu is passionate about wellbeing but it is also focused on food. Combine the two on a desert island with turquoise waters inhabited by ...
01:14 2019-08-15

Andrus gets 4 hits, Rangers beat Jays 7-3 to avoid sweep Kolby Allard pitched 5 2/3 innings to win for the first time with Texas, Elvis Andrus had four hits and two RBI and the Rangers beat the Toronto Blue...
01:42 2019-08-15

'Orgy Island' to airplanes, Epstein's assets are up for grabs While many questions remain about disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein's worth – how he made his money, and what happens to his assets with his death ...
01:42 2019-08-15

T-Mobile and AT&T are actually working together to stop robocalls The scourge of robocalls and spoofed numbers is bad as now as it’s ever been, but in recent weeks, the government and the private sector have b...
02:00 2019-08-15

AT&T and T-Mobile fight Caller ID spoofing with number verification system Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Tero Vesalainen) AT&T and T-Mobile announced a joint anti-robocall initiative today, but they didn't promise any ne...
02:28 2019-08-15

Facebook’s group privacy settings actually make sense now Until today, Facebook has given you three options for creating a user group: Open, closed, or ‘secret.’ While the first is pretty obvious, the other ...
02:28 2019-08-15

LGBTQ+ creators file lawsuit against YouTube for discrimination A group of LGBTQ+ YouTubers this week filed a federal lawsuit against Google, claiming the site has engaged in discriminatory practices that delibera...
02:28 2019-08-15

Ex-Blackwater contractor sentenced to life for 2007 Iraq shooting that killed 14 A former Blackwater security contractor was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for taking part in a mass shooting at a Baghdad traffic circle in 2...
04:28 2019-08-15

Vaping Injuries On The Rise Medical experts are sounding the alarm after 22 people across three states were hospitalized lung damage and disease tied to vaping. Perhaps most ala...
05:42 2019-08-15

Man dies after taking part in taco-eating contest at minor league baseball game A Fresno man died Tuesday after he participated in a taco-eating contest at a minor league baseball game, officials said. Dana Hutchings, 41, was pro...
05:42 2019-08-15

There’s suddenly hope Mets’ Jed Lowrie can play this season ATLANTA — Jed Lowrie is forgotten (almost), but not gone. The veteran infielder — who still hasn’t appeared in a game for the Mets after arriving on ...
05:42 2019-08-15

Germany: Far-right offenses rise in 2019 Neo-Nazis and other far-right groups have committed 8,605 crimes in 2019 so far. The rise of anti-migrant and neo-Nazi groups has alarmed the authori...
06:00 2019-08-15

Italy: New Genoa bridge to be built by April PM Giuseppe Conte pledged a new bridge symbolizing "rebirth" would be completed by April. Forty-three people died when the Morandi bridge collapsed l...
06:00 2019-08-15

I'm Not Really Sure Why This Guy Walked Through A Car To Cross The Street But, Well, He Did I’ll admit, I don’t know the full story here, but there’s a decent possibility that everything we need to know the story is right here. This happened...
06:00 2019-08-15

Nate Diaz smoked a CBD joint during his UFC 241 open workout, passed it to fans Nate Diaz, whose love of smoking pot is well known, had something special for his fans on Wednesday during his UFC 241 open workout.   ...
06:28 2019-08-15

Jay-Z, Roger Goodell explain partnership between Roc Nation, NFL: 'This is action' Jay-Z and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell explained partnership between league and Roc Nation, said they are taking action sparked by player protests....
06:28 2019-08-15

Edmonton ups solar panel rebate to cover portion after province bows out The city of Edmonton has revamped the solar panel rebate program to cover off a portion of a subsidy the Alberta government was providing, now that t...
06:28 2019-08-15

The White Lotus Secret Society and the Demise of Mongol Rule in China The White Lotus Society / Sect (written in Chinese as 白莲教, and Romanized as ‘Bai Lian Jiao’) was a millenarian movement that existed in imperial Chin...
06:56 2019-08-15

Inside City Winery’s crushing relocation: ‘It’s unfortunate, but it’s life’ David Lecomte is the only professional winemaker currently crushing grapes commercially in Manhattan. And this summer was a particularly moving exper...
07:14 2019-08-15

WeWork files for IPO, shows $900 million loss in first half of year WeWork joined the ranks of Uber and other money-losing startups Wednesday when it revealed it’s bleeding cash ahead of an IPO. The parent company of ...
07:14 2019-08-15

|These7companieshavebeenpeggedasSA'snextheavyhitters Seven majority black-owned small businesses have been selected as winners of the CEO Circle Entrepreneurs Award for being deemed a high-potential bus...
07:42 2019-08-15

Can itchy armpits be a sign of cancer? Itchy armpits may occasionally be due to cancer, although there are many more likely causes. Infections and underlying skin conditions are some other...
08:28 2019-08-15

What to do about swollen gums Swollen gums can occur due to gingivitis, pregnancy, and infection. Treatment typically depends on the cause, and good oral hygiene can prevent them....
08:28 2019-08-15

Could estrogen help treat Parkinson's? Several studies have hinted at the neuroprotective effects of estrogen. A recent study in mice looks at how it might defend against Parkinson's disea...
08:28 2019-08-15

|MoyoandOldMutualbackincourtaslegalbattleescalates Round two of the legal battle between Old Mutual and on-again-off-again CEO Peter Moyo will be heard in the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg today ...
12:28 2019-08-16

Shahan Ali Mohsin Bags Double Win In Round 3 & 4 Of 2019 National Karting Championship The third and fourth rounds of the 2019 JK Tyre FMSCI National Rotax Championship were held at the Meco Kartopia circuit last weekend, and Agra-based...
12:56 2019-08-16

Grains: Midsummer Rallies Turn to Fall Nightmares Rallies due to inclement weather during spring planting go bust in the summer as fears of severe crop damage prove overblown. Other factors at play, ...
12:56 2019-08-16

Going From Hong Kong to Mainland China? Your Phone Is Subject to Search The searches are raising concerns that Beijing is trying to identify travelers sympathetic to the territory’s protest movement and further control wh...
13:14 2019-08-16

'Shooting,' 'Bomb,' 'Trump': Advertisers Blacklist News Stories Online Companies are increasingly insisting their ads do not appear near articles or videos that contain any of a long list of words. The blacklists are bec...
13:14 2019-08-16

Data-mining for dark matter When Tracy Slatyer faced a crisis of confidence early in her educational career, Stephen Hawking’s “A Brief History of Time” and a certain fictional ...
13:14 2019-08-16

Gibraltar defies U.S. intervention and releases Iran oil tanker The United States applied to seize an Iranian oil supertanker impounded in Gibraltar. The ship has been released.       ...
13:14 2019-08-16

Rare antelopes and black cats caught on camera on Mount Kilimanjaro Rare antelopes, black serval cats, and other species were caught on film on Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. The antelope species cannot be found anywh...
13:14 2019-08-16

Scientists find ‘very high’ levels of microplastics in Arctic ice Meaning microplastics are traveling through the very air we breathe. Veuer’s Tony Spitz has the details.     ...
13:14 2019-08-16

Everything You Need to Know Before Watching The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Another world, another time, in the age of wonder. The Dark Crystal finally returns with a prequel series, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. The J...
13:14 2019-08-16

Conspiracy Theories Can Have Dangerous Consequences. Here’s Why Experts Say We Can No Longer Ignore Them Conspiracy theories, both powerful and enduring, can wreak havoc on society. In recent years, fringe ideas prompted a gunman to storm a Washington, D...
13:14 2019-08-16

GE Is New Target of Madoff Whistleblower Bernie Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos alleges that GE’s cash situation is worse than disclosed and that GE needs to boost its insurance reserv...
13:42 2019-08-16

Woke capitalism cowers to China Over at National Review, David French asks a question to which every humanist and freedom fighter in the western world wishes a resounding affirmativ...
13:42 2019-08-16

Eagles lose yet another quarterback, Cody Kessler, to injury as Carson Wentz sits out A week after Nate Sudfeld suffered a broken wrist, the Eagles had another quarterback leave a preseason game when Cody Kessler suffered a concussion....
14:00 2019-08-16

Former Steelers, Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones becomes first player to sign with XFL After serving as a backup to Ben Roethlisberger with the Steelers, Landry Jones is trying to get his football career back on track in the XFL.  ...
14:00 2019-08-16

Metal Wolf Chaos XD review – unreconstructed mad mech trash PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One; FromSoftware/Devolver DigitalIn this slightly upgraded 2004 game, you rampage as a robot President – discharging your ba...
14:00 2019-08-16

Luckin Coffee CFO: Trade war with US will hit Chinese consumer confidence 'at some point' The chief financial officer of Luckin Coffee — Starbucks' challenger for the Chinese coffee market — said Thursday that the trade war will hit c...
14:00 2019-08-16

Liver disease related to obesity and diabetes rising in U.S. (Reuters Health) - The only liver disease becoming more widespread in the U.S. is one driven by obesity and diabetes, even as other types of liver di...
14:28 2019-08-16

U.S. FDA approves TB Alliance's treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved TB Alliance's treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis as part of a three-drug combination regime...
14:28 2019-08-16

With game-winning grand slam, Bryce Harper comes through in clutch — again — for Phillies The massive blast capped a comeback against the Cubs and also served as a reminder that Harper is doing more to justify his massive contract than may...
14:28 2019-08-16

Investors Flock to Gold ETFs Gold exchange-traded funds are regaining their luster. Investors poured about $2.6 billion into gold-backed ETFs in July, the highest total since Mar...
14:28 2019-08-16

Driver suspended for refusing to operate LGBTQ-pride-themed bus A bus driver in England has been suspended for refusing to drive a bus adorned with LGBTQ-pride-themed numbers, a report said. The driver allegedly g...
14:28 2019-08-16

Hero 12-year-old rescues toddler locked in hot car A 12-year-old boy in Oklahoma is being hailed a hero for rescuing a 2-year-old boy locked in a hot car on a hot summer day. Ben Theriot, the Good Sam...
14:28 2019-08-16

Justin Thomas overcomes terrible warmup, ties course record with 65 at BMW Championship Justin Thomas was a lost soul during his BMW Championship warmup; then he shot a bogey-free, 7-under-par 65 and shares the lead with Jason Kokrak. &...
14:56 2019-08-16

Learning what is fact and fiction about service animal laws TUCSON – The Arizona Center for Disability Law held a presentation on Thursday, Aug. 15 for the community to learn more about service animal la...
14:56 2019-08-16

TFD working rollover in central Tucson TUCSON – Tucson Fire Department is working a vehicle rollover that occurred near First Street and Sixth Avenue Thursday evening. According to t...
14:56 2019-08-16

TUSD calls for cancellation of recess, outdoor activity amid excessive heat warning TUCSON – With the Old Pueblo expected to hit temperatures above 110 degrees the next few days, it is fair to say that it is officially hot in T...
14:56 2019-08-16

TUSD teacher vacancies continue to drop TUCSON – Students are back in school this week in the Tucson Unified School District, and for the third year in a row, the number of teacher vacancie...
14:56 2019-08-16

Trump says China talks 'productive'; Beijing vows tariff retaliation U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that U.S. and Chinese negotiators were holding "productive" trade talks and expected them to meet in Sep...
14:56 2019-08-16

Mozambique peace-accord signing featured Civilization IV’s theme song Mozambique's major political factions played "Baba Yetu," the theme song from Civilization IV, while signing an agreement to end military hostilities...
14:56 2019-08-16

LA Lakers' DeMarcus Cousins could miss entire season after torn ACL Star center to miss some or all of upcoming season with ACL tearInjury hits six-time All-Star a year and a half after torn achillesDeMarcus Cousins i...
15:14 2019-08-16

Windows 10 serves up more update pain with a side order of random reboots Windows 10 has hit more trouble, with the latest (August) cumulative update for PCs running the May 2019 Update apparently failing to install in some...
15:14 2019-08-16

The Six Most Travel-Friendly Jumpsuits and Rompers Wearing rompers and jumpsuits is often a fashion roller coaster. The one-piece outfits can be extremely cute and stylish, but they can also be a pain...
15:14 2019-08-16

Malaika Arora's Tricolour Lunch Is Sure To Make The 'Desi' In You Drool (See Pics) Malaika Arora indulged in a delectable lunch on the occasion of Independence Day. With her dosa, Malaika paired chutneys of three colours inspired by...
15:42 2019-08-16

Jeffrey Epstein's alleged madam, Ghislaine Maxwell, photographed at California burger joint: report Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged madam was photographed Thursday at a California In-and-Out Burger restaurant where she sat reading a spy novel while eating...
15:42 2019-08-16

Illegal immigrants arrested in Michigan include thrice-deported drug dealer Ten illegal immigrants, including a man previously convicted of drug charges, were arrested by U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Upper Peninsula of Mi...
15:42 2019-08-16

Bryce Harper: Walk-off grand slam ‘is what you live for’ It still doesn’t get tired for the Nationals’ $330 million man. Bryce Harper’s walk-off grand slam, the sixth of his career, lifted...
15:42 2019-08-16

Jets’ kicker issue isn’t going away: ‘Just got to do a better job’ ATLANTA — The Jets’ kicking situation did not get much clarity Thursday night. Taylor Bertolet, who signed Sunday after Chandler Catanzaro retired fr...
15:42 2019-08-16

Tiger Woods has work to do after poor BMW Championship start Tigers Woods didn’t help his chances of getting to defend his Tour Championship title. Woods is projected to need a top 10 finish this week in ...
15:42 2019-08-16

Earnhardt Jr., wife OK after Tenn. plane crash A small plane carrying Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his wife and daughter ran off the runway and caught fire at the Elizabethton Municipal Airport in Tenne...
15:42 2019-08-16

More 'Bryce Harper moments' would be great for baseball The Phillies star produced a signature highlight in walking off the Cubs. Love him or hate him, the game could use more of the same down the stretch....
15:42 2019-08-16

Who's the next undisputed junior featherweight champion? Three champions carry the four world titles in boxing's 122-pound division, but does Emanuel Navarrete, Danny Roman or Rey Vargas have what it takes ...
15:42 2019-08-16

Rocket Report: SpaceX nets another boat, Air Force competition heats up Enlarge / A Falcon 9 rocket launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base. (credit: Aurich Lawson/SpaceX) Welcome to Edition 2.11 of the Rocket Report! A...
16:00 2019-08-16

Pressure cookers shut down NYC subway station A pair of suspicious pressure cookers shut down a subway station in Lower Manhattan on Friday morning — but the NYPD’s Bomb Squad later d...
16:00 2019-08-16

McLaren confirms new Ultimate Series speedster Open-cockpit car, revealed exclusively by Autocar, is due in 2020 and designed for 'pure driving pleasure' McLaren has confirmed that it is developi...
16:00 2019-08-16

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 16 August Classic 1990s wedge-shaped grand tourer with a BMW badge: a snip at £2995 Less than £3000 for a bona fide BMW performance icon? Just don't expect f...
16:00 2019-08-16

Nearly-new buying guide: Skoda Octavia Octavia prioritises easy-going refinement over sportiness The dependably bulletproof Octavia is renowned for being excellent value, and nearly new ...
16:00 2019-08-16

Why Parents Are Turning to a Controversial Treatment for Food Allergies For families with food allergies, micro-managing daily life to avoid accidentally consuming the wrong food can be a huge burden. They scour labels. T...
16:28 2019-08-16

OPEC sees bearish oil outlook for rest of 2019, points to 2020 surplus OPEC delivered a downbeat oil market outlook for the rest of 2019 on Friday as economic growth slows and highlighted challenges in 2020 as rivals pum...
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Oil edges up as recession fears ease but OPEC outlook weighs Crude oil prices rose on Friday, recovering from two days of declines, after data showing a rise in U.S. retail sales helped to ease recession concer...
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Indian government to ease Kashmir restrictions India says it will ease the restrictions on Kashmir after New Delhi decided to revoke Kashmir's autonomy. It comes as the UN Security Council decides...
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North Korea rejects talks with the South Pyongyang has rejected South Korea's hopes for dialogue, saying inter-Korea talks are off the table. North Korea launched two missiles into the sea i...
16:56 2019-08-16

Indonesia ponders plan to move capital from Jakarta President Joko Widodo has asked parliament to sign off on a plan to move the nation's capital to Borneo island. Jakarta is one of the world's fastest...
16:56 2019-08-16

Genetic research blames humans for prehistoric bear demise A genetic study has revealed that the extinction of prehistoric cave bears was a result of human encroachment and not climate cooling, as was earlier...
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Germany to make additional payments to Holocaust survivors Hundreds of extra euros per month will go to about 5,000 Holocaust survivors in Israel. More than 200,000 Holocaust survivors are still living in the...
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Tlaib will not visit West Bank under Israel's 'oppressive conditions' U.S. Representative Rashida Tlaib on Friday said she would not visit her family in the West Bank as planned despite a reprieve by the Israeli governm...
16:56 2019-08-16

How will Barcelona line up vs Athletic? Antoine Griezmann set for full debut as Lionel Messi misses out Lionel Messi missed Barcelona training on Thursday and will not travel to Bilbao for the champions' La Liga opener against Athletic Club at San Mames...
16:56 2019-08-16

An Indian Space Mission Inspires a Bollywood Reckoning “Mission Mangal,” a fictional take on real female scientists, has been likened to “Hidden Figures.” But a male star dominates the marketing, raising ...
16:56 2019-08-16

Deere to slash costs after trade war hits earnings Deere & Co. on Friday announced a review of costs after quarterly profits yet again missed Wall Street's estimates, hurt by bad weather and the U.S....
16:56 2019-08-16

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns after Beijing pressure following Hong Kong protests Company chairman John Slosar said the airline needed new management because events had “called into question” its commitment to safety an...
16:56 2019-08-16

Comics Bobcat Goldthwait, Dana Gould injured in Atlanta car crash Standup comedians Dana Gould and Bobcat Goldthwait were injured in a two-vehicle crash as they were pulling up to a gig at an Atlanta theater on Thur...
17:14 2019-08-16

Lauren London, Beyoncé and more honor Nipsey Hussle on his birthday: 'True kings don't die' Lauren London is paying tribute to her "other half," boyfriend Nipsey Hussle, on what would have been his 34th birthday.     ...
17:14 2019-08-16

Danny Masterson's rape accusers claim he stalked them; actor decries 'ridiculous' lawsuit In a new lawsuit, Danny Masterson, former star of “That '70s Show" and "The Ranch,” is being accused of stalking women who allege he...
17:14 2019-08-16

Brian Austin Green Reveals Which Beverly Hills, 90210 Star "Got Laid the Most" Brian Austin Green isn't afraid to kiss and tell. The 46-year-old actor revealed which Beverly Hills, 90210 star "got laid the most" on Thursday's e...
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Joe Jonas Gets an Onstage Kiss From Sophie Turner and a Stadium Serenade on His Birthday Happy birthday, Joe Jonas! The Jonas Brothers band members turned 30 years old on Thursday and celebrated the major milestone with his loved ones an...
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Hazard out of Madrid opener, Zidane turns to Bale "Real Madrid\u0027s preparations for the new season hit an untimely snag as marquee signing Eden Hazard was ruled out of Saturday\u0027s La Liga seas...
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Lampard calls for more action after racial abuse of Chelsea's Abraham "Chelsea coach Frank Lampard says he felt \"disgusted\" when he heard about the racist abuse striker Tammy Abraham received following their UEFA Supe...
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Mitchell Trubisky and Bears could be in for a terrible fall If sports betting is essentially “arguing with money,” then one of the hottest arguments this summer involves how good, or disappointing, the 2019 Ch...
18:00 2019-08-16

Austria F1 penalty call threatened "every single principle of racing" Formula 1 would have "moved away from every single principle of racing" instead of kickstarting a more lenient policy, had Max Verstappen been punish...
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Instagram is testing new Boomerang modes and Layouts in Stories Your Instagram Stories could soon be flooded by a greater variety of Boomerangs than ever before, according to Jane Manchun Wong. The app researcher ...
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