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Uber is reportedly making a new service to provide short-term jobs in security, hospitality, and more
Uber has transformed the global taxi industry — and now it's eyeing up other professions. It would be a major expansion for the California tech company, and comes as the company gears up for an IPO.
Mysterious big data company Palantir is reportedly looking at an IPO — and could see a valuation of $41 billion
Palantir is in talks with Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley to go public as soon as the second half of 2019, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
Uber raised $2 billion in its first-ever bond-offering — and the entire deal was done in near secrecy
A Morgan Stanley banker who moonlights as an Uber driver could be the company’s secret weapon in buddying up to banks — and keeping its dealings private.
Careem, a ride-hailing company in acquisition talks with Uber, raised $200 million from Saudi backers
Careem, a Dubai-headquartered rival to Uber, has raised the first $200 million of a $500 million funding round to expand its service. One of its main backers is Saudi Arabia's Kingdom Holding Company, and the deal comes at a sensitive time.
An Uber driver has been charged with kidnapping and groping a woman after she fell asleep in his car
Prosecutors in New York charged Harbir Parmar, 24, with one count of kidnapping after picking up a woman in February, according to legal documents published Tuesday.
Toppled scooters, sidewalk riding, and illegal parking: Electric scooters have returned to San Francisco after being banned
The launch of a yearlong pilot program called to mind previous complaints of residents knocking over scooters, parking illegally, and riding on sidewalks instead of bike lanes.
After a disastrous Uber ride last year, the company’s chief economist examined the economics of apologies — and discovered there’s s...
A team of economists studied how Uber customers respond to different types of apologies after they have bad experiences with the company. They found that effective apologies have one thing in common.
Here are the details of proposals Uber received from Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley ahead of its proposed initial public offering in early 2019.
Google’s Waze is challenging Lyft and Uber with a new feature that enables people to share rides and split gas money
Waze Carpool will let users find rides from drivers headed in the same direction. Waze has already partnered with a bunch of schools and workplaces, including Amazon, to get people to use its new feature.
Uber drivers are staging their first multi-city strike, and it’s a sign their anger over ‘exploitation’ is getting harder to ignore
Uber drivers will strike across multiple cities in the biggest protest against the cab-hailing firm to date in the UK. The action suggests Uber drivers are becoming better organised, despite having never meeting at pickup ranks or an office.