Articles about Uber
26 May 2021
Joseph Gordon-Levitt to play Uber co-founder in 'Super Pumped'
Joseph Gordon-Levitt has been tapped to portray Travis Kalanick, first CEO and co-founder of the ride-sharing app Uber, in an anthology television series.
20 Mar 2021
Uber passenger who assaulted driver faces up to 16-years prison
An Uber passenger, who coughed at and assaulted a San Francisco-based driver of the cab service, could face up to 16 years in prison.
12 Mar 2021
Uber, Lyft join hands to compile database of violent drivers
Rival ride hailing services Uber and Lyft have teamed up to create a database of drivers who've been accused of sexual assault and other crimes.
16 Dec 2020
SC says Ola and Uber not acting as a cartel
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court refused to meddle with orders passed by the Competition Commission of India (CCI) and the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLAT), in connection to cab aggregators Ola and Uber.
08 Oct 2020
Uber to add 1,000 electric cars to its India fleet
Uber is moving to make mobility in India cleaner with a shift to electric vehicles.
01 Sep 2020
2 lakh Ola, Uber drivers go on strike in Delhi-NCR
Nearly two lakh drivers of cab aggregator services Ola and Uber in the Delhi-NCR region have decided to go on strike starting Tuesday.
26 Aug 2020
Uber launches 'Auto rentals' in India
In a bid to revive its pandemic-hit business, ride-hailing giant Uber has launched 'auto rentals' in India.
23 Aug 2020
#WeeklyRecap: Apple hits $2 trillion, Gmail suffers outage, and more
This week, both Apple and Google made major headlines in the world of tech.
21 Aug 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: Air leak at International Space Station, and more
In the updates since last night, NASA revealed that there has been a small air leak at the International Space Station.
13 Aug 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: Reliance could back TikTok's business, and more
In the updates since last night, TikTok's parent company ByteDance was reported to have approached Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries for a potential investment in the video service's India business.
07 Aug 2020
How Silicon Valley's star engineer earned himself 18-months prison time?
Anthony Levandowski was once Silicon Valley's most sought-after engineer, all thanks to his enviable resume. This week, he fell from grace and was handed over eighteen months of prison time by a court in the United States for stealing trade secrets from Google.
05 Aug 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: Apple refreshes iMac, ex-Google exec gets prison term
In the updates since last night, Apple unveiled a refreshed 27-inch iMac.
02 Aug 2020
#TechBytes: Weird technologies that can protect you from COVID-19
In a span of six months, COVID-19 has turned the whole world upside down.
30 Jul 2020
Former Waymo engineer may get 27 months' prison time
Anthony Levandowski, the engineer who co-founded Google's self-driving car program - now known as Waymo, could get 27 months of prison time.
21 Jul 2020
LinkedIn lays off 960 employees, due to COVID-19 pandemic
Microsoft-owned professional network LinkedIn has announced that it will be laying off about 960 employees, or 6% of its workforce, around the world.
17 Jul 2020
NewsBytes Briefing: FBI probes Twitter hack; Netflix gets new CEO
In the last few hours, several developments have been reported from the world of technology.
16 Jul 2020
NewsBytes Tech Briefing: Zoom's video-conference device, unified Gmail, and more
Along with the massive hack of high profile Twitter accounts, a lot has happened in the world of technology in the last 24 hours.
04 Jul 2020
Uber is planning to shift engineering jobs to India
After laying off 25% of its workforce, or about 600 employees, in India, ride-hailing giant Uber is looking to create jobs in the country.
02 Jul 2020
Leap.Club, the professional network for women announces Bengaluru, Mumbai launch
For years, experts have raised concerns about the low representation of women at senior levels in the corporate sector.
26 Jun 2020
Amazon's next big ambition? A fleet of AI-controlled self-driving cars
After Alphabet's Waymo, Tesla, and Uber, online shopping giant Amazon is stepping into the field of autonomous vehicles.
22 Jun 2020
Milkbasket raises $5.5 million in Series-B funding: Details here
Online grocery start-up Milkbasket has raised $5.5 million in a Series-B round of funding.
01 Jun 2020
MakeMyTrip lays off 350 employees due to COVID-19: Details here
Following Ritesh Agarwal's OYO Rooms, India's largest travel aggregator MakeMyTrip has laid off 350 employees from its workforce.
28 May 2020
BookMyShow downsizes due to COVID-19, affecting 270 employees
In another big blow stemming from the outbreak of COVID-19, BookMyShow has laid off and furloughed over 18% of its workforce.
26 May 2020
Uber India fires 25% of its workforce: Details here
In another blow to the salaried section, Uber India has laid off 600 employees or nearly a quarter of its workforce in the country.
20 May 2020
Ola lays off 1,400 employees due to COVID-19 pandemic
Following the footsteps of Uber, Zomato, and Swiggy, ride-hailing giant Ola has also announced the plan to conduct a mass lay-off, affecting around 1,400 of its employees.
18 May 2020
How Uber plans to resume operations safely in India
The fourth phase of India's lockdown has started with a particular focus on keeping the public safe while allowing select business activities like cabs and e-commerce deliveries.
18 May 2020
Amid COVID-19, Swiggy lays off 1,100 employees
The economic fallout of COVID-19 continues to hit salaried employees, in a way no one could have imagined a few months ago.
17 May 2020
Jio Platforms raises Rs. 6,598 crore from General Atlantic
Jio Platforms, the entity holding telecom and digital businesses of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), has raised Rs. 6,598 crore ($869.8 million) from US-based private equity firm General Atlantic.
15 May 2020
Amid COVID-19, Zomato decides to fire 13% of its workforce
The economic fallout of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has started trickling down to salaried employees.
14 May 2020
Uber fired over 3,500 employees in a 3-minute Zoom call
In a major shocker, Uber has fired more than 3,500 of its employees in customer service, recruitment through a Zoom call that lasted just over three minutes.
04 May 2020
COVID-19: Uber's new tech will ensure drivers wear protective masks
Uber has resumed operations in select Indian cities.
04 May 2020
Uber begins operations in green and orange zones across India
After keeping operations suspended for over a month, ride-hailing giant Uber has begun operations in select cities and districts across India.
04 May 2020
Lockdown 3.0 begins: Know what's allowed and what's not
The coronavirus necessitated lockdown, which started pan-India on March 25, entered its second extension today. The extension, announced by the Ministry of Home Affairs last week, will remain in place till May 17.
14 Apr 2020
'Ola Emergency' launched for hospital runs amid COVID-19 outbreak
As India goes into the second phase of the lockdown enforced to combat the spread of COVID-19, Ola is lending a helping hand to the public.
09 Apr 2020
Zoom creates 'security council' to fight data privacy concerns
In light of growing privacy-related concerns, popular video-conferencing service Zoom has announced a new 'information security council and advisory board'.
23 Mar 2020
Amid lockdown, Ola, Uber suspend services till March 31
In the wake of the lockdown imposed by the Delhi government, ride-hailing giants Ola and Uber have suspended their services in the state.
18 Mar 2020
Despite COVID-19, Ola, Uber car-pooling remains available in India
As coronavirus continues to wreak havoc around the world and begins to show its impact on India, people are being advised to maintain social distance to avoid potential cases of community spread.
18 Feb 2020
Coronavirus hoax viral on WhatsApp; claims garlic can cure disease
Adding to the growing threat of a coronavirus outbreak, a false cure is being circulated on the messaging app WhatsApp.
24 Jan 2020
Not feeling safe on a date? Use Tinder's 'panic' button
Tinder has grown into one of the biggest dating platforms, with millions shelling out money to use the service.
21 Jan 2020
Zomato just bought UberEats in India: Details here
As previously expected, restaurant discovery and food delivery giant Zomato has purchased the food delivery business of Uber, aka UberEats, in India.