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Now, use Uber's 'Spotlight' to find your cab: Here's how

12 Dec 2018

Now, use Uber's 'Spotlight' to find your cab: Here's how

Popular ride-hailing service Uber is introducing a new set of features to expedite the pick-up process in India.

Uber may soon be able to identify drunk passengers

12 Jun 2018

Uber may soon be able to identify drunk passengers

If you're an Uber driver, drunk people aren't fun to deal with.

5 points to know when you book an Ola/Uber cab

02 Jun 2018

5 points to know when you book an Ola/Uber cab

There is no doubt about the fact that Ola and Uber have made our lives a lot easy. One no longer needs to hunt down cabs and bargain on taxi prices.

Uber expands partnership with NASA to develop flying taxis

10 May 2018

Uber expands partnership with NASA to develop flying taxis

Uber has signed a second Space Act Agreement with NASA to get help on its ambitious flying taxi project Elevate.

Uber to relaunch autorickshaw services, intensifying battle with Ola

08 Jan 2018

Uber to relaunch autorickshaw services, intensifying battle with Ola

Global ride-hailing major Uber is relaunching its "Auto" services in India nearly two years after shutting down the autorickshaw offering.

European court declares Uber a 'transport-service'. What does this mean?

20 Dec 2017

European court declares Uber a 'transport-service'. What does this mean?

In a judgment that could have far-reaching consequences, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that Uber should be classified as a transport service and regulated like other cab services.

Uber-SoftBank deal in trouble? Could invest in Lyft, says SoftBank-CEO

06 Nov 2017

Uber-SoftBank deal in trouble? Could invest in Lyft, says SoftBank-CEO

At a time when SoftBank's investment in Uber is expected to be finalized, the Japanese conglomerate has hinted it could still change its mind over the costly deal.

Uber launches "No-Fee" credit card, offering a lot of perks!

26 Oct 2017

Uber launches "No-Fee" credit card, offering a lot of perks!

Ride-hailing giant Uber announced its foray into the credit card business in the US in partnership with British bank Barclays and Visa at Money2020 summit in Las Vegas.

Uber, Ola will not be allowed in Goa, says minister

03 Aug 2017

Uber, Ola will not be allowed in Goa, says minister

In April, an NRI of Goan origin, Mahesh Sardesai, tired of Goa's taxi mafia, had started an e-petition directed towards chief minister Manohar Parrikar, to allow the entry of Ola and Uber in the state, which went viral.

Who will replace Travis Kalanick as the next Uber CEO?

01 Aug 2017

Who will replace Travis Kalanick as the next Uber CEO?

After firing Travis Kalanick, Uber is searching for his replacement and wants to find the new CEO by Labor 4 September.

Uber takes out new feature to foster driver-rider bond

26 Jul 2017

Uber takes out new feature to foster driver-rider bond

In order to address the trust deficit between a rider and driver, Uber has now announced a new feature called Driver Profile.

Nikesh Arora aims for Uber's CEO post, claim sources

14 Jul 2017

Nikesh Arora aims for Uber's CEO post, claim sources

If reports are to be believed then former Google and SoftBank executive Nikesh Arora is eyeing the post of Uber's CEO, which was vacated by Travis Kalanick.

Uber is unable to retain its new drivers, says report

26 Jun 2017

Uber is unable to retain its new drivers, says report

Uber, whose co-founder Travis Kalanick recently resigned due to investors' pressure, is going to have more trouble ahead as a recent report cited that the firm's retention rates for new drivers in America have gone down significantly during the period between January and May.

Uber founder Travis Kalanick resigns as CEO

21 Jun 2017

Uber founder Travis Kalanick resigns as CEO

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has resigned following months of scandals involving the company. He had earlier taken a leave of absence after his mother's death.

Sexual harassment probe: Uber fires Asia Pacific Business Head

08 Jun 2017

Sexual harassment probe: Uber fires Asia Pacific Business Head

Uber has fired Eric Alexander, Asia Pacific Business Head, reportedly for accessing medical records of a woman who was raped by a driver, and sharing them with founder Travis Kalanick and others.

Uber fires 20 employees following major sexual harassment investigation

07 Jun 2017

Uber fires 20 employees following major sexual harassment investigation

Taxi-app firm Uber has dismissed over 20 people following a major investigation which uncovered 215 complaints of sexual harassment, bullying and issues related to all-round poor company culture.

UberEATS and Zomato bid to acquire Runnr

15 May 2017

UberEATS and Zomato bid to acquire Runnr

According to reports, UberEATS and Zomato are separately trying to acquire Runnr, the last-mile delivery service provider.

UberEATS launches in Mumbai

02 May 2017

UberEATS launches in Mumbai

UberEATS has launched in India, with Mumbai being the first city to avail of the service.

Uber's new enterprise-ready service

21 Apr 2017

Uber's new enterprise-ready service

Uber has launched a brand new feature to its services dubbed as 'Uber Central' which the firm claims will be beneficial for business enterprises or organizations.

Uber spied on rival Lyft's drivers

15 Apr 2017

Uber spied on rival Lyft's drivers

In fresh trouble for Uber, it was revealed that the company secretly tracked rival Lyft's drivers through a programme called 'Hell'.

Uber: Head of communications of embattled company resigns

12 Apr 2017

Uber: Head of communications of embattled company resigns

In a setback to embattled Uber, its Head of Communications Rachel Whetstone announced her departure from the company. No reason was quoted.

Uber President hired for damage control, quits

19 Mar 2017

Uber President hired for damage control, quits

Uber President Jeff Jones, hired seven months ago to rejig the firm's reputation has left.

Uber's food delivery app UberEATS in India soon

23 Jan 2017

Uber's food delivery app UberEATS in India soon

Sources stated that Uber would soon make their on-demand food delivery service UberEATS, available in India.

Uber launches website giving access to its traffic data

10 Jan 2017

Uber launches website giving access to its traffic data

In a bid to help city planners and researchers, Uber announced the launch of its new website called Movement.

Uber's autonomous truck delivers nearly 50,000 beer cans

26 Oct 2016

Uber's autonomous truck delivers nearly 50,000 beer cans

American cab company Uber scripted history when around 50,000 Budweiser beer cans were delivered to a warehouse by its self-driving truck.

Uber to enter global food delivery market

28 Sep 2016

Uber to enter global food delivery market

Uber soon plans to launch UberEATS - a food delivery service, in 22 countries.

Uber sets the benchmark, completes 2 billion trips

19 Jul 2016

Uber sets the benchmark, completes 2 billion trips

On Monday, Uber completed 2 billion rides, just 6 months after hitting the 1 million mark.

Uber secures $1.15 billion loan

08 Jul 2016

Uber secures $1.15 billion loan

Taxi aggregator Uber Inc has secured a $1.15 billion leveraged loan according to sources familiar with the development.