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Uber will test its flying taxis in Melbourne

Uber has chosen the third test city to join Dallas and Los Angeles for its flying taxi trials: Melbourne, Australia. The third location was supposed to be Dubai, but negotiations fell through and prompted the company to look for another sit...

Uber will test its flying taxis in Melbourne

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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...
22:48 2019-06-11

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...
16:32 2019-06-12

Uber Names Melbourne as First Non-US City for Flying Car Programme Uber has selected Melbourne, Australia, as the first non-US city for its aerial ridesharing service that is expected to launch in 2023, as it unveile...
05:32 2019-06-12

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...
21:16 2019-06-11

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 ...
19:48 2019-06-11

Bosch's reworked automotive sensors can help control flying taxis As companies from Boeing and Uber to Lilium work to develop flying taxis, Bosch wants to make the sensors they'll require more accessible. The c...
01:48 2019-05-22

Paris may offer flying taxis to 2024 Olympics guests You can be sure that transportation will be a nightmare for many people attending the 2024 Paris Olympics, but technology could make it slightly more...
18:32 2019-06-23

Saudi prince wants to build a 'Jetsons-style' city with flying taxis and an artificial moon Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is crafting plans to build a city-state on the edge of his kingdom that outdoes any urban center in existence ...
11:48 2019-07-31

Waymo will test its self-driving taxis on employees in California Self-driving venture Waymo has been given permission by California authorities to transport people in its robotaxis. According to TechCrunch, the Cal...
10:32 2019-07-03

Japanese flying car takes flight briefly in test run A flying car made by a Japanese electronics company lifted about 10 feet off the ground in a test run with no passengers Monday, a first step in hope...
14:32 2019-08-05

Japanese flying car hovers for a minute during test flight Japanese electronics manufacturer NEC Corporation unveiled a prototype flying car that stayed in the air for almost a minute during a test in Japan t...
07:00 2019-08-06

Koepka passes Bethpage Black test with flying colours "So dominant was Brooks Koepka in the opening round of the PGA Championship that he boldly referred to the intimidating Bethpage Black course as \"fu...
17:48 2019-05-21

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...
03:32 2019-06-01

Australia pass Malawi test with flying colours at Netball World Cup Australia 74-25 MalawiDiamonds cruise ahead of crunch game against New ZealandAhead of a potentially tournament-defining clash with New Zealand later...
22:32 2019-07-16

No longer fiction: Flying car startups aim to begin test flights as early as next year The ride-sharing giant Uber and smaller startups like Alaka'i Technologies and ASKA edge closer toward a flying future.    ...
07:32 2019-06-19

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....
09:32 2019-07-23

Japan tests a ‘flying car’ amid global race to win self-flying vehicles battle Japanese electronics giant NEC tested its drone-like ‘flying car’ prototype, which can hover over 10 feet. It’s latest development in the global race...
05:01 2019-08-06

Japanese Electronics Company NEC Demos A Flying Car That's Not Really A Flying Car I know plenty of news outlets are calling this thing a flying car, but let’s be clear here: this isn’t a flying car. It’s a drone you and some of you...
18:16 2019-08-06

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 ...
18:48 2019-07-17

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...
22:16 2019-07-31

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 ...
08:31 2019-05-21

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...
06:16 2019-06-12

Melbourne 2020 F1 opener set for March 15 Melbourne will host the Australian Grand Prix for the 25th time in 2020 with the season-opener for Formula One's 70th season scheduled for March 15, ...
12:16 2019-07-06

International captain Els fails to get a say in Royal Melbourne set-up International captain Ernie Els says he will have no say in the set-up of Royal Melbourne for the Presidents Cup but still thinks his knowledge of a ...
02:00 2019-08-02

Alphabet’s Waymo adds Wi-Fi to its driverless taxis Waymo is rolling out amenities to entice riders to use its self-driving taxis, creating a potential route to profitability in a money-losing industry...
14:32 2019-07-08

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...
21:48 2019-05-28

Grosjean reverts to Melbourne-spec Haas for Silverstone The Haas Formula 1 team has taken the unusual step of returning Romain Grosjean's car to its Melbourne aerodynamic specification for the British Gran...
18:48 2019-07-11

Are motorcycle taxis making the Ebola crisis worse? The Congolese trading city of Butembo relies on its ‘taxi-motos’ to keep business running, but the taxi unions are resistant to helping government Eb...
03:32 2019-07-24

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...
18:32 2019-05-30

Homeless woman, 25, killed in ‘horrendous bashing’ in Melbourne park Police in Australia said a 25-year-old homeless woman was killed in a “horrendous bashing” after her body was found by walkers at a park in Melbourne...
10:48 2019-05-27

NBA star Ben Simmons implies he was racially profiled at Melbourne casino Guard believes he and friends were ‘singled out’ by securityStar was born in Melbourne to African American fatherAustralian NBA star Ben Simmons has ...
17:48 2019-08-06

GM's self-driving car division postpones launch of robot taxis General Motors is delaying the launch of its self-driving cars, which it had promised to launch in the form of a ride-sharing service this year. ...
16:32 2019-07-24

Fugitive Jonathan Dick arrested in Melbourne over brother's murder One of Australia’s most wanted men arrested on Monday over his brother’s killing in a Westfield carparkOne of Australia’s most-wanted fugitives has b...
04:16 2019-08-19

Sportwatch: Melbourne v West Coast, Sea Eagles v Eels and more – live! Updates from around Australia and beyondAny thoughts? Email or tweet @meganmaurice 9.20am BST Dr Rudi has some thoughts on the team for the first Ash...
04:32 2019-07-21

Sportwatch: North Melbourne smash Collingwood, Eels beat Raiders and more – as it happened Cricket World Cup: New Zealand v AustraliaSuper Rugby: Crusaders win epic semi-finalAFL: Swans beat Suns; Roos beat Pies; Dogs beat PowerNRL: Knights...
09:48 2019-06-29

Waymo tests Wi-Fi in driverless taxis hoping perks can route it past rivals Waymo is rolling out amenities to entice riders to use its self-driving taxis, creating a potential route to profitability in a money-losing industry...
09:16 2019-07-08

Waymo Tests Wi-Fi in Driverless Taxis Hoping Perks Can Push It Past Rivals Waymo is rolling out amenities to entice riders to use its self-driving taxis, creating a potential route to profitability in a money-losing industry...
20:32 2019-07-08

Waymo offers free music and WiFi to make its driverless taxis stand out Google's self-driving car project Waymo is looking for ways to distinguish itself in the cut-throat taxi market, where it must compete with ride...
09:00 2019-07-08

FOCUS-Waymo tests Wi-Fi in driverless taxis hoping perks can route it past rivals Waymo is rolling out amenities to entice riders to use its self-driving taxis, creating a potential route to profitability in a money-losing industry...
08:16 2019-07-08

'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.  &#...
01:32 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...
22:16 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 ...
23:16 2019-08-09

Fortnite Throw Flying Disc in Week 3 Season 9: How to throw and catch the Flying Disc Toy? Fortnite Week 3 Challenges for Season 9 go live later today and this time around Epic Games wants players to Throw The Flying Disc Toy And Catch It B...
12:16 2019-05-23

WoW Classic Stress Test Time: World of Warcraft Classic's final test ahead of release date The WoW Classic release date is later this month, but today, Blizzard is putting on one final World of Warcraft Classic Stress Test to really put the...
11:16 2019-08-08

WoW Classic Stress Test End Time: World of Warcraft Classic final test before release date The WoW Classic release date is later this month, but today, Blizzard is putting on one final World of Warcraft Classic Stress Test to really put the...
05:32 2019-08-09

Flying high at 103! (KING) A 103-year-old Seattle woman may have set a new Guinness World Record for being the oldest female tandem skydiver. Kathryn “Kitty” Hodges jump...
12:16 2019-08-17

How to Reduce Waste While Flying Airlines produce a lot of garbage. Think about the plastic wraps covering your meal, your pair of headphones and blanket, as well as the straws, napk...
18:48 2019-06-05

How to Tell If the FAA Has Banned Your MacBook Pro From Flying On Tuesday, the Federal Aviation Administration officially banned select MacBook Pros from U.S. flights. This news comes months after Apple voluntari...
14:32 2019-08-14

Bentley Flying Spur Bentley's third-generation Flying Spur sedan will grow in size and will feature additional safety technology as the British ultraluxury brand looks t...
23:32 2019-07-16

Air France to keep flying to Cairo Air France is maintaining its flights to Cairo, a spokesman for the airline said on Sunday, following the decision by rivals British Airways and Luf...
08:00 2019-07-21

10 rules for flying together as a couple If you're flying as part of a couple, you both need to be sure you're doing it right. Follow these 10 simple rules from embarking to landing and avoi...
20:32 2019-08-05

France's New Flying Tax Gets It Backwards Starting in 2020, flying out of France—both domestic and international, but not for connecting passengers—will incur an additional surcharge dubbed ...
19:16 2019-07-11

How far has flying first class fallen? Frequent domestic first class flyers have noted a decline in premium service, smaller seats and lack of leg rests.      ...
21:48 2019-08-09

When will flying turn green? Flying has an impact on the climate and everyone should use planes responsibly — that’s what even airlines say now. "Flight shaming" is making a diff...
19:00 2019-07-03

Where’s My Flying Car? The Lowdown on Personal Flight From “Brave New World” to “Blade Runner,” the dream of flying above traffic jams in personal aircraft has a rich history. Now that autonomous vehicle...
03:16 2019-08-04

The Pig Fat Sleds and ‘Flying’ Stones of Stonehenge An innovative professor proposes that Britain’s ancient people moved the massive megaliths used to build the world famous stone circle, Stonehenge, b...
18:16 2019-07-21

Flying ants invading UK seen from space On one day every year, as per tradition, Britain is invaded by swarms of flying ants -- and this year, the insects arrived in such vast numbers they ...
01:32 2019-07-19

The Latest: Change would allow big flag to keep flying RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the fight over a large American flag in Statesville, N.C. (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Maybe “The ProfitR...
19:16 2019-05-29

Frenchman to try flying across Channel on his flyboard The man who wowed the crowd on Bastille Day, whirling over France’s invited leaders on his flyboard, is making final checks for his biggest challenge...
06:32 2019-07-24

Watch the Volkswagen ID. R Set Its Flying Lap Around the Nürburgring Earlier this week, the record-crushing Volkswagen ID. R demolished the EV lap record at the Nürburgring by over 40 seconds. Now, sit back and enjoy n...
10:16 2019-06-05

Finland: Euroskeptics vs. the flying squirrel With conservation blocking business, the flying squirrel has become a symbol of EU meddling in Finland. But environmentalists are working to win the ...
05:16 2019-07-02

Flying-V will carry passengers in its wings The Dutch national carrier KLM will help to fund the development of a v-shaped, fuel-efficient airplane design known as the Flying-V, in a bid to imp...
13:00 2019-06-03

We tried a $12,000 'flying surfboard' and it's a lot easier to ride than you may think Lift Foils builds the eFoil, a hydrofoiling board with an electric motor attached to the bottom of the foil. You can fly over the water without wind...
22:16 2019-07-31

New Flying Spur will be first Bentley with all-wheel steering Four-door model, to be revealed in June 11, promises “unparalled agility” The third-generation Bentley Flying Spur will be the first model from the...
18:48 2019-05-29

Republican becomes first US politician to be 'milkshaked' with flying drink British import appeared to make its debut on Saturday when Matt Gaetz was hit with a ‘red liquid’, Pensacola police sayJust as Donald Trump has arriv...
04:16 2019-06-04

Boeing CEO says troubled 737 Max jets should be flying by the end of the year Boeing is operating test flights with air safety regulators this week, a precursor to operating test flights so the grounded jets can be cleared to f...
15:16 2019-06-03

Six Airplane Facts to Cure Your Fear of Flying For some people, air travel is just another part of everyday life. But for others, it’s a major source of stress and anxiety. The good news is that m...
17:32 2019-06-06

Flying with an emotional support animal? This DOT guidance might help you DOT's emotional support animal guidance comes just weeks after an American Airlines flight attendant was bitten by an emotional support dog. &#...
01:00 2019-08-09

Norwegian to stop flying from Ireland to U.S. and Canada Norwegian Air will stop flying from Ireland to the United States and Canada from mid-September as the routes had become commercially unviable, the co...
12:16 2019-08-13

To Get Boeing 737 Max Flying, Global Consensus Will Be Hard One big sticking point is whether to require that pilots undergo additional training on a simulator. If the training is required, the planes would be...
13:01 2019-05-24

Biggest airport ripoffs: 15 items you should never buy while flying Many of the products and services at the airport are being sold to you at a massive markup. Here are 15 to avoid if you don't want to get ripped...
17:16 2019-07-05

Red Sox president: team flying Ortiz to Boston The Boston Red Sox management and the team's fans expressed shock and dismay Monday after the news that beloved former player David Ortiz was am...
05:48 2019-06-11

Red wine could protect astronauts flying to Mars A chemical in red wine known as resveratrol could prevent astronauts' muscles becoming weak in the reduced gravity environment on Mars, a new study a...
08:48 2019-07-19

Turn your drone into a flying flamethrower with this $1,500 attachment Growing up in the 90s, the idea of a radio controlled aircraft that spits flames was merely a source of doodles on times table worksheets in school, ...
20:48 2019-07-18

De Blasio calls for ban on helicopters flying over Manhattan Mayor Bill de Blasio called for a prohibition against helicopters flying over Manhattan in the wake of Monday’s deadly chopper crash in Midtown. “I t...
13:16 2019-06-14

Offensive continuity could have Chiefs flying high again While the Kansas City Chiefs did a complete overhaul of their defense this past offseason, their high-flying offense is back nearly intact  ...
16:00 2019-08-07

Company aims to make flying ‘less miserable’ Being stuck in the plane’s cramped middle seats can be a real pain in the behind – often figuratively and literally – but a company in Colorado is ai...
16:32 2019-07-19

Could you give up flying? Meet the no-plane pioneers Growing numbers of travellers are abandoning air travel to help save the planet – even if it means spending 14 days on a trainIt has taken Roger Tyer...
03:48 2019-05-22

ZF Introduces Predictive Chassis Flying Carpet 2.0 ZF has introduced a unique concept which it calls Flying Carpet 2.0 and it's nothing but the networked and predictive chassis which helps to protect ...
03:48 2019-07-20

Lowry flying high after coming in under the radar Ireland's Shane Lowry was happy to fly in under the radar as he grabbed the early clubhouse lead at the British Open on Thursday, leaving several hom...
14:48 2019-07-18

A380 'Flying turtle' ready for takeoff The Airbus A380 might be on the out, but Japanese airline All Nippon Airways (ANA) has just taken delivery of the first of three snazzy new editions ...
10:32 2019-05-21

The inventor whose flying board wowed the world Franky Zapata has been driven by a single dream since he was little: being able to fly. Not in an airplane, he says, since the windows function like ...
21:00 2019-07-18

The 2020 Bentley Flying Spur is for When a Whole Building Needs to do 207 MPH The 2020 Bentley Flying Spur took some notes from the Porsche Panamera it shares a platform with, finally getting rear-wheel steering, adding rear-wh...
13:32 2019-06-11

Video shows strange object flying over Tucson TUCSON – A video posted on Twitter viewed thousands of times shows a string of red-ish lights moving in unison before blinking out. The video w...
22:48 2019-07-11

Authorities say a man crashed while flying a jetpack type of device. Authorities say a man crashed while flying a jetpack type of device. It happened this morning in the Salt River Recreation Area. First responders say...
07:00 2019-06-06

ShowBiz Minute: BET Awards, Flying Wallendas, US Box Office Mary J. Blige among big winners at BET Awards; Flying Wallendas safely cross Times Square; "Toy Story 4" takes top spot at U.S. box office. (June 24)...
14:32 2019-06-28

GOP lawmaker questions flying of gay pride flag in Wisconsin MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Republican state lawmaker says Democratic Gov. Tony Evers’ order to fly a rainbow flag symbolizing gay pride over the Wi...
13:48 2019-06-07

American Airlines CEO sees Boeing 737 MAX flying by mid-August The grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX is "highly likely" to be flying by mid-August, American Airlines Group Inc Chief Executive Doug Parker told shareholde...
16:48 2019-06-12

Skai could be the first fuel cell-powered flying taxi Flying taxi designs are seemingly ubiquitous these days, but a startup is betting that its choice of powerplant could help it stand out. Alaka'i...
00:32 2019-05-30

Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz hit by flying drink cup PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida congressman who frequently appears on television supporting President Donald Trump was struck by a thrown drink as h...
11:16 2019-06-02

Man accused of flying drone at California NFL games charged SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal authorities have charged a California man accused of using a drone to drop anti-media leaflets on crowds at two NFL game...
17:32 2019-05-29

‘Wow, What Is That?’ Navy Pilots Report Unexplained Flying Objects No one at the Pentagon is saying that the objects are extraterrestrial, but the Navy has issued new classified guidance for reporting unexplained aer...
23:01 2019-05-26

If You're Flying American Airlines, Expect Delays Until After Labor Day Back in March, Boeing 737 MAX aircraft were grounded after a tragic Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed, killing all 157 people on board. But, yes—ther...
12:48 2019-06-10

We're Going to Mistake the Drones of the Future for Annoying Flying Insects Harvard’s robotic flying bee has been in development for well over a decade now. And despite its incredibly simple design, over the past few years, i...
21:00 2019-06-27

Ask the Captain: What does the first officer do? Is flying a plane physically tiring? Pilot John Cox breaks down the job of the monitoring pilot and talks about how physically stressful flying is (which is to say, not very).  ...
12:48 2019-06-21

Adorable New Species of Flying Squirrel Discovered in China A newly described species of flying squirrel is teaching researchers more about these enigmatic, tree-hopping rodents, but its threatened status mean...
21:00 2019-07-18

FAA prohibits operators from flying over some Iran-controlled airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in an overwater area of Tehran-...
23:48 2019-06-20

Flying a Drone While Drunk Could Land You in Prison in Japan You’d assume it would go without saying that operating any kind of machinery or vehicle after a few drinks is a dumb idea—even if it’s one navigated ...
14:16 2019-06-13

Bentley designer Stefan Sielaff on the new Flying Spur Crewe's design director opens up about the legal restrictions on interior design and the link between each Bentley model As Bentley lifts the lid on...
12:00 2019-06-11

French 'Flying Man' crosses Channel on jet-powered hoverboard French inventor Franky Zapata on Sunday succeeded in crossing the English Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard he designed, after a previous ended wit...
05:00 2019-08-04

Bentley Flying Spur: riding up the hill at Goodwood We speak to Bentley's vehicle dynamics boss as he drives us up the infamous hill on a wet Sunday morning Autocar took to a streaming-wet Goodwood hi...
07:32 2019-07-08

"Flying Soldier" Soars Over Paris For Bastille Day Celebrations ''Flying soldier'' and French inventor Frank Zapata enthraled the crowd gathered for Bastille Day celebrations at the Champs Elysees Avenue in Paris ...
05:16 2019-07-16

Bentley's new Flying Spur sedan can go 207 miles per hour The new Bentley Flying Spur four-door sedan has roomy leather seats, a panoramic sunroof, rich wood veneers and it can hit a top speed of over 200 mi...
02:32 2019-06-13

The Devil is to be Aerially Assaulted by Flying Exorcist Priest Waves of violence, corruption and crime in a Columbian city are to be addressed with an audacious exorcism by a Catholic bishop who plans to launch h...
15:48 2019-07-14

Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at U.S. base: Pentagon Turkey's F-35 pilots are no longer flying at a U.S. air base in Arizona, the Pentagon told Reuters on Monday, as the United States winds down Ankara'...
18:48 2019-06-10

'Flying saucer' drone can fly twice as long as regular models The biggest problem with drones is their lack of endurance, but Swiss researchers have developed a new model that helps reduce that problem. Eschewin...
13:32 2019-07-16

The Latest: Japanese operator: Sailors saw ‘flying objects’ DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Mideast developments amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 9 a.m. The J...
02:00 2019-06-14

Flying Dutch take remarkable rise to the final frontier against USA A women’s football revolution has fired a Netherlands fairytale but an epic journey is not quite over yetVeritas Stadion in Turku, Finland, is an unl...
12:32 2019-07-06

Climate of guilt: Flying no longer the high road for some NYKOPING, Sweden (AP) — A small but growing number of travelers in Europe and North America are shunning planes because of the high levels of greenho...
03:16 2019-06-20

There Was A Freaking Bat Flying Around Inside A Spirit Airlines Flight When it comes to flying on airplanes, is there anything better than getting nice and comfy in your seat, and just letting the soothing, leathery flap...
19:00 2019-08-03

France off to a flying start after sweeping South Korea aside It felt somewhat fitting that it was two of Lyon’s six-time Champions League winners stamping their mark on the Women’s World Cup opener. With Eugeni...
18:32 2019-06-07

The 2020 Bentley Flying Spur Revealed With More Tech Than Ever Before Designed, engineered and handcrafted at the Home of Bentley in Crewe, England, the latest generation of the Flying Spur brings together the world of ...
15:48 2019-06-12

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...
12:32 2019-06-14

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....
02:32 2019-08-15

Aviation Watchdog Suspends Flying Licences Of 2 SpiceJet Pilots Cracking the whip against violations, aviation watchdog DGCA on Wednesday suspended licences of two more SpiceJet pilots after their aircraft oversho...
19:32 2019-07-31

Exclusive first ride: 2020 Bentley Continental Flying Spur Bentley says its replacement for the Flying Spur will exceed expectations. We rode shotgun in Lapland for an early taste The morning briefing, deliv...
23:32 2019-05-28

Flying Southwest or American this summer? Check your reservation for new Max 8 cancellations The airlines have taken the grounded planes out of their schedule into early September. Affected travelers will be rebooked or offered refunds. ...
16:48 2019-06-13

New Bentley Flying Spur: luxury saloon's interior previewed Four-door sibling to the Continental GT will be shown for first time later this year, and teaser campaign has begun Bentley is building up to the la...
08:48 2019-05-21

Bentley Flying Spur First Edition packs unique trim and kit British brand celebrates the launch of its new luxury saloon with £200,000 limited-edition variant Bentley has revealed the limited-run First Editio...
11:32 2019-07-19

Kate Middleton was spotted at Wimbledon using a $26 lip gloss that's now flying off the shelves Karwai Tang/Getty Images Kate Middleton was spotted at a Wimbledon match on Tuesday holding a tube of Clarins Instant Light Natural Lip Perfector. T...
22:32 2019-07-05

Pilot arrested for flying while drunk after crashing his plane in Nevada A Washington state man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of flying while drunk after he crashed a private plane in Nevada. Ryan Raymond Dashiell, 41...
11:16 2019-07-19

Flying Southwest or American this summer? Check reservations for new Max 8 cancellations The airlines have taken the grounded planes out of their schedule into early September. Affected travelers will be rebooked or offered refunds. ...
09:16 2019-06-14

Flying ants swarm into Britain in colossal hordes seen from space The flying ants swept the southern part of Britain early Wednesday in swarms so large they could be seen from space.       ...
20:00 2019-07-18

Pilot Flying J buying NGL Energy's TransMontaigne assets - sources Pilot Flying J, a top operator of travel centers in North America, has agreed to acquire NGL Energy Partners' TransMontaigne Product Services assets,...
12:00 2019-08-19

Inside Jorge Masvidal's epic flying knee knockout at UFC 239 Jorge Masvidal's knockout of Ben Askren on Saturday at UFC 239 will go down in the history books as the fastest in promotion history. Here's how it c...
06:32 2019-07-09

U.S. cautions airlines flying over Middle East after tensions with Iran The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is advising commercial airlines flying over the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman to use caution in the wake of ...
09:16 2019-05-21

Ben Stokes' flying, one-handed ‘catch of the century' on replay – video Take a look at Ben Stokes' stunning one-hand catch from as many angels as we could find. South Africa's Andile Phehlukwayo looked to have hit Adil Ra...
23:48 2019-05-30

Japanese operator: Sailors saw ‘flying objects’ before oil tanker attack The Japanese ship operator says sailors on board the Kokuka Courageous, one of the vessels attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, saw “flying obje...
02:48 2019-06-14

Hydrogen-powered electric flying vehicle readies for liftoff LOS ANGELES (AP) — A transportation company is betting its hydrogen-powered electric flying vehicles will someday serve as taxis, cargo carriers and ...
17:32 2019-05-29

Flying champagne corks burst bubble on Wimbledon matches Rain of a different sort has stopped play during several matches at SW19“Rain stops play” has been a familiar refrain in past Wimbledon championships...
15:16 2019-07-05

Unauthorized drone flying disrupts flights at Singapore airport One of two runways at Singapore's main airport closed for short periods on Tuesday and Wednesday because of "confirmed sightings of unauthorized dron...
10:00 2019-06-19

Climate campaigner Greta prepares to sail to the U.S. to avoid flying Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg will set sail for New York this week, crossing the Atlantic in a racing yacht to join protests in the...
06:32 2019-08-13

"People Went Flying": Shocked Passengers Describe Flight Turbulence Shocked passengers described being tossed around an Air Canada passenger jet as it hit a pocket of turbulence on its way to Australia on Thursday and...
01:48 2019-07-12

Teenager Steals Planes For Joyride, Offered Flying Lessons A Chinese teenager broke into an airport and took two planes for a late-night joyride. He has now been handed a hefty fine, along with an opportunity...
03:48 2019-07-23

Teen climate activist prepares to sail to US to avoid flying Greta Thunberg is making her trans-Atlantic trip on board a 60-ft yacht fitted with solar panels and underwater turbines that produce electricity onb...
16:32 2019-08-13

Opinion: New Flying Spur shows Bentley's commitment to comfort Crewe's new luxury saloon boasts the model's most sophisticated suspension yet, but it will have to work extra hard Bentley demands its cars do a gr...
12:00 2019-06-11

Flying this summer? 8 things to know if you haven't been on a plane for a year Summer travelers can expect busier airports, higher bag fees and seat selection fees, more basic economy tickets and potentially longer TSA lines. &...
12:48 2019-05-24

Flying, insect-like robot flits closer to independent flight Enlarge / The RoboBee X­Wing without its power and electronics. (credit: Noah T. Jafferis and E. Farrell Helbling, Harvard Microrobotics Laboratory) ...
19:16 2019-06-27

Toyota Sets Provisional Pole at Le Mans After Crash Sent It Flying The 24 Hours of Le Mans is one of the most challenging races in the world—but every now and then we get a reminder that drivers are fallible people, ...
09:48 2019-06-13

Family flying guide: Avoid these mistakes when you travel with kids Planning to travel with kids? Before you make plans or fly with your family, you'll want to read this.        ...
12:32 2019-05-22

Electric 'flying taxi' prototype unveiled by German start-up Lilium says electric jet-powered five-seater aircraft could be in service by 2025A new “flying taxi” has been unveiled by German start-up Lilium, whi...
13:16 2019-05-22

Bentley Flying Spur First Edition To Be Revealed On July 24, 2019 The Bentley Flying Spur First Edition will be showcased for the first time on July 24 and the company will auction the first mode, the proceeds of wh...
19:16 2019-07-23

Chandrayaan 2 Lifts Off; "Bounced Back With Flying Colours," Says ISRO The giant heavy-lift rocket carrying India's moon mission Chandrayaan 2 lifted off from its launch pad at Andhra Pradesh's Sriharikota at 2:43 pm tod...
07:48 2019-07-22

UPDATE 1-Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at U.S. base -Pentagon Training by Turkish pilots on F-35 fighter jets has come to a faster-than-expected halt at a U.S. air base in Arizona, U.S. officials said on Monday...
01:00 2019-06-11

FAA bars US planes from flying over Mideast areas amid tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration says it has barred U.S.-registered aircraft from operating over parts of the P...
05:48 2019-06-21

Phoenix Zoo flying high over 3-week-old baby pygmy owls PHOENIX (AP) — Conservation specialists at the Phoenix Zoo say they are flying high over the arrival of four big-eyed baby pygmy owls. The cactus fer...
21:48 2019-06-06

Pence calls US ban on flying LGBTQ flags from embassies 'the right decision' Vice President Mike Pence defended the Trump administration's decision to prohibit American embassies from flying LGBT flags on their flagpoles to co...
23:48 2019-06-11

U.S. regulator bars airlines from flying over some Iran-controlled airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in an overwater area of Tehran-...
23:48 2019-06-20

‘There I Was, Flying Across the Room’: Tornado Leaves an Oklahoma Town Shaken At least two people were killed when a strong tornado touched down in El Reno, Okla., late Saturday, in the latest round of severe weather in the sta...
03:16 2019-05-27

Vast clouds of flying ants deceive weather satellites Experts believe the false readings occurred because the radar interpreted the insects as raindropsHuge swarms of flying ants that hit England’s south...
17:32 2019-07-17

Rise in Unruly Behavior on Planes Is Tied to Stress of Flying One of the stresses of flying, researchers have found, is inequality. Planes, one expert said, “are a social ladder made of aluminum and upholstery.”...
14:16 2019-05-27

Former high-flying hedgie ordered to cough up $90M in bonus trial Time to cough it up, Paul. After a decade of sensational courtroom allegations about his rough treatment of underlings — ranging from death threats t...
21:48 2019-06-06

Flying Solo: How One Lucky Man Got Private Jet Experience On Delta Flight Having your flight rescheduled is usually a negative experience. But Vincent Peone's led to one of the most noteworthy travel moments of his life. Pe...
02:32 2019-08-13

Iran targeted and missed US drone flying over Gulf of Oman: officials Iran targeted and missed a US drone flying over the Gulf of Oman shortly after the Thursday attack on two tankers there, US officials said. The unman...
03:16 2019-06-16

Delta’s pit bull ban overruled as feds clarify rules for flying with pets The Department of Transportation said that airline employees can bar any animal they consider a safety threat, however, they cannot issue a blanket b...
13:32 2019-08-09

New Bentley Flying Spur: 207mph luxury sports saloon revealed The Flying Spur features Bentley’s first-ever electronically powered, retracting Flying B, which even gets illuminated wings Rolls-Royce Ghost riva...
12:00 2019-06-11

Airspeeder Wants to Reinvent Racing With Single-Seat Flying Electric Cars Ah, the flying car. Every year a new concept or company appears with promises of taking us off the road and in to the fluffy clouds, and it’s always ...
20:48 2019-07-06

‘I’ll be flying till I die!’ Why Wally Funk won’t give up her lifelong space mission The pilot broke astronaut training records in the 1960s before being told a woman’s place is not in orbit. Sixty years on, she is still pursuing her ...
04:00 2019-06-24

US confirms $130M high-flying drone brought down by Iranian missile The U.S. military says the drone shot down by Iran overnight was the Navy version of the RQ-4A Global Hawk High-Altitude Long Endurance Unmanned Airc...
19:16 2019-06-20

Some US embassies are still flying LGBTQ pride flags despite Trump administration advisory against it ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images US embassies and diplomatic missions are honoring LGBTQ pride month around the globe, despite the State Department's d...
15:48 2019-06-09

Flying Frenchman's hoverboard bid to cross Channel scuppered by fuel mishap A French inventor failed in his attempt to cross the English Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard on Thursday when he was knocked into the water as he...
14:16 2019-07-31

'Riding a horse is like flying a plane',' says Olympic gold medal winner If there was a magical formula to succeeding in the Longines Global Champions Tour (GCT), then Ben Maher would appear to have a good idea what it is....
08:32 2019-07-19

NYPD officer injured by flying liquor bottle while on fireworks duty An NYPD officer trying to help control a crowd lighting off fireworks in Crown Heights early Friday was injured when a liquor bottle was thrown at hi...
18:32 2019-07-05

Buyers Await Aviation Regulator's Scrutiny Of Jet's Flying License: Report Recently, London-based AdiGroup partnered with Jet Airways Employee Consortium partnered to bid for 75 per cent stake of Jet under the insolvency res...
05:32 2019-06-30

Fortnite Fortbyte 67 Location Accessible by Flying Retaliator Glider through rings Accessible by Flying the Retaliator Glider through the rings under the southern most Sky Platform is the latest Fortbyte challenge players can comple...
16:32 2019-06-30

Man flying to Dominican Republic found with smoke grenades at Newark Airport A man flying from Newark Airport to the Dominican Republic was stopped by TSA agents from bringing several smoke grenades onto the flight Sunday, aut...
00:48 2019-06-18

FAA issues order prohibiting US operators from flying over some Iran-controlled airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order on Thursday prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in an overwater area of Tehran-...
03:16 2019-06-21

Gareth Southgate flying out to watch England Under-21s Euros opener against France It is an indication of how important Gareth Southgate considers this month's European Under-21 Championship that he is due to fly out to watch Englan...
07:16 2019-06-18

Schwarzenegger struck by flying kick at South Africa sports event A man struck Arnold Schwarzenegger with a flying kick at a sports event in South Africa on Saturday, though the actor and former California governor ...
10:32 2019-05-21

New 2019 Bentley Flying Spur: official teaser video released News 29 May, 2019 New teaser video of the upcoming Bentley Flying Spur gives us our clearest look yet at Crewe's new luxury limous...
18:32 2019-05-29

Exclusive: U.S. airlines expect Boeing 737 MAX jets need up to 150 hours of work before flying again Once regulators approve Boeing Co's grounded 737 MAX jets for flight, each aircraft will likely require between 100 and 150 hours of preparation befo...
19:00 2019-05-23

Jorge Masvidal's Flying Knee KO Of Ben Askren Was The Result Of Planning, Not Luck On an initial viewing of that clip of Jorge Masvidal ending Ben Askren’s undefeated professional MMA run with a flying knee just seconds into the mat...
14:48 2019-07-08

New 2019 Bentley Flying Spur: official teaser images released News 16 May, 2019 Official teasers of the upcoming Bentley Flying Spur have been revealed, previewing the new luxury limousine inside a...
10:32 2019-05-21

Hydrogen-Powered Electric Flying Vehicle Unveiled by US-Based Company A transportation company is betting its sleek new hydrogen-powered electric flying vehicles will someday serve as taxis, cargo carriers and ambulance...
07:48 2019-05-30

Ex-Jet Chairman Naresh Goyal, Wife Stopped At Mumbai From Flying Abroad Former Jet Airways chairman Naresh Goyal and his wife were stopped by Mumbai immigration from travelling abroad, news agency PTI reported on Saturday...
12:16 2019-05-25

Video: How high-flying Bird's 2018/19 FE title charge fell apart For the first time in the history of ABB FIA Formula E, Envision Virgin Racing driver Sam Bird heads to a season finale without a chance to win a tit...
09:48 2019-07-11

FAA Bans Some Recalled MacBook Pro Models From Flying, Citing Fire Risk The Federal Aviation Administration has “banned select MacBook Pro” units from flying in the air after Apple issued a warning that some contained bat...
04:32 2019-08-14

Extremely rare species of flying squirrel discovered in Southwest China Scientists have discovered a new species of flying squirrel in Southwest China. The species is closely related to a pair of flying squirrel species o...
15:16 2019-07-18

Chris Cuomo caught on video flying into rage after man calls him ‘Fredo’ If he calls Chris Cuomo that again, he could be sleeping with the fishes. The CNN anchor was caught on video flying into an abject rage at a man for ...
01:00 2019-08-13

The Open: Lowry flying high, McIlroy makes nightmare start "Ireland\u0027s Shane Lowry was happy to fly in under the radar as he grabbed the early clubhouse lead at the British Open on Thursday, leaving sever...
16:00 2019-07-18

Vistara Pilots, Grounded For Flying With Low Fuel, Resume Duties: Report Aviation regulator DGCA Thursday permitted two Vistara pilots, who had issued a ''Mayday'' distress call due to low-fuel near Lucknow airport while o...
17:16 2019-07-18

Meet The Smart Autonomous Flying Phone-Case Camera Drone Selfly is a phone case that doubles as a flying drone camera – featured Kickstarter Every week we scour Kickstarter, Indiegogo and more to find the b...
08:48 2019-05-21

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...
00:32 2019-08-15

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...
07:16 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...
19:48 2019-05-29

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...
05:01 2019-05-22

Flying Wallendas cross Times Square on high wire in dramatic stunt Nik Wallenda, a seventh-generation acrobat, and his sister, Lijana Wallenda, coming back after a near-fatal accident in 2017, when she broke nearly e...
22:32 2019-06-23

Nearly 9 out of 10 flying insects in hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, a new study finds CIA Museum A new study found that almost 9 out of 10 flying insects in hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, and over half of the bacterial ...
17:48 2019-06-23

Flying Wallendas to cross Times Square on high wire 25 stories above pavement Lijana Wallenda makes a brave return after a high wire accident broke nearly all the bones in her face two years ago.      ...
15:32 2019-06-23

Flying Lotus: Flamagra review – cosmic voyager's cartoonish cinematic vision (Warp)Always known for Technicolor hip-hop odysseys, Flying Lotus has now gone fully cinematic. Following his directorial debut with the gross-out fl...
10:48 2019-05-24

Left-field cameos fuel Flying Lotus’ latest odyssey, Flamagra Every Flying Lotus album unfolds as a hero’s journey into the great unknown. On Los Angeles, the producer’s 2008 breakthrough, he scoured his hometow...
19:48 2019-05-24

Crash at Mountain of Hell bike race sends riders flying downhill The Mountain of Hell bike race took place Sunday on a glacier at Les Deux Alpes ski resort in France and it really lived up to its name as a big cras...
15:16 2019-07-02

Video shows drivers in Georgia stopping to grab $175,000 in 'flying' cash on highway Video captured more than a dozen people getting out of their vehicles on Tuesday to grab money that was flying all over a Georgia interstate, police ...
22:48 2019-07-10

A measles travel ban? Health officials have considered stopping infected travelers from flying The measles outbreak in several parts of the U.S. have prompted health officials to consider putting travelers on a rarely used Do Not Board list. &...
11:48 2019-05-28

AOC shocked to agree with GOP's Freedom Caucus on surveillance tech: 'Check the sky for flying pigs' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she checked to see if pigs could fly after she found a rare moment of common ground with House Republicans on Wedn...
07:16 2019-05-23

‘Unidentified object’ flying over DMZ sparking media frenzy turns out to be flock of birds An “unidentified object” detected flying near South Korea’s border with North Korea that sparked a media frenzy and prompted the south to launch figh...
16:16 2019-07-01

FAA officials say the helicopter pilot who died after crashing on top of a New York City skyscraper should not have been flying East Clinton Volunteer Fire Department Pilot Timothy McCormack died after crashing a helicopter on top of a New York City skyscraper on Monday. He w...
06:16 2019-06-12

Unidentified flying objects had Kansas City locals, weather service puzzled Unidentified flying objects were spotted in Kansas City, Missouri, Locals and even the local National Weather Service were puzzled by the objects. &...
13:32 2019-06-21

Swansea flying high after Borja Bastón double takes them past Preston Steve Cooper, the Swansea manager, said Borja Bastón was revelling in the role of leading the line after his two goals secured their win over Preston...
14:16 2019-08-17

Fortnite Fortbyte 89 Location Accessible by flying Scarlet Strike Glider through rings Accessible by flying the Scarlet Strike Glider through the rings east of Snobby Shores is the latest Fortbyte 89 challenge players can complete today...
10:16 2019-06-13

New Bentley Flying Spur: 207mph luxury sports saloon on show at Goodwood Rolls-Royce Ghost rival has an equal focus on driver engagement and passenger comfort The third-generation Bentley Flying Spur will represent a “qua...
07:48 2019-07-05

Glitch sends flying race car soaring hundreds of feet at launch event A technical glitch during a flying car demonstration sent an unmanned craft soaring hundreds of feet into the sky at Goodwood Festival of Speed in We...
04:32 2019-07-05

If you are flying from the US to Paris with Air France, you can now enjoy meals cooked by a Michelin-starred chef Nicolas Economou/Getty Images Air France has asked Daniel Rose, a Michelin-starred chef, to create special dishes for their business class passenger...
18:48 2019-07-17

Flying feet, tattoos and chicken masks: Copa América 2019 – in pictures Five years after hosting the World Cup, Brazil again was home to a major competition; this time the Copa América with 12 teams competing over 26 matc...
06:32 2019-07-09

FAA bars U.S. airlines from flying over Persian Gulf amid escalating tensions with Iran The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S.-registered aircraft operators from flying over the Persian Gulf a...
02:32 2019-06-21

Hydrogen-powered flying vehicle touted as Southern California traffic tonic Developers of a multi-rotor hover craft billed as the first flying vehicle to be powered by hydrogen fuel cells unveiled a full-scale model on Wednes...
22:48 2019-05-29

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...
18:48 2019-07-11

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...
22:48 2019-05-30

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.   ...
21:48 2019-05-29

UPDATE 1-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...
07:16 2019-06-04

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 ...
17:48 2019-05-30

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...
20:16 2019-05-30

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...
20:48 2019-08-07

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...
09:48 2019-06-18

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...
06:48 2019-06-14

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...
15:32 2019-05-29

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...
13:32 2019-05-21

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...
10:16 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....
14:48 2019-05-29

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. ...
00:00 2019-08-09

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...
21:32 2019-06-07

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...
21:32 2019-05-29

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...
19:00 2019-06-07

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 ...
18:48 2019-06-07

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...
07:48 2019-06-04

F1 driver Pierre Gasly enjoys flying lap of Red Bull Ring in a stunt plane – video F1 driver Pierre Gasly flew over the Red Bull Ring, which will host this weekend’s Austrian Grand Prix, in a stunt plane. The Red Bull Racing driver ...
15:32 2019-06-27

Flying Wallendas safely cross Times Square on high wire 25 stories above the pavement Lijana Wallenda makes a brave return after a high wire accident broke nearly all the bones in her face two years ago.      ...
02:32 2019-06-24

Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz flying from Dominican Republic to Boston following surgery on wounds from bar shooting SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz flying from Dominican Republic to Boston following surgery on wounds from bar...
19:32 2019-06-10

French Inventor Totes Rifle While Flying Turbine-Powered Flyboard at Bastille Day Celebrations European leaders including French President Emmanuel Macron were treated to a demonstration of the Flyboard Air, a sort of gas turbine-powered jetpac...
03:16 2019-07-15

Bentley Flying Spur grows, adds tech to rival Mercedes AMG S class, Maybach Bentley's third-generation Flying Spur sedan will grow in size and feature additional safety technology as the British ultraluxury brand looks to squ...
06:48 2019-06-11

Jorge Masvidal Records Fastest Knockout In UFC History With Flying Knee To Ben Askren's Skull It took all of five seconds for Jorge Masvidal to knock out Ben “Funky” Askren and record the fastest KO in UFC history, beating out previous record-...
15:32 2019-07-07

Uber experiment allows Eats orders from the main app Uber has started rolling out an experimental version of its app that was made to persuade its main service's customers to try its food delivery ...
07:32 2019-06-05

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...
07:16 2019-06-06

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 ...
07:16 2019-06-06

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...
11:16 2019-06-12

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...
14:48 2019-05-29

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...
14:00 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...
15:48 2019-06-06

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 ...
15:48 2019-06-06

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...
20:01 2019-07-31

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...
15:32 2019-05-29

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 ...
01:48 2019-05-31

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...
18:16 2019-06-06

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...
11:16 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.    ...
16:32 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...
19:32 2019-05-24

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...
19:48 2019-08-09

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...
07:48 2019-07-24

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...
13:32 2019-05-21

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...
18:16 2019-06-12

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,”...
03:48 2019-06-22

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 ...
18:16 2019-06-12

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...
19:16 2019-08-08

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 ...
12:32 2019-06-17

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.    ...
14:32 2019-07-17

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...
09:16 2019-05-21

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...
15:00 2019-06-08

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...
21:32 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...
04:32 2019-08-09

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...
16:00 2019-07-01

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...
17:48 2019-05-30

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...
12:01 2019-05-29

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...
19:00 2019-06-07

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...
09:16 2019-05-21

Uber launches helicopter service in New York The new service transports passengers from Manhattan to the John F. Kennedy International Airport for about $200.      ...
18:48 2019-07-10

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...
12:32 2019-06-12

A Prince's $500 Billion Desert Dream: Flying Cars, Robot Dinosaurs and a Giant Artificial Moon Saudi Arabia’s crown prince turned to U.S. consultants for help imagining a massive new city-state in the northwest of his kingdom. What emerged was ...
06:16 2019-08-05

A $400 million yacht rumored to be owned by Jeff Bezos called the 'Flying Fox' was spotted off the coast of Turkey AP Photo A mega-yacht rumored to cost $400 million and be owned by Jeff Bezos was spotted off the coast of Turkey in photos circulating on Twitter. ...
08:16 2019-08-04

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....
08:32 2019-06-13

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...
11:32 2019-07-03

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...
10:48 2019-07-17

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 ...
17:16 2019-07-09

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...
18:16 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...
19:48 2019-06-12

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...
15:32 2019-08-14

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...
15:32 2019-07-04

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...
18:16 2019-08-08

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&#...
14:48 2019-05-31

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 ...
15:00 2019-05-21

UPDATE 3-Uber unveils next-generation Volvo self-driving car Uber Technologies Inc unveiled its newest Volvo self-driving car in Washington on Wednesday as it works to eventually deploy vehicles without drivers...
23:16 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...
13:16 2019-06-12

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...
16:32 2019-07-22

‘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...
03:48 2019-05-30

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...
23:16 2019-08-04

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 ...
04:01 2019-05-23

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...
10:32 2019-06-13

Uber Eats driver caught masturbating just after delivery An Uber Eats delivery driver was allegedly caught masturbating inside his car by the New Jersey woman to whom he’d just delivered an order, aut...
23:32 2019-06-19

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...
17:48 2019-07-19

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...
08:16 2019-05-23

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 ...
11:32 2019-05-22

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...
06:48 2019-05-31

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...
02:48 2019-06-10

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...
17:16 2019-07-01

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...
01:00 2019-08-09

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...
08:16 2019-06-04

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...
10:32 2019-06-28

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...
18:00 2019-07-18

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...
11:48 2019-08-03

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...
07:48 2019-06-14

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...
17:16 2019-05-30

UBER To Offer Discounts To Families Of Fallen Heroes (LEX 18) – Ridesharing company UBER will be offering discounted rides to the families of fallen military heroes UBER is offering $15 off rides ...
14:48 2019-05-24

Uber braced for bumper tax bill as IRS and other countries investigate Taxi app firm’s ‘transfer pricing positions’ under examinationUS, UK, Netherlands and India reviewing company’s taxesUber is under investigation by U...
12:32 2019-06-04

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...
09:16 2019-05-21

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...
00:00 2019-08-13

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 ...
23:32 2019-06-04

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...
12:48 2019-08-09

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...
05:00 2019-08-09

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, is a...
13:48 2019-06-17

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...
19:16 2019-06-05

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...
09:16 2019-05-21

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 regulator...
17:32 2019-08-12

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...
13:16 2019-06-12

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 ...
05:32 2019-06-14

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...
02:16 2019-06-08

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...
09:48 2019-06-13

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...
10:16 2019-07-24

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...
21:48 2019-07-23

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 ...
10:16 2019-07-24

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 ...
16:16 2019-07-02

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...
04:00 2019-06-05

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...
18:48 2019-06-07

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...
21:32 2019-08-08

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...
05:16 2019-08-10

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...
19:16 2019-06-13

US Navy expert: Damage to Japanese-owned oil tanker ‘not consistent with an external flying object hitting the ship’ US NAVY 5th FLEET BASE NEAR FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US Navy expert: Damage to Japanese-owned oil tanker ‘not consistent with an e...
07:32 2019-06-19

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-...
15:00 2019-05-21

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....
20:16 2019-05-30

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...
19:16 2019-06-13

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...
22:32 2019-06-13

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...
12:00 2019-08-07

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...
17:48 2019-08-08

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...
17:16 2019-06-14

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...
17:48 2019-06-18

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...
22:00 2019-07-16

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...
10:48 2019-05-30

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...
22:16 2019-08-07

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...
10:16 2019-05-21

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...
11:16 2019-06-13

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...
18:16 2019-08-06

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...
22:32 2019-05-30

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...
14:48 2019-05-30

Report: Many Uber, Lyft drivers fail to respond to recalls NEW YORK (AP) — One in six Uber and Lyft drivers in the New York City and Seattle areas are driving vehicles with outstanding recalls, according to C...
17:48 2019-05-21

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. ...
18:16 2019-07-24

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...
13:32 2019-05-21

Uber Glitch Charges Users 100 Times Normal Price in the US Uber passengers in multiple cities were startled Wednesday when they were charged 100 times their normal fare for short trips, a glitch that sparked ...
07:32 2019-07-18

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...
22:16 2019-07-07

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 ...
09:16 2019-05-21

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...
08:32 2019-08-09

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...
19:16 2019-06-03

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...
01:16 2019-07-24

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...
18:32 2019-06-07

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'...
17:48 2019-06-07

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...
09:48 2019-06-03

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 ...
08:16 2019-07-01

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...
23:16 2019-07-02

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...
20:16 2019-06-10

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....
01:32 2019-07-24

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...
10:00 2019-06-07

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...
05:32 2019-07-11

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...
05:48 2019-07-24

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...
09:16 2019-07-11

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...
14:48 2019-06-04

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...
10:00 2019-05-27

CORRECTED-Polish payment system Blik could be available on Netflix, Uber - PPS CEO Platforms such as Netflix , Uber and other companies could soon be able to accept payments using Poland's Blik, according to the chief executive of P...
10:48 2019-07-02

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...
22:32 2019-05-24

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...
22:16 2019-06-27

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...
10:32 2019-07-03

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...
10:32 2019-05-23

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...
18:16 2019-06-07

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...
20:01 2019-05-23

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...
09:48 2019-07-09

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 ...
15:32 2019-07-03

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...
18:16 2019-06-12

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 ...
18:48 2019-07-16

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...
21:16 2019-05-22

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 ...
23:32 2019-05-22

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 ...
18:00 2019-06-11

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...
14:16 2019-06-11

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...
11:48 2019-08-08

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...
10:00 2019-06-06

Owner says Kokuka Courageous tanker crew saw “flying objects” before attack, suggesting ship wasn’t damaged by mines TOKYO (AP) — Owner says Kokuka Courageous tanker crew saw “flying objects” before attack, suggesting ship wasn’t damaged by mines. ...
02:00 2019-06-14

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...
13:32 2019-07-16

Colombia orders Uber to improve data security after 2016 breach Colombia has given ride-hailing app Uber Technologies Inc four months to improve its data security, the commerce regulator said on Tuesday, after a 2...
14:48 2019-07-23

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...
14:16 2019-07-01

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...
15:00 2019-07-01

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...
02:48 2019-07-17

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...
11:01 2019-07-17

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...
14:32 2019-07-17

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, ...
13:16 2019-07-09

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...
08:32 2019-06-21

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...
23:16 2019-07-10

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...
04:48 2019-06-28

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 ...
22:48 2019-07-22

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 ...
21:00 2019-07-16

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.        ...
00:32 2019-07-12

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...
08:48 2019-08-04

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...
12:48 2019-06-27

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...
20:01 2019-07-16

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 ...
02:48 2019-05-24

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...
03:00 2019-08-09

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...
10:16 2019-06-11

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...
22:48 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...
09:16 2019-05-21

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...
12:32 2019-06-13

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 ...
23:16 2019-07-02

Mexico tax plan for Uber creates friction among ride hailing firms Mexico on Monday detailed plans to withhold tax from drivers for ride-hailing and food delivery firms such as Uber Technologies Inc and Rappi, but Ch...
09:32 2019-05-21

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...
02:16 2019-06-01

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...
08:48 2019-08-17

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...
02:16 2019-06-13

Uber loses $1 billion in quarter, hitting forecast, as revenue rises 20% Uber Technologies Inc reported a $1 billion loss in its first quarterly report as a public company on Thursday, despite a 20 percent rise in revenue,...
18:16 2019-05-30

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...
03:48 2019-06-13

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'...
19:00 2019-06-07

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...
18:32 2019-06-06

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. &...
16:16 2019-06-06

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...
18:48 2019-05-23

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 ...
16:32 2019-05-30

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...
20:32 2019-08-08

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...
17:16 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...
19:48 2019-06-14

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.    ...
21:16 2019-06-05

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....
12:32 2019-05-31

Mets call-up takes 112-mile Uber to stadium then belts sealing homer Rajai Davis, 38, arrived during third inning after 5pm call-upVeteran spent about $230 on Uber to stadium from AllentownRajai Davis took batting prac...
20:01 2019-05-23

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...
01:16 2019-05-23

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 &#...
09:48 2019-06-11

Uber loses $5 billion, misses Wall Street targets despite easing price war Uber Technologies Inc reported a record $5.2 billion loss and revenue that fell short of Wall Street targets on Thursday as growth in its core ride-...
21:00 2019-08-08

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...
15:16 2019-05-23

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...
20:48 2019-07-02

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...
09:48 2019-07-17

Lyft hikes revenue forecast as price war with Uber eases, ridership rises The ride-hailing company reported a sharply wider net loss in the second quarter but said ridership and revenue per rider rose during the period. ...
02:32 2019-08-08

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. &...
21:16 2019-06-04

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. ...
14:32 2019-07-12

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...
12:16 2019-06-06

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....
03:48 2019-06-13

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...
03:48 2019-06-19

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...
19:16 2019-06-13

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...
13:32 2019-07-07

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...
19:00 2019-08-11

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...
16:48 2019-07-24

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...
18:16 2019-05-30

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...
19:16 2019-05-30