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Wednesday, 2 Sep 2015

Uber just hired the two guys who wirelessly hacked Jeep

Uber just hired the two guys who wirelessly hacked Jeep

It would appear Uber has just hired itself some serious computing muscle.

Thursday, 6 Aug 2015

Uber is losing over a hundred million dollars a year

Uber is losing over a hundred million dollars a year

Uber might be highly valued by investors, but the fact is that the company has yet to make a dime. Leaked documents showed Uber lost over US$160 million in the first half of last year.

Monday, 3 Aug 2015

Microsoft hands a cool US$100 million to Uber for investment

Microsoft hands a cool US$100 million to Uber for investment

More quizzical than surprising, Microsoft invests US$100 million in Uber during the taxi-hailing app's latest financing round.

Tuesday, 14 Jul 2015

Uber sidelined by German automakers in bid for Nokia Here mapping service

Uber sidelined by German automakers in bid for Nokia Here mapping service

Uber has lost a bid, thought to be around US$3 billion, for mapping service Nokia Here. The Finnish company is said to be in talks with BMW, Audi, and Mercedes-Benz on a potential deal instead.

Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015

Is Google planning to use its driverless cars to compete with Uber?

Is Google planning to use its driverless cars to compete with Uber?

According to reports, Google is currently working on a plan to use its driverless cars to come up with a competitor to Uber.

Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014

Uber banned in New Delhi after passenger accuses driver of rape

Uber banned in New Delhi after passenger accuses driver of rape

Uber has been facing lots of criticism of late and it has just been banned in the capital of India, New Delhi, after a passenger accused an Uber driver of rape.

Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014

Uber banned in Seoul as government plans its own app

Uber banned in Seoul as government plans its own app

The government of Seoul has deemed Uber illegal and said that it will launch its own app later this year for official taxis.

Thursday, 10 Jul 2014

Uber Driver Takes Passengers on High-speed Car Chase Through Washington, D.C.

Uber Driver Takes Passengers on High-speed Car Chase Through Washington, D.C.

An Uber passenger in Washington, D.C. claims that he was "kidnapped" and taken on a high-speed car chase through Washington, D.C. in an Uber cab.

Thursday, 12 Jun 2014

Thousands of Taxi Drivers Protest Against Uber in Europe

Thousands of Taxi Drivers Protest Against Uber in Europe

Thousands of taxi drivers are protesting against the Uber app across Europe, saying that the app skirts regulations and demanded that stricter regulations be placed on the app and its users.

Friday, 20 Sep 2013

UBERPRIX Party Bus On-Demand This F1 Weekend!

UBERPRIX Party Bus On-Demand This F1 Weekend!

Hyped up for the F1 SingTel Singapore Grand Prix but not exactly thrilled with the transport inconvenience this race-crazed weekend? Uber is introducing its #UBERPRIX party bus that's available tomorrow, 21 September, from 8pm to 2am!

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