- News tagged "uber"
Wednesday, 11 Nov 2015
Starting today, Uber will now use disguised phone numbers for both riders and drivers, while retaining features that allow both parties to contact each other via the taxi-booking app.
Thursday, 29 Oct 2015
With UberASSIST, the elderly and disabled can now get around more easily with help from their local Uber driver!
Wednesday, 2 Sep 2015
It would appear Uber has just hired itself some serious computing muscle.
Thursday, 6 Aug 2015
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
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 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
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 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
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
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.