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Uber launches 24x7 auto rentals service in six cities

Uber launched a comprehensive set of safety measures, such as the Go Online Checklist, a mandatory mask policy for both riders and drivers

27 Aug 2020 1:22 PM

You can now hire an Uber auto in Mumbai, Pune and four other cities at an hourly rate

Prices start at Rs 169 for a one-hour/10 km package. You can pick from multiple hourly packages but be prepared to pay hard cash.

26 Aug 2020 6:40 PM

Uber, Lyft hold off suspending services in California after court stay on adding drivers to rolls

A judge had originally given Uber and Lyft until Friday to comply with a labour law on the matter, which went into effect this year.

21 Aug 2020 6:23 PM

China begins testing robotaxis for hire amid race against US tech dominance

Autonomous hired cars are considered ideal for accumulating driving time and the data cache needed for cars to learn and become safe enough.

09 Aug 2020 4:33 PM

Uber expands its US food delivery business with purchase of startup Postmates

Postmates, whose business delivering food, groceries and other goods doubled amid lockdown, was bought for $2.65 billion.

06 Jul 2020 7:13 PM

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Uber takes cost-cutting drive, shuts Mumbai office

In May, Uber had said it is laying off about 600 employees as business has taken a major hit amid COVID-19 pandemic

05 Jul 2020 10:46 AM

Amazon enters ride-hailing space with purchase of self-driving taxi startup Zoox

Amazon and Zoox will compete with robotaxi offerings from Waymo, Cruise, Uber and Mobileye.

26 Jun 2020 8:40 PM

Uber signals recovery in rides as lockdown restrictions ease

Trip requests are now down about 70% from a year earlier, slightly lesser than April’s 80% drop

04 Jun 2020 11:27 AM

Amazon trucks could soon be self-driven: Ecommerce giant may buy robo-taxi startup Zoox, says WSJ

Zoox was founded in 2014 with a mission to build a “fleet of fully autonomous, battery electric, zero-emission vehicles".

27 May 2020 5:11 PM

Do Uber, Ola's massive layoffs indicate they may be driving off the map?

600 staff lose Uber jobs days after Ola laid off 1,400 people. Means cab aggregators, propped up by investors despite losses, won't recover?

26 May 2020 10:56 PM

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Uber India lays off 600 employees

Uber fired a total of 6,700 employees across the world and with this 25% of its global workforce is now out of job

26 May 2020 1:31 PM

Thought H-1B workers had made it? Turns out Google, Microsoft, other tech firms pay them below par

Report says 500,000 migrant workers in firms like Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Walmart, Qualcomm and Uber are paid salaries in lowest wage slabs

06 May 2020 3:52 PM

Join efforts to trace the coronavirus route map in your locality by downloading this app

The MIT prototype Private Kit: Safe Paths app works by sharing location data between users, without revealing who the users are.

23 Mar 2020 5:46 PM

Uber, Lyft suspend shared rides in US, Canada, but not yet in India

Pooled rides show up on the Uber and Ola apps in India even now

18 Mar 2020 5:56 PM

Uber self-driving cars, with humans in control, to cruise Friday

Uber is operating self-driving cars in autonomous mode with safety drivers behind the wheel.

27 Jan 2020 7:17 AM

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The future is almost here; air taxis from Uber, Hyundai coming soon

Hyundai Motor, Uber join hands to develop shared air taxis.

08 Jan 2020 8:26 AM

Uber, Ola drivers: Crushed by an uncaring govt, insensitive clients

Despite diminishing returns, large number of drivers join, while many leave the service.

29 Dec 2019 1:59 AM

Riding around in the age of Uber

Cab aggregators claim they are losing money, drivers are not earning enough and customers claim they are paying too much.

29 Dec 2019 1:54 AM

Brash Uber co-founder Kalanick leaves board to focus on industrial kitchens

He will depart Uber’s board of directors by the end of the year, the company said on Tuesday.

28 Dec 2019 4:02 PM

Lawmaker says Uber must take action after disclosing sexual assault reports

The sexual assault figure represents a 16 per cent fall in the rate of incidents from the previous year.

08 Dec 2019 8:00 PM

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