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Uber set to sign massive lease at 3 World Trade Center

The deal will give the ride-hailing app seven floors, totaling more than 300,000 square feet, with an option to take an eighth floor for an additional 50,000 square feet, Crain’s New York Business said on Friday....

Uber set to sign massive lease at 3 World Trade Center

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Uber is opening massive new offices in Chicago and Dallas despite recent cost-cutting efforts (UBER) Raymond Boyd/Getty Images Uber has plans for massive new offices in Chicago and Dallas, the company has confirmed in recent weeks. The expansion could mean the ride-hailing giant's San Francisco headquarters is dwarfed by larger satellite offices. ...
05:56 2019-09-10

Massive U.S. geothermal lease sale draws few bids A massive government sale on Tuesday of geothermal energy leases in Nevada generated bids on just 26% of the land parcels offered, with most selling at the minimum price of $2 an acre....
08:00 2019-09-18

Havas and McCubbin split massive lease on Madison Avenue Havas PR Worldwide and McCubbin Hosiery have now split the former Rose Associates fifth floor digs through subleases at the 26-story 200 Madison Ave. which takes up the full blockfront between East 35th and 36th streets....
04:42 2019-08-21

How 7 World Trade Center beat the odds It was the little lease that could — and now, the deal that proved to be the turning point in downtown’s commercial rebirth after 9/11 is getting a second wind. Sources said the New York Academy of Sciences and Silverstein properties will renew the a...
05:42 2019-05-30

New memorial dedicated at World Trade Center site The National September 11 Memorial & Museum dedicated an new memorial Thursday to honor anyone who developed an illness or died after being exposed to dust and smoke released in the collapse of the World Trade Center towers. (May 30)   ...
22:42 2019-05-30

Three World Trade Center retail space is still a dark void More than a year after Three World Trade Center opened its doors, the tower’s Church Street-facing retail base remains embarrassingly dark. And retail mall operator Westfield blames the Port Authority. Westfield says it can’t bring in store tenants b...
06:42 2019-09-10

New memorial area dedicated at World Trade Center site NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says a new memorial glade at the World Trade Center site “helps us fulfill our duty” to those who were sickened or died after responding to the Sept. 11 attacks. Recovery worker...
18:42 2019-05-30

Carta snags new office space in One World Trade Center Two tenants duked it out for the 82nd floor of One World Trade Center and, as the Post’s Steve Cuozzo reported in June, Olo won. Now, the second tenant, Carta, has leased 36,099 square feet on the 81st floor. Carta also known as eshares, has outgrown...
12:42 2019-07-24

World Trade Center contractors indicted for ‘pay-to-play’ scheme A trio of crooked contractors was busted for a “pay-to-play” bribery scheme involving the construction of the World Trade Center, authorities said. James Luckie, 58, the former Cushman & Wakefield electrical manager, allegedly accepted extravagant gi...
17:42 2019-05-30

World Trade Center dust linked to prostate cancer in 9/11 responders Dust from the World Trade Center in New York, which contained metals and organic compounds, may have triggered chronic inflammation and played a role in prostate cancer in Sept. 11 first responders....
19:42 2019-06-21

DNA testing identifies victim of 9/11 attacks at New York's World Trade Center Nearly 18 years after the Set. 11, 2001, attacks in New York City, authorities have identified another person whose remains were found near a Manhattan skyscraper....
07:56 2019-06-12

Japan-South Korea dispute is a sign that the world order is 'collapsing,' says trade expert The trade conflict between Japan and South Korea is a sign that the global order is "collapsing," according to Deborah Elms, executive director at the Asian Trade Centre....
05:14 2019-08-30

Air Lease signs long-term lease placements for four Airbus jets Air Lease Corporation said on Tuesday it had signed long-term lease placements for two new Airbus A320neo and two Airbus A321neo LR aircraft with Japan's Peach Aviation Ltd....
09:00 2019-06-18

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 Bogota, the company said on Wednesday....
04:14 2019-05-23

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 animal an Uber, as they were unfit to drive....
16:14 2019-07-07

Former Panthers center Ryan Kalil comes out of retirement to sign with Jets Ryan Kalil retired from the NFL after the 2018 season, but the 34-year-old center is making a surprise return to the league and signing with the Jets.       ...
05:28 2019-08-02

Pro Bowl center Ryan Kalil unretires to sign with Jets The Jets are reinforcing their offensive line. The team announced Thursday it agreed to terms with center Ryan Kalil, who announced his retirement at the end of the 2018 season. He must pass a physical before signing a reported one-year, $8.4 million...
21:28 2019-08-01

Reports: Dwight Howard to sign with Lakers to fill void at center The Lakers are turning to a familiar — though not fondly remembered — face to fill out the roster. Dwight Howard is coming back to Hollywood.       ...
08:14 2019-08-24

Flyers sign center Kevin Hayes to $50 million, 7-year deal PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers have signed center Kevin Hayes to a $50 million, seven-year contract. Hayes becomes the Flyers’ third-highest paid player with a deal worth $7.14 million per season and should step in as their new No....
20:56 2019-06-19

Game of Thrones Creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss Sign Massive Overall Deal With Netflix They helped create one of the most popular pieces of pop culture this century, and now they’re being rewarded with a nine-figure deal to produce even more projects for the best-known streaming service in the world.Read more......
15:42 2019-08-08

What you should know about Africa's massive, 55-country trade bloc Leaders from 55 African nations have worked out a massive deal they hope will connect 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc, and heat up commerce within the continent itself....
12:28 2019-07-11

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 even as he downplayed recent volatility in the stock price....
20:14 2019-06-11

Boring MLB trade deadline may have massive ripple effects This won’t go down as the worst baseball trade deadline — that would be 2005 — nor, clearly, the best. It just might be remembered, however, as the most surprising. And when you surprise people, for better or worse, you produce unexpected ripple effe...
21:14 2019-08-03

Former Google engineer charged with taking self-driving trade secrets to Uber Levandowski could face many years in prison and a fine if convicted. He is expected to appear later on Tuesday in federal court in San Jose, California....
06:56 2019-08-28

Former Star Google and Uber Engineer Charged With Theft of Trade Secrets Anthony Levandowski, one of Silicon Valley’s foremost technologists on autonomous cars, was charged with theft and attempted theft of trade secrets from Google....
19:56 2019-08-27

Feds charge Ex-Google, Uber engineer with stealing trade secrets A former Google engineer accused of stealing trade secrets for Uber was arrested Tuesday and charged with looting Google’s top-secret files. Anthony Levandowski was charged by San Francisco federal prosecutors with downloading 14,000 documents about ...
02:00 2019-08-28

Trade's Derailment Sends Ominous Sign The railroad business has plenty of nontrade related issues, but tariffs aren’t helping matters. Given their broad range of clients, CSX’s and Union Pacific’s challenges could portend broader U.S. corporate weakness....
02:28 2019-07-23

Vietnam, EU sign landmark free trade deal The European Union signed a landmark free trade deal with Vietnam on Sunday, the first of its kind with a developing country in Asia, paving the way for tariff reductions on 99% of goods between the trading bloc and Southeast Asian country....
14:14 2019-06-30

Sources: Heat finalizing sign-and-trade for Butler The Heat are finalizing a sign-and-trade with the 76ers to acquire Jimmy Butler, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, with Josh Richardson headed to Philadelphia as part of the deal....
04:56 2019-07-01

UN members sign treaty on mediation in trade disputes The treaty aims to improve the international trade and investment environment. The United States and China signed the treaty while being locked in an escalating trade war....
11:56 2019-08-07

Trump arrives in Japan, kicking off 4-day state visit with trade talks at its center President Trump and first lady Melania Trump landed in Japan on Saturday, kicking off a highly anticipated state visit -- with the president to become the first foreign leader to meet Japan’s new Emperor Naruhito....
13:14 2019-05-25

Massive sandcastle breaks world record There's a striking new building in Binz, Germany -- a sandcastle complete with turrets, multiple levels and an enviable seaside location. Find out just how high this sandcastle goes....
13:28 2019-06-07

US will be 'on doorstep' ready to sign UK trade deal after Brexit, says Pompeo On first trip to Washington as UK foreign secretary, Dominic Raab says Trump was ‘effusive in his warmth’ for BritainThe secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has said that the US will be “on the doorstep, pen in hand”, ready to sign a new trade deal with...
00:00 2019-08-08

UK and South Korea agree to sign free trade deal The UK has signed a free trade agreement (FTA) in principle with South Korea that will ensure businesses from both countries can continue trading freely after Brexit....
09:28 2019-06-10

After 'Howdy Modi,' Trump and India's PM could sign trade deal The United States and India are racing to negotiate a limited trade deal that U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi can sign at the United Nations General Assembly in New York at the end of September, people familiar wit...
13:28 2019-09-21

Lakers add Cousins, complete Davis trade; will re-sign Rondo The Los Angeles Lakers put more pieces of their revamped roster together on Saturday, agreeing to a one-year deal with free-agent center DeMarcus Cousins and bringing back point guard Rajon Rondo....
09:42 2019-07-07

| Nigerian president urged to sign African trade deal A special government panel has recommended that President Muhammadu Buhari sign Nigeria up for a landmark African free trade agreement, ahead of a key meeting of African leaders....
19:14 2019-06-28

Flyers will get first chance to sign ex-Ranger Kevin Hayes after trade Kevin Hayes and Alain Vigneault are back together again — for a few weeks, at least. The Flyers traded for Hayes, the former Rangers center, Monday night by sending a 2019 fifth-round pick to the Jets. Hayes is set to become an unrestricted free agen...
23:14 2019-06-04

U.S.-China Trade Talks Resume in Shanghai With No Sign of a Breakthrough (SHANGHAI) — U.S. and Chinese envoys met Wednesday for talks aimed at ending a tariff war after President Donald Trump accused Beijing of trying to stall negotiations in hopes he will not win re-election in 2020. Economists say quick breakthrou...
19:28 2019-07-31

Pacers acquire Malcolm Brogdon in sign-and-trade with Bucks The Pacers added size and shooting to their backcourt by acquiring Malcolm Brogdon from the Bucks and agreeing on a four-year, $85 million contract.       ...
03:14 2019-07-01

Chicago Blackhawks trade center Artem Anisimov to Ottawa Senators for Zack Smith Ottawa's acquisition of center Artem Anisimov from the Chicago Blackhawks moves the Senators closer to the salary cap floor.       ...
23:56 2019-07-16

The US-China trade war is helping drive the massive fires burning the Amazon rainforest Bruno Kelly/Reuters The Amazon rainforest has been seized by massive fires as Brazilian farmers cut down trees for farmland. China's desire for more soybeans and agricultural products is helping drive the need for more farmland in Brazil. China's ne...
01:14 2019-09-08

UK and South Korea agree to sign post-Brexit trade deal Agreement is Britain’s first major trade deal in Asia since the vote to leave the EUThe UK has reached a preliminary trade deal with South Korea to avoid disruption if Britain leaves the EU without an agreement.The two countries have agreed in princi...
14:28 2019-06-10

Warriors floating costly Kevin Durant sign-and-trade scenario Kevin Durant may have a different path to the Knicks. According to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, the Warriors are floating the idea of doing a sign-and-trade with the injured forward to benefit both Durant and Golden State. The Warriors are the only ...
20:14 2019-06-20

Los Angeles Clippers to sign Kawhi Leonard, trade for Paul George The Los Angeles Clippers stunned the NBA world Saturday morning by agreeing to terms with free agent forward Kawhi Leonard and tentatively completing a trade with the Oklahoma City Thunder for MVP finalist Paul George....
08:56 2019-07-07

South Korea, UK agree to sign free trade deal ahead of Brexit South Korea and Britain have agreed in principle to sign a separate free trade deal ahead of Britain's exit from the European Union in late October, South Korea's trade ministry said on Monday....
07:14 2019-06-10

Rohit Sharma On The Brink Of Breaking Two Massive World Cup Records Rohit Sharma's scintillating form in World Cup 2019 has seen him plunder 647 runs in eight innings, and now, he is on the verge of breaking two massive World Cup records....
13:56 2019-07-07

Steel Division 2 debuts with massive World War II tank battles French independent developer and self-publisher Eugen Systems has launched its real-time strategy game Steel Division 2 on Steam on the Windows PC and Mac.Read More...
20:00 2019-06-20

Massive crater that appeared overnight was likely caused by World War II bomb A World War II bomb likely detonated and created the massive crater that appeared overnight in a field near Limburg, Germany, officials say.        ...
21:56 2019-06-27

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. [credit: Nathan Mattise ] ...
16:56 2019-07-12

South Korea to remove Japan from preferred trade list in sign of growing tension South Korea said Monday that it has decided to remove Japan from a list of nations receiving preferential treatment in trade in what was seen as a countermeasure to Tokyo's recent decision to downgrade Seoul's trade status amid a diplomatic row....
19:14 2019-08-12

Massive Kentucky man breaks bench press world record: video This Kentucky powerlifter is in a league of his own. A man who has been pumping iron for just seven years now holds the world record in the raw bench press after hoisting a staggering 739.6 pounds at an event on Saturday in California, the Owensboro ...
18:56 2019-09-03

Uber’s Future May Depend On Convincing the World Drivers Aren’t Part of its ‘Core Business’ Facing the most serious threat yet to its business model, Uber is dusting off a legal argument it has employed with mixed results: that it’s a technology platform, not a transportation company. Now, as a new California law threatens to upend it...
15:56 2019-09-12

Trump will be ready with 'pen in hand' to sign a post-Brexit trade deal with Britain, says Mike Pompeo The US will be ready with "pen in hand" to sign a post-Brexit trade deal with the UK, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday, despite reservations from congressional leaders about a no-deal Brexit. "We support the United Kingdom's sovereign...
14:00 2019-08-08

Wizards agree to deals with guards Isaiah Thomas, Ish Smith, sign-and-trade of Tomas Satoransky Thomas, a two-time all-star who has been slowed by injury, is expected to join the Wizards on a one-year deal for the veteran's minimum of approximately $2.3 million. Smith, a nine-year veteran, is expected to sign a guaranteed two-year deal for $12 ...
09:00 2019-07-02

Hundreds of Thousands Demand Climate Action in Massive Youth-Led Strikes Around the World After years of equivocation on climate issues by politicians and leaders around the world, young people have had enough. That’s the message from the young leaders of Friday’s global climate protests, which drew hundreds of thousands of pe...
05:00 2019-09-21

Warriors land D'Angelo Russell in sign-and-trade with Nets, send Andre Iguodala to Grizzlies The Warriors mitigated somewhat the loss of Kevin Durant by reaching a deal to acquire D'Angelo Russell from the Nets in a sign-and-trade.       ...
10:00 2019-07-01

Eddie Jones faces massive dilemma as England play at keeping up appearances before World Cup In Treviso this week, England's forwards had the words "body language" hollered at them from the base of the training scrum by Ben Youngs each time they packed down....
10:56 2019-09-07

Uber Freight is making trucking more efficient and could help Uber turn a profit The trucking industry is worth hundreds of billions of dollars per year. Uber is going after this market with Uber Freight, an online platform that matches truckers with shippers looking to move cargo from one place to another....
19:56 2019-09-14

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 list options on Uber Technologies, Inc. (UBER), a ride-share company, on Thursday, May 16, once the u...
19:42 2019-05-21

Uber has proposed a new minimum wage for drivers after years of protests, but it comes with a catch (UBER, LYFT) Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Uber has offered a $21 minimum wage for drivers as it fights against a California bill that could devastate its business. But there's a catch: the wage floor would only apply while drivers are on a ride, which is less t...
07:42 2019-08-30

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 low on the marketing team for months, other former employees say, leaving few surprised by the shakeup...
10:56 2019-08-01

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 spoke to executives about the first aircraft, a helicopter-airplane hybrid at the company's Elevate conf...
08:56 2019-06-12

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 scanning a QR code during your ride, you'll unlock deals on everything from AirPods to luxury suitcas...
01:14 2019-07-18

Hyundai joins World Rally Championship race to sign Toyota's Tanak Hyundai has joined the race to sign Ott Tanak for the 2020 World Rally Championship, with team boss Andrea Adamo declaring he has no qualms about chasing a 'superteam' line-up...
14:42 2019-07-03

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 the past two weeks, to 36 million shares from 13.6 million. The value of short positions in Uber has...
03:42 2019-05-29

Coach accuses Little League World Series team of ‘dishonorable,’ ‘disgusting’ sign stealing Rhode Island defeated New Hampshire to win the New England regional championship, but the New Hampshire coach wasn't pleased with his opponent's sportsmanship....
05:56 2019-08-15

| Teen schools Trump on climate | Massive drug haul: WATCH the top world news videos for today Thunberg: Trump should listen to climate science | 755kg of ice found in putrid cowhides in Mexican shipping container; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
17:14 2019-08-29

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, because sending the GDP of Vanuatu off a cliff every three months is Uber’s current business model, mo...
04:14 2019-05-31

The massive pop culture festival has experienced massive growth since its launch as a gathering of comic book enthusiasts in 1970 (NBC News)  Comic-Con is celebrating its 50th anniversary in San Diego, California. More than 130,000 fans from around the world are expected to attend the annual pop culture extravaganza this weekend. Studios and TV networks will be capitalizing on ...
20:42 2019-07-19

US and Britain could sign sector-by-sector trade deals, says John Bolton After meeting with PM, Trump security adviser talks up post-Brexit relationshipDonald Trump’s national security adviser, John Bolton, has said Britain and the US could sign sector-by-sector free-trade deals prior to a comprehensive trade deal as a wa...
23:42 2019-08-12

What Should I Do If I'm Way Over The Miles On My Lease? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we’re discussing what to do if you go over the mileage restrictions on your lease...
19:42 2019-09-20

'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.        ...
23:42 2019-06-06

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 count toward the company's guaranteed minimum pay for orders, instead of being added on top of the check...
15:28 2019-07-23

Korean Air to buy 20 Boeing 787s, lease 10 more Korean Air Lines Co Ltd said on Wednesday it will add 30 Boeing Co Dreamliner passenger jets to its fleet, including what it said would be the country's first use of the largest Dreamliner model, the 787-10....
04:56 2019-06-19

Whole Foods signs lease for 63 Madison Ave. The long-underutilized ground-level space at 63 Madison Ave. (aka 28 E. 28th St.) has landed a huge retail tenant — Whole Foods Market, which signed for 60,000 square feet. The new gourmet emporium will have 10,000 square feet at street level plus 50...
05:56 2019-08-20

Best lease deals of the week: 4x4 estates Go anywhere, pack anything and save thousands over an SUV with one of these rough stuff-ready load-luggers Leasing can be an affordable, practical route into having your own private car, but it's not always easy to tell the good deals from the duds....
04:00 2019-08-28

Before You Negotiate Your Lease Renewal, Decide What You Really Want It’s that dreaded day far too many months before your apartment lease actually ends: When the renewal notice comes, and you have to decide to stay or go way faster than you wanted to think about....
19:00 2019-05-23

Best lease deals of the week: Superminis Urban runabouts can now offer premium levels of kit and a surprisingly rewarding driving experience Leasing can be an affordable, practical route into having your own private car, but it's not always easy to tell the good deals from the duds.  The e...
06:56 2019-08-04

The Bill That Would Make Uber And Lyft Drivers Employees Isn't Just Making Uber And Lyft Nervous It appears increasingly likely AB5, the California bill that would significantly narrow the definition of an independent contractor in the state and have potentially profound implications on the gig economy, will pass. Last weekend, Governor Gavin Ne...
01:56 2019-09-07

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 billion valuation fell well short of speculations of $100 billion, Uber is still one of the biggest n...
17:00 2019-08-10

MassMutual signs lease for new office space MassMutual has signed for 22,000 square feet for 10 years at Marx Realty’s 10 Grand Central, the Ely Jacques Kahn-designed office tower previously known as 708 Third Ave. It’s the latest advance for the property where Marx recently spent $48 million ...
06:56 2019-08-13

Best lease deals of the week: warm hatches Do you find hot hatchbacks a little too extreme? Turn things down a notch with these slightly souped-up superminis and family hatches Leasing can be an affordable, practical route into having your own private car, but it's not always easy to tell th...
01:56 2019-08-21

Best lease deals of the week: Compact SUVs Get on trend with a jacked-up hatchback that's as practical as it is stylish Leasing can be an affordable, practical route into having your own private car, but it's not always easy to tell the good deals from the duds.  The experts at our sister m...
12:56 2019-09-18

Best lease deals of the week: Electric cars With ever-increasing ranges and rapidly improving charging infrastructure, an EV makes a lot of sense - and even more so on a lease deal Leasing can be an affordable, practical route into having your own private car, but it's not always easy to tell...
09:56 2019-05-22

Best lease deals of the week: City cars Easy to park, cheap to run and fizzing with character, these urban runabouts will keep even keen drivers occupied Leasing can be an affordable, practical route into having your own private car, but it's not always easy to tell the good deals from th...
04:56 2019-09-11

FiDi is seeing its best midyear lease numbers in nearly 20 years FiDi landlords are celebrating the area’s biggest midyear office leasing total since 2000 — about 3.8 million square feet, according to new data from CBRE reported by the New York City Downtown Alliance. Among the highlights: Relocations to FiDi from...
06:56 2019-08-13

WeWork's Mounting Lease Debt Looms Over IPO Plans As WeWork prepares for an initial public offering, it has accumulated a mounting pile of debt and financial obligations that could concern potential investors....
14:28 2019-06-18

Best lease deals of the week: Budget family SUVs Need a high-riding family hauler? Skip the Range Rover and Q7, there's refinement and polish at the other end of the segment as well Leasing can be an affordable, practical route into having your own private car, but it's not always easy to tell the...
05:56 2019-09-04

How Once-Doomed Mortgage Giants Gained New Lease on Life Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac cranked out profits as housing recovered after the financial crisis, and Congress couldn’t come up with a very good alternative to them. Now, the Trump administration has a roadmap for reprivatizing them....
21:28 2019-09-13

Marquee Brands signs new office lease for 330 W. 34th St. Marquee Brands, which manages such glamorous names as Martha Stewart and Bruno Magli, is on the move. The company just signed a new office lease for 27,811 square feet at Vornado’s 330 W. 34th St., where it will move from 601 W. 26th St., the Starret...
06:42 2019-09-10

Tucson man has new lease on life after receiving liver transplant TUCSON – Doctors told a Tucson man that he had three to five years to live after being diagnosed with liver cancer three years ago. Now Michael Palmer, 63, has a new lease on life after receiving a liver transplant at Dignity Health St. Joseph&...
05:56 2019-06-29

Honda And Orix Partner To Offer Its Cars On Lease The Japanese carmaker does say that the lease plan will offer many benefits to customers like comprehensive insurance plans, maintenance packages, tax management and curated rentals as per......
19:42 2019-09-10

Governor talks Superdome renovation, new Saints lease Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says the state is working on lease extensions with the New Orleans Saints designed to keep the NFL club in the Superdome for up to 30 additional years       ...
05:42 2019-08-13

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21:14 2019-09-14

Ghaziabad Woman Who Died In Accident Gives Fresh Lease Of Life To Others Several people got a new lease of life after receiving organs of a 56-year-old woman, including her heart that was sent to a hospital in south Delhi for transplant for a man, through a green corridor......
16:14 2019-06-17

WeWork hosts analysts before IPO; debt, lease obligations in focus Wall Street banks are set to grill WeWork on its finances on Wednesday as it prepares to publicly sell stock for the first time, possibly in September, a sale that will create a benchmark for the rapidly expanding flexible office industry....
19:00 2019-07-31

Italy revokes lease for site of Bannon's right-wing academy Italy's culture ministry has said it will revoke the lease on a state-owned monastery where a right-wing Roman Catholic institute close to former Trump White House adviser Steve Bannon had planned to train political activists....
16:42 2019-06-01

Airbus launches new A321XLR jet and wins Air Lease Corp orders Airbus launched its A321XLR jet and announced orders for the new model, as the European planemaker aims to carve out new routes for airlines with smaller planes and steal a march on rival Boeing's plans for a possible new mid-market jet....
10:42 2019-06-17

U.S. vows first oil lease sale in Alaska arctic refuge this year The U.S. Interior Department is determined to sell oil leases for the first time this year in the ecologically sensitive but presumably petroleum-rich coastal plain of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, a Trump administration official said on ...
03:28 2019-05-31

Mets castoff Travis d’Arnaud has new lease on life with Rays ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Travis d’Arnaud ran to the Rays’ clubhouse door at Tropicana Field, gave a fist bump to the security guard and dashed into the room to wild cheers after hitting the first walk-off home run of his career on Saturday. Yes, d’Arna...
14:56 2019-07-07

Barrick calls for 'partnership approach' to secure Porgera lease extension Canadian miner Barrick Gold Corp said on Thursday it conveyed the need for a "partnership approach" for the future of the Porgera gold mine in Papua New Guinea, as the Pacific nation wants more benefits from the mine, for which Barrick is seeking a l...
08:28 2019-08-02

Rocket firm Relativity signs lease with NASA for new robotic 3D printing factory Relativity Space, a venture-backed rocket maker, said on Tuesday it will lease space from NASA in Mississippi, where its gigantic 3D printers will produce low-cost rockets to be used to launch small-payload satellites into orbit....
21:56 2019-06-11

Carl Icahn to lease Miami office space near private-island home Carl Icahn is moving his financial empire to an unassuming office building that’s just five miles from his Miami mansion — and more than 1,000 miles from where the rest of his employees live now. The Wall Street titan — who, as first reported by The ...
23:42 2019-09-20

Fine-art company Maquette signs big lease for Long Island City headquarters Fine-art logistics company Maquette has signed a 46,860-square-foot lease in Long Island City for its headquarters and an expansion of its art-handling operations. The North River Co.-owned building at 48-49 35th St. is just one block from its other ...
21:14 2019-07-31

Life Time Fitness lease shines at Retail Deal of the Year Awards The 21st Annual Retail Deal of the Year Awards were dominated by two downtown transactions. The Real Estate Board of New York’s first prize award for the most ingenious transaction was taken home by the brokers for both sides of the 72,260-square-foo...
05:14 2019-06-12

Air Asia India Drops Plan To Lease Jet's Grounded B737 Aircraft: Report The Bengaluru-headquartered Air Asia India also showed initial interest and applied to Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for regulatory approval....
20:00 2019-05-25

How Trump’s Trade War Is Being Fought Around the World Mexico, China, Japan, Europe, Canada: The White House’s various conflicts add up to a broad assault on a postwar effort to build economic ties around the world....
19:14 2019-05-31

As Trump Swerves on Trade War, It’s Whiplash for the Rest of the World At the Group of 7 meeting in France, President Trump changed his approach to the trade war with China time and again, leaving much of the world off balance. “It’s the way I negotiate,” he said....
02:14 2019-08-27

3 Countries Cut Rates as World Braces for More Trade War Turbulence Central banks in India, Thailand and New Zealand cut interest rates in what one analyst called “defensive action” amid fears of worsening U.S.-China tensions....
18:00 2019-08-07

China opposes trade war, not good for it, U.S. and the world: Xinhua Chinese Vice Premier Liu He said on Tuesday that China firmly opposes a trade war as it is not good for it, the United States and the world, the state news agency Xinhua reported....
15:14 2019-09-03

What an African free-trade deal means for the world The deal would create a $3.4 trillion economic zone of some 1.3 billion people. But critics say it will only benefit the continent's already prosperous countries....
08:14 2019-09-09

Opinion: The world has reached a crossroads in trade policy It's not too late for US trading partners to decide which path to take: one based on retaliation leading to trade destruction, or a path where tariffs are reduced. The window to decide is closing, says Dennis Snower....
18:42 2019-08-16

Trade uncertainty stops world stocks in tracks World shares were steady on Friday as uncertainty ahead of a meeting on trade between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping deterred traders from making bold directional bets....
11:42 2019-06-28

Bundesbank's Weidmann: U.S.-China row may reduce world trade by 1% A trade dispute between the United States and China could reduce global trade by 1% in the medium term, Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann said on Sunday....
12:56 2019-06-09

World share markets continue rally on trade, Fed hopes Stock indexes around the world gained on Tuesday as investors piled into riskier assets as they bet on Federal Reserve interest rate cuts and that a U.S.-China trade agreement could follow the U.S.-Mexico deal....
18:14 2019-06-11

World powers need to help the US win a trade deal with China, says ex-Trump negotiator World powers should work with the United States to get a deal with China as unfair trade practices affect everyone, former top White House negotiator Clete Willems told CNBC Tuesday....
10:42 2019-08-27

MLB playoff rankings: Eight best World Series bets after the trade deadline Baseball's trade deadline has passed and the league's contenders had varying levels of success in acquiring additional assets. Who's in the best shape?       ...
02:56 2019-08-01

Trade unions around the world support global climate strike Adults, businesses and trade unions asked to join youth climate campaignTrade unions representing hundreds of millions of people around the world have come out in support of what is expected to be the biggest climate mobilisation the world has ever s...
14:42 2019-09-19

World economy rebound thrown into doubt by escalating trade war Fears that companies will shelve investment, consumers will cut spending and stocks will slide have been revived after Donald Trump and Xi Jinping’s fragile trade truce was shattered with both sides slapping fresh tariffs on the other’s goods....
20:01 2019-05-21

The U.S.-China Trade War Is Steering the World Toward Crisis and There Is No Easy Retreat Leaders and elder statesmen of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) gathered at the balmy seaside resort of Beidaihe just east of Beijing Saturday to kick off their annual summer retreat. It’s a famously clandestine affair, with roads closed, chec...
14:14 2019-08-07

Trade conflicts are threatening the world with 'chaos,' expert warns Nations need to cooperate to overcome their differences instead of resorting to retaliatory measures that hurt global growth, an international trade expert told CNBC on Friday....
09:28 2019-06-07

Trade war would have a 'devastating' impact on the world economy, Morgan Stanley CEO Gorman says Morgan Stanley is the sixth biggest U.S. bank by assets, but it has leading businesses in Wall Street arenas like equities trading and mergers advice....
01:56 2019-06-28

VMware adjusting for a 'two trading-bloc world' as US-China trade war escalates, says CEO American companies are having to adjust accordingly to operating in two distinct Chinese and American marketplaces as the trade war escalates, Patrick Gelsinger tells CNBC....
23:28 2019-08-23

GLOBAL MARKETS-Trade uncertainty stops world stocks in tracks World shares were steady on Friday as uncertainty ahead of a meeting on trade between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping deterred traders from making bold directional bets....
11:14 2019-06-28

One of the world's biggest investors warns of low returns amid US-China trade war GIC, Singapore's sovereign wealth fund, says it's investing in countries such as Vietnam to cushion the impact from heightened political uncertainty....
06:14 2019-07-03

Trump Calls China a ‘Threat to the World’ as Trade Talks Approach The president says he will not accept an interim trade deal and accused China of building up its military with funds earned through unfair trade practices....
21:42 2019-09-20

World Trade Organization opens the way for Chinese sanctions against US tariffs in Obama-era The WTO ruling recognized that the United States had proved that China used state-owned enterprises to subsidize and distort its economy. But the U.S. must accept Chinese prices to measure subsidies, even though USTR viewed those prices as "distorted...
09:14 2019-07-17

US Adds India To Steel Tariff Dispute At World Trade Organization The dispute follows similar complaints against China, the European Union and others who retaliated in the same way, saying the US tariffs were essentially "safeguard" measures that should be......
20:14 2019-07-04

"Trade Tensions Sapping World Economy's Strength": IMF Cuts Global Growth Global trade tensions and continued uncertainty are sapping the strength of the world economy, which faces a "precarious" 2020, the International Monetary Fund warned on Tuesday....
16:28 2019-07-23

World stocks drop, bonds rally as trade tensions fan growth fears Fears that an escalating trade war between the United States and China will slash global economic growth pulled world stock markets down to near two-and-a-half-month lows on Wednesday and continued to feed a rally in safe-haven government bonds....
00:56 2019-05-30

Stunning Zack Greinke trade makes Astros the World Series favorite Houston landed the 35-year-old right-hander in a deal with the Diamondbacks on Wednesday, adding Greinke to an already strong rotation.       ...
01:01 2019-08-01

World's fastest shark added to list of vulnerable species to regulate trade A record number of countries voted to restrict fishing of mako sharks in an effort to protect the endangered speciesA record number of countries have voted to protect the world’s fastest shark from extinction in a move welcomed by conservationists as...
09:42 2019-08-31

Global Economy Cools Faster Than Expected as Trade Tensions Rise, World Bank Says The global economy has stumbled sharply in the first half of the year with trade and investment flows between countries falling faster than expected, according to semiannual forecasts released by the World Bank....
01:42 2019-06-05

World Bank chief urges reforms to attract investment amid trade uncertainty Uncertainty from trade tensions and slowing global growth is increasing the need for developing countries to pursue reforms that make them more attractive to private investment, World Bank President David Malpass said....
10:42 2019-06-29

G20: world leaders urge Trump and Xi to reach a trade deal or risk global economy Financial markets fall amid growing fears that talks in Osaka will fail to break logjamDonald Trump and Xi Jinping have been urged to reach a trade deal or risk setting the global economy on a downward path as world leaders gathered in Japan for the ...
21:28 2019-06-28

The world's largest shipping firm warns of 'considerable uncertainties' as trade tensions rise Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk on Friday posted first-quarter profit close to expectations and warned that trade tensions and slowing economic growth constitute "considerable uncertainties."...
14:28 2019-05-24

Save $100 at Sprint on a Pixel 3a or Pixel 3a XL lease; new line required The surprise smartphone hits of the year are Google's mid-range Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL. Offering the great photographic experience that the Pixel handsets are known for with pricing starting at $399 turned out to be a genius move made by Google. An...
09:14 2019-06-21

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 that is important. Duh. Today, that thing is “your ability to live with human dignity.” Read more......
17:00 2019-06-14

Trump's trade war with China is leaving tech with a growing tab, trade group warns Tariffs on imported Chinese products cost the US tech industry $1.3 billion in May 2019 alone, according to data from the Consumer Technology Association -- and the cost is expected to grow....
02:00 2019-07-18

U.S. trade chief Robert Lighthizer appears in Senate on tariffs, trade deals U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will spend the next two days being grilled by Congress over trade talks with China and the use of tariffs and other measures by the Trump administration....
18:28 2019-06-18

European stocks trade slightly lower as investors monitor trade developments European shares opened slightly lower on Tuesday, with investors monitoring the potential recommencement of U.S.-China trade talks and unfolding developments in Italian politics....
13:00 2019-08-27

Asia stocks set to trade lower amid renewed US-China trade uncertainty U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Washington and Beijing have a long way to go on trade, adding that America could place tariffs on an additional $325 billion worth of Chinese goods if needed....
01:42 2019-07-17

Asia stocks trade mixed ahead of China trade data Stocks in Asia traded mixed on Thursday as investors await the release of Chinese trade data, amid Washington's protracted trade war with Beijing....
02:28 2019-08-08

EU wants Trump to drop 'reckless' trade policies: incoming trade chief The European Union will seek to convince U.S President Donald Trump to see "the error of his ways" and abandon some of his reckless trade policies, the EU executive's incoming trade commissioner said on Tuesday....
16:28 2019-09-10

Asia Pacific markets trade mixed as trade war concerns dampen investor sentiment Shares in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Monday, following a volatile last week for global markets as growing trade war fears dented investor sentiment. Markets in Japan, India and Singapore were closed for public holidays....
09:00 2019-08-12

Wall Street was ready for the latest twist in the trade war. Here's how experts think Trump and Xi's trade truce will play out. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque The year-old trade war between the US and China reached a temporary truce as Presidents Donald Trump of the US and Xi Jinping of China said they're delaying new tariffs to let negotiations continue. That outcome of the G20 s...
04:00 2019-06-30

U.S. trade chief Robert Lighthizer talks Mexico trade, China tariffs in Senate hearing U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer testified in the Senate Tuesday, where he gave details on the Trump administration's trade policy and faced questioning about the enduring trade conflict with China....
22:14 2019-06-18

Ball in U.S. court to start trade talks: EU trade chief EU-U.S. talks that could prevent the United States imposing punitive car tariffs have made some progress, but Washington must decide if it wants to negotiate with Brussels on a broad removal of import duties, the EU trade chief said on Monday....
20:42 2019-05-27

Reds trade for Trevor Bauer in MLB trade deadline stunner If the Yankees were hoping to land Trevor Bauer, they lost their chance. The controversial Cleveland Indians right-hander was traded to the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night as part of a three-team deal that included the San Diego Padres, according to...
17:56 2019-07-31

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 intensifying debates about safety, fairness and likelihood of success....
12:42 2019-05-22

Uber lays off 435 employees The company counts nearly 100 million customers to app, but is having hard time making money. This is the second round of layoffs this year for Uber.       ...
07:00 2019-09-11

Is the Uber of babysitting safe? Need a baby sitter? There’s an app for that. Uber-esque baby-sitting services, including the popular Bambino and UrbanSitter, are gaining traction among harried local parents, who love that they can hail child care as easily as a car. Of course, when...
05:28 2019-08-15

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 mobile apps, it seems that Uber may be testing a feature that would represent a significant change to the ...
23:42 2019-05-29

Uber Cuts More Than 400 Jobs Uber cut 435 technical employees in the company’s latest downsizing as it faces market pressures to turn a profit and the possibility of higher driver pay....
15:28 2019-09-11

Uber And Lyft Don't Have A Right To Exist On Wednesday, Uber and Lyft released a new petition against Assembly Bill 5, the California bill about to be debated in the Senate that, if passed, would almost certainly result in gig economy workers being designated as employees in the state rather...
16:14 2019-08-30

Uber To California: Make Us AB5, the California bill that would codify a state Supreme Court ruling putting in place a strict test for whether a worker classifies as an independent contractor and has potentially profound implications on the ridehail industry, is awaiting Gover...
23:00 2019-09-11

Uber And Lyft Take A Lot More From Drivers Than They Say In July, an Uber driver we’ll call Dave—his name has been changed here to protect his identity—picked up a fare in a trendy neighborhood of a major U.S. metropolitan area. It was rush hour and surge pricing was in effect due to increased demand, me...
23:28 2019-08-26

The Lakers Already Have A Center Hey, remember back in mid-July, when the Lakers traded the moon and stars for one of the most talented young players in the NBA? Remember that? Remember when the team and the player did their big introductory press conference? Remember during that pr...
03:56 2019-08-21

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 counsel’s office determined that Uber’s drivers are independent contractors, not employees. If drivers ...
14:56 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. Users can now get kicked off the app if they develop a "significantly below average rating."...
17:28 2019-05-29

Uber Freight HQ opens in Chicago Uber today announced the opening of its Chicago-based Uber Freight HQ, which it says will be one of the engineering hubs for its transport business.Read More...
03:56 2019-09-10

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, noting that riders and drivers should meet a minimum rating threshold....
14:56 2019-06-04

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 about its finances: they can’t stop, won’t stop losing so much freaking money....
23:28 2019-05-30

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 more time to oversee day-to-day operations. Post-IPO, that will mean some reassigning of roles, and as...
02:28 2019-06-08

Parents, would you let your kid ride an Uber or Lyft by themselves? Uber and Lyft state that kids under 18 can't ride without being accompanied by an adult. Some do anyway, even with parental permission.       ...
03:00 2019-09-05

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 Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi says he wants more direct control....
01:14 2019-06-08

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 here Wednesday....
03:56 2019-05-30

Uber reports $5.2B net loss, 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. ...
00:56 2019-08-09

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.        ...
02:14 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 to extend the cap it approved last summer, which limits the number of for-hire-vehicles that can ope...
08:00 2019-08-08

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 international business officer....
11:28 2019-06-14

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 the first three months of the year, the ride-sharing company announced on Thursday.Releasing its firs...
01:14 2019-05-31

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 marketing officer....
00:00 2019-06-08

Uber says IRS probing its 2013-14 tax returns The U.S. Internal Revenue Service is auditing Uber Technologies Inc's taxes for 2013 and 2014 and the ride-hailing company expects unrecognized tax benefits to be reduced within the next year by at least $141 million....
16:00 2019-06-04

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 price regulations as taxis is adopted....
19:01 2019-06-18

Uber Ruthlessly Prioritizes 435 People Out of a Job Uber has laid off 265 engineers and 170 members of its product team because it is a successful company based on sound financials that is not badly in need of a drastic overhaul.Read more......
23:14 2019-09-10

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 bouillabaisse....
22:14 2019-07-11

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 said in a policy update Wednesday....
06:56 2019-05-30

Two Uber Board Members Step Down Two Uber directors—including entrepreneur Arianna Huffington, who had been vocal about changing the ride-hailing firm’s culture—are resigning from its board....
10:28 2019-07-25

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. ...
03:42 2019-08-09

TLC approves permanent cap on Uber, Lyft in NYC The city is slamming the brakes on Uber and Lyft. The Taxi and Limousine Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to permanently extend the freeze on new for-hire vehicles in the Big Apple. The city temporarily stopped issuing new ride-hail vehicle lic...
22:14 2019-08-07

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 pointed questions for all involved....
14:56 2019-05-21

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-hailing and delivery rivals. Uber's CFO said the company also had begun to see "less aggressive pricing" b...
01:42 2019-05-31

Off-Center Badging: Good I just got back from driving the 2020 Ford Mustang EcoBoost High Performance Package. You’ll see the review tomorrow, but I just wanted to note quickly how much I like the off-center badging on the car’s front grille. It’s classy....
06:42 2019-09-20

Maldives former VP taken to detention center A former vice president of the Maldives who was arrested after fleeing to neighboring India to avoid questioning over the alleged embezzlement of state funds has been taken to a Maldives detention center after being returned to the country...
08:28 2019-08-05

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 competitive front in one of the world's largest private taxi-hire markets....
12:28 2019-07-24

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 aerial division, Uber Elevate, will launch a luxe service called Uber Copter on July 9 that will fly ...
22:28 2019-06-06

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-ready XC90s will have factory-installed steering and braking systems designed for computer control rathe...
18:56 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 to its initial public offering....
08:00 2019-08-09

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 rating be docked if youdon’t tip? What side of the car should you sit on? Small talk or silence?Sinc...
08:42 2019-06-01

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 Manchun Wong revealed the potential app addition on Monday, noting that Uber was apparently testing th...
17:28 2019-05-29

Uber is sued over resistance to California 'gig' employment law A driver for Uber has sued the company for misclassifying its drivers as independent contractors, hours after California legislators voted to help thousands of those workers become, and enjoy the benefits of being, employees....
19:00 2019-09-12

Uber CEO says it 'sure looked like' Levandowski took Google's files Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said: "I wasn’t here when we brought Anthony on board but what I do know is that we went to incredible depths to make sure that any information that Anthony might have acquired from Google -- and it sure looked like he did ...
08:00 2019-08-30

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 and high costs....
00:00 2019-06-07

Uber driver fired for kicking gay couple out of car Uber has fired a New Jersey driver for kicking out two female passengers for being gay, according to a new report. Kristin Michele and Jenn Mangan had grabbed a ride-share car from their home in Oaklyn to a concert in Camden on Friday night when Mich...
00:56 2019-09-10

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 that's designed to accept and work with Uber's autonomous driving system from the outset. It...
18:56 2019-06-12

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 site for tria...
18:56 2019-06-12

New Lawsuit Against Uber Is Set to Test Its Classification of Workers A class-action suit on behalf of drivers in federal court in California, filed on Wednesday, accused Uber of wrongly classifying drivers under the state’s employment test....
02:14 2019-09-13

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.       ...
22:56 2019-07-24

Uber to unveil next-generation Volvo self-driving car Uber Technologies Inc on Wednesday will unveil its newest Volvo self-driving car in Washington as it works to eventually deploy vehicles without drivers under some limited conditions....
16:56 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 people took Ubers or used the company's services. That's the first time it hit that monthly mile...
07:42 2019-08-09

Uber launches helicopter service in New York The new service transports passengers from Manhattan to the John F. Kennedy International Airport for about $200.       ...
18:14 2019-07-10

Uber's RideCheck safety feature goes live across the US When Uber laid out a roadmap for safety features last year, one of the things it promised is RideCheck -- a feature that can help drivers and passengers get help in case of a crash or any other accident. Now, the ridesharing giant has released RideCh...
16:42 2019-09-17

Dutch minister: I did not have contact with Uber on tax plan The top Dutch tax politician has denied meeting representatives of Uber Technologies , in answer to questions from parliament about why the company has been allowed to claim a provisional $6.1 billion tax write-off in the Netherlands....
00:00 2019-09-03

Former Uber Employee Says 'Safe Rides Fee' Was the Rip-Off You Always Suspected Uber has, across its 10-year history, been the subject of any number of public scandals—from workplace sexual harassment and data privacy to labor strikes and myriad other controversies. But thanks to a forthcoming book on the beleaguered company, em...
02:42 2019-08-24

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.Read More...
17:42 2019-07-31

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 starting July 9th. Uber Copter will be available in New York City first, to Uber Rewards members who&...
16:56 2019-06-06

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 big spending in the lead-up to its IPO earlier in May....
16:42 2019-05-31

UPDATE 3-Uber says IRS probing its 2013-14 tax returns The U.S. Internal Revenue Service is auditing Uber Technologies Inc's taxes for 2013 and 2014 and the ride-hailing company expects unrecognized tax benefits to be reduced within the next year by at least $141 million....
18:42 2019-06-04

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 market....
15:14 2019-05-21

Uber to cut about 400 employees, citing 'mediocre results' Uber went public in May and currently trades just below the IPO price. The San Francisco-based company and its hometown rival, Lyft Inc., are under pressure from investors for heavy losses. ...
17:42 2019-07-31

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 shares at $45 each on its Wall Street debut, valuing the company at a disappointing $82bn.While its value...
18:14 2019-05-21

Uber trying to put brakes on Florida salon app’s trademark A single mother from Florida is gearing up for battle with ride-hailing behemoth Uber over an app she is building. Carolina Vengoechea, 45, tells The Post that Uber has demanded she give up the name of her beauty salon app, called “BeauBer.” But she ...
06:00 2019-08-22

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 riders off the platform. “Respect is a two-way street, and so is accountability,” Kate Parke...
00:28 2019-05-30

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's showing off new delivery drones, Uber Copter is ready to take flight and there's some ve...
16:56 2019-06-06

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 turn a profit....
07:00 2019-06-05

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. Kennedy Airport in less than half an hour. I’m still not entirely sure how it plans to accomplish the forme...
02:14 2019-06-07

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-sharing giant said that riders who have “significantly below average” ratings may lose access to Uber if t...
20:56 2019-05-29

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 its new scooter at its third-annual Elevate conference, along with a new user swappable battery syste...
03:28 2019-06-13

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 Badu....
16:28 2019-06-17

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, authorities said. Eliot Buenano-Andrade, 48, was allegedly caught masturbating in his white BMW sedan, which wa...
23:00 2019-07-01

Uber Takes Texas Taxpayers For A Ride Uber, the ride-hailing company that has lost $16.2 billion over the last two and a half years, got a bit of good news thanks to the generosity of Texas taxpayers....
20:00 2019-08-22

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 companies....
22:00 2019-08-09

Off-duty officer stabbed after argument in Uber BARTLETT, Tenn. — Police in Tennessee say an off-duty Bartlett officer has been stabbed in the face, neck and leg by a person still being sought by police. Memphis police tell news outlets that the officer was sharing an Uber with a man early Sunday ...
14:42 2019-06-04

Mike Isaac’s Uber Book Has Arrived In “Super Pumped,” Mike Isaac describes the incredible rise and fall of Travis Kalanick, the chief executive of the world’s most infamous ride-sharing app....
23:00 2019-09-06

The Legal Argument That Could Destroy Uber Is About To Be Tested On October 23, an arbitrator will sit down in Uber’s New York office and hear arguments in a case that could determine the ride-hail giant’s future. It is not about the employment status of a single driver, but rather the very legality of Surge Prici...
22:42 2019-09-19

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 company that has never made a profit, admits it may never do so and is on the brink of war with its global ...
18:14 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 public offering. Chief Operating Officer Barney Harford and Chief Marketing Officer Rebecca Messina lef...
20:28 2019-06-08

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 seemed like the tide could be changing. Now, Uber's Jump will give it a go. As part of a pilot progra...
22:14 2019-05-24

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 offered in certain parts of Bengaluru, to begin with....
18:56 2019-06-13

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 business. The company has confirmed to TechCrunch that it has embedded a webview version of Eats into...
08:42 2019-06-05

Uber’s Q1 losses reach $1B despite revenue growth NEW YORK (AP) — Uber is continuing to bleed money even as it posts dramatic revenue growth. In its first financial release since its lackluster IPO, Uber reported Thursday that revenue rose to $3.1 billion in the first quarter of 2019, up 20% from th...
22:42 2019-05-30

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.       ...
19:42 2019-07-17

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...
20:56 2019-06-12

Uber will restrict NYC drivers' access to app due to new regulations Uber drivers in NYC may find themselves unable to access the app during lull periods. According to Reuters, the ridesharing giant will start locking drivers out of its app at times and in areas with low demand to comply with the city's new regul...
12:14 2019-09-17

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 day after a fatal helicopter crash raised safety questions about plans for increased air traffic over ...
23:42 2019-06-12

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 Officer Dara Khosrowshahi said in an internal memo seen by Reuters....
23:56 2019-06-07

Uber Warns It's Under Investigation by the IRS Over Past Tax Returns Uber—the unicorn whose disastrous initial public offering last month launched a thousand think pieces—has revealed that it is currently under investigation by tax authorities over past returns, a revelation that certainly doesn’t seem like it’ll do t...
21:14 2019-06-04

Sen. McSally to visit Center of Opportunity Old hotel to become one-stop-shop for homeless and low income. TUCSON –Sen. Martha McSally plans to tour H.S. Lopez Family Foundation of Center of Opportunity, a new local homeless shelter, on Friday. According to a news release, McSally’s visits is ...
03:42 2019-06-21

The African nation at the center of a US-China tug of war A dirt track at Djibouti's Doraleh Port leads to a series of unassuming single-story buildings that, earlier this year, hosted the world's two superpowers....
15:00 2019-05-27

New court resource center opens TUCSON – The new Pima County Juvenile Court Resource Center is officially open. Arizona’s new Chief Justice Robert Brutinel was at the ribbon-cutting ceremony. The center will provide one-stop access to legal forms and information. “...
10:00 2019-07-12

The Center for American Progress Is a Disgrace In the end, perhaps the most insulting thing was that the Center for American Progress thought it could get away with it relatively quietly....
21:14 2019-09-10

Volunteers needed at the Center of Opportunity TUCSON – A few months ago, the old Holiday Inn on Irvington and Palo Verde roads watched over Tucson and its roughly 400 homeless population left sleeping outdoors. But last week, new life has entered into the hotel. Since opening June 3, the f...
00:56 2019-06-12

Devils select U.S. center Hughes No. 1 overall Center Jack Hughes was the No. 1 overall pick in the NHL Draft on Friday night -- and just the start of a record-setting evening for the United States National Development Team....
08:14 2019-06-22

F-35C may get massive firepower boost As the F-35C becomes officially deemed “operational” and “ready for war," the Navy is adding weapons, sensors and software to the aircraft to expand its attack envelope --- and may even increase the F-35s ability to carry up to 6 air-to-air weapons i...
20:14 2019-08-06

This is just another massive Yankees test DETROIT — By the time rain postponed the Yankees-Tigers game Wednesday night at Comerica Park, the Yankees’ magic number to clinch the American League East stood at nine. To secure a playoff spot? Seven. To bring a convincingly healthy team into Octo...
10:42 2019-09-12

Uber launches in Hamburg, now live in six German cities Uber said on Wednesday it was launching ride-hailing services in Germany's second city, Hamburg, as it seeks to achieve scale in a country where it has met resistance from local taxi firms, city governments and the courts....
01:00 2019-07-17

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 forced to go to court to overturn an outright ban....
15:56 2019-08-03

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 miles to 123-01 Roosevelt Avenue in Queens for what would be a hefty fare during the heart of rush ho...
08:56 2019-05-23

Uber won’t reclassify drivers as employees, despite California’s AB5 ruling Uber has said it has no plans to reclassify its vast army of drivers as employees, in light of the the gig workers’ rights bill passed in the California Senate yesterday. “We continue to believe drivers are properly classified as independent, and bec...
16:56 2019-09-12

These Uber and Lyft Drivers Can Tell You in Great Detail How They're Getting Screwed Thousands of Uber and Lyft drivers drove in a slow protest caravan in New York City today asking for stronger legal protections, just a week after California passed a bill that could reclassify those “independent contractor” drivers as real employees...
00:00 2019-09-18

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 to change that. To them I say: good luck....
08:42 2019-07-20

Uber contradicts own research with London congestion ad claim Poster displayed near two TfL offices said car-pooling service helped reduce trafficAn Uber advertising campaign in London has claimed that its car-pooling service reduces traffic, contradicting the findings of the US ride-hailing app company’s own r...
23:56 2019-08-26

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 reporting directly to him....
00:42 2019-06-08

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 allegedly found his 25-year-old daughter being attacked in the backseat of the ride-share car in Baltimo...
23:14 2019-06-07

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.       ...
18:14 2019-06-13

Uber to limit drivers' app access to comply with NYC regulation Uber on Tuesday will begin limiting drivers' access to its app in New York City to comply with regulation aimed at boosting drivers' pay and easing congestion in Manhattan, laws that Uber says will have unintended consequences....
01:00 2019-09-17

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 become aware of it yet. But if you’re a frequent Uber or Lyft rider, you’ll definitely wa...
05:00 2019-06-05

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 Americans....
02:00 2019-08-13

UPDATE 1-Uber to unveil next-generation Volvo self-driving car Uber Technologies Inc on Wednesday will unveil its newest Volvo self-driving car in Washington as it works to eventually deploy vehicles without drivers under some limited conditions....
17:28 2019-06-12

Ex-Uber engineer Levandowski charged by U.S. in Waymo case The indictment of Anthony Levandowski, announced Tuesday by federal officials, adds a new criminal chapter to the saga that hung over Waymo’s civil claims of trade-secret theft against Uber. That case was settled last year....
11:14 2019-08-28

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 delivery subscriptions, Uber is set to offer a monthly $9.99 pass that includes free delivery from an...
13:28 2019-05-22

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 report Lauren Mulvihill took Ronald Dembner home from the hospital this month and learned that he has no s...
17:28 2019-06-13

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 this year. In its earnings report released Thursday, the company said it burned through more than $5...
03:42 2019-08-09

Uber: Drivers tell us through focus groups and surveys they don’t want to be employees Uber agrees workers must be protected. We’ve proposed a progressive approach to ensure security and flexibility, writes chief legal officer Tony West       ...
12:14 2019-09-17

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, diesel and CNG at IOCL petrol pumps across India....
13:42 2019-05-31

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 Eats, aiming for nationwide delivery by early 2020. Currently, only 11 cities offer the service; Bos...
08:42 2019-07-24

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 electric auto-rickshaws in the coming months, amid a push by policymakers to encourage the use of cle...
14:56 2019-07-24

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 the first outside of the United States....
01:56 2019-06-12

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 More...
22:00 2019-07-02

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 passes a set of proposed rules for clean mobility. According to Reuters, Indian officials are planning t...
08:14 2019-06-10

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 unveiled new partners for the ambitious initiative....
10:42 2019-06-12

Uber's next business idea: Lending money to drivers Uber is reportedly looking into offering loans directly to drivers, according to a report from Recode. The ride sharing company recently sent out an in-app survey to some drivers that indicated the company is starting to build a "new financial produc...
03:56 2019-09-07

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 and working conditions. They picked their moment to coincide with this week’s IPO in New York, in which...
18:14 2019-05-21

Uber faces uphill legal fight against California law Uber's announcement that it would continue to classify its California drivers as contractors despite new state legislation classifying the workers as employees drew scoffs from labor law experts....
08:42 2019-09-13

California Governor Still in Talks With Uber, Lyft Over Gig Workers Law California Gov. Gavin Newsom said he still hopes to reach a deal with ride-sharing giants Uber and Lyft over the status of their drivers under landmark employment legislation headed toward passage this week in the state legislature....
19:56 2019-09-11

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 chargers. Now, Uber and Cargo are hoping riders will buy more expensive products, like Amazon Echos, Ap...
19:56 2019-07-17

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 for Tuesday, May 21, 2019....
19:42 2019-05-21

Volvo and Uber unveil autonomous production XC90 Volvo’s ‘self-driving’ XC90 is ready for deployment in Uber’s future driverless ride-sharing service Volvo has presented the fruits of its ongoing collaboration with ride-hailing firm Uber: a production-ready XC90 capable of self-driving.  Fitted wi...
11:28 2019-06-13

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 CEO Travis Kalanick....
15:00 2019-05-21

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 company behind the system....
18:28 2019-06-28

California signs new law fighting Uber labor practices So-called independent contractors may have to be reclassified as employees under a new law. Lawmakers in other states are looking to California as a possible example to emulate....
00:56 2019-09-19

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 been charged ended up getting massively inflated. In what appeared to be a case of decimal points no...
01:42 2019-07-19

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 report, in sharp contrast to upbeat numbers from U.S. rival Lyft Inc a day earlier....
16:14 2019-08-09

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 US and foreign tax authorities, the company confirmed on Tuesday, saying it could face charges in key ...
18:42 2019-06-04

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 under some limited conditions....
05:28 2019-06-13

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 plan in Chicago and San Francisco. All of them include trips on Jump e-bikes and scooters at no extra c...
22:42 2019-07-22

Uber Lays Off More Staff as It Seeks a Route to Profit Uber on Tuesday said it was laying off about eight percent of its product and engineering teams as the smartphone-summoned ride service tries to map a route to profitability....
15:56 2019-09-11

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't even been built....
20:56 2019-05-31

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 loss, news that sent the ride-hailing company’s shares sliding 10%.The company was reporting earnings fo...
23:14 2019-08-08

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 under some limited conditions....
02:42 2019-06-13

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 by police. Memphis police tell news outlets that the officer was sharing an Uber with a man early Su...
12:28 2019-06-04

This Interview With Uber's CEO Should Be Placed in a Time Capsule For the Year 2029 Uber lost a mind-boggling $5.2 billion last quarter, but the company’s CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi, is still optimistic that Uber will be able to make money one day. Khosrowshahi sat down with Bloomberg Technology reporter Emily Chang yesterday and kept i...
17:56 2019-08-30

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, posting results in line with its forecasts but underscoring the challenges the ride-hailing service face...
23:56 2019-05-30

Uber cuts 435 jobs in its product and engineering teams Uber is still bleeding cash, and that's unfortunately contributing to job cuts. The ridesharing firm has laid off 435 employees in its product and engineering groups, or about 8 percent of the two divisions. The company isn't shy about th...
11:28 2019-09-11

People hate Uber, but it's because of quality control, not politics Uber is reportedly in “crisis mode" as it works to piece back together its disintegrating reputation. But a Washington Post article from late last month gives every indication that it’s a lost cause....
21:28 2019-09-05

Man accused of fatally shooting Uber driver and another passenger A Maryland man has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of his Uber driver and another passenger, the Prince George's County Police Department said Wednesday....
19:56 2019-08-29

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 reportedly investing around $10 million each in the social network's cryptocurrency. Other investors incl...
17:14 2019-06-14

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 accused of holding up the doughnut store in Brentwood on Sunday night by handing over a note warning h...
17:56 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 of the trip....
02:14 2019-06-06

12-year-old girl took Uber alone to jump to her death, family says A 12-year-old Florida girl called an Uber to bring her to a parking garage to kill herself, and her family blamed the the company this week for her death, according to a report. Benita “BB” Diamond, who is from Orlando, was picked up by ...
16:28 2019-06-07

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 Uber's self-driving tech, meaning it'll be ready to take to the streets by itself in the f...
13:42 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 partnering with Uber Eats, Caviar and Grubhub to offer meal delivery from over 8,000 restaurants in ...
22:00 2019-07-24

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 Talinn, TNW met with Martin Villig, the company’s co-founder, to hear about Bolt’s plans to become the ...
15:28 2019-05-23

De Blasio plans to make NYC’s cap on Uber, Lyft permanent City Hall is putting the cap on Uber and Lyft – again. With the daily app-based for-hire vehicle trips nearing 800,000 per day, Mayor de Blasio has decided to permanently suspend the issuance of new licenses passed by the City Council in August. The ...
19:56 2019-06-12

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 pick up your order and bring it to your home, the new Uber Eats feature lets place food preorders wi...
21:28 2019-07-03

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 2021, which would put it lightyears ahead of the profitability projections of another transportation-...
08:42 2019-07-10

Uber and Lyft's poor performance is a 'big advantage' for IPO investors, says pro Uber and Lyft's trajectories as newly public companies are a boon for the buy side of the IPO market, says Renaissance Capital's Kathleen Smith....
16:28 2019-09-08

‘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 kill the vibe on Wednesday, sources told The Post. The San Francisco company is seeking $100 million in...
05:28 2019-05-30

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 Thursday, will never happen again. After dropping more than 6% in late trading Thursday, Uber’s stock went ...
06:14 2019-08-10

Uber Vows to Fight California Legislation on Gig Economy California passed landmark employment legislation that challenges the business model of such gig-economy companies as ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft. Uber said it would fight the measure....
05:56 2019-09-12

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, authorities said Wednesday. Vinicius Porto, 31, had just handed off a bag of grub to a 23-year-old custo...
02:42 2019-06-20

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 reporter Ashley Rodriguez reported this week, algorithms sort through the thousands of titles available to ...
13:00 2019-08-05

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 regulatory visit in 2017....
20:56 2019-08-12

UPDATE 1-Dutch minister: I did not have contact with Uber on tax plan The top Dutch tax politician has denied meeting representatives of Uber Technologies , in answer to questions from parliament about why the company has been allowed to claim a provisional $6.1 billion tax write-off in the Netherlands....
00:00 2019-09-03

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 the main map. According to TechCrunch, Uber plans to add bike and scooter availability to its app in...
03:56 2019-07-02

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 for tariff relief on key components of its electric vehicles, and rejecting ride-hailing company Uber'...
02:42 2019-06-14

The top tech IPOs this year have outperformed the S&P 500, despite Uber and Lyft Thanks to the performance of Beyond Meat, investors who focus on venture-backed tech IPOs have done well this year despite some notable disappointments....
19:56 2019-09-14

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. (credit: Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images) Uber lost more than $5 billion dollars in the second quar...
00:56 2019-08-09

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 Arman Ali....
17:28 2019-07-04

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 transportation....
20:42 2019-06-12

Florida Uber driver has ear medically reattached after fight FORT LAUDERLDALE, Fla. (AP) — An Uber driver nearly lost an ear in a fight in a parking garage at a Florida airport. The South Florida SunSentinel reports 26-year-old Sir-Christian Alexander Gordon appeared in court Thursday to face a charge of aggra...
21:28 2019-06-11

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 billion loss. Uber said it lost a whopping $5.2 billion, or $4.72 a share, in the second-quarter on reven...
05:28 2019-08-09

How The Times Analyzed the Migrant Center Airstrike It seemed too outrageous that such a place would be bombed, but if it were true it might be a war crime. It was the middle of the night in Libya. How could we verify the claim?...
08:14 2019-07-18

Why a former Nazi sub base in Marseille is becoming a data center Fabrice Coquio, managing director of Interxion, at the site of MRS3—a data center being built in a former Nazi sub bunker. [credit: Interxion ] ...
19:56 2019-06-27

At least 30 killed in hit on Tripoli migrant detention center: U.N. At least 30 migrants were killed in an overnight strike on a Tripoli migrant detention center and dozens were injured, the United Nations refugee agency said on Wednesday....
10:14 2019-07-03

New center dedicated to helping the homeless opens up TUCSON – A new facility aimed at helping the homeless get off the streets and back on their feet opened up Monday. The H.S. Lopez Family Foundation Center of Opportunity moved into the old Holiday Inn near Irvington and Palo Verde Roads. The bu...
07:42 2019-06-04

Jon Halapio ready to be the Giants’ center of attention again The backbone of the Giants’ offensive line won’t be new additions Kevin Zeitler or Mike Remmers. Neither will it be Nate Solder or Will Hernandez, who are both returning for their second season in the Meadowlands. It’ll be the man in the middle. Cent...
12:00 2019-06-16

The black hole at the center of our galaxy just lit up twice as bright as ever. Who knows why Astronomers observing the black hole at the center of our galaxy watched it light up with "unprecedented brightness." And they aren't sure why.        ...
05:28 2019-08-14

Tucson Convention Center to see $65 million upgrade TUCSON- The Tucson Convention Center will soon see new upgrades and expansions after the Rio Nuevo Board unanimously approved a list of priorities worth $65 million for the building. The plan would include improvements to the main convention complex,...
11:56 2019-08-14

Google Is at the Center of a Storm Brewing Over Big Tech Support for an antitrust investigation into the company is coming from across the political spectrum. For Google, any case would be a major distraction, or worse....
11:42 2019-06-02

Facebook returns to center of British politics Boris Johnson's most senior adviser played a key role in the Brexit referendum, campaigning for Vote Leave. With a general election looming, are Dominic Cummings' notorious digital tactics making a comeback?...
07:56 2019-09-04

Ford opens new research center in Tel Aviv U.S. automaker Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it opened a research center in Tel Aviv, becoming one of several global automakers beefing up operations in Israel to take advantage of the country's vibrant technology sector....
11:14 2019-06-12

Fires break out at Montefiore Medical Center Two separate fires broke out at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx Friday night, authorities said. Firefighters were first called to the Norwood hospital at about 7 p.m. for a blaze in the maintenance room, which was under control less than an ho...
06:56 2019-05-25

Airstrike hits detention center in Libya An airstike hit a migrant detention center near the capital city of Tripoli, killing at elast 40 people. Libyan government blames the self-styled Libyan National Army (July 3)        ...
20:14 2019-07-03

MGM to use Vegas shooting site as community center MGM Resorts says it plans to convert the shuttered Las Vegas Strip festival grounds that were the site of a 2017 mass shooting into a community and athletic center and parking for the new stadium being built for the NFL’s Oakland Raiders...
16:14 2019-09-04

Kennedy Center looks to the future with opening of The Reach The Kennedy Center is unveiling a massive new expansion designed to redefine the iconic performing arts complex and transform the relationships between audience and artist...
20:14 2019-09-06

New migrant processing center to open in Arizona U.S. Customs and Border Protection is opening a new facility for migrants in Yuma, Arizona, near the Mexico border. The 500-person tent will house migrant families and children. (June 28)        ...
02:42 2019-06-29

‘We’re here to win’: US democratic socialists move to center stage As socialism moves from the political margins to the center of presidential politics, it faces a new and welcome problem: where to go from here?The last time the nation’s largest socialist organization came together for its biennial conference, congr...
17:56 2019-08-06

Greens Are the New Hope for Europe’s Center. For the Far Right, They’re Enemy No. 1. As climate change emerges as the latest front in Europe’s culture wars, can Green parties show that environmental policy is compatible with social justice?...
18:56 2019-07-14

This is what it really looks like inside a bank's cybersecurity center right before an attack In this excerpt from Kate Fazzini's new book "Kingdom of Lies," she takes you directly inside the security operations center of one of the world's largest banks....
16:56 2019-06-15

#MeToo tomes front and center at BookExpo Captain Underpants author Dav Pilkey, comedian-actress Jenny Slate and Jennifer Weiner were all drawing long lines as the BookExpo moved into high gear at the Javits Convention Center Thursday. Pilkey’s new children’s book from Scholastic, “Dog Man f...
04:14 2019-05-31

3 men escape from immigrant detention center in Colorado AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Authorities are searching for three men who escaped from an immigrant detention center in Colorado. The Sentinel reports the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency says the men escaped from the center in Aurora around no...
02:28 2019-06-18

Sleater-Kinney is down, but not defeated, on The Center Won’t Hold How did you envision the future 25 years ago? When Corin Tucker hollered, “I’m the queen of rock ‘n’ roll!” two years into Sleater-Kinney’s tenure in 1996 the idea of a “girl band”—a label the band sarcastically threw back into its critics’ faces on ...
07:00 2019-08-15

New mobility center slated for downtown Detroit The center will be housed in Wayne State University's 45,000-square-foot Industry Innovation Center, which the university bought last year in downtown Detroit....
17:42 2019-08-05

When White Nationalism Takes Center Stage The recent discussion about hate, extremists and the rise of white nationalism represents a significant shift in the national conversation on violence....
23:28 2019-08-06

Warriors Say Center DeMarcus Cousins Available for Game 1 Golden State Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins reacts after falling to the floor during the first half of Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers in Oakland, Calif., Monday, April 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff...
22:42 2019-05-30

'Center of Excellence' may not mean fewer deaths or readmissions (Reuters Health) - Select hospitals designated as "Centers of Excellence" by major U.S. health plans may not necessarily have lower death rates or fewer repeat admissions than other hospitals, a study of heart patients suggests....
17:14 2019-05-21

How Portland's liberal utopia became the center of a rightwing war in the US Saturday will see the latest in a long line of far-right gatherings that has plagued the city over the last few years as groups including the Proud Boys descend on the areaDuring the Obama years, Portland was widely seen as a redoubt of crunchy, prog...
20:42 2019-08-16

Bishop blesses new Center for Opportunity before opening TUCSON – Tucson’s new Center for Opportunity was blessed by the Diocese of Tucson Bishop on Thursday, May 30th. Bishop Edward Weisenburger took a tour of the new facility before blessing it. The former Holiday Inn Hotel on the Southside will pr...
06:42 2019-05-31

Rangers center believes returning to college is way to go The size and skill are there, but Morgan Barron doesn’t want to rush it. Neither do the Rangers. That is why the 6-foot-4, 210-pound center is going back to Cornell for his junior season this fall rather than joining the Blueshirts at training camp. ...
13:56 2019-06-28

Ron Howard and Brian Grazer Want to Be the Center of the Streaming Era After splitting from Universal, Brian Grazer and Ron Howard, who started Imagine Entertainment in 1986, find themselves making content for a host of streaming services....
00:42 2019-08-04

The games were the star of E3, but gaming PCs were center stage Yes, smartphone gaming is growing rapidly, but for people who want the best possible visuals and the most compelling action, PCs are still the go-to.       ...
14:28 2019-06-15

Gas explosion badly damages shopping center A powerful gas explosion badly damages shopping center in Maryland but no injuries were immediately reported. (Aug 25)        ...
01:00 2019-08-26

Massive asteroid with its own moon set to fly by Earth Most space rocks that pass nearby Earth are solo travelers making their way around the sun and slipping past our planet as they do so. Asteroid 1999 KW4, which will make a distant pass of Earth on May 25th, is quite a bit different. The large primary...
18:42 2019-05-23

A massive new exhibition revisits the Holocaust Remnants of lives stolen during the Holocaust are on display at "Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away," an exhibition at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City....
21:00 2019-06-27

Anthropologie is having a massive sale this weekend Turn over a new leaf this fall at Anthropologie and get ready to save on some of the trendiest clothes and home decor items of the season.       ...
02:14 2019-08-24

Massive California earthquakes could be seen from space As fears of "the Big One" reemerge after two powerful earthquakes rocked Southern California last week, the damage that was done has left a lasting impression on the planet — one that can be seen from space....
17:42 2019-07-09

Massive explosion at Philly plant A fire at a refinery complex in Philadelphia burned for more than six hours after it began. Philadelphia Energy Solutions says it has not determined what caught fire, but it believes it was mostly propane. (21 June)       &#...
02:00 2019-06-22

Pay what you want for this massive Excel training bundle Excel continues to find new ways to make it irreplaceable among number crunchers and data hoarders, which means it’s a good time to expand or brush up on your Excel skills with The Epic Excel 2019 Mastery Bundle of training. All seven courses in the ...
20:28 2019-06-02

GGG stops Rolls with massive 4th-round KO Gennady Golovkin made sure there would not be a repeat of Andy Ruiz Jr.'s massive upset over Anthony Joshua, knocking out Steve Rolls in the fourth round Saturday....
05:56 2019-06-09

A Massive Thank You for Coming to Our Le Mans Party! We cannot thank you all enough for making the trek out to Red Hook in Brooklyn for our 2019 LeManstravaganza to watch race cars, eat food, drink booze and paint with us. It was such a kickass time!...
18:14 2019-06-18

Toyota's Domestic Sales Take A Massive Hit; Down By 24% Toyota Kirloskar Motor sold a total of 10423 units in the domestic market this month compared to 13677 units in the same period as last year thus registering a drop in sales of 24 per cent....
17:42 2019-08-01

The 22 best things to buy at the massive one-day Anthropologie sale Anthropologie's Anthro Day sale is here, so for today only you can save big on all your favorite bohemian apparel, accessories, and home items.       ...
21:14 2019-07-19

Same-sex couples in Taiwan wed at massive banquet TAIPEI, Taiwan — More than 1,000 people attended a mass wedding banquet in Taiwan’s capital to celebrate the marriage of same-sex couples after a landmark decision legalizing the unions. Taiwan became the first place in Asia to recognize same-sex mar...
20:56 2019-05-27

Brooklyn is getting a massive new park — but there’s a catch It sounds like the kind of perk that couldn’t exist within cramped city limits: a 25,000-square-foot private park. That’s the size of five basketball courts combined. This massive green space is just one part of the 150,000 square feet of amenities t...
01:14 2019-06-06

This tax savings strategy for massive IRAs could be on the way out A new retirement bill could make it difficult for owners of large IRAs to pass on their accounts to nonspouse heirs. Here's what you should know....
22:56 2019-06-06

Massive bet placed on 76ers to make playoffs The same bettor who last year placed a $67,000 wager on the Warriors to make the playoffs at minus-10,000 odds was back at the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook on Wednesday, this time placing a $100,500 bet on the 76ers to do the same at minus-5,000 odds...
06:28 2019-08-01

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 a key business....
14:56 2019-05-21

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 both companies sharply higher on Thursday....
14:56 2019-08-08

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 company’s initial public offering cemented his status as a paper billionaire....
02:28 2019-05-25

Panera Bread now delivers through DoorDash, GrubHub and Uber Eats Panera Bread can't resist the siren's call of offering food through third-party delivery apps. The restaurant chain has made its delivery service available outside of its own apps for the first time, offering its menu through DoorDash, Gru...
19:28 2019-08-27

Charges filed against former Google engineer who prompted lawsuit against Uber The U.S. attorney’s office filed charges in San Jose against former Google executive Anthony Levandowski, who allegedly stole self-driving car trade secrets and gave them to Uber....
04:28 2019-08-28

Uber, Lyft Poised to Lose Fight Against California Measure The proposed bill would force ride-sharing companies Uber Technologies and Lyft to reclassify many drivers as full-time employees, likely upending their business model....
13:42 2019-09-10

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 Consumer Reports. But taking a taxi or limousine isn’t necessarily a safer option. Nearly a quar...
23:00 2019-05-21

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 advanced vehicles, denying additional requests by Tesla for tariff relief on key EV parts, and rejecting U...
02:28 2019-06-14

Uber braces for fight over shift in gig-economy work rules Lawmakers in California want to reclassify workers treated as independent contractors, which may dramatically boost costs for Uber, Lyft and other companies built around the gig economy....
05:28 2019-09-12

California Labor Bill, Near Passage, Is Blow to Uber and Lyft The companies seem to have fallen short in efforts to dodge legislation classifying many workers in the gig economy as employees and not contractors....
11:28 2019-09-10

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 assetless cathedral to hope over unit economics and an invaluable first mover stake in the future of ...
11:56 2019-07-01

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 passengers and a better cut to drivers than its bigger global rival Uber Technologies Inc....
03:14 2019-06-11

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 Tourism and Events Queensland, and will take pairs of passengers for a trip to Australia's Great B...
17:56 2019-05-23

UPDATE 3-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 for tariff relief on key components of its electric vehicles, and rejecting ride-hailing company Uber'...
01:42 2019-06-14

Supreme Court Asks For Probe Against Uber To Be Completed Within 6 Months The Supreme Court has asked the Director General of Competition Commission of India (CCI) to complete a probe into the allegations of ''predatory pricing'' against Uber India Systems Pvt Ltd within......
03:56 2019-09-12

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 alleged they were sexually assaulted by the same driver in what is believed to be the first case of its ki...
19:42 2019-06-27

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 giant’s food to customers in the U.S....
10:00 2019-07-17

Uber sues New York City over cruising and licensing caps Uber Technologies Inc sued New York City on Friday, seeking to void a new rule limiting how much time its drivers can spend cruising streets in busy areas of Manhattan without passengers, saying it threatens to undermine the company's ride-sharing mo...
23:42 2019-09-20

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 get $15 off rides to and from national veterans cemeteries. Just use the code “Memorial Day 2019...
14:56 2019-05-27

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 great: both companies are trading well below their IPO prices....
16:56 2019-08-07

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 appears that the cryptocurrency, Libra, has some legit backers, according to the Wall Street Journal...
18:56 2019-06-14

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 surprised, to say the least, when a tiny, dehydrated bird arrived at the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center...
09:56 2019-07-11

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 capital city, a key global market for the firm....
01:42 2019-05-24

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-comedy in which Kumail Nanjiani plays a sporting-goods store worker and part-time Uber driver called Stu...
10:28 2019-07-11

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 billion loss in the first quarter....
01:28 2019-05-31

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's leadership to deal with brand challenges, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters....
11:42 2019-06-08

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 drivers, the Fair Work Ombudsman has said, because drivers have control over “whether, when, and for...
07:28 2019-06-07

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 country of Austria.Read more......
02:28 2019-06-19

Uber error charges riders 100 times more than the original price An error in Uber's systems on Wednesday led to people being charged 100 times what their ride should have cost. One user was charged $2,053 dollars on a ride that should have cost $20.53....
16:42 2019-07-18

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. Turns out, however, that the yellow cabs can keep the air cleaner than ridesharing vehicles....
23:28 2019-05-30

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.       ...
00:28 2019-07-25

Uber appoints new UK boss as London licence renewal nears Uber appointed a new boss for Britain and Ireland on Monday just over a month before its licence expires in London, one of its most important global markets where the regulator has previously stripped it of its right to operate....
17:00 2019-08-19

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 More...
01:00 2019-07-10

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 deeper losses than previously expected for the ride-hailing service this year....
20:56 2019-06-04

Uber sues city to block new rules against empty vehicles Uber sued the city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission on Friday, arguing its plans to mandate the amount of time app-based hacks spend without passengers are government overreach. The TLC approved new rules last month requiring that by August 2020 drive...
23:42 2019-09-20

Uber claims new California law still won't force it to classify drivers as employees A top Uber executive attempted to defuse concerns about a potential existential threat to its business shortly after lawmakers in California approved a new bill that will make it more difficult for employers in the state to classify workers as indepe...
03:00 2019-09-12

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-home pay. In particular, my article about whether Uber is engaged in price-fixing prompted many drive...
19:42 2019-05-21

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 been spared prison....
16:14 2019-06-11

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 entire e-scooters because they are coming from China....
05:42 2019-06-14

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 early returns....
00:28 2019-08-09

Finance Minister's "Ola, Uber" Remark Misinterpreted, Says Nitin Gadkari Minister of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) Nitin Gadkari said says that Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's statement on the slowdown in the auto sector contributed by Ola and Uber was......
01:56 2019-09-12

Uber intends to treat drivers as contractors despite California bill California is likely on the cusp of making gig companies treat independent contractors as employees, but Uber doesn't think the potential law will change its business. In an update, legal chief Tony West maintained that Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) wo...
00:42 2019-09-12

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 some cities that lets customers pre-order food on the app and then eat at the restaurant, according to....
08:42 2019-07-03

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 a big American technology IPO. The chief executive spent weeks making sweeping statements about how t...
18:14 2019-05-21

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 period...
15:28 2019-05-21

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 have reportedly required food stamps and slept in their cars. One study found average monthly pay from...
22:14 2019-06-07

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 Polish Payment Standard (PPS), the company behind the system....
17:14 2019-07-02

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 was "treated horribly" by two drivers of the......
21:56 2019-07-03

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 blood-testing company Guardant Health Inc, the Financial Times reported, citing people directly involved...
06:56 2019-05-30

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, scooters and freight....
04:00 2019-08-09

Uber Freight Expands to Germany, Faces Local Competition Uber is launching a freight platform in Germany, taking on local technology startups in a race to grab a share of Europe's $500 billion trucking market....
16:56 2019-07-24