Uber is sharing curbside information with cities

This is greater than journey distance information, which Uber began offering freely in January. Last week the corporate jumped on board the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) venture SharedStreets, a data-sharing venture that goals to assist cities perceive curb visitors and plan round it. For now, it is volunteering info on Washington, DC’s […]

Uber Escapes With No FTC Fines Over 2016 Data Breach It Paid $100,000 to Cover Up

Uber Escapes With No FTC Fines Over 2016 Data Breach It Paid $100,000 to Cover Up

Photo: AP The Federal Trade Commission is not going to impose fines on ride-sharing large Uber over the huge knowledge breach it paid hackers $100,000 to cowl up, CNN Money reported this week. According to CNN, the FTC has agreed to develop a previous settlement regarding Uber’s knowledge practices and a breach in 2014 to […]

Uber buys San Francisco bike-sharing service Jump

According to TechCrunch, the acquisition value Uber round $200 million. Even with the acquisition, the bikes are nonetheless solely accessible in San Francisco, and earlier than Jump can increase past its present 250 bike providing, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority wants to judge Jump’s first 9 months of enterprise. That resolution will occur in […]

Uber's Southeast Asia merger delayed pending critiques

It’s a last-minute transfer: the shutdown was speculated to happen April eighth. If and when Uber can shut up store will depend upon the overview, and there is no assure it’s going to work within the firm’s favor when competitors officers are involved that Grab would possibly “harm the riding public” with a monopoly. Uber […]

Uber Manages to Dodge Ban in Egypt Over Taxi Driver Lawsuit, for Now

Uber Manages to Dodge Ban in Egypt Over Taxi Driver Lawsuit, for Now

An Uber occasion in Cairo.Photo: AP Ride hailing service Uber and competitor Careem is not going to be banned in Egypt after a courtroom overturned a judicial choice to tug the businesses’ licenses, permitting each firms to proceed operations there in the meanwhile. Per Reuters, the go well with was introduced by Egyptian cab drivers […]

Uber avoids ban in Egypt over taxi driver lawsuit

Uber has confronted various service shutdowns over authorized points, however it simply dodged a bullet in Egypt… at the very least, for some time. A courtroom has negated a choice that may have suspended the licenses of each Uber and its native rival Careem for allegedly violating transportation legal guidelines. A gaggle of 42 taxi […]

Uber halts some service in Greece following stricter guidelines

The new guidelines require that each journey begins and ends in a fleet associate’s specified headquarters or parking house — the other of UberX’s ever-changing begin and cease factors. The measures additionally require a registry of all ridesharing platforms and their passengers. Notably, these guidelines do not apply to taxis. We would not count on […]

New York approves surcharge for Uber and Lyft rides in Manhattan

Unsurprisingly, it is already catching flak from clients and from taxi drivers, who’ve grow to be far outnumbered by ride-sharing automobiles within the final a number of years. Of the 103,000 autos for rent in NYC, 65,000 are pushed by Uber contractors alone, whereas taxis stay capped by regulation at 13,600, The New York Times […]

Uber Is Shutting Down Its Little-Used UberRush Delivery Service

Uber Is Shutting Down Its Little-Used UberRush Delivery Service

Photo: AP Not way back, on-demand bundle pickup Shyp closed its doorways, saying it had failed to realize vital mass for its explosive development technique and a last-minute pivot to enterprise prospects was too little, too late. Now UberRush, Uber’s supply service for retailers in New York, Chicago, and San Francisco, is following go well […]