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Council speaker questions Uber"s helicopter plans following skyscraper crash

City Council Speaker Corey Johnson is questioning whether Uber should be launching a new helicopter service following a fatal crash landing in Midtown Monday. Uber announced last week that it will... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 12th, 2019

Companies like Uber are getting into the helicopter business — are the skies ready?

Lawmakers are calling for tighter regulation of helicopter operators following a deadly crash in Manhattan......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 13th, 2019

Helicopter crashes into roof of Midtown skyscraper; pilot killed

A helicopter crash-landed on the roof a midtown Manhattan skyscraper Monday, killing the pilot, authorities said. The crash happened at around 2 p.m. in a steady rain and clouds that obscured the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 12th, 2019

Pilot killed in helicopter crash lacked certification to help navigate bad weather

The pilot killed when his helicopter of a Midtown skyscraper in rain and fog radioed that he was lost and trying to get back to the heliport but couldn't find it, an official briefed on the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 12th, 2019

Don"t ground the city"s helicopter industry

As more information about last month's fatal helicopter crash comes to light, City Council members are once again considering legislating an entire industry out of existence based on an old red... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 26th, 2018

Uber Plans to Resume Testing Self-Driving Cars in Pittsburgh After Deadly Crash

Uber hopes to resume testing this summer. Uber Technologies Inc. is permanently shutting down self-driving testing in Arizona as federal authorities investigate a fatal collision with a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona — one of.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 24th, 2018

Council speaker keeping distance from Union Square tech hub fight

This speaker says he is keeping quiet on controversial plans to develop a tech hub and office center on 14th Street. City Council Speaker Corey Johnson told Crain's he is not involved in the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 20th, 2018

Virgin Trains CEO shares future plans for high-speed rail in Orlando, Tampa

Virgin Trains' CEO answered questions regarding the Tampa leg of the project during a groundbreaking ceremony at Orlando International Airport......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals9 hr. 6 min. ago

Line hotel employees rally as Mendelson plans tax abatement reprieve

As the Line D.C. hotel’s $46 million tax abatement appeared to receive a one-year reprieve Monday, some of hotel’s employees rallied to lobby the D.C. Council to preserve the incentive for fear the hotel will cut jobs if the financial incentiv.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 17th, 2019

NBCUniversal"s NM spending plans, benchmarks revealed ahead of City Council vote

NBCUniversal has committed to spending hundreds of millions of dollars over the next 10 years in New Mexico. The Albuquerque City Council is set to vote on NBCUniversal's incentive package of $3 million in Local Economic Development Act funding on.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 17th, 2019

Uber joins the food delivery fray with plans for drone testing

Having disrupted the transportation industry, Uber now is turning its sights on food delivery, announcing plans to conduct drone tests in high-density areas. The ride-hailing company began testing in San Diego and plans to roll out commercial food delive.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 14th, 2019

Uber, Lyft rival to open Bay Area technology center with big plans for hiring

Indian ride-hailing company Ola plans to open an Advanced Technology Center in San Francisco and plans to hire more than 150 engineers to staff its center, the company said Thursday. Ola, which is India’s largest ride-sharing company, plans to u.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 13th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook has big companies backing its upcoming cryptocurrency

Facebook Inc. has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa Inc., Mastercard Inc., PayPal Holdings Inc. and Uber Technologies Inc. to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media giant plans to unveil next week......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 13th, 2019

Uber plans to start delivering fast food via drone this summer

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Category: topSource: washpostJun 13th, 2019

Uber plans to start delivering fast food via drone this summer

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Category: topSource: washpostJun 13th, 2019

Investors wary as Uber rides into the helicopter business

Uber Investors Are Wary as It Rides Into the Helicopter Business.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 13th, 2019

Uber plans to start delivering McDonald’s hamburgers by drone this summer

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Category: topSource: washpostJun 13th, 2019

Uber Investors Are Wary as It Rides Into the Helicopter Business

While consumers may delight in the idea of taking an Uber helicopter to JFK this fall, investors have grown weary of money-losing businesses.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 13th, 2019

Uber Investors Are Wary as it Rides Into the Helicopter Business

While consumers may delight in the idea of taking an Uber helicopter to JFK this fall, investors have grown weary of money-losing businesses.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 13th, 2019

Top candidates pass on Wells Fargo CEO job

The pilot killed when his helicopter of a Midtown skyscraper in rain and fog radioed that he was lost and trying to get back to the heliport but couldn't find it, an official briefed on the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 12th, 2019

House opens tech antitrust inquiry with look at threat to news media

The pilot killed when his helicopter of a Midtown skyscraper in rain and fog radioed that he was lost and trying to get back to the heliport but couldn't find it, an official briefed on the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 12th, 2019