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Grabbing an Uber? Now You Can Buy Your Own Insurance for the Ride

Chubb Ltd. has teamed with a technology startup to sell insurance to passengers of ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft to cover medical and other costs in the event of an accident......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 14th, 2018

Why Did Google Remove Uber Booking From Maps?

Uber has been demoted—for some reason. Google has offered one of the easiest ways to book an Uber ride--until now. The tech giant has quiet.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 18th, 2018

6th New York City Cab Driver Takes His Life in Crisis Blamed on Uber

Ride-hailing services are accused of devastating the city's longtime professional drivers. .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 16th, 2018

China"s Didi launches in Australia, expanding battle with Uber

Didi Chuxing, China's biggest ride-hailing company, is headed Down Under as it escalates its global challenge to Uber......»»

Category: topSource: moneyJun 15th, 2018

The other Uber fight: Unions brawl to rep drivers

Who speaks for Uber drivers? As market saturation and driver suicides wrack the taxi and black-car industry, and the city gears up for another street fight with ride-hail apps, three powerhouse... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 14th, 2018

Uber Drives Towards Developing Markets with New Uber Lite App

Ride-hailing .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJun 13th, 2018

Uber CEO Suggests Fees on Ride-Sharing Apps to Help Taxi Drivers — But They’re Not Buying It

New York taxi drivers are unimpressed by .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 13th, 2018

Toyota investing $1 billion in Singapore-based ride-hailing company Grab

Grab, which is similar to Uber in the U.S., is in eight nations in the region, including Malaysia, Singapo.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJun 13th, 2018

Toyota Motor to invest $1 billion in ride-hailing firm Grab

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp has agreed to invest $1 billion in Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm Grab as a lead investor in the company's ongoing financing round, which was launched after it bought Uber Technologies' regional business......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 12th, 2018

Uber CEO says New York City should charge a fee on all ride-hailing trips to help out struggling taxi drivers

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 12th, 2018

Uber wants a patent to tell if you drink and ride

The ride share company has filed a patent for technology that would flag whether riders are drunk......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 12th, 2018

Uber wants a patent to tell if you drink and ride

The idea is still in its early stages, and the company has no immediate plans to start using the technology as described in the patent application......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 12th, 2018

Endeavor snags CMO Bozoma Saint John from Uber

A year after joining Uber just as the company was beginning to deal with allegations of a toxic workplace culture, Bozoma Saint John has left the ride-hailing company to join Endeavor as chief marketing officer. In her new role, Saint John will d.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 11th, 2018

NYC Uber Driver Allegedly Kicks Out Lesbian Couple For Kissing In Backseat During Pride Month

The Taxi & Limousine Commission, which regulates Uber and other ride-hailing services in NYC, said that it is investigating the incident......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 11th, 2018

139 NYC Taxi Medallions Available in Bankruptcy Auction

As many as 139 New York City taxi medallions may be sold later this month in a bankruptcy auction. The rise of ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft have slashed the value of the medallions to a........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJun 11th, 2018

Uber may try to outbid Lyft to buy Ford GoBike owner

A bidding war to buy the operator of Ford GoBike may be shaping up between ride-hailing rivals Uber and Lyft. Axios reported on Friday that San Francisco-based Uber Technologies Inc. is considering an offer to buy New York-based Motivate Internatio.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 8th, 2018

Uber decries ride-hailing price cap passed in Honolulu

Ride-hailing service Uber has sent emails to customers and drivers urging them to reach out to the Honolulu City Council and criticize a bill that would place more restrictions on the transportation network company and similar operations......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 7th, 2018

Honolulu lawmakers vote to limit surge pricing for ride-hailing companies Uber, Lyft

Uber and Lyft say a restriction on surge pricing, which the ride hailing companies use to incentivize drivers to get on the road during times of peak demand, is the first of its kind in the United States......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 7th, 2018

Honolulu leaders approve 1st ride-hailing price cap in US

Ride-hailing service Uber has sent emails to customers and drivers urging them to reach out to the Honolulu City Council and criticize a bill that would place more restrictions on the transportation network company and similar operations......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 7th, 2018

Honolulu leaders to vote on 1st ride-hailing price cap in US

Ride-hailing service Uber has sent emails to customers and drivers urging them to reach out to the Honolulu City Council and criticize a bill that would place more restrictions on the transportation network company and similar operations......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 6th, 2018

Uber jumps into Europe"s crowded bike-sharing market

Uber, the ride-hailing company which has been banned from many European cities, is about to launch its JUMP electric bicycle sharing service in Germany as it diversifies and seeks to build bridges with local authorities. Matthew Larotonda reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJun 6th, 2018