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Uber named official sponsor for 2019 ICC Men's World Cup

The partnership will make Uber the first mobility and food delivery app to strike a sponsorship deal with the ICC for the Men’s Cricket World Cup.

May 20, 2019, 17:03 PM IST

Uber drivers go on strike in London and New York ahead of IPO, early protests sparse

Protests were sparsely attended in London and New York, and rides appeared easily available in some cities where strikes were called.

May 09, 2019, 00:36 AM IST

PayPal invest $500 million in Uber, ahead of highly anticipated IPO

Global online payments system PayPal is investing $500 million in Uber ahead of the highly anticipated Initial Public Offering (IPO), the media cited the ride-sharing major updated S1 filing.

Apr 27, 2019, 14:43 PM IST

Uber raises $1 billion from SoftBank, Toyota, Denso for self-driving unit

Uber`s autonomous vehicle unit has raised $1 billion from a consortium of investors including SoftBank Group Corp, giving the company a much-needed funding boost for its pricey self-driving ambitions on the eve of its public stock offering.

Apr 19, 2019, 06:20 AM IST

Delhi Metro ties up with cab operators for last-mile connectivity service for riders

These kiosks will provide booking facility for metro commuters, who will also be able to get information regarding booking status and location of already booked cabs.

Dec 27, 2018, 11:30 AM IST

Uber India to double techies in workforce in 2019

Uber will double its workforce in the product and engineering departments at its Bengaluru and Hyderabad facilities next year.

Dec 08, 2018, 11:41 AM IST

Uber launches fuel price index in city to boost driver income

The new incentive is applicable in Mumbai to begin with, Uber India said in a statement Wednesday.

Nov 15, 2018, 12:46 PM IST

ICC Women's World T20: ICC and Uber announce record partnership

Indian skipper and Uber brand ambassador Virat Kohli had words of praise for the initiative which he believes will enpower young women and girls.    

Nov 08, 2018, 15:51 PM IST

OLA, UBER withdraw strike after meeting with Maharashtra Transport minister

Hundreds of drivers have been protesting for increased earnings and a better work schedule since October 22.

Nov 02, 2018, 22:26 PM IST

Driver thrashed for ferrying passengers amid indefinite strike of Ola, Uber cabbies

Drivers of cab aggregators Ola and Uber have been protesting demanding higher fares to meet the rising fuel costs. The drivers also held strikes in Delhi and Mumbai to make their demands heard. 

Oct 30, 2018, 12:02 PM IST

Air taxi service in India? Uber’s top executives meet PM Narendra Modi

Ride hailing app Uber on Saturday said its top executives met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and showcased its futuristic aerial taxi service under Uber Elevate.

Sep 08, 2018, 16:37 PM IST

Uber's new safety feature turns smartphones into crash detectors

Uber also announced that it would soon start voice-activated commands designed to offer drivers and delivery partners a hands-free way to interact with the Uber app, so they can accept trips and communicate with customers using just their voice.

Sep 06, 2018, 14:02 PM IST

Brazil: Uber driver accused of kicking out blind woman

Nathalia Santos, 26, a Rio native who runs a popular YouTube channel about her life as a blind woman, said she was unable to ascertain her location after being expelled from the car or get to her destination. 

Sep 04, 2018, 09:13 AM IST

Mumbai rain: Skies give city a break; waterlogging continues, roads still jammed

Heavy rain has been forecast over the next four days.

Jul 12, 2018, 08:19 AM IST

Uber ends Arizona self-driving program following fatality

The ride-hailing company suspended its program in Arizona two months after a fatal crash involving one of its vehicles.

May 24, 2018, 00:52 AM IST

Chinese cab driver put in detention for pulling woman passenger's top off

An in-dash camera in the cab confirmed that the driver had indeed molested the woman passenger.

May 17, 2018, 17:03 PM IST

Woman alleges sexual harassment by Uber driver in Mumbai

According to the woman, the driver was 'masturbating' in public while the cab was at a traffic signal.

May 04, 2018, 14:21 PM IST

Uber exits SE Asia in new retreat from global markets

Grab has long been the dominant force in ride-hailing in Southeast Asia and speculation mounted that a deal with Uber was on the cards after Japanese financial titan Softbank invested huge sums in the US firm.

Mar 26, 2018, 10:01 AM IST

Ola calls off strike, Uber to continue protest in Mumbai

MNS transport union called off the strike for Ola drivers in Mumbai following discussions with the officials of the taxi aggregator.

Mar 21, 2018, 22:00 PM IST

Woman dies in Arizona after being hit by Uber self-driving SUV

The accident in the Phoenix suburb of Tempe marked the first fatality from a self-driving vehicle.

Mar 20, 2018, 00:34 AM IST