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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...

Uber Air flying taxi service to be trialled in Melbourne

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Uber Air announces Melbourne as trial city for flying taxi service Ridesharing company says test flights of Uber Air’s helicopter-like ‘flying car’ will begin next yearMelbourne will be the first city outside the US to host trials of Uber Air, a service the company d...
02:51 2019-06-12

Uber picks Melbourne as test site for flying taxi service Uber Technologies said it will use Australia's second-largest city, Melbourne, as the first international test site for the group's planned flying taxi service....
05:00 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 prom...
17:51 2019-06-12

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....
10:51 2019-06-12

Skai could be the first fuel cell-powered flying taxi Flying taxi designs are seemingly ubiquitous these days, but a startup is betting that its choice of powerplant could help it stand out. Alaka'i has unveiled Skai, a flying taxi that will run on ...
07:34 2019-05-30

Airbus shares a glimpse of its flying taxi cockpit Airbus has been working on its Vahana project for years. It's an attempt to create an autonomous passenger drone network that could operate like a flying version of the Waymo's self-driving ...
12:01 2019-05-23

Electric 'flying taxi' prototype unveiled by German start-up Lilium says electric jet-powered five-seater aircraft could be in service by 2025A new “flying taxi” has been unveiled by German start-up Lilium, which claims the vertical take-off craft could be the ...
12:17 2019-05-22

At $14,777, Could This 2014 Nissan NV200 Taxi be an Uber-Good Deal? One of the best ‘dad jokes’ is when someone asks you to call them a cab and you reply with “okay, you are a cab.” Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe NV200 is already a cab, but could its price be callin...
15:17 2019-06-03

Exclusive: India to order taxi aggregators like Uber, Ola to go electric India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola to convert 40% of their fleet of cars to electric by April 2026, according to a source and records of government meetings to discuss new rules f...
14:51 2019-06-06

India To Order Taxi Aggregators Like Uber, Ola To Go Electric By 2026: Report India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola to convert 40% of their fleet of cars to electric by April 2026, according to a source and records of government meetings to discuss new rules.....
23:34 2019-06-06

Exclusive: India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber, Ola to go electric - documents India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola to convert 40% of their fleet of cars to electric by April 2026, according to a source and records of government meetings to discuss new rules f...
16:51 2019-06-06

Self-driving taxi service Waymo rolls out perks to lure riders Waymo is rolling out amenities to entice riders to use its self-driving taxis, creating a potential route to profitability in a money-losing industry. The Alphabet subsidiary is testing complimentary ...
16:51 2019-07-08

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 que...
01:34 2019-06-13

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.        ...
04:51 2019-05-30

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 s...
22:17 2019-06-06

Uber launches helicopter service in New York The new service transports passengers from Manhattan to the John F. Kennedy International Airport for about $200.       ...
00:00 2019-07-11

Unidentified flying objects had Kansas City locals, weather service puzzled Unidentified flying objects were spotted in Kansas City, Missouri, Locals and even the local National Weather Service were puzzled by the objects.       ...
20:00 2019-06-21

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...
20:17 2019-05-23

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....
01:34 2019-05-24

Uber’s futuristic drone delivery service could launch as early as this summer It may have seemed like science fiction just a few years ago, but a world filled with package-carrying drones zooming by overhead is right around the corner. Just last week, Amazon announced that its ...
09:34 2019-06-13

MRI scans to be trialled as test for prostate cancer Simple scans ‘could revolutionise the way that we diagnose disease’, says professorHundreds of men will be given MRI scans in a groundbreaking clinical trial that scientists say could transform screen...
07:51 2019-06-10

Melbourne 2020 F1 opener set for March 15 Melbourne will host the Australian Grand Prix for the 25th time in 2020 with the season-opener for Formula One's 70th season scheduled for March 15, the sport announced on Saturday....
18:51 2019-07-06

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 r...
20:34 2019-05-21

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 helico...
23:34 2019-06-11

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...
00:00 2019-05-29

Grosjean reverts to Melbourne-spec Haas for Silverstone The Haas Formula 1 team has taken the unusual step of returning Romain Grosjean's car to its Melbourne aerodynamic specification for the British Grand Prix at Silverstone...
21:00 2019-07-11

Homeless woman, 25, killed in ‘horrendous bashing’ in Melbourne park Police in Australia said a 25-year-old homeless woman was killed in a “horrendous bashing” after her body was found by walkers at a park in Melbourne over the weekend....
18:34 2019-05-27

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...
01:17 2019-05-31

Sportwatch: Roosters v Bulldogs, North Melbourne v GWS, Swifts v Giants – live! Updates from sporting arenas across AustraliaAny thoughts? Email or tweet @JPHowcroftSuper Netball: Firebirds 60-71 VixensNRL: Sea Eagles 34-14 Dragons 7.08am BST #NRLRoostersBulldogs has commenced p...
08:17 2019-06-16

Sportwatch: North Melbourne smash Collingwood, Eels beat Raiders and more – as it happened Cricket World Cup: New Zealand v AustraliaSuper Rugby: Crusaders win epic semi-finalAFL: Swans beat Suns; Roos beat Pies; Dogs beat PowerNRL: Knights beat Broncos; Eels beat Raiders 1.25pm BST Thank y...
14:34 2019-06-29

'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.        ...
09:34 2019-06-07

Fortnite Throw Flying Disc in Week 3 Season 9: How to throw and catch the Flying Disc Toy? Fortnite Week 3 Challenges for Season 9 go live later today and this time around Epic Games wants players to Throw The Flying Disc Toy And Catch It Before It Lands. Here's how you do it!...
03:51 2019-05-24

This five-seater air taxi just completed its first flight The promise of flying cars has never been fulfilled. Sure, there are pint-sized airplanes you can also drive on land but let’s be honest here, those are nothing like how futurists in the 1950s imagine...
21:34 2019-05-21

Taxi slams into Hell’s Kitchen restaurant A yellow cab driver lost control and slammed into a Manhattan restaurant on Thursday afternoon, injuring eight people, authorities said. The male cabbie crashed into the Westville Hell’s Kitchen, on N...
21:51 2019-07-11

Yellow taxi bursts into flames in Tribeca A yellow taxi went up in flames Tuesday morning in Tribeca — with dramatic photos showing the car completely engulfed in the inferno as black smoke billowed from the blaze. The sedan caught fire...
20:00 2019-07-03

Taxi slams into scaffolding in Midtown: authorities A yellow taxi crashed into scaffolding near a Midtown intersection during Wednesday morning rush hour, authorities said. The minivan careened into the scaffolding near West 43rd Street and Fifth Avenu...
20:00 2019-07-03

Motorbike taxi firms rev up for race into West Africa Motorcycle taxi companies are expanding in West Africa with backing from investors betting that the meteoric rise of two-wheeled taxi firms in Asia can be replicated in some of the fastest growing cou...
12:00 2019-06-12

Parents forget newborn baby in Hamburg taxi BERLIN — New parents got the fright of their lives in Germany after accidentally forgetting their newborn in the taxi taking them home from hospital. Hamburg police said Monday that the couple took th...
14:51 2019-05-21

World's 10 cheapest cities to catch a taxi cab Believe it or not, there are still some countries where a cab is as cheap as ridesharing. Click forward to see the world's 10 cheapest taxi rides.       ...
23:17 2019-06-28

The most ridiculous things Tote Taxi has hauled to the Hamptons Danielle Candela drew the line at the Picasso in the gilt frame. “It wasn’t wrapped or anything — I didn’t want the liability.” But the founder of Tote Taxi has shuttled almost everything else you can...
17:17 2019-05-23

‘They Were Conned’: How Reckless Loans Devastated a Generation of Taxi Drivers Thousands of immigrants who were chasing the dream of owning a New York taxi were trapped in reckless loans by bankers who made huge profits, The Times found....
15:34 2019-05-21

LEVC reveals new taxi-based range-extender delivery van Range-extender van promises 80 miles of electric-only running; order books will open next year LEVC has given the green light to a new delivery van, based on the same range-extender electric vehicle ...
11:17 2019-06-17

City council proposes overhaul of taxi medallion industry The Taxi and Limousine Commission’s failure to address years of concerns about the collapsing taxi medallion industry has spurred City Council members to take matters into their own hands. “City regul...
07:17 2019-06-13

New Google Maps feature alerts you if your taxi or rideshare driver strays off course Google is testing a new feature on its map app which could make rideshare or taxi trips safer. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the details.       ...
01:51 2019-06-13

Hidden Document Reveals N.Y. Was Warned of Looming Taxi Loan Crisis In an emotional City Council hearing, lawmakers said New York officials could have stopped exploitative loans that have devastated thousands of cabdrivers....
21:01 2019-06-27

Google Maps will tell you if your taxi driver is veering off course to rack up a higher fare If you’ve ever worried that your taxi driver might be trying to take advantage of you by taking a more scenic route to your destination than you’d like, then you’ll have a new tool a...
22:34 2019-06-10

Scathing report accuses taxi medallion brokers of misleading drivers Taxi-medallion brokers preyed on immigrant wannabe owners by failing to be transparent about the terms of their loans — leaving them with crippling amounts of debt, according to a scathing repor...
17:17 2019-07-08

De Blasio calls for probe of taxi lenders following predatory loan report Mayor Bill de Blasio launched a probe Monday of the city taxi market following a damning report that claimed industry leaders duped drivers with predatory loans and artificially inflated the costs of ...
20:01 2019-05-21

Designed by committee, Toyota's Japan Taxi becomes an expensive Olympic symbol Toyota Motor's Japan Taxi, born in a government committee and designed to be an all-things-to-all-people cab, has become a high-priced icon of Tokyo's budget-busting 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games....
06:00 2019-05-22

The best – and worst – countries in the world for cheap taxi rides At one end of the scale, you've got Egypt, where $3 will get you a 5-kilometer cab ride. At the other end, there's Switzerland, where you'll pay $25.      ...
23:17 2019-06-28

When will flying turn green? Flying has an impact on the climate and everyone should use planes responsibly — that’s what even airlines say now. "Flight shaming" is making a difference, as our reporter Andreas Spaeth found out....
23:34 2019-07-03

France's New Flying Tax Gets It Backwards Starting in 2020, flying out of France—both domestic and international, but not for connecting passengers—will incur an additional surcharge dubbed an Ecotax, because the revenue raised will go towar...
00:17 2019-07-12

How to Reduce Waste While Flying Airlines produce a lot of garbage. Think about the plastic wraps covering your meal, your pair of headphones and blanket, as well as the straws, napkins, and sugar packets that litter the aisles. Unit...
00:00 2019-06-06

Flying-V will carry passengers in its wings The Dutch national carrier KLM will help to fund the development of a v-shaped, fuel-efficient airplane design known as the Flying-V, in a bid to improve the sustainability of air travel....
15:34 2019-06-03

The Latest: Change would allow big flag to keep flying RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the fight over a large American flag in Statesville, N.C. (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Maybe “The Profit” won’t have to go to jail over his flag af...
01:00 2019-05-30

Finland: Euroskeptics vs. the flying squirrel With conservation blocking business, the flying squirrel has become a symbol of EU meddling in Finland. But environmentalists are working to win the creature Finnish hearts and habitat....
12:34 2019-07-02

Watch the Volkswagen ID. R Set Its Flying Lap Around the Nürburgring Earlier this week, the record-crushing Volkswagen ID. R demolished the EV lap record at the Nürburgring by over 40 seconds. Now, sit back and enjoy nine sweet, sweet minutes of footage showing just ho...
21:51 2019-06-05

These Airplane Facts Will Help Cure Your Fear of Flying For some people, air travel is just another part of everyday life. But for others, it’s a major source of stress and anxiety. The good news is that most fears boil down to a lack of understanding, and...
04:51 2019-06-07

New Flying Spur will be first Bentley with all-wheel steering Four-door model, to be revealed in June 11, promises “unparalled agility” The third-generation Bentley Flying Spur will be the first model from the marque to receive all-wheel steering, as the car m...
17:34 2019-05-29

Red Sox president: team flying Ortiz to Boston The Boston Red Sox management and the team's fans expressed shock and dismay Monday after the news that beloved former player David Ortiz was ambushed and shot in the Dominican Republic. (June 10...
03:34 2019-06-11

To Get Boeing 737 Max Flying, Global Consensus Will Be Hard One big sticking point is whether to require that pilots undergo additional training on a simulator. If the training is required, the planes would be grounded for longer than expected....
06:51 2019-05-24

The 2020 Bentley Flying Spur is for When a Whole Building Needs to do 207 MPH The 2020 Bentley Flying Spur took some notes from the Porsche Panamera it shares a platform with, finally getting rear-wheel steering, adding rear-wheel bias to its all-wheel drive system, and boostin...
17:34 2019-06-11

Republican becomes first US politician to be 'milkshaked' with flying drink British import appeared to make its debut on Saturday when Matt Gaetz was hit with a ‘red liquid’, Pensacola police sayJust as Donald Trump has arrived in London, an iconic British import of its own h...
00:17 2019-06-04

De Blasio calls for ban on helicopters flying over Manhattan Mayor Bill de Blasio called for a prohibition against helicopters flying over Manhattan in the wake of Monday’s deadly chopper crash in Midtown. “I think we need a full ban on any helicopters going ov...
21:34 2019-06-14

A380 'Flying turtle' ready for takeoff The Airbus A380 might be on the out, but Japanese airline All Nippon Airways (ANA) has just taken delivery of the first of three snazzy new editions of the superjumbo aircraft....
21:00 2019-05-21

Could you give up flying? Meet the no-plane pioneers Growing numbers of travellers are abandoning air travel to help save the planet – even if it means spending 14 days on a trainIt has taken Roger Tyers four days to reach Moscow by train from Kiev. His...
08:51 2019-05-22

Biggest airport ripoffs: 15 items you should never buy while flying Many of the products and services at the airport are being sold to you at a massive markup. Here are 15 to avoid if you don't want to get ripped off.       ...
05:34 2019-07-06

Video shows strange object flying over Tucson TUCSON – A video posted on Twitter viewed thousands of times shows a string of red-ish lights moving in unison before blinking out. The video was recorded Tuesday night near Davis-Monthan Air Fo...
04:34 2019-07-12

If You're Flying American Airlines, Expect Delays Until After Labor Day Back in March, Boeing 737 MAX aircraft were grounded after a tragic Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed, killing all 157 people on board. But, yes—there’s still a chance your flights are going to be del...
22:17 2019-06-10

Accusations flying over deputy’s altercation with Masai Ujiri A week after the NBA Finals ended, exactly what happened between Raptors president Masai Ujiri and an Alameda County Sheriff’s deputy is still in question. The Associated Press reports that Ujiri ide...
20:51 2019-06-20

Ask the Captain: What does the first officer do? Is flying a plane physically tiring? Pilot John Cox breaks down the job of the monitoring pilot and talks about how physically stressful flying is (which is to say, not very).       ...
18:51 2019-06-21

The Devil is to be Aerially Assaulted by Flying Exorcist Priest Waves of violence, corruption and crime in a Columbian city are to be addressed with an audacious exorcism by a Catholic bishop who plans to launch holy water over the city from a helicopter. Seriousl...
13:34 2019-07-14

‘Wow, What Is That?’ Navy Pilots Report Unexplained Flying Objects No one at the Pentagon is saying that the objects are extraterrestrial, but the Navy has issued new classified guidance for reporting unexplained aerial phenomena....
03:51 2019-05-27

Flying a Drone While Drunk Could Land You in Prison in Japan You’d assume it would go without saying that operating any kind of machinery or vehicle after a few drinks is a dumb idea—even if it’s one navigated by remote control. But as reported by the BBC, this...
18:17 2019-06-13

The 2020 Bentley Flying Spur Revealed With More Tech Than Ever Before Designed, engineered and handcrafted at the Home of Bentley in Crewe, England, the latest generation of the Flying Spur brings together the world of luxury and advanced technology. It is based on an.....
12:34 2019-06-12

Authorities say a man crashed while flying a jetpack type of device. Authorities say a man crashed while flying a jetpack type of device. It happened this morning in the Salt River Recreation Area. First responders say he was alert and conscious when they found him. It...
10:17 2019-06-06

CBI Alerts Airports To Stop Ex-Kolkata Top Cop From Flying Abroad Former Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar should not be allowed to leave the country, the Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI has said in a lookout notice to airports and ports in connection with......
16:17 2019-05-26

We're Going to Mistake the Drones of the Future for Annoying Flying Insects Harvard’s robotic flying bee has been in development for well over a decade now. And despite its incredibly simple design, over the past few years, its creators have improved Robobee’s capabilities, a...
00:34 2019-06-28

U.S. FAA prohibits operators from flying over some Iran-controlled airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in an overwater area of Tehran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and G...
06:00 2019-06-21

ShowBiz Minute: BET Awards, Flying Wallendas, US Box Office Mary J. Blige among big winners at BET Awards; Flying Wallendas safely cross Times Square; "Toy Story 4" takes top spot at U.S. box office. (June 24)        ...
17:17 2019-06-28

FAA prohibits operators from flying over some Iran-controlled airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in an overwater area of Tehran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and G...
07:34 2019-06-21

Bentley designer Stefan Sielaff on the new Flying Spur Crewe's design director opens up about the legal restrictions on interior design and the link between each Bentley model As Bentley lifts the lid on its new Flying Spur luxury saloon, we chat to the ...
14:51 2019-06-11

"Flying Soldier" Soars Over Paris For Bastille Day Celebrations ''Flying soldier'' and French inventor Frank Zapata enthraled the crowd gathered for Bastille Day celebrations at the Champs Elysees Avenue in Paris on Sunday, by flying his turbine engine-powered......
07:17 2019-07-15

Flying Dutch take remarkable rise to the final frontier against USA A women’s football revolution has fired a Netherlands fairytale but an epic journey is not quite over yetVeritas Stadion in Turku, Finland, is an unlikely location for the start of a football revoluti...
13:34 2019-07-06

American Airlines CEO sees Boeing 737 MAX flying by mid-August The grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX is "highly likely" to be flying by mid-August, American Airlines Group Inc Chief Executive Doug Parker told shareholders on Wednesday....
07:51 2019-06-13

Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at U.S. base: Pentagon Training by Turkish pilots on F-35 fighter jets has come to a faster-than-expected halt at a U.S. air base in Arizona, U.S. officials said on Monday, as the United States winds down Ankara's involvem...
04:34 2019-06-11

France off to a flying start after sweeping South Korea aside It felt somewhat fitting that it was two of Lyon’s six-time Champions League winners stamping their mark on the Women’s World Cup opener. With Eugenie Le Sommer’s side-footed opener - her 11th goal in...
00:17 2019-06-08

Man accused of flying drone at California NFL games charged SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal authorities have charged a California man accused of using a drone to drop anti-media leaflets on crowds at two NFL games in the San Francisco Bay Area with violating nati...
23:51 2019-05-29

Bentley's new Flying Spur sedan can go 207 miles per hour The new Bentley Flying Spur four-door sedan has roomy leather seats, a panoramic sunroof, rich wood veneers and it can hit a top speed of over 200 miles an hour....
08:17 2019-06-13

Bentley Flying Spur: riding up the hill at Goodwood We speak to Bentley's vehicle dynamics boss as he drives us up the infamous hill on a wet Sunday morning Autocar took to a streaming-wet Goodwood hillclimb at 10.45 on Sunday morning, having watched ...
12:00 2019-07-08

GOP lawmaker questions flying of gay pride flag in Wisconsin MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Republican state lawmaker says Democratic Gov. Tony Evers’ order to fly a rainbow flag symbolizing gay pride over the Wisconsin state Capitol for the first time is divisiv...
20:34 2019-06-07

Flying champagne corks burst bubble on Wimbledon matches Rain of a different sort has stopped play during several matches at SW19“Rain stops play” has been a familiar refrain in past Wimbledon championships but players this year have faced delays from a far...
23:17 2019-07-05

Toyota Sets Provisional Pole at Le Mans After Crash Sent It Flying The 24 Hours of Le Mans is one of the most challenging races in the world—but every now and then we get a reminder that drivers are fallible people, too. And we sure as hell got that last night during...
17:17 2019-06-13

U.S. cautions airlines flying over Middle East after tensions with Iran The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is advising commercial airlines flying over the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman to use caution in the wake of elevated tensions between the United States and Ira...
17:17 2019-05-21

Inside Jorge Masvidal's epic flying knee knockout at UFC 239 Jorge Masvidal's knockout of Ben Askren on Saturday at UFC 239 will go down in the history books as the fastest in promotion history. Here's how it came to be....
01:51 2019-07-09

FAA bars US planes from flying over Mideast areas amid tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration says it has barred U.S.-registered aircraft from operating over parts of the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman over heightened te...
07:51 2019-06-21

Bosch's reworked automotive sensors can help control flying taxis As companies from Boeing and Uber to Lilium work to develop flying taxis, Bosch wants to make the sensors they'll require more accessible. The company says conventional aerospace technology is to...
11:51 2019-05-22

Flying, insect-like robot flits closer to independent flight Enlarge / The RoboBee X­Wing without its power and electronics. (credit: Noah T. Jafferis and E. Farrell Helbling, Harvard Microrobotics Laboratory) Just over six years ago, when researchers at Harv...
19:34 2019-06-27

Koepka passes Bethpage Black test with flying colours "So dominant was Brooks Koepka in the opening round of the PGA Championship that he boldly referred to the intimidating Bethpage Black course as \"fun\" after grabbing the clubhouse lead on Thursday."...
16:17 2019-05-21

Rise in Unruly Behavior on Planes Is Tied to Stress of Flying One of the stresses of flying, researchers have found, is inequality. Planes, one expert said, “are a social ladder made of aluminum and upholstery.”...
20:51 2019-05-27

Flying Southwest or American this summer? Check your reservation for new Max 8 cancellations The airlines have taken the grounded planes out of their schedule into early September. Affected travelers will be rebooked or offered refunds.       ...
00:51 2019-06-14

Paris may offer flying taxis to 2024 Olympics guests You can be sure that transportation will be a nightmare for many people attending the 2024 Paris Olympics, but technology could make it slightly more bearable. Airbus, Aeroports de Paris and the Pari...
00:51 2019-06-24

Kate Middleton was spotted at Wimbledon using a $26 lip gloss that's now flying off the shelves Karwai Tang/Getty Images Kate Middleton was spotted at a Wimbledon match on Tuesday holding a tube of Clarins Instant Light Natural Lip Perfector. The lip gloss costs $26, and she appeared to be usin...
23:17 2019-07-05

UPDATE 1-Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at U.S. base -Pentagon Training by Turkish pilots on F-35 fighter jets has come to a faster-than-expected halt at a U.S. air base in Arizona, U.S. officials said on Monday, as the United States winds down Ankara's involvem...
05:17 2019-06-11

Hydrogen-powered electric flying vehicle readies for liftoff LOS ANGELES (AP) — A transportation company is betting its hydrogen-powered electric flying vehicles will someday serve as taxis, cargo carriers and ambulances of the sky. But experts say they will ha...
23:51 2019-05-29

Flying Southwest or American this summer? Check reservations for new Max 8 cancellations The airlines have taken the grounded planes out of their schedule into early September. Affected travelers will be rebooked or offered refunds.       ...
16:17 2019-06-14

New Bentley Flying Spur: luxury saloon's interior previewed Four-door sibling to the Continental GT will be shown for first time later this year, and teaser campaign has begun Bentley is building up to the launch of its all-new Flying Spur, previewing the car...
15:17 2019-05-21

Ben Stokes' flying, one-handed ‘catch of the century' on replay – video Take a look at Ben Stokes' stunning one-hand catch from as many angels as we could find. South Africa's Andile Phehlukwayo looked to have hit Adil Rashid's ball for six before Stokes launched himself ...
05:51 2019-05-31

Japanese operator: Sailors saw ‘flying objects’ before oil tanker attack The Japanese ship operator says sailors on board the Kokuka Courageous, one of the vessels attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, saw “flying objects” just before the attack, suggesting the t...
12:51 2019-06-14

Phoenix Zoo flying high over 3-week-old baby pygmy owls PHOENIX (AP) — Conservation specialists at the Phoenix Zoo say they are flying high over the arrival of four big-eyed baby pygmy owls. The cactus ferruginous pygmy owls hatched three weeks ago and are...
04:00 2019-06-07

Former high-flying hedgie ordered to cough up $90M in bonus trial Time to cough it up, Paul. After a decade of sensational courtroom allegations about his rough treatment of underlings — ranging from death threats to taunting a worker with his blingy new watch — hed...
02:00 2019-06-07

Flying this summer? 8 things to know if you haven't been on a plane for a year Summer travelers can expect busier airports, higher bag fees and seat selection fees, more basic economy tickets and potentially longer TSA lines.        ...
15:17 2019-05-24

Opinion: New Flying Spur shows Bentley's commitment to comfort Crewe's new luxury saloon boasts the model's most sophisticated suspension yet, but it will have to work extra hard Bentley demands its cars do a great deal. In fact, there’s a pretty strong argument...
14:51 2019-06-11

Family flying guide: Avoid these mistakes when you travel with kids Planning to travel with kids? Before you make plans or fly with your family, you'll want to read this.        ...
00:00 2019-05-23

Exclusive first ride: 2020 Bentley Continental Flying Spur Bentley says its replacement for the Flying Spur will exceed expectations. We rode shotgun in Lapland for an early taste The morning briefing, delivered from the confines of our warm hotel, is brief....
09:34 2019-05-29

Pence calls US ban on flying LGBTQ flags from embassies 'the right decision' Vice President Mike Pence defended the Trump administration's decision to prohibit American embassies from flying LGBT flags on their flagpoles to commemorate LGBTQ Pride Month, saying in a new interv...
00:34 2019-06-12

U.S. regulator bars airlines from flying over some Iran-controlled airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in an overwater area of Tehran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and G...
05:51 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 abi...
17:00 2019-06-14

Man flying to Dominican Republic found with smoke grenades at Newark Airport A man flying from Newark Airport to the Dominican Republic was stopped by TSA agents from bringing several smoke grenades onto the flight Sunday, authorities said. TSA agents at an airport checkpoint ...
08:34 2019-06-18

Gareth Southgate flying out to watch England Under-21s Euros opener against France It is an indication of how important Gareth Southgate considers this month's European Under-21 Championship that he is due to fly out to watch England's rising stars at the tournament....
14:17 2019-06-18

FAA issues order prohibiting US operators from flying over some Iran-controlled airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order on Thursday prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in an overwater area of Tehran-controlled airspace over the Persian Gulf and Gulf ...
11:01 2019-06-21

US confirms $130M high-flying drone brought down by Iranian missile The U.S. military says the drone shot down by Iran overnight was the Navy version of the RQ-4A Global Hawk High-Altitude Long Endurance Unmanned Aircraft, built by Northrop Grumman Corp. at a cost of ...
19:00 2019-06-20

New 2019 Bentley Flying Spur: official teaser video released News 29 May, 2019 New teaser video of the upcoming Bentley Flying Spur gives us our clearest look yet at Crewe's new luxury limousine...
17:34 2019-05-29

UPDATE 6-U.S. regulator bars airlines from flying over some Iran-controlled airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order on Thursday prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman due to heig...
09:51 2019-06-21

Crew On Japan Tanker Saw 'Flying Object' Before Attack: Company Head The crew of a Japanese-owned tanker hit in an apparent attack in the Gulf of Oman saw a "flying object" before a second blast on board, the operator's head said Friday....
14:34 2019-06-14

Some US embassies are still flying LGBTQ pride flags despite Trump administration advisory against it ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images US embassies and diplomatic missions are honoring LGBTQ pride month around the globe, despite the State Department's decision to reject requests to fly rainbow flags. Se...
01:51 2019-06-10

NYPD officer injured by flying liquor bottle while on fireworks duty An NYPD officer trying to help control a crowd lighting off fireworks in Crown Heights early Friday was injured when a liquor bottle was thrown at his head, police said. Cops were responding to a grou...
00:00 2019-07-06

Iran targeted and missed US drone flying over Gulf of Oman: officials Iran targeted and missed a US drone flying over the Gulf of Oman shortly after the Thursday attack on two tankers there, US officials said. The unmanned aircraft was responding to a distress signal fr...
06:17 2019-06-16

Buyers Await Aviation Regulator's Scrutiny Of Jet's Flying License: Report Recently, London-based AdiGroup partnered with Jet Airways Employee Consortium partnered to bid for 75 per cent stake of Jet under the insolvency resolution process...
13:17 2019-06-30

Fortnite Fortbyte 67 Location Accessible by Flying Retaliator Glider through rings Accessible by Flying the Retaliator Glider through the rings under the southern most Sky Platform is the latest Fortbyte challenge players can complete today in Fortnite Battle Royale. Here's everythi...
19:17 2019-06-30

Schwarzenegger struck by flying kick at South Africa sports event A man struck Arnold Schwarzenegger with a flying kick at a sports event in South Africa on Saturday, though the actor and former California governor later reassured fans that they needn't worry about ...
14:51 2019-05-21

Video: How high-flying Bird's 2018/19 FE title charge fell apart For the first time in the history of ABB FIA Formula E, Envision Virgin Racing driver Sam Bird heads to a season finale without a chance to win a title...
21:00 2019-07-11

Exclusive: U.S. airlines expect Boeing 737 MAX jets need up to 150 hours of work before flying again Once regulators approve Boeing Co's grounded 737 MAX jets for flight, each aircraft will likely require between 100 and 150 hours of preparation before flying, officials from the three U.S. airlines t...
02:34 2019-05-24

New Bentley Flying Spur: 207mph luxury sports saloon revealed The Flying Spur features Bentley’s first-ever electronically powered, retracting Flying B, which even gets illuminated wings Rolls-Royce Ghost rival has an equal focus on driver engagement and passe...
14:51 2019-06-11

Cycling: Flying Dutchman Teunissen sprints to opening Tour stage win Dutchman Mike Teunissen was meant to be helping a team mate take the yellow jersey but ended up slipping it on himself after winning a thrilling bunch sprint at the end of stage one of the Tour de Fra...
18:51 2019-07-06

Ex-Jet Chairman Naresh Goyal, Wife Stopped At Mumbai From Flying Abroad Former Jet Airways chairman Naresh Goyal and his wife were stopped by Mumbai immigration from travelling abroad, news agency PTI reported on Saturday....
21:17 2019-05-25

Airspeeder Wants to Reinvent Racing With Single-Seat Flying Electric Cars Ah, the flying car. Every year a new concept or company appears with promises of taking us off the road and in to the fluffy clouds, and it’s always just two years away. But one new company, Airspeede...
21:51 2019-07-06

Flying Wallendas safely cross Times Square on high wire NEW YORK (AP) — Two siblings from the famed Flying Wallendas (vah-LEN’-dahs) safely crossed Times Square on a high wire strung between two skyscrapers 25 stories above the pavement. Nik Wallenda...
04:51 2019-06-24

Meet The Smart Autonomous Flying Phone-Case Camera Drone Selfly is a phone case that doubles as a flying drone camera – featured Kickstarter Every week we scour Kickstarter, Indiegogo and more to find the best crowdfunding projects around, so you know which...
16:51 2019-05-21

Jorge Masvidal's Flying Knee KO Of Ben Askren Was The Result Of Planning, Not Luck On an initial viewing of that clip of Jorge Masvidal ending Ben Askren’s undefeated professional MMA run with a flying knee just seconds into the match last Saturday, there isn’t much that looks caref...
01:34 2019-07-09

Video appears to show helicopter flying erratically before Midtown crash Dramatic cellphone video — which was captured by a woman walking her dog — appears to show the pilot involved in Monday’s deadly helicopter crash in Manhattan flying erratically as h...
08:00 2019-06-11

New 2019 Bentley Flying Spur: official teaser images released News 16 May, 2019 Official teasers of the upcoming Bentley Flying Spur have been revealed, previewing the new luxury limousine inside and out...
14:32 2019-05-21

No longer fiction: Flying car startups aim to begin test flights as early as next year The ride-sharing giant Uber and smaller startups like Alaka'i Technologies and ASKA edge closer toward a flying future.       ...
12:17 2019-06-19

New Bentley Flying Spur: 207mph luxury sports saloon on show at Goodwood Rolls-Royce Ghost rival has an equal focus on driver engagement and passenger comfort The third-generation Bentley Flying Spur will represent a “quantum leap in technology, performance and innovation...
13:34 2019-07-05

Video shows drivers in Georgia stopping to grab $175,000 in 'flying' cash on highway Video captured more than a dozen people getting out of their vehicles on Tuesday to grab money that was flying all over a Georgia interstate, police said....
10:34 2019-07-11

Glitch sends flying race car soaring hundreds of feet at launch event A technical glitch during a flying car demonstration sent an unmanned craft soaring hundreds of feet into the sky at Goodwood Festival of Speed in West Sussex, UK.The car was a two-thirds scale model ...
07:17 2019-07-05

Nearly 9 out of 10 flying insects in hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, a new study finds CIA Museum A new study found that almost 9 out of 10 flying insects in hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, and over half of the bacterial strains found were 'superbugs,' or resistant to at ...
01:00 2019-06-24

Flying feet, tattoos and chicken masks: Copa América 2019 – in pictures Five years after hosting the World Cup, Brazil again was home to a major competition; this time the Copa América with 12 teams competing over 26 matches. Chris Brunskill is one of a few European photo...
18:17 2019-07-09

Hydrogen-powered flying vehicle touted as Southern California traffic tonic Developers of a multi-rotor hover craft billed as the first flying vehicle to be powered by hydrogen fuel cells unveiled a full-scale model on Wednesday in Southern California, in a show-and-tell that...
05:51 2019-05-30

FAA officials say the helicopter pilot who died after crashing on top of a New York City skyscraper should not have been flying East Clinton Volunteer Fire Department Pilot Timothy McCormack died after crashing a helicopter on top of a New York City skyscraper on Monday. He was the only person on board. The Federal Aviation A...
23:34 2019-06-11

Crash at Mountain of Hell bike race sends riders flying down hill The Mountain of Hell bike race took place Sunday on a glacier at Les Deux Alpes ski resort in France and it really lived up to its name as a big crash sent cyclists flying down the hill....
18:17 2019-07-02

FAA bars U.S. airlines from flying over Persian Gulf amid escalating tensions with Iran The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S.-registered aircraft operators from flying over the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman due to increased tensions with ...
12:00 2019-06-21

Fortnite Fortbyte 89 Location Accessible by flying Scarlet Strike Glider through rings Accessible by flying the Scarlet Strike Glider through the rings east of Snobby Shores is the latest Fortbyte 89 challenge players can complete today in Fortnite Battle Royale. Here's everything you n...
18:34 2019-06-13

Flying Lotus: Flamagra review – cosmic voyager's cartoonish cinematic vision (Warp)Always known for Technicolor hip-hop odysseys, Flying Lotus has now gone fully cinematic. Following his directorial debut with the gross-out flick Kuso, Steven Ellison’s sixth album includes a s...
17:34 2019-05-24

Left-field cameos fuel Flying Lotus’ latest odyssey, Flamagra Every Flying Lotus album unfolds as a hero’s journey into the great unknown. On Los Angeles, the producer’s 2008 breakthrough, he scoured his hometown’s electronic underground through a sci-fi lens. T...
16:51 2019-05-24

Flying Wallendas cross Times Square on high wire in dramatic stunt Nik Wallenda, a seventh-generation acrobat, and his sister, Lijana Wallenda, coming back after a near-fatal accident in 2017, when she broke nearly every bone in her face, crossed Times Square in New ...
07:00 2019-06-24

‘Unidentified object’ flying over DMZ sparking media frenzy turns out to be flock of birds An “unidentified object” detected flying near South Korea’s border with North Korea that sparked a media frenzy and prompted the south to launch fighter jets on Monday turned out to be a flock of bird...
16:17 2019-07-01

Flying Wallendas to cross Times Square on high wire 25 stories above pavement Lijana Wallenda makes a brave return after a high wire accident broke nearly all the bones in her face two years ago.        ...
22:17 2019-06-23

Uber says IRS looking at its 2013-14 tax returns The U.S. Internal Revenue Service is currently looking at Uber Technologies Inc's taxes for 2013 and 2014, and the ride-hailing company said it expects unrecognized tax benefits to be reduced within t...
14:00 2019-06-04

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 likeli...
20:17 2019-05-22

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...
14:51 2019-05-30

Flying Wallendas safely cross Times Square on high wire 25 stories above the pavement Lijana Wallenda makes a brave return after a high wire accident broke nearly all the bones in her face two years ago.        ...
08:34 2019-06-24

Bentley Flying Spur grows, adds tech to rival Mercedes AMG S class, Maybach Bentley's third-generation Flying Spur sedan will grow in size and feature additional safety technology as the British ultraluxury brand looks to square up better with Mercedes-Benz's top-of-the line ...
13:17 2019-06-11

Jorge Masvidal Records Fastest Knockout In UFC History With Flying Knee To Ben Askren's Skull It took all of five seconds for Jorge Masvidal to knock out Ben “Funky” Askren and record the fastest KO in UFC history, beating out previous record-holder Duane Ludwig by a whole second....
20:00 2019-07-07

New software flaw found in Boeing 737 Max to further delay troubled plane's return to flying A new software flaw has been found in the troubled Boeing 737 Max that will further delay the plane's return to flying after two deadly crashes, according to the US Federal Aviation Administration (FA...
18:34 2019-06-27

'Flying objects' damaged Japanese tanker in Gulf of Oman: shipping company president Two "flying objects" damaged a Japanese tanker in a suspected attack on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, but there was no damage to the cargo of methanol, the president of the shipping company said on Fr...
09:17 2019-06-14

F1 driver Pierre Gasly enjoys flying lap of Red Bull Ring in a stunt plane – video F1 driver Pierre Gasly flew over the Red Bull Ring, which will host this weekend’s Austrian Grand Prix, in a stunt plane. The Red Bull Racing driver gave a running commentary on the track as was taken...
00:51 2019-06-28

French Inventor Totes Rifle While Flying Turbine-Powered Flyboard at Bastille Day Celebrations European leaders including French President Emmanuel Macron were treated to a demonstration of the Flyboard Air, a sort of gas turbine-powered jetpack/hoverboard/flying platform originally invented by...
07:17 2019-07-15

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 i...
15:17 2019-05-21

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....
22:00 2019-07-11

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...
01:17 2019-05-31

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 mor...
06:34 2019-06-08

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....
15:00 2019-05-21

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....
11:34 2019-06-14

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...
13:34 2019-06-04

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...
03:00 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....
02:34 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....
04:34 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...
03:34 2019-06-08

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 devel...
22:17 2019-05-29

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....
23:17 2019-05-29

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 le...
19:51 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....
20:51 2019-06-18

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-sharin...
00:17 2019-05-31

Video appears to show helicopter flying erratically before high-rise crash in New York City A dramatic video circulating on social media purportedly shows a helicopter flying erratically over the East River moments before crash landing on the roof a high-rise building near New York City’s fa...
19:51 2019-06-11

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 ...
11:17 2019-06-07

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...
07:34 2019-06-06

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&#...
17:51 2019-06-12

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....
20:51 2019-06-04

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 reve...
19:01 2019-06-04

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...
19:34 2019-06-12

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....
15:00 2019-06-12

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....
17:51 2019-06-13

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 Copte...
18:34 2019-06-06

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 see...
03:17 2019-06-08

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 of...
12:51 2019-06-04

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 le...
19:00 2019-06-04

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 confere...
23:17 2019-06-12

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 b...
00:00 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 t...
09:34 2019-06-05

UPDATE 2-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 le...
16:17 2019-06-04

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...
09:00 2019-06-01

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 ca...
23:34 2019-07-01

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...
19:17 2019-05-24

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...
14:38 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 Harfo...
19:51 2019-06-08

Uber to boot riders from app if they repeatedly misbehave If you misbehave repeatedly while getting a ride from Uber, you could get booted off the app. The company says that starting Wednesday, riders with a rating from drivers that’s significantly bel...
18:34 2019-05-29

Uber will start booting riders with low ratings Better be uber nice! Uber riders with below-average star ratings now risk getting booted from the ride-sharing app, the company announced. “Respect is a two-way street, and so is accountability,” Kate...
04:51 2019-05-30

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 M...
12:00 2019-05-31

An Uber riddle, a cat caper and a character called Tim It’s all happening on book club nightTwo days before book club, my wife comes to find me in my shed.“I’m going over the road to look at the kittens,” she says. Continue reading......
07:51 2019-06-22

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 ...
22:17 2019-05-29

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....
20:17 2019-06-06

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 b...
10:34 2019-05-30

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....
15:17 2019-06-17

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 th...
14:38 2019-05-21

Uber's First-Quarter Loss Tops $1 Billion The ride-hailing company’s loss topped $1 billion in its first quarterly report as a public company, affirming its continuing challenge of spending heavily to fend off ride-hailing and delivery rivals...
23:34 2019-05-30

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....
18:34 2019-05-21

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....
03:00 2019-06-13

‘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. Th...
08:34 2019-05-30

Family of slain Chicago cab driver sues Uber CHICAGO (AP) — The family of a Chicago cab driver who died after being hurt in a fight with a ride-sharing driver is suing Uber. Fangqui Lu is wanted on a murder warrant in the September death of Anis...
07:51 2019-06-05

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 ju...
04:00 2019-06-20

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 ...
22:17 2019-07-01

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 Bill de Blasio has decided to permanently suspend the issuance of ...
21:51 2019-06-12

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 mont...
13:34 2019-05-22

UBER To Offer Discounts To Families Of Fallen Heroes (LEX 18) – Ridesharing company UBER will be offering discounted rides to the families of fallen military heroes UBER is offering $15 off rides to and from local National Veteran Cemeteries on Mo...
19:51 2019-05-24

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 frequ...
00:01 2019-06-05

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 ...
16:34 2019-07-03

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....
15:34 2019-07-04

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....
17:17 2019-05-21

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....
20:00 2019-06-12

Volvo and Uber unveil autonomous production XC90 Volvo’s self-driving ready XC90 is ready for deployment in Uber’s future driverless ridesharing service Volvo has presented the fruits of its ongoing collaboration with ride-hailing firm Uber: a prod...
20:34 2019-06-12

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 “BB̶...
18:34 2019-06-07

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....
01:51 2019-06-06

SoftBank's Vision Fund to borrow $4 bln 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 Financi...
09:34 2019-05-30

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-...
21:00 2019-05-23

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....
16:51 2019-06-28

Uber Rides Get Cheaper With New Bajaj Qute Car on UberXS Uber has launched a new ride-hailing service in Bengaluru that will use miniature gas-powered cars called Qute to win over commuters stressed out by the sprawling city's heavily-congested streets....
12:17 2019-06-14

Uber posts $1B loss in its first quarter as a public company Ride-hail giant Uber lost more than $1 billion in its first quarter as a public company. Though the eye-popping figure had been expected by investors, the company also confirmed Wall Street’s fears ab...
17:51 2019-05-31

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 n...
10:34 2019-06-14

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. Acc...
07:51 2019-06-10

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....
11:51 2019-05-31

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...
02:51 2019-07-03

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 ...
06:00 2019-06-14

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....
03:51 2019-06-01

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.       ...
14:34 2019-06-13

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 ...
13:34 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 t...
11:51 2019-06-04

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

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 Br...
16:17 2019-06-17

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....
01:17 2019-06-08

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....
16:34 2019-05-21

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 Ave. in Queens for what w...
19:51 2019-05-23

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 confirme...
18:17 2019-06-04

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 c...
14:38 2019-05-21

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 attacke...
03:51 2019-06-08

Owner says Kokuka Courageous tanker crew saw “flying objects” before attack, suggesting ship wasn’t damaged by mines TOKYO (AP) — Owner says Kokuka Courageous tanker crew saw “flying objects” before attack, suggesting ship wasn’t damaged by mines. The post Owner says Kokuka Courageous tanker crew s...
06:51 2019-06-14

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......
01:51 2019-07-04

Uber and Lyft to turn the wheels on car ownership: industry experts Ride-hailing apps like those of Uber Technologies and Lyft Inc are expected to alter the state of car ownership towards subscription-based services and shared ownership, auto industry experts said at ...
02:51 2019-05-23

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 U...
19:17 2019-05-21

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....
05:34 2019-05-23

Grannies In Running Shoes Are Delivering Ramen For Uber In Japan Uber's strategy for Japan, where ride-sharing is banned, is as unique as the country itself - think grandma in running shoes delivering ramen noodles....
18:17 2019-07-07

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, accordi...
05:34 2019-06-08

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 th...
04:51 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...
12:34 2019-06-07

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....
15:00 2019-05-21

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 ...
06:17 2019-07-11

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...
03:34 2019-06-11

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...
16:51 2019-05-21

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 ...
14:38 2019-05-21

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...
20:51 2019-07-09

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....
13:34 2019-06-11

Investors are hiring Uber drivers to scout houses to flip CNBC's Diana Olick reports on how Uber drivers are getting paid to scout potential properties for investors as the house flipping market fizzles....
11:17 2019-06-08

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 stoc...
19:51 2019-06-11

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...
07:34 2019-07-03

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......
01:51 2019-06-19

Fake Uber Driver Gets 30 Years For Sexually Assaulting Teen FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man who pretended to be an Uber driver to sexually assault a college student has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. Willie Foust pleaded guilty to sexual battery a...
20:34 2019-06-18

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 ...
00:51 2019-05-31

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 l...
00:17 2019-06-15

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....
01:51 2019-05-31

Uber's first post-IPO earnings report shows another $1 billion lost Uber's first earnings report as a public company shows that while its revenue is higher than last year; the company is still hemorrhaging money. Still, there's no doubt that the company is g...
02:17 2019-05-31

Uber Posts $1 Billion Loss in Its First Quarter as a Public Company Uber reported a $1 billion loss as the ride-hailing service spends heavily to build up its food delivery and freight businesses, sending revenues up 20% in its first quarterly report as a public......
09:01 2019-05-31

Uber enlists "Qute" to take on India's choked, polluted roads Uber Technologies Inc has launched a new ride-hailing service in India's tech capital Bengaluru that will use miniature gas-powered cars called "Qute" to win over commuters stressed out by the sprawl...
16:34 2019-06-13

Uber loses bid for U.S. tariff relief on Chinese-made e-bike The U.S. Trade Representative's Office rejected Uber Technologies Inc's request for relief from 25% tariffs imposed on Chinese-made electric bicycles, according to a May 29 letter....
19:17 2019-06-13

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 ...
04:34 2019-06-14

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 Financi...
09:34 2019-05-30

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....
05:34 2019-06-14

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 ...
02:34 2019-05-25

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-ha...
19:51 2019-06-04

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 ...
22:17 2019-06-27

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 ceme...
16:17 2019-05-27

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...
15:17 2019-07-01

Uber Eats courts smaller European restaurants with new offer Uber Eats is opening up its platform to more restaurants in Europe that prefer to use their own delivery staff, seeking the business of smaller, independent restaurants as it battles Just Eat and Take...
01:51 2019-07-03

Uber Elevate plans to deliver Big Macs by drone this summer Move over, Uber Eats. Uber Elevate plans to deliver food via drone as early as this summer. To start, the service will be available in San Diego, and since Uber has been working closely with McDonalds...
17:51 2019-06-12

Uber plans to start delivering fast food via drone this summer Uber plans to begin testing the first-ever commercial application of drone food delivery in urban areas, joining companies like Amazon and Google that are seeking to make unmanned commercial deliverie...
07:00 2019-06-14

Uber partners with BBVA, Mastercard to offer debit cards in Mexico Uber Technologies Inc. is partnering with bank BBVA and payments processor Mastercard to launch a debit card for drivers in Mexico, an Uber executive said on Tuesday....
18:00 2019-07-02

Uber plans to start delivering McDonald’s hamburgers by drone this summer This week Uber announced plans to begin testing the first-ever commercial application of drone food delivery in high-density urban areas, joining companies like Amazon and Google that are seeking to m...
19:17 2019-06-13

UPDATE 2-U.S. denies Tesla, Uber 25% tariff relief on components, e-bikes The Trump administration is expanding its 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 elect...
19:51 2019-06-13

Woman who claimed to be Uber driver charged with smuggling immigrants in New Mexico The driver, Evelyn Limas, has been charged with one felony count of smuggling undocumented immigrants.        ...
01:17 2019-07-12

We Think Uber and Lyft's New Surge Fares Screw Drivers and Riders. Help Us Prove It. Uber changed how its surge pricing works last year. Not for riders, but for drivers. The changes have resulted in drivers earning less from surge pricing, but riders are still paying the same inflated...
22:17 2019-07-01

Careem ends Sudan operations as part of Uber takeover deal Careem has ended operations in Sudan as part of its planned takeover by Uber, a spokeswoman said on Monday, less than a year after the Middle Eastern ride-hailing firm launched in the country....
18:51 2019-07-01

Hail an Uber submarine, scUber, and have your driver take you to the Great Barrier Reef Uber announced a ride-share submarine – aptly named scUber – for riders to explore Australia's Great Barrier Reef inside an underwater craft.        ...
01:00 2019-05-24

Uber drivers are reportedly manipulating the app to create artificial surge pricing Surge pricing is a frustrating, but understandable, compromise that we have to deal with in order to have affordable rides at our beck and call everywhere we go. If the weather’s bad, a major co...
23:17 2019-06-14

City bus and train drivers busted moonlighting for Uber and Lyft: report More than a dozen MTA bus and train operators were busted driving for-hire vehicles like Ubers and Lyfts during mandated rest time between shifts, according to a series of 2018 investigations publishe...
12:51 2019-07-11

Forget Tanning Beds. College Students Today Want Uber Parking. Student housing is shifting away from recreational dazzle and toward amenities that reflect the gig economy: stronger Wi-Fi, room for collaboration and 3-D printers....
21:01 2019-06-27

Uber, Lyft Drivers Face Stiffer Regulations in New York City New York City intends to renew its cap on new for-hire vehicle licenses, part of a push to tighten its rein on Uber and Lyft, and help protect the city’s troubled taxi industry....
09:01 2019-06-13

Uber adds 'Comfort' tier for extra legroom and silent drivers Uber is adding a new ride option that aims to make your journey a more personal and relaxed affair. Uber Comfort is an upgrade on the everyday ride, and ensures you have extra legroom in a newer, mid-...
15:17 2019-07-09

Slack's Direct Listing Makes Uber and Lyft Look Like Absolute Chumps In its first day on the New York Stock Exchange, workplace messaging company Slack leapt over 50-percent above its reference price of $26 per share despite employing an unusual, less costly strategy t...
00:51 2019-06-21

Uber targets expansion in fast-growing West African markets Global ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc is in talks with regulators over plans to expand into two West African countries and provide a boat service in Nigerian megacity Lagos, a company executi...
18:34 2019-06-27

UPDATE 1-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, accordi...
03:17 2019-06-08

Mexico tax plan for Uber creates friction among ride hailing firms Mexico on Monday detailed plans to withhold tax from drivers for ride-hailing and food delivery firms such as Uber Technologies Inc and Rappi, but China's Didi said it would not take part in the arran...
14:38 2019-05-21

What is Uber? Forget the sharing economy – it's just a libertarian scam | Dominic Rushe There are plenty of reasons why Uber’s much-hyped share sale might fail – and many more why that could be a good thingSerf, noun: a laborer bound under the feudal system to work on his lord’s estate.U...
14:38 2019-05-21

How the Amazon-Google-Uber effect sets inflation | Mohamed El-Erian Tech innovations have driven the drift down in prices – policymakers ignore such forces at their peril Debates about inflation in advanced economies have changed remarkably over the past decades. Sett...
19:00 2019-05-24

Are Uber and Lyft Drivers Gaming Surge Pricing to Protest Getting Screwed Over on Pay? Despite policies that prohibit the manipulation of rideshare apps, drivers for Uber and Lyft are reportedly working together to coordinate price surges at Reagan National Airport to earn a higher fare...
15:17 2019-05-21

The Uber of prescription drugs: Web startups raise concerns about access to Rx medicine Startups like Hims and Roman have found a profitable new business model for selling Rx drugs online, but the websites are raising safety concerns.        ...
15:34 2019-06-06

This app makes it easy to compare Uber and Lyft fares in real-time Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. In her hit anthem Friday, a 13-year-old Rebecca Black sang abo...
20:34 2019-05-30

Lili Reinhart Warns Fans to "Trust Your Gut" After Scary Uber Incident Lili Reinhart is sending a message to her fans after a frightening experience over the weekend. After landing at an airport, the 22-year-old Riverdale star was "ushered to a car"......
20:00 2019-06-03

Seattle Woman Says She Jumped Out of Moving Uber After Continual Harassment From Driver A woman in Seattle said she jumped out of a moving Uber ride after the driver continually harassed her, running away and later filing reports with the local police department and Uber. She said the dr...
00:17 2019-06-01

Uber loses $1 billion in quarter, hitting forecast, as revenue rises 20% Uber Technologies Inc reported a $1 billion loss and a 20 percent rise in revenue in its first quarterly report as a public company on Thursday, posting results in line with its forecasts that undersc...
22:34 2019-05-30

Watch: Rajai Davis takes $243 Uber to stadium, hits homer in first Mets at-bat Rajai Davis took a two-hour Uber ride to the stadium before hitting a home run in his first at-bat for the New York Mets in a 6-1 win against the Washington Nationals....
19:17 2019-05-23

Uber, Bird loses bid for U.S. tariff relief on Chinese-made bikes, scooters The U.S. Trade Representative's Office rejected Uber Technologies Inc's request for relief from 25% tariffs imposed on Chinese-made electric bicycles, according to a May 29 letter....
06:00 2019-06-14

MLB veteran Rajai Davis helps Mets win after 2-hour Uber ride to ballpark It was quite a night for Rajai Davis of the New York Mets: It started with batting practice in Pennsylvania and ended with him smacking a three-run home run in New York to cap a Mets victory....
13:00 2019-05-23

Mets call-up takes 112-mile Uber to stadium then belts sealing homer Rajai Davis, 38, arrived during third inning after 5pm call-upVeteran spent about $230 on Uber to stadium from AllentownRajai Davis took batting practice Wednesday afternoon in Allentown, Pennsylvania...
19:00 2019-05-23

Uber unveils brand new Jump electric scooters and swappable batteries for bikes Uber launched its Jump scooter rental service in October, with Xiaomi delivering the actual scooters that are one tap away if available in your city. But Uber has partnered with a different company fo...
03:34 2019-06-13

Female drivers feel abandoned by Uber and Lyft after reporting a sexual assault Guardian investigation finds drivers who have experienced range of safety issues say companies offer little to no supportOne month into driving for Lyft around Atlanta, Alicia Dukes was sexually assau...
14:51 2019-06-19

Ranch with my milkshake: Uber Eats sheds light on weirdest delivery requests Uber Eats has collected the most popular and the weirdest delivery requests it received this year. Here are some of the best.        ...
14:51 2019-06-05

Uber co-founder buys record-breaking LA mansion for $72.5m as drivers fight for wages Los Angeles sees a spike in the homelessness population while homes the size of football fields are selling for more than $100m Two massive luxury real estate deals in Los Angeles have shone a harsh l...
01:00 2019-07-03

UPDATE 3-Uber partners with BBVA, Mastercard to offer debit cards in Mexico Uber Technologies Inc is partnering with bank BBVA and payments processor Mastercard to launch a debit card for drivers in Mexico, an Uber executive said on Tuesday, the company's latest gambit to pro...
20:17 2019-07-02

Corey Johnson questions safety of Uber Copter after fatal helicopter crash City Council Speaker Corey Johnson questioned the necessity of Uber Copter — an in-the-works helicopter link between Manhattan and JFK Airport — in light of Monday’s fatal chopper crash in Manha...
21:00 2019-06-11

Lili Reinhart warns travelers about fake Uber drivers after her own airport experience "Trust your gut. It could save you," the "Riverdale" actress tweeted after refusing to get in a car at the airport that lacked ride-share signage.        ...
19:17 2019-06-04

Uber loses $1 billion in quarter as costs grow for drivers, food delivery Uber Technologies Inc reported a $1 billion loss on Thursday as the ride-hailing service spends heavily to build up its food delivery and freight businesses, sending revenues up 20% in its first quart...
03:51 2019-05-31

Uber loses $1 billion in Q1 2019 as costs grow for drivers, food delivery Uber Technologies reported a $1 billion loss on Thursday as the ride-hailing service spent heavily to build up its food delivery and freight businesses.Read More...
19:34 2019-05-31

Uber Eats Eyes Small Town India to Boost Food Orders As the online food delivery market in India goes hyper-competitive, Uber Eats is now eyeing young professionals in metros and joint families in smaller towns to increase its footprint....
10:17 2019-07-15

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 ...
23:00 2019-07-12

Lyft rises after Uber's CEO shows optimism about competition on the company's first earnings call Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi echoed his rival's optimism about the direction of the ride-sharing market on the company's first earnings call....
19:00 2019-05-31

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....
15:51 2019-07-07

Everything as a service: Is this the end of CapEx? The Cloud Revolution allowed compute and storage to be delivered as a service. This has proven to be a popular model for the enterprise, though will this acceptance endure for specialized services?...
03:17 2019-07-03

South Korea’s military says it has detected an “unidentified flying object” near the border with North Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s military says it has detected an “unidentified flying object” near the border with North Korea. The post South Korea’s military says it ...
10:34 2019-07-01

North Carolina city files lawsuit against RV company for flying American flag out of city ordinance A battle between a North Carolina city and an RV company continues as the city fights to remove the large American flag that flies high outside of the business....
19:51 2019-05-22

'No explanation': Flying objects over Kansas City leave locals suspecting aliens Two flying objects in Kansas City, Missouri, left locals suspecting aliens and the National Weather Service with "no explanation."        ...
15:17 2019-06-21

Baby bats are flying into peoples' houses because its that time of year. Don't freak out — do this instead Here's what you should do if you’re hanging out in your living room watching TV and suddenly — oh my gosh! — a bat is circling above you.        ...
15:34 2019-07-04

On autopilot: 'Pilots are losing their basic flying skills,' some fear after Boeing 737 Max crashes Two Boeing 737 Max crashes killed 346 people and grounded the jet due to software problems. It also raised bigger questions about flight automation.        ...
14:34 2019-05-25

Hyundai Motor India Seeks Clarity On Electrification Of Shared Mobility Partners Like Ola/Uber Hyundai Motor India is already gearing up with its electrification strategy, however, Government's plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola to convert 40% of their fleet of cars to electric.....
13:51 2019-06-11

Appetizing prospects: Uber founder takes aim at South Korea's shared kitchen market Chef Youm Jung-phil plans to close his restaurant in Seoul's affluent Gangnam district this month, worn down by the rising cost of labor and rent as well as declines in the number of customers eating ...
03:34 2019-07-10

UPDATE 3-Uber loses $1 billion in quarter as costs grow for drivers, food delivery Uber Technologies Inc reported a $1 billion loss on Thursday as the ride-hailing service spends heavily to build up its food delivery and freight businesses, sending revenues up 20% in its first quart...
03:00 2019-05-31

Jalopnik The Legal Argument That Could Destroy Uber | Gizmodo Game of Thrones Ends Its Watch With Pl Jalopnik The Legal Argument That Could Destroy Uber | Gizmodo Game of Thrones Ends Its Watch With Plastic Water Bottle in Plain Sight | Kotaku Socialist Twitch Streamer Says He’s Changing Minds | Life...
14:32 2019-05-21

Workers Rack Up Another Victory As California Preps to Classify Uber and Lyft Drivers as Employees Rideshare drivers in California turned out in droves in support of a state bill that would classify them as full employees. They walked away this afternoon with another victory in what is and is likel...
01:00 2019-07-11

UPDATE 1-Uber, Bird loses bid for U.S. tariff relief on Chinese-made bikes, scooters The U.S. Trade Representative's Office rejected Uber Technologies Inc's request for relief from 25% tariffs imposed on Chinese-made electric bicycles, according to a May 29 letter....
22:51 2019-06-13

Uber’s quiet ride option is a warning: We are falling victims to convenience | Penelope Blackmore You can outsource pretty much every aspect of irritation in your life. But you can’t outsource lonelinessUber has launched a quiet ride service in the US, which means that passengers can request that ...
23:17 2019-05-29

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Uber loses $1 billion in quarter, hitting forecast, as revenue rises 20% Uber Technologies Inc reported a $1 billion loss and a 20% rise in revenue on Thursday in its first quarterly report as a public company, in line with the ride-hailing service's forecasts....
03:00 2019-05-31

The rise of robots-as-a-service Just as cable companies include set-top box costs in their monthly bill, robot makers will sell subscriptionss of hardware/software bundles.Read More...
14:51 2019-07-01

Liverpool fans troll Man Utd by flying 'six times European champions' banner over training camp in Australia Manchester United have travelled about as far away as possible to escape Liverpool's Champions League triumph - but even Australia isn't far away enough, it seems....
12:51 2019-07-11

Uber passenger's death draws attention to 'vomit fraud' allegations in ride-hailing business The fatal St. Patrick's Day shooting of an Uber passenger in New Mexico, which allegedly followed an argument over a fee imposed for vomit in the back seat of the driver's car, has drawn attention to ...
15:00 2019-05-31

Home flippers hire Uber and Lyft drivers to scout properties in a pricey housing market Competition is so fierce in the home flipping market that some investors are hiring Uber and Lyft drivers to help them scour a wider territory for possible properties....
16:51 2019-06-07

Uber teams up with start-up Grand Rounds to give big-company employees free rides to the doctor Companies are increasingly willing to pay for employees to go to the doctor. Uber is partnering up with Grand Rounds, a start-up that sells into the employer channel, to make it easier....
16:51 2019-06-19

Mets call-up Rajai Davis arrives late via Uber, gets lost in stadium, then hits home run Rajai Davis had himself quite the Wednesday. It started with him getting ready for a minor-league game and ended with hitting a home run for the Mets.        ...
08:17 2019-05-23

Uber and Lyft Drivers Strike Alongside Fast Food Workers in LA, Demand $30 Minimum Wage Around 100 rideshare drivers protested their working conditions this afternoon in Los Angeles, engaging in a “take over” of an Uber Hub, before joining up with a contingent of fast food workers from M...
03:34 2019-05-24

The New Service Wars Are Here to Empty Your Wallet Canon versus Nikon. Dell versus HP. Microsoft versus Apple. Tech companies have been battling over their piece of the pie for years, that ain’t new. But recently, tech and non-tech companies alike hav...
23:34 2019-06-22

AT&T eyes $16-$17-a-month streaming service - WSJ AT&T Inc's WarnerMedia has dropped its plan for a three-tiered streaming service, the Wall Street Journal reported https://www.wsj.com/articles/at-t-eyes-16-to-17-a-month-streaming-service-in-strategy...
21:17 2019-06-06

FAA says has no timetable for Boeing 737 MAX's return to service The Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday it does not have a specific timetable on when Boeing Co's troubled 737 MAX jet would return to service after two fatal crashes led to the airplane...
01:34 2019-06-13

Inside the Secret Service lab with more than 15K ink samples WASHINGTON— In a cabinet inside a modest laboratory in downtown Washington are rows and rows of ink samples in plastic squeeze bottles and small glass jars. To the untrained eye, it’s just a bunch of ...
03:17 2019-07-09

WarnerMedia announces HBO Max streaming service WarnerMedia announced Tuesday the launch of its own streaming service, HBO Max, which will feature original programming and content from a variety of the company's channels, including Cartoon Network ...
23:17 2019-07-09

What Should I Do If I Don't Trust My Local Dealer to Service My New Car? 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 are discussing service issu...
21:17 2019-06-14

Sprint turns on 5G service in four cities Make that three big US carriers that have hopped aboard the 5G bandwagon -- Sprint has launched its 5G service in parts of Atlanta, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston and Kansas City. You'll need to wait...
02:17 2019-05-31

BET is reportedly launching its own TV streaming service After debuting a mobile streaming service in 2016, BET is reportedly joining the TV streaming market with the launch of a standalone streaming service called BET+....
19:17 2019-06-11

AT&T brings 5G service to its 20th city in the US AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon have all made 5G network-related announcements in the last couple of days. It's like they talked each other agreed to light up their 5G networks in various cities across th...
10:34 2019-06-28

Nearly 1 out of 4 Netflix subscribers think the service is too expensive As far as video streaming options are concerned, you’d be hard-pressed to find a service that offers consumers more bang for the buck than Netflix. Even with a series of incremental price increa...
04:00 2019-07-11

Best phone service for business in 2019 Editor's note: Looking for a Phone Service for your business? If you're looking for information to help you choose the one that's right for you, use the questionnaire below to have our ...
14:00 2019-06-22

Con Ed: 'All customers are back in service' after NYC blackout Power company Con Edison said service has been restored to the tens of thousands of customers who lost electricity for several hours in Midtown Manhattan, starting at about 7 p.m. on Saturday night....
20:00 2019-07-14

Boeing 737 MAX May Not Return To Service Until August The International Air Transport Association (IATA) expects it could take until August before the Boeing Co 737 MAX returns to service, the airline group's head said on Wednesday, adding that the final...
13:17 2019-05-29

How to Opt Into AT&T's Free Robocall-Blocking Service Robocalls are annoying, but combating them is messy and uneven at best. You have some ammunition against this annoyance on your Android or iOS device, but that’s a reactionary tactic, not a proactive ...
00:34 2019-07-11

Two US service members killed in Afghanistan The U.S. military has announced that two service members were killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday. At this time, their names are being withheld until 24 hours after families are notified of their death...
20:51 2019-06-27

Amazon to End Its Restaurant Delivery Service Amazon Restaurants, which was available in nearly 200 American cities, will officially close on June 24. The company says it will focus on grocery delivery....
23:51 2019-06-11

Gabbard and Buttigieg on Their Military Service Representative Tulsi Gabbard served two combat tours in the Middle East, and Mayor Pete Buttigieg was deployed to Afghanistan as with the Navy. They often cite their service....
18:34 2019-06-27

Queen learns to use self-service checkout Britain's Queen Elizabeth took part in supermarket retailer Sainsbury's 150th birthday celebrations on Wednesday, and even took the time to learn about self-service checkouts....
20:51 2019-05-22

AT&T eyes $16-$17-a-month streaming service: WSJ AT&T Inc's WarnerMedia may price its streaming service between $16 and $17 per month, instead of a multi-tiered plan, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matt...
23:00 2019-06-06

Etisalat launches 5G service and smartphone in UAE UAE-based telecom operator Etisalat becomes the first in the Middle East and North Africa region to commercially launch 5G service and the device in the UAE. The operator has tied up with Chinese smar...
17:51 2019-05-30

Slack Technologies down 1% after service outage Shares of Slack Technologies were down about 1% in extended trade on Friday after the messaging software company said it was still working to resolve reports of downgraded performance from some users...
23:17 2019-06-28

Amazon boosts its UK grocery delivery service Amazon's UK fresh food delivery service is rolling out to a number of new cities, including Glasgow, Newcastle and Liverpool. Rounding out the list is Sheffield and Portsmouth with more, currentl...
14:17 2019-06-13

U.S. Service Member Killed in Action in Afghanistan The U.S. military says an American service member has been killed in action in Afghanistan, but offered no further details about the service member’s identity or circumstances surrounding the death....
20:00 2019-07-13

The Best Classical Music Streaming Service Is Idagio Listening to classical music is a bit different from listening to modern pop music. The music is built differently—most recordings aren’t performed by their composers, and there’s rarely one definitiv...
18:17 2019-06-28