Uber Increasing Number Of Driver Background ChecksUber will start doing annual criminal background checks on U.S. drivers and hire a company that constantly monitors criminal arrests as it tries to do a better job of keeping riders safe.
A Raucous Google-Uber Fight Is Finally Heading To TrialA Google-bred pioneer in self-driving cars and Uber's beleaguered ride-hailing service are colliding in a courtroom showdown revolving around allegations of deceit, betrayal, espionage and a high-tech heist that tore apart one-time allies.
Uber Tackles Sex Assault Problem By Pledging $5M To Training Ride share app giant Uber is pledging $5 million during the next five years to fund sexual assault prevention groups as well as train its own employees.
Google-Bred Waymo Aims To Shift Robotic Cars Into Next GearGoogle's self-driving car spin-off is accelerating efforts to convince the public that its technology is almost ready to safely transport people without any human assistance at all.
Uber CEO Resigns Under Investor PressureTravis Kalanick, the combative and troubled CEO of ride-hailing giant Uber, has resigned under pressure from investors at a pivotal time for the company.
Lyft Joining Forces With Jaguar Land Rover In Tech VentureThe next Lyft car you book may soon be a Jaguar or a Land Rover. The British company behind the two iconic car brands announced that it was investing $25 million into Lyft to help the ride-hailing business expand.
Uber Moves To Repair Tainted Image With 20 Firings, 1 HiringUber, the world's leading ride-hailing company, has taken two big steps toward repairing its corporate image: It fired 20 employees for a host of harassment problems and hired an Apple marketing executive to rescue its tainted brand.
Uber Posts $708M Loss As Revenue Grows; Finance Head QuitsRide-hailing giant Uber has reported another multimillion dollar loss even as its revenues grow.
MedStar And Lyft Partnering Up To Transport Low Priority PatientsTarrant County Emergency Services is teaming up with a popular ride-hailing service to help people in need with transportation for non-emergency medical care.
Uber To Help Cities Get A Better Grasp On Traffic PatternsUber is offering a helping hand to some of the same city leaders it sometimes antagonizes with the aggressive way it runs its popular ride-hailing service.