Stories tagged: Uber
UPDATED: Thu., June 14, 2018, 3:54 p.m.
Worried about an accident when you ride with Uber or Lyft? Now you can get an insurance policy from your phone for the ride too.
Tue., June 12, 2018, 3:56 p.m.
An Uber driver who booted two kissing women out of his car had his livery license suspended Tuesday.
UPDATED: Thu., June 7, 2018, 6:14 p.m.
The so-called “gig economy,” which has drawn massive attention, tens of billions of dollars in venture capital, and praise and steep criticism from policymakers, may not be quite the cause …
Wed., June 6, 2018, 8:45 p.m.
Honolulu leaders approved a measure Wednesday to limit prices that ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft can charge during peak demand, a cap that the companies say would be the …
Tue., May 29, 2018, 4:56 p.m.
Uber rolled out the 911 capability in its app across the United States, after saying in April the feature was in the works. Riders can find the option in a …
UPDATED: Thu., May 24, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
The autonomous Uber SUV that struck and killed an Arizona pedestrian in March spotted the woman about six seconds before hitting her, but did not stop because the system used …
Wed., May 23, 2018, 11:33 a.m.
Celebrity fishing-boat captain Sig Hansen pleaded guilty Wednesday to a misdemeanor charge that he assaulted an Uber driver last year under a recommended arrangement with prosecutors that could allow him …
UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018, 4:02 p.m.
Uber’s ride-hailing service will give its U.S. passengers and drivers more leeway to pursue claims of sexual misconduct, its latest attempt to shed its reputation for brushing aside bad behavior.
UPDATED: Tue., May 8, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Uber Technologies announced a partnership to study urban manned aircraft in conjunction with the U.S. space agency NASA, following a partnership last year that focused on unmanned drones. As part …
UPDATED: Tue., May 1, 2018, 5:52 p.m.
More than 100 Uber drivers have been accused of sexual assault or abuse, CNN has found.
UPDATED: Thu., April 12, 2018, 3:55 p.m.
Uber 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 …
Wed., April 4, 2018, 8:19 a.m.
Seattle may require a minimum base fare that would make ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft cost more.
UPDATED: Sat., March 31, 2018, 9:31 p.m.
Though Facebook gets the attention because of a recent privacy gaffe, the social network is far from alone in collecting massive amounts of data on you to help marketers sell …
Mon., March 26, 2018, 11:16 a.m.
Ride-hailing giant Uber is selling its business in Southeast Asia to regional rival Grab while gaining a robust stake in the fast-growing ridesharing, food delivery and financial services business.
Wed., March 21, 2018, 6:22 p.m.
Video of a deadly self-driving vehicle crash in suburban Phoenix shows a pedestrian walking from a darkened area onto a street just moments before an Uber SUV strikes her.
UPDATED: Tue., March 20, 2018, 7:13 p.m.
The deadly collision between an Uber autonomous vehicle and a pedestrian near Phoenix is bringing calls for tougher self-driving regulations, but advocates for a hands-off approach say big changes aren’t …
UPDATED: Mon., March 19, 2018, 9:33 p.m.
Uber suspended all of its self-driving testing Monday after what is believed to be the first fatal pedestrian crash involving the vehicles.
UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2018, 9:46 p.m.
Lyft and Uber are attempting to cure a major medical problem for poor people and the elderly: Getting a ride to the doctor.
Mon., March 5, 2018, 3:28 p.m.
Pennsylvania’s attorney general is suing the ride-hailing company Uber, saying it broke state law when it failed to notify thousands of drivers for a year that hackers stole their personal …
Thu., March 1, 2018, 11:18 a.m.
Uber is driving deeper into health care by offering to take patients in every U.S. market where it operates to their next medical appointment.
Sun., Feb. 25, 2018, 9:34 a.m.
One promise of ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft was fewer cars clogging city streets. But studies suggest the opposite: that ride-hailing companies are pulling riders off buses, subways, bicycles …
Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 10:38 a.m.
In eight U.S. cities, the ride-hailing company is rolling out a service called “Express Pool,” which links riders in the same area who want to travel to similar destinations. Once …
Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 5:33 p.m.
Ride-hailing giant Uber’s full-year net loss widened to $4.5 billion in 2017 as the company endured a tumultuous year that included multiple scandals, a lawsuit alleging the theft of trade …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 9, 2018, 1:19 p.m.
Uber has settled a lawsuit alleging that it ripped off self-driving car technology from Google’s autonomous vehicle division.
Fri., Feb. 9, 2018
Uber and Lyft have avoided taxi insurance and safety regulations, and are undercutting established cab drivers to the point that one committed suicide recently, hoping to bring attention to his …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 5, 2018, 7:52 p.m.
Uber co-founder and former CEO Travis Kalanick will sell 29 percent of his stake in the ride-hailing service, a person briefed on the deal says.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 20, 2017, 5:42 p.m.
Ride-hailing service Uber suffered a new blow Wednesday as the European Union’s top court ruled that it should be regulated like a taxi company and not a technology service, a …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 13, 2017, 2:55 p.m.
An outside cyber security firm hired by Uber after a massive data theft found no evidence that rider credit card, bank account or Social Security numbers were downloaded by two …
Sun., Dec. 3, 2017
Phony driver incidents have sprung up all over the country. Often it’s just a money thing. Sometimes it’s more.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 28, 2017, 2:15 p.m.
Washington state is suing the ride-hailing company Uber, saying it broke state law when it failed to notify more than 10,000 drivers in the state that their personal information was …