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Uber: American vehicle for hire, freight, food delivery, courier, and parcel delivery company
Uber Technologies, Inc., commonly known as Uber, is an American company that offers vehicles for hire, food delivery, package delivery, couriers, freight transportation, and, through a partnership with Lime, electric bicycle and motorized scooter rental. The company is based in San Francisco and has operations in over 900 metropolitan areas worldwide. It is one of the largest providers in the gig economy and is also a pioneer in the development of self-driving cars.

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Joe Biden Wants To Make Gig-workers Full-time Employees [Video]

Joe Biden Wants To Make Gig-workers Full-time Employees

CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP via Getty Images Joe Biden's presidency is likely good news for Uber and Lyft. The companies won big in California with Prop. 22, a law the President-elect was vocally opposed to...

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DoorDash IPO filing shows surging revenue growth [Video]

DoorDash IPO filing shows surging revenue growth

DoorDash, the U.S. food delivery startup backed by SoftBank Group, made public on Friday its regulatory filing for a listing on the New York Stock Exchange, setting the stage for a blockbuster IPO..

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Food delivery boom helps Uber in tough quarter [Video]

Food delivery boom helps Uber in tough quarter

Uber missed revenue targets in the latest quarter as consumers stayed home, but it enjoyed a big boom in food delivery orders. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

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Uber, Lyft win California vote on drivers' rights [Video]

Uber, Lyft win California vote on drivers' rights

Voters in California look to have backed a ballot proposal by Uber and its allies that cements app-based food delivery and ride-hail drivers' status as independent contractors, not employees, according..

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Californians vote on future of gig workers [Video]

Californians vote on future of gig workers

Trend-setting California votes on the future of the gig economy on Tuesday, deciding whether to back a ballot proposal by Uber and its allies that would cement app-based food delivery and ride-hail..

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Court rules Uber, Lyft must make drivers employees [Video]

Court rules Uber, Lyft must make drivers employees

A California appeals court on Thursday unanimously ruled against ride-hailing companies Uber Technologies and Lyft, saying they must reclassify their drivers in the state as employees. Fred Katayama..

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US Tech Giants Give Employees Paid Time Off To Vote [Video]

US Tech Giants Give Employees Paid Time Off To Vote

Between COVID-19 and various efforts across the country to make it downright difficult to vote, the challenges of voting are becoming increasingly obvious. Following the lead of major retails, US tech..

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Government caps fee of cab aggregators like Uber, Ola at 20% of total fare

India will allow app-based taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola to charge up to 20% commission on ride fares, according to guidelines issued on Friday.
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Will withdraw cabs, work only as aggregator: Uber to panel

Transport service provider Uber will withdraw its company-run private taxis by the end of the year and limit itself to being only a cab aggregator, company representatives told a joint committee of..
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Parliamentary panel on data protection bill summons Jio, Airtel, Uber, Ola, Truecaller

A Joint Committee of Parliament issued a notice on Wednesday calling representatives of telecom operators Reliance Jio and Airtel and cab aggregators Ola and Uber to depose before it on the issue of..
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Uber Delivery Driver Thrown Off Bike, Hogtied By Portland Cops

An Uber delivery man was riding his bike in Portland Saturday night when he was swarmed by cops and taken to the ground. The man was riding along and passed a patrol van when 2 cops got off the vehicle..
TMZ.com - Published

Under Xi's eye: From Paytm to Zomato, here are companies being monitored by China

It has been found that prominent heads of Indian companies like Nykaa, Uber India, PayU, Flipkart, Zomato, and Swiggy are also being monitored by China.
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Uber gets maps updated in 150 cities including Mumbai ; Factors in new routes & containment zones


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Uber to provide donors free transport to plasma bank

Ride hailing platform Uber on Wednesday said it is offering free rides to donors in the city, travelling to the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS) that houses the country's first plasma..
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Uber cuts 600 jobs in India as lockdown hits business

Uber Technologies Inc will cut around 600 jobs in India as part of its plans to cut 23% of its global workforce, as the company navigates a lockdown that has brought businesses in the country to a..
Reuters India - Published

Uber India cuts 600 jobs amid coronavirus outbreak

Ride hailing company Uber Technologies Inc's Indian arm will cut 600 jobs across functions, as it navigates a strict coronavirus lockdown that has brought businesses to a grinding halt, Uber India..
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SoftBank-backed Ola follows Uber with job cuts as revenue sinks

SoftBank Group-backed Indian ride-hailing company Ola will cut 1,400 jobs, or about 35% of its workforce, as it navigates a strict coronavirus lockdown that has halted 95% of its business, company..
Reuters India - Published

After Uber, Ola to lay off 25% workforce, says revenue fell by 95% in two months

The COVID-19 necessitated lockdown has brought the economy to a standstill. With the further extension of the lockdown, businesses are being forced to shut down or trim operations.
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PM Modi asks ministers to explore using truck aggregators to connect farmers with mandis

Seeking to connect farmers with agri markets in a hassle-free and cost-effective manner, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday asked central ministers to harness technology and explore innovative..
IndiaTimes - Published

NHA teams, Uber to work together for transportation of frontline healthcare workers

The National Health Authority (NHA), the apex body implementing the Ayushman Bharat health insurance scheme, on Friday announced its partnership with Uber India to provide safe, reliable and efficient..
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Uber's challenge to balance driver safety with customer privacy

Margaret Bordelon can still feel the hands of the drunk man who tried to pull her in for a kiss at the end of his Uber ride last September in Lafayette, Louisiana.
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Indian woman claims Bangladeshi Uber driver lashed out at her over Delhi riots


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British man guilty of plotting Islamist attack on London sights

A British Uber driver, previously cleared of a sword attack on police outside Buckingham Palace, was convicted on Monday of a plot to kill people in the name of Islam at London tourist destinations..
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BJP fetes cabbie who found poet 'anti-national'

BJP honours Uber driver for turning in poet to cops
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Uber driver felicitated by Mumbai BJP chief for informing on passenger discussing anti-CAA protests

Lodha felicitated the driver with an "alert citizen award", the Mumbai BJP chief informed in a tweet.
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Uber suspends 240 accounts in Mexico to prevent coronavirus spreading

U.S. ride-hailing application Uber Technologies Inc. said on Saturday that it suspended 240 accounts of users in Mexico who may recently have come in contact with someone possibly infected with the new..
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Uber CEO says he was wrong to call Khashoggi killing a 'mistake'

Uber's chief executive said on Monday the murder by Saudi Arabia, a major investor in his company, of journalist Jamal Khashoggi last year could not be excused and that he was wrong to have described..
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Lebanon Uber driver gets death sentence for murder of British woman

A Lebanese court sentenced an Uber driver to death on Friday for the murder of British embassy worker Rebecca Dykes in December 2017, state news agency NNA said.
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Mumbai: Sangh wing wants Motor Vehicle Act to tackle cab surge pricing

SJM's all India co-convener Ashwani Mahajan said a recently released public survey has indicated that consumers from across the country are facing various issues with app-based taxi services like Uber..
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Rahul Gandhi slams FM Sitharaman on millennial remark

"The automobile and components industry has been affected by BS6 and the mindsets of millennial, who now prefer to have Ola and Uber rather than committing to buying an automobile," said Sitharaman
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It's a fact that Uber and Ola are impacting business: Jay Panda defends Nirmala Sitharaman

"Some people are unnecessarily trying to criticise the finance minister for no reason. We should separate fact from emotions. It is a fact that Uber and Ola are impacting the business. We cannot like..
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Blame everyone but BJP's handling of economy: Congress on FM's 'Ola,Uber' remarks


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Finally, after Supreme Court rap, Uber starts 24x7 safety helpline for women

This is in addition to the already present in-app SOS button, available in the safety toolkit that allows riders to connect with law enforcement authorities in case of an emergency
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Bengaluru: Woman alleges misconduct of Uber driver, no support from customer care

The woman said that it was "the most traumatizing experience of her life".
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Uber’s safety button is flawed, claims woman rider


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First LGBTI job fair held in India after gay ban lifted

An LGBTI job fair, billed by organizers as the first such event in India, attracted more than 250 people on Friday looking for employment with companies including Intel, Goldman Sachs and Uber.
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Mumbai: Rains lash city, hit trains, flights

As people scrambled for taxis, rates for ride-hailing services like Ola and Uber skyrocketed in no time.
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Mumbai Rains: Uber and Ola prices go skyhigh as showers lash city

As the skies opened up Uber and Ola's infamous surge hit harder than the rains
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Mumbai's traffic flow worst in world, Delhi at fourth spot: Report

Traffic flow in Mumbai is the worst in the world while Delhi is close behind at 4th position, according to a report detailing the traffic situation in 56 countries. In Mumbai, journey during rush-hour..
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Uber Secures $1 Billion Ahead of Stock Market Debut

uber secures $1 billion ahead of stock market debut
by Alice Monroe - Following a tumultuous few years for the taxi-hailing brand, Uber looks set to launch itself on the stock market with a lucrative investment of at least $1 billion. The reason for..
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