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Uber: American peer-to-peer ridesharing, freight, food delivery, and transportation network company
Uber Technologies, Inc., commonly known as Uber, is an American multinational ride-hailing company offering services that include peer-to-peer ridesharing, ride service hailing, food delivery, and a micromobility system with electric bikes and scooters. The company is based in San Francisco and has operations in over 785 metropolitan areas worldwide. Its platforms can be accessed via its websites and mobile apps.

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Uber, Lyft, and Lime Suspending Services In Cities With Curfews [Video]

Uber, Lyft, and Lime Suspending Services In Cities With Curfews

Uber and Lyft said they'll suspend rides and deliveries in cities where curfews are issued. Over the weekend, Uber temporarily shut down in parts of country says Business Insider. California,..

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Uber CEO Announces Donation To Criminal Justice Reform Groups [Video]

Uber CEO Announces Donation To Criminal Justice Reform Groups

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi announced the company making a donation of $1 million. This money will go to two criminal justice reform groups “in solidarity with the Black community.” He said:..

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Uber To Cut 23 Percent Of Its Workforce [Video]

Uber To Cut 23 Percent Of Its Workforce

Uber Technologies Inc plans to focus on its core businesses in ride-hailing and food delivery. According to Reuters, the company cut 23 percent of its workforce to try and become more profitable. Chief..

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Uber cuts 3,000 more jobs, closes 45 offices [Video]

Uber cuts 3,000 more jobs, closes 45 offices

Uber will concentrate on its core businesses in ride-hailing and food delivery and cut 23% of its workforce in an attempt to become profitable despite the coronavirus pandemic, Chief Executive Officer..

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Uber To Layoff More Than 3,000 [Video]

Uber To Layoff More Than 3,000

On Monday, Uber Technologies reported it would cut about 3,000 jobs. According to Reuters those cuts are being added to the 3,700 lay offs it had announced earlier this month. The company said it plans..

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Uber, Grubhub deal talks fan fears over fees [Video]

Uber, Grubhub deal talks fan fears over fees

The possibility that Uber Technologies could acquire Grubhub is reigniting some restaurants' worries over the commissions charged by the third-party delivery companies. Fred Katayama reports.

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Uber to require face masks globally [Video]

Uber to require face masks globally

Uber Technologies, Inc. on Wednesday said it will require drivers, delivery workers and riders globally to wear a mask as countries around the world begin easing restrictions aimed at curbing the..

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Uber Is Making an Attempt to Purchase Grubhub [Video]

Uber Is Making an Attempt to Purchase Grubhub

According to 'The Wall Street Journal' Uber inquired about a deal earlier in 2020.

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Uber approaches Grubhub with acquisition offer: sources [Video]

Uber approaches Grubhub with acquisition offer: sources

Uber is in negotiations to buy Grubhub in an all-stock deal, potentially giving the ride-sharing company's delivery arm Uber Eats a leg up in the crowded U.S. food delivery market. Gloria Tso reports.

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Stocks knocked down by virus resurgence fears [Video]

Stocks knocked down by virus resurgence fears

Wall Street dropped two percent on Tuesday following a warning from America's top infectious disease expert that reopening the nation's economy too quickly could lead to a fresh outbreak that would..

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Uber Looks Into Buying GrubHub [Video]

Uber Looks Into Buying GrubHub

Bloomberg News and The Wall Street Journal reported that Uber made an offer to buy GrubHub. According to Business Insider, the deal could be reached by June or could end without any agreement. GrubHub..

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Wall Street jumps despite historic job losses [Video]

Wall Street jumps despite historic job losses

Stocks on Wall Street jumped Friday despite historic job losses suffered by the economy. Fred Katayama reports.

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Lowe’s and Uber to Deliver $1 Million Worth of Flowers on Mother’s Day [Video]

Lowe’s and Uber to Deliver $1 Million Worth of Flowers on Mother’s Day

The two companies are partnering up to surprise mothers in areas hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Uber Faces $2.9 Billion Quarterly Loss [Video]

Uber Faces $2.9 Billion Quarterly Loss

Uber Faces $2.9 Billion Quarterly Loss

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Lyft To Require All Riders And Drivers To Wear Masks [Video]

Lyft To Require All Riders And Drivers To Wear Masks

REUTERS/Joe Penney All Lyft drivers and passengers will soon be required to wear masks, the company said Thursday. The app will also prompt users to avoid the front seat and keep windows open for fresh..

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Uber Lays Off 14 Percent of Staff, Pandemic Pummels Business [Video]

Uber Lays Off 14 Percent of Staff, Pandemic Pummels Business

Uber announced this week that it’s cutting 3,700 roles as the coronavirus crisis pummels its ride-share business and that of its competitor Lyft. An Uber spokesperson confirmed to Gizmodo that the..

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Uber Lays Off 3,700 People Due To Less Demand [Video]

Uber Lays Off 3,700 People Due To Less Demand

Reuters reports that Uber is slashing 3,700 jobs to save money amid the coronavirus. The company announced the layoffs on Wednesday, which accounts for about 14% of their total global workforce. In a..

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For SoftBank's Son, vision turns into illusion [Video]

For SoftBank's Son, vision turns into illusion

SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son's dreams of a global tech empire are unraveling, as the ongoing global crisis compounds losses at his $100 billion Vision Fund and his big bets on startups are..

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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..
Reuters India - Published

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..
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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..
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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.
Reuters - Published

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..
DNA - Published

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
DNA - Published

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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MOVIE REVIEW: Stuber

movie review: stuber
by Graham Pierrepoint - STUBER IMDb Dir: Michael Dowse Starring Kumail Nanjiani, Dave Bautista, Iko Uwais, Natalie Morales, Betty Gilpin, Jimmy Tatro, Mira Sorvino, Karen Gillan 4 STARS (out of 5) ..
One News Page Staff - Published

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.
Reuters - Published

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.
DNA - Published

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..
IndiaTimes - Published

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..
One News Page Staff - Published