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Man jailed for life after murdering student who mistook his car for her Uber rideA man has been jailed for life after killing a 21-year-old student who mistook his car for her Uber ride.
Student stabbed around '120 times' by man she mistook as her Uber driverA South Carolina university student was stabbed more than 100 times by a man who attacked her after she mistakenly thought his car was an Uber ride, a murder trial was told.
Man on trial accused of murdering woman who mistook him for her Uber driverA South Carolina man has gone on trial accused of killing a woman who got into his car thinking it was her Uber ride.
Uber strikes deal with GMB union allowing 70,000 drivers to become membersUber has struck a landmark deal with GMB that will allow at least 70,000 drivers to join the trade union.
Uber signs deal with UK's Arrival to develop 'purpose-built' electric carUber has revealed a partnership with a UK van and bus-maker to produce an electric car that aims to be "purpose-built" for its drivers.
Uber plans to sign up 20,000 more drivers in UK as lockdown easing boosts tripsUber is planning to sign up another 20,000 drivers in the UK by the end of the year after a surge in usage since lockdown rules were eased last month.
Get free Uber rides to and from Covid vaccination centers, here's howThe value of each free ride will be a maximum of Rs 150 and a rider is entitled to a maximum of two free rides, to and from the vaccination centre.
Uber ordered to pay $1.1m to blind woman who was refused rides 14 timesUber has been ordered to pay $1.1m (£790,000) to a blind woman who was refused rides on 14 separate occasions.
Uber driver with newly shaved head loses job due to failure of facial recognition, THIS is what the company saidThe Hyderabad resident, had joined Uber in 2019 and has a 5.67 star rating on the app for completing nearly 1,428 trips till date.
Uber offers green option for London customers who want electric carsUber says it will let London customers request a fully electric car so they can "play their part in cleaning up urban transport".
Uber Driver Killed On Video After Teenage Girls Carjack and Crash VehicleTwo teenage girls are facing felony murder charges after carjacking an Uber Eats vehicle with the driver inside and then crashing it ... ending in the death of the Uber driver. Tuesday's incident was..
Why Ola, Uber drivers are on strike today? Here's all you should knowThe drivers are on a strike to demand a fare hike with base fare to be at least Rs 100.
What is the gig economy and how will it be affected by Uber's announcement?Uber's announcement of basic employment rights for its drivers comes after a long-running court battle that could force a shake-up in the so-called gig economy.
Uber move to give 70,000 UK drivers worker benefits will 'reverberate through the entire gig economy'Uber is to treat its 70,000 drivers in the UK as workers, meaning they will be entitled to a number of basic employment protections.
Uber to give 70,000 UK drivers worker benefits after court rulingUber is to treat its 70,000 drivers in the UK as workers - giving them rights including holiday pay, at least the minimum wage and access to a pension scheme.
Maskless Uber Rider Arna Kimiai Surrenders to Cops, Hit with 4 ChargesThe maskless Uber rider seen on video coughing on her driver and yanking his mask off finally surrendered to police ... and she's facing some serious charges. According to the San Francisco PD ... Arna..
Maskless Uber Woman, Arna Kimiai, Sued Over 2019 Car CrashArna Kimiai -- the woman who filmed herself driving 122 MPH last summer and who coughed on and attacked an Uber driver last week -- has another vehicular mess on her plate ... she's being sued over a..
Maskless Uber Abuser Videos Herself Going 122 MPH on FreewayThe woman who is about to be arrested for coughing on and attacking an Uber driver has proven to be just as dangerous when she's in the driver's seat. Arna Kimiai has once again incriminated herself,..
Maskless Riders Who Allegedly Coughed on Uber Driver ArrestedThe maskless Uber riders who cops say coughed on and attacked their Bay Area driver are paying a hefty price -- one's been arrested and another is surrendering to police. The San Francisco Police..
Uber Driver Attacked by Woman After Arguing Over Mask PolicyThis no-mask "Karen" claims she has COVID-19, yet that didn't stop her from coughing all over her Uber driver, while also snatching his phone and HIS face mask. Luckily, the Bay Area driver recorded..
Woman Arrested After Crashing into Store, Fleeing in UberA woman dressed in a ball gown and heels went off-roading in South Beach, slammed into a store, nearly hit someone ... then casually fled the scene, but cops still nabbed her. The bizarre hit and run..
Uber loses Supreme Court battle on drivers' rights in gig economy testUber has lost its battle in the Supreme Court over drivers' rights - a decision that could have far-reaching implications for millions of people in the gig economy.
Government caps fee of cab aggregators like Uber, Ola at 20% of total fareIndia 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.
Will withdraw cabs, work only as aggregator: Uber to panelTransport 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..
Parliamentary panel on data protection bill summons Jio, Airtel, Uber, Ola, TruecallerA 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..
Uber Delivery Driver Thrown Off Bike, Hogtied By Portland CopsAn 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..
Under Xi's eye: From Paytm to Zomato, here are companies being monitored by ChinaIt has been found that prominent heads of Indian companies like Nykaa, Uber India, PayU, Flipkart, Zomato, and Swiggy are also being monitored by China.
Uber gets maps updated in 150 cities including Mumbai ; Factors in new routes & containment zones
Uber to provide donors free transport to plasma bankRide 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..
Uber cuts 600 jobs in India as lockdown hits businessUber 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..
Uber India cuts 600 jobs amid coronavirus outbreakRide 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..
SoftBank-backed Ola follows Uber with job cuts as revenue sinksSoftBank 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..
After Uber, Ola to lay off 25% workforce, says revenue fell by 95% in two monthsThe 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.
PM Modi asks ministers to explore using truck aggregators to connect farmers with mandisSeeking 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..
NHA teams, Uber to work together for transportation of frontline healthcare workersThe 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..
Uber's challenge to balance driver safety with customer privacyMargaret 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.
Indian woman claims Bangladeshi Uber driver lashed out at her over Delhi riots
British man guilty of plotting Islamist attack on London sightsA 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..
BJP fetes cabbie who found poet 'anti-national'BJP honours Uber driver for turning in poet to cops
Uber driver felicitated by Mumbai BJP chief for informing on passenger discussing anti-CAA protestsLodha felicitated the driver with an "alert citizen award", the Mumbai BJP chief informed in a tweet.
Uber suspends 240 accounts in Mexico to prevent coronavirus spreadingU.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..
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..
Lebanon Uber driver gets death sentence for murder of British womanA 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.
Mumbai: Sangh wing wants Motor Vehicle Act to tackle cab surge pricingSJM'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..
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
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..
Blame everyone but BJP's handling of economy: Congress on FM's 'Ola,Uber' remarks
Finally, after Supreme Court rap, Uber starts 24x7 safety helpline for womenThis 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
Bengaluru: Woman alleges misconduct of Uber driver, no support from customer careThe woman said that it was "the most traumatizing experience of her life".
Uber’s safety button is flawed, claims woman rider