According to a new report, Uber has started hiking prices for users based on estimations by AI algorithms for how much they're willing to pay, with tests already underway in some cities.
The ride-hailing company, Lyft, and Waymo have come to a deal to bring about an autonomous ride-hailing service. The two companies hope that they can better compete against Uber with the deal.
Remembering the exact street address of the airport, your favorite restaurant, your university or even your grandma can be quite difficult. To save time Uber now lets you bookmark them.
From mixed reality and net neutrality, to speech synthesis, ID@Xbox, CoD WWII, Forza's Hot Wheels, Surface sales, and Amazon à la mode, it's our handy walkthrough of the week's top tech news.
In a meeting two years ago, Uber was allegedly threatened with removal from the App Store, due to "fingerprinting", which allowed the service to tag users' iPhones, even with the app uninstalled.
Uber will be expanding its UberEATS food delivery service to six major cities in India by the end of this year. Mumbai is likely to be the first city where the service will begin its operations.
Following laws which require taxis to carry fare meters and seats sensors, Uber has decided to pull out of Denmark effective as of April 18th. Its software division in Aarhus will remain.
Uber will now resume its self-driving program after it was halted because of a crash last Friday. The crash caused an Uber vehicle to be turned on its side, but nobody was seriously injured.
Uber president Jeff Jones has announced his resignation from the company, leaving after less than six months. The news follows a series of controversies endured by the company in the past weeks.
According to a report by the New York Times, Uber has been using a secret tool called 'Greyball' to evade detection in countries and cities where Uber is opposed by local authorities or banned.
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is seen in a video, arguing with a driver during an UberX ride and yelling at him. The reason: Uber's falling fares. Kalanick has since apologized for his actions.
Alphabet has accused Uber of using stolen technology to develop its own autonomous car project. Alphabet's Waymo claims former executive, Levandowski, stole trade secrets in excess of 14,000 files.
After moving its self-driving pilot scheme out of the state of California last year, Uber is now offering autonomous rides to users of the program in the city of Tempe, Arizona.
Uber's CEO promised a full and urgent investigation after a former company engineer talked about the sexist, hostile work environment inside of the company and the rampant abuses going on.
Uber has started mapping Asia's roads to collect data on customer's travel routes, traffic patterns and pickup & drop off locations. Singapore is the first country to begin the mapping process today.
A man in France has taken Uber to court after the app continued sending his locations to his wife, who eventually divorced him over infidelity accusations. He is demanding $48 million in damages.
A large number of technology companies have come out in support of immigrants, which enrich the economy and the society they reside in, according to the companies' brief filed with the courts.
A new update for Google Maps brings complete native integration for Uber, enabling the user to interact with the service without leaving the app. The updated version is available for Android and iOS.
Donald Trump has appointed Uber CEO Travis Kalanick and Tesla's Elon Musk as his strategic advisors. Hosted at the Trump Tower, the summit was attended by big names from the Silicon Valley.
Uber has pushed out a new update for its ride-hailing app, where it can track passengers five minutes after being dropped off. The company allegedly will use the data to improve its services.
Uber is completely overhauling its app and making things a lot easier for its users. The new app features a cleaner interface, faster performance and new features based on AI and machine-learning.
Uber has lost a case against two people that have worked for the company. A London-based employment tribunal ruled the drivers are workers, not self-employed, and should have workers' rights.
Uber, the popular and controversial app-based ridesharing service, is in the process of bringing freight shipping into its scope of business - may use driver-less trucks.
Microsoft announced today that with Uber's new app, it will provide an additional layer of security by periodically asking drivers to take selfies, assuring riders of their identity.
Uber's business is booming across its core markets, yet the company is still losing money and has confirmed that over the first half of 2016, $1.27 billion dollars have been lost. What's gives?
If you're in Pittsburgh and want to see what it's like to be driven around by a robot, Uber is letting you do that for free. The ride-sharing company is testing autonomous vehicles around town.
Ford has set itself the ambitious goal of delivering fully autonomous self-driving cars by the year 2021. The company will use them to target Uber rather than focus on selling them to customers.
Uber is reportedly giving up on its Chinese operations and selling them to its main rival, Didi Chuxing. Meanwhile, Didi will invest $1 billion in Uber's global business and get a seat on the board.
In order to reduce its reliance on Google Maps and also help its autonomous car research, Uber is said to be investing around 500 million dollars in developing a global mapping system of its own.
Uber's CEO has posted to Facebook announcing that his company has delivered two billion rides to customers. This is impressive, as it took Uber five years to reach its initial billion rides.
Lyft continues its drive to match Uber in the most important areas by releasing a new luxurious ride option called "Lyft Premiere", which can be called just as easily as your typical Lyft car.
Major cities around the world are reportedly banding together in an effort to use their size and market power to bring Airbnb, Uber and other "charing economy" companies to the negotiating table.
The European Commission has come out in support of the sharing economy and implicitly of Uber and Airbnb. The two companies have been facing crackdowns and bans from governments across the EU.
Saudi Arabia has invested a huge amount of money in the ride-hailing company, but Uber has found itself under fire for accepting cash from a government that regularly abuses human rights.
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After the recent investment by Apple in Chinese ride hailing firm, Didi, Toyota is partnering with Uber, which would see the automaker provide cars to ride hailing service.
With a view to better understand the Chinese market, Apple has invested a billion dollars in ride-hailing service, Didi Chuxing, which is already more valued in the country than Uber.
Texans will soon struggle to get home, as Uber and Lyft have terminated their operations in Austin. The ride-sharing services lost a legal battle to repeal a law which will see increased checks.
Uber can be a great service, but its surge pricing can oftentimes make trips more expensive than expected. While surge pricing motivates drivers, the company wants to get rid of it.
A number of high-profile companies, including Google, Ford and Uber have come together to form a lobbying and advocacy group, in an effort to speed up regulation and adoption of self-driving cars.
In settling lawsuits brought by its drivers in two US states, Uber is prepared to pay up to $100 million with added benefits while still classifying drivers as independent contractors.
Around the time that Swift was open sourced, reps from Google, Uber and Facebook held a meeting in London to discuss using the language. Apple's Swift is already hugely popular among iOS devs.
After first announcing its major upgrade to Outlook.com last May, Microsoft has now brought the new version of its webmail service out of preview, and will roll it out worldwide in the coming weeks.
Uber's international ride-sharing service is beginning its service integration with Facebook's Messenger application today. Limited regions will have access to start.
After numerous legal challenges around the world, Uber will now able to legally operate in a second Australian jurisdiction after a meeting of state government cabinet earlier today.
Ford has been given a permit to drive an autonomous version of a Ford Fusion on Californian roads. This will let Ford test in snow and heavy rain which autonomous vehicles have a hard time with.
Uber's app is now built on the Universal Windows Platform, and runs across Windows 10 PCs and phones, including Cortana support - and new users in the US can get a free ride worth up to $20.
Uber is about to have a fight on its hands with as many as 160,000 drivers in the state of California, who are all pressing the company to treat drivers better and grant direct employment.
Microsoft has activated plug-in support in Outlook for Uber, PayPal, Evernote and more. Microsoft has also announced future partners : IFTTT, Yelp and Wunderlist.
Microsoft is said to have agreed 'to contribute a substantial amount' of the $1 billion raised in a recent funding round for Uber, which values the global ride-hailing service at over $50 billion.