Uber is working with Motional and Serve Robotics to carry out an autonomous delivery trial. The firms still want to charge people for these deliveries despite there being fewer employees to pay.
What is new in Windows 11 22H2, the first feature update for the newest OS
windows 11 22h2
Beta Channel build gets Taskbar, File Explorer improvements, ISOs available
windows 11 insider preview
How to set different wallpapers on different monitors in Windows 11
windows 11 per-monitor wallpap
Uber and Lyft will cover the legal costs of their drivers who get fined for assisting someone to get an abortion by driving them to a clinic. Lyft announced measures to help customers too.
The Australian regulator has filed a lawsuit in the Federal Court against Uber claiming that the taxi provider misled over two million Australians by showing misleading fares for roughly two years.
Uber has been given a 30-month license by Transport for London to operate in the UK's capital city. The two parties have been arguing over the license for five years now as TfL had concerns.
Uber has made an agreement to integrate New York City's yellow taxi cabs on its app starting summer this year. The deal also marks the end of the rivalry between Uber and the yellow taxis of NYC.
Uber Eats now comes with a nifty bill splitting feature for group orders so that each member pays for their fair share. Members will be prompted to select their victuals in time for the order.
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has fined Uber $9 million against its failure to respond regarding the request for information about sexual assaults and harassment of Uber passengers
Didi Chuxing has said it will de-list from the New York Stock Exchange and will instead list in Hong Kong. Chinese tech firms have faced pressure to take these measures from Chinese regulators.
Uber has launched a chatbot for WhatsApp for ordering taxis in India. It will be rolled out in Lucknow initially before coming to New Delhi. Next year, it will arrive in the entire country.
Uber has stopped offering its taxi service in Brussels following a court's ban earlier this week. Uber said it was disappointed with the decision and yesterday drivers held city-wide protests.
Uber has launched a new premium membership tier called Uber One. Membership costs $9.99 per month or $99.99 for the year. It includes loads of perks that will be good for regular users.
For the third quarter of 2021, Uber has, for the first time in its existence, been profitable. Since its founding in 2009, the company has consistently been making losses but the tide is turning.
Uber is expanding its Reserve service to air travel, so those traveling via air can now book rides up to 30 days in advance. Reservation time will be readjusted based on flight information.
Uber has added a search feature to its Uber Eats pick up map to make it easier to find places to order food you feel like eating. The search also supports food emoji such as burgers.
Uber has reported higher than expected losses at its second-quarter earnings call but has tried to reassure investors that it will decrease losses in Q3 and reach profitability in Q4.
Uber's flower delivery service will use FTD's network of local florists for swift deliveries. Initially available in select cities, it is set to launch throughout the US by early 2022.
Uber has launched RideCheck for users in the United States. It will help cyclists access emergency assistance if needed and it'll educate motorists on sharing the roads safely with cyclists.
Uber has announced that those in the U.S. can get up to $25 off four trips to and from vaccination centers until July 4. President Biden is hoping 70% of people are fully vaccinated by that date.
Popular ride-hailing platform Uber has announced a new partnership with Marriott International. As a result of the collaboration, Marriott Bonvoy members who use Uber can now win bonus points.
Uber has agreed to consider its drivers as employees. They will not be considered full-time workers but will earn minimum wage when driving passengers, get sick pay and holiday time, and a pension.
Uber and Lyft have established a mechanism in the U.S. to share lists of banned drivers who were kicked off of one of the services for serious violations so they can be kept off the other platform.
Uber has lost its appeal at the UK's Supreme Court. It means that a group of 25 Uber drivers will now be considered employees of the firm meaning they're entitled to paid holidays and rest breaks.
UK Uber drivers will learn next Friday whether or not they're considered to be self-employed or employees of the ride-hailing firm. As employees, drivers would get sick pay, paid holidays and more.
Uber has announced that it's running a promotion where people can get free rides to vaccination centres between now and February 28. Each code does have a 4,000 limit so be sure to use it quickly.
Uber is launching a new feature that will permit customers to reserve scheduled rides up to 30 days in advance. Starting next week, the feature will be available in more than 20 U.S. cities.
People in California have voted in favour of Proposition 22 which means app-based drivers will still be considered contractors but Uber, Lyft and others will have to make some concessions.
A judge has awarded Uber a London operating license after a multi-year struggle against Transport for London. Drivers for the platform now have more job security until the license needs renewing.
Uber will find out in less than two weeks as to whether it will be able to continue operating in London. A judge will decide whether or not the firm should be granted an operating license on Sept. 28.
The ride-hailing platform announced on Tuesday that all vehicles on its platform will be electric by 2040. It also pledged to contribute $800 million through 2025 to help drivers switch.
Uber will soon let customers in the UK make reservations for car rentals directly from its app in partnership with a car rental firm. The company first introduced the service in France and Australia.
In May, Uber instituted a "No Mask No Ride" policy, requiring drivers to take a selfie with a mask each day before starting work. Now, some riders may also be required to take a similar selfie.
Ride-sharing company Uber and prescription delivery platform NimbleRx have announced a partnership to provide on-demand prescription delivery to people's homes, starting in Seattle and Dallas.
Two Uber drivers and the App Drivers & Courier Union has taken the ride-hailing firm to court to try to learn whether the service's algorithms are discriminating against drivers or not.
Ride-hailing giant Uber today announced that is has acquired Routematch, a company that provides tech solutions for transit systems. The move has been made to create more accessible public transport.
Uber for Business has announced the availability of Vouchers for Uber Eats. With this, businesses will have more flexibility to order from the service, even having the option to reward customers.
Using the new feature, riders can select the amount of time that the trip should take, which would calculate a flat fare for the duration of the ride. The option will cost $50 per hour.
Today, Uber announced Direct and Connect, its new delivery services meant to let customers order items from retail stores and send packages to anyone. These are rolling out in a few countries.
Uber for Business has launched its Eats service in Brazil, France, Canada, and the UK. Uber plans to roll out the service to more than 20 countries this year but didn't state which countries.
The company announced the Work Hub though its website for placement of its out-of-work drivers who have seen colossal losses in income due to lockdowns during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Uber has announced that users in New York can make donations to help restaurants. It will also match donations and put the money into the Restaurant Employee Relief Fund, which will help couriers.