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.
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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.
As the COVID-19 outbreak forces many non-essential businesses like restaurants to shut down, Uber Eats is transitioning to delivering groceries in some regions, including France and Spain.
The ride-hailing companies Uber and Ola said that they were suspending all ride options in the Indian capital after a government-imposed lockdown went into effect earlier on Monday.
The company said it could suspend the accounts of passengers and drivers who've been diagnosed with the coronavirus. It has also listed the company's detailed policy on its website.
Uber is rolling out new features to its mobile app including a redesign meant to make pickups easier for both drivers and riders and a new translation service with support for more than 100 languages.
Uber has launched a new feature which allows passengers to report non-emergency issues. With the feedback, Uber will be able to further refine its service and ultimately help drivers address issues.
Uber has launched a new feature called 'Make My Train' which allows you to book trains on two lines and arrive there on time all from within the Uber app, which will help to lower stress levels.
Uber says it will start its data collection effort in Washington, D.C. roads beginning on January 24 as part of its self-driving expansion goal. However, the test vehicles will be in manual mode.
Transport for London has announced that Uber will not be issued a license to operate in London. It said the firm still has several issues which put people's safety at risk. Uber has 21 days to appeal.
In a report, the NTSB found that software flaws were present in a self-driving Uber vehicle that hit a pedestrian in Arizona in March 2018. Uber has since refined the software to improve responses.
Ride-sharing giant Uber is going to bring new features to its users in France. In the weeks to come, Uber will bring electric scooters to its French consumer base in collaboration with Cityscoot.
An agreement to purchase majority ownership at Cornershop was revealed to the public by Uber Technologies Inc today. The ridesharing company disclosed that it hopes to close the deal by early 2020.
Uber has announced the availability of Uber Works in Chicago. The app hopes to give temporary workers and employers looking for temporary labour an easy way to get connected in a transparent manner.
Uber is due to roll out Uber Pro across the United Kingdom in the coming months. The launch will be phased and finally be completed by January. Drivers can get a variety of rewards through Uber Pro.
Transport for London has issued Uber with a 2-month private hire operator license with new conditions attached. In the last few hours, Uber's stock price has fallen, possibly as a result of the news.