Embattled Uber Adds Option To Tip DriversUber is enabling passengers to tip its U.S. drivers with a tap on its ride-hailing app for the first time, part of a push to recast itself as a company with a conscience and a heart.
Embattled Uber CEO Travis Kalanick To Take LeaveEmbattled Uber CEO Travis Kalanick announced to employees via email Tuesday that he was going to take unspecified leave of absence.
Experts: Uber Must Make Changes At Top To Fix Culture WoesUber Chief Business Officer Emil Michael is leaving the ride-hailing company on the eve of the scheduled release of a report that is expected to recommend notable changes to culture and management.
Uber Driver Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Passenger In Southern CaliforniaAuthorities in Southern California arrested a male Uber driver on suspicion of sexually assaulting a female passenger.
Drivers Rebel Against Uber's Price-Cutting Quest For GrowthThe face-off between Uber CEO Travis Kalanick and driver Fawzi Kamel illustrated a conflict between Uber, with its effort to grow by cutting prices to beat competitors, and drivers who have seen their pay reduced.
Uber To Investigate Sexual Harassment Claim By EngineerUber's chief executive ordered an urgent investigation Monday into a sexual harassment claim made by a female engineer who alleged her prospects at the company evaporated after she complained about advances from her boss.
Lyft Shaves Its MoustacheThe ride-hailing service says it will replace the old Glowstache with dashboard beacons that communicate with customer smartphones.
Uber Unveils Plan To Launch Fleet Of Flying Taxis By 2026In a nearly 100-page white paper, Uber laid out a plan for an air-taxi network dubbed, "Uber Elevate."
Ford Rolling Out Fully Autonomous Cars For Taxis, Ride-Sharing In 2021Ford Motor Co. says it will have a fully autonomous vehicle ready to provide ride-hailing or ride-sharing services by 2021.
Ride Sharing Service For Kids Expanding From Silicon Valley To Orange CountyA Silicon Valley based ride hailing service for kids is branching out into SoCal.
Car Sharing Growing More Popular With City Dwellers, Research ShowsWhile not everyone is ready to stick a for sale sign in the window of their car, new research out of UC Berkeley reveals car sharing services are starting to win over city dwellers.
Uber Fined $7.6 Million By California RegulatorsState utilities regulators levied a $7.6 million fine against Uber Thursday for failing to provide information on how the popular ride-hailing company conducts business.