Lyft Offers Music-Themed Vans For Outside Lands; Announces Cap On Surge PricingRide-hailing service Lyft is getting into the spirit of the Outside Lands festival in San Francisco outfitting a number of vans into music-mobiles to transport festival goer back and forth.
Tesla Board Member: Uber CEO Wants To Buy Half A Million Autonomous Cars From Us In 2020"I believe they are already safer than my parents," Jurvetson said of autonomous "robocars", "and I would trust my kids with them."
Uber May Be Going Public Soon As Tech Giant Reportedly Seeks $1B Credit LineUber is reportedly making financial moves that signal an eventual public offering of the ridesharing company.
Uber Emergency 'SOS' Button In India Now Alerts Police Of Your Current LocationSan Francisco-based Uber has rolled out a new safety feature in India that provides police with an exact GPS location in case of emergency, according to tech news website The Verge.
Uber To Offer 'Panic Button' To Improve Safety For Riders In IndiaUber says it's introducing two new safety features for riders in India in response to concerns about safety that followed a passenger reporting she had been raped by a driver.
UBER Claims Their Service Is Dramatically Reducing DUIsSan Francisco ride-sharing service UBER claims that when their fleet of drivers arrives, DUIs appear to drop in major U.S. cities.
How Uber’s Autonomous Cars Will Destroy 10 Million Jobs And Reshape The Economy by 2025COMMENTARY: Autonomous cars will be commonplace by 2025 and have a near monopoly by 2030, and the sweeping change they bring will eclipse every other innovation our society has experienced. They will cause unprecedented job loss and a fundamental restructuring of our economy, solve large portions of our environmental problems, prevent tens of thousands of deaths per year, save millions of hours with increased productivity, and create entire new industries that we cannot even imagine from our current vantage point.
Uber Denies Suspending Drivers For Registering Vehicles As CommercialUber has allegedly been under fire for suspending some of its drivers after complying with advice from California officials. But the app-based, commercial ride-booking service says that's not the case.
Rideshare Wars: Uber, Lyft & Sidecar Fight For Customers With Cheap FaresIn their battle for public dominance, Uber, Lyft and Sidecar are giving ridesharing evangelists a reason to rejoice.
New App 'Flywheel' Takes On Uber Surge Pricing, Offers $10 Rides On New Year's Eve In SFA new app Flywheel is throwing the latest blow in the rideshare battle by offering $10 flat rate cab rides on New Year's Eve.
Sidecar Will Let You Request A Woman Driver If It Makes You Feel SaferRidesharing app Sidecar is now letting riders choose the sex of their driver as part of a new safety campaign intended to protect women passengers.
Uber's Value Doubles To $40 Billion In 6 MonthsUber raised $1.2 billion in its latest round of funding from venture capitalists, a sign investors were little fazed by the ride-hailing app's recent spate of bad publicity over privacy violations and its corporate culture.