A California entrepreneur sued Uber Technologies Inc., its founders and several investors in San Francisco Superior Court Thursday, claiming they stole his idea and plans for a cellphone-based ride service.
As San Francisco-based Uber is set to become the most valuable tech startup since Facebook, a reporter goes undercover to find out how much drivers of the ridesharing company get to take home.
Uber is reportedly seeking a new round of financing that could make the San Francisco-based ridesharing startup worth $50 billion, before offering publicly traded stock.
While San Francisco-based Uber has experienced major growth in a few short years, New York City’s taxi industry is looking to impose a cap on how many cars can belong to the ridesharing service in the Big Apple.
In a span of less than four years, San Francisco-based Uber has grown from a ridesharing startup to overtake the streets of New York City.
A San Francisco taxi company is ditching its 82-year-old brand and renaming itself after a smartphone app in the latest sign of how mobile technology is changing the way people get a ride.
San Francisco-based Uber is showing off its altruistic side by pushing its ride-sharing service as an antidote to drunk driving in time for Super Bowl Sunday.
Uber has released internal data claiming drivers in many of its large markets, including San Francisco, are earning more than professional taxi drivers and chauffeurs. The data also revealed who is driving for the ridesharing giant.
Ridesharing app Sidecar is now letting riders choose the sex of their driver as part of a new safety campaign intended to protect women passengers.
An Uber driver suffered facial injuries when a passenger assaulted him as he drove through San Francisco early Sunday morning, police said Friday.