2 French Uber Execs Facing Prison For Alleged Fraud, Illegal PracticesUber execs Thiebaud Simphal and Pierre-Dimitry Gore-Coty face up to five years in prison and fines of $335,000 per charge over allegations of fraudulent commercial activity, operating an illegal taxi service, and maintaining illegal databases.
Uber CEO Heckled On Late Show With Stephen ColbertStephen Colbert's interview with Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Thursday night came with an unexpected twist -- a protester.
Pilot Program Allows Uber To Serve Passengers At Oakland International AirportTransportation network company Uber has made an agreement with the airport authorizing the company's UberX service to legally pick up and drop off passengers.
Former SFPD Officer Found Guilty Of Taking $25,000 In Bribes From Taxi DriversA San Francisco jury on Monday found a former San Francisco police officer guilty of accepting roughly $25,000 in bribes over a two-year period ranging 2007 to 2009 from taxi drivers in exchange for a passing grade on a written exam required for a permit.
French Taxi Drivers Riot In Anti-Uber ProtestFrench taxi drivers pulled out the throttle in an all-out confrontation with the ultra-cheap San Francisco-based Uber car service Thursday, smashing livery cars, setting tires ablaze and blocking traffic during a nationwide strike that caught tourists and celebrities alike in the mayhem.
Taxi Driver Arrested Fired After Allegedly Raping Unconscious Woman In His Cab With RoommateA taxi driver and his roommate allegedly raped an unconscious woman in the cab Sunday evening in Sunnyvale, according to the city's Department of Public Safety.
New York City Cabbies Seek Cap On Uber Cars In Big AppleWhile 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.
More Uber Cars On New York City Streets Than Traditional TaxicabsIn 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.
19 Taxi Companies Sue Uber, Claiming False Advertising Hurting Their BusinessesNineteen taxi companies sued Uber Technologies Inc. in federal court in San Francisco Wednesday, accusing the transportation network company of false advertising when it claims it has “the safest rides on the road.”
1 Dead, 2 Hurt After Taxi Lands On Road From Freeway In FairfeldOne person has died and two more are in the hospital after a taxi left the freeway and landed on a frontage road in Fairfield early Monday Morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
San Francisco's DeSoto Cab Company Ditches Longtime Name For Flywheel AppA 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.
Is Google Developing Its Own Uber?Google is allegedly preparing to offer its own ride-sharing service along with its driverless car project.