Taxi alternative Uber is responding to public concerns that its drivers are not adequately screened for past criminal convictions by promising to focus on rider safety.
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.
San Francisco-based Uber was hit with a new round of criticism overnight after users reported a spike in fares around a hostage situation in downtown Sydney, Australia.
Uber Sr. VP Emil Michael accused his landlord, tech industry lawyer John Danforth, of waging a harassment campaign designed to make Michael move.
The Bay Area got hit by a double-whammy Thursday: the biggest storm in years, and the highest Uber fares ever, giving new meaning to ‘surge pricing.’
A former Uber driver who fatally struck a 6-year-old girl in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood last New Year’s Eve made his first court appearance on Wednesday and did not enter a plea.
Mother Wants Uber Held Responsible For Daughter’s Death In San Francisco, Following Charges For Former Driver
A former Uber driver has been charged in the death of a six-year-old girl in San Francisco last New Year’s Eve, but the victim’s mother and the family’s attorney want the company held responsible too.
The district attorneys of San Francisco and Los Angles announced on Tuesday they are suing ride services company Uber and have reached a settlement with Lyft.
A former Uber driver, involved in a collision in San Francisco that killed in a six-year-old girl last December, has been charged with misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter, the District Attorney’s spokesman said.
Uber’s $40 billion valuation had investors from Wall Street to Silicon Valley abuzz a day after the ride-sharing company announced it had received more money from venture capitalists than any private company this year.