A Silicon Valley startup quickly rises up the ladder as investors pump in new money
New York City and Uber struck an eleventh-hour deal that backs off, for now, placing a cap on the number of cars the ride-hailing company can have on the streets of the nation’s largest city.
Republican Presidential candidate Jeb Bush was spotted riding in an Uber car with a license plate holder reading “Fresh As F**k,” during his visit to San Francisco Thursday.
It wasn’t quite hipster Jeb Bush who arrived at a San Francisco startup— via ride-share service Uber— but the Republican presidential contender did his best Thursday to show he’s not part of what he called the ho-hum stagnation of Washington.
Uber picked up a hefty fare Wednesday when a judge fined the taxi-alternative company $7.3 million for refusing to give California regulators information about its business practices, including accident details and how accessible vehicles are to disabled riders.
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush plans to hail an Uber during his visit to San Francisco Thursday.
The family of a 6-year-old girl who was struck and killed by an Uber driver in 2013 settled a lawsuit against the ride-for-hire company Monday, according to court documents.
“I believe they are already safer than my parents,” Jurvetson said of autonomous “robocars”, “and I would trust my kids with them.”
Two Uber France managers have been ordered to stand trial on behalf of the San Francisco-based company on charges including “deceptive commercial practices” and complicity in illegal activities linked to its low-cost ride-hailing service.
This weekend’s big Pride Parade may be in San Francisco, but that didn’t stop Silicon Valley leaders from (digitally) waiving the rainbow flag in support of Friday’s Supreme Court ruling ending bans on same-sex marriage.