Uber's High-Powered Global Policy Board Born Amid Legal Battles, Regulation StrugglesAn eight-person global policy board has been assembled by Uber to increase their chances of winning over governments around the world.
Uber, Alibaba Partnering To Expand Ride-Hailing Service To ChinaRide-hailing service Uber and the online payments unit of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group are expanding a partnership to allow Chinese travelers to summon and pay for a car anywhere Uber operates.
Uber Disputes Report Claiming Surge Pricing Will EndUber is disputing a report that the ride-hailing service intends to do away with its much-maligned surge pricing.
Some Ride-Share Service Drivers Owe Hefty Fees For Business LicensesThousands of Uber and Lyft drivers say they are being blind-sided after learning they owe hundreds and in some cases thousands of dollars for business licenses.
Uber Charging Passengers If Driver Waits Over 2 MinutesUber is testing out new policies meant to encourage passengers to be more prompt when requesting rides.
Slowdown: Taxi Drivers In Budapest Stage Anti-Uber ProtestHundreds of taxi drivers drove slowly on Budapest's main thoroughfares Tuesday morning to protest ride-hailing apps like Uber.
Uber Agrees To Pay $84 Million, Keep Drivers Independent ContractorsUber agrees to pay $84 million to settle lawsuits and keep its drivers independent contractors instead of employees.
Proposal To Allow Uber Drivers, Other Independent Contractors Unionize WithdrawnA longshot proposal to allow Uber drivers and all other independent contractors in California to unionize is being withdrawn.
Meter Continues Running For Uber, Lyft ‘Surge Pricing’A California Senate panel on Tuesday blocked legislation aimed at preventing ride-hailing services Uber and Lyft from adjusting their prices based on demand, a practice known as "surge pricing" that is at the heart of the companies' business models.
San Francisco To Require Lyft, Uber Drivers To Obtain Business LicensesNearly 37,000 people who work as drivers for ride-booking services in San Francisco will have to register as a business within 30 days, the San Francisco Office of the Treasurer and Tax Collector announced Friday.
San Francisco To Require Lyft, Uber Drivers To Obtain Business LicensesIt's about to get more expensive to drive an Uber or Lyft car in San Francisco.
Uber Gave Regulators, Law Enforcement 14 Million Users' InformationInformation about 14 million Uber users was provided to U.S. state and local regulators and law enforcement agencies between July and December 2015, according to Uber Technologies Inc.'s first-ever transparency report.