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Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Jeb Bush Plans To Take Uber During San Francisco Visit

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush plans to hail an Uber during his visit to San Francisco Thursday.

07/15/2015

Accident Scene

Family Of 6-Year-Old Girl Killed By Uber Driver In San Francisco Settles Lawsuit

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.

07/14/2015

The Uber smartphone app, used to book taxis using its service, is pictured over a parking lot in the Indian capital New Delhi. ( TENGKU BAHAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Tesla Board Member: Uber CEO Wants To Buy Half A Million Autonomous Cars From Us In 2020

“I believe they are already safer than my parents,” Jurvetson said of autonomous “robocars”, “and I would trust my kids with them.”

07/07/2015

An Uber car.

2 Uber Executives Arrested, Ordered To Stand Trial In France

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.

06/30/2015

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an event introducing new iPads at Apple's headquarters October 16, 2014 in Cupertino, California.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Silicon Valley’s Biggest Names Pull Out Rainbow Flags After Marriage Equality Ruling

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.

06/26/2015

An UBER application is shown as cars drive by in Washington, DC on March 25, 2015. (Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images)

Uber’s Revised Privacy Policy Could Allow Users To Be Tracked 24/7

The ride-hailing service Uber has announced a change in its privacy policy next month that could theoretically allow the application to track users’ movements at all hours of the day, even if they exit the app.

06/23/2015

An UBER application is shown as cars drive by in Washington, DC on March 25, 2015. (Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images)

Uber Banning Drivers & Passengers From Carrying Guns On All Rides

Ride-hailing app company Uber says it is banning its riders and drivers from carrying guns.

06/19/2015

An UBER application is shown as cars drive by in Washington, DC on March 25, 2015. (Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images)

California Labor Commission Rules Uber Driver Is Employee, Not An Independent Contractor

The California Labor Commission has ruled that a driver for popular ride-hailing service Uber should be considered a company employee, not an independent contractor.

06/17/2015

Uber Vehicle

Uber Drivers, Users Petition To Allow Driving On Market Street In San Francisco

A plan to close part of Market Street to private cars has prompted Uber drivers to start petition to grant them an exemption.

06/12/2015

Uber Ridesharing App

Uber Marks 5th Anniversary, CEO Does Not Address IPO Speculation

Five years after launching their revolutionary ridesharing app, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick hailed the company’s successes, but did not address speculation of the startup having an initial public offering of stock.

06/03/2015

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