Uber raised $1.2 billion in its latest round of funding from venture capitalists, a sign investors were little fazed by the ride-hailing app’s recent spate of bad publicity over privacy violations and its corporate culture.
The decision to suspend pickup privileges of two drivers involved in last month’s taxi demonstration that blocked airport traffic isn’t improving the moods of cabbies as a holiday truce takes effect.
An Uber driver suffered facial injuries when a passenger assaulted him as he drove through San Francisco early Sunday morning, police said Friday.
Some San Francisco Uber customers are going to get the ride of their lives, Friday, thanks to the rideshare company’s partnership with Spotify.
Ride service Uber has crunched numbers on its customer usage determine which cities it serves rank highest in the number of so-called “one-night stands” and promoting itself as an alternative to the “walk of shame.”
Taxi-cab drivers refused to pick-up passengers at SFO Airport Monday night, in protest of ride-service companies like Uber and Lyft, leaving hundreds of travelers waiting on the curb for a ride.
A news website reported on Monday that an senior executive for Uber suggested that the company should consider hiring an opposition research team to find embarrassing information on media critics and specifically mentioned spreading details of the personal life of a female journalist who has criticized the company.
On the heels of granting permits to Uber, Lyft and Sidecar, San Francisco International Airport officials announced today that Wingz, an airport-centered transportation network company, can now operate legally there as well.
The bane of many parents’ existence is chauffeuring their kids to and from soccer practices, school and play dates. Now, one San Francisco start-up wants to banish some of those transportation headaches.
In honor of National Cat Day, Uber, the ASPCA and the monstrous meme library that is Cheezburger have partnered for UberKITTENS, a campaign meant to “raise awareness about cat adoption, and to promote adopting animals from shelters rather than from breeders.”