NTSB: Safety Lacking Before Deadly Uber Self-Driving Car CrashThe chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board says Uber had an ineffective safety culture when one of its autonomous test vehicles ran down and killed a pedestrian last year
Uber CEO Walks Back Comment On Saudi Writer Jamal Khashoggi's SlayingUber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is being criticized for calling the murder of a Washington Post columnist "a mistake" and comparing it to the death of a pedestrian struck by one of the company's autonomous vehicles.
While Losses Mount, Uber CEO Expects Profitability In 2021The losses at Uber are mounting, but the ride-hailing heavyweight now predicts it will be profitable in about two years.
Two Plead Guilty To Cyber Ransom Plot In Massive 2016 Uber Users Data BreachA Florida man and Canadian citizen pleaded guilty in San Jose federal court Wednesday to attempting to extort cyber ransoms from Uber and LinkedIn's Lynda.com after stealing customer data from the companies storage clouds.
Uber Lays Off 350 In Eats, Autonomous Vehicles In Latest Round Of Job CutsUber is laying off 350 employees from its food delivery, autonomous vehicles, safety, insurance and other teams.
Former Uber Engineer Appears In Court On Trade Secret Theft ChargesFormer Uber engineer Anthony Levandowski appeared briefly in federal court in San Francisco Tuesday in a criminal case charging him with trade secrets theft, and then declared outside of court that he is innocent.
Newsom Signs Bill Offering Protections For Uber, Lyft Drivers, Gig Economy WorkersGov. Gavin Newsom has signed sweeping legislation aimed at giving wage and benefit protections to rideshare drivers and workers in other industries.
Arrest Made In Mill Valley Uber Driver Assault, Teen StabbingAn 18-year-old Mill Valley man was booked into the Marin County Jail Sunday afternoon in connection with an assault on an Uber driver and a stabbing minutes later of a 15-year-old boy.
Uber Driver Sentenced For Sexually Assaulting Passed Out Passenger In OaklandA 53-year-old Uber driver was sentenced on Friday to eight years in state prison for sexually assaulting a young female passenger while she was intoxicated in 2017.
Assembly Passes Landmark Gig Economy Bill; Awaits Newsom SignatureA bill that would provide new wage and benefit protections to workers at so-called gig economy companies such as Uber and Lyft was approved the state Assembly Wednesday and now just needs Gov. Gavin Newsom's signature to become law.
California Senate Approves AB5 Bill To Reclassify Gig Economy WorkersThe California Senate has passed a bill that would give new wage and benefit protections to workers at so-called gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft.