Uber Tests Feature Letting Some California Drivers Set Their Own RatesUber is testing out a new feature that allows some drivers in California to choose how much they will charge customers.
Santa Cruz Startup Joby Aviation Secures Millions In Funding For Air Taxi FleetOn Wednesday, Joby Aviation, a Santa Cruz-based startup that has kept its electric flying taxi secretive for years, secured venture capital funding to the tune of $590 million, largely led by Toyota.
Uber, Postmates Sue To Challenge California's New Labor LawRide-share company Uber and on-demand meal delivery service Postmates sued Monday to block a broad new California law aimed at giving wage and benefit protections to people who work as independent contractors.
California Takes Lead On Laws Affecting Gig Economy, PrivacyCalifornia’s long tradition of advancing nation-leading legislation continues into the new year, with laws reining in the gig economy, boosting online privacy and discouraging shootings by police, among other potential trend-setters.
Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Resigning From BoardFormer Uber CEO Travis Kalanick will resign from the board next week, effectively severing ties with the San Francisco-based company he co-founded a decade ago.
Uber, Lyft To Stop Phoenix Airport Trips Amid Battle Over FeesUber and Lyft said they will make good on their threats to stop taking customers to and from the airport in the nation's fifth-largest city.
Uber To Pay $4.4 Million To End Federal Sexual Harassment ProbeUber Technologies Inc. will establish a $4.4 million fund to settle a federal investigation into allegations that the San Francisco company allowed a rampant culture of sexual harassment.
California Freelance Journalists Sue Over New State Law AB5Two national groups representing freelance writers and photographers on Tuesday filed the second legal challenge to California’s broad new labor law.
Uber Weighs Next Steps After Jarring Sex Assault ReportA day after Uber revealed that more than 3,000 riders and drivers were sexually assaulted last year while using its service, attention is turning to what's next for the ride-hailing giant and whether its plans to improve safety go far enough.
Uber Safety Study Reveals Over 3,000 Reports Of Sexual Assault In 2018Uber released its highly-anticipated safety report on Thursday that revealed, among other details, that it received over 3,000 reports of sexual assault in 2018.
Uber Loses London License Again But Can Keep Driving For NowUber has just suffered a significant setback in one of its biggest markets.
SFO Expands Curbside Uber Pickup For Holiday Travel SeasonSFO is implementing the two-month pilot program just in time for the holiday season travel rush.
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.