Coronavirus Update: Taxi Drivers Call On SFMTA For Relief During Massive Drop In BusinessTaxi drivers in San Francisco on Thursday asked the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency for relief as they say they're facing a dramatic decline in business, despite being an essential service.
Anthony Levandowski Agrees To Plead Guilty In Google-Uber Self-Driving Tech Trade Secrets CaseFormer Google self-driving program executive Anthony Scott Levandowski has submitted documents requesting that a federal judge accept his guilty plea to theft of trade secrets charges, prosecutors announced Thursday.
Uber Suspends Pool Rides, Urges 'Travel Only When Necessary' To Curb Coronavirus SpreadThe UberPool option, which offers riders a lower price by allowing them to share the car with other passengers heading in the same direction, is now unavailable when users open the app.
Uber Driver Fights Off Marauding Band Of San Francisco Carjackers; 'I Just Kept Whacking At The Barrel'An Uber driver fought off a band of armed carjackers in San Francisco early Thursday, one of three unsuccessful carjacking attempts by a gang of three suspects during the early morning hours.
Judge Could Soon Rule On San Francisco Taxi Medallion Meltdown LawsuitA case centered around the meltdown of San Francisco's taxi industry that has occurred over the course of nearly a decade could finally be edging towards a conclusion.
Judge Refuses To Exempt Uber, Postmates From New California Labor Law During LawsuitA federal judge on Monday refused to exempt ride-hailing company Uber and on-demand meal delivery service Postmates from a broad new California labor law while she considers their lawsuit.
Uber Loses $1.1B Investing In Food Delivery, Driverless CarsUber is still losing money as it expands its food delivery business and develops technology for driverless cars.
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.