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Uber unveils safety measures after college student's murder

Uber unveils safety measures after college student's murder

Uber Technologies Inc <IPO-UBER.N> said it was rolling out new safety features to help riders avoid fake rideshare drivers, two weeks after the murder of a college student ...

Uber’s London license under threat as cab drivers fight back

Uber’s London license under threat as cab drivers fight back

Months after Uber Technologies Inc won a reprieve in a high-stakes battle over its operations in the U.K. capital, its London license is back in question.

Ooredoo announces strategic partnership with Uber

Ooredoo announces strategic partnership with Uber

Ooredoo on Monday announced a strategic partnership with Uber, bringing together market leaders in telecommunications and technology.

Spain taxi strike over Uber ends after six-day standstill

Spain taxi strike over Uber ends after six-day standstill

Spanish taxi drivers ended a six-day strike late on Wednesday after the government said it will limit licences for online ride-hailing companies such as Uber, the latest setback for the service following global protests ...

Taxi strike targeting Uber brings chaos to Spanish cities

Taxi strike targeting Uber brings chaos to Spanish cities

Taxi drivers have choked main roads and snarled airports, bus and train stations since Saturday.

Uber driver was streaming Hulu show just before crash

Uber driver was streaming Hulu show just before crash

Rafaela Vasquez, repeatedly looked down and not at the road, glancing up just a half second before the car hit 49-year-old Elaine Herzberg, who was crossing the street at night.

Uber says 'committed' to Turkey after new rules, fines

Uber says 'committed' to Turkey after new rules, fines

Ride-sharing company Uber on Wednesday said it was committed to its business in Turkey despite being hit with tough new regulations there.

Uber self-driving car failed to recognize pedestrian, brake: US agency

Uber self-driving car failed to recognize pedestrian, brake: US agency

An Uber self-driving vehicle that struck and killed a woman in Arizona in March failed to identify the pedestrian or to brake, raising serious questions about its performance, the US National Transportation Safety Board said ...

EU court backs France ban of Uber service without notifying Brussels

EU court backs France ban of Uber service without notifying Brussels

The EU's top court on Tuesday backed the right of member states like France to ban a service by ridesharing firm Uber without notifying Brussels, in a fresh setback to the US giant.

Uber reaches settlement with family of autonomous vehicle victim

Uber reaches settlement with family of autonomous vehicle victim

The family of the woman killed by an Uber Technologies Inc self-driving vehicle in Arizona has reached a settlement with the ride services company, ending a potential legal battle ...

Dashcam video shows final seconds before fatal Uber crash

Dashcam video shows final seconds before fatal Uber crash

Dashcam footage of the first fatal self-driving car crash involving a pedestrian shows the Uber vehicle operator gasping in horror seconds before the impact.

BMW to double self-driving car testing fleet despite US fatality

BMW to double self-driving car testing fleet despite US fatality

The German carmaker said it would double the size of its autonomous vehicle testing fleet to around 80 this year.