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Uber reduces losses on food delivery expansion, uptick in ride bookings

Uber posted a narrower loss as its ride-hail and delivery businesses rebounded slightly from pandemic lows, and the company said it was well on track to reach its goal of achieving...

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Uber asks US states to prioritize its drivers for COVID-19 vaccine

Uber has sent letters to the governors of all US states, asking for the ride-hail and food delivery drivers to find early access to COVID-19 vaccines as essential employees.

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US tech firms can compensate gig-workers with equity under SEC proposal

The US securities regulator has proposed a pilot program to allow tech firms such as Uber and Lyft to pay gig workers up to 15% of their yearly compensation in equity rather than c...

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Uber launches feature in US to let customers reserve rides in advance

Uber Technologies has said it would roll out a new feature in the United States which will enable customers to book scheduled trips up to 30 days in advance.

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Court rules that California Uber drivers could not establish ‘political coercion’

A California court has denied an application for a temporary restraining order by the nation’s Uber drivers, saying the drivers could not set the alleged “political coe...

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Judge to rule whether Uber deserves new London licence

A British judge is set to inform Uber today if it has won back its London operating licence after it was eliminated over security concerns, the most recent period of a long-running...

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Uber says it is fit and proper in battle to win back London licence

Ride-hailing leader Uber Technologies have told a London court it had addressed concerns over safety as it struggles to win back its operating licence in a few of its main markets,...

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California court ruling gives voters last word over ride-sharing protections

A California appeals court avoided a shutdown of ride-hailing services Uber and Lyft in the state, effectively handing a decision over gig worker benefits and cover voters in a Nov...

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Judge blocks Uber and Lyft from classifying drivers as contractors

A California judge has granted the state’s petition for a preliminary injunction blocking Uber Technologies and Lyft from classifying their drivers as independent contractors...

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Ride-hail drivers face tough choices as US aid expires

Uber driver Johan Nijman faces a challenging decision as unemployment aid expires: risk failing to pay for groceries and even lose his home, or resume driving and catch coronavirus...

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Uber rides take pandemic hit but food-delivery business soars

Homebound clients of Uber Technologies more than doubled their orders from the company’s food-delivery service in the next quarter but need for ride-hailing trips only margin...

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Uber Technologies halts move of its Asia headquarters to Hong Kong

Uber Technologies has halted a plan to move its Asian headquarters to Hong Kong in another business blow for the Chinese-ruled town, choosing to expand its stay at Singapore till a...

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Uber acquires public transportation software company

Uber has announced the acquisition of transit software provider Routematch, marking the ride-hailing company’s latest move toward expanding its business with public transport...

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London river service to become Uber Boat under new deal

A London riverboat service used by commuters and visitors will be re-branded Uber Boat by Thames Clippers later this summer as part of a deal with the ride-hailing app.