For five long months, Alphabet’s self-driving unit Waymo and ride-sharing startup Uber have been battling it out in the courts over self-driving technology.
Today marks the deadline for Uber London to file its license appeal after Transport for London (TfL) revoked it last month.
Uber is officially no longer allowed to operate in London — and its chief executive, Dara Khosrowshahi, is arriving in the city today to fight its case.
2017 has been a difficult year for ride-sharing startup Uber, and it’s not over yet.
The latest drama in Uber-land?
Uber could lose the right to operate in London after Transport for London’s stunning decision not to renew its licence to operate at the end of last week.
London’s transport regulator, Transport for London (TfL), shocked the city’s residents last week when it refused to renew Uber’s operating license.
Transport for London has ruled that US ride hailing app Uber’s licence will not be renewed after 30 September in a shock decision that could see 40,000 London Uber drivers go without work from next month.
Uber will be forced to remove 10,000s of cars from London’s streets as Transport for London (TfL) has decided to not renew its five-year license today.
Ride-sharing companies are booming in the Asian market, especially in South-east Asia.
After a costly attempt to try and crack the Chinese market, Uber sold its Chinese operations to the country’s dominant ride hailing company – Didi Chuxing, in a $35bn deal in August 2016.
Dara Khosrowshahi has been confirmed as Uber’s new chief executive, a position that has sat vacant since June.
It looks like Uber’s board has voted on who it wants to be its new chief executive: Dara Khosrowshahi, the current chief executive of Expedia.
US retailer Walmart is partnering with Google to let shoppers order products via a voice-activated assistant, in an attempt to compete with e-commerce giant Amazon.
Chairman and chief executive of General Electric (GE), Jeffrey Immelt, could be Uber’s next CEO after co-founder Travis Kalanick was forced out earlier this year.
US-based ride-hailing giant Uber is shutting down its car leasing arm Xchange Leasing, putting hundreds of jobs at risk.
South East Asian ride-hailing service Grab has raised $2.5bn (£1.9bn) from investors in a blow to one of its biggest industry competitors, Uber.
Considering the ride-sharing startup Uber is regarded as one of the most successful in the world, it is not without its problems.
South African labor regulations now recognise Uber drivers as legal employees, rather than independent contractors.
The Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices, commonly known as the Taylor review and looking into the gig economy, finally emerged this week.
Deliveroo, the London-based food delivery service will partner with TripAdvisor, allowing customers to order takeaway online in over 140 cities across 12 countries.
This week the UK government will publish a “radical” review into employment law, with a specific purpose of how to approach the gig — or sharing — economy.
Uber, the San Francisco-based ride-sharing app launched its speedboat service UberBoat in Croatia on Friday.
Travis Kalanick, the co-founder and CEO of ride hailing app Uber, has stepped down from the company.
Travis Kalanick, the founder and chief executive of ride-hailing startup Uber, is stepping away from the company for an unknown length of time, possibly for good.
General Motors (GM), America’s largest car maker by sales, announced on Tuesday that it has completed production of 130 self-driving vehicles at its Orion assembly plant in Michigan.
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is taking a leave of absence from the private car hire company he founded as struggles to overcome a host of scandals and he comes to terms with the death of his mother.
Uber has become an essential part of a night out for many around the world.
Taxi startup Uber has lost another member of staff this week as it fired its head of self-driving technologies, Anthony Levandowski.
The battle between Uber and Alphabet’s Waymo subsidiary has been recommended for investigation by federal prosecutors.