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  1. CBC.ca Uber will be safer and more easily identified under new law: city CBC.ca The new rules mean the city will have a database of the some 900 Uber drivers in Hamilton, and can ensure they're following the rules, he said. It already keeps track of the roughly 1,200 taxi drivers employed in Hamilton. 'I think eventually, there'll ... Uber could face Taiwan suspension for offering unlicensed servicesChina Post Uber Taiwan to launch service using taxisTaipei Times Hamilton council approves new Uber regulationsCHCH News Tampabay.com -Focus Taiwan News Channel -The Kingston Whig-Standard all 17 news articles » https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&gl=uk&tbm=nws&authuser=0&q=uber&oq=uber
  2. The Sun Uber customer's fury after being charged £80 for 3.5-mile journey after driver wrongly accused him of URINATING in ... The Sun AN UBER passenger was left furious after a 3.5-mile journey ended in a whopping £80 fare… because the driver wrongly accused him of URINATING in his vehicle. The 28-year-old, from London, took the journey after work with the taxi-hailing app on Monday ... https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&gl=uk&tbm=nws&authuser=0&q=uber&oq=uber
  3. CBC.ca Uber could face Taiwan suspension for offering unlicensed services China Post TAIPEI, Taiwan -- The government will order the ride-hailing app Uber to suspend its operations in Taiwan if it is found to be continuing to run illegal transport services in the country, the Ministry of Transportation and Communications said Thursday. Uber will be safer and more easily identified under new law: cityCBC.ca Uber to launch new service with local taxis next monthFocus Taiwan News Channel Hamilton council approves new Uber regulationsCHCH News The Kingston Whig-Standard -Cambridge Times -Trinidad News all 11 news articles » https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&gl=uk&tbm=nws&authuser=0&q=uber&oq=uber
  4. Quartz Uber has quietly abandoned its sweeping January price cuts Quartz The final numbers aren't yet in, but as of mid-December, Uber was on pace to lose an unprecedented $3 billion in 2016. Even for a company that's raised $13 billion and is valued at $68 billion, that's a lot of money. Uber burned at least $1.3 billion ... and more » https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&gl=uk&tbm=nws&authuser=0&q=uber&oq=uber
  5. CNBC Why this $40 billion logistics giant isn't worried about Amazon, Uber eating its lunch CNBC Amazon, Uber, and other rivals will find it difficult to challenge Deutsche Post – one of Europe's largest logistics firms – because they underestimate the complexity of the business, the firm's CEO told CNBC on Thursday. Amazon has been trialing ... and more » https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&gl=uk&tbm=nws&authuser=0&q=uber&oq=uber
  6. Forbes Has Uber's 'Movement' Platform Just Made Lyft Irrelevant? Forbes Uber started 2017 with the surprise announcement that it will begin sharing its trip data for the first time, with the aim of helping municipal, highway and transport authorities to provide better services. Although it still feels new, the shockwaves ... https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&gl=uk&tbm=nws&authuser=0&q=uber&oq=uber
  7. When Uber invests in an Indian startup, who really wins? Quartz Ride-hailing rivals Uber and Ola are taking the road less travelled to overcome a talent shortage. Even though India's startup scene is teeming with entrepreneurs, angel investors, and venture capitalists, companies are strapped for talent. By backing ... https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&gl=uk&tbm=nws&authuser=0&q=uber&oq=uber
  8. The Kingston Whig-Standard Local taxi officer keeps eye on Uber The Kingston Whig-Standard For months, local taxi drivers have been complaining about ride-sharing cabs working for Uber picking up fares in the designated taxi stands in the downtown Hub entertainment district. The enforcement officer for the Kingston and Area Taxi Commission ... Hamilton councillors pave way to Uber legalizationCambridge Times Late changes achieve support for UBER bylawiNews880.com all 3 news articles » https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&gl=uk&tbm=nws&authuser=0&q=uber&oq=uber
  9. CNBC Thumbtack CEO: Machines may replace Uber drivers, but not your plumber or wedding planner CNBC Commodity jobs in the so-called on-demand economy — such as driving for ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft — are likely to be automated away in the near future and workers are right to be concerned, said Thumbtack CEO Marco Zappacosta. and more » https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&gl=uk&tbm=nws&authuser=0&q=uber&oq=uber
  10. WPTZ Killington third Vermont town to welcome Uber WPTZ “Bring Uber in! It sounds good to me,” Robert Giandaloa of New York said. “It's kind of like a party town at night, so let's get'em home safely.” Killington Police Chief Whit Montgomery said he agrees. “People having more options to get around town in ... and more » https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&gl=uk&tbm=nws&authuser=0&q=uber&oq=uber
  11. The Seattle Times Lyft drivers are happier than Uber drivers (probably because they earn more) The Verge Who's happier: Uber drivers or Lyft drivers? Harry Campbell, a former Uber driver who runs The Rideshare Guy blog and podcast, recently surveyed over a thousand gig economy drivers and thinks he has the answer. An astounding 75.8 percent of Lyft ... Uber challenges Seattle's driver-unionization rulesThe Seattle Times Uber sues Seattle to block union rules for driversseattlepi.com Deadline looms to make Keys ride-sharing rulesFlKeysNews.com MarketWatch -GeekWire -SFGate all 28 news articles » https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&gl=uk&tbm=nws&authuser=0&q=uber&oq=uber
  12. Economic Times Uber plans to open new centre in Bengaluru to scale up operations in India Economic Times NEW DELHI: As Uber expands its operations in the country at a breakneck speed, the San Francisco-based taxi hailing firm is looking at opening another centre in India to support its operations. The centre, which is likely to come up in Bengaluru, will ... https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&gl=uk&tbm=nws&authuser=0&q=uber&oq=uber
  13. POLITICO.eu MEPs demand social protections for Uber, Deliveroo workers POLITICO.eu Tech firms such as Uber and Deliveroo are the main targets of the resolution, though neither have been explicitly named. In several European countries, governments have been feuding with tech companies over whether their workers should get the same ... https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&gl=uk&tbm=nws&authuser=0&q=uber&oq=uber
  14. Trinidad & Tobago Express Uber service is illegal in T&T, says Minister Trinidad & Tobago Express He maintained that ride-sharing app Uber had a duty to ensure it complied with local laws before launching in Trinidad and Tobago on Monday. Sinanan was responding to questions by the Express as to why the Ministry waited until now to take action ... https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&gl=uk&tbm=nws&authuser=0&q=uber&oq=uber
  15. MIT Technology Review New Patents Hint at Amazon and Google's Plans to Compete with Uber MIT Technology Review In doing so, it will be squaring up directly with Uber, which is testing autonomous taxis in Pittsburgh (along with a brief experiment in San Francisco that got shut down). Waymo may even make use of the technology described in the Google patent to ... Google's New Idea Reveals How It Might Compete With UberTIME Google Is Coming For Uber With New Ride-Hailing PatentJalopnik Users can now request Uber rides via Google MapsJakarta Post Mashable -Neurogadget -Bobit Business Media (press release) (blog) all 35 news articles » https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&gl=uk&tbm=nws&authuser=0&q=uber&oq=uber
  16. Fortune Hyperloop One Taps Former Uber, Google Executive as CFO Fortune Hyperloop One has hired Uber's former chief financial officer as it tries to raise the billions of dollars needed to develop a futuristic transportation system that will propel passengers at hundreds of miles an hour in small pods. Brent Callinicos ... and more » https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&gl=uk&tbm=nws&authuser=0&q=uber&oq=uber
  17. The Verge Why car companies are trying to imitate Uber and Lyft The Verge Car companies want to sell as many cars as possible. This is an indisputable fact. But lately they've been trying to speak the language of a post-ownership future. They see Uber and Lyft and the trend of more people moving to cities and abandoning ... and more » https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&gl=uk&tbm=nws&authuser=0&q=uber&oq=uber
  18. Salon Too much leverage: Uber's borrowing habits are being scrutinized Salon Uber Technologies is the darling of the ride-hailing economy. Its sleek app, reasonable prices and the quick response time of its drivers have attracted so many customers that the company claims it's turning a profit in select U.S. and European cities ... ST forum writers: Uber not working, I write long letter, maybe Uber reads STMothership.sg (registration) all 2 news articles » https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&gl=uk&tbm=nws&authuser=0&q=uber&oq=uber
  19. Inquirer.net 13 truths only people who regularly take Uber would understand Inquirer.net When your Uber driver wouldn't stop talking and you just wanna go home in peace. cool story bro. Meh. But when you're drunk out of your mind, you don't shut up. listen. Kuya, na-achieve mo na incentives mo this week? Kumusta byahe? Sa 'yo ba 'tong auto ... https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&gl=uk&tbm=nws&authuser=0&q=uber&oq=uber
  20. The Indian Express Believe it or not, Jesus is coming in an Uber! The Indian Express On Monday evening, de Jongh had booked an Uber cab – little did he know he'd end up being responsible for a prediction from the New Testament — the second coming of Jesus! After saving humanity by being crucified for the sins of the world, the Son of ... https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&gl=uk&tbm=nws&authuser=0&q=uber&oq=uber
  21. The Sun 'Uber for planes' app lets you take off in a private jet within HALF AN ... The Sun Entrepreneur creates software designed to make booking a jet as easy as hailing a cab and it could be available later this year. Uber style air taxi to start this year | Channel - ITV News - ITV.comITV News all 3 news articles » https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&gl=uk&tbm=nws&authuser=0&q=uber&oq=uber
  22. Chicago Tribune Chicagoans can now take Uber carpools with pre-tax commuter benefits Chicago Tribune Some Uber riders can now use pre-tax dollars to pay for carpool rides in Chicago. The ride-hailing company said Wednesday it has expanded a program that allows riders to use commuter benefits debit cards for UberPool rides, which arranges rides with ... https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&gl=uk&tbm=nws&authuser=0&q=uber&oq=uber
  23. Vancouver Sun Uber officials remain uncertain over ride-sharing apps Vancouver launch Vancouver Sun Van Hemmen's update — or lack thereof — on the status of Uber in B.C. came during a sit-down with a Postmedia editorial board Tuesday which also included spokespeople Adam Blinick and Susie Heath. During the meeting, Van Hemmen acknowledged it's ... and more » https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&gl=uk&tbm=nws&authuser=0&q=uber&oq=uber
  24. Vine, Virtual Reality, Uber, Theranos & M&A - The Last of Mashable's 2016 Biggest Tech Stories Forbes Vine was cool, that's for sure, but it was just a temporary a bridge to wider digital channels available to everyone, including celebrities. When Instagram went to 15-second video clips, Vine was slow to respond: 6 seconds pushed celebrities (and ... https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&gl=uk&tbm=nws&authuser=0&q=uber&oq=uber
  25. Bangkok Post Uber delivers food in Bangkok Bangkok Post "This app offers a window into what the future competition in the food delivery industry could look like," said Allen Penn, regional general manager for Asia-Pacific of UberEats, a business unit of US-based Uber Technologies Inc. There are several key ... and more » https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&gl=uk&tbm=nws&authuser=0&q=uber&oq=uber