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  1. TfL announces 'urgent review' of London minicab drivers BBC News View the full article
  2. Millennials Prefer Ola, Uber To New Cars: Finance Minister On Auto Crisis NDTV News Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said millennials' preference for Uber and Ola cabs over committing money to EMIs for new cars had affected ... View the full article
  3. 'Shut up and drive': Uber's quiet option for silent rides BBC News Not in the mood for a chatty driver? Uber is giving its customers the option to avoid small talk during their ride. The Uber app will now allow passengers to select ... View the full article
  4. Minicab drivers stage further demo over congestion charge ITV News Read the latest London stories, Minicab drivers stage further demo over congestion charge on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest London news. View the full article
  5. Sky News Why Uber is appealing against drivers' rights Sky News Tom Gillie, another barrister at Cloisters Chambers but one who is not active in the case, told Sky News: "Uber will argue... that the employment tribunal ought to have found in 2016 that Uber London Limited (the holder of the private hire vehicle ... and more » View the full article
  6. shropshirestar.com Taxi-hailing firm Ola starts operating in Wales BBC News Indian taxi-hailing giant Ola begins operating in the UK on Monday. The company, a challenge to taxi app giant Uber, has launched in south Wales ahead of Greater Manchester. As Ola launches in Cardiff, Newport and the Vale of Glamorgan, local taxi ... Ola picks South Wales to launch rival service to Ubershropshirestar.com all 46 news articles » View the full article
  7. Sky News Uber to launch 'panic button' for passengers in app Sky News Transport for London (TfL) concluded the ride-hailing app firm was not fit and proper to hold a London private hire operator licence saying it took the decision on the grounds of "public safety and security implications". The decision has since been ... View the full article
  8. Sky News Uber to launch 'panic button' for passengers in app Sky News It is thought that the changes in the US version of the app will eventually make their way into the other territories where Uber co-ordinates its 15 million rides every day. Another innovation that the tech company has unveiled is the ability to allow ... https://www.google.com/news
  9. Brighton and Hove News London-based Uber driver: 'Why I drive in Brighton' Brighton and Hove News “Life's not easy in London at the moment. That's why you see drivers looking at work outside London. So many drivers are applying at the moment and TfL have no restrictions on how many licences they issue. For Uber, it makes complete sense, the more ... and more » View the full article
  10. Yahoo News UK Uber movement data becomes available for London Yahoo News UK Uber is launching its urban-planning tool, Uber Movement, in London after initially introducing the feature in a limited number of US cities. Uber Movement provides governments and urban planners with historical traffic flow data, specifically travel ... View the full article
  11. Brighton and Hove News Uber closes London licence loophole Brighton and Hove News “All the TfL ph drivers who live in Brighton and predominantly work in the city because they either failed the high standards that the city requires or who just could not be bothered to even attempt to go for a Brighton licence will only be able to ... View the full article
  12. Arab News Uber says hackers behind data breach were in Canada, Florida Arab News An Uber taxi and a black cab wait outside a hotel in Birmingham, Britain on Monday. (REUTERS). Related Articles. Uber Eats launches in Riyadh · Uber to allow customers to order better drivers · Uber driver in US illegally charged with 4 California ... and more » View the full article
  13. CNET Uber has a tip limit? That's news to drivers CNET A glance through driver forums, blogs and social media groups shows that the tip limit has caught many Uber drivers by surprise. Dozens of drivers posted stories similar to Denise's, asking what gives. "I figured it was just an early-on glitch. It ... Uber and co don't want you to own your own self-driving carTechRadar Uber, Lyft sign Livable Cities pledge, plan to shape future of urban transitCurbed Uber Wants to Make It Illegal to Operate Your Own Self-Driving Car in CitiesCompetitive Enterprise Institute (blog) VentureBeat -Popular Science -GeekWire all 13 news articles » https://www.google.com/news
  14. BBC News UK plans 200-mile 'country roads' driverless trial BBC News To enable this, a group of competent human drivers will show off their skills in a simulator based at Leeds University and the data will be collated. Data is also being collected from roads around the UK. This will be fed into the machine learning ... and more » View the full article
  15. Finance News (press release) Taxify Launches in Lisbon as Uber's London Licence Wait Continues Finance News (press release) A European startup that is hoping to take on Uber and which had its launch in London stopped by regulators in 2017, has launched its services in a new city in Europe. Taxify has been able to launch its services in Lisbon, Portugal, where the company ... and more » View the full article
  16. BBC News Uber granted licence to operate in Aberdeen BBC News Ride-hailing firm Uber has been granted permission to operate in Aberdeen. Uber confirmed that a licence had been granted but said there was not currently a launch date set for the service. The controversial taxi firm was deemed unfit to operate by ... Taxi firm Uber granted licence to operate in AberdeenSTV News Uber given go-ahead to launch in AberdeenAberdeen Evening Express Uber granted operating licence in third Scottish cityThe Scotsman BBC News -Scottish Daily Record all 10 news articles » https://www.google.com/news
  17. BBC News Man with cerebral palsy refused Uber on New Year's Eve BBC News A disabled man refused an Uber ride home from a Cardiff party on New Year's Eve said he was left jaded as he only wanted to go to sleep. Ted Shiress, who has cerebral palsy and walks with a frame, said the taxi driver drove off after being asked to ... and more » https://www.google.com/news
  18. Sky News Uber must follow same rules as taxis - EU court Sky News Ride hailing phone app Uber is a taxi service and can be regulated, an EU Court has ruled. The ruling from Europe's highest court found that Uber "must be regarded as being inherently linked to a transport service and, accordingly, must be classified ... Union and taxi drivers' group can participate in Uber's London appealReuters Uber suffers setback as EU rules that it's a transport service, not a digital companyCNBC Uber is officially a cab firm, says European courtBBC News Mashable -Bloomberg -Evening Standard all 174 news articles » View the full article
  19. BBC News Uber is officially a cab firm, says European court BBC News ... member states to regulate the conditions under which such services are to be provided in conformity with the general rules of the treaty on the functioning of the EU." The verdict comes after Uber was told last month that the appeal to renew its ... Union and taxi drivers' group can participate in Uber's London appealReuters How the ban on Uber disproportionately affects the disadvantaged in LondonMashable EU rules that Uber is a transport service, not a digital companyCNBC Bloomberg -Metro -CNET all 68 news articles » View the full article
  20. CNBC Uber is officially a cab firm, says European court BBC News Before the verdict was delivered, Uber said it was confident that a ruling against it would make little difference to how the firm operates in European countries where it does meet national regulations, including the UK. A spokesperson said: "Any ... EU rules that Uber is a transport service, not a digital companyCNBC Uber faces tougher regulation after ECJ rules it is a transport serviceFinancial Times Uber Suffers Major Setback After Europe Court Rules It's a Taxi ServiceNew York Times Business Insider UK -City A.M. -Reuters all 53 news articles » https://www.google.com/news
  21. BBC News Uber a danger to public safety, warns union BBC News Uber drivers work "excessive hours", making the taxi app service a danger to public safety, a union has warned. The GMB Union told Westminster Magistrates' Court it had evidence that Uber "encourages and incentivises" its drivers to work long hours ... Uber court judgment has big implications for European regulationFinancial Times Uber drivers 'work dangerously long shifts to earn living wage'Birmingham Mail Is Uber a Taxi Company or Not? The EU's Top Court Will DecideBloomberg City A.M. -Mashable -CNET all 21 news articles » https://www.google.com/news
  22. The Mercury News Uber investor Shervin Pishevar resigns from VC firm amid sexual misconduct allegations The Mercury News SAN FRANCISCO — Shervin Pishevar, who has been accused by multiple women of sexual harassment and misconduct, said Thursday he was resigning from the venture capital firm he co-founded. Earlier this month, Pishevar took a leave of absence from his two ... and more » https://www.google.com/news
  23. Metro Uber taxi quote in snowy Birmingham 'outrageous' BBC News An Uber spokeswoman said the app used "dynamic pricing" which meant fares automatically increased when the demand for cars in a specific area was greater than the cars available. "Bad weather meant there were many people looking to book a car but fewer ... Stranded NHS worker told it would cost £149 for a ten mile Uber rideMetro Uber 'wanted to charge £149 for trip from Harborne to Solihull' because of the snowBirmingham Mail Uber 'charge £149 for a 10 mile trip after price surge because of snow'The Sun all 5 news articles » View the full article
  24. BBC News Uber taxi quote in snowy Birmingham 'outrageous' - BBC News BBC News A hospital anaesthetist says Uber quoted up to £149 for a 10-mile trip to work. Stranded Birmingham NHS worker charged £149 for ten mile Uber ...Metro Uber 'charge £149 for a 10 mile trip after price surge because of snow'The Sun all 5 news articles » https://www.google.com/news
  25. VICE News Uber and Lyft jack prices in NYC after bombing VICE News Uber and Lyft jack prices in NYC after bombing. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share via email. By Noah Kulwin Dec 11, 2017. UPDATED 11:27 a.m., Dec. 11, 2017. Shortly after this story was published, an Uber spokesperson told VICE News that the ... and more » https://www.google.com/news