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# uber - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

'A proxy for the future of work': California votes to exempt Uber from new state labour law
# Proposition 22
# Proposition 22

'A proxy for the future of work': California votes to exempt Uber from new state labour law

Nov 4th 2020, 1:55 PM 10,922 Views 8 Comments

Uber and Lyft donated tens of millions of dollars to the campaign.

# uber - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Uber and Lyft have 100,000 drivers in California, and a court says they must be treated as employees
# Ride Sharing
# Ride Sharing

Uber and Lyft have 100,000 drivers in California, and a court says they must be treated as employees

Aug 11th 2020, 12:05 PM 16,835 Views 10 Comments

The decision is part of a long-running battle about the classification of driver by the companies.

# uber - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Tech has been the driving force behind the taxi industry’s evolution and it's not slowing down
# Startups And Tech
# Startups And Tech

Tech has been the driving force behind the taxi industry’s evolution and it's not slowing down

Jan 15th 2020, 11:24 AM 628 Views 1 Comment

Drivers and traditional companies have been thinking on their feet to keep up with new apps.

# uber - Friday 10 January, 2020

Uber rival Bolt set to join the race to get to the top of Dublin's taxi app market
# Startups And Tech
# Startups And Tech

Uber rival Bolt set to join the race to get to the top of Dublin's taxi app market

Jan 10th 2020, 11:53 AM 527 Views 1 Comment

The $1bn company has emerged as a key player in Europe’s competitive transport app game.

# uber - Friday 6 December, 2019

Uber says it received nearly 6,000 reports of sexual assaults in two years
# United States
# United States

Uber says it received nearly 6,000 reports of sexual assaults in two years

Dec 6th 2019, 8:25 AM 11,496 Views 31 Comments

The report also revealed 19 fatal assaults related to the company over the last two years.

# uber - Monday 25 November, 2019

Uber stripped of its licence to operate in London over safety concerns
# Safety Concerns
# Safety Concerns

Uber stripped of its licence to operate in London over safety concerns

Nov 25th 2019, 10:54 AM 22,023 Views 23 Comments

The company said Transport for London’s decision was “extraordinary and wrong”.

# uber - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

'If a self-driving car mistakes a child for a dog and doesn't swerve, who's liable there?'
# Automation
# Automation

'If a self-driving car mistakes a child for a dog and doesn't swerve, who's liable there?'

Nov 13th 2019, 1:39 PM 22,381 Views 84 Comments

The CEO of the Road Safety Authority Moyagh Murdock said legislators have to be careful when drafting laws dealing with automation.

# uber - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

'Accounting error' caused Irish Uber customers to be charged for journeys they didn't take
# Uber Unhappy
# Uber Unhappy

'Accounting error' caused Irish Uber customers to be charged for journeys they didn't take

Nov 12th 2019, 2:15 PM 13,054 Views 22 Comments

Some users were charged up to €70 after they failed to flag a taxi using the app.

# uber - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Uber's Jump still has Dublin in its sights for its electric bike sharing service
# Startups And Tech
# Startups And Tech

Uber's Jump still has Dublin in its sights for its electric bike sharing service

Jun 27th 2019, 10:21 AM 350 Views 0 Comments

The company was unsuccessful in talks with officials last year but has plans for an Irish launch eventually.

# uber - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

Uber driver gets life sentence after killing six people in US shooting spree
# Jason Dalton
# Jason Dalton

Uber driver gets life sentence after killing six people in US shooting spree

Feb 6th 2019, 10:11 PM 15,727 Views 11 Comments

Jason Dalton admitted shooting eight people in three locations in between picking up passengers for Uber.

# uber - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Uber's plan to deploy stationless e-bikes in Dublin has been rebuffed by officials
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

Uber's plan to deploy stationless e-bikes in Dublin has been rebuffed by officials

Jan 24th 2019, 3:25 PM 6,126 Views 38 Comments

The city council said it would ‘not be appropriate’ to grant such a licence right now.

# uber - Sunday 2 December, 2018

As Uber Eats arrives in Ireland, Deliveroo threatens defecting restaurants with higher rates
# Uber Eats
# Uber Eats

As Uber Eats arrives in Ireland, Deliveroo threatens defecting restaurants with higher rates

Dec 2nd 2018, 12:15 PM 36,046 Views 47 Comments

Competition in on-demand delivery has intensified with the new player in town.

# uber - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Judge restores Uber's London licence for 15 months after it was revoked last September
# Legal Battle
# Legal Battle

Judge restores Uber's London licence for 15 months after it was revoked last September

Jun 26th 2018, 9:37 PM 8,370 Views 0 Comments

The capital’s transport authority stripped the American firm of its licence last September amid safety concerns.

# uber - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

The Uber-driving Mormon missionary who is set for a Wallabies debut
# Graft
From The42
# Graft

The Uber-driving Mormon missionary who is set for a Wallabies debut

Jun 6th 2018, 6:45 AM 7,600 Views 4 Comments

Queensland Reds back row Caleb Timu is expected to feature against Ireland on Saturday.

# uber - Thursday 22 March, 2018

Dashcam footage released of Uber self-driving car fatally hitting pedestrian
# Investigation
# Investigation

Dashcam footage released of Uber self-driving car fatally hitting pedestrian

Mar 22nd 2018, 7:19 AM 42,644 Views 80 Comments

Police have said the SUV is unlikely to be found at fault because it may not have had time to stop.

# uber - Monday 19 March, 2018

Uber self-driving car kills Arizona pedestrian
# Autonomous
# Autonomous

Uber self-driving car kills Arizona pedestrian

Mar 19th 2018, 7:26 PM 38,501 Views 68 Comments

Uber said it is to suspend its self-driving car programme.

# uber - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Taxi drivers block London Bridge for hours in protest over Uber
# Uber Angry
# Uber Angry

Taxi drivers block London Bridge for hours in protest over Uber

Jan 18th 2018, 10:38 PM 22,650 Views 46 Comments

Uber has around 40,000 drivers in London and 50,000 in Britain as a whole.

# uber - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

EU court says Uber is taxi service and can be regulated
# Bump In The Road
# Bump In The Road

EU court says Uber is taxi service and can be regulated

Dec 20th 2017, 9:45 AM 16,327 Views 60 Comments

The firm claimed it was just a service provider and not a taxi company.

# uber - Monday 18 December, 2017

Driver arrested over murder of British embassy worker in Lebanon
# Rebecca Dykes
# Rebecca Dykes

Driver arrested over murder of British embassy worker in Lebanon

Dec 18th 2017, 7:42 PM 26,709 Views 19 Comments

Local media have reported that the man has confessed to killing Rebecca Dykes.

# uber - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Uber covered up massive hack that stole personal information of more than 57 million drivers and customers
# Major Breach
# Major Breach

Uber covered up massive hack that stole personal information of more than 57 million drivers and customers

Nov 22nd 2017, 8:01 AM 7,246 Views 9 Comments

So far, there’s no evidence that the data taken has been misused, according to a blog post by Uber’s recently hired CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi.

# uber - Friday 22 September, 2017

Uber has lost its licence to operate in London after black cab protests
# Clampdown
# Clampdown

Uber has lost its licence to operate in London after black cab protests

Sep 22nd 2017, 1:17 PM 17,492 Views 72 Comments

Uber said it will fight the decision in the courts.

# uber - Friday 28 July, 2017

Uber's ride-sharing plans for Ireland may have suffered their final setback
# Uber Disappointed
# Uber Disappointed

Uber's ride-sharing plans for Ireland may have suffered their final setback

Jul 28th 2017, 2:04 PM 23,631 Views 83 Comments

The transport watchdog has poured cold water on the tech company’s plans for a pilot in Limerick.

# uber - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Emails between Google and Uber show how the tech giants became enemies
# SELF-DRIVING CARS
# SELF-DRIVING CARS

Emails between Google and Uber show how the tech giants became enemies

Jul 9th 2017, 8:30 AM 17,253 Views 1 Comment

Uber was suspicious that Google was going to launch a competing lift-sharing service.

# uber - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Embattled Uber founder Travis Kalanick steps down as CEO
# Gone
# Gone

Embattled Uber founder Travis Kalanick steps down as CEO

Jun 21st 2017, 8:55 AM 14,665 Views 22 Comments

Kalanick had already been on a leave of absence aimed at restoring confidence in the scandal-plagued company.

# uber - Thursday 18 May, 2017

With its ridesharing plans parked, Uber struggles to justify more Irish investment
# U-turn
# U-turn

With its ridesharing plans parked, Uber struggles to justify more Irish investment

May 18th 2017, 4:32 PM 378 Views 0 Comments

But the company’s local head is still confident its flagship service will launch here.

# uber - Sunday 5 March, 2017

Uber's latest woe - using secret software to steer drivers away from trouble
# Greyball
# Greyball

Uber's latest woe - using secret software to steer drivers away from trouble

Mar 5th 2017, 9:15 AM 7,566 Views 6 Comments

The software was unveiled in a New York Times report and Uber said it was only used in areas where it was not banned.

# uber - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Uber executive leaves after claims he failed to disclose sex harassment allegation
# Allegations
# Allegations

Uber executive leaves after claims he failed to disclose sex harassment allegation

Feb 28th 2017, 9:53 AM 12,415 Views 7 Comments

The exec has denied he is guilty of any such behaviour.

# uber - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Cheating Frenchman sues Uber for unmasking his mistress
# Ride Sharing
# Ride Sharing

Cheating Frenchman sues Uber for unmasking his mistress

Feb 11th 2017, 2:40 PM 28,062 Views 26 Comments

The couple has since divorced.

# uber - Sunday 8 January, 2017

This hero of a taxi driver made up an excellent care package for passengers in need
# Be Prepared
From The Daily Edge
# Be Prepared

This hero of a taxi driver made up an excellent care package for passengers in need

Jan 8th 2017, 2:51 PM 10,829 Views 0 Comments

Plasters, chewing gum, hair clips… You name it, they’ve got it.

# uber - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Uber has put the brakes on its self-driving cars in California
# Uber Unhappy
# Uber Unhappy

Uber has put the brakes on its self-driving cars in California

Dec 22nd 2016, 12:55 PM 6,160 Views 14 Comments

Self-driving Uber cars were being tested in defiance of a state order to halt the programme.

# uber - Saturday 19 November, 2016

Ireland to oppose Uber application to circumvent taxi regulations across EU
# ECJ
# ECJ

Ireland to oppose Uber application to circumvent taxi regulations across EU

Nov 19th 2016, 10:00 AM 21,763 Views 52 Comments

The company’s flagship service is banned here – and the government wants to keep it that way.

# uber - Monday 29 August, 2016

This chancer of a taxi driver took a woman who fell asleep on a 56km detour
# Sunday Drive
From The Daily Edge
# Sunday Drive

This chancer of a taxi driver took a woman who fell asleep on a 56km detour

Aug 29th 2016, 7:45 PM 9,733 Views 2 Comments

Ah HERE.

# uber - Monday 22 August, 2016

Volvo and Uber join forces to get to the future faster
# SELF-DRIVING CARS
# SELF-DRIVING CARS

Volvo and Uber join forces to get to the future faster

Aug 22nd 2016, 2:26 PM 301 Views 0 Comments

Volvo Cars and Uber project will see the companies develop autonomous driving cars.

# uber - Saturday 6 August, 2016

This woman went above and beyond so a man could see his son compete in the Olympics
# Darrell Hill
From The Daily Edge
# Darrell Hill

This woman went above and beyond so a man could see his son compete in the Olympics

Aug 6th 2016, 5:07 PM 7,061 Views 1 Comment

A lovely act of kindness.

# uber - Monday 7 March, 2016

Uber hits back at sex assaults claims, says users often misspell 'rate' as 'rape'
# Ride Sharing
# Ride Sharing

Uber hits back at sex assaults claims, says users often misspell 'rate' as 'rape'

Mar 7th 2016, 10:39 PM 14,910 Views 14 Comments

It follows allegations made by news site Buzzfeed.

# uber - Friday 4 March, 2016

Uber is giving Pakistan drivers classes to deter sexual harassment
# Training
# Training

Uber is giving Pakistan drivers classes to deter sexual harassment

Mar 4th 2016, 10:43 PM 12,062 Views 15 Comments

Uber was officially banned from Delhi after one of its drivers raped a young woman passenger.

# uber - Monday 22 February, 2016

Michigan shooting spree suspect confirmed as Uber driver
# Jason Brian Dalton
# Jason Brian Dalton

Michigan shooting spree suspect confirmed as Uber driver

Feb 22nd 2016, 7:24 AM 13,943 Views 0 Comments

Investigators believe that Dalton was still looking for fares after the shooting rampage.

# uber - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

In photos: Taxi drivers brought central London to a standstill in protest over Uber
# On The Road To Nowhere
# On The Road To Nowhere

In photos: Taxi drivers brought central London to a standstill in protest over Uber

Feb 10th 2016, 10:00 PM 19,136 Views 32 Comments

Black-cab drivers say they are concerned with what they describe as ‘unfair competition’.

# uber - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

Uber's latest weapon in its quest for world domination is a children's toy
# Bop It Like It's Hot
From Business ETC
# Bop It Like It's Hot

Uber's latest weapon in its quest for world domination is a children's toy

Jan 26th 2016, 12:38 PM 12,788 Views 9 Comments

Bop it, twist it, tap it… It’s the children’s toy from 1996.

# uber - Monday 11 January, 2016

Now the ribbon cutting is done, this is what Uber has in store for Ireland
# Stage Is Set
# Stage Is Set

Now the ribbon cutting is done, this is what Uber has in store for Ireland

Jan 11th 2016, 8:00 PM 36,546 Views 57 Comments

The company opened its new base today.

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