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Elizabeth Schulze / CNBC:
Uber fined ~$1.17M by British and Dutch authorities for a 2016 data breach and cover-up that exposed the personal details of 2.7M British and 174K Dutch users   —  - Uber was fined a combined $1.17 million by British and Dutch authorities Tuesday for a 2016 data breach and cover-up that exposed …
Nov 27, 2018, 6:20 AMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Uber partners with MV Transportation, a paratransit service provider, to improve access to wheelchair-friendly rides in six North American markets   —  Uber has long received flack for its lack of widely available wheelchair accessible rides.  Today, Uber is taking steps to ensure riders …
Nov 20, 2018, 6:30 PMIn context
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg:
Uber has shifted strategies in Germany, Japan, and Argentina by working within regulations and launching non-ride-hailing businesses   —  Sitting in his glass-walled office in Berlin with an open suit jacket, casually tieless, Christoph Weigler looks every bit the part of a Silicon Valley startup executive.
Nov 20, 2018, 1:30 PMIn context
Julie Bort / Business Insider:
Inside Uber before its self-driving car killed a pedestrian: sources describe infighting, “perverse” incentives, and questionable decisions   —  Samantha Lee/Business Insider; Natalie Behring/REUTERS  — On March 18 one of Uber's self-driving cars killed a pedestrian …
Nov 19, 2018, 5:15 PMIn context
Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat:
AEye, a California-based maker of Lidar and computer vision tech, raises $40M Series B led by Taiwania Capital, bringing the total raised to over $61M   —  Lidar — sensors that measure the distance to target objects by illuminating them with laser light and measuring the reflected pulses …
Nov 19, 2018, 10:00 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Profile of Manik Gupta, Uber's newly promoted chief product officer, who grew up in India and spent time working for HP and launching Google Maps in India   —  From delivery boy to Dara's right-hand man  —  Manik Gupta got his first taste of solving logistics nightmares when, fresh out of college …
Nov 15, 2018, 4:55 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Uber reports Q3 net loss of $939M, up 32% QoQ, as revenue rose 38% YoY to $2.95B; gross bookings rose to $12.7B; Eats had gross bookings of $2.1B, up 150% YoY   —  Uber, which is expected to go public sometime next year, just released its Q3 2018 financial results.
Nov 14, 2018, 4:24 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Uber launches rider loyalty rewards program with upgrades to nicer cars, access to premium support, and a waiver on cancellations if rebooked within 15 minutes   —  Uber's new loyalty program incentivizes you not to check Lyft or the local competitor.  Riders earn points for all the money …
Nov 14, 2018, 9:30 AMIn context
Tom Randall / Bloomberg:
Source: Waymo plans to launch the world's first commercial driverless car service in December under a new brand that will compete directly with Uber and Lyft   —  Under a new name, the Google sibling plans to methodically build a futuristic rival to Uber and Lyft.  This is how it will unfold.
Nov 13, 2018, 7:45 AMIn context
Giles Turner / Bloomberg:
Uber Eats' EMEA head says it plans to increase EMEA staff from 300 to 900 next year, as it competes against local rivals such as Deliveroo and Just Eat   —  Uber Technologies Inc. said it'll triple headcount working on food delivery across Europe, the Middle East and Africa in its fight …
Nov 7, 2018, 5:55 AMIn context

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