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Krystal Hu / Yahoo Finance:
Uber imposes hiring freeze on engineering teams in the US and Canada, canceling scheduled interviews with job applicants this week   —  Uber isn't letting tech workers join the ride, at least for now.  —  The ride-hailing giant has been canceling scheduled on-site interviews for tech roles this week …
Aug 9, 2019, 8:00 PMIn context
Priyanka Sahay / Moneycontrol:
Head of Uber India says the company is building a bus service in India, hopes to launch in the next 12 months; Uber launched a bus service in Cairo in October   —  Pradeep Parameswaran, Uber India and South Asia head told Moneycontrol that the company is in the process of building the product and refining it.
Aug 9, 2019, 12:05 PMIn context
Jessica Bursztynsky / CNBC:
Dara Khosrowshahi says Uber considered buying food delivery startup Caviar before DoorDash acquired it for $410M, but decided to pass on the deal   —  KEY POINTS  — Acquiring premium online food delivery service Caviar would not have been a good fit for Uber Eats, says Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi.
Aug 9, 2019, 11:25 AMIn context
Larry Dignan / ZDNet:
Uber Eats Q2 revenue was $595M, up 72% YoY; Uber says it now has 99 million active consumers on its platform overall, as the number of Eats users grew 140% YoY   —  Uber's ability to expand its business into food delivery and freight pays off somewhat, but Lyft's more focused approach on ride sharing shows some early returns.
Aug 8, 2019, 5:35 PMIn context
Eliot Brown / Wall Street Journal:
Uber's Latin American revenues in Q2 fell 24% YoY to $547M, as company posts its slowest overall quarterly revenue growth of 14%; stock is down 8%+   —  Large expense related to its IPO weighs on earnings as revenue rises 14%  —  Uber Technologies Inc. UBER 8.24% reported its largest-ever quarterly loss …
Aug 8, 2019, 5:05 PMIn context
Uber:
Uber reports Q2 revenue of $3.17B, up 14% YoY, net loss of $5.2B and a loss of ~$1.3B excluding stock based compensation, gross bookings of $15.8B, up 31% YoY   —  SAN FRANCISCO—(BUSINESS WIRE)— Uber Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: UBER) today announced financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2019.
Aug 8, 2019, 4:27 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
NYC extends the cap on the number of Uber and Lyft vehicles for another 12 months, further limits time cars can spend cruising without passengers in Manhattan   —  Vote also seeks to limit the amount of deadheading  —  The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission voted Wednesday to extend …
Aug 7, 2019, 8:15 PMIn context
Kate Conger / New York Times:
Uber is partnering with US public transit agencies to gain more riders and revenue, but city officials are wary of losing commuters and not getting rider data   —  The ride-hailing company, craving growth, is looking to public transit for riders and revenue.  Cities aren't sure whether to welcome it.
Aug 7, 2019, 10:15 AMIn context
Laura Bliss / CityLab:
Uber and Lyft publish research from 6 US cities, excluding NYC, that finds their cars cause less congestion than personal vehicles but impact core areas heavily   —  After the 2008 economic crash, Americans began driving less.  But it didn't last long: In every year since 2013, U.S. drivers have packed on more miles behind the wheel.
Aug 5, 2019, 7:05 PMIn context
Kate Conger / New York Times:
Uber says it laid off ~400 people across 75 offices from its 1,200-person marketing team, as the ride-hailing company tries to streamline its operations   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Uber said it laid off around 400 people from its marketing team on Monday, as the ride-hailing company tries to cut costs …
Jul 29, 2019, 3:23 PMIn context

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