Articles tagged “uber”

Uber Owes Millions of Dollars to Its New York City Drivers

Uber Owes Millions of Dollars to Its New York City Drivers

Tom McElroy, Associated Press

Uber's very bad year only seems to be getting worse.

1 day ago

A Brief Summary of Uber’s No Good Very Bad Year

A Brief Summary of Uber’s No Good Very Bad Year

Associated Press

And it is only May.

2 weeks ago

Uber Is Losing Its Legal Battles Across Europe

Uber Is Losing Its Legal Battles Across Europe

Stephanie Bodoni, Bloomberg

Uber has long claimed that its app doesn't make the company a taxi provider. European courts are rejecting this claim, and Uber's business model along with it.

2 weeks ago

Lyft Is Beating Its Financial Goals But Faces Long Road to Profitability

Lyft Is Beating Its Financial Goals But Faces Long Road to Profitability

Selina Wang and Eric Newcomer, Bloomberg

Lyft's growth shows that Uber still hasn't locked up the U.S. ridesharing market. The #DeleteUber backlash has certainly contributed to Lyft's gains.

4 weeks ago

Corporate Travel Leaders Try to Change the Conversation — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Corporate Travel Leaders Try to Change the Conversation — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Travel managers and buyers are looking for fresh solutions to improve quality of life for their travelers. New services are allowing them to do just that.

4 weeks ago

Lyft Drivers Sue Uber Over Allegations of Spying

Lyft Drivers Sue Uber Over Allegations of Spying

Pamela MacLean, Bloomberg

Could things be any worse for Uber right now?

1 month ago

This Tiny Resort Island Doesn’t Want Uber or Lyft

This Tiny Resort Island Doesn’t Want Uber or Lyft

Matt O'Brien, Associated Press

If Austin tourism can still thrive despite the loss of Uber and Lyft, perhaps Block Island's resistance to ridesharing apps isn't a bad thing, either.

1 month ago

Uber’s Growth Is Stalling Among U.S. Business Travelers

Uber’s Growth Is Stalling Among U.S. Business Travelers

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Even if its growth has slowed gradually, Uber still has a huge advantage over its rivals in corporate travel. Its global scale, as well, bodes well for Uber continuing to grow as an option for international business travelers.

1 month ago

Uber Spied on Lyft Drivers Who Drove for Both Companies, Report Finds

Uber Spied on Lyft Drivers Who Drove for Both Companies, Report Finds

Associated Press

All the more reason to #deleteUBER?

1 month ago

Uber Will Soon Release Findings of Sexual Harassment Investigation

Uber Will Soon Release Findings of Sexual Harassment Investigation

Eric Newcomer, Bloomberg

Some are saying the recent "Delete Uber" campaign is hurting the company more than it has let on. Unfortunately for Uber, there are no quick fixes for a fundamentally problematic corporate culture.

2 months ago

Uber Rivals in Dubai and China Form Alliance to Compete

Uber Rivals in Dubai and China Form Alliance to Compete

Bloomberg

While Uber is facing its own internal struggles, rivals are teaming up in China and Dubai although Yidao in China confronts problems of its own. There will be a ton of maneuvering around the world before the pecking order is really established.

2 months ago

Uber President Resigns and Takes Shot at Current Leadership

Uber President Resigns and Takes Shot at Current Leadership

Olga R. Rodriguez, Associated Press

The ride-hailing company had hired Jeff Jones from retailer Target to improve Uber’s reputation. He says, “The beliefs and approach to leadership that have guided my career are inconsistent with what I saw and experienced at Uber." Ouch.

2 months ago