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This image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment shows Kyle Chandler in a scene from Godzilla vs. Kong. (Warner Bros. Entertainment via AP)

Godzilla vs Kong actor Kyle Chandler joins cast of Super Pumped

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAY 28, 2021 01:44 PM IST
Kyle Chandler will play a Texas venture capitalist who stakes his reputation on Uber’s success. Super Pumped series is about the rise and fall of former Uber CEO and co-founder Travis Kalanick.
For Uber, more vaccinations mean a quicker return to pre-pandemic travel and higher revenue, which has tumbled during the health crisis.(Reuters)
For Uber, more vaccinations mean a quicker return to pre-pandemic travel and higher revenue, which has tumbled during the health crisis.(Reuters)

Uber app in US to enable users to book Covid-19 vaccines and rental cars

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON APR 28, 2021 10:15 PM IST
The feature, which expands an Uber and Walgreens partnership announced in February, reflects the wider availability of Covid-19 vaccines in the United States.
A screen displays the company logo for Uber Technologies Inc at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York. (REUTERS)
A screen displays the company logo for Uber Technologies Inc at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York. (REUTERS)

Uber posts record booking in March as vaccination allows people to venture out

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON APR 12, 2021 09:11 PM IST
The company’s mobility unit, which handles ride-hailing services, passed $30 billion in annualized gross bookings run rate in March.
Farrar and Aslam sued Uber in 2015 over how it treats its drivers in a case that went to the UK’s Supreme Court.(Bloomberg)
Farrar and Aslam sued Uber in 2015 over how it treats its drivers in a case that went to the UK’s Supreme Court.(Bloomberg)

Uber drivers who defeated ride-hailing app want their data back

Bloomberg | | Posted by Harshit Sabarwal
UPDATED ON MAR 11, 2021 12:20 PM IST
Former Uber drivers James Farrar and Yaseen Aslam are waiting for the Amsterdam District Court to decide as soon as this week on whether the ride-hailing giant broke Europe’s strict privacy regulations by withholding information it holds on drivers and couriers.
The Uber logo is displayed on a mobile phone in this picture illustration taken November 25, 2019.(REUTERS/File Photo)
The Uber logo is displayed on a mobile phone in this picture illustration taken November 25, 2019.(REUTERS/File Photo)

Uber faces UK Supreme Court ruling on worker rights in gig economy test

Reuters | , London
PUBLISHED ON FEB 19, 2021 06:22 AM IST
In a case led by two drivers, a London employment tribunal ruled in 2016 that they were due entitlements such as the minimum wage, paid holidays and rest breaks.
According to the 2019 IQAir rankings, Delhi ranks fifth in the list of the most polluted cities in the world.(HT Photo)
According to the 2019 IQAir rankings, Delhi ranks fifth in the list of the most polluted cities in the world.(HT Photo)

Uber adds e-rickshaws to platform, deploys 100 such vehicles in Delhi

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 03, 2020 01:03 PM IST
The vehicles have been deployed across 26 Delhi Metro stations, offering riders sustainable mobility solutions for better first and last mile connectivity as well as short distance commutes, a statement said.
Uber and Delhi Police distributed over 1,000 Himmat QR Verification Cards to driver partners.(Reuters File)
Uber and Delhi Police distributed over 1,000 Himmat QR Verification Cards to driver partners.(Reuters File)

Uber, Delhi Police integrate apps for live tracking of passenger ride

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON FEB 17, 2020 10:54 PM IST
Uber and Delhi Police will further extend their partnership to expand QR Cards to more drivers on the Uber app along with possible integration of the service with emergency number 112 to the Uber app, Bhatia said.
This week we dive deeper in to the best offerings from CES 2020
This week we dive deeper in to the best offerings from CES 2020

Techilicious with Rajiv Makhni: The best of CES 2020

Hindustan Times | By Rajiv Makhni
UPDATED ON FEB 01, 2020 11:58 PM IST
The future is here and it’s useful. But also sometimes weird.
The police on Monday also integrated cab aggregator Uber’s SOS facility with the police’s Himmat Plus women’s safety application.(HT FILE)
The police on Monday also integrated cab aggregator Uber’s SOS facility with the police’s Himmat Plus women’s safety application.(HT FILE)

Delhi Police safety app driver QR code now on Uber cabs

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2019 10:43 PM IST
Police said if a woman passenger clicks on the distress signal button on the Himmat Plus app or the Uber app, the police control will directly get a message after which the driver’s details and the location will be easily available.
Three men were booked, on Wednesday, for allegedly colluding with registered drivers of cab aggregator Uber and defrauding the company of Rs 3.19 crore by transferring the amount without authorisation.(HT File (Representative Image))
Three men were booked, on Wednesday, for allegedly colluding with registered drivers of cab aggregator Uber and defrauding the company of Rs 3.19 crore by transferring the amount without authorisation.(HT File (Representative Image))

3 Uber representatives booked for defrauding firm of Rs 3.19 crore

Gurugram | By Leena Dhankhar
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2019 08:04 AM IST
A complaint in this regard was lodged by the general manager of Uber in October last year and an investigation was carried out by Economic Offences Wing (EOW), with which the company had shared evidence, such as bank account details and transaction slips.
Uber currently operates in 31 cities in the country.(AP File Photo)
Uber currently operates in 31 cities in the country.(AP File Photo)

Uber partners with Indian Oil to offer fuel discounts to drivers

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2019 05:02 PM IST
Over 12,000 Uber driver partners have already registered for this programme.
Since October 22, the majority of the Ola and Uber cab drivers have been on an indefinite strike(HT PHOTO)
Since October 22, the majority of the Ola and Uber cab drivers have been on an indefinite strike(HT PHOTO)

A Catch-22 debt trap for Ola, Uber cab drivers

Hindustan Times | By Kailash Korde, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON OCT 30, 2018 12:36 AM IST
They find themselves defaulting on EMIs for their cars and also difficult to opt out of the job
An Uber spokesperson called it a case of “identity theft” and issued a statement saying the company immediately removed the driver partner’s access to the Uber app.(Reuters File Photo)
An Uber spokesperson called it a case of “identity theft” and issued a statement saying the company immediately removed the driver partner’s access to the Uber app.(Reuters File Photo)

Uber driver locks woman inside cab in Delhi, changes route, molests her

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shiv Sunny
UPDATED ON MAR 14, 2018 10:55 PM IST
Minutes into the ride, the woman allegedly found the driver’s conduct suspicious. Panicked, she realised that the driver allegedly chose an isolated route over her preferred route.
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