All Posts Tagged With: "Uber"

Uber Forms Partnership with Russian Rival Yandex

Uber loves to fight its competition. However, in a few of the countries the ride-hailing company is in business, it has taken a path that is more conciliatory. The most recent example of this is that on Thursday Uber announced that it formed a partnership with Russian Internet Yandex operator of a search giant and […]

Surge Pricing by Uber During Terror Attacks Causes Furor on Social Media

Uber, the ride-hailing service, faced furor on social media on Saturday after the company instituted surge pricing during the terror attack in England’s capital of London. A number of people used Twitter to express discontent over how the ride-hailing company delayed the turning off of surge prices in the affected areas of the capital following […]

Stock at Twilio Plunges as Uber Pulls Back

A solid revenue report was not enough to prevent stock at Twilio from plunging in trading after hours. What appeared at first glance to be a good story very quickly became a financial nightmare for the company. The cloud communications business saw its stock fall by 30% during trading afterhours that was attributable to guidance […]

Two Uber Executives Leaving, Departures Begin to Mount

The number of departures of executives at Uber is increasing. Uber President of ride sharing Jeff Jones left the company following just six months of employment said the raid sharing company Sunday. Brian McClendon, the company’s vice president of business and maps is also planning to leave by the end of March. Each of the […]

Uber Launches Autonomous Cars in Pittsburgh

On Wednesday, in Pittsburgh some residents will wake up with new choices. These residents will have the opportunity of using an Uber car that drives itself. The debut of the self-driving Uber pilot program is the public unveiling of Uber’s secretive work in the autonomous vehicle spectrum and the first time cars that are self-driving […]

Uber Paying Hackers to Attempt to Breach Its System

Uber has become the most recent company to issue a reward in cash on tips about any bugs that its computer systems might have. On Tuesday, the ride-hailing business said it would be releasing a treasure map of its systems to a select number of hackers. The bug bounty offered by the company starts on […]