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Uber is about to embark on a wild ride on Wall Street with the biggest and most hotly debated IPO in years. Uber's shares begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, May 10, 2019.
FILE - This March 20, 2018, file photo shows the Uber app on an iPad in Baltimore. Uber is about to embark on a wild ride on Wall Street with the biggest and most hotly debated IPO in years. Uber's shares begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, May 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
May 09, 2019 - 5:40 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber is about to embark on a wild ride on Wall Street with the biggest and most hotly debated IPO in years. The world's leading ride-hailing service set the stage for its long-awaited arrival on the stock market by pricing its initial public offering at $45 per share late...
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Philadelphias Uber hub near PHL airport
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Tim Jimenez
May 08, 2019 - 6:46 am
UPDATE: 1:48 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Unions representing Uber and Lyft drivers are calling a national day of action on Wednesday, pushing for many of those drivers to stay off the road, and encouraging riders to do the same. Philadelphia drivers gathered to protest at the Uber hub near...
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Roberto Rodriguez.
Newark Police Department
Jay Scott Smith
May 06, 2019 - 7:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Delaware man is facing a number of charges after allegedly posing as an Uber driver and sexually assaulting a 21-year-old woman. 41-year-old Roberto Rodriguez is accused of luring an intoxicated 21-year-old woman into his pickup truck early Sunday morning and...
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May 04, 2019 - 9:39 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Newark Police say a man pretending to be a driver for a ride-hailing service held a woman at knifepoint and sexually assaulted her near the University of Delaware. Authorities say the 21-year-old victim was walking near South Chapel Street and Delaware Avenue around...
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Uber app
Richard Drew/AP, file
April 26, 2019 - 1:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Ride-hailing giant Uber is aiming to raise $9 billion in its mammoth initial public stock offering that, while smaller than initially expected, still dwarfs most stock market debuts. The San Francisco-based company expects to be valued at $80.5 billion to $91.5 billion, falling well...
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In this Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, file photo, the Slack app is displayed on a mobile phone in New York.
Mark Lennihan/AP Photo, File
April 26, 2019 - 12:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Work messaging platform Slack is taking the next step in filing to go public, the latest in several highly anticipated tech IPOs. In documents posted with the Securities and Exchange Commission Friday, Slack Technologies Inc. says it posted a loss of $138.9 million on revenue of $...
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Evan Sharp, Pinterest co-founder and chief product officer
Ben Margot/AP, file
April 08, 2019 - 11:33 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Pinterest, among a gaggle of tech companies planning to go public this year, hopes to raise as much as $1.5 billion in its initial offering of shares. The digital scrapbooking site said in a regulatory filing Monday that it will put about 75 million shares up for sale at a price...
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It's easy to take for granted just how much on-demand services have changed our lives, starting with ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft.
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April 04, 2019 - 7:55 pm
By Emanuella Grinberg, CNN (CNN) -- It's easy to take for granted just how much on-demand services have changed our lives, starting with ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft. But every now and then, a jarring headline makes us wonder how it became so normal so quickly to jump into a...
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Two men console each other before funeral services for Samantha Josephson.
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April 04, 2019 - 4:13 pm
WEST WINDSOR, N.J. (AP) — The cousin of a college student who authorities say mistakenly got into the wrong car and was kidnapped and killed in South Carolina said the sadness the family is suffering "will never end." Hundreds of mourners packed Congregation Beth Chaim on Wednesday in West Windsor...
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A college student whose body was found in a field hours after she got into a vehicle she mistakenly thought was her Uber ride died from multiple sharp force injuries, the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division said Monday.
Columbia, SC Police Department via CNN
April 01, 2019 - 7:36 pm
By Darran Simon, CNN (CNN) -- A college student whose body was found in a field hours after she got into a vehicle she mistakenly thought was her Uber ride died from multiple sharp force injuries, the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division said Monday. Samantha Josephson, 21, a student at the...
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