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February 15, 2019 - 5:21 pm
By Sara Ashley O'Brien, CNN Business (CNN) — Uber, the most highly-valued U.S. based startup, is heading into its much-anticipated IPO after more than $1 billion in losses last year. The company lost $1.8 billion in 2018, the first full year under new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, according to the company...
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February 04, 2019 - 12:05 pm
By Rishi Iyengar, CNN Business (CNN) -- Uber is offering a new way to beat traffic jams in one of the world's most congested cities — speedboats. The ride-hailing company launched its Uber Boat service in India's financial capital, Mumbai, on Sunday. Uber customers can now book boats between three...
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January 16, 2019 - 7:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Area UberBLACK limo drivers and the company are now awaiting a ruling from the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia on whether the drivers can get a U.S. district judge's decision reversed. An attorney for the drivers, Ashley Keller, told the three-judge...
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January 04, 2019 - 11:37 am
By Lisa Respers France, CNN (CNN) -- Brian Dunkleman won't be job-shamed for driving an Uber. The former co-host of the first season of "American Idol" in 2002 is hitting back after TMZ unearthed his current occupation while reporting on Dunkleman's divorce and custody battle with his estranged...
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Drivers for Uber, Lyft and other ridehailing companies will soon get a minimum wage in New York City.
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December 04, 2018 - 6:35 pm
By Sara Ashley O'Brien, CNN Business (CNN) -- Drivers for Uber, Lyft and other ridehailing companies will soon get a minimum wage in New York City. On Tuesday, the city's Taxi and Limousine Commission voted on a minimum pay formula to protect ridehailing drivers from being underpaid by companies...
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In this April 24, 2018, file photo, Martha Stewart attends the Time 100 Gala celebrating the 100 most influential people in the world in New York.
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November 20, 2018 - 8:42 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Martha Stewart's first Uber ride was not a good thing. Stewart ordered the "most expensive version" Monday outside Tiffany's flagship store in New York City. As Stewart explained on Instagram , she wanted to be picked up on Fifth Avenue and 57th Street. Stewart wrote the first car...
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Rachel Kurland
November 02, 2018 - 2:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Don't let traffic or transit deter you from the polls this Tuesday. This Election Day is not one to be missed, and to help people exercise their right to vote, ridesharing companies are offering free or discounted rides on Tuesday. Uber is offering free rides up to $...
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Pat Toddy
October 26, 2018 - 8:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Bird, the electic scooter-sharing company that launched a year ago, hopes to add Philadelphia to its fleet of 100 cities. Local lawmakers, the public and some police officers on Friday took the electric scooters for a spin at the Piazza at Schimdt's. E-Scooters have...
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This March 1, 2017, file photo shows an exterior view of the headquarters of Uber in San Francisco.
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August 28, 2018 - 10:14 am
By Michael Liedtke and Tom Krisher, AP Business Writers SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber is teaming up with Toyota to build self-driving cars for its ride-hailing service after its efforts to do it alone were derailed by a fatal collision and allegations of high-tech theft. Toyota, based in Japan, is also...
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August 22, 2018 - 11:31 am
By Sara Ashley O'Brien (CNN Money) -- On Monday, lawyers for the plaintiffs filed paperwork in a Northern California district court that outlined how a $10 million settlement announced in March would be divvied up. Uber has agreed to pay 56 current and former employees about $33,900 each, or $1.9...
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