Uber

It’s called vomit fraud. And it could make your Uber trip really expensive

The next time you use Uber, check your bill. The trip could turn out to be expensive — not just for the distance but for a type of fraud that is on …

Florida

The FTC has taken Uber‘s money and is giving it to Uber drivers

As it struggles to turn a profit, the ride-sharing service’s legal and public-relations woes are still compounding.<p>Uber, the self-appointed future of …

San Francisco

Uber, Lyft driver suspended after secretly livestreaming hundreds of passengers

A driver for Uber and Lyft in Missouri used a webcam to secretly record unsuspecting customers — then broadcast the footage on the internet for the …

Livestreaming

Uber, Lyft driver creepily livestreams videos of his passengers on Twitch

If you're in the St. Louis area, you may be getting filmed by this guy who drives for Uber and Lyft.<p>Hundreds of Uber and Lyft rides have been …

Transportation

Uber Drivers Are Employees, New York Unemployment Insurance Board Rules

The Unemployment Insurance Appeal Board of New York State has ruled that Uber is liable for unemployment benefits for three drivers, along with …

Unemployment Benefits

Uber's Latest Partnership Means That Drivers Can Hawk You Things While You're Riding

It’s no secret that Uber drivers don’t make much money.<p>But now they’ll have the opportunity to bring in some extra cash: Uber announced Thursday that …

Retail

Here are all the unspoken rules of Uber and Lyft

Our bizarre Uber ride began in the Marina, near Fort Mason.<p>A friend and I were the first party into our Uber Pool, which was to bring us to the center of the city. We chatted for a few minutes with our driver, who was so genuinely enthusiastic about getting us to our destination safely that it felt …

Garrett

New York State labor review board makes a final ruling that three former Uber drivers were Uber employees for the purposes of unemployment insurance

New York State

How Uber Drivers are Cashing in With "Cargo"

New in-car service "Cargo" lets passengers purchase products like candy, gum and phone chargers from ride-share drivers. The company's Founder and …

Uber

Uber Drivers Can Now Make an Extra $100 a Month By Selling You Snacks and Other Items During Your Ride

Don't be surprised if your driver offers you an energy bar during your next ride.<p><b>Ride-sharing behemoth Uber announced its global exclusive partnership with in-car commerce startup Cargo today, which will roll out to San Francisco and Los Angeles immediately.</b>• <b><br>You'll be able to buy snacks and other</b> …

Los Angeles

Driver pleads guilty in deaths of former Colts player Edwin Jackson, Uber driver Jeffrey Monroe

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — Manuel Orrego-Savala pleaded guilty in the DUI case that led to the deaths of Edwin Jackson and Jeffrey Monroe.<p>Former Colts …

Crime

Uber, Cargo Ink Exclusive Deal

New York-based startup Cargo announced that it now has an exclusive partnership with Uber to distribute its snack-filled mini vending machines to …

Marketing

NY labor board says Uber drivers count as employees

The New York State labor review board finds that Uber (UBER) drivers and “other similarly situated drivers” qualify as employees for unemployment …

New York State

Bird CEO Passes on Uber, Takes Aim at Cars

Bird CEO Travis VanderZanden seemed to be making all the right moves recently. His launch of an electric scooter service last year kicked off a …

Startups

Bullet Strikes Uber Driver's Vehicle In Brookline

The incident occurred early Friday.<p>BROOKLINE, PA - An Uber driver's vehicle was struck by a bullet as he picked up a passenger early Friday.<p>The …

Boston

BoB inks pacts with Flipkart,Uber,8 others to help MSMEs

These companies are from e-commerce, logistics, service providers and traditional small business which contribute 31 percent to GDP and 45 percentof …

Entrepreneurship

Daily Poll: What do you think of the B.C. government's Uber delay?

The B.C. government has pressed pause on its promise to allow ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft to operate in the province by end of this …

Ridesharing

Uber Drivers Win Unemployment Eligibility in New York

The New York State labor review board has found that three Uber drivers and “other similarly situated drivers” qualify as employees for the purposes …

U.S. State Supreme Courts

Sam Wood is shocked to hear Eve orders Uber Eats at school

'Mind blown!' The Bachelor's Sam Wood is surprised to learn his stepdaughter Eve, 13, gets Uber Eats delivered to school... so would you let your …

UberEATS

Watch An Uber Driver Lose His Sh*t At Drake After He Accidentally Hit The Driver's Car

<b>An Uber driver went off on Drake last night,</b> calling him a "f*cking idiot" after Drake's driver swiped the Uber in a parking lot outside of a bar in …

Drake

Uber partners with Cargo to help drivers make money by selling stuff to riders

Uber has teamed up with Cargo, a startup that makes it easy for ride-share drivers to sell goods to their passengers. Cargo works by giving drivers free boxes, filled with goods like gum, phone chargers and snacks, to sell to passengers from the center of the car console.<p>Cargo, which has partnered …

Startups

Passenger Accuses D.C. Uber Driver of Kicking Him Out of Car for Being Gay

A bartender from Washington, D.C., says he was kicked out of an Uber last month because he is gay, according to Metro Weekly. Chris Williams said …

Grandparents

Uber Strikes Exclusive Deal With Cargo To Bring Snacks To Riders

Cargo wants to turn Uber vehicles into portable vending machines, and it’s now teamed up with Uber to do it. On Thursday, New York-based startup Cargo announced that it now has an exclusive partnership with Uber to distribute its snack-filled mini vending machines to drivers through Uber’s driver …

Snacks

Uber Driver Sorts His Passengers Into 11 Different Categories And Has Created A Unique Playlist For Each Of Them

It’s no secret that Uber rides are often awkward for both passenger and driver, so when music fills that unbearable silence and we don’t have to rely …

Playlist

Uber is fixing its terrible wages by getting drivers to schill phone chargers during your ride

The question of how much take-home income Uber drivers actually make is a tricky one, to say the least. While Uber does put out some optimistic …

Ridesharing

DoorDash Hires Uber’s Top Financial Executive as CFO

Food delivery startup DoorDash Inc. named Prabir Adarkar as chief financial officer, poaching the most senior leader of Uber Technologies Inc.’s …

SoftBank Group

Uber Just Hired Its First Chief Privacy Officer

With an IPO on the horizon and a series of scandals behind it, Uber is taking steps to ensure that the company has better measures in places to …

Privacy

Mars, Kellogg’s, Pepsi line up to ride with Uber for new in-car commerce deal

Kellogg’s,Mars and Pepsi have been named as selected vendors looking to take advantage of a deal Uber worked out with in-car commerce startup Cargo …

Branding

Uber Driver Caught Peeing While Driving Like It's No Big Deal

The New York City Uber driver really had to go, so he grabbed a bottle.<p>Andrew Lichtenstein—Corbis via Getty Images<p>Jerry PerezView Jerry Perez's …

New York City

Uber Will Now Have In-Car Vending Machines with Makeup and Snacks

In case you haven't noticed, Uber's been busy. They just launched new pickup features that make it so you never have to call your driver again, …

Snacks