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How Regulations Are Obstructing Alternative Transportation
The world is on the verge of a "transportation revolution" with services like Uber and electric scooters, and with many other alternative forms of transportation on the horizon. Yet, these ...
September 16, 2019
California Passes ‘Gig Economy’ Worker’s Rights Bill To Classify Uber and Lyft Workers as Employees
California lawmakers passed a bill on Sep. 10 that will transition Uber and Lyft contract workers into full-time ...
September 11, 2019
Ex-Google Engineer Indicted for Stealing Self-Driving Car Secrets, Pleads Not Guilty
Anthony Levandowski, a pioneer in self-driving car technology, was charged on Aug. 27, with stealing trade secrets from ...
August 28, 2019
Bill Could Give Uber Drivers Employee Status — At What Cost?
A bill that imposes limits on who can be a contractor in California could radically change how gig ...
July 30, 2019
12-Year-Old Girl Commits Suicide After Taking Uber Ride, Family Considers Suing
A heartbroken family is considering suing Uber after a non-English speaking Uber driver picked up their 12-year-old daughter ...
June 8, 2019
NTD Evening News Full Broadcast (May 23)
Trump authorizes $16 billion to go to farmers hit by China’s "unjustified" trade retaliation, the U.S. unveils a 17-charge ...
May 24, 2019
Uber, Lyft Losses Keep Competitors at Bay
SAN FRANCISCO—A fare war between Uber and Lyft has led to billions of dollars in losses for both ...
May 13, 2019
The Associated Press
NYC Copter Startup Aims at Uber Black With $195 Airport Trips
It’s just enough time to mix a cocktail. Helicopters have been whisking the wealthy from Manhattan to New ...
May 10, 2019
Lyft to Face First Major Test as Public Company With Quarterly Reveal
Lyft Inc.'s first quarterly report on May 7 as a public company is expected to show investors its ...
May 8, 2019
Ride-Hailing Drivers in New York to Strike Ahead of Uber IPO
NEW YORK—Uber Technologies Inc.'s drivers in New York will go on strike next this week shortly before the ...
May 7, 2019
Uber Sued by Thousands of Australian Taxi Drivers in Class Action
A class action filed on behalf of thousands of taxi and hire car drivers against Uber alleges the ...
May 2, 2019
Uber Quizzed on Growth at IPO Roadshow in London
LONDON—Uber Technologies Inc. Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi sought to persuade money managers in London that the loss-making ride-hailing ...
April 29, 2019
21-Year-Old Student Killed by Fake Uber Driver, Father Vows to Improve Ride-Sharing Safety
Samantha Josephson, a University of South Carolina student majoring in political science, had a bright future ahead of ...
April 2, 2019
Cause of Death Revealed for Slain College Student Samantha Josephson
A slain student from the University of South Carolina who reportedly got in the wrong car on March ...
April 1, 2019
CCTV Shows Student Getting Into Alleged Killer’s Car Thinking It Was Her Uber Ride
Surveillance footage shows the moment murdered 21-year-old student Samantha Josephson hopped down the curb and into her alleged killer's ...
April 1, 2019
Uber Buys Mideast Rival Careem for $3.1 Billion in Biggest Deal
Uber Technologies Inc. Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi has cut the largest deal of his tenure, buying Middle ...
March 26, 2019
Uber Is Said to Seal $3.1 Billion Deal to Buy Careem in Days
Uber Technologies Inc. is set to announce a $3.1 billion cash-and-share deal to acquire its Dubai-based rival Careem ...
March 24, 2019
At IPO Road Show, Lyft Executives Look to Lower Insurance Costs
BOSTON—Lyft Inc. executives are focused on cutting insurance costs and will phase in self-driving vehicles on simple routes ...
March 21, 2019
Lyft Aims for Valuation Near $20 Billion in Biggest US IPO
Lyft Inc. is seeking to raise as much as $2.1 billion in its initial public offering, valuing the ...
March 18, 2019
Uber Hires More IPO Underwriters as It Prepares to Go Public: Sources
Ride-hailing startup Uber Technologies Inc. has hired a string of investment banks to its syndicate of initial public ...
March 13, 2019
Crazed Cyclist Leaps on Uber Roof in Midtown Manhattan, Attacks Driver With Lock
A crazed cyclist attacked an Uber driver with a bike lock before clambering up onto the car roof ...
January 25, 2019
Las Vegas Uber Driver Attacked by Passengers in Video
An Uber driver in Las Vegas was recorded being beaten by passengers, according to authorities on Jan. 15. ...
January 16, 2019
Nobody Is an Employee in the Gig Economy
A small number of ride-hailing service drivers want to shoot themselves and their colleagues in the foot. Their ...
January 10, 2019
Michigan Uber Driver Jason Dalton Pleads Guilty in Shooting Spree That Killed 6 People
An Uber driver accused of shooting and killing six people and injuring two others pleaded guilty to all ...
January 7, 2019
Uber Makes Confidential Filing for Long-Awaited IPO
NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO—Uber Technologies Inc. has filed paperwork for an initial public offering, according to three people with ...
December 8, 2018
Ride-Hailing Firm Lyft Files for IPO
SAN FRANCISCO—Ride-hailing service Lyft announced in a press release on Dec. 6, it has filed with the Securities ...
December 6, 2018
The Associated Press
Argentina Uber Vandals Are Just That: Vandals
When María Carolina Roldan found her car burned and destroyed in Buenos Aires, Argentina, she lost more than ...
October 16, 2018
3 Dead, 4 Hospitalized After Suspected Drug Overdose in Pittsburgh: Reports
Sleepless in Hong Kong: Protesters, Police Clash in Another Weekend of Tension
Court Rules That Gender Concerns Override Religious Principles
Modi Invites Trump to Rally in Show of Unity in Houston
‘Things Are Being Implied That Don’t Exist,’ Mnuchin Says of Trump’s Ukraine Call
Trump Has No Plans to Meet With Iran at UN, as US Sends Troops to Saudi Arabia
‘Stay Away’: Iran’s President Issues Warning to the West to Keep Out