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Uber is seeing an influx of European taxi drivers joining its platform, an executive told Reuters, a surprising development given the history of tensions between the company and the traditional taxi industry. In an interview, Uber's Anabel Diaz, who oversees the company's mobility (ride-sharing) business in EMEA, said business is strong in Europe despite lingering uncertainty about gig economy labour rules. Europe, the Middle East and Africa "are growing fairly nicely with numbers that go from 10% to more than 50% growth in some of our geographies," she said.
Alphabet's (GOOGL) Waymo joins forces with Uber to deliver an autonomous driving experience to the latter's customers.
Uber Technologies (NYSE: UBER) has managed to produce over $500 million in profits from its delivery business over the past two quarters, and there's one key driving force behind the gains. What's more, the advertising business is just getting started, with Uber committing to $1 billion in ad revenue by next year.
After a tough 2022, tech stocks have made a surprising recovery this year, paced by big tech companies and the perception that many of these stocks were oversold. Additionally, layoffs across much of the sector have also helped tech companies slim down and show greater profitability. After a long journey through the doldrums, Uber Technologies (NYSE: UBER) has made a surprising comeback.
Self-driving technology is proliferating, and that could be a threat to Uber's (NYSE: UBER) business. It doesn't have its own self-driving technology like competitors and would need to partner with someone else to compete, which may put the company at a big disadvantage.
Lyft may be reaching for a higher gear in the driverless race. The company is seeking to patent a method for matching autonomous...
After giving up on its own autonomous driving technology years ago, Uber (NYSE: UBER) is now partnering with Alphabet (NASDAQ: GOOG) (NASDAQ: GOOGL) subsidiary Waymo to bring autonomous vehicles to Phoenix, Arizona.
There was another changing of the guard in 1995, when industrial conglomerate General Electric became the first-ever $100 billion company. In 2018, Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) was the first to amass $1 trillion in value, and it has since been joined by Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN), and Google parent Alphabet (NASDAQ: GOOGL)(NASDAQ: GOOG).
NEW DELHI/BENGALURU (Reuters) -Ride-hailing platform Uber Technologies is stepping up its efforts to go green in India by introducing more electric vehicles, partnering with fleet operators, boosting financing options and giving its users the option to hire electric vehicles while booking their ride. As part of the launch of Uber Green in June, it will add 25,000 electric cars on its platform in partnership with fleet providers like Lithium, Everest and Moove, the company said on Wednesday. The move comes as a new entrant BluSmart, an electric mobility start-up backed by BP's venture fund, is chipping away at the dominance of Uber and SoftBank-backed Ola with bets on an all-electric taxi fleet and an aggressive bid to lure disgruntled passengers and drivers from the incumbents.
To keep dreaming its self-driving dream, Uber is entering into a new relationship with an old adversary. Uber and Waymo, the autonomous driving...
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Google-owned Waymo on Tuesday said it will put its self-driving car technology to work for Uber in a partnership between the one-time rivals.Uber sold its autonomous car division in 2020 to Aurora in a deal that gave the ride-hailing giant a stake in the startup developing self-driving technology, the companies said at the time.
Uber Technologies Inc will offer driverless cars on its ride-hailing and food delivery platform later this year through a partnership with Alphabet Inc's Waymo, the companies said. Uber customers will be able to use a set number of Waymo's driverless vehicles for rides and deliveries within a 180 square mile area in Phoenix, Arizona, they said in a blog on Tuesday. Uber's wide network will give Waymo, which also operates in San Francisco and is looking to expand to Los Angeles, "an opportunity to reach even more people," Waymo's co-CEO Tekedra Mawakana said.
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SAN FRANCISCO & MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 23, 2023--Today, Waymo and Uber Technologies Inc. (NYSE: UBER) are excited to announce a new, multi-year strategic partnership to make the Waymo Driver available to more people via the Uber platform starting in Phoenix.
We managed to elude the so-called earnings 'cliff' many warned of, with many companies posting better-than-expected results and keeping sentiment in line.
Lyft (LYFT) CEO David Risher has said that the rideshare company is 'open' to selling itself, but there's a kicker – there's no obvious acquirer.
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Key Insights The projected fair value for Uber Technologies is US$75.19 based on 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity Uber...
Uber’s head of diversity has been placed on leave after a black employee complained about a “tone-deaf” internal session on white women titled “Don’t Call Me Karen”.
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LYFT continues to struggle, as evidenced by the 24.2% year-to-date decline in its shares.
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A Yahoo Finance Live panel examines several of today's top stories, including Uber's new ride service for teenagers, investors targeting bankrupt chain Bed Bath & Beyond, Elon Musk's comments on the work-from-home model, and how the Hollywood writers' strike is impacting Netflix's password sharing policy.