Sun, 06 Sep, 2020
Tue, 01 Sep, 2020
An epic court battle against Uber in the UK took another twist as the car-sharing giant came a step closer to being liable for a potential £1.5 billion in unpaid VAT.
Wed, 04 Dec, 2019
Transport for London (TfL) has announced that it will not grant Uber a new licence to operate.
Mon, 25 Nov, 2019
The National Transport Authority is to meet Uber management over users of the app being wrongly charged.
Wed, 13 Nov, 2019
Pre-tax profits at the Irish arm of ride-sharing taxi firm Uber increased by 41% last year to €860,487.
Tue, 17 Sep, 2019
Uber has appointed a new boss for Ireland and the UK.
Mon, 19 Aug, 2019
A nightmarish debut by Uber complicates listing plans at other technology unicorns, particularly the breed of large-cap tech companies that counts WeWork as a member.
Wed, 15 May, 2019
Uber shares fell as much as 10%, doubling losses since its poorly received Wall Street debut last week, and raising more questions about investors’ faith in its ability to make profits.
Tue, 14 May, 2019
Uber drivers in Britain started a day of transatlantic strikes to protest at the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums investors are likely to make in tomorrow’s blockbuster stock market debut.
Thu, 09 May, 2019
Uber Technologies has decided it will seek to sell around $10bn (€8.8bn) worth of shares in its initial public offering, according to sources.
Thu, 11 Apr, 2019
A body representing taxi drivers has suggested allowing an Uber-style transport regime here would put passengers at danger of assault, rape or even murder at the hands of unlicensed drivers.
Thu, 28 Feb, 2019
is convinced the app-based taxi system would, as Jim Daly TD suggests, be a godsend for rural Ireland.
Mon, 04 Feb, 2019
While social media firms inspire both hope and fear in the public consciousness, one thing is clear: They now guard the door to the modern economy, writes
Fri, 04 Jan, 2019
A friend who travelled to Las Vegas last week, for the Conor McGregor MMA fight, brought back a tale almost as interesting as the pugilistic drama that unfolded.
Mon, 15 Oct, 2018
Uber Technologies is in early talks to buy food-delivery company Deliveroo for several billion dollars, according to sources.
Sat, 22 Sep, 2018
Pre-tax profits at the Irish arm of ride-sharing taxi firm, Uber last year increased by 28% to €607,203.
Fri, 14 Sep, 2018
There are no plans to introduce an electric bike scheme by Uber into Ireland.
Mon, 27 Aug, 2018
Uber wants to run a pilot bus service in Limerick.
Wed, 04 Jul, 2018
Uber won a partial victory when a judge granted it a short operating licence in London after its permit was not renewed over safety concerns, but the taxi-hailing app came under criticism.
Tue, 26 Jun, 2018
Irish taxi drivers are warning against allowing Uber into the market, as the firm fights to get its license back in the UK.
Tue, 26 Jun, 2018
Video of a fatal crash involving a self-driving Uber suggests the pedestrian who was killed should have been within range of the car's laser and radar sensors, two experts have said.
Thu, 22 Mar, 2018
Uber is launching a new scheme to make it easier for drivers to give feedback to the taxi-hailing firm.
Fri, 09 Feb, 2018
US prosecutors have charged an illegal immigrant over an alleged drink-driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and his Uber driver in Indiana.
Wed, 07 Feb, 2018
Taxi-hailing firm Uber is to introduce a cap on how many hours its drivers can work, saying the move is an "industry first".
Tue, 16 Jan, 2018
A couple in the US have been accused of attempting to rob an Uber driver after the woman distracted him by being topless.
Tue, 09 Jan, 2018
A ruling by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) that Uber should be regulated as a transport company will not affect its operation "in most EU countries", the firm has said.
Wed, 20 Dec, 2017
Japan's Softbank is attempting to buy a significant stake in Uber Technologies at a 30% discount of the taxi-hailing app's most recent valuation, according to reports.
Tue, 28 Nov, 2017
Uber’s revelation that 57 million user accounts were hacked last year is the latest in a growing list of recent high profile cyber breaches.
Wed, 22 Nov, 2017
A campaign to win employment rights for Uber drivers is to continue after the taxi firm decided to appeal against a tribunal ruling on the status of workers.
Fri, 10 Nov, 2017
Chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi accepted that the company has "got things wrong".
Mon, 25 Sep, 2017
IT giants have had it pretty much their own way up to now, writes Kyran Fitzgerald, but finally
Mon, 25 Sep, 2017
Record-breaking numbers have now signed a petition calling for Transport for London to reverse its decision to strip Uber's licence in the capital.
Sat, 23 Sep, 2017
Uber will not be issued with an operating licence after its current deal expires on September 30, Transport for London (TfL) has announced.
Fri, 22 Sep, 2017
Uber Technologies, which is the subject of a US federal probe into whether it broke bribery laws, has started a review of its Asia operations and notified US authorities about payments made by staff to police officers in Indonesia, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters.
Thu, 21 Sep, 2017
One of the biggest firms in the so-called "gig economy" has warned that moves to limit flexible work could drive people away from the sector.
Tue, 11 Jul, 2017
Travis Kalanick has resigned as chief executive of taxi hailing firm Uber following a series of scandals.
Wed, 21 Jun, 2017
Uber chief executive Travis Kalanick will take a leave of absence for an unspecified period and let his leadership team run the troubled ride-hailing company while he is away.
Tue, 13 Jun, 2017
Speculation is mounting that Uber chief executive Travis Kalanick is likely to take a leave of absence from the troubled ride-hailing company.
Tue, 13 Jun, 2017
Car service Uber is using a gap in EU and UK tax rules to avoid incurring sales tax on the booking fees it charges drivers in Britain, a practice a senior politician said was unfair to competitors and defied the intent of the law.
Thu, 08 Jun, 2017
Uber has fired more than 20 employees after a law firm investigated complaints of sexual harassment, bullying, discrimination and other violations of company policies.
Wed, 07 Jun, 2017
Jeff Jones, the president of the embattled ride-hailing company Uber, has resigned just six months after taking the job.
Mon, 20 Mar, 2017