Uber to test flying taxis in Melbourne

The Australian city joins Dallas and Los Angeles as trial areas for Uber Air.

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Uber fiasco may hit WeWork

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.

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Uber drops $12bn in value

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.

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Uber begins trading nearly 7% below IPO price

CEO Dara Khosrowshahi tried to manage expectations for the first day of trading.

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Uber drivers protest ahead of €80bn stock market debut

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.

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Uber plans to set IPO price

Uber Technologies has decided it will seek to sell around $10bn (€8.8bn) worth of shares in its initial public offering, according to sources.

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Uber acquires Middle East competitor for €2.7bn

The purchase of Careem is the largest-ever technology purchase in the region.

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Black cab drivers lose legal challenge against Uber’s London licence

Judges at the High Court dismissed a case brought by the United Cabbies Group, which represents Hackney carriage drivers in the capital.

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Uber to take legal battle over ‘worker’ status of drivers to Supreme Court

The ride-hailing firm lost at the Court of Appeal on Wednesday, as leading judges upheld previous decisions in a majority ruling.

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Ruling due on Uber drivers’ ‘worker’ status in landmark gig economy case in the UK

The ride-hailing firm will hear today whether its appeal against a finding that its drivers were ‘workers’ has been successful.

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Uber wants to resume testing of self-driving cars on public roads

The company has filed an application with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation to test in Pittsburgh.

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Uber drivers’ worker status should be upheld, UK court hears

Counsel for two former drivers said the relationship between Uber and drivers was ‘inconsistent with a relationship of agency’, as argued by Uber.

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Uber drivers’ ‘worker’ status based on an error of law, court hears

Counsel for the firm said employment tribunals had ignored the fact the ‘agency model’ was used in the private hire industry for many years.

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Uber to raise fares to pay for electric cars

A clean air fee of 15p per mile will be added to fares in London from early next year.

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Uber opens talks to acquire food delivery firm Deliveroo

Uber Technologies is in early talks to buy food-delivery company Deliveroo for several billion dollars, according to sources.

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Uber Eats admits ‘accidentally’ urging couriers to work through Storm Ali

The company said it had told workers to not take on any more orders if they felt unsafe.

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Uber granted 15-month operating licence in London

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.

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Taxi drivers warn against bringing Uber into Irish market

Irish taxi drivers are warning against allowing Uber into the market, as the firm fights to get its license back in the UK.

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Uber tells court of ‘wholesale change’ since London licence renewal declined

Transport for London decided not to renew the taxi-hailing app’s operator licence in September last year over concerns for public safety and security.

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All you need to know about Uber’s courtroom bid to carry on in London

Why was the licence suspended and what could happen next?

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