Архив рубрики: Uber

Auto Added by WPeMatico

Uber president Jeff Jones is leaving the company amid turmoil

 Things just seemingly keep getting worse at Uber, which now is reportedly losing its president Jeff Jones according to Recode. The departure comes amid a series of sexual harassment allegations as well as being hit by a lawsuit from Waymo — Alphabet’s self-driving car unit — that threatens to potentially kneecap its autonomous driving efforts. Uber CEO Travis Kalanick… Read More

Uber president Jeff Jones is leaving the company amid turmoil

Travis Kalanick says Uber has 40 million monthly active riders

 Travis Kalanick says his drivers’ license is expired — though, of course he has to say that. But in Kalanick’s future, with a fleet of driverless Ubers shuttling people around, it might be that everyone’s drivers’ licenses will expire. His company, Uber, could essentially be a replacement for owning a car for Kalanick, and also for the 40 million monthly… Read More

Travis Kalanick says Uber has 40 million monthly active riders

Alphabet’s David Drummond leaves Uber’s board amid mounting competition

 David Drummond, who joined Uber’s board of directors in August 2013, stepped down several weeks ago, Uber has confirmed to TechCrunch. The Wall Street Journal first reported the news. At first blush: no surprise whatsoever. Earlier this month, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick said the company’s first fleet of self-driving cars would begin running in Pittsburgh soon (as soon as this… Read More

Alphabet’s David Drummond leaves Uber’s board amid mounting competition

Non-profit RideAustin looks to fill void left by Uber and Lyft

 Charity or opportunism? It’s so hard to tell, sometimes. In RideAustin’s case, it looks to be a bit of both. It’s a non-profit car-for-hire service that’s happy to abide by the city’s rules — and adds a layer of budget- and conscience-friendly features that may help it stay differentiated (and alive). Read More

Non-profit RideAustin looks to fill void left by Uber and Lyft

Bar Roulette routes your Uber to a random bar nearby

 Want to go party the night away but not sure where to go? Bar Roulette’s brand new iOS app has you covered. Press a button to summon an Uber, and it will take you to a bar picked from the highest-rated bars on Yelp and Foursquare. The twist? The app won’t tell you where you are going until you arrive. It aims to break you out of your routines and add a bit of adventure to your life. Read More

Bar Roulette routes your Uber to a random bar nearby