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The law challenges the business model of the rideshare platforms and others which depend on workers taking on 'gigs' as independent contractors.
San Francisco-based Uber is cutting about 265 people from its engineering group and another 170 or so jobs from its product team
Under Assembly Bill 5, workers in California must be designated as employees if their work or performance is controlled by the company, and part of that company's regular business
'All of us have the right to change jobs, none of us has the right to fill our pockets on the way out the door,' says US Attorney David Anderson
The Quiet Mode option for the Uber Black service lets users pick if they want to have a quiet ride, one with a hearty chat, or have no preference either way
Alibaba, BNP Paribas, Booking.com, IBM, L'Oreal and Uber were some of the high-profile companies to sign a pledge at the second 'Tech For Good' summit taking place in Paris
Shares will be priced at $45 for the initial public offering (IPO), valuing the startup at more than $82 billion, according to a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission
Strikes taking place on May 8 highlight a dilemma for rideshare firms, which have faced challenges from regulators and traditional taxi operators for using a business model relying on independent contractors
Sony has its own ride-hailing app in Japan
The filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission contains no specific pricing or timing for the market debut for Uber, which according to media reports is expected to raise some $10 billion
Uber's IPO could result in a valuation close to $100 billion – an impressive figure but below some earlier estimates
'Careem and Uber are joining forces. We have reached an agreement in which Uber will acquire Careem for $3.1 billion,' a joint statement reads.
(UPDATED) Lyft's launch is the first of what is expected to be a wave of IPOs from venture-backed startups worth more than $1 billion, known in Silicon Valley as 'unicorns'
The move, as reported by the Wall Street Journal, comes a day after Lyft launched the process to take the company public with a stock offering
About 40,000 Uber drivers in the UK will not get the national minimum wage and paid holiday time if Uber succeeds in overturning the ruling
The ride-sharing rivals try to lower monthly travel costs for passengers with a new subscription model
The PCC is penalizing Grab for supposedly failing to keep its pre-Uber acquisition prices and quality of service, among other alleged violations of interim rules
(UPDATED) Philippine Competition Commission slaps Grab with a fine of P12 million and Uber with P4 million for causing 'undue difficulties' to the review of their deal
Almost 6 months have passed but the new firms have yet to make a dent in the ride-hailing market
The Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore says the merger significantly reduced market competition and led to higher fares
The deal aims at 'advancing and bringing to market autonomous ride-sharing as a mobility service at scale,' says Toyota
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Any breach of the fair pricing conditions and service quality commitments set by the Philippine Competition Commission will subject Grab to fines of up to P2 million per violation
The company is refocusing on developing autonomous cars, one of which had killed a woman pushing a bicycle in a street in Arizona earlier this year
Taxi drivers in Spain demand that the number of ride-hailing vehicles should be limited
Internal investigations reportedly find that Liane Hornsey, the company's head of human resources, dismissed allegations of racial discrimination
The Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (CCCS) criticizes both companies for going ahead with the deal despite restrictions imposed in March to pause the transaction while an anti-competition probe was underway
'Our Prime Minister made the announcement. We have our system of taxis,' adds the Turkish President
Commercialization of the flying taxis may begin around 2023, and can be summoned on-demand just like a ridesharing car
After Uber's exit, a dominant Indonesian startup sets its sights on the country. More and more local firms are also applying for accreditation.
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Grab Philippines head Brian Cu maintains the travel charge is legal, and 'went to the drivers, it was reinvested by way of incentives or promos for passengers'
The Philippine Competition Commission also gives Grab and Uber until Tuesday, April 17, to explain why they failed to continue operating the platform as previously ordered
Senator Sherwin Gatchalian calls on the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board to require Grab to provide a breakdown of charges in its receipts
(UPDATED) The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board orders Grab Philippines to explain why its transportation network company accreditation should not be suspended or cancelled over the allegation
(UPDATED) Since mid-2017, Grab has been charging its riders an extra P2 per minute per ride, without approval from the LTFRB
Effective immediately, the 1.5x surge pricing cap applies to all ride-hailing services offered by Grab
The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board says Uber should resolve its issues with the Philippine Competition Commission before closing down – 'the sooner, the better'
PBA Representative Jericho Nograles alleges that Grab 'illegally' charges its customers P2 per minute of travel. Grab officials say the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board was informed about this.
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'They want us to be independent and that's a contradiction,' Grab Philippines Head Brian Cu says in a press briefing at the Uber office in Mandaluyong
LTFRB Board Member Aileen Lizada makes the statement after Transportation Assistant Secretary Elvira Medina said 4 new companies have been accredited
'Their apps might be up but is the back system in place? Is the full support in place?' LTFRB Board Member Aileen Lizada says following the Philippine Competition Commission order for Uber and Grab to continue separate operations pending a review of their deal
'This virtual monopolization of the market by Grab can harm the riding public,' says Philippine Competition Commission Chairman Arsenio Balisacan, as the country's antitrust body conducts an in-depth review of the deal
Grab Philippines head Brian Cu says the only data shared by Uber is driver data – which will only be available once the driver has given his consent
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(UPDATED) But Uber Asia Pacific chief business officer Brooks Entwistle says the company no longer has the capital and people to continue its operations in the Philippines and 7 other markets
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