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First driverless taxis to hit the US

The first US commercial ride-hailing service without human drivers has been approved. Waymo, a unit of Google parent Alphabet, got a permit in late January from the Arizona department of transportation to operate as a

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The daunting job facing Uber’s new CEO

Uber Technologies’ incoming CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi, inherits an embattled global business with crises sprawling across continents. Since Uber’s founding in 2009, the San Francisco-based company has tested the world’s

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Lyft drivers sue Uber over ‘spyware’

Lyft drivers have accused Uber Technologies of illegally tracking their whereabouts using spyware code-named Hell to gain a competitive edge in the ride-hailing market. Uber engaged in “illegal, surreptitious and

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Lifting the lid on Uber’s financials

Uber Technologies isn’t required to report its finances publicly, but the privately held company has decided to forgo that luxury for the first time. Uber said its revenue growth is outpacing losses, hoping to show the business is on a strong

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120 companies challenge Trump on immigration

More than 120 companies, from Apple to Zynga, filed an impassioned legal brief condemning US President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration, stepping up the industry’s growing opposition to the policy. The amicus brief was filed late

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Uber CEO quits Trump advisory council

Uber Technologies CEO Travis Kalanick is stepping down from US President Donald Trump’s business advisory council after criticism from customers and drivers. Kalanick’s participation on the council, along with more than a dozen other US