Uber has pledged to increase safety campaigns for food delivery drivers and review the insurance they provide following a recent exposé about the mounting risks faced by drivers.
Just last year, the world’s most valuable start-up, ByteDance, was being squeezed from all sides. For all the obstacles, the company kept growing. Now its founder, 38-year-old Zhang Yiming, is among the world’s richest people.
China’s DiDi Chuxing Technology Co, which is backed by SoftBank Group and other investors, said on Monday it will start a ride-hailing service in Cape Town.
There are plans to launch a class-action lawsuit to compel Uber to confer several key rights on its drivers, which, if successful, will affect the rights of platform workers in the country.
A group of human rights lawyers has launched a class-action lawsuit against Uber South Africa, seeking to support the company’s thousands of local drivers with better pay and benefits.
Late on Monday, Uber Technologies announced plans to sell its self-driving unit to start-up Aurora Innovation. It was the right move.
Uber has launched Uber Pass in South Africa, a R100/month subscription that works across the company’s ride-hailing service and its food-delivery platform offering various discounts.
Alon Lits, until recently GM of Uber in sub-Saharan Africa, has joined another technology-driven, on-demand platform, Aura, which specialises in security and armed response in South Africa.
Uber Eats’ South African unit on Thursday expanded delivery offerings, launching an app-based over-the-counter medicines service as it seeks to gain market share in the fast-growing online shopping sector.
Twitter said hackers accessed its internal systems to hijack some of the platform’s top voices and used them to solicit digital currency.