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.
Uber said on Monday it would buy Postmates in a $2.65-billion deal, looking to expand its reach into the food-delivery market as the coronavirus crisis upends its core ride-hailing business.
Uber Technologies is in talks to purchase food delivery service Postmates for about US$2.6-billion, Dow Jones reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
Just Eat Takeaway.com said on Wednesday it had agreed to buy US peer Grubhub in an all-stock deal that, if completed, would create the world’s largest food delivery company outside China.
Ride-hailing giant Uber Technologies has rolled out Uber Cash in South Africa to encourage contactless payments amid the Covid-19 crisis.