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Uber hit by strike action in South Africa

Some Uber Technologies drivers in South Africa have gone on strike as the cost of running cars increases with higher fuel prices. Drivers at the US ride-hailing service gathered peacefully at a public park

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Warren Buffett offered Uber $3bn

Warren Buffett proposed investing $3bn in Uber Technologies earlier this year but the talks fell apart following disagreements over the terms and size of the deal, people familiar with the matter said. The now-dead

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Uber buys South African tech firm in major exit

Uber Eats, the food delivery business of ride-hailing giant Uber, has acquired South African-owned restaurant technology company orderTalk in what is being billed as a significant exit for Cape Town-based venture capital investor

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Interview: Knife Capital’s Keet van Zyl

In this episode of the TechCentral podcast, Duncan McLeod interviews Knife Capital investment partner Keet van Zyl about the company’s big exit of investment orderTalk to Uber Eats, announced on Wednesday. Van Zyl

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Uber introduces in-app tipping in SA

You can now tip your Uber driver directly from the app in South Africa. The Internet ride-hailing company announced on Tuesday that it has introduced the tipping feature with immediate effect. At the end of each trip, Uber

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Uber self-driving car kills US woman

Uber Technologies has halted autonomous vehicle tests after one of its cars struck and killed a woman in Tempe, Arizona, in what is likely the first pedestrian fatality involving the technology. The 49-year-old woman, Elaine

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