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Is the Uber of babysitting safe?

Need a babysitter? There’s an app for that. Uber-esque babysitting services, including the popular Bambino and UrbanSitter, are gaining traction among harried local parents, who love that they can hai...

Is the Uber of babysitting safe?

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Read the full email Uber CEO wrote to employees about why the company was laying off 400 workers (UBER) Reuters/Brendan McDermid Uber fired 400 marketing employees this week as the company seeks to streamline some bloated departments. Morale had been low on the marketing team for months, other former employees say, leaving few surprised by the shakeup. In an email to all company employees, CEO Dara K...
00:26 2019-08-01

See inside Uber's first passenger drone, which could eventually fly passengers at 150 mph while burning no fossil fuels (UBER) Uber Uber is unveiling its first visions for passenger aircraft. The company hopes to offer air services beyond helicopters as early as 2023. We spoke to executives about the first aircraft, a helicopter-airplane hybrid at the company's Elevate conference this week. WASHINGTON, DC — Uber has...
21:52 2019-06-11

Uber just launched an Amazon-like feature that could help it cash in on millennials' mobile-shopping addiction (UBER) Matt Cardy / Stringer / Getty Images Uber has announced a new partnership with Cargo for an in-car shopping experience. By downloading the app and scanning a QR code during your ride, you'll unlock deals on everything from AirPods to luxury suitcases and more. It could help Uber latch on to mille...
01:13 2019-07-18

Cboe Global Markets Plans Listing of Options on Uber Technologies, Inc. (UBER), on Thursday, May 16 CHICAGO – May 14, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today said it plans to list options on Uber Technologies, Inc. (UBER), a ride-share company, on Thursday, May 16, once the underlying stock has been certified as meeting all ...
16:00 2019-05-21

Traders have a $1.5 billion bet riding against Uber (UBER, LYFT) Carlo Allegri/Reuters Short-sellers have ramped up their bets against Uber to $1.5 billion. Borrowing of Uber shares has surged by more than 160% in the past two weeks, to 36 million shares from 13.6 million. The value of short positions in Uber has passed the value of those in Lyft for the first t...
21:13 2019-05-28

Uber Lit $1 Billion on Fire Last Quarter Because That's What Uber Does In its first earnings as a public company, Uber posted losses of $1 billion over the previous quarter, more or less matching investor expectations, because sending the GDP of Vanuatu off a cliff every three months is Uber’s current business model, more or less. Read more......
06:52 2019-05-31

'Uber Copters': Uber will offer $200 helicopter flights in New York City this summer Uber announced that active users will get access to Uber Copter, a new service from Manhattan to the John F. Kennedy International Airport.        ...
04:52 2019-06-07

DoorDash is under fire for its controversial tipping policy. We asked Uber, Lyft, Instacart and other gig-economy startups how much of your tips go directly to their workers (UBER, LYFT) Katie Canales/Business Insider DoorDash is under fire for an opaque tipping system that customers are saying is misleading. In some cases, tips count toward the company's guaranteed minimum pay for orders, instead of being added on top of the check total. A company spokesperson told Business Insi...
16:26 2019-07-23

Read the pitch deck that Uber founder Garrett Camp created for the ride-hailing giant back in 2008 – before the company became the $120 billion giant it is today (UBER) It's a big year for Uber. The first name in ride-hailing had a ton of hype around it for the first half of 2019 thanks to its IPO. And though the $8 billion valuation fell well short of speculations of $100 billion, Uber is still one of the biggest names on the market today. See the rest of the stor...
08:39 2019-08-10

Is it Safe to Let a Dog Lick You? One of the best parts about dogs is how affectionate they can be. It’s almost like they can sense when we’re hurt or feeling down, and then try to help us with extra snuggles or kisses. But while well-intentioned, those kisses—well, licks—may not always be good for your health....
22:39 2019-08-06

If Uber Wants It, It's Bad If you are negotiating with someone, and they are willing to make concessions as long as they keep one, single, big thing, then that is the thing that is important. Duh. Today, that thing is “your ability to live with human dignity.” Read more......
17:00 2019-06-14

Is it safe to mix Zoloft and alcohol? Doctors say that people should not drink alcohol when taking Zoloft. In this article, we look at the risks, research, and effects of mixing Zoloft and alcohol....
03:52 2019-07-04

Why pilots are safe from automation (for now) Our world is becoming more and more automated by the year; we all know that. But that doesn’t mean everything in sight needs to be automated. Sure, Siri has replaced some of our mundane tasks, and a lot of our business tasks like data entry are now automated. But one thing that most likely won’t hap...
10:39 2019-05-30

By the Numbers: Vaccines Are Safe Americans have received billions of doses of vaccines for everything from measles to the flu. In 30 years, very few injury claims have been filed with the federal government....
08:52 2019-06-18

Why this CEO says nuclear power is 'really safe' Ian Chapman of the U.K. Atomic Energy Authority discusses the production of fusion energy. He also weighs in on the role of nuclear power in a low-carbon energy mix....
10:52 2019-06-06

How to Stay Safe During a Heatwave Now that we’re heading into the hottest part of year, it’s time to talk about heatwaves—specifically, how to stay healthy during them. Rather than just trying to tough it out, it’s best to take a few precautions. This is especially true if you or someone you’re taking care of is in a high-risk group...
05:13 2019-06-29

Is Hong Kong still safe to visit? Over the past 10 weeks, shocking images have emerged from Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests: tear gas has been fired outside shops, protesters and police have clashed in dramatic face-offs, and thousands of demonstrators occupied the city's airport....
09:00 2019-08-17

Opinion: Is the only safe Jew in Germany an invisible one? That the German government's anti-Semitism commissioner advised Jews against wearing a yarmulke is a scandal. If Felix Klein is right, then German society has a fundamental problem, writes Michel Friedman....
17:52 2019-05-31

Are laxatives safe for weight loss? Doctors do not recommend laxatives for weight loss as they are ineffective and can cause adverse effects. These include dehydration and electrolyte imbalances. Learn more about the safety and risks here....
18:39 2019-07-31

The FCC says 5G is safe, but that won’t stop conspiracy theorists U.S. agencies now agree that 5G and prior cellular standards pose no known risk to human health, but those who disagree have one more chance to speak up.Read More...
06:52 2019-08-10

How to make your home safe for baby Jordan Page's Instagram and website funcheaporfree.com are full of tips on saving money, but this mom of six also has advice on keeping baby safe.        ...
12:39 2019-06-19

Is olive oil safe to use as a sexual lubricant? Olive oil has many health benefits, but it is not advisable to use it as a sexual lubricant. In this article, we list some alternatives and explain why they are preferable....
18:00 2019-08-07

Are smart speakers really safe for children? Smart speakers with A.I. assistants are constantly listening to the world around them, waiting for commands while soaking in whatever dialogue is within earshot—some of which is actually screened by employees at Google and Amazon. Unfortunately, that means Alexa, Google Assistant and Sir...
20:26 2019-07-22

Is over-the-counter, cheap insulin really safe? Is discount insulin cheaper for a reason? The bargain drug made the news recently when Josh Wilkerson, a Type 1 diabetic from northern Virginia, died at 27 after switching from fast-acting prescription insulin to a less-expensive, but slower-acting, form of the blood-sugar regulator. “It didn’t work...
01:13 2019-08-13

Here's One Way to Check That Your Chrome Extensions Are Safe In light of the recent DataSpii browser extension leak, where millions of users had their data tracked and sold by seemingly benign browser extensions, it’s worth running a check on other Chrome add-ons you may have installed—or are thinking of installing—to sniff out any bad actors....
19:13 2019-07-23

My hot sauce is turning pale. Is it safe to use? This is the current state of a hot sauce sitting at my desk. I forgot about it for a few months and only came across while clearing away some books. The color of this hot sauce is... concerning. It used to be a fairly bright red, like any cayenne-based hot sauce. This type of hot sauce is vinegar-ba...
19:00 2019-06-20

Is FaceApp safe? A deeper look at the viral hit If you’ve been on Facebook, Twitter or pretty much any other social medium in the last few days then you can’t have failed to notice it - FaceApp is everywhere. Despite launching way back in January 2017, the app has suddenly received a new lease of viral life. But as quickly...
19:39 2019-07-19

Synthetic CBD may be a safe treatment for seizures A nonintoxicating, synthetic CBD that is not easy to convert to THC and comprises inexpensive, noncannabis ingredients treated seizures safely in rats....
21:52 2019-05-30

Getting connected and feeling safe with Lifelock Dear John: I’ve been a LifeLock customer for several years and am generally satisfied with this service. However, every so often, they have technological “glitches” during which monitoring of transactions for certain accounts is disconnected. This has happened several times in the past. In the past...
17:26 2019-06-30

You’re Home Alone With Alexa. Are Your Secrets Safe? Privacy at home is something most people take for granted. But the home has become the latest frontier in data harvesting for big tech companies. Smart speakers and their voice assistants, app-activated thermostats and internet-connected everything else are scooping up information that could prove v...
07:26 2019-07-19

Here’s how to make sure you’re safe after the Capital One hack The bank announced Monday that the personal information of about 100 million U.S. customers was compromised. What are the steps you should take if the Capital One hack impacts you?...
18:13 2019-07-31

It Seems Safe to Say That There May Be Some Lingering Anger Atop the AFL-CIO After a bitter public leadership dispute featuring charges of expense account abuse and overreach of executive power, all of the top officers of the AFL-CIO are now back to work. How’s the comity among the leaders? Uhhh.. judge for yourself....
22:52 2019-05-24

Uber says IRS looking at its 2013-14 tax returns The U.S. Internal Revenue Service is currently looking at Uber Technologies Inc's taxes for 2013 and 2014, and the ride-hailing company said it expects unrecognized tax benefits to be reduced within the next year by at least $141 million....
14:26 2019-06-04

Should Uber Bar Felons From Becoming Drivers? The tight U.S. labor market is pushing more employers to consider hiring nontraditional candidates, including some with criminal records. That is intensifying debates about safety, fairness and likelihood of success....
09:26 2019-05-22

Uber will now kick you off its app if your rating is too low According to an app researcher Jane Manchun Wong with a history of impressive scoops that come from her constant reverse-engineering of popular mobile apps, it seems that Uber may be testing a feature that would represent a significant change to the ride-sharing business. Uber is apparently testing ...
00:39 2019-05-30

How to keep your pets safe during Fourth of July fireworks Fourth of July and all the festivities that come along with it may be fun for most of us, but all those fireworks aren’t exciting for every member of the family. I’m talking about your pets. “If you think about it it’s amazing we’re not more terrified than we are,” CanineJou...
19:13 2019-07-04

Channel 5's nonsense will make me and other cyclists less safe Cyclists: Scourge of the Roads? isn’t just as bad as the title indicates – it’s irresponsibleOn Wednesday morning, I’ll be a little bit more wary when I cycle into work. I’m always hugely careful, anyway – the trip involves sharing space with tonne-plus lumps of speeding metal – but this time I’ll b...
09:26 2019-07-08

Mexico may consider U.S. 'safe third country' demand after 45 days Mexico's government will consider legislation to accommodate U.S. demands to make Mexico a so-called safe third country for asylum seekers if it cannot stem migration flows in 45 days, Mexico's foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Tuesday....
03:13 2019-06-12

The Latest: Iranian FM says US cannot expect to ‘stay safe’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on tensions between Iran and the U.S. and developments in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Iran’s foreign minister has again threatened the United States over what he describes as an “economic war” launched by Washington against Te...
11:52 2019-06-10

Humans are probably safe from a catastrophic asteroid strike — for now If you ever clean out the gutters on your roof, take note: The dirt you’re tossing may have come from outer space. The new book “Cosmic Impact: Understanding the Threat to Earth from Asteroids and Comets,” by Andrew May (Icon Books), gives an overview of the potential dangers we may one day face fro...
07:52 2019-06-12

How to keep your family and pets safe in a heat wave _____ Experts predict that this year’s heat waves are going to be frequent and severe. We’ve already seen some scorching temperatures blister across the country of late, and it’s likely that, unless and until climate change is forcefully addressed, heat waves will continue to worsen, threatening the...
20:39 2019-06-29

Know These Tick Species to Stay Safe Outdoors Ticks are best known for latching on to you in the woods, sucking your blood, and spreading Lyme disease—but not all ticks are alike. There are different species, living in different areas, and they don’t all transmit the same diseases. According to the CDC, the ticks to watch out for include these:...
21:13 2019-07-05

Nats GM says manager Martinez safe for now despite struggles WASHINGTON (AP) — Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo says second-year manager Dave Martinez’s job is safe for now despite Washington’s sluggish start to the season. The Nationals have lost five straight and entered Friday at 19-31, better than only the Miami Marlins, Kansas City Royals...
03:13 2019-05-25

Staying Safe On Roads This Memorial Day Weekend (LEX 18) — If you’re traveling for Memorial Day weekend, you should expect a lot of company. AAA estimates more Americans will be hitting the road for the holiday than did last year. Patience will be key this weekend as 43 million Americans are expected to travel over the next few days &...
17:39 2019-05-25

Cookout tips: safe summer eating (NBC News) Millions of Americans love cooking out in the nice weather, especially around the 4th of July, but as the temperatures climb so does the risk of food borne illness. “We generally see a spike in the number of food borne illnesses like salmonella or E.coli during the summer months,...
23:52 2019-07-03

Students found safe after disappearing from NYC schools Both students who disappeared Friday from their respective New York City schools have been found safe, police said Saturday. Junior Parker, the 21-year-old autistic man who disappeared from lower Manhattan’s Stuyvesant High School, where he had been attending a program, was found around 2:15 p...
01:13 2019-05-26

How Can I Tell If Food Left at Room Temperature Is Safe to Eat? Thanks to the miracle of modern refrigeration, we’re able to keep perishable foods longer and no longer have to go shopping every single day for fresh food. Though most of us probably don’t think about how amazing that is on a regular basis, we definitely pay attention when something goes wrong. If ...
19:13 2019-07-23

EgyptAir executive says Cairo airport is safe An EgyptAir executive said on Tuesday that British Airways' decision to suspend flights to the Egyptian capital for several days was "unexpected completely, and without a logical reason."...
21:39 2019-07-23

What is the dark web? How safe is it and how to access it ? Your questions answered The dark web sounds foreboding. Why else would the police in Brazil, Germany, and the United States need to raid dark web eshops like the the “Wall Street Market” (WSM), charging the operators with a long grocery list of crimes ranging stolen data, drugs, and malware? These events do o...
10:00 2019-06-11

Turkey says it has not agreed with U.S. on Syria safe zone New U.S. proposals for a safe zone in north Syria do not satisfy Turkey, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday, adding that an agreement on the issue needs to reached as soon as possible because Ankara has no patience left....
15:39 2019-07-24

Your Skin Will Be Safe All Summer When You Buy This 3-Pack of Coppertone for $15 We all know one person that burns after just five minutes in the sun. If you are that misfortunate soul, we’ve got a good sunscreen deal for you. With your track record of burns, it is better to stock up on sunscreen whenever you can. You can get $4 off your first order of a 3-pack of Coppertone SPO...
22:26 2019-05-31

Are the balloons released before the Indy 500 really safe? We tested them. The IndyStar conducted a citizen science experiment to determine how fast Indy 500 balloons used on race day would biodegrade, if at all.        ...
13:39 2019-05-24

Not Even Game of Thrones Is Safe From Meghan McCain Things go so continually wrong for Meghan McCain on iconic morning program The View that sometimes you almost pity her. So it was today, when McCain managed to turn a harmless discussion about dragons-and-incest hour Game of Thrones into a stomach-churning festival of awkwardness....
16:13 2019-05-21

Chernobyl is set to become an official tourist attraction, but is it safe? "Chernobyl is a unique place on the planet where nature has been reborn after a huge man-made disaster," Ukraine's president said."       ...
22:26 2019-07-15

It's Time to Find a Safe Deposit Box Alternative Safe deposit boxes are legendary for revealing items that fix problems—at least, they do in Hollywood stories. But in real life, safe deposit boxes may not be the haven for your valuables they used to be. A horrifying story from the New York Times recounts the tales of some people who put their valu...
08:00 2019-07-20

6 tips for keeping your pet safe during a heat wave iStock INSIDER spoke with experts from the ASPCA and learned some helpful tips on how to keep your pets happy, healthy, and safe during your summer holiday. High temperatures can cause animals to experience stress, dehydration, and death. Pet owners should not leave their animals alone near swimmin...
23:39 2019-07-19

Tips for staying safe and keeping cool! TUCSON – Record highs are in jeopardy the next couple of days so here’s some tips for staying safe and keeping cool! This one is obvious but STAY HYDRATED! If you are thirsty, you could already be dehydrated. Avoid this by drinking water frequently throughout the day. Hot cars can be D...
19:00 2019-08-14

Windows 10 version 1903: Is it safe to install yet? Microsoft is taking an extra cautious approach to the rollout of the latest Windows 10 feature update. Windows 10 version 1903 has just been released to the general public after a lengthy round of extra testing. Should you install the new update or wait?...
04:26 2019-05-22

How NASA keeps its astronauts safe and sane in space Astronauts endure one of the most dangerous, high stakes, high stress professions on (or off) the planet -- a job matched in isolation, confinement and extremity perhaps only by arctic field scientists and ballistic missile submarine crews. Of course......
19:39 2019-07-19

Ex-RB 'He Hate Me' Smart found safe, police say Former Eagles and Panthers running back Rod Smart has been found safe, the Lancaster County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday, after he was reported missing in South Carolina....
02:26 2019-06-19

78-year-old man found safe after Silver Alert MESA, Ariz. – The Apache Junction Police Department has called off a Silver Alert for 78-year-old Marcus Schluter. He has been found safe and in good health. According to AJPD, Schluter was last seen June 12 around noon, checking out of his hotel in 1600 block of South Dobson Road in Mesa, Ari...
09:26 2019-06-13

USA Gymnastics updates Safe Sport Policy After being rocked by a sexual abuse scandal, USA Gymnastics on Wednesday released an updated Safe Sport Policy designed to provide clearer guidelines to protect those involved in the sport....
01:26 2019-06-20

Another critical software bug means the Boeing 737 Max still isn’t safe to fly The Boeing 737 Max saga continues with a new development that’s not good news for Boeing. There’s a new software issue that Boeing has to fix, which was discovered during recent FAA testing with the platform. There’s no telling when the fix will be deployed, or when the 737 Max wil...
16:26 2019-06-28

Lavish ‘C-section parties’ are hot in Brazil — but are they safe? Imagine all of the most important people in your life gathering around, reveling and cheering, as a doctor pulls your newborn baby from the cesarean incision in your abdomen. It’s a familiar scene in Brazil’s hospitals, where it’s now common for affluent families to throw white-glo...
22:52 2019-06-13

For your eyes only: keeping data safe on the move The James Bond and Jason Bourne films would be a great deal duller if the secret agents got hold of their information by taking a cheeky peek at their antagonists’ laptop screen. Instead, of course, these films feature gadgets galore, with clever data-gathering devices disguised as a range of...
13:52 2019-06-03

‘Inherently discriminatory’: UN calls for right to safe abortion in the U.S. The United Nations human rights office called on U.S. authorities Tuesday to ensure that women have access to safe abortions, saying bans lead to risky underground abortions that can endanger a woman's life....
22:13 2019-05-21

A Guide to Keeping Your Kids Safe While Swimming Although many kids have been done with school for a couple of weeks now, it’s not truly summer until 1) the summer solstice and 2) the pool water is warm enough to swim in. As of today, at least one of those is upon us, which makes it a good time to review all things swimming and drowning related so...
21:39 2019-06-21

Egypt: 11 tourists safe after hot air balloon incident LUXOR, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian officials say 11 tourists are safe after their hot air balloon drifted away, forcing them to land in the country’s southern desert. The officials say the tourists — five Indians, four Chinese, a British and an Egyptian — were ballooning over ancient Egyptian temple...
14:00 2019-06-20

Guatemala says it has not pledged to be safe third country for migrants Guatemala has not committed to becoming a "safe third country," or a buffer zone for asylum seekers, but is analyzing with the United States how to contain migrant flows from Central America, interior minister Enrique Degenhart said on Tuesday....
23:39 2019-06-18

Two Top Uber Executives Out Amid Shakeup Uber’s operating and marketing chiefs are both leaving the ride-hailing giant, less than a month after its disappointing initial public offering, as Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi says he wants more direct control....
23:52 2019-06-07

Bad riders could be banned under new Uber policy Badly behaving Uber passengers can be banned from using the ride-sharing service if their rating score falls below a certain threshold, the company said in a policy update Wednesday....
19:52 2019-05-29

The Legal Argument That Could Destroy Uber Days after Uber began selling stock, the National Labor Relations Board’s top lawyer gave the company a huge gift. In an advice memo, the general counsel’s office determined that Uber’s drivers are independent contractors, not employees. If drivers are legally determined to be employees, it would t...
16:13 2019-05-21

Uber's IPO Was Just a Bump in the Road, Top Executive Says Uber staff remain focused on global expansion following last month’s initial public offering, said Brooks Entwistle, the company’s chief international business officer....
15:26 2019-06-14

Uber says IRS probing its 2013-14 tax returns The U.S. Internal Revenue Service is auditing Uber Technologies Inc's taxes for 2013 and 2014 and the ride-hailing company expects unrecognized tax benefits to be reduced within the next year by at least $141 million....
22:52 2019-06-04

Lyft and Uber Earnings: What to Watch The ride-hailing competitors are set to report their second quarterly earnings since their initial public offerings this week. The reception thus far hasn’t been great: both companies are trading well below their IPO prices....
12:52 2019-08-07

Uber Lost Another Billion Dollars, NBD Uber’s first quarterly earnings report as a publicly-traded company tells us much of the same as every other report the company has ever released about its finances: they can’t stop, won’t stop losing so much freaking money....
01:26 2019-05-31

How the Promise of a $120 Billion Uber I.P.O. Evaporated Uber’s offering was supposed to be a crowning moment for the ride-hailing company. But it suffered setback after setback and ultimately resulted in pointed questions for all involved....
15:52 2019-05-21

Uber loses more than $1bn in first quarterly report since IPO Company said it now had 93 million customers who are active on a monthly basis, 33% higher than the same period last yearUber lost more than $1bn in the first three months of the year, the ride-sharing company announced on Thursday.Releasing its first quarterly report since it became a public compan...
23:26 2019-05-30

Uber threatens to withdraw from Austria U.S.-based ride-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc threatened on Tuesday to withdraw from Austria if a new law that would subject it to the same price regulations as taxis is adopted....
15:52 2019-06-18

Uber loses $1B in Q1 as revenue rises 20% Uber’s loss in its first quarterly report as a public company affirmed the challenges the company faces while spending heavily to fend off ride-hailing and delivery rivals. Uber's CFO said the company also had begun to see "less aggressive pricing" by competitors....
00:52 2019-05-31

No Ride for You? Uber's Risky Ratings Uber says it will start banning riders in the U.S. and Canada with “significantly below average” ratings. “Respect is a two-way street,” Uber said, noting that riders and drivers should meet a minimum rating threshold....
15:52 2019-06-04

Rude Uber Riders Could Be Booted From The App Uber riders prone to rude behavior such as leaving trash or urging drivers to speed may be booted from the app under a policy change that took effect here Wednesday....
04:00 2019-05-30

Uber reports $5.2B net loss in Q2, revenue up 14% The loss reflects $3.9 billion of stock-based compensation expenses tied to the ride-hailing company's initial public offering, slower revenue growth and competition in Latin America and elsewhere that required high rider subsidies and driver incentives. ...
18:52 2019-08-09

NYC extends its cap on Uber and Lyft vehicles New York City will cap the number of Uber and Lyft vehicles on its streets for another year. Today, the NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) voted to extend the cap it approved last summer, which limits the number of for-hire-vehicles that can ope......
03:26 2019-08-08

Uber executive reshuffling drops its COO and CMO In an email that went out to employees on Friday, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said that because of progress made over the last two years, he now has more time to oversee day-to-day operations. Post-IPO, that will mean some reassigning of roles, and as......
01:26 2019-06-08

Two Uber Board Members Step Down Two Uber directors—including entrepreneur Arianna Huffington, who had been vocal about changing the ride-hailing firm’s culture—are resigning from its board....
09:39 2019-07-25

Uber suspends XL service in Istanbul U.S.-based ride-hailing service Uber will suspend its UberXL services in Istanbul from Friday, it said, though passengers in Turkey's largest city will still be able to call smaller yellow taxis through its app....
16:52 2019-05-31

Uber will deactivate riders with low ratings Rude behavior or leaving trash behind could get you booted from Uber. The company has added "ratings-based rider deactivations" to its safety policy. Users can now get kicked off the app if they develop a "significantly below average rating."...
18:00 2019-05-29

The New Provence: From Quaint to Uber-Chic Need proof this beloved vacation spot is evolving? An influx of design-savvy hotels and modern cuisine is reinvigorating the region. So long bouillabaisse....
21:52 2019-07-11

Two Top Uber Executives Are Out as C.E.O. Consolidates Power A month after Uber’s rocky I.P.O., its chief executive laid off two members of his executive team: the chief operating officer and the chief marketing officer....
00:52 2019-06-08

A bad Uber rating could get you banned from the service If your Uber rating is too low, you could be banned from using the car-riding service. Uber announced it was refreshing its guidelines.        ...
02:26 2019-05-30

2019 Caribbean travel warnings: What islands are safe? The U.S. has issued travel warnings across the Caribbean citing crime, even at exclusive resorts. But at least 12 islands are considered safe.       ...
06:52 2019-07-24

Michigan girl found safe after day lost in wilderness What a trooper! A 2-year-old girl was found safe Tuesday morning after spending a day lost in the Michigan wilderness, authorities said. Little Gabriella Roselynn Vitale vanished Monday during a family camping trip in Comins Township in the northern part of the state, police said. Her disappearance ...
11:13 2019-07-17

US to Approve Sales It Deems Safe to Blacklisted Huawei The US government will issue licenses to companies seeking to sell goods to China's Huawei where there is no threat to national security, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said....
19:39 2019-07-10

More people are giving CBD oil to their pets, but experts aren’t sure it’s safe "I can see potential for [treating] things like anxiety, arthritis or chronic pain... but we do need to do more research in the area," one expert said....
22:39 2019-07-08

U.S. to approve sales it deems safe to blacklisted Huawei The U.S. government will issue licenses to companies seeking to sell goods to China's Huawei where there is no threat to national security, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Tuesday, leaving industry observers unsure about which products will pass muster....
01:52 2019-07-10

Turkey not satisfied by US proposal for a Syria safe zone Turkey’s foreign minister says a new U.S. proposal concerning the creation of a possible “safe zone” in northern Syria is not “satisfactory” and suggests Turkey will launch a new offensive in Syria if an agreement is not reached soon...
14:00 2019-07-24

Guatemala court asked to block ‘safe 3rd country’ with US Three ex-Guatemalan foreign ministers are asking the country’s Constitutional Court to bar President Jimmy Morales from entering into a “safe third country” agreement with the United States, days ahead of his planned visit to Washington...
00:13 2019-07-12

Mexico says to consider 'safe third country' status if migration does not slow Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Monday that if migration at Mexico's southern border does not decrease within 45 days, the government would begin talks with the United States about accepting a "safe third country" agreement....
00:52 2019-06-11

Into the Lighthouse: the UK’s first safe space for child sex abuse victims Radical one-stop shop aims to provide care and support to traumatised childrenTucked behind a busy north London road, the UK’s first “safe space” for child sex abuse victims is an oasis of calm. Set over two floors, the building is airy and light. The toxic legacy of child abuse gets minimal attenti...
07:26 2019-07-17

Keep Kids Safe in the Pool With a Life Jacket Party I hate to be a summer scrooge, but it’s time to declare that pool parties with lots of kids are typically just not safe. Parents can get distracted (it’s a party, after all) or misjudge their children’s swimming capabilities or feel a false sense of security because, look, there are so many adults h...
02:26 2019-07-10

UK-flagged tanker reported 'safe and well' after stop in Gulf The UK-flagged supertanker Pacific Voyager that halted in the Gulf on Saturday is "safe and well," a British official told Reuters, after Iran dismissed reports its Revolutionary Guards had seized the vessel....
20:39 2019-07-06

A secret safe in a basement held $3.5M in gold certificates. Now who gets them? Elaine Palmer always told her granddaughter her antique money would be worth something. The problem was no one knew where it was.        ...
03:52 2019-05-24

Missing Green Valley woman found safe TUCSON – The Pima County Sheriff’s Department has located a missing 84-year-old woman from Green Valley and returned her home safely. Sandra Stone went missing Thursday morning in the 1100 block of N Rio Mineral in Green Valley, Ariz. Stone is listed as 5 feet 6 inches with hazel eyes an...
17:52 2019-08-16

Iran says its airspace is fully safe and secure: Tasnim Iran's Civil Aviation Organization said on Saturday the country's airspace was safe for airlines to fly through, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, amid heightened tension between Tehran and Washington....
12:13 2019-06-22

Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Family Are ‘Safe’ After Plane Crash The plane, with Earnhardt, his wife and their young daughter on board, rolled off a runway near Bristol, Tenn., where NASCAR has a race this weekend....
15:52 2019-08-16

Google’s Safe Browsing service gets its own Chrome extension The Suspicious Site Reporter Extension lets users report sites to Google Safe Browsing, and Chrome has a new warning to protect users from deceptive URLs.Read More...
22:39 2019-06-18

Vodka From Chernobyl Is Perfectly Safe, Say the Scientists Who Made It Branded “Atomik” and certified free of excess radioactivity, the artisanal spirit is part of a plan to help revive agriculture and aid residents around the nuclear disaster site....
14:00 2019-08-09

Most People Worldwide Trust That Vaccines Are Safe—But the Amount That Don’t Is Concerning The majority of people worldwide think vaccines are safe, according to a new global survey—but the share of doubters is still high enough to threaten immunity. The survey, conducted by polling group Gallup and health research charity Wellcome, asked more than 140,000 people in 140 countries...
19:39 2019-06-19

Canada, Europe to choose when 737 MAX is safe as regulators meet In a potential challenge to U.S.-led efforts to build consensus on the Boeing Co 737 MAX flying again, Canada and Europe said on Wednesday they would bring back the grounded aircraft on their own terms if their specific concerns are not addressed....
23:52 2019-05-22

XFL’s Rod ‘He Hate Me’ Smart found safe in South Carolina Rod Smart — aka “He Hate Me” — has been “found safe” in South Carolina, according to police. The former XFLer and NFL running back had been missing for nearly a week after vanishing on June 12. He was apparently located on Tuesday afternoon, though it’s unclear how or w...
04:00 2019-06-19

Official: Guatemala hasn't agreed to be safe third country A Cabinet official says Guatemala has not agreed to become a so-called "safe third country" for migrants seeking asylum as suggested by U.S. President Donald Trump, but it is taking steps to tackle migrant smuggling....
00:52 2019-06-19

Mexico is not a safe option for investors fleeing Argentina Country risk analysts are less than enthused by the weak economy and slow pace of reforms, as government policy provides more questions than answers....
13:00 2019-08-16

Chlamydia vaccine shown to be safe in first ever human trial First ever clinical trial of chlamydia vaccine shows the drug is safe for women and triggers an immune response against the bacteria that causes the infection...
02:00 2019-08-13

Promote health, keep the world safe, serve the vulnerable A warm welcome to all meeting participants! I sincerely regret not being able to join you this week to take part in your discussions. However, I know that several members of my senior leadership team will be joining some sessions. I have asked them to brief me on your deliberations and meeting outc...
18:13 2019-05-21

| Safe for Catholic schools to reopen - Sri Lanka army Sri Lanka has tightened security ahead of the reopening of some Catholic schools for the first time since the Easter bombings that killed 258 people, the army chief said....
17:39 2019-05-21

U.S. must ensure access to safe abortions: U.N. rights office The United Nations human rights office called on U.S. authorities on Tuesday to ensure that women have access to safe abortions, saying bans lead to risky underground abortions that can endanger a woman's life....
17:39 2019-05-21

Official: Guatemala hasn’t agreed to be safe third country GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A Cabinet official says Guatemala has not agreed to become a so-called “safe third country” for migrants seeking asylum as suggested by U.S. President Donald Trump, but it is taking steps to tackle migrant smuggling. Guatemalan Interior Minister Enrique Degenhart sa...
23:52 2019-06-18

Is it safe to visit Hong Kong amid protests? Hong Kong has been at the center of a political crisis that has spilled over into increasingly violent street protests and led to the temporary closure of its international airport. Here's what that means for visitors to one of Asia's most popular destinations....
07:39 2019-08-13

Safe For Catholic Schools To Reopen, Says Sri Lanka Army Sri Lanka has tightened security ahead of the reopening Tuesday of some Catholic schools for the first time since the Easter bombings that killed 258 people, the army chief said....
19:13 2019-05-21

How To Stay Safe While Handling Fireworks This Fourth Of July LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – With the fourth of July holiday right around the corner, many are loading up on fireworks they plan to set off this week. But if you’re not careful, someone could get seriously hurt. At Phantom Fireworks in Frankfort, employees say they are seeing a lot of busin...
04:13 2019-07-01

Renault's Senard says jobs and Nissan will be safe in FCA deal Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard painted a picture in Tokyo of a grand alliance of Renault, Nissan and Fiat Chrysler making and selling cars across the globe, keeping people employed and churning out profits....
14:52 2019-05-30

Let's Debunk The Idea That It's Not Safe To Use Cruise Control In The Rain The internet is really useful for many things, ranging from letting your wi-fi enabled refrigerator to blast Yoo-Hoo ads 24/7 to letting you play Canasta with a naked man halfway across the world. But one of the things it truly excels at is spreading misinformed hysteria, often about driving. Such a...
00:52 2019-08-01

Hulkenberg's Renault F1 engine ran in safe mode during Hungarian GP Renault has revealed it encountered fresh Formula 1 engine problems in the Hungarian Grand Prix after Nico Hulkenberg's power unit was force to run in its "safe mode"...
06:26 2019-08-05

Bitcoin as a safe haven? More a speculative bet, market players say Bitcoin's recent gains as stocks plummeted on U.S.-China trade tensions reflect not so much its safe-haven credentials but its potential for quick gains, cryptocurrency and foreign exchange traders said on Tuesday....
17:52 2019-08-06

Edwin Diaz’s Mets status appears safe Edwin Diaz’s status appears safe. After hinting Seth Lugo could steal the closer’s role, and then using Diaz in a non-save situation in the opening win of Monday’s doubleheader against the Marlins at Citi Field, manager Mickey Callaway shot down speculation that a switch had been made. “We brought i...
11:26 2019-08-06

USA Today Headquarters Declared Safe After Report Of Armed Man The suburban Washington office complex housing the headquarters of USA Today newspaper was evacuated on Wednesday because of reports of a man with a weapon inside, but a search of the property found......
05:26 2019-08-08

Honduras to analyze any U.S. safe third country migration plan Honduras will analyze any U.S. plan to have the Central American country act as a so-called safe third country to help contain migration north, but it has yet to receive any official proposal, the Honduran foreign minister said on Saturday....
11:26 2019-08-11

Facebook just announced its Bitcoin rival, but is it really safe and secure? Just as expected, Facebook on Tuesday announced its Bitcoin rival called Libra, a cryptocurrency created by a Facebook subsidiary called Calibra that will be managed by an oversight body called the Libra Association. The Libra coin will not be available immediately, as the announcement only covers t...
13:39 2019-06-18

Coalition Government In Karnataka Safe, G Parameshwara To NDTV Nearly a week after election results were announced, Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy met Congress leaders today amid possibility of cabinet reshuffle....
11:52 2019-05-29

Toll House promoting ‘safe to eat’ raw cookie dough Raw cookie dough has always been a popular snack food, but it hasn’t always been safe. Health officials warn that it can cause sickness and infections, such as salmonella....
07:13 2019-07-01

The Mets Are on Fire. The Braves Are Watching From a Safe Distance. Mets G.M. Brodie Van Wagenen challenged the N.L. East before this season, but all year his team has been chasing Atlanta, the division’s patient standard-bearers....
04:13 2019-08-14

Texas Approves Safe Gun Storage Campaign Over NRA Objection AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lawmakers in gun-loving Texas have quietly gone around the National Rifle Association by slipping language into a massive spending bill that would fund a $1 million public safety campaign on gun storage. The legislation is now headed to the desk of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott. T...
23:52 2019-05-27

The Midsommar cast on why there's really no safe time to watch the movie After he terrorized us in the dark with his debut feature, director Ari Aster is back with his follow-up, Midsommar, “a dread-soaked cinematic fairytale where a world of darkness unfolds in broad daylight.” Ahead of its release on Wednesday, we sat down with the Wills of the cast—William Jackson Har...
08:39 2019-07-02

Uber launching helicopter service to JFK this summer Uber is finally ready to take to the skies — and has chosen the Big Apple for its helicopter-sharing debut. The ride-hailing giant said Thursday its aerial division, Uber Elevate, will launch a luxe service called Uber Copter on July 9 that will fly passengers from Lower Manhattan to JFK airport in ...
22:13 2019-06-06

The Morning After: Amazon drones and Uber Copter Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. In the lull between WWDC and E3 (remember to tune in for Google's Stadia announcement at noon ET), Amazon's showing off new delivery drones, Uber Copter is ready to take flight and there's some very exciting new......
15:39 2019-06-06

Uber Copter Is Here For People Worth $400 an Hour Uber is a modest company with modest goals. It simply wants to change how people get around and also get New Yorkers from Manhattan to John F. Kennedy Airport in less than half an hour. I’m still not entirely sure how it plans to accomplish the former, but Uber’s plan for the latter is pretty straig...
03:26 2019-06-07

Government To Order Uber, Ola To Go Electric: Report Some taxi players, like Ola, have previously tried to operate electric cars in the country, but with little success given inadequate infrastructure and high costs....
17:26 2019-06-06

Top executives leave Uber after internal shakeup NEW YORK (AP) — Uber is parting ways with two of its top executives less than a month after the company’s rocky initial public offering. CEO Dara Khosrowshahi told employees in an email Friday he plans to be more involved in day-to-day operations now that the IPO has passed. Khosrowshahi says ...
00:52 2019-06-08

Ari Lennox Went From Uber Driving to Headlining Her Own Tour The R&B singer Ari Lennox spoke to GQ about her debut album, 'Shea Butter Baby,' and why she really wishes people would stop comparing her to Erykah Badu....
06:26 2019-06-18

Bajaj Qute Launched On Uber XS In Bengaluru Bajaj and Uber have partnered to launch the Qute quadricycle for the Uber XS ride category in Bengaluru. This is a pilot project and it will be offered in certain parts of Bengaluru, to begin with....
17:52 2019-06-13

Uber will test its flying taxis in Melbourne Uber has chosen the third test city to join Dallas and Los Angeles for its flying taxi trials: Melbourne, Australia. The third location was supposed to be Dubai, but negotiations fell through and prompted the company to look for another site for tria......
14:26 2019-06-12

Uber rolls out next-generation self-driving Volvo At an event in Washington, Uber unveiled a fleet of redesigned self-driving cars that it expects will hit public roads in the coming months.Read More...
21:00 2019-06-12

Uber unveils its vision of flying taxis Uber presented a grandiose vision of flying vehicles whisking people around cities at its annual flying car conference Tuesday in Washington, DC, a day after a fatal helicopter crash raised safety questions about plans for increased air traffic over cities....
02:00 2019-06-13

Uber to unveil next-generation Volvo self-driving car Uber Technologies Inc on Wednesday will unveil its newest Volvo self-driving car in Washington as it works to eventually deploy vehicles without drivers under some limited conditions....
15:26 2019-06-12

Uber driver pulls out sex toy on cops who feared it was a gun A Connecticut Uber driver was tackled to the ground by police who believed he was reaching for a gun — only for him to whip out a sex toy, authorities said. Eliot Buenano-Andrade, 48, was allegedly caught masturbating in his white BMW sedan, which was pulled over with foggy windows in Monroe on Tues...
10:26 2019-07-02

Uber upgrades its Jump scooters and bikes Uber has revealed its second-generation Jump electric scooters, which will feature bigger wheels and improved brakes. The rideshare giant showed off its new scooter at its third-annual Elevate conference, along with a new user swappable battery syste......
10:39 2019-06-13

Top Uber executives pushed out in shake-up after IPO launch Two of Uber’s top executives were pushed aside last week in a management shake-up at the ride-share company following its lackluster initial public offering. Chief Operating Officer Barney Harford and Chief Marketing Officer Rebecca Messina left the company, according to an Uber regulatory fil...
00:13 2019-06-09

Uber COO, marketing chief step down - memo Uber Technologies Inc Chief Operating Officer Barney Harford and Chief Marketing Officer Rebecca Messina are leaving the company, Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi said in an internal memo seen by Reuters....
10:26 2019-06-08

An Uber riddle, a cat caper and a character called Tim It’s all happening on book club nightTwo days before book club, my wife comes to find me in my shed.“I’m going over the road to look at the kittens,” she says. Continue reading......
08:52 2019-06-22

Uber launches helicopter service in New York The new service transports passengers from Manhattan to the John F. Kennedy International Airport for about $200.       ...
22:39 2019-07-10

Uber unveils next-generation Volvo self-driving car Uber unveiled its newest Volvo self-driving car as it works to deploy vehicles without drivers under limited conditions. Uber said the production-ready XC90s will have factory-installed steering and braking systems designed for computer control rather than human control....
20:52 2019-06-12

Uber Copter's $200 flights launch in NYC on July 9th Uber's autonomous flying taxis aren't ready to take flight yet, but according to a report in the New York Times, it will offer air transit starting July 9th. Uber Copter will be available in New York City first, to Uber Rewards members who've obtaine......
11:26 2019-06-06

Uber's Jump will take on Lime's e-bikes in London Londoners have seen multiple bikeshare companies come and go -- including ofo, oBike and Urbo. When Lime introduced its e-bikes in December, it seemed like the tide could be changing. Now, Uber's Jump will give it a go. As part of a pilot program, Ub......
19:39 2019-05-24

Uber Gets Sell-Side Green Light The ride-hailing firm has a stamp of approval from nearly every large research group despite the fact that it has yet to prove its business model can turn a profit....
21:39 2019-06-04

Uber Warns It's Under Investigation by the IRS Over Past Tax Returns Uber—the unicorn whose disastrous initial public offering last month launched a thousand think pieces—has revealed that it is currently under investigation by tax authorities over past returns, a revelation that certainly doesn’t seem like it’ll do the rideshare company any favors.Read more......
19:13 2019-06-04

Off-duty officer stabbed after argument in Uber BARTLETT, Tenn. — Police in Tennessee say an off-duty Bartlett officer has been stabbed in the face, neck and leg by a person still being sought by police. Memphis police tell news outlets that the officer was sharing an Uber with a man early Sunday when the two began arguing. A police report says t...
15:13 2019-06-04

Uber Is Latest Firm to Flounder Post-IPO Many of the most anticipated technology IPOs in the past decade have disappointed investors after reporting their first quarterly results as public companies....
18:52 2019-08-09

Uber has more than 100 million users, but is still losing money Uber might seem ubiquitous, but the ridesharing company is still growing, it reported in its quarterly earnings. In July, more than 100 million people took Ubers or used the company's services. That's the first time it hit that monthly milestone. Tri......
17:13 2019-08-09

Uber and Ola hail interest in Addison Lee deal Uber Technologies and Ola, the Indian ride-hailing app, have expressed an interest in acquiring Addison Lee Group, potentially opening a new competitive front in one of the world's largest private taxi-hire markets....
14:13 2019-07-24

Uber Posts Its Largest Quarterly Loss Uber reported its largest-ever quarterly loss, weighed down by heavy competition in Latin America and elsewhere, as well as a large expense related to its initial public offering....
05:39 2019-08-09

UPDATE 3-Uber says IRS probing its 2013-14 tax returns The U.S. Internal Revenue Service is auditing Uber Technologies Inc's taxes for 2013 and 2014 and the ride-hailing company expects unrecognized tax benefits to be reduced within the next year by at least $141 million....
18:52 2019-06-04

Uber could give you the option to ‘favorite’ drivers Uber might be developing a feature that lets riders add drivers as a "favorite" so they can ride with them again in the future. App researcher Jane Manchun Wong revealed the potential app addition on Monday, noting that Uber was apparently testing th......
18:00 2019-05-29

Uber will start banning riders with low ratings Uber said Wednesday that it will start banning riders with low ratings, a significant change to the company’s previous policies. The ride-sharing giant said that riders who have “significantly below average” ratings may lose access to Uber if they don’t heed the company’s advice on how t...
06:52 2019-05-30

They Got Rich Off Uber and Lyft. Then They Moved to Low-Tax States. Meet the semiretired millennials who left California for low-tax, low-stress places like Texas, as their former start-ups stampede toward the stock market....
22:26 2019-05-21

How Uber is turning everyone in the company into a data scientist Uber has built internal tools and platforms that others in the company can leverage, bringing cutting-edge expertise to anyone within the company.Read More...
17:52 2019-07-31

Uber drivers and other gig workers in California could get better pay under proposed law Uber, Lyft in the crosshairs as California lawmakers look to redefine part-time job rules to boost pay, benefits for drivers.       ...
19:00 2019-07-17

Uber-rich: the wealthy people who will get even wealthier from IPO Ride-hailing app valued at $80bn, below its initial target – but it will still make billions for some early investorsUber on Thursday priced its shares at $45 each on its Wall Street debut, valuing the company at a disappointing $82bn.While its value could rise on the first day of trading, the figur...
15:52 2019-05-21

Uber's First-Quarter Loss Tops $1 Billion The ride-hailing company’s loss topped $1 billion in its first quarterly report as a public company, affirming its continuing challenge of spending heavily to fend off ride-hailing and delivery rivals....
23:52 2019-05-30

Uber will start booting riders with low ratings Better be nice to your Uber driver and keep those stars up. Beginning Wednesday, the ride-hailing app will start to boot the worst of its boorish riders off the platform. “Respect is a two-way street, and so is accountability,” Kate Parker, Uber’s head of safety brand and initiativ...
17:52 2019-05-29

Uber experiment allows Eats orders from the main app Uber has started rolling out an experimental version of its app that was made to persuade its main service's customers to try its food delivery business. The company has confirmed to TechCrunch that it has embedded a webview version of Eats into the......
09:01 2019-06-05

Uber promises a bottomless well of money to investors … but not yet Expect a barnstorming debut at the latest tech company listing, yet there is no sign of any profits in the near futureWho wants to invest in a company that has never made a profit, admits it may never do so and is on the brink of war with its global workforce? Probably a fair old chunk of Wall Stree...
15:52 2019-05-21

Uber to ban riders with low ratings: will you pass the test? Failure to tip, a refusal to chat … even where you sit could influence how drivers rate you and under a new policy could see you bannedWill your Uber rating be docked if youdon’t tip? What side of the car should you sit on? Small talk or silence?Since Uber first began to allow users to check their r...
08:39 2019-06-01

Uber reports $1B loss as revenue rises Car sharing giant Uber has met its first quarter forecast, with a loss of $1 billion but increasing revenue and users. The losses were the result of big spending in the lead-up to its IPO earlier in May....
08:00 2019-05-31

Varjo teams up with Volvo to enable safe driving with AR headsets Varjo has announced a partnership with Volvo to enable safe driving with an augmented reality headset that you could eventually wear while driving.Read More...
18:00 2019-05-29

Mexico tells U.S. it's not ready for 'safe third country' deal: ambassador Mexico has told the United States time and again it is not ready to ink a deal forcing asylum seekers heading to the U.S. to first pursue safe haven in a Mexico, the Mexican ambassador to Washington said on Thursday, ahead of a Monday deadline....
01:52 2019-07-19

Jets playing it safe with Quincy Enunwa after groin injury The good news is, as with Leonard Williams’ sore hip, the Jets don’t believe wide receiver Quincy Enunwa’s tweaked groin is serious. The bad news, however, is the day after Williams missed practice, Enunwa was unable to finish Tuesday’s workout, hurting his groin after beating cornerback Trumaine Jo...
10:00 2019-08-07

Gold nanoparticles promise safe cancer drugs, better vaccines A new study suggests that targeting B cells with gold nanoparticles could be a safe way to improve vaccines and treatments for cancer and other diseases....
21:39 2019-07-02

Damaged Tankers Reach Safe Waters After Gulf Attacks Two damaged tankers arrived safely Sunday at locations off the Emirati coast after they were rocked by explosions in Gulf waters, in an incident Saudi Arabia blamed on its regional arch-rival Iran....
11:52 2019-06-17

Jets play it safe with nagging Leonard Williams injury The Jets defensive front had a different look Monday afternoon — one they would not like to get used to. Leonard Williams, bothered by a sore hip, wasn’t in action. “We decided to take him out, not have him practice today,” Jets coach Adam Gase said. “He had some irritation in his hip, so we’re......
05:52 2019-08-06

PACC reminds owners to keep pets safe, comfortable on July 4 TUCSON – From the booming fireworks to the large crowds filling the streets, Fourth of July can be a stressful time for pets. To make sure your animal companions are safe this holiday, Pima Animal Care Center has released some safety tips to prepare pet owners for the Independence Day festivit...
23:52 2019-07-03

Amber Alert canceled after missing 4-year-old found safe TUCSON – An Amber Alert has been canceled after the 4-year-old who was reported missing from the West Virginia area July 23 was found safe. Back on July 23, Arizona Department of Public Safety issued an Amber Alert after 4-year-old Gracelynn Scritchfield was reported missing from Fairmont, W.V...
23:52 2019-08-01

United CEO: We can't automatically assume flyers will all feel safe on the Boeing 737 Max United CEO Oscar Munoz joins CNBC's Phil LeBeau to discuss how the airline is dealing withe Boeing 737 Max issues and what he expects going forward....
21:52 2019-05-30

USA Today building in Virginia declared safe after report of armed man The suburban Washington office complex housing the headquarters of USA Today newspaper was evacuated on Wednesday because of reports of a man with a weapon inside, but a search of the property found no threat or evidence of a crime, police said....
04:26 2019-08-08

Even avid hikers can find themselves in peril. Here’s how to stay safe on the trail. No one sets out to run into trouble, but even experienced hikers can lose their footing, encounter a threatening wild animal or simply get turned around on the trail....
23:26 2019-05-26

Autistic boy found safe after reported missing from Midtown hotel Police reunited a 12-year-old autistic boy and his family Sunday morning after he went missing in Midtown on a visit to the city. The boy wandered off from the Merrion Hotel lobby where the family was staying on West 45th Street near 6th Avenue just after 8 a.m., according to police. “The mother was...
21:26 2019-05-26

After SAFE Act Passage, The Battle Against Elder Financial Abuse Remains Far From Over Financial elder abuse is a huge issue in the United States and Congress just passed legislation that would better allow financial advisors to combat and report the issue....
15:39 2019-05-21

Small Stock Fund Provides Safe Haven Amid Trade War Sandy Villere, one of the portfolio managers of the Villere Balanced Fund (VILLX), which is up 9.7% this year and is beating both the S&P 500 and the Russell 2000, said "Small-caps have the wind at their back with deregulation, lower corporate taxes and this trade war."...
15:39 2019-05-21

How Dan Levy Created a Safe Haven With Schitt's Creek (And Why He's Saying Goodbye) There's nothing like Schitt's Creek--in the real world nor elsewhere on TV. In this fictional town, there's universal tolerance and equality. It's a town where lifelong residents......
16:52 2019-06-15

Guatemala's next president says 'safe third country' deal needs two congress ratifications Guatemala's incoming president Alejandro Giammattei said on Monday that the 'safe third country' concept regulating where migrants can apply for asylum must be ratified by the congresses of both countries who agree to the deal....
07:13 2019-08-13

Connecticut delegation proposes new federal safe gun storage laws More than a year after a teenager killed himself with a loaded gun in Connecticut, Congress will consider a bill requiring guns be stored safely and away from children....
23:52 2019-05-21

Ship carrying migrants stuck at sea while waiting for safe port MILAN — A Spanish humanitarian ship has been stuck in the Mediterranean Sea for more than a week because no European government will offer safe harbor to the 121 migrants on board and the vessel faces a fine of up to 1 million euros if it enters Italian waters. The Open Arms was idle for......
05:13 2019-08-10

Ship carrying migrants stranded while waiting for safe port A Spanish humanitarian ship has been stuck in the Mediterranean Sea for more than a week because no European government will offer safe harbor to the 121 migrants on board....
02:00 2019-08-10

Lightning: Rural Metro Fire provides tips for staying safe While only about 10% of lightning strike victims are killed, 70% can suffer serious long-term effects.  So, staying safe is key. Jaimison Slyter is a wildland firefighter with Rural Metro Fire. This specialized training prepares firefighters for safety threats such as thunderstorms. During the summ...
07:39 2019-08-09

Fed Chair Powell's job is safe 'at the present time,' Larry Kudlow says The Trump administration is making "no effort" to remove the Fed's Jerome Powell, top White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow said on Tuesday....
15:52 2019-07-09

Man offers unique reward for safe return of beloved lost dog TUCSON — For the last two months, Tucson’s Eddie Collins has spent every day searching. “I’ve looked everywhere,” Collins said. “I go to the dog pound every day. I go to the humane society.” Collins tells News 4 Tucson his beloved 2-year-old chihuahua, Jenny...
05:39 2019-06-29

Record high temperatures? How to stay safe during a heat wave Extreme heat and hot temperatures can be deadly. Avoid the heat and know the signs of heat stroke and exhaustion. Here's a guide to staying safe.        ...
17:26 2019-05-24

Turkey says deal with US for safe zone in Syria a good start Turkey says the deal it has reached with Washington to set up a so-called safe zone in northeastern Syria is a good start but warned against delays in implementation...
21:00 2019-08-08

Man crushed to death by giant 600-lb. safe in Lower Manhattan stairwell The unidentified man and two friends were trying to get the large safe down a flight of stairs at 76 Mott Street at around 4:30 p.m. when they lost control, according to law enforcement sources....
03:39 2019-07-01

3 residents, 6 dogs safe after east side garage fire Tucson Fire Department responded to a garage fire in the 9900 block of East Leila Drive on Friday, May 24, 2019. Courtesy: Tucson Fire Department TUCSON –Three residents and their 6 dogs safely evacuated their east side home after an early Friday morning garage fire. Tucson Fire Department units wer...
23:39 2019-05-24

Dale Earnhardt Jr., family safe after plane crash in Tennessee Semiretired NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family escaped with minor injuries after their private plane ran off the runway and caught fire....
08:39 2019-08-17

Regulatory, Industry Bodies Say Salt Brands Safe To Consume As allegations and concerns have cropped up over the safety of major Indian salt brands, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) and the Indian Medical Association (IMA) have refuted......
11:39 2019-07-04

Iran’s foreign minister warns U.S. cannot ‘expect to stay safe’ Iran’s foreign minister warned the U.S. on Monday that it “cannot expect to stay safe” after launching what he described as an economic war against Tehran, taking a hard-line stance amid a visit by Germany’s top diplomat seeking to defuse tensions....
08:13 2019-06-11

Iran's foreign minister warns US 'cannot expect to stay safe' Javad Zarif says only way to reduce tensions is to stop economic war against Tehran Iran’s foreign minister has warned the US it “cannot expect to stay safe” after launching what he described as an economic war against Tehran.Speaking alongside the German foreign minister in Tehran on Monday, Javad ...
16:52 2019-06-10

UPDATE 5-U.S. to approve sales it deems safe to blacklisted Huawei The U.S. government will issue licenses to companies seeking to sell goods to China's Huawei where there is no threat to national security, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Tuesday, leaving industry observers unsure about which products will pass muster....
00:26 2019-07-10

Shane Lowry’s British Open lead isn’t totally safe PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — The challengers have no choice on Sunday but to challenge on what figures to be a challenging day for all involved. Make no mistake: The 148th British Open is Shane Lowry’s to win. After a brilliant 8-under 63 he shot in Saturday’s third round at Royal Portrush to set th...
03:26 2019-07-21

Airport parking: top tips for a cheap deal and safe storage of your car Tips & advice 31 May, 2019 Going on holiday and driving to the airport? You'll need to park your car, so here’s our guide to the dos and don'ts of airport parking...
20:26 2019-05-31

Trump says he's considering options after Guatemala halts 'safe third country' designation U.S. President Donald Trump said he is now considering a "ban," tariffs and remittance fees after Guatemala decided to not move forward with a safe third country agreement that would have required the Central American country to take in more asylum seekers....
15:13 2019-07-23

UPDATE 6-U.S. to approve sales it deems safe to blacklisted Huawei The U.S. government will issue licenses to companies seeking to sell goods to China's Huawei where there is no threat to national security, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Tuesday, leaving industry observers unsure about which products will pass muster....
03:00 2019-07-10

Up to 25 cups of coffee a day safe for heart health, study finds High consumption of coffee no worse for arteries than drinking less than a cup a dayCoffee lovers who drink up to 25 cups a day can rest assured the drink is not bad for their heart, scientists say.Some previous studies have suggested that coffee stiffens arteries, putting pressure on the heart and ...
07:26 2019-06-03

New U.S. asylum policy does not make Mexico 'safe third country': minister Mexico Foreign Minister Marcel Ebrard said on Monday that a new U.S. measure to sharply limit asylum claims did not in effect make Mexico a "safe third country," adding that the Mexican Congress would have to approve any such classification first....
23:26 2019-07-15

Roo, is this normal? How teens are talking to a Planned Parenthood chatbot about safe sex Roo is Planned Parenthood's chatbot focused on answering questions about sex and sexual health, senior director Ambreen Molitor explained at Transform 2019.Read More...
04:26 2019-07-11

Integrity of China’s Three Gorges Dam questioned despite officials dismissing it as safe China’s Three Gorges Dam, the world’s biggest and most controversial hydropower structure, was rumored to have been cracking and splitting as people posted satellite images of the structure last week. Chinese officials stated the structure was sound, denying online rumors that the construction was a...
04:26 2019-07-11

Tourist’s lucky guess cracks safe that’d been locked for 40 years A tourist visiting a small museum in Canada stunned onlookers recently when he managed to crack a safe that no one had been able to unlock for decades. The Vermilion Standard reports that Stephen Mills was on a tour of the Vermilion Heritage Museum in Alberta with his family when he was shown the 2,...
18:52 2019-06-07

Assam Man, Rescued During Floods, Happy "Most Precious" NRC Paper Is Safe In flood-ravaged rural Assam thousands who are displaced are as worried for their lives and that of their families as they are for their citizenship papers....
09:13 2019-07-16

Williams say Kubica safe for 2019, will fight to retain Russell Williams are determined to keep British Formula One rookie George Russell for the long term and have no plans to replace Polish driver Robert Kubica this season, deputy principal Claire Williams said at the British Grand Prix....
14:39 2019-07-12

Verizon resurrects media business as safe haven on the internet Banning pornography from Tumblr was not necessarily meant to define Verizon Media's strategy to turn around a collection of Internet has-beens. But that is how it has played out....
12:26 2019-07-18

Celebrity moms get mom-shamed too. From Beyoncé to Pink, no mom is safe Whether it's returning to work, breastfeeding, naked babies, or wearing too much makeup, even celebrity mothers get mom-shamed.        ...
17:39 2019-05-31

Safe Space or Police State? Monitoring Your Kids Online Some parents use tools that allow them to monitor every picture, email and text message a kid sends or receives and alert them at any sign of mischief....
15:52 2019-06-04

Google found a crazy iMessage bug that bricks iPhones, but you’re probably safe Type a particular string of characters into an iMessage and send it to someone else, and strange things could happen. We’ve seen these accidental discoveries time and time again in the past when users found character combinations that would render an iPhone useless. Apple is typically quick to...
22:13 2019-07-05

The secret Sudan safe house where injured protesters are treated Two boys who lost legs are among those lying low after a series of deadly crackdowns by the militaryIn a nondescript apartment block in downtown Khartoum, 14-year-old Faisal Ali rests with his father. In the entrance hall, the strong traditional smell of Sudanese brides’ perfume still lingers. Befor...
12:26 2019-07-05

Pompeo to visit Mexico on eve of safe third-country asylum deadline Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Tuesday he will meet his U.S. counterpart Mike Pompeo in Mexico City at the weekend to discuss migration and trade, on the eve of a deadline set in a migration deal that removed threatened tariffs....
19:52 2019-07-16

Tourist's lucky guess cracks safe that had been locked for 40 years A tourist visiting a small museum in Canada stunned onlookers recently when he managed to crack a safe that no one had been able to unlock for decades....
19:13 2019-06-06

Stena Bulk says spoke to seized tanker's crew, all are safe and well All 23 crew on a British-flagged tanker seized last week by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz are safe and well, the vessel's Swedish operator Stena Bulk said on Wednesday after speaking to them....
10:52 2019-07-24

Three Gorges Dam is safe, say China officials, dismissing online rumors China's controversial Three Gorges Dam, the world's biggest hydropower project, is structurally sound, officials said, denying rumors on social media it was at risk of collapse....
18:52 2019-07-09

Make a living keeping networks safe from attack with this $39 bundle You can be the answer to a hiring manager’s prayers (and get paid like a godsend as well) with the instruction in The A to Z Cyber Security and IT Certification Training Bundle. The package is available now at a huge savings off the regular price, only $39 from TNW Deals....
14:39 2019-07-16

For residents of Syria's last rebel-held province, no place is safe The Syrian government's Idlib campaign has killed at least 160 civilians in recent weeks, according to the UN. No place is considered safe by the residents of the country's last opposition-held province....
15:26 2019-05-31

Even Your Offline Mario Maker 2 Levels Aren’t Safe From Deletion Nintendo will delete Mario Maker levels from its servers for any number of reasons, be they glitches, inappropriate content, or unspecified offenses that leave creators baffled. This practice can be frustrating, but it was previously confined to levels that had already been uploaded and thus were ob...
04:39 2019-07-25

UPDATE 4-US to approve sales it deems safe to blacklisted Huawei The U.S. government will issue licenses to companies seeking to sell goods to China's Huawei where there is no threat to national security, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said in a speech on Tuesday, leaving industry observers unsure about which products will pass muster....
23:26 2019-07-09

Uber CEO’s assurances fail to stop stock slide Wall Street hit the brakes on Uber Friday — despite vows from chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi that its record $5 billion loss, reported late Thursday, will never happen again. After dropping more than 6% in late trading Thursday, Uber’s stock went on a daylong slide Friday that saw it close down 6...
05:52 2019-08-11

Uber’s no-good, terrible-rotten bad Q2 loses more than $5 billion Enlarge / Headquarters of ride-sharing technology company Uber in the South of Market (SoMa) neighborhood of San Francisco on October 13, 2017. (credit: Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images) Uber lost more than $5 billion dollars in the second quarter of the year. This is the latest in a long seri...
02:00 2019-08-09

Uber launches in Hamburg, now live in six German cities Uber said on Wednesday it was launching ride-hailing services in Germany's second city, Hamburg, as it seeks to achieve scale in a country where it has met resistance from local taxi firms, city governments and the courts....
01:00 2019-07-17

Uber glitch charged some customers 100x what they expected to pay Uber riders in a number of cities around the world on Wednesday were met with some stress-inducing sticker shock when noticing the price they’d been charged ended up getting massively inflated. In what appeared to be a case of decimal points not being read by the ride-sharing system correctly,...
01:39 2019-07-19

California’s nanny state politicians might kill off Uber Uber has revolutionized the transportation industry, created a gig economy for part-time flexible employment, and improved the lives of millions of Americans....
23:13 2019-08-12

Uber wants to sell you Echos, AirPods and Oculus headsets Uber is taking its retail offerings up a notch. Last year, the company teamed up with Cargo to let drivers hawk goods ranging from snacks to phone chargers. Now, Uber and Cargo are hoping riders will buy more expensive products, like Amazon Echos, Ap......
21:26 2019-07-17

Colombia fines Uber more than $629,000 for obstructing regulatory visit Colombia's commerce regulator said on Monday it would fine ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc more than $629,000 for obstructing a regulatory visit in 2017....
21:52 2019-08-12

Uber Eats driver caught masturbating just after delivery An Uber Eats delivery driver was allegedly caught masturbating inside his car by the New Jersey woman to whom he’d just delivered an order, authorities said Wednesday. Vinicius Porto, 31, had just handed off a bag of grub to a 23-year-old customer around 4:45 p.m. June 13 when the hungry clien...
00:00 2019-06-20

Uber and Lyft Are Trying to Compete with Google Maps For Some Reason When you’re trying to figure out how to get somewhere, the odds are pretty good your first move is opening Google Maps. But Uber and Lyft each want to change that. To them I say: good luck....
02:13 2019-07-20

Uber, Sun Mobility tie up to offer electric three-wheelers in India Ride hailing company Uber Technologies Inc and Bengaluru-based start-up Sun Mobility said on Wednesday they will partner to offer commuters in India electric auto-rickshaws in the coming months, amid a push by policymakers to encourage the use of cleaner fuels....
16:13 2019-07-24

Uber Eats now lets you preorder the food you want to eat in a restaurant Uber has introduced a brand new feature of its food delivery service that involves absolutely no food delivery whatsoever. Instead of having a driver pick up your order and bring it to your home, the new Uber Eats feature lets place food preorders with your favorite restaurants before you actually a...
16:39 2019-07-03

OpenTable now offers delivery with help from Uber Eats and Grubhub As of today, you can use OpenTable's updated iOS app to book dinner reservations or have your food delivered. OpenTable announced that it's partnering with Uber Eats, Caviar and Grubhub to offer meal delivery from over 8,000 restaurants in 90 cities......
16:00 2019-07-24

Uber expands Pro perks globally, but drivers would probably prefer better pay Uber is bringing its driver-focused Uber Pro service to international markets, including Mexico and India, following a series of pilot programs.Read More...
19:52 2019-07-02

Uber Must Act Against Those Who Harassed Disability Rights Activist: Centre The Centre has asked app-based cab aggregator Uber India to act against two of its drivers, who had allegedly harassed disability rights activist Arman Ali....
23:00 2019-07-04

Uber makes it easier to find bikes and scooters in its app As of today, when Uber customers in Atlanta and San Diego open their Uber app, they'll see Jump bikes and scooters, as well as Lime scooters, in the main map. According to TechCrunch, Uber plans to add bike and scooter availability to its app in more......
22:13 2019-07-01

Blasting Rich People Into Space Is Better Business Than Uber, Somehow Virgin Galactic is preparing to become the first publicly traded spaceflight company, and the venture is setting a course to be profitable by August 2021, which would put it lightyears ahead of the profitability projections of another transportation-based company that simply moves people around on E...
23:52 2019-07-09

Uber sees biggest-ever quarterly loss: $5bn in three months Second earnings report shows worse-than-predicted losses and revenue growthUber lost $5.24bn in the last three months, its largest-ever quarterly loss, news that sent the ride-hailing company’s shares sliding 10%.The company was reporting earnings for only the second time following its share sale in...
00:13 2019-08-09

Polish payment system Blik to be available on Netflix, Uber: PPS CEO Netflix, Uber and other companies will soon accept payments using Poland's Blik, said the chief executive of Polish Payment Standard (PPS), the company behind the system....
17:00 2019-06-28

Uber tests a $25 Pass that covers Eats and transportation Uber is testing a subscription option that offers all-inclusive or discounted access to all its services. It's trialing a few variants of the plan in Chicago and San Francisco. All of them include trips on Jump e-bikes and scooters at no extra cost,......
22:39 2019-07-22

Uber Sets $5.2 Billion on Fire In Biggest Loss Ever Well, well, well! If it isn’t our beleaguered rideshare giant Uber reporting yet another quarter of continued losses after its disastrous IPO earlier this year. In its earnings report released Thursday, the company said it burned through more than $5 billion—its largest losses to date.Read more......
08:00 2019-08-09

No Lyft for Uber shares after results fall short Shares of Uber Inc fell 10% in early trading on Friday after the ride-hailing service missed most Wall Street targets in its quarterly earnings report, in sharp contrast to upbeat numbers from U.S. rival Lyft Inc a day earlier....
15:39 2019-08-09

Starbucks plans nationwide delivery in the US with Uber Eats More Americans will be able to take advantage of on-demand Frappuccinos. Starbucks announced today that it's expanding its partnership with Uber Eats, aiming for nationwide delivery by early 2020. Currently, only 11 cities offer the service; Boston,......
01:13 2019-07-24

Uber stock plunges after whopping $5.2B quarterly loss Uber shares plunged 6.3 percent in late trading to $40.27, after the ride-hailing giant reported a disappointing quarter capped by a record $5.2 billion loss. Uber said it lost a whopping $5.2 billion, or $4.72 a share, in the second-quarter on revenue of $3.17 billion. Wall Street had been expectin...
18:52 2019-08-09

Uber's hopes go into reverse in new TfL battle for London licence Uber Technologies is facing an uphill struggle to secure a long-term licence from London's transport regulator little more than a year after it was forced to go to court to overturn an outright ban....
16:13 2019-08-03

Uber, Indian Oil To Offer Fuel Discounts To Drivers Ride-hailing giant Uber on Thursday announced it is partnering with state-run Indian Oil Corp Ltd (IOCL) to offer discounts to drivers on petrol, diesel and CNG at IOCL petrol pumps across India....
10:13 2019-05-31

Uber Air flying taxi service to be trialled in Melbourne Telstra, Macquarie, Westfield-operator Scentre Group, and Melbourne Airport to help the Silicon Valley darling launch a third Uber Air pilot city and the first outside of the United States....
04:13 2019-06-12

UPDATE 1-Uber to unveil next-generation Volvo self-driving car Uber Technologies Inc on Wednesday will unveil its newest Volvo self-driving car in Washington as it works to eventually deploy vehicles without drivers under some limited conditions....
18:39 2019-06-12

Volvo unveils first fully self-driving vehicle for Uber Uber and automaker Volvo on Wednesday unveiled a new self-driving sport-utility vehicle they say is the next step in reaching autonomous rideshare transportation....
18:52 2019-06-12

De Blasio plans to make NYC’s cap on Uber, Lyft permanent City Hall is putting the cap on Uber and Lyft — again. With the daily app-based for-hire vehicle trips nearing 800,000 per day, Mayor Bill de Blasio has decided to permanently suspend the issuance of new licenses, a limit passed by the City Council in August. The city also wants to reduce the amount...
20:39 2019-06-12

Volvo and Uber unveil autonomous production XC90 Volvo’s self-driving ready XC90 is ready for deployment in Uber’s future driverless ridesharing service Volvo has presented the fruits of its ongoing collaboration with ride-hailing firm Uber: a production ready XC90 capable of self-driving.  Fitted with “an array of sensors” (not detailed in depth...
22:00 2019-06-12

Bolt won’t beat Uber by copying it – it needs to forge its own path Bolt, previously known as Taxify, is a ride-sharing app and one of Estonia‘s four unicorns (AKA startups valued at over $1 billion). On a visit to Talinn, TNW met with Martin Villig, the company’s co-founder, to hear about Bolt’s plans to become the de facto transport app in the world. The problem? ...
14:26 2019-05-23

Mets find a new hero after 112-mile Uber ride An Uber driver named Jason picked up his passenger at 1050 IronPigs Way in Allentown, Pa., early Wednesday evening. The rider needed to go about 112 miles to 123-01 Roosevelt Avenue in Queens for what would be a hefty fare during the heart of rush hour, but a necessary cost. Jason and his passenger ...
09:00 2019-05-23

UPDATE 2-Uber unveils next-generation Volvo self-driving car Uber Technologies Inc on Wednesday unveiled its newest Volvo self-driving car in Washington as it works to eventually deploy vehicles without drivers under some limited conditions....
02:13 2019-06-13

Uber Eats may soon offer an unlimited delivery subscription Paying for delivery is so passé, and Uber Eats knows it. Like Postmates, DoorDash and the UK's Deliveroo, which all offer unlimited food delivery subscriptions, Uber is set to offer a monthly $9.99 pass that includes free delivery from any res......
13:52 2019-05-22

Students: Know the rules of the road before your Uber or Lyft summer gig Driving for Uber or Lyft could be an ideal way for college students to earn some summer cash. Here are some rules of the road they should know first.       ...
13:52 2019-06-13

Volvo and Uber's self-driving production car hits the road Volvo and Uber have whipped the wraps off their first production car capable of full self-driving. The Volvo XC90 SUV base vehicle is kitted out with Uber's self-driving tech, meaning it'll be ready to take to the streets by itself in the future as part of Uber's ride-hailing service....
14:39 2019-06-13

There's a Good Chance Your Uber or Lyft Hasn't Gone In For Its Recalls Uber and Lyft are bad at recalls, Tesla is still sliding, Maven is packing up in some markets, and Toyota is playing games, all in The Morning Shift for Tuesday, May 21, 2019....
17:13 2019-05-21

UBER To Offer Discounts To Families Of Fallen Heroes (LEX 18) – Ridesharing company UBER will be offering discounted rides to the families of fallen military heroes UBER is offering $15 off rides to and from local National Veteran Cemeteries on Monday, May 27. Just enter “MEMORIALDAY2019” in the payment section of your app before you request a r...
21:00 2019-05-24

Uber's COO and CMO to step down as CEO Khosrowshahi takes on bigger role Khosrowshahi said he will take on a more involved role in the company, with the heads of core businesses such as Ridesharing and Uber Eats now reporting directly to him....
06:52 2019-06-08

Off-duty officer stabbed in Memphis after argument in Uber BARTLETT, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee say an off-duty Bartlett officer has been stabbed in the face, neck and leg by a person still being sought by police. Memphis police tell news outlets that the officer was sharing an Uber with a man early Sunday when the two began arguing. A police report s...
11:39 2019-06-04

Uber braced for bumper tax bill as IRS and other countries investigate Taxi app firm’s ‘transfer pricing positions’ under examinationUS, UK, Netherlands and India reviewing company’s taxesUber is under investigation by US and foreign tax authorities, the company confirmed on Tuesday, saying it could face charges in key markets including the UK. Related: The gig is up: ...
19:00 2019-06-04

This brilliant free app tells you if it’s cheaper to take Uber or Lyft Doug Feigelson’s app Anyride has been out for a few months now, which means it’s still new enough that you might not have heard of it or become aware of it yet. But if you’re a frequent Uber or Lyft rider, you’ll definitely want to take note, because the app offers a one-stop...
02:00 2019-06-05

Family of slain Chicago cab driver sues Uber CHICAGO (AP) — The family of a Chicago cab driver who died after being hurt in a fight with a ride-sharing driver is suing Uber. Fangqui Lu is wanted on a murder warrant in the September death of Anis Tungekar. Authorities say the 64-year-old Tungekar was injured two days before his death by Lu, who...
06:26 2019-06-05

Uber Copter to Offer Flights From Lower Manhattan to J.F.K. For an 8-minute, one-way flight, the average ride will cost between $200 and $225 per person and include private ground transportation on both ends of the trip....
00:26 2019-06-06

Uber posts $1B loss in its first quarter as a public company Uber Technologies reported a $1 billion loss in its first quarterly report as a public company on Thursday, despite a 20 percent rise in revenue, posting results in line with its forecasts but underscoring the challenges the ride-hailing service faces to become profitable one day. Revenue of $3.1 bi...
00:13 2019-05-31

How to market uber-luxury travel to the super wealthy CEO of Half Moon Bay Antigua, William Anderson, explains to CNBC's James Wright how to sell $25M plots to the super rich, when the resort hasn't even been built....
21:39 2019-05-31

12-year-old girl took Uber alone to jump to her death, family says A 12-year-old Florida girl called an Uber to bring her to a parking garage to kill herself, and her family blamed the the company this week for her death, according to a report. Benita “BB” Diamond, who is from Orlando, was picked up by a driver in the middle of the night on Jan. 10......
18:00 2019-06-07

SoftBank's Vision Fund to borrow $4 bln against stakes in Uber and two others - FT SoftBank's Vision Fund is looking to borrow $4 billion against its stakes in Uber Technologies Inc, soon-to-go-public Slack Technologies Inc, and blood-testing company Guardant Health Inc, the Financial Times reported, citing people directly involved in the deal....
08:00 2019-05-30

‘Uber of Weed’ wants to raise $100M despite app store bans Snoop Dogg-backed cannabis company Eaze is raising a new round of financing that’s expected to value it at $800 million — despite Google trying to kill the vibe on Wednesday, sources told The Post. The San Francisco company is seeking $100 million in a fundraising bid that could value the pot delive...
07:26 2019-05-30

Dad claims he caught Uber driver raping his daughter A father claims he caught an Uber driver raping his daughter after he tracked her on a new app when she didn’t come home. The horrified dad allegedly found his 25-year-old daughter being attacked in the backseat of the ride-share car in Baltimore, Maryland. According to CBS, the dad exchanged ...
02:52 2019-06-08

Proposed rules in India could force Uber to go electric Uber has been trying to get more electric vehicles to join its fleet for a while now, but it might have to find a way to speed things up if India passes a set of proposed rules for clean mobility. According to Reuters, Indian officials are planning t......
11:13 2019-06-10

Uber rang in its IPO with champagne and mimosas. Then the hangover began. Uber's IPO celebrations were boozed-filled benders that and occasionally got out of control, hearkening back to the company's culture under ousted CEO Travis Kalanick....
16:00 2019-05-21

Man busted for robbing Dunkin’ Donuts and fleeing in Uber A Long Island man was busted for robbing a Dunkin’ Donuts — after using an Uber as his getaway car, according to cops. Andrew Sandson, 57, is accused of holding up the doughnut store in Brentwood on Sunday night by handing over a note warning he had a gun and demanding cash. A staffer ga...
15:26 2019-06-17

Uber driver rallies community to care for 89-year-old vet STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. (AP) — An Uber driver has rallied her community in Georgia to care for an 89-year-old veteran she met on the job. News outlets report Lauren Mulvihill took Ronald Dembner home from the hospital this month and learned that he has no surviving immediate family. She walked him inside h...
17:13 2019-06-13

WSJ: Facebook's cryptocurrency finds backing from PayPal and Uber Facebook has secured some pretty big backers for Project Libra, according to The Wall Street Journal. PayPal, Uber, Visa and Mastercard are reportedly investing around $10 million each in the social network's cryptocurrency. Other investors include S......
10:26 2019-06-14

Loss-making Uber does not look like a business worth $90bn As drivers protest and the IPO roadshow rolls on, investors need to ask some tough questionsGood luck to those Uber workers protesting about wages and working conditions. They picked their moment to coincide with this week’s IPO in New York, in which the company is set to be priced at $90bn (£70bn) ...
15:52 2019-05-21

Uber Names Melbourne as First Non-US City for Flying Car Programme Uber has selected Melbourne, Australia, as the first non-US city for its aerial ridesharing service that is expected to launch in 2023, as it unveiled new partners for the ambitious initiative....
12:52 2019-06-12

Uber Rides Get Cheaper With New Bajaj Qute Car on UberXS Uber has launched a new ride-hailing service in Bengaluru that will use miniature gas-powered cars called Qute to win over commuters stressed out by the sprawling city's heavily-congested streets....
11:39 2019-06-14

U.S. denies Tesla, GM, Uber 25% Chinese tariff relief The Trump administration is expanding efforts to block the use of Chinese technology in advanced vehicles, denying additional requests by Tesla Inc for tariff relief on key components of its electric vehicles, and rejecting ride-hailing company Uber's petition to waive tariffs on electric scooters a...
00:52 2019-06-14

Missing Texas hiker Joshua McClatchy found safe after 6 days Searchers in Arkansas found a Fort Worth, Texas, man overnight, six days after he went missing while hiking in a wilderness area, local law enforcement officials announced Saturday....
04:13 2019-06-09

Is it safe to visit Hong Kong while the city is being rocked by mass protests? Hong Kong has been at the center of a political crisis that has spilled over into increasingly violent street protests. Here's what that means for visitors to one of Asia's most popular destinations....
08:00 2019-08-03

Cops booted from Arizona Starbucks because patron didn’t ‘feel safe’ Five cops in Tempe, Ariz., were asked to leave a Starbucks because a customer did not “feel safe’’ with them around. Rob Ferraro, president of the police union, told Phoenix FOX 10 that such reactions to cops seem to happen more often these days. “This treatment of public safety workers could not be...
06:00 2019-07-07

Spanish NGO boat seeks safe port for 124 people rescued in Mediterranean A Spanish charity rescue boat sought safe port on Friday after Italy rejected its request to disembark 124 people saved from two migrant rafts in the Mediterranean, the organization said....
19:52 2019-08-02

Kevin Durant is only one safe from free-agency chaos injury created Plans haven’t changed. They’ve just become more complicated. Despite Kevin Durant likely suffering a torn Achilles in Game 5 of the NBA Finals in Toronto on Monday night, the Warriors superstar’s suddenly uncertain future doesn’t necessarily mean the line of suitors for the former MVP will shr...
22:00 2019-06-11

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: New drug proves 'safe' and effective A double-blind, placebo-controlled randomized clinical trial finds the right dosage at which a drug 'safely' treats nonalcoholic fatty liver disease....
18:39 2019-07-31

Philippine workers are on the front lines of the battle to keep the Internet safe, but at what cost? Silicon Valley correspondent Elizabeth Dwoskin speaks about The Washington Post’s investigation into job conditions for content moderators in the Philippines....
09:13 2019-07-25

Australian student 'safe and well' after detention in North Korea: prime minister An Australian graduate student who went missing in North Korea last week has been released from detention and is now "safe and well" in China, according to Prime Minister Scott Morrison....
13:13 2019-07-04

Gujarat On Cyclone Alert, Tourists Told To Move To Safe Places Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has appealed to the tourists visiting the state to leave for a safer place after noon on June 12, in the view of Cyclone Vayu which is likely to hit with a wind......
05:39 2019-06-12

Study: High-risk opioid users seek safe spaces Roughly 77 percent of people in Baltimore, Boston and Providence, R.I., addicted to heroin, fentanyl and illicit opioid pills want safe injection facilities and overdose prevention sites...
01:52 2019-06-06

Google fixed the Android Q beta bootloop issue, so it’s safe to install again Google a few days ago released the fourth Android Q beta version to testers, but Pixel users quickly discovered a bug that essentially bricked the phone, forcing it into a boot loop. The only fixes available to users were factory resets or booting in recovery mode. Google halted the rollout to fix t...
13:13 2019-06-12

'Safe like China': In Argentina, ZTE finds eager buyer for surveillance tech In Argentina's remote northern province of Jujuy, Chinese telecoms giant ZTE is installing a little slice of the Asian nation's vast surveillance state - security cameras that the local government says will help to curb street crime....
12:39 2019-07-05

USA Gymnastics revamps Safe Sport policy amid abuse scandal USA Gymnastics is overhauling its Safe Sport policy in hopes of providing better protection for athletes and clearer guidelines for coaches, parents, trainers and club owners on what constitutes abuse. The organization released the new policy on Wednesday after consulting with a wide spectrum of peo...
19:00 2019-06-19

Starbucks Apologizes for Making Cops Leave Because Customer ‘Did Not Feel Safe’ On rare occasions, the cyclical nature of the universe creates a situation where yin meets yang, the sowers of havoc must reap the fruits of their nefarious harvest and the dispensers of bitter pills finally get a taste of their own medicine. Or, as the great educator, philosopher, and vegan animal ...
03:26 2019-07-08

Dawood's Activities From 'Safe Haven' Pose Real Danger: India to UN In a veiled attack on Pakistan, India has told the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) that Dawood Ibrahim's illegitimate activities from a "safe haven" that refuses to acknowledge even his......
07:52 2019-07-10

After FDA warning about grain-free pet food, what’s safe to feed Fido and Fluffy? The Food and Drug Administration’s investigation of grain-free dog and cat foods, highlights how hard it can be for pet owners to figure out whether they are buying the healthiest products for their beloved four-legged friends. Consumers used to reading ingredient labels on their own foods might thi...
20:00 2019-07-08

121 migrants have been stranded at sea for 8 days. Europe won't offer safe harbor The Spanish humanitarian ship Open Arms remains stuck in the Mediterranean Sea off Italy's southernmost island for an eighth day.        ...
16:26 2019-08-09

Ubuntu maker’s GitHub account hacked — but the source code is safe The GitHub account of Canonical Ltd., the company behind the popular Ubuntu Linux distribution, was hacked over the weekend on July 6. While the hacker’s identity remains unknown, they managed to compromise the account’s credentials to create 11 new empty repositories. The repositories were named “C...
11:00 2019-07-08

Pamplona veterans protest running of the bulls as too safe, despite numerous injuries Some revelers are complaining that Pamplona's traditional festivity is in danger of losing its heart-stopping thrills because it's been made safer.       ...
20:39 2019-07-11

Slaughter Beach, Dog announces new album, Safe And Also No Fear, with 2 excellent singles Slaughter Beach, Dog began as a lo-fi side project for Modern Baseball’s Jake Ewald, but has since evolved into a full-band affair on the verge of its third LP. Safe And Also No Fear, due out August 2 via Lame-O Records, follows the empathetic character sketches of 2016's Welcome and the caffein...
02:52 2019-05-29

Mexico says no unlimited asylum, Trump confirms 'safe third country' plan Mexico has not accepted that the United States send it an unlimited number of asylum seekers, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said, ahead of meetings with U.S. officials on Friday to determine the expansion of a controversial program....
17:26 2019-06-14

AOC reshapes Democratic Party from 'safe district,' Peggy Noonan writes Peggy Noonan, the Wall Street Journal columnist, penned a column published Thursday that examined Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's influence and effort to shape the Democratic Party -- and call out moderates-- from a "completely safe district."...
09:39 2019-07-12

Iranian fighter jet crashes in southern province, two onboard safe: Mehr Iran said on Sunday that one of its fighter jets had crashed in the southern province of Bushehr because of technical problem, the semi-official Mehr news agency reported, adding that two people onboard the jet were safe....
14:52 2019-08-04

Guatemala postpones Trump summit, says will not sign 'safe third country' deal Guatemala said on Sunday it would postpone President Jimmy Morales' visit to Washington to discuss Guatemala's potential designation as a 'safe third country' for asylum seekers, stressing that it has no plans to sign such an agreement....
19:39 2019-07-14

Stabbing of 17 Children Shocks Japan, Where Parents Trust Streets Are Safe Across the country, young students travel to school on their own every day. But a peaceful assumption was shattered by a rampage that killed a schoolgirl and a parent....
18:52 2019-05-28

Guatemalan court halts 'safe third country' designation for asylum seekers Guatemala's Constitutional Court has blocked President Jimmy Morales from immediately declaring the poor Central American nation a safe third country for asylum-seekers, amid growing pushback to U.S. pressure that it absorb large numbers of migrants....
19:26 2019-07-15

FOREX-Safe-haven currencies under pressure as stimulus hopes grow Safe-haven currencies such as the yen and Swiss franc were under pressure on Monday as expectations policymakers would unleash new stimulus eased immediate concerns about a slowing global economy....
03:39 2019-08-19

BMW Is Playing It Safe With Electric Cars, and Its Development Chief Makes No Apologies For That BMW’s CEO Harald Krüger is stepping down from his job after just four years, in part for coming under fire for the company’s slow transition to electric vehicles. Though BMW got an early head start on electrification with cars like the i3 and i8, it didn’t capitalize on that lead with more potent EV...
04:52 2019-07-10

Turkey will not allow Syria safe zone agreement to be delayed: foreign minister Turkey will not allow efforts to establish a safe zone with the United States in northeast Syria to stall in the same way that their agreement on control of the Syrian town of Manbij has been delayed, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday....
15:00 2019-08-08

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe vows to keep children safe after stabbing attack kills 2 Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he will take all necessary measures for children's safety after nearly 20 people were stabbed at a bus stop in Kawasaki....
18:13 2019-05-28

Abducted Idaho girl found safe in Arizona, suspect jailed Authorities say a 17-year-old girl abducted from the Wendy's restaurant where she worked in Idaho has been found in Arizona along with the man accused of taking her....
07:52 2019-05-22

Thai Woman Moves Top Court Seeking Safe Return Of Daughter From US A woman, fighting a legal battle with her estranged husband for the custody of children, has moved the Supreme Court seeking safe return of her daughter from the USA as the case is still pending in a......
01:52 2019-07-22

Scientists create video game to help elderly drivers stay safe A video game that makes elderly motorists safer on the roads has been developed by scientists. The game called Cognitive Training for Car Driving (CTCD) comes at a time when the number of older car drivers worldwide is increasing....
23:52 2019-05-22

Mexico foreign minister says Pompeo did not discuss 'safe third country' plan Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Monday, the deadline for an agreement with the United States to reduce migration, that his U.S. counterpart Mike Pompeo did not mention in talks the previous day an earlier demand that Mexico become a safe third country....
18:00 2019-07-22

‘It’s Not Safe Here.’ Migrants Detail Violence They Face as U.S. Makes Them Wait in Mexico (CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico) — Roberto Escalona Moreno says he witnessed a double murder on the street last week near the hostel where he is staying. The Cuban immigrant has been assaulted, and his friends have been shaken down by police, he says. Moreno, 22, is among more than 30,000 migrants who ...
23:26 2019-06-27

Trump threatens Guatemala after it backs away from ‘safe third country’ asylum deal The dispute pits the United States against an impoverished country the president aims to enlist in his effort to cut migration to the southwest border....
06:52 2019-07-24

Pak Airlines Plane Skids Off Runway In Gilgit Airport; Passengers Safe A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane carrying 48 passengers skidded off the runway while landing at the Gilgit airport on Saturday, officials said....
20:52 2019-07-20

Is teen sexting cause for concern, or no big deal? How to help kids stay safe online. When faced with the new and exciting prospect of sexual communication, teens may not be capable of fully understanding all aspects of the situation, including potential for later harassment, legal ramifications, or the effect on friendships or social standing....
23:13 2019-07-19

Stolen Upper West Side lizard found safe: cops An Upper West Side bearded dragon lizard swiped from a pet shop last month has been found, the NYPD announced Thursday. Beloved pet Sandy was being boarded at Petqua on 98th Street and Broadway while her family, the Shapiros, were away over Memorial Day weekend when she was stolen by a pair of hooli...
06:00 2019-06-28

Science says it's safe to drink 25 cups of coffee today – so why do I feel so grim? A new study says a high intake of coffee does not damage your heart. But trust me, that doesn’t mean that you should do it10am, Monday morning. My editor asks me to attempt to drink 25 cups of coffee by 1pm and write about what that is like. It’s OK, I won’t die, he – and science – says.Coffee has b...
20:13 2019-06-03

GST Shift "Smoothest, Politically Safe": Arun Jaitley's Review 2 Years On Former Union Minister Arun Jaitley today said the Goods and Services Tax -- the flagship reform of the Modi 1.0 government which completes two years today -- has been both consumer and assessee......
09:26 2019-07-01

Protecting Pride: Safe Spaces Are Crucial to the Existence of the LGBTQ Community Pride Month is a time of celebration. A time where same-gender-loving men get together to celebrate love, liberty and the occasional Beyoncé. During these celebrations, it is imperative for us to feel safe in the spaces we inhabit. Our mere existence can be viewed as a threat to some, and therefore,...
23:39 2019-06-28

Iran warns UK against escalating tensions, says crew of seized ship safe Iran on Sunday urged Britain to contain "domestic political forces" intent on escalating tensions between the two countries following Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker....
12:00 2019-07-21

Knives, dogs and pepper spray: What women use to feel safe while running outside A tweet about the steps women take to feel safe while running outside has attracted more than a thousand responses from women around the world.        ...
01:52 2019-05-31

'I don't feel safe': Alabama newspapers publish letters by women on abortion ban Three local publications devoted their Sunday editions to essays from women, ranging from fear to grappling with personal beliefsThree major Alabama newspapers devoted their Sunday editions to letters from women across the state, offering an expansive look into the reactions after a nearly all-male ...
15:26 2019-05-21

Trump Throws Huawei a Lifeline, but It Hasn't Reached Safe Harbor Yet President Trump’s decision to allow U.S. products to be sold to Huawei eases the administration’s toughest measure against the hobbled Chinese tech company, though it isn’t clear how far the reprieve will go....
19:52 2019-06-30

Missing medical school graduate from Arkansas found safe in Mexico _____ A recent medical school graduate and Arkansas native who went missing in Mexico has been found safe, Mexican officials said late on Friday. Jesse Pacheco, 29, who graduated from Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara’s medical school last weekend and planned to return to the United States this pa...
08:13 2019-06-23

Europe rattled by Italy, Brexit stress; safe havens keep gaining Trade war worries and the prospect of early elections in Italy and Britain hit European markets hard on Friday, while the search for safety left gold on course for its best week in three years, Japan's yen near an eight-month high and bonds surging....
15:39 2019-08-09

GoAir Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Aurangabad, Passengers Safe A technical glitch forced budget carrier GoAir to divert its flight from Patna to Mumbai and make an emergency landing in Aurangabad today. Nearly 158 passengers were on board, the airline said....
19:52 2019-06-02

Cloudflare aims to make HTTPS certificates safe from BGP hijacking attacks Enlarge (credit: nternet1.jpg by Rock1997 modified.) Content delivery network Cloudflare is introducing a free service designed to make it harder for browser-trusted HTTPS certificates to fall into the hands of bad guys who exploit Internet weaknesses at the time the certificates are issued. The a...
17:39 2019-06-18

Narco safe houses, ranches and luxury apartments auctioned in Mexico Houses with swimming pools and escape tunnels, a ranch surrounded by hectares of land and a luxury apartment with a grisly history were among the 27 properties Mexico had seized from drug traffickers and others were auctioned on Sunday....
02:13 2019-06-24

Illinois fire department reminds cooks to be safe during grilling season ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (KWQC) – The snow is gone, the rain is sort of gone and now, some may be pulling out the grills to grill some meals. Rock Island Fire Department Well, with that mindset, officials with the Rock Island Fire Department are urging cooks to be careful and to be safe during the gr...
01:00 2019-06-20

Global stocks pummeled by Trump's tariffs, safe-havens surge Global stocks are set to take another beating on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would slap a 10% tariff on the remaining $300 billion of Chinese imports from next month....
02:39 2019-08-02

Stuber review – Uber-set action-comedy gets stuck in first gear Incapacitated cop Dave Bautista forces timid Kumail Nanjiani to help him take down the bad guys in this lame LA-set caperStuber is a buddy action-comedy in which Kumail Nanjiani plays a sporting-goods store worker and part-time Uber driver called Stu – thus reprising in lamer form the comedian and p...
09:52 2019-07-11

Baby bird takes its own Uber to Utah wildlife rescue OGDEN, Utah — A local wildlife rescue is giving a good Samaritan five stars for his creative approach to saving an abandoned baby bird. Staff were surprised, to say the least, when a tiny, dehydrated bird arrived at the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Northern Utah last weekend — unaccompanied and...
06:13 2019-07-11

Uber Freight launches in Germany, faces local competition U.S. ride-hailing company Uber is launching a freight platform in Germany, taking on local technology startups in a race to grab a share of Europe's $500 billion trucking market....
06:13 2019-07-24

Uber error charges riders 100 times more than the original price An error in Uber's systems on Wednesday led to people being charged 100 times what their ride should have cost. One user was charged $2,053 dollars on a ride that should have cost $20.53....
16:13 2019-07-18

Uber's IPO underwriters recommend buying, estimate deep losses Underwriters of Uber Technologies' initial public offering on Tuesday overwhelmingly recommended the company's shares, even as they estimated deeper losses than previously expected for the ride-hailing service this year....
22:52 2019-06-04

Uber COO, marketing chief step down in leadership overhaul: memo Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi wants to take more control of operations and is overhauling the ride-hailing company's leadership to deal with brand challenges, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters....
05:39 2019-06-08

I'm Sure Austria Is Really Scared by Uber's Threats to Pack Up Its Toys and Go Home Spurred on by looming unfavorable legislation and stock market disappointment, Uber is reportedly playing hardball again, this time with the entire country of Austria.Read more......
23:52 2019-06-18

Starbucks to expand delivery with Uber Eats across U.S in early 2020 Starbucks Corp said on Tuesday it would expand its partnership with Uber Eats to deliver food and coffee throughout the United States in early 2020....
07:39 2019-07-24

Visa, Uber, and PayPal Are Reportedly Backing Facebook's Cryptocurrency After months of rumors, it appears a Facebook cryptocurrency is imminent. Reports last week said its planned launch is slated for June 18, and now it appears that the cryptocurrency, Libra, has some legit backers, according to the Wall Street Journal.Read more......
01:13 2019-06-15

Fake Uber Driver Gets 30 Years For Sexually Assaulting Teen FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man who pretended to be an Uber driver to sexually assault a college student has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. Willie Foust pleaded guilty to sexual battery after the victim testified at his trial. The woman was an 18-year-old Florida Gulf Coast University f...
21:00 2019-06-18

Uber Freight Expands to Germany, Faces Local Competition Uber is launching a freight platform in Germany, taking on local technology startups in a race to grab a share of Europe's $500 billion trucking market....
19:26 2019-07-24

McDonald's DoorDash Deal Delivers Blow to Uber Eats DoorDash will start making deliveries from McDonald’s restaurants in Houston later this month, a blow to Uber Technologies’ deal to ferry the burger giant’s food to customers in the U.S....
10:39 2019-07-17

Exclusive: India to order taxi aggregators like Uber, Ola to go electric India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola to convert 40% of their fleet of cars to electric by April 2026, according to a source and records of government meetings to discuss new rules for clean mobility....
15:26 2019-06-06

Uber driver busted for sexually abusing young passenger A Connecticut Uber driver was arrested for sexually assaulting a juvenile passenger he was driving home, police said. The driver, 31-year-old Dwaine Miller, picked up the girl from a party on Stonewall Lane in Fairfield on Saturday and began making unwanted sexual advances during the ride home, cops...
04:13 2019-07-17

Uber's first post-IPO earnings report shows another $1 billion lost Uber's first earnings report as a public company shows that while its revenue is higher than last year; the company is still hemorrhaging money. Still, there's no doubt that the company is getting bigger. The company earned $3.1 billion in revenue fo......
01:52 2019-05-31

This is how much you should tip your Uber Eats, Door Dash or GrubHub delivery driver If you don't know how much you should tip your Uber Eats, DoorDash or Postmates driver, this is the amount both customers and drivers agree on.       ...
00:01 2019-07-25

Loophole Allows NYC Uber and Lyft Cars to Pollute More Than Yellow Cabs New York City’s yellow cabs are iconic of the city itself, though many locals like myself prefer the cost and ease of ridesharing apps like Lyft. Turns out, however, that the yellow cabs can keep the air cleaner than ridesharing vehicles....
21:26 2019-05-30

Uber Freight launches in Germany, taking on local competition U.S. ride-hailing company Uber is launching a freight platform in Germany, taking on local technology startups in a race to grab a share of Europe's $500 billion trucking market....
11:13 2019-07-24

Uber appoints new UK boss as London licence renewal nears Uber appointed a new boss for Britain and Ireland on Monday just over a month before its licence expires in London, one of its most important global markets where the regulator has previously stripped it of its right to operate....
12:13 2019-08-19

The Innisfil experiment: the town that replaced public transit with Uber Ridership is high and there’s plenty of work for drivers, but success has come at a cost to this Ontario townPhotographs by Cole BurstonWhen Daniel Arrega, 19, heads to work at a mall in Innisfil, he has few options for his commute. Walking along the highway would take nearly three hours. A taxi is ...
14:00 2019-07-16

Uber drivers are not employees, Fair Work Ombudsman rules Transport Workers Union says the decision will be devastating for workers in the gig economyThe ridehailing company Uber does not directly employ its drivers, the Fair Work Ombudsman has said, because drivers have control over “whether, when, and for how long they perform work”.The decision comes af...
13:39 2019-06-07

Deluge of analyst reports on Uber expected after IPO quiet period With the quiet period related to Uber Technologies disastrous IPO last month coming to an end, investors can expect a deluge of analyst research initiations on the ride-hailing service....
21:13 2019-06-03

SoftBank's Vision Fund to borrow $4 billion against stakes in Uber and two others: FT SoftBank's Vision Fund is looking to borrow $4 billion against its stakes in Uber Technologies Inc, soon-to-go-public Slack Technologies Inc, and blood-testing company Guardant Health Inc, the Financial Times reported, citing people directly involved in the deal....
08:13 2019-05-30

At $14,777, Could This 2014 Nissan NV200 Taxi be an Uber-Good Deal? One of the best ‘dad jokes’ is when someone asks you to call them a cab and you reply with “okay, you are a cab.” Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe NV200 is already a cab, but could its price be calling you?...
14:39 2019-06-03

Uber Cites Tight Competition After Posting $1 Billion Loss Uber executives sought to reassure investors about its growth as an onslaught of competition from ride-hailing and delivery rivals led to a $1 billion loss in the first quarter....
01:39 2019-05-31

Uber settles with UK women who accused driver of sexual assault Firm had contested allegations but has reached undisclosed out-of-court settlementsUber has reached out-of-court settlements with two women who alleged they were sexually assaulted by the same driver in what is believed to be the first case of its kind in the UK against the company.The cases were ta...
19:00 2019-06-27

Uber Eats courts smaller European restaurants with new offer Uber Eats is opening up its platform to more restaurants in Europe that prefer to use their own delivery staff, seeking the business of smaller, independent restaurants as it battles Just Eat and Takeaway.com in a crowded market....
04:13 2019-07-03

Uber has 99 million active consumers on its platform in Q2, but revenue misses Uber's ability to expand its business into food delivery and freight pays off somewhat, but Lyft's more focused approach on ride sharing shows some early returns....
07:39 2019-08-09

Uber Eats dine-in option lets you pre-order your food Uber Eats has a new option for those diners who want the ambiance of a restaurant but hate the wait. The company has unveiled a dine-in feature in some cities that lets customers pre-order food on the app and then eat at the restaurant, according to......
08:39 2019-07-03

Government Asks Uber India To Take Action Against Erring Drivers The Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry has asked Uber India to take action against erring drivers after a disability rights activist alleged he was "treated horribly" by two drivers of the......
21:00 2019-07-03

Uber and Lyft increased traffic delays in San Francisco by 40 percent Uber and Lyft say they help cut down on vehicle congestion, but a new analysis of San Francisco traffic found they did the opposite over a six year period...
15:39 2019-05-21

Uber brings electric bike service JUMP to London Taxi app Uber will pilot its electric bicycle service JUMP in London from Friday as it makes 350 bikes available to rent in a part of Britain's capital city, a key global market for the firm....
03:00 2019-05-24

Uber loses billions, falls short of revenue targets The US ride-hailing giant saw disappointing returns in its second quarter report. Uber has not yet reached profitability, as it continues to subsidize prices to acquire riders and rely on spending to expand services....
04:52 2019-08-09

Uber reports $5.2 billion loss, despite rising revenue, after going public The staggering loss showed Uber is having trouble finding a path to profitability for its array of businesses — including ride-hailing, food delivery, scooters and freight....
03:13 2019-08-09

Tesla, GM, Uber denied relief from U.S. tariffs on China goods The White House, citing 'Made in China 2025’ or other industrial programs, is expanding efforts to block the use of the country's technology in advanced vehicles, denying additional requests by Tesla for tariff relief on key EV parts, and rejecting Uber's petition to waive duties on electric scooter...
10:13 2019-06-14

Amazon to Invest in Deliveroo, a Rival to Uber in Food Delivery The $575 million investment strengthens one of the biggest overseas rivals to Uber’s food-delivery division, which the ride-hailing company considers a key business....
15:52 2019-05-21

Uber to open third Latin America support center in Bogota Ride-hailing app Uber will spend $40 million over five years to open its third support center in Latin America in September in the Colombian capital Bogota, the company said on Wednesday....
08:26 2019-05-23

Uber loses bid for U.S. tariff relief on Chinese-made e-bike The U.S. Trade Representative's Office rejected Uber Technologies Inc's request for relief from 25% tariffs imposed on Chinese-made electric bicycles, according to a May 29 letter....
19:13 2019-06-13

Uber enlists "Qute" to take on India's choked, polluted roads Uber Technologies Inc has launched a new ride-hailing service in India's tech capital Bengaluru that will use miniature gas-powered cars called "Qute" to win over commuters stressed out by the sprawling city's heavily-congested streets....
18:13 2019-06-13

Great fanfare as Uber gets its stock on the road, but app stalls in New York Could this be the moment the sentiment on Wall Street turned against the tech sector?Uber’s stock market debut came with all the usual razzmatazz of a big American technology IPO. The chief executive spent weeks making sweeping statements about how the business was “just getting started” and had new...
15:52 2019-05-21

Are You An Uber Driver? Send Us Your Flat Surge Fare Screenshots Over the last few weeks, we’ve been hearing from an increasing number of Uber drivers that changes to the surge price model have impacted their take-home pay. In particular, my article about whether Uber is engaged in price-fixing prompted many drivers to write in with their frustrations, saying tha...
20:13 2019-05-21

U.S. Government Denies Tesla and Uber Chinese Tariff Exemptions The U.S. is doubling down on its refusal to exempt Tesla’s and Uber’s request to dodge a 25 percent tariff on key parts for its electric cars and entire e-scooters because they are coming from China....
01:26 2019-06-14

The bigger they are, the harder they fall — WeWork and Uber’s fight against reality We now know that Uber is worth one of two amounts: precisely $68.95bn or absolutely anything. Never before has a company both been a worthless empty assetless cathedral to hope over unit economics and an invaluable first mover stake in the future of all human mobility.   San Francisco is a city buil...
11:39 2019-07-01

UPDATE 3-U.S. denies Tesla, GM, Uber 25% Chinese tariff relief The Trump administration is expanding efforts to block the use of Chinese technology in advanced vehicles, denying additional requests by Tesla Inc for tariff relief on key components of its electric vehicles, and rejecting ride-hailing company Uber's petition to waive tariffs on electric scooters a...
03:26 2019-06-14

Uber and Lyft to turn the wheels on car ownership: industry experts Ride-hailing apps like those of Uber Technologies and Lyft Inc are expected to alter the state of car ownership towards subscription-based services and shared ownership, auto industry experts said at a conference on Wednesday....
02:39 2019-05-23

Betting addict forged Uber receipts to con £90k from Deloitte bosses A city accountant who swindled his bosses at Deloitte out of more than £90,000 with bogus taxi expenses to bankroll a secret gambling addiction has been spared prison....
23:13 2019-06-11

Uber chief executive laments U.S. trade policy for lackluster IPO Uber Technologies Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi said on Tuesday the company's initial public offering last month was hurt by U.S. trade tensions even as he downplayed recent volatility in the stock price....
21:52 2019-06-11

Investors are hiring Uber drivers to scout houses to flip CNBC's Diana Olick reports on how Uber drivers are getting paid to scout potential properties for investors as the house flipping market fizzles....
09:26 2019-06-08

Uber Comfort launches with bigger cars and ‘no conversation’ option Uber is rolling out a new service level for riders today, one that offers additional "comfort" features such as extra leg room and quiet time. Read More...
21:39 2019-07-09

Lyft and Uber to Post Earnings Amid Legislation Concerns The ride-hailing rivals are set to report their second quarterly earnings since their initial public offerings. The reception thus far hasn’t been great: both companies are trading well below their IPO prices....
02:39 2019-08-08

Uber's European rival Bolt enters London market, again Estonia's Bolt, which until early 2019 was called Taxify, will on Tuesday re-enter the competitive London taxi market, promising cheaper rides to passengers and a better cut to drivers than its bigger global rival Uber Technologies Inc....
02:13 2019-06-11

Uber Offering Discounted Rides To National Veterans Cemeteries (LEX 18)– To recognize the sacrifices made by our fallen heroes and their families, Uber is offering discounted rides Monday. Uber riders can get $15 off rides to and from national veterans cemeteries. Just use the code “Memorial Day 2019” before you request a ride. Here are the lo...
15:26 2019-05-27

Uber's First Hired Employee, Ryan Graves, Is Leaving the Board Ryan Graves, Uber Technologies Inc.’s first hired employee and one of its longest standing directors, is leaving the board two weeks after the company’s initial public offering cemented his status as a paper billionaire....
03:00 2019-05-25

U.S. denies Tesla, Uber 25% tariff relief on components, e-bikes The Trump administration is expanding its efforts to block the use of Chinese technology in advanced vehicles, denying additional requests by Tesla Inc for tariff relief on key components of its electric vehicles, and rejecting ride hailing company Uber's petition to waive tariffs on electric scoote...
23:26 2019-06-13

Signs of price truce push Lyft, Uber higher Lyft Inc's hints that its cut-throat rivalry with U.S. ride-hailing rival Uber Inc is easing may prove bad news for customers but it sent shares in both companies sharply higher on Thursday....
15:00 2019-08-08

Grannies In Running Shoes Are Delivering Ramen For Uber In Japan Uber's strategy for Japan, where ride-sharing is banned, is as unique as the country itself - think grandma in running shoes delivering ramen noodles....
18:52 2019-07-07

20% of New York drivers for apps like Uber have had to rely on food stamps Ints Kalnins/Reuters Uber improved margins by cutting driver pay, writes an industry expert in American Affairs. Drivers for ride-sharing services have reportedly required food stamps and slept in their cars. One study found average monthly pay from ride-sharing apps declined by half between 2013 a...
14:01 2019-06-08

NYC Extends Cap on Uber and Lyft Vehicles, Institutes New Rules on 'Cruising' Almost a year ago to the day, New York City made the historic move to freeze the number of rideshare vehicles on its roads, a move meant to reduce congestion and forward the city’s Vision Zero safety initiative. Today the Taxi and Limousine Commission voted to extend the cap—and pass new rules to li...
23:39 2019-08-07

Child Rights Body Says J&J Baby Shampoo "Harmful", Firm Insists It's Safe Top Indian child rights body has directed the American multinational company Johnson and Johnson to immediately withdraw a batch of its baby shampoo that it said allegedly contained "harmful"......
16:26 2019-05-28

Missing Indiana girl, 16, found safe in Arkansas; alleged stalker taken into custody A 16-year-old Indiana girl reported missing this weekend and believed to be in "extreme danger" might have been abducted by a man who has allegedly stalked her, according to police....
04:52 2019-08-19

UK, allies work on safe passage after Iran seized tanker in Strait of Hormuz Britain called Iran’s seizure of a UK-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz an “act of state piracy” and said it was joining with European allies to ensure safe passage in the international waterway as the first images emerged Monday of the Stena Impero crew on Iranian state media...
05:13 2019-07-23

Fireworks recalled days before Fourth of July holiday. Here's how to stay safe Thousands of fireworks were recalled ahead of the Fourth of July holiday. Find out what brands are affected and how to stay safe.       ...
05:39 2019-06-28

'Modern day hamburglar' arrested in South Florida; cooked meal, stole safe A burglar captured on surveillance cooking a late-night meal at a Wendy's restaurant and then stealing a safe in South Florida has been identified and arrested....
14:13 2019-07-01

Menstrual Cups Are Indeed a Safe Alternative to Tampons and Pads, Research Review Finds People who prefer using menstrual cups during their period can be reassured by a new study out this week. It suggests the products are cost-effective and environmentally friendly compared to tampons and pads, while still being safe and able to provide roughly the same level of protection against lea...
22:39 2019-07-17

Poll: Most Americans desire more asylum judges, safe conditions at southern border A majority of Americans believe its important to increase the number of judges handling asylum cases at the border and provide safe and sanitary conditions for asylum seekers, according to a Pew Research study released M...
23:00 2019-08-13

Idaho teen girl abducted from her job found safe in Arizona, suspect in custody Police believe Miguel Rodriguez-Perez abducted 17-year-old Sandra Rios-Chavez from her job at a Wendy's restaurant in Jerome, Idaho on Sunday, police said.        ...
00:13 2019-05-22

‘Vaccines are safe’ and save lives, UNICEF declares, launching new #VaccinesWork campaign Amid a surge in outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases such as measles, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) announced on Thursday a new social media campaign, emphasizing that “vaccines are safe, and they save lives”....
19:00 2019-05-21

Turkey, U.S. agree to form joint operation center for Syria safe zone Turkey and the United States agreed on Wednesday to establish a joint operation center in Turkey to coordinate and manage a planned safe zone in northeast Syria, a move that appeared to reduce the chance of imminent Turkish military action....
20:26 2019-08-07

Iran’s foreign minister says the US, which launched an ‘economic war’ against Tehran, ‘cannot expect to stay safe’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister says the US, which launched an ‘economic war’ against Tehran, ‘cannot expect to stay safe’ The post Iran’s foreign minister says the US, which launched an ‘economic war’ against Tehran, ‘cannot expect t...
11:52 2019-06-10

FOREX-Dollar drifts higher as Gulf tensions bolster safe-haven bid The dollar drifted higher on Monday as investors tempered their expectations for deep U.S. interest rate cuts this month and heightened Middle East tensions supported safe-haven assets....
05:52 2019-07-22

Mexico says dodges bullet on 'safe third country' talks with U.S. after stemming migrant flows Mexico said on Sunday it averted the so-called "safe third country" negotiations with the United States it desperately wanted to avoid after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo praised Mexican efforts in reducing U.S.-bound migrant flows....
04:13 2019-07-22

2.2 Billion People Lack Access To Safe Water Globally: United Nations 4.2 billion people lack access to safely managed sanitation services, a new report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said....
14:13 2019-06-19

Dems' 'Abolish ICE' plans 'reckless,' would make US 'absolutely less safe,' acting director says Democrats' calls to abolish ICE are "reckless and irresponsible" plans that would make the U.S. "absolutely less safe," according to the acting director....
08:39 2019-05-30

U.S. ramps up Mexico asylum returns, Trump confirms 'safe third country' plan The United States has doubled the number of asylum seekers it sends back each day to Mexico from El Paso, Texas, a Mexican immigration official said on Friday, in the first sign of action following a deal struck to avert U.S. tariffs last week....
23:00 2019-06-14

Prosecutors Say Jeffrey Epstein Had Safe Full of Cash, Diamonds, and a Fake Passport This week, accused child rapist Jeffrey Epstein will find out whether he will be allowed to spend his pre-trial days in his plush Manhattan home or if he’ll remain in jail until his day in court....
11:26 2019-07-16

Feds found ‘vast trove’ of nude photos in Jeffrey Epstein’s safe Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein kept a stash of lewd photos locked in a safe in his $77 million Upper East Side mansion, where authorities also found kiddie porn, the feds revealed Monday as they charged the multimillionaire with child sex trafficking. Federal agents and NYPD officers cracked in...
09:39 2019-07-09

Jeffrey Epstein’s private Caribbean island had mysterious safe, former employee claims An employee who reportedly once worked at Jeffrey Epstein’s secluded Caribbean island claims the wealthy financier – who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls – kept a mysterious safe there inside its main residence....
18:00 2019-07-12

Starbucks shop boots police officers because customer ‘did not feel safe’ around them: reports Some police officers in Tempe, Ariz., say they were asked to leave a Starbucks coffee shop on the Fourth of July because a customer complained they “did not feel safe” with the cops present, according to reports....
10:26 2019-07-06

Safe havens emerge in China, South Asia as recession risks grow Fears of a global recession are on the rise as the U.S.-China trade war re-escalated in May, sending investors to the safety of U.S Treasuries, the Japanese yen and gold....
06:39 2019-06-14