Young woman calls out illegal act by city cabbies in Australia: ‘You have to take me where I need to go – that’s the law’

A woman has slammed cabbies in Sydney for ‘ripping off’ passengers after she was told she would need to fork out $95 to get home from a night out in the city.  Carla Efstratiou, a social media commentator who runs popular website ‘Go Woke Go Broke’ decided to catch a taxi from the city to … Read more

Uber launches new feature for UK riders that enables them to book EUROSTAR tickets

Uber launches new ‘smart travel’ feature for UK riders that enables them to book EUROSTAR tickets… and the tool will tell them if their flight is cancelled, too The feature is called ‘Uber Travel’ and is ‘set to turn Uber into a smart travel app’  It will ‘make travel to the Continent a door-to-door experience … Read more

Uber One subscription launches in UK with 5% off rides and free Uber Eats delivery for £5.99/month

Uber One launches in the UK: Subscription service includes 5% off rides, free Uber Eats delivery and special offers for £5.99/month Uber One has launched in the UK, having already launched in 18 markets It costs £5.99/month or £59.99 annually, and includes five per cent off rides, free Uber Eats delivery, and special offers Uber claims … Read more

Brooklyn’s grandparents Ted and Hilary wait for an Uber after post-nuptial brunch

Brooklyn Beckham’s wedding to Nicola Peltz was an explosion of wealth, celebrity and media scrutiny.  And while most of the high-profile family were spotted driving expensive vintage cars over the course of the weekend, Brooklyn’s grandad Ted and step-grandmother Hilary were spotted sticking to traditional and less costly modes of transport.   After the family relished … Read more

Uber stocks jump 4% as it reaches deal to list NYC taxis on its app to help ease driver shortage

Uber announced Thursday that New Yorkers will soon be able to hail a yellow cabs via its app – news that led to a more than four percent spike in Uber’s stock price.   The ridesharing company said it decided to team up with its one-time rival the NYC Taxi and Limousine commission in an attempt to … Read more

Uber raises its profit forecast 15% to $150 million for the quarter

Uber raised its outlook for first-quarter core profit on Monday, saying its ridehailing business was recovering faster than expected as the economy reopens and more people travel. In a regulatory filing boosting profit outlook to $150 million, Uber said it had seen a surge in profitable airport rides and an increase in commuting as offices … Read more

UberSki comes to Europe with a service launching in France

UberSki service launches in France, with riders able to order a flat-rate car equipped with four-wheel-drive and a rack for skis and snowboards via the app It’s the first time the service has been made available in Europe  It will be accessible from Grenoble station between February 16 and March 16  Riders simply tap an … Read more