New York Times (NYT) on Wednesday reports that, Uber Technologies Inc Co-Founder Travis Kalanick on Tuesday 20th, June 2017 stepped down as Chief Executive Officer of the ride-hailing service. NYT reports says he’s exit came under pressure after hours of drama involving Uber’s major investors; one of Uber’s biggest shareholders,...
Uber has fired 20 employees in recent months as part of a wide-ranging investigation of the climate and culture at the popular ride-hailing service. Uber has been under fire over its treatment of women staff since a former employee wrote a scathing blog post about her experience. It led to two...
Uber's SnapChat integration feature having debuted in India earlier this week, the ride-sharing firm on Wednesday introduced the new feature rolling out to the app users across East Africa. The feature enhances riders’ experience by allowing them to share photos with special filters through an app integration with popular social...
If a new in-depth report is to be believed then Uber CEO Travis Kalanick was once warned by Apple CEO Tim Cook for not following the App Store guidelines, and threatened that the Uber app would be kicked out of the App Store. A New York Times report says that...
Taxi hailing company Uber Uganda has announced the opening of a new Greenlight Hub to support and strengthen the thousands of driver-partners earning with Uber in Kampala. The move comes after Uber’s entry in Kampala in June last year which has seen the company create thousands of economic opportunities for...
US-based ride sharing firm; Uber Technologies, seems this week is facing a lot of troubles, strikes and fights. After a video went viral showing Travis Kalanick; CEO at Uber, getting into a bitter fight with one of the uber drivers, who complained about the pay rates for drivers being cut and Travis losing...
Following last week, where Alphabet Inc's self-driving vehicle unit Waymo sued Uber Technologies for allegedly stealing designs related to their autonomous vehicles, a claim that the San Francisco based transportation firm, Uber Technologies Inc. has denied, looks like the company has added more worries on their hands again after a...
The government has called on Uber to audit its pricing mechanisms in order to address any challenges posed by operating in a fluid environment where economic drivers change often. This comes in the backdrop of a strike by drivers of the taxi-hailing app last week demanding higher rates citing low...
Kenyan entrepreneurs are set to pitch their startups to investors and Executive officers at the back of an Uber in the 2017 edition of the UberPitch. The pitch which is organized by taxi hailing company, Uber and entrepreneur club, Metta in conjunction with the Nairobi Innovation week will run under...
Uber Kenya announced in its official Uber Newsroom, it had partnered with Metta, and the Nairobi Innovation Week to launch an initiative dubbed UberPITCH under the theme 'Innovation to solve pressing local and global challenges'; an initiative geared towards giving aspiring entrepreneurs a face to face meeting with investors. "UberPITCH powered...