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American peer-to-peer ridesharing, food delivery, and transportation network company

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Uber: American peer-to-peer ridesharing, food delivery, and transportation network company
Uber Technologies Inc. is an American multinational transportation network company (TNC) offering services that include peer-to-peer ridesharing, ride service hailing, food delivery, and a bicycle-sharing system. The company is based in San Francisco and has operations in 785 metropolitan areas worldwide. Its platforms can be accessed via its websites and mobile apps.

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Uber offers "quiet mode" for riders who don't want to talk

Uber's "quiet mode" lets riders silently indicate their preference for a conversation-free ride -- for a premium price
CBS News - Published

Could Uber, Lyft drivers trick the apps to increase surge pricing? Experts say 'probably'

A 2017 study found that drivers can increase surge prices by collectively shutting down ride sharing apps and then quickly logging back on.
USATODAY.com - Published

Videos for Uber

Wall Street sinks as tariff war heats up [Video]Wall Street sinks as tariff war heats up

Wall Street shares sank on Monday after China defied Washington by announcing retaliatory tariffs, sending investors fleeing equities for less risky assets. Fred Katayama reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:15Published

Uber Suffers Worst First Day Trading Of Any US IPO [Video]Uber Suffers Worst First Day Trading Of Any US IPO

On Friday, Uber started trading in an initial public offering that valued the company at $75.5 billion. By the end of day Friday, the stock was trading down 6.7% off the $45 a share, where the company..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

The Uber/Lyft Strike Points Out Fundamental Problem In Rideshare Companies [Video]The Uber/Lyft Strike Points Out Fundamental Problem In Rideshare Companies

According to a report by Business Insider, on Wednesday, a strike by Uber and Lyft drivers served as a warning to the companies and their investors, pointing out a fundamental flaw in their businesses...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:44Published

Beep, beep: Steering clear of Uber [Video]Beep, beep: Steering clear of Uber

As Uber shares make a tepid debut, ICON Advisers president Craig Callahan explains to Reuters' Fred Katayama why his funds won't be adding shares of the ride hailing company to their portfolios.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 05:25Published

Will Uber drivers benefit from the biggest stock exchange debut in years? [Video]Will Uber drivers benefit from the biggest stock exchange debut in years?

Top executives, early venture capitalists and board members stand to reap benefits from their stakes in Uber, the decade-old ride-sharing giant that went public on Thursday. But what about its drivers?

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:21Published

Uber Stock Drop 9% [Video]Uber Stock Drop 9%

Reuters is reporting that shares of Uber Technologies Inc’s fell nearly 9% in their debut on Friday. The stock’s opening at $42 undermined Uber’s strategy to price its oversubscribed IPO..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Uber goes public amid rocky stock market [Video]Uber goes public amid rocky stock market

Ride services giant Uber made a splashy stock market debut at the New York Stock Exchange Friday, the biggest U.S. IPO since Facebook went public in 2012. Rough cut. No reporter narration.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:04Published

Basic Uber Etiquette [Video]Basic Uber Etiquette

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi was interviewed in the back of an Uber this week. The interview comes ahead of the company's impending initial public offering. One of the topics Khosrowshahi discussed was..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

Uber Is Going Public With $75.5 Billion Valuation [Video]Uber Is Going Public With $75.5 Billion Valuation

Uber's initial public offering priced at $45 a share on Thursday evening. That gives it a valuation of $75.5 billion. Markets Insider compared Uber's valuation with other companies and big-ticket..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Uber to debut on Friday with $82 Bln valuation [Video]Uber to debut on Friday with $82 Bln valuation

Uber priced its initial public offering on Thursday at the low end of its targeted range to value the company at $82.4 billion, hoping the conservative approach would let it avoid the market chaos..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:42Published

Uber drivers strike across U.S., demand fair pay [Video]Uber drivers strike across U.S., demand fair pay

Uber drivers in London and New York started a day of strikes on Wednesday to protest the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums that investors are likely to make in Friday’s..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:46Published

Uber drivers give lukewarm response to protest [Video]Uber drivers give lukewarm response to protest

Activists called on Uber and Lyft drivers to strike by turning off their apps for a day and joining a rally to protest ahead of Uber's IPO. The response was lukewarm. Jane Lanhee Lee reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:13Published

New Study Says Uber, Lyft Are Making Traffic Worse In San Francisco [Video]New Study Says Uber, Lyft Are Making Traffic Worse In San Francisco

Traffic is getting increasingly worse in San Francisco, California. Science Mag reports a new study says a major influence from 2010 to 2016 was the introduction of Uber and Lyft. Both companies are..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

Uber Sets IPO Price [Video]Uber Sets IPO Price

Uber has reportedly finalized the price of its IPO. Business Insider and the Wall Street Journal report the price is at the midpoint of its target range or below. The reports indicated the price was..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Bernie Sanders Says He Stands In 'Solidarity' With Uber and Lyft Strike [Video]Bernie Sanders Says He Stands In 'Solidarity' With Uber and Lyft Strike

Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont expressed support for Uber and Lyft drivers going on strike on Wednesday over work conditions and pay rates. "These drivers are not 'independent contractors'—they are..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:55Published

Uber And Lyft Strike Explained [Video]Uber And Lyft Strike Explained

On Wednesday Uber and Lyft drivers around the world are planning work stoppages and demonstrations to demand higher wages from the ride-hailing companies ahead of Uber's massive initial public..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:47Published

Uber Drivers To Go On Strike [Video]Uber Drivers To Go On Strike

Uber drivers around the world are logging out of the company's app to protest its compensation policies. CNN reports the protest comes ahead of a blockbuster public offering. The strike action kicked..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Uber drivers strike in U.S. and UK as IPO looms [Video]Uber drivers strike in U.S. and UK as IPO looms

Just a day before its planned IPO, some Uber drivers in the U.S. and UK plan to strike Wednesday in protest at what they say is poor pay and conditions. Ryan Brooks reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:48Published

The Cities Where Lyft and Uber Drivers Earn the Most Money [Video]The Cities Where Lyft and Uber Drivers Earn the Most Money

Rideshare services are a great way to make extra cash. Here are the U.S. cities where Lyft and Uber driver earn the most money.

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 01:01Published

UK Drivers To Stage Massive Strike Coinciding With Uber's IPO [Video]UK Drivers To Stage Massive Strike Coinciding With Uber's IPO

Rideshare drivers across the Atlantic have plans to sign off the Uber app and spend their time protesting in four major metro areas. The message, coordinated around Uber’s plans to go public, is a..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

'Uber For Organs' Drone Delivers Kidney To Patient [Video]'Uber For Organs' Drone Delivers Kidney To Patient

Moving human organs designated for transplantation is an incredibly time-sensitive task, as they only remain viable for a short amount of time. Now, Business Insider reports a drone has delivered a..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:52Published

Uber to start pitching IPO Friday -source [Video]Uber to start pitching IPO Friday -source

Ride-hailing company Uber will unveil terms for its initial public offering on Friday, telling investors it will seek to be valued at between $80 billion and $90 billion, according to people familiar..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:12Published

 

Uber offers ‘Quiet Mode’ so you don't have to talk to the driver, but it'll cost you extra

Quiet Mode comes as part of a new slate of Rider Preferences features that riders can use before hailing an Uber Black or SUV.
USATODAY.com - Published

U.S. says Uber drivers are independent contractors, not employees

The National Labor Relations Board released its opinion on the controversial matter of Uber drivers' classification
CBS News - Published

Women realize mid-trip that drunk man is not their Uber driver, police say

Two would-be Uber passengers traveling in Nashville learned mid-trip their driver was not only reportedly drunk, he wasn't even a real ride-share driver.
USATODAY.com - Published

Penn State professor accused of kidnapping two women while driving for Uber, police say

A Penn State professor is accused of kidnapping two women while he was driving for Uber Saturday morning.
USATODAY.com - Published

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