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A bumpy ride to profitability: Uber lays off 350 staff in latest cuts

Uber Technologies Inc. has laid off about 350 employees as part of its ongoing effort to curb its losses, which reached a record $5.2 billion last quarter. The cuts, announced Monday, represent the third and final round of staff reductions made under a restructuring initiative the company launched earlier this year. Uber previously laid off …

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Motorbike ride sharing alleviates Dhaka traffic chaos

(This September 27 story corrects name of Pathao Chief Executive to Hassan M. Elius, not Hassan Melius, in paragraphs 6, 7.) FILE PHOTO: Vehicles are seen stuck in a heavy traffic after office hours during Ramadan in Dhaka July 7, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj By Rafiqur Rahman DHAKA (Reuters) – Ride-sharing motorbike services are surging in …

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Uber brings its ride hailing and food delivery businesses together in a single app

Uber Technologies Inc. is merging its food delivery service into its main ride hailing app to provide users with a single destination for accessing on-demand transportation. The integration is one of several upcoming changes Uber previewed today at an event in San Francisco. The company is looking to provide a smoother user experience for customers who rely …

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A Second Amendment rally in Denver on May 18, 2019.

Background checks policy shouldn’t ride on just this

Alan Gottlieb, Opinion contributor Published 5:57 p.m. ET Sept. 9, 2019 | Updated 6:15 p.m. ET Sept. 9, 2019 Gun prohibitionists are overlooking an important new development in the investigation: Opposing view Anti-gun-rights extremists are moving swiftly to exploit the tragic shooting in Texas to bolster their demand for so-called universal background checks, which gun …

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Google Maps ‘Mix Transit’ Combines Biking And Ride Sharing With Public Transit

Traveling from one place to another? Even if you know the commute you’ll at least look once at the Google Maps app to make sure you are on the right track. That’s the extent of Google Maps integrated into our lives, although, there could be days when it puts you in the middle of a …

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