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Uber founder, India head named in notice alleging bribery after road mishap

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A Mumbai woman has sent a legal notice to the founder and India head of Uber Technologies Inc after a cab operated by the taxi-hailing firm hit her husband and left him comatose. The legal notice, sent by Nahid Ali through law firm MZM Legal, alleged that the cab driver and an Uber representative so...

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Uber fires Amit Singhal for not disclosing sexual harassment charge at Google

US-based Uber Technologies Inc. has asked senior vice president of engineering Amit Singhal to resign from the company for reportedly failing to disclose a sexual harassment allegation at his previous organisation Google. Uber’s co-founder and chief executive Travis Kalanick asked Singhal to leave...

28 February, 2017 | More »

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Ola raises $330 mn in fresh round led by SoftBank: Report

Bengaluru-based cab-hailing firm Ola, run by ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd, has raised $330 million (Rs 2,200 crore) in fresh funding led by existing investor SoftBank Group Corp, a media report said on Monday. Citing sources it did not identify, Business Standard reported that the Japanese tech giant a...

27 February, 2017 | More »

K'taka HC bars protestors from stopping Uber cabs; strike may spread to Mumbai

K’taka HC bars protestors from stopping Uber cabs; strike may spread to Mumbai

US-based Uber Technologies Inc’s India subsidiary Uber India Technologies Pvt. Ltd has obtained a restraining order from the Karnataka High Court that bars protesters, including union leaders and members, from blocking and stopping the company’s cabs. “The Hon’ble Karnataka High ...

27 February, 2017 | More »

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Uber, Ola clock half a billion rides in 2016, says RedSeer

Ride-hailing companies Uber and Ola carried out approximately 500 million rides in 2016, according to a report by RedSeer Management Consulting, a Bangalore-based consultancy firm. The number of rides by ANI Technologies Pvt Ltd-backed Ola, and US-based Uber Technologies Inc’s India subsidiary Ube...

17 February, 2017 | More »

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Uber hires former Tata Sons exec Madhu Kannan to drive India business

Ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc said on Thursday it has appointed Madhu Kannan as its chief business officer for India and emerging markets with effect from 3 February. Kannan will be responsible for growing Uber’s business in India and new emerging markets in the Asia Pacific region throu...

2 February, 2017 | More »

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Uber takes on Karnataka govt, says UberPOOL legal

In the ongoing tussle with the Karnataka state transport department, cab aggregator Uber has defended its ride-sharing service UberPOOL, saying it is legal under the current regulatory framework. On Monday, the state transport department instructed Uber and its rival Ola to halt their ride-sharing s...

2 February, 2017 | More »

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Karnataka government asks Ola, Uber to stop ride-sharing services from Friday

The Karnataka transport department has instructed cab aggregators Ola and Uber to halt their ride-sharing services Ola Share and UberPOOL before Friday, terming them illegal. Following a two-hour-long meeting on Monday with officials from Ola and Uber as well as driver representatives, state transpo...

31 January, 2017 | More »

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With UberEATS, is Uber biting off more than it can chew?

Online food delivery is a tricky space for Indian startups, what with intense competition, wafer-thin margins and a funding drought that shows no signs of a let-up. So it was a bit of a surprise when San Francisco-based Uber, the world’s biggest startup by valuation, announced last week that i...

30 January, 2017 | More »

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Ola, Uber set for another policy battle as Karnataka says ride-sharing illegal

A senior Karnataka government official has termed as illegal the ride-sharing services that Ola and Uber offer to consumers, imposing a fresh regulatory hurdle for the two app-based cab aggregators. State Transport Commissioner MK Aiyappa was quoted as saying in media reports that the government wou...

27 January, 2017 | More »

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