Uber names new privacy chief, data protection officer

Reuters

Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] appointed Ruby Zefo as chief privacy officer and Simon Hania as data protection officer, a company ....

19 July, 2018

Exclusive: Singapore fund in talks to invest in inter-city ride startup InstaCar

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Indore-based InstaCar Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which operates an online outstation taxi marketplace, is in the process of raising ....

16 July, 2018
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Rolls-Royce readies for take-off in flying taxi market

Reuters

British jet engine maker Rolls-Royce has designed a propulsion system for a flying taxi and is starting a search for partners ....

16 July, 2018

Uber HR chief resigns following racial discrimination probe

Reuters

Uber Technologies Inc’s Chief People Officer Liane Hornsey resigned in an email to staff on Tuesday, following an investigation ....

11 July, 2018

Uber in talks for merger with Middle East rival Careem: Report

Reuters

Uber Technologies is in preliminary talks with rival Careem to combine their Middle Eastern ride-hailing services, Bloomberg ....

4 July, 2018

Online two-wheeler rental startup Wickedride gets $9.1 mn in fresh funding

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Wickedride Adventure Services Pvt. Ltd, which runs separate online motorbike and scooter rental platforms, has raised Rs 62.13 ....

22 June, 2018
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Common investors not undermining competition between Ola, Uber: Antitrust watchdog

Binu Paul

The country’s antitrust watchdog has rejected allegations that Ola and Uber were indulging in anti-competitive practices ....

21 June, 2018

Uber India's support unit sees growth stagnate in FY17, profit up a tad

Dearton Thomas Hector

The key India unit of US-based ride-hailing app Uber saw its revenue growth flatten for the financial year ended March 2017. Mumbai-based ....

21 June, 2018

Uber appoints new head for India and South Asia

Dearton Thomas Hector

US-headquartered cab aggregator Uber on Tuesday announced the appointment of Pradeep Parameswaran as its new president for India ....

19 June, 2018

After Ola, Chinese ride-sharing giant Didi enters Australia

Reuters

Didi Chuxing Technology Co Ltd, the Chinese ride-sharing company that bought the mainland operations of Uber Technologies Inc, ....

15 June, 2018
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Ola lost Rs 4 for every rupee earned in revenue for FY17

Dearton Thomas Hector

Homegrown cab aggregator Ola more than doubled its revenue in the year through March 2017 but reported a wider loss as it continued ....

13 June, 2018

SoftBank-backed Ola's revenue nearly doubles in FY17

Dearton Thomas Hector

The total income of homegrown cab aggregator Ola, operated by ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd, nearly doubled in the financial year ....

6 June, 2018

Uber elevates India head to Asia-Pacific chief

Dearton Thomas Hector

Uber India and South Asia chief Amit Jain will now head the ride-hailing app’s operations in the Asia-Pacific, with his ....

28 May, 2018

Uber shrinks quarterly loss, plans new share sale

Reuters

Uber cut its losses almost in half and its ride bookings jumped 51 percent since one year ago, the Silicon Valley ride-services ....

24 May, 2018

Uber's chief product officer quits in latest top-level exit

Reuters

Uber Technologies Inc Chief Product Officer Jeff Holden is leaving the ride-hailing company, an Uber spokesman told Reuters on ....

18 May, 2018

Is India fast becoming a digital colony?

Mohandas Pai

The acquisition of Flipkart by Walmart means that now Indian online retail will be dominated by American companies. This is a ....

17 May, 2018

Uber re-opens global contest to choose third 'flying taxi' city

Reuters

Uber Technologies Inc on Wednesday re-opened a contest to select the first international city to launch its proposed flying taxi ....

10 May, 2018

Walmart scraps online grocery delivery tie-ups with Uber, Lyft

Reuters

Walmart Inc’s online grocery delivery partnerships with ride-hailing services Uber and Lyft have ended, according to ....

8 May, 2018

As Ola and Uber fight for supremacy, Meru breaks even and ventures into B2B

Binu Paul

After operating in the segment for over a decade, Meru, one of India’s oldest radio-taxi services, claims that it has achieved ....

2 May, 2018

Ride-hailing firm Jugnoo to enter Singapore next month

Reuters

Indian ride-hailing firm Jugnoo plans to enter the Singapore market next month, its chief executive said on Wednesday, joining ....

25 April, 2018

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi turns to automakers for 'purpose-built' cars

Reuters

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing is exploring ways of collaborating with established automakers and parts suppliers to ....

24 April, 2018