Uber has given US investigators details of payments the firm made to authorities in Asia, as the US Department of Justice (DOJ) looks into whether Uber violated anti-bribery laws. Bloomberg and Reuters both reported that the American...Show More Summary
The Zimbabwe-born British artist combines vocals, visuals, and dance to present a creative vision that he thinks is just what music needs now. If ever you needed an incentive to actually make conversation with your next Uber driver, keep in mind they may hold the key to the record deal of your dreams. Read Full Story
Uber Technologies Inc. is reported to have launched a review into whether it broke anti-bribery laws in Asia following news in August that it was being investigated by U.S. Department of Justice over allegations that it had been. Bloomberg...Show More Summary
Caltrans under fire for a crass "look both ways" campaign, Uber's in an ugly legal battle with an ad agency, and Bay Area schools are considering getting rid of letter grades. [ more › ]
Kris Fredrickson is leaving his job as an investor at venture capital firm Benchmark to join hedge fund Coatue Management, reports Recode's Theodore Schleifer. Fredrickson's move comes a few months after a bitter and public feud erupted between Benchmark...Show More Summary
One week ago we said that Category 1 storm clouds are gathering over what has traditionally been one of the most lucrative, and perhaps only profitable, sectors to come out of Silicon Valley in decades: online advertising. We directed...Show More Summary
Uber is again under fire. This time, it’s a sexist ad campaign for uberEATS in India promoting “Wife Appreciation Day.” The ad reads: The gaffe is just the latest in a series of sexism-related mishaps for the ride-sharing company.Show More Summary
Uber: We paid Fetch Media for “nonexistent, nonviewable, and/or fraudulent advertising.”
Uber has resumed self-driving vehicle service in Pittsburgh following a crash.
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If you eat out often (or ever), I highly recommend checking out the site Seated. This app allows you to make a restaurant reservation through their app and for doing so will pay you in either Uber, Starbucks, or Amazon gift cards – the...Show More Summary
Uber is suing Fetch Media for at least $40 million, accusing the mobile ad company of improper billing for fraudulent ads and falsely taking credit for app downloads. The ride-sharing app filed a lawsuit on Monday in United States District Court in its hometown of San Francisco, after recently discovering the alleged activities when canceling...
Uber filed a click-fraud lawsuit Monday that could have big implications for the world of digital advertising. The app-based taxi company is suing Dentsu-owned Fetch Media over allegations that the advertising agency billed Uber for fraudulent ads. Show More Summary
Uber now knows there are other ways to appreciate your wife than allowing her to “take a day off from the kitchen.”
San Diego's partial deregulation of local taxis three years ago came with optimism about higher incomes for drivers and better customer service, but instead the industry is facing possible extinction because of competitors Uber and Lyft.
A growing roster of marketers have been speaking up on issues of fraud and transparency in digital advertising in recent years, but yesterday Uber took it a step further. The company filed a lawsuit against Dentsu-owned mobile agency...Show More Summary
A deep dive into Uber's engineering effort to optimize geospatial queries in Presto. From determining the most convenient rider pickup points to predicting the fastest routes, Uber aims to use data-driven analytics to create seamless trip experiences. Show More Summary
Oh, Uber. Uber has come under fire again for a sexist campaign it ran for UberEats in India, to mark Wife Appreciation Day, which falls on Sept. 17. SEE ALSO: Uber whistleblower Susan Fowler isn't done fighting for employee rights "Dear...Show More Summary