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Komal Mangtani is driven by the codes  The Hindu

Komal Mangtani, head of engineering for business intelligence at Uber, talks of women in tech spaces and what Uber holds in 2019.

The Hindu
Uber's self-driving cars are back, just barely  Mashable

Uber's self-driving vehicle program resumes in Pittsburgh after a fatal crash in Arizona in March.

TF Cornerstone Nabs $707M in Financing From HPD for LIC Resi Towers  Commercial Observer

TF Cornerstone has sealed $707M million in financing from New York City HPD for a new mixed-use project in Long Island City.

Commercial Observer
Uber given go-ahead to resume self-driving testing in Pennsylvania  Financial Times

Uber has won approval from Pennsylvania regulators to resume testing self-driving cars on the state's public roads nine months after a fatal crash in Arizona ...

Financial Times
Uber's Wild Ride To Make Latin America Its Fastest Growing Region  Forbes

Note: names of Uber drivers included in this article have been changed to protect their identities. Latin America (LatAm) is currently Uber's fastest growing region ...

UberOffices finally changes its name  Technical.ly DC

The coworking company previously known as UberOffices announced Thursday that it's now called MakeOffices. The rebranding seems like a smart move given ...

Technical.ly DC
City's ride-share cap boosts new for-hire car registrations  New York Post

Since Aug. 1, the TLC has fielded 10020 requests to permit new cars to drive for Uber and the like — nearly one-third as many as it accepted for all of last year, ...

New York Post
Police raid Uber offices in Paris  The Verge

French police raided Uber's office in Paris this week, as part of an investigation into its controversial UberPop *service*. According to French media reports, ...

The Verge
Protesters barricade Uber offices: 'No business as usual' on inauguration day  The Guardian

Activists hold signs attacking company that 'collaborates with Trump' as protests are staged at other sites around San Francisco.

The Guardian
The making of a catering company  Daily Nation

Seline Kuti is 24, and heads Skip Celynne Occasions, a catering company.

Daily Nation
Co-working company UberOffices changing its name to MakeOffices to end confusion with Uber ride-hailing service - Washington Business Journal  Washington Business Journal

It's ready to be done being confused with that "other" Uber.

Washington Business Journal
UberOffices raised more than $14 million last year  Technical.ly DC

The cash flow will help fund expansions in Tysons, Logan Circle and Clarendon, but also in Philadelphia in Chicago. UberOffices raised more than $14 million ...

Technical.ly DC
Analysis | The Technology 202: Washington and Silicon Valley crashed into each other in 2018  The Washington Post

Ctrl + N. Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg arrives, following a break, for a Senate committee hearing in Washington on April 10. (Michael Robinson ...

The Washington Post
Uberoffices opens second of three spaces  Washington Post

Uberoffices swears it isn't riding the tails of Uber, the mobile car *service* company from San Francisco that is disrupting the taxi industry....

Washington Post
Hong Kong Police Raid Uber Offices, Arrest Drivers  TechCrunch

Uber's worldwide expansion plans have hit yet another legal bump. Five Uber drivers were arrested in Hong Kong yesterday, allegedly for operating without a ...

Private meter taxi drivers protest outside Uber offices  Eyewitness News

More than 40 drivers gathered near a park in Sandton before moving to Uber's head office.

Eyewitness News
Coming Soon: UberOffices at RTC West  Reston Now

Coworking space UberOffices has signed a lease for a large location at JBG's RTC West development. UberOffices will take up 40000 square feet over two ...

Reston Now
Montreal Uber offices raided by Revenu Quebec  Globalnews.ca

Two Montreal Uber offices were raided by 20 Revenu Quebec tax investigators on Thursday morning.

Planning Commission unanimously approves plans for Uber offices in Mission Bay  San Francisco Examiner

Uber offices are heading to Mission Bay. The Planning Commission on Thursday unanimously approved plans for Uber to construct two office buildings at 1455.

San Francisco Examiner
MRP Realty, Uber Offices buy 16th Street building  Washington Business Journal

MRP Realty and Uber Offices LLC have acquired a 32,000-square-foot building at 1509 16th St. NW for $14.5 million, or $453 per square foot, from Family ...

Washington Business Journal
Uber drivers strike across the UK in protest over workers' rights  CNBC

Uber drives around the U.K. will take part in a 24-hour strike on Tuesday in an effort to secure better pay and working conditions.

Dutch prosecutors: raids on Uber offices in Amsterdam in taxi probe  Reuters

Dutch prosecutors said on Tuesday they have raided Uber's European headquarters in Amsterdam in a criminal investigation into whether the car-hailing ...

MRP Realty And UberOffices Purchase 1509 16th Street  PR Newswire

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MRP Realty, developers of commercial, residential and mixed-use real estate across the Washington ...

PR Newswire
Uber Offices nabs longtime Teqcorner manager Myra Fitzwater - Washington  Washington Business Journal

Teqcorner opened in McLean about a dozen years before coworking was cool. And Myra Fitzwater has been running the small business hub for nearly the ...

Washington Business Journal
Potential Energy DC, an incubator for energy startups, to launch at UberOffices - Washington  Washington Business Journal

Potential Energy DC, an incubator for energy software and hardware startups, is set to launch in UberOffices' Tysons Corner space after having tweaked its ...

Washington Business Journal
Why Uber is selling its Southeast Asia business to a local rival  Washington Post

Uber will sell its business in Southeast Asia to a local competitor, Grab, the ride-hailing company announced late Sunday, in a deal that experts say is designed ...

Washington Post
50 new jobs for Limerick, Dublin and Cork  RTE.ie

Fifty new jobs are to be created by a construction and specialist fit out company, Flynn Management and Contractors.

WATCH: Uber, Taxify drivers travel in convoy to protest against costs | Pretoria News  Independent Online

Pretoria - A convoy of Uber and Taxify drivers took to the streets of Tshwane heading to Uber offices in Menlyn to raise grievances ahead of the expected petrol ...

Independent Online
Quebec raids Uber offices in Montreal, alleges tax violations  The Globe and Mail

Quebec tax authorities raided the Montreal headquarters of ride-sharing *service* Uber Technologies Inc. Thursday morning, saying the company may have ...

The Globe and Mail
UPDATE: Uber South Africa responds to protest action by driver-partners  Rosebank Killarney Gazette

Update, 3 July, 4.30pm. Uber South Africa has released a statement following the protest action at the Uber offices in Kramerville, Sandton. Samantha Allenberg ...

Rosebank Killarney Gazette
Uber gets a win in case about its drivers’ work status  The Mercury News

Uber managed to score a victory this week in the ongoing debate over whether or not the ride-sharing company's drivers are independent contractors or ...

The Mercury News
Uber offices raided in Amsterdam as its leading executives go...  Newstalk 106-108 fm

Two executives from Uber France go on trial today in Paris - the pair could spend two years in prison, or face fines of up to €300,000 for running its low-cost ...

Newstalk 106-108 fm
Uber banned from operating car-pooling in Israel  Haaretz

The U.S. ride-sharing *service* Uber was ordered by a Tel Aviv court on Monday to halt the limited *service* it provides in Israel as of 10 AM Wednesday, a Tel Aviv ...

The Uber strike is just the start, if unions learn how to mobilise millennials  The Guardian

Young people are increasingly seeing the benefits of fighting for their rights, says Guardian columnist Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett.

The Guardian
Why Uber is appealing against drivers' rights  Sky News

Following a 24-hour strike by Uber drivers, Sky News takes a look at the arguments regarding their statutory employment rights.

Sky News
Frobot, a frozen yogurt vending machine, rolls its way into D.C.  Washington Post

After two weeks on the other side of the world, Aaron Kirsh came back to Washington last week with frozen yogurt on his mind. “I was in Kazakhstan and all I ...

Washington Post
'UX is the most important piece of the digital world': Brave UX  Technical.ly DC

The 8-person Brave UX keeps a diverse portfolio — designing goofy GitHub badges, a video display at UberOffices Dupont and the web portal for a massive ...

Technical.ly DC
Uber Fires 20 Amid Investigation Into Workplace Culture  The New York Times

SAN FRANCISCO — Uber has fired 20 employees over harassment, discrimination and inappropriate behavior, as the ride-hailing company tries to contain the ...

The New York Times
Inside Uber’s Aggressive, Unrestrained Workplace Culture  The New York Times

A former employee's blog post has raised questions about the limits of meritocracy at Uber and how much executives knew about the treatment of employees.

The New York Times
Altia Systems, Zoom and Uber Collaborate to Deploy 850+ Zoom Rooms With PanaCast for Intelligent, Real-Time Video Communications  PR Newswire

CUPERTINO, Calif., Oct. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Altia Systems, creator of PanaCast® 2, the world's first 180 degree Panoramic-4K plug-and-play camera ...

PR Newswire
Uber's Lawyers Hail Supreme Court's Ruling Against Worker Class Actions | The Recorder  Law.com

Uber Technologies Inc. told a federal appeals court that the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that upheld class action bans in employment contracts should ...

Uber In Mission Bay: The Mindset And Planning Behind Uber's HQ Consolidation  Bisnow

Uber's new Mission Bay headquarters will feature natural light, more indoor/outdoor spaces and flexible work environments.

Drivers in standoff with security outside Uber office  News24

A scheduled feedback session for Uber drivers fearing for their safety has taken a wrong turn after the company called security, resulting in a standoff outside ...

Uber Relies On CEO So Much That Even The CEO Of Uber Is Troubled By It  Dealbreaker

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi made headlines the other day by encouraging employees to say they 'have the D', which despite its phallic connotation, ...

Uber remotely locked PCs in foreign offices to thwart investigators  Engadget

We all know by now that Uber has some shady practices when it comes to law enforcement. Today, Bloomberg reported that the ride-hailing startup has a ...

Who's funding the fight over recreational marijuana in Michigan?  Bridge Michigan

Interest groups, individuals, and businesses fund the legalization campaign. One group funds majority of their opposition.

Bridge Michigan
Uber drivers will strike tomorrow for 24 hours in London, Birmingham and Nottingham  Mirror Online

The Independent Works Union of Great Britain (IWGB) is arguing drivers at the ride-hailing app should be reclassified under UK law.

Mirror Online
Former Uber driver hiding in Montreal faces extradition for California rape charges  Global News

Before turning up in Montreal earlier this summer, Mohamed Ben Azaza failed to show up for a meeting in California with detectives investigating the case.

Global News
Alleged airport assault as Uber drivers, metered taxi clash | Cape Times  Independent Online

Disgruntled Uber drivers marched to Cape Town International Airport and Uber offices in Airport Industria following an alleged assault,

Independent Online
Grab-Uber deal sparks price hike fears, Transport News & Top Stories  The Straits Times

Consumers and industry watchers are raising concerns that ride-hailing firm Grab's acquisition of rival Uber's South-east Asian business will reduce competition ...

The Straits Times
MakeOffices Investors Oust CEO Raymond Rahbar, MRP's Zach Wade Takes Over  Bisnow

A legal dispute between MRP Realty, EagleBank CEO Ron Paul and MakeOffices founder Raymond Rahbar has resulted in MRP's Zach Wade taking over as ...

Local Startup Reacts To Ride-Hailing Giants' Return To Austin  Here And Now

Without Uber or Lyft, Austin residents grew accustomed to a nonprofit ride-sharing alternative called RideAustin.

Here And Now
Uber and Lyft return to Austin after Texas law kills the city's fingerprint rule  Chicago Tribune

Ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft, which left Texas's tech-savvy capital city a year ago over local fingerprint requirements for drivers, have returned to Austin after ...

Chicago Tribune
With new law, Lyft, Uber set to return to Texas capital city  The Seattle Times

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft, which left Texas's tech-savvy capital city a year ago over local fingerprint requirements for drivers, are ...

The Seattle Times
Uber encrypts its computers from afar when the government raids its offices, a lawsuit claims  Business Insider

A lawsuit filed by a former Uber employee claims that the ride-hailing company encrypts its computers when its offices are raided by government regulators.

Business Insider
Why hacked companies like Uber should not pay ransoms  Yahoo Finance

Many companies pay ransoms after hacks. Unfortunately, it's often a very bad idea.

Yahoo Finance
NSW government confirms it raided the offices of ride-share company Uber  Sydney Morning Herald

The NSW government has confirmed it raided the offices of Uber, the organisation behind the increasingly popular ride-sharing *service* UberX.

Sydney Morning Herald
Uber office in Guangzhou 'raided'  BBC News

Private online car-hire *service* Uber has its offices in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou raided by authorities, according to reports.

BBC News
Emails show Arizona governor's cozy relationship with Uber  NBCNews.com

PHOENIX — Emails released Wednesday between Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey's staff and Uber executives shed new light on a cozy relationship between the ...

Labor and Technology Reporting: Two Concentric Circles  New York Times

Times Insider delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how news, features and opinion come together at The New York Times. I moved from Washington to ...

New York Times
First Uber driver in Kenya, 10,300 trips later  Standard Digital

Paul Muiruri, the Uber driver with the highest number of trips logged in Kenya NAIROBI, KENYA: A short conversation happens inside the vehicle, and then the ...

Standard Digital
Co-working company MakeOffices charts expansion behind funding from local developer  Boston Business Journal

Arlington-based co-working company MakeOffices is planning to open more locations the D.C. area, Chicago and Philadelphia, and is also looking at ...

Boston Business Journal
Weekly VC power rankings: Uber, Magic Leap and massive IPOs  PitchBook News & Analysis

There's a lot going on out there in the wide world of VC. Our unscientific look at the week that was includes personnel shakeups at Uber and two enormous ...

PitchBook News & Analysis
Ex-Uber Exec Threatens to Sue for Getting Fired After Sharing Rape Victim’s Medical Records  Gizmodo

Eric Alexander, a former top executive with Uber, has sent a complaint to his former employer alleging he was wrongfully terminated last year, Recode reports.

Uber Sexism on Display at Meeting on Sexism  TIME

Uber leaders held a meeting on Tuesday to discuss how the company plans to move forward following allegations of sexual harassment and sexism. But the ...

South African Taxi Drivers Hold Airport Protest Against Uber  VOA News

South African taxi drivers on Friday blocked roads around Johannesburg's main international airport to protest against ride-hailing company Uber, causing some ...

VOA News
Uber plans $500m mapping effort to remove reliance on Google Maps | V3  V3.co.uk

Uber is to invest $500m in developing its own mapping software to reduce the firm's heavy reliance on Google, according to reports. Uber drivers and customers ...

Video | news.com.au — Australia's #1 news site  NEWS.com.au

Hundreds of UberEats delivery drivers on mopeds and motorcycles refused to deliver meals and rode through the streets of London on September 20 to demand ...

The Gig Economy Won't Save Workers At $3.37 An Hour  Forbes Now

The gig economy was supposed to save American workers. But a new study shows that most Uber and Lyft drivers make half of the federal minimum wage.

Forbes Now
Anti-Uber protesters rally outside New Orleans office Thursday  NOLA.com

CEO Travis Kalanick stepped down as Trump adviser Thursday afternoon.

Plaintiffs Firm Spars With Uber's Morgan Lewis Counsel Over DQ Motion | The Legal Intelligencer  Law.com

Morgan Lewis & Bockius attorneys representing Uber filed a motion to disqualify the firm Keller Lenkner last week because they claim a conflict of interest exists ...

Bozoma Saint John Leaves Uber For Endeavor  Vibe

Former Uber exec Bozoma Saint John has left the company for Endeavor.

Lyft let Uber battle regulators for years before expanding into Canada, and the strategy paid off  Financial Post

Lyft Inc. sat on the sidelines for years while Uber Technologies Inc. battled it out with Canadian regulators before the ride-hailing company expanded into the ...

Financial Post
With WeWork lease, co-working gets big in Chicago office market  Crain's Chicago Business

Co-working company WeWork's decision to open a 105,000-square-foot space in River North may throw a scare into a niche once characterized by local players ...

Crain's Chicago Business
LTFRB urged to fast-track entry of new ride-hailing services  Philippine Star

As Uber exits the Philippines next week, Senate President Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III called on the LTFRB to fast-track the entry of other transport network ...

Philippine Star
Plaintiffs Firm Says Uber Attempt to Disqualify Is 'Strategic,' Not Genuine | The Recorder  Law.com

Uber Technologies' attempt to disqualify a plaintiffs-side firm in an ongoing lawsuit is a strategic move, rather than a reflection of a legitimate fear that a former ...

Canvas coworking space acquired by design agency HZDG  Technical.ly DC

Canvas Co/work announced today that it has been acquired by HZDG, a design firm based in Rockville, for an undisclosed amount. As part of the move, HZDG ...

Technical.ly DC
The message we should take from 1776 as it turns a page  The Washington Post

The fate of one business should never be seen as a referendum on a region.

The Washington Post
Yes, That's An Electric Bike In Your Uber App  WAMU 88.5

Open the Uber app on your smartphone and you see cars, like little insects crawling over the map in search of customers. Users in D.C. will see those cars ...

WAMU 88.5
Hawaii's unemployment rate is a shockingly low 2.3%  Quartz

Unemployment is the lowest it's been in 50 years, at a national average of 3.7%, according to new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In Hawaii, it's even ...

N.O. passenger says Uber driver dragged her several feet outside car  WWLTV.com

NEW ORLEANS - Uber says a New Orleans driver has been suspended after a passenger claimed the driver dragged her for several feet outside the car.

Uber hikes its fares as petrol price rises  Times LIVE

Petrol prices have gone up and so have the prices of cab-hailing *service*‚ Uber. In a statement sent to customers‚ Uber announced that its fares were going up ...

Times LIVE
Self-Driving Uber 'Driver' Streamed 'The Voice' Before Fatal Accident  Inverse

In the first recorded fatality caused by an autonomous vehicle, an self-driving Uber with a vehicle operator inside struck a 49-year-old woman crossing the street ...

Beware your next Uber driver, a complete stranger  The State Press

While I am not typically a huge proponent of government intervention within businesses, Uber's background-check discrepancies can be blamed for several ...

The State Press
Uber is still burning cash at a rate of $2 billion a year  VentureBeat

The good news in Uber's second-quarter financials: Revenue totaled $1.75 billion, more than double the figure from a year ago and up 17 percent from the first ...

Uber's Attorneys Move to Disqualify Ex-Chamber Lawyer Now on Plaintiffs Side | The Recorder  Law.com

Attorneys for Uber Technologies at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius say a plaintiffs firm suing the company in California federal court should be disqualified because a ...

Private security in Africa: time to regulate the bad and harness the good  The Conversation AU

The future of private security is beset by many challenges and what forms of regulation would be required to align it with the public interest.

The Conversation AU
Taxi-hailing drivers’ strike turns violent on its second day  Business Daily

Cases of violence marred the ongoing strike by a section of taxi drivers Thursday as both passengers and drivers reported being roughed up by goons.

Business Daily
A(n updated) guide to coworking in DC  Elevation D.C.

Hey! This article is out of date. Click here to see the latest version. In a matter of months, D.C.'s quiet coworking scene has welcomed new players that could ...

Elevation D.C.
Driver says Uber targeted his profile after he critiqued high-level executive  San Francisco Examiner

An Uber driver who critiqued the company's top-brass at a highly publicized event now tells the San Francisco Examiner he's facing backlash from the tech c.

San Francisco Examiner
Arlington Drafthouse comedy club, H Street NE's first Starbucks lead DC building permits  Washington Business Journal

1100 13th St. NW: Interior tenant layout of a 204-seat comedy club from the owners of the Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse. Work on the 2,304-square-foot ...

Washington Business Journal
Uber hackers were located in Canada and Florida, company says  Global News

The two people behind a 2016 data breach at Uber Technologies Inc were found to be in Canada and Florida, an Uber cyber security executive told the U.S. ...

Global News
Uber, taxify drivers threaten to shut down Gauteng over increases  Fin24

A number of Uber and Taxify drivers have threatened to shut down Gauteng if their concerns over increases are not resolved. "We will come back here and shut ...

'Calling Uber on Their Bluff,' Plaintiffs Lawyers Strike Back to Compel Arbitration | The Recorder  Law.com

They are stalling and cutting off the rights of their drivers. We are calling them out on that. We don't think they are serious about arbitration.

Uber Ignored Multiple Warnings Ahead of Fatal Self-Driving Car Crash, Report Says  The Drive

Uber plans to resume testing self-driving cars on public roads eight months after a fatal crash, but new allegations related to that crash are now being reported.

The Drive
App-based taxi driver speaks out after recent protest against Uber and Taxify  Sandton Chronicle

Following the recent protest by app-based taxi driver-partners against the Uber and Taxify platforms, a driver has provided some insights into the situation.

Sandton Chronicle
Uber driver ‘demanded $80 for lost bag return’  9news.com.au

An Uber passenger has claimed her driver tried to demand up to $80 from her after she accidentally left her bag in his car. Libby Clanchy was feeling unwell and ...

Democrats raise bill from the dead to help taxi industry kill Uber  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Uber is so popular the taxi industry has turned to a last-minute legislative Hail Mary to try and push rideshare companies out of Nevada.

Las Vegas Review-Journal
Uber, Taxify drivers demand higher percentage split  ITWeb

Drivers from Uber and Taxify yesterday delivered a memorandum to their respective companies to demand they help ease the burden of rising fuel prices by ...

MakeOffices is bringing a big coworking space to the newly spiffy Bourse  Technical.ly

Promising access to a posh gym and atrium views of a remodeled food court, D.C.-based coworking company MakeOffices announced it will open its third Philly ...


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