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Uber launches 50-cent rickshaw rides in Pakistan

Global taxi-hailing giant Uber has begun offering rides for the equivalent of as little 50 US cents in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore with its new rickshaw service.

Report: Uber to offer rides in self-driving cars

Ride service Uber will begin offering passengers trips in self-driving cars later this month, the Bloomberg financial news agency reports.

China's Didi Chuxing confirms merger with rival Uber China

Car-hailing app Uber will sell its China business to domestic competitor Didi Chuxing, the Chinese company confirmed in a statement on Monday. 

Report: Uber said to merge with China's Didi for $35 billion company

Car service app Uber is preparing to sell its China business to domestic car-hailing app Didi Chuxing, with the combined business valued at 35 billion dollars, a news report said Monday. 

EU advises against bans on sharing economy firms like Uber, Airbnb

EU countries should ban companies in the sharing economy only as a "measure of last resort," the bloc's executive recommended Thursday, as firms like Uber and Airbnb struggle to win over...

EU set to advise against bans on companies like Uber, Airbnb

EU countries should ban companies in the sharing economy only as "a measure of last resort," the bloc's executive is set to recommend on Wednesday, as firms like Uber and Airbnb struggle to win...

Uber testing own self-driving technology, as does GM-owned Cruise

Uber's tests are under way in the city of Pittsburgh in the north-eastern US state of Pennsylvania using a converted hybrid Ford Fusion car, the company said in a blog post.

Clashes as Indonesian taxi drivers rally against ride-sharing apps

Clashes erupted Tuesday as thousands of taxi drivers took to the streets of the Indonesian capital to protest against Uber and other smartphone ride-sharing applications.

Uber car-sharing service launches in Pakistan, with modifications

Car-sharing service Uber launched in Lahore on Thursday, with a few key modifications for the market.

Uber CEO: Company losing over 1 billion dollars a year in China

Chief executive Travis Kalanick made the admission at a private event this week in Vancouver, Canada, where he shared advice based on the company's experiences.“We’re profitable in the USA, but we...

As Europe strains to get moving, Uber brings both promise and peril

France's Uber problem demonstrates the hazards of wanting innovation and tradition at the same time. The issue has forced Europe to weigh the balance between protecting workers and encouraging...