Taxi-hailing service icon:  Uber’s “negligence, fraud and other unlawful actions caused plaintiff’s sexual assault”, according to a suit filed in a US federal court. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty Images

An Uber passenger in Delhi suffered a “horrific and brutal rape” due to the controversial taxi app company’s “inadequate and disingenuous commitm(...)

Downfall of O’Reilly Sir Anthony O’Reilly was forced to sell of his assets to meet his debts, largely accrued in the fight with Denis O’Brien fo(...)

Baidu is the latest big-name investor, joining the likes of Goldman Sachs and Google, to place a bet on the fast-growing transportation company, now valued at a hefty $40 billion

Chinese Internet giant Baidu has agreed to buy a stake in Uber as the online car-hailing service seeks to gain ground on rivals with powerful backers (...)

The Uber app: The car-sharing service got caught in a row with journalists after a senior executive Emil Michael  suggested the firm would hire people in particular to dig up dirt on PandoDaily editor Sarah Lacy.

The last couple of months have not exactly been a high point for women in the tech sector. There was Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella’s unfortu(...)

Uber, the immensely popular taxi-hailing service, has said in the past that it has had a strained relationship with the media. It is likely not going (...)

Uber is in fundraising mode again to bring in about $1 billion to finance   expansion. Photograph: Bloomberg

Uber is in fundraising mode again to bring in about $1 billion to finance its rapid international expansion, said people familiar with the situation. (...)

Investor Shervin Pishevar speaking at the Web Summit in Dublin last year.

Over a pint in Bruxelles pub on Dublin’s Harry Street, investor Shervin Pishevar won over American entrepreneur Travis Kalanick. Later that night, in (...)

Pinterest, which allows users to create online bulletin boards, has nearly 50 million users globally, according to consultancy comScore

Pinterest raised more than $400 million in venture capital funding last year, placing it ahead of other leading technology firms, according to (...)

A limousine driver holds up his iPhone displaying transportation app Uber –  Uber has entered more than 60 markets, ranging from San Francisco to Berlin to Tokyo. Photograph: Reuters

Uber, a technology company backed by Google and by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos among others, is working on a plan to launch its business in Dublin. The (...)