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Kitty Hawk’s autonomous personal aircraft, Cora,   is designed to fly at speeds of up to 180km/h for about 100km before it needs to land and recharge. Photograph: Richard Lord/AFP/Getty Images

There has been much talk of so-called flying cars in recent months, with companies as big as Airbus claiming that they’re working on prototypes of adv(...)

The fourth quarter was encouraging for Uber. Photograph: PA

Ride-sharing giant Uber has seen its annual losses balloon by 61 per cent, but cheered another step towards profitability in the final three months. (...)

The  Uber logo is pictured outside its corporate HQ in San Francisco. Photograph: Josh Edelson / AFP / Getty Images

Uber chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi has apologised and agreed to pay $245 million to settle a trade secrets case brought by Google subsidiary Waymo(...)

A driverless Mercedes-Benz car. Photograph: STR/AFP/Getty Images

I managed to get the replacement car. It’s grand. It’s blue. But as I feared, it nags incessantly. It tells me to put on my seat belt, to change gear,(...)

Uber had already started to leave some of its biggest emerging markets towards the end of the tenure of Travis Kalanick, the company’s controversial chief executive who was ousted in June

Uber’s largest shareholder has called for the car-booking company to focus on recovering market share in the US and growing in key European markets, a(...)

It certainly didn’t help that Ryanair chief Michael O’Leary referred to pilots as glorified taxi drivers, as if channelling Travis Kalanick disrespecting his Uber drivers. Photograph: Alan Betson

As the legendary American investor Warren Buffett once put it, “it takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think abou(...)

Much of the change currently happening in the modern workplace is being driven less by millennials than it is by their parents, or even their grandparents

A recent report published by the McKinsey Global Institute assessing the impact of automation on future employment trends made for startling bedtime r(...)

Monitors display stock market information on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, on Monday, January  8th. U.S. stocks were mixed, with the S&P 500 Index on track for its first decline of the year,  while the dollar strengthened after three straight weekly declines. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

European shares hit their highest level in more than two years on Monday as confidence over global economic growth and mergers and acquisitions contin(...)

Nvidia chief executive Jensen Huang said Nvidia and Uber will partner to build self-driving cars. Photograph:  Rick Wilking/Reuters

Nvidia, trying to spread its industry-leading graphics chip technology into new areas, said Uber Technologies and Volkswagen will use its artificial i(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has asked the Central Bank to report to him on culture within the banks. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Being cynical is easy, of course. But it is hard to be otherwise when reading the new year announcement that the banks are to set up a new banking sta(...)

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