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(...)

Waymo has accused Uber of stealing eight trade secrets that relate to the design of a type of sensor called Lidar that is used in self-driving cars, and the jury trial will begin on February  5th.

The high-profile lawsuit between Uber and autonomous driving rival Waymo will go to trial this week following a nearly year-long battle of theft alleg(...)

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(...)

Uber’s new chief executive, Dara Khosrowshahi, who helped negotiate the lucrative deal.  Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters/File Photo

A consortium led by SoftBank Group will buy a large number of shares of Uber Technologies in a deal that values the ride-services firm at $48 billion,(...)

A very happy marzipan pig, the work of confectionery company Niederegger in Lübeck, Germany. Photograph: Patrik Stollarz/AFP

Image of the week: Marzipan woes For many, it’s merely that intriguing layer between the icing of a cake and the cake proper, but in Germany, no Chri(...)

Uber said it has been in touch with the US Federal Trade Commission  and several states to discuss a hack last year that exposed data on millions of customers and drivers, the latest scandal to rock the ride-hailing firm. File photograph:   Eduardo Munoz/Reuters

Governments around the globe launched investigations into Uber Technologies Inc after the company disclosed it had covered up a breach that exposed d(...)

Hackers stole the personal data of 57 million customers and drivers from Uber Technologies. File photograph: iStock

Hackers stole the personal data of 57 million customers and drivers from Uber Technologies, a massive breach that the company concealed for more than (...)

Lyft’s tenacity in pursuing Uber’s market share has paid off, with Alphabet injecting $1 billion of fresh investment into the ride-sharing service. Photograph: Lane Turner/Boston Globe via Getty Images

Things just got a lot more interesting in the ride-sharing space of the gig economy. Well, interesting if, like me, you find the growth of truly free-(...)

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