Uber said the company was “continually improving” and that it had “made a lot of changes in the past 18 months. Photograph: Toby Melville/Illustration/File Photo/Reuters

Uber is under investigation by the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission over accusations of gender discrimination, as the ride-hailing company c(...)

Uber is developing a systen to determine a user’s walking speed and note unusual typos while inputting a ride request to determine if the user is displaying ‘uncharacteristic behaviour’. Photograph: Getty

Uber appears to be working on technology which would detect if users of its ride-sharing app are drunk or high. A patent application from the compan(...)

Alberto Álvarez, of the Élite taxi drivers’ association, has become a figurehead of the campaign against Uber in Barcelona. Photograph: Guy Hedgecoe

Last Wednesday evening several hundred taxi drivers gathered near Barcelona’s Sants railway station for a demonstration, setting off flares, fireworks(...)

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(...)

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