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Uber’s CEO says ‘the most needy’ furloughed government workers are starting to drive for the company, but that this isn’t how ...

Dara Khosrowshahi, speaking to CNBC from the World Economic Forum in Davos, acknowledged many furloughed federal workers were turning to ride-hailing apps.

$4 billion food delivery startup DoorDash hires a key Uber executive away to lead its engineering team

The on-demand food delivery service DoorDash hires former UberEats executive after it saw 300 percent year-over-year growth.
Jump was bought by Uber in April.

Uber’s next big idea is self-driving scooters and bikes

Uber is already hiring for the new division, which is called "micromobility robotics."
Wheely drivers follow a code of conduct, which includes wearing a suit and tie and opening the door for passengers.

I tried Uber’s luxurious London competitor Wheely, and it made me think it’s possible for money to buy happiness

The ride would have been cheaper in an UberX, but more expensive in an UberExec.
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi.

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says there’s a chance the company may not IPO in 2019 after all

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said that he and investors would be 'disappointed' if there was no IPO this year but that Uber 'would be just fine.'
The federal government shutdown entered its 21st day on Friday. Here, a protest against the government shutdown in Washington, DC, on January 10, 2019.

Federal employees say they’re getting 2nd jobs, including driving for Uber, to cope with the joint-longest shutdown in US history

The partial government shutdown entered its 21st day on Friday, tying it for the longest in US history.
The Bell Nexus.

The best new transportation we saw at CES 2019

Bell Helicopter unveiled a verticial-takeoff-and-landing air taxi vehicle, called the Bell Nexus, at this year's CES.
Toronto taxi drivers protesting Uber in 2015

Uber’s arbitration policy takes advantage of drivers, according to a Canadian court that just sided against the company

In order to dispute the company, Canadian drivers must do so in the Netherlands, and pay $14,000 for an arbitration.
Brian Dunkleman attending Fox's "American Idol" finale in 2016.

Former ‘American Idol’ host Brian Dunkleman slams the ‘human barnacles’ shaming him for now being an Uber driver

Brian Dunkleman used to co-host "American Idol" and now he drives Uber. In a series of tweets, the ex-host replied to TMZ's reporting of his new job.