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Employees at Uber’s headquarters reportedly started drinking before 6 a.m. on the day of its IPO, and a party at another office was shut down

Partying at Uber's headquarters in San Francisco started at 5:30 a.m. on May 10, the day the company launched its IPO, The Washington Post reported.

Amazon’s Deliveroo investment is a bad sign for Uber — shares of an Uber Eats rival are tanking

Amazon led a $575 million financing round into Deliveroo, Uber Eats' arch rival in the UK, and Just Eat's stock is falling.
Deliveroo CEO and cofounder Will Shu.

How Deliveroo went from being the idea of a hungry banker to a $2 billion food delivery giant with backing from Amazon

British food delivery startup Deliveroo is worth at least $4 billion and just took a $575 million investment from Amazon.
Jennifer Hyman, CEO of Rent the Runway

Rent The Runway CEO throws serious shade at profitless tech behemoths: ‘I haven’t been given the permission or privilege to lose a billion...

Rent the Runway CEO Jennifer Hyman says she has always built her company with profitability in mind.
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi

Dara Khosrowshahi hasn’t yet earned his $100 million-plus stock bonus for when Uber hits a $120 billion valuation — but there’s stil...

Uber disclosed its ambition to be worth at least $120 billion as a public company in the footnotes of its S-1 documents.

Uber scored a major victory when the US government ruled drivers aren’t employees, but not everyone is happy

An NLRB memo made public this week officially sides with Uber in their long-running fight to keep drivers classified as contractors.

Uber wanted to IPO with a $120 billion valuation but ran into trouble when some of its biggest shareholders held out for a lower price

Among the issues with Uber's IPO pricing was that many prospective investors already bought shares in private funding rounds, The New York Times says.
CNN footage of Yusuf Abdi Ali — accused of burning civilians alive in the 1980s civil war — driving his Uber.

A former Somali army commander accused of war crimes has been working as an Uber driver in Virginia

Yusuf Abdi Ali, known as Colonel Tukeh, or Colonel Crow, has driven for Uber since November 2017. He's also driven for Lyft.

Uber riders can now ask their drivers to be quiet directly from the app, but you’ll pay extra for that convenience

It's only available to riders who request the Uber Black or Uber Black SUV service. The ride-hailing company is offering additional perks, too.