Uber forced to hail a black cab for its former CEO

Uber forced to hail a black cab for its former CEO

  Uber was forced to hail a black cab when its former Chief Executive refused to leave the premises unless the company paid for his ride home.   Despite having drivers that operate in over 570 cities worldwide, the technology company felt it would be bad form if its ousted CEO was seen arguing with…

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“Uber is not a taxi company,” says unreliable witness at EU Court hearing

“Uber is not a taxi company,” says unreliable witness at EU Court hearing

  Uber is not a taxi company according to a witness at a recent European Court of Justice hearing whose nose began to grow upon taking the oath in the witness box.   The trial to ascertain whether ferrying passengers around in a motor vehicle in return for payment constitutes being a taxi firm, took…

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Uber: self-driving cars perfectly safe as long as someone is behind the wheel

Uber: self-driving cars perfectly safe as long as someone is behind the wheel

  Uber Technologies Inc. have stated that self-driving cars are perfectly safe as long as there is somebody behind the wheel at all times.   The latest accident involving a self-driving vehicle operated by one of several companies experimenting with autonomous technology caused no serious injuries, but in the interest of safety, every self-driving car will…

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Uber app controls your mind and makes you hail cabs you don’t need

Uber app controls your mind and makes you hail cabs you don’t need

  Privacy conscious users of Uber have raised concerns over the latest update that allows the app to take control of your mind and makes you hail cabs for journeys that should normally take 5 minutes on foot.   Previously, Uber would only follow a user’s GPS signal when the app was open on a…

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