Uber provides a transport service and must be licensed, an adviser to the European Union’s top court said on Thursday, in a potential blow to the U.S. firm which says it is merely a digital enabler. Harvey Biggs reports Continue reading
U.S. chip giant Intel has agreed to buy Israeli driverless technology firm Mobileye, Israeli media reported on Monday.
Google’s carpool service Waze plans to expand onto Uber’s territory, according to The Wall Street Journal. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading
Silicon Valley took the lead over the weekend in corporate resistance to President Donald Trump’s clampdown on immigration, financing legal opposition, criticizing the plan, as well as helping employees ensnared by his executive order.
“La La Land,” Casey Affleck and Natalie Portman take the top Critics’ Choice awards.
Police arrested some of the workers participating in the nationwide protests for higher pay, union rights and immigration reform. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading
Ride hailing company Uber released a white paper in October that envisions a future where commuters jetting city from to city in compact aircraft is as normal as taking the train. Continue reading
German carmaker Mercedes Benz is taking tips from Silicon Valley for a management overhaul to help it see off younger rivals. Lucy Fielder reports.
Uber is launching a self-driving car service later this month in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
(BVO) – China – the big prize for Uber.
But is the ride hailing app actually winning on the mainland?