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Uber death could cause backlash for the autonomous vehicle industry

Elaine Herzberg’s death, the first involving a pedestrian and a self-driving car, represents a watershed moment for autonomous vehicle technology

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Uber must adhere to transport regulations, says European Court of Justice

The European Court of Justice has dismissed Uber’s claim that it is simply a digital platform company, declaring it must be subject to industry-wide transport regulations

Uber rivals Didi Chuxing and Taxify form cross-continental partnership

China’s largest taxi app, Didi Chuxing, will invest in Europe’s Taxify in order to help the company expand its operations

Ride-hailing app Grab attracts record $2.5bn investment as Uber falters

Substantial investments from Softbank and Didi are set to propel Grab towards record levels of funding

Uber forced to sack star engineer in legal battle with Google

In a court case over the alleged theft of trade secrets, Uber has fired Anthony Levandowski, former head of its autonomous driving division

Hong Kong authorities arrest Uber drivers

Taxi company Uber faces another legal challenge in Hong Kong, following the arrest of 21 drivers

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Is sexism endemic in Silicon Valley, or is Uber’s culture an extreme example?

After reports of sexism, harassment and bias, Uber is facing a moment of truth. CEO Travis Kalanick must lead from the front, or risk tacitly endorsing negative behaviour

Google sues Uber in self-driving car dispute

Uber has been accused of stealing trade secrets and technology from Google’s Waymo self-driving car division

Uber hires NASA aircraft engineer to develop flying cars

Uber is looking to develop its nascent flying car programme, known as Uber Elevate, through hiring talented engineers who share the company’s vision

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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick quits Trump advisory council

Travis Kalanick has stepped down from President Trump’s economic advisory council after strong public backlash

Uber hitches a ride with Daimler

The agreement between the two companies has the potential to be a template for future deals

Uber to pay out $20m after misleading drivers in the US

Uber has settled with the FTC after advertisements on Craigslist claimed drivers would earn as much as $25 per hour working for the service