Uber board decides to move forward with SoftBank talks

Uber’s board of directors unanimously voted today to move forward with a proposed investment by SoftBank and Dragoneer Investment Group. The deal isn’t finalized just...

The due diligence report commissioned by Uber before acquiring Otto is now public

A potentially pivotal document in the legal fight between Uber and Waymo, the self-driving car company that was originally part of Google, has been released....

Crunch Report | Facebook Fixing Its Election Ads Problem

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Uber’s Northern Europe chief departs after London license loss

Uber’s regional general manager for Northern Europe, Jo Bertram, is leaving the company. The news was reported earlier by Reuters and confirmed by an Uber...

Travis Kalanick appoints Ursula Burns, John Thain to Uber’s board

Former Uber chief Travis Kalanick has appointed two more people to the ridesharing company’s board. One of the seats is going to Ursula Burns, former CEO...

Uber CEO to meet London transport chief after license loss

Uber’s new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi will go to London to meet with the city’s transport commissioner following the regulator’s decision to withdraw licensing. A Transport for London...

Uber adds a new feature for riders that teaches basic sign language

Uber has added a new feature to its app this month to support its deaf and hard of hearing drivers, a group the company says...

Uber is shutting down its Xchange vehicle leasing business

Uber has confirmed to TechCrunch that it will shut down its Xchange Leasing subsidiary, which provided vehicle leases to drivers on the service that couldn’t...

Ford becomes the latest automotive giant to work with Lyft on self-driving cars

Unlike Uber and China’s Didi, Lyft isn’t developing its own self-driving cars. But the U.S. company sure is signing up major names to help it...

Uber is pulling out of Québec due to regulatory issues

Uber is planning to cease operations in Québec next month due to some newly proposed regulations by the Ministry of Transportation. Uber’s last day of...