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Uber is seeing an influx of European taxi drivers joining its platform, an executive told Reuters, a surprising development given the history of tensions between the company and the traditional taxi industry. In an interview, Uber's Anabel Diaz, who oversees the company's mobility (ride-sharing) business in EMEA, said business is strong in Europe despite lingering uncertainty about gig economy labour rules. Europe, the Middle East and Africa "are growing fairly nicely with numbers that go from 10% to more than 50% growth in some of our geographies," she said.
Alphabet's (GOOGL) Waymo joins forces with Uber to deliver an autonomous driving experience to the latter's customers.
Uber Technologies (NYSE: UBER) has managed to produce over $500 million in profits from its delivery business over the past two quarters, and there's one key driving force behind the gains. What's more, the advertising business is just getting started, with Uber committing to $1 billion in ad revenue by next year.
After a tough 2022, tech stocks have made a surprising recovery this year, paced by big tech companies and the perception that many of these stocks were oversold. Additionally, layoffs across much of the sector have also helped tech companies slim down and show greater profitability. After a long journey through the doldrums, Uber Technologies (NYSE: UBER) has made a surprising comeback.
Self-driving technology is proliferating, and that could be a threat to Uber's (NYSE: UBER) business. It doesn't have its own self-driving technology like competitors and would need to partner with someone else to compete, which may put the company at a big disadvantage.
Lyft may be reaching for a higher gear in the driverless race. The company is seeking to patent a method for matching autonomous...
After giving up on its own autonomous driving technology years ago, Uber (NYSE: UBER) is now partnering with Alphabet (NASDAQ: GOOG) (NASDAQ: GOOGL) subsidiary Waymo to bring autonomous vehicles to Phoenix, Arizona.
There was another changing of the guard in 1995, when industrial conglomerate General Electric became the first-ever $100 billion company. In 2018, Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) was the first to amass $1 trillion in value, and it has since been joined by Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN), and Google parent Alphabet (NASDAQ: GOOGL)(NASDAQ: GOOG).
To keep dreaming its self-driving dream, Uber is entering into a new relationship with an old adversary. Uber and Waymo, the autonomous driving...
Uber Technologies Inc will offer driverless cars on its ride-hailing and food delivery platform later this year through a partnership with Alphabet Inc's Waymo, the companies said. Uber customers will be able to use a set number of Waymo's driverless vehicles for rides and deliveries within a 180 square mile area in Phoenix, Arizona, they said in a blog on Tuesday. Uber's wide network will give Waymo, which also operates in San Francisco and is looking to expand to Los Angeles, "an opportunity to reach even more people," Waymo's co-CEO Tekedra Mawakana said.
SAN FRANCISCO & MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 23, 2023--Today, Waymo and Uber Technologies Inc. (NYSE: UBER) are excited to announce a new, multi-year strategic partnership to make the Waymo Driver available to more people via the Uber platform starting in Phoenix.
We managed to elude the so-called earnings 'cliff' many warned of, with many companies posting better-than-expected results and keeping sentiment in line.
Lyft (LYFT) CEO David Risher has said that the rideshare company is 'open' to selling itself, but there's a kicker – there's no obvious acquirer.
Uber’s head of diversity has been placed on leave after a black employee complained about a “tone-deaf” internal session on white women titled “Don’t Call Me Karen”.
LYFT continues to struggle, as evidenced by the 24.2% year-to-date decline in its shares.
The next time you go looking for the best possible growth stocks to buy, remember that you don't have to reinvent the wheel every time. Every three months, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) makes just about anyone with over $100 million under management report their trading activities and the latest round of quarterly disclosures. Billionaire Steven Cohen and the fund he manages, Point72, bought nearly 675,000 shares of Doximity (NYSE: DOCS) in the first quarter.
A Yahoo Finance Live panel examines several of today's top stories, including Uber's new ride service for teenagers, investors targeting bankrupt chain Bed Bath & Beyond, Elon Musk's comments on the work-from-home model, and how the Hollywood writers' strike is impacting Netflix's password sharing policy.
In 2016, Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) CEO Elon Musk first revealed plans to develop a fully autonomous self-driving robotaxi. In a wide-ranging interview with CNBC's David Faber yesterday, Musk added a little more color to his vision for the project, and serving as a self-driving ride-hailing platform appears to be a big part of the value proposition. The undisputed global ride-hailing leader today is Uber Technologies (NYSE: UBER), which is currently working on its own self-driving technology.
As Uber races to build up its fleet of autonomous vehicles, the company wants to make sure they're actually up to every task. The company...
In this podcast, Motley Fool Chief Investment Officer Andy Cross and senior analyst Ron Gross discuss: The Fed's latest rate hike, April's jobs report, and the latest banking drama. Apple's surprising quarterly results and $90 billion share buyback plan.
Uber users opening the app for a quick ride home after a late night out partying better start paying attention to what button they press. On...
Lyft's (NASDAQ: LYFT) stock plunged 19% on May 5 after the transportation services provider posted its first-quarter report. Lyft cleared Wall Street's low bar, but its weak growth in active riders and soft guidance for the second quarter sank its stock. Should investors bet on a turnaround for Lyft, which now trades nearly 90% below its IPO price, in the next 12 months?
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European markets and the FTSE 100 were higher on Wednesday as investors digested US inflation data.
Estonian ride-hailing and food delivery startup Bolt expects to turn profitable in the next 12 months and be ready for an initial public offering in 2025, its Chief Executive Officer Markus Villig said in an interview. Bolt, run by 29-year-old Villig, does not plan to raise external capital through another funding round but will get ready for an IPO instead. The startup, which also offers electric scooter rentals, car-sharing and grocery delivery service, has a focus on Africa from where it gets 50 million of its 150 million customers.