Business

Uber Eats to quit Hong Kong after five years

Online food delivery platform Uber Eats announced on Tuesday it will quit Hong Kong at the end of 2021, ending five years of a battle for a share of the competitive food delivery market.

Business

Dutch court: Uber drivers covered by taxi labor agreement

A court in Amsterdam ruled Monday that Uber drivers fall under the Dutch taxi drivers' collective labor agreement—meaning they are entitled to the same employment benefits as taxi drivers. Uber said it would appeal the ...

Business

Taxi driver unions protest Uber's return to Barcelona

Hundreds of yellow-and-black taxi cabs disrupted traffic in Barcelona on Thursday to protest the return of the ride-hailing giant Uber to the northeastern Spanish city after a 2-year hiatus.

Automotive

Taxis drive smart city creation

As the world has advanced technologically, the word "smart" has been applied to everything from smartphones to smart homes. Everything is "smart" now, including cities. A smart city utilizes various Internet of Things (IoT) ...

Business

Lawsuit forces Uber to stop operating in Colombia

Uber said Friday it will stop operating in Colombia following stiff opposition from taxi drivers' unions and a lawsuit that said the ride-sharing app was breaking local transport laws.

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