Uber and Lyft want to ban you from owning your own self-driving car
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The great unwashed are not to be trusted

Everyone’s favourite taxi companies, Uber and Lyft, want politicians to stop the great unwashed from owning self-driving cars.

Uber had a software panic button
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Friday, 12 January 2018 11:37

Uber had a software panic button

Ripley lock the police out if they showed up with a warrant

Uber had a piece of software called “Ripley” which locked police investigators out of the system if they ever called around with a warrant.

Nvidia teams up with VW and Uber
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Monday, 08 January 2018 12:06

Nvidia teams up with VW and Uber


Wow that is a serious popularly contest

GPU maker Nvidia has decided it needs more friends in the car industry and is teaming up with the super popular VW and Uber.

Uber loses key European battle
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Wednesday, 20 December 2017 10:02

Uber loses key European battle


It can be regulated

The US app-based taxi company Uber has lost a crucial court battle in Europe which could see it being regulated in all member states.

Prosecutors have an open criminal investigation into Uber
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Taxi outfit's legal woes get more woeful

Federal prosecutors have an open criminal investigation into Uber, making the taxi outfit's legal problems much worse.

Uber paid off hacker using bug bounty programme
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Thursday, 07 December 2017 12:13

Uber paid off hacker using bug bounty programme


20 year old geezer scored personal data of 57 million users

A 20 year old Florida man who was responsible for the large data breach at Uber last year was paid by Uber to destroy the data through a so-called “bug bounty” programme.

Uber accused of illegal antics
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Wednesday, 29 November 2017 11:39

Uber accused of illegal antics


Things getting worse for the taxi outfit

It is starting to look like my decision never to take an Uber cab because the outfit was "not that nice" was probably the right decision as the outfit faces fresh allegations of illegal activities.

Softbank offers Uber 30 percent less
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Tuesday, 28 November 2017 12:01

Softbank offers Uber 30 percent less


You are getting too problematic

Softbank is offering to purchase shares of Uber at a valuation of $48 billion – a 30 percent discount to its most recent valuation of $68.5 billion.

Softbank-ARM deal under attack
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Monday, 27 November 2017 22:39

Softbank-ARM deal under attack


Cost an arm and a leg

A major investor in technology in the UK has lashed out against the sale of ARM to Softbank last year.

Uber set to succumb to Softbank offer
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Friday, 24 November 2017 23:20

Uber set to succumb to Softbank offer


No kidding

Late on Friday, because these kinds of things all happen on Friday, it seems that mighty Japanese giant Softbank is seeking to acquire taxi company Uber.