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Horrifying Video: Woman assaults Uber driver after being asked to wear a facemask

In a horrific incident, a women rider was seen assaulting an Uber driver in San Francisco, United States. The rider was seen hurling abuses, racial slurs and coughing at the driver after he asked her to wear a face mask. The rider was identified as Malaysia King. Subhakar Khadka, the Uber driver, said that he […]

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Uber riders will now have submit selfies wearing masks as proof for covering face before boarding cabs

People who ride with Uber will now have to upload photographic proof of wearing a face covering before boarding a cab. In a new policy on Tuesday , the American giant saidĀ if a driver reports to Uber that a rider wasn’t wearing a mask, the rider will have to take a selfie with one strapped […]

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Uber to cut 3,700 jobs amid coronavirus pandemic

Uber Technologies Inc will cut about 3,700 full-time jobs and Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi will forgo his base salary for the remainder of the year, the company said on Wednesday, as the COVID-19 pandemic decimates its ride-hailing business. The company said the layoffs included its customer support and recruiting teams, and expects to incur […]

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Uber to compensate drivers diagnosed with coronavirus

Uber Technologies Inc said on Saturday it will offer compensation to drivers and delivery people diagnosed with the coronavirus or placed in quarantine for up to 14 days. The company has already started compensating drivers in some markets and is planning to implement the same benefits for drivers and delivery people worldwide, it said in […]

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Zomato acquires Uber Eats India for $350 million

Food delivery startup Zomato said today that it has agreed to buy Uber Technologies Inc’s Indian food delivery business in an all-stock deal, which will give Uber a 10 percent stake in Zomato, a food delivery company backed by Alibaba’s Ant Financial. A report suggests that the deal value is estimated at around $350 million […]

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Sonam Kapoor ‘shaken’ after Uber ride in London

Bollywood star Sonam Kapoor Ahuja has warned Uber users against using the ridesharing app in London after having “the scariest experience” with a driver in the British capital. The award-winning actress, 34, daughter of “Slumdog Millionaire” star Anil Kapoor, said her driver was apparently “unstable and was yelling and shouting” during the journey. “I was […]

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After backlash Uber apologises for creating separate bathrooms for drivers and employees

An Uber office in the United States has drawn flak from netizens after an image of two adjacent bathrooms doors labeled ‘Partner’ and ’employee’ after it went viral on social media. The picture tweeted by an Uber driver Erika Betts visited the company’s Greenlight Hub office in Providence, Rhode Island where she found the segregation. […]