Uber, headquartered in California, is an international company which created taxi and food delivery apps. Since its creation in 2009, millions of people worldwide have downloaded Uber apps on their smartphones for ordering taxis at any time.
A former engineer at Google faces dozens of counts of theft after being accused of making off with company trade secrets linked to self-driving cars, which he then allegedly passed to the ride-sharing company Uber.
Ridesharing giant Uber plans to start trials of its flying cars next year in Melbourne. The city is the third flagged by Uber for the new taxi service, while it is working to create “first world’s aerial rideshare network.”
Ride-hailing giant Uber failed to take off like fellow tech peers when it started trading on the New York Stock Exchange. RT’s Boom Bust digs into the reasons for the disappointing results and what they mean for Uber’s future.