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Uber ceases self-driving truck development to focus on cars

Uber will park its self-driving truck development in order to focus more resources on self-driving cars, the company announced Monday. The ride-hailing giant originally got into the game in 2016 when it acquired a startup by the name of Otto that was developing self-driving technology for trucks... read more

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Google Maps no longer allows in-app Uber booking on Android

Android users will find a useful feature missing the next time they open Google Maps. The technology company has removed the feature that allowed customers to book an Uber... read more June 21, 2018 by


 
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Toyota invests $1B in Southeast Asian ride-hailing giant Grab

Toyota announced Wednesday it will invest $1 billion in ride-hailing giant Grab, valuing the six-year-old company headquartered in Singapore at approximately $10 billion. It... read more June 13, 2018 by


 
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Uber wants to be Amazon of transportation, IPO possible in 2019

Despite recent scandals and setbacks, Uber has big plans in the near future. The ride-sharing company has high hopes to one day be "the Amazon for transportation," CEO Dara... read more May 31, 2018 by


 
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Uber plans to build its flying taxis in France

Uber has selected France as the future home for flying taxi production and will invest $23.4 million in the country over the next five years. According to a CNN report on... read more May 26, 2018 by


 
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NTSB reports self-driving Uber spotted pedestrian before crash, but didn't brake

A preliminary report released Thursday by the National Transportation Safety Bureau determined that a self-driving Volvo equipped with Uber's self-driving sensors spotted a... read more May 24, 2018 by


 
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Uber to resume testing self-driving cars in "a few months"

Uber believes it will have its self-driving cars back on the roads in "a few months," as the company awaits a preliminary report from the National Traffic Safety Board. The... read more May 10, 2018 by


 
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Uber shows off its new flying taxi prototype

Uber is dead set on bringing its ride-hailing service to the skies, and the company showed off its latest flying taxi prototype on Tuesday. The prototype bowed ahead of... read more May 8, 2018 by


 
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Nvidia pumps brakes on self-driving car development after Uber crash

The March 18 crash in Tempe, Arizona, where one pedestrian was struck and killed by an Uber self-driving car based on a Volvo XC90, has caused massive reverberations across... read more March 28, 2018 by


 
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Arizona blocks Uber from testing self-driving cars on state's roads

Arizona on Monday blocked Uber from conducting further tests of self-driving cars on the state's roads as a result of last week's fatal crash involving a pedestrian and one... read more March 27, 2018 by


 
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Uber retreats from Southeast Asia by selling operations to rival Grab

Uber is paring back more of its loss-making operations with the announcement on Monday that it is retreating from the Southeast Asian market. Uber will sell its operations in... read more March 26, 2018 by


 
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Video from Uber self-driving car that killed Arizona woman asks more questions than it answers

Arizona officials on Wednesday released grainy footage of the Uber self-driving car crash that killed a 49-year-old woman. The video may pose more questions than it answers... read more March 22, 2018 by


 
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Breaking: Uber self-driving car kills pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona

A woman was killed Sunday night in Tempe, Arizona, after she was hit by a self-driving car operated by Uber. It is the first known pedestrian death caused by a self-driving... read more March 19, 2018 by


 
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Uber's self-driving trucks are now in service

Uber has officially put its self-driving semi-trailer trucks into operation under the new service Uber Freight. In fact, Uber has had the self-driving trucks in service for a... read more March 18, 2018 by


 
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Waymo and Uber settle lawsuit over self-driving car technology

It's an abrupt end to what many felt would become a long legal battle in court. Waymo, Alphabet's self-driving car division, and ride-sharing company Uber have settled a... read more February 12, 2018 by


 
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Waymo-Uber court battle gets underway over self-driving car technologies

A high-profile legal battle begins to play out in San Francisco on Monday as Alphabet's self-driving car division, Waymo, meets Uber in court. The court will ultimately... read more February 5, 2018 by


 
 

 
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