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Uber self-driving car prototypes back on the road 9 months after fatal crash

Uber on Thursday rolled out its self-driving car prototypes on public roads for the first time since the March accident where one of the prototypes hit and killed a woman, Elaine Herzberg, pushing a bicycle across a stretch of road in Tempe, Arizona. The prototypes are currently testing near Uber's... read more

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BMW's ReachNow app now with Uber-rivaling ride-hailing service

BMW on Tuesday announced that its car-sharing app ReachNow designed for Apple and Android smartphones will offer users the ability to hail a ride, just like the apps of Uber... read more July 18, 2018 by

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Uber files patent for controversial tech to avoid unsafe areas, older cars

Uber may be gearing up for a new round of controversy due to a pending patent filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The ride-sharing company has filed a... read more July 6, 2018 by

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Police say driver in self-driving Uber was watching "The Voice" before fatal crash

According to a report from Tempe, Arizona, police, the human backup driver in Uber's self-driving car was watching television before the car struck and killed a pedestrian... read more June 22, 2018 by

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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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