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New ‘Carpool Rules’ Aim to Strike Down Uber

In an “end run” around Uber, the Transport Ministry has issued new rules governing ride-sharing in Israel. Under the new rules, drivers will be allowed to pick up up to…

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Uber Taps Barney Harford as COO

Uber has named Barney Harford its new COO, the same day the European Union’s top court dealt it a blow, ruling that the ride-hailing company should be regulated like a…

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Uber: No Evidence Hackers Took Rider Credit Card Numbers

Uber says an outside cybersecurity firm hired after a massive data breach has found no evidence that rider credit-card, bank-account or Social Security numbers were downloaded by hackers. The company…

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Uber’s Top Lawyer Tells Staff to Stop Spying on People

Revelations that Uber conducted secret surveillance against competitors prompted the ride-hailing company’s top lawyer to issue a cease-and-desist order to security staff, according to a new report. “To the extent…

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Uber Investors Agree to Sell Shares

At least two big Uber stakeholders have agreed to sell part of their private shares to a group led by Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank in a deal that lets investors…

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Court Halts Uber on Insurance Issue

Uber will not be permitted to continue operating in Israel until it provides adequate insurance to cover passengers, the Tel Aviv District Court ruled on Tuesday night, according to Arutz…

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Uber Facing Federal Probe on Allegations of Espionage

Federal prosecutors are investigating allegations that Uber deployed an espionage team to plunder trade secrets from its rivals, triggering a delay in a high-profile trial over whether the beleaguered ride-hailing…

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Uber’s Plan to Merge Russian Business With Yandex Approved

Yandex NV, Russia’s largest technology company, received local antitrust approval to merge its ride-hailing business with Uber’s in the country, the Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service said Friday. Ordering rides from…

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Uber Nears Deal for Huge Softbank Investment

Uber is close to finalizing a multibillion-dollar investment by Japan’s Softbank, according to a person briefed on the deal. The investment by the technology conglomerate could be announced Sunday, says…

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