Uber trims more staff as it seeks a route to profit
Uber on Tuesday said it was laying off about eight percent of its product and engineering teams as the smartphone-summoned ride service tries to map a route to profitability.
Uber driver faces N12m theft charge
An Uber driver, Richmond Temple, who was allegedly in possession of N12 million worth of church equipment, on Thursday appeared before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State.
My experience With Uber In Nigeria
My experience of using Uber in Lagos was an eye-opener on how some Passengers/Riders are scammed especially if payment is made by debit/credit card. I fell a victim to some unscrupulous Uber Drivers as all my trips were automatically paid for via debit card I registered on my Uber account.
US stocks open lower, Uber sinks
Wall Street stocks opened lower Friday amid lingering worries over slowing global growth and the escalating US-China trade war, and as Uber shares sank on disappointing results.
Uber unveils Greenlight hub in Benin
The launch, which witnessed the presence of State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, came on the back of Uber officially launching operations in the capital city.
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Lagos to partner Uber on water transportation
Lagos State deputy governor Obafemi Hamzat Thursday disclosed that the government is in negotiating a partnership with Uber on water transportation. Hamzat, who represented the governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, made the disclosure at the 4th Traffic Radio Lecture Series themed 'Lagos beyond roads; The intermodal transport option' in Ikeja. "On our waterways, we are working on…
Uber to launch boat taxis in traffic-congested Lagos
Uber Technology Inc. is planning to launch its boat business in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital and biggest city, to beat traffic congestion. The ride-hailing service company is in talks with the Lagos State government and regulatory authorities to start Uber Boats services on its waterways, Uber’s Chief Business Officer Brooks Entwistle said Thursday in an…
Facebook, others float new blockchain technology, Libra
Social media platform, Facebook has floated its own cryptocurrency, named Libra. Unveiled in the USA, yesterday, the take-off, according to the social network founded by Mark Zuckerberg is to hold by 2020. The American firm is reported to have ploughed up to $1 billion (£800 million) on the project, with more spending envisaged. Facebook’s cryptocurrency push…
Fourteen injured after Japan driverless train goes wrong way
Fourteen passengers were injured after an driverless five-car train in suburban Tokyo went in the wrong direction and crashed into a buffer stop, Japanese police said Sunday. Local media reported that some injuries -- the first resulting from an accident involving an automated train in 30 years -- appeared to be serious but non-life-threatening. The…
Rude Uber riders could be booted from the app
Uber riders prone to rude behavior such as leaving trash or urging drivers to speed may be booted from the app under a policy change that took effect here Wednesday.