The human back-up driver in an autonomous Uber car was streaming television show The Voice just before the vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian, according to a report in the US.
A cap will be introduced on what ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft can charge during periods of peak demand in Honolulu.
An autonomous Uber car spotted a pedestrian about six seconds before fatally hitting her but did not stop because the system used to automatically apply brakes in potentially dangerous situations had been disabled, US federal investigators said.
Taxi-hailing firm Uber is to offer insurance cover for its drivers including sickness, injury and maternity and paternity payments, it has announced.
Uber has snapped up an Amazon UK director as its new northern Europe chief, just weeks ahead of an appeal hearing over its cancelled London licence.
Australian entrepreneur Jayson Frazer – creator of Silicon Valley Unlocked - talks about his latest brainchild to Michael Alexander.
Uber has announced a “complete redesign” of the app used by its drivers, saying the company wants to improve the experience for those who use it.
Uber has appointed two big hitters to its UK board, including a former British Gas executive, as the ride hailing firm battles to keep its service running in London.
Arizona governor Doug Ducey has suspended Uber’s self-driving vehicle testing privileges in the wake of a pedestrian fatality in a Phoenix suburb last week.
Ride-hailing giant Uber is to sell its business in Southeast Asia to regional rival Grab in a move that signals another international retreat for the US firm.