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Uber offers Rs 71 lakh placement offer to a DTU student
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Uber offers Rs 71 lakh placement offer to a DTU student

A Delhi Technological University (DTU) students has bagged a package of USD 1,10,000 (nearly Rs 71 lakh) per annum from US-based cab aggregator Uber. Sidharth, an alumnus, of Delhi Public School, Vasant Kunj, is a final year student of Computer Science at the DTU.

Uber introduces user verification in Brazil after spike in robberies and murders of drivers
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Uber introduces user verification in Brazil after spike in robberies and murders of drivers

On a Thursday night last September, Uber driver Osvaldo Luis Modolo Filho accepted a ride request from a teenage couple on the eastern edge of Sao Paulo, to be paid in cash.

Uber wants to map the streets of Asia to improve its service, Singapore to be first target
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Uber wants to map the streets of Asia to improve its service, Singapore to be first target

Uber will start mapping Asian roadways from 13 February. The first such program will be launched in Singapore.

OlaShare, UberPool ride-sharing services are illegal in Karnataka from 3 February; Uber open to talks
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OlaShare, UberPool ride-sharing services are illegal in Karnataka from 3 February; Uber open to talks

The Karnataka Transport minister had ordered Uber and Ola to stop ride-sharing services in the state by 3 February. Starting today, these services are now illegal.

Uber will pay $20 million to drivers in USA to settle claims of misleading
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Uber will pay $20 million to drivers in USA to settle claims of misleading

Ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc has agreed to pay $20 million to settle claims by the U.S. government that it exaggerated prospective earnings in seeking to recruit drivers and downplayed the costs of buying or leasing a car.

Maruti Suzuki India and Ola sign MoU to train aspiring drivers
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Maruti Suzuki India and Ola sign MoU to train aspiring drivers

The Maruti Ola Training Program will create entrepreneurship opportunities for aspiring drivers-partners as well as make urban transportation safe.

Ride-hailing apps should follow new regulations introduced in Abu Dhabi
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Ride-hailing apps should follow new regulations introduced in Abu Dhabi

Ride-hailing services such as Uber and others will have to register their apps and heed new regulations to operate in Abu Dhabi, a top official at the Gulf emirate's taxi regulator said on Monday.

Alphabet's David Drummond steps down from Uber Technologies Inc's board
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Alphabet's David Drummond steps down from Uber Technologies Inc's board

Alphabet executive David Drummond, who has been a director on the Uber Technologies Inc board for close to three years, has stepped down, the ride-hailing firm confirmed on Monday.

Careem, Uber suspend their services in Abu Dhabi
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Careem, Uber suspend their services in Abu Dhabi

Ride-hailing companies Uber and Careem have suspended services in UAE Capital, Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, since Saturday and do not know when they can resume operations, they said on Sunday.

Finland cracking down on Uber drivers without taxi permits
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Finland cracking down on Uber drivers without taxi permits

Finnish police are cracking down on Uber drivers caught operating without a taxi driver's licence by issuing fines and confiscating earnings via the courts.

Sales tax stand-off: Taiwan asks Uber to pay $6.4 million bill
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Sales tax stand-off: Taiwan asks Uber to pay $6.4 million bill

Taiwan has asked Uber Technologies to pay a sales tax bill estimated by local media to be up to about $6.4 million, the government said on Friday, as a decision looms on whether the global ride-hailing service may be ordered to leave the island.

Court Proceedings underway against Seattle Uber and Lyft, Union law
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Court Proceedings underway against Seattle Uber and Lyft, Union law

A U.S. judge on Tuesday wrestled with whether a lawsuit could proceed against the city of Seattle over a local law which allows Uber and Lyft drivers to unionize.

$1.15 billion leveraged loan raised by Uber
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$1.15 billion leveraged loan raised by Uber

Uber Technologies Inc. has secured a $1.15 billion leveraged loan, a person familiar with the matter said on Thursday, the latest capital infusion for the well-financed ride-hailing company.