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Uber chief executive Kalanick resigns

Travis Kalanick stepped down Tuesday as chief executive of Uber, the ride-hailing service that he helped found in 2009 and that he built into a transportation colossus, after a shareholder revolt made it untenable for him to stay on at the…

Uber operators in Ghana under attack from Taxi drivers

Uber operators in Ghana's capital, Accra are under attack from some taxi drivers. The local Taxi drivers in the busiest parts of Accra have become hostile towards their rival Uber drivers. According to an Uber driver who spoke to Africa…

Uber sets ‘flying car’ launch for 2020

Uber says it wants to launch a system of flying cars to move people around cities, with a goal of putting demonstration projects in place by 2020. The ridesharing giant announced a series of partnerships to manufacture "vertical takeoff and…

Uber boss quits Trump advisory board

Travis Kalanick, the chief executive of ride-sharing service Uber, has stepped down from President Donald Trump's economic advisory group after strong criticism from staff and the public. The board, which also counts Tesla chief executive…