THERE is absolutely no reason I need a jean jacket to tell me my Uber is arriving, but I'm always amused when it does. em Thanks, coat./em. em So considerate./em. The new Levi's Trucker Jacket,...

MASAYOSHI Son's startups have had a rough few months, from a botched initial public offering by WeWork to a sharp decline in shares of Uber Technologies Inc. Now analysts are beginning to...

[SAN FRANCISCO] Uber on Thursday unveiled a revamped version of its smartphone app that weaves together services from shared rides to public transit schedules while adding more security features...

STARTUPS

RIDE-HAILING unicorn Grab on Thursday said it has fully cooperated with the Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC), and is unaware of breaching any Malaysian competition laws since its acquisition...

[LONDON] Uber Technologies Inc has been granted a two-month licence to operate in London as the ride-hailing app makes stuttering progress in winning over the city's regulator.

THE BROAD VIEW

SOFTBANK'S week went from bad to worse, after public investors and California lawmakers separately turned down the lights on some of the firm's shiniest startups.

SHARES of ride-hailing companies Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc gained amid news that California's governor was still open to negotiating with the firms regarding possible exemptions from new...

[SAN FRANCISCO] Uber Technologies Inc has generated billions of dollars from the labour of its drivers without the expense of treating them as employees. California is poised to disrupt that...

CALIFORNIA legislators approved a landmark bill on Tuesday that requires companies like Uber and Lyft to treat contract workers as employees, a move that could reshape the gig economy and that...

UBER on Tuesday said it was laying off about 8 per cent of its product and engineering teams as the smartphone-summoned ride service tries to map a route to profitability.