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1 April, 2018 12:56 AM Tesla Says "Autopilot" Was Engaged During Fatal Crash That Killed Apple Engineer

Autopilot is considered part of the second of five levels of autonomous driving, with the fifth being fully autonomous. Washington: Electric carmaker Tesla has confirmed its "Autopilot" feature was engaged during a fatal crash last week, a development set to exacerbate concerns over the safety of futuristic vehicles. Autopilot is still far from a completely 68

25 March, 2018 12:51 PM Uber To Sell Southeast Asia Operations, Get 30% Stake In Combined Business: Report

Japan's SoftBank Group had made a multi-billion dollar investment in Uber earlier this year. Singapore: Ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies has agreed to sell its Southeast Asian business to the region's bigger rival Grab, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said on Sunday, in what would be the US company's second retreat from Asia. As part of the transaction 60

22 March, 2018 5:43 PM Badminton: India handed easy draw in Thomas and Uber Cup Finals

The women's team has been clubbed with five-time champions Japan, Canada and Australia in the Uber Cup, while the men's team has been drawn alongside China, France and Australia in Group A of the  Thomas Cup. New Delhi: India will fancy their chances of reaching the knockout stage after getting relatively easy draws at the TOTAL BWF Thomas and Uber Cup Finals 49

8 March, 2018 8:25 PM With Eyes On India, China Ex-Uber Chief Travis Kalanick Announces Next Venture

Washington: Travis Kalanick, the former chief executive and co-founder of the ride-hailing company Uber, has announced his next venture: an investment fund. The announcement answers lingering questions about what the brash tech entrepreneur would take up after his tumultuous departure from Uber. "Over the past few months I've started thinking about what's 63

24 February, 2018 4:13 AM Uber CEO Meets Shah Rukh Khan And Twitter Can't Keep Calm

You could be a world leader, a business tycoon or anything in between, but your visit to India won't be complete without a meeting with the 'Badshah of Bollywood'. Shah Rukh Khan met with another high-flying guest just days after his meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. This time, it was Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi during his two-day visit 32

20 February, 2018 4:49 AM Sony to Form Alliance to Build Taxi-Hailing System: Report

Sony Corp looks set to become the latest blue-chip firm to jockey for position in Japan's taxi and ride-hailing market, with plans for a joint venture to develop an artificial intelligence-based hailing system, the Nikkei newspaper reported. Japan is seen as a potentially lucrative ride-hailing market, with regulators under pressure to ease stringent 54

15 February, 2018 2:52 PM WhatsApp’s UPI integration will further expand digital payments ecosystem: Mobikwik's Bipin Preet Singh

The digital payments ecosystem is engaged in an all-out Twitter war after Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma cooked up a storm by accusing WhatsApp of flouting rules of level playing field and NPCI abetting it in doing so. Over 200 million WhatsApp users in India are welcoming UPI integration on the popular messaging app. But the digital payments ecosystem 69

14 February, 2018 1:17 PM Ola Soft Launches in Australia, Starts Free Ride Trials in Perth

Indian ride-sharing major Ola on Wednesday said it began offering two free rides in Australia's Perth city as a soft launch of its service with local partners. "Customers in Perth can download our app, register for our account and book their rides. The first two rides up to $10 (roughly Rs. 640) value are free as part of our trial service," the city-based 49

14 February, 2018 2:39 AM Uber's fourth-quarter loss narrows to $1.1 billion

Uber Technologies Inc narrowed its fourth-quarter loss to $1.1 billion from a loss of $1.46 billion in the previous quarter, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters. The ride-hailing company`s quarterly revenue rose 11.8 percent to $2.2 billion from its previous quarter, the source said. Uber has gone on to raise more than $14 billion in new funding 45

11 February, 2018 6:27 PM New Government Scheme May See Delhi Cabs Get Metres To Check Surge Pricing

New Delhi: A city taxi scheme being prepared by the Delhi government may include fixing fare metres to cabs operated through aggregator services like Ola and Uber to prevent surge pricing, an official said. A committee formed by the government to shape up the scheme has been working on compiling various suggestions, including one for installing fare metres 46