Uber Manages to Dodge Ban in Egypt Over Taxi Driver Lawsuit, for Now

Ride hailing service Uber and competitor Careem will not be banned in Egypt after a court overturned a judicial decision to pull the companies’ licenses, allowing both companies to continue operations there for the time being. Read More >>

US Uber Driver Accidentally Turns Onto Pedestrian Staircase, and Down He Goes

An Uber car took an ill-advised turn in San Francisco, California on Monday and ended up stuck on a concrete staircase with nowhere to go outside a Safeway supermarket. Read More >>

Uber Is Reportedly Going to Sell Its Southeast Asian Division to Competitor Grab

Sources say Uber is considering bailing on its Southeast Asia division, with plans to sell it to regional competitor Grab, CNBC reported on Friday. Read More >>

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Entrepreneurs are Offering Uber-Style Rides for Pokémon Go Players

With all the players getting sore legs from all the Pokémon Go they're playing, some intrepid entrepreneurs have a solution. They want to be personal Pokémon Go drivers. In the US at locations including New York, Portland, and Baltimore a driver will now chauffeur players around, for around £20 per hour – and you thought the in-app purchases were pricey! Read More >>

UberBoat Quietly Launches in Instanbul

While Parisian cab drivers took to the streets to pillage and burn Uber vehicles last Thursday, the ever-contentious ridesharing company was quietly rolling out UberBoat across the continent in Istanbul. Read More >>