MISSIONMALAWINEWS.COM: World and US News 2019-06-12, 06:26

Uber Air announces Melbourne as trial city for flying taxi service

Ridesharing company says test flights of Uber Air’s helicopter-like ‘flying car’ will begin next yearMelbourne will be the first city outside the US to host trials of Uber Air, a service the company d...

Uber Air announces Melbourne as trial city for flying taxi service

Source: theguardian.com

Uber Air flying taxi service to be trialled in Melbourne Telstra, Macquarie, Westfield-operator Scentre Group, and Melbourne Airport to help the Silicon Valley darling launch a third Uber Air pilot city and...
2019-06-12, 02:39

Uber picks Melbourne as test site for flying taxi service Uber Technologies said it will use Australia's second-largest city, Melbourne, as the first international test site for the group's planned flying ta...
2019-06-12, 03:26

Uber Names Melbourne as First Non-US City for Flying Car Programme Uber has selected Melbourne, Australia, as the first non-US city for its aerial ridesharing service that is expected to launch in 2023, as it unveile...
2019-06-12, 10:39

Uber will test its flying taxis in Melbourne Uber has chosen the third test city to join Dallas and Los Angeles for its flying taxi trials: Melbourne, Australia. The third location was supposed ...
2019-06-12, 14:39

Unidentified flying objects had Kansas City locals, weather service puzzled Unidentified flying objects were spotted in Kansas City, Missouri, Locals and even the local National Weather Service were puzzled by the objects. &...
2019-06-21, 19:39

Skai could be the first fuel cell-powered flying taxi Flying taxi designs are seemingly ubiquitous these days, but a startup is betting that its choice of powerplant could help it stand out. Alaka'i...
2019-05-30, 12:26

Volocopter reveals its first commercial autonomous flying taxi Just yesterday we said flying taxis may be a reality in the not-too-distant future. Today, Volocopter revealed its first commercial air taxi, the Vol...
2019-08-22, 02:00

Airbus shares a glimpse of its flying taxi cockpit Airbus has been working on its Vahana project for years. It's an attempt to create an autonomous passenger drone network that could operate like...
2019-05-23, 06:26

Electric 'flying taxi' prototype unveiled by German start-up Lilium says electric jet-powered five-seater aircraft could be in service by 2025A new “flying taxi” has been unveiled by German start-up Lilium, whi...
2019-05-21, 14:52

At $14,777, Could This 2014 Nissan NV200 Taxi be an Uber-Good Deal? One of the best ‘dad jokes’ is when someone asks you to call them a cab and you reply with “okay, you are a cab.” Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe NV...
2019-06-03, 22:00

India To Order Taxi Aggregators Like Uber, Ola To Go Electric By 2026: Report India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola to convert 40% of their fleet of cars to electric by April 2026, according to a source and re...
2019-06-06, 16:39

Exclusive: India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber, Ola to go electric - documents India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola to convert 40% of their fleet of cars to electric by April 2026, according to a source and re...
2019-06-06, 18:39

Former taxi commissioner sees more cities adopting New York's tough rules on Uber and Lyft Meera Joshi, former head of the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission, told CNBC on Monday that she predicts more cities are going to adopt TLC...
2019-08-13, 07:26

GM's Driverless-Car Unit Cruise Delays Robot-Taxi Service General Motors’ driverless-car business, Cruise, will delay the roll out of an autonomous ride-hailing service scheduled for late this year, undersco...
2019-07-24, 14:39

Cruise, GM's Driverless-Car Unit, Delays Robot-Taxi Service General Motors’ driverless-car business, Cruise, will delay the roll out of an autonomous ride-hailing service scheduled for late this year, undersco...
2019-07-24, 19:26

Self-driving taxi service Waymo rolls out perks to lure riders Waymo is rolling out amenities to entice riders to use its self-driving taxis, creating a potential route to profitability in a money-losing industry...
2019-07-08, 17:13

North Carolina city files lawsuit against RV company for flying American flag out of city ordinance A battle between a North Carolina city and an RV company continues as the city fights to remove the large American flag that flies high outside of th...
2019-05-22, 20:26

Uber unveils its vision of flying taxis Uber presented a grandiose vision of flying vehicles whisking people around cities at its annual flying car conference Tuesday in Washington, DC, a d...
2019-06-13, 02:26

'Uber Copters': Uber will offer $200 helicopter flights in New York City this summer Uber announced that active users will get access to Uber Copter, a new service from Manhattan to the John F. Kennedy International Airport.  &#...
2019-06-07, 02:26

City council proposes overhaul of taxi medallion industry The Taxi and Limousine Commission’s failure to address years of concerns about the collapsing taxi medallion industry has spurred City Council member...
2019-06-13, 02:52

Uber suspends XL service in Istanbul U.S.-based ride-hailing service Uber will suspend its UberXL services in Istanbul from Friday, it said, though passengers in Turkey's largest city wi...
2019-05-31, 17:39

A bad Uber rating could get you banned from the service If your Uber rating is too low, you could be banned from using the car-riding service. Uber announced it was refreshing its guidelines.   ...
2019-05-30, 02:13

Uber launches helicopter service in New York The new service transports passengers from Manhattan to the John F. Kennedy International Airport for about $200.      ...
2019-07-10, 20:26

Uber launching helicopter service to JFK this summer Uber is finally ready to take to the skies — and has chosen the Big Apple for its helicopter-sharing debut. The ride-hailing giant said Thursday its ...
2019-06-06, 22:39

Uber brings electric bike service JUMP to London Taxi app Uber will pilot its electric bicycle service JUMP in London from Friday as it makes 350 bikes available to rent in a part of Britain's capit...
2019-05-24, 03:52

Uber launches ScUber: an underwater ride-hailing service It was a pun waiting to happen – Uber has launched an underwater ride-hailing service named, naturally, ScUber.ScUber is a partnership with To...
2019-05-23, 16:26

Uber’s futuristic drone delivery service could launch as early as this summer It may have seemed like science fiction just a few years ago, but a world filled with package-carrying drones zooming by overhead is right around the...
2019-06-13, 07:26

WarnerMedia announces HBO Max streaming service WarnerMedia announced Tuesday the launch of its own streaming service, HBO Max, which will feature original programming and content from a variety of...
2019-07-09, 23:26

Uber tests monthly subscription service combining rides, eats, bikes & scooters Many people seem to have monthly subscriptions to various things like the gym or a streaming service like Netflix well now Uber is testing out their ...
2019-07-25, 00:01

Ubisoft announces its own game streaming service, Uplay+ Ubisoft found a comfy seat on the top of the bandwagon, because it’s launched its own streaming service, called Uplay+. By itself, this wouldn’t be e...
2019-06-11, 01:13

Google announces video game streaming service to let you play anywhere Google announces a streaming service that will allow people to play video games in 4K in their browser – provided they have a good internet connectio...
2019-05-21, 18:00

Ubisoft announces all 100+ games coming to its Uplay+ subscription service When it comes to delivering content to consumers, subscription services are the hottest trend. Whether it’s TV shows or live TV packages or vid...
2019-07-17, 05:13

FAA officials say the helicopter pilot who died after crashing on top of a New York City skyscraper should not have been flying East Clinton Volunteer Fire Department Pilot Timothy McCormack died after crashing a helicopter on top of a New York City skyscraper on Monday. He w...
2019-06-12, 05:26

Jeff Bezos announces plans for delivery service to the moon by 2024 Space flight company Blue Origin unveiled a new lunar lander that the firm says will deliver scientific instruments, rovers and astronauts to the moo...
2019-05-21, 15:13

Saudi prince wants to build a 'Jetsons-style' city with flying taxis and an artificial moon Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is crafting plans to build a city-state on the edge of his kingdom that outdoes any urban center in existence ...
2019-07-31, 20:00

O.J. Simpson trial 25 years later: brother’s death steered Kim Goldman toward life of service Kim Goldman, sibling of Ron, has turned the agony of the trial into a career in helping troubled teens and crime victims' rights groups.  ...
2019-06-11, 08:13

Uber, Lyft Drivers Face Stiffer Regulations in New York City New York City intends to renew its cap on new for-hire vehicle licenses, part of a push to tighten its rein on Uber and Lyft, and help protect the ci...
2019-06-13, 04:00

City bus and train drivers busted moonlighting for Uber and Lyft: report More than a dozen MTA bus and train operators were busted driving for-hire vehicles like Ubers and Lyfts during mandated rest time between shifts, ac...
2019-07-11, 08:00

New York City can ban ads inside Uber, Lyft vehicles: U.S. appeals court A federal appeals court on Tuesday said New York City can ban advertising inside vehicles driven for companies such as Uber and Lyft, handing a victo...
2019-07-17, 00:26

AT&T brings 5G service to its 20th city in the US AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon have all made 5G network-related announcements in the last couple of days. It's like they talked each other agreed to lig...
2019-06-28, 09:00

UPDATE 2-New York City can ban ads inside Uber, Lyft vehicles -U.S. appeals court A federal appeals court on Tuesday said New York City can ban advertising inside vehicles driven for companies such as Uber and Lyft, handing a victo...
2019-07-17, 00:52

Electric Bus Service Starts In Jammu City For the first time in Jammu and Kashmir, an electric bus service was operationalised on Monday in Jammu city. An official statement said, "K Skandan,...
2019-05-28, 10:52

Chance The Rapper announces 35-city tour Chance The Rapper finally dropped his long-awaited album The Big Day on Friday, but that doesn’t mean he’s earned any sort of break. No, Chance is st...
2019-07-31, 18:26

Virginia victims had 150 years of combined service with city VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The 12 people killed in Friday’s mass shooting included 11 city employees who had served Virginia Beach for more tha...
2019-06-02, 16:00

Garth Brooks announces seven-city 'Dive Bar' tour Garth Brooks announced on his weekly Facebook video series "Inside Studio G," that he will be embarking on a seven-city tour in honor of his latest s...
2019-07-08, 18:39

City Council announces two Brooklyn community center renovations The city will finally breathe life into a pair of long-neglected community centers that are supposed to serve the residents of two struggling Brookly...
2019-07-12, 06:00

Sprint begins 5G service in Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, and Kansas City The fourth-place U.S. carrier has launched its 5G network across four initial U.S. cities, with several more scheduled to come online shortly.Read Mo...
2019-05-30, 19:52

'No explanation': Flying objects over Kansas City leave locals suspecting aliens Two flying objects in Kansas City, Missouri, left locals suspecting aliens and the National Weather Service with "no explanation."    ...
2019-06-21, 19:39

Oklahoma City bombing trial judge Richard Matsch dies at 88 DENVER (AP) — The no-nonsense federal judge who gained national respect overseeing the Oklahoma City bombing trials has died. The clerk of Colorado&#...
2019-05-28, 17:26

Agriculture Dept. Announces Plan to Move Economists to Kansas City Region The relocation plan follows criticism from career staff members who have been fearful about their jobs being moved and who have speculated that the T...
2019-06-14, 03:26

Japan tests a ‘flying car’ amid global race to win self-flying vehicles battle Japanese electronics giant NEC tested its drone-like ‘flying car’ prototype, which can hover over 10 feet. It’s latest development in the global race...
2019-08-06, 06:39

U.S. military service member and her 2 toddler children found dead in New York City home A 36-year-old mother who is in the military and her two toddlers, ages 2 and 3, were found dead in a home in New York City’s Staten Island boro...
2019-06-23, 04:52

Google's project to fill local news void announces first city: Youngstown, Ohio Google announced Thursday that Youngstown, Ohio, has been selected as the inaugural city for an initiative with McClatchy, called the Compass Experim...
2019-07-18, 22:39

Japanese Electronics Company NEC Demos A Flying Car That's Not Really A Flying Car I know plenty of news outlets are calling this thing a flying car, but let’s be clear here: this isn’t a flying car. It’s a drone you and some of you...
2019-08-07, 10:26

Cboe Europe Announces Planned Launch of Cboe Closing Cross, Simple and Cost-Effective Post-Close Trading Service LONDON – 31 July 2019 – Cboe Europe, the largest pan-European stock exchange and a division of Cboe Global Markets (Cboe: CBOE), today announced it ...
2019-07-31, 18:39

Silver Dollar City announces new ride with 4.5-story waterfall drop, major park expansion Silver Dollar City's announcement capped off more than a year of fan rumors and speculation about what would replace the Lost River of the Ozark...
2019-08-13, 23:52

See inside Uber's first passenger drone, which could eventually fly passengers at 150 mph while burning no fossil fuels (UBER) Uber Uber is unveiling its first visions for passenger aircraft. The company hopes to offer air services beyond helicopters as early as 2023. We spo...
2019-06-12, 05:26

Uber just launched an Amazon-like feature that could help it cash in on millennials' mobile-shopping addiction (UBER) Matt Cardy / Stringer / Getty Images Uber has announced a new partnership with Cargo for an in-car shopping experience. By downloading the app and ...
2019-07-18, 04:26

Read the full email Uber CEO wrote to employees about why the company was laying off 400 workers (UBER) Reuters/Brendan McDermid Uber fired 400 marketing employees this week as the company seeks to streamline some bloated departments. Morale had been l...
2019-08-01, 14:39

Cboe Global Markets Plans Listing of Options on Uber Technologies, Inc. (UBER), on Thursday, May 16 CHICAGO – May 14, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today said it plans to ...
2019-05-21, 14:33

A city without water: Fort Lauderdale works to restore water service for 220,000 people Fort Lauderdale and surrounding areas were bracing to lose running water Thursday after a construction crew damaged a major water main.   ...
2019-07-19, 03:52

Traders have a $1.5 billion bet riding against Uber (UBER, LYFT) Carlo Allegri/Reuters Short-sellers have ramped up their bets against Uber to $1.5 billion. Borrowing of Uber shares has surged by more than 160% in...
2019-05-29, 01:52

The National Weather Service says a large, dangerous tornado is on the ground on the western edge of Kansas City, Kansas KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The National Weather Service says a large, dangerous tornado is on the ground on the western edge of Kansas City, Kansas. Th...
2019-05-29, 02:13

Melbourne 2020 F1 opener set for March 15 Melbourne will host the Australian Grand Prix for the 25th time in 2020 with the season-opener for Formula One's 70th season scheduled for March 15, ...
2019-07-06, 13:39

Rain Pryor Vane, Daughter of Legendary Comedian Richard Pryor, Announces Run for Baltimore City Council While most of us spend our birthdays guzzling Ciroc and gyrating on our exes, actress Rain Pryor Vane decided to celebrate her 50th birthday by annou...
2019-07-22, 22:00

International captain Els fails to get a say in Royal Melbourne set-up International captain Ernie Els says he will have no say in the set-up of Royal Melbourne for the Presidents Cup but still thinks his knowledge of a ...
2019-08-02, 02:52

Uber Lit $1 Billion on Fire Last Quarter Because That's What Uber Does In its first earnings as a public company, Uber posted losses of $1 billion over the previous quarter, more or less matching investor expectations, b...
2019-05-31, 03:13

Grosjean reverts to Melbourne-spec Haas for Silverstone The Haas Formula 1 team has taken the unusual step of returning Romain Grosjean's car to its Melbourne aerodynamic specification for the British Gran...
2019-07-11, 19:13

Homeless woman, 25, killed in ‘horrendous bashing’ in Melbourne park Police in Australia said a 25-year-old homeless woman was killed in a “horrendous bashing” after her body was found by walkers at a park in Melbourne...
2019-05-27, 18:39

Sportwatch: Collingwood v North Melbourne, Eels v Raiders and more – live! Any thoughts? Email or tweet @JPHowcroftSuper Rugby: Crusaders win epic semi-finalAFL: Swans eclipse SunsNRL: Knights slay BroncosCricket World Cup 2...
2019-06-29, 13:00

NBA star Ben Simmons implies he was racially profiled at Melbourne casino Guard believes he and friends were ‘singled out’ by securityStar was born in Melbourne to African American fatherAustralian NBA star Ben Simmons has ...
2019-08-07, 00:00

Sportwatch: Melbourne v West Coast, Sea Eagles v Eels and more – live! Updates from around Australia and beyondAny thoughts? Email or tweet @meganmaurice 6.25am BST Cricket: Another sleep-stealing event, the Women’s Ashe...
2019-07-21, 07:39

Fugitive Jonathan Dick arrested in Melbourne over brother's murder One of Australia’s most wanted men arrested on Monday over his brother’s killing in a Westfield carparkOne of Australia’s most-wanted fugitives has b...
2019-08-19, 10:26

Sportwatch: Sea Eagles v Dragons, North Melbourne v GWS, Swifts v Giants – live! Updates from sporting arenas across AustraliaAny thoughts? Email or tweet @JPHowcroft 6.52am BST AFL: QT: North Melbourne 3.0 (18) v GWS 3.2 (20) - N...
2019-06-16, 08:00

Instagram censors Melbourne artist's anti-Beijing post but ignores trolls Badiucao accuses the social media firm of violating the free speech of people who speak up against China’s bullyingA Melbourne artist who posted anti...
2019-08-21, 07:39

DoorDash is under fire for its controversial tipping policy. We asked Uber, Lyft, Instacart and other gig-economy startups how much of your tips go directly to their workers (UBER, LYFT) Katie Canales/Business Insider DoorDash is under fire for an opaque tipping system that customers are saying is misleading. In some cases, tips cou...
2019-07-23, 12:26

Melbourne loses 15bn litres of water annually from logging catchment, study finds Researchers say the Thomson catchment is missing out each year on the amount of water used by 250,000 peopleLogging is causing Melbourne’s main catch...
2019-08-23, 04:00

Read the pitch deck that Uber founder Garrett Camp created for the ride-hailing giant back in 2008 – before the company became the $120 billion giant it is today (UBER) It's a big year for Uber. The first name in ride-hailing had a ton of hype around it for the first half of 2019 thanks to its IPO. And though the $8 ...
2019-08-10, 02:00

Microsoft's Skype-to-phone calling service is now registered as a telecom service in the Netherlands Microsoft's Skype service for calling landlines and mobile phones officially has been designated as a telecom service in the Netherlands and is requi...
2019-08-22, 00:00

Iran announces announces higher enrichment levels set by 2015 nuclear deal Iran on Monday said it has surpassed uranium enrichment levels set by the 2015 nuclear deal but did not specify how much more the enrichment levels w...
2019-07-08, 20:52

Fortnite Throw Flying Disc in Week 3 Season 9: How to throw and catch the Flying Disc Toy? Fortnite Week 3 Challenges for Season 9 go live later today and this time around Epic Games wants players to Throw The Flying Disc Toy And Catch It B...
2019-05-23, 14:39

New low-spec LEVC TX Icon taxi on the way News 31 Jul, 2019 LEVC to build low-spec ‘Icon’ version of its TX electric taxi, while also announcing it's '100% committed’ ...
2019-07-31, 17:52

This five-seater air taxi just completed its first flight The promise of flying cars has never been fulfilled. Sure, there are pint-sized airplanes you can also drive on land but let’s be honest here, those ...
2019-05-21, 16:13

Taxi slams into scaffolding in Midtown: authorities A yellow taxi crashed into scaffolding near a Midtown intersection during Wednesday morning rush hour, authorities said. The minivan careened into th...
2019-07-03, 20:01

Yellow taxi bursts into flames in Tribeca A yellow taxi went up in flames Tuesday morning in Tribeca — with dramatic photos showing the car completely engulfed in the inferno as black s...
2019-07-03, 20:01

Taxi slams into Hell’s Kitchen restaurant Harrowing video shows the moments a yellow cab driver careened his out of contorl taxi onto a busy sidewalk before slamming into a Manhattan restaura...
2019-07-11, 23:13

LEVC produces 2500th TX electrified taxi in Coventry LEVC's Coventry facility has been heavily upgraded to produce the TX Range-extender TX has saved its owners £3.85 million in fuel costs compared to...
2019-07-31, 19:39

Cabbie describes coaching passenger through childbirth in his taxi The Big Apple cabbie who calmly coached a woman through childbirth in the back of his car — and who didn’t even get a tip for his trouble...
2019-08-01, 20:39

The most ridiculous things Tote Taxi has hauled to the Hamptons Danielle Candela drew the line at the Picasso in the gilt frame. “It wasn’t wrapped or anything — I didn’t want the liability.” But the founder of To...
2019-05-23, 17:26

Motorbike taxi firms rev up for race into West Africa Motorcycle taxi companies are expanding in West Africa with backing from investors betting that the meteoric rise of two-wheeled taxi firms in Asia c...
2019-06-12, 12:52

In Night Call, You're A Taxi Driver Who Has To Find A Killer There’s a serial killer on the loose in Paris. The taxi that you drive is running low on gas, the police detective in your back seat is strong-arming...
2019-07-18, 22:26

World's 10 cheapest cities to catch a taxi cab Believe it or not, there are still some countries where a cab is as cheap as ridesharing. Click forward to see the world's 10 cheapest taxi ride...
2019-06-28, 22:13

2,500th LEVC TX taxi rolls off production line News 31 Jul, 2019 LEVC has now produced 2,500 electric TX taxis at its factory in Coventry, preventing 6,800 tonnes of CO2 from enterin...
2019-07-31, 17:52

Parents forget newborn baby in Hamburg taxi BERLIN — New parents got the fright of their lives in Germany after accidentally forgetting their newborn in the taxi taking them home from the hospi...
2019-05-21, 15:26

Facial recognition will catch sleepy taxi drivers in Russia Exhausted Russian taxi drivers may soon be forced to take breaks. Yandex.Taxi, the largest taxi service in the nation, will install devices in all th...
2019-08-08, 12:00

LEVC reveals new taxi-based range-extender delivery van Range-extender van promises 80 miles of electric-only running; order books will open next year LEVC has given the green light to a new delivery van,...
2019-06-17, 12:39

‘They Were Conned’: How Reckless Loans Devastated a Generation of Taxi Drivers Thousands of immigrants who were chasing the dream of owning a New York taxi were trapped in reckless loans by bankers who made huge profits, The Tim...
2019-05-21, 14:39

De Blasio nominee won’t give specifics on Taxi and Limousine Commission concerns Meet the new boss — same as the old boss? Mayor de Blasio’s pick to head the city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission — a former ...
2019-07-19, 02:00

Scathing report accuses taxi medallion brokers of misleading drivers Taxi medallion brokers preyed on immigrant wannabe owners by failing to be transparent about the terms of their loans — leaving them with crippling a...
2019-07-08, 23:13

Hidden Document Reveals N.Y. Was Warned of Looming Taxi Loan Crisis In an emotional City Council hearing, lawmakers said New York officials could have stopped exploitative loans that have devastated thousands of cabdr...
2019-06-27, 20:52

Opposition activist dragged from taxi as Russian police detain 685 protesters Russian police forcibly detained nearly 700 people, including prominent activist Lyubov Sobol, attending a protest in Moscow to demand free elections...
2019-08-03, 21:26

Google Maps Testing New Feature That Will Make Your Taxi Rides Safer Google Maps is getting a new feature that will alert taxi passengers when their ride goes off route by 500 meters. The feature seems to be limited to...
2019-06-11, 10:52

Google Maps will tell you if your taxi driver is veering off course to rack up a higher fare If you’ve ever worried that your taxi driver might be trying to take advantage of you by taking a more scenic route to your destination than yo...
2019-06-10, 18:39

De Blasio calls for probe of taxi lenders following predatory loan report Mayor Bill de Blasio launched a probe Monday of the city taxi market following a damning report that claimed industry leaders duped drivers with pred...
2019-05-21, 17:26

Designed by committee, Toyota's Japan Taxi becomes an expensive Olympic symbol Toyota Motor's Japan Taxi, born in a government committee and designed to be an all-things-to-all-people cab, has become a high-priced icon of Tokyo'...
2019-05-22, 03:52

New Google Maps feature alerts you if your taxi or rideshare driver strays off course Google is testing a new feature on its map app which could make rideshare or taxi trips safer. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the details.  &...
2019-06-12, 19:52

Cruise Delays Robo-Taxi Launch in Another Reality Check for Driverless Cars In yet another sign the autonomous vehicle industry was way too aggressive predicting widespread AV use by the end of the decade, GM subsidiary Cruis...
2019-07-24, 22:13

New York luxury Realtor buys taxi ad to find 'wonderful, single, divorced dad' A successful New York City realtor bought a 30-second taxi ad this week advertising herself as a potential second wife for a “wonderful, single, divo...
2019-07-31, 22:13

John Eliot Gardiner: Britten to Beirut in the back of a taxi - my night with Bernstein As a student, the conductor met Bernstein and got to ask him about West Side Story. He’s waited 61 years to conduct it, a moment when its themes of b...
2019-08-04, 23:52

New York City to unveil largest rainbow pride flag in city’s history New York is coming out in a larger-than-life way this Pride Month, unveiling the biggest pride flag in the city's history on Friday. But it won't be ...
2019-06-13, 02:52

California city removes all gendered language like ‘manholes’ from city code NBC NEWS – Berkeley, California is doing away with “manholes” — kind of. The city with a long history of progressivism is moving fo...
2019-07-19, 02:39

The best – and worst – countries in the world for cheap taxi rides At one end of the scale, you've got Egypt, where $3 will get you a 5-kilometer cab ride. At the other end, there's Switzerland, where you&a...
2019-06-29, 00:26

Some city leaders oppose Tucson’s sanctuary city measure TUCSON — On Tuesday night, the Tucson City Council officially gave the green light for the “Tucson Families Free and Together” init...
2019-08-12, 08:39

A city suffocating: most polluted city in Americas struggles to change Wood smoke smothers Coyhaique, Chile, in June and July. Yet despite the WHO ranking its air worst in the Americas, residents are reluctant to alter t...
2019-07-17, 10:52

Ex-Nebraska City clerk reaches $325K settlement with city NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (AP) — A former Nebraska City clerk who sued after he was essentially fired by the City Council in 2015 has agreed to a $325,000 ...
2019-05-28, 17:26

South Dakota's Rapid City adds Barack Obama statue to its City of Presidents collection The statue is part of the City of Presidents, a collection of life-size bronze statues of every former president in South Dakota's Rapid City. ...
2019-07-15, 05:26

Republicans sue City of Tucson in Sanctuary City petition TUCSON –The Pima County Republican Party filed a lawsuit against the City of Tucson challenging its Sanctuary City petition, the party announced Frid...
2019-07-12, 21:52

Michigan city council candidate says city should be as white ‘as possible’ MARYSVILLE, Mich. — A city council candidate in Michigan said Friday she has no plans to end her campaign after shocking a public forum when she said...
2019-08-24, 04:26

Flying high at 103! (KING) A 103-year-old Seattle woman may have set a new Guinness World Record for being the oldest female tandem skydiver. Kathryn “Kitty” Hodges jump...
2019-08-16, 22:39

France's New Flying Tax Gets It Backwards Starting in 2020, flying out of France—both domestic and international, but not for connecting passengers—will incur an additional surcharge dubbed ...
2019-07-12, 00:52

When will flying turn green? Flying has an impact on the climate and everyone should use planes responsibly — that’s what even airlines say now. "Flight shaming" is making a diff...
2019-07-03, 23:52

How far has flying first class fallen? Frequent domestic first class flyers have noted a decline in premium service, smaller seats and lack of leg rests.      ...
2019-08-10, 14:26

The dream of flying taxis may not be too far off "Mark my words. A combination of airplane and motorcar is coming. You may smile. But it will come," Henry Ford quipped in 1940. Our dreams of cars ca...
2019-08-21, 05:39

10 rules for flying together as a couple If you're flying as part of a couple, you both need to be sure you're doing it right. Follow these 10 simple rules from embarking to landing and avoi...
2019-08-05, 16:52

Air France to keep flying to Cairo Air France is maintaining its flights to Cairo, a spokesman for the airline said on Sunday, following the decision by rivals British Airways and Luf...
2019-07-21, 12:52

Bentley Flying Spur Bentley's third-generation Flying Spur sedan will grow in size and will feature additional safety technology as the British ultraluxury brand looks t...
2019-07-17, 00:39

How to Reduce Waste While Flying Airlines produce a lot of garbage. Think about the plastic wraps covering your meal, your pair of headphones and blanket, as well as the straws, napk...
2019-06-05, 19:39

The best meals when flying economy Buzz60’s Elizabeth Keatinge tells us about what travel experts say are the best meals in economy.      ...
2019-08-12, 19:00

Watch the Volkswagen ID. R Set Its Flying Lap Around the Nürburgring Earlier this week, the record-crushing Volkswagen ID. R demolished the EV lap record at the Nürburgring by over 40 seconds. Now, sit back and enjoy n...
2019-06-05, 16:13

We tried a $12,000 'flying surfboard' and it's a lot easier to ride than you may think Lift Foils builds the eFoil, a hydrofoiling board with an electric motor attached to the bottom of the foil. You can fly over the water without wind...
2019-08-01, 14:39

Flying ants invading UK seen from space On one day every year, as per tradition, Britain is invaded by swarms of flying ants -- and this year, the insects arrived in such vast numbers they ...
2019-07-19, 07:52

Finland: Euroskeptics vs. the flying squirrel With conservation blocking business, the flying squirrel has become a symbol of EU meddling in Finland. But environmentalists are working to win the ...
2019-07-02, 12:52

The Pig Fat Sleds and ‘Flying’ Stones of Stonehenge An innovative professor proposes that Britain’s ancient people moved the massive megaliths used to build the world famous stone circle, Stonehenge, b...
2019-07-21, 15:39

Where’s My Flying Car? The Lowdown on Personal Flight From “Brave New World” to “Blade Runner,” the dream of flying above traffic jams in personal aircraft has a rich history. Now that autonomous vehicle...
2019-08-04, 11:26

Frenchman to try flying across Channel on his flyboard The man who wowed the crowd on Bastille Day, whirling over France’s invited leaders on his flyboard, is making final checks for his biggest challenge...
2019-07-24, 15:13

Flying-V will carry passengers in its wings The Dutch national carrier KLM will help to fund the development of a v-shaped, fuel-efficient airplane design known as the Flying-V, in a bid to imp...
2019-06-04, 00:52

Republican becomes first US politician to be 'milkshaked' with flying drink British import appeared to make its debut on Saturday when Matt Gaetz was hit with a ‘red liquid’, Pensacola police sayJust as Donald Trump has arriv...
2019-06-04, 04:13

Norwegian to stop flying from Ireland to U.S. and Canada Norwegian Air will stop flying from Ireland to the United States and Canada from mid-September as the routes had become commercially unviable, the co...
2019-08-13, 18:39

To Get Boeing 737 Max Flying, Global Consensus Will Be Hard One big sticking point is whether to require that pilots undergo additional training on a simulator. If the training is required, the planes would be...
2019-05-24, 08:52

Lowry flying high after coming in under the radar Ireland's Shane Lowry was happy to fly in under the radar as he grabbed the early clubhouse lead at the British Open on Thursday, leaving several hom...
2019-07-18, 17:00

The 2020 Bentley Flying Spur is for When a Whole Building Needs to do 207 MPH The 2020 Bentley Flying Spur took some notes from the Porsche Panamera it shares a platform with, finally getting rear-wheel steering, adding rear-wh...
2019-06-12, 02:26

A380 'Flying turtle' ready for takeoff The Airbus A380 might be on the out, but Japanese airline All Nippon Airways (ANA) has just taken delivery of the first of three snazzy new editions ...
2019-05-21, 16:26

ZF Introduces Predictive Chassis Flying Carpet 2.0 ZF has introduced a unique concept which it calls Flying Carpet 2.0 and it's nothing but the networked and predictive chassis which helps to protect ...
2019-07-20, 13:39

New Flying Spur will be first Bentley with all-wheel steering Four-door model, to be revealed in June 11, promises “unparalled agility” The third-generation Bentley Flying Spur will be the first model from the...
2019-05-29, 16:26

Biggest airport ripoffs: 15 items you should never buy while flying Many of the products and services at the airport are being sold to you at a massive markup. Here are 15 to avoid if you don't want to get ripped...
2019-07-05, 23:00

Freaky things that happen to your body while flying Our body goes through a lot when flying! Buzz60's Lenneia Batiste has more on what takes place and advice from doctors.     ...
2019-08-23, 18:26

The flying car designer keeping his eyes on the skies Lilium is a thing of beauty – of that there is no doubt. A fully-electric vertical take-off and landing jet, or eVTOL, the idea was hatched by...
2019-08-22, 14:26

The inventor whose flying board wowed the world Franky Zapata has been driven by a single dream since he was little: being able to fly. Not in an airplane, he says, since the windows function like ...
2019-07-19, 03:01

Red Sox president: team flying Ortiz to Boston The Boston Red Sox management and the team's fans expressed shock and dismay Monday after the news that beloved former player David Ortiz was am...
2019-06-11, 08:13

De Blasio calls for ban on helicopters flying over Manhattan Mayor Bill de Blasio called for a prohibition against helicopters flying over Manhattan in the wake of Monday’s deadly chopper crash in Midtown. “I t...
2019-06-14, 21:52

Flying with an emotional support animal? This DOT guidance might help you DOT's emotional support animal guidance comes just weeks after an American Airlines flight attendant was bitten by an emotional support dog. &#...
2019-08-09, 04:52

Six Airplane Facts to Cure Your Fear of Flying For some people, air travel is just another part of everyday life. But for others, it’s a major source of stress and anxiety. The good news is that m...
2019-06-06, 23:26

Company aims to make flying ‘less miserable’ Being stuck in the plane’s cramped middle seats can be a real pain in the behind – often figuratively and literally – but a company in Colorado is ai...
2019-07-19, 22:39

Could you give up flying? Meet the no-plane pioneers Growing numbers of travellers are abandoning air travel to help save the planet – even if it means spending 14 days on a trainIt has taken Roger Tyer...
2019-05-22, 07:39

Red wine could protect astronauts flying to Mars A chemical in red wine known as resveratrol could prevent astronauts' muscles becoming weak in the reduced gravity environment on Mars, a new study a...
2019-07-19, 15:00

Turn your drone into a flying flamethrower with this $1,500 attachment Growing up in the 90s, the idea of a radio controlled aircraft that spits flames was merely a source of doodles on times table worksheets in school, ...
2019-07-19, 02:26

The 2020 Bentley Flying Spur Revealed With More Tech Than Ever Before Designed, engineered and handcrafted at the Home of Bentley in Crewe, England, the latest generation of the Flying Spur brings together the world of ...
2019-06-12, 12:52

Accusations flying over deputy’s altercation with Masai Ujiri A week after the NBA Finals ended, exactly what happened between Raptors president Masai Ujiri and an Alameda County Sheriff’s deputy is still in que...
2019-06-20, 20:13

Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz hit by flying drink cup PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida congressman who frequently appears on television supporting President Donald Trump was struck by a thrown drink as h...
2019-06-02, 17:39

Climate of guilt: Flying no longer the high road for some NYKOPING, Sweden (AP) — A small but growing number of travelers in Europe and North America are shunning planes because of the high levels of greenho...
2019-06-20, 09:26

American Airlines CEO sees Boeing 737 MAX flying by mid-August The grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX is "highly likely" to be flying by mid-August, American Airlines Group Inc Chief Executive Doug Parker told shareholde...
2019-06-13, 00:13

Man accused of flying drone at California NFL games charged SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal authorities have charged a California man accused of using a drone to drop anti-media leaflets on crowds at two NFL game...
2019-05-29, 21:39

Japanese flying car hovers for a minute during test flight Japanese electronics manufacturer NEC Corporation unveiled a prototype flying car that stayed in the air for almost a minute during a test in Japan t...
2019-08-06, 12:52

Flying Dutch take remarkable rise to the final frontier against USA A women’s football revolution has fired a Netherlands fairytale but an epic journey is not quite over yetVeritas Stadion in Turku, Finland, is an unl...
2019-07-06, 13:26

"Flying Soldier" Soars Over Paris For Bastille Day Celebrations ''Flying soldier'' and French inventor Frank Zapata enthraled the crowd gathered for Bastille Day celebrations at the Champs Elysees Avenue in Paris ...
2019-07-15, 09:00

Video shows strange object flying over Tucson TUCSON – A video posted on Twitter viewed thousands of times shows a string of red-ish lights moving in unison before blinking out. The video w...
2019-07-12, 08:39

'Flying saucer' drone can fly twice as long as regular models The biggest problem with drones is their lack of endurance, but Swiss researchers have developed a new model that helps reduce that problem. Eschewin...
2019-07-16, 16:52

U.S. FAA prohibits operators from flying over some Iran-controlled airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in an overwater area of Tehran-...
2019-06-21, 07:52

Authorities say a man crashed while flying a jetpack type of device. Authorities say a man crashed while flying a jetpack type of device. It happened this morning in the Salt River Recreation Area. First responders say...
2019-06-06, 09:13

‘Wow, What Is That?’ Navy Pilots Report Unexplained Flying Objects No one at the Pentagon is saying that the objects are extraterrestrial, but the Navy has issued new classified guidance for reporting unexplained aer...
2019-05-27, 03:39

Bentley Flying Spur: riding up the hill at Goodwood We speak to Bentley's vehicle dynamics boss as he drives us up the infamous hill on a wet Sunday morning Autocar took to a streaming-wet Goodwood hi...
2019-07-08, 15:52

The Latest: Japanese operator: Sailors saw ‘flying objects’ DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Mideast developments amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 9 a.m. The J...
2019-06-14, 08:00

There Was A Freaking Bat Flying Around Inside A Spirit Airlines Flight When it comes to flying on airplanes, is there anything better than getting nice and comfy in your seat, and just letting the soothing, leathery flap...
2019-08-03, 19:52

French 'Flying Man' crosses Channel on jet-powered hoverboard French inventor Franky Zapata on Sunday succeeded in crossing the English Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard he designed, after a previous ended wit...
2019-08-04, 11:26

Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at U.S. base: Pentagon Training by Turkish pilots on F-35 fighter jets has come to a faster-than-expected halt at a U.S. air base in Arizona, U.S. officials said on Monday...
2019-06-11, 01:52

Flying a Drone While Drunk Could Land You in Prison in Japan You’d assume it would go without saying that operating any kind of machinery or vehicle after a few drinks is a dumb idea—even if it’s one navigated ...
2019-06-13, 18:52

Bentley designer Stefan Sielaff on the new Flying Spur Crewe's design director opens up about the legal restrictions on interior design and the link between each Bentley model As Bentley lifts the lid on...
2019-06-11, 12:26

Japanese flying car takes flight briefly in test run A flying car made by a Japanese electronics company lifted about 10 feet off the ground in a test run with no passengers Monday, a first step in hope...
2019-08-05, 22:00

ShowBiz Minute: BET Awards, Flying Wallendas, US Box Office Mary J. Blige among big winners at BET Awards; Flying Wallendas safely cross Times Square; "Toy Story 4" takes top spot at U.S. box office. (June 24)...
2019-06-28, 17:26

CBI Alerts Airports To Stop Ex-Kolkata Top Cop From Flying Abroad Former Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar should not be allowed to leave the country, the Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI has said in a lookout...
2019-05-26, 11:00

We're Going to Mistake the Drones of the Future for Annoying Flying Insects Harvard’s robotic flying bee has been in development for well over a decade now. And despite its incredibly simple design, over the past few years, i...
2019-06-27, 22:13

France off to a flying start after sweeping South Korea aside It felt somewhat fitting that it was two of Lyon’s six-time Champions League winners stamping their mark on the Women’s World Cup opener. With Eugeni...
2019-06-08, 00:26

FAA prohibits operators from flying over some Iran-controlled airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in an overwater area of Tehran-...
2019-06-21, 08:39

The Devil is to be Aerially Assaulted by Flying Exorcist Priest Waves of violence, corruption and crime in a Columbian city are to be addressed with an audacious exorcism by a Catholic bishop who plans to launch h...
2019-07-14, 13:13

FAA chief says flying public will regain faith in Boeing jet FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The chief of the Federal Aviation Administration says “maybe” public confidence in Boeing’s 737 Max jet is...
2019-05-23, 04:39

Adorable New Species of Flying Squirrel Discovered in China A newly described species of flying squirrel is teaching researchers more about these enigmatic, tree-hopping rodents, but its threatened status mean...
2019-07-19, 01:26

Bentley's new Flying Spur sedan can go 207 miles per hour The new Bentley Flying Spur four-door sedan has roomy leather seats, a panoramic sunroof, rich wood veneers and it can hit a top speed of over 200 mi...
2019-06-13, 09:39

Ask the Captain: What does the first officer do? Is flying a plane physically tiring? Pilot John Cox breaks down the job of the monitoring pilot and talks about how physically stressful flying is (which is to say, not very).  ...
2019-06-21, 15:52

If You're Flying American Airlines, Expect Delays Until After Labor Day Back in March, Boeing 737 MAX aircraft were grounded after a tragic Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed, killing all 157 people on board. But, yes—ther...
2019-06-10, 17:39

If Uber Wants It, It's Bad If you are negotiating with someone, and they are willing to make concessions as long as they keep one, single, big thing, then that is the thing tha...
2019-06-14, 17:13

Japanese operator: Sailors saw ‘flying objects’ before oil tanker attack The Japanese ship operator says sailors on board the Kokuka Courageous, one of the vessels attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, saw “flying obje...
2019-06-14, 15:52

Flying Solo: How One Lucky Man Got Private Jet Experience On Delta Flight Having your flight rescheduled is usually a negative experience. But Vincent Peone's led to one of the most noteworthy travel moments of his life. Pe...
2019-08-13, 09:00

Vast clouds of flying ants deceive weather satellites Experts believe false readings occurred because radar interpreted insects as raindropsHuge swarms of flying ants that hit England’s south coast were ...
2019-07-18, 00:00

Family flying guide: Avoid these mistakes when you travel with kids Planning to travel with kids? Before you make plans or fly with your family, you'll want to read this.        ...
2019-05-22, 16:26

Teen climate activist prepares to sail to US to avoid flying Greta Thunberg is making her trans-Atlantic trip on board a 60-ft yacht fitted with solar panels and underwater turbines that produce electricity onb...
2019-08-13, 19:52

Flying Southwest or American this summer? Check your reservation for new Max 8 cancellations The airlines have taken the grounded planes out of their schedule into early September. Affected travelers will be rebooked or offered refunds. ...
2019-06-13, 18:00

Toyota Sets Provisional Pole at Le Mans After Crash Sent It Flying The 24 Hours of Le Mans is one of the most challenging races in the world—but every now and then we get a reminder that drivers are fallible people, ...
2019-06-13, 19:00

Pilot arrested for flying while drunk after crashing his plane in Nevada A Washington state man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of flying while drunk after he crashed a private plane in Nevada. Ryan Raymond Dashiell, 41...
2019-07-19, 15:13

Bosch's reworked automotive sensors can help control flying taxis As companies from Boeing and Uber to Lilium work to develop flying taxis, Bosch wants to make the sensors they'll require more accessible. The c...
2019-05-22, 10:26

Kate Middleton was spotted at Wimbledon using a $26 lip gloss that's now flying off the shelves Karwai Tang/Getty Images Kate Middleton was spotted at a Wimbledon match on Tuesday holding a tube of Clarins Instant Light Natural Lip Perfector. T...
2019-07-06, 01:26

Chandrayaan 2 Lifts Off; "Bounced Back With Flying Colours," Says ISRO The giant heavy-lift rocket carrying India's moon mission Chandrayaan 2 lifted off from its launch pad at Andhra Pradesh's Sriharikota at 2:43 pm tod...
2019-07-22, 13:39

Pilot Flying J buying NGL Energy's TransMontaigne assets - sources Pilot Flying J, a top operator of travel centers in North America, has agreed to acquire NGL Energy Partners' TransMontaigne Product Services assets,...
2019-08-19, 18:52

Exclusive first ride: 2020 Bentley Continental Flying Spur Bentley says its replacement for the Flying Spur will exceed expectations. We rode shotgun in Lapland for an early taste The morning briefing, deliv...
2019-05-29, 01:52

Teenager Steals Planes For Joyride, Offered Flying Lessons A Chinese teenager broke into an airport and took two planes for a late-night joyride. He has now been handed a hefty fine, along with an opportunity...
2019-07-23, 06:26

Flying this summer? 8 things to know if you haven't been on a plane for a year Summer travelers can expect busier airports, higher bag fees and seat selection fees, more basic economy tickets and potentially longer TSA lines. &...
2019-05-24, 16:26

Flying Wallendas to cross Times Square on a high wire NEW YORK (AP) — Imagine crossing Times Square on a high wire between skyscrapers, 25 stories above the pavement. If all goes well, that will be reali...
2019-06-23, 18:52

Wind gusts send mattresses flying through Colorado field Oh, give me a home where the mattresses roam … A new video captures the moment Saturday when dozens of air mattresses that were set up for a “B...
2019-08-20, 20:00

Paris may offer flying taxis to 2024 Olympics guests You can be sure that transportation will be a nightmare for many people attending the 2024 Paris Olympics, but technology could make it slightly more...
2019-06-24, 02:13

Opinion: New Flying Spur shows Bentley's commitment to comfort Crewe's new luxury saloon boasts the model's most sophisticated suspension yet, but it will have to work extra hard Bentley demands its cars do a gr...
2019-06-11, 12:26

UPDATE 1-Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at U.S. base -Pentagon Training by Turkish pilots on F-35 fighter jets has come to a faster-than-expected halt at a U.S. air base in Arizona, U.S. officials said on Monday...
2019-06-11, 03:13

Flying, insect-like robot flits closer to independent flight Enlarge / The RoboBee X­Wing without its power and electronics. (credit: Noah T. Jafferis and E. Farrell Helbling, Harvard Microrobotics Laboratory) ...
2019-06-27, 19:40

Flying ants swarm into Britain in colossal hordes seen from space The flying ants swept the southern part of Britain early Wednesday in swarms so large they could be seen from space.       ...
2019-07-19, 00:26

Bentley Flying Spur First Edition To Be Revealed On July 24, 2019 The Bentley Flying Spur First Edition will be showcased for the first time on July 24 and the company will auction the first mode, the proceeds of wh...
2019-07-23, 15:26

New Bentley Flying Spur: luxury saloon's interior previewed Four-door sibling to the Continental GT will be shown for first time later this year, and teaser campaign has begun Bentley is building up to the la...
2019-05-21, 15:39

Phoenix Zoo flying high over 3-week-old baby pygmy owls PHOENIX — Conservation specialists at the Phoenix Zoo say they are flying high over the arrival of four big-eyed baby pygmy owls. The cactus ferrugin...
2019-06-07, 22:39

British adventurer flying around the world in a gyrocopter lands in Canada He’s known around the world as a British adventurer, completing what’s been dubbed a “Global Triathlon,”and now James Ketchell is back at it, looking...
2019-08-20, 04:00

‘There I Was, Flying Across the Room’: Tornado Leaves an Oklahoma Town Shaken At least two people were killed when a strong tornado touched down in El Reno, Okla., late Saturday, in the latest round of severe weather in the sta...
2019-05-27, 07:26

Rise in Unruly Behavior on Planes Tied to Stress of Flying One of the stresses of flying, researchers have found, is inequality. Planes, one expert said, “are a social ladder made of aluminum and upholstery.”...
2019-05-27, 19:13

Inside Jorge Masvidal's epic flying knee knockout at UFC 239 Jorge Masvidal's knockout of Ben Askren on Saturday at UFC 239 will go down in the history books as the fastest in promotion history. Here's how it c...
2019-07-09, 08:26

Dolphin pools and flying oranges: The history of Florida vs. Miami Jumping in dolphin tanks, brawling on Bourbon Street and hurling oranges from the stands are just a few of the weird things that happen when these te...
2019-08-23, 15:39

Bentley Flying Spur First Edition packs unique trim and kit British brand celebrates the launch of its new luxury saloon with £200,000 limited-edition variant Bentley has revealed the limited-run First Editio...
2019-07-19, 20:00

U.S. regulator bars airlines from flying over some Iran-controlled airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in an overwater area of Tehran-...
2019-06-21, 08:39

Unauthorized drone flying disrupts flights at Singapore airport One of two runways at Singapore's main airport closed for short periods on Tuesday and Wednesday because of "confirmed sightings of unauthorized dron...
2019-06-19, 16:26

Flying champagne corks burst bubble on Wimbledon matches Rain of a different sort has stopped play during several matches at SW19“Rain stops play” has been a familiar refrain in past Wimbledon championships...
2019-07-05, 21:13

Hydrogen-powered electric flying vehicle readies for liftoff LOS ANGELES (AP) — A transportation company is betting its hydrogen-powered electric flying vehicles will someday serve as taxis, cargo carriers and ...
2019-05-29, 23:52

Gone With The Wind: Flying Mattresses Derail Open-Air Cinema Event A strong gust of wind almost derailed an open-air cinema event in Colorado recently. Dozens of air mattresses that had been set up for the event were...
2019-08-21, 08:52

Toddler nearly impaled by flying umbrella at South Carolina beach A day at the beach for a North Carolina family nearly turned into tragedy when their toddler was almost impaled by a beach umbrella that was launched...
2019-06-18, 19:39

U.S. cautions airlines flying over Middle East after tensions with Iran The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is advising commercial airlines flying over the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman to use caution in the wake of ...
2019-05-21, 17:00

FAA bars US planes from flying over Mideast areas amid tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration says it has barred U.S.-registered aircraft from operating over parts of the P...
2019-06-21, 07:39

Aviation Watchdog Suspends Flying Licences Of 2 SpiceJet Pilots Cracking the whip against violations, aviation watchdog DGCA on Wednesday suspended licences of two more SpiceJet pilots after their aircraft oversho...
2019-08-01, 07:13

Koepka passes Bethpage Black test with flying colours "So dominant was Brooks Koepka in the opening round of the PGA Championship that he boldly referred to the intimidating Bethpage Black course as \"fu...
2019-05-21, 15:01

Pence calls US ban on flying LGBTQ flags from embassies 'the right decision' Vice President Mike Pence defended the Trump administration's decision to prohibit American embassies from flying LGBT flags on their flagpoles to co...
2019-06-12, 07:39

Video appears to show helicopter flying erratically before Midtown crash Dramatic cellphone video — which was captured by a woman walking her dog — appears to show the pilot involved in Monday’s deadly he...
2019-06-11, 08:13

Some US embassies are still flying LGBTQ pride flags despite Trump administration advisory against it ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images US embassies and diplomatic missions are honoring LGBTQ pride month around the globe, despite the State Department's d...
2019-06-09, 22:13

Video: How high-flying Bird's 2018/19 FE title charge fell apart For the first time in the history of ABB FIA Formula E, Envision Virgin Racing driver Sam Bird heads to a season finale without a chance to win a tit...
2019-07-11, 17:13

'Flying objects' damaged Japanese tanker during attack in Gulf of Oman Two "flying objects" damaged a Japanese tanker owned by Kokuka Sangyo Co in an attack on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, but there was no damage to the...
2019-06-14, 10:26

Crew On Japan Tanker Saw 'Flying Object' Before Attack: Company Head The crew of a Japanese-owned tanker hit in an apparent attack in the Gulf of Oman saw a "flying object" before a second blast on board, the operator'...
2019-06-14, 14:39

'Riding a horse is like flying a plane',' says Olympic gold medal winner If there was a magical formula to succeeding in the Longines Global Champions Tour (GCT), then Ben Maher would appear to have a good idea what it is....
2019-07-19, 16:26

Delta’s pit bull ban overruled as feds clarify rules for flying with pets The Department of Transportation said that airline employees can bar any animal they consider a safety threat, however, they cannot issue a blanket b...
2019-08-09, 19:39

Extremely rare species of flying squirrel discovered in Southwest China Scientists have discovered a new species of flying squirrel in Southwest China. The species is closely related to a pair of flying squirrel species o...
2019-07-18, 22:52

Exclusive: U.S. airlines expect Boeing 737 MAX jets need up to 150 hours of work before flying again Once regulators approve Boeing Co's grounded 737 MAX jets for flight, each aircraft will likely require between 100 and 150 hours of preparation befo...
2019-05-23, 20:00

New 2019 Bentley Flying Spur: official teaser video released News 29 May, 2019 New teaser video of the upcoming Bentley Flying Spur gives us our clearest look yet at Crewe's new luxury limous...
2019-05-29, 17:39

UPDATE 1-Pilot Flying J buying NGL Energy's TransMontaigne assets -sources Pilot Flying J, a top operator of highway truck stops in North America, has agreed to acquire NGL Energy Partners' TransMontaigne Product Services as...
2019-08-19, 18:52

Jorge Masvidal's Flying Knee KO Of Ben Askren Was The Result Of Planning, Not Luck On an initial viewing of that clip of Jorge Masvidal ending Ben Askren’s undefeated professional MMA run with a flying knee just seconds into the mat...
2019-07-08, 18:52

Ex-Jet Chairman Naresh Goyal, Wife Stopped At Mumbai From Flying Abroad Former Jet Airways chairman Naresh Goyal and his wife were stopped by Mumbai immigration from travelling abroad, news agency PTI reported on Saturday...
2019-05-25, 16:39

Hydrogen-Powered Electric Flying Vehicle Unveiled by US-Based Company A transportation company is betting its sleek new hydrogen-powered electric flying vehicles will someday serve as taxis, cargo carriers and ambulance...
2019-05-30, 10:52

FAA Bans Some Recalled MacBook Pro Models From Flying, Citing Fire Risk The Federal Aviation Administration has “banned select MacBook Pro” units from flying in the air after Apple issued a warning that some contained bat...
2019-08-14, 06:39

New Bentley Flying Spur: 207mph luxury sports saloon revealed The Flying Spur features Bentley’s first-ever electronically powered, retracting Flying B, which even gets illuminated wings Rolls-Royce Ghost riva...
2019-06-11, 12:26

The Open: Lowry flying high, McIlroy makes nightmare start "Ireland\u0027s Shane Lowry was happy to fly in under the radar as he grabbed the early clubhouse lead at the British Open on Thursday, leaving sever...
2019-07-18, 20:26

Vistara Pilots, Grounded For Flying With Low Fuel, Resume Duties: Report Aviation regulator DGCA Thursday permitted two Vistara pilots, who had issued a ''Mayday'' distress call due to low-fuel near Lucknow airport while o...
2019-07-18, 23:39

Chris Cuomo caught on video flying into rage after man calls him ‘Fredo’ If he calls Chris Cuomo that again, he could be sleeping with the fishes. The CNN anchor was caught on video flying into an abject rage at a man for ...
2019-08-13, 09:26

Australia pass Malawi test with flying colours at Netball World Cup Australia 74-25 MalawiDiamonds cruise ahead of crunch game against New ZealandAhead of a potentially tournament-defining clash with New Zealand later...
2019-07-17, 03:39

New 2019 Bentley Flying Spur: official teaser images released News 16 May, 2019 Official teasers of the upcoming Bentley Flying Spur have been revealed, previewing the new luxury limousine inside a...
2019-05-21, 20:26

Iran targeted and missed US drone flying over Gulf of Oman: officials Iran targeted and missed a US drone flying over the Gulf of Oman shortly after the Thursday attack on two tankers there, US officials said. The unman...
2019-06-16, 09:26

Gareth Southgate flying out to watch England Under-21s Euros opener against France It is an indication of how important Gareth Southgate considers this month's European Under-21 Championship that he is due to fly out to watch Englan...
2019-06-18, 13:26

Flying Frenchman's hoverboard bid to cross Channel scuppered by fuel mishap A French inventor failed in his attempt to cross the English Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard on Thursday when he was knocked into the water as he...
2019-07-31, 18:13

NYPD officer injured by flying liquor bottle while on fireworks duty An NYPD officer trying to help control a crowd lighting off fireworks in Crown Heights early Friday was injured when a liquor bottle was thrown at hi...
2019-07-06, 00:26

Schwarzenegger struck by flying kick at South Africa sports event A man struck Arnold Schwarzenegger with a flying kick at a sports event in South Africa on Saturday, though the actor and former California governor ...
2019-05-21, 18:52

‘I’ll be flying till I die!’ Why Wally Funk won’t give up her lifelong space mission The pilot broke astronaut training records in the 1960s before being told a woman’s place is not in orbit. Sixty years on, she is still pursuing her ...
2019-06-24, 07:52

Flying Wallendas siblings triumphantly cross Times Square on tightrope They crossed the Crossroads of the World — hundreds of feet above the pavement. A brother and sister from the famed Flying Wallendas circus family on...
2019-06-24, 05:52

Man flying to Dominican Republic found with smoke grenades at Newark Airport A man flying from Newark Airport to the Dominican Republic was stopped by TSA agents from bringing several smoke grenades onto the flight Sunday, aut...
2019-06-18, 08:26

Cycling: Flying Dutchman Teunissen sprints to opening Tour stage win Dutchman Mike Teunissen was meant to be helping a team mate take the yellow jersey but ended up slipping it on himself after winning a thrilling bunc...
2019-07-06, 19:39

Fortnite Fortbyte 67 Location Accessible by Flying Retaliator Glider through rings Accessible by Flying the Retaliator Glider through the rings under the southern most Sky Platform is the latest Fortbyte challenge players can comple...
2019-06-30, 17:52

Meet The Smart Autonomous Flying Phone-Case Camera Drone Selfly is a phone case that doubles as a flying drone camera – featured Kickstarter Every week we scour Kickstarter, Indiegogo and more to find the b...
2019-05-21, 16:00

Airspeeder Wants to Reinvent Racing With Single-Seat Flying Electric Cars Ah, the flying car. Every year a new concept or company appears with promises of taking us off the road and in to the fluffy clouds, and it’s always ...
2019-07-06, 21:00

US confirms $130M high-flying drone brought down by Iranian missile The U.S. military says the drone shot down by Iran overnight was the Navy version of the RQ-4A Global Hawk High-Altitude Long Endurance Unmanned Airc...
2019-06-20, 14:52

FAA issues order prohibiting US operators from flying over some Iran-controlled airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order on Thursday prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in an overwater area of Tehran-...
2019-06-21, 10:26

Buyers Await Aviation Regulator's Scrutiny Of Jet's Flying License: Report Recently, London-based AdiGroup partnered with Jet Airways Employee Consortium partnered to bid for 75 per cent stake of Jet under the insolvency res...
2019-06-30, 12:39

Is the Uber of babysitting safe? Need a baby sitter? There’s an app for that. Uber-esque baby-sitting services, including the popular Bambino and UrbanSitter, are gaining traction am...
2019-08-15, 03:26

Uber says IRS looking at its 2013-14 tax returns The U.S. Internal Revenue Service is currently looking at Uber Technologies Inc's taxes for 2013 and 2014, and the ride-hailing company said it expec...
2019-06-04, 14:52

Should Uber Bar Felons From Becoming Drivers? The tight U.S. labor market is pushing more employers to consider hiring nontraditional candidates, including some with criminal records. That is int...
2019-05-22, 09:39

Uber will now kick you off its app if your rating is too low According to an app researcher Jane Manchun Wong with a history of impressive scoops that come from her constant reverse-engineering of popular mobil...
2019-05-30, 02:52

Video shows drivers in Georgia stopping to grab $175,000 in 'flying' cash on highway Video captured more than a dozen people getting out of their vehicles on Tuesday to grab money that was flying all over a Georgia interstate, police ...
2019-07-11, 01:39

Nearly 9 out of 10 flying insects in hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, a new study finds CIA Museum A new study found that almost 9 out of 10 flying insects in hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, and over half of the bacterial ...
2019-06-24, 01:39

NASA Selects Flying Mission to Study Titan for Origins, Signs of Life NASA has announced that our next destination in the solar system is the unique, richly organic world Titan. Advancing our search for the building blo...
2019-06-27, 22:39

‘Unidentified object’ flying over DMZ sparking media frenzy turns out to be flock of birds An “unidentified object” detected flying near South Korea’s border with North Korea that sparked a media frenzy and prompted the south to launch figh...
2019-07-01, 15:00

Glitch sends flying race car soaring hundreds of feet at launch event A technical glitch during a flying car demonstration sent an unmanned craft soaring hundreds of feet into the sky at Goodwood Festival of Speed in We...
2019-07-05, 10:52

Flying Lotus: Flamagra review – cosmic voyager's cartoonish cinematic vision (Warp)Always known for Technicolor hip-hop odysseys, Flying Lotus has now gone fully cinematic. Following his directorial debut with the gross-out fl...
2019-05-24, 17:00

German theme park forced to shut down ride that looked like ‘flying swastikas’ A theme park in Germany was forced to close their new ride Eagle Fly after people said it looked like “flying swastikas.” Park guests rep...
2019-08-21, 03:13

If you are flying from the US to Paris with Air France, you can now enjoy meals cooked by a Michelin-starred chef Nicolas Economou/Getty Images Air France has asked Daniel Rose, a Michelin-starred chef, to create special dishes for their business class passenger...
2019-07-18, 04:26

Left-field cameos fuel Flying Lotus’ latest odyssey, Flamagra Every Flying Lotus album unfolds as a hero’s journey into the great unknown. On Los Angeles, the producer’s 2008 breakthrough, he scoured his hometow...
2019-05-24, 15:26

Crash at Mountain of Hell bike race sends riders flying down hill The Mountain of Hell bike race took place Sunday on a glacier at Les Deux Alpes ski resort in France and it really lived up to its name as a big cras...
2019-07-02, 18:13

No longer fiction: Flying car startups aim to begin test flights as early as next year The ride-sharing giant Uber and smaller startups like Alaka'i Technologies and ASKA edge closer toward a flying future.    ...
2019-06-19, 11:52

Swansea flying high after Borja Bastón double takes them past Preston Steve Cooper, the Swansea manager, said Borja Bastón was revelling in the role of leading the line after his two goals secured their win over Preston...
2019-08-18, 06:13

A measles travel ban? Health officials have considered stopping infected travelers from flying The measles outbreak in several parts of the U.S. have prompted health officials to consider putting travelers on a rarely used Do Not Board list. &...
2019-05-28, 17:13

Fortnite Fortbyte 89 Location Accessible by flying Scarlet Strike Glider through rings Accessible by flying the Scarlet Strike Glider through the rings east of Snobby Shores is the latest Fortbyte 89 challenge players can complete today...
2019-06-13, 17:52

Hydrogen-powered flying vehicle touted as Southern California traffic tonic Developers of a multi-rotor hover craft billed as the first flying vehicle to be powered by hydrogen fuel cells unveiled a full-scale model on Wednes...
2019-05-30, 04:52

Flying Wallendas to cross Times Square on high wire 25 stories above pavement Lijana Wallenda makes a brave return after a high wire accident broke nearly all the bones in her face two years ago.      ...
2019-06-24, 00:13

New Bentley Flying Spur: 207mph luxury sports saloon on show at Goodwood Rolls-Royce Ghost rival has an equal focus on driver engagement and passenger comfort The third-generation Bentley Flying Spur will represent a “qua...
2019-07-05, 13:26

Flying Wallendas cross Times Square on high wire in dramatic stunt Nik Wallenda, a seventh-generation acrobat, and his sister, Lijana Wallenda, coming back after a near-fatal accident in 2017, when she broke nearly e...
2019-06-24, 05:26

Flying feet, tattoos and chicken masks: Copa América 2019 – in pictures Five years after hosting the World Cup, Brazil again was home to a major competition; this time the Copa América with 12 teams competing over 26 matc...
2019-07-09, 13:00

Uber threatens to withdraw from Austria U.S.-based ride-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc threatened on Tuesday to withdraw from Austria if a new law that would subject it to the same p...
2019-06-18, 15:52

Lyft and Uber Earnings: What to Watch The ride-hailing competitors are set to report their second quarterly earnings since their initial public offerings this week. The reception thus far...
2019-08-07, 13:39

The New Provence: From Quaint to Uber-Chic Need proof this beloved vacation spot is evolving? An influx of design-savvy hotels and modern cuisine is reinvigorating the region. So long bouillab...
2019-07-11, 21:13

Uber's IPO Was Just a Bump in the Road, Top Executive Says Uber staff remain focused on global expansion following last month’s initial public offering, said Brooks Entwistle, the company’s chief internationa...
2019-06-14, 12:26

Two Top Uber Executives Out Amid Shakeup Uber’s operating and marketing chiefs are both leaving the ride-hailing giant, less than a month after its disappointing initial public offering, as ...
2019-06-08, 00:13

Bad riders could be banned under new Uber policy Badly behaving Uber passengers can be banned from using the ride-sharing service if their rating score falls below a certain threshold, the company s...
2019-05-29, 20:26

The Legal Argument That Could Destroy Uber Days after Uber began selling stock, the National Labor Relations Board’s top lawyer gave the company a huge gift. In an advice memo, the general co...
2019-05-21, 15:52

TLC approves permanent cap on Uber, Lyft in NYC The city is slamming the brakes on Uber and Lyft. The Taxi and Limousine Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to permanently extend the freeze on n...
2019-08-07, 21:13

Uber loses more than $1bn in first quarterly report since IPO Company said it now had 93 million customers who are active on a monthly basis, 33% higher than the same period last yearUber lost more than $1bn in ...
2019-05-31, 00:13

Two Top Uber Executives Are Out as C.E.O. Consolidates Power A month after Uber’s rocky I.P.O., its chief executive laid off two members of his executive team: the chief operating officer and the chief marketin...
2019-06-08, 01:26

Uber loses $1B in Q1 as revenue rises 20% Uber’s loss in its first quarterly report as a public company affirmed the challenges the company faces while spending heavily to fend off ride-haili...
2019-05-31, 01:01

Uber reports $5.2B net loss in Q2, revenue up 14% The ride-hailing company said the large net loss reflected $3.9 billion of stock-based compensation expenses related to its initial public offering. ...
2019-08-09, 01:13

Two Uber Board Members Step Down Two Uber directors—including entrepreneur Arianna Huffington, who had been vocal about changing the ride-hailing firm’s culture—are resigning from it...
2019-07-25, 09:52

Uber Lost Another Billion Dollars, NBD Uber’s first quarterly earnings report as a publicly-traded company tells us much of the same as every other report the company has ever released abo...
2019-05-31, 00:00

Rude Uber Riders Could Be Booted From The App Uber riders prone to rude behavior such as leaving trash or urging drivers to speed may be booted from the app under a policy change that took effect...
2019-05-30, 04:39

No Ride for You? Uber's Risky Ratings Uber says it will start banning riders in the U.S. and Canada with “significantly below average” ratings. “Respect is a two-way street,” Uber said, n...
2019-06-04, 15:13

Uber says IRS probing its 2013-14 tax returns The U.S. Internal Revenue Service is auditing Uber Technologies Inc's taxes for 2013 and 2014 and the ride-hailing company expects unrecognized tax b...
2019-06-04, 17:00

Uber executive reshuffling drops its COO and CMO In an email that went out to employees on Friday, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said that because of progress made over the last two years, he now has m...
2019-06-08, 02:26

Uber will deactivate riders with low ratings Rude behavior or leaving trash behind could get you booted from Uber. The company has added "ratings-based rider deactivations" to its safety policy....
2019-05-29, 21:39

NYC extends its cap on Uber and Lyft vehicles New York City will cap the number of Uber and Lyft vehicles on its streets for another year. Today, the NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) voted...
2019-08-07, 23:13

How the Promise of a $120 Billion Uber I.P.O. Evaporated Uber’s offering was supposed to be a crowning moment for the ride-hailing company. But it suffered setback after setback and ultimately resulted in p...
2019-05-21, 15:52

F1 driver Pierre Gasly enjoys flying lap of Red Bull Ring in a stunt plane – video F1 driver Pierre Gasly flew over the Red Bull Ring, which will host this weekend’s Austrian Grand Prix, in a stunt plane. The Red Bull Racing driver ...
2019-06-27, 20:52

Jorge Masvidal Records Fastest Knockout In UFC History With Flying Knee To Ben Askren's Skull It took all of five seconds for Jorge Masvidal to knock out Ben “Funky” Askren and record the fastest KO in UFC history, beating out previous record-...
2019-07-07, 20:01

French Inventor Totes Rifle While Flying Turbine-Powered Flyboard at Bastille Day Celebrations European leaders including French President Emmanuel Macron were treated to a demonstration of the Flyboard Air, a sort of gas turbine-powered jetpac...
2019-07-15, 07:26

New software flaw found in Boeing 737 Max to further delay troubled plane's return to flying A new software flaw has been found in the troubled Boeing 737 Max that will further delay the plane's return to flying after two deadly crashes, acco...
2019-06-27, 21:39

Flying Wallendas safely cross Times Square on high wire 25 stories above the pavement Lijana Wallenda makes a brave return after a high wire accident broke nearly all the bones in her face two years ago.      ...
2019-06-24, 06:00

Bentley Flying Spur grows, adds tech to rival Mercedes AMG S class, Maybach Bentley's third-generation Flying Spur sedan will grow in size and feature additional safety technology as the British ultraluxury brand looks to squ...
2019-06-11, 14:13

Uber reports $1B loss as revenue rises Car sharing giant Uber has met its first quarter forecast, with a loss of $1 billion but increasing revenue and users. The losses were the result of ...
2019-05-31, 12:13

Uber and Ola hail interest in Addison Lee deal Uber Technologies and Ola, the Indian ride-hailing app, have expressed an interest in acquiring Addison Lee Group, potentially opening a new competit...
2019-07-24, 17:26

Top executives leave Uber after internal shakeup NEW YORK (AP) — Uber is parting ways with two of its top executives less than a month after the company’s rocky initial public offering. CEO Da...
2019-06-07, 23:52

Government To Order Uber, Ola To Go Electric: Report Some taxi players, like Ola, have previously tried to operate electric cars in the country, but with little success given inadequate infrastructure a...
2019-06-06, 18:52

Starbucks to deliver nationwide with help from Uber Eats Starbucks will take delivery nationwide in early 2020 through a partnership with Uber Eats. Buzz60’s Sean Dowling has more.    ...
2019-07-24, 16:00

Former Uber Employee Says 'Safe Rides Fee' Was the Rip-Off You Always Suspected Uber has, across its 10-year history, been the subject of any number of public scandals—from workplace sexual harassment and data privacy to labor st...
2019-08-25, 06:13

How Uber is turning everyone in the company into a data scientist Uber has built internal tools and platforms that others in the company can leverage, bringing cutting-edge expertise to anyone within the company.Rea...
2019-07-31, 18:13

Uber has more than 100 million users, but is still losing money Uber might seem ubiquitous, but the ridesharing company is still growing, it reported in its quarterly earnings. In July, more than 100 million peopl...
2019-08-09, 08:52

Uber promises a bottomless well of money to investors … but not yet Expect a barnstorming debut at the latest tech company listing, yet there is no sign of any profits in the near futureWho wants to invest in a compan...
2019-05-21, 15:26

Off-duty officer stabbed after argument in Uber BARTLETT, Tenn. — Police in Tennessee say an off-duty Bartlett officer has been stabbed in the face, neck and leg by a person still being sought by p...
2019-06-04, 16:13

Uber Posts Its Largest Quarterly Loss Uber reported its largest-ever quarterly loss, weighed down by heavy competition in Latin America and elsewhere, as well as a large expense related t...
2019-08-09, 04:00

Uber Copter Is Here For People Worth $400 an Hour Uber is a modest company with modest goals. It simply wants to change how people get around and also get New Yorkers from Manhattan to John F. Kenned...
2019-06-07, 01:39

Uber-rich: the wealthy people who will get even wealthier from IPO Ride-hailing app valued at $80bn, below its initial target – but it will still make billions for some early investorsUber on Thursday priced its shar...
2019-05-21, 15:26

Uber COO, marketing chief step down - memo Uber Technologies Inc Chief Operating Officer Barney Harford and Chief Marketing Officer Rebecca Messina are leaving the company, Chief Executive Off...
2019-06-08, 01:26

Uber Copter's $200 flights launch in NYC on July 9th Uber's autonomous flying taxis aren't ready to take flight yet, but according to a report in the New York Times, it will offer air transit ...
2019-06-06, 07:00

Uber's Jump will take on Lime's e-bikes in London Londoners have seen multiple bikeshare companies come and go -- including ofo, oBike and Urbo. When Lime introduced its e-bikes in December, it seeme...
2019-05-24, 21:00

Uber drivers and other gig workers in California could get better pay under proposed law Uber, Lyft in the crosshairs as California lawmakers look to redefine part-time job rules to boost pay, benefits for drivers.    ...
2019-07-17, 19:00

Uber experiment allows Eats orders from the main app Uber has started rolling out an experimental version of its app that was made to persuade its main service's customers to try its food delivery ...
2019-06-05, 09:39

Uber will start banning riders with low ratings Uber said Wednesday that it will start banning riders with low ratings, a significant change to the company’s previous policies. The ride-shari...
2019-05-29, 21:13

Uber driver pulls out sex toy on cops who feared it was a gun A Connecticut Uber driver was tackled to the ground by police who believed he was reaching for a gun — only for him to whip out a sex toy, authoritie...
2019-07-01, 22:52

Uber will start booting riders with low ratings Better be nice to your Uber driver and keep those stars up. Beginning Wednesday, the ride-hailing app will start to boot the worst of its boorish rid...
2019-05-29, 17:52

Uber could give you the option to ‘favorite’ drivers Uber might be developing a feature that lets riders add drivers as a "favorite" so they can ride with them again in the future. App researcher Jane M...
2019-05-29, 16:39

Top Uber executives pushed out in shake-up after IPO launch Two of Uber’s top executives were pushed aside last week in a management shake-up at the ride-share company following its lackluster initial pu...
2019-06-08, 21:13

UPDATE 3-Uber says IRS probing its 2013-14 tax returns The U.S. Internal Revenue Service is auditing Uber Technologies Inc's taxes for 2013 and 2014 and the ride-hailing company expects unrecognized tax b...
2019-06-04, 18:39

An Uber riddle, a cat caper and a character called Tim It’s all happening on book club nightTwo days before book club, my wife comes to find me in my shed.“I’m going over the road to look at the kittens,”...
2019-06-22, 08:52

Uber Is Latest Firm to Flounder Post-IPO Many of the most anticipated technology IPOs in the past decade have disappointed investors after reporting their first quarterly results as public c...
2019-08-09, 21:39

They Got Rich Off Uber and Lyft. Then They Moved to Low-Tax States. Meet the semiretired millennials who left California for low-tax, low-stress places like Texas, as their former start-ups stampede toward the stock m...
2019-05-21, 16:26

UPDATE 2-Uber says IRS probing its 2013-14 tax returns The U.S. Internal Revenue Service is auditing Uber Technologies Inc's taxes for 2013 and 2014 and the ride-hailing company expects unrecognized tax b...
2019-06-04, 16:13

Uber Gets Sell-Side Green Light The ride-hailing firm has a stamp of approval from nearly every large research group despite the fact that it has yet to prove its business model can...
2019-06-04, 23:52

Uber unveils next-generation Volvo self-driving car Uber unveiled its newest Volvo self-driving car as it works to deploy vehicles without drivers under limited conditions. Uber said the production-rea...
2019-06-12, 18:26

Uber's First-Quarter Loss Tops $1 Billion The ride-hailing company’s loss topped $1 billion in its first quarterly report as a public company, affirming its continuing challenge of spending h...
2019-05-31, 00:52

Ari Lennox Went From Uber Driving to Headlining Her Own Tour The R&B singer Ari Lennox spoke to GQ about her debut album, 'Shea Butter Baby,' and why she really wishes people would stop comparing her to Erykah ...
2019-06-17, 16:00

Bajaj Qute Launched On Uber XS In Bengaluru Bajaj and Uber have partnered to launch the Qute quadricycle for the Uber XS ride category in Bengaluru. This is a pilot project and it will be offer...
2019-06-13, 16:26

Uber upgrades its Jump scooters and bikes Uber has revealed its second-generation Jump electric scooters, which will feature bigger wheels and improved brakes. The rideshare giant showed off ...
2019-06-12, 22:26

Uber Takes Texas Taxpayers For A Ride Uber, the ride-hailing company that has lost $16.2 billion over the last two and a half years, got a bit of good news thanks to the generosity of Tex...
2019-08-22, 23:39

Uber’s Q1 losses reach $1B despite revenue growth NEW YORK (AP) — Uber is continuing to bleed money even as it posts dramatic revenue growth. In its first financial release since its lackluster IPO, ...
2019-05-30, 22:39

Uber trying to put brakes on Florida salon app’s trademark A single mother from Florida is gearing up for battle with ride-hailing behemoth Uber over an app she is building. Carolina Vengoechea, 45, tells The...
2019-08-22, 05:13

Uber rolls out next-generation self-driving Volvo At an event in Washington, Uber unveiled a fleet of redesigned self-driving cars that it expects will hit public roads in the coming months.Read More...
2019-06-12, 22:00

Volvo and Uber's first self-driving car is ready for the road Two years later, Volvo and Uber are ready to show off their first purpose-built self-driving car. They've introduced a variant of the XC90 SUV ...
2019-06-12, 18:26

Uber to Unveil Next-Generation Volvo Self-Driving Car Uber on Wednesday will unveil its newest Volvo self-driving car in Washington as it works to eventually deploy vehicles without drivers under some li...
2019-06-12, 15:52

Uber to ban riders with low ratings: will you pass the test? Failure to tip, a refusal to chat … even where you sit could influence how drivers rate you and under a new policy could see you bannedWill your Uber...
2019-06-01, 07:52

A $400 million yacht rumored to be owned by Jeff Bezos called the 'Flying Fox' was spotted off the coast of Turkey AP Photo A mega-yacht rumored to cost $400 million and be owned by Jeff Bezos was spotted off the coast of Turkey in photos circulating on Twitter. ...
2019-08-05, 00:13

A Prince's $500 Billion Desert Dream: Flying Cars, Robot Dinosaurs and a Giant Artificial Moon Saudi Arabia’s crown prince turned to U.S. consultants for help imagining a massive new city-state in the northwest of his kingdom. What emerged was ...
2019-08-05, 13:13

Uber rang in its IPO with champagne and mimosas. Then the hangover began. Uber's IPO celebrations were boozed-filled benders that and occasionally got out of control, hearkening back to the company's culture under ousted CE...
2019-05-21, 19:13

Volvo unveils first fully self-driving vehicle for Uber Uber and automaker Volvo on Wednesday unveiled a new self-driving sport-utility vehicle they say is the next step in reaching autonomous rideshare tr...
2019-06-13, 01:52

Man busted for robbing Dunkin’ Donuts and fleeing in Uber A Long Island man was busted for robbing a Dunkin’ Donuts — after using an Uber as his getaway car, according to cops. Andrew Sandson, 57...
2019-06-17, 16:00

There's a Good Chance Your Uber or Lyft Hasn't Gone In For Its Recalls Uber and Lyft are bad at recalls, Tesla is still sliding, Maven is packing up in some markets, and Toyota is playing games, all in The Morning Shift ...
2019-05-21, 17:52

Uber CEO’s assurances fail to stop stock slide Wall Street hit the brakes on Uber Friday — despite vows from chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi that its record $5 billion loss, reported late Thursd...
2019-08-10, 03:13

Volvo and Uber's self-driving production car hits the road Volvo and Uber have whipped the wraps off their first production car capable of full self-driving. The Volvo XC90 SUV base vehicle is kitted out with...
2019-06-13, 13:52

Uber's COO and CMO to step down as CEO Khosrowshahi takes on bigger role Khosrowshahi said he will take on a more involved role in the company, with the heads of core businesses such as Ridesharing and Uber Eats now report...
2019-06-08, 02:39

UBER To Offer Discounts To Families Of Fallen Heroes (LEX 18) – Ridesharing company UBER will be offering discounted rides to the families of fallen military heroes UBER is offering $15 off rides ...
2019-05-24, 20:13

Family of slain Chicago cab driver sues Uber CHICAGO (AP) — The family of a Chicago cab driver who died after being hurt in a fight with a ride-sharing driver is suing Uber. Fangqui Lu is wanted...
2019-06-05, 07:39

Mets find a new hero after 112-mile Uber ride An Uber driver named Jason picked up his passenger at 1050 IronPigs Way in Allentown, Pa., early Wednesday evening. The rider needed to go about 112 ...
2019-05-23, 10:52

UPDATE 3-Uber unveils next-generation Volvo self-driving car Uber Technologies Inc unveiled its newest Volvo self-driving car in Washington on Wednesday as it works to eventually deploy vehicles without drivers...
2019-06-13, 03:13

Uber Eats now lets you preorder the food you want to eat in a restaurant Uber has introduced a brand new feature of its food delivery service that involves absolutely no food delivery whatsoever. Instead of having a driver...
2019-07-03, 19:26

Uber glitch charged some customers 100x what they expected to pay Uber riders in a number of cities around the world on Wednesday were met with some stress-inducing sticker shock when noticing the price they’d...
2019-07-19, 02:26

Starbucks plans nationwide delivery in the US with Uber Eats More Americans will be able to take advantage of on-demand Frappuccinos. Starbucks announced today that it's expanding its partnership with Uber...
2019-07-24, 03:39

Uber and Lyft Are Trying to Compete with Google Maps For Some Reason When you’re trying to figure out how to get somewhere, the odds are pretty good your first move is opening Google Maps. But Uber and Lyft each want t...
2019-07-20, 00:13

How to market uber-luxury travel to the super wealthy CEO of Half Moon Bay Antigua, William Anderson, explains to CNBC's James Wright how to sell $25M plots to the super rich, when the resort hasn&#...
2019-05-31, 21:39

Uber's hopes go into reverse in new TfL battle for London licence Uber Technologies is facing an uphill struggle to secure a long-term licence from London's transport regulator little more than a year after it was f...
2019-08-03, 14:26

Proposed rules in India could force Uber to go electric Uber has been trying to get more electric vehicles to join its fleet for a while now, but it might have to find a way to speed things up if India pas...
2019-06-10, 10:52

Uber’s no-good, terrible-rotten bad Q2 loses more than $5 billion Enlarge / Headquarters of ride-sharing technology company Uber in the South of Market (SoMa) neighborhood of San Francisco on October 13, 2017. (cre...
2019-08-09, 12:52

Uber stock plunges after whopping $5.2B quarterly loss Uber shares plunged 6.3 percent in late trading to $40.27, after the ride-hailing giant reported a disappointing quarter capped by a record $5.2 bill...
2019-08-09, 12:26

Uber posts $1B loss in its first quarter as a public company Uber Technologies reported a $1 billion loss in its first quarterly report as a public company on Thursday, despite a 20 percent rise in revenue, pos...
2019-05-31, 01:00

12-year-old girl took Uber alone to jump to her death, family says A 12-year-old Florida girl called an Uber to bring her to a parking garage to kill herself, and her family blamed the the company this week for her d...
2019-06-07, 16:39

Uber Sets $5.2 Billion on Fire In Biggest Loss Ever Well, well, well! If it isn’t our beleaguered rideshare giant Uber reporting yet another quarter of continued losses after its disastrous IPO earlier...
2019-08-09, 00:26

Uber sees biggest-ever quarterly loss: $5bn in three months Second earnings report shows worse-than-predicted losses and revenue growthUber lost $5.24bn in the last three months, its largest-ever quarterly los...
2019-08-09, 00:52

WSJ: Facebook's cryptocurrency finds backing from PayPal and Uber Facebook has secured some pretty big backers for Project Libra, according to The Wall Street Journal. PayPal, Uber, Visa and Mastercard are reportedl...
2019-06-14, 10:52

Uber Eats may soon offer an unlimited delivery subscription Paying for delivery is so passé, and Uber Eats knows it. Like Postmates, DoorDash and the UK's Deliveroo, which all offer unlimited food ...
2019-05-22, 15:00

Uber Rides Get Cheaper With New Bajaj Qute Car on UberXS Uber has launched a new ride-hailing service in Bengaluru that will use miniature gas-powered cars called Qute to win over commuters stressed out by ...
2019-06-14, 13:26

Dad claims he caught Uber driver raping his daughter A father claims he caught an Uber driver raping his daughter after he tracked her on a new app when she didn’t come home. The horrified dad all...
2019-06-08, 01:13

Uber Copter to Offer Flights From Lower Manhattan to J.F.K. For an 8-minute, one-way flight, the average ride will cost between $200 and $225 per person and include private ground transportation on both ends o...
2019-06-06, 00:39

Uber, Indian Oil To Offer Fuel Discounts To Drivers Ride-hailing giant Uber on Thursday announced it is partnering with state-run Indian Oil Corp Ltd (IOCL) to offer discounts to drivers on petrol, die...
2019-05-31, 14:13

Students: Know the rules of the road before your Uber or Lyft summer gig Driving for Uber or Lyft could be an ideal way for college students to earn some summer cash. Here are some rules of the road they should know first....
2019-06-13, 14:52

Polish payment system Blik to be available on Netflix, Uber - PPS CEO Netflix, Uber and other companies will soon accept payments using Poland's Blik, said the chief executive of Polish Payment Standard (PPS), the compa...
2019-06-28, 15:26

Uber driver rallies community to care for 89-year-old vet STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. (AP) — An Uber driver has rallied her community in Georgia to care for an 89-year-old veteran she met on the job. News outlets repor...
2019-06-13, 17:13

Polish payment system Blik to be available on Netflix, Uber: PPS CEO Netflix, Uber and other companies will soon accept payments using Poland's Blik, said the chief executive of Polish Payment Standard (PPS), the compa...
2019-06-28, 18:13

No Lyft for Uber shares after results fall short Shares of Uber Inc fell 10% in early trading on Friday after the ride-hailing service missed most Wall Street targets in its quarterly earnings repor...
2019-08-09, 17:39

U.S. denies Tesla, GM, Uber 25% Chinese tariff relief The Trump administration is expanding efforts to block the use of Chinese technology in advanced vehicles, denying additional requests by Tesla Inc f...
2019-06-14, 04:13

Loss-making Uber does not look like a business worth $90bn As drivers protest and the IPO roadshow rolls on, investors need to ask some tough questionsGood luck to those Uber workers protesting about wages an...
2019-05-21, 15:26

Volvo and Uber unveil autonomous production XC90 Volvo’s self-driving ready XC90 is ready for deployment in Uber’s future driverless ridesharing service Volvo has presented the fruits of its ongoin...
2019-06-12, 20:13

Bolt won’t beat Uber by copying it – it needs to forge its own path Bolt, previously known as Taxify, is a ride-sharing app and one of Estonia‘s four unicorns (AKA startups valued at over $1 billion). On a visit to Ta...
2019-05-23, 19:39