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Early puberty puts women at higher risk for heart disease and stroke

(Reuters Health) - Girls who start menstruating before they’re 12 years old may have a greater risk of heart disease and stroke later in life than their peers who go through puberty later, a U.K. study suggests.

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Uber to introduce mandatory rest breaks for UK drivers

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber [UBER.UL] said on Tuesday its British drivers will have to take a six-hour break after they have accepted and made trips with passengers totaling 10 hours as the taxi app responds to criticism over excessive working hours.

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Exclusive: Current and former Uber security staffers cast doubt on spying claims

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The former security chief of Uber Technologies Inc. [UBER.UL] swore in a closed legal proceeding that he knew of no attempts to steal trade secrets from anyone, including Alphabet Inc's self-driving unit Waymo, and would be "shocked" if that had occurred.

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Inside Uber’s $100,000 Payment to a Hacker, and the Fallout

How Uber grappled with a 2016 hack is under scrutiny and has cast a chill over how other companies deal with security threats.

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After rejecting Uber, London renews Addison Lee's license

LONDON (Reuters) - London has renewed premium car service Addison Lee's license to operate in the capital for the next five years, less than four months after Uber [UBER.UL] was stripped of its license.

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UPDATE 1-After rejecting Uber, London renews Addison Lee's licence

LONDON, Jan 12 (Reuters) - London has renewed premium car service Addison Lee's licence to operate in the capital for the next five years, less than four months after Uber was stripped of its licence.

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Uber rival Taxify expands into Lisbon while eyeing fresh funding

FRANKFURT, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Taxify, Uber's upstart European-based rival, is looking to expand during the coming year outside of the biggest cities in the more than 20 countries where it now operates into secondary markets, Chief Executive Markus Villig said on Thursday.

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Uber's Chinese rival Didi Chuxing recruits in Mexico ahead of launch

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Chinese ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing has advertised online for a range of jobs in Mexico as it prepares to break into the country, one of rival Uber's regional strongholds.

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Tech We’re Using: He Weaned Himself From Ride-Hailing Apps. Here’s Why.

Mike Isaac, a tech reporter for The Times, now uses Uber and Lyft infrequently, though he remains a steady user of Twitter and HQ Trivia.

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Uber reaches $3 million settlement with New York drivers over fees

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] agreed to pay up to $3 million to settle a proposed class-action lawsuit brought on behalf of 2,421 drivers in New York who accused the ride-sharing company of docking excessive fees from their fares.

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BRIEF-Qiagen, DiaSorin partner in automated tuberculosis detection

* SAYS ‍QIAGEN AND DIASORIN PARTNER TO OFFER FULLY AUTOMATED TUBERCULOSIS DETECTION WITH QUANTIFERON-TB GOLD PLUS AVAILABLE ON LIAISON ANALYZER SYSTEMS​

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BRIEF-Diasorin And Qiagen Partner To Offer Fully Automated Solution For Diagnosis Of Tuberculosis

* ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH QIAGEN TO OFFER FULLY AUTOMATED SOLUTION FOR DIAGNOSIS OF TUBERCULOSIS

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UPDATE 1-Nvidia partners with Uber, Volkswagen in self-driving technology

LAS VEGAS, Jan 7 (Reuters) - Nvidia Corp will partner with Uber Technologies Inc and Volkswagen AG as the graphics chipmaker's artificial intelligence platforms make further gains in the autonomous vehicle industry.

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Ferrer shows up-and-comer Wu the door in Auckland

AUCKLAND (Reuters) - Experience was more than a match for youthful exuberance at the Auckland Classic on Monday as four-times champion David Ferrer beat Chinese teenager Wu Yibing 7-6(7) 6-4 to advance to the second round.

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Nvidia partners with Uber, Volkswagen in self-driving technology

LAS VEGAS, Jan 7 (Reuters) - Nvidia Corp will partner with Uber Technologies Inc and Volkswagen AG as the graphics chipmaker's artificial intelligence platforms make further gains in the autonomous vehicle industry.

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BRIEF-Uber selects Nvidia Technology For AI computing system in its fleet of self-driving vehicles

* ‍CO AND UBER ANNOUNCED THAT UBER HAS SELECTED NVIDIA TECHNOLOGY FOR AI COMPUTING SYSTEM IN ITS FLEET OF SELF-DRIVING VEHICLES​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Uber ex-CEO Kalanick selling nearly a third of stake for $1.4 billion: source

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc co-founder Travis Kalanick, who was ousted as chief executive in June, is selling nearly a third of his 10 percent stake in the ride-services company for about $1.4 billion, a person familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

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UPDATE 2-Uber ex-CEO Kalanick selling nearly a third of stake for $1.4 bln -source

Jan 4 (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc co-founder Travis Kalanick, who was ousted as chief executive in June, is selling nearly a third of his 10 percent stake in the ride-services company for about $1.4 billion, a person familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

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Uber ex-CEO Kalanick plans to sell 29 percent of stake: source

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] co-founder Travis Kalanick, who was ousted as chief executive in June, will sell nearly a third of his shares in the ride-services company for about $1.4 billion, a person familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

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UPDATE 1-Uber ex-CEO Kalanick plans to sell 29 pct of stake -source

Jan 4 (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc co-founder Travis Kalanick, who was ousted as chief executive in June, will sell nearly a third of his shares in the ride-services company for about $1.4 billion, a person familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

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Uber ex-CEO Kalanick plans to sell 29 pct of stake - Bloomberg

Jan 4 (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc's former chief executive, Travis Kalanick, plans to sell about 29 percent of his stake in the ride hailing company, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing sources.

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BRIEF-Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick said to plan sale Of 29 pct of stake - ‍​Bloomberg

Jan 4 (Reuters) - UBER CO-FOUNDER TRAVIS KALANICK SAID TO PLAN SALE OF 29 PERCENT OF STAKE -‍​BLOOMBERG, CITING SOURCES Source : https://bloom.bg/2qqgMyP Further company coverage:

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Uber submits appeal to keep operating in northern UK city of York

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber [UBER.UL] submitted an appeal in the northern English city of York on Thursday to overturn a decision by the council not to renew its licence over concerns about a data breach and the number of complaints it had received.

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Uber's rival pumps money into Brazil

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Didi Chuxing, China’s Ride-Hailing Giant, Agrees to Buy Uber Rival in Brazil

Didi will acquire the rest of 99, a Brazilian ride-hailing start-up that it had invested in, in an all-cash deal worth around $600 million.

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Uber is sued over payment for mobile ads it called fraudulent

(Reuters) - A British mobile advertising agency has sued Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] to force the ride-hailing company to pay millions of dollars of bills that Uber had refused to pay after claiming that ads being generated were fraudulent.

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UPDATE 1-China's Didi Chuxing buys control of Brazil's 99 ride-hailing app

BRASILIA/SAO PAULO, Jan 3 (Reuters) - China's ride-hailing application Didi Chuxing has agreed to acquire control of Brazil's 99, the companies said in a statement on Wednesday, potentially creating a formidable rival to Uber in Latin America's largest economy.

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YouTuber Logan Paul says suicide video was 'huge mistake'

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - American YouTube star Logan Paul on Tuesday apologized for posting a video of a suicide victim in Japan, saying he had made a "huge mistake" and was ashamed of himself.

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Global Health: Fast, Cheap Testing for Tuberculosis? Soon It May Be Possible

Diagnosing TB, a major killer, can be cumbersome and inaccurate. But a new way to detect byproducts of the bacteria in urine may change that.

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UPDATE 6-SoftBank succeeds in tender offer for Uber shares

Dec 28 (Reuters) - A consortium led by SoftBank Group Corp will buy a large number of shares of Uber Technologies Inc in a deal that values the ride-services firm at $48 billion, Uber said on Thursday, in a victory for new Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi.

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UPDATE 5-SoftBank succeeds in tender offer for Uber shares

Dec 28 (Reuters) - A consortium led by SoftBank Group Corp will buy a large number of shares of Uber Technologies Inc in a deal that values the ride-services firm at $48 billion, Uber said on Thursday, in a victory for new Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi.

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SoftBank succeeds in tender offer for Uber shares

(Reuters) - A consortium led by SoftBank Group Corp will buy a large number of shares of Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] in a deal that values the ride-services firm at $48 billion, Uber said on Thursday, in a victory for new Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi.

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Uber sells 15% stake to SoftBank

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UPDATE 4-SoftBank succeeds in tender offer for Uber shares

Dec 28 (Reuters) - A consortium led by SoftBank Group Corp will buy a large number of shares of Uber Technologies Inc in a deal that values the ride-services firm at $48 billion, Uber said on Thursday, in a victory for new Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi.

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Uber Sells Stake to SoftBank, Valuing Ride-Hailing Giant at $48 Billion

The deal is a notable drop from the $70 billion valuation Uber once commanded, and is a humbling coda on a rough year for the company, which has been rocked by a series of scandals.

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SoftBank succeeds in bid buy Uber shares

(Reuters) - A consortium led by SoftBank Group Corp successfully bought a large number of shares of Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] in a deal that values the ride-services firm at $48 billion, Uber said on Thursday, handing a victory to new Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi.

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SoftBank tender for Uber stake succeeds at discounted price: WSJ

(Reuters) - A consortium led by SoftBank Group Corp will buy a more than 15 percent stake in Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] after existing investors in the ride services company agreed to sell shares at a price that values the startup at $48 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.

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UPDATE 2-SoftBank tender for Uber stake succeeds at discounted price -WSJ

Dec 28 (Reuters) - A consortium led by SoftBank Group Corp will buy a more than 15 percent stake in Uber Technologies Inc after existing investors in the ride services company agreed to sell shares at a price that values the startup at $48 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.

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SoftBank tender for Uber stake succeeds: WSJ

(Reuters) - A consortium led by SoftBank Group Corp will go ahead with the purchase of a major stake in Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] after existing investors in the ride services company agreed to sell shares at a price that values the startup at $48 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.

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BRIEF-Softbank Is Set To Appoint Rajeev Misra To Uber'S Board - WSJ

* SOFTBANK IS SET TO APPOINT TO UBER’S BOARD RAJEEV MISRA- WSJ, CITING SOURCES‍​ Source text: http://on.wsj.com/2lm4iT6 Further company coverage:

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UPDATE 1-SoftBank tender for Uber stake succeeds -WSJ

Dec 28 (Reuters) - A consortium led by SoftBank Group Corp will go ahead with the purchase of a major stake in Uber Technologies Inc after existing investors in the ride services company agreed to sell shares at a price that values the startup at $48 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.

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SoftBank succeeds in tender offer for large stake in Uber -WSJ

Dec 28 (Reuters) - SoftBank Group Corp has succeeded in its bid to buy a large stake in Uber Technologies Inc at a steep discount, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter.

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BRIEF-Softbank Succeeds In Bid To Buy Large Uber Stake At Steep Discount- WSJ

* SOFTBANK GROUP CORP. HAS SUCCEEDED IN ITS BID TO BUY A LARGE STAKE IN UBER TECHNOLOGIES INC. AT A STEEP DISCOUNT- WSJ, CITING SOURCES‍​

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Homeland Security, Uber, Peru: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

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Uber working on deal to sell Xchange Leasing to Fair: source

(Reuters) - Ride-hailing company Uber is working on a deal to sell its U.S. auto-leasing business Xchange Leasing to startup digital car marketplace Fair, according to a person familiar with the matter.

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UPDATE 1-Uber working on deal to sell Xchange Leasing to Fair -source

Dec 26 (Reuters) - Ride-hailing company Uber is working on a deal to sell its U.S. auto-leasing business Xchange Leasing to startup digital car marketplace Fair, according to a person familiar with the matter.

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Your Uber Car Creates Congestion. Should You Pay a Fee to Ride?

A New York task force weighs a new fee on rides in for-hire vehicles in Manhattan, which would be paid by riders and raise money to fix the subways.

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Girls’ early puberty tied to depression, behavior problems into adulthood

(Reuters Health) - Girls who go through puberty early could be more likely to experience depression and behavior problems that last into their 20s compared to peers who start menstruation later, a U.S. study suggests.

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Uber to sell U.S. auto-leasing business to Fair.com: WSJ

(Reuters) - Ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc has agreed to sell its U.S. auto-leasing business Xchange Leasing to startup car marketplace Fair.com, The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter.

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Uber to sell U.S. auto-leasing business to Fair.com - WSJ

Dec 26 (Reuters) - Ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc has agreed to sell its U.S. auto-leasing business Xchange Leasing to startup car marketplace Fair.com, The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter.

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BRIEF-Uber to sell U.S. auto-leasing business to startup Fair.com - WSJ

* UBER TO SELL U.S. AUTO-LEASING BUSINESS TO STARTUP FAIR.COM - WSJ, CITING SOURCES Source: http://on.wsj.com/2zvDfK2 Further company coverage:

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The Stone: Waking Up to the Gift of ‘Aliveness’

My friend and teacher Hubert Dreyfus, who died this year, left me a message about life’s purpose I am still learning from.

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Daimler buys majority stake in French car-ride app Chauffeur Prive

PARIS (Reuters) - German carmaker Daimler has agreed to buy a majority stake in Chauffeur Prive, a French rival to the larger Uber car-ride app, in the latest example of traditional companies looking to deal with challenges from technology-driven start-ups.

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China ride-sharing firm Didi raises $4 billion for global push

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese ride-hailing service Didi Chuxing Technology Co has raised $4 billion in a new funding round, the firm said on Thursday, boosting its war chest as it looks to expand overseas and intensify a challenge to Uber Technologies Inc.

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REFILE-Chinese ride-sharing firm Didi Chuxing raises $4 bln - sources

BEIJING, Dec 21 (Reuters) - Chinese ride-hailing service Didi Chuxing Technology Co, China's rival to Uber Technologies Inc, has raised $4 billion in a new round of funding, two sources familiar with the deal told Reuters on Thursday.

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Chinese ride-sharing firm Didi Chuxing raises $4 billion: sources

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese ride-hailing service Didi Chuxing Technology Co, China's rival to Uber Technologies Inc, has raised $4 billion in a new round of funding, two sources familiar with the deal told Reuters on Thursday.

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S.Korea c.bank chief warns of 'irrational exuberance' in virtual coin frenzy

SEOUL, Dec 21 (Reuters) - South Korea's central bank chief on Wednesday warned of 'irrational exuberance' in trading of virtual coins, which have risen dramatically in value this year amid frenzied speculation.

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Republican Party, Jerusalem, Uber: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

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UPDATE 4-Uber dealt blow after EU court classifies it as transport service

* Member states can regulate transport companies (Adds tweet from CEO in paragraphs 15-16)

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Uber names ex-Orbitz executive as COO

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] on Wednesday named a former Orbitz executive to be chief operating officer as the ride-sharing service looks to fill key positions to help take the company public.

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UPDATE 1-Saudi sovereign fund chief says outlook for Uber is positive

RIYADH, Dec 20 (Reuters) - The head of Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund, its top sovereign wealth fund, said on Wednesday that the outlook for ride-hailing firm Uber was positive and the company's revenues had doubled since the PIF invested in it.

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Saudi sovereign fund chief says outlook for Uber is positive

RIYADH (Reuters) - The head of Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund, its top sovereign wealth fund, said on Wednesday that the outlook for ride-hailing firm Uber was positive and the company's revenues had doubled since the PIF invested in it.

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Uber appoints Barney Harford as chief operating officer

Dec 20 (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc said said on Wednesday that the ride-hailing firm has appointed Barney Harford as chief operating officer, as the company looks to fill positions left vacant after key staff quit in recent months.

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Third of Uber's UK drivers logged into app for more than 40 hours a week

LONDON, Dec 20 (Reuters) - Nearly a third of Uber's 50,000 drivers in Britain are logged into the app for more than 40 hours a week, whilst just under 8 percent are online for more than 60 hours, the company said in a letter to parliamentarians published on Wednesday.

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California Today: California Today: A Rail Evangelist Defends the Safety of Trains

Wednesday: Railway safety, two dissenting Republican congressmen, the Thomas fire grows, Uber flips some real estate, and, finally, light bulbs.

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Republican Party, Uber, Bernard Law: Your Wednesday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

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Uber dealt blow after EU court classifies it as transport service

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - Uber [UBER.UL] should be classified as a transport service and regulated like other taxi operators, the European Union's top court said in a landmark ruling on Wednesday that could impact other online businesses in Europe.

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UPDATE 2-Uber dealt blow after EU court classifies it as transport service

* Member states can regulate transport companies (Adds reactions, background)

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REFILE-UPDATE 1-Uber dealt blow by EU court ruling that it is transport service

LUXEMBOURG, Dec 20 (Reuters) - Ride-hailing app Uber provides a transport service and can be regulated like traditional taxis, the European Union's top court said on Wednesday in a landmark ruling that will determine the rules Uber and its rivals have to respect in Europe.

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EU rules Uber is a taxi service, not just an app

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Uber says EU court ruling will not change things in most EU countries

BRUSSELS, Dec 20 (Reuters) - Ride-hailing app Uber said on Wednesday an EU court decision that it operates a transport service that can be regulated will not change the way it operates in most EU countries.

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Uber dealt blow by EU court ruling that it is transport service

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - Ride-hailing app Uber provides a transport service and can be regulated like traditional taxis, the European Union's top court said on Wednesday in a landmark ruling that will determine the rules Uber and peers have to respect in Europe.

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Uber Suffers Major Setback After Europe Court Rules It’s a Taxi Service

The ruling by the European Court of Justice means the company must comply with tough rules governing traditional taxi associations in the region.

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Union and taxi drivers' group can participate in Uber's London appeal

LONDON (Reuters) - A British trade union and a taxi drivers' trade body can take part in Uber's appeal case against the decision by London's transport regulator to strip the taxi app of its operating licence, a judge ruled on Tuesday.

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UPDATE 2-Union and taxi drivers' group can participate in Uber's London appeal

LONDON, Dec 19 (Reuters) - A British trade union and a taxi drivers' trade body can take part in Uber's appeal case against the decision by London's transport regulator to strip the taxi app of its operating licence, a judge ruled on Tuesday.

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London regulator says "one or two issues" about accuracy of Uber’s license details

LONDON (Reuters) - Transport for London (TfL) had "one or two" issues regarding the accuracy of details provided by Uber, a lawyer for London's transport regulator said on Tuesday during a hearing over the taxi app's appeal against the loss of its London license.

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UPDATE 1-London regulator says "one or two issues" about accuracy of Uber’s licence details

LONDON, Dec 19 (Reuters) - Transport for London (TfL) had "one or two" issues regarding the accuracy of details provided by Uber, a lawyer for London's transport regulator said on Tuesday during a hearing over the taxi app's appeal against the loss of its London licence.

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London regulator says 'one or two issues' about accuracy of Uber’s license details

LONDON (Reuters) - Transport for London (TfL) had "one or two" issues regarding the accuracy of details provided by Uber, a lawyer for London's transport regulator said on Tuesday during a hearing over the taxi app's appeal against the loss of its London license.

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Ride-hailing firm Grab follows Uber into Cambodia

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Ride-hailing firm Grab on Tuesday launched services in Cambodia, expanding its presence to an eighth country in Southeast Asia as it looks to cement its regional dominance over rival Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL].

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UPDATE 3-Ride-hailing firm Grab follows Uber into Cambodia

PHNOM PENH, Dec 19 (Reuters) - Ride-hailing firm Grab on Tuesday launched services in Cambodia, expanding its presence to an eighth country in Southeast Asia as it looks to cement its regional dominance over rival Uber Technologies Inc.

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China's Didi, rival to Uber, looks to break into Taiwan market

HONG KONG, Dec 19 (Reuters) - China's Didi Chuxing on Tuesday said it was looking to bring its ride-hailing service to Taiwan via a local franchise partner, potentially marking its first expansion across waters as it looks to take on U.S. rival Uber Technologies Inc.

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Uber Driver in Lebanon Is Arrested Over Killing of Rebecca Dykes

Ms. Dykes, a British diplomat, was found dead on Saturday after leaving a party in Beirut. Uber said it was working with the authorities to assist the investigation.

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Noted: Casualties of the Cashless Society: Those Who Get Seasonal Tips

Widespread use of Venmo, Uber et al mean less money in the pockets of Park Avenue doormen, manicurists and other workers.

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Uber's license in UK city Cambridge extended for five years

LONDON (Reuters) - The British university city of Cambridge extended Uber's operating license for five years on Monday in a boost to the taxi app which is battling to keep its cars on the road in London, its most important European market. [nL8N1OB2GY]

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UPDATE 4-Lebanon detains Uber driver suspected of murdering British embassy worker - security source

BEIRUT, Dec 18 (Reuters) - A Lebanese Uber driver with a criminal record has confessed to killing a British woman who worked at the British Embassy in Beirut, a Lebanese security source said on Monday.

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UPDATE 1-Uber's licence in UK city Cambridge extended for five years

LONDON, Dec 18 (Reuters) - The British university city of Cambridge extended Uber's operating licence for five years on Monday in a boost to the taxi app which is battling to keep its cars on the road in London, its most important European market.

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EU's top court to decide whether Uber is a digital app or a taxi service

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A debate in Europe over whether ride-hailing app Uber [UBER.UL] is merely a digital company or one providing transport services will be decided when the top European Union court hands down its verdict on Wednesday in a highly anticipated case.

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Uber's operating license in UK city Cambridge extended for five years-report

LONDON (Reuters) - The university city of Cambridge extended Uber's operating license for five years, Cambridge News reported on Monday, in a rare boost for the taxi app which is battling to keep its cars on the road in London.

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Lebanon detains Uber driver suspected of murdering British embassy worker: security source

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A Lebanese Uber driver with a criminal record has confessed to the killing of a British woman who worked at the British Embassy in Beirut, a Lebanese security source said on Monday.

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Lebanon murder suspect is Uber driver: security source

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Lebanese man detained on suspicion of murdering a British embassy worker in Lebanon is a driver for Uber and has previous criminal violations, a senior Lebanese security source said on Monday.

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Uber ties up with BBM messenger on ride booking

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Uber Technologies [UBER.UL] said on Monday it has joined forces with BBM Messenger to allow users around the world, including in the application's biggest market of Indonesia, to book rides via the messenger service.

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Former Uber security analyst accuses company of bribery, espionage and hacking

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Uber should have given court an ex-employee's letter about 'fraud and theft' in Waymo case

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Ride hailing company Uber was obligated to turn over to a U.S. federal judge a letter from a former employee that told of the company's "fraud and theft" and mentioned evidence of stolen trade secrets nailed "like a scalp" to the wall, a court official said Friday.

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Uber Engaged in ‘Illegal’ Spying on Rivals, Ex-Employee Says

In a 37-page letter made public in court, a former Uber security employee detailed a massive intelligence-gathering operation that included tailing rival executives.

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Embraer sees 2024 commercial launch for Uber flying cabs

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - A network of electric aircraft Uber Technologies Inc is developing with Embraer SA is likely to launch commercially in 2024, the Brazilian planemaker's chief executive said on Friday, adding a year to the latest forecast from the ride-hailing company.

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UPDATE 1-Embraer sees 2024 commercial launch for Uber flying cabs

SAO PAULO, Dec 15 (Reuters) - A network of electric aircraft Uber Technologies Inc is developing with Embraer SA is likely to launch commercially in 2024, the Brazilian planemaker's chief executive said on Friday, adding a year to the latest forecast from the ride-hailing company.

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Brazil's Embraer eyes 2024 commercial launch for Uber partnership: CEO

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - A partnership that Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA has struck with U.S. ride-hailing application Uber Technologies Inc will launch its first test flight in 2020, and aims to start commercial service in 2024, an executive said on Friday.

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Uber Eats to offer couriers insurance in Europe

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Uber's [UBER.UL] food-delivery business will begin offering an insurance package to its couriers in Europe, a move to address the conditions of "gig economy" workers.

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UPDATE 1-Uber investor departs venture firm amid harassment claims

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 14 (Reuters) - Silicon Valley investor Shervin Pishevar, known for his early bet on Uber Technologies Inc, said on Thursday that he would sever ties with his venture capital company, Sherpa Capital, after being accused of sexual misconduct.

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Uber investor departs venture firm amid harassment claims

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Silicon Valley investor Shervin Pishevar, known for his early bet on Uber Technologies Inc, said on Thursday that he would sever ties with his venture capital company, Sherpa Capital, after being accused of sexual misconduct.