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Uber raised $2 billion in its first-ever bond-offering - and the entire deal was done in near secrecy

UBER RAISED $2 BILLION IN ITS FIRST-EVER BOND-OFFERING - AND THE ENTIRE DEAL WAS DONE IN NEAR SECRECY

Uber raised $2 billion in bonds this week, the company confirmed to Business Insider on Thursday. It's the ride-hailing company's first...

Careem, a ridehailing company in acquisition talks with Uber, raised $200 million from Saudi backers

CAREEM, A RIDEHAILING COMPANY IN ACQUISITION TALKS WITH UBER, RAISED $200 MILLION FROM SAUDI BACKERS

Careem, a Middle East ride-hailing equivalent to Uber, has raised a $200 million tranche for its latest round of funding. The deal...

 
 
 
Middle East Uber rival Careem raises $200 million

MIDDLE EAST UBER RIVAL CAREEM RAISES $200 MILLION

Uber rival Careem has raised $200 million to expand in the Middle East.

Should You Consider Lyft's Subscription Service? 

SHOULD YOU CONSIDER LYFT'S SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE? 

Avid ride hailers have a new subscription option that could potentially save them more than $100 per month: Lyft's new monthly All...

 
 
 
Lyft reportedly taps Wall Street banks for an IPO

LYFT REPORTEDLY TAPS WALL STREET BANKS FOR AN IPO

Lyft has selected JPMorgan, Credit Suisse, and Jefferies for an IPO, the Wall Street Journal Reported Tuesday. Both Lyft and its ride-hailing...

Do You Work as a Self-Driving Car Operator? Tell Us Your Story

DO YOU WORK AS A SELF-DRIVING CAR OPERATOR? TELL US YOUR STORY

This week's New Yorker features a scathing article on Google's self-driving car program, detailing the stories of nightmarish mismanagement...

 
 
 
Peachy Powdered Femininity: Bellissima Parfum Intense by Blumarine

PEACHY POWDERED FEMININITY: BELLISSIMA PARFUM INTENSE BY BLUMARINE

I'm not sure why I suddenly really wanted to try Bellissima Parfum Intense by Blumarine, I think it was the peachy uber-feminine packaging....

Wall Street banks tell Uber it could be valued at $120 billion if it goes public next year

WALL STREET BANKS TELL UBER IT COULD BE VALUED AT $120 BILLION IF IT GOES PUBLIC NEXT YEAR

Uber could be worth $120 billion in an IPO. The valuation is 66% higher than Uber's previous valuation, which was $72 billion. Uber...

 
 
 
The Engineer in the Google vs. Uber ‘Stolen Tech' Case Really Was Terrible

THE ENGINEER IN THE GOOGLE VS. UBER ‘STOLEN TECH' CASE REALLY WAS TERRIBLE

Anthony Levandowski, the controversial former Google engineer at the center of the major lawsuit between Uber and Waymo over trade...

Saudi ally calls for Uber boycott over response to Khashoggi's vanishing

SAUDI ALLY CALLS FOR UBER BOYCOTT OVER RESPONSE TO KHASHOGGI'S VANISHING

Uber is facing calls for a boycott of its app in the Persian Gulf, a region that has poured billions of dollars of investment into...

 
 
 
Google's Waze is challenging Lyft and Uber with a new feature that enables people to share rides and split gas money

GOOGLE'S WAZE IS CHALLENGING LYFT AND UBER WITH A NEW FEATURE THAT ENABLES PEOPLE TO SHARE RIDES AND SPLIT GAS MONEY

Waze is launching a new feature called Carpool that will enable drivers to give people a ride for money. Riders can filter drivers...

 
 
 
Circulation CEO Talks Sale to LogistiCare & Amazon's Healthcare Play

CIRCULATION CEO TALKS SALE TO LOGISTICARE & AMAZON'S HEALTHCARE PLAY

The recent acquisition of Circulation, a software startup trying to make non-emergency medical transportation more efficient, could...

Robert Kirkman confirms Skybound will finish Telltale's The Walking Dead: The Final Season

ROBERT KIRKMAN CONFIRMS SKYBOUND WILL FINISH TELLTALE'S THE WALKING DEAD: THE FINAL SEASON

At New York Comic-Con, über creator Robert Kirkman confirmed that Skybound has taken ownership of Telltale's The Walking Dead: The...

 
 
 

LEARN HOW YOU CAN RENT A CAR AND GET PAID EVERY WEEK DRIVING WITH UBER

Need a car to drive and earn? You've got options. Get a car and earn on your time A low-commitment way to get a car with no long-term...

The search tech company powering Uber and Tinder just went public - and it popped up 96% in its first day of trading

THE SEARCH TECH COMPANY POWERING UBER AND TINDER JUST WENT PUBLIC - AND IT POPPED UP 96% IN ITS FIRST DAY OF TRADING

Elastic - a company that provides search technology to customers like Uber and Tinder - went public on Friday, and had a first-day...

 
 
 
U.S. share of global venture capital fell more than 20% in 5 years

U.S. SHARE OF GLOBAL VENTURE CAPITAL FELL MORE THAN 20% IN 5 YEARS

Year after year, startups in U.S. cities like San Francisco, New York, and Boston continue to raise an unprecedented amount of venture...

Google Assistant Now Makes It Easier To Book An Uber or Lyft

GOOGLE ASSISTANT NOW MAKES IT EASIER TO BOOK AN UBER OR LYFT

In short: Google Assistant will now make it easier to book an Uber or a Lyft, as well as other popular ride-related services. Google...

 
 
 
Google's Waymo Self-Driving Car Crashes After Driver Falls Asleep

GOOGLE'S WAYMO SELF-DRIVING CAR CRASHES AFTER DRIVER FALLS ASLEEP

A Google self-driving car crashed into the street median earlier this summer, an accident that happened when the operator behind the...

You can now use the Google Assistant to order an Uber or Lyft

YOU CAN NOW USE THE GOOGLE ASSISTANT TO ORDER AN UBER OR LYFT

If you ever wanted to use your Google Assistant to book you a ride with Uber or Lyft, your wishes have been heard. Starting today,...