Uber says it has developed a proprietary airspace management system to will guide the drones to their location and that deliveries won't be made directly to customers, but to a safe drop-off location where an Uber Eats driver will complete the order.
The US ride-sharing firm said it will start its first international test flying taxi service in Australia's second-largest city of Melbourne in 2020.
Japanese car giant Toyota and investment fund SoftBank Vision Fund have unveiled an investment of $1 billion in US ride hailing company to develop self-driving vehicles.
Careem became popular across the Middle East after giving passengers an option to pay by cash rather than just credit card.
Tens of thousands of South Korean taxi drivers protested against plans to introduce a carpooling service, saying it will threaten their livelihoods.
A Hitch passenger was raped and killed by a driver in the eastern Chinese city of Wenzhou a day before China's largest ride-hailing firm Didi Chuxing halted the carpool services nationwide.
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said he intended to sign the bills into law, which would start the 12-month period where no new for-hire vehicle licenses would be issued, with an exception for wheelchair-accessible vehicles.
Hailed by the plaintiffs - a Spanish taxi association - as “a social victory”, the case is yet another thorn in the side for US-based Uber, which has drawn the fury of taxi drivers and officials for flouting local regulations.
Uber's new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said he had only recently learned that two hackers accessed personal data of its 57 million users and drivers in late 2016.
The global transportation company plans to introduce battery-powered electric aircraft which could be ordered via a smartphone app as soon as 2023.
Next year women in Saudi Arabia could be allowed to drive. There will be an impact on the two premier ride-hailing services that have benefitted from the laws preventing women from driving.
Uber has been forced to quit several countries including Denmark and Hungary and faced regulatory battles in multiple US states and countries around the world.
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