The man fell and broke his back during his morning ‘commute’ to his home office. Court says he is eligible for statutory compensation.
Since its public offering in May, Uber's share price has tumbled some 30 percent, while the company lost $5.2 billion in the second quarter.
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.
Mercedes, Germany's trademark car company, wants to develop a self-driving car, increasing fierce competition with firms like Uber, Google, General Motors and Volkswagen.
Tens of thousands of South Korean taxi drivers protested against plans to introduce a carpooling service, saying it will threaten their livelihoods.
Istanbul’s rough and tough taxi drivers, notorious for their bad behaviour, have taken on the ride-hailing app, which is accused of skirting local regulations to connect passengers with the closest rides available.
While the opinion of the Advocate General is non-binding, a ruling by the European Court of Justice would mean EU member states can regulate Uber and other such companies as a transport rather than "information society" business.
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