DUBAI, (Reuters) – Middle East ride-hailing app Careem is in early talks to raise as much as $500 million in new funds from investors, sources told Reuters. A Saudi woman shows the Careem app on her mobile phone in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, January 2, 2017. Picture taken January 2, 2017. REUTERS/Faisal Al Nasser Careem, Uber’s
DUBAI (Reuters) – Middle East ride-hailing app Careem said on Wednesday it had resumed services in the Palestinian city of Ramallah in the Israeli-occupied West Bank after striking a deal with Palestinian transport authorities. FILE PHOTO: An employee shows the logo of ride-hailing company Careem on his mobile in his office in the West Bank
(Reuters) – Chipmaker Nvidia Corp said on Tuesday it has suspended self-driving tests across the globe, a week after an Uber Technologies Inc autonomous vehicle hit and killed a woman crossing the street in Arizona. A NVIDIA logo is shown at SIGGRAPH 2017 in Los Angeles, California, U.S. July 31, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake The company’s
PARIS (Reuters) – U.S. e-commerce giant Amazon (AMZN.O) has made further inroads into food retail in France as Casino’s (CASP.PA) upmarket Monoprix chain became the first local retailer to agree to sell groceries via Amazon. The logo of Monoprix is seen on a shopping trolley at a Monoprix supermarket in Nice, France, March 27, 2018.
PHOENIX, Ariz. (Reuters) – The governor of Arizona on Monday suspended Uber’s ability to test self-driving cars on public roads in the state following a fatal crash last week that killed a 49-year-old pedestrian. FILE PHOTO – Doug Ducey smiles after voting in the Paradise Valley section of Phoenix, Arizona August 26, 2014. REUTERS/Samantha Sais
(Reuters) – Grocery items sourced from the Monoprix chain of stores will be available on Amazon’s Prime Now service to customers in Paris this year, the French group’s owner Casino and Amazon said on Monday. FILE PHOTO – Boxes are moved on conveyor belts at Amazon distribution center in El Prat de Llobregat, near Barcelona,
SINGAPORE (Reuters) – A mix of concern and disappointment met Uber Technologies Inc’s [UBER.UL] deal to sell its Southeast Asian business to bigger regional rival Grab, as drivers and users of the ride-hailing firms took in the prospect of sharply reduced competition. A passenger of Grab bike fixes her helmet next to Uber driver at
WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom won one battle with New Zealand authorities on Monday when a Wellington court ruled the attorney general broke the law by refusing his request to be given all information about him held by public agencies. FILE PHOTO – German tech entrepreneur Kim Dotcom sits in a chair during
SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] has agreed to sell its Southeast Asian business to bigger regional rival Grab, sources with knowledge of the matter said on Sunday, in what would be the U.S. company’s second retreat from Asia. Uber’s logo is pictured at its office in Tokyo, Japan, November 27, 2017.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies [UBER.UL] has agreed to sell its Southeast Asian business to bigger regional rival Grab, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said on Sunday, in what would be the U.S. company’s second retreat from Asia. Uber’s logo is pictured at its office in Tokyo, Japan, November 27,
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – The head of Alphabet Inc’s autonomous driving unit, Waymo, said on Saturday that the company’s technology would have safely handled the situation confronting an Uber self-driving vehicle last week when it struck a pedestrian, killing her. FILE PHOTO: John Krafcik, CEO of Waymo, speaks during the North American International Auto Show
NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The semi-government agency behind India’s national identity card project on Saturday denied a report by news website ZDNet that the program has been hit by another security lapse that allows access to private information. A woman goes through the process of finger scanning for the Unique Identification (UID) database system, also
LONDON (Reuters) – Investigators from Britain’s data watchdog searched the London offices of Cambridge Analytica, the data analytics firm at the center of a storm over allegations it improperly harvested Facebook (FB.O) data to target U.S. voters. About 20 officials, wearing black jackets with “ICO Enforcement” on them, arrived at the firm’s central London offices
(Reuters) – Dropbox Inc’s shares closed at $28.42, up more than 35 percent in their first day of trading on Friday, as investors rushed to buy into the biggest technology initial public offering in more than a year even as the wider sector languished. The stock opened at $29 on the Nasdaq and soared as
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. lawmakers on Friday formally asked Facebook Inc’s (FB.O) Mark Zuckerberg to explain at a congressional hearing how 50 million users’ data got into the hands of political consultancy Cambridge Analytica. FILE PHOTO: Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks on stage during the annual Facebook F8 developers conference in San Jose,