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Travis Kalanick walked in to the New York Stock Exchange for Uber’s IPO with his father and the crowd erupted in ‘enormous applause’

Former Uber CEO and cofounder Travis Kalanick appeared at the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, May 10 for the ride hailing company’s IPO. Kalanick’s arrival was met with “enormous applause,”according to the New York Time’s Mike Isaac. Beside Kalanick was his father, Donald Kalanick, who survived a life-threatening boating […]
Travis Kalanick walked in to the New York Stock Exchange for Uber’s IPO with his father and the crowd erupted in ‘enormous applause’
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Uber is under investigation in Australia

Ridesharing provider Uber is the subject of an investigation by Australia’s ombudsman for workplace relations. The Fair Work Ombudsman confirmed to Business Insider on Wednesday evening that it has started an inquiry into whether the company’s conditions for drivers comply with federal regulations. “I can confirm that the Fair Work […]
Uber is under investigation in Australia
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Uber just cut the price for its illegal rideshare in Melbourne by 15%

Six weeks after cutting fares in Brisbane by 20%, ridesharing app Uber has taken the knife to prices in another capital where it remains illegal, shaving 15% off the cost of UberX in Melbourne from today. Fare cuts in winter have become something of an annual ritual for the $50 […]
Uber just cut the price for its illegal rideshare in Melbourne by 15%
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Uber cuts fare in Brisbane – and drivers are threatening to switch off

While Uber Australia was busy encouraging people to order “live” emojis on Thursday in the ride-sharing app’s latest publicity stunt, the US tech giant was sending a very different message to its UberX drivers in Brisbane, Noosa and the Gold Coast, where fares were cut by 20% today. The company […]
Uber cuts fare in Brisbane – and drivers are threatening to switch off