• Will Smith on ending Janet Hubert feud: My actions were ‘flawed and hurtful’

    Will Smith on ending Janet Hubert feud: My actions were ‘flawed and hurtful’

    Will Smith reflected on quashing his longtime beef with former “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” co-star Janet Hubert after not speaking to each other for nearly 27 years. On Thursday, Smith, 52,
  • Moment spoilt 17-year-old YouTuber crashes $3.4m purple Pagani Huayra Roadster

    Moment spoilt 17-year-old YouTuber crashes $3.4m purple Pagani Huayra Roadster

    YouTuber Gage Gillean, 17, crashed his father's $3.4million Pagani Huayra Roadster in Dallas, Texas, on Tuesday evening
  • Uber reportedly in talks to sell its autonomous vehicle business

    Uber reportedly in talks to sell its autonomous vehicle business

    Uber may be close to waving the white flag on its autonomous driving ambitions. The ride-hail giant is reportedly in talks to sell its Advance Technologies Group — which has been beset by infighting
  • DOJ reportedly approves Uber’s $2.7 billion acquisition of Postmates

    DOJ reportedly approves Uber’s $2.7 billion acquisition of Postmates

    The Justice Department reportedly has approved Uber’s acquisition of food-delivery app Postmates following months of scrutiny over antitrust concerns. The deal has been on hold since it was
  • Uber, Lyft shares surge after key ballot win in California

    Uber, Lyft shares surge after key ballot win in California

    Uber and Lyft's stock prices soared Wednesday after California voters allowed the ride-hailing giants to continue treating their drivers as independent contractors instead of employees.
  • JPMorgan reportedly stops paying for junior staff’s Ubers to work amid COVID-19

    JPMorgan reportedly stops paying for junior staff’s Ubers to work amid COVID-19

    JPMorgan Chase will not pay for junior sales and trading staff to take an Uber to work, reversing actions the bank took after the COVID-19 pandemic to help staff feel comfortable about commuting to work, Bloomberg News reported. The change was communicated by managers last week, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, citing people with knowledge of …
  • Will Smith finally buries hatchet with ‘First Aunt Viv’ Janet Hubert

    Will Smith finally buries hatchet with ‘First Aunt Viv’ Janet Hubert

    Will Smith charmed us all as the “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” in the 1990s. And the star handed out some much needed good news on the 30th anniversary of the show Thursday night via Instagram. The 51-year-old actor was reunited with his co-stars of the sitcom, as they gathered to celebrate the anniversary by filming …
  • Uber promises every vehicle will be electric by 2040

    Uber promises every vehicle will be electric by 2040

    Uber on Tuesday said every vehicle on its global ride-hailing platform will be electric by 2040, and it vowed to contribute $800 million through 2025 to help drivers switch to battery-powered vehicles, including discounts for vehicles bought or leased from partner automakers. Uber, which as of early February said it had 5 million drivers worldwide, …
  • NYC extends fee caps on Grubhub, Uber Eats

    NYC extends fee caps on Grubhub, Uber Eats

    The New York City Council on Thursday extended emergency legislation slashing what food delivery apps can charge Big Apple restaurants during the pandemic. Bills capping what apps like Grubhub and UberEats can charge for facilitating a takeout order or food delivery had been set to expire in September. On Thursday, the city council agreed to …
  • Uber and Lyft shares soar as ride-hailing apps avert Calfornia shutdown

    Uber and Lyft shares soar as ride-hailing apps avert Calfornia shutdown

    Uber and Lyft saw their stocks soar after an eleventh-hour stay allowed the companies to avoid a service shutdown in California. The ride-hail giants were set to suspend service in their largest US market Thursday at midnight after a judge ruled they had violated the state’s Assembly Bill 5, which requires companies to classify their …