Uber scales back self-driving car tests in wake of fatal crash

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Uber Company lays off Pittsburgh drivers as it prepares to return to roads with a smaller fleet Uber is introducing mission specialist positions to replace the drivers it has laid off. Photograph: Uber Uber laid off 100 of its self-driving car backup drivers in Läs mer…

Uber's head of HR resigns amid allegations of racial discrimination

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Uber Liane Hornsey resigned in an email to staff after just 18 months in the role Liane Hornsey’s time at Uber was littered by claims of widespread issues of gender discrimination and sexual harassment. Photograph: Tyrone Siu/Reuters Uber’s head of HR has resigned after Läs mer…

The future will be dockless: could a city really run on 'floating transport'?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Tech and the city Cities The future will be dockless: could a city really run on ‘floating transport’? Citymapper now supports dockless transport options such as Ofo bikes in London and San Francisco’s Bird electric scooters, offering an insight into the future of transport Läs mer…

Uber in London: judge considers 'probationary' licence

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Uber Ride-hailing service could face review process if it is granted licence to continue operating Uber says it has made ‘wholesale’ reforms since being told it would lose its London licence in September. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters A judge is considering whether to give Uber Läs mer…

Uber's appeal over London licence ban begins

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Uber Magistrate to decide if Uber is ‘fit and proper’ to operate after reforming business Uber says 3.6 million passengers regularly use the app in London and it has 45,000 drivers in the city. Photograph: Leon Neal/Getty Images Uber’s appeal against the decision not Läs mer…

Police: Backup Driver in Fatal Autonomous Uber Crash Was Watching ‘The Voice’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; PHOENIX — The human backup driver in an autonomous Uber SUV was streaming the television show “The Voice” on her phone and looking downward just before fatally striking a pedestrian in suburban Phoenix, according to a police report. The 300-page report released Thursday night Läs mer…

Driver was streaming The Voice when Uber self-driving car crashed, say police

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Self-driving cars Rafaela Vasquez looked up half a second before Arizona crash that killed woman, report says Investigators examine the Uber vehicle involved in the crash in Tempe, Arizona. Photograph: HANDOUT/Reuters The “safety” driver behind the wheel of a self-driving Uber that hit and Läs mer…