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Uber Air announces Melbourne as trial city for flying taxi service

Ridesharing company says test flights of Uber Air’s helicopter-like ‘flying car’ will begin next yearMelbourne will be the first city outside the US to host trials of Uber Air, a service the...

Uber Air announces Melbourne as trial city for flying taxi service

Source: theguardian.com

Uber Air flying taxi service to be trialled in Melbourne Telstra, Macquarie, Westfield-operator Scentre Group, and Melbourne Airport to help the Silicon Valley darling launch a third Uber Air pilot city and the first outside of the United States....
04:00 2019-06-12

Uber picks Melbourne as test site for flying taxi service Uber Technologies said it will use Australia's second-largest city, Melbourne, as the first international test site for the group's planned flying taxi service....
02:36 2019-06-12

Uber will test its flying taxis in Melbourne Uber has chosen the third test city to join Dallas and Los Angeles for its flying taxi trials: Melbourne, Australia. The third location was supposed to be Dubai, but negotiations fell through and prom...
15:48 2019-06-12

Daimler and Geely back Volocopter to help launch its flying taxi service Flying taxis are one step closer to becoming a reality. Volocopter announced in 2018 that it hopes to have autonomous air taxis in the sky within five years, and one step on the path to achieving that...
19:12 2019-09-09

Unidentified flying objects had Kansas City locals, weather service puzzled Unidentified flying objects were spotted in Kansas City, Missouri, Locals and even the local National Weather Service were puzzled by the objects.        ...
18:24 2019-06-21

Skai could be the first fuel cell-powered flying taxi Flying taxi designs are seemingly ubiquitous these days, but a startup is betting that its choice of powerplant could help it stand out. Alaka'i has unveiled Skai, a flying taxi that will run on ...
07:00 2019-05-30

Airbus shares a glimpse of its flying taxi cockpit Airbus has been working on its Vahana project for years. It's an attempt to create an autonomous passenger drone network that could operate like a flying version of the Waymo's self-driving ...
02:24 2019-05-23

Volocopter reveals its first commercial autonomous flying taxi Just yesterday we said flying taxis may be a reality in the not-too-distant future. Today, Volocopter revealed its first commercial air taxi, the VoloCity. Designed to serve as an on-demand, inner-cit...
23:00 2019-08-21

"Flying" River Taxi Tests Seine Waters In Paris A "flying" electric river taxi hailed by its creators as the future of clean city transport is being put through a battery of tests in Paris this week, with a view to being in service by the spring....
17:36 2019-09-18

Electric 'flying taxi' prototype unveiled by German start-up Lilium says electric jet-powered five-seater aircraft could be in service by 2025A new “flying taxi” has been unveiled by German start-up Lilium, which claims the vertical take-off craft could be the ...
15:36 2019-05-22

Exclusive: India to order taxi aggregators like Uber, Ola to go electric India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola to convert 40% of their fleet of cars to electric by April 2026, according to a source and records of government meetings to discuss new rules f...
14:00 2019-06-06

At $14,777, Could This 2014 Nissan NV200 Taxi be an Uber-Good Deal? One of the best ‘dad jokes’ is when someone asks you to call them a cab and you reply with “okay, you are a cab.” Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe NV200 is already a cab, but could its price be callin...
15:24 2019-06-03

Uber Claims It's Exempt From California Gig Economy Law Because It's a 'Platform,' Not a Taxi Company After the California legislature passed AB5, a bill designed to force tech companies to treat gig economy workers as employees rather than contractors, Uber has pulled an well-worn card out of its hat...
16:36 2019-09-12

India To Order Taxi Aggregators Like Uber, Ola To Go Electric By 2026: Report India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola to convert 40% of their fleet of cars to electric by April 2026, according to a source and records of government meetings to discuss new rules.....
17:48 2019-06-06

Exclusive: India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber, Ola to go electric - documents India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola to convert 40% of their fleet of cars to electric by April 2026, according to a source and records of government meetings to discuss new rules f...
17:12 2019-06-06

Former taxi commissioner sees more cities adopting New York's tough rules on Uber and Lyft Meera Joshi, former head of the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission, told CNBC on Monday that she predicts more cities are going to adopt TLC's rules on ride-hailing companies....
09:48 2019-08-13

Didi announces autonomous taxi pilot for Shanghai Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi is launching a self-driving taxi service in Shanghai, after spinning out its driverless car business as a standalone unit.Read More...
17:36 2019-08-30

Cruise, GM's Driverless-Car Unit, Delays Robot-Taxi Service General Motors’ driverless-car business, Cruise, will delay the roll out of an autonomous ride-hailing service scheduled for late this year, underscoring the difficulty of safely deploying robotic veh...
18:24 2019-07-24

GM's Driverless-Car Unit Cruise Delays Robot-Taxi Service General Motors’ driverless-car business, Cruise, will delay the roll out of an autonomous ride-hailing service scheduled for late this year, underscoring the difficulty of safely deploying robotic veh...
16:12 2019-07-24

Self-driving taxi service Waymo rolls out perks to lure riders Waymo is rolling out amenities to entice riders to use its self-driving taxis, creating a potential route to profitability in a money-losing industry. The Alphabet subsidiary is testing complimentary ...
18:36 2019-07-08

North Carolina city files lawsuit against RV company for flying American flag out of city ordinance A battle between a North Carolina city and an RV company continues as the city fights to remove the large American flag that flies high outside of the business....
22:24 2019-05-22

Uber unveils its vision of flying taxis Uber presented a grandiose vision of flying vehicles whisking people around cities at its annual flying car conference Tuesday in Washington, DC, a day after a fatal helicopter crash raised safety que...
23:12 2019-06-12

City council proposes overhaul of taxi medallion industry The Taxi and Limousine Commission’s failure to address years of concerns about the collapsing taxi medallion industry has spurred City Council members to take matters into their own hands. “City regul...
05:36 2019-06-13

'Uber Copters': Uber will offer $200 helicopter flights in New York City this summer Uber announced that active users will get access to Uber Copter, a new service from Manhattan to the John F. Kennedy International Airport.        ...
03:48 2019-06-07

Taxi park-in jams Mexico City’s Zocalo to protest ride apps MEXICO CITY (AP) — Taxi drivers have snarled traffic in downtown Mexico City in their latest protest against Uber and other ride-hailing apps. The protesters claim the apps are unfair competition beca...
04:00 2019-06-04

Former high-flying hedgie ordered to cough up $90M in bonus trial Time to cough it up, Paul. After a decade of sensational courtroom allegations about his rough treatment of underlings — ranging from death threats to taunting a worker with his blingy new watch — hed...
01:36 2019-06-07

Uber suspends XL service in Istanbul U.S.-based ride-hailing service Uber will suspend its UberXL services in Istanbul from Friday, it said, though passengers in Turkey's largest city will still be able to call smaller yellow taxis throu...
18:12 2019-05-31

A bad Uber rating could get you banned from the service If your Uber rating is too low, you could be banned from using the car-riding service. Uber announced it was refreshing its guidelines.        ...
02:24 2019-05-30

Uber launching helicopter service to JFK this summer Uber is finally ready to take to the skies — and has chosen the Big Apple for its helicopter-sharing debut. The ride-hailing giant said Thursday its aerial division, Uber Elevate, will launch a luxe s...
20:48 2019-06-06

Uber launches helicopter service in New York The new service transports passengers from Manhattan to the John F. Kennedy International Airport for about $200.       ...
17:48 2019-07-10

Uber launches ScUber: an underwater ride-hailing service It was a pun waiting to happen – Uber has launched an underwater ride-hailing service named, naturally, ScUber.ScUber is a partnership with Tourism and Events Queensland, and will take pairs of...
19:00 2019-05-23

Uber brings electric bike service JUMP to London Taxi app Uber will pilot its electric bicycle service JUMP in London from Friday as it makes 350 bikes available to rent in a part of Britain's capital city, a key global market for the firm....
03:36 2019-05-24

Uber’s futuristic drone delivery service could launch as early as this summer It may have seemed like science fiction just a few years ago, but a world filled with package-carrying drones zooming by overhead is right around the corner. Just last week, Amazon announced that its ...
07:00 2019-06-13

WarnerMedia announces HBO Max streaming service WarnerMedia announced Tuesday the launch of its own streaming service, HBO Max, which will feature original programming and content from a variety of the company's channels, including Cartoon Network ...
07:48 2019-07-10

Judge keeps Levandowski's bail at $2 million as ex-Uber engineer's criminal trial nears Levandowski's case has been reassigned to Judge William Alsup, who presided over Uber vs. Waymo. If convicted, he faces up to 10 years in prison on each count....
23:36 2019-09-04

Uber tests monthly subscription service combining rides, eats, bikes & scooters Many people seem to have monthly subscriptions to various things like the gym or a streaming service like Netflix well now Uber is testing out their own monthly service. Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison...
21:24 2019-07-24

Ubisoft announces its own game streaming service, Uplay+ Ubisoft found a comfy seat on the top of the bandwagon, because it’s launched its own streaming service, called Uplay+. By itself, this wouldn’t be earth-shaking news: the company is joining the ranks...
05:24 2019-06-11

FAA officials say the helicopter pilot who died after crashing on top of a New York City skyscraper should not have been flying East Clinton Volunteer Fire Department Pilot Timothy McCormack died after crashing a helicopter on top of a New York City skyscraper on Monday. He was the only person on board. The Federal Aviation A...
23:36 2019-06-11

Ubisoft announces all 100+ games coming to its Uplay+ subscription service When it comes to delivering content to consumers, subscription services are the hottest trend. Whether it’s TV shows or live TV packages or video games, there’s a company out there that wa...
10:12 2019-07-17

Google announces video game streaming service to let you play anywhere Google announces a streaming service that will allow people to play video games in 4K in their browser – provided they have a good internet connection...
16:24 2019-05-21

Saudi prince wants to build a 'Jetsons-style' city with flying taxis and an artificial moon Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is crafting plans to build a city-state on the edge of his kingdom that outdoes any urban center in existence in opulence and technology....
19:12 2019-07-31

Jeff Bezos announces plans for delivery service to the moon by 2024 Space flight company Blue Origin unveiled a new lunar lander that the firm says will deliver scientific instruments, rovers and astronauts to the moon...
14:48 2019-05-21

Fitbit announces Versa 2 and Aria Air hardware with subscription Premium service Fitbit's fall releases are designed to use its vast insights from years of data collection and medical expertise to help improve your sleep, health, and workout strategy. A new watch, a new scale, and...
22:00 2019-08-28

Video appears to show helicopter flying erratically before high-rise crash in New York City A dramatic video circulating on social media purportedly shows a helicopter flying erratically over the East River moments before crash landing on the roof a high-rise building near New York City’s fa...
19:48 2019-06-11

Uber and Lyft admit they're making city traffic worse Uber and Lyft may be competitors but as the two major ridesharing companies, they also have a lot in common -- including the challenges they face. To better understand their role in city traffic patte...
19:00 2019-08-06

Uber sues New York City over cruising and licensing caps Uber Technologies Inc sued New York City on Friday, seeking to void a new rule limiting how much time its drivers can spend cruising streets in busy areas of Manhattan without passengers, saying it th...
00:12 2019-09-21

Uber sues city to block new rules against empty vehicles Uber sued the city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission on Friday, arguing its plans to mandate the amount of time app-based hacks spend without passengers are government overreach. The TLC approved new ru...
00:12 2019-09-21

Mail carrier, 29, among 7 killed in Texas shooting rampage, Postal Service announces A female mail carrier was among the seven killed when a gunman opened fire Saturday afternoon in West Texas, the law enforcement arm of the Postal Service confirmed on Sunday.  ...
00:24 2019-09-02

O.J. Simpson trial 25 years later: brother’s death steered Kim Goldman toward life of service Kim Goldman, sibling of Ron, has turned the agony of the trial into a career in helping troubled teens and crime victims' rights groups.        ...
01:36 2019-06-11

Uber, Lyft Drivers Face Stiffer Regulations in New York City New York City intends to renew its cap on new for-hire vehicle licenses, part of a push to tighten its rein on Uber and Lyft, and help protect the city’s troubled taxi industry....
10:36 2019-06-13

UPDATE 1-Uber sues New York City over new 'cruising and licensing caps Uber Technologies Inc sued New York City on Friday, seeking to void a new rule limiting how much time its drivers can spend in busy areas of Manhattan without passengers, saying the rule threatens to ...
01:24 2019-09-21

UPDATE 2-Uber sues New York City over cruising and licensing caps Uber Technologies Inc sued New York City on Friday, seeking to void a new rule limiting how much time its drivers can spend cruising streets in busy areas of Manhattan without passengers, saying it th...
01:24 2019-09-21

City bus and train drivers busted moonlighting for Uber and Lyft: report More than a dozen MTA bus and train operators were busted driving for-hire vehicles like Ubers and Lyfts during mandated rest time between shifts, according to a series of 2018 investigations publishe...
12:36 2019-07-11

New York City can ban ads inside Uber, Lyft vehicles: U.S. appeals court A federal appeals court on Tuesday said New York City can ban advertising inside vehicles driven for companies such as Uber and Lyft, handing a victory to the millions of passengers who it said find s...
00:24 2019-07-17

NBCUniversal announces Peacock streaming service with 'Saved by the Bell' reboot, will launch in April NBCUniversal announced on Tuesday that its planned streaming service has been dubbed Peacock and that it will launch in April 2020 with 15,000 hours of content....
00:48 2019-09-18

BET Plus, a New Streaming-Video Service for All Things Black From BET and Tyler Perry, Announces Start Date BET+, a new streaming-video service created through a partnership between BET and Tyler Perry, is set to bring all things black to subscribers’ viewing screens beginning Sept. 19....
20:12 2019-09-10

AT&T brings 5G service to its 20th city in the US AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon have all made 5G network-related announcements in the last couple of days. It's like they talked each other agreed to light up their 5G networks in various cities across th...
10:24 2019-06-28

Electric Bus Service Starts In Jammu City For the first time in Jammu and Kashmir, an electric bus service was operationalised on Monday in Jammu city. An official statement said, "K Skandan, advisor to state Governor today flagged off the......
12:24 2019-05-28

Chance The Rapper announces 35-city tour Chance The Rapper finally dropped his long-awaited album The Big Day on Friday, but that doesn’t mean he’s earned any sort of break. No, Chance is still at the level of fame and success where he has t...
20:48 2019-07-31

Garth Brooks announces seven-city 'Dive Bar' tour Garth Brooks announced on his weekly Facebook video series "Inside Studio G," that he will be embarking on a seven-city tour in honor of his latest song "Dive Bar" featuring Blake Shelton....
21:36 2019-07-08

'The men who plundered Europe': City of London practices on trial in Bonn Billions of euros in EU taxpayers’ money was siphoned in ‘cum-ex’ scandalThey have been called “the men who plundered Europe”: a group of cowboy traders, seasoned tax lawyers and mathematical whizz ki...
03:00 2019-09-21

'No explanation': Flying objects over Kansas City leave locals suspecting aliens Two flying objects in Kansas City, Missouri, left locals suspecting aliens and the National Weather Service with "no explanation."        ...
13:12 2019-06-21

City Council announces two Brooklyn community center renovations The city will finally breathe life into a pair of long-neglected community centers that are supposed to serve the residents of two struggling Brooklyn public-housing complexes, officials announced Thu...
07:24 2019-07-12

Sprint begins 5G service in Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, and Kansas City The fourth-place U.S. carrier has launched its 5G network across four initial U.S. cities, with several more scheduled to come online shortly.Read More...
04:12 2019-05-31

Agriculture Dept. Announces Plan to Move Economists to Kansas City Region The relocation plan follows criticism from career staff members who have been fearful about their jobs being moved and who have speculated that the Trump administration is trying to stifle research....
03:24 2019-06-14

Apple Announces the Price and Date for Its Apple TV+ Streaming Service Apple TV Plus will officially launch November 1 at just $4.99 per month—a noteworthy reveal as Apple seeks to muscle its way into the streaming wars and take on long-standing giants like Netflix.Read ...
00:12 2019-09-11

Japanese Electronics Company NEC Demos A Flying Car That's Not Really A Flying Car I know plenty of news outlets are calling this thing a flying car, but let’s be clear here: this isn’t a flying car. It’s a drone you and some of your pals can ride in. It’s not designed to drive on t...
19:48 2019-08-06

U.S. military service member and her 2 toddler children found dead in New York City home A 36-year-old mother who is in the military and her two toddlers, ages 2 and 3, were found dead in a home in New York City’s Staten Island borough Saturday morning, police said. “EMS [Emer...
01:12 2019-06-23

Google's project to fill local news void announces first city: Youngstown, Ohio Google announced Thursday that Youngstown, Ohio, has been selected as the inaugural city for an initiative with McClatchy, called the Compass Experiment....
20:36 2019-07-18

Cboe Europe Announces Planned Launch of Cboe Closing Cross, Simple and Cost-Effective Post-Close Trading Service LONDON – 31 July 2019 – Cboe Europe, the largest pan-European stock exchange and a division of Cboe Global Markets (Cboe: CBOE), today announced it plans to launch Cboe Closing Cross (3C), a new post...
23:00 2019-07-31

Harvey Weinstein's lawyers want to move his trial out of New York City because they say jurors may face 'intimidation' and 'pressure' in the media capital Lawyers of disgraced former mega-producer Harvey Weinstein, who's public exposure by over 50 women as an alleged sexual predator sparked the #MeToo movement, are attempting to move his trial out of Ne...
03:48 2019-08-26

A city without water: Fort Lauderdale works to restore water service for 220,000 people Fort Lauderdale and surrounding areas were bracing to lose running water Thursday after a construction crew damaged a major water main.        ...
03:48 2019-07-19

Uber Freight is making trucking more efficient and could help Uber turn a profit The trucking industry is worth hundreds of billions of dollars per year. Uber is going after this market with Uber Freight, an online platform that matches truckers with shippers looking to move cargo...
02:12 2019-09-15

See inside Uber's first passenger drone, which could eventually fly passengers at 150 mph while burning no fossil fuels (UBER) Uber Uber is unveiling its first visions for passenger aircraft. The company hopes to offer air services beyond helicopters as early as 2023. We spoke to executives about the first aircraft, a helico...
23:36 2019-06-11

Read the full email Uber CEO wrote to employees about why the company was laying off 400 workers (UBER) Reuters/Brendan McDermid Uber fired 400 marketing employees this week as the company seeks to streamline some bloated departments. Morale had been low on the marketing team for months, other former e...
08:24 2019-08-01

Uber just launched an Amazon-like feature that could help it cash in on millennials' mobile-shopping addiction (UBER) Matt Cardy / Stringer / Getty Images Uber has announced a new partnership with Cargo for an in-car shopping experience. By downloading the app and scanning a QR code during your ride, you'll unlock ...
23:48 2019-07-17

Cboe Global Markets Plans Listing of Options on Uber Technologies, Inc. (UBER), on Thursday, May 16 CHICAGO – May 14, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today said it plans to list options on Uber Technologies, Inc. (UBER), a r...
16:36 2019-05-21

Uber has proposed a new minimum wage for drivers after years of protests, but it comes with a catch (UBER, LYFT) Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Uber has offered a $21 minimum wage for drivers as it fights against a California bill that could devastate its business. But there's a catch: the wage floor would only ...
09:12 2019-08-30

Uber is opening massive new offices in Chicago and Dallas despite recent cost-cutting efforts (UBER) Raymond Boyd/Getty Images Uber has plans for massive new offices in Chicago and Dallas, the company has confirmed in recent weeks. The expansion could mean the ride-hailing giant's San Francisco hea...
22:36 2019-09-10

Traders have a $1.5 billion bet riding against Uber (UBER, LYFT) Carlo Allegri/Reuters Short-sellers have ramped up their bets against Uber to $1.5 billion. Borrowing of Uber shares has surged by more than 160% in the past two weeks, to 36 million shares from 13.6...
22:24 2019-05-28

Rain Pryor Vane, Daughter of Legendary Comedian Richard Pryor, Announces Run for Baltimore City Council While most of us spend our birthdays guzzling Ciroc and gyrating on our exes, actress Rain Pryor Vane decided to celebrate her 50th birthday by announcing her decision to run for Baltimore City Counci...
03:24 2019-07-23

Uber Lit $1 Billion on Fire Last Quarter Because That's What Uber Does In its first earnings as a public company, Uber posted losses of $1 billion over the previous quarter, more or less matching investor expectations, because sending the GDP of Vanuatu off a cliff every...
01:12 2019-05-31

Melbourne 2020 F1 opener set for March 15 Melbourne will host the Australian Grand Prix for the 25th time in 2020 with the season-opener for Formula One's 70th season scheduled for March 15, the sport announced on Saturday....
16:48 2019-07-06

| Taylor Swift to sing at Melbourne Cup Taylor Swift is heading to Australia to perform at the "race that stops a nation", with the pop superstar strutting her stuff before the Melbourne Cup....
09:48 2019-09-12

| Taylor Swift pulls out of Melbourne Cup gig Pop superstar Taylor Swift has pulled out of a performance at the Melbourne Cup, with animal rights activists taking credit after a campaign to highlight cruelty to racehorses....
09:24 2019-09-22

International captain Els fails to get a say in Royal Melbourne set-up International captain Ernie Els says he will have no say in the set-up of Royal Melbourne for the Presidents Cup but still thinks his knowledge of a venue where he holds the course record could help h...
05:48 2019-08-02

Vienna holds off Melbourne to top EIU ranking of most liveable cities Vienna has held off Melbourne to retain the top spot on the Economist Intelligence Unit's Global Liveability Index for 2019, further strengthening its reputation as the world's most pleasant city, whi...
02:00 2019-09-04

Grosjean reverts to Melbourne-spec Haas for Silverstone The Haas Formula 1 team has taken the unusual step of returning Romain Grosjean's car to its Melbourne aerodynamic specification for the British Grand Prix at Silverstone...
22:12 2019-07-11

Homeless woman, 25, killed in ‘horrendous bashing’ in Melbourne park Police in Australia said a 25-year-old homeless woman was killed in a “horrendous bashing” after her body was found by walkers at a park in Melbourne over the weekend....
17:24 2019-05-27

Fugitive Jonathan Dick arrested in Melbourne over brother's murder One of Australia’s most wanted men arrested on Monday over his brother’s killing in a Westfield carparkOne of Australia’s most-wanted fugitives has been arrested in a bloody scuffle after spending mor...
07:00 2019-08-19

NBA star Ben Simmons implies he was racially profiled at Melbourne casino World’s highest-paid Australian athlete believes he and friends were ‘singled out’ by Crown casino securityStar was born in Melbourne to African American fatherAustralian NBA star Ben Simmons has impl...
04:12 2019-08-07

Sportwatch: Collingwood v North Melbourne, Eels v Raiders and more – live! Any thoughts? Email or tweet @JPHowcroftSuper Rugby: Crusaders win epic semi-finalAFL: Swans eclipse SunsNRL: Knights slay BroncosCricket World Cup 2019: Pakistan v Afghanistan - live! 11.55am BST AFL...
13:12 2019-06-29

Sportwatch: Melbourne v West Coast, Sea Eagles v Eels and more – live! Updates from around Australia and beyondAny thoughts? Email or tweet @meganmaurice 7.53am BST NRL: Half-time at Brookvale and Manly are in control of the match, leading Parramatta 26-12. With five tri...
09:00 2019-07-21

As unrest deepens, Hong Kongers eye exits from Vancouver to Melbourne As protests in Hong Kong stretch from summer into autumn with little sign of resolution, a surge in migration applications suggests more locals are making plans to leave the special administrative reg...
06:36 2019-09-13

DoorDash is under fire for its controversial tipping policy. We asked Uber, Lyft, Instacart and other gig-economy startups how much of your tips go directly to their workers (UBER, LYFT) Katie Canales/Business Insider DoorDash is under fire for an opaque tipping system that customers are saying is misleading. In some cases, tips count toward the company's guaranteed minimum pay for ...
10:00 2019-07-23

Taylor Swift’s plan to perform at Melbourne Cup condemned by animal activists Singer accused of putting ‘money before compassion’ by agreeing to sing two songs at horse-racing eventAnimal activists have called on Taylor Swift to reverse her decision to perform at the Melbourne ...
02:12 2019-09-12

Melbourne loses 15,000 megalitres of water annually from logging, study finds Researchers say the Thomson catchment is missing out each year on the amount of water used by 250,000 peopleLogging is causing Melbourne’s main catchment area to miss out on 15,000 megalitres of water...
21:24 2019-08-22

Sportwatch: Sea Eagles v Dragons, North Melbourne v GWS, Swifts v Giants – live! Updates from sporting arenas across AustraliaAny thoughts? Email or tweet @JPHowcroft 6.52am BST AFL: QT: North Melbourne 3.0 (18) v GWS 3.2 (20) - Not much to separate the two sides in Hobart as the ...
08:00 2019-06-16

NSW Swifts fly past Melbourne Vixens into Super Netball grand final NSW Swifts 60-47 Melbourne VixensSunshine Coast Lightning to host grand final next SundayNSW Swifts smashed Melbourne Vixens 60-47 to book a Super Netball grand final showdown against two-time defendi...
11:00 2019-09-08

Melbourne school's bin ban forces students to reuse containers or take garbage home Melbourne Girls’ College principal says she wants parents to buy items with less packagingA Melbourne selective girls’ school is removing its rubbish bins and will force students to pack reusable lunc...
16:24 2019-08-27

I love you Taylor Swift, but please don't perform at the cruel Melbourne Cup | Dejan Jotanovic It’s a shame to put your brand behind an event that feeds directly off the exploitation, injury and death of horsesDear Taylor Swift,You’ve done something bad. Continue reading......
06:12 2019-09-12

Dozens arrested as Extinction Rebellion protesters blockade Melbourne bridge The climate protesters had promised to shut down the Princes Bridge near Flinders Street station from middayClimate protesters have blockaded a bridge in central Melbourne with police moving in and ar...
11:48 2019-09-14

Read the pitch deck that Uber founder Garrett Camp created for the ride-hailing giant back in 2008 – before the company became the $120 billion giant it is today (UBER) It's a big year for Uber. The first name in ride-hailing had a ton of hype around it for the first half of 2019 thanks to its IPO. And though the $8 billion valuation fell well short of speculations o...
16:00 2019-08-10

Taylor Swift cancels Melbourne Cup performance after animal rights activists protested Taylor Swift has canceled a scheduled performance at Australia's Melbourne Cup, after animal rights activists campaigned against her appearance at the horse racing event....
21:00 2019-09-21

Animal rights groups take credit after Taylor Swift cancels Melbourne Cup performance Racing organisers blamed ‘changes to her Asian promo schedule’ for singer’s withdrawalAnimal rights activists are taking credit after pop star Taylor Swift cancelled her scheduled performance at this ...
10:36 2019-09-22

Instagram censors Melbourne artist's anti-Beijing post but ignores trolls Badiucao accuses the social media firm of violating the free speech of people who speak up against China’s bullyingA Melbourne artist who posted anti-Chinese government work has had it pulled offline ...
07:12 2019-08-21

Fortnite Throw Flying Disc in Week 3 Season 9: How to throw and catch the Flying Disc Toy? Fortnite Week 3 Challenges for Season 9 go live later today and this time around Epic Games wants players to Throw The Flying Disc Toy And Catch It Before It Lands. Here's how you do it!...
15:24 2019-05-23

Microsoft's Skype-to-phone calling service is now registered as a telecom service in the Netherlands Microsoft's Skype service for calling landlines and mobile phones officially has been designated as a telecom service in the Netherlands and is required to meet the same obligations as other telco ser...
02:36 2019-08-22

Trial of accused Christchurch gunman trial delayed in New Zealand to avoid Ramadan The trial of a man accused of shootings at two mosques in New Zealand that killed 51 people has been delayed by a month because the original court date coincided with the Muslim holy month of Ramadan,...
11:24 2019-09-12

Iran announces announces higher enrichment levels set by 2015 nuclear deal Iran on Monday said it has surpassed uranium enrichment levels set by the 2015 nuclear deal but did not specify how much more the enrichment levels would rise, according to reports. ...
14:24 2019-07-08

New low-spec LEVC TX Icon taxi on the way News 31 Jul, 2019 LEVC to build low-spec ‘Icon’ version of its TX electric taxi, while also announcing it's '100% committed’ to staying in the UK...
18:48 2019-07-31

This five-seater air taxi just completed its first flight The promise of flying cars has never been fulfilled. Sure, there are pint-sized airplanes you can also drive on land but let’s be honest here, those are nothing like how futurists in the 1950s imagine...
16:48 2019-05-21

Yellow taxi bursts into flames in Tribeca A yellow taxi went up in flames Tuesday morning in Tribeca — with dramatic photos showing the car completely engulfed in the inferno as black smoke billowed from the blaze. The sedan caught fire...
22:48 2019-07-03

Taxi slams into scaffolding in Midtown: authorities A yellow taxi crashed into scaffolding near a Midtown intersection during Wednesday morning rush hour, authorities said. The minivan careened into the scaffolding near West 43rd Street and Fifth Avenu...
22:48 2019-07-03

In Night Call, You're A Taxi Driver Who Has To Find A Killer There’s a serial killer on the loose in Paris. The taxi that you drive is running low on gas, the police detective in your back seat is strong-arming you into gathering information, and if you don’t m...
05:36 2019-07-19

Motorbike taxi firms rev up for race into West Africa Motorcycle taxi companies are expanding in West Africa with backing from investors betting that the meteoric rise of two-wheeled taxi firms in Asia can be replicated in some of the fastest growing cou...
18:12 2019-06-12

2,500th LEVC TX taxi rolls off production line News 31 Jul, 2019 LEVC has now produced 2,500 electric TX taxis at its factory in Coventry, preventing 6,800 tonnes of CO2 from entering the atmosphere...
18:48 2019-07-31

The most ridiculous things Tote Taxi has hauled to the Hamptons Danielle Candela drew the line at the Picasso in the gilt frame. “It wasn’t wrapped or anything — I didn’t want the liability.” But the founder of Tote Taxi has shuttled almost everything else you can...
16:24 2019-05-23

World's 10 cheapest cities to catch a taxi cab Believe it or not, there are still some countries where a cab is as cheap as ridesharing. Click forward to see the world's 10 cheapest taxi rides.       ...
21:36 2019-06-28

Volocopter proves its air taxi can work with air traffic control In order for air taxis and delivery drones to succeed, they'll have to play nicely with air traffic control systems. Yesterday, a Volocopter air taxi proved it's ready to do just that. The V...
22:48 2019-08-30

LEVC produces 2500th TX electrified taxi in Coventry LEVC's Coventry facility has been heavily upgraded to produce the TX Range-extender TX has saved its owners £3.85 million in fuel costs compared to outgoing TX4 London Electric Vehicle Company (LEV...
19:24 2019-07-31

Cabbie describes coaching passenger through childbirth in his taxi The Big Apple cabbie who calmly coached a woman through childbirth in the back of his car — and who didn’t even get a tip for his trouble — said he was left with a $190 cleanup bill....
20:24 2019-08-01

Cops injured in Midtown brawl after teen hit by taxi When police got to the scene at West 52nd Street and Eighth Avenue around 2:30 p.m., the crowd went after the cops and officers used spray to gain control....
03:24 2019-09-13

Parents forget newborn baby in Hamburg taxi BERLIN — New parents got the fright of their lives in Germany after accidentally forgetting their newborn in the taxi taking them home from the hospital. Hamburg police said Monday that the couple too...
17:00 2019-05-21

Elderly woman struck and killed by a yellow taxi in Chelsea An elderly woman died after she was struck by a yellow cab in Chelsea on Thursday, police said. The 77-year-old victim was crossing at the intersection of West 22nd Street and Eighth Avenue shortly af...
01:24 2019-08-09

‘They Were Conned’: How Reckless Loans Devastated a Generation of Taxi Drivers Thousands of immigrants who were chasing the dream of owning a New York taxi were trapped in reckless loans by bankers who made huge profits, The Times found....
19:12 2019-05-21

Facial recognition will catch sleepy taxi drivers in Russia Exhausted Russian taxi drivers may soon be forced to take breaks. Yandex.Taxi, the largest taxi service in the nation, will install devices in all their cars that use facial recognition technology to ...
18:36 2019-08-08

LEVC reveals new taxi-based range-extender delivery van Range-extender van promises 80 miles of electric-only running; order books will open next year LEVC has given the green light to a new delivery van, based on the same range-extender electric vehicle ...
11:48 2019-06-17

Reckless Loans Devastated Taxi Drivers. Now Prosecutors Are Investigating. “I hope they help us,” said Mohammed Hoque, a cabdriver who spoke with agents as part of a new federal investigation into exploitative lending practices....
13:36 2019-09-10

Designed by committee, Toyota's Japan Taxi becomes an expensive Olympic symbol Toyota Motor's Japan Taxi, born in a government committee and designed to be an all-things-to-all-people cab, has become a high-priced icon of Tokyo's budget-busting 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games....
03:12 2019-05-22

De Blasio nominee won’t give specifics on Taxi and Limousine Commission concerns Meet the new boss — same as the old boss? Mayor de Blasio’s pick to head the city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission — a former deputy of recently-departed chair Meera Joshi ̵...
01:00 2019-07-19

Scathing report accuses taxi medallion brokers of misleading drivers Taxi-medallion brokers preyed on immigrant wannabe owners by failing to be transparent about the terms of their loans — leaving them with crippling amounts of debt, according to a scathing repor...
18:00 2019-07-08

De Blasio calls for probe of taxi lenders following predatory loan report Mayor Bill de Blasio launched a probe Monday of the city taxi market following a damning report that claimed industry leaders duped drivers with predatory loans and artificially inflated the costs of ...
14:33 2019-05-21

Google Maps Testing New Feature That Will Make Your Taxi Rides Safer Google Maps is getting a new feature that will alert taxi passengers when their ride goes off route by 500 meters. The feature seems to be limited to India currently....
14:24 2019-06-11

Hidden Document Reveals N.Y. Was Warned of Looming Taxi Loan Crisis In an emotional City Council hearing, lawmakers said New York officials could have stopped exploitative loans that have devastated thousands of cabdrivers....
20:12 2019-06-27

Opposition activist dragged from taxi as Russian police detain 685 protesters Russian police forcibly detained nearly 700 people, including prominent activist Lyubov Sobol, attending a protest in Moscow to demand free elections....
19:00 2019-08-03

New Google Maps feature alerts you if your taxi or rideshare driver strays off course Google is testing a new feature on its map app which could make rideshare or taxi trips safer. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the details.       ...
05:12 2019-06-13

Google Maps will tell you if your taxi driver is veering off course to rack up a higher fare If you’ve ever worried that your taxi driver might be trying to take advantage of you by taking a more scenic route to your destination than you’d like, then you’ll have a new tool a...
17:36 2019-06-10

2019 Frankfurt Motor Show: Continental Showcases Autonomous Robo-Taxi With Robo-Taxis, Continental is looking at an emission-free transport which will help pick or drop people which will considerably reduces the need for infrastructure....
22:12 2019-09-13

New York luxury Realtor buys taxi ad to find 'wonderful, single, divorced dad' A successful New York City realtor bought a 30-second taxi ad this week advertising herself as a potential second wife for a “wonderful, single, divorced dad.”...
19:24 2019-07-31

John Eliot Gardiner: Britten to Beirut in the back of a taxi - my night with Bernstein As a student, the conductor met Bernstein and got to ask him about West Side Story. He’s waited 61 years to conduct it, a moment when its themes of bigotry and disempowered youth feel more relevant th...
04:12 2019-08-05

Cruise Delays Robo-Taxi Launch in Another Reality Check for Driverless Cars In yet another sign the autonomous vehicle industry was way too aggressive predicting widespread AV use by the end of the decade, GM subsidiary Cruise has delayed its commercial service, according to...
23:24 2019-07-24

The best – and worst – countries in the world for cheap taxi rides At one end of the scale, you've got Egypt, where $3 will get you a 5-kilometer cab ride. At the other end, there's Switzerland, where you'll pay $25.      ...
07:01 2019-06-29

Massachusetts woman mistakenly signs up for half-marathon in British city with same name as US city A woman from Massachusetts was disappointed after showing up for a half marathon last weekend only realize she accidentally signed up for a race on a different continent. ...
19:00 2019-09-21

The Mysterious Midas City: 2,800-Year-Old City with Monumental Facades and Strange Inscriptions A being named Midas has been immortalized in Yazılıkaya, Turkey. Many people think the famous inscription dedicated to this person referred to the king remembered for his ‘golden touch’, but that’s ju...
20:12 2019-09-11

New York City to unveil largest rainbow pride flag in city’s history New York is coming out in a larger-than-life way this Pride Month, unveiling the biggest pride flag in the city's history on Friday. But it won't be a traditional cloth flag....
22:12 2019-06-12

California city removes all gendered language like ‘manholes’ from city code NBC NEWS – Berkeley, California is doing away with “manholes” — kind of. The city with a long history of progressivism is moving forward with a plan to remove all gendered language f...
18:12 2019-07-19

Maryland man allegedly rams truck into City Hall because city turned off his water after he didn't pay bill A Maryland man was arrested last week after he allegedly rammed his truck repeatedly into the local City Hall building — because the city turned his water off after he didn't pay his bill, according t...
21:12 2019-09-04

Manchester City Unable To Overcome The Irrepressible Might Of Norwich City In what could end up being the most stunning upset of season, recently-promoted Norwich City took down defending Premier League champions on Saturday, 3-2. The result came on the back of a stellar per...
13:00 2019-09-15

A city suffocating: most polluted city in Americas struggles to change Wood smoke smothers Coyhaique, Chile, in June and July. Yet despite the WHO ranking its air worst in the Americas, residents are reluctant to alter their habitsPhotographs by Claudio Frías“I was born ...
09:36 2019-07-17

Norwich City 3-2 Manchester City: Premier League – as it happened Norwich stunned the champions at Carrow Road. 7.58pm BST No word from Pep, who is presumably busy kicking Otamendi and Stones around the dressing room like a pair of old socks. So it’s time for this M...
07:00 2019-09-15

Coventry City announce groundshare at Birmingham City for next season • League One side fail to reach agreement to stay at Ricoh Arena• EFL ‘reluctantly agree’ club can play home games at St Andrew’sCoventry City have announced they will play their home games at Birming...
15:48 2019-06-07

Some city leaders oppose Tucson’s sanctuary city measure TUCSON — On Tuesday night, the Tucson City Council officially gave the green light for the “Tucson Families Free and Together” initiative, Prop 205, to appear on the November ballot....
11:48 2019-08-12

South Dakota's Rapid City adds Barack Obama statue to its City of Presidents collection The statue is part of the City of Presidents, a collection of life-size bronze statues of every former president in South Dakota's Rapid City.        ...
06:36 2019-07-15

HGTV's 'Windy City Rehab' stars forced to stop working by the city of Chicago due to several code violations Stars of HGTV’s “Windy City Rehab,” Alison Victoria Gramenos and Donovan Eckhardt, were blocked by the City of Chicago from filing new work permits after a series of alleged code and permit violations...
20:36 2019-07-11

Republicans sue City of Tucson in Sanctuary City petition TUCSON –The Pima County Republican Party filed a lawsuit against the City of Tucson challenging its Sanctuary City petition, the party announced Friday. According to a news release, Republicans believ...
20:48 2019-07-12

Michigan city council candidate says city should be as white ‘as possible’ MARYSVILLE, Mich. — A city council candidate in Michigan said Friday she has no plans to end her campaign after shocking a public forum when she said she wants to keep her community white “as mu...
08:36 2019-08-24

Flying high at 103! (KING) A 103-year-old Seattle woman may have set a new Guinness World Record for being the oldest female tandem skydiver. Kathryn “Kitty” Hodges jumped out of a plane 10,000 feet over Snohomish County...
21:48 2019-08-16

The dream of flying taxis may not be too far off "Mark my words. A combination of airplane and motorcar is coming. You may smile. But it will come," Henry Ford quipped in 1940. Our dreams of cars capable of taking flight at the whim of their driver ...
06:48 2019-08-21

How to Tell If the FAA Has Banned Your MacBook Pro From Flying On Tuesday, the Federal Aviation Administration officially banned select MacBook Pros from U.S. flights. This news comes months after Apple voluntarily recalled some laptops for overheated batteries ...
03:36 2019-08-15

When will flying turn green? Flying has an impact on the climate and everyone should use planes responsibly — that’s what even airlines say now. "Flight shaming" is making a difference, as our reporter Andreas Spaeth found out....
01:12 2019-07-04

France's New Flying Tax Gets It Backwards Starting in 2020, flying out of France—both domestic and international, but not for connecting passengers—will incur an additional surcharge dubbed an Ecotax, because the revenue raised will go towar...
06:36 2019-07-12

How to Reduce Waste While Flying Airlines produce a lot of garbage. Think about the plastic wraps covering your meal, your pair of headphones and blanket, as well as the straws, napkins, and sugar packets that litter the aisles. Unit...
22:00 2019-06-05

10 rules for flying together as a couple If you're flying as part of a couple, you both need to be sure you're doing it right. Follow these 10 simple rules from embarking to landing and avoid emotional turbulence....
15:12 2019-08-06

How far has flying first class fallen? Frequent domestic first class flyers have noted a decline in premium service, smaller seats and lack of leg rests.       ...
00:12 2019-08-10

Bentley Flying Spur Bentley's third-generation Flying Spur sedan will grow in size and will feature additional safety technology as the British ultraluxury brand looks to square up better with Mercedes-Benz's retooled AM...
23:24 2019-07-16

The Latest: Change would allow big flag to keep flying RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the fight over a large American flag in Statesville, N.C. (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Maybe “The Profit” won’t have to go to jail over his flag af...
01:36 2019-05-30

The Pig Fat Sleds and ‘Flying’ Stones of Stonehenge An innovative professor proposes that Britain’s ancient people moved the massive megaliths used to build the world famous stone circle, Stonehenge, by ‘greasing giant sleds with pig lard’ and sliding ...
16:12 2019-07-21

Frenchman to try flying across Channel on his flyboard The man who wowed the crowd on Bastille Day, whirling over France’s invited leaders on his flyboard, is making final checks for his biggest challenge: soaring across the English Channel...
13:24 2019-07-24

Finland: Euroskeptics vs. the flying squirrel With conservation blocking business, the flying squirrel has become a symbol of EU meddling in Finland. But environmentalists are working to win the creature Finnish hearts and habitat....
19:12 2019-07-02

Flying-V will carry passengers in its wings The Dutch national carrier KLM will help to fund the development of a v-shaped, fuel-efficient airplane design known as the Flying-V, in a bid to improve the sustainability of air travel....
14:48 2019-06-03

Where’s My Flying Car? The Lowdown on Personal Flight From “Brave New World” to “Blade Runner,” the dream of flying above traffic jams in personal aircraft has a rich history. Now that autonomous vehicles are being tested, it’s natural to ask: Are flying...
19:00 2019-08-04

We tried a $12,000 'flying surfboard' and it's a lot easier to ride than you may think Lift Foils builds the eFoil, a hydrofoiling board with an electric motor attached to the bottom of the foil. You can fly over the water without wind, waves, a paddle or a tow. We went to Isabela, Pu...
08:24 2019-08-01

Flying ants invading UK seen from space On one day every year, as per tradition, Britain is invaded by swarms of flying ants -- and this year, the insects arrived in such vast numbers they were seen from space....
06:12 2019-07-19

Flying above the Amazon fires, 'all you can see is death' The smoke is so thick, at times the Cessna airplane had to climb to stay out of it. At times your eyes burn and you close the air vents to keep the cabin habitable. Sometimes it is so bad, it is hard ...
05:36 2019-08-27

US political discourse needs more 'flying flamingos' I don’t claim to be an expert on parliamentary procedure and precedence in the British House of Commons. But I can say one thing: Congress would sure be a helluva lot more fun if the U.S. adopted a co...
08:00 2019-09-16

Watch the Volkswagen ID. R Set Its Flying Lap Around the Nürburgring Earlier this week, the record-crushing Volkswagen ID. R demolished the EV lap record at the Nürburgring by over 40 seconds. Now, sit back and enjoy nine sweet, sweet minutes of footage showing just ho...
20:24 2019-06-05

To Get Boeing 737 Max Flying, Global Consensus Will Be Hard One big sticking point is whether to require that pilots undergo additional training on a simulator. If the training is required, the planes would be grounded for longer than expected....
04:48 2019-05-24

The inventor whose flying board wowed the world Franky Zapata has been driven by a single dream since he was little: being able to fly. Not in an airplane, he says, since the windows function like a screen, but like a bird....
03:00 2019-07-19

The flying car designer keeping his eyes on the skies Lilium is a thing of beauty – of that there is no doubt. A fully-electric vertical take-off and landing jet, or eVTOL, the idea was hatched by Daniel Wiegand, Sebastian Born, Matthias Meiner an...
15:36 2019-08-22

Lowry flying high after coming in under the radar Ireland's Shane Lowry was happy to fly in under the radar as he grabbed the early clubhouse lead at the British Open on Thursday, leaving several home favorites in the shade....
21:00 2019-07-18

Freaky things that happen to your body while flying Our body goes through a lot when flying! Buzz60's Lenneia Batiste has more on what takes place and advice from doctors.       ...
15:12 2019-08-23

ZF Introduces Predictive Chassis Flying Carpet 2.0 ZF has introduced a unique concept which it calls Flying Carpet 2.0 and it's nothing but the networked and predictive chassis which helps to protect occupants from uncomfortable vehicle movements, and...
13:00 2019-07-20

Company aims to make flying ‘less miserable’ Being stuck in the plane’s cramped middle seats can be a real pain in the behind – often figuratively and literally – but a company in Colorado is aiming to change that. Molon Labe Seating’s new S1 “S...
22:48 2019-07-19

New Flying Spur will be first Bentley with all-wheel steering Four-door model, to be revealed in June 11, promises “unparalled agility” The third-generation Bentley Flying Spur will be the first model from the marque to receive all-wheel steering, as the car m...
17:12 2019-05-29

Six Airplane Facts to Cure Your Fear of Flying For some people, air travel is just another part of everyday life. But for others, it’s a major source of stress and anxiety. The good news is that most fears boil down to a lack of understanding, and...
00:12 2019-06-07

Red wine could protect astronauts flying to Mars A chemical in red wine known as resveratrol could prevent astronauts' muscles becoming weak in the reduced gravity environment on Mars, a new study as found....
14:36 2019-07-19

Turn your drone into a flying flamethrower with this $1,500 attachment Growing up in the 90s, the idea of a radio controlled aircraft that spits flames was merely a source of doodles on times table worksheets in school, the sort of thing you wish existed, but were fairly...
09:00 2019-07-19

Cardinals vs. Giants: St. Louis will keep flying high Happy Labor Day! We haven’t had a day off since March, but the Cardinals — after playing four games in two days — are working the holiday, as well. Red-eyed Redbirds get the Giants at home after back-...
18:24 2019-09-02

Flying with an emotional support animal? This DOT guidance might help you DOT's emotional support animal guidance comes just weeks after an American Airlines flight attendant was bitten by an emotional support dog.       ...
11:48 2019-08-09

Norwegian to stop flying from Ireland to U.S. and Canada Norwegian Air will stop flying from Ireland to the United States and Canada from mid-September as the routes had become commercially unviable, the company said on Tuesday....
19:12 2019-08-13

Biggest airport ripoffs: 15 items you should never buy while flying Many of the products and services at the airport are being sold to you at a massive markup. Here are 15 to avoid if you don't want to get ripped off.       ...
01:48 2019-07-06

Boeing CEO says troubled 737 Max jets should be flying by the end of the year Boeing is operating test flights with air safety regulators this week, a precursor to operating test flights so the grounded jets can be cleared to fly again....
20:36 2019-06-03

'Flying fish’ drone actually explodes out of the water Drones that can both swim and fly are no longer in the distant future. Imperial College London's Aerial Robotics Lab built a concept for multimodal swimming robot it calls AquaMAV that can jump o...
15:48 2019-09-13

The 2020 Bentley Flying Spur is for When a Whole Building Needs to do 207 MPH The 2020 Bentley Flying Spur took some notes from the Porsche Panamera it shares a platform with, finally getting rear-wheel steering, adding rear-wheel bias to its all-wheel drive system, and boostin...
17:12 2019-06-11

A380 'Flying turtle' ready for takeoff The Airbus A380 might be on the out, but Japanese airline All Nippon Airways (ANA) has just taken delivery of the first of three snazzy new editions of the superjumbo aircraft....
15:01 2019-05-21

Could you give up flying? Meet the no-plane pioneers Growing numbers of travellers are abandoning air travel to help save the planet – even if it means spending 14 days on a trainIt has taken Roger Tyers four days to reach Moscow by train from Kiev. His...
08:12 2019-05-22

De Blasio calls for ban on helicopters flying over Manhattan Mayor Bill de Blasio called for a prohibition against helicopters flying over Manhattan in the wake of Monday’s deadly chopper crash in Midtown. “I think we need a full ban on any helicopters going ov...
18:36 2019-06-14

New flying pterosaur species identified is among the largest ever Scientists have given a name to one of the largest animals to ever take to the skies. Cryodrakon boreas, a member of the Azhdarchid group of pterosaurs, boasted a wingspan of nearly 33 feet....
21:00 2019-09-10

Red Sox president: team flying Ortiz to Boston The Boston Red Sox management and the team's fans expressed shock and dismay Monday after the news that beloved former player David Ortiz was ambushed and shot in the Dominican Republic. (June 10...
01:36 2019-06-11

We may have spotted an interstellar comet flying towards Earth Astronomers have found a comet that seems to have come from beyond our solar system, which would make it the second interstellar object that we’ve ever spotted...
14:00 2019-09-17

We may have spotted an interstellar comet flying toward Earth Astronomers have found a comet that seems to have come from beyond our solar system, which would make it the second interstellar object that we’ve ever spotted...
00:12 2019-09-12

Man accused of flying drone at California NFL games charged SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal authorities have charged a California man accused of using a drone to drop anti-media leaflets on crowds at two NFL games in the San Francisco Bay Area with violating nati...
21:24 2019-05-29

Sources: Urgency in Zeke talks; RB flying back ESPN's Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter are reporting that Ezekiel Elliott and the Cowboys are acting with a sense of urgency to finalize a deal in the next 24 hours that would allow the star running...
20:00 2019-09-03

Bentley Flying Spur: riding up the hill at Goodwood We speak to Bentley's vehicle dynamics boss as he drives us up the infamous hill on a wet Sunday morning Autocar took to a streaming-wet Goodwood hillclimb at 10.45 on Sunday morning, having watched ...
16:00 2019-07-08

American Airlines CEO sees Boeing 737 MAX flying by mid-August The grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX is "highly likely" to be flying by mid-August, American Airlines Group Inc Chief Executive Doug Parker told shareholders on Wednesday....
20:24 2019-06-12

Colossal flying dinosaur species discovered in Canada Called the "frozen dragon of the north," a new species of flying dinosaur, Cryodrakon boreas, has been discovered in Canada. The pterosaur is thought to have had the wingspan of a small airplane....
08:36 2019-09-12

FAA chief says flying public will regain faith in Boeing jet FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The chief of the Federal Aviation Administration says “maybe” public confidence in Boeing’s 737 Max jet is shaken after two deadly crashes, but he thinks tha...
07:12 2019-05-23

Ask the Captain: What does the first officer do? Is flying a plane physically tiring? Pilot John Cox breaks down the job of the monitoring pilot and talks about how physically stressful flying is (which is to say, not very).       ...
17:36 2019-06-21

Kashmir lockdown hinders journalists from flying abroad India-administered Kashmir has been under a strict lockdown in recent weeks after New Delhi revoked the region's special status. A Kashmiri journalist has now been prevented by authorities from flying...
23:12 2019-09-02

China Detains Former U.S. Air Force Pilot Flying for FedEx Chinese authorities have detained a FedEx Corp. pilot in the southern city of Guangzhou, elevating pressure on the express shipping company, which is already in Beijing’s crosshairs amid a U.S.-China ...
22:12 2019-09-19

There Was A Freaking Bat Flying Around Inside A Spirit Airlines Flight When it comes to flying on airplanes, is there anything better than getting nice and comfy in your seat, and just letting the soothing, leathery flapping of a random bat freaking the fuck out while fl...
20:36 2019-08-03

French 'Flying Man' crosses Channel on jet-powered hoverboard French inventor Franky Zapata on Sunday succeeded in crossing the English Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard he designed, after a previous ended with him falling into the sea....
11:12 2019-08-04

France off to a flying start after sweeping South Korea aside France manager Corinne Diacre said she hoped her team’s 4-0 demolition of South Korea in the opening Women’s World Cup fixture would “strike fear” into their rivals for the coveted trophy. “When other...
04:24 2019-06-08

Japanese flying car takes flight briefly in test run A flying car made by a Japanese electronics company lifted about 10 feet off the ground in a test run with no passengers Monday, a first step in hope it will see passenger use by 2030....
19:00 2019-08-05

We're Going to Mistake the Drones of the Future for Annoying Flying Insects Harvard’s robotic flying bee has been in development for well over a decade now. And despite its incredibly simple design, over the past few years, its creators have improved Robobee’s capabilities, a...
23:36 2019-06-27

Japanese flying car hovers for a minute during test flight Japanese electronics manufacturer NEC Corporation unveiled a prototype flying car that stayed in the air for almost a minute during a test in Japan this week....
11:00 2019-08-06

Bentley designer Stefan Sielaff on the new Flying Spur Crewe's design director opens up about the legal restrictions on interior design and the link between each Bentley model As Bentley lifts the lid on its new Flying Spur luxury saloon, we chat to the ...
17:36 2019-06-11

Flying in or out of Orlando on Labor Day? The airport won't be closed after all The airport planned to cease operations early on Labor Day but changed those plans after the path of Hurricane Dorian shifted.       ...
17:36 2019-09-01

Bell’s self-flying cargo drone completes its first flight Bell's multicopter UAV completed a successful first flight today at its testing site near Fort Worth, Texas. Known as the APT 70, the six by nine-foot vehicle has a range of 19 miles and can tran...
05:36 2019-08-27

Authorities say a man crashed while flying a jetpack type of device. Authorities say a man crashed while flying a jetpack type of device. It happened this morning in the Salt River Recreation Area. First responders say he was alert and conscious when they found him. It...
14:48 2019-06-06

Flying Dutch take remarkable rise to the final frontier against USA A women’s football revolution has fired a Netherlands fairytale but an epic journey is not quite over yetVeritas Stadion in Turku, Finland, is an unlikely location for the start of a football revoluti...
17:12 2019-07-06

Bentley's new Flying Spur sedan can go 207 miles per hour The new Bentley Flying Spur four-door sedan has roomy leather seats, a panoramic sunroof, rich wood veneers and it can hit a top speed of over 200 miles an hour....
12:36 2019-06-13

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman Starts Flying MiG 21 Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, the Indian Air Force pilot who became the face of a tense military confrontation between India and Pakistan in February, has started flying MiG 21 jet again....
23:48 2019-08-21

The Devil is to be Aerially Assaulted by Flying Exorcist Priest Waves of violence, corruption and crime in a Columbian city are to be addressed with an audacious exorcism by a Catholic bishop who plans to launch holy water over the city from a helicopter. Seriousl...
19:36 2019-07-14

Video shows strange object flying over Tucson TUCSON – A video posted on Twitter viewed thousands of times shows a string of red-ish lights moving in unison before blinking out. The video was recorded Tuesday night near Davis-Monthan Air Fo...
06:12 2019-07-12

'Flying saucer' drone can fly twice as long as regular models The biggest problem with drones is their lack of endurance, but Swiss researchers have developed a new model that helps reduce that problem. Eschewing the regular four blade design, EPFL startup Flybo...
19:24 2019-07-16

U.S. FAA prohibits operators from flying over some Iran-controlled airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in an overwater area of Tehran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and G...
05:00 2019-06-21

High-flying IPO stocks sell off after quarterly results Three of Wall Street's top-performing IPO stocks in 2019 tumbled late on Thursday after the companies' quarterly results failed to satisfy investors and justify their high valuations....
06:12 2019-09-06

Accusations flying over deputy’s altercation with Masai Ujiri A week after the NBA Finals ended, exactly what happened between Raptors president Masai Ujiri and an Alameda County Sheriff’s deputy is still in question. The Associated Press reports that Ujiri ide...
20:48 2019-06-20

2 US Citizens Arrested For Flying Drone Near Rashtrapati Bhavan Police took father-son duo, both US citizens, into custody on Saturday for flying a drone near Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi as drones are banned in the national capital....
06:48 2019-09-16

‘Wow, What Is That?’ Navy Pilots Report Unexplained Flying Objects No one at the Pentagon is saying that the objects are extraterrestrial, but the Navy has issued new classified guidance for reporting unexplained aerial phenomena....
01:24 2019-05-27

Climate of guilt: Flying no longer the high road for some NYKOPING, Sweden (AP) — A small but growing number of travelers in Europe and North America are shunning planes because of the high levels of greenhouse gas emissions they produce. The trend has spawn...
12:24 2019-06-20

"Flying Soldier" Soars Over Paris For Bastille Day Celebrations ''Flying soldier'' and French inventor Frank Zapata enthraled the crowd gathered for Bastille Day celebrations at the Champs Elysees Avenue in Paris on Sunday, by flying his turbine engine-powered......
10:36 2019-07-15

The 2020 Bentley Flying Spur Revealed With More Tech Than Ever Before Designed, engineered and handcrafted at the Home of Bentley in Crewe, England, the latest generation of the Flying Spur brings together the world of luxury and advanced technology. It is based on an.....
15:24 2019-06-12

CBI Alerts Airports To Stop Ex-Kolkata Top Cop From Flying Abroad Former Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar should not be allowed to leave the country, the Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI has said in a lookout notice to airports and ports in connection with......
11:24 2019-05-26

Flying a Drone While Drunk Could Land You in Prison in Japan You’d assume it would go without saying that operating any kind of machinery or vehicle after a few drinks is a dumb idea—even if it’s one navigated by remote control. But as reported by the BBC, this...
17:48 2019-06-13

At least 10 held for flying drones in restricted airspace at Heathrow A number of environmental activists were arrested in London Friday for trying to fly drones in restricted airspace at Heathrow Airport -- a protest authorities called a serious safety risk, punishable...
19:24 2019-09-13

If You're Flying American Airlines, Expect Delays Until After Labor Day Back in March, Boeing 737 MAX aircraft were grounded after a tragic Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed, killing all 157 people on board. But, yes—there’s still a chance your flights are going to be del...
19:36 2019-06-10

Volocopter raises $55 million to commercialize flying taxis German aviation startup Volocopter has raised $55 million in a round of funding led by Geely, as it looks to make urban air taxis a reality by 2022.Read More...
14:48 2019-09-09

FAA prohibits operators from flying over some Iran-controlled airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in an overwater area of Tehran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and G...
06:36 2019-06-21

These High-Flying Geese Are ‘the Astronauts of the Bird World’ Bar-headed geese migrate above 26,000 feet. A better understanding of their efficient use of oxygen could have implications for human medical treatment....
21:12 2019-09-03

Gone With The Wind: Flying Mattresses Derail Open-Air Cinema Event A strong gust of wind almost derailed an open-air cinema event in Colorado recently. Dozens of air mattresses that had been set up for the event were sent flying into the air as the wind kicked up....
21:48 2019-08-21

"People Went Flying": Shocked Passengers Describe Flight Turbulence Shocked passengers described being tossed around an Air Canada passenger jet as it hit a pocket of turbulence on its way to Australia on Thursday and was forced to make an emergency landing....
08:48 2019-07-12

UPDATE 1-Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at U.S. base -Pentagon Training by Turkish pilots on F-35 fighter jets has come to a faster-than-expected halt at a U.S. air base in Arizona, U.S. officials said on Monday, as the United States winds down Ankara's involvem...
01:48 2019-06-11

Toyota Sets Provisional Pole at Le Mans After Crash Sent It Flying The 24 Hours of Le Mans is one of the most challenging races in the world—but every now and then we get a reminder that drivers are fallible people, too. And we sure as hell got that last night during...
17:48 2019-06-13

Bentley Flying Spur First Edition To Be Revealed On July 24, 2019 The Bentley Flying Spur First Edition will be showcased for the first time on July 24 and the company will auction the first mode, the proceeds of which will be donated to the Elton John AIDS......
15:00 2019-07-23

Opinion: New Flying Spur shows Bentley's commitment to comfort Crewe's new luxury saloon boasts the model's most sophisticated suspension yet, but it will have to work extra hard Bentley demands its cars do a great deal. In fact, there’s a pretty strong argument...
17:36 2019-06-11

Exclusive first ride: 2020 Bentley Continental Flying Spur Bentley says its replacement for the Flying Spur will exceed expectations. We rode shotgun in Lapland for an early taste The morning briefing, delivered from the confines of our warm hotel, is brief....
03:12 2019-05-29

Ryanair expects to be flying Boeing 737 MAX by February-March 2020 Ryanair thinks February or the start of March is the most realistic timetable for it to start flying the grounded Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, CEO Michael O'Leary said on Thursday....
13:48 2019-09-19

Teenager Steals Planes For Joyride, Offered Flying Lessons A Chinese teenager broke into an airport and took two planes for a late-night joyride. He has now been handed a hefty fine, along with an opportunity to learn how to fly....
06:00 2019-07-23

Teen climate activist prepares to sail to US to avoid flying Greta Thunberg is making her trans-Atlantic trip on board a 60-ft yacht fitted with solar panels and underwater turbines that produce electricity onboard -- with the aim of making the journey zero-car...
02:00 2019-08-14

Vast clouds of flying ants deceive weather satellites Experts believe false readings occurred because radar interpreted insects as raindropsHuge swarms of flying ants that hit England’s south coast were mistaken by weather satellites in space for clouds ...
00:24 2019-07-18

Flying Southwest or American this summer? Check reservations for new Max 8 cancellations The airlines have taken the grounded planes out of their schedule into early September. Affected travelers will be rebooked or offered refunds.       ...
17:24 2019-06-14

Kate Middleton was spotted at Wimbledon using a $26 lip gloss that's now flying off the shelves Karwai Tang/Getty Images Kate Middleton was spotted at a Wimbledon match on Tuesday holding a tube of Clarins Instant Light Natural Lip Perfector. The lip gloss costs $26, and she appeared to be usin...
04:12 2019-07-06

Rise in Unruly Behavior on Planes Tied to Stress of Flying One of the stresses of flying, researchers have found, is inequality. Planes, one expert said, “are a social ladder made of aluminum and upholstery.”...
19:48 2019-05-27

Flying ants swarm into Britain in colossal hordes seen from space The flying ants swept the southern part of Britain early Wednesday in swarms so large they could be seen from space.        ...
01:12 2019-07-19

British adventurer flying around the world in a gyrocopter lands in Canada He’s known around the world as a British adventurer, completing what’s been dubbed a “Global Triathlon,”and now James Ketchell is back at it, looking to complete another record....
11:12 2019-08-20

Flying Solo: How One Lucky Man Got Private Jet Experience On Delta Flight Having your flight rescheduled is usually a negative experience. But Vincent Peone's led to one of the most noteworthy travel moments of his life. Peone ended up being the only passenger on his Delta....
08:00 2019-08-13

Flying Southwest or American this summer? Check your reservation for new Max 8 cancellations The airlines have taken the grounded planes out of their schedule into early September. Affected travelers will be rebooked or offered refunds.       ...
06:12 2019-06-14

Japanese operator: Sailors saw ‘flying objects’ before oil tanker attack The Japanese ship operator says sailors on board the Kokuka Courageous, one of the vessels attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, saw “flying objects” just before the attack, suggesting the t...
08:48 2019-06-14

Pilot arrested for flying while drunk after crashing his plane in Nevada A Washington state man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of flying while drunk after he crashed a private plane in Nevada. Ryan Raymond Dashiell, 41, was not seriously injured when the twin-engine Ce...
06:36 2019-07-19

Inside Jorge Masvidal's epic flying knee knockout at UFC 239 Jorge Masvidal's knockout of Ben Askren on Saturday at UFC 239 will go down in the history books as the fastest in promotion history. Here's how it came to be....
07:24 2019-07-09

Most people in the UK back limits on flying to tackle climate change A majority of people in the UK support imposing limits on air travel to curb carbon emissions, a sign that social attitudes on climate change may be shifting...
07:24 2019-09-18

U.S. cautions airlines flying over Middle East after tensions with Iran The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is advising commercial airlines flying over the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman to use caution in the wake of elevated tensions between the United States and Ira...
16:12 2019-05-21

Koepka passes Bethpage Black test with flying colours "So dominant was Brooks Koepka in the opening round of the PGA Championship that he boldly referred to the intimidating Bethpage Black course as \"fun\" after grabbing the clubhouse lead on Thursday."...
16:12 2019-05-21

Bentley Flying Spur First Edition packs unique trim and kit British brand celebrates the launch of its new luxury saloon with £200,000 limited-edition variant Bentley has revealed the limited-run First Edition version of its new Flying Spur saloon, which incl...
21:00 2019-07-19

Flying this summer? 8 things to know if you haven't been on a plane for a year Summer travelers can expect busier airports, higher bag fees and seat selection fees, more basic economy tickets and potentially longer TSA lines.        ...
15:00 2019-05-24

Travel Bloggers Arrested in Iran For Flying Drone Without a Permit Two Australian travel bloggers have been arrested in Iran for flying a hobby drone without a permit. The bloggers often take photos with their drone and publish them to social media, but the couple di...
17:24 2019-09-13

Bentley Flying Spur Speed seen with plug-in hybrid system Spyshots of Bentley's sportiest Flying Spur show charging flap for hybrid powertrain, likely to be Porsche Panamera-sourced Bentley is believed to be testing an upcoming flagship Speed variant of its...
11:00 2019-09-13

‘There I Was, Flying Across the Room’: Tornado Leaves an Oklahoma Town Shaken At least two people were killed when a strong tornado touched down in El Reno, Okla., late Saturday, in the latest round of severe weather in the state....
01:24 2019-05-27

Ben Stokes' flying, one-handed ‘catch of the century' on replay – video Take a look at Ben Stokes' stunning one-hand catch from as many angels as we could find. South Africa's Andile Phehlukwayo looked to have hit Adil Rashid's ball for six before Stokes launched himself ...
05:00 2019-05-31

Wind gusts send mattresses flying through Colorado field Oh, give me a home where the mattresses roam … A new video captures the moment Saturday when dozens of air mattresses that were set up for a “Bed Cinema” event in Denver suddenly started moseyin...
21:36 2019-08-20

UPDATE 3-American Airlines CEO sees Boeing 737 MAX flying by mid-August The grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX is "highly likely" to be flying by mid-August, American Airlines Group Inc Chief Executive Doug Parker told shareholders on Wednesday....
19:36 2019-06-12

New Bentley Flying Spur: luxury saloon's interior previewed Four-door sibling to the Continental GT will be shown for first time later this year, and teaser campaign has begun Bentley is building up to the launch of its all-new Flying Spur, previewing the car...
14:48 2019-05-21

Unauthorized drone flying disrupts flights at Singapore airport One of two runways at Singapore's main airport closed for short periods on Tuesday and Wednesday because of "confirmed sightings of unauthorized drone flying", the aviation regulator said....
16:24 2019-06-19

FAA bars US planes from flying over Mideast areas amid tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration says it has barred U.S.-registered aircraft from operating over parts of the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman over heightened te...
07:00 2019-06-21

U.S. regulator bars airlines from flying over some Iran-controlled airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in an overwater area of Tehran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and G...
05:48 2019-06-21

Flying Wallendas to cross Times Square on a high wire NEW YORK (AP) — Imagine crossing Times Square on a high wire between skyscrapers, 25 stories above the pavement. If all goes well, that will be reality Sunday for two siblings from the famed Flying Wa...
19:00 2019-06-23

Family flying guide: Avoid these mistakes when you travel with kids Planning to travel with kids? Before you make plans or fly with your family, you'll want to read this.        ...
17:00 2019-05-22

Hong Kong protesters target airport but planes keep flying Thousands of protesters blocked roads and public transport links to Hong Kong airport on Sunday in a bid to draw world attention to their fight for democracy for the Chinese-ruled city which is facing...
16:48 2019-09-01

Paris may offer flying taxis to 2024 Olympics guests You can be sure that transportation will be a nightmare for many people attending the 2024 Paris Olympics, but technology could make it slightly more bearable. Airbus, Aeroports de Paris and the Pari...
01:24 2019-06-24

Flying, insect-like robot flits closer to independent flight Enlarge / The RoboBee X­Wing without its power and electronics. (credit: Noah T. Jafferis and E. Farrell Helbling, Harvard Microrobotics Laboratory) Just over six years ago, when researchers at Harv...
00:24 2019-06-28

Watch: Roller coaster passenger catches flying phone at 80 mph An on-board camera on a roller coaster at a Spanish amusement park captured the moment a New Zealand man snatched another passenger's dropped phone out of midair....
01:48 2019-09-06

Pilot Flying J buying NGL Energy's TransMontaigne assets - sources Pilot Flying J, a top operator of travel centers in North America, has agreed to acquire NGL Energy Partners' TransMontaigne Product Services assets, according to two people familiar with the matter....
18:00 2019-08-19

Phoenix Zoo flying high over 3-week-old baby pygmy owls PHOENIX — Conservation specialists at the Phoenix Zoo say they are flying high over the arrival of four big-eyed baby pygmy owls. The cactus ferruginous pygmy owls hatched three weeks ago and are bein...
23:12 2019-06-07

Aviation Watchdog Suspends Flying Licences Of 2 SpiceJet Pilots Cracking the whip against violations, aviation watchdog DGCA on Wednesday suspended licences of two more SpiceJet pilots after their aircraft overshot the runway at Surat airport, a senior official......
00:12 2019-08-01

UPDATE 2-American Airlines CEO sees Boeing 737 MAX flying by mid-August The grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX is "highly likely" to be flying by mid-August, American Airlines Group Inc Chief Executive Doug Parker told shareholders on Wednesday....
18:36 2019-06-12

Bosch's reworked automotive sensors can help control flying taxis As companies from Boeing and Uber to Lilium work to develop flying taxis, Bosch wants to make the sensors they'll require more accessible. The company says conventional aerospace technology is to...
13:48 2019-05-22

Pence calls US ban on flying LGBTQ flags from embassies 'the right decision' Vice President Mike Pence defended the Trump administration's decision to prohibit American embassies from flying LGBT flags on their flagpoles to commemorate LGBTQ Pride Month, saying in a new interv...
13:00 2019-06-12

Heathrow Airport warns climate activists against flying drones Climate protesters have said they plan to deploy toy drones to ground flights and draw attention to aviation emissions. But authorities say they are working on plans to keep planes in the sky....
16:36 2019-09-10

With homers still flying at record pace, baseball careens toward an October unlike any other The American and National League records were broken in the past 10 days. Next week, the all-time record will fall. How will this affect the postseason?...
21:48 2019-09-06

Crew On Japan Tanker Saw 'Flying Object' Before Attack: Company Head The crew of a Japanese-owned tanker hit in an apparent attack in the Gulf of Oman saw a "flying object" before a second blast on board, the operator's head said Friday....
11:36 2019-06-14

New 2019 Bentley Flying Spur: official teaser images released News 16 May, 2019 Official teasers of the upcoming Bentley Flying Spur have been revealed, previewing the new luxury limousine inside and out...
15:36 2019-05-21

Airspeeder Wants to Reinvent Racing With Single-Seat Flying Electric Cars Ah, the flying car. Every year a new concept or company appears with promises of taking us off the road and in to the fluffy clouds, and it’s always just two years away. But one new company, Airspeede...
21:36 2019-07-06

NYPD officer injured by flying liquor bottle while on fireworks duty An NYPD officer trying to help control a crowd lighting off fireworks in Crown Heights early Friday was injured when a liquor bottle was thrown at his head, police said. Cops were responding to a grou...
03:12 2019-07-06

Flying Wallendas siblings triumphantly cross Times Square on tightrope They crossed the Crossroads of the World — hundreds of feet above the pavement. A brother and sister from the famed Flying Wallendas circus family on Sunday night successfully crossed a tightrope susp...
08:00 2019-06-24

Hydrogen-Powered Electric Flying Vehicle Unveiled by US-Based Company A transportation company is betting its sleek new hydrogen-powered electric flying vehicles will someday serve as taxis, cargo carriers and ambulances of the sky....
11:12 2019-05-30

US confirms $130M high-flying drone brought down by Iranian missile The U.S. military says the drone shot down by Iran overnight was the Navy version of the RQ-4A Global Hawk High-Altitude Long Endurance Unmanned Aircraft, built by Northrop Grumman Corp. at a cost of ...
17:48 2019-06-20

Chris Cuomo caught on video flying into rage after man calls him ‘Fredo’ If he calls Chris Cuomo that again, he could be sleeping with the fishes. The CNN anchor was caught on video flying into an abject rage at a man for calling him “Fredo” — an apparent...
07:12 2019-08-13

Flying wings and invisible suits: Marines reveal the equipment of the future Depending on your age, you might be forgiven for wondering why the Sky News website is adorned with shots from the cult classic film Starship Troopers - or a futuristic entry in the Call Of Duty video...
19:48 2019-08-26

Jorge Masvidal's Flying Knee KO Of Ben Askren Was The Result Of Planning, Not Luck On an initial viewing of that clip of Jorge Masvidal ending Ben Askren’s undefeated professional MMA run with a flying knee just seconds into the match last Saturday, there isn’t much that looks caref...
20:36 2019-07-08

Flying Frenchman's hoverboard bid to cross Channel scuppered by fuel mishap A French inventor failed in his attempt to cross the English Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard on Thursday when he was knocked into the water as he landed on a boat-mounted refueling platform, his t...
18:00 2019-07-31

Vistara Pilots, Grounded For Flying With Low Fuel, Resume Duties: Report Aviation regulator DGCA Thursday permitted two Vistara pilots, who had issued a ''Mayday'' distress call due to low-fuel near Lucknow airport while operating a Mumbai-Delhi flight, to resume their......
01:24 2019-07-19

The Open: Lowry flying high, McIlroy makes nightmare start "Ireland\u0027s Shane Lowry was happy to fly in under the radar as he grabbed the early clubhouse lead at the British Open on Thursday, leaving several home favourites in the shade."...
19:12 2019-07-18

Exclusive: U.S. airlines expect Boeing 737 MAX jets need up to 150 hours of work before flying again Once regulators approve Boeing Co's grounded 737 MAX jets for flight, each aircraft will likely require between 100 and 150 hours of preparation before flying, officials from the three U.S. airlines t...
09:24 2019-05-24

UPDATE 6-U.S. regulator bars airlines from flying over some Iran-controlled airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order on Thursday prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman due to heig...
10:00 2019-06-21

Delta’s pit bull ban overruled as feds clarify rules for flying with pets The Department of Transportation said that airline employees can bar any animal they consider a safety threat, however, they cannot issue a blanket ban against an entire breed of dog or cat, such as p...
19:12 2019-08-09

FAA issues order prohibiting US operators from flying over some Iran-controlled airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order on Thursday prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in an overwater area of Tehran-controlled airspace over the Persian Gulf and Gulf ...
08:00 2019-06-21

Video: How high-flying Bird's 2018/19 FE title charge fell apart For the first time in the history of ABB FIA Formula E, Envision Virgin Racing driver Sam Bird heads to a season finale without a chance to win a title...
22:12 2019-07-11

'Riding a horse is like flying a plane',' says Olympic gold medal winner If there was a magical formula to succeeding in the Longines Global Champions Tour (GCT), then Ben Maher would appear to have a good idea what it is....
12:48 2019-07-19

Video appears to show helicopter flying erratically before Midtown crash Dramatic cellphone video — which was captured by a woman walking her dog — appears to show the pilot involved in Monday’s deadly helicopter crash in Manhattan flying erratically as h...
09:00 2019-06-11

Meet The Smart Autonomous Flying Phone-Case Camera Drone Selfly is a phone case that doubles as a flying drone camera – featured Kickstarter Every week we scour Kickstarter, Indiegogo and more to find the best crowdfunding projects around, so you know which...
16:48 2019-05-21

'Flying objects' damaged Japanese tanker during attack in Gulf of Oman Two "flying objects" damaged a Japanese tanker owned by Kokuka Sangyo Co in an attack on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, but there was no damage to the cargo of methanol, the company president said on F...
10:48 2019-06-14

Extremely rare species of flying squirrel discovered in Southwest China Scientists have discovered a new species of flying squirrel in Southwest China. The species is closely related to a pair of flying squirrel species on the "most wanted" list published by the Global Wi...
21:24 2019-07-18

Iran targeted and missed US drone flying over Gulf of Oman: officials Iran targeted and missed a US drone flying over the Gulf of Oman shortly after the Thursday attack on two tankers there, US officials said. The unmanned aircraft was responding to a distress signal fr...
06:48 2019-06-16

Buyers Await Aviation Regulator's Scrutiny Of Jet's Flying License: Report Recently, London-based AdiGroup partnered with Jet Airways Employee Consortium partnered to bid for 75 per cent stake of Jet under the insolvency resolution process...
11:36 2019-06-30

Tesla solar panels catch fire, and the lawsuits start flying Lawsuits about solar panel fires threaten to deepen the woes at the Tesla solar unit, which in turn would only add to the recent struggles for the automaker....
01:12 2019-08-30

Man Catches Stranger's Flying Phone On Roller Coaster. Video Is Viral A man from New Zealand has gone viral across the world for his lightning-quick reflexes. Samuel Kempf, of Timaru, was on a roller coaster in Spain when he managed to grab a stranger's flying phone......
12:24 2019-09-09

Climate Activists Plan to Shutdown Heathrow Airport by Flying Toy Drones Heathrow is one of the world’s busiest airports. And that’s an exactly why climate activists plan to shut it down by flying drones next month.Read more......
17:36 2019-08-29

New Bentley Flying Spur: 207mph luxury sports saloon revealed The Flying Spur features Bentley’s first-ever electronically powered, retracting Flying B, which even gets illuminated wings Rolls-Royce Ghost rival has an equal focus on driver engagement and passe...
17:36 2019-06-11

Fortnite Fortbyte 67 Location Accessible by Flying Retaliator Glider through rings Accessible by Flying the Retaliator Glider through the rings under the southern most Sky Platform is the latest Fortbyte challenge players can complete today in Fortnite Battle Royale. Here's everythi...
21:00 2019-06-30

Schwarzenegger struck by flying kick at South Africa sports event A man struck Arnold Schwarzenegger with a flying kick at a sports event in South Africa on Saturday, though the actor and former California governor later reassured fans that they needn't worry about ...
14:39 2019-05-21

Ex-Jet Chairman Naresh Goyal, Wife Stopped At Mumbai From Flying Abroad Former Jet Airways chairman Naresh Goyal and his wife were stopped by Mumbai immigration from travelling abroad, news agency PTI reported on Saturday....
16:36 2019-05-25

Man flying to Dominican Republic found with smoke grenades at Newark Airport A man flying from Newark Airport to the Dominican Republic was stopped by TSA agents from bringing several smoke grenades onto the flight Sunday, authorities said. TSA agents at an airport checkpoint ...
08:36 2019-06-18

New 2019 Bentley Flying Spur: official teaser video released News 29 May, 2019 New teaser video of the upcoming Bentley Flying Spur gives us our clearest look yet at Crewe's new luxury limousine...
20:00 2019-05-29

‘I’ll be flying till I die!’ Why Wally Funk won’t give up her lifelong space mission The pilot broke astronaut training records in the 1960s before being told a woman’s place is not in orbit. Sixty years on, she is still pursuing her dreamWhen Wally Funk was barely a year old, she dis...
08:48 2019-06-24

Navy Confirms Existence of ‘Unidentified’ Flying Objects Seen in Leaked Footage A Navy official has confirmed that recently released videos of unidentified flying objects are real, but that the footage was not authorized to be released to the public in the first place. Joseph Gra...
01:00 2019-09-19

Australia pass Malawi test with flying colours at Netball World Cup Australia 74-25 MalawiDiamonds cruise ahead of crunch game against New ZealandAhead of a potentially tournament-defining clash with New Zealand later this week, the undefeated Australian Diamonds need...
02:00 2019-07-17

Gareth Southgate flying out to watch England Under-21s Euros opener against France It is an indication of how important Gareth Southgate considers this month's European Under-21 Championship that he is due to fly out to watch England's rising stars at the tournament....
13:24 2019-06-18

Some US embassies are still flying LGBTQ pride flags despite Trump administration advisory against it ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images US embassies and diplomatic missions are honoring LGBTQ pride month around the globe, despite the State Department's decision to reject requests to fly rainbow flags. Se...
22:00 2019-06-09

If Uber Wants It, It's Bad If you are negotiating with someone, and they are willing to make concessions as long as they keep one, single, big thing, then that is the thing that is important. Duh. Today, that thing is “your abi...
16:36 2019-06-14

Pop! Goes the Uber Things haven’t been going so hot for Uber, which is burning through billions of dollars a year with no fleet of driverless taxis in sight to stop it. Now, the party is really over: According to a repo...
05:36 2019-08-15

FAA bars U.S. airlines from flying over Persian Gulf amid escalating tensions with Iran The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S.-registered aircraft operators from flying over the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman due to increased tensions with ...
14:24 2019-06-21

Flying Wallendas to cross Times Square on high wire 25 stories above pavement Lijana Wallenda makes a brave return after a high wire accident broke nearly all the bones in her face two years ago.        ...
02:12 2019-06-24

Crash at Mountain of Hell bike race sends riders flying down hill The Mountain of Hell bike race took place Sunday on a glacier at Les Deux Alpes ski resort in France and it really lived up to its name as a big crash sent cyclists flying down the hill....
18:00 2019-07-02

No longer fiction: Flying car startups aim to begin test flights as early as next year The ride-sharing giant Uber and smaller startups like Alaka'i Technologies and ASKA edge closer toward a flying future.       ...
12:24 2019-06-19

Hydrogen-powered flying vehicle touted as Southern California traffic tonic Developers of a multi-rotor hover craft billed as the first flying vehicle to be powered by hydrogen fuel cells unveiled a full-scale model on Wednesday in Southern California, in a show-and-tell that...
04:36 2019-05-30

Massive flying reptiles once dominated the skies in North America, new fossils reveal If you were to travel back in time to an age when dinosaurs roamed the Earth, you’d have plenty of things to fear. Dinosaurs that ruled the land were often massive, and the oceans were dominated...
06:36 2019-09-11

German theme park forced to shut down ride that looked like ‘flying swastikas’ A theme park in Germany was forced to close their new ride Eagle Fly after people said it looked like “flying swastikas.” Park guests reported the resemblance to Tatzmania theme park in Lö...
01:24 2019-08-21

Video shows drivers in Georgia stopping to grab $175,000 in 'flying' cash on highway Video captured more than a dozen people getting out of their vehicles on Tuesday to grab money that was flying all over a Georgia interstate, police said....
09:24 2019-07-11

Hurricane Dorian travel guide: What to know if you're flying or cruising Labor Day weekend With Hurricane Dorian expected to make landfall Monday, airlines are waiving change fees and cruise lines are moving ships out of its path.       ...
22:48 2019-08-30

A measles travel ban? Health officials have considered stopping infected travelers from flying The measles outbreak in several parts of the U.S. have prompted health officials to consider putting travelers on a rarely used Do Not Board list.        ...
16:24 2019-05-28

If you are flying from the US to Paris with Air France, you can now enjoy meals cooked by a Michelin-starred chef Nicolas Economou/Getty Images Air France has asked Daniel Rose, a Michelin-starred chef, to create special dishes for their business class passengers who fly between the US and Paris. The partnership...
23:48 2019-07-17

Fortnite Fortbyte 89 Location Accessible by flying Scarlet Strike Glider through rings Accessible by flying the Scarlet Strike Glider through the rings east of Snobby Shores is the latest Fortbyte 89 challenge players can complete today in Fortnite Battle Royale. Here's everything you n...
18:24 2019-06-13

Flying Lotus: Flamagra review – cosmic voyager's cartoonish cinematic vision (Warp)Always known for Technicolor hip-hop odysseys, Flying Lotus has now gone fully cinematic. Following his directorial debut with the gross-out flick Kuso, Steven Ellison’s sixth album includes a s...
17:24 2019-05-24

Flying feet, tattoos and chicken masks: Copa América 2019 – in pictures Five years after hosting the World Cup, Brazil again was home to a major competition; this time the Copa América with 12 teams competing over 26 matches. Chris Brunskill is one of a few European photo...
15:12 2019-07-09

Flying a jet and firing a gun: Thailand releases rare photos of King's royal consort Thailand's royal palace has released candid photographs of the king's newly-anointed consort, offering a rare and intimate window into the lives of the Thai royals....
10:00 2019-08-27

Swansea flying high after Borja Bastón double takes them past Preston Two goals from Borja Bastón ensured Swansea came out 3-2 winners over Preston after a thrilling back-and-forth battle at the Liberty Stadium. The £15m Spanish striker went 1,022 days without a Swansea...
19:00 2019-08-17

Flying Wallendas cross Times Square on high wire in dramatic stunt Nik Wallenda, a seventh-generation acrobat, and his sister, Lijana Wallenda, coming back after a near-fatal accident in 2017, when she broke nearly every bone in her face, crossed Times Square in New ...
06:48 2019-06-24

Left-field cameos fuel Flying Lotus’ latest odyssey, Flamagra Every Flying Lotus album unfolds as a hero’s journey into the great unknown. On Los Angeles, the producer’s 2008 breakthrough, he scoured his hometown’s electronic underground through a sci-fi lens. T...
01:12 2019-05-25

‘Unidentified object’ flying over DMZ sparking media frenzy turns out to be flock of birds An “unidentified object” detected flying near South Korea’s border with North Korea that sparked a media frenzy and prompted the south to launch fighter jets on Monday turned out to be a flock of bird...
16:24 2019-07-01

Francisco Cervelli Lands Flying Karate Kick On Base, Somehow Doesn't Get Hurt Even relative to the brutal baseline of physical punishment that applies to big league catchers, Francisco Cervelli has been through a lot. When the Pittsburgh Pirates put him on release waivers last ...
06:24 2019-08-27

AOC shocked to agree with GOP's Freedom Caucus on surveillance tech: 'Check the sky for flying pigs' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she checked to see if pigs could fly after she found a rare moment of common ground with House Republicans on Wednesday over the protection of Americans from surveil...
11:00 2019-05-23

New Bentley Flying Spur: 207mph luxury sports saloon on show at Goodwood Rolls-Royce Ghost rival has an equal focus on driver engagement and passenger comfort The third-generation Bentley Flying Spur will represent a “quantum leap in technology, performance and innovation...
15:36 2019-07-05

French Inventor Totes Rifle While Flying Turbine-Powered Flyboard at Bastille Day Celebrations European leaders including French President Emmanuel Macron were treated to a demonstration of the Flyboard Air, a sort of gas turbine-powered jetpack/hoverboard/flying platform originally invented by...
03:48 2019-07-15

High-flying IPOs Crowdstrike, Zoom, and Medallia shares tank after quarterly results Three of Wall Street's top-performing IPO stocks in 2019 tumbled after the companies' quarterly results failed to satisfy investors and justify their high valuations....
13:48 2019-09-06

Trash talk, mattress fires and a flying projector: Lane Kiffin's year at Tennessee Lane Kiffin's one season in Knoxville was one of the wildest in recent memory. A decade later, those involved remember the highs, the lows and the unbelievable....
21:24 2019-09-18

Trump campaign flying banner over debate site to blast 2020 Dems as socialists President Trump’s re-election campaign is going up in the air to hammer home their message that the Democratic presidential candidates are pushing a socialist agenda....
18:36 2019-09-12

Los Angeles Rams' Eric Weddle left bloodied after taking flying knee to the head Los Angeles Rams safety Eric Weddle’s debut with the team against the Carolina Panthers on Sunday probably didn’t go exactly the way he would have wanted....
21:36 2019-09-09

F1 driver Pierre Gasly enjoys flying lap of Red Bull Ring in a stunt plane – video F1 driver Pierre Gasly flew over the Red Bull Ring, which will host this weekend’s Austrian Grand Prix, in a stunt plane. The Red Bull Racing driver gave a running commentary on the track as was taken...
18:48 2019-06-27

Prince Harry Defends Flying Private For the Sake of Meghan Markle and Archie's Safety Grab a seat and listen up: Prince Harry has some things to say. While delivering a speech on Tuesday morning, the Duke of Sussex addressed all that backlash surrounding his recent......
15:12 2019-09-03

New software flaw found in Boeing 737 Max to further delay troubled plane's return to flying A new software flaw has been found in the troubled Boeing 737 Max that will further delay the plane's return to flying after two deadly crashes, according to the US Federal Aviation Administration (FA...
23:48 2019-06-27

Jorge Masvidal Records Fastest Knockout In UFC History With Flying Knee To Ben Askren's Skull It took all of five seconds for Jorge Masvidal to knock out Ben “Funky” Askren and record the fastest KO in UFC history, beating out previous record-holder Duane Ludwig by a whole second....
18:01 2019-07-07

Flying Wallendas safely cross Times Square on high wire 25 stories above the pavement Lijana Wallenda makes a brave return after a high wire accident broke nearly all the bones in her face two years ago.        ...
04:36 2019-06-24

Audi created an autonomous quattro off-roader that uses flying drones to illuminate the road instead of headlights Audi Audi has released the concept AI:TRAIL quattro, an emissions-free autonomous off-roader. The AI:TRAIL includes features such as removable hammock-like backseats and LED drones that fly ahead of ...
09:24 2019-09-18

'Flying objects' damaged Japanese tanker in Gulf of Oman: shipping company president Two "flying objects" damaged a Japanese tanker in a suspected attack on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, but there was no damage to the cargo of methanol, the president of the shipping company said on Fr...
09:48 2019-06-14

Bentley Flying Spur grows, adds tech to rival Mercedes AMG S class, Maybach Bentley's third-generation Flying Spur sedan will grow in size and feature additional safety technology as the British ultraluxury brand looks to square up better with Mercedes-Benz's top-of-the line ...
16:12 2019-06-11

Uber And Lyft Don't Have A Right To Exist On Wednesday, Uber and Lyft released a new petition against Assembly Bill 5, the California bill about to be debated in the Senate that, if passed, would almost certainly result in gig economy workers...
18:00 2019-08-30

Uber To California: Make Us AB5, the California bill that would codify a state Supreme Court ruling putting in place a strict test for whether a worker classifies as an independent contractor and has potentially profound implic...
23:00 2019-09-11

Uber And Lyft Take A Lot More From Drivers Than They Say In July, an Uber driver we’ll call Dave—his name has been changed here to protect his identity—picked up a fare in a trendy neighborhood of a major U.S. metropolitan area. It was rush hour and surge ...
23:12 2019-08-26

Should Uber Bar Felons From Becoming Drivers? The tight U.S. labor market is pushing more employers to consider hiring nontraditional candidates, including some with criminal records. That is intensifying debates about safety, fairness and likeli...
15:00 2019-05-22

Uber lays off 435 employees The company counts nearly 100 million customers to app, but is having hard time making money. This is the second round of layoffs this year for Uber.       ...
12:12 2019-09-11

Uber will now kick you off its app if your rating is too low According to an app researcher Jane Manchun Wong with a history of impressive scoops that come from her constant reverse-engineering of popular mobile apps, it seems that Uber may be testing a feature...
23:36 2019-05-29

IRS looking into Uber 2013-14 tax returns Uber Technologies Inc is currently under a federal income tax examination by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for tax years 2013 and 2014, the ride-hailing company said in a filing https://www.sec.g...
13:48 2019-06-04

Uber says IRS looking at its 2013-14 tax returns The U.S. Internal Revenue Service is currently looking at Uber Technologies Inc's taxes for 2013 and 2014, and the ride-hailing company said it expects unrecognized tax benefits to be reduced within t...
13:48 2019-06-04

Uber Cuts More Than 400 Jobs Uber cut 435 technical employees in the company’s latest downsizing as it faces market pressures to turn a profit and the possibility of higher driver pay....
06:12 2019-09-11

Is the Uber of babysitting safe? Need a babysitter? There’s an app for that. Uber-esque babysitting services, including the popular Bambino and UrbanSitter, are gaining traction among harried local parents, who love that they can hai...
08:48 2019-08-15

Twitter critics claim Melania Trump's coat in 9/11 tribute looks like plane flying into tower Twitter users on 9/11 anniversary attacked FLOTUS for wearing a coat they claim showed a plane flying into a tower. It didn't.        ...
05:48 2019-09-12

A Prince's $500 Billion Desert Dream: Flying Cars, Robot Dinosaurs and a Giant Artificial Moon Saudi Arabia’s crown prince turned to U.S. consultants for help imagining a massive new city-state in the northwest of his kingdom. What emerged was a Jetsons-style world of automation....
18:12 2019-08-05

A $400 million yacht rumored to be owned by Jeff Bezos called the 'Flying Fox' was spotted off the coast of Turkey AP Photo A mega-yacht rumored to cost $400 million and be owned by Jeff Bezos was spotted off the coast of Turkey in photos circulating on Twitter. The "Flying Fox" yacht was reported to anchor off D...
12:24 2019-08-04

The New Provence: From Quaint to Uber-Chic Need proof this beloved vacation spot is evolving? An influx of design-savvy hotels and modern cuisine is reinvigorating the region. So long bouillabaisse....
21:36 2019-07-11

The Legal Argument That Could Destroy Uber Days after Uber began selling stock, the National Labor Relations Board’s top lawyer gave the company a huge gift. In an advice memo, the general counsel’s office determined that Uber’s drivers are i...
14:48 2019-05-21

Uber sues NYC over vehicle caps Uber isn't about to sit quietly while New York City extends its caps on ridesharing. The company has sued NYC in a bid to halt rules that both freeze the number of new for-hire licenses and limi...
04:36 2019-09-22

Uber Freight HQ opens in Chicago Uber today announced the opening of its Chicago-based Uber Freight HQ, which it says will be one of the engineering hubs for its transport business.Read More...
06:00 2019-09-10

Two Top Uber Executives Are Out as C.E.O. Consolidates Power A month after Uber’s rocky I.P.O., its chief executive laid off two members of his executive team: the chief operating officer and the chief marketing officer....
00:00 2019-06-08

How the Promise of a $120 Billion Uber I.P.O. Evaporated Uber’s offering was supposed to be a crowning moment for the ride-hailing company. But it suffered setback after setback and ultimately resulted in pointed questions for all involved....
15:00 2019-05-21

Uber's IPO Was Just a Bump in the Road, Top Executive Says Uber staff remain focused on global expansion following last month’s initial public offering, said Brooks Entwistle, the company’s chief international business officer....
11:36 2019-06-14

TLC approves permanent cap on Uber, Lyft in NYC The city is slamming the brakes on Uber and Lyft. The Taxi and Limousine Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to permanently extend the freeze on new for-hire vehicles in the Big Apple. The city tem...
23:48 2019-08-07

NYC extends its cap on Uber and Lyft vehicles New York City will cap the number of Uber and Lyft vehicles on its streets for another year. Today, the NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) voted to extend the cap it approved last summer, which l...
22:36 2019-08-07

Uber Ruthlessly Prioritizes 435 People Out of a Job Uber has laid off 265 engineers and 170 members of its product team because it is a successful company based on sound financials that is not badly in need of a drastic overhaul.Read more......
00:12 2019-09-11

Lyft and Uber Earnings: What to Watch The ride-hailing competitors are set to report their second quarterly earnings since their initial public offerings this week. The reception thus far hasn’t been great: both companies are trading well...
12:48 2019-08-07

Uber loses $1B in Q1 as revenue rises 20% Uber’s loss in its first quarterly report as a public company affirmed the challenges the company faces while spending heavily to fend off ride-hailing and delivery rivals. Uber's CFO said the company...
04:00 2019-05-31

Uber loses more than $1bn in first quarterly report since IPO Company said it now had 93 million customers who are active on a monthly basis, 33% higher than the same period last yearUber lost more than $1bn in the first three months of the year, the ride-sharin...
23:36 2019-05-30

Uber threatens to withdraw from Austria U.S.-based ride-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc threatened on Tuesday to withdraw from Austria if a new law that would subject it to the same price regulations as taxis is adopted....
15:36 2019-06-18

Uber Lost Another Billion Dollars, NBD Uber’s first quarterly earnings report as a publicly-traded company tells us much of the same as every other report the company has ever released about its finances: they can’t stop, won’t stop losing...
23:24 2019-05-30

Uber will deactivate riders with low ratings Rude behavior or leaving trash behind could get you booted from Uber. The company has added "ratings-based rider deactivations" to its safety policy. Users can now get kicked off the app if they devel...
19:24 2019-05-29

Uber says IRS probing its 2013-14 tax returns The U.S. Internal Revenue Service is auditing Uber Technologies Inc's taxes for 2013 and 2014 and the ride-hailing company expects unrecognized tax benefits to be reduced within the next year by at le...
19:48 2019-06-04

Uber reports $5.2B net loss in Q2, revenue up 14% The loss reflects $3.9 billion of stock-based compensation expenses tied to the ride-hailing company's initial public offering, slower revenue growth and competition in Latin America and elsewhere tha...
19:36 2019-08-09

No Ride for You? Uber's Risky Ratings Uber says it will start banning riders in the U.S. and Canada with “significantly below average” ratings. “Respect is a two-way street,” Uber said, noting that riders and drivers should meet a minimum...
13:12 2019-06-04

Parents, would you let your kid ride an Uber or Lyft by themselves? Uber and Lyft state that kids under 18 can't ride without being accompanied by an adult. Some do anyway, even with parental permission.       ...
21:12 2019-09-04

Bad riders could be banned under new Uber policy Badly behaving Uber passengers can be banned from using the ride-sharing service if their rating score falls below a certain threshold, the company said in a policy update Wednesday....
00:12 2019-05-30

UPDATE 1-Uber says IRS looking at its 2013-14 tax returns The U.S. Internal Revenue Service is currently looking at Uber Technologies Inc's taxes for 2013 and 2014, and the ride-hailing company said it expects unrecognized tax benefits to be reduced within t...
13:48 2019-06-04

Two Top Uber Executives Out Amid Shakeup Uber’s operating and marketing chiefs are both leaving the ride-hailing giant, less than a month after its disappointing initial public offering, as Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi says he wants mor...
01:00 2019-06-08

Uber executive reshuffling drops its COO and CMO In an email that went out to employees on Friday, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said that because of progress made over the last two years, he now has more time to oversee day-to-day operations. Post-IPO...
01:12 2019-06-08

Uber and Ola hail interest in Addison Lee deal Uber Technologies and Ola, the Indian ride-hailing app, have expressed an interest in acquiring Addison Lee Group, potentially opening a new competitive front in one of the world's largest private tax...
13:12 2019-07-24

Uber Is Latest Firm to Flounder Post-IPO Many of the most anticipated technology IPOs in the past decade have disappointed investors after reporting their first quarterly results as public companies....
20:24 2019-08-09

Uber will restrict NYC drivers' access to app due to new regulations Uber drivers in NYC may find themselves unable to access the app during lull periods. According to Reuters, the ridesharing giant will start locking drivers out of its app at times and in areas with l...
13:36 2019-09-17

Uber to boot riders from app if they repeatedly misbehave If you misbehave repeatedly while getting a ride from Uber, you could get booted off the app. The company says that starting Wednesday, riders with a rating from drivers that’s significantly bel...
18:36 2019-05-29

How Uber is turning everyone in the company into a data scientist Uber has built internal tools and platforms that others in the company can leverage, bringing cutting-edge expertise to anyone within the company.Read More...
20:12 2019-07-31

Uber rolls out next-generation self-driving Volvo At an event in Washington, Uber unveiled a fleet of redesigned self-driving cars that it expects will hit public roads in the coming months.Read More...
20:24 2019-06-12

Uber could give you the option to ‘favorite’ drivers Uber might be developing a feature that lets riders add drivers as a "favorite" so they can ride with them again in the future. App researcher Jane Manchun Wong revealed the potential app addition on ...
19:24 2019-05-29

Uber Posts Its Largest Quarterly Loss Uber reported its largest-ever quarterly loss, weighed down by heavy competition in Latin America and elsewhere, as well as a large expense related to its initial public offering....
02:24 2019-08-09

The Legal Argument That Could Destroy Uber Is About To Be Tested On October 23, an arbitrator will sit down in Uber’s New York office and hear arguments in a case that could determine the ride-hail giant’s future. It is not about the employment status of a single d...
21:48 2019-09-19

Uber to unveil next-generation Volvo self-driving car Uber Technologies Inc on Wednesday will unveil its newest Volvo self-driving car in Washington as it works to eventually deploy vehicles without drivers under some limited conditions....
14:24 2019-06-12

Uber to ban riders with low ratings: will you pass the test? Failure to tip, a refusal to chat … even where you sit could influence how drivers rate you and under a new policy could see you bannedWill your Uber rating be docked if youdon’t tip? What side of the...
07:48 2019-06-01

Volvo and Uber's first self-driving car is ready for the road Two years later, Volvo and Uber are ready to show off their first purpose-built self-driving car. They've introduced a variant of the XC90 SUV that's designed to accept and work with Uber�...
23:24 2019-06-12

Uber reports $1B loss as revenue rises Car sharing giant Uber has met its first quarter forecast, with a loss of $1 billion but increasing revenue and users. The losses were the result of big spending in the lead-up to its IPO earlier in M...
08:48 2019-05-31

Starbucks to deliver nationwide with help from Uber Eats Starbucks will take delivery nationwide in early 2020 through a partnership with Uber Eats. Buzz60’s Sean Dowling has more.       ...
21:00 2019-07-24

Uber will start banning riders with low ratings Uber said Wednesday that it will start banning riders with low ratings, a significant change to the company’s previous policies. The ride-sharing giant said that riders who have “significantly b...
21:01 2019-05-29

Uber will start booting riders with low ratings Better be nice to your Uber driver and keep those stars up. Beginning Wednesday, the ride-hailing app will start to boot the worst of its boorish riders off the platform. “Respect is a two-way s...
21:00 2019-05-29

Uber upgrades its Jump scooters and bikes Uber has revealed its second-generation Jump electric scooters, which will feature bigger wheels and improved brakes. The rideshare giant showed off its new scooter at its third-annual Elevate confere...
23:24 2019-06-12

Uber has more than 100 million users, but is still losing money Uber might seem ubiquitous, but the ridesharing company is still growing, it reported in its quarterly earnings. In July, more than 100 million people took Ubers or used the company's services. T...
02:48 2019-08-09

Uber unveils next-generation Volvo self-driving car Uber unveiled its newest Volvo self-driving car as it works to deploy vehicles without drivers under limited conditions. Uber said the production-ready XC90s will have factory-installed steering and b...
17:36 2019-06-12

Uber is sued over resistance to California 'gig' contractor law A driver for Uber has sued the company for misclassifying its drivers as independent contractors, hours after California legislators voted to help thousands of those workers become, and enjoy the bene...
17:00 2019-09-12

Uber-rich: the wealthy people who will get even wealthier from IPO Ride-hailing app valued at $80bn, below its initial target – but it will still make billions for some early investorsUber on Thursday priced its shares at $45 each on its Wall Street debut, valuing th...
22:24 2019-05-21

UPDATE 3-Uber says IRS probing its 2013-14 tax returns The U.S. Internal Revenue Service is auditing Uber Technologies Inc's taxes for 2013 and 2014 and the ride-hailing company expects unrecognized tax benefits to be reduced within the next year by at le...
18:48 2019-06-04

Uber Takes Texas Taxpayers For A Ride Uber, the ride-hailing company that has lost $16.2 billion over the last two and a half years, got a bit of good news thanks to the generosity of Texas taxpayers....
18:12 2019-08-22

Government To Order Uber, Ola To Go Electric: Report Some taxi players, like Ola, have previously tried to operate electric cars in the country, but with little success given inadequate infrastructure and high costs....
17:36 2019-06-06

Uber drivers and other gig workers in California could get better pay under proposed law Uber, Lyft in the crosshairs as California lawmakers look to redefine part-time job rules to boost pay, benefits for drivers.       ...
20:00 2019-07-17