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  • Uber launched in Sylhet

    'UberMOTO' launched in Sylhet

    Uber, one of the largest ridesharing companies, yesterday launched its motorbike operation “UberMOTO” in Sylhet, said a press release.

  • UBER in Bangladesh

    One lakh people earning via Uber

    Uber has changed the commuting ecosystem in big cities like Dhaka and Chattogram and created income opportunities for about one lakh people in the last two years, a top official of the world's largest ride hailing service provider said yesterday.

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    Shakib Al Hasan to bat for Uber as Brand Ambassador in Bangladesh

    Uber, the world's largest ridesharing company, announced on 4 December that ace all-rounder and captain of Bangladesh's test cricket team, Shakib Al Hasan, will serve as its first brand ambassador in the country.

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    Ride-Hailing Services: Key guidelines gathering dust

    With ride-hailing services growing rapidly in Dhaka, user complaints are also on the rise. But errant operators, drivers, and riders cannot be held accountable because the companies are yet to be registered with the BRTA.

  • Number of motorcycles doubled in Dhaka

    Bikes in Dhaka doubled in 8yrs

    Though the number of motorcycles doubled in Dhaka over the last eight years, experts have suggested controlling the two-wheeler as it is a "very risky mode of vehicle".

  • World's largest on-demand ridesharing company Uber

    Uber exits SE Asia in new retreat from global markets

    Uber sells its Southeast Asian business to rival Grab, ending a bruising battle between the ride-hailing behemoths and marking the US firm's latest retreat from international markets.

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    Uber launches uberHIRE in Dhaka

    Uber, the world's largest on-demand ridesharing company, launches uberHIRE in Dhaka.

  • UBER in Bangladesh

    Ride-apps get nod, need BRTA permit

    Popular ride hailing mobile apps like Uber and Pathao have been given approval from Bangladesh’s cabinet division under a framework of fresh guidelines.

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    Ride-apps to get govt nod

    The road authorities open the door to app-based transport service providers like Uber and Pathao but on two key conditions -- fares cannot be more than that of taxi services and security cannot be compromised. The government will fix or re-fix the fares if there is any discontent among passengers over those, according to the proposed guideline for the ride-hailing services.

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    Uber used 'undercover agents'

    Ride hailing company Uber have been obligated to turn over to a US federal judge a letter from a former employee that told of the company's "fraud and theft" and mentioned evidence of stolen trade secrets nailed "like a scalp" to the wall, a court official says.

  • Relief with tap on app

    On a busy September evening last year, Limana Solaiman, a private service holder, waited at Kakoli in the capital for about one and a half hours to hail an auto-rickshaw home.

  • Uber joins forces with global public transport

    Ride-hailing app Uber [UBER.UL] says it is joining a global public transport association to improve mobility in the cities it operates in.

  • Uber reveals cover-up of hack affecting 57m riders, drivers

    Uber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service’s customers and drivers.

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    Uber to introduce bike service in Dhaka from tomorrow

    Global pioneer app-based ride-hailing service Uber announces to launch bike service UberMOTO for customers in Dhaka from November 14.

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    Uber joins NASA to develop flying taxis

    Uber unveils a partnership with NASA that will see it develop flying taxis priced competitively with standard Uber journeys.

  • World's largest on-demand ridesharing company Uber

    Uber to launch bike-sharing service in Dhaka

    Uber, the world's largest on-demand ride-sharing company, is going to launch a bike-sharing service in the capital very soon.

  • Expedia's Khosrowshahi poised to take Uber CEO job

    Expedia Inc Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi is poised to accept Uber Technologies Inc’s [UBER.UL] offer to become its new CEO, according to an internal memo sent to Expedia staff, putting him in charge of turning around the loss-making, scandal-ridden company.

  • Uber integrates national helpline number in-app

    Uber, the world's largest on-demand ride-sharing company, announces the integration of the nationwide emergency number 999 in its rider app to enhance rider safety.

  • Southeast Asia's Grab to get $2.5b extra firepower in Uber battle

    Southeast Asian ride-hailing service Grab expects to raise $2.5 billion in a record round of fundraising to cement its lead over Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] in the region and grow its payments platform.

  • Uber and Pathao

    Every once in a while, we all are faced with dreadful times, where we need to quickly make way to a meeting, an exam, a gathering, but are at a loss of transport.

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    Uber suspends self-driving car program

    Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] suspended its pilot program for driverless cars after a vehicle equipped with the nascent technology crashed on an Arizona roadway, the ride-hailing company and local police say.

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    Uber driver held over deadly US shooting rampage

    A man arrested on suspicion of shooting dead six people in the northern US state of Michigan is an Uber driver who may have picked up fares during the killing spree.

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