Uber, Hyundai Motor team up to develop electric air taxi “Hyundai will produce and deploy the air vehicles, and Uber will provide airspace support services, connections to ground transportation, and customer interfaces through an aerial rideshare network,” the two companies said in a joint statement.
Facebook, Uber, Twitter and Alibaba form Presto Foundation to Tackle Distributed Data Processing at Scale The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced that Presto, the widely adopted interactive data query engine, will be hosted under the Linux Foundation.
Qatar blocks Uber’s acquisition of Careem in the country Qatar’s competition authority has blocked Uber’s proposed $3.1 billion acquisition of Careem in the country, Uber’s recent SEC filing (10-Q has revealed. The filing does not share a lot of details about Qatar’s decision but notes that “the Qatar competition authority issued a decision in August 2019 blocking the proposed [Uber’s] acquisition [of Careem] in Qatar.”
Coinbase Reach A Cryptocurrency Payment Agreements with Uber, Amazon and Others Recently, Coinbase announced a new partnership program that allows users to pay for goods and services from more than 120 merchants, including Uber, Amazon, etc., in cryptocurrency. Currently the service is only available in the UK, France, Spain, Italy and Australia, and retailers usually do not accept ETH and LTC.