Uber confidentially files to go public – WSJ

Last week Uber Technologies Inc confidentially filed paperwork for its initial public offering (IPO), the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter. Uber’s filing indicates it could go public as soon as in Q1 2019. That would be sooner than many observers had exp...

Tech giants on the ropes

The tech world has been buzzing with headlines in the past few months. Alphabet (Google) was fined in 2017 by the European Commission and is facing more anti-trust litigation. Its Q1 results also leave a lot to be desired. The same goes for Microsoft. Meanwhile, Facebook has come under a barrage of ...

Locked content Uber Eats to enter new Polish cities

Food delivery provider Uber Eats announced that it will expand its scope of operations in Poland to new cities this year. Currently, the company is present in Warsaw, Kraków, and Poznań. “This year, the possibility of ordering food by smartphone will be available to residents of 100 new cities in Ce...

Locked content EU states have a right to ban Uber

EU member states “may prohibit and punish the illegal exercise of a transport activity such as UberPop without having to notify the European Commission of the draft law,” Maciej Szpunar, an advocate general at the EU Court of Justice, said in a non-binding opinion. According to Szpunar, Uber is not ...

Where is my parcel?

Same-day deliveries, parcel tracking, flexible delivery options – customer expectations are growing as the e-commerce industry expands. The amount of data and the speed of information exchange necessary to meet their expectations place strains on their software providers

Locked content Uber invests in Polish start-up

Uber cofounder and CEO Travis Kalanick has announced that his company has invested in four European startups that made it to the final of the UberPitch contest in Berlin. Among them is HiProMine originating from Poland. “Being an entrepreneur is never easy — even the best ideas can struggle to get t...

The young and well-educated choose Uber

Uber’s users are young, well-educated and socially aware, a survey by IPSOS showed. The American “crowdsourced taxi service” is celebrating the first anniversary of its presence in Poland, a few months ago it entered Tri-City. Not surprisingly, the majority of Uber’s users (...

Poland to change regulation for Uber

Following the taxi drivers’ protests in Europe, Polish politicians are set to introduce regulations that would hinder Uber’s expansion and protect the domestic taxi drivers’ interests, Polish daily Gazeta Wyborcza informed.