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Better.com CEO Fires 900 Employees in a Single Zoom Meeting

Vishal Garg, the CEO of Better.com, an online mortgage platform, fired 900 of his employees in a single Zoom meeting on December 1. Garg, who appeared on video seated at a desk, addressed the meeting members collectively, telling them that...

Uber is a Terrorist Group and its Users are Traitors, Says Istanbul Taxi Boss

  The ride-sharing firm Uber is a terrorist group born in the U.S. "where the traitors who shoot and kill my soldiers in Afrin bleed". These claims were contained in an outburst by Irfan Ozturk, head of the Istanbul Taxi Drivers'...

Uber Shuts Down One of its Services in Greece

Ride-hailing service Uber on Thursday said it would suspend one of its two services in Greece after the government approved tighter regulations for the sector. The U.S.-based company said it would suspend UberX from April 10, a service employing private...

Athens Taxi Drivers Strike Against 'Uber Invasion'

Athens taxi drivers walked off the job on Tuesday in protest at what they call unfair competition from the Uber ride-hailing service. Cab drivers gathered outside their SATA union headquarters in downtown Athens in protest over the "illegal and arbitrary...

EU’s Top Court Rules that Uber is a Taxi Service

The European Union’s top court has ruled that Uber should be regulated like a taxi company. This means that the ride-sharing service must comply with tough rules that govern traditional taxi associations. Uber had argued that it’s a technology platform...

Blow to Greek Start-Ups as Government Mulls Restrictions on Pioneering Taxi Services

The Greek government is proposing a new legislative initiative that would impose restrictions on taxi services, and endanger successful startup companies in the sector. Critics say, that in effect, the government is giving in to the powerful taxi drivers lobby...

Uber's Arrival in Greece Causes Fights Between Taxi Drivers

Taxi Union Association of Athens (SATA) President Thymios Lymberopoulos lashed against taxi drivers who decided to collaborate with Uber, an American transport company that recently expanded to Greece. With two posts on SATA’s official Facebook page, Lymberopoulos expressed his dissatisfaction in...

Uber Expanding in Greece

Uber, the popular American company for private transportation is planning to expand in Greece. The company’s website has now started accepting applications from operations and logistic managers as well as drivers. Many Greeks have rushed to apply and have already secured their positions. Uber...