Indian Researcher Gets Rs.4.6L Reward For Discovering Bug In Uber App
Monday, September 16, 2019, 1:11 PM
Global ride-hailing giant Uber has recently fixed a hacking bug found by Indian cybersecurity researcher Anand Prakash which allowed hackers to log into anyone's Uber account. The company has paid Anand $6,500 i.e. about Rs. 4.6 lakh as a reward for giving information about this bug. As per media report, the bug was present in the API request function of the Uber app.
Maruti differs with FM, says Ola, Uber not big factor in auto crisis
Thursday, September 12, 2019, 5:46 PM
Maruti Suzuki Executive Director (Marketing and Sales) Shashank Srivastava has said Ola and Uber may not be a big factor in the current slowdown. He said that people in India still purchase cars with an "aspirational aspect". "People may use...Ola and Uber to go to offices...but still they buy a vehicle for the weekend outings with the family," he said.
Uber lays off hundreds more workers as it struggles to make money
Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 4:21 PM
Uber laid off 435 workers in its product and engineering teams, the company's second round of cuts in recent months as it struggles to make money. The cuts, which total about 8% of Uber's global product and engineering group, follow 400 layoffs in July from the marketing team. Uber has been under pressure this year over its long-term viability.