Uber lost more than $800 million in third quarter 2016 - Bloomberg

A photo illustration shows the Uber app logo displayed on a mobile telephone, as it is held up for a posed photograph in central London, Britain October 28, 2016. REUTERS/Toby Melville/Illustration

(Reuters) - Privately held ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] lost more than $800 million in the third quarter, Bloomberg reported on Monday. The company's $800 million in losses did not include its operations in China, Bloomberg said, citing a person it said was familiar with the matter. (http://bloom.bg/2hOkH2X) In the previous quarter the company's loss significantly exceeded $800 million, including its Chinese operations, Bloomberg said. Uber generated about $1.7 billion in net revenue in the third quarter, up from $1.1 billion in the previous quarter, Bloomberg reported. The company is on track to surpass $5.5 billion in net revenue in fiscal 2016, Bloomberg said. Uber did not immediately reply to a request for comment. (Reporting by Gaurika Juneja in Bengaluru; Editing by Bill Rigby)