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News | News

Uber suspends shared rides in U.S. and Canada

Uber has suspended pooled rides in the U.S. and Canada due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.

Miscellaneous | Opinion

| Why Self-Driving Cars Won't Fix Our Transportation Woes

article by Cameron Roberts  It’s 2035, and you’re going to a movie. As you walk out the door, you reach for your phone instead of the car keys because you don’t have a car. Instead, you’ve ordered your ride to come to you. The car that arrives ha

News | News

Now the Courts Will Decide Whether Uber Drivers Are Employees | WIRED

A California law aimed at requiring gig economy companies to classify workers as employees took effect January 1. That hardly settled the matter.

News | In The News

California Tried To Fine a Company $10,000 for Ordering Blind People Ubers and Lyfts Without a Permit

California regulators are trying to crack down on a company that orders Ubers for the blind and elderly. In February,

Science & Technology | Tech

Uber will now deactivate riders with below average ratings - The Verge

Uber has announced that anyone with a "below average rating" risks deactivation from the app. Since Uber first launched, drivers have known that low ratings from riders can lead to deactivation. Now, Uber says it will start deactivating riders w

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

5 Ways Ride-Hailing Companies Like Uber and Lyft Are Hurting Cities | Inc.com

Lyft is about to IPO. That's good for early investors and employees, but it's lousy for cities.

Business & Finance | BUSINESS

Uber is suing New York City... again

It's not the government's job to protect taxi companies

Miscellaneous | NEW YORK CITY

A new plan would jack up the cost of ride sharing in Manhattan

New York City is an amazing place to live, but there’s one aspect of life here that undeniably sucks: transportation. Last year, crippling delays on the

Business & Finance | Business

Report: GM looked into buying Lyft, was denied - Business Insider

Lyft passed on the acquisition and decided to raise another round of funding instead.

Humor | Cool & Interesting

With Uber and Lyft Gone, Ride-Hailing Startups Swarm Austin

Less than a month after Uber and Lyft left Austin over the city's regulations, at least six new companies offering similar services have launched in the city and are fighting for market share.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

How To Make $50,000 A Year By Driving For Uber, Lyft, and Sidecar - Business Insider

If you're working for Uber, you'll have to give more than 60 rides a week to make $50,000.