Uber drivers in several cities are participating in a "Global Day of Protest" on Wednesday.From 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. ET, drivers in cities including New York, Chicago, Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles and London plan to protest the app's rating system, compensation, and driver safety and treatment.
The people who drive for Uber generally do so because the platform affords them flexibility in when and how often they drive, according to the findings of a study it’s releasing today. But the platform also offers drivers higher per-hour earnings potential than comparable for-hire driving jobs.
Transportation company Uber just announced in an interview with Le Monde that it will be suspending UberPOP in France tonight at 8pm. The news follows a difficult week for the company. Last Thursday, anti-Uber protests turned to guerrilla warfare as taxi drivers flipped over and burnt Uber cars.
Uber has over 5,000 drivers and 500,000 users since launching in Brazil a year ago, and aggression by politicians and taxi drivers alike has been mounting in lockstep with its growth. Read More
Ever had an Uber driver that didn’t know where they were going? It’s a pretty frustrating experience, and there are plenty of Uber customers voicing their opinions about the problem on social media.
Uber filed a briefing in court today that opposes a class-action lawsuit attempting to label drivers as Uber employees instead of as independent contractors.
Uber is famous for cutting corners to make a buck. Now a Forbes report reveals that the on-demand service provides no mandatory training of its drivers and doesn't inspect their cars. Rather,
Being an Uber driver sucks . Being an Uber passenger sucks . Uber, as a company, sucks . So the recently uploaded video of a dumb drunk Uber passenger pummeling his driver with fists is hardly surprising. It is disturbing, however.Read more...
An Uber driver in Boston has been charged with rape, according to Bloomberg. He allegedly took a female passenger to a secluded area on the evening of December 6 and raped her.
What happens to Uber’s drivers once cars drive themselves? Something other than just losing their jobs, according to a gentler approach from CEO Travis Kalanick. Uber could potentially train drivers to do other jobs in the post-driving world.
Lyft has had it up to here with Uber reps requesting rides from its drivers only to offer them cash and phones to switch to Uber. So yesterday Lyft went on the offensive, parking a giant driver recruitment billboard outside Uber’s San Francisco Driver’s office.
Samsung is dominating the news at the moment, and for good reason. Not only has the tech behemoth announced a line of S10 handsets, but it has also announced the upcoming release of a new fitness watch.The Samsung Galaxy Watch Active is set for release on March 20 alongside the new handsets.
Lovers of Bohemian Rhapsody, rejoice — another larger-than-life rock bio-pic is headed our way. Rocketman, directed by Dexter Fletcher and written by Lee Hall, tells the story of Elton John's meteoric rise to international fame beginning in the late 1960s. Star Taron Egerton of Kingmans:
In January 2019, a clan of scientists and conservationists tramped through the torrid Indonesian forest in search of the Wallace's giant bee — a species that hadn't been spotted alive since 1981."Nobody had seen it since then," said Robin Moore,
Just in case you haven't checked you phone, on been online, or talked to another human being lately, you should know that Samsung has launched a new line of premium smartphones under the name Galaxy S10.There are four devices included in the range: the Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+, Galaxy S10e,
Getting close enough to watch a bird of prey blinking is not an easy thing to achieve. In fact, it's safe to say that, IRL, it would be pretty much impossible.Luckily, we have The Slow Mo Guys on YouTube to make this gorgeous sight available to us, up close and in super slow motion.
When accepting awards, some artists deliver a long list of thank yous. Others use the opportunity to highlight important issues. When accepting the 2019 BRIT award for Best British Group,
In the battle for the most popular late night show, viewing figures are no longer the only metric. Nowadays there are plenty of ways to measure success, and YouTube is a big one.And despite the massive popularity of The Late Show with James Corden (which, despite only launching in 2015,
Like most other processes in the modern world, recruitment has gone digital. Hiring managers and job seekers alike are abandoning the traditional paper resume and turning to fully online job applications.
If we walked into your house right now, what would we find? Would you sprint ahead to tidy up? Is there an uncomfortable lack of personal effects in your home? See also: 6 Interior Design Apps for Your Home RenovationLike it or not, we are all judged by the homes we live in.
DETROIT — The U.S. government is telling 3 million more car owners to get their air bags repaired immediately, but its message has generated some confusion about which cars are actually affected.The government's auto safety agency is now warning 7.
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A new startup thinks it has come up with a platform to deliver a score that predicts a person’s creditworthiness, propensity to commit fraud and a number of other types of intelligence. HelloSoda was founded by Paul Shepherd and James Blake, ex-head of Global Sales at Call Credit,
Zenefits today said it has raised $500 million in a round led by Fidelity and TPG at a whopping $4.5 billion valuation. The company, which allows small- and medium-sized businesses to manage human resources services in a much simpler fashion, is one of the fastest-growing SaaS businesses ever,
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