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.
Conor McGregor has come under fire after sharing a photo of himself alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin on Instagram.SEE ALSO:
Another day, another butt tweet posted by a politician. SEE ALSO: The UK's new digital minister hasn't tweeted since 2015This time, British Home Secretary Sajid Javid had a mild Twitter mishap, which prompted the Twittersphere to fill in the blanks. On 9:09 a.m. on Sunday,
Amazon Prime day is finally here with great deals across the site. We have sifted through the deluge of bargains to highlight those that are the cream of the crop. The deals below are live from noon Monday July 16 until midnight on Tuesday July 17.
Normally £7.99 a month, for Prime Day Amazon are offering 12 months of Audible membership for half of that if you sign up now. Deal starts today and only lasts until the 31st July. You can also grab over 20% discount on the all new singing and dancing Kindle Oasis.
The internet has waited with bated breath for a glimpse of Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth II since it was first announced that she'd been cast in season 3 of The Crown. SEE ALSO: How accurate is Netflix's 'The Crown'?Hold your breath no more,
This article contains spoilers for Who Is America? Episode 1.There are more than a few jaw-dropping moments in Sacha Baron Cohen's new show, Who Is America?,but there's one particularly fleeting incident you shouldn't brush under the carpet.
Almost every Amazon device is on sale already ahead of Amazon Prime Day. Like, obviously Amazon is going to toot their own horn during their own holiday.So yeah, we knew that Echo devices, Fire tablets, etc.,would be on sale — what we didn't know is how insane the sales would be.
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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在应用逐渐丰富生态系统日趋完善的情况下Google Glass被赋予了更多实用的新功能，鉴于众多Glass用户晒出了在工作领域的成功案例，Google希望进一步推进这款智能眼镜在商务领域的影响力，在今年早些时候推出了名为“Glass at Work”的新项目，而今天谷歌宣布该项目迎来五家新合作企业，分别为APX Labs、Augmedix、CrowdOptic、GuidiGo和Wearable Intelligence，主要覆盖医疗、现场直播、生产等领域。
A mobile app for events and conferences, DoubleDutch announced the raise of $19 million in Series D funding this morning. Led by Mithril Capital Management with participation from Bessemer, Index, and Bullpen Capital, the new cash is intended to help expand DoubleDutch’s global reach,
Lenovo has unleashed the IdeaPad Yoga 3 Pro, and it is positioned to possibly be the world’s best laptop. The company whose motto is to propel “#Doers” has laid out all their cards with the latest and most expensive iteration of their Yoga hybrid thus far.