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.
Tesla likes to do things differently. So when Electrek reported last month that the electric car company was allegedly working on a new key fob for its Model 3, we should have known it wouldn't be just your standard blob of a BLE device. Thanks to newly released documents filed to the FCC,
Sorry cats, but when it comes to climbing tall buildings, you've got nothing compared to raccoons.In Ocean City, New Jersey Friday, a raccoon was spotted a jaw-dropping nine stories up a building. The raccoon proceeded to leap off the building, hit the soft sand with its little raccoon feet,
Google wants the world's information to be universally accessible, unless that information just so happens to relate to its reported efforts to build a censored Chinese search engine that tracks its users.According to the Intercept,
Ted Cruz's social media team has reached a dark new low.Right before Senate hopeful Beta O'Rourke's debate with Cruz last night, where the sitting Senator skirted the question about whether police violence against African-Americans was a problem,
Do guys like Louis C.K. or Charlie Rose deserve a comeback? Does any disgraced sexual predator? What has to happen before such a comeback is even possible?These questions have been rattling around online for some time, though C.K.'s recent attempted return to stand-up raised the volume. Now,
This is One Good Thing, a weekly column where we tell you about one of the few nice things that happened this week.Nothing like a little wholesome parent-child bonding. In this extremely cute video,
Chucky is back — and not everyone's happy about it.On Friday, MGM announced it had started production for the reboot of Child's Play, the legendary 1988 horror film. The original's story creator Don Mancini, who won't be involved in the new production,
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.
在美国，有超过 60% 的成年人不满意自己的工作。 如果现在有个机会，给你一天的时间，去体验一个你渴望已久的工作，去感受城市一处陌生的风景，与陌生人（导师）一起完成一件新鲜的事情，你会心动吗？
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Over 10,000 tickets were sold for the Minecon 2015 event in London. This makes this the biggest convention in the record for a single video game, and has earned a Guinness World Record. According to The Independent, the Minecon 2015 convention had an audience from over 73 countries.
富士康日前证实，作为向印度市场扩张计划的一部分，公司已开始在印度生产第一批智能手机。富士康发言人胡国辉(Louis Woo)称，富士康已开始在印度东南部的安德拉邦(Andhra Pradesh)生产手机。
I've been using Letterboxd for more than a year now, and I've really enjoyed the movie pages. For instance, if you look at Mustang (which is my favorite movie of 2015 – seriously if you haven't seen it stop reading this right now, go and watch it),