Sometimes you wish you just took the bus.
“Your account has been permanently deactivated due to hateful statements regarding Uber through Social Media.” UPDATE: Uber says it canceled the account because of “an error by the local team” and has reactivated the driver.
At a public hearing this morning, the TLC fielded comments and arguments for and against the rules the commission proposed.
The TLC is holding a public hearing to discuss their proposed regulations to close a loophole that will directly affect Uber and Lyft.
One day after Hailo backed out of the app-based car service market in North America, Gett announced it would pay its drivers $.70 per minute.
One driver portrayed in an Uber NYC ad campaign encouraging taxi drivers to “upgrade to Uber X” is among those who have been protesting the company’s policies.
Eliminating destination bias was initially an unintended byproduct of the ride-sharing apps — now it’s quickly being marketed as a feature.
Featuring drunk dudes talking about their cats, a baby flexing, and dogs eating peanut butter in slow motion.
Uber drivers in New York, San Francisco and London are already on board, one of the organizers told BuzzFeed News.
Companies can rent their older cars out to aspiring Uber drivers, but the costs might not add up. “The [Uber] rates are so cheap … and the commission and gas is too high,” one driver tells BuzzFeed News’ Johana Bhuiyan.
Can we find someone who isn’t native to the US to take us out to lunch?
Safety is Uber’s No. 1 priority. Safety is Uber’s #1 priority. Safety is…
In spite of ongoing protests against what was introduced as a temporary summer fare cut, Uber announced the less-than-taxi UberX fares are here to stay.
A hiring spree, and a head of steam. The relationship is “radically changing.”
Why frustrated and unhappy drivers won’t stop working for Uber.
The company says the service will significantly reduce traffic in Los Angeles.
As existing drivers protest outside the Uber offices, prospective drivers continue to line up in the offices to sign up for the service.
Drivers welcome the ability to opt out of less lucrative fares but continue their strike in hopes of returning the Uber X fare to its pre-summer price.
Testing the labor market. “Uber is not doing anything — it’s only an application on our phones.”
The company is suing the city of Columbus, Ohio to keep its records private. Uber won a similar lawsuit last week.
Is meeting cute even, like, a real thing anymore?
There are grounds for a lawsuit, a top tech lawyer says. But it would probably be a very bad idea.
East Coast vs. West Coast.
David Plouffe ran Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign. Uber has had its fair share of run-ins with Democratic constituencies.
Starting in Las Vegas. “We see ourselves as a disrupter of the disrupters.”
Reshad Chakari allegedly touched a female passenger who was asleep in the back seat of his car.
“I knew there had to be a better way to ensure the safety of Virginia passengers.”
Because of regulation…and to get people’s contact information for future emails.