Uber, Google, Facebook: Your experiments have gone too far To be fair, you wouldn’t know there were 5,700 more vehicles a day on our roads if you’d just moved here. Nor if you were pouring Uber-delivered champagne over yourself in a tub of stock options while complaining about San Francisco’s homeless from the comfort of[…]
Uber Proposals Value Company at $120 Billion in a Possible IPO The ride-hailing company recently received proposals from banks valuing it at as much as $120 billion in an initial public offering that could take place early next year.
Driverless Cars Could Become WMDs Eight months ago I published my concerns about how autonomous vehicles could be weaponized at scale via cyber-attack. (For those who missed it, here’s the gist: Due to the all-or-nothing nature of certain classes of cyber-attack, self-driving cars and other autonomous systems can be utilized by hostile actors to create[…]
They don’t need anything more than to keep more money for the services they provide….. Uber drivers will strike tomorrow for 24 hours in these cities Uber drivers will strike tomorrow for 24 hours in London, Birmingham and Nottingham. It is part of a push for higher fares and more working rights.
San Francisco wants more data about gig economy workers Cities all over the world have been hit with the rise of on-demand services like Lyft, Uber, DoorDash, Postmates, Caviar and so many others in recent years. Last year, there were 5.4 million on-demand workers in the country. This year, there are an estimated 6.8 million[…]
It could have been a lot worse….for Uber. Uber settles for $148 million with 50 U.S. states over 2016 data… Uber Technologies Inc has settled with the top legal officers in all 50 U.S. states over a massive data breach that the company failed to disclose in 2016, resolving one of the more catastrophic embarrassments[…]
Nothing to see here…. Drivers for Uber, Lyft are earning less than half of what they did four years ago, study finds By Drivers for online platforms including Uber and Lyft are making less than half of what they did four years ago, even as more and more people are drawn into working for them.[…]
Uber Drivers Take Riders the Long Way-at Uber’s Expense When ferrying passengers to and from Phoenix’s airport, Uber driver Michelle Blandy had a decision to make: Go the short way or take the longer route. “If they were from out of town, I would take advantage of it by going the longer route,” said Ms.[…]