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Uber guideline now prohibits broadcasting passenger images

The ride-hailing company Uber has instituted a new guideline prohibiting drivers from broadcasting passengers' images amid privacy concerns after a St. Louis-area driver posted hundreds of videos......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 8th, 2018

Riding with "Uncle Diego": Uber"s wild drive for growth in Chile

The Uber driver pulled up to the international airport outside Chile's capital. As his passenger jumped into his gleaming Suzuki, he glanced around furtively for signs of trouble......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 19th, 2019

Riding with "Uncle Diego": Uber’s wild drive for growth in Chile

The Uber driver pulled up to the international airport outside Chile's capital. As his passenger jumped into his gleaming Suzuki, he glanced around furtively for signs of trouble......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 19th, 2019

Viral Facebook post about Uber and sex trafficking is a 'simple mixup,' Tampa police say

In the Facebook post shared more than 350,000 times, Uber passenger Emmy Hurley said she worried her driver might be involved in s.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayFeb 20th, 2019

Uber and Lyft are having a devastating effect on public transportation, new research shows

Photo by Andreas Arnold/picture alliance via Getty Images Public transportation ridership has been declining so much in the.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 24th, 2019

12,000 Uber drivers say the company is refusing to honor the arbitration clause in its terms and conditions

Spencer Platt/Getty Images A lawsuit in Californi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 8th, 2018

Police: Uber driver charged with raping unconscious woman

Police say an Uber driver has been charged with raping a passenger he picked up at a casino and who became unconscious in the car......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 2nd, 2018

Boeing flashes 777X jet"s folding wingtips in live webcast (Photos)

Boeing offered a glimpse of its 777X wide body passenger jet Wednesday, sharing images of the unique folding wingtips on its newest, biggest and most advanced airplane. During a live video webcast direct from the Chicago-based jet maker's Everett factory.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 4th, 2018

Facebook faces discrimination lawsuits amid reports it allowed Uber to run job ads targeted exclusively at men

Getty Images Facebook faces discrimination lawsuits for allegedly allowing employers to target job ads at a single gender. Civil rights organisation the ACLU filed a complaint against Facebook c.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 19th, 2018

Elon Musk shares images of the BFR's new rocket design

This comes as SpaceX gets ready to announce their first private passenger aboard the BFR, set to become the first person to fly to the moon since the last Apollo mission in 1972.   .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 17th, 2018

Uber rolls out safety features for drivers, passengers

Uber is aiming to boost driver and passenger safety in an effort to rebuild trust in the brand. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 5th, 2018

Tesla"s volatility could be costing it millions in lost investments, an analyst warns (TSLA)

John Raoux/AP Images As Toyota invests in Uber and other self-driving-vehicle startups, one analyst is worried Tesla.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 1st, 2018

The SEC wants to make it easier for small-time investors to get in on companies like Uber or SpaceX

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The US Securities and Exchange Commission is mulling options to let retail investors in on private-company fundraising, the agency's chief told the Wall Street Journal. .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 30th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Chinese Uber rival Didi halts carpool service after driver kills passenger

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing Technology Co. said it is temporarily halting one of its services for the second time in three months after police said a Didi driver raped and murdered a female passenger in eastern China......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 26th, 2018

Uber is going on the offensive and plotting clever ways to grow despite NYC"s cap on ride-hailing cars

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Ub.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 14th, 2018

Uber and Lyft are creating more traffic and congestion instead of reducing it, according to a new report

Spencer Platt/Getty Images According to a report conducted by transportation analyst Bruce Schaller, ride hailing services like Uber and Lyft are actually making traffic worse rather than reducing it — contrary to the companies' c.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 27th, 2018

THEN AND NOW: Photos that show how glamorous flying used to be

Douglas Miller/Keystone/Getty Images and Jeffrey Dastin/Reuters Modern-day air travel is a far cry from what it used to be. Lines have gotten longer, leg room has shrunk, and food has worsened. Even passenger.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 23rd, 2018

Uber now monitors its drivers for criminal offenses in real time

Uber has started to continuously monitor its US drivers for new criminal offenses, a move intended to ensure passenger safety and peace of mind......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJul 13th, 2018

Gig Economy Fails to Equalize Gender Pay Gap

Why would there be a pay gap been men and women Uber drivers? The gender of a driver who picks up a passenger is not known in advance, so what's the cause? New research suggests the answer......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJul 5th, 2018

Uber"s biggest rival has raised new funding and doubled in valuation to $15 billion

Josh Edelson / AP Images for Lyft Lyft announced it has raised $600 million in funding, and is now worth $15.1.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 28th, 2018

Uber says sending drivers medical tests they could easily cheat was "pretty stupid"

David Ramos/Getty Images Uber has admitted that sending drivers DIY eye tests was probably not a good idea because the process was "open to abuse." The company said using Push Doctor, which carried out me.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 27th, 2018