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Uber Drivers Are Organizing Protests at Billionaire Investors’ Homes

When Uber’s early investors cash out on November 6 for the first time since the company went public, drivers on the app will protest outside the homes of top investors.


Lyft and Uber Are Having a Terrible, Awful, No-Good Time

Rideshares were once the darlings of Wall Street, but now they’re being exposed.


This Case Will Decide If Uber’s Surge Pricing Is Illegal

Four years have passed since an antitrust lawsuit was first filed against Uber. It still has the potential to disrupt the company’s business model.


1,000 Protesting Uber Drivers Brought NYC Traffic to a Standstill

To skirt around paying drivers a livable minimum wage, Uber and Lyft will block drivers’ access to the app.


Uber Became Big by Ignoring Laws (and It Plans to Keep Doing That)

Uber says it will not comply with AB5, a new California law that would require it to classify drivers as employees.


Uber and Lyft’s Worst Nightmare Is Coming True in California

A newly passed law would require rideshare companies to treat their drivers as employees and provide them with benefits like health insurance.


Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash Plan to Spend $90 Million to Undo a Law That Protects Their Workers

App-based employees will have to take on Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash in what will surely be a nasty fight.


Hundreds of Uber Drivers Will Caravan 600 Miles Across California to Demand Better Working Conditions

Ride-share drivers will protest their wages and working conditions at Uber’s headquarters and the state capitol next week, demanding the passage of AB5.


Lyft Has Been Flooded With Sexual Assault Lawsuits

The ride share giant has been sued at least seven times this month related to rides that allegedly ended with rape or sexual assault.


This Artist Is Hacking Google to Create Surreal Street View Art

Brooklyn-based artist Jason Isolini has inserted over 42 immersive pieces of art into Google Maps’s Street View tool.


Pro Tip: If You Rob a Dunkin Donuts, Don't Take an Uber Home

This is not the first time a robbery suspect has opened the Uber app and ordered an on-demand getaway vehicle, but it's never a good idea.


“I Drive Until I’m Exhausted Every Day": Uber Drivers Tell Us Why They're Striking​

If you hail an Uber on Wednesday, you’re crossing a (virtual) picket line.