Uber Was Designed to Exploit Drivers
The company's disjointed, decentralized strategy makes it almost immune to labor action.
Slack Warns Investors It's a Target for Nation-State Hacking
As Slack prepares to go public, the company is warning potential investors that it's a target for malicious attacks from “sophisticated organized crime, nation-state, and nation-state supported actors,” according to an SEC filing published today.
Lyft and Uber Want to Fund Better Roads...for Lyft and Uber
Rideshare companies are investing in public infrastructure, but only when it helps their bottom line.
Things You’re Doing to Save the Planet That Are Actually Terrible
That reusable cotton tote is polluting the air and water way more than a plastic bag.
EFF Says LA’s Scooter Location Data Could Unmask Individual Riders
This month, the Los Angeles Department for Transportation will enter the next phase of collecting the real-time location of scooters like Lime and Bird.
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast
Exploring The Ethics of Ridehailing Apps
Via strives to be environmentally friendly, wants to decrease traffic congestion, and pays its drivers more than Uber and Lyft—but is there a catch?
Uber and Lyft Are Officially Part of the Healthcare System
Lyft, Uber and other rideshare companies say they can save our healthcare system lots of money. But at what cost?
I Haven’t Paid for a Flight in Three Years Thanks to Credit Card Points
Yes, I’m gaming the credit card reward system. Here’s how you can too.
Rideshare Companies Want to Replace the L Train When It Shuts Down
Bad news for commuters could be good news for companies like Lyft and Uber.
Uber Is Sweating NYC’s New Rideshare Minimum Wage
The new rules for app-based rideshare companies could mean $10,000 more for drivers every year.
VICE Guide to Life
How to Refund Nearly Every Regrettable Purchase You Ever Make
Here’s what you need to know about returning anything from fake Yeezys to a plane ticket you just paid for—no matter what.
China Suspends Carpool App After Two Passengers Murdered
Hitch, run by rideshare app Didi Chuxing, has been shut down for the time being.