Japan's Ultra-Polite Taxi Drivers Are Worried Uber Will Undermine Traditions
Taxi firms in Japan fear that Uber’s rise will erode customer service traditions in Japan.
In China, Uber and Competitor Didi Are Still Plagued by Driver Fraud
Is China's ride-hailing system doomed due to corruption?
The Tiny Deal-Breakers That Make Uber Skip Town
A look into Uber’s regulatory mess.
Ridden by Uber
An erotic sharing economy adventure.
Uber Is My Portal to the Black Markets of Mexico City
The ride-hailing app is a gateway for passengers into the capital city’s illegal markets for drugs, guns, and fake documents.
‘Uber for X’ Apps: Where Are They Now?
We check up on some apps that used the Uber model for other services that you probably forgot even existed.
What Austin Locals Think of Uber and Lyft’s Defeat and Departure
You almost can’t visit a major American city without at least seeing one of the two major ridesharing companies, Lyft and Uber. Unless you visit Austin, Texas, that is.
This Lot in Brooklyn Shows What Uber Did to NYC More Clearly than Any Statistic
Uber's autonomous fleet of cabs isn't here yet, but the residential streets of Greenpoint are already lined with unused yellow cabs.
Uber Knows Too Much About You
The kind of data that Uber has access to—even if it’s not, say, the actual contents of your email or the actual conversations you’re having on your phone—is extremely invasive.
Newbie Drivers Meet Embittered Veterans on the UberPeople Forum
Workers unite online to dish advice, share horror stories, and bitch about their job.
Will Uber Crush These ‘Ethical’ Alternatives?
Uber alternatives promise benefits and pensions to drivers.
Uber's Drive-By Politics
The fights that Uber and Lyft wage in cities like Austin look like local politics, but their actions often put corporate interests above local ones.