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?
VICE Staff

Can a Ridehailing App Be Ethical?

Via pays its drivers more than any other company, focuses on environmentally friendly practices, and wants to decrease traffic congestion. But is there a catch?
Ankita Rao

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.
Ankita Rao

A Programmer Ate Ass to Save Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency prices are down, so a developer met up with cryptocurrency enthusiasts and adult film performers Brenna Sparks and Bobbi Dylan to eat some ass and save the market.
Jordan Pearson
just another day

Hackers Jacked Up the Value of an Obscure Cryptocurrency By Trading Other People's Money

Binance says it wasn't compromised, and phishing attacks are to blame for the irregular trades.
Jordan Pearson
Festival Season!

Meet ICAS—The Secret Weapon That's Keeping Independent Festivals Afloat

As experimental festivals proliferate around the world, a cadre of like-minded organizers are helping them keep the party going year after year.
Greg Scruggs

This 30-Foot Plastic Bubble Hosts An Oculus Rift-Enhanced ASMR Experience

BrittanyASMR and LaTurbo Avedon collaborated with VIA Festival to create this virtual reality "spa" experience.
Jeff Ihaza