Is Ride Share the New LinkedIn?

Is Ride Share the New LinkedIn?

Ride-sharing firms say they don’t have official insurance policies relating to drivers or passengers aspect hustling in journey shares. “We know they’re more than drivers,” stated Mo McKenzie, a spokesman for Lyft. In November 2015, Uber launched a now-defunct program known as Uber Entrepreneur that alerted passengers when their driver was an entrepreneur or a […]

Lyft and Uber Won’t Be Happy Until They’re Your One-Stop Transit Guide

Lyft and Uber Won’t Be Happy Until They’re Your One-Stop Transit Guide

Get the DealBook newsletter to make sense of main enterprise and coverage headlines — and the power-brokers who form them.__________ Uber and Lyft got here to prominence with their ride-hailing companies. But more and more they’re betting on different modes of transportation — with the purpose of changing into the one service folks must get […]

New York City Considers Raising Wages for Uber Drivers

New York City Considers New Pay Rules for Uber Drivers

New York City regulators are transferring towards considerably elevating wages for drivers for Uber and different ride-hailing apps. The step would make New York the primary main American metropolis to determine pay guidelines to grapple with the upheaval brought on by hail-riding corporations that has decimated the yellow cab trade and left many drivers in […]

Uber Wins Back London License, in Victory for New C.E.O.

Uber Wins Back London License, in Victory for New C.E.O.

LONDON — Uber gained an attraction on Tuesday to regain its taxi license in London after agreeing to stricter authorities oversight, an important victory for efforts by its new chief government to revamp the corporate’s grow-at-all-costs tradition. The closely watched case might function a template for different cities trying to extract concessions from Uber, a […]

DealBook Briefing: A Reborn Uber Faces Its First Big Reckoning

DealBook Briefing: A Reborn Uber Faces Its First Big Reckoning

The insurance policies can be the newest transfer by the Trump administration to punish China over fears that nationwide safety is compromised by the theft of American mental property. Elsewhere in commerce: What the U.S.-China commerce conflict looks like on the front line, in addition to for G.E. and for cheesemakers. Why Europe could also […]

Uber Claims to Have Changed. A London Judge Will Decide.

Uber Claims to Have Changed. A London Judge Will Decide.

LONDON — Dara Khosrowshahi’s 10-month tenure as Uber’s chief government has been marked by a protracted public relations marketing campaign to apologize for the corporate’s previous misdeeds and painting the as soon as proudly combative start-up as a reformed company citizen. Starting Monday, a choose in London will take a look at the success of […]

U.K. Court Rules Against Plumbing Company in ‘Gig Economy’ Case

U.Okay. Court Rules Against Plumbing Company in ‘Gig Economy’ Case

LONDON — Britain’s highest court docket dominated on Wednesday plumber who had sued a big London plumbing firm over working rights couldn’t be labeled as self-employed, in a case that would result in a more in-depth examination of the connection between companies and staff within the “gig economy.” The man, Gary Smith, had labored for […]

Uber’s Exit From Southeast Asia Upsets Regulators and Drivers

Uber’s Exit From Southeast Asia Upsets Regulators and Drivers

Uber, which relies in San Francisco, can be dealing with the results of its previous habits in abroad markets like London, its most worthwhile metropolis. In September, regulators refused to renew Uber’s license to function within the metropolis, saying the corporate was not “fit and proper” to run a passenger transport service. Mr. Khosrowshahi publicly […]

Distracted Driver and Braking Error Cited in Autonomous Uber Car’s Fatal Crash

Distracted Driver and Braking Error Cited in Autonomous Uber Car’s Fatal Crash

SAN FRANCISCO — More than a second earlier than a self-driving automotive operated by Uber struck and killed a pedestrian in March, the automobile’s laptop system decided it wanted to brake to keep away from a crash. But a built-in emergency braking system had been disabled whereas the automotive was in autonomous mode to make […]