After settling two big lawsuits where drivers claimed Uber did not allow them to accept tips, Uber agreed to not get in the way of the practice any more. There was even speculation that Uber might start encouraging the act. Today, the on-demand ride app has answered that speculation with an unequivocal middle finger…
Have you ever wanted to drink and hang out with your friends, but do it on top of water? Now you can, with UberYACHT.
This is the second anti-Uber demonstration the Hungarian capital had to get through this year already, but the problem isn’t really with the cheap way everybody likes to travel nowadays.
“The sharing economy is here!” we are frequently advised. “We must devise a new labor deal for a new century!” we are warned. So why is making a deal between Airbnb and unions so fucking hard?
At around 2 a.m. on Saturday morning, a 20-year-old man ordered an Uber to drive him from Philadelphia to Herkimer, New York, a trip that would take about five hours. Would you be you surprised to learn that not all went as planned?
Uber’s just plunked down a load of cash on the future of self-driving car tech. The company just ordered 100,000 Mercedes S-Class vehicles, according to German business magazine Manager Magazin.
When was the last time you rode a bus?
Perpetually-fucked Washington D.C. completely shut down the city’s Metrorail system today, essentially cutting off the majority of the people who travel to work in our nation’s capital on a daily basis. Meanwhile, D.C. area Uber ride-sharing app downloads shot up by 70 percent.
Google Maps will soon be able to give you time and fare estimates on a variety of ride-sharing apps so your drunk ass can get home in the least amount of time for the best price.
Uber is launching uberMOTO, a new service that lets you Uber to your destination even faster while also putting your life even more into the hands of a stranger and while also getting to grope them awkwardly. Anyone want a ride?
On March 6, Buzzfeed published a news report on Uber revealing that the car share service had received five rape claims and 170 claims of sexual assault between December 2012 and August 2015. Uber quickly, and vehemently, refuted this claim. But now they admit that the grounds for their rebuttal were false because,…
That’s Uber’s new logo which isn’t a stylized “u” anymore. Which is a weird choice that doesn’t seem at all connected with the name of the brand. Updated with more information and another logo.
Several hundred New York City-based Uber drivers are collectively striking against the car-sharing startup today, according to fliers distributed to riders over the past few days and a Facebook event page administered by a driver named Farrukh Khamdamov. According to that page’s description, the strike (and an…
Your ride across New York City just got more affordable. Uber is set to reduce the cost of its Uber X and XL rides by 15 percent in the city from 7am this morning.
Beijing faces overcrowded roads and pollution that are constantly getting worse. Why? According to city officials, it’s because of ride-sharing services, including Uber.
If you get an Uber and your driver speeds, it isn’t your word against theirs if you want to complain. That’s because Uber has announced that it’s started to use gyrometer and GPS data to keep an eye on the behavior of its drivers.
Last week, President Obama announced plans to earmark a whopping $4 billion for autonomous vehicle research. These funds will be dispersed to pilot programs all over the country during the next decade—but where and how the money is spent will determine just how big a step forward Obama’s plan really is.