Guardian freedom of information request reveals details of talks between Uber chief and Chris GraylingUber used a private meeting with the transport secretary to push for congestion charges that a senior civil servant warned would hit poorer drivers ha…Read More
US ride-hailing firm files plans with regulator as it races rival Uber for fundingUS company Lyft has filed plans with the regulator for a flotation as it races for funding against Uber, the rival ride-hailing company.In a statement on Thursday, Lyft a…Read More
Are people really making a living doing this stuff? A study concludes that you may want to keep your day jobThe “gig” economy was supposed to be an opportunity for entrepreneurs to be their own boss. Everyone from Uber to Postmates, Lyft, Airbnb, Turo …Read More
After promises of high earnings, fare cuts and increased commission have left drivers with car loans they can’t pay off Moham Kumar wolfs down a few spoonfuls of spiced black chickpeas for lunch between passengers.It is 3pm. Kumar has been on the roads…Read More
Uber’s European operation has been fined £385,000 for a data breach that affected almost 3 million British users, the Information Commissioner’s Office has announced.
In November 2016, attackers obtained credentials to access Uber’s cloud servers and d…
To flourish, the informal digital networks providing new services needed to be protected from the marketOf all the ideologies spawned by Silicon Valley, that of techno-populism – the making of empty promises on the basis of seismic digital disruption –…Read More