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Uber pushed for UK congestion charges that would hit poor hardest

Uber used a private meeting with the transport secretary to push for congestion charges that a senior civil servant warned would hit poorer drivers hardest, records have revealed.

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Lyft sets itself up to be one of first large tech flotations of 2019

In a statement on Thursday, Lyft announced it had submitted a draft registration statement with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), in a move which sets it up to be one of the first large tech flotations of 2019.

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Is the gig economy all it’s cracked up to be?

The “gig” economy was supposed to be an opportunity for entrepreneurs to be their own boss. Everyone from Uber to Postmates, Lyft, Airbnb, Turo and Parklee have all sold themselves as platforms for freelancers and would-be entrepreneurs to work for themselves.

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‘My life is spent in this car’: Uber drives its Indian workers to despair

Moham Kumar wolfs down a few spoonfuls of spiced black chickpeas for lunch between passengers.

It is 3pm. Kumar has been on the roads of the Indian capital since 9am without a break. He will continue driving until 9pm or 10pm. This is his routine, seven days a week. “When I get home my daughter is asleep. My life is spent in this car,” he says.

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Uber fined £385,000 for data breach affecting millions of passengers

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.

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