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Get a cab: how driverless taxis could affect our social lives

Ordering a cab through an app is a pretty standard element of your average night out these days. Waiting at a taxi rank, hailing one from the street or calling a cab firm are quickly becoming things of the past. And, in just a few years’ time, so could the taxi drivers themselves.


May 9, 2019 0

Crossing the digital picket line? Uber and Lyft offer discounts as drivers strike

Uber and Lyft are offering riders and drivers discounts and incentives to use the app on Wednesday as drivers seeking better wages strike across the US. Uber drivers are shutting off apps in protest across more than a dozen US cities as the company prepares to go public, demanding better pay and more protections. To…
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May 8, 2019 0

Loss-making Uber does not look like a business worth $90bn

Good luck to those Uber workers protesting about wages and working conditions. They picked their moment to coincide with this week’s IPO in New York, in which the company is set to be priced at $90bn (£70bn) or thereabouts, and they chose well. You do not have to be a bleeding heart liberal to think…
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May 8, 2019 0

Uber drivers strike over pay and conditions

Uber drivers have gone on strike in the UK, US and other countries including Brazil and Australia to demand better pay and conditions ahead of the ride-hailing app’s stock market debut. Thousands protested against what one UK trade union labelled “poverty pay” ahead of Friday’s flotation, which will crystalise multi-million and multi-billion dollar fortunes for…
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May 8, 2019 0

Uber and Lyft strikes: US drivers stop taking rides in protest over pay

Rideshare drivers are striking and protesting in major cities across the United States, with many participating in a 24-hour strike of the Uber and Lyft apps that began at midnight on 8 May. Cities affected by the stoppage – which varies in length from two-hour strikes to day-long boycotts – include Los Angeles, New York,…
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May 8, 2019 0

The Uber drivers forced to sleep in parking lots to make a decent living

Every Saturday morning before the sun rises, 35-year-old Uber driver Sultan Arifi rolls up the sleeping bag in the front seat of his car, places it in the trunk, and prepares for another day of work. He will spend the next 12 hours picking up as many passengers as he can on the streets of…
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May 8, 2019 0