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Just like Lyft, Uber has confidentially filed for its IPO – Engadget
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Just like Lyft, Uber has confidentially filed for its IPO  Engadget Uber Joins Lyft in Race to Tap Investors  The Wall Street Journal Uber files confidential IPO paperwork, races against Lyft to float massive tech offering  CNBC Uber confidentially files for IPO a day after Lyft  VentureBeat Uber speeds towards stock market listing  Financial Times View full coverage on Google […]

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Uber has defined 21 categories of sexual misconduct, from leering to rape – Quartz
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Quartz Uber has defined 21 categories of sexual misconduct, from leering to rapeQuartzUber is putting a name to different types of sexual harassment. The company on Nov. 12 released a taxonomy of sexual harassment and assault, spanning from “staring or leering” to “non-consensual sexual penetration.” Uber said it developed the list in …Uber's data report on […]

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Uber Driver's Death Marks Seventh For-Hire Driver Suicide Within a Year – New York Times
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New York Times Uber Driver's Death Marks Seventh For-Hire Driver Suicide Within a YearNew York TimesAbout two dozen people gathered outside a Washington Heights subway station on Sunday afternoon to remember an Uber driver who became the seventh for-hire driver in New York to commit suicide within the last year. The mood at the vigil […]

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Uber to pay $148 million to settle data breach cover-up with US states – Reuters
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Reuters Uber to pay $148 million to settle data breach cover-up with US statesReutersSAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] will pay $148 million for failing to disclose a massive data breach in 2016, marking a costly resolution to one of the biggest embarrassments and legal tangles the ride-hailing company has …Uber to Pay $148 […]

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Uber narrows loss but is a long way from finding profit – Reuters
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Reuters Uber narrows loss but is a long way from finding profitReutersSAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc said on Wednesday it narrowed its quarterly losses from a year earlier, although the ride-hailing company is still a long way from proving it can be profitable as it gears up to go public in 2019. FILE […]

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Uber hires chief security officer to help earn back user trust – CNNMoney
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CNNMoney Uber hires chief security officer to help earn back user trustCNNMoneyUber has named a former NSA official its chief security officer, bolstering its goal of making safety a major priority. Matt Olsen, a former NSA general counsel who also led the National Counterterrorism Center under President Obama, assumes the role …Uber Picks NSA Veteran […]

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Is it legal to livestream unsuspecting Uber and Lyft passengers? – NBCNews.com
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NBCNews.com Is it legal to livestream unsuspecting Uber and Lyft passengers?NBCNews.comGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE. Uber and Lyft on Sunday dropped a Missouri driver believed to have livestreamed hundreds of rides to thousands of followers without …Uber and Lyft drop driver for livestreaming passengers […]

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A Driver for Uber and Lyft Covertly Streamed Hundreds of Rides on Twitch Without Rider Consent – Gizmodo
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Gizmodo A Driver for Uber and Lyft Covertly Streamed Hundreds of Rides on Twitch Without Rider ConsentGizmodoIn the past few months, wannabe online video stars have filmed themselves doing a suicide bomb “prank” at college and spreading a fake rumor about a mass shooting at a Disney resort. They have also landed themselves in court […]

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Uber has terminated its self-driving car operators in Pittsburgh – Quartz
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Quartz Uber has terminated its self-driving car operators in PittsburghQuartzUber has laid off its self-driving car operators in Pittsburgh as the company rethinks its autonomous vehicle strategy following a fatal crash in Tempe, Arizona, earlier this year. The company held a meeting earlier today (July 11) to inform about 100 …Uber lays off 100 backup drivers […]

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The next Uber? Scooter startups flood US cities as funding pours in – NBCNews.com
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NBCNews.com The next Uber? Scooter startups flood US cities as funding pours inNBCNews.comThey appeared seemingly overnight: hundreds of two-wheeled electric scooters all over the city of Santa Monica, California. The company behind the scooters, Bird, launched in the affluent beachside city last September with little advance notice, but …The product is banned in some cities. […]

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Retirement in the Age of Uber: Can Gig Economy Workers Ever Call it Quits?
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There are many upsides to the gig economy and freelance work, like the flexible schedule, the autonomy of being your own boss, and, if it’s a side hustle, the ability to earn extra income to pay off bills or save for special purchases. But a path to a stable retirement does not appear to be […]

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