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Johana Bhuiyan / BuzzFeed:
Suits Seek To Force Lyft And Uber To Treat Drivers As Employees   —  A group of drivers have filed suits in San Francisco federal court against Lyft and Uber.  The drivers contend that they are misclassified as independent contractors and should be treated and classified as employees of the companies.
Jan 30, 2015, 7:00 PMIn context
Joseph Bernstein / BuzzFeed:
Peeing My Way Around New York City With Airpnp, The App For Bathroom Emergencies   —  Airpnp is the worst-designed app I've ever used.  It's also the most profound.  —  Justine Zwiebel/BuzzFeed News  —  My bladder is the Murphy's Law of organs.  —  It's not that it's small, exactly; rather, it's disagreeable; neurotic.
Jan 29, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context
BuzzFeed:
Uber suspended at least a dozen drivers because they complied with California law and registered commercial plates   —  Flouting Law, Uber Suspends Drivers For Properly Registering Cars  —  The ride-hailing giant has suspended some drivers in California who registered cars for commercial use.
Jan 23, 2015, 3:30 PMIn context
Evan McMorris-Santoro / BuzzFeed:
US federal government struggles to secure 5K+ social media accounts operated by disparate agencies after CENTCOM Twitter hack   —  No One Really Knows How Secure Government Social Media Is  —  There's no centralized way to find out if the proper security measures are being used to protect government accounts.
Jan 20, 2015, 8:50 AMIn context
Brendan Klinkenberg / BuzzFeed:
South Carolina Orders Uber To Stop Operations   —  The latest regulatory battle facing the ride-hailing giant.  —  http://blog.uber.com  —  Uber's increasingly bitter fight to operate in states across the country worsened today, as South Carolina issued an order to cease and desist all operations in the state.
Jan 15, 2015, 9:40 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / BuzzFeed:
Flywheel, Asia's GrabTaxi, and India's OlaCabs consider taxi alliance to compete with Uber   —  Ride-Hailing Startups Discuss Global Taxi Alliance Against Uber  —  Two companies in Asia backed by Softbank Capital and one in the U.S. have discussed cross-booking and integrated apps.
Jan 12, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context
Jacob Fischler / BuzzFeed:
Uber responds to Sen. Al Franken, says it accessed reporters' account because she was late, scales back access to God View; senator still dissatisfied   —  Uber Said It Accessed BuzzFeed News Reporter's Information Because She Was “Late”  —  The company, responding to Sen. Al Franken …
Dec 15, 2014, 8:35 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Survey reveals most technology companies' privacy policies do not cover employee access to user data   —  We Asked 29 Tech Companies If Their Employees Can Access Your Personal Data  —  Privacy policies rarely mention the weakest point in any company's security infrastructure: its employees.
Dec 15, 2014, 1:05 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / BuzzFeed:
Inside Uber & Lyft's fight in Tampa: both operate illegally despite lawsuits, driver citations   —  Uber And Lyft's Bitter Battle For Tampa  —  When it comes to new cities, Uber and Lyft aren't afraid to operate illegally.  —  Uber Tampa Bay blog / Via blog.uber.com
Dec 15, 2014, 1:05 AMIn context
Matthew Zeitlin / BuzzFeed:
Robinhood launches commission-free stock trading app for iOS   —  Robinhood Can Turn Every iPhone User Into A Trader  —  The mobile stock trading startup turns stock buying and selling into yet another thing to be done inside a mobile app.  The target is young people that have turned away …
Dec 11, 2014, 9:20 PMIn context

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