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Joe Otterson / Variety:
Mike Isaac's book, Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber, will be the basis for a Showtime series by Billions creators Brian Koppelman and David Levien   —  Brian Koppelman and David Levien are developing a limited series about ridesharing company Uber for Showtime.
Oct 16, 2019, 6:50 PMIn context
Faiz Siddiqui / Washington Post:
House Transportation Committee chairman says Uber and Lyft declined to appear at a hearing, and committee will press on with ride-hailing legislation regardless   —  The ride-hailing giants chose not to send representatives to a congressional inquiry aimed at examining their safety and labor practices.
Oct 16, 2019, 11:10 AMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Skip, one of the original scooter rental startups SF granted a permit, leaves SF after its permit wasn't renewed, still operates in DC, San Diego, and Austin   —  The balance of scooter power in SF shifts  —  San Francisco announced recently that it was expanding its permit program to include Uber's Jump …
Oct 15, 2019, 8:50 PMIn context
Noam Scheiber / New York Times:
A book based on labor ideas from the early 20th century has provided a blueprint for workers at Google, Uber, and Kickstarter to organize without a formal union   —  A book based on ideas associated with a labor group from the early 20th century has provided a blueprint for organizing without a union.
Oct 13, 2019, 11:15 AMIn context
Kate Conger / New York Times:
Uber buys grocery delivery startup Cornershop, which operates in Chile, Mexico, Peru, and Canada; Mexico blocked Walmart's acquisition of Cornershop in June   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Uber has acquired a majority stake in the grocery delivery start-up Cornershop for an undisclosed sum …
Oct 11, 2019, 9:40 AMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber to launch Uber Pet, letting users bring pets on rides without risking cancellation, for a $3-$5 surcharge, in select US cities starting October 16   —  It used to be that bringing a dog or cat in an Uber was unpredictable  —  Uber is experimenting with a new feature that aims …
Oct 9, 2019, 9:40 AMIn context
Lauren Kaori Gurley / VICE:
Drivers say Lyft does very little to protect them from assaults and harassment by passengers and makes it “extremely traumatic to report anything”   —  Drivers Motherboard spoke to say they were assaulted by riders and Lyft did little to help them.  Experts say Uber and Lyft don't take the same safety measures as taxis.
Oct 5, 2019, 1:05 AMIn context
Financial Times:
Uber to launch Uber Works, a new service that matches temporary workers looking for shift work with businesses looking for staff, in Chicago on Friday   —  Uber is launching a new app on Friday in Chicago that will match temporary workers looking for shift work with businesses looking …
Oct 2, 2019, 11:40 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Airbnb is planning a direct stock listing for its planned 2020 IPO, following Spotify and Slack   —  - Spotify and Slack have opted for similar path to public market  — Hot IPOs of this year, like Uber, Lyft have had a chilly debut  —  Airbnb Inc.'s long-awaited Wall Street debut …
Oct 1, 2019, 12:40 PMIn context
Jane Manchun Wong / @wongmjane:
Uber is testing a safety feature to let passengers record and send audio to the company if they are “uncomfortable” during a ride   —  Uber is testing “Record Audio” in case the rider is uncomfortable with the ride https://twitter.com/...
Oct 1, 2019, 12:40 AMIn context

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