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Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Uber says its drivers have earned $600M+ in tips since it added tipping to its app a year ago; tipping grew 30% after introducing mid-trip tips in May   —  Since finally launching in-app tipping for drivers last year, Uber has facilitated more than $600 million worth of payments in tips to its drivers.
Jun 21, 2018, 12:10 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
In first diversity report since Damore memo, Google says its employees were 30.8% female, 2.4% black, and 3.5% Latinx in 2017, barely increasing from 2016   —  The company has the hardest time retaining black and brown employees  —  Google has released its first diversity report since …
Jun 14, 2018, 6:20 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Uber hires Daniel Danker from Facebook to serve as a senior director and head of driver product, filling a role that has been vacant since December   —  Uber has brought on Daniel Danker to serve as a senior director and head of driver product.  Prior to joining Uber, he was a product director …
Jun 13, 2018, 6:35 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Uber is raising another secondary round of funding of up to $600M on a valuation of $62B and has raised more than $21B in funding to date   —  Uber's CEO is in Paris this week meeting with the French president to talk tech in Europe and expanding its insurance coverage in the region …
May 23, 2018, 4:57 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Intel's Mobileye has started testing 100 self-driving cars in Jerusalem with plans to deploy the fleet in the US and other regions in coming months   —  Intel and its subsidiary Mobileye have started testing 100 self-driving cars in Jerusalem.  In the “coming months,” the plan is to deploy …
May 17, 2018, 4:10 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
In the coming weeks, Facebook Fundraisers will eliminate platform fees, which are 4.3% in the US, for personal causes, such as medical needs, vet bills, more   —  Despite Facebook being under fire for everything pertaining to Cambridge Analytica, the company still hopes to be able to do some good.
Apr 27, 2018, 9:00 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Lyft says its drivers have earned $500M+ in tips since the company was founded in 2012; tip averages up 8% YoY in 2017 due to app encouraging higher tip amounts   —  Lyft drivers have earned more than $500 million in tips to date, Lyft announced today.  Since fleshing out tip functionality …
Apr 16, 2018, 6:30 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Peer-to-peer car-sharing marketplace Turo raises $12M from American Express Ventures and Sumitomo Corporation to close a $104M Series D   —  Peer-to-peer car-sharing marketplace Turo has officially closed a $104 million Series D round.  This comes following a $12 million investment …
Apr 16, 2018, 10:50 AMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Uber rolls out redesigned app for drivers that identifies areas with the best fares, starting in Los Angeles, Atlanta, and about 10 cities worldwide   —  Uber is rolling out a new app for drivers starting today.  The hope with the redesign is to make it easier for drivers to access the information …
Apr 10, 2018, 3:00 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Uber acquires bike-sharing startup JUMP, source says for ~$200M; JUMP will continue running independently   —  Uber has acquired bike-sharing startup JUMP for an undisclosed amount of money.  This comes shortly after TechCrunch reported that JUMP was in talks with Uber as well as with investors regarding …
Apr 9, 2018, 10:00 AMIn context

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