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Are Uber and Lyft Shutting Down in California?
The ride-hailing companies threatened to stop operations in protest of a recent labor law. Here’s what we know.
More Than 3,000 People Reported Sexual Assault in Ubers Last Year
The ride-sharing app released its first-ever safety report, and the results are alarming.
A Woman Was Raped by a Man Pretending to Be Her Uber Driver
Details of the December crime have been released following the death of a University of South Carolina student.
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The Illusion of Safer Transportation Is Costing Women
Women spend up to $100 more than men each month, a new study from NYU found.
Madison Malone Kircher
Uber Driver Allegedly Kidnapped, Groped Woman — Then She Was Charged $1,047
The driver, Harbir Parmar, faces a potential life sentence.
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Elaine Welteroth Speaks Out on Instagram About Uber Driver Misconduct
“Too many of us deal with this kind of mistreatment daily,” she wrote afterward.
who among us?
Drunk Guy Accidentally Takes $1,635 Uber Ride
He went all the way from West Virginia to New Jersey.
What to Know in the Case of an Uber Driver Accused of Killing a British Diplomat
Rebecca Dykes was found dead in Beirut on Saturday morning.
These Women Are Suing Uber for Being Raped by Drivers
The women are asking Uber to implement stricter background checks on drivers.
Katie Van Syckle
The Best Reason to Start Using Uber Again
Positive, boundary-breaking, irresistible — she may be the only way to get where they need to go.
Allison P. Davis
The Uber Sexual Harassment Scandal Is Being Made Into a Movie
Based on engineer Susan Fowler’s terrible year at the ride-sharing behemoth.
Uber Is Sorry for ‘Wife Appreciation Day’ Promo
Uber now knows there are ways to appreciate your wife other than allowing her to “take a day off from the kitchen.”
Are You Ready to Buy Beauty Products From Your Uber Driver?
A new company certainly hopes so.
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Bozoma Saint John, Uber’s Newest Exec, Says She Isn’t Afraid of a Challenge
What a crazy week to start a job at Uber!
16-Year-Old Girl Accused of Murdering Uber Driver With Machete
She is being charged with first-degree murder.
Tess Holliday Says She’s Boycotting Uber After a Driver Fat-Shamed Her
“I’m fat. I also have a fat wallet & will no longer be using your services.”
Just How Creepy Are Uber’s Driver-Nudges?
A new story highlights the creepy ways in which Uber tries to wring the most profit out of its drivers.
Uber Execs Went to an Escort Karaoke Bar in Seoul: HR Complaint
The hits just keep on coming.
Another Female Uber Employee Comes Forward With Harassment Claims
Her female manager allegedly shamed her for wearing a tank top.
This Law Would Create a Database of Sexual Assaults in Ride-Hailing Services
Any report of sexual assault in one of New York’s 143,674 licensed vehicles would be made public.
Uber Employees Reportedly Used the App to Spy on Their Exes
A former employee recounts chilling examples of how the app’s tracking capabilities were used.
These Women Just Settled a Huge Sexual-Assault Lawsuit Against Uber
The settlement comes after a May ruling that Uber can’t distance itself from its drivers’ misconduct.
Uber Drivers Discriminate Against Women and Black People, According to New Study
Female passengers were sometimes taken on routes five times longer than necessary.
Uber Operator Allegedly Laughed at a Man for Calling to Report a Sexual Assault
The driver has since been permanently banned.
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Call an Uber, Get a Free Makeup Lesson
For Thursday only.
People Get Suspicious When the Uber Surge Price Is a Round Number
A super-specific price like 1.9 times the normal rate – that, we feel like can trust. But 2.0x? Sounds made up.
Grab a Ride in a Marc Jacobs–Branded Uber Today
Driving with daisies.
Uber Manages to Implicate Don Draper in Response to Sexual-Assault Complaints
The ride-share company attempts to defend itself against customer-service complaints.
Should You Trust Uber’s Big New Uber vs. Cabs Study?
The results are solid, but there are a couple of catches.
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Uber Charges Woman, Woman Charges Public
Crowd-funding that $362 billing.
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11 Most Awesome Things From the First Day of Fashion Week
It’s like Groundhog Day, but chicer.