Gig economy drivers in California sue to overturn Prop 22

  • January 12, 2021
Despite passing with a wide 58 to 42 percent margin in November, California’s Proposition 22, which sought to keep gig-economy workers in the state classified as independent contractors, hasn’t become any less controversial. In a filing with the stat…

Uber has sold off its air taxi business

  • December 8, 2020
As suspected, and following a similar deal yesterday to offload its self-driving taxi technology to autonomous vehicle startup Aurora, Uber announced Tuesday that it has sold its flying taxi service, Uber Elevate to California-based Joby Aviation. Jo…

Uber’s delivery business was a saving grace in a tough quarter

  • November 5, 2020
It’s fair to say that Uber’s business was challenged in a huge way by the 2020 coronavirus pandemic. The company reported its Q3 2020 earnings details today, and while the business is still reeling from COVID-19, there are a few spots that show that…

California Uber drivers sue company over Prop 22 app notifications

  • October 22, 2020
It’s no secret Uber has been aggressively supporting Proposition 22, a California ballot initiative that would allow the company to skirt a state law requiring them to classify drivers as employees. Now, a group of the app’s drivers say the company’s…

Former Uber security chief arrested for covering up 2016 hack

  • August 20, 2020
Federal prosecutors have charged Uber’s former security chief, Joseph Sullivan, with obstruction of justice for attempting to hide the company’s 2016 data breach from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The hack exposed the email addresses and phone…