Uber’s scandals, gaffes and PR disasters: the full list

The company has had a apparently never-ending string of blunders, from its controversial CEO to questionable tactics and sexual harassment claims Uber has been rocked by a steady creek of scandals and negative advertising in recent years, including revelations of questionable snoop programs, a high-stakes technology lawsuit, claims of sexual harassment and discrimination and embarrassing […]

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Uber admits to self-driving automobile ‘problem’ in bike lanes as safety concerns mount

Engineers were working to fix programming flaw that could have deadly outcomes for cyclists days after Uber announced it would openly defy California regulators Uber has admitted that there is a problem with the style autonomous vehicles traverse bike lanes, creating serious questions about the safety of cyclists days after the company announced that the […]

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My week as an Uber courier: my bike get stolen, but I kept my five-star rating

Delivering everything from books to falafel sandwiches was easy, but excessive the times of downtime stimulate the prospect of earning a consistent living grim Nicholas pads down the stairs of his apartment building on Broome Street in New Yorks Soho neighbourhood where the cheapest two-bedroom unit costs more than$ 2m in his boxers and a […]

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Uber launches electric bike-sharing serving in Germany

Move is part of firms efforts to patch up its relationship with European governments Uber has launched an electric bike-sharing service in Germany as part of efforts to repair its relationship with European governments. The controversial ride-hailing app has been prohibited from operating some of its services in Germany, France, Italy, Spain and Belgium, after […]

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My week as an Uber courier: my bike get stolen, but I maintained my five-star rating

Delivering everything from books to falafel sandwiches was easy, but excessive periods of downtime build the future prospects of earning a consistent living grim Nicholas pads down the stairs of his apartment building on Broome Street in New Yorks Soho neighbourhood where the cheapest two-bedroom unit costs more than$ 2m in his boxers and a […]

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Is the mass sharing of driverless cars about to reshape our suburbiums?

Sidewalk Labs believes personal vehicle ownership is about to become history, inducing suburbs more accessible and better for walking and cycling. But what if it simply entails people jostle each child into a different auto to get to school? A few months ago I interviewed Klaus Bondam, head of the Danish cycling union and formerly […]

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How Facebook groups bring people closer together- neo-Nazis included

Mark Zuckerbergs new mission is to bring the world closer together. But Facebook groups can unite radicals as easily as they serve hobbyists Ricky Caya was looking for something. A 43 -year-old postal service worker and father of two in Quebec, he felt unsettled and unconnected. The great social movements of the 1960 s, the […]

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San Francisco’s scooter war: city makes back as ‘unlawful’ schemes flood streets

City officials send cease-and-desist letters to electric scooter startups, as local residents complain the unregulated schemes are a nuisance Some people are tossing the scooters into trash cans and lakes. Others are tripping over them on the sidewalk, complain of broken toes and dangerous collisions. The San Francisco war over electric scooters- which several startups […]

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