'I don't trust any of these Uber drivers,' says former NHLer Anson Carter

Former NHL forward Anson Carter wasn't surprised when news broke Monday night of a video being posted online involving Ottawa Senators players joking about and criticizing their team's coaches and defence. He thought it would be occurring more often. "You see cameras all the time. People could be eavesdropping on conversations or live streaming them," […]

San Francisco’s second largest tech employer, Uber, won’t take sides on the controversial homelessness measure that the city’s tech execs are fighting about (CRM)

Proposition C is a ballot measure in San Francisco that would tax the city’s largest corporations to provide relief in the city’s ongoing homelessness crisis.  San Francisco’s biggest tech employer, Salesforce, and its CEO, Marc Benioff, have been the biggest advocates in favor of Prop C.  The city’s second largest tech employer, Uber, has been […]

Uber Unveils $260 Million Plan to Help All London Drivers Get Electric Cars by 2025

Uber’s $ 260 Million Plan to Go to Electric Cars in London Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This […]

Limo firm to judge: Tell us whether Uber drivers are employees

Enlarge / Headquarters of ride-sharing technology company Uber in the South of Market (SoMa) neighborhood of San Francisco on October 13, 2017. (credit: Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images) Lawyers representing a Southern California limousine company that sued Uber last month over state unfair competition allegations have now filed a motion for partial summary judgement. If the filing […]

Court rules Uber can force drivers into arbitration over pay, benefits

Uber drivers hoping to be treated as employees may have to go it alone. A federal appeals court in San Francisco has overturned a ruling that would have allowed drivers to pursue their case as a class action lawsuit instead of going through individual arbitration (which, historically, favors companies over complainants). Judge Richard Clifton cited […]

Uber Doubles Down with New Safety and Privacy Features

Uber Doubles Down with New Safety and Privacy Features Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not […]