Business

Uber courts drivers by letting them pick rides

Uber on Friday said it will let drivers in the United States see trip details before deciding whether to accept them—a new feature long sought by drivers.

Business

Uber inks deal for Australian gig worker rights

Uber has reached a deal with a powerful Australian union after years of legal battles, campaigns and negotiations that will offer 100,000 drivers and food delivery workers more protections.

Consumer & Gadgets

Why is there no Uber for live music?

While digital platforms like Uber continue to proliferate and expand the gig economy into new sectors of work, some industries, such as live music, have structural features that keep them from adapting well to online platforms.

Business

French court fines Deliveroo for 'undeclared labour'

A Paris court on Tuesday fined the British meal delivery group Deliveroo after ruling it was guilty of "undeclared labour" for using freelance riders who should have been classified as employees, depriving the state of millions ...

Business

China orders ride-hailing firms to correct unfair tactics

Chinese regulators have ordered ride-hailing platforms to correct unfair market tactics amid a broad crackdown on the internet sector that has spooked investors and shaved billions off the valuations of some of China's biggest ...

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