Uber Will Treat UK Drivers As ‘Workers’ After Supreme Court Loss

In a world first, Uber will treat its UK drivers as “workers” after losing its case before the British Supreme Court.

Lyft Hopes To Finally End ‘Living Under a Cloud’

We want to make sure there’s clarity and certainty in this industry so that it’s not living under a cloud.” says Lyft’s Chief Policy Officer Anthony Foxx.

Ultimate Solution For Uber and Lyft Is Autonomy

Gene Munster discusses how California in forcing drivers to be employees may ultimately speed up the efforts of Uber and Lyft to go fully self-driving and thereby simply eliminate all human drivers.

Lyft May Shutdown In California

Lyft is warning it may join Uber in shuttering operations in California following a preliminary injunction classifying its drivers as employees.

Uber CEO: Will Shut Down In California Until Voters Decide

If the judge and a court finds that we are not and they don’t give us a stay to get to November then we will have to essentially shut down Uber until the voters decide.

Uber CEO: We Expect This Business To Be Very Profitable

“Not only do we expect to hit cashflow break-even, but we expect this business to be very profitable at maturity,” say Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi. “I think that going forward our spending declines as a percent of revenue. So when you’re growing trips 35 percent year on year your spending is going to increase.”

Google Tests Waze-Powered Ride Service

Google is testing a Waze-powered carpooling program in Israel, according to multiple reports. The service, called RideWith, will let people pay drivers a “small fee for a ride to and from work,” reports Reuters. The service launched today in Tel…

Uber Sued in Hometown, Accused of Misleading Users over Background Checks

Uber is under fire from more cities – now including the one in which it is headquartered. San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon says that Uber has made “false or misleading statements to consumers and for engaging in a variety…

Uber Facing Lawsuit from the City of Portland, Oregon

On-demand ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft often operate in legal grey areas, residing somewhere between illegal and kind-of legal – depending on the specific laws of the cities in which they launch. Most of the conflicts that arise between…

Uber Going After Journos Has ‘No Basis in Reality’ Says Company

The bad press for Uber has just gone a bit meta. According to a report from BuzzFeed, an Uber VP recently proposed an idea to combat the negative press the company’s been receiving as of late. According to Emil Michael,…