Uber Built A Very Anti-Fragile Business, Says Jason Calacanis

Early Uber investor Jason Calacanis says that unlike Lyft, Uber built a very anti-fragile business with the combination of Eats and Rides and has become relentlessly focused.

Judge Rules California Prop. 22 ‘Unconstitutional’

Uber, Lyft and other ride-share and gig economy companies were dealt a major blow, with a judge ruling Prop. 22 is “unconstitutional.”

Microsoft Doubling Down on ‘Consumer Experience’ With Uber Exec Hire

Microsoft has hired former Uber exec Manik Gupta to help it build “world-class consumer experiences across all of Microsoft.”

Uber Now Offers Grocery Delivery in Over 400 Cities and Towns

Uber has announced a major acceleration of its grocery delivery service, now available in more than 400 cities and towns in the US.

Uber Wants Employees in the Office 50% of the Time

Uber has told staff it wants them in the office 50% of the time, as the company continues to adapt to a changed workplace.

Congress Out To Kill Uber and the Entire Gig Economy Again

Democrats, in a political payoff to unions, have again introduced legislation in Congress to effectively make gig economy jobs like Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, etc. illegal.

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.

Dinner and a Drink — Uber Buying Alcohol Delivery Service Drizly

Uber is acquiring alcohol delivery startup Drizly, in a deal worth $1.1 billion.

BP Pivots to Renewables, Slashes Oil Exploration

BP has reduced its oil exploration to 100 members, down from 700, as it focuses on renewable energy.

Social AI? Uber Researchers Propose New Language Model

Researchers at Uber are proposing a new artificial intelligence (AI) language model that emphasizes positive, social interaction.