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.

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.

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.

Uber Looking to Sell Uber Elevate Air Taxi Business

Uber is in talks to sell its air taxi business, Uber Elevate, to Joby Aviation.

Uber CEO Says ‘Eats’ Growing At Unprecedented Rate

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says that Uber Eats is growing at unprecedented rates during the pandemic and he expects the business to do well post-pandemic as well.

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.

Uber and Lyft Prevail In California Proposition 22 Fight

California’s Proposition 22 is poised to pass, securing the current business model for gig economy companies.