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.
Uber, Lyft and other ride-share and gig economy companies were dealt a major blow, with a judge ruling Prop. 22 is “unconstitutional.”
Microsoft has hired former Uber exec Manik Gupta to help it build “world-class consumer experiences across all of Microsoft.”
Uber has announced a major acceleration of its grocery delivery service, now available in more than 400 cities and towns in the US.
Uber has told staff it wants them in the office 50% of the time, as the company continues to adapt to a changed workplace.
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.
In a world first, Uber will treat its UK drivers as “workers” after losing its case before the British Supreme Court.
Uber is acquiring alcohol delivery startup Drizly, in a deal worth $1.1 billion.
BP has reduced its oil exploration to 100 members, down from 700, as it focuses on renewable energy.