The outbreak of novel coronavirus is challenging common practices in the gig economy, with companies facing increased political pressure to offer workers sick pay if they need time off.
Users of the car service app Uber are reporting outages around the world, including not being able to login to the app.
Medford Police detectives Antonio Gonzalez-Salinas, 51, "repeatedly locked the doors as he was sexually assaulting" the 21-year-old victim.
"We didn't just want to improve on the car. We wanted to reimagine transportation as if the car had never existed," Cruise CEO Dan Ammann wrote in a blog post this week.
An Ontario woman said her driver sped through several stop signs during the trip.
The driver said he feared for his life when he was threatened with a gun after realizing the man in his vehicle wasn't the one who had booked the ride.
Uber received nearly 6,000 reports of sexual assault in the United States over a two-year time span.
As Uber loses its license to operate in the capital, we look various other travel options open to tourists, including affordable ways of getting around.
"We have robust systems and checks in place to confirm the identity of drivers and will soon be introducing a new facial matching process," Uber said after its London license was rejected.
Before you write off this idea to save the tech company, ask yourself: How much would I pay for this app?
Temur Shah, 45, has been jailed for 16 months after sexually assaulting a 27-year-old woman he picked up in London, U.K.
People also criticized Uber for allowing the head of Saudi Arabia's wealth fund to remain on its board.
Dara Khosrowshahi said the murder was a "mistake" and suggested that the Saudi government has taken the fallout "seriously."
Uber said it had removed the driver from its ride-hailing service and was "working with law enforcement," but police told Local 10 News that the driver was not being charged.
Kate Lamothe, 24, has taken a plea and agreed to pay $350 in fines and court costs after stealing a vaping device from a Florida gas station in late July.
"Claims that their workers aren't central to their business [are] broadly recognized as a legal ploy rather than an accurate description of their workforce."
A Georgia woman allegedly attacked an Uber driver in an unprovoked assault after someone stole her purse earlier in the evening.
A New Mexico man is just the latest Uber driver to discover they were unwittingly aiding and abetting criminals fleeing authorities.
Ride-share companies are among the innovators who have built our new economy. But the system is truly broken. It's time to innovate in legislation too, and California can lead the way.
"The elderly are actually signing up for Eats couriers," the Uber CEO said. "Eats has been a huge success for us in Japan. It is going to be a very effective introduction to the Uber brand."
"That day, if the Uber driver had done his job right we would have seen the red flag, because I always knew where my daughter was."
The jobs problem today isn't just stagnant wages. It's also uncertain incomes.
"While we expect only a small number of riders to ultimately be impacted by ratings-based deactivations, it's the right thing to do," Kate Parker, Uber's head of Safety Brand and Initiatives, said.
Why risk the Great White Sharks while diving in the Great Barrier Reef? Now you can stay safe and dry in Scuber, Uber's new submarine that will take you around Heron Island.
Tyler Wade traveled to Yankee Stadium from Pennsylvania and arrived during the seventh inning.
At the 75th Annual Congressional dinner of the Washington Press Club Foundation, the Republican Congressman also joked journalists should be grateful for the stream of news the president provides.