“Uber is slow to respond to law enforcement requests, leaving drivers vulnerable to repeated attacks.”
“The aftermath of a self-driving tragedy.”
Amid controversies and unethical practices, tech giants like Facebook and Google are no longer dream companies to work for.
At Stanford University, a farm system for tech giants, “students are reconsidering whether working at Google or Facebook is landing a dream job or selling out to craven corporate interests.”
An important look at a dysfunctional industry, and a master class in profile writing.
Who delivers Amazon orders? Increasingly, it’s plainclothes contractors with few labor protections, driving their own cars, competing for shifts on the company’s own Uber-like platform.
Uber’s missteps and high-profile scandals have piled up since 2013. Here’s a timeline.
#DeleteUber and the power of protest in 2017.
Back in the early 1960s, also-ran Avis — a smaller, less successful business than Hertz — decided to run a new advertising campaign, one that embraced its market position rather than trying to change it. “When you’re only No. 2, you try harder. Or else,” the company’s advertisements read. Avis’s initial business insight was to […]
A few years ago, Uber was barely started. Travis is at my house up in the mountains over the holidays, hanging out with me and my family. And he’s palling around with my dad. And my dad says, ‘Hey, let’s play a game of Wii Tennis (Nintendo Wii). And my dad had a Wii at […]