Uber

Kenneth Martinson checks his driving apps before starting to work in Palm Springs during the first weekend of Coachella, April, 13, 2019.
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All News KCBS Radio
November 05, 2019 - 10:53 am
The men accused of hacking and extorting Uber and LinkedIn pleaded guilty in federal court last week. However, Uber is now being investigated for possibly covering up the incident and bribing the offenders to keep quiet. The hackers stole over 57 million records of customers and drivers from Uber...
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AP News
September 26, 2019 - 11:12 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber will begin cramming more services into its ride-hailing app as it explores ways to generate more revenue and finally turn a profit. The makeover announced Thursday will include force-feeding its food delivery service, "Eats," into the Uber app that millions of people use...
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Hundreds of Uber and Lyft drivers rallied in San Francisco on Aug. 27, 2019, demanding that the ride-hail companies grant them the status of employees rather than independent contractors who lack benefits.
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Doug Sovern
September 11, 2019 - 2:21 pm
State lawmakers gave final approval Wednesday to a bill that could mean sweeping changes for more than a million freelance and independent workers across a wide range of California industries. Uber and Lyft dispute that the new law will turn their drivers into employees who earn benefits and have...
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Hundreds of Uber and Lyft drivers rallied in San Francisco on Aug. 27, 2019, demanding that the ride-hail companies grant them the status of employees rather than independent contractors who lack benefits.
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All News KCBS Radio
August 29, 2019 - 8:30 am
Uber and Lyft have proposed paying their drivers a new minimum wage of $21 per hour as an alternative to elevating them from independent contractors to employees. The proposal, which would also extend some benefits to the workers, comes after days of protests on the streets of San Francisco and...
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San Francisco International Airport - SFO
San Francisco International Airport - SFO (Photo credit: Kenishirotie)
Doug Sovern
June 29, 2019 - 8:11 pm
Sunday nights have been nightmarish for arriving passengers trying to hail an Uber or a Lyft at San Francisco International Airport since SFO has moved pickups to its domestic garage. But officials think they've finally solved the problem. SFO has moved the pickup zone for ride hail passengers away...
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A passenger in a car summoned by an app.
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Matt Bigler
May 31, 2019 - 9:47 am
State regulators have proposed doubling a planned fee for Uber and Lyft trips from five to 10 cents per ride. The money from the fee would fund California’s new ride-hail services for wheelchair users, which Uber and Lyft don't currently offer in any meaningful way. Uber has only recently begun to...
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 After dropping off passengers at a Broadway play, Johan Nijman, a for-hire driver who runs his own service and also drives for Uber on the side, drives through the West Side of Manhattan on Wednesday evening, August 8, 2018 in New York City.
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Susan Leigh Taylor
May 29, 2019 - 11:27 am
Some app drivers are using their time on the road for a potentially lucrative "side hustle" in real estate.
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San Francisco International Airport
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Margie Shafer
May 25, 2019 - 5:15 am
San Francisco International Airport is moving its domestic ride-sharing pick up operations to the top of the domestic parking garage.
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A passenger in a car summoned by an app.
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Holly Quan
May 21, 2019 - 11:00 am
A San Francisco supervisor wants to tax Uber and Lyft rides to pay for traffic improvements.
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The Coliseum station on BART had some emergency call boxes installed around April 24, 2019.
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Melissa Culross
May 10, 2019 - 11:44 pm
After peaking in 2016, the number of BART riders has been on the decline, especially in the evenings and on the weekends.
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