Wearing a mask will be mandatory in an Uber | Car News

If you program to use Uber’s products and services in the coming months and months, be prepared you will need to have a facial area mask. Uber reported Wednesday that it will have to have drivers, shipping and delivery drivers and all customers of its products and services all around the entire world to don […]

What do the Airbnb, Lyft, and Uber layoffs mean for Seattle engineering outposts? – GeekWire

Within Uber’s Seattle engineering business. (GeekWire Picture / Taylor Soper) Silicon Valley engineering outposts have extra an attention-grabbing dynamic to Seattle’s burgeoning tech community over the earlier 15 years. Extra than 125 of these facilities now operate from Bellevue to Belltown, symbolizing 1000’s of tech workers at organizations these as Apple, eBay, HBO, Oracle and […]

Uber, Seattle and U.S. Chamber end dispute over union law as city plans minimum wage for drivers – GeekWire

(Bigstock Photograph) The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Uber, and the Town of Seattle have agreed to stroll absent from a prolonged and sophisticated lawful battle over a regulation that would make it possible for drivers to unionize. A federal judge in Seattle dismissed the lawsuit, at the request of all parties, ending a after-heated battle […]

Pandemic exposes cracks in US labor market, leaving gig workers feeling desperate and exposed – GeekWire

Need for Uber rides and other on-demand from customers services plummets in Seattle amid COVID-19 outbreak. (GeekWire Photograph / Curt Milton) When Uber declared this 7 days it will provide hard cash help to drivers identified with COVID-19, Vasil Denev viewed as whether or not receiving sick was his ideal alternative. “Uber made available to […]

Lime temporarily shuts down in CA, WA and some European countries to slow coronavirus – GeekWire

Lime scooters on Microsoft’s campus in Redmond, Clean. (GeekWire Picture / Monica Nickelsburg) Lime is pausing its e-scooter and e-bike services in California, Washington, Italy, France, and Spain, starting off Tuesday. The business mentioned the closures are meant to gradual the spread of COVID-19. In Lime’s remaining markets, the business is increasing its cleansing strategies […]

Why this Seattle geek finally gave up and bought a car four years after going ‘full Uber’ – GeekWire

A vehicle2go vehicle in Seattle ahead of news that the sharing choice was likely away. (GeekWire Photograph / Kurt Schlosser) Four decades ago, Ben Gilbert was a symbol of Seattle’s quickly growing transportation alternatives. The tech investor and entrepreneur experienced ditched his vehicle at the time, opting to go “full Uber” and embrace emerging ride-hailing […]