Lyft driver files class action lawsuit over Uber’s ‘Hell’ program

Image: MIKE COPPOLA/GETTY IMAGES FOR LYFT By Kerry Flynn2017-04-24 21:24:26 UTC Drivers aren’t too happy with Uber — that’s not news. But one driver is taking advantage of a previously unknown business practice, reported by The Information, that made the life of Lyft drivers hell. The program, aptly codenamed “Hell,” reportedly spied on Lyft drivers […]

Uber employees seem to think #Undelete is a great idea for graffiti

Uber is in a reputation crisis thanks to its toxic workplace culture for women and the #DeleteUber campaign that’s been running for months. The company has outwardly been working hard to get over all that, but a recent employee outing has us scratching our heads.  Twenty or so Uber employees (mostly men) were treated to […]

Facebook sees Uber as a threat, says exec

Image:  ERIC RISBERG/AP/REX/SHUTTERSTOCK By Kerry Flynn2017-03-06 15:22:52 UTC “Uber is a really good company.” It’s not something we’re hearing lately with all the talk around #DeleteUber, the sexism in the workplace and the questionable behavior of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick.  But that’s exactly what Phillip Rather, Facebook’s head of local partnerships, said during a two-minute […]