T-Mobile had its rideshare advertising network breached during a security incident that was identified last week
T-Mobile's rideshare advertising network, Octopus Interactive (Play Octopus) sent an e-mail out to drivers on Thursday afternoon after stating that drivers may have noticed that the driver dashboard was unavailable due to maintenance.
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Gas Prices Puts Pressure on Uber and Lyft Drivers as They Consider Ditching the Apps Altoghether
Gas prices have been at record highs over the past couple of months and rideshare drivers are having a hard time keeping up. At its highest point this Spring, a gallon of gas was as much as $6.09 per gallon in Western states like California. However, prices remained above the $4 dollar mark for much of the United States as well, prompting local congressmen to introduce the idea of a gas stimulus rebate in order to curb the staggering costs of filling up the gas tank.
Why Uber Teaming up with Taxicabs Benefits New York City
For decades, taxicabs served as the staple of transportation in NYC.(Rawpixel/Public Domain) New Yorkers ordering Ubers will also be able to choose taxicabs. New York City — As NYC mourns the loss of DJ Kay Slay, it's only right hip-hop's most iconic battle sets the stage.
Uber Is Not Only For Road Trips
Uber is a car booking app undergoing many changes this year. Recently, the company announced plans to team up with the tech platforms. The platforms are Creative Mobile Technologies and Curb. This partnership will have New York City taxi cabs available on its app. Thus, anyone will soon have access to thousands of yellow cabbies. (source)
Rideshare Drivers Demand Better Pay, 70-year-old Driver Carjacked
Chicago rideshare drivers demand better wages promoting the Living Wage and Safety Oridence introduced by Alderman Roderick Sawyer. ABC 7 News reports that drivers held a rally outside the Chicago Uber hub in the Noble Square neighborhood Wednesday, voicing concerns and frustrations about low pay. The group said they are struggling to make ends meet, as the majority drive for the companies full-time.
Uber Earned Its Highest Revenue in 2021 After Losing Billions, But is the Controversial Company in Long-Term Danger?
The ride share service has been the subject of intense state and federal scrutiny, scandals, and even a Showtime television series. Some business entities question its continued profitability.
Getting Taxis In New York Will Soon Be Easier
Restaurants are complaining about a worker shortage. But these service-based businesses are not the only ones short-staffed. Nope. Uber is also facing a driver shortage. But the company has a solution for the problem. Rather than making drivers of ordinary citizens. The company's new strategy is to list New York City yellow cabs on the app. The iconic yellow cabbies and Uber drivers have long been rivals. But not anymore.
Uber Extends App to Include New York City's Iconic Yellow Cabs
*Information reported by US NEWS.COM and Reuters.com has been used as a source for this report. *. Uber has developed a strategy that has allowed them to forge a partnership that will prove to be financially conducive for New York City's taxi cab drivers, as well as extending service availability to their passengers. The days that are long gone still hold the memory of a once unconceivable partnership between Uber and New York City Taxi cabs combining resources, especially when both entities were in a ferocious fight for the same customers. The city has for years been a battleground between Uber and yellow cab drivers, who have long opposed Uber for diminishing their earnings, Reuters reports.
NYC Daily Roundup 03/24: Mayor Adams announces changes to COVID-19 vaccine mandate, Knicks win in Charlotte & more news
(Mark Brown/Getty Images) (NEW YORK) Happy Thursday, fellow New Yorkers! Today is March 24, and this is another edition of the New York City Daily Roundup — an all-in-one article with the latest news from across the five boroughs.
Uber Raises Rates as Fuel Prices Surge in NJ
Starting March 16, Uber and Uber Eats will institute a fuel surcharge up to $0.55 per trip. Gas prices have been skyrocketing following the disruption of oil markets caused by Putin’s invasion of Ukraine.
Allegations made against Uber driver in Johnson County, Kansas
Mechamed Gayusi.KCTV5 via Johnson County Sheriff's Office. According to KCTV5 News, a 37-year-old Uber driver, Mechamed Gayusi, has been charged with “aggravated sexual battery in Johnson County.”
Uber now lets riders see their ratings
“You'll see how many drivers gave you a stellar 5-star rating, how many handed out the dreaded single star, and everything in between," Zach Singleton, privacy product manager at Uber.
The Nicest Uber Riders in America
Have you ever had a terrible ride-share experience as you left your car or public commute to use the Uber app?. You are not the only one. New York City (NYC) ride-share experiences are so bad they are making headlines. Plus, they outperform one-star ride moments in other states.
Confessions From a Retired Gig Worker
You don’t have to be a gig worker long to gather some crazy stories. I needed some extra cash when I bought my first new car in 2017. The monthly payments didn’t seem that difficult, but I hadn’t actually budgeted for them, and I should have. Lucky for me, a particular delivery app had just rolled into town, and they needed drivers, and I had a new car.
Businesses Price Gouging At-Home COVID Tests
Rapid Antigen Tests are now available for purchase on food delivery apps like Uber Eats and Door Dash, but the costs are high as a reflection of demand. At-home rapid antigen tests can now be purchased alongside a meal on several food delivery apps.