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Uber Board Nears CEO Vote, With Jeffrey Immelt Out and Meg Whitman Reportedly Back in Uber Board Nears CEO Vote, With Jeffrey Immelt Out and Meg Whitman Reportedly Back in

Uber’s board was widely expected to be prepared for a vote finalizing its punishing search for a new CEO to replace Travis Kalanick, who resigned earlier this year amid a storm of allegations he oversaw a widespread culture of sexual harassment.

Uber Can't Find a Woman to Be CEO, So Has Bravely Narrowed Their Search Down to Three Dudes Uber Can't Find a Woman to Be CEO, So Has Bravely Narrowed Their Search Down to Three Dudes

Uber, the ride-hailing giant which became mired in internal fighting and leadership intrigue after the resignation of its former CEO Travis Kalanick, appears to have scared off every female candidate willing to entertain the notion of replacing him.

Travis Kalanick Is Already Plotting His Return to Power at Uber Travis Kalanick Is Already Plotting His Return to Power at Uber

Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is down, but he somehow does not yet consider himself out, according to a Sunday report in the New York Times.

Lawsuit: Over 99 Percent of Uber’s NYC Cars Inaccessible to People With Disabilities Lawsuit: Over 99 Percent of Uber’s NYC Cars Inaccessible to People With Disabilities

Getting rid of CEO Travis Kalanick has apparently not magically resolved all of ride-hailing giant Uber’s many, many problems, with the company now facing a lawsuit in New York over its near-total lack of cars accessible to people with wheelchairs.

My Uber Boycott Is Finally Paying Off My Uber Boycott Is Finally Paying Off

I’d like to say that I’ve never given Uber money, but that wouldn’t be true. Not exactly. I did give Uber money once, years ago, when I had no other option. The company promptly ripped me off, and I wasn’t surprised. Why not? I worked in the same office as Uber in its early days. I could sense those fuckers were evil…

What Will Stop Uber From Being Just Another Failure in the Sky? What Will Stop Uber From Being Just Another Failure in the Sky?

Flying cars have been a sci-fi prediction since rubber first hit the road with the street automobile, but the fantasy of flying cars has always been just that—a fantasy. For some reason, Uber thinks it can transform this pie-in-the-sky concept into actual vehicles cruising through the air.

Scary Uber Driver Arrested for Impersonating a Cop, Packing Heat, Using Sirens Scary Uber Driver Arrested for Impersonating a Cop, Packing Heat, Using Sirens

There are stories about vigilante Uber drivers that are funny, and there are stories that are scary. The latest news from Charleston, South Carolina is a little bit of both—but with an extra dose of the psychotic.

Uber's Secret App for Tracking Cops Sounds Creepy as Hell Uber's Secret App for Tracking Cops Sounds Creepy as Hell

Uber’s very bad year just got worse. The New York Times is reporting that the company used secret internal software as well as good old-fashioned cyberstalking to identify law enforcement officials who were investigating Uber’s business practices. The situation is even crazier than it sounds.

Uber Has a Murder Problem Uber Has a Murder Problem

The popular livery and union-busting service Uber is catching heat in Brazil because its drivers keep getting robbed and murdered. This isn’t the first time that the company has struggled with murder in its ranks. But holy shit, a recent report has some horrifying new details.

Is Google's New Ride-Sharing Service an Uber Killer? Is Google's New Ride-Sharing Service an Uber Killer?

Google is launching what’s being called an Uber competitor in San Francisco, according to a new Wall Street Journal report. Google is focusing on carpooling (and not a taxi service) that will let commuters share rides for an even cheaper rate than Uber does.

Ride-Hailing Crashes Triple In NYC As More People Turn To Apps Ride-Hailing Crashes Triple In NYC As More People Turn To Apps

While we laud ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft for making it easier to get home from the pub, we sometimes forget about the drivers. With drivers of varying levels of experience often trying to use apps for multiple services in the car, New York City crashes have increased with the rise of the apps.

How to Spot an NYPD Cop Car Disguised as a Yellow Cab How to Spot an NYPD Cop Car Disguised as a Yellow Cab

Sometimes not all is as it seems. On the the streets of New York City, that can mean some of the iconic yellow cabs are in fact disguised NYPD cop cars—but how can you spot them?

Uber (and Lyft) Finally Bankrupted San Francisco's Favorite Taxi Company Uber (and Lyft) Finally Bankrupted San Francisco's Favorite Taxi Company

Here’s one we probably saw coming. San Francisco’s largest taxi company is filing for bankruptcy, citing competition from Uber and Lyft. But it’s not too late for Yellow Cab yet.

California Taxi Industry Finally Has Its Own App, Only Four Years Too Late California Taxi Industry Finally Has Its Own App, Only Four Years Too Late

The task of competing with logistics giants Uber and Lyft seems more soul-crushing than ever. Uber’s valued at something like $70 billion. Lyft has those pink mustaches. How’s the everyman cab supposed to compete? Government support, of course.

Could Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson Have Stopped That Bomb If They'd Just Taken An Uber? Could Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson Have Stopped That Bomb If They'd Just Taken An Uber?

You could use the public data released by the New York City Taxi & Limousine Commission to reveal critical insights about urban transit trends. Or you could use it to conduct a completely serious investigation on the plausibility of one of the transportation scenarios in Die Hard: With a Vengeance.

Cab Owners Sue NYC Because Uber is Ruining Their Business Cab Owners Sue NYC Because Uber is Ruining Their Business

There’s so many bullshit arguments thrown around surrounding Uber, it’s refreshing to hear the real reason that cabbies hate the company: it’s killing their revenue, and the value of medallions.

The "Taxi of Tomorrow" Is Finally the Official Cab for New York City The "Taxi of Tomorrow" Is Finally the Official Cab for New York City

Against all odds, the Nissan NV-200 will rule the streets of New York. As of today, the vast majority of cab drivers must buy the so-called Taxi of Tomorrow when they retire their old yellow cabs.

The NYC Taxi Industry Finally Has an App, Only Four Years Too Late The NYC Taxi Industry Finally Has an App, Only Four Years Too Late

Uber-haters of New York, rejoice! The city’s yellow and green cabs finally got their shit together and launched an app that lets you hail and pay for taxi rides, just like Uber. Except there’s one big bonus: no surge pricing or harassment from a terrible CEO.

This Video of Protestors Trashing Uber Cars Makes Me Feel Bad for Uber 

I don’t like Uber. It’s an apparently evil company that overcharges people and eschews accountability as often as possible. However, seeing an angry mob of cabbies descend upon and destroy a number of Uber cars in Mexico City actually made me feel bad for Uber drivers.

I Can't Wait To Ride In These Autonomous Drone Taxis I Can't Wait To Ride In These Autonomous Drone Taxis

We keep hearing how technology will eventually solve the problem of vehicular traffic for good. Self-driving cars will only get us halfway to that future—they’re still cars, clogging up our roads, speeding down our freeways. The personal mobility future that I’m waiting for includes autonomous drone taxis that can…

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