Uber Just Lost A Legal Fight That Could Transform The Sharing Economy

Business | Guy Bentley
Uber representative registers people on smartphone during kick off of citywide jobs tour in Queens borough of New York

‘Uber and its peers in the sharing economy such as Lyft have argued their flexible relationship with drivers enables them keep prices low and expand rapidly’

NYC Taxis Make A Move To Beat Uber At Its Own Game

Business | Guy Bentley
An illustration picture shows the logo of car-sharing service app Uber on a smartphone next to the picture of an official German taxi sign

‘We see the demand’

Kick Back And Relax, You Can Now Uber Your Lunch In DC

Business | Guy Bentley
An Uber sign is seen in a car in New York

UberEATS launches lunch service in DC

Bernie Sanders Makes His Position On Uber Crystal Clear

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is seen outside the Supreme Court in Washington, on October 8, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

What do you expect?

Uber's Surge Pricing Could Be Next In Line For De Blasio's Latest Crackdown

Business | Guy Bentley
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during a news conference to announce a tentative contract agreement with the Uniformed Superior Officers Coalition at City Hall in New York

After a tough few weeks battling New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, Uber’s troubles in the Big Apple are far from over as the city government looks to clamp down on surge pricing.

Study: Gig Economy Puts Two Million Americans To Work, Accounts For 30 Percent Of New Jobs

Business | Guy Bentley
A picture shows the logo of online lodging service Airbnb displayed on a computer screen in the Airbnb offices in Paris on April 21, 2015.  AFP PHOTO / MARTIN BUREAU        (Photo credit should read MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Our broadest measure of gig workers (Gig 3) indicates that they accounted for up to 38.2 percent of job growth’

Uber Says There Are No Such Thing As 'Phantom Cars'

Tech | Taylor Beck
An Uber sign is seen in a car in New York

‘The cars are real’

The California Playbook For Fighting Uber Has Gone International

Business | Guy Bentley
File illustration picture shows the logo of car-sharing service app Uber on a smartphone next to the picture of an official German taxi sign

‘A successful legal action against Uber could see substantial payouts for drivers, including compensation for past failures by the company to make appropriate payments to who we argue are their workers’

Crunch Time For Uber In St. Louis: How It Might All Come Down To Fingerprints

Business | Guy Bentley
An Uber sign is seen in a car in New York

‘We believe the Metropolitan Taxicab Commission is on track to make the necessary code changes to allow Uber and other ride-hailing companies to operate in St. Louis at our July 29 meeting’

Uber: Breaking New York's Taxi Cartel

Opinion | Thomas Grier
Uber representative registers people on smartphone during kick off of citywide jobs tour in Queens borough of New York

We should all be grateful that Uber has decided to give Mayor Bill de Blasio a black eye. He had it coming.

Banks Call For Emergency Hearing To Block Bulk Of Uber's Business

Business | Guy Bentley
An Uber sign is seen in a car in New York

‘Uber and other smartphone-based ride apps rely on hails that only yellow cab drivers are allowed to pick up according to the city’s charter’

Study: Sin Taxes, Occupational Licensing Hold Back The Poor

Business | Guy Bentley
A woman awaits to to order at a street food stall in New York, October 1, 2013. AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel Dunand        (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Abolish these, and lower classes can move up, study says

Kate Upton VANQUISHES Bill De Blasio In Uber War

US | Kaitlan Collins
Kate Upton criticizes de Blasio for Uber

Don’t mess with the Sports Illustrated Swim model

Even Kate Upton Is Furious With Bill De Blasio

Entertainment | Kaitlan Collins

Big boober backs Uber

Uber Doubles Down On Ad War with Bill De Blasio

Business | Guy Bentley
File illustration picture shows the logo of car-sharing service app Uber on a smartphone next to the picture of an official German taxi sign

‘Uber is ramping up its public relations battle against New York Mayor Bill de Blasio’

Labor Department Sets Its Sights On The Sharing Economy

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Former Secretary of State and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton addresses supporters at an organizational rally on July 7, 2015 at the Iowa City Public Library in Iowa City, Iowa. (David Greedy/Getty Images)

‘Misclassification of employees as independent contractors is found in an increasing number of workplaces’

Judge Recommends Suspension Of Uber In California, $7 Million Fine

Business | Matthew Sullivan
A leaflet which reads "Uber go home" is seen on a taxi as striking French taxi drivers block the traffic on the Paris ring road during a national protest against car-sharing service Uber, in Paris

‘Uber needs to restrain its hubris’

Hillary Bashes Uber, But Her PAC Spent THOUSANDS Using It

Daily Caller News Foundation | Blake Neff
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at New School in the Manhattan borough of New York City

Ready For Hillary PAC prefers Uber 25:1 over regular taxis

Big Taxi Defeats Uber In NYC

Opinion | Lawrence Meyers
File illustration picture shows the logo of car-sharing service app Uber on a smartphone next to the picture of an official German taxi sign

New York City is a lost cause, let’s get on with fights we can win.

Are Uber, McDonald's And FedEx Really Misclassifying Workers For Tax Purposes?

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Demonstrators chant in the driveway during a protest at the McDonald's headquarters in Oak Brook

‘We’re seeing more creative ways to misclassify workers’