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An UBER application is shown as cars drive by in Washington, DC on March 25, 2015. (Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images)

Uber’s Revised Privacy Policy Could Allow Users To Be Tracked 24/7

The ride-hailing service Uber has announced a change in its privacy policy next month that could theoretically allow the application to track users’ movements at all hours of the day, even if they exit the app.

06/23/2015

An UBER application is shown as cars drive by in Washington, DC on March 25, 2015. (Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images)

Uber Banning Drivers & Passengers From Carrying Guns On All Rides

Ride-hailing app company Uber says it is banning its riders and drivers from carrying guns.

06/19/2015

An UBER application is shown as cars drive by in Washington, DC on March 25, 2015. (Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images)

California Labor Commission Rules Uber Driver Is Employee, Not An Independent Contractor

The California Labor Commission has ruled that a driver for popular ride-hailing service Uber should be considered a company employee, not an independent contractor.

06/17/2015

Uber Vehicle

Uber Drivers, Users Petition To Allow Driving On Market Street In San Francisco

A plan to close part of Market Street to private cars has prompted Uber drivers to start petition to grant them an exemption.

06/12/2015

Uber Ridesharing App

Uber Marks 5th Anniversary, CEO Does Not Address IPO Speculation

Five years after launching their revolutionary ridesharing app, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick hailed the company’s successes, but did not address speculation of the startup having an initial public offering of stock.

06/03/2015

Proposed new headquarters for Uber in San Francisco's Mission Bay neighborhood. (Uber)

Uber Looks To Build New Headquarters In San Francisco’s Mission Bay

Uber has become the latest company that wants to park its new headquarters in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood.

05/28/2015

An Uber car.

Uber May Be Going Public Soon As Tech Giant Reportedly Seeks $1B Credit Line

Uber is reportedly making financial moves that signal an eventual public offering of the ridesharing company.

05/26/2015

(CBS SF)

Survey Reveals Many On-Demand Workers Face Long Hours And Low Wages

Many workers for on-demand tech companies say they are getting a raw deal.

05/20/2015

A rendering of the Mercedes-Benz F 015. (Photo credit: Mercedes-Benz)

Why Driverless Cars Both Excite & Terrify Automotive Futurists

Technology analysts who monitor Silicon Valley for a living have a bit of advice: fasten your seat belts. Driverless cars are coming your way. They’re ahead of schedule – -and may soon be for sale.

05/20/2015

(CBS)

Google ‘s Eric Schmidt Backs Uber-Style Helicopter Service For Elite

Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt has joined a group of executives backing an Uber-style mobile app for the luxury chopper crowd, called Blade. The startup was launched a year ago to get New Yorkers to the Hamptons in a matter of minutes.

05/19/2015

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