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Young Chop Shot at During Uber Ride in ATL

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After some shocking footage surfaced of Chicago producer Young Chop firing off his pistol at a group of people outside of a residence, Chop went on IG to talk about a separate incident, where the windows of the Uber he was riding in was shot out by an unknown assailant. “They done shot at the […]

Desiigner Admits he Spends $20K on Ubers Monthly

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Many of us spend a lot of our money on eating out and car-sharing services. This is also the case for Brooklyn rapper, Desiigner, who hopped on his Instagram live and made a shocking revelation about his monthly expenses. The G.O.O.D Music rapper said that he spent $20,000 on Ubers every month and his business […]

Beyonce Profited $300 Million From Uber Shares

Last week Uber went public and apparently that’s good news for Beyonce. People Magazine reports that Bey received $6 million in restricted stock units (RSUs) from Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick to perform at an event. That’s what she meant when she said to pay her in equity in “Apesh*t” featuring her husband, JAY-Z. With the […]

Tekashi 6ix9ine Claims Responsibility For YG’s Uber Crash

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Keeping the fire lit, controversial Brooklyn rapper Tekashi 6in9ine takes trolling to new heights in his latest shot thrown at Compton rap nemesis YG. YG’s Uber crashed into someone’s home in the San Fernando Valley of L.A. County and Tekashi alleges that the accident occurred because he was chasing him. The “Big Bank” rapper was […]

YG’s Uber Crashes into Yard of Los Angeles Home

YG was the passenger of a Chevy Suburban that crashed into someone’s front yard in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles. TMZ reports the “Big Bank” rapper was the passenger of the vehicle, which was an Uber. Images captured by TMZ show the SUV well into the yard of the home next to […]

Toyota to Invest a Half Billion Dollars in Self Driving Cars with Uber

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Toyota Motor Corporation will invest $500 million in Uber to work in conjunction on developing self-driving cars, a bid by both companies to catch up to rivals in the highly competitive autonomous driving business. Toyota, one of the world’s largest carmakers, and Uber Technologies Inc, the leading ride-hailing service, are widely seen as lagging the […]

Uber Driver Yells at Drake’s Driver After Having His Car Dinged

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Drake’s summer run has been legendary in his numbers and all the success surrounding his latest album Scorpion. “In My Feelings” is owning hip-hop and while Drizzy is enjoying time with Shiggy, everyone isn’t happy with the 6ix God. While out in Los Angeles, Drake made a stop at Delilah’s and the insult of “F*cking […]

Uber Being Investigated For Gender Discrimination

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Uber Technologies Inc. is under investigation by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for alleged gender discrimination on issues such as pay, according to a source familiar with the matter. The probe, which began last August, was first reported by the Wall Street Journal. As part of the probe, EEOC investigators have been interviewing former […]

Uber CPO Liane Hornsey Resigns Following Racial Discrimination Probe

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Uber Technologies Inc’s Chief People Officer Liane Hornsey resigned in an email to staff on Tuesday following an investigation into how she handled allegations of racial discrimination at the popular ride-hailing company. The resignation comes after Reuters contacted Uber on Monday about the previously unreported investigation into accusations from anonymous whistleblowers that Hornsey had systematically […]

Uber Attempts To Patent Sobriety Detection Technology

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Uber has applied for a patent for a system that can “predict a user state.” That is, a new artificial intelligence product from Uber could figure out if you’re drunk, and just how far gone you are from your “normal state.” The app used to summon rides could also feed other information to the driver, […]

At Least 103 Uber Drivers Accused Of Sexual Assault

t’s no secret that Uber has been grappling with numerous sexual assault complaints against its drivers, but the company hasn’t exactly been forthcoming when it comes to the number of cases it’s facing. A CNN investigation has revealed, though, that at least 103 Uber drivers in the US have been accused of and sued over […]

Studies Show Uber and Lyft Cars Congest City Roads

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While both ride-hailing companies share a goal to limit localized car ownership and road traffic, recent studies have found both Uber and Lyft as one of the main causes of increased congestion. Cities such as Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, the San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle, and Washington, D.C. have found a large number […]

Uber’s Chief Brand Officer Launches NBA Themed Ad

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Words by Shurida Lundi After being named Chief Brand Officer of Uber, Bozoma Saint John has been working hard to change the image of Uber. Saint John started at Uber not too long after the C.E.O. Travis Kalanick resigned after allegations of sexual harassment, complaints, and internal investigations. In her first big national television advertisement […]

Uber Launches Motorcycle Service in Bangkok

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As if they couldn’t be of anymore service, Uber is now adding motorcycles to its new fleet of vehicles. The company on Tuesday announced a new motorbike service called UberMoto, through which passengers can grab rides on motorcycles with an Uber driver holding down the steering. The service has began as a pilot program in […]