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Recent articles by Dara:

Uber, Lyft's ballot measure campaign gets nonprofit status for mailers, opponents cry foul

As the Proposition 22 battle heats up in California, opponents to the initiative say the campaign saved $1.5 million in postage using nonprofit status. → Read More

Uber CEO: We're looking at all our options if Prop 22 doesn't pass

If the ride-hailing company is forced to make drivers employees in California, the company's leader says leaving the state could be a possibility. → Read More

Kamala Harris walks a fine line with tech industry as VP debate arrives

Her close ties don't necessarily mean she'll go easy on Silicon Valley. → Read More

Uber engineer speaks out on company's $186M campaign, says it'll hurt drivers

"There's no way around it, Uber's Prop. 22 is a multimillion dollar effort to deny these workers their rights," he says. → Read More

Kamala Harris walks a fine line with tech industry as VP debate nears

Her close ties don't necessarily mean she'll go easy on Silicon Valley. → Read More

Kamala Harris, a tech industry favorite, to step into the debate spotlight

But those ties don't necessarily mean the vice presidential hopeful and former prosecutor will go easy on Silicon Valley. → Read More

Airbnb said to go public after US election, plans to raise $3 billion

The home rental company sees a rebound in business after hitting a low last spring from the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Uber and Lyft's $181 million campaign war chest goes heavy on ad blitz

Some of the drivers featured in Proposition 22 ads have received money from the campaign. → Read More

Uber's self-driving car 'safety driver' charged in fatal 2018 crash

The driver who was behind the wheel of the autonomous vehicle has been charged with one count of negligent homicide. → Read More

Apple addresses coronavirus adding an oximeter to its Series 6 watch

The latest Apple Watch can now measure blood oxygen levels, which is vital for people with COVID-19. → Read More

Uber may now require passengers to take a mask selfie before rides

First drivers, now riders need to prove they're using face coverings to protect against the spread of coronavirus. → Read More

'A totally different ballgame': Inside Uber and Lyft's fight over gig worker status

Labor activists are targeted in a social media campaign as gig economy companies spend millions to prevent workers from becoming employees. → Read More

Uber and Lyft actually aren't halting operations in California, after court ruling

After a quick back-and-forth, it looks like it's going to be business as usual for the ride-hailing companies. → Read More

Judge issues injunction against Uber and Lyft, says drivers are employees

In a surprise decision, a California judge puts the brakes on the ride-hailing companies. → Read More

Judge to decide on injunction against Uber and Lyft within days

The lawsuit centers on whether Uber and Lyft are violating state law on driver classification. California's labor commissioner is also suing the companies for alleged wage theft. → Read More

House passes 'Sami's Law' named after woman killed by a fake Uber driver

Under the law, Uber and Lyft will have to adhere to new safety guidelines. → Read More

Uber Eats glitch reportedly erases the tip option on deliveries

Drivers aren't happy. → Read More

How Uber and Lyft battled Seattle over minimum wage for drivers

As the city looked into how much drivers should be paid, the ride-hailing companies commissioned their own study, which painted a rosier picture. → Read More

Uber goes all in with grocery delivery

This could put the ride-hailing company in direct competition with Instacart. → Read More

Facebook bans boogaloo groups, but some smaller groups remain

After pressure, Facebook designates the movement as a "dangerous organization" and removes hundreds of accounts. → Read More