Dara Kerr, CNET

Dara Kerr


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Recent articles by Dara:

Airbnb faces outcry from Europe's top tourist cities

Ten cities ask the European Union to help them stop the "touristification" of neighborhoods. → Read More

US fires up X-ray tech to catch illegal drugs at the border

One drive-through scanner detected nearly 650 pounds of methamphetamine and the synthetic opioid fentanyl hidden under a load of cucumbers. → Read More

Lyft rolls out its own scooter model, with pink wheels

The first city to get the flashy electric ride is Denver. → Read More

Lyft under fire over how to accommodate people in wheelchairs

The rise of ride-hailing and the decline of the taxi business has led to fewer wheelchair-accessible vehicles. → Read More

Burger King's vegan Impossible Whopper makes its way to San Francisco

Here comes fast food's meatless meat. → Read More

Burger King's vegan Impossible Whopper makes its way to California

Here comes fast food's meatless meat. → Read More

Uber posts mixed results in its first quarter as a public company

Revenue is slightly up, but the ride-hailing company still posts a loss. → Read More

Uber is now kicking low-rated passengers out of its cars

Things that can lower your rating: being rude, leaving trash, drinking beer and vomiting. → Read More

Uber's first employee Ryan Graves steps down from board of directors

Just two weeks after the ride-hailing company went public, it's board is getting a shakeup. → Read More

Lyft adds two new execs to its roster amid IPO woes

The ride-hailing company brings in new blood from Google and Facebook. → Read More

Uber's IPO millionaires could buy every home for sale in the Bay Area

And they'd still have a half billion dollars left over for avocado toast. → Read More

Uber CEO says it's been a 'tough day' on the stock market

The ride-hailing company's stock plummets after its IPO Friday. → Read More

Uber hopes to rev up Wall Street in stock market debut

The ride-hailing giant's IPO will be the biggest the US has seen in the last in five years. → Read More

In a Texas border town, a church on the edge and wildlife at risk

Some South Texans say they'd rather live with constant surveillance by Border Patrol than a physical barrier. → Read More

Uber drivers take to streets demanding fair pay ahead of IPO

Drivers worldwide protest low pay and long working hours. → Read More

Google Maps turns on Incognito Mode to stop tracking you

Keep where you're going and where you've been a secret. → Read More

Bird will deliver you a scooter, then pick it up when you're done

In the name of being a "sustainable alternative" to cars, the electric scooter company rolls out monthly personal rentals. → Read More

Lyft sued by investors over sinking stock

The ride-hailing company's share price has dropped from $78 to $58 since its IPO kicked off. → Read More

Uber's IPO filing dishes on frenemies, synergies and #DeleteUber

We combed through the ride-hailing service's SEC filing. Here's all you need to know about the company's billions and billions of dollars. → Read More

Electric scooter fleets to double in San Francisco

The city will allow the vehicles to multiply, as long as they can be locked up. → Read More