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Dara Kerr

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Recent articles by Dara:

Lime knows when you're riding on a sidewalk, and will warn you if you do

Using AI, an accelerometer and speed data, the electric scooter company said its new tech can determine with up to 95% accuracy the type of road you're riding on. → Read More

Bird expands its scooters in Europe and Middle East with Circ acquisition

In the competitive world of electric scooters, Bird aims to get an edge with a new acquisition and $75 million funding round. → Read More

Scooter app wars begin, and Lime isn't happy about it

Lime petitions Apple to yank Scooter Map from its App Store over alleged privacy violations. → Read More

Judge rules dozens of Lyft sexual assault cases can potentially be joined together

This was something the ride-hailing company tried to avoid. → Read More

Uber and Lyft drivers could become employees with this law: 10 things to know

Come January, a landmark law is set to go into effect and possibly turn ride-hail drivers into employees. This could upend the gig economy as we know it. → Read More

Uber to pay $4.4M over sexual harassment and retaliation charges

After a more than two-year investigation by a government watchdog, the ride-hailing company agrees to compensate employees who faced sexual discrimination by their managers. → Read More

Airbnb and rental scams are more common than you think, report warns

The Better Business Bureau says more than 5 million people have fallen for bogus listings on rental sites. → Read More

Uber releases data on sexual assaults and fatalities in first ever safety report

The ride-hailing company reports that 19 fatal assaults and 464 rapes happened during its rides in 2017 and 2018. → Read More

Lyft sued in Los Angeles over alleged sexual assault by driver

It's the latest of dozens of lawsuits brought against the ride-hailing company over alleged groping, kidnapping and rape. → Read More

Lyft sued by 20 more women who allege sexual assault by its drivers

At least 55 women have now filed or joined lawsuits against the ride-hailing service, alleging it hasn't done enough to protect passengers from predators. → Read More

Lyft sued by 21 more women who allege sexual assault by its drivers

More than 55 women have now filed or joined lawsuits against the ride-hailing service, alleging it hasn't done enough to protect passengers from predators. → Read More

Uber drivers using fake identities isn't just a London problem

Aliases, shared accounts and bogus identities purchased on the dark web have reportedly been linked to Uber drivers across the US. → Read More

Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick unloads nearly $1.5B in company shares

A lot of money is switching hands. → Read More

DoorDash hit with lawsuit alleging it misled customers over driver tips

The attorney general of Washington, DC, says the food-delivery company's tipping model was "deceptive." → Read More

Uber's distracted safety driver at fault for fatal self-driving car crash, investigators say

The National Transportation Safety Board issues its findings on what went wrong in the autonomous vehicle accident that led to the death of a pedestrian in Arizona. → Read More

Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick sells nearly $1B in company's shares

The ride-hailing company's two co-founders have become big sellers over the last two weeks. → Read More

Uber's co-founders sell millions of their stock in the company

Travis Kalanick and Garrett Camp have become big sellers over the last two weeks. → Read More

Lyft pulls scooters from 6 cities, says it'll move toward 'bigger opportunities'

The ride-hailing company also lays off 20 employees from its bike and scooter team. → Read More

Uber fined $650 million by New Jersey over driver classification

The ride-hailing company is challenging the fine and says "drivers are independent contractors in New Jersey and elsewhere." → Read More

Airbnb should've done more to prevent the Orinda shooting, victims say

After the family of a shooting victim says it's suing the short-term rental company, Airbnb pledges to pay for funeral expenses and counseling services. → Read More