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Recent articles by Dara:

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

Uber wants riders to sanitize the backseat to help fight coronavirus

The ride-hailing company says drivers in select cities will now have a steady supply of Clorox disinfectant wipes for everyone to use. → Read More

Uber, Lyft may be forced to make drivers employees under new California court order

The state's attorney general files a preliminary injunction against the ride-hailing companies. Meanwhile, drivers protest in front of Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi's house. → Read More

Private Facebook groups are using 'Justice for George Floyd' as a cloak for racist behavior

Experts say these groups serve to indoctrinate and radicalize like-minded people with racist rhetoric. → Read More

Airbnb finally settles lawsuit against NYC and hands over host data

The battle that's raged for nearly two years comes to a close. → Read More

Amid George Floyd protests, weaponized misinformation floods social media

Confusion runs rampant on Twitter and Facebook. → Read More

Google Pixel phones get bedtime features and safety tools

The tech giant's latest "feature drop" focuses on safety, sleep and an adaptive battery to let you know how long it'll last. → Read More

Uber now lets you book a ride for $50 an hour

The ride-hailing company is looking for ways to "move forward in this 'new normal.'" → Read More

Uber says 158,000 drivers will lose work if they're reclassified as employees

Not all economists agree. → Read More

Uber overhauls its app to address coronavirus safety

Both riders and drivers now have to agree to a checklist of items before rides, including wearing a face mask. → Read More

Uber's first-quarter earnings show massive losses due to coronavirus

Plummeting rides have overshadowed the ride-hailing company the past few months. But its Uber Eats food delivery business shined. → Read More

Uber's first quarter earnings show massive losses due to coronavirus

Plummeting rides and layoffs have overshadowed the ride-hailing company the past few months. → Read More

Lyft joins Uber in requiring drivers and riders to wear face masks

This is something drivers have been requesting to lower the risk of contracting COVID-19. → Read More

Lyft's first-quarter earnings show impact of coronavirus, but a rise in revenue

The ride-hailing company says its rides business was down by as much as 75% in April. → Read More

California sues Uber and Lyft, alleging drivers are misclassified

"We intend to make sure that Uber and Lyft play by the rules," says California Attorney General Xavier Becerra. → Read More

Airbnb lays off 1,900 employees, that's 25% of its staff

The home rental company has struggled since the novel coronavirus has shuttered most travel. → Read More