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Recent articles by Dara:

Uber's 'clandestine campaigns' beat out rivals, Sidecar suit alleges

Uber says competition is the name of the game. → Read More

Airbnb is designing and building houses now

The lodgings company plans to unveil prototypes of pre-fabricated homes in 2019. → Read More

Electric scooters are now disrupting wrists, elbows and heads

Injured scooter riders are flooding US emergency rooms. Accident rates could be as high as 1,000 per month. → Read More

Uber adds more wheelchair-accessible vehicles to its fleet

Wait times are said to be less than 15 minutes in certain cities. → Read More

Zuckerberg reportedly told Facebook execs to use Android, not Apple, phones

The move allegedly happened after Apple CEO Tim Cook criticized the social media company. → Read More

Bird wants people to report poorly parked scooters

The electric scooter company says it's going to deploy workers to reposition irresponsibly parked vehicles. → Read More

In the Amazon rainforest, this tribe may just save the whole world

The Surui in Brazil are fending off illegal ranchers, gold miners and loggers. Their weapons: boots on the ground, satellite images and smartphones. → Read More

Twitter debuts #Midterms2018, but trolls already discovered it

Tweets with hashtags like #BuildTheWall, #JobsNotMobs and #BlueWave are being surfaced. → Read More

With Google Earth, this Amazon tribe could save the world

One tribe in Brazil uses boots on the ground, Google Earth and smartphones to fend off poachers. → Read More

In the Amazon rainforest, this tribe may just save the whole world

The Surui in Brazil are fending off illegal ranchers, gold miners and loggers. Their weapons: boots on the ground, satellite images and smartphones. → Read More

Techies, taxes and homelessness converge in battle over San Francisco's Prop. C

Salesforce has thrown in nearly $5 million to support a ballot measure that aims to help the homeless. Lyft and Twitter's CEO have contributed $225,000 to defeat it. → Read More

Uber's head dealmaker resigns after reports of sexual misconduct

Cameron Poetzscher allegedly has a history of making sexually suggestive comments to female colleagues. → Read More

Uber brings app safety features to more drivers and riders

After alleged attacks and sexual assaults by its drivers, the ride-hailing company is launching Safety Toolkit in dozens of countries. → Read More

Uber tests 'Uber Works' to supply on-demand temporary workers

The ride-hailing company could also become a temp agency. → Read More

Electric scooters had this city freaked out, and now they're back

Scoot and Skip roll out in San Francisco but Lime, Uber, Spin and Lyft aren't happy about it. → Read More

Bird scooters CEO: 'Where there's no laws, that's where we go in'

The electric scooter company has a road map for launching in new cities. → Read More

Uber marches toward an IPO in 2019

CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is trying to get all his ducks in a row. → Read More

Uber joins Lyft in offering rides to voters for the midterm elections

The ride-hailing company also created an in-app polling place button to help voters easily find where they need to go to cast their ballot. → Read More

Uber scooters are rolling out at $1 per ride, and they're coming your way

Ride hailing doesn't have to mean getting into a car. Now you can go two-wheeling. → Read More

Lyft's new diversity report shows progress, setbacks

The ride-hailing company ups its number of black and Latino employees, but its female ranks decline. → Read More