Taxi drivers and Uber drivers perform the same work, but Uber’s categorization as a tech company has contributed to the historical stigma against taxi drivers.
A rebellion against the technology which triggered the industrial revolution changed the way we understand technology.
Why Uber needs to address the values that are embedded in its technological success.
How the ride-sharing company responds to a licence refusal in the UK capital will show if its culture has genuinely changed.
Economic inequality and distrust in government is causing outbreaks of violence on South Africa’s streets.
Australians have a history of putting pragmatism over principle.
The CEO gets out as investor power triumphs.
Global ride sharing app Uber, is experiencing different development trajectories in its two major African markets, Kenya and South Africa.
New study: it’s a case of use them, or lose them.
Cab drivers have long discriminated against African-Americans and other minority groups. New research suggests ride-hailing apps haven’t solved the problem.
The ride-sharing app means different things in different countries. In Karachi and Lahore, it has highlighted economic inequalities.
E-hailing services have vowed to revolutionise the transportation industry. But they’ve also left city officials scratching their heads about regulations and traditional metered taxi drivers fuming.
The way governments have handled the compensation process for taxi drivers, as ride-sharing app Uber is legalised, is uneven.
Uber’s introduction of driverless cars is a big change for the company but the changes it has brought to the world of work are here to stay.
Uber actively encloses what could be a more open city in which riders and drivers work to benefit city residents.
How a cabinet-maker and temperance preacher managed what the ride-sharing company is struggling to pull off.
The deal, in which drivers won’t pursue their claim to be employees in exchange for the cash and other changes, raises more questions than it answers.
Time to stop trying to make disruptive technology businesses like Uber tow the line, and instead create the right conditions for all businesses to embrace innovation.
Whatever happens to Uber’s legal status in Australia, it’s likely consumers will be the eventual winners.
The NSW Taxi Council says ridesharing platforms like uberX are no safer than hitchhiking. Is that supported by the evidence?