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Latest Uber customer news: Hillicon Valley — Uber report finds thousands of assault claims

From The Hill: Uber released its latest safety report revealing thousands of sexual assault claims, though the report emphasized that the overall rate has declined from previous years. Meanwhile, more former Tesla employees sued the company...

Uber to expand ride reservation feature at airports ahead of busy summer travel season, says Fox Business

From Fox Business: Uber is preparing for a busy summer travel season by expanding its ride reservation feature to a total of 55 airports worldwide, including 39 airports in the United States. Uber Reserve allows users...

Uber news: Uber rides are getting safer, but the roads are deadlier than ever

From The Verge: Uber trips are getting safer, with the company reporting far fewer sexual assaults in 2019 and 2020 as compared to previous years. But the number of traffic deaths during Uber rides is...

Hold Uber responsible: Uber is temporarily removing the ability to split fares

From The Verge: Uber plans to temporarily remove the ability to split fares sometime next month, as reported by Mashable. The company is “in the process of reworking how riders split fares,” Uber said in...

Law360 on Uber: Uber Drivers’ Microsoft BIPA Claims Sent Back To State Court

From Law360: By Celeste Bott (June 29, 2022, 5:53 PM EDT) -- An Illinois federal judge on Wednesday severed two claims and remanded them to state court in a lawsuit brought by two Uber drivers...

Uber Drivers Foil Microsoft Move of Biometric Claims to US Court, warns Bloomberg Law

From Bloomberg Law: Two former Uber drivers won their bid to remand two of their biometric privacy claims against Microsoft Corp. back to state court, after a US judge in Illinois agreed that they didn’t...

Fox News reports Abortion: Washington Post column blasts Amazon, Uber, other large companies over ‘corporate perks’ for women

From Fox News: U.S. congressional candidate and Disney employee Jose Castillo says company executives are following the 'liberal left handbook.' A Washington Post column published Thursday blasted big corporations, including Amazon, Uber, Starbucks and Dick’s Sporting...

Uber headlines: Dashcam footage shows Uber driver being assaulted by passenger

From The Arizona Republic: A man turned himself in to the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office after investigators say he assaulted an Uber driver in Laveen Monday night. Jason Ackley, 38, was arrested on one count of...

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Chase Bank headlines: JPMorgan Chase laying off hundreds of home lending employees

From The Dallas Morning News: JPMorgan Chase & Co. is laying off hundreds of home-lending employees and reassigning hundreds more...

The Verge reports T-Mobile confirms it will shut down Sprint’s LTE network next year

From The Verge: As reported by Light Reading and confirmed to The Verge, T-Mobile has committed to a June 30,...

House Republicans want to axe Citi contracts over bank’s abortion benefits, according to CBS News

From CBS News: Dozens of Republican lawmakers are urging the U.S. to cancel government contracts with Citigroup after the banking...