Woke Vs. Woke: Uber Places Diversity Boss on Leave After Employees Freak Out over Event on ‘Karen’ Stereotype

Uber’s Head of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Bo Young Lee, has been put on temporary leave by the woke Silicon Valley giant following employee backlash over an event she moderated titled “Don’t Call Me Karen” which focused on the negative connotations of the stereotype about white women. Outraged employees felt the event minimized the experiences of minorities, resulting in the company announced, “We have heard that many of you are in pain and upset by yesterday’s Moving Forward session.”

Uber Diversity Chief Bo Young Lee

Uber Loses a Billion Dollars – Again

Ride-sharing giant Uber is continuing to have a rough time turning a profit, with the company’s third-quarter earnings revealing a net loss of $1.2 billion for the last three months despite revenues that continue to grow.

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi rides a bike

Uber First Ride-Sharing Service to Announce Lifting of Mask Mandate

Uber is the first ride-sharing service to announce it is lifting its coronavirus mask mandate for drivers and passengers after a federal judge in Florida struck down the order the Joe Biden administration put it into affect in the first days of his presidency, as Breitbart News reported.

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 19: A man drives a for-hire vehicle through Times Square, March 19, 2019 in New York City. Lyft, the popular ride-hailing service and competitor to Uber, is planning its initial public offering (IPO) on the NASDAQ stock exchange in the coming weeks. Lyft is projecting …

New York City Approves Legislation to Improve Conditions for Gig Economy Workers

New York City has become the first city in the U.S. to take steps to improve the working conditions of delivery drivers and other gig economy workers by approving a package of legislation mandating minimum pay and addressing many of the issues that workers for app-based delivery services like Grubhub, DoorDash, and Uber Eats regularly face.

DoorDash allows restaurants to choose commissions in post-pandemic world. Here, a DoorDash delivery man is seen in Manhattan.

Lyft Exec Calls for Corporate America to Fight Texas Abortion Law

The general counsel for ride-sharing giant Lyft recently called on other corporations to take a stance against a recent Texas law prohibiting the majority of abortions. According to the executive, woke companies must hold “government accountable and speaks out on important issues.”

Lyft executive Kristin Sverchek

Uber Pledges $1 Million to Help Afghan Refugees

Gig economy giant Uber is pledging $1 million to help Afghan refugees in the wake of President Joe Biden’s disastrous withdrawal from Kabul, which resulted in 13 U.S. service members killed, American citizens left behind, the bombing and killing of citizens, as well as other forms of chaos that ensued as the president bungled the end of America’s costly 20-year war in Afghanistan.

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi rides a bike

Gig Economy Woes: Uber and Lyft Are Scrambling to Find Drivers

Ridesharing giants Uber and Lyft have begun improving the perks that drivers receive amid a shortage of drivers across the United States. One Uber executive made clear the extent of the problems ridesharing companies are having in finding drivers: “This is a moment of deep introspection and reflection for a company like ours to pause and say, ‘How do we make the proposition for drivers more attractive longer term? It is absolutely a reckoning.”

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 22: The Uber logo is displayed on a car on March 22, 2019 in San Francisco, California. Uber Technologies Inc. announced that it has selected the New York Stock Exchange for its much anticipated initial public offering that could be one of the top five …

New York Times: The Tech Titans Are Nowhere Close to Self-Driving Cars

The New York Times has outlined how Silicon Valley tech giants are beginning to “reset expectations” for the future of self-driving cars. According to the Times, only the richest companies are still working on the technology and they are expected to “still toil for years on their driverless car projects.”


Amazon, Uber Let Criminals Use ‘Fake Driver’ Scam to Become Your Driver

Some of the largest delivery companies in the United States, including Amazon, Uber, and various food delivery firms, reportedly fell victim to a basic “fake driver” scam, according to a recent Justice Department complaint. The scam involved selling driver identities to others, meaning criminals could deliver customer’s food or drive them to the airport.

Amazon delivery driver

Uber Driver Crashes into Canal – Customer Still Charged for Trip

An Uber driver in the United Kingdom reportedly drove into a canal and the passenger was still charged for the watery journey. After the accident received media attention, the Silicon Valley ridesharing giant later refunded the passenger who had to walk home from the accident scene through “not the nicest area.”

Uber gets London licence back for 15 months