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  1. overflow

    App for gig workers

    Hi All, We're a startup working on an app for gig workers (all kinds - rideshare, delivery, scooters etc). The idea is to give more information and leverage to the workers (vs Uber and the rest). We're still in the beginning of the process, and would like to hear input from people who work for...
  2. BurgerTiime

    The Bay Area is so expensive that employees at Uber are holding off having kids

    https://www.yahoo.com/amphtml/finance/news/bay-area-expensive-employees-apple-170200852.html The Bay Area is a notoriously expensive place to live — even for high-earning tech employees. About 60% of tech workers can't afford homes in San Francisco, Business Insider previously reported. Now...
  3. O

    Uber drivers making 300 bucks a month with music streaming app

    Steereo app pays you to play music - there's an article online on the Forbes website. "Drivers are financially encouraged to bring Steereo into their cabs and get riders on board. They are paid per second, and make on average $120-$300 a month." Who's keen?
  4. MHR

    Article - How I got Paid $0 From the Uber Security Bug Bounty

    Warning, this is a very techy article with a TL;DR synopsis at the end. https://medium.com/bread-and-circuses/how-i-got-paid-0-from-the-uber-security-bug-bounty-aa9646aa103f TL;DR; Uber maintains GPS coordinate tracking data for tens of millions of people in the U.S. and abroad, so the...
  5. Shawn Cody

    Fragile

    Fragile: easily broken or destroyed, lacking in vigor, (of a person) not strong or sturdy; delicate and vulnerable. This is my saddest ride to date and was difficult for me to write. I am including a special dedication to this story in my upcoming book, so please read it when released. It’s...
  6. Homeslice

    Other source of income for drivers?

    Hey all, I'm a new Uber driver and I have a friend who is building another app that allows you to make money by taking pictures of vacant homes. Anyway, he asked me a few questions and I told him I'd help him out by getting more answers than just mine :). Let me know your thoughts! Uber...
  7. androgynous503

    No rides today?

    Sitting too long contacted support. Why yes we found an issue and we repaired How long would / have you waited without a ride request before contacting support? I waited 3 hours
  8. BurgerTiime

    UBER IS THE DEVIL

    Host Leo Laporte and friends discuss the beast of Uber on: This Week In Tech.
  9. ChitoenUbergrl

    Uber dashboard down

    says Bad gateway.Anyone else having issues?
  10. Canada647

    UberX in Toronto - How much are you earning [ via http://www.uberdriver416.com]

    As an UberX Driver in Toronto it is very Likely that you are not turning a profit Profit begins at SURGE is 1.5x or GREATER. Please note that the $.18 /min isnt included. Quite possibly the best way to calculate what you have earned is after you have finished driving a shift to see what you...
  11. Thelma & Louise (T&L)

    The last couple of weeks - issues. Feedback plz

    The last couple of weeks I have seen my earnings drop to nearly half what they were one year ago. This has been most apparent in the last couple of weeks. Sure it does get quieter in Winter, but this is most unusual. Surely Ubers strategy (if they gave a damm) would if been to restrict the...
  12. MrsUberJax

    GAWKER EMPLOYEES, FIRST TO UNIONIZE TECH COMPANY...

    The union representing the editorial staff at Gawker Media has announced that it has successfully bargained the first union contract at a digital media company – an innovative three-year deal that sets minimum pay levels and gives Gawker’s 99 union members a 3% across-the-board raise each year...
  13. Columbia Research

    Survey Columbia University research project on Technology for Drivers

    Hey there, I'm an graduate student at Columbia Business School doing research on the experience of Lyft and Uber drivers and how third-party technology and services could help improve the overall experience. The project was inspired from watching a family member who drives for Uber and her...
  14. UberBarker

    New in-car tech for drivers in NYC! Earn up to $400 in cash while you drive!

    Hey Uber drivers- A tech startup in NYC is offering the chance to earn money while you drive! Participants in our final go-to-market test will earn $75 for doing nothing more than driving around with our product in your vehicle. There's no risk to you-- we provide the hardware. You'll also...
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