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Cold Showers For Uber

Posted on September 2, 2015

All You Need To Know About Uber Class-Action Suit: A 68-page court ruling sets the stage for a fierce legal battle that could upend Uber’s business model. Here’s what you need to know. Fortune Magazine Q&A analysis here

Uber Signs Up Thousands Of Business Rides: The TNC has enrolled over 50,000 businesses into its Uber for Business program. The initiative, which premiered last year, is intended to help companies integrate corporate accounts into Uber’s app so that workers can bill their rides directly to employers. Fortune Magazine article here

Broward Backtracks On Tough TNC Rules: Broward County created and passed the toughest laws in the land for Uber, and now the commission is working hard to tear it all up. The South Florida county's tough Uber ordinances will soon be a thing of the past. Sun-Sentinel article here

Uber Addict Willing To Overlook Criminal Driver Problems: The invisible hand, along with the invisible iPhone and invisible wallet have all spoken: Peer-to-peer transactions are the future. Of course, critics -- usually parties heavily invested in the old way of doing things -- are fighting progress for no other reason than self-preservation. CNN article here

Hilton Hotel Chain Partners With Uber On Guest Rides: Guests will be able to set up automatic notifications to request Uber rides to and from the chain's hotels worldwide. Members of the company's HHonors program also will be to use a digital guide of restaurants and nightlife spots most frequented by Uber riders. CBS News Moneywatch article here

Leaked Documents Reveal Uber Costs, Strong Markets: Uber is also showcasing its “contribution margin” in various cities, a measurement of each region's profitability. Fox Business Network article here

Does Being Told To Take A Shower Make You An Employee? An Uber training manual recommended that there should be no papers in the visor, the front seat should be forward, the rims should be spotless, and drivers should not "forget to shower." Business Insider article here

Meet New York's Beleaguered Taxi King: Evgeny "Gene" Freidman recently ran into trouble from shrinking medallion values, blaming Uber for eating into his business. New York Business Journal video and article here

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