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Thumbtack partners with Alia to bring benefits to independent contractors, starting with cleaners

Thumbtack partners with Alia to bring benefits to independent contractors, starting with cleaners

9 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Thumbtack is partnering with Alia, which helps house cleaners access benefits like paid time off, as it explores ways to offer benefits to more contractors.
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Uber open-sources Autonomous Visualization System, a web-based platform for vehicle data

Uber open-sources Autonomous Visualization System, a web-based platform for vehicle data

9 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Uber's Autonomous Visualization System is a tool that enables developers to see through the eyes - or rather sensors - of driverless cars.
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Orange County Uber driver says passengers used anti-Muslim slurs during ride from LAX

17 hours ago   |   ABC

Cellphone video captured the abrupt end of an Uber ride in Orange County during which the driver said her passengers used several racial, anti-Muslim slurs toward her.
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Must-have guide to Rodeo Houston Parking and Transportation

1 day ago   |   ABC

If you are planning to head out to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, make sure you've mapped out your parking or transportation plan.
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Didi plans Chile, Peru, and Colombia launches to take on Uber

Didi plans Chile, Peru, and Colombia launches to take on Uber

2 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing wants to take on U.S. rival Uber in some of Latin America's fastest-growing markets: Chile, Peru, and Colombia.
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How consumers rank the top delivery services in the US - and how they stack up against the growing threat of Amazon

How consumers rank the top delivery services in the US - and how they stack up against the growing threat of Amazon

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

The transportation and logistics industry is undergoing a massive shift as a result of surging deliveries. Daily parcel volumes are higher than ever before - but so are...
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How crowdsourcing shipping through technology will make last mile delivery cheaper

How crowdsourcing shipping through technology will make last mile delivery cheaper

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

The proliferation of e-commerce has transformed free shipping and same-day delivery from perks to table stakes - and retailers are paying the price. With daily parcel volumes...
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Uber Sues NYC to Kill Its Ride-Hail Car Cap

3 days ago   |   Wired   |   2 articles

New York's mayor says the rule, which halts the granting of new licenses, is vital for reining in congestion. Uber says the city is overreaching.
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Crowdsourced delivery explained: making same day shipping cheaper through local couriers

Crowdsourced delivery explained: making same day shipping cheaper through local couriers

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

Retailers and their logistics partners have been pushed to meet growing customer demands for increasingly speedy shipping. And the steady rise of e-commerce has caused the...
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Uber is suing to block New York's cap on new ride-hailing vehicles

Uber is suing to block New York's cap on new ride-hailing vehicles

4 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Uber has sued New York City to block a cap on new ride-hailing vehicle licenses. The company says it supports a living wage for drivers, but that the cap will not have the...
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Here's what Manny Machado can buy with his $300 million

Here's what Manny Machado can buy with his $300 million

Manny Machado is about to be a very rich man - one of the richest players in sports history after agreeing to a 10-year, $300 million deal with the San Diego Padres. The... Read more ...

Judge orders Roger Stone to court due to Instagram photo with apparent gun...

Judge orders Roger Stone to court due to Instagram photo with apparent gun crosshairs

A federal judge has ordered Trump confidant Roger Stone to appear in court to address an Instagram post featuring a photo of the judge with what appears to be the crosshairs of... Read more ...

Razor blades found under cart handles at Walmart; one person injured, police say

Razor blades found under cart handles at Walmart; one person injured, police say

Police in North Carolina are looking for the people responsible for placing razor blades under the handles of shopping carts at a Walmart, injuring at least one person. Read more ...

Don Newcombe, star pitcher linked to Dodgers' Brooklyn past, dies at 92

Don Newcombe, star pitcher linked to Dodgers' Brooklyn past, dies at 92

Newcomb was the first MLB player to win the Rookie of the Year, MVP and Cy Young awards. Read more ...

Burberry apologizes after sending noose sweatshirt down runway

Burberry apologizes after sending noose sweatshirt down runway

A model called out the brand's extremely "offensive" piece after walking show. Read more ...

Vandals spray-paint ' MeToo' on statue of WWII sailor kissing nurse

Vandals spray-paint ' MeToo' on statue of WWII sailor kissing nurse

Police want to know who spray-painted ” MeToo” on the leg of a statue depicting a sailor and a dental assistant kissing at the end of World War II. Read more ...

Netflix cancels 'Jessica Jones' and 'The Punisher'

Netflix cancels 'Jessica Jones' and 'The Punisher'

Netflix finally killed off the last of its Marvel shows. Read more ...

Despite Apology, Stone Faces Jail After Instagram Post

Despite Apology, Stone Faces Jail After Instagram Post

Roger Stone has apologized for the Instagram post that appeared to show crosshairs near the head of the federal judge who is presiding over his prosecution, but now he has to... Read more ...

Bernie Sanders announces he's running for president again in 2020

Bernie Sanders announces he's running for president again in 2020

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday announced he's running for president in 2020. Sanders' 2016 presidential campaign made him a household name, despite the fact he ultimately lost... Read more ...

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died at age 85, French media report

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died at age 85, French media report

The iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld is dead, French news site Pure People reported on Tuesday. The German-born couturier and photographer reportedly died in hospital in... Read more ...