Uber

An Uber sign is displayed inside a car in Palatine, Ill., Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022. As Uber pushed into markets around the world, the ride-sharing service lobbied political leaders to relax labor and taxi laws and used a “kill switch″ to thwart regulators and law enforcement. Uber also channeled money through Bermuda and other tax havens and considered portraying violence against its drivers as a way to gain public sympathy. That's according to a report released Sunday by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Uber faces sexual assault lawsuit from 550+ women

Rideshare giant Uber faces a civil suit from more than 550 women who claimed the company failed to place safeguards to protect its customers. On Wednesday, the law firm representing the women said they were kidnapped, sexually assaulted, battered, raped, stalked, harassed and or otherwise attack by an Uber driver.


An Uber sign is displayed inside a car in Palatine, Ill., Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022. As Uber pushed into markets around the world, the ride-sharing service lobbied political leaders to relax labor and taxi laws and used a “kill switch″ to thwart regulators and law enforcement. Uber also channeled money through Bermuda and other tax havens and considered portraying violence against its drivers as a way to gain public sympathy. That's according to a report released Sunday by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Uber Files: Biden lobbied by tech giant despite illegal actions

The Biden administration is embroiled in a scandal over alleged unethical lobbying practices by ride-share company Uber. The Guardian obtained more than 124,000 confidential internal documents from Uber that show the company attempted to lobby Biden and other global leaders while hiding information from law enforcement.