Harry here. A lot of drivers were dismayed at the news of Gett’s acquisition of Juno, but what will it mean for the future? Stay tuned as we’ll have a full analysis out on Monday, but in the mean time, RSG senior contributor John Ince takes a look at that Juno/Gett acquisition, another Uber lawsuit and the tragic story of an Uber engineer whose widow blames job stress and the culture at Uber.
Harry here. Today senior RSG contributor John Ince takes a look at an in-depth post from the New York Times about the psychological tricks Uber uses to push its drivers. Companies have been using tricks like this for years to try and motivate their workers to do more with less, but it seems to be a bigger issue with Uber since they aren’t paying drivers like employees. What do you think?
Harry here. Uber’s had a ton of bad press over the past couple months, but I’m not sure it’s having much of an effect on passengers. For the most part, Uber passengers still love the service and most of their interactions happen with drivers – not the company itself. Today, RSG senior contributor John Ince shares a story on Uber’s future, an update on their COO hunt and how Austin is managing without TNCs like Uber and Lyft.
Harry here. There’s been a lot of bad news around Uber lately and it seems like Lyft has been in prime position to take advantage. Today, senior RSG contributor John Ince takes a look at Uber’s ‘Greyballing’, what investors think about Uber’s bad press and the long distance ridesharing phenomenon.
Harry here. Uber’s been keeping a lot of reporters busy this month and it seems like every week, there’s another story that damages Uber’s reputation. Anecdotally, we’ve heard from drivers that all this negative press for Uber has increased the number of Lyft passenger requests they’ve been getting, so the increased competition may end up benefitting drivers in the long run. Today, senior RSG contributor John Ince shares a shocking story from a former female Uber engineer about Uber’s workplace culture, Lyft’s major expansion and a story on Uber and tipping.