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Japan's Ultra-Polite Taxi Drivers Are Worried Uber Will Undermine Traditions

Taxi firms in Japan fear that Uber’s rise will erode customer service traditions in Japan.
Emiko Jozuka
6.1.16
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In China, Uber and Competitor Didi Are Still Plagued by Driver Fraud

Is China's ride-hailing system doomed due to corruption?
Yiwei Tian
5.31.16
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The Tiny Deal-Breakers That Make Uber Skip Town

A look into Uber’s regulatory mess.
Nicole Kobie
5.29.16
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Ridden by Uber

An erotic sharing economy adventure.
Leonard Delaney
5.29.16
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Uber Is My Portal to the Black Markets of Mexico City

The ride-hailing app is a gateway for passengers into the capital city’s illegal markets for drugs, guns, and fake documents.
Luis Chapparo
5.29.16
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‘Uber for X’ Apps: Where Are They Now?

We check up on some apps that used the Uber model for other services that you probably forgot even existed.
Gabriela Barkho
5.29.16
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What Austin Locals Think of Uber and Lyft’s Defeat and Departure

You almost can’t visit a major American city without at least seeing one of the two major ridesharing companies, Lyft and Uber. Unless you visit Austin, Texas, that is.
Rollin Bishop
5.28.16
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This Lot in Brooklyn Shows What Uber Did to NYC More Clearly than Any Statistic

Uber's autonomous fleet of cabs isn't here yet, but the residential streets of Greenpoint are already lined with unused yellow cabs.
Erik Franco
5.27.16
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Uber Knows Too Much About You

The kind of data that Uber has access to—even if it’s not, say, the actual contents of your email or the actual conversations you’re having on your phone—is extremely invasive.
Sarah Jeong
5.27.16
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Newbie Drivers Meet Embittered Veterans on the UberPeople Forum

Workers unite online to dish advice, share horror stories, and bitch about their job.
Roisin Kiberd
5.27.16
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Will Uber Crush These ‘Ethical’ Alternatives?

Uber alternatives promise benefits and pensions to drivers.
Jordan Pearson
5.27.16
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Uber's Drive-By Politics

The fights that Uber and Lyft wage in cities like Austin look like local politics, but their actions often put corporate interests above local ones.​
Alex Rosenblat
5.27.16
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