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Uber and Lyft drivers protest the ride sharing companies' low wages in Los Angeles, California on September 5, 2017.

‘This is why people are so angry’: Tech giants like Google, Facebook, and Uber built their empires on the backs of contractors. A pandemic...

Most tech companies rely on non-standard workers of some sort for tasks ranging from driving or delivery to content moderation or data analysis.
Uber and Lyft driver Adama Fofana sprays disinfectant in his car in New York City.

$2.50 an hour and exposure to riders who may have the virus: Uber drivers say their income has collapsed and help has been sparse. Here’s how ba...

Business Insider surveyed over 1,000 rideshare drivers and gig workers. Drivers said their weekly earnings have dropped by anywhere from 50% to 80%.
Data from SuperFly, based on anonymized receipts from 20,000 users, shows a steep decline in Uber rides in the United States

Brutal chart shows just show much Uber’s core ride-hailing business has been hollowed out by coronavirus in the US

The coronavirus pandemic has forced people around the world to avoid travel, wreaking havoc on Uber and Lyft's core taxi businesses.
CEO of Via Transportation Inc. Daniel Ramot at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin in 2018.

The ultrawealthy Italian family behind Ferrari and Fiat just invested $200 million in Uber and Lyft’s fastest-growing competitor

The Agnelli family, which controls the $26 billion Exor group, has stakes in football clubs, automakers, and more, invested $200 million in Via.

Are you a driver for Lyft, Uber, Doordash, or Grubhub working during the coronavirus outbreak? Business Insider wants to hear from you.

Business Insider is seeking input from drivers and delivery workers to better understand what it's like working through the coronavirus outbreak.
American Airlines passenger planes crowd a runway where they are parked due to flight reductions to slow the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at Tulsa International Airport in Tulsa

Shifting Gears: Who’s getting what in the multitrillion-dollar coronavirus bailout

It was government to the rescue this week, at least for some hard-hit transportation sectors. Here's what each industry is getting.
A protester outside Uber's office in Massachusetts.

For the first time, Uber drivers and other gig workers would qualify for unemployment insurance as part of the Senate’s $2 trillion coronavirus ...

The Senate bill offers relief for gig workers like ride-hailing drivers who have seen their living decimated during the coronavirus crisis.
Uber car service on the streets of New York.

New York City offers to hire out-of-work Lyft, Uber, and taxi drivers to deliver food to the elderly

The NYC Taxi & Limousine Commission expects demand to increase and plans to pay drivers $15 per hour, plus reimbursement for gas mileage and tolls.
Quarter Car.

This driverless concept car has 4 individual sections for each rider to have their own area. It could be the future of rideshares in the age of corona...

On Tuesday, Uber and Lyft announced an indefinite suspension of shared ride options to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

Uber says it’s working with health officials to deliver coronavirus tests

The company hosted an update call with analysts as its rides business sees heavy declines amid the spread of the virus.