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UBER trying to beat government regulations

Discussion in 'Coffee Shack (Daily News/Economy)' started by Krag, Mar 4, 2017.



  1. Krag

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    Uber drivers are not professional drivers.

    They make taxi drivers look courteous and competent by comparison, and they cause too many accidents around here.
     
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    Go Uber go..... fight the power.
     
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    southfork Mother Lode Found Mother Lode

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    How do they cause accidents?? Drivers making mistake getting involved with thieving unions.
     
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    Regulators shoulda thought of that prior to getting private operators defined commercially as drivers. Now they wanna complain when people use it to their advantage.
     
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    Troubled Uber CEO Travis Kalanick 'is set to hire a right-hand man' to help him recover from controversies including fight with a driver
    • Travis Kalanick apologized after arguing with an Uber driver in San Francisco
    • He shouted 'bulls***' as the driver accused him of lowering the price of rides
    • 'I'm bankrupt because of you!' driver Fawzi Kamel fumed at Kalanick
    • It added to a growing list of scandals which have been plaguing the company
    • Now he has reportedly accepted the need to hire a number two executive


    Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4285982/Uber-CEO-Travis-Kalanick-set-hire-right-hand-man.html#ixzz4aZ6Q5C2L
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    Cabs are pretty expensive compared to Uber around here. Smart move is to use a private hack.............if you know one. Even cheaper.
     
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    I ran some ads years ago in a southern Vermont town for a driving service, but before I was able to start I got the sneaking suspicion I had been reported. All the regulations with millions of insurance they want you to have are a big deterent. Monopolies, overcharges by legal cab operators, and punishments of those who offer neighborly services are wrong.
     
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    How Uber uses psychological tricks to make its drivers work longer hours and earn more money for the company
    • Uber uses psychological tactics that trick drivers into working longer and harder
    • Earning goals tell drivers they're close to hitting target when they try logging off
    • This means Uber has clever algorithm set up that sends drivers their next job before their current ride is over
    • In some cities, Uber experimented with popups that encourage them to hit their profit mark like: 'You're almost halfway there, congratulations!'
    • Psychologists have long known that encouragement toward a concrete goal can motivate people to complete a task


    Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4374374/How-Uber-uses-clever-tricks-make-drivers-work-more.html#ixzz4dB5ryfz5
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    REVEALED: Uber lost $2.8billion last year - despite the company's rapid growth and revenue hitting $6.5billion
    • Uber lost $2.8 billion last year, despite generating $6.5 billion in revenue
    • Ride-hailing company's gross bookings doubled to $20 billion, Uber said Friday
    • Rachel Holt, Uber's regional general manager for the US and Canada, said the company is 'fortunate to have a healthy and growing business'
    • Uber has been rocked by a number of setbacks lately, including detailed accusations of sexual harassment from a former female employee
    • And a video showing CEO Travis Kalanick harshly berating an Uber driver


    Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4414428/Uber-lost-2billion-year.html#ixzz4eMIW1vco
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    Wow, that's some government-class spending right there. lol
     

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