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Uber faces another hit in a legal suit in France

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Image:  MARY ALTAFFER/AP/REX/SHUTTERSTOCK July isn’t looking so bright for Uber. The ride-hailing giant, which has faced an onslaught of scandals since January, was just hit with another blow that could severely impact its growth in Europe. A new recommendation from the senior adviser to the European Union’s highest court says Uber should be classified as a taxi service in France, the New York Times reported Tuesday. SEE ALSO: This one number shows how powerful Uber still is around the world That ruling, if it comes to be, would subject Uber to more rules related to safety and employment. In good […]

Get a free protein bar or Altoids in your Uber with new startup Cargo

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Get some Altoids in your Uber.Image: cargo Anyone who’s been stuck in bumper-to-bumper traffic in an Uber probably could have used a pair of headphones or an Altoid at some point. Cargo is a new startup that promises to provide those random items you’d be happy to have mid-ride and, more importantly, offer another source of income for ride-hailing drivers. SEE ALSO: A top advocate for women in tech shares 5 ways companies can learn from Uber’s mistakes Cargo partners with brands to put candy, protein bars, tampons, and condoms in a case that sits within reach of passengers. The […]