U.S. Judge Bans Uber Background Check in NY Lawsuit

NEW YORK, July 25 – A federal judge on Monday banned Uber Technologies Inc and its Chief Executive Travis Kalanick from using information obtained in a background check of a plaintiff bringing a price-fixing lawsuit, saying the firm that conducted the investigation engaged in “arguably” criminal conduct. U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said

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Michigan Attacks May Renew Scrutiny of Uber Vetting Processes

By Alexandria Sage and Mary Wisniewski NEW YORK/CHICAGO, Feb 23 – The deaths of six people in Kalamazoo, Michigan, who authorities say were shot by a driver for Uber Technologies Inc, have revived scrutiny over how the ride service vets its drivers, an issue that has plagued it for years. Uber, which said it is

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Wheels Of Fortune

By Aida Al Busaidy As a kid, I self-taught myself a lot of things … including the art of cycling. I call it an art because it’s about balance as much as it is about control; it’s also about having a sense of direction and a sense of purpose. Everyone else had a bicycle when

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