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Uber Connects Out-of-Work U.S. Ride-Hail Drivers to Delivery, Production Jobs

Uber Connects Out-of-Work U.S. Ride-Hail Drivers to Delivery, Production Jobs

Uber Technologies said on Monday its app will list job openings in the delivery, food production and grocery industry that its US drivers can access during a slump in ride-hailing demand due to the coronavirus. Beginning on Monday, drivers can find job listings of other companies in a new section of …

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Coronavirus and Paid Sick Leave: A Quarantined Uber Driver’s Quest

Zachary Frenette has been under quarantine for about two weeks with his dog, Teddy.

Zachary Frenette likes working as an Uber driver in Phoenix. He is a top-rated driver who often chats with his customers on their trips. During the outbreak of the coronavirus last month, business began to slow. Then, a possible exposure to the virus prompted Mr. Frenette, 29, to quarantine himself. …

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Xiaomi Unveils Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 With 14.2mm Drivers, Mi AIoT Router AC2350

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Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 on Friday became the latest pair of earbuds to be been launched by Xiaomi. The new truly wireless earbuds are the successor to the Mi True Wireless Earphones that were launched last year. Xiaomi has provided environment noise cancellation (ENC) as a new feature on …

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F1 drivers prepare for face-off in virtual races following postponements | Sport

Formula One is to run a series of virtual grands prix to fill in gaps left by races that have been cancelled or postponed due to coronavirus. The non-championship, esport events will feature current F1 drivers and other guest competitors and will take place on the days the real races …

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Many U.S. Teens Hit the Road Without Driver’s Ed: Survey

Fewer Teens Exposed to Tobacco Smoke in Cars

By Randy DotingaHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 15 (HealthDay News) — A U.S. survey reveals that in states that don’t require driver’s education before getting a license, about one-third of students skip driver’s ed classes and more than half fail to undergo any formal behind-the-wheel training. Males, blacks, Hispanics and students …

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Android electronic IDs will support driver’s licenses first, passports later (Update: Android 11)

Android electronic IDs will support driver's licenses first, passports later (Update: Android 11)

Smartphones already store tons of privileged information from credit cards and boarding passes, but they may soon replace our driver’s licenses, our passports, and maybe even our keyfobs, too. We got a hint of this with the reveal of a new support library back in March, now, Google has laid …

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Sleepy Drivers May Be Causing More Crashes Than Thought

News Picture: Sleepy Drivers May Be Causing More Crashes Than Thought

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Driver fatigue causes many more car accidents in the United States than previously estimated, a new report suggests. The finding comes from an analysis of several months’ worth of video recordings taken of nearly 3,600 Americans while they were …

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Uber Sets Up Uber Money Team in India to Develop Financial Solutions for Riders, Drivers

Uber Sets Up Uber Money Team in India to Develop Financial Solutions for Riders, Drivers

Uber on Tuesday announced the formation of a team of more than 100 technology professionals who will work on Uber Money from its Hyderabad Tech Centre to build solutions including Uber Wallet and refreshed credit cards for Uber cab riders. Last year, Uber established the Uber Money team in the …

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U.S. Bans Texting by Truck and Bus Drivers

Obama Defends Health Care Law, Offers Fixes

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Jan. 26 (HealthDay News) — Truck and bus drivers who travel interstate roadways are now banned from using a handheld device to send text messages, U.S. officials said Tuesday. The ban, which is supported by the trucking and bus industry, goes into effect immediately, with …

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SoftBank-backed Fair puts the brakes on weekly car rentals for Uber drivers

SoftBank-backed Fair puts the brakes on weekly car rentals for Uber drivers

When Fair laid off 40% of its staff in October, CEO Scott Painter promised it wasn’t shuttering leasing services to on-demand fleets. But just one week later, Painter was removed as CEO and replaced in the interim with Adam Hieber, a CFA from Fair investor SoftBank. Today, according to two …

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