Category: Actualités

28 May

5 Very Good Reasons Why I’m Not On Board With Uber

Taxi Truths Actualités

It’s common practice in the tech world to rush your product to market, picking up the pieces as you go. This works fine when you’re in the business of selling ideas, or soft-serve ice cream delivery (somebody do this, please), or artisanal organic laundry service. Get it out there, apologize in advance that nothing’s perfect, do better next time. No harm done.

28 Mar

Uber’s Biggest Problem Isn’t Surge Pricing. What If It’s Sexual Harassment by Drivers?

Taxi Truths Actualités

Private car services are popular among women who want to stay safe, but reports allege sexual harassment by drivers. Is it time to rethink services like Uber?

By Olivia Nuzzi | Source: The Daily Beast

One afternoon in late September, I opened the Uber app and requested a ride. For the unitiated, Uber is a hugely popular app that allows people to summon a private car with a few taps of their fingers. Since launching in 2009, the company has expanded to 34 countries, mainstreaming on-demand private transportation.I met the Uber at the corner of the street where I live near Lincoln Center in New York City, and asked the driver to take me across town. It was an unremarkable trip.