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Uber Buys Postmates, UPS Delivery Game in $2.65 Billion Deal

SILVER SPRING, Md. — Uber has widened its reach in the fiercely competitive delivery market by acquiring Postmates in a $2.65 billion all-stock deal, the company said Monday. The acquisition enables the ride-hailing giant to increase its delivery offerings ...
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California Labor Law Author Says AB-5 Needs Changes

SACRAMENTO — The author of California's sweeping new labor law said Thursday that she intends to ease its restrictions on freelance journalists and others after months of protests that it is already costing peo...
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Worker Help Sought to Combat Super Bowl Human Trafficking

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — To combat human trafficking during the Super Bowl, law enforcement officials said Thursday that they need hotel workers, ride-hailing service drivers and security personnel to be especially alert. “We're enlisting people to help law enfo...
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Former Uber CEO Kalanick Severs Ties With Ride-Hailing Giant

NEW YORK — Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is resigning from the board of directors, severing ties with the ride-hailing company that he co-founded a decade ago and ran until a series of scandals led to his downfall. “Uber has been a part of my life for the...