Nasty Nas‘ pockets just got filthier. On Tuesday (Jan. 22), Businesswire announced that media tyrant Viacom has agreed to a definitive deal with Nas’ Queensbridge Venture Partners to acquire their Pluto TV streaming service for $340 million. Continue reading Nas’ Queensbridge Venture Partners Sells Pluto TV to Viacom for $340 Million
Three years ago, ride-hailing giant Uber came under investigation for a tool called “God View” that allowed employees to track drivers and customers in real-time. Uber has since scaled that ability back, but Jalopnik has learned the company still deploys a revamped version of it, along with other secret internal tools, to target its drivers who also work for competitors.
PEOPLE DON’T WANT cars, they want rides. That’s the existential fear plaguing automakers today. And they’re scrambling to do something about it.
Time to set aside a little extra cash if you’re an Uber or Lyft driver in San Francisco. For reasons unknown, the city has now decided to crack down on those who make a living (or even part of a living) driving other people around on either of the two big mobile ride-hailing services.