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Uber will require riders to take a mask-wearing selfie if a driver reports them for not wearing a one
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Uber And Lyft Users And Sales Drop
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We've mended our ways, Uber tells London court
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All Uber vehicles to be electric by 2040
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Uber Exec Charged With Covering Up Hack
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Lyft Drops 8% Over Talks Of Suspension Of Service In California
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Uber, Lyft drivers are employees -California judge
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Uber rides plunge but food delivery doubles
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Uber driver faces tough choice as U.S. aid expires
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Uber teams with Thames Clippers for boat service
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