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Be Your Own Boss: 5 Philadelphians Killing It in the Gig Economy

One-third of all working people are now self-employed. We spoke with a handful of local entrepreneurs about the freedom and frustrations of their on-demand jobs.

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Thursday Just Got a Million Times Cuter: Uber Delivering Kittens Tomorrow

“I recently completed my PhD program in the biology department of Northwestern University (go ‘cats!). I am now working as a researcher in the ornithology […]

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Expect an Uber Nightmare in Philadelphia for the Pope

If you’ve ever tried to use UberX during bad weather or on a busy weekend night — or, even worse, during bad weather on a busy […]

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How Did I Go This Long Without UberX in My Life?

As is the case with most things that involve my phone, I was late to the UberX game. It’s not that I didn’t have a […]


Pa. Senator Wants to Legalize UberX, Lyft in Philly

Hailing an UberX may now be worse than taking a Philly cab these days, but the service’s popularity is undeniable. The problem? UberX (as well as […]

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You Can Order a Puppy Play Date Through Uber Today

From now until 3 pm today, your Uber app will double as a furry-friend finder. The Philly branch of the on-demand car company is teaming with Pennsylvania […]


UberX Reduces Drunk Driving Deaths, Study Shows

Professors from Temple University’s Fox School of Business have found that the rollout of the ride-sharing service UberX lowered DUI deaths by 3.6 percent to 5.6 […]

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Notorious Obama Birther Philip Berg Now Driving UberX in Philly

Conor Corcoran, a lawyer who lives in Philly and L.A., was bar-hopping a few weeks ago during one of his Philadelphia trips, when he had […]

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Philadelphia UberX Driver Charged With Raping Passenger Is Also a Cab Driver

UberX driver Abdellah Elkaddi of Northeast Philadelphia has been charged with raping a 24-year-old female passenger in his car during a ride in June.

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UberX Is Now As Bad As Philly Cabs

When, in October of last year, Uber announced that its cheaper-than-a-taxi UberX service was finally available in Philadelphia, most of us were delighted. In addition […]


Uber for Valet Parking Launches in Philly

Imagine circling a crowded Center City block for the third time, hunting for a parking spot. The lots are full, there isn’t a public spot […]


Hillary Clinton vs. Uber and the Sharing Economy

Hillary Clinton has put Uber, Airbnb and the sharing economy in her crosshairs as she runs for president. In a speech laying out her economic agenda […]


BizFeed: Josh Innes, Tony Bruno Fight Boiling Over, Report

1. Where is Tony Bruno? The News: Regular listeners of 94 WIP have likely realized that something has been missing from their afternoon sports radio show over the past two […]


BizFeed: UberEATS Coming to Philly

1. Uber’s food delivery hiring Philly GM The News: Uber isn’t just a people-delivery service, it’s also a food-delivery service through its vertical UberEATS. Now the company […]

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Philly Judge Calls B.S. on UberX … 14 Times

Ever since UberX debuted in Philadelphia proper in October of last year, the Philadelphia Parking Authority, which has authority over all taxis and limousines in […]