Surge in gas prices pushing ride-hailing, taxi drivers on edge: ‘Very difficult’ – National

Surge in gas prices pushing ride-hailing, taxi drivers on edge: ‘Very difficult’ – National

Record-high gas prices in Canada are driving concerns for taxi and ride-hailing app workers across the country, with many struggling to make ends meet. The Canadian national average for gas prices has surpassed $2 per liter for the first time ever this year, according to GasBuddy and the CAA. That means drivers are spending more … Read more

Uber and Waymo Want to Make Self-Driving Freight Trucks a Thing

Uber and Waymo Want to Make Self-Driving Freight Trucks a Thing

Uber and Waymo have put the past aside, and are now in it for the long haul. On Tuesday, the two companies, previously legal foes, announced a new partnership. Together, they’re planning to combine Waymo’s self-driving technology with Uber Freight’s shipping network to help automate long-distance trucking. Although a version of reality where highways are … Read more

Drone Maker DJI Stops Selling to Russia in Shock Move

Drone Maker DJI Stops Selling to Russia in Shock Move

A display at a DJI drone store in Shanghai, China, on December 18, 2021.Photo: CFOTO/Future Publishing (Getty Images) DJI, the world’s largest hobby drone maker, will stop selling drones in Russia and Ukraine over concerns “about the reported military use of its products,” according to the company. The move will come as a surprise to … Read more