This Week’s Gig News 11/7/21 | The GigTube Podcast

Featuring guest co-host “Brian the Instacart Bulldog”
Amazon Flex drivers to receive payments in $61 million tip settlement
https://cnet.co/3GK0ofH
DoorDash rolls out SafeDash, an in-app security toolkit for delivery people on the platform
https://tcrn.ch/3CTnIoI
Lyft adds new safety feature in Minneapolis over uptick in carjackings targeting rideshare drivers
https://www.fox9.com/news/lyft-adds-new-safety-feature-in-minneapolis-over-uptick-in-carjackings-targeting-rideshare-drivers
Uber Patents Reveal Experiments With Predictive Algorithms to Identify Risky Drivers
https://theintercept.com/2021/10/30/uber-patent-driver-risk-algorithms/
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New York City is bursting at the seams with ultrafast-delivery players like Gorillas and Gopuff. These 6 startups have raised $4.9 billion as they fight to serve New Yorkers’ convenience needs. https://www.businessinsider.com/inside-new-york-citys-6-ultrafast-grocery-delivery-operators-2021-10
Robots hit the streets as demand for food delivery grows
https://apnews.com/article/coronavirus-pandemic-technology-science-business-europe-5b7dbb782f89ef3d586eefb9a33d5e1c
Gig-Economy Rise Prompts FTC Chief’s Call to Alter Antitrust Law https://news.bloomberglaw.com/antitrust/gig-economy-rise-prompts-ftc-chiefs-call-to-alter-antitrust-law
Uber exploring dispatching yellow cabs https://nypost.com/2021/11/06/uber-exploring-dispatching-yellow-cabs/
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Bananas, fries, Mexican food and margaritas among top cravings for Uber Eats customers
https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/food/2021/11/03/uber-eats-cravings-report-bananas-french-fries-top-delivery-orders/6268955001/
Pizzeria on TikTok blows up GrubHub over its shady business practices https://www.dailydot.com/debug/pizzeria-tiktok-grubhub/
Evan Fournier Was Frustrated With His Food Delivery Driver: “What The Hell Are You Supposed To Do When Your Doordash Guy Keeps The Food For Himself?”
https://fadeawayworld.net/nba-media/evan-fournier-was-frustrated-with-his-food-delivery-driver-what-the-hell-are-you-supposed-to-do-when-your-doordash-guy-keeps-the-food-for-himself
Uber Eats driver sends woman photo of her order ‘dumped in a bush’
https://www.timesnownews.com/the-buzz/article/uber-eats-driver-sends-woman-photo-of-her-order-dumped-in-a-bush/829293

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