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One way to fix Uber: Think twice before using it

The ride-hailing app has failed to live up to its promises; it's time to avoid it

Farhad Manjoo | NYT 

You gasp with each new report on Uber’s toxicity. On Tuesday, there was the harassment and discrimination documented in an endless list of internal recommendations by Eric H Holder Jr, the former attorney general, who was hired to peer into Uber’s ugly depths. Then, while presenting the report to employees, an Uber board member made a sexist remark. (He later resigned.) All of it comes after a parade of escalating scandals that seem more fitting at a company run by Tony Soprano than by nerds in San Francisco. Yet if you’re like many people, in a day or two ...

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First Published: Thu, June 15 2017. 22:34 IST