Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Technology Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Technology | Uber Aims for Valuation of Up to $91 Billion in I.P.O. Advertisement Supported by ByKate Conger and Michael J. de la Merced April 26, 2019 SAN FRANCISCO — Uber expects to be worth as much $91 billion when it starts selling shares next month, making its initial public offering one of the largest in the history of the technology industry. The amended prospectus, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, kicks off the last stage of the ride-hailing company’s journey to list on the public stock markets. It is expected to mint a new generation of Silicon Valley millionaires and billionaires. Uber set a price range of $44 to $50 a share, putting its valuation at $80 billion to $91 billion, accounting for stock options and restricted stock. That would dwarf its rival Lyft, which … [Read more...] about Uber Aims for Valuation of Up to $91 Billion in I.P.O.
Uber 180 days of change
Graham Rapier, provided by Published 6:07 am PDT, Sunday, April 21, 2019 Spencer Platt/Getty Images Uber drivers in Washington D.C. are struggling to make ends meet, Georgetown University researchers have found. In a two-year study, the researchers found more than half of drivers interviewed had incomes that fall below the poverty line. Drivers also often have no interaction with others working for Uber, adding to the isolation of working for an app. New research from Georgetown University has codified what many Uber drivers have felt for years: it's hard to get ahead when your boss is an algorithm. Researchers published their study on Thursday, after more than two-years of interviewing 40 drivers in the Washington D.C. area. The results aren't meant to be representative of the thousands of "partners," as Uber calls them, working on the platform worldwide. Rather, "the data collected and reviewed here is evidence of the structures of work that Uber … [Read more...] about Long hours, isolating loneliness, and confusing fees: Uber drivers in Washington D.C. are struggling to make ends meet (UBER)
San Diego Gas & Electric is rolling out “time of use” rates that will eventually affect the monthly bills for about 750,000 of the utility’s residential customers.But will the switch affect the nearly 155,000 residential customers who have rooftop solar systems on their homes?Yes, but the full answer is complicated.The vast majority of solar customers will eventually move to time of use rates but some have the option to stay on a more traditional tiered-rate structure that is considered more financially attractive than time of use — it all depends on how long ago they activated their rooftop solar systems.“It really varies on the residential side,” said Edward Randolph, the Energy Division Deputy Director for the California Public Utilities Commission, which has directed the state’s investor-owned utilities to adopt time of use rates, also known as TOU. “That’s why (solar customers) need to contact their utility to find out … [Read more...] about What ‘time of use’ rates will mean for SDG&E rooftop solar customers
SECTIONS Search E-edition Customer Service Customer Service SacBee Rewards About Us About Us Contact Us Apps Mobile & Apps Twitter, Facebook, Google+, YouTube News in Education (NIE) Newsletters Local Sacramento Region Arena City Beat Crime Local Govt Salary Database The Homeless Marcos Bretón Transportation Education Environment Health & Medicine Traffic Conditions Weather Communities Elk Grove Folsom/El Dorado Roseville/Placer Yolo Sports Sports Kings NBA News 49ers Giants Oakland A's High School Sports Joe Davidson More Sports Raiders NFL News MLB News River Cats Soccer Colleges Golf Autos Racing Politics Politics Capitol Alert State Workers The California Influencer Series Local Elections PoliGRAPH State Worker Salary Database Legislative Gifts … [Read more...] about You can now sell your Sacramento home with the click of a mouse. Who needs realtors anymore?
Style | How OnlyFans Changed Sex Work Forever Sections Skip to content Skip to site index OnlyFans has put X-rated entertainment in the hands of its entertainers. Call it the paywall of porn. Dannii Harwood Credit Credit Molly Matalon for The New York Times Supported by ByJacob Bernstein Feb. 9, 2019 Every day, hundreds of men pay Dannii Harwood to enact their sexual fantasies and boost their self-esteem. Sometimes her clothes come off. Sometimes she dresses up as a nurse or a dominatrix. If a guy is a regular customer, she likely knows his birthday, the names of his children and his pets — even when to call after a surgical procedure. He may pay her to help him achieve an orgasm, though she is not a prostitute. He may purchase erotic videos from her, though she is not a porn star. Ms. Harwood is one of the top earners on OnlyFans, Models who join the site often presume that their subscribers will increase … [Read more...] about How OnlyFans Changed Sex Work Forever