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Instacart offers some contractors part-time employment

The grocery delivery startup is making the change as fellow on-demand service Uber faces regulatory scrutiny for not classifying its drivers as employees.

By June 22, 2015

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Uber driver is an employee not contractor, says California

California Labor Commission rules that a driver for the ride-hailing service is an employee and not an independent contractor. The decision could have ramifications for Uber's business model.

By June 17, 2015

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How a superfast network and 3D printing come together in one city

As part of Road Trip 2015, CNET digs in to the 3D printing startup culture in Chattanooga.

By August 22, 2015

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Uber and Lyft: 9 things to consider before your first ride

Ride-sharing is rapidly edging out taxis in major cities, and here's everything you should know about these apps that are shaking up transportation.

By August 16, 2015

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Zero Latency: The VR revolution begins in Melbourne, Australia

For Road Trip 2015, CNET gets a hands-on preview of a world-first VR entertainment facility before it opens its doors to the public on August 15.

By August 13, 2015

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Uber drivers will have to wait a bit longer to learn if they can join lawsuit

More than 160,000 drivers could be joining lawsuit for employee status against the ride-sharing giant.

By August 6, 2015

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Uber heads to court over how it classifies its drivers

A California judge is expected to decide whether to limit the employee-versus-independent contractor case to three drivers -- or allow in 160,000 drivers.

By August 5, 2015

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What is Uber doing to train its drivers on disability rights?

With looming lawsuits and the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, disabled people ask whether Uber can do more to ensure they're not refused rides from drivers.

By August 3, 2015

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Vietnam's refugees find second chance in Silicon Valley

For Road Trip 2015, CNET went to San Jose, California, to talk with Vietnamese Americans who traveled a long way to get to where they are today.

By August 2, 2015

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Hillary Clinton takes aim at Uber during speech on 'gig economy'

The democratic presidential candidate vows to "crack down" on companies that misclassify employees as independent contractors.

By July 13, 2015