Uber said Monday that it recorded its highest monthly gross bookings in company history in March from Uber and Uber Eats as more Americans got vaccinated. The company’s ride hailing business had its best month since March 2020 with an annualized run rate of $30 billion, up 9 percent from the month prior. At the same time, Uber’s food delivery business reached an annual run rate of $52 billion in March. ADVERTISEMENT Combined, it created the most bookings in company history. “As vaccination rates increase in the United States, we are observing that consumer demand for Mobility is recovering faster than driver availability, and consumer demand for Delivery continues to exceed courier availability,” Uber said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company announced last week that it will spend $250 million trying to entice drivers to get back on the road to meet the spike in demand. Uber claimed in Monday’s filing that it is on track to reach … [Read more...] about Uber reports rides are skyrocketing as people get vaccinated
close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for April 11 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. Julius Randle scored 26 points and the New York Knicks recovered after blowing an 18-point lead to beat the Toronto Raptors 102-96 on Sunday night. RJ Barrett added 19 as the Knicks (27-27) won their second straight to get back to .500. Nerlens Noel finished with nine points, 13 rebounds and four blocked shots. "We’ve been in tough stretches, had tough games, tough breaks, close calls all season long," Randle said. "It’s good to eventually get over that hump. Even when we were down (four) … I just felt that we were going to win the game." CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM New York led 66-48 early in the third quarter but lost momentum when the game was delayed because the court was wet. The Raptors used a 37-15 run to surge to a four-point lead with 7 minutes remaining, but Barrett … [Read more...] about Knicks recover after blown lead to beat Raptors 102-96
close Video What impact could the COVID-19 pandemic have on mental health? Mental health advocate Dr. Lucy McBride joins 'Fox News Live' to discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic could impact mental health, and how to shake the symptoms. A military spouse who was hospitalized due to COVID-19 was able to fight off the infection after taking part in a Defense Department study that involved a filter attached to a dialysis machine to rid her blood of the virus. Retired Col. Matt Hepburn, a physician who worked for years in the defense advanced research projects agency, or DARPA, told "60 Minutes" that the military is working on several moonshot projects to help prevent the next pandemic and assist in the current one. One included a sensor that would be placed underneath your skin in order to detect chemical reactions that may be occurring due to an infection. The sensor is still being developed but Hepburn likened it to a "check-engine light." … [Read more...] about ‘Patient 16’ recovers from COVID-19 infection during Defense Department study
LINCOLN (CBS13) — Two Sacramento residents have been arrested after allegedly shoplifting hundreds of dollars worth of power tools from a Lincoln store over the weekend. Lincoln police say, late Sunday morning, officers were alerted about a pair of suspects who had just shoplifted from a Home Depot. About $470 worth of power tools were taken, police say. READ MORE: Watch The Derek Chauvin Trial Live The tools police say the suspects shoplifted. (Credit: Lincoln Police Department) Officers later spotted the suspects heading southbound on Highway 65 near Twelve Bridges Drive. READ MORE: Natomas Unified, Several Other Districts Return To Classroom Full-Time On Monday The pair was soon pulled over and identified as 30-year-old Larry Branch and 27-year-old Lynisha Johnson. After a Home Depot employee positively identified the pair – and after officers recovered the stolen items from the car – the pair were arrested. Branch also had a warrant out for his arrest from a … [Read more...] about Lincoln Police Arrest Pair Suspected Of Shoplifting Tools From Home Depot
Following a high-profile organizing campaign that drew international attention, workers at Amazon’s fulfillment center in Bessemer, Alabama, have voted overwhelming against joining a union. While National Labor Relations Board officials are still sifting through contested votes, the anti-union forces lead by almost a 3-1 margin. The emphatic rejection was a bitter blow to the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union, which launched the first-ever drive to organize an Amazon warehouse. Its fight to organize the largely African American workforce was likened to past civil rights struggles in Alabama and cast as a “David vs. Goliath” parable by sympathetic reporters . But the blowout in Bessemer also is a rebuff to Sen. Bernie Sanders Bernie Sanders Biden's policies are playing into Trump's hands Hillicon Valley: Amazon wins union election — says 'our employees made the choice' On The Money: Biden .5T budget proposes major hike in social programs | GOP bashes … [Read more...] about Amazon workers have spoken — are progressives listening?