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Tech Startup Firefly Adds Smart Screens to Ridesharing
February 5, 2019
Kaan Gunay, CEO and Co-Founder of Firefly, joins Cheddar to discuss how the platform benefits Uber and Lyft drivers and is working to help make cities smarter.
France’s Macron Establishes $5.5 Billion Fund for French Startups
Sep 11, 2019
Labor Groups, Gig Workers Claim Victory as California Moves to Reclassify Employment Statuses
Assembly Bill 5, which the state Senate approved on Tuesday, would require employers to treat independent contractors — like Lyft and Uber drivers — as regular employees.
Feb 5, 2019
Firefly CEO Says Smart Screen Tech Will Boost Pay for Ridesharing Drivers, Provide Data to Cities
Firefly is a car-top digital smart screen that benefits ridesharing drivers by giving them a new source of income ー and helps their home cities by providing them with new streams of data, the company's CEO told Cheddar. "We placed digital smart screens on top of taxi and rideshare cars, and thereby we serve location and time-targeted outdoor advertisements, at the same time our smart screen generates a lot of smart screen data which we share back with municipalities and cities," said Firefly's co-founder and CEO Kaan Gunay.
Sep 4, 2019
Uber's Wild Ride: NYT Reporter Digs Into Ride-Hail Giant's 'Whiplash' History
In his new book, *Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber*, New York Times reporter Mike Isaac charts the tribulations of the notorious ride-hail giant amid the world's reckoning with Silicon Valley and its promise to disrupt.