WHERE TO WATCH
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.
WTF Is the Fed?!
Aug 8, 2019
Uber Veers Off Course in Q2 Earnings Report
Uber posted $2.87 billion in revenues, compared to the $3.36 billion that analysts had expected. The company also reported $4.72 in losses per share, more than a dollar off of analysts’ expectations of just $3.12.
Aug 13, 2019
New California Legislation Would Have Major Impact on Lyft, Uber, And Gig Economy At Large
A new bill working its way through California legislature would make it harder for companies like Uber and Lyft to label drivers as independent contractors instead of employees. Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, the author of Assembly Bill 5, joined Cheddar to discuss how the bill would impact the gig economy.
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.