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Female Uber drivers earn $1.24 per hour less than men: study

Men who drive for Uber earn roughly 7 percent more per hour than women, according to a new study that examined over a million Uber drivers. Women were found to earn $ 1.24 per hour less than men, and also $ 130 less per week on average, in part because they tend to drive fewer hours.

The study, which was released today, was a collaboration between the University of Chicago, Stanford University, and Uber’s own economic team. Researchers examined earnings data from over 1.8 mi…
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Male-dominated cryptocurrency industry is slowly starting to open up to women; four out of 30 largest ICOs this year through October had female co-founders (Justina Lee/Bloomberg)

Justina Lee / Bloomberg:
Male-dominated cryptocurrency industry is slowly starting to open up to women; four out of 30 largest ICOs this year through October had female co-founders  —  Two largest ICOs yet are by companies co-founded by women  —  ‘Very welcoming to anyone who drinks the Kool-Aid:’ Morales


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Female passenger dies when speeding car hits pole, catches fire in River North

Female passenger dies when speeding car hits pole, catches fire in River North

A woman in her 20s died when a car she was riding in barreled into a utility pole … the site looks like a ball of light, for several seconds. The smell of burned plastic lingered in the air after emergency crews arrived. Parts of the car, including …
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