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A parade of new app-based services are making urban life more convenient, from lunch delivery to laundry pick-up to chauffeured vehicles that materialize outside the bar just when you’re ready to leave. When you talk with those workers, you find that while the companies promoting the apps often advertise earnings of $1,000 a week or more, it can be tough to earn a real living.More →

A former Uber driver who was arrested this past winter after allegedly assaulting a passenger has been linked to a series of sexual assaults in South Boston and the Esplanade along the Charles River dating back nearly a decade, officials said Tuesday. GPS data that was pulled from the Uber attack helped law enforcement connect him to the earlier crimes.More →