Cyrus Farivar

Selected Works

Crisis At Cruise: Robotaxi CEO Confirms Coming Layoffs Amid Scramble To Rebuild Public Trust (November 8, 2023)

The Mystery Around A Robotaxi, The Fire Department And A Death In San Francisco (August 31, 2023)

Startups Think They Can Beat Wildfires, But Insurance Companies Aren’t Buying It Yet (August 16, 2023)

Indiana’s Top Business School Proudly Partnered With Shein, Then Quietly Cut Ties (July 11, 2023)

It’s Shockingly Easy To Buy Illegal Gun Modifiers On Instagram, Facebook And Twitter (June 28, 2023)

These Companies Say They Can Recover Stolen Crypto. That Rarely Happens. (February 23, 2023)

They Lost Millions To Crypto Scammers. This Prosecutor Is Helping Them Get It Back. (January 17, 2023)

Elon Musk Has Outfitted Twitter’s Headquarters With Bedrooms For Employees (December 5, 2022)

Razzlekhan: The Untold Story Of How A YouTube Rapper Became A Suspect In A $4 Billion Bitcoin Fraud (March 17, 2022)

Security robots expand across U.S., with few tangible results (June 27, 2021)

DoorDash pushes back against fee delivery commissions with new charges (March 28, 2021)

Federal wildland firefighters say they’re burned out after years of low pay, little job stability (Oct. 31, 2020)

Lack of oversight and transparency leave Amazon employees in the dark on Covid-19 (Sept. 30, 2020)

Addicted to losing: How casino-like apps have drained people of millions (Sept. 14, 2020)

Uber, Lyft say they will halt rides in California unless appeals court steps in (Aug. 19, 2020)

Teens take Instagram seriously — and it’s costing some of them their personal data
(Nov. 8, 2019)

Millions use Earnin to get cash before payday. Critics say the app is taking advantage of them. (July 26, 2019)

‘Gaming the system’ — Uber and Lyft face a driver reckoning in California (June 2, 2019)

Millions of people uploaded photos to the Ever app. Then the company used them to develop facial recognition tools. (May 9, 2019)

Mark Zuckerberg leveraged Facebook user data to fight rivals and help friends, leaked documents show (April 16, 2019)