Ridesharing

Court rules Uber can force drivers into arbitration over pay, benefits

10 hours ago   |   Engadget   |   5 articles

Uber drivers hoping to be treated as employees may have to go it alone. A federal appeals court in San Francisco has overturned a ruling that would have allowed drivers to...
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Drivers for Uber, Lyft see incomes fall as participation jumps

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

Drivers for Uber, Lyft and other US ridesharing services have seen their incomes fall by half in recent years as more people get behind the wheel, according to a study released...
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Lyft offers some fun stats celebrating its 1 billionth ridesharing journey

Lyft offers some fun stats celebrating its 1 billionth ridesharing journey

6 days ago   |   Digital Trends

Lyft cars have made a billion journeys since its ridesharing service launched six years ago. Announcing the milestone on Tuesday, the company revealed a few fun stats about its...
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Lyft has reached one billion rides in the U.S. and Canada

Lyft has reached one billion rides in the U.S. and Canada

7 days ago   |   MobileSyrup   |   3 articles

After six years, Lyft has now reached one billion rides within both U.S. and Canada. According to Lyft, it has performed 76 million rides to the airport, 153 million rides...
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Lyft marks its 1 billionth ride as it expands beyond cars

Lyft marks its 1 billionth ride as it expands beyond cars

7 days ago   |   Engadget   |   3 articles

Lyft may be an underdog relative to Uber, but it's still huge in the transportation world. The ridesharing firm has officially provided 1 billion rides, including 233 million...
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Lyft brings its electric scooters to Santa Monica

Lyft brings its electric scooters to Santa Monica

7 days ago   |   Engadget

You no longer have to be a Denver resident to try Lyft's electric scooters. The two-wheeled transports are now available in Santa Monica, California under a city pilot program...
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Uber changes brand image, loses internationally-derided former symbol

Uber changes brand image, loses internationally-derided former symbol

9 days ago   |   Digital Trends

Rideshare giant Uber has a new brand image. The new wordmark logo replaces Uber's previous brand icon, a circular graphic that was derided as an "asshole" symbol that walked...
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Uber tests its own traffic estimates as it moves beyond cars

9 days ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

Uber has used Google traffic data to estimate conditions in the past, but the company is now trying to go its own way. The ridesharing firm told TechCrunch that it's expanding...
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Brazilian startup Yellow raises $63M - the largest Series A ever for a Latin American startup

12 days ago   |   TechCrunch

After selling their ridesharing startup, 99, to Didi Chuxing for $1 billion last year, Ariel Lambrecht and Renato Freitas didn't waste any time throwing their hats back in the...
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Uber hopes a new font will symbolize its turnaround

Uber hopes a new font will symbolize its turnaround

13 days ago   |   Engadget

Uber has been through a lot since it booted Travis Kalanick: a new CEO, a new management team and an emphasis on doing things by the book. But how is it supposed to convey that...
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Politics ebbs and flows through Life Is Strange 2 , whether or not the characters are always aware of it. Unforeseen circumstances upturn the lives of the Diaz brothers, and in... Read more ...