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Citi Bikes can now be rented through the Lyft app  THE VERGE · 2 days
In July 2018, Lyft announced that it was buying Motivate, the largest bike-share operator in the... more
Lyft aims to make rides safer with 911 panic button in the app - CNET  CNET · 3 days
After alleged attacks and sexual assaults by its drivers, the ride-hailing company adds more safety features. more
Lyft adds more safety features including in-app emergency assistance, reminders to check the plate  TechCrunch · 3 days
Earlier this spring, both Uber and Lyft introduced new safety features and policies following the death of a university student... more
Lyft sued by investors over allegedly 'misleading' IPO statements - CNET  CNET · 7 days
Investors are suing for damages from the ride-hailing company, alleging that Lyft overstated its market share. more
What Uber and Lyft’s investment bankers got right  TechCrunch · 1 week
Startup CEOs heading to the public markets have a love/hate relationship with their investment bankers. On one hand, they are helpful in introducing a company to a wide range of asset managers... more
Federal labor lawyer says Uber drivers are not employees  TechCrunch · 1 week
There has been an ongoing debate regarding whether or not gig-economy drivers for Uber and Lyft are independent contractors or employees, who would be eligible for benefits. The National Labor... more
Uber, Lyft’s huge capital have created duopoly in rideshare market  Global News · 2 weeks
Even if another rival dared enter the market, it would likely be difficult to raise enough money to pose a viable threat after Uber and Lyft spent the... more
Uber, Lyft losses keep competitors at bay  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A fare war between Uber and Lyft has led to billions of dollars in losses for both ride-hailing companies but it has also scared off the competition, giving the leaders a duopoly in almost... more
Lyft begins testing car rentals in San Francisco - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
The ride-hailing company is hitting the gas despite its competitor hitting a speed bump. more
Uber Set to Debut on NYSE, Under Pressure to Avoid Lyft Debacle  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Uber will begin life as a public company on Friday, under pressure to start trading strongly after conservatively pricing its initial public offering. more
Uber Valued at $82 Billion in IPO as Market Jitters, Lyft Woes Weigh  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Uber priced its IPO at the low end of its targeted range for a valuation of $82.4 billion. more
Uber, Lyft Drivers Strike for Pay Transparency  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Uber and Lyft drivers around the world held strikes and demonstrations in numerous cities Wednesday to lobby for better pay and transparency. more
Uber, Lyft drivers across the US, overseas  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Some drivers for ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft turned off their apps in protest, drawing attention to what they say are declining wages at a time when both companies are raking in billions of... more
Uber, Lyft drivers protest across the US, overseas  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Some drivers for ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft turned off their apps in protest, drawing attention to what they say are declining wages at a time when both companies are raking in... more
Uber, Lyft drivers protest in cities across the US  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Some drivers for ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft turned off their apps in protest, drawing attention to what they say are declining wages at a time when both companies are... more
Uber, Lyft drivers plan to strike in cities across the US  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Drivers for ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft are planning to turn off their apps and strike, drawing attention to what they say are declining wages at... more
Waymo, Lyft Partner to Offer Self-Driving Car Rides in US  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Waymo is teaming up with Lyft in US to attempt to lure passengers away from ride-hailing market leader Uber. more
Google spinoff, Lyft team up to offer self-driving car rides  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Google's self-driving car spinoff Waymo is teaming up with Lyft in Arizona to attempt to lure passengers away from ride-hailing market leader Uber more
Lyft will begin offering Waymo self-driving car rides in Phoenix - Roadshow  CNET · 2 weeks
The partnership between the ride-hailing company and the self-driving car giant could be the start of something huge. more
Waymo self-driving cars coming to Lyft’s network in Phoenix  9to5Google · 2 weeks
With Waymo One last year, the Alphabet division finally began monetizing its decade-long work in autonomous vehicles. Another... more
Waymo and Lyft partner to scale self-driving robotaxi service in Phoenix  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Waymo is partnering with Lyft to bring self-driving vehicles onto the ride-hailing network in Phoenix as the company ramps up its commercial robotaxi service. Waymo will... more
Lyft posts strong growth, big losses in first public quarter  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Ride-hailing company Lyft is reporting strong revenue growth but substantial losses in its first quarterly earnings report since its rocky stock market debut more
Lyft lost $1.14B in Q1 2019 on $776M in revenue  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
In its first-ever earnings report as a public company, Lyft (NASDAQ: LYFT) failed to display progress toward profitability. The ride-hailing business, which raised $2 billion in a March... more
Uber and Lyft drivers are striking ahead of Uber’s IPO  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
With Uber expected to make its debut on the public market by Friday, May 10, on-demand ride-hailing drivers are planning to strike on Wednesday. The New York Taxi... more
Uber, Lyft Drivers in US to Strike Ahead of Uber IPO  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
Uber’s drivers in multiple US cities will go on strike this week shortly before the ride-hailing company goes public to protest what they view as unfair... more
Startups Weekly: Will the Seattle tech scene ever reach its full potential?  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
In this week's newsletter: WeWork files confidentially for IPO, Lyft loses scooter head and Magic Leap raises MORE money. more
Lyft loses effort to block NYC’s driver wage rule  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
Lyft’s effort to block New York City’s first-in-the-nation minimum wage rules for drivers was blocked by a state... more
Lyft loses effort to overturn NYC’s driver wage law  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
Lyft’s effort to overturn New York City’s first-in-the-nation minimum wage law for drivers was blocked by a state... more
Uber and Lyft stop hiring new drivers in New York City  THE VERGE · 4 weeks
Uber and Lyft have stopped accepting new drivers on their respective platforms in New... more
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