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San Francisco's Largest Yellow Cab Company Files for Bankruptcy Protection
Bankruptcy

San Francisco's Largest Yellow Cab Company Files for Bankruptcy Protection

The company's president blamed competition from ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft, among other factors.
Laura Entis
General Motors Partners With Lyft to Develop Network of Self-Driving Cars
Lyft

General Motors Partners With Lyft to Develop Network of Self-Driving Cars

The San Francisco-based Uber competitor announces a new $1 billion funding round that values it at $5.5 billion.
Catherine Clifford
Uber Competitor Sidecar Is Shutting Down
Ridesharing Apps

Uber Competitor Sidecar Is Shutting Down

The ride-hailing and delivery company has long struggled to keep up with rival Uber and Lyft.
What's Behind the FAA's New Drone Rules
Weekly News Roundup

What's Behind the FAA's New Drone Rules

Plus -- Netflix shows viewers how to build and knit electronic socks that could detect when you've dozed off during a movie.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Seattle Is the First U.S. City to Let Uber, Lyft Drivers Unionize
Sharing Economy

Seattle Is the First U.S. City to Let Uber, Lyft Drivers Unionize

The ridesharing giants both opposed the measure, arguing that federal law precludes such local legislation.
4 Disruptors That Made Superior Branding Their Competitive Edge
Marketing Strategies

4 Disruptors That Made Superior Branding Their Competitive Edge

When many companies offer similar products at similar prices the customer's feel for the brand is the crucial distinction.
Larry Alton
Lyft Expected to Hit $1 Billion in Gross Annual Revenue, Co-Founder Says
Lyft

Lyft Expected to Hit $1 Billion in Gross Annual Revenue, Co-Founder Says

The Uber competitor's net revenue in 2014 was estimated at $130 million.
Uber Competitor to Give Customers Up to $100 in Trip Credit for Surge Pricing
Uber

Uber Competitor to Give Customers Up to $100 in Trip Credit for Surge Pricing

Gett, the ridesharing underdog, is going after its larger competitors in the war to win the prized New York City market.
Catherine Clifford
Great Scott! Lyft Offers Free DeLorean Rides in NYC
Lyft

Great Scott! Lyft Offers Free DeLorean Rides in NYC

In honor of Back to the Future, the company is allowing people to travel in 'McFly Mode.'
How Much Support Do Employers Owe Contract Workers?
Gig Workers

How Much Support Do Employers Owe Contract Workers?

Gig workers are demanding pay that affords them the benefits full time workers take for granted.
Tx Zhuo
In the War to Win Drivers, Lyft Sweetens Its Sell With a Few Clutch Offerings
Lyft

In the War to Win Drivers, Lyft Sweetens Its Sell With a Few Clutch Offerings

The San Francisco-based ridesharing service is hustling to put pressure on Uber.
Catherine Clifford
Uber Launches a New Carpooling Service in China
Uber

Uber Launches a New Carpooling Service in China

The service allows drivers to pick up passengers on their way to and from work.
Laura Entis