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Shuddle, the Ridesharing Service for Kiddos and Grandparents, Raises $10 Million
Ridesharing Apps

Shuddle, the Ridesharing Service for Kiddos and Grandparents, Raises $10 Million

The family-focused transportation startup has closed its Series A round.
Catherine Clifford
Uber Competitor Makes Aggressive Push in NYC With $10 Flat Fares
Uber

Uber Competitor Makes Aggressive Push in NYC With $10 Flat Fares

Transportation technology company Gett is doing its best to undercut the San Francisco-based ridesharing giant.
Catherine Clifford
Uber Pledges to Enlist a Million Female Drivers by 2020
Gender gap

Uber Pledges to Enlist a Million Female Drivers by 2020

The ride-hailing app is under the microscope due to a handful of driver assaults on passengers in some cities.
Uber Just Bought Mapping Startup deCarta
Uber

Uber Just Bought Mapping Startup deCarta

The ridesharing tech company says geolocation and navigation technology is a big part of what keeps it running efficiently.
Catherine Clifford
Secrets to Being Both an Executive and a Mom
Work-Life Balance

Secrets to Being Both an Executive and a Mom

Kira Wampler is the new chief marketing officer of the San Francisco ridesharing company Lyft. She is also a mother of two. Here's how she manages both roles.
Catherine Clifford
Lawsuits Facing Uber and Lyft Could Alter the Sharing Economy
Sharing Economy

Lawsuits Facing Uber and Lyft Could Alter the Sharing Economy

Some drivers of those companies argue they've been misclassified as independent contractors and want full employee status.
Kate Rogers
Busy Parents: Meet Shuddle, the Uber for Kids
Parenting

Busy Parents: Meet Shuddle, the Uber for Kids

Too busy or tired to give your kids a lift to school or practice? Put them in a Shuddle.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Lyft CMO: Uber Is the Wal-Mart of Transportation. We Aren't.
Lyft

Lyft CMO: Uber Is the Wal-Mart of Transportation. We Aren't.

Even as Lyft grows up, it is seeking to maintain its position as the friendly, fun ridesharing brand.
Catherine Clifford
Uber's Unlikely Rival: Your Weekly News Roundup
Weekly News Roundup

Uber's Unlikely Rival: Your Weekly News Roundup

Learn about the encouraging news for Open Internet advocates and why Beyonce is launching a food delivery service.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
These Are the Best Cities for Uber and Lyft Drivers (Infographic)
Infographics

These Are the Best Cities for Uber and Lyft Drivers (Infographic)

San Francisco-based software platform Zen99 analyzed a handful of criteria that make a metro area likely to be profitable for drivers on ridesharing platforms.
Catherine Clifford
Entrepreneurs Are Working to Uber-fy the Trucking Industry.
Sharing Economy

Entrepreneurs Are Working to Uber-fy the Trucking Industry.

Venice, Calif.-based Cargomatic, an app that connects local shippers with local truckers, just raised $8 million in VC funding.
Catherine Clifford
Uber, Lyft Face Crucial Courtroom Test Over Driver Benefits
Contract Workers

Uber, Lyft Face Crucial Courtroom Test Over Driver Benefits

Are their drivers independent contractors or employees?
Who Exactly Are Uber's Drivers?
Uber

Who Exactly Are Uber's Drivers?

As the ridesharing technology megalith continues to add billions to its coffers, here's a breakdown on Uber's drivers and what motivates them to work for the service.
Catherine Clifford
Lyft Ditches Its Fluffy Pink Mustache for a Glowstache. Good Move or Bad?
Lyft

Lyft Ditches Its Fluffy Pink Mustache for a Glowstache. Good Move or Bad?

The ridesharing service is changing its most iconic corporate identifying marker in its third year out of the gate.
Catherine Clifford