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Lyft Is Playing in Tinder's Sandbox
Lyft

Lyft Is Playing in Tinder's Sandbox

The ridesharing app is trying out a new feature that allows carpooling passengers to rate and message each other after a ride.
Catherine Clifford
California Man Sues Uber Claiming It Stole Ridesharing Idea
Legal Issues

California Man Sues Uber Claiming It Stole Ridesharing Idea

The complaint accusing alleges misappropriation of trade secrets and breach of contract.
This U.S. City Just Made an Unusual Move to Compete With Uber
Regulations

This U.S. City Just Made an Unusual Move to Compete With Uber

Long Beach, Calif., became the first major U.S. city to ease taxi regulations in the face of competition from ridesharing services.
Geoff Weiss
10 Tech Startups Valued Higher Than AOL's $4.4 Billion
Tech Startups

10 Tech Startups Valued Higher Than AOL's $4.4 Billion

A roundup of hot tech firms already valued at more than what AOL, a veritable Internet antique, is selling for.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Pizza Hut Is Testing Uber-Esque Delivery Tracking Tech
Pizza Hut

Pizza Hut Is Testing Uber-Esque Delivery Tracking Tech

The pizza chain is testing a tracker that lets customers know exactly where their orders are at nearly 80 locations in Texas.
Kate Taylor
Uber Takes on Food Delivery: Your Weekly News Roundup
Weekly News Roundup

Uber Takes on Food Delivery: Your Weekly News Roundup

Catch up on the latest headlines on Uber, the Apple Watch and the best place to launch a business.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
From Rides to Eats, Uber Launches New Food-Delivery Service
Uber

From Rides to Eats, Uber Launches New Food-Delivery Service

The ride-hailing tech company that has been growing at astronomical rates around the world is promising 10-minute food delivery in New York City and Chicago.
Catherine Clifford
Uber Competitor Gett Adds New Delivery Categories in 32 Cities Around the World
Ridesharing Apps

Uber Competitor Gett Adds New Delivery Categories in 32 Cities Around the World

With 20,000 drivers from New York to London to Moscow, the Gett transportation network will start delivering goods and services in July.
Catherine Clifford
What UberX and Lyft Drivers Can Do to Minimize Their Personal Liability
Legal Center

What UberX and Lyft Drivers Can Do to Minimize Their Personal Liability

The independent status of those behind the wheel raises a sticky issue.
Nellie Akalp
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Uber to Stop Using Unlicensed Cab Drivers in Germany Per Court Ruling
Legal Center

Uber to Stop Using Unlicensed Cab Drivers in Germany Per Court Ruling

The ride sharing service will also be lowering its fees.
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How Patience and Good Timing Paid Off for This Super Hot Startup
Startup Basics

How Patience and Good Timing Paid Off for This Super Hot Startup

Waiting out human behavior habits to change requires some serious patience. And maybe a bit of serendipity. Just ask BlaBlaCar.
Catherine Clifford
The Sharing Economy Is Taking Off: Get On the Rocket or Risk Being Left Behind
Sharing Economy

The Sharing Economy Is Taking Off: Get On the Rocket or Risk Being Left Behind

For business owners, the sharing economy is too big an opportunity to miss and too big a risk not to mitigate, according to a new report by PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Catherine Clifford
How Adversity Leads to Success
Entrepreneurship

How Adversity Leads to Success

Some of the world's greatest entrepreneurs succeeded, not in spite of the challenges they faced, but because of it.
Steve Tobak