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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's CFO Steps Down After Just Two Years
Leadership

Uber's CFO Steps Down After Just Two Years

Brent Callinicos joined the ride-hailing company in 2013.
SXSW: Self-Driving Audi to Make First Coast-to-Coast U.S. Drive
SXSW

SXSW: Self-Driving Audi to Make First Coast-to-Coast U.S. Drive

The 3,500-mile trip will be unmanned and launched by Delphi, the automotive supplier.
Linda Lacina
Uber, Lyft Rebuffed in Bids to Deem Drivers Independent Contractors
Legal Issues

Uber, Lyft Rebuffed in Bids to Deem Drivers Independent Contractors

The popular ride-hailing apps failed to persuade separate U.S. judges to rule that their drivers are independent contractors instead of employees.
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
Top 10 Early-Stage Venture Capital Deals of 2014
VC 100

Top 10 Early-Stage Venture Capital Deals of 2014

Check out which little-known startups and sectors landed major funding in 2014.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Uber Teams Up With Starwood Hotels, Ensuring Business Travelers Will Be Constantly Glued to Their Smartphones
Mobile

Uber Teams Up With Starwood Hotels, Ensuring Business Travelers Will Be Constantly Glued to Their Smartphones

Taking an Uber can now earn you reward points at Westin, Sheraton and other Starwood Hotel brands.
Kate Taylor
What Drove 2014's Eye-Popping $44.7 Billion in VC Fundraising
VC 100

What Drove 2014's Eye-Popping $44.7 Billion in VC Fundraising

This special coverage looks into the forces behind 2014's venture capital confidence.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
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
9 Ideas to Make a Side Income While Growing Your Business
Starting a Business

9 Ideas to Make a Side Income While Growing Your Business

What if you could get a side hustle that would help bring in a healthy secondary income to alleviate some of that financial stress?
Darrah Brustein
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 Nightmare Scenario
Uber

Uber's Nightmare Scenario

A look at how everything could go wrong for the world's hottest new company.