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How Uber Drivers Might Be Ripping You Off
Ridesharing Apps

How Uber Drivers Might Be Ripping You Off

Have you ever wondered why your ride cost more than you thought it should?
Lydia Belanger
What Ridesharing on Halloween Can Teach You About Incentives
Uber

What Ridesharing on Halloween Can Teach You About Incentives

Because they can't assign shifts to workers, Uber and Lyft use a variety of incentives to lure out their contract workers on the busiest days.
Lydia Belanger
Lyft: Say Goodbye to Private Car Ownership by 2025
Lyft

Lyft: Say Goodbye to Private Car Ownership by 2025

John Zimmer sees ridesharing as 'the ultimate subscription service.'
3 Ways On-Demand Companies Can Stay Within the Law
Sharing Economy

3 Ways On-Demand Companies Can Stay Within the Law

The Department of Commerce has hinted at regulations for on-demand businesses. Here's how to prepare.
David Adams
Lyft Carpool Runs Out of Gas
Lyft

Lyft Carpool Runs Out of Gas

According to reports, not enough people were using Lyft's carpool service to make it worthwhile.
U.S. Judge Dismisses Challenge to Seattle's Uber, Lyft Union Law
Unions

U.S. Judge Dismisses Challenge to Seattle's Uber, Lyft Union Law

Seattle last year became the first U.S. city to pass a law giving drivers for ride-hailing apps, as well as taxi and for-hire drivers, the right to collectively negotiate on pay and working conditions.
Seattle Judge Hears Challenge to Uber, Lyft Union Law
Uber

Seattle Judge Hears Challenge to Uber, Lyft Union Law

Seattle last year became the first U.S. city to pass a law giving drivers for ride-hailing apps, as well as taxi and for-hire drivers, the right to collectively negotiate on pay and working conditions.
Lyft Launches Premier, Its Version of Uber Select
Lyft

Lyft Launches Premier, Its Version of Uber Select

Select Premier and you'll be picked up by a high-end sedan or SUV, for double the price of a regular Lyft.
Hertz Signs Rental Deals With Uber and Lyft
Hertz

Hertz Signs Rental Deals With Uber and Lyft

With these deals Uber and Lyft drivers will be able to rent Hertz vehicles for longer periods such as several weeks or months.
Phil LeBeau
Uber, Lyft Settle Litigation Involving Top Executives
Uber

Uber, Lyft Settle Litigation Involving Top Executives

Rival ride services Uber and Lyft have settled high stakes litigation involving two of their top executives, court filings show, in advance of a trial that could have aired sensitive details about both companies.
Uber and Lyft Rivals Rush to Texas Capital After Fingerprint Fight
Uber

Uber and Lyft Rivals Rush to Texas Capital After Fingerprint Fight

About a half dozen ride-hailing firms have rushed into Texas tech hub Austin after market leaders Uber and Lyft left the city last month in a huff.
The Ridesharing Safety Issue You're Not Thinking About
Safety

The Ridesharing Safety Issue You're Not Thinking About

A recent study from ConsumerAffairs looks at the safety of Uber, Lyft and taxi cars in cities around the U.S.
Nina Zipkin
Drivers Sue Uber, Lyft Over Exit From Austin, Texas
Uber

Drivers Sue Uber, Lyft Over Exit From Austin, Texas

The companies suspended services in the city on May 9, two days after residents voted to keep the city's law requiring Uber and Lyft, just like taxi companies, to conduct fingerprint-based background checks of their drivers.
Wal-Mart to Test Grocery Delivery With Uber, Lyft
Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart to Test Grocery Delivery With Uber, Lyft

The world's largest retailer said it would begin test deliveries within the next two weeks in Denver and Phoenix.