Ride Sharing Apps (Uber, Lyft, others)

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Article waze.com

Waze CarPool - Waze Carpool


Too many cars.So many empty seats. Let's fix that.

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Article newyorker.com

How Delivery Apps Like Uber Eats May Put Your Favorite Restaurant Out of Business - The New Yorker


Elizabeth Dunn on how food-delivery apps are cutting into restaurants’ profits and eroding the dining experience.

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Article techcrunch.com

Update: Bird has raised $100 million to become the Uber of electric scooters – TechCrunch - TechCrunch (2018)


“It feels like investing in Uber when it first launched.” That’s what one investor said of the hot new Santa Monica, Calif.-based startup, Bird — an electric scooter company…

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Article blog.producthunt.com

We Tried Every Shared Bike and Scooter in San Francisco - Product Hunt (2018)


On Monday, Uber announced their acquisition of the bright-red bike-rental startup JUMP, owners of the 500+ electric, dockless bicycles scattered through the streets of San Franc...

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Article wired.com

Why Lyft Is Trying to Become the Next Subscription Business | WIRED - WIRED


After months of testing its fledgling membership program, Lyft is betting that the model that built loyal followings for Netflix and Spotify can also work for transit

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Article vox.com

California passes AB5 bill to regulate Uber, Lyft and the gig economy - Vox - Vox (2019)


Senate lawmakers passed a controversial bill, known as AB 5, after months of uproar from businesses and gig companies such as Uber and Lyft. The bill will require businesses to ...

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Article techcrunch.com

Grab picks up $2 billion more to fuel growth in post-Uber Southeast Asia – TechCrunch - TechCrunch


Grab, the ride-hailing service that struck a deal to take Uber out of Southeast Asia, has announced that it has pulled in $2 billion in new capital as it seeks to go beyond ride...

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Article washingtonpost.com

Uber and Lyft are losing money. At some point, we’ll pay for it. - The Washington Post - Washington Post


Customers will be in for a rude shock when the companies start charging us what the rides are actually worth.

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Article theguardian.com

High score, low pay: why the gig economy loves gamification - The Guardian - the Guardian (2018)


The long read: Using ratings, competitions and bonuses to incentivise workers isn’t new – but as I found when I became a Lyft driver, the gig economy is taking it to another level

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Article techcrunch.com

Xiaomi doesn’t want Lyft using its electric scooters – TechCrunch - TechCrunch


Xiaomi, the electric scooter manufacturer that a handful of the shared electric scooter services in the U.S. (like ones from Lyft, Spin and Bird) rely on, has sent a cease-and-d...

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Article techcrunch.com

Lyft beefs up car rental program for drivers - TechCrunch


As of late, Lyft has been doubling down on its messaging that it wants to reduce the amount of car ownership in the U.S. The company’s most recent example of its anti-car owners...

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