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Lyft: American transportation network company
Lyft, Inc. is a ridesharing company based in San Francisco, California and operating in 640 cities in the United States and 9 cities in Canada. It develops, markets, and operates the Lyft mobile app, offering car rides, scooters, and a bicycle-sharing system.

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House panel 'strongly' urges Uber, Lyft to take part in hearing

Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft have declined to appear at a hearing on Wednesday on ride-hailing industry issues, the chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives panel said, urging them to..
Reuters - Published

Lyft follows Uber in suing NYC over cruising time caps

Lyft Inc, following its rival Uber's move, has sued New York City seeking to nullify a new rule limiting the time its drivers are allowed to spend cruising in Manhattan without passengers, the company..
Reuters - Published

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Peloton shares fall in market debut [Video]Peloton shares fall in market debut

Shares of Peloton Interactive, the fitness startup known for on-demand workout programs on its exercise bikes, slid as much as 7% in their market debut on Thursday, indicating that investors are..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:24Published

'You get to see my little brown pinches of sugar' -YouTube phenomenon Liza Koshy [Video]'You get to see my little brown pinches of sugar' -YouTube phenomenon Liza Koshy

For the second season of "Liza on Demand," she hopes fans will get a kick out of seeing her naked. Her channel has more than 17 million subscribers and 2.5 billion views. Rough Cut (no reporter..

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CEOs call on U.S. Senate to tackle gun violence -reports [Video]CEOs call on U.S. Senate to tackle gun violence -reports

More than 100 chief executives of some of the nation's most well-known companies on Thursday called on the U.S. Senate to take action to tackle gun violence, including expanding background checks and..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:42Published

Uber And Lyft Struggle After IPO Flop [Video]Uber And Lyft Struggle After IPO Flop

Uber and Lyft have been huge flops since they debuted on Wall Street earlier this year. Shares of both companies are trading more than 30% below their initial public offering prices. Uber dropped..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

How Democratic Presidential Candidates Are Making Uber And Lyft Very, Very Happy [Video]How Democratic Presidential Candidates Are Making Uber And Lyft Very, Very Happy

Business Insider reports Uber and Lyft are raking in big money from the 2020 presidential candidates . How? In total, 18 Democratic hopefuls spent more than $87,000 on rides and meals in the first half..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

 

As LAX ends curbside pickup, here's how other airports are handling Uber, Lyft congestion

Here's how some major airports have worked to address issues of curbside congestion from Lyft and Uber rides.
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Uber, Lyft pickup areas at US airports

Here's how major airports handle Lyft and Uber rides.
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Andy Dick pleads not guilty to sexual battery charge of groping his Lyft driver

Andy Dick pleaded not guilty in Los Angeles Superior Court Friday, after facing a sexual battery count for allegedly groping his Lyft driver.
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Lyft app to display U.S. ride-hail alternatives as congestion concerns mount

Lyft Inc on Tuesday said it will roll out changes to its app, allowing users to switch between different modes of transportation at a time when U.S. cities become wary of worsening traffic caused by..
Reuters - Published

California, Uber and Lyft can find a way to compromise on drivers' benefits

Rideshare companies benefit America but shouldn't cheat drivers and passengers. Calling workers contractors costs taxpayers billions a year: Our view
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California governor expected to sign new legislation for independent workers

California Governor Gavin Newsom is expected to sign new legislation intended to help the Legion of Independent Workers in the so-called gig economy. The law would make "gig workers" eligible for..
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California Labor Bill, Near Passage, Is Blow to Uber and Lyft

The companies seem to have fallen short in efforts to dodge legislation classifying many workers in the gig economy as employees and not contractors.
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Lyft sued over alleged sexual assaults by drivers

Lawsuit claims Lyft mishandled complaints against drivers and allowed them to continue working after alleged assaults
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Eye Opener: Hurricane Dorian marches up the coast

Hurricane Dorian threatens the Carolinas with strong winds and heavy rain. Also, Lyft faces a lawsuit over allegations of sexual assault and rape among drivers. All that and all that matters in today's..
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Rape, assault allegations mount against Lyft in what new suit calls 'sexual predator crisis'

A suit filed Wednesday on behalf of 14 women accuses the ride-hailing company of failing to protect riders and inadequately responding to assaults.
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Lyft driver fatally shot on 52nd wedding anniversary. He had just called his wife to celebrate

Harold Treadwell, 71, was driving for Lyft around 12:30 a.m. Sunday when someone outside of the vehicle shot him, Phoenix police said.
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Uber drivers and other gig workers in California could see improved lifestyle under proposed law

Uber, Lyft in the crosshairs as California lawmakers look to redefine part-time job rules to boost pay, benefits for drivers.
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New York City can ban ads inside Ubers, Lyfts: U.S. appeals court

A federal appeals court on Tuesday said New York City can ban advertising inside vehicles driven for companies such as Uber and Lyft, handing a victory to the millions of passengers who it said find..
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The best credit cards for freelancers

If you work for yourself, moonlight for Uber, Postmates, Lyft, Taskrabbit, or other gig economy companies, these could be the right cards for you.
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Police sweep home in search for missing student

Salt Lake City police have searched the home of a man they call a person of interest in the disappearance of a college student. Mackenzie Lueck, 23, disappeared after taking a Lyft June 17 from an..
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Missing Utah student last seen in a park with unknown person

Her Lyft driver told investigators that the 23-year-old met an unknown individual, put her bag in the person's car, and left
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University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck took a Lyft to meet someone at a park. Now she's missing

Salt Lake City police are searching for Mackenzie Lueck, who has been missing for a week, though at this point, police are not suspecting foul play.
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University of Utah student vanishes after taking Lyft from airport

Mackenzie Lueck was last heard from around 1 a.m. on June 17 when she texted her mom saying her flight landed safely at Salt Lake City airport
CBS News - Published

NYC to go another year without new Uber and Lyft drivers

The city had originally banned ride-hail apps from signing new drivers last August as part of a plan to raise pay levels
CBS News - Published

Ex-Lyft and Uber Driver in Virginia Was Responsible for Torture in Somalia in ’80s, Jury Finds

A civil case traced the man’s journey from an army commander in Somalia to a driver in Virginia for the ride-hailing services.
NYTimes.com - Published

Lyft riders can soon dial 911 from the app

Lyft is joining Uber in adding more safety features following the death of a college student
CBS News - Published

Lyft co-founder on why your car is expendable

Self-driving cars may reshape more than our streets. In this web exclusive, correspondent David Pogue talks to David Zimmer, co-founder and president of the Lyft ride-sharing service, about the future..
CBS News - Published

Could Uber, Lyft drivers trick the apps to increase surge pricing? Experts say 'probably'

A 2017 study found that drivers can increase surge prices by collectively shutting down ride sharing apps and then quickly logging back on.
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Back-seat passengers in Uber, Lyft, rideshare vehicles face germs, safety risks

Rising awareness about the dangers of sitting in the back seat could give you pause the next time your Uber or Lyft rolls up to the curb.
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They Got Rich Off Uber and Lyft. Then They Moved to Low-Tax States.

Meet the semiretired millennials who left California for low-tax, low-stress places like Texas, as their former start-ups stampede toward the stock market.
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Uber drivers go on strike, demanding better pay and benefits

Uber and Lyft drivers went on strike in several cities across the country. They want better pay and benefits as corporate owners cash in. John Blackstone explains.
CBS News - Published

William Barr gets a rare rebuke

Plus: Uber and Lyft strikes, the royal baby and more of Wednesday's top news.
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Rideshare passengers in Atlanta react to strike

Drivers for Uber and Lyft went on strike in several cities across the country, turning off their apps for hours, to demand better wages. (May 8)
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AP Top Stories May 8 P

Here's the latest for Wednesday May 8: White House evokes executive privilege; Iran threatens to enrich its uranium stockpile; Uber and Lyft drives strike in several cities; Meghan Markle and Prince..
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Uber drivers cross Brooklyn Bridge to protest IPO

Uber and Lyft drivers turned off their apps Wednesday to protest declining wages at a time when both companies are raking in billions of dollars from investors. Striking drivers formed a caravan to..
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Uber and Lyft drivers strike to protest the treatment of their drivers

Drivers in seven other U.S. cities, as well as London, will participate in the stoppage, aimed at getting more job security and other improvements.
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Uber driver: "I'm just asking for a livable wage"

Uber and Lyft drivers are on strike in cities around the world ahead of Uber's expected IPO
CBS News - Published

Uber, Lyft strike hits LA, NYC, Boston, Chicago as drivers protest low wages

Drivers are unhappy with pay and work conditions at a time when Uber and Lyft are trying lure investors.
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Commuters urged to support Uber, Lyft strike by not using ride-sharing apps

As drivers of Uber and Lyft protest Wednesday, users on social media are urging customers to stop using the ride-sharing apps in solidarity.
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Uber, Lyft drivers on two-hour strike Wednesday

Uber and Lyft drivers in New York will participate in a two-hour strike on Wednesday morning as part of a nationwide protest of Uber's treatment of mobile app drivers.
USATODAY.com - Published Also reported by •CBS News

Lyft first-quarter revenues beat expectations, but reports loss

Heavy spending during the ride-hailing company's first reporting period since its IPO led to a $212 million loss
CBS News - Published

Uber, Lyft drivers in New York, other cities set to strike for two hours Wednesday

Drivers in seven other U.S. cities, as well as London, will participate in the stoppage, aimed at getting more job security and other improvements.
USATODAY.com - Published

Parents, would you let your kid ride an Uber or Lyft by themselves?

Uber and Lyft state that kids under 18 can't ride without being accompanied by an adult. Some do anyway, even with parental permission.
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Labor Department says gig workers aren't employees

Trump administration decision could boost bottom lines for companies like Uber, Lyft, Handy, Postmates and Doordash
CBS News - Published

Can Elon Musk's robotaxi plan help Tesla owners make $30,000 a year?

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said he is “very confident” Tesla would be able to offer robotaxis next year as a rival to ride-sharing apps like Uber and Lyft.
USATODAY.com - Published

Corporate America embraces 420 as pot legalization grows

April 20 marijuana holiday now a mainstream marketing gimmick, from Lyft's $4.20 credits to Carl's Jr.'s CBD burgers
CBS News - Published

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