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Amid growing concern over ride-share safety, Lyft announces new security features

After the death of a University of South Carolina student, Lyft is adding continuous criminal background checks and enhanced ID verification......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 16th, 2019

Lyft raises IPO price target as investor fret over missing out

Lyft Inc on Wednesday raised the price range for its initial public offering, as investors looked past the ride-hailing startup's mounting losses to the company's growing market share against larger rival Uber Technologies Inc......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 27th, 2019

The Ratings Game: Lyft gets its first buy rating ahead of IPO that’s expected to price next week

Lyft Inc. ‘s initial public offering will give investors their first chance to invest in a ride-sharing service that’s growing fast and capturing significant market share from its bigger rival Uber......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 20th, 2019

China hits out at "abnormal, immoral" attacks on Huawei

China's foreign minister lashed out Monday at "abnormal, immoral" attacks on Huawei amid growing concern, led by the US, that the telecom giant poses a security risk to the West......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 18th, 2019

DHS Announces "Strengthened Northern Border Strategy" Amid Growing Tensions Between U.S. And Canada

The updated Northern Border Strategy's release comes just days after President Donald Trump announced steel, aluminum and auto tariffs on its northern ally, citing a "national security" threat. .....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 12th, 2018

China"s Didi Vows to Step Up Security After Second Passenger Killing

Public safety has taken a back seat amid ride-hailing company Didi’s rapid expansion, founder Cheng Wei said in an apology following the killing of a female passenger......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 29th, 2018

A Second Carpool Killing Spurs China"s Didi to Improve Security

Public safety has taken a back seat amid ride-hailing company Didi’s rapid expansion, founder Cheng Wei said in an apology following the killing of a female passenger......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjAug 30th, 2018

Sheryl Sandberg Leans Into a Gale of Bad News at Facebook

Amid questions about her influence at the social network, the high-profile executive has been asked to fix safety and security issues. But can the deliberative Ms. Sandberg ride herd on a free-wheeling engineering culture?.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 4th, 2018

Sheryl Sandberg"s New Job Is to Fix Facebook"s Reputation---and Her Own

Amid questions about her influence at the social network, the high-profile executive has been asked to tackle safety and security issues. But can the deliberative Ms. Sandberg ride herd on a free-wheeling engineering culture?.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 4th, 2018

Uber CEO, continuing charm offensive, announces new safety features

Dara Khosrowshahi, who took the reins of Uber one year ago, presents it as a kinder, gentler ride-hail giant than the one predecessor Travis Kalanick made infamous. On Wednesday in Manhattan the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 5th, 2018

China"s Didi Chuxing adds new safety features after passenger murder

Didi Chuxing, China's largest ride-hailing firm, is rolling out new security systems one month after a female customer was raped and murdered by a driver, the second such fatality on its Hitch service this year. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 26th, 2018

Gov. Baker outlines ride-hailing safety bill, seeks congestion data

Ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft would face a range of new safety and data-collection regulations under new legislation outlined Wednesday by Gov. Charlie Baker......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 11th, 2019

Yelp Details Growth Plan Amid Depressed Share Price and Investor Unrest

Yelp has set out on a five-year plan that includes the rollouts of various business and consumer features. Yelp wants to shed its reputation as a site solely for restaurant reviews. Instead, it wants to become a destination fo.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 25th, 2019

Disney resorts announce Lyft as its official rideshare partner

Lyft Inc. is partnering with Disney resorts on both the East and West Coast as an official ride-share partner of the theme park giant. The San Fransisco-based ride-hailing app (Nasdaq: LYFT) along with Disney (NYSE: DIS) announced the partnership wil.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 19th, 2019

Boeing crisis, trade tensions cast pall over air show

Safety concerns, trade wars and growing security tensions in the Gulf are dampening spirits at the world's largest planemakers as they arrive at this week's Paris Airshow with little to celebrate despite bulging order books......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 16th, 2019

NYC Mayor Planning To Make Cap On New Uber, Lyft Drivers Permanent 

Ten months after NYC implemented a one-year cap on licenses for new ride-share drivers working with Uber and Lyft - and with New York's landmark congestion pricing law close to becoming a reality - Mayor Bill de Blasio is planning to make the cap.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 12th, 2019

Uber and Lyft said ride-sharing would cut traffic congestion and supplement public transit. But has it worked?

Ride-share companies like Uber and Lyft promise.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJun 7th, 2019

Ride-sharing was supposed to cut traffic congestion and supplement public transit. But has it worked?

Ride-share companies like Uber and Lyft promise.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJun 6th, 2019

Apple kicks off WWDC 2019 amid privacy and product questions

There is growing concern over how the Silicon Valley tech giant runs its app store......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 3rd, 2019

Apple kicks off developer conference amid privacy and product questions

There is growing concern over how the Silicon Valley tech giant runs its app store......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 3rd, 2019

Uber vs Lyft: Who Won the First Round of Ride-Share Earnings?

Uber reported its first quarter financial results Thursday after the markets closed......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMay 31st, 2019