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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Lyft Bagholders Sue Over Alleged "Misrepresentations" Ahead Of IPO

Lyft's calamitous IPO, which will likely be remembered as the most botched tech debut since Facebook's 2012 IPO glitchfest, has already devolved into an acrimonious flurry of litigation. Executives at the ride-share s.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 18th, 2019

Lyft pulls electric bikes in three U.S. cities after complaints about braking

Lyft Inc is removing several thousand electric bikes from service in its bike-share program in New York, Washington and San Francisco because of a braking problem, the ride-hailing company said on Sunday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 14th, 2019

Boeing"s stock leads Dow losers, lowers Dow"s price by 33 points

Shares of Boeing Co. slid 1.3% in morning trade Wednesday, enough to pace the Dow Jones Industrial Average's losers, and amid growing concern over the impact of the 737 MAX groundings. the price decline of $4.93.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 10th, 2019

U.S. Rail Interests See China As Major Security Risk

China's push for industrial market share around the world to prop up the country's employment base is heightening concern about the country's potential to infiltrate the U.S. freight rail system. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaApr 8th, 2019

Boeing to cut 737 Max production rate amid growing safety concerns

The company announced Friday that it will decrease the production rate from 52 planes a month to 42......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 5th, 2019

Investors Share Their Most Cringe-Worthy Misses: Term Sheet for Friday, April 5

On deals and dealmakers. BIG REGRETSOn the eve of Lyft's IPO, Twitter lit up with investors lamenting their failure to invest during the early days of the ride-hailing company. Pear VC's Pejman Nozad tweeted: "The night before the IPO of .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 5th, 2019

Lyft"s stock slump signals beginning of bumpy ride

When Lyft made its hotly anticipated debut on the public market, its stock jumped 21% to $87.24 a share, up from its offering price of $72. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 2nd, 2019

Lyft"s stock slump signals beginning of bumpy ride

When Lyft made its hotly anticipated debut on the public market, its stock jumped 21% to $87.24 a share, up from its offering price of $72. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 2nd, 2019

'Get in the right car': Check out these safety tips before hopping in an Uber or Lyft

Uber says you should wait indoors for your ride. Lyft reminds you to always rate your driver. Use these ti.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 2nd, 2019

Ahead of Indian elections, Facebook cracks down on fake accounts

The move comes amid growing concern about the spread of false information on social media......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 1st, 2019