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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.        ...

Commuters urged to support Uber, Lyft strike by not using ride-sharing apps

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Eyeing IPO riches, Uber drivers go on strike in U.K. and U.S. Uber drivers in London and New York started a day of strikes on Wednesday to protest the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums that in...
14:32, 05/08/2019

Uber and Lyft Pay Drivers Like Employees to Protest A Bill That Would Make Them Employees A California bill that would classify gig economy workers, such as Uber and Lyft drivers, as employees is currently winding its way through the legisl...
00:16, 07/17/2019

Uber and Lyft Are Recruiting Their Own Drivers to Lobby Against Drivers' Rights “Gig economy” tech companies that rely on armies of “independent contractors” are panicked at a bill being considered in California that could force t...
23:16, 08/29/2019

U.S. Ride Share Drivers Will Strike On May 8th Ahead of Uber IPO Uber and Lyft drivers in major U.S. cities have united to strike during peak hours on Wednesday May 8th for two hours from 7AM to 9AM local time, acco...
20:00, 05/04/2019

UK Drivers to Stage Massive Strike Coinciding With Uber's IPO Rideshare drivers across the Atlantic have plans to sign off the Uber app and spend their time protesting in four major metro areas. The message, coor...
19:16, 05/03/2019

What the Strike Ahead of Uber’s IPO Exposes About American Inequality The instant Uber shares start trading on the New York Stock Exchange Friday, lots of people and groups are going to make millions—and in some ca...
20:16, 05/07/2019

Uber’s Twisted Logic Means This Isn't a Strike. It's a Boycott Today, many Uber and Lyft drivers in major cities across the country are striking to protest their pay and working conditions, in large part because t...
03:16, 05/09/2019

Microsoft to end Office mobile apps support for older Android devices Microsoft silently updated the system requirements for its Office mobile apps and from what we understand, thing are looking bleak for Android users w...
19:32, 05/31/2019

Android Q’s gesture navigation won’t support custom home apps at launch Enlarge (credit: Android) We don't have any Beta 5 pictures yet, but here's what the gesture navigati...
20:48, 07/10/2019

Ride-hailing drivers in New York to strike ahead of Uber IPO Uber Technologies Inc's drivers in New York will go on strike next week shortly before the ride-hailing company goes public to protest what they view ...
23:32, 05/03/2019

Uber strike London: Why are drivers striking? How long will the boycott last? Hundreds of Uber drivers are expected to stage protests in cities across the UK tomorrow ahead of the rideshare firm's bumper stock market flotation t...
00:00, 05/08/2019

Report: Microsoft Is Cooking Up a Dual-Screen Surface With Support for Android Apps Computer makers have been dreaming about dual-screened laptops for a long time. Microsoft got the hype started nearly a decade ago with the Courier, a...
01:48, 06/25/2019

New York's Rideshare Organizers Clash Amid Unprecedented Uber Strike Long Island City—Just days before Uber’s expected debut on the stock market at a conservative but still-astronomical $80 to $90 billion valuation, the...
00:48, 05/09/2019

Uber drivers go on strike in London and U.S. ahead of IPO, early protests sparse Uber drivers in London and major U.S. cities held a series of strikes on Wednesday to protest the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sum...
05:00, 05/09/2019

REFILE-Ride-hailing drivers in New York to strike ahead of Uber IPO Uber Technologies Inc's drivers in New York will go on strike next week shortly before the ride-hailing company goes public to protest what they view ...
02:48, 05/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Eyeing IPO riches, Uber drivers go on strike in UK ahead of U.S. action Uber drivers in Britain started a day of transatlantic strikes on Wednesday to protest at the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums in...
12:32, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Ride-hailing drivers in New York to strike ahead of Uber IPO Uber Technologies Inc's drivers in New York will go on strike next week shortly before the ride-hailing company goes public to protest what they view ...
02:48, 05/04/2019

Foldable Surface device tipped for 2020 with 9-inch screen and support for Android apps Remember those cool concept images of what we all hoped would be a foldable Surface Phone from Microsoft? Last summer, the software giant put the so-c...
01:48, 06/24/2019

How to Support the Global Climate Strike Last week, 16-year-old activist Greta Thunberg and hundreds of other young activists protested in front of the White House, demanding action on climat...
16:16, 09/16/2019

How to Support the Amazon Prime Day Strike For the second year in a row, Amazon workers are planning to strike on Prime Day. In 2018, Amazon warehouse workers in Germany, Poland, and Spain went...
18:32, 07/12/2019

Uber to open third Latin America support center in Bogota Ride-hailing app Uber will spend $40 million over five years to open its third support center in Latin America in September in the Colombian capital B...
07:00, 05/23/2019

Uber drivers go on strike in London and New York ahead of IPO, early protests sparse Uber drivers in London and New York started a series of multi-city strikes on Wednesday to protest the disparity between gig-economy conditions and th...
21:48, 05/08/2019

Why it makes sense to see Apple’s new login button in iPhone apps that support Google and Facebook logins Apple unveiling its “Sign In with Apple” button during its iOS 13 presentation at WWDC on Monday was arguably one of the most exciting mom...
19:16, 06/05/2019

Hong Kongers Go on Strike to Support the ‘Revolution of Our Time’ For the third consecutive day, police unleashed rounds of tear gas on Hong Kong demonstrators, shrouding Monday’s general strike in all too fami...
15:16, 08/05/2019

Some Streamers Are Boycotting Twitch In Support Of The Amazon Prime Day Strike Unless you’ve got the world’s most powerful ad blocker, you’re probably painfully aware that it’s Prime Day, a holiday that Amazon made up because it ...
03:16, 07/16/2019

Uber strike London: UK drivers launch nine-hour boycott ahead of app's stock market flotation Uber drivers in London and across the UK are set to launch a nine-hour boycott of the app today in the run-up to its stock market flotation on Thursda...
14:32, 05/08/2019

Maduro’s 'collectivos' strike terror while trying to win back support of Venezuela's most vulnerable The notion of masked men on no-license-plate motorcycles shooting down hapless citizens to rob them for their loaf of bread, dispersing tear gas and e...
17:16, 05/15/2019

One-third of Americans would support preemptive nuclear strike on North Korea — even if it killed 1 million A survey by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists and YouGov asked people to consider a scenario in which North Korea had tested a long-range missile ...
15:32, 06/25/2019

Hospitals Join Strike Call In Support Of Doctors In West Bengal: Updates Doctors' Strike Live Updates: Healthcare services at several government and private hospitals in parts of the country are likely to take a hit as scor...
09:00, 06/17/2019

Cboe Global Markets Plans Listing of Options on Lyft, Inc. (LYFT) CHICAGO – April 1, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced it plans to l...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Lyft executive suggests drivers become mechanics after they're replaced by self-driving robo-taxis (LYFT) Graham Rapier / Business Insider Lyft's chief operating officer, Jon McNeill, has blunt advice for drivers worried about being replaced by autonomous...
12:16, 05/16/2019

A Lyft driver was killed on his 52nd wedding anniversary (LYFT) Isaac Brekken/Getty A Lyft driver was killed in Phoenix on Sunday, his 52nd anniversary. The company said he was not giving a ride at the time, nor w...
09:48, 08/01/2019

'What is Lyft XL?': How to request a larger Lyft ride for up to 6 passengers Getty Images A Lyft XL vehicle is large enough to accommodate up to six passengers, as opposed to the normal four passenger limit on a standard Lyft...
18:48, 09/09/2019

A sixth of ridesharing cars have unfixed safety recalls It's not just ridesharing drivers that merit some safety concerns -- the car might be a risk as well. Consumer Reports has conducted a study ind...
01:00, 05/22/2019

SpaceX launches UberPool-style ridesharing for small satellites SpaceX just announced a new ridesharing program for small satellites last night that’ll allow companies to get a seat on the Falcon 9 rocket for as li...
12:48, 08/06/2019

Online-Based Ridesharing Mobility-as-a-Service Platform for Sale A new mobility platform with an iconic brand and innovative approach to scalable modality is for sale, CNN reports. The service, which boasts nearly 1...
20:48, 05/31/2019

Ridesharing giant Didi Chuxing will offer robotaxi service in Shanghai Self-driving taxis are quickly becoming a reality well beyond the US. Chinese ridesharing giant Didi Chuxing has unveiled plans for a pilot robotaxi ...
23:48, 08/30/2019

Apple’s watchOS 6 brings new apps (and various iPhone apps) to Watch Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) SAN JOSE, Calif.—At its developer conference today, Apple described its new Apple Watch software features in d...
00:48, 06/04/2019

Uber Eats is 'critical' for Uber to make money in the future, Morningstar analyst says Uber is expected to go public later this week in one of the most anticipated initial public offerings in recent memory. However, the company has lost ...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Uber Freight is making trucking more efficient and could help Uber turn a profit The trucking industry is worth hundreds of billions of dollars per year. Uber is going after this market with Uber Freight, an online platform that ma...
21:16, 09/14/2019

Cboe Global Markets Plans Listing of Options on Uber Technologies, Inc. (UBER), on Thursday, May 16 CHICAGO – May 14, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today said it plans to l...
00:32, 05/15/2019

See inside Uber's first passenger drone, which could eventually fly passengers at 150 mph while burning no fossil fuels (UBER) Uber Uber is unveiling its first visions for passenger aircraft. The company hopes to offer air services beyond helicopters as early as 2023. We spok...
09:32, 06/12/2019

Uber just launched an Amazon-like feature that could help it cash in on millennials' mobile-shopping addiction (UBER) Matt Cardy / Stringer / Getty Images Uber has announced a new partnership with Cargo for an in-car shopping experience. By downloading the app and s...
05:00, 07/18/2019

Read the full email Uber CEO wrote to employees about why the company was laying off 400 workers (UBER) Reuters/Brendan McDermid Uber fired 400 marketing employees this week as the company seeks to streamline some bloated departments. Morale had been lo...
09:48, 08/01/2019

Uber's CEO sent an email to employees addressing its disastrous IPO, drawing on Amazon and Facebook's rough starts (UBER) Getty/Spencer Platt Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi sent an email to employees on Monday, addressing the ride-hailing giant's brutal stock-market debut. H...
23:16, 05/13/2019

Uber is opening massive new offices in Chicago and Dallas despite recent cost-cutting efforts (UBER) Raymond Boyd/Getty Images Uber has plans for massive new offices in Chicago and Dallas, the company has confirmed in recent weeks. The expansion cou...
18:48, 09/09/2019

Google Maps now allows commuters to see a preview of their drive to and from work If you drive back and forth to work every day, you might have noticed a notification on your Android phone from Google Maps that gives you a heads up ...
20:48, 05/28/2019

Free crowd-sourced app promises to help New York commuters A free, new app aims to help New York City subway riders fly through their commutes. Pigeon acts like the popular Waze app, allowing users to navigate...
05:48, 06/30/2019

Five days after heatwave meltdown... misery goes on for thousands of commuters Tens of thousands of rail commuters suffered further delays and cancellations today as services to London were still recovering from a cable meltdown....
14:16, 07/30/2019

Baby squirrel rides Boston subway with commuters Passengers on a subway in Boston were joined by a baby squirrel for their commute, initially sparking panic before the creature warmed their hearts by...
14:16, 05/01/2019

New Safety Feature for Delhi Commuters Launched on Himmat Plus App The "QR Code Scheme" feature for the Himmat Plus safety app has been designed to enhance the safety and security of commuters, particularly of women....
10:32, 08/24/2019

Video: NYC commuters take down man for shoving straphanger onto subway tracks Wild video obtained exclusively by The Post shows a group of good Samaritans banding together to bring a crazed subway maniac to justice — after he al...
00:48, 08/02/2019

Uber wants to gain more users by getting people to stop using Uber Starting April 30, Londoners will be able to view public transport information alongside fares and wait times on the Uber app, to see if taking the tu...
00:00, 05/01/2019

Google Maps update brings two new important features for commuters Google launched two new features for Maps, which will greatly help those using public transportation to commute every day. The new features, live traf...
22:32, 06/27/2019

Kitchen devices resembling bombs cause havoc for New York commuters Kitchen appliances resembling pressure cookers were left in two Manhattan locations on Friday, disrupting automobile and subway travel during the morn...
04:32, 08/17/2019

145 Municipal Schools Provide Temporary Shelter To Mumbai Commuters In the wake of hundreds of commuters stranded at railway stations due to incessant rains in the metropolis on Wednesday, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Co...
03:16, 09/05/2019

Minister axes Southeastern rail franchise bid and vows better service for commuters Transport Secretary Grant Shapps today axed a contest to run a busy London rail service as he vowed to "bring punctuality back to Britain's railways"....
00:48, 08/08/2019

NYPD photo shows subway brake bandit who’s irking commuters Police on Thursday released images and video of the subterranean saboteur who they say yanked the emergency brake during rush-hour on a Manhattan subw...
16:32, 05/23/2019

Trio of goats wandering on rail tracks cause delays for London commuters A trio of escaped goats caused havoc for London commuters this morning after they broke out of their farm enclosure and started explored the railway t...
13:00, 06/07/2019

Uber Lit $1 Billion on Fire Last Quarter Because That's What Uber Does In its first earnings as a public company, Uber posted losses of $1 billion over the previous quarter, more or less matching investor expectations, be...
02:32, 05/31/2019

New train timetable changes: UK commuters hit by delays on key London route on start of new summer schedule Tens of thousands of mainline rail commuters suffered delays today as the introduction of a new summer timetable was hit by a track failure on a key L...
18:00, 05/20/2019

Tokyo commuters told to work from home to avert Olympic transport nightmare More than half a million people in Tokyo are being asked to work from home as part of a trial scheme aimed at tackling transport congestion ahead of t...
18:16, 07/16/2019

Thousands of Tokyo commuters told to work from home to avoid Olympic crush Employees will stay home for two weeks as part of mass trial to take pressure off crowded public transport systemHundreds of thousands of employees in...
12:00, 07/16/2019

Train delays: more chaos for commuters due to power cables which metled in last week's heatwave Rail chaos continued for tens of thousands of commuters today after engineers worked through the night to fix overhead power cables which melted in la...
10:48, 07/29/2019

London weather latest: Commuters advised not to travel as flooding prompts transport chaos Commuters have been warned not to travel on Tuesday morning after severe flooding prompted transport chaos, with dozens of trains cancelled and roads ...
09:32, 06/11/2019

Train delays: more chaos for commuters due to power cables which melted in last week's heatwave Rail chaos continued for tens of thousands of commuters today after engineers worked through the night to fix overhead power cables which melted in la...
17:16, 07/29/2019

UAW hourly workers hope for short strike against GM as strike begins Standing in light rain on the first day of the GM strike, UAW workers say they're unified but eager to get a deal brokered.    &#...
16:16, 09/16/2019

British Airways strike: Thousands of angry customers vent fury over cancelled flights due to strike action British Airways has been inundated with messages from angry customers after thousands of passengers received emails overnight to say their flights had...
03:00, 08/25/2019

Amit Shah Tweets "Another Strike On Pak... ". RJD Says "Strike On Encephalitis" A hundred children have died due to encephalitis in Bihar's Muzaffarpur in the last 16 days. Nearly 300 children have been admitted to the Intensive C...
11:48, 06/17/2019

St Pancras delays: Commuters stuck in train tunnel for two hours forced to walk along track due to cable problems Commuters were forced to walk along train tracks to St Pancras station after overhead cable problems left them stuck in a tunnel for two hours on Frid...
23:32, 08/23/2019

'Uber Copters': Uber will offer $200 helicopter flights in New York City this summer Uber announced that active users will get access to Uber Copter, a new service from Manhattan to the John F. Kennedy International Airport.  ...
03:16, 06/07/2019

Uber Wants to Be the Uber of Everything---But Can It Make a Profit? The ride-hailing company, headed for its IPO next week, aims to dominate the world of transportation, from food delivery to freight. It’s still not ma...
00:48, 05/04/2019

Read the pitch deck that Uber founder Garrett Camp created for the ride-hailing giant back in 2008 – before the company became the $120 billion giant it is today (UBER) It's a big year for Uber. The first name in ride-hailing had a ton of hype around it for the first half of 2019 thanks to its IPO. And though the $8 b...
09:48, 07/27/2019

TfL Northern Line delays: signal failure to hit evening rush hour as commuters warned chaos could continue tomorrow morning TfL warns there will be no southbound service Camden Town to Kennington (via Bank) for rest of day Passengers urged to complete journeys by 9.30pm Sig...
19:32, 07/09/2019

Meet the man wowing commuters with 'boxing-style' train announcements A Transport for London announcer who has become an online sensation with his energetic boxing-style train introductions says he loves being able to br...
14:32, 08/17/2019

South Western Railway strike: passengers complain of 'chronic overcrowding' in trains on day three of strike Commuters are facing a fresh bout of travel chaos as the third day of South Western Railway (SWR) staff's strike over the role of train guards gets un...
10:16, 06/20/2019

Central Line delays: Chaos as commuters trapped underground 'for over an hour' after Tube breakdown Commuters travelling in east London have faced chaos after a Central Line failure left "babies and elderly people stuck" underground for up to an hour...
22:00, 08/23/2019

Commuters on London's busiest routes facing year's delay for £900m fleet of driver-only trains A £900 million fleet of new trains designed to ease overcrowding on some of London's busiest commuter routes could be up to a year late arriving, it w...
18:32, 09/02/2019

London Victoria station disruption: Commuters told to completely avoid using mainline station after engineering train derails Commuters are facing transport chaos after a night-time engineering train derailed just outside of London Victoria, disrupting services to and from th...
09:16, 07/09/2019

British Airways strike latest: Heathrow Terminal 5 reduced to 'ghost town' by 48-hour pilots' strike British Airways' Terminal 5 Heathrow base was a "ghost town" today as its worst ever pilots' strike grounded all but five of its scheduled 850 flights...
20:48, 09/09/2019

U.N. urged by own staff to look at its climate footprint Close to 2,000 United Nations employees have called for the global body to reduce its carbon footprint, including through curbs on their own diplomati...
21:32, 09/20/2019

U.S. Government Urged to Boost Technology R&D The federal government needs to do more to support the development of innovative technology as U.S. productivity falls and foreign tech hubs gain clou...
10:32, 05/23/2019

Florida residents urged to kill iguanas ‘whenever possible’ Non-native species has begun to flourish in state’s warm climate and is causing damageNon-native iguanas are multiplying so rapidly in south Florida t...
13:48, 07/04/2019

Barclays urged to stop coal and oil investments A group of Barclays' investors has written to the boss of the bank urging him to stop funding companies involved in coal mining or oil sands exploitat...
19:48, 05/01/2019

Police: ‘All Canadians’ urged to be vigilant for suspects Canadian police will conduct a door-to-door canvas in two communities in Manitoba over the next three days while pressing the search for two suspects ...
00:32, 07/27/2019

Bahrain urged to halt imminent execution of two men UN official issues last-minute appeal amid reports pair may be executed in next 24 hoursA last-minute appeal to stop the imminent execution of two men...
23:16, 07/26/2019

Be polite when you stop and search, Met officers are urged A senior police adviser teaching officers to conduct "polite" stop and searches has said the controversial tactic cannot stop London's blade epidemic ...
21:48, 06/24/2019

Catholic nuns urged to speak out about sex abuse VATICAN CITY — The umbrella group of Catholic nuns is urging religious sisters around the world to speak out about sexual abuse by priests and other a...
23:32, 05/24/2019

| UK's Johnson urged to embrace no-deal Brexit Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage urged British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to lead Britain out of the EU without a divorce deal, threatening to fight...
19:16, 08/28/2019

Prince Andrew urged to tell all he knows about Jeffrey Epstein Lawyer for abuse victim asks prince to support investigation into late financier’s crimesPrince Andrew should give sworn testimony on “everything he k...
21:00, 08/19/2019

| Mane urged to join Real Madrid Liverpool star Sadio Mane has been urged by the head of the Senegalese football association Saee Seck to join Real Madrid for the good of his career....
16:00, 07/14/2019

UN urged to act over 'purge' of Turkey's lawyers by Erdoğan Law Society leads alert over ‘systematic undermining’ of judiciary system and fair trialsTrust in Turkey’s justice system is being undermined by the s...
02:16, 07/19/2019

Judges urged to back MPs' recall if they rule against prorogation Final arguments at supreme court raise question of who has power to bring parliament backParliament should be allowed to reassemble next week, the sup...
23:32, 09/19/2019

Scotland urged to invest in nuclear to hit climate goals Massive increase in low-carbon energy needed to hit goal of net zero by 2045, inquiry saysScotland should consider new nuclear power stations, investi...
19:48, 06/17/2019

Ministers urged to delay porn 'block' for third time The government is under pressure to delay its controversial online pornography age verification scheme for a third time, or risk "nefarious" companies...
21:48, 06/19/2019

Government urged to set up $1bn fund to help farmers protect the environment Long-awaited review says government should consider farming interests before listing threatened speciesThe environment minister should consider farmin...
11:00, 06/27/2019

EU urged to open more doors to Albania, North Macedonia The European Commission has implored EU nations to start membership talks with Albania and North Macedonia. But while the two countries may have taken...
20:16, 05/29/2019

VW, SEC urged by judge to resolve civil diesel suit The federal judge in California earlier questioned why the regulator waited two years to sue the automaker, which has paid billions in fines and buyba...
04:32, 08/17/2019

FTC urged by child advocates to investigate Amazon’s Alexa Consumer advocates say the kids’ version of Amazon’s Alexa won’t forget what children tell it, even after parents try to delete the ...
09:16, 05/09/2019

All Germans urged to wear kippah in protest against antisemitism Call for solidarity follows warning that Jews wearing cap face abuse and attacksGermans of all faiths and none are being urged to wear kippah skullcap...
17:00, 05/31/2019

Catholic nuns urged to speak out about, confront sex abuse VATICAN CITY (AP) — The umbrella group of Catholic nuns is urging religious sisters around the world to speak out about sexual abuse by priests and ot...
14:00, 05/24/2019

EU urged to start accession talks with Albania, N. Macedonia The European Commission is urging EU nations to open membership talks with Albania and North Macedonia, saying the two Balkans countries “have deliver...
16:16, 05/29/2019

Germans urged to wear Jewish yarmulke in solidarity Anti-Semitism Commissioner Felix Klein has called on Germans to don the yarmulke skullcap worn by Jewish men ahead of an anti-Israel protest. The Cent...
08:32, 05/28/2019

Canada urged to take international action on Rohingya genocide Thirty-four senators and more than 100 human-rights organizations and advocates sent a joint letter to Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland this...
07:00, 06/28/2019

Japanese urged not to see rare fish as omen of earthquakes Theory linking seismic activity and appearance of rare oarfish fails to hold waterPeople in Japan hoping to predict the next big earthquake should ign...
07:32, 08/15/2019

Google Urged by Activists to Break Up Before Regulators Force It To Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest Internet ad seller to split into diff...
17:48, 06/19/2019

German health insurers urged to end homeopathy refunds The head of the main doctors' association and the SPD's health specialist have called for an end to refunds for homeopathy treatments in Germany. Thei...
21:32, 07/11/2019

Republican who blamed shootings on gay marriage urged to resign Ohio state representative’s screed against cannabis and liberal ‘snowflakes’ goes too far even for her own partyA Republican state representative in O...
20:16, 08/06/2019

Burkina Faso urged to avoid curbs on security reporting A U.S.-based journalists' rights group urged Burkina Faso's government on Wednesday to nix a bill that would impose stiff prison sentences on media th...
19:32, 07/09/2019

Ships urged to alert navies before sailing through Strait of Hormuz Shipping associations have called on ship owners to inform Britain's navy of their movements before sailing into the Middle East Gulf and Strait of Ho...
23:16, 07/22/2019

Chancellor urged to double funding to tackle climate crisis Charities write to Sajid Javid requesting increase of spending from £17bn to £42bn over next three yearsBritain’s biggest environmental groups have wa...
16:32, 09/02/2019

'Own up to reality': 2020 Democrats urged to confront US racial divide As the NAACP gathered in Detroit, leaders warned presidential hopefuls not to shy away as Trump fans the flamesIn August 2016, Donald Trump stood befo...
12:16, 07/28/2019

Plastics pollution? Course urged golfers to hit balls into Lake Michigan A diver and photographer commissioned by the Free Press found hundreds of balls in Lake Michigan off Arcadia Bluffs' 12th hole.   ...
03:00, 07/24/2019

Europe is being urged to spend, but some nations are showing little appetite for change EU nations are at odds on how to change rules on government spending in the 28-member bloc — an impasse that could potentially halt plans to revive th...
15:48, 09/17/2019

Whistleblower: Trump ‘Urged’ Ukraine’s President to Investigate Biden’s Son (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump urged the new leader of Ukraine this summer to investigate the son of former Vice President Joe Biden, a p...
20:17, 09/21/2019

European Commission urged to develop regulations for Hyperloop projects Hyperloop Transportation Technologies presented European officials with a framework to jump-start creation of deployment rules for the mobility system...
19:48, 05/23/2019

City urged to attach 'climate risk' reports to pensions MPs want mandatory climate reporting within three years to avoid risk to investmentsBritain’s biggest companies, investors and pension funds must come...
11:48, 08/13/2019

Britons urged to help record influx of painted lady butterflies High numbers have reached UK in past six weeks and many of their offspring will emerge during Big Butterfly CountWildlife lovers are being urged to he...
10:32, 07/19/2019

| Nigerian president urged to sign African trade deal A special government panel has recommended that President Muhammadu Buhari sign Nigeria up for a landmark African free trade agreement, ahead of a key...
15:32, 06/28/2019

Kashmir pilgrims urged to leave area at once after explosives found Tensions rise in Indian-administered region following intelligence warning of attacks Tourists and Hindu pilgrims visiting a Himalayan cave shrine in ...
17:16, 08/02/2019

Trump Is Urged to Fire Kellyanne Conway for Hatch Act Violations The agency that enforces federal law barring partisan politics in the government called Ms. Conway a “repeat offender” and recommended she be dismisse...
21:00, 06/13/2019

Trump urged to move agencies out of DC, reward struggling communities President Trump is being encouraged to take a major step to “drain the swamp” by relocating federal agencies outside the Beltway to struggling communi...
21:48, 05/06/2019

People Urged to Stop Vaping Following More Deaths, Hundreds of Illnesses Federal health authorities are urging people to stop using electronic smoking products while they investigate the death of a third person from a myste...
02:16, 09/07/2019

Walmart Retaliates Against Worker Who Urged Employee Walkout Over Gun Sales Following a pair of deadly mass shootings over the weekend, including one at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, a Walmart e-commerce category specialist, Th...
02:48, 08/07/2019

Meyer texts urged Smith to stay, spurn Alabama Former Ohio State coach Urban Meyer encouraged former assistant Zach Smith to remain on the Buckeyes staff in January 2018 rather than accept a positi...
17:16, 08/03/2019

Singapore urged to make changes to proposed bill against online falsehoods Government should cement its pledge not to use the law to stifle free speech by amending key components in the draft bill, such as including a clause ...
00:16, 05/02/2019

G20 leaders urged to denounce Japan's 'cruel assault' on whales Environmentalists from around the world urged global leaders at the G20 summit on Friday not to "turn a blind eye" to what they called a "cruel assaul...
04:16, 06/28/2019

China says Xi urged Trump to ease North Korea sanctions Chinese President Xi Jinping urged U.S. President Donald Trump to ease sanctions on North Korea during their meeting in Japan last month, China's Fore...
12:48, 07/12/2019

Malta urged to drop libel lawsuits against Daphne Caruana Galizia Council of Europe warns cases transferred to late journalist’s family jeopardise sourcesThe Council of Europe’s human rights commissioner has urged Ma...
23:32, 09/19/2019

Michael Flynn urged Mueller critic to ‘keep pressure on’ while cooperating in case Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn urged a congressional critic of the Mueller investigation to “keep the pressure on” even as...
16:32, 05/18/2019

China detains employee of Britain's Hong Kong mission, UK urged to act A Chinese national working at Britain's Hong Kong consulate has been detained in China's border city of Shenzhen for violating the law, the Chinese fo...
12:48, 08/21/2019

WhatsApp Exploit Allowed Hackers to Snoop, Users Urged to Update App WhatsApp says a vulnerability in the popular communications app let mobile phones be infected with sophisticated spyware with a missed in-app call alo...
10:00, 05/14/2019

U.S. appeals court urged to revive hotel 'emoluments' case against Trump The top lawyers for Maryland and the District of Columbia on Monday urged an appeals court to reconsider its dismissal of their lawsuit accusing Presi...
03:16, 08/28/2019

UN-backed intercultural dialogue forum urged to keep working to ‘bridge gap between the like-minded’ As a United Nations-baked intercultural forum drew to a close in Baku, Azerbaijan, the participants agreed that the journey to a better world, fuelled...
05:16, 05/04/2019

North Korea urged by swim worlds organizers to send a team GWANGJU, South Korea (AP) — With North Korea so far declining to send a team, organizers of the aquatics world championships in South Korea in July ar...
13:48, 05/23/2019

Mother of migrant father who drowned with young daughter said she urged him not to try and reach the US The mother of a Salvadoran man who drowned with his young daughter while trying to reach US soil said she urged her son not to leave, fearing danger w...
21:16, 06/26/2019

Assad urged Syrian refugees to come home. Many are being welcomed with arrest and interrogation. Returnees have been subjected to harassment or extortion by security agencies, as well as detention and torture, say returnees and human rights monito...
23:48, 06/02/2019

Facebook urged to shut down groups selling fake Amazon reviews Dozens of Facebook groups have been promoting fake Amazon reviews despite a regulator warning the social media company about the practice, the consume...
16:48, 08/06/2019

Top hospital urged to drop 'predatory' lawsuits over unpaid medical bills Activists rally against Johns Hopkins hospital in Baltimore, which has filed more than 2,400 lawsuits against patients and employeesCampaigners are ca...
20:32, 07/22/2019

'Shock' investment urged to stem flow of Central American migrants Regional leaders on Friday called for "shock" investment in infrastructure in Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador to reduce the number of migrants flo...
07:32, 08/24/2019

Lib Dems urged to back Corbyn as interim PM to stop no-deal Brexit Party finds itself isolated after opposition figures - and some Tories - say they would back Labour planThe Liberal Democrats were under growing press...
21:00, 08/15/2019

Press Council Urged To Step In After Finance Ministry Blocks Access Several media bodies Thursday wrote to Press Council of India chairman Chandramauli Kumar Prasad, seeking his direction to the Finance Ministry to wit...
09:16, 07/12/2019

Cycle hire firms urged to help clear dumped bikes from canals Trust says it is recovering 100 bikes a year – docked, dockless, even electric – in London aloneHundreds of dockless bikes are being dumped in canals ...
16:16, 07/21/2019

Xi Jinping Urged Trump To "Show Flexibility" Over North Korea Sanctions Chinese President Xi Jinping urged US President Donald Trump to "show flexibility" towards North Korea, including the "timely" easing of sanctions, at...
09:48, 07/02/2019

Govt urged to crack down on 'gambling' loot boxes in games like FIFA Loot boxes that have seen players rack up huge bills in popular games like FIFA should be recognised as a form of gambling and banned from being sold...
06:48, 09/13/2019

Narayan Rane Urged Me To Save Son In Assault Case: Chandrakant Patil Senior BJP leader and Maharashtra minister Chandrakant Patil, in a video that surfaced on Monday, has claimed Rajya Sabha leader Narayan Rane had urge...
08:00, 07/09/2019

People in Bahamas taking pictures of Hurricane Dorian urged to take shelter As Hurricane Dorian, the second-strongest Atlantic hurricane since 1950, struck the Bahamas on Sunday as a catastrophic Category 5 storm with 185 mph,...
04:00, 09/02/2019

Bahamians urged to carry hammers in case they are trapped in flooded homes Officials in the hurricane-ravaged Bahamas urged residents on Monday to grab hammers and flotation devices in case floodwaters trap them in their atti...
03:48, 09/03/2019

Hundreds of children die in Philippine dengue epidemic as local action urged Health ministry calls for greater efforts to deal with mosquito-borne disease at village level as death toll reaches four figuresThe Philippine health...
13:00, 09/12/2019

Justice Department staff had urged rejection of Sprint-T-Mobile merger Justice Department staff reviewing the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint had recommended that the U.S. government sue to block the $26 billion de...
01:00, 05/23/2019

Sturgeon urged to ditch plan to cut aviation tax to meet emissions goal Scotland should aim to reach zero carbon faster than UK as whole, says green bodyNicola Sturgeon has been urged to abandon her plans to cut aviation t...
03:16, 05/02/2019

2 clients at New Mexico spa offering 'vampire facial' diagnosed with HIV, others urged to get tested Two clients at a New Mexico spa that offered “vampire facials” were diagnosed with HIV after receiving treatments, prompting health officials to urge ...
17:16, 04/30/2019

Australia urged to move away from oil dependency or risk fuel supply crisis Submission to government review calls for urgent uptake of electric vehicles, a boost to public transport and tightening of efficiency standardsAustra...
22:00, 07/17/2019

Scottish government urged to regulate grouse moors after golden eagles vanish Call to outlaw intensive grouse shooting after disappearance of two juvenile eaglesConservationists have urged the Scottish government to regulate gro...
16:48, 07/01/2019

Germans urged to wear Jewish skullcap ahead of anti-Israel protests Germany's anti-Semitism commissioner has asked all citizens to wear the kippah in solidarity with the Jewish community, in the run-up to planned anti-...
19:16, 05/28/2019

Hundreds of thousands urged to flee as heavy rain hits southern Japan Torrential rain pounded Japan's southwestern major island of Kyushu on Monday, hitting 14 inches in 24 hours in one area and triggering landslides and...
11:16, 07/01/2019

Australia urged to invest in recycling manufacturing after Indonesia sends rubbish back Kickstart the domestic market so Asian countries rejecting Australian waste is no longer a problem, industry suggestsIndonesia and other countries rej...
20:16, 07/10/2019

Trump urged Ukraine president eight times during call to investigate Joe Biden's son, report says The Wall Street Journal's report came as a top Ukraine official said Trump "is looking" for Ukraine officials to investigate Biden's son "to...
23:17, 09/20/2019

Gladys Berejiklian urged to rule out logging in Murray Valley national park Labor says deputy premier John Barilaro’s plan is outrageous while the Greens label it ‘criminal’New South Wales Labor has demanded Gladys Berejiklian...
13:32, 07/11/2019

Justice Department staff urged blocking $26 billion merger of Sprint and T-Mobile The recommendation — confirmed by a source familiar with the Justice Department’s thinking — came before the two wireless providers offered new conces...
01:00, 05/23/2019

Trump urged to ignore Supreme Court, print census question: 'Because we should,' GOP lawmaker says A Republican congressman from Texas encouraged President Trump Tuesday to ignore the Supreme Court and print the census survey with the question about...
11:16, 07/05/2019

U.S. Treasury denies Mnuchin urged firms to seek Huawei blacklist exemptions The U.S. Treasury on Thursday denied a published report that Secretary Stephen Mnuchin had urged any company to apply for exemptions to the U.S. Comme...
17:32, 07/11/2019

A wise, broken George Clooney urged Ben Affleck to pass on playing Batman Earlier this year Ben Affleck finally achieved his dream of not playing Batman. In total, Affleck’s career as the caped crusader spanned three movies—...
20:48, 05/14/2019

Theresa May urged not to put Brexit plans to Commons vote - with fears of biggest defeat yet Theresa May's bid to force MPs to back her Brexit plans by portraying it as a "binary" choice between leaving the EU or not was rebuffed today — setti...
18:00, 05/20/2019

Young, Pregnant Urged To Take Blood Tests For Lead After Notre-Dame Fire The Paris health authorities have urged children and pregnant women living around Notre-Dame cathedral to have the levels of lead in their blood check...
05:16, 06/06/2019

Boris Johnson urged to justify 'awarding public funds to close friend' PM allegedly gave money and access to trade missions to US entrepreneur Jennifer Arcuri while mayorBoris Johnson is under pressure to explain why he a...
16:16, 09/22/2019

Mike Pompeo Urged To Raise Almond Tariff Issue With PM Modi During Meet Ahead of his visit to India next week, an influential American lawmaker on Friday urged Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to take up the issue of increas...
00:32, 06/22/2019

Macron urged to take action after British man abandons rowing machine up Mont Blanc French President Emmanuel Macron has been urged to take action after British tourist Matthew Disney abandoned a rowing machine close to the summit of ...
17:48, 09/04/2019

Governments at UN forum on development urged to close spending gaps, honour aid commitments The main UN platform following up on Member States’ actions to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) continued its work Monday taking up th...
02:16, 07/18/2019

Mueller urged to talk freely and resist Trump officials' bid to limit testimony Democrats say DoJ ‘boundaries’ warning can be ignoredMueller to testify on Wednesday in two separate sessionsDemocrats are urging Robert Mueller, the ...
08:16, 07/24/2019

House passes tribal casino bill one week after Trump urged GOP to oppose it The president had urged Republicans to vote against the measure, which is opposed by a key White House ally. Nearly four-dozen Republicans crossed par...
00:00, 05/16/2019

Unesco urged to remove Belgian festival from heritage list over 'savage' in blackface Anti-racism activists across Europe call four-day carnival in Ath an ‘act of symbolic violence towards black communities’Anti-racism campaigners have ...
13:00, 08/20/2019

Xi Jinping Urged Donald Trump To Ease North Korea Sanctions, Says China Chinese President Xi Jinping urged US President Donald Trump to ease sanctions on North Korea during their meeting in Japan last month, China's Foreig...
12:32, 07/12/2019

Revealed: Republican lawmaker and ally urged crowd to prepare for civil unrest Audio obtained by the Guardian shows Matt Shea said ‘communists are lying in wait’ and associate told audience to collect ‘an AR-15’ and ‘rounds of am...
21:32, 05/01/2019

Kawhi Leonard urged to stay with Toronto Raptors during team's championship parade Toronto Raptors fans are doing everything they can to convince Kawhi Leonard not to leave the organization when he hits the free-agent market come the...
20:48, 06/17/2019

Lyft Synks Look at them up there in the pic—Lyft CEO Logan Green, President John Zimmer, and a whole bunch of other employees that Getty wasn’t interested in nam...
02:16, 05/08/2019

Departing advisers urged John Hickenlooper to quit White House race: source Five senior advisers are leaving the 2020 U.S. presidential campaign of Democrat John Hickenlooper after staff urged the former Colorado governor to q...
22:16, 07/02/2019

Premier league football clubs urged to pay minimum wage to cleaners, caterers and stewards Premier league football clubs are being urged to pay staff a real living wage, because their earnings do not cover the cost of living, charity Citizen...
14:48, 08/09/2019

Owners urged to snub fashion as high cost of flat-faced dogs revealed Purebreds such as pugs and French bulldogs are gaining popularity but struggle with rising temperaturesFlat-faced dog breeds cost twice as much in vet...
01:32, 07/06/2019

Toronto Raptors urged by mayor to visit Ottawa over Washington: 'Forget the White House' The Toronto Raptors are set to have their NBA championship victory parade Monday but a decision has yet to be made about whether the team will end up ...
20:48, 06/17/2019

Global chemical firms urged to source responsibly after lethal China blast: study A prominent Chinese environmental group has called on chemicals multinationals to stop "cutting corners" by outsourcing business to Chinese suppliers ...
07:32, 05/21/2019

Amazon rainforest fires: global leaders urged to divert Brazil from 'suicide' path Experts say international pressure may be only way to sway Bolsonaro governmentInternational pressure may be the only way to stop the Brazilian govern...
03:00, 08/24/2019

Lyft wants to be your ride to and from concerts Lyft is hitting the music festival circuit this summer. The ridesharing company announced today a partnership with entertainment giant AEG to be the e...
10:00, 06/28/2019

Lyft is experimenting with car rental Lyft is just one of a whole fleet of companies hoping to change the way we get from A to B with ride-hailing, autonomous cars, bicycles and electric s...
13:48, 05/13/2019

Swimmers urged to take precautions with blue-green algae warning in effect along Saint John River New Brunswickers will be looking for ways to cool off this weekend, but if you're swimming in lakes and rivers, you're being advised to keep a close e...
03:32, 07/20/2019

Thomas Cook news: Last ditch talks continue as government urged to save tour operator The Government is being urged to step in to save Thomas Cook from going out of business amid a possible collapse that could leave thousands of holiday...
17:48, 09/21/2019

Chinese official urged Hong Kong villagers to drive off protesters before violence at train station A week before suspected triad gang members attacked protesters and commuters at a rural Hong Kong train station last Sunday, an official from China's ...
13:16, 07/26/2019

Lyft will now let passengers specify their preferred pronouns June is LGBT Pride month, and as part of its observance, ride share company Lyft has announced a new feature which lets passengers and drivers specify...
22:48, 06/04/2019

Lyft donates $150,000 in rides to Raices Company to provide credits to organization providing legal aid to immigrants, while riders can contribute through appThe ride-hailing company Lyft wil...
00:32, 07/02/2019

Lyft Still Desperately Wants Its Own Drivers to Oppose AB5 A contentious bill that puts a stake into the heart of the worker misclassification schemes buoying Uber, Lyft, Doordash, and other overvalued gig wor...
03:16, 09/12/2019

No leads in murder of AZ Lyft driver (KPNX) – An Arizona woman wants to know who killed her husband of 52 years. Police have no leads in who fired a bullet that killed 71-year-old Harold ...
00:48, 08/09/2019

Lyft adds NYC subway directions to its app Lyft's support for public transportation will soon include one of the biggest mass transit systems on the planet. The ridesharing firm is rolling...
22:16, 07/19/2019

Some People Can Now Rent Cars Through Lyft, Though We're Not Sure Why They Would Lyft disrupted the taxi space. Then it invented the bus. Then it got into scooters. Now, it’s created a service that’s like Enterprise Rent-A-Car exce...
02:48, 09/08/2019

You can now rent a Citi Bike through the Lyft app in NYC Lyft users in New York and Jersey City can now rent a Citi Bike on the app. After some beta-testing with 20 percent of users, Lyft has now fully-integ...
19:16, 05/23/2019

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson urged by more than 100 cross-party MPs to recall parliament over no-deal threat Boris Johnson has been urged by more than 100 MPs from across the Commons to immediately recall parliament from the summer recess, amid claims of a "n...
18:16, 08/18/2019

Giants draft pick Corey Ballentine called teammate's family about shooting, witnesses urged to come forward Just hours after celebrating being selected as the New York Giants’ sixth-round draft pick, cornerback Corey Ballentine had to make a heartbreaking ca...
23:16, 04/29/2019

Hurricane Dorian latest: Massive flooding unleashed across Bahamas as people urged to find flotation devices Hurricane Dorian has caused massive flooding across the Bahamas, pounding the islands with so much wind and water that people were urged to find flota...
00:01, 09/03/2019

Investors who want to make the world better should think twice about buying Lyft Many riders have opted for Lyft over Uber in recent years because it is seen as the "ethical" choice in rideshare, yet for investors who care about ES...
19:32, 04/28/2019

Lyft expands bike rentals to Washington DC Lyft has expanded beyond traditional rideshare and into other areas like car rentals and transport to and from events. Now, it is updating its app to ...
21:00, 06/28/2019

Lyft expands wheelchair accessible rides in LA and SF Lyft is testing a special line of cars just for riders who use wheelchairs. The ridesharing company announced today that it was piloting a new WAV (wh...
20:00, 07/09/2019

Lyft has completed 55,000 self-driving rides in Las Vegas One year ago, Lyft launched its self-driving ride service in Las Vegas. Today, the company announced its 30-vehicle fleet has made 55,000 trips. That ...
18:16, 05/31/2019

Lyft hires ex-Google engineer to be its new head of AI Lyft announced today that it is hiring Tal Shaked, an engineer who previously worked at Google, to serve as its first-ever head of machine learning an...
23:32, 05/01/2019

Lyft just started experimenting with car rentals in San Francisco Between offering on-demand rides and peppering cities with electric scooters, Lyft has been pushing hard to minimize the need to actually own a car. N...
19:00, 05/10/2019

Lyft Reports Strong Revenue Growth Lyft posted strong growth in its first quarterly report as a public company, with revenue nearly doubling from the year before, even as losses continu...
22:32, 05/07/2019

‘Woke’ Lyft hit with 7 sexual assault lawsuits in a day On August 1 2019, Lyft was hit with seven sexual assault lawsuits from women who were allegedly raped or assaulted by their drivers — and still charge...
11:48, 08/22/2019

Lyft also trying out PIN-based airport pickups in Portland Lyft wants to speed up airport pickups with some changes to how it matches drivers. The rideshare company is debuting a PIN-based pickup feature at Po...
09:32, 05/14/2019

Lyft outlines its disaster response strategy Lyft just illustrated how it will respond in the middle of a crisis. The company has introduced a Disaster Relief Access Program that promises suppor...
04:48, 07/04/2019

Pregnant women and children living near Notre Dame urged to undergo blood tests over lead exposure fears Women and children living around the Notre-Dame Cathedral are being urged to undergo blood testing after officials reveal residents are at risk of lea...
20:32, 06/04/2019

| Johnson fails again | Hong Kong residents urged to reject violence: WATCH the top world news videos for today UK lawmakers reject Johnson's bid for early election | Chief Executive Carrie Lam urges all Hong Kongers to say no to violence; here are the top world...
10:16, 09/10/2019

Lyft offers free EV charging to Portland drivers Lyft might have a way to recruit more EV drivers: top up their cars for free. The ridesharing service has teamed up with Portland General Electric to...
18:16, 06/02/2019

Lyft built a scooter for sharing that's tougher and more comfortable Lyft is the next big scooter sharing service to unveil a two-wheeler that's better at enduring real-world abuse. Its new model touts a "more dur...
22:32, 06/14/2019

Lyft's low-cost Shared Saver rides come to six more US cities Lyft's frugal Shared Saver option is now available to many more people. The ridesharing service ahs trotted out its most affordable option to six...
03:16, 05/24/2019

Juul Heist Thwarted by Lyft Driver, Cops Also Many things stand in the way of successfully pulling off an Ocean’s 11-style caper, among which picking an appropriate target and having an exit strat...
02:48, 08/03/2019

Lyft improves outlook despite projected loss of nearly $1 billion Lyft predicts it will lose between $850 million and $875 million in 2019, an improvement from its previous prediction of over $1 billion.   ...
14:48, 08/08/2019

Lyft driver runs out of gas, gets busted with 17 license suspensions A Lyft driver, who ran out of gas in Suffolk County, was busted for driving with 17 license suspensions, according to cops. Leith Crossen, 57, of Cher...
18:32, 06/09/2019

Lawsuit accuses Lyft of not protecting its female passengers A new lawsuit out of California claims Lyft isn't doing enough to protect female passengers. The complaint, filed in the company's home city...
08:01, 09/06/2019

Lyft Is Suing San Francisco to Keep Bike Rental Competitors Out Ridesharing giant Lyft is fighting to retain total control of the docked and dockless bike share market in San Francisco, the Verge reported  Friday, ...
21:16, 06/08/2019

Lyft exec riffs on ground-breaking research in AI At Transform 2019, Lyft executive Gil Arditi ripped through examples of research that's propelling head-turning advances in AI and machine learning.Re...
13:48, 08/05/2019

Lyft loses NYC lawsuit over minimum wage for drivers The New York Supreme Court ruled today to uphold New York City's minimum wage for drivers working for ride-sharing services, shooting down a chal...
09:48, 05/02/2019

Lyft Says It’s ‘Not in the Transportation Business,’ So Disability Law Doesn't Apply We’re in the season of multi-billion-dollar rideshare IPOs where the spotlight is on global and unprofitable transportation companies like Lyft and Ub...
00:16, 05/04/2019

Hyundai dealers to offer customers Lyft rides through CDK app Hyundai dealers in the United States will offer Lyft Inc rides to customers getting their vehicles serviced at dealerships, the companies said on Tues...
22:16, 06/25/2019

Lyft Fails to Overturn NYC Driver Minimum Wage Law Lyft’s lawsuit to overturn New York City’s minimum wage for ride-hailing drivers failed after a ruling by Judge Andrea Masley on Wednesday.Read more.....
10:32, 05/02/2019

Lyft’s First Results After I.P.O. Show $1.14 Billion Quarterly Loss The ride-hailing company’s revenue nearly doubled for the quarter, while its loss was driven by a hefty charge for its stock-based compensation plan....
23:16, 05/07/2019

Lyft’s first report since IPO shows strong growth, huge loss Lyft's quarterly report suggests intense competition with Uber in the ride-hailing market will continue. Lyft projected a loss before interest, taxes ...
02:16, 05/08/2019

Russia's Yandex says it's learning lessons from Lyft for its own ride-hailing IPO Russian tech giant Yandex is still planning an initial public offering for its ride-hailing business, and it's not been deterred by Lyft's s...
19:48, 04/28/2019

Ex-Lyft driver accused of assaulting Chicago-area passenger ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. (AP) — A former Lyft ride-hailing driver is free on bond after being accused of sexually assaulting a female passenger in suburb...
04:00, 05/08/2019

Lyft Driver Dropped Off US Student At Park Far From Home. She Vanished Mackenzie Lueck was dropped off at a park in northern Salt Lake City, where she did not live, said police spokesman Detective Greg Wilking, who declin...
05:00, 06/25/2019

Lyft Loss Widens To $1.1 Billion, Unveils Waymo Partnership Lyft said Tuesday its loss in the past quarter widened to $1.1 billion in the ride-hailing giant's first financial report as a public company, as it a...
09:16, 05/08/2019

How to Earn Hilton Reward Points For Taking Lyft Rides Lyft has offered the ability to earn miles on Delta for taking rides with the service for a while now. Now it’s offering a new travel perk: Hilton Hon...
23:16, 05/19/2019

Some Hyundai dealerships to offer Lyft rides for service customers Subscribers to CDK Global's Hailer application have the option to offer Lyft rides free of charge or at a cost automatically added to the customer's s...
04:32, 06/27/2019

GM first-quarter profit beats estimate, lifted by pickups, Lyft General Motors Co on Tuesday reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit, driven mostly by highly lucrative pickup truck sales in the U.S. marke...
14:32, 04/30/2019

Lyft elevates GM first-quarter profit, pickups in driver's seat General Motors Co on Tuesday reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit, lifted by revaluations of shares it holds in ride-hailing company Lyft ...
16:48, 04/30/2019

Lyft is vastly improving rider safety with in-app emergency assistance and more Ridesharing apps like Uber and Lyft can be incredibly convenient in this day and age, but unfortunately, using these services is not always 100 percen...
09:48, 05/23/2019

Lyft offers non-emergency rides to Medicaid patients in Arizona Lyft will offer rides to more people in need of them for health reasons, as it's signed up to become a Medicaid provider in Arizona. Non-emergenc...
18:16, 06/26/2019

Lyft Makes Self-Driving Research Public in Bid to Speed Development Lyft is making research data on self-driving technology available to the public in a bid to accelerate the development of robotic cars, which is seen ...
18:16, 07/24/2019

Lyft acknowledges its response to sexual harassment has fallen short Lyft acknowledges that its response to sexual harassment has fallen short in some instances. Despite the ridesharing company's attempts to positi...
08:48, 08/03/2019

Lyft making driverless data public in bid to speed development The ride-hailing company hopes sharing its research data will encourage industry and academic collaboration to more quickly solve the technical challe...
23:16, 07/23/2019

Lyft adds in-app 911 and prominent license plates to its safety tools Lyft is joining Uber in responding to the death of a college student with improved safety features. To begin with, it's adding an Uber-style opt...
01:00, 05/22/2019

Lyft Yanks 1,000 Electric Bikes in San Francisco After Two Battery Fires Lyft has yanked over a thousand electric bikes from rental availability in San Francisco after at least two e-bikes experienced battery fires in the p...
07:48, 08/01/2019

Lyft disables San Francisco e-bikes after suspected battery fires Lyft has made its Bay Wheels e-bikes in San Francisco unavailable to customers after a couple of them caught fire. According to San Francisco Examiner...
11:16, 08/01/2019

Lyft has been a train wreck of a stock. Now it's about to report its first big earnings loss Lyft shares are down 30% since its trade debut, and now the rideshare firm is preparing for another first: earnings as a public company. While its pat...
15:32, 05/07/2019

Lyft to Offer Waymo Self-Driving Taxis in Suburban Phoenix Lyft’s ride-hailing app will soon begin offering rides from self-driving cars operated by Waymo in suburban Phoenix, in what would be one of the bigge...
04:32, 05/08/2019

Man caught on camera beating Lyft driver surrenders to cops The man who was caught in a now-viral video viciously attacking his Lyft driver after demanding that the cabbie drive faster on the way to a Queens ho...
00:00, 05/31/2019

Judge nixes Lyft’s challenge to minimum wage driving rule A Manhattan Supreme Court judge rejected ride-hail giant Lyft's challenge to city rules that effectively set a minimum wage for New York's for-hire dr...
16:16, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-GM first-quarter profit beats estimate, lifted by pickups, Lyft General Motors Co on Tuesday reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit, driven mostly by highly lucrative pickup truck sales in the U.S. marke...
14:48, 04/30/2019

Lyft sues San Francisco to block rival bike-sharing services It looks like San Francisco's call for applications to expand its dockless bicycle program didn't sit well with Lyft. The company has just f...
08:32, 06/09/2019

Gunman shoots up mobile home park, tries to flee in Lyft: cops A gunman opened fire indiscriminately in an Indiana mobile home park, wounding an innocent bystander — then was caught by cops trying to make a getawa...
20:32, 06/05/2019

Lyft, Agero partner to offer rides for consumers requiring tow assistance Roadside assistance provider Agero Inc said on Tuesday it would partner with ride hailing company Lyft Inc to provide rides for consumers whose cars a...
19:48, 06/18/2019

Lyft halts San Francisco e-bike program after bicycles catch fire Decision to temporarily pull bikes comes nearly two months after ride sharing company launched its fleet in the cityLyft has put the brakes on its ele...
08:48, 08/01/2019

Lyft's scooters steering new customers to ride-hailing, but winter is coming A quarter of Lyft Inc customers who use its bikes and scooters are new to the company, executives said on Wednesday, outlining how investments in the ...
06:16, 08/08/2019

California Lyft driver accused of raping intoxicated passenger: report A Lyft driver in San Mateo, Calif., is accused of raping an intoxicated passenger early Saturday morning after police said he brought the woman from a...
21:00, 08/12/2019

Passenger caught on video attacking Lyft driver for going too slow to hospital Cops are looking for a man who attacked his Lyft driver after demanding he go faster on the way to a Queens hospital last Thursday. The caught-on-came...
08:32, 05/28/2019

Lyft driver cleared in disappearance of University of Utah student, police say Police in Salt Lake City revealed Monday there was no evidence a missing University of Utah student who disappeared after ordering a Lyft and was drop...
03:32, 06/25/2019

Analysts are encouraged Lyft insiders aren't dumping stock at their first chance since the IPO Lyft, the smaller ride-hailing rival of Uber, announced two weeks ago that share lockups would expire about a month earlier than expected on Aug. 19....
21:32, 08/19/2019

Lyft stops offering electric bikes in San Francisco after two catch fire Lyft is suspending its e ike offering in the San Francisco Bay Area after two of them caught fire, the company said Thursday     ...
01:16, 08/02/2019

California Lyft driver opens fire in shootout after 2 men tried robbing him, police say Police in California are looking for two suspects who allegedly shot a Lyft driver early Sunday morning after the driver shot at the men who held him ...
14:00, 09/16/2019

Arizona great grandfather fatally shot while driving Lyft: report An Arizona great grandfather was fatally shot on his 52nd wedding anniversary early Monday while driving for the ride sharing app Lyft, a report said....
18:16, 07/30/2019

Lyft to face first major test as public company with quarterly reveal Lyft Inc's first quarterly report on Tuesday as a public company is expected to show investors its growth possibilities and competitive strength again...
20:32, 05/07/2019

California 23-year-old missing for a week after ordering Lyft ride in Utah NBC NEWS – Utah police are searching for a Southern California woman who hasn’t been seen or heard from for a week since she flew back to ...
23:32, 06/24/2019

Utah college student Mackenzie Lueck missing after taking Lyft A University of Utah student is missing after taking a Lyft ride from the airport, police said. Mackenzie Lueck, 23, vanished June 17, the same day sh...
19:32, 06/24/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Help for Venezuelans, Burundi Ebola vaccine drive, Paraguay poison probe urged, talking disarmament in Geneva, Libya violence down Our main stories today cover: Scaled-up assistance for Venezuelans; Ebola vaccinations for Burundi health workers; reports of civilian deaths followin...
04:32, 08/15/2019

Man United urged to stick with 'perfect match' by Robin van Persie Former Manchester United striker Robin van Persie has urged the club to persevere with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as manager despite a woeful finish to the ...
13:32, 05/22/2019

Joe Biden Denounces Report Trump Urged Ukraine President to Investigate the Former Vice President’s Son (WASHINGTON) — Former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday decried reports that President Donald Trump urged the president of Ukraine to look into...
20:17, 09/21/2019

Supreme Court judges urged to 'stand up for democracy' in Parliament suspension hearing Judges ruling over the legality of Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament have been urged to "stand up for democracy" in the second day of the...
22:18, 09/18/2019

STEM School was urged to investigate concerns over 'a repeat of Columbine' months before shooting A woman claiming to be a parent of a STEM School student warned school district administrators in December about her fears of a 'a repeat of Colu...
23:32, 05/09/2019

Lyft Passenger Caught on Video Assaulting Driver Inside Moving Vehicle Rideshare drivers don’t have it easy, but few have had to put up with the nightmare scenario Eduardo Madiedo experienced recently in Queens, New York....
22:16, 05/28/2019

One of the 14 women suing Lyft says a driver raped her then stole her phone and added a $25 tip to the ride Mike Segar Fourteen women filed a class-action lawsuit against Lyft on Wednesday alleging the app's drivers had sexually assaulted them. One of the w...
22:32, 09/05/2019

A former Lyft driver is behind bars after he allegedly pointed a gun at a passenger Friday night in Wisconsin (WTMJ) A former Lyft driver is now behind bars after he allegedly pointed a gun at a passenger in Wisconsin. The two passengers who reported the incid...
07:32, 07/23/2019

Lyft fails to protect passengers against sexual assault, harassment, lawsuit claims Ride-hailing company Lyft has failed to conduct adequate background checks for its drivers, allowing for a pattern that “induces” young, u...
00:16, 09/05/2019

Couple claims Lyft driver shot pellet gun at their home after hubby puked in car A San Diego couple claim their furious Lyft driver shot at their home with a BB gun after the husband, who was drunk, vomited in his car. The husband ...
06:16, 06/07/2019

Lyft Raises 2019 Revenue Outlook, Sees Smaller Annual Loss The ride-hailing company raised its sales outlook for the year as more riders are using the service and as it appears to be curbing its heavy use of d...
00:48, 08/08/2019

Escaped prisoner took Lyft ride to family’s house days before release: cops A prisoner who was just a week away from being released escaped from a minimum security lockup in North Carolina — but gave himself away by taki...
07:00, 08/14/2019

Would you ride Lyft in a self-driving car? Waymo's autonomous minivans are hitting the street Waymo, a subsidiary of Google-parent Alphabet which is developing autonomous vehicles, is now partnering with ride-share firm Lyft.    ...
21:00, 06/27/2019

Lyft sees 'peak losses' this year, says ride hailing has path to profit Ride services company Lyft Inc forecast that its losses would peak this year as it controlled expenses and got more revenue from each customer, postin...
07:16, 05/08/2019

Boris Johnson urged to be Churchill not Stalin by senior Tory MP as disquiet over 'purge' of rebels grows A senior Conservative MP today warned Boris Johnson "we are better being like Churchill and NOT Stalin" as the Prime Minister came under mounting pres...
07:32, 09/06/2019

Football clubs urged to bring in 'James Bond' tech to fight anti-Semitism and racism When you hear Ophir Revach explain the technology that can be used to combat anti-Semitism and racism in football stadia, it sounds like something fro...
15:00, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 5-Lyft sees 'peak losses' this year, says ride hailing has path to profit Ride services company Lyft Inc forecast that its losses would peak this year as it controlled expenses and got more revenue from each customer, postin...
07:48, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 2-Lyft revenue tops expectations in first results as public company but growth seen slowing Lyft Inc's quarterly revenue rose 95% and topped market expectations on Tuesday as the ride-sharing company reported its first results after going pub...
23:00, 05/07/2019

Lawsuit Alleges Lyft Driver Kidnapped Brooklyn Woman at Gunpoint and Gang-Raped Her In a lawsuit filed today in California, a woman alleges that her Lyft ride home from a Brooklyn bar became a nightmare as the driver kidnapped her at ...
15:49, 09/18/2019

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.   &#...
23:16, 07/31/2019

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. ...
06:48, 06/25/2019