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Domino’s, the world’s largest pizza company in terms of sales and stores, has entered an agreement with Uber to list its menu on Uber Eats and Postmates. The deal indicates…

Domino’s strikes deal to list its menu on Uber Eats and Postmates in the US

Uber has led a $20 million round into Everest Fleet, a Mumbai-based fleet management company that boasts over 10,000 vehicles running on rideshare platforms Uber and Ola throughout India. The…

Uber leads $20M round in India’s Everest Fleet for EV expansion

Uber plans to bring peer-to-peer car sharing to North America, starting with Toronto and Boston, the company said Thursday at its Go-Get product event in London. The ride-hailing and delivery…

Uber is taking its car-sharing service to North America

Uber unveiled a handful of new eco-focused features, services and expansions today, as the ride-hailing giant doubles down on previous efforts to align itself with sustainable transport. The announcements came during…

Uber toots its eco horn and gears up for big sustainability drive

Uber, Lyft, DoorDash and other app-based ride-hail and delivery companies will have to reimburse California gig workers potentially millions of dollars for unpaid vehicle expenses between 2022 and 2023. The…

Gig workers in California to receive millions for unpaid vehicle expenses

Uber is dropping the 5% discounts on eligible rides that it previously offered members of its Uber One subscription service, according to an email sent to customers. Starting on their…

Uber drops ride discounts for subscribers, switches to cash back

Serve Robotics, the Uber spinout that builds autonomous sidewalk delivery robots, is expanding its partnership with Uber Eats. The Nvidia-backed startup will now deploy up to 2,000 of its cute…

Serve Robotics to deploy up to 2,000 sidewalk delivery bots on Uber Eats

Waymo, Alphabet’s self-driving unit, has agreed to a multi-year strategic partnership with Uber that will see some of Waymo’s autonomous vehicle technology join Uber’s platform. The collaboration comes a few…

Waymo’s self-driving cars will be available on Uber’s app, starting in Phoenix

Ride-hailing is back. But Uber’s looking to become more than a one-stop shop for booking rides. Growth — through products and expanded consumer groups — was the connecting thread at…

How Uber is trying to create ‘stickiness’ for its app

Family is at the center of Uber’s latest product offensive. Uber revealed Wednesday at its annual “Go-Get” event, a slew of new products and features aimed at attracting a new…

Uber puts family (even teens) at the center of its new products and features

Uber’s making it easier to hail a ride — no app required. The company announced Wednesday at its annual Go-GET event in New York City that it’s launching a new…

You can now hail an Uber by calling a number

Uber’s getting into boats. Well, more into boats than it was previously. At Uber’s third annual Go-GET product event Wednesday in New York City, the ride-hailing company announced that it’ll…

Uber launches private chartered boats in Mykonos

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Tepid investor reaction clouds Lyft’s new strategy

This Friday morning we’re parsing Lyft’s Q1 results and Q2 guidance, the latter of which we’ll place in context of its strategic choices moving forward.

9:00 am PDT • May 5, 2023
Tepid investor reaction clouds Lyft’s new strategy

Lyft shares tanked as much as 12% moments after the company reported first-quarter earnings as investors placed more weight on a dim outlook and lower quarter-over-quarter revenue than other financial…

Lyft shares tumble as investors react to dim outlook

Wondering where your Uber Eats order is? Alexa will soon be able to tell you. Amazon today announced a new partnership with Uber that will give Echo device owners the…

Alexa’s new feature lets your Echo speaker announce your Uber Eats order updates

Growth at $50 billion fintech Stripe has been slowing this year, but one of its key strategies to reverse that course got a decent push today: Stripe is announcing that…

Stripe, a longtime partner of Lyft, signs a big deal with Uber

It’s worth remembering that the difference between an actual software company and a company that offers a service via software is often massive and tough to overcome.

Honey, I shrunk the revenue multiple

Uber is expanding its partnership with sidewalk delivery robot startup Cartken to Fairfax, Virginia. Starting Thursday, Uber Eats customers around the Mosaic District can choose to have food from select…

Uber and Cartken are bringing sidewalk delivery robots to Virginia

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Washington’s Senate unanimously passed a bill this week that would make the state the first in the nation to grant ride-hail drivers the right to paid family and medical leave.…

Washington Uber and Lyft drivers win paid family and medical leave

Careem, the Middle East-based ride-hailing company that Uber bought in 2019, is spinning out its super app business into a new startup backed with $400 million from Emirates Telecommunications Group…

Uber sells $400M stake in Careem super app business

Lyft is relaunching a feature that will allow riders to request an electric or hybrid vehicle for their next pickup. The service, Lyft Green, will initially only be available to…

Lyft relaunches EV service, starting with business travelers

Uber is expanding Comfort Electric, the ride-hailing giant’s premium electric vehicle offering, to 14 new markets across the U.S. and Canada. Now, customers in a total of 40 North American…

Uber expands Comfort Electric to 14 new US, Canadian markets

A California appeals court on Monday reversed a lower-court ruling that found Proposition 22, the ballot measure passed in November 2020 that classified Uber and Lyft drivers as independent contractors…

California court upholds Prop 22 in win for Uber, Lyft, DoorDash

Uber has rolled out updates to its Shop and Pay feature that address three of the most commonly raised courier issues: out of stock items, digital payments and order clarity…

Uber is coming for Instacart

The Uber deck has been floating around the internet for a while. Let’s take a stroll down memory lane and see what Uber got right — and where it made…

Pitch Deck Teardown: Uber’s $200K pre-seed deck from 2008

Autonomous vehicle technology company Motional is moving one step closer to its goal of removing the safety driver from robotaxi operations by expanding its service in Las Vegas to nighttime…

Motional opens Las Vegas robotaxi service to nighttime hours

Uber is releasing an updated version of its app that aims to simplify and personalize the experience for customers. The new app has a more straightforward homescreen that removes the…

Uber redesigns app for simpler, more personalized experience

Lyft finally started charging riders wait time fees in December, but drivers are complaining those fees aren’t making it into their wallets. At least, not yet. Lyft’s wait time fees,…

Lyft is charging riders wait time fees — but drivers aren’t reaping the rewards

Uber drivers in New Zealand will be pushing for better pay and working conditions through their first-ever collective agreement with the company. Earlier this week, national trade union First Union…

New Zealand Uber drivers begin collective bargaining for first time