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$2.50 an hour and exposure to riders who may have the virus: Uber drivers say their income has collapsed and help has been sparse. Here's how bad it is

$2.50 AN HOUR AND EXPOSURE TO RIDERS WHO MAY HAVE THE VIRUS: UBER DRIVERS SAY THEIR INCOME HAS COLLAPSED AND HELP HAS BEEN SPARSE. HERE'S HOW BAD IT IS

Rideshare drivers for Uber and Lyft say their income has collapsed amid coronavirus, and support from the rideshare companies has been...

For the first time ever, Uber drivers and other gig workers would qualify for unemployment insurance as part of the Senate's $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill

FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, UBER DRIVERS AND OTHER GIG WORKERS WOULD QUALIFY FOR UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE AS PART OF THE SENATE'S $2 TRILLION CORONAVIRUS STIMULUS BILL

REUTERS/Brian Snyder The Senate's $2 trillion coronavirus economic bailout bill includes help for gig economy workers, like Uber and...

 
 
 
Out-Of-Work Lyft, Uber, And Yellow Cab Drivers Can Get Jobs From NYC Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

OUT-OF-WORK LYFT, UBER, AND YELLOW CAB DRIVERS CAN GET JOBS FROM NYC AMID CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

As life in New York City grinds to a near-halt following a stay-at-home order in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, among those hardest...

New York City offers to hire out-of-work Lyft, Uber, and taxi drivers to deliver food to the elderly

NEW YORK CITY OFFERS TO HIRE OUT-OF-WORK LYFT, UBER, AND TAXI DRIVERS TO DELIVER FOOD TO THE ELDERLY

Shutterstock/MikeDotta New York City is offering to hire gig workers who are licensed with the Taxi & Limousine Commission for food...

 
 
 
Lyft will deliver meals and medical supplies in shelter-in-place locations

LYFT WILL DELIVER MEALS AND MEDICAL SUPPLIES IN SHELTER-IN-PLACE LOCATIONS

But drivers complain of insufficient protections against coronavirus

Uber says it's working with health officials to deliver coronavirus tests

UBER SAYS IT'S WORKING WITH HEALTH OFFICIALS TO DELIVER CORONAVIRUS TESTS

AP Photo/Richard Drew Uber is looking to deliver coronavirus tests as the virus wreaks havoc on the global economy. In the United States,...

 
 
 
Uber's CFO says its ridership has tanked by as much as 50% in cities hit hard by the coronavirus. New data shows that Lyft is suffering, too

UBER'S CFO SAYS ITS RIDERSHIP HAS TANKED BY AS MUCH AS 50% IN CITIES HIT HARD BY THE CORONAVIRUS. NEW DATA SHOWS THAT LYFT IS SUFFERING, TOO

People who drive for Uber or Lyft for a living are seeing demand for their services fall off a cliff in many major urban areas due...

Uber and Lyft both suspend their carpooling option due to COVID-19

UBER AND LYFT BOTH SUSPEND THEIR CARPOOLING OPTION DUE TO COVID-19

Uber and Lyft today revealed they're both temporarily suspending carpooling services. As more and more health organizations recommend...

 
 
 
Lyft says it's exploring delivery of food and medical supplies amid the coronavirus outbreak

LYFT SAYS IT'S EXPLORING DELIVERY OF FOOD AND MEDICAL SUPPLIES AMID THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

Mike Coppola / Getty Images Lyft is reportedly considering expanding its business into delivery of food and medical supplies amid the...

Uber, Lyft Halt Shared Carpool Service In U.S. And Canada

UBER, LYFT HALT SHARED CARPOOL SERVICE IN U.S. AND CANADA

The San Francisco-based transportation firms say they are acting in line with public health efforts to slow the spread of the coronavirus....

 
 
 
Shifting Gears: How Uber, airlines, automakers, shippers, and cruise lines are bracing against the coronavirus

SHIFTING GEARS: HOW UBER, AIRLINES, AUTOMAKERS, SHIPPERS, AND CRUISE LINES ARE BRACING AGAINST THE CORONAVIRUS

Associated Press As the COVID-19 coronavirus spreads to more countries and wreaks havoc on financial markets around the world , it's...

Uber trials booking rides by voice call and our irony meters explode

UBER TRIALS BOOKING RIDES BY VOICE CALL AND OUR IRONY METERS EXPLODE

App-based rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft saved us from the nightmare of having to talk to a taxi dispatcher on the phone, so...

 
 
 
Lyft opens 'pit stop' driver center in San Diego following $100M investment

LYFT OPENS 'PIT STOP' DRIVER CENTER IN SAN DIEGO FOLLOWING $100M INVESTMENT

SAN DIEGO - Lyft drivers are about to get a new perk in San Diego, where the ride-hailing giant has opened a large facility for its...

Lyft's fourth quarter topped Wall Street's expectations, but no update on its path to profitability left investors unenthused

LYFT'S FOURTH QUARTER TOPPED WALL STREET'S EXPECTATIONS, BUT NO UPDATE ON ITS PATH TO PROFITABILITY LEFT INVESTORS UNENTHUSED

Lyft on Thursday reported fourth-quarter 2019 results that topped Wall Street's expectations Shares of the ride-hailing company fell...

 
 
 
Aptiv's self-driving cars have given Lyft passengers over 100,000 rides

APTIV'S SELF-DRIVING CARS HAVE GIVEN LYFT PASSENGERS OVER 100,000 RIDES

Aptiv's self-driving car fleet in Las Vegas has given over 100,000 paying passengers rides in roughly the past two years.

Penn Badgley & Domino Kirke Announce That They're Expecting First Child In Emotional Post

PENN BADGLEY & DOMINO KIRKE ANNOUNCE THAT THEY'RE EXPECTING FIRST CHILD IN EMOTIONAL POST

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 30: Domino Kirke and Penn Badgley attend The Weinstein Company and Lyft host a special screening of “3 Generations”...

 
 
 
'One of our favorite stocks in 2020': Uber reports earnings today after market close. Here's what 4 Wall Street analysts are talking about

'ONE OF OUR FAVORITE STOCKS IN 2020': UBER REPORTS EARNINGS TODAY AFTER MARKET CLOSE. HERE'S WHAT 4 WALL STREET ANALYSTS ARE TALKING ABOUT

Reuters/Andrew Kelly Uber reports fiscal fourth-quarter 2019 earnings results after the close of trading Thursday. Despite less-than-stellar...

California report: To be the green choice, ride-hailing needs to go electric

CALIFORNIA REPORT: TO BE THE GREEN CHOICE, RIDE-HAILING NEEDS TO GO ELECTRIC

Doing away with a car and opting for more frequent use of ride-hailing services like Uber or Lyft might sound like the greener option...

 
 
 
This is Cruise Origin - a self-driving EV to kill Uber, Lyft and car ownership altogether

THIS IS CRUISE ORIGIN - A SELF-DRIVING EV TO KILL UBER, LYFT AND CAR OWNERSHIP ALTOGETHER

Cruise doesn't want to sell you an autonomous car, just rent you a seat in one, and the Cruise Origin is the self-driving electric...

Comcast launches SportsTech startup accelerator with NASCAR and others

COMCAST LAUNCHES SPORTSTECH STARTUP ACCELERATOR WITH NASCAR AND OTHERS

Comcast NBCUniversal believes its can access startup innovation while supporting future Olympic gold-medalists. The American mass media...