OAKLAND, Calif. — Drivers and other workers for so-called gig economy companies in California will not become their employees. California voters carried Uber and Lyft…Read More Uber and Lyft Drivers in California Will Remain Independent
OAKLAND, Calif. — By late August, the urgency was becoming clear. Top executives of Uber, Lyft and the delivery service DoorDash met to discuss a…Read More It’s a Ballot Fight for Survival for Gig Companies Like Uber
OAKLAND, Calif. — Uber and Lyft must treat their California drivers as employees, providing them with the benefits and wages they are entitled to under…Read More Appeals Court Says Uber and Lyft Must Treat California Drivers as Employees
Postmates, DoorDash, Uber Eats and Grubhub have also introduced a “no-contact delivery” service so drivers can leave food orders on the front step of a…Read More Pandemic Erodes Gig Economy Work
SAN FRANCISCO — Uber is in advanced discussions to sell its food-delivery business in India, according to two people with knowledge of the plans, as…Read More Uber in Talks to Sell Its Food-Delivery Business in India
SACRAMENTO — California legislators approved a landmark bill on Tuesday that requires companies like Uber and Lyft to treat contract workers as employees, a move…Read More California Passes Landmark Bill to Remake Gig Economy
AUSTIN, Tex. — Brian McMullen’s only plan on a Thursday afternoon in March was to watch as many college basketball games as possible. Parked inside…Read More They Got Rich Off Uber and Lyft. Then They Moved to Low-Tax States.
A day of strikes planned by Uber drivers in cities around the world got off to a muted start in Australia and Britain on Wednesday,…Read More Uber Drivers’ Day of Strikes Has Muted Start Before Company’s Big I.P.O.
TALLINN, Estonia — Uber used to dominate ride-hailing in Poland and Kenya. Over the past two years, that started to change. In Poland, a small…Read More This Estonian Start-Up Has Become a Thorn in Uber’s Side
SAN FRANCISCO — Lyft’s debut on the stock market is off to a bumpy start. The ride-hailing company went public in a blaze of glory…Read More Lyft Drops Below I.P.O. Price in Second Day of Trading
Hi. I’m Jamie Condliffe. Greetings from London. Here’s a look at the week’s tech news: A lot of people are getting way more interested in…Read More The Week in Tech: Who Should Let Driverless Cars Off the Leash?
SAN FRANCISCO — Riley Newman, a former head of data science at Airbnb, set out in mid-2017 to raise a venture capital fund that would…Read More The Rise of Silicon Valley’s New Mafias
SAN FRANCISCO — Lyft pulled back the curtain on its business for the first time on Friday as it prepared to go public, officially starting…Read More Before Lyft’s I.P.O., a Chance for Investors to Kick the Tires
SAN FRANCISCO — When Uber and Lyft go public this year, their founders, top executives and investors are set to reap billions of dollars in…Read More Uber and Lyft Said to Offer Drivers a Chance to Participate in I.P.O.s
SAN FRANCISCO — Technology companies rarely make money before they go public. Twitter was unprofitable when it listed on the stock market. So were Snap,…Read More As Uber Prepares for I.P.O., Its Losses Pile Up
The ride-hailing company Lyft said on Thursday that it had taken a key step toward an initial public offering, confidentially filing a draft registration statement…Read More Lyft, Racing Uber Toward I.P.O., Takes a Crucial Step
DÜSSELDORF, Germany — Guido Goebel stopped driving for Uber three years ago when the company abandoned his hometown, the German city of Düsseldorf, after a…Read More Needing Growth, Uber Returns to Germany. This Time on Best Behavior.