$10.4 million in settlements paid by ride-sharing companies to fund anti-violence programs
CHICAGO - Around $10.4 million in settlements paid by Lyft, Uber and Via to the City of Chicago over their use of background checks will be used to fund youth mentoring and...
11 hours ago - WGN TV - 3 articles
NYC sees registration onslaught before app-based-ride cap
New York City saw an onslaught of registration applications just before it enacted a temporary cap on app-based rides like Uber and Lyft. Under a bill signed Tuesday by...
19 hours ago - Miami Herald
Term Sheet - Thursday August 16
THE NEW WEALTH OF NETWORKS Good morning, Term Sheet readers. In today's guest column, Floodgate partner Mike Maples explores how the tech community can harness the power of...
21 hours ago - Fortune
Floodgate Partner Mike Maples: Network-Based Businesses Will Disrupt All Sectors of the Economy
A little more than a decade ago, I started investing in startups. My whole career had been as an entrepreneur and operator. It was a new challenge. The thesis was simple: The...
22 hours ago - Fortune
Uber narrows 2Q loss as company polishes tarnished image
SAN FRANCISCO - Uber is still struggling to make money while the ride-hailing service's CEO deals with the headaches left behind by his predecessor. The second-quarter results...
1 day ago - Boston Herald
New York City caps Uber, Lyft after taxi drivers' losses
The Big Apple is limiting number of ride-sharing cars on streets after years of traditional taxi drivers complaining they can not earn a living due to competition
1 day ago - Al Jazeera - 2 articles
Orlando woman sues Lyft after sexual assault by driver
The sexual assault happened in March 2017.
1 day ago - WESH
City's ride-share cap boosts new for-hire car registrations
The city's first-of-its-kind one-year cap on Uber and Lyft cars has actually turbocharged their numbers in the short term,
1 day ago - New York Post - 2 articles
Lyft launches program that allows drivers to use rental cars
Lyft says it's successfully combining ridesharing and rentals.
1 day ago - ABC
Uber, Lyft boosted car travel by 94 million miles in Seattle last year, study says
The study of nine major cities, including Seattle, says Uber and Lyft aren't really causing people to drive less; they're pulling passengers who otherwise would walk, take the...
1 day ago - The Seattle Times
The headlines of News BreaK
Health officials approve generic competitor to EpiPen amid backlash to...
The new version from Teva Pharmaceuticals is the first that will be interchangeable with the original pen-like injector sold by Mylan.
Pope condemns reported sex abuse by priests in Pennsylvania
A Vatican spokesman said victims should know that Pope Francis is on their side.
Fox News apologizes after using wrong photo during Aretha Franklin tribute
Fox News is in hot water after mistakenly using a picture of Patti LaBelle in place of Aretha Franklin.
Kids as young as 7 hack into election systems at DEFCON event
Want to see how easy it is to hack an election? Watch kids as young as 7 years old in action.
Tom Brady looks ready to go now
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Tom Brady shook off the rust of a long layoff and then found time to shake hands with Nick Foles, six months after they met in the Super Bowl. Brady moved...
Argument over Aretha Franklin leads to shooting, witness says
A witness to a Virginia shooting says it was an argument over who played, or would play Aretha Franklin in a movie about her life that led to shots being fired.
Benjamin Smith new CEO of Air France-KLM, unions concerned
PARIS - Unions at Air France-KLM voiced concern after the company appointed Benjamin Smith as the new CEO with the support of the French state. The company said Thursday that...
Ready For A Linguistic Controversy? Say 'Mhmm'
Mhmm is a small word that's often used unconsciously. But it can actually tell us a lot about language, bias, and the transatlantic slave trade. (Image credit: Hulton...
'4 years, 7 attempts, 3 miscarriages' in the making is what led to this...
The hundreds of syringes were saved by the mother over the years.
10 things in tech you need to know today
Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Friday. 1. Elon Musk has described 2018 as the "most difficult and painful year" of his career. In an interview with...