Ride Sharing

Uber Fined $7.6 Million By California RegulatorsState utilities regulators levied a $7.6 million fine against Uber Thursday for failing to provide information on how the popular ride-hailing company conducts business.
GM Invests $500 Million In Lyft To Create Driverless Car Fleet General Motors Co. and ride-hailing company Lyft Inc. are forming an unprecedented partnership that could help them beat their rivals to the self-driving future.
2 French Uber Execs Facing Prison For Alleged Fraud, Illegal PracticesUber execs Thiebaud Simphal and Pierre-Dimitry Gore-Coty face up to five years in prison and fines of $335,000 per charge over allegations of fraudulent commercial activity, operating an illegal taxi service, and maintaining illegal databases.
Ford Launches Ride-Sharing Program For Customers To Rent Their VehiclesFord is following the ride-sharing craze, launching its own pilot program in six U.S. cities and in London.
Lyft Apologizes For Backpedaling On $1,000 Bonuses For New DriversLyft is digging itself out of a public relations mess after angry drivers claim the ride-sharing company failed to deliver a $1,000 bonus advertised to new recruits and those referring them.
Uber Database Breach Leaks 50,000 Drivers' Names, License NumbersUber says a database containing the names and drivers' license numbers of 50,000 of its drivers was breached in May.
Unlimited Uber Rides Offered If You Buy This 1-Bedroom Condo In San FranciscoMoving around the city in a car is a painful experience for many residents who deal with traffic headaches and limited parking, that is, unless you plan to live at 2701 Van Ness Ave #604.
Is Google Developing Its Own Uber?Google is allegedly preparing to offer its own ride-sharing service along with its driverless car project.
Uber's Chief Strategist Says Ride-Sharing Services Are Reducing Drunk DrivingSan Francisco-based Uber is showing off its altruistic side by pushing its ride-sharing service as an antidote to drunk driving in time for Super Bowl Sunday.
Uber Exec Suggests Revenge Plan Against Journalists; Internet Backlash Goes ViralA news website reported on Monday that an senior executive for Uber suggested that the company should consider hiring an opposition research team to find embarrassing information on media critics and specifically mentioned spreading details of the personal life of a female journalist who has criticized the company.
An Uber For Kids? Shuddle Is San Francisco's Ride-Sharing Service For FamiliesThe bane of many parents' existence is chauffeuring their kids to and from soccer practices, school and play dates. Now, one San Francisco start-up wants to banish some of those transportation headaches.
Ride Sharing Companies Warned To Stay Out Of Airports Ride sharing companies can be a convenient way to get to the airport, but California is saying that’s a no-go.

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