Lyft Partners With Google’s Waymo to Challenge Uber

Tesla is still the recognized leader in the autonomous vehicle concept on the strength of its Model S and Model X. But the new partnership between Google’s Waymo and Lyft aims to give Elon Musk a run for his money. The…

Progressive Tech Companies Want Trump to Protect Sharing Economy From Dem Attacks

Michael Beckerman, President & CEO at Internet Association which represents big internet focused tech companies such as Google, Amazon, Facebook, Uber, Netflix, Twitter, Lyft, PayPal, Salesforce, Rackspace and many more, sent a congratulations letter to the Trump transition team today.…

How Grab Scales to Huge Demand While Staying Stable

Grab, a Singapore based Uber type service, is so popular that if their IT infrastructure didn’t remain stable during peak usage transportation would literally ground to a halt. Grab is the leading ride sharing service in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand,…

Lyft Adds Precision Pickup at Venues Nationwide

All of us that use Lyft or Uber have been frustrated with trying to awkwardly communicate to the driver which door you at when exiting an arena, only to have to walk a block to meet the car. Lyft is…

Liberal Austin Prompts Uber And Lyft To Suspend Service

Where are the Libertarians when you need them? Austin voters failed to approve Proposition 1, a proposal supported by Uber and Lyft which would have let the companies self-regulate their contract drivers. Instead, voters let stand an ordinance passed by…

Facebook Messenger Gets Lyft Integration

In December, Facebook announced a feature for Messenger that lets users request a ride fro Uber. Lyft announced today that it now provides Facebook Messenger integration. The company announced that it is expanding its reach with the launch of a…

Danica Patrick Pretends To Be A Lyft Driver For A Day, Surprises Fans

NASCAR star Danica Patrick became an ordinary Lyft car driver for a day and surprised her riders with her mad driving sills. Wearing a grey knitted cap, black leather jacket and a pair of shades, Danica Patrick was able to…

Facebook Messenger Continues Evolution To Assistant

Facebook announced a new feature for Messenger that lets you request a ride from a car service like Uber. In fact, Uber is a partner on the feature, though Facebook says it’s just the first partner. Lyft is reportedly coming…

Uber, Lyft Finally Launch in Las Vegas

After obtaining the proper state permits from the Nevada Transportation Authority earlier this week, both Uber and Lyft have announced they are finally available in Las Vegas. “Yesterday, we were officially permitted to operate by the state of Nevada by…

Starbucks Offers Rewards Points to Lyft Riders and Drivers

Starbucks and Lyft have just announced a partnership that will see both riders and drivers earning rewards points for using Lyft. There are basically four major aspects of the partnership. First, My Starbucks Rewards members will earn stars (reward points)…