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Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Uber's union fight in Seattle continues as Teamsters seek access to driver contact info; Uber using podcasts, text messages to dissuade drivers from unionizing   —  Ride-hailing firm sends podcasts and messages through app to persuade drivers to remain as ‘partners’
Mar 12, 2017, 8:45 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Airbnb sued in California and Florida by AIMCO, a landlord that manages about 50K apartments across US, for allegedly helping tenants breach their leases   —  Apartment Investment & Management Co. alleges Airbnb is helping tenants breach their leases  —  One of the largest U.S. apartment landlords …
Feb 17, 2017, 3:30 PMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Jan 9, 2017, 2:40 PMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Lyft more than doubles Q4 ridership year-over-year to 52.6M, with 18.7M in December alone compared to Uber's 78M   —  President John Zimmer says the is paring back incentives and is on a path toward overall profitability  —  Ride-hailing service Lyft Inc. more than doubled its quarterly ridership …
Jan 5, 2017, 11:45 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Alphabet's David Drummond stepped down from Uber's board several weeks ago due to overlap of interests between the two companies   —  Move comes amid increasing competition between two tech companies  —  Uber Technologies Inc. on Monday said a longtime Alphabet Inc. executive has left …
Aug 29, 2016, 7:40 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Wal-Mart is in talks to buy online retailer Jet.com; one source says Jet.com could be valued at up to $3B in private markets   —  Jet.com launched one year ago and raised more than $500 million  —  Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is in talks to buy online discount retailer Jet.com Inc. …
Aug 3, 2016, 11:25 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Didi's acquisition of Uber China and $1B investment in Uber leaves the future of Lyft's alliance with Didi in doubt   —  Lyft sees ally Didi team with its biggest rival, which is now no longer burdened by China  —  Uber Technologies Inc.'s retreat from China creates ripples in its second-biggest market …
Aug 1, 2016, 6:30 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: dozens of new brands get Dash buttons this week; companies pay $15 for each branded button sold and 15% of each product sale, atop normal commission   —  Detergent, household-products makers join expansion as they try to stay close to Amazon, but consumer demand for gadgets has been cool
Jun 26, 2016, 6:05 PMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Amazon will invest $3B in its Indian operations, bringing total planned investment in India to $5B since 2014   —  The announcement brings the e-commerce gaint's total planned investment to $5 billion  —  Amazon.com Inc. plans to invest an additional $3 billion into India …
Jun 8, 2016, 2:35 PMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Jeff Bezos says Amazon is planning more physical stores and new services for Prime, during annual shareholder meeting   —  CEO Jeff Bezos didn't specify how the company would add to the unlimited shipping service  —  Amazon.com Inc. Chief Executive Jeff Bezos on Tuesday promised more retail stores …
May 18, 2016, 10:50 PMIn context

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