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Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber is testing new push alerts and Lyft rolls out continuous driver background checks after a woman was murdered allegedly by a man posing as her Uber driver   —  In-app reminders to verify your driver's car and license plate  —  This week, Uber and Lyft rolled out new safety measures designed …
Apr 18, 2019, 12:45 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Motivate, the bike share startup owned by Lyft, is pulling its electric bikes in NYC, SFO, and Washington DC after reports of injuries due to faulty brakes   —  The move comes after dozens of injuries were reported  —  Lyft, which operates bike-share systems across the US …
Apr 15, 2019, 10:40 AMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Boston-based Optimus Ride says it will deploy its autonomous shuttle service in NYC from Q2 2019, running in closed loops at the Brooklyn Navy Yard   —  Boston-based Optimus Ride will deploy an autonomous shuttle service at the Brooklyn Navy Yard later this year  —  Autonomous vehicles are finally coming to the Big Apple.
Mar 20, 2019, 11:50 AMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber settles two years-old lawsuits over driver classification for $20M, a boon to the company as it prepares to go public   —  The ride-hail company gets to continue not paying for traditional benefits like paid sick time and workers' compensation  —  The fight over the classification …
Mar 12, 2019, 12:40 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Bird plans to roll out Bird Platform, which outsources its scooter-sharing business to aspiring entrepreneurs, to New Zealand, Canada, and Latin America   —  Bird is outsourcing the scooter-sharing business to aspiring entrepreneurs in countries outside the US and Europe
Mar 7, 2019, 9:15 AMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber and GM's Cruise open source their self-driving car visualization software, a rare move in the hyper-competitive autonomous world   —  ‘See’ the world of a self-driving car with these free web portals  —  By now you've probably seen those top-down graphical images of a self-driving car …
Feb 19, 2019, 3:18 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber sues New York City over the law that caps the number of ride-hail cars and pauses the issuance of licenses to drivers for 12 months starting last August   —  The city's approach amounts to a ‘ban first, study later’ approach, Uber says  —  Uber filed a lawsuit on Friday to overturn …
Feb 15, 2019, 4:45 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Starting in Denver, Uber adds a public transportation option, including real-time bus and rail info, with plans to expand elsewhere over the coming months   —  Starting with Denver, Uber aims to become a one-stop shop for all modes of transportation  —  Uber customers who live in Denver …
Jan 31, 2019, 12:25 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
GM's self-driving unit Cruise partners with DoorDash to test a food delivery service in San Francisco starting in early 2019   —  The pilot will commence in early 2019 in San Francisco  —  Cruise Automation, the self-driving unit of General Motors, is teaming up with DoorDash to test …
Jan 3, 2019, 1:36 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Dec 18, 2018, 6:10 PMIn context

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