Ride-sharing startup Lyft has closed a $60 million funding round led by venture firm Andreessen Horowitz, the company announced on its blog. It also confirmed raising $15M in October of 2012.
Uber is back on the streets of New York -- though the city has imposed some new restrictions on the service.
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick says a Reuters story is false, and the company is not raising a round.
Uber founder Travis Kalanick declared his intention to roll out ride-sharing on the existing platform, posing a direct threat to companies like Lyft and SideCar that operate on a community ride-sharing model.
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Consumer attitudes and behaviors surrounding renting, borrowing, and leasing items, versus ownership, are shifting around the country, according to a study conducted by Sunrun and Harris Interactive.
Uber's new app releases will help expand its user base and continue disrupting the taxi industry around the world.
At SXSW, Uber CEO revealed the next stage of his battle plan: quadrupling the size of his staff in the next year, growing from 200 to 800 members, and continuing global expansion.
How is Uber managing its European expansion? With "lots of hustle," according to vice president Ryan Graves.
Hailo, a mobile cab-hailing app, raised $30 million in its second round of funding and plans on opening its services in New York this month. It ill have fierce competition, however, from Uber.
Not to be outdone by its competition, Uber has reached an agreement with the California authorities.
Popular ride-sharing startup Lyft got a green light today to continue operating while the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) re-examines its policies.
On-demand car service Uber has started testing out its business in Singapore, the first sign it will officially bring the service to Asia.
Uber released its cabs service to all of San Francisco today, after testing the ride-sharing program for a number of months. The release comes soon after lawmakers targeted Uber and its competitors for having unsafe services.
In the nation's capital, smartphones users can hail a DC cab, as well as one of Uber's sedans or SUVs.
Nervous about getting home safe on the busiest night of the year, New Year's Eve? If you decide to forgo a traditional taxi cab, there are myriad options to choose from. But be warned, many of these novel ride-sharing services have already issued warnings that prices will be sky-high.
Watch out Uber, the cab hailing app Hailo is hot on your heels in New York City.
The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) today decided the temporary fate of forward-thinking startups such as Uber, Hailo, and GetTaxi looking to modernize the city’s taxi system.
At a meeting in New York this morning, the commission …
In the face of hefty citations, Lyft, the mobile app that lets you order a moustache-adorned car to pick you up in a matter of minutes, is rallying the San Francisco's tech scene to speak up in its defense.
The powers that be in Chicago have proposed new regulations that, if passed, would mean lights out for startup Uber and its mobile system for booking and paying for black car service.