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Lyft beats rival Uber in race to file for IPO

It's finally happening: Ride-hailing company Lyft is taking the long-anticipated step of going public.  The company beat its rival Uber in the race to a public offering on Thursday when it filed confidential paperwork for an initial public
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Ride-hailing apps for kids promise to take over for carpool for busy parents

Welcome to Small Humans, an ongoing series at Mashable that looks at how to take care of – and deal with – the kids in your life. Because Dr. Spock is nice and all, but it’s 2018 and we have the entire internet to contend with.
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Russian ride-hailing app comes to America with set-your-own-price scheme

A record-breaking cold night in Siberia back in 2012 spurred the creation of a more reliable ride-hailing service that spread through Russia and now that company is making its way to the U.S. First stop: New York City. inDriver, a new Uber and Lyft
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Report: Uber looks into buying e-scooter company Bird or Lime

Four wheels good, two wheels better.  According to a report in The Information, the ride-hailing company Uber is in secret talks to acquire an electric scooter company. And, if the story's sources are accurate, Uber isn't being too picky
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Uber's rider loyalty program crushes Lyft's with more rewards

In the wake of a similar announcement from its chief rival Lyft, Uber announced a rider rewards program Wednesday to give loyal users perks for spending money in the app. The program is almost exactly like the new Lyft Rewards program in that both
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Lyft's rewards program will offer perks for choosing Lyft over Uber

When you're hailing a ride, you probably flip between the Uber and Lyft apps to see which one will give you the best deal. But what if one of them offered you rewards in exchange for your loyalty? Lyft is banking on that idea with its forthcoming
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Uber launches program to reward high-performing drivers

Driving for Uber isn't always the most rewarding experience. Strangers puke in your car. Riders tip poorly. You might not break even if you're leasing a car. A recent driver survey from ride-sharing guide Ridester showed the average hourly wage is

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