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  1. Uber Driver Streamed Unwitting Passengers on TwitchHis accounts have since been terminated.
  2. Maybe the ‘Gig Economy’ Has Not Arrived — YetNew data indicates the old system of classifying employees as employees persists, despite Lyft and Uber.
  3. California Court Ruling Could Be Major Blow to ‘Gig Economy’ FirmsThe largest state has adopted a rule that places the burden of proof on employers in justifying “independent contractor” classifications.
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    Lyft Will Offer Free Rides to the March for Our LivesStoneman Douglas students will get free rides to the March 24 protest to end gun violence.
  5. Looks Like Lyft Was Up to Uber’s Tricks, TooThe company is investigating allegations that employees were tracking rides of their ex–significant others.
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    Lyft Made a Beer That Comes With a Discounted Ride Home“Five-Star Lager” is some pretty shameless marketing.
  7. For the Good of Society — and Traffic! — Delete Your Map AppCities and citizens alike are waging war against map apps.
  8. Uber and Lyft Waive Fees for Victims of Las Vegas AttackIn the wake of the Las Vegas massacre, Uber and Lyft have worked quickly to ensure that affected customers would not be overcharged for their rides.
  9. Oh Look, Uber Is Under Federal Investigation AgainThe new investigation is over a secret software Uber allegedly used to track Lyft drivers.
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    Lyft Drivers Really Hate the New Taco Bell Drive-through FeatureIn their eyes, it means bigger messes and less money.
  11. Your Lyft Will Now Swing You Through a Taco Bell En Route to Your DestinationSo many drunk tacos. So little time.
  12. Lyft Wants to Be the “Open Platform” for Self-Driving CarsWhile Uber tries to go it alone, Lyft continues to try to partner up.
  13. In-App Tipping Comes to UberUber tries to play nice.
  14. Lyft Reinvents the BusLyft’s new service is a bus.
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    Is Uber Evil, or Just Doomed?Sexual harassment, corporate-espionage charges, taking advantage of drivers: The company that practically courts bad PR is in an existential crisis.
  16. Uber’s Two Biggest Enemies Just Joined ForcesLyft and Waymo are getting into business together.
  17. How Much Did #DeleteUber Actually Help Lyft?Monthly rides are up over 130 percent for the Uber rival.
  18. Former Lyft Drivers Sue Uber for Secretly Tracking ThemThe program was allegedly used for years to help lure drivers away from Lyft.
  19. Uber’s ‘Hell’ Program Secretly Tracked Lyft DriversAnother dastardly Uber initiative.
  20. Executive From Lyft, the ‘Woke’ Alternative to Uber, Joins Trump AdministrationHe’s working on driverless cars.
  21. Lyft Fancies Itself the Woke Bae of Ride-Hailing Apps“We’re not the nice guys,” Lyft president John Zimmer told Time. “We’re a better boyfriend.”
  22. Lyft Fancies Itself the Woke Bae of Ride-Hailing Apps“We’re not the nice guys,” Lyft president John Zimmer told Time. “We’re a better boyfriend.”
  23. SXSW Folks Sure Were Freaking Out That Uber and Lyft Left AustinA bunch of tech bros were left very mad online, waiting for a ride.
  24. Why Uber Was This Weekend’s Tech Punching Bag#DeleteUber was less a direct response to the weekend’s events than a referendum on the service in a new political climate.
  25. Clinton and Trump Should Talk More About the Robot-Induced Unemployment CrisisSelf-driving vehicles are expected to wipe out millions of jobs in the coming decades. Our presidential candidates should probably talk about that.
  26. Lyft Is Reportedly Looking for a BuyerThe Uber competitor is looking for some support.
  27. Why Uber Is Stopping Its Service in AustinOh, the horror.
  28. Lyft to Test Driverless Cars in 2017, So Make Peace With Your God NowThe future is closer than you think.
  29. Woman Jumps From Car, Convinced Deaf Lyft Driver Was Kidnapping HerShe broke her ankle.
  30. Why Many New York Drivers Prefer Lyft to UberWe took a sorta-scientific poll. The results were overwhelming.
  31. Uber Is Being Accused of More Shady Business TacticsThe taxi wars are getting really real.
  32. Uber and Lyft Both Launch Carpool Services to Let You Share Rides With StrangersMore backseat awkwardness, hooray!
  33. Lyft President on the Company’s NY DebutI do think the pace at which we’re moving to create something new and the pace at which rules are created are at odds.”
  34. Ride-Share App Lyft Will Not Launch in NYC Tonight [Updated] Thanks to New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.
  35. Cars With Fuzzy Pink Mustaches Deemed Illicit in NYCThe city is challenging the ride-share start-up Lyft.
  36. Uber Competitor Lyft Launches in Brooklyn and QueensPink mustaches, welcome to New York.
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