ride sharing

Uber, Lyft may look the same, but their visions are not

At first blush, it can be hard to tell Uber and Lyft's businesses apart. Both companies offer rides on demand, from a mix of cars, bikes and scooters. They rely on a vast workforce of independent contractors, many of whom drive for both companies. Uber and Lyft even share certain large investors, and now they are going public back to back.

Lyft rises 8.7% on its first day of trading

For years, Uber tried to bulldoze ahead of Lyft and other rivals through a mix of aggressive fundraising and dirty tricks. At one point in 2017, Uber's former CEO, Travis Kalanick, was caught bragging on video that it was "a piece of cake" to compete with L

Lyft IPO priced at $72 per share

Lyft, the second biggest ride-hailing service in the US, priced its initial public offering at $72 a share on Thursday, valuing the company at around $24 billion.

Uber's e-bikes are cannibalizing rides from Uber's cars

Six months after jumping into the bikesharing game, Uber has made a fascinating discovery: New riders taking a spin on its red Jump electric bikes in San Francisco are more likely to continue riding the bikes instead of hopping in one of its ubiquitous cars.

Lyft's quiet CEO opens up on his wild ride

The men who run the biggest companies in tech right now are not, for the most part, shy or modest. Elon Musk sends things into space and promises to use a bunch of tubes to change transportation as we know it. Jeff Bezos seemingly hasn't met a retail-related sector he doesn't want to dominate. Mark Zuckerberg goes on nationwide listening tours and sparks speculation of a presidential run.

Uber's massive hack: What we know

Uber's disclosure that hackers accessed the personal information of 57 million riders and drivers last year, a breach it didn't disclose publicly until Tuesday, adds new potential legal woes for the already troubled company.