Lyft Driver Kidnapped & Shot 7 Times By Passenger SURVIVES To Save Family

A Lyft driver in Mississippi is fortunate to be alive and recovering after being shot seven times and left for dead this week. Brandy Littrell responded to a seemingly-normal Lyft ride request on Tuesday night in Jackson, Mississippi, picking up 17-year-old Dontarious Magee from one apartment complex and driving him to another one. When they got to […]

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Country Singer Clare Dunn Brutally Attacked By Lyft Driver

[Warning: Potentially Triggering Content] Country singer Clare Dunn suffered a ride from hell, and she’s opening up about the life-threatening incident in hopes of helping to keep other rideshare passengers safe in the future. Speaking to People on Friday, the musician detailed a terrifying ride on Lyft, in which she was brutally assaulted by her driver. […]

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Vaccines, reopenings, and worker revolts: Big Tech’s contentious return to the office

Enlarge / Apple offices in northern California. (credit: Apple ) All across the United States, the leaders at large tech companies like Apple, Google, and Facebook are engaged in a delicate dance with thousands of employees who have recently become convinced that physically commuting to an office every day is an empty and unacceptable demand […]


Lyft ditches Google Maps for Here, partners with Argo AI

Enlarge / Lyft will switch its map provider from Google to Here. (credit: Lyft) The ride hailing company Lyft is changing up its maps, which until now have been powered by Google. Lyft will now use Here instead. Lyft says the switch means a better search database for places and addresses as well as more […]


Uber, Lyft stocks plunge after Biden official says drivers are employees

Enlarge (credit: lechatnoir / Getty) Stock in Uber is down more than 6 percent after President Joe Biden’s new labor secretary, Marty Walsh, told Reuters that drivers are employees under US labor law. Stock in Lyft, whose business is more concentrated in the United States, is down 11 percent. DoorDash, which heavily uses contract workers […]


Lyft is getting out of the self-driving business

Enlarge (credit: jetcityimage / Getty) Lyft has sold its self-driving division to a Toyota subsidiary called Woven Planet for $550 million—the latest sign that it takes deep pockets to compete in the self-driving arena. Lyft’s main competitor, Uber, sold its own self-driving unit to the well-financed startup Aurora back in December. Lyft announced its self-driving […]


Uber and Lyft struggle with driver shortage as demand soars

Enlarge (credit: FG Trade / Getty Images) Around this time last year, Uber and Lyft saw demand plunge for their flagship ride-hailing services as fear of the coronavirus kept most people at home. By May 2020, Uber’s ride bookings had plunged 80 percent from their level a year earlier. But now, as people get vaccinated […]


Woman Banned From Uber AND Lyft After Attacking Driver Over Mask Incident!

One thing we can all agree on? People like this shouldn’t be allowed in public! According to reports, a woman was banned by Uber and Lyft after coughing on and assaulting an Uber driver who refused to give her and her friends a ride in San Francisco because they weren’t wearing masks. Rideshare driver Subhakar […]