Uber, Lyft: Ride-hailing Landscape (Mergers, Apps, Ridership, Revenue and other news)

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    Lyft’s ride-hailing business is starting to claw its way out of a deep hole
    Ridership and revenue are still down year over year, but they’re steadily improving compared to earlier this year
    November 10, 2020
    https://www.theverge.com/2020/11/10/21559174/lyft-q3-2020-earnings-rides-prop-22-covid
     
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    Uber is still getting hammered by COVID, though things are looking slightly better
    The company’s gross bookings only fell 10 percent year over year, compared to steeper drops in previous quarters
    November 5, 2020

    https://www.theverge.com/2020/11/5/21551683/uber-q3-2020-earnings-revenue-loss-delivery
     
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    Uber will let riders reserve trips up to 30 days in advance and pick a 'favorite' driver
    Uber Reserve rolls out in select cities this week
    November 10, 2020

    https://www.techspot.com/news/87546-uber-riders-reserve-trips-up-30-days-advance.html
    Uber: Push a Button, Plan Your Ride: Introducing Uber Reserve
     
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    Didi takes its overseas expansion drive to New Zealand but is the ride-hailing market big enough to make a difference?
    November 13, 2020
    https://www.scmp.com/tech/start-ups...seas-expansion-drive-new-zealand-ride-hailing
     
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    Lyft extends its Emergency Help feature to drivers and riders across the US
    The rideshare company and ADT started testing the safety measure earlier this year
    November 18, 2020

    https://www.engadget.com/lyft-adt-emergency-help-roll-out-nationwide-170046220.html
    Lyft: Lyft Launches Emergency Help, Supported by ADT, to Riders and Drivers Nationwide
     
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    Uber and Lyft just scored a huge federal transportation contract
    The five-year $810 million contract authorizes the companies to provide transportation to over 4 million federal employees
    November 23, 2020

    https://www.theverge.com/2020/11/23/21611553/uber-lyft-gsa-government-contract-amount
     
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    India to allow Uber and rivals to charge 20% commission
    Industry experts had warned that a 10% cap would hit revenue and operations
    November 27, 2020

    https://tech.hindustantimes.com/tec...s-to-charge-20-commission-71606472741604.html
    TechCrunch: India sets rules for commissions, surge pricing for Uber and Ola
     
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    Uber raising trip prices 24% in new year in response to Seattle’s new minimum wage law for drivers
    December 30, 2020
    https://www.geekwire.com/2020/uber-...sponse-seattles-new-minimum-wage-law-drivers/
     
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    Lyft's shared rides return with COVID measures and advanced booking
    You can save money if you don't mind waiting.
    July 15, 2021
    https://www.engadget.com/lyft-shared-rides-return-133317382.html
     
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