Uber and Lyft have been granted an emergency stay on an order that would force them to reclassify their drivers, just hours before both companies said they would shut down operations in California because of it.
The car transport company Lyft declared that it will shut down its ridesharing operation in response to local politicians' push to change the employment status of its drivers — and Uber is likely right behind it.
In a deal that values Lyft at $11 billion, Google's parent company Alphabet has invested $1 billion into the ride sharing service, more than a year after Apple placed its own $1 billion bet on Chinese taxi provider Didi Chuxing.
Alphabet's Waymo is joining with Lyft to test self-driving cars on public roads, according to an announcement, while another Alphabet company — Google — is previewing a complete Android interface for cars which will nevertheless support Apple's CarPlay technology.
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Ridesharing service Lyft has updated its iPhone app with support for iOS Calendar destinations, apparently just in time to take advantage of a boycott of its main competitor, Uber, over the company's response to U.S. President Donald Trump's controversial immigration executive order.
Several high-profile companies — Google, Ford, Uber, Lyft, and Volvo — have joined together in a new coalition, looking to persuade both the public and the U.S. government about the benefits of self-driving cars, with the particular goal of knocking down any legal barriers that might interfere.