NYC-only affordable alternative to Uber and Lyft arrives today

Starting today, New Yorkers have access to a new option when it comes to ride-hailing apps, one that claims it’s “built for New Yorkers by a New Yorker.” Myle was founded by Aleksey Medvedovskiy, who says he’s a 20-year veteran of the city’s taxi ind… Source: https://www.engadget.com/2020/02/19/myle-new-york-city-launch/ Proactive Computing found this story and shared it […]

Uber rolls out changes to California ride-hailing in wake of new law

Uber is rolling out a number of changes to its ride-hailing service in California due to a new state law with stricter requirements to classify a worker as an independent contractor, according to a new customer email. Why it matters: Uber has said it doesn’t believe the law will force it to reclassify drivers because […]

Judge strikes down NYC law limiting Uber and Lyft driver cruising time

Uber and Lyft have won a major legal battle in one of their most important US markets. On Monday, a state judge ruled that a New York City law designed to control how much time ride-hailing drivers can spend looking for passengers was “arbitrary and… Source: https://www.engadget.com/2019/12/23/judge-strikes-down-nyc-uber-lyft-cruising-cap/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared […]

Uber is getting kicked out of Colombia

After operating in Colombia in a legal gray area for years, Uber has been ordered to halt its app business there. A judge ruled Friday that Uber was violating competition rules in Colombia, Reuters reported, after a lawsuit was filed against the company by taxi dispatcher Cotech SA. The Superintendency of Industry and Commerce in […]