Lyft

money-inequality

Uber Was Designed to Exploit Drivers

The company's disjointed, decentralized strategy makes it almost immune to labor action.
Ankita Rao
5.8.19
HACK

Slack Warns Investors It's a Target for Nation-State Hacking

As Slack prepares to go public, the company is warning potential investors that it's a target for malicious attacks from “sophisticated organized crime, nation-state, and nation-state supported actors,” according to an SEC filing published today.
Caroline Haskins
4.26.19
rideshare

Lyft and Uber Want to Fund Better Roads...for Lyft and Uber

Rideshare companies are investing in public infrastructure, but only when it helps their bottom line.
Ankita Rao
4.25.19
environment

Things You’re Doing to Save the Planet That Are Actually Terrible

That reusable cotton tote is polluting the air and water way more than a plastic bag.
Anne Gaviola
4.15.19
location data

EFF Says LA’s Scooter Location Data Could Unmask Individual Riders

This month, the Los Angeles Department for Transportation will enter the next phase of collecting the real-time location of scooters like Lime and Bird.
Joseph Cox
4.11.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Exploring The Ethics of Ridehailing Apps

Via strives to be environmentally friendly, wants to decrease traffic congestion, and pays its drivers more than Uber and Lyft—but is there a catch?
VICE Staff
3.15.19
rideshare

Uber and Lyft Are Officially Part of the Healthcare System

Lyft, Uber and other rideshare companies say they can save our healthcare system lots of money. But at what cost?
Ankita Rao
2.25.19
Travel

I Haven’t Paid for a Flight in Three Years Thanks to Credit Card Points

Yes, I’m gaming the credit card reward system. Here’s how you can too.
Jenny Hart
1.11.19
Tunnel Vision

Rideshare Companies Want to Replace the L Train When It Shuts Down

Bad news for commuters could be good news for companies like Lyft and Uber.
John Surico
12.21.18
rideshare

Uber Is Sweating NYC’s New Rideshare Minimum Wage

The new rules for app-based rideshare companies could mean $10,000 more for drivers every year.
Ankita Rao
12.5.18
VICE Guide to Life

How to Refund Nearly Every Regrettable Purchase You Ever Make

Here’s what you need to know about returning anything from fake Yeezys to a plane ticket you just paid for—no matter what.
Gina Ragusa
10.22.18
rideshare

China Suspends Carpool App After Two Passengers Murdered

Hitch, run by rideshare app Didi Chuxing, has been shut down for the time being.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.11.18
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