Lyft

In this Jan. 31, 2018, file photo, a Lyft driver opens the Lyft app on his phone while waiting for a fare in Pittsburgh.
Gene J. Puskar/AP Photo, File
March 29, 2019 - 3:05 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Lyft had little trouble getting investors to hop on board its increasingly popular ride-hailing service, as its initial public offering fetched a $72 per-share price that exceeded even its own expectations. The next big test comes Friday morning when the San Francisco company's...
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child in a car seat
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Ian Bush
March 18, 2019 - 9:51 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — When it comes to getting to and from Philadelphia International Airport, Uber and Lyft have new pint-sized competition in Kidmoto . The app does one thing: "It connects passengers seeking car seats to drivers who provide the convenience of installed car seats for...
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Lyft sticker applied to the rear window so a car
Gene J. Puskar/AP via CNN
March 18, 2019 - 8:41 am
By Chris Isidore, CNN Business (CNN) -- Lyft has set a price range for its initial public offering, which could value the company at about $20 billion. Lyft predicted investors would buy the stock for between $62 and $68 a share. The company expects to raise as much as $2.1 billion through the sale...
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A Chihuahua dog
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Rachel Kurland
March 05, 2019 - 1:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — We've all experienced that hysterical fear of leaving something behind in an Uber, whether it be essential items like your wallet, keys or phone. But have you ever left your 8-week-old coffee-colored Chihuahua in the back seat? Apparently someone has. It may seem —...
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A Lyft driver places the Amp on his dashboard.
Kelly Sullivan/Getty Images for Lyft
March 01, 2019 - 5:57 pm
By Sara Ashley O'Brien, CNN Business (CNN) — Lyft will pay some of its drivers up to $10,000 in cash bonuses ahead of the company's forthcoming IPO — an unusual benefit for a portion of the independent contractors who are critical to the company's business model. The drivers who receive a bonus...
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February 22, 2019 - 10:10 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Automakers Daimler and BMW say that trustworthy handling of personal data will be a key competitive advantage in their new joint venture that offers app-based services like free-floating car-sharing in big cities. The two competitors for luxury car customers said Friday...
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February 15, 2019 - 5:21 pm
By Sara Ashley O'Brien, CNN Business (CNN) — Uber, the most highly-valued U.S. based startup, is heading into its much-anticipated IPO after more than $1 billion in losses last year. The company lost $1.8 billion in 2018, the first full year under new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, according to the company...
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A Lyft driver places the Amp on his dashboard.
Kelly Sullivan/Getty Images for Lyft
Rachel Kurland
February 08, 2019 - 12:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Throughout the month of February, Lyft is offering one free ride, up to $10, to take you to Philadelphia's black history museums. The ride is also valid to African-American memorials, cultural sites and black-owned businesses in the region. The following museums...
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From left: Jenna Burleigh, Joshua Hupperterz
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
January 09, 2019 - 3:18 pm
UPDATED: 7.42 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Nearly a dozen witnesses have testified so far in the trial of the man accused of murdering a Temple University student 1 1/2 years ago, and one alternate juror was dismissed for knowing one of the witnesses. Dressed in a gray suit, 30-year-old...
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Sean Learn
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
January 03, 2019 - 11:52 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Toronto man will spend four and a half to nine years in prison for a DUI crash that killed a man in Bensalem last year. Shane Learn, 49, was sentenced on homicide by vehicle DUI, aggravated assault by vehicle, and related charges, for a head-on crash in April in...
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