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Lyft says Uber tactics cut some drivers’ income in half

Lyft says Uber tactics cut some drivers’ income in half

With the Uber-Lyft squabble already hitting critical mass, the recent revelations that Uber was engaging in much more than simple trolling were a bit shocking. Now Lyft is pointing out that those tactics have a serious effect on their drivers. In some cases, income was cut by nearly 50%.

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Uber’s recruitment tactics for Lyft drivers revealed

Uber’s recruitment tactics for Lyft drivers revealed

In competition, the goal is to win — that much is clear. How you accomplish that feat is another matter entirely. We’ve told you about the squabble between Uber and Lyft, where the two competing entities accused one another of gaming each others’ systems. Canceled rides, clandestine recruiting, and plain underhanded tactics were accused. Now, there is solid evidence of it.

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Lyft COO leaves post as things get tough [Update]

Lyft COO leaves post as things get tough [Update]

In the wake of a very public — and awkward — spat with fellow service Uber, Lyft has a change at the top of their executive branch. COO Travis VanderZanden has reportedly left (or been fired from, it’s not clear yet) Lyft, leaving a vacancy in a crucial position. Lyft has yet to comment on the move, but the timing couldn’t be stranger.

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Uber hits back, says Lyft’s “attacks” are much worse

Uber hits back, says Lyft’s “attacks” are much worse

Round two of the Uber/Lyft spat has come to a close, with Uber squaring up the scorecard. Lyft’s previous assertion that Uber drivers were screwing with their drivers was like a stiff right cross, but Uber just threw an overhand right. According to Uber, Lyft has no room to talk about anyone toying with drivers.

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Lyft: Uber is faking ride requests, screwing with drivers

Uber and Lyft are often in the same boat. They fight the same battles with legacy taxi service, but seem to now be turning on one another. A recent accusation made by Lyft suggests Uber is toying with them, creating fake Lyft requests, then canceling them.

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Lyft gives in to demands, starts operations in NYC tonight

Lyft gives in to demands, starts operations in NYC tonight

Lyft has worked out a deal to begin operations in New York City. The deal, which sees the upstart ride hailing company making severe concessions, is effective today. The deal also makes Lyft a little less, well, like Lyft.

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Lyft stops NYC launch as Attorney General threatens action

Lyft stops NYC launch as Attorney General threatens action

Lyft, the ridesharing service with the big pink moustache, has delayed their Big Apple launch. The company was set to start giving rides this evening, but an eleventh hour delay is putting those plans off. Had they gone through with their service, it may have turned ugly — and quick.

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Uber and Lyft ordered to stop service in Pennsylvania

Uber and Lyft ordered to stop service in Pennsylvania

Ridesharing services Uber and Lyft have both received a new blow (and, subsequently, battleground) in their bid to change how we get shuttled from point A to B. Yesterday, two administrative judges ordered both services to cease operations in Pittsburgh effective immediately.

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Seattle Mayor strikes new deal with Uber, Lyft; eliminates caps

Seattle Mayor strikes new deal with Uber, Lyft; eliminates caps

Several ride-sharing services were under fire recently in Seattle, where a limitation of how many drivers each service could have on the road at a given time drew the ire of he three companies. Uber, Lyft, and Sidecar all cried foul over the limitations, and Seattle Mayor Ed Murray heard them. In response, he’s lifted those limitation from an ordinance set to go before the City Council soon.

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Uber, Lyft sued — plaintiffs claim they violate ADA rules

Uber, Lyft sued — plaintiffs claim they violate ADA rules

Uber and Lyft, tow popular ride sharing services, have been sued. Three wheelchair-bound citizens in Texas have sued the two services under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), claiming the two services deny service to disabled people. The three plaintiffs are asking that both services have their operations shut down until they provide wheelchair access.

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Uber and Lyft hit with lawsuit in Connecticut

Uber and Lyft hit with lawsuit in Connecticut

Uber and Lyft have once again by targeted by the cab and livery companies that feel threatened by their presence, this time in Connecticut, where 15 companies formed a coalition and collectively went after the services. A lawsuit was filed in a US District Court on Wednesday.

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Uber and Lyft drivers intimidated with fines up to $800 in Tampa

Uber and Lyft drivers intimidated with fines up to $800 in Tampa

It's barely been a month since Uber and Lyft started their services in Tampa, Florida, that the companies are facing the brunt of officers with the Public Transportation Commission. News is that the authorities are cracking down on the drivers of the ridesharing companies, and will no longer be issuing warning but handing out direct fines.

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