Tag "Lyft"

Alphabet could invest up to $1B in Lyft

By : CIOL Writers

As Uber tries to find a way out of its troubled tides, its arch-rival in the US- Lyft is taking every possible advantage of the situation. According to Bloomberg, Lyft is in talks to raise up to $1 billion from Alphabet.

Lyft acqui-hires DataScore and YesGraph to boost growth

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Ride hailing company Lyft announced that it has acqui-hired DataScore and YesGraph to ‘help propel growth, attract more passengers and drivers, and help drivers earn more.’ About 25 people from both the companies will join Lyft. As part of the deal, Lyft will

General Motors expands car-sharing service Maven to six more US cities

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General Motors is expanding its weekly car rental service- Maven Gig from its current San Diego and San Francisco locations to other cities across the US. This means that drivers for ride-hailing services such as Uber, Lyft and delivery drivers for companies such as

Lyft too joins the self-driving car race

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Ride hailing startup Lyft has announced that it is creating its own self-driving car division that would compete with Uber. The company would soon open a facility in Palo Alto, California that would be staffed by “several hundred” engineers who

Lyft inks another self-driving tech partnership with Jaguar Land Rover

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Next time you want to ride in Jaguar or a Land Rover to visit your nearest cafe, book a cab from Lyft. Nope, we are not kidding! Coming one-step closer to its vision of having a self-driving fleet by 2021,

Lyft teams up with nuTonomy to bring first self-driving Lyft service to Boston

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After GM and Waymo, Lyft has a new partner in the world of autonomous technology in the form of nuTonomy, the Boston-based company that was first to put self-driving taxis on roads in Singapore. As per the new partnership, the two companies aim

Google, IBM, Lyft collaborate on open source project Istio

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Google, IBM, and Lyft have announced the launch of  Istio, a new open platform that allows developers a vendor-neutral way to connect, secure, manage and monitor networks of different micro services on cloud platforms. “Istio is the result of a joint

Waymo teams up with Lyft to work on self-driving cars

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While their common rival-Uber reels under a spate of lawsuits, Alphabet’s self-driving unit Waymo is teaming up with Lyft to bring self-driving cars to the general population via fleet services, reports New York Times. Citing sources, the report said that the two companies