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Platform News: US ride-hailing services Lyft and Uber

Uber, Lyft have a California playbook to fight proposed US rules on workers

Uber, Lyft and other gig-economy companies face a new challenge from the Biden administration to their use of contract workers, but as they gear up for a fight in Washington they c...

Platform News: Squarespace

Squarespace, last valued at $10 billion, sets stage for direct listing

Squarespace has registered roughly 40 million shares for its direct listing in New York later this month, marking another win for advocates of the increasingly popular alternative ...

Platform News: Delivery Services across the world

DoorDash aims to double valuation in much-awaited IPO

DoorDash Inc said on Monday it’s aiming to raise up to $2.8 billion in an IPO, which could double the worth of their US food delivery start-up and also be one of 2020’s...

Platform News: US ride-hailing services Lyft and Uber

Uber and Lyft spend big in California to oppose gig-worker law

Uber and Lyft collectively are spending nearly $100 million on a November California ballot initiative to overturn a state law that would compel them to classify drivers as workers...

Platform News: Delivery Services across the world

DoorDash launches grocery delivery on its app

DoorDash, the largest American third-party delivery company for restaurants has launched a new grocery service, entering a crowded marketplace dominated by Instacart and Amazon Fre...

Platform Industry News: Ride-sharing driver

California regulator says Uber and Lyft drivers are employees

Drivers working for ride-hailing services such as Uber Technologies and Lyft will be considered employees under California’s new gig worker law, the state’s leading ind...

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How Uber Technologies hailed a deal with Grubhub only to let it slip

Uber’s CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has spent much of his career deftly negotiating acquisitions. Yet his $6.5 billion all-stock bid for Grubhub Inc ended with the food delivery com...

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US Senator says Uber and Grubhub combination would be anticompetitive

Senator Amy Klobuchar has blasted merger talks between ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies and online food delivery company Grubhub, calling any deal bad for the competitive landsc...

Platform News: Uber Technologies app

Uber approaches Grubhub with acquisition offer – sources

Uber Technologies is in negotiations to buy online food delivery company Grubhub Inc in an all-stock deal, according to people familiar with the matter. 

Platform Industry News: Ride-sharing driver

Uber targets older Americans with phone-based food ordering during coronavirus lockdown

Uber has said customers in New York City and the Miami area could now order restaurant meal deliveries over the telephone, instead of via its app, as it aims to expand its service ...