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Uber sees slowest recovery of ride business in home U.S. market, deliveries more than double

Uber sees slowest recovery of ride business in home U.S. market, deliveries more than double

By: Tina Bellon, Akanksha Rana
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: November 6th, 2020
Uber Technologies Inc said on Thursday demand for its food-delivery service exploded in the latest quarter, but recovery in its global rides business is being held back by its most important market, the United States.
Avis serving customers at SFO

Covid-19 Slammed Rental-Car Firms, Then Business Turned Around

By: Nora Naughton
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: November 2nd, 2020
After a big collapse in bookings this spring, Avis, Enterprise are benefiting from higher used-car prices and a preference for traveling by auto.
Uber extends mask selfie verification feature to riders

Uber extends mask selfie verification feature to riders

By: Tina Bellon
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: September 1st, 2020
Uber Technologies Inc (UBER.N) on Tuesday said it will roll out a global selfie feature to verify its ride-hail customers wear a mask, modeled after a similar feature introduced for drivers in mid-May.
Lyft's 2Q loss $437M as virus spread and riders stayed home

Lyft's 2Q loss $437M as virus spread and riders stayed home

By: Cathy Bussewitz, AP Business Writer
Source: ABC News
Date of Publication: August 12th, 2020
Lyft has posted a loss of $437 million for the second quarter, when the coronavirus outbreak meant few people were looking to use its ride-hailing service.
Uber's delivery service is now bigger than its rides business

Uber's delivery service is now bigger than its rides business

By: Sara Ashley O'Brien
Source: CNN Business
Date of Publication: August 6th, 2020
As the pandemic ground its ride-hail business to a halt, Uber's delivery service took on new importance. Now, it's Uber's biggest source of revenue.
Uber offers COVID-19 contact tracing help amid chaotic U.S. response

Uber offers COVID-19 contact tracing help amid chaotic U.S. response

By: Tina Bellon
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: July 20th, 2020
Uber Technologies Inc has quietly launched a service to give public health officials quick access to data on drivers and riders presumed to have come into contact with someone infected with COVID-19, company officials told Reuters.
DoorDash partners with Walgreens to deliver over-the-counter drugs and other health products

DoorDash partners with Walgreens to deliver over-the-counter drugs and other health products

By: Kevin Stankiewicz
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: July 16th, 2020
DoorDash announced a partnership Thursday with Walgreens Boots Alliance to deliver over-the-counter medication and other products from the drugstore chain.
Uber agrees to buy food-delivery service Postmates for $2.65 billion in stock

Uber agrees to buy food-delivery service Postmates for $2.65 billion in stock

By: Alex Sherman
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: July 6th, 2020
Uber agreed to buy Postmates, the fourth-largest U.S. delivery food service, for $2.65 billion in stock. Uber had attempted to acquire GrubHub last month but talks failed. Uber’s deal for Postmates will likely draw less regulatory scrutiny than an acquisition of GrubHub.
Uber bus just around the corner on post-pandemic public transit map

Uber bus just around the corner on post-pandemic public transit map

By: Tina Bellon
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: June 30th, 2020
Urban transportation’s transformation has shifted up a gear as the coronavirus crisis turns travel habits on their head, with Uber making allies of public transit systems by now offering to sell them its software expertise.
Why Companies Want Clorox as Much as Consumers Do (If Not More)_Adweek

Why Companies Want Clorox as Much as Consumers Do (If Not More)

By: Paul Hiebert and Ryan Barwick
Source: Adweek
Date of Publication: June 19th, 2020
Working with the trusted brand has become a deeply coveted corporate partnership during the pandemic.