Anyone familiar with surge pricing knows how prices can shoot up with app-based cab providers.
While he didn't say Uber's name outright, Lyft has used its treatment of drivers and passengers as a key differentiator from its competitor, which has had stories of a culture of sexual harassment - and most recently, a major security breach - come to light.
Toshiba, Westinghouse end all ligitation, start new flash memory cooperation
A peace has broken out between Western Digital and Toshiba over the future of their solid-state-memory factory joint-ventures. In return, the Japanese company will end its legal claims against Western Digital, the two companies said in a statement.
Ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft apologized for spiking fare prices after the explosion Monday in a Port Authority station, and promised to refund customers.
She wrote: "My friend was charged 18K for a 20 Min ride (!), and they are sticking to it". However, when he arrived at his destination, the trip charges showed 18,518.50 Canadian dollars as bill, CNET reported. "We have safeguards in place to help prevent something like this from happening, and we are working to understand how this occurred", an Uber spokeswoman told Slate. "There was an error here and it has been resolved".
Bangladeshi national Akayed Ullah, 27, who is a cab driver from Brooklyn, set off the homemade pipe bomb device prematurely while walking through the subway transit tunnel between the terminal and Penn Station.
Israeli security guard stabbed at Jerusalem's central bus station (PHOTO, VIDEO)
Hundreds of protesters and dozens of riot police gathered in front of the entrance leading to the heavily fortified building. The move breaks with years of U.S. foreign policy, as Jerusalem is a contentious part of the Isreal/Palestine conflict.
This story originally appeared in the New York Post.
Neither company said how many customers were affected.
Lyft said in a November blog post that it had been looking at growing internationally for some time.
Facebook announces Snapchat-inspired World Effects AR feature for Messenger
Now they're introducing 3D objects called World Effects so you can "capture and share fun moments with your family and friends". We'll see over time if that pitch resonates, and whether or not people care about funky AR features in their Facebook camera.