Wall Street Skeptics Poke at Start-Up Bubble

This was supposed to be the year when America’s biggest start-ups would finally make their triumphant…

Uber and Lyft Drivers Gain Labor Clout, With Help From an App

When California lawmakers passed a worker-protection bill essentially requiring Uber and Lyft to treat drivers as…

This Week in Business: E-Cigarettes Take a Hit, and Gig Workers Get Good News

It was a good week for soybean farmers and a bad one for “Froopy” e-cigarettes. What…

Counter Service Tipping: Who Gives?

It was 2015 when I first began to grapple with tipping when ordering at a counter-service…

The Week in Tech: Silicon Valley’s Alternate Reality

Each week, we review the week’s news, offering analysis about the most important developments in the…

California Labor Bill, Near Passage, Is Blow to Uber and Lyft

SACRAMENTO — A pack of Teamsters fanned out through California’s Capitol building last week, marching into…

Welcome to San Diego. Don’t Mind the Scooters.

SAN DIEGO — The first thing you notice in San Diego’s historic Gaslamp Quarter is not…

Uber and Lyft to Spend $60 Million to Maintain California Driver Status

SAN FRANCISCO — A bill in California’s legislature could soon force ride-hailing companies like Uber and…

How to Travel Using an E-Bike or Scooter

Curious about those electric bikes, scooters and mopeds scattered across city centers these days? There’s been…

How Uber Got Lost

This article is adapted from the book “Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber,” by Mike Isaac,…

Ride Sharing Adds to the Crush of Traffic at Airports

Been at an airport lately? Then you’ve surely been in a backup on the roadways or…

Older People Need Rides. Why Aren’t They Using Uber and Lyft?

Martin Gerstell treasures his Thursday morning volunteer stint at the National Gallery of Art, where he…

WeWork Takes Key Step Toward I.P.O., Citing Heady Growth and Huge Losses

WeWork, a real estate firm that leases shared office space, on Wednesday officially set in motion…

Uber Posts $5.2 Billion Loss and Slowest Ever Growth Rate

SAN FRANCISCO — Uber set two dubious quarterly records on Thursday as it reported its results:…

Lyft’s Losses Continue, but Company Says They Will Abate

SAN FRANCISCO — Lyft warned earlier this year that it would lose record amounts of money…