Ford layoffs necessary to fund bets on its future

May 21, 2019
The future of the auto industry is uncertain as ride-sharing, self-driving vehicles and other technologies evolve.
Cars are reflected in the grill of a new Ford truck in Richmond, California.
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As ride-share drivers strike, Uber and Lyft eye a driverless future

May 8, 2019
The protest against pay and working conditions comes as the companies go public.
Uber and Lyft drivers strike at Los Angeles International Airport over what they say are unfair wages.
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Uber and Lyft drivers plan to strike ahead of Uber IPO

May 7, 2019
Uber and Lyft drivers are banding together to launch a strike on Wednesday in several major American cities.
Uber and Lyft drivers are among those who would be reclassified as employees if California's Assembly Bill 5 is signed into law.
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Uber targets $100B valuation for IPO as Lyft shares slide

Apr 10, 2019
The company has actually lowered its expectations.
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How does this year's wave of IPOs compare to 1999's?

Apr 8, 2019
The social-networking site Pinterest has set a price range for its initial public offering. At the peak price of $17 per share, the company would be worth a little over $11 billion, down from an estimate of $12 billion last…
Microsoft Corporation stock information is seen at the NASDAQ stock exchange in 1999.
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Lyft issues IPO, but its path to profitability is still unclear

Mar 29, 2019
Like Uber, Lyft has not been profitable to date.
The number of Lyft shares to be offered and the price range for the proposed offering have not yet been determined.
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Lyft IPO makes it the ridesharing star, at least for today

Mar 29, 2019
As the company hits the public markets, what does that mean for the future of how we get around?
An iPhone with the Lyft ride-sharing app on it shows cars in the area on Park Avenue in New York City March 26.
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Lyft files paperwork for highly anticipated IPO

Mar 1, 2019
In a hotly anticipated move, Lyft, the 7-year-old ride-share company, has taken the first step toward going public. Today it filed the required paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Both Lyft and Uber were expected to file initial public…
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As Uber eyes an IPO, what's its plan for profits?

Feb 28, 2019
It's expanding far beyond ride-sharing, and it has tons of data.
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Companies like Uber that have filed for IPOs are stalled while the SEC lawyers and accountants who work on IPOs are shut down along with the government.
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