Author: Alison Griswold

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Those upfront prices aren't always what you end up paying. [Read More]
Tags: Uber - driver - takes
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Waymo One is in every way a competitor to Uber. [Read More]
In January 2017, John List, an economist at the University of Chicago, had a very bad Uber ride. List had called the Uber to get…... [Read More]
MoviePass is a shell of its former self, after running out of money and downgrading a plan that offered a movie a day for $9.95…... [Read More]
The best companies become verbs, says Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi. "Very few brands become verbs," he said on Sept. 10, as Uber announced it had…... [Read More]
Tags: Uber - Sept - companies
On Sept. 14, after unveiling a $2 billion charitable venture, Amazon founder and chief executive Jeff Bezos did a rare public interview with David Rubenstein,…... [Read More]
At rental startup Turo, Porsches are one of the top-searched cars. [Read More]
Travel guru The Points Guy is breaking up with Uber, he announced in an outraged blog post today. "I've been a loyal Uber user for…... [Read More]
The sharing economy is springing into action. [Read More]
Nobody likes expensive airline fares, including JetBlue. The company says that's why it bumped its fee for the first checked bag to $30, from $25,…... [Read More]
The top shoe-shopping destination for millennial men isn't Nike or Adidas. It's Amazon.com. Men "consistently rank Amazon as their top retail destination" across retail categories,…... [Read More]
The regulators have had their revenge in San Francisco. On Aug. 30, the city selected home-grown startups Scoot and Skip to operate rentals of 625…... [Read More]
For a brief moment on Sept. 4, Amazon was worth $1 trillion, the second US company ever to hit that mark (Apple was first). Earlier…... [Read More]
Amazon is the second US company to reach the $1 trillion milestone. [Read More]
Super-investor SoftBank is getting into the fight against America's traditional rental-car companies. Peer-to-peer rental car app Getaround has raised $300 million in a round led…... [Read More]
The charges against Paul Manafort include "conspiracy against the United States," laundering foreign money, tax and bank fraud, and failing to register as a foreign…... [Read More]
"That place was nasty." [Read More]
Tags: Guests - AIRBNB - place
"That place was nasty." [Read More]
Tags: Airbnb - place - nasty
"Massive waiting lists for vouchers—not sure this is our strong suit." [Read More]
Subscription movie service MoviePass made a name for itself by practically handing out money. The popular service, owned by parent company Helios and Matheson, charges…... [Read More]
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