Uber’s first-quarter earnings show massive losses due to coronavirus

Uber posted a $2.9 billion net loss in the first quarter. Angela Lang/CNET Uber hasn’t had an easy time as a public company. The novel coronavirus, which has brought much of the ride-hailing company’s business to a halt, hasn’t helped. On Thursday, Uber’s first-quarter earnings highlighted the financial troubles the company has experienced, showing significant […]

Lyft joins Uber in requiring drivers and riders to wear face masks

James Martin/CNET For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. Lyft said it’s ramping up its efforts to keep drivers and passengers from spreading the novel coronavirus. The ride-hailing company said...

Google sibling Sidewalk Labs nixes Toronto smart city project

At one point, the project envisioned a high-tech urban center. Sidewalk Labs Sidewalk Labs, a division of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, on Thursday said it’s dropping its plans to build a high-tech urban hub on Toronto’s waterfront.  The...

Senators demand answers about Amazon firing activist employees

Sen. Elizabeth Warren has been a vocal advocate for breaking up big tech companies like Amazon. Joe Raedle/Getty Images For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. Nine liberal US senators are questioning...