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Major Companies Stay Mum on Thorny Abortion Issue — For Now

Some experts believe companies are holding off weighing in because they want to wait to see the court's final ruling. read more >
In contrast to drivers who are suing for overtime from Uber, Michelle Ouillette of Rogers is happy with her gig, she said. Working for both Uber and Lyft, she can make about $1,000 a week.
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Uber Suit Offers Peek Into Gig Economy

Attorney Chris Burks knows the gig economy can be a boon for independent contractors. But the flip side is that employers can have too much of an upper hand. read more >
Wal-Mart Chairman Greg Penner: "We're moving away from a model of serving customers where we are to a model of serving customers where they are."
Investments / Public Companies / Retail

Wal-Mart Embraces Change at Meeting, Hitching Up With Uber

During the retailer's annual meeting, Wal-Mart Chairman Greg Penner cast the company as changing with the economic and shopping landscape, just as it has done throughout its long history. read more >
Public Companies / Retail / Transportation

Wal-Mart Testing Uber, Lyft for Online Grocery Delivery

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says it will be testing its grocery delivery service with ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft in the next two weeks in Denver and Phoenix. read more >
Government & Politics / Insurance / Small Business / Transportation

North Carolina Likely To Join Legislative Push on Uber, Lyft

North Carolina has become an attractive market for smartphone-based car services such as Uber and Lyft, which are drawn to the state's mid-sized cities that have college students and young professionals but lack extensive mass transit. It's also one of many states where little regulation exists outside of traditional cab and limo services. read more >
Robert Coon
Government & Politics / Transportation

Mo Money, Uber Problems (Robert Coon On Politics)

Ride-sharing companies like Uber and Lyft have become the apps of choice for tech-savvy travelers in cities across the country – and worldwide. But as the companies have increased in popularity, opposition has grown as well. With Uber and Lyft currently looking at entering the Little Rock market, will our local officials embrace them or slam the door? read more >