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Uber puts its money behind congestion pricing | CSNY

Uber puts its money behind congestion pricing | CSNY

Despite New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio getting on board with Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s congestion pricing proposal for Manhattan’s central business district, the plan to fund the ailing Metropolitan Transportation Authority by enacting a toll for drivers entering Manhattan below 61st Street still faces some pushback from within the state Legislature – particularly from […]

Uber Pays Drivers $20 Million to Settle Contractor Dispute | Reason

Uber Pays Drivers $20 Million to Settle Contractor Dispute | Reason

Uber is out $20 million. The ride-hailing company has agreed to settle a six-year-old lawsuit with drivers who argued they should be classified as employees—not contractors—and therefore deserve benefits and wage protections. Although Uber will hand a decent payout to the 13,600 drivers named in the suit, the company will not change their employment status. […]

Spotify warns of HUGE price rise that could add £35 onto your bill – and he’s blaming Apple for the rogue hike | The Sun

Spotify warns of HUGE price rise that could add £35 onto your bill – and he’s blaming Apple for the rogue hike | The Sun

SPOTIFY has warned of a potential price hike for customers around the world – as a result of an ongoing spat with Apple. The music streaming app’s boss claims that Apple takes too large a cut of its subscription fees, and may need to hit Brits with bigger monthly payments to stay profitable. Any app […]

DirecTV Now Price Increases Confirmed, HBO in New ‘Slimmer’ Bundles | Variety

DirecTV Now Price Increases Confirmed, HBO in New ‘Slimmer’ Bundles | Variety

AT&T is overhauling its DirecTV Now pricing and packaging strategy — including hiking prices for existing customers by $10 across the board — a move that could lead to more subscriber losses for the company’s flagging pay-TV business. At the same time, AT&T is launching two new DirecTV Now packages: Plus, at $50 per month […]

Spotify gets 1 million users in India with dirt cheap subscriptions | Business Insider

Spotify gets 1 million users in India with dirt cheap subscriptions | Business Insider

Within just a week of being launched in India, Spotify has apparently garnered a million users — in spite of legal troubles with Warner Music Group. Even though Spotify hit a few speed bumps prior to being launched in India, its strong start could be as a result of its competitive pricing strategy. In the […]

Which movie subscription service should you choose? | Polygon

Which movie subscription service should you choose? | Polygon

For a few months in 2018, it seemed like everyone was constantly seeing movies with a subscription service called MoviePass. In the summer of 2017, the all-you-can-watch buffet dropped in price from $40-$50 per month to $9.95, leading some 2 million people to sign up. It sounded too good to be true — unlimited movies […]

Competition Could Hit Netflix’s Subscriber Growth — but Not Its Pricing Power | Barron’s

Competition Could Hit Netflix’s Subscriber Growth — but Not Its Pricing Power | Barron’s

Increased competition could cut into Netflix ’s (NFLX) potential subscriber growth, according to new research, but its pricing power is less at risk. Buckingham Research analyst Michael Harrigan on Friday lowered his rating on the streaming-video giant’s shares from Buy to Neutral, reiterating a $382 price target below Wall Street’s average around $400. (Still, the […]

Grab’s S$4 penalty: How about riders whose bookings are cancelled by drivers? | TODAYonline

Grab’s S$4 penalty: How about riders whose bookings are cancelled by drivers? | TODAYonline

I read the news item regarding the new cancellation policy of Grab where there is a S$4 penalty for passengers cancelling the ride five minutes after booking. This penalty fee goes to the driver. I just have one question for Grab: What happens if the driver cancels the ride? It has happened to me a […]

N.Y. Congressman Introduces Bill Forcing Cable Companies to Reveal Real Internet Speeds, Pricing | Stop the Cap!

N.Y. Congressman Introduces Bill Forcing Cable Companies to Reveal Real Internet Speeds, Pricing | Stop the Cap!

Rep. Anthony Brindisi (D-N.Y.) today introduced a bill in Congress to force cable operators fined by a state telecommunications regulator to publicly reveal the actual performance of their internet services, subscriber counts, and a complete price listing including all fees and surcharges. The Transparency for Cable Consumers Act comes in response to New York’s experiences […]

How do Lyft Shared Saver and Uber Express Pool work? | Autoblog

How do Lyft Shared Saver and Uber Express Pool work? | Autoblog

It’s no coincidence that Lyft is now offering the Shared Saver and Uber the Express Pool options — both are rooted in consumers’ willingness to risk a little convenience — and shoe leather — for a more affordable ride. And the offerings take a page from the successful startup Via Transportation, which is trying to […]