Lyft is growing beyond its home market of the USA, with a launch planned next month in Toronto, the largest city in Canada.
No specific launch date was announced but Lyft said it "will be around to help ring in the holidays", presumably before Christmas. The company only began its driver outreach today.
GQ magazine names Colin Kaepernick its "Citizen of the Year"
He cooperated with GQ for the article-the accompanying photographs are particularly stunning-but was not quoted in the story. I think some folks see his protests, his resistance, as not his work.
The move follows the controversial launch of rival Uber in Toronto a few years ago, which saw protests by taxi drivers.
The move follows aggressive expansion in the U.S., where Lyft has also benefited from stumbles at rival Uber.
The company has been US-focused and in many cases has avoided the controversy that swirled around Uber as its larger rival expanded to dozens of countries overseas. It has also been expanding its partnerships including with General Motors and the former Google Car unit now called Waymo.
Qualcomm will reportedly reject Broadcom's offer
Overall, Broadcom's bid is a very ambitious attempt to grow its share of the market for components that go into mobile phones. CEO Hock Tan last week, saying the company is likely to relocate its headquarters from Singapore to the United States.
Lyft raised $1 billion in October, in a financing round led by CapitalG, the growth investment fund of Alphabet Inc and had in September hired an initial public offering advisory firm.
In June, the company ousted its co-founder and CEO Travis Kalanick, who has a net worth of $5.1billion according to Forbes, after a female former engineer wrote a blog detailing how she was propositioned by her boss.
North Korea soldier defects at DMZ to South
They stand only several metres away from South Korean soldiers wearing aviator sunglasses while adopting taekwondo stances. This comes as war tensions continue to rise between North Korea and its enemies in the south and the US.