Hampered by worker-classification lawsuits, the home-service company shuts down. Google is reportedly snatching up about 20 of its engineers.
Uber's been the big kahuna, but funding for on-demand apps is booming overall -- and the deal-making looks likely to intensify this year.
Starting with one for MTV and MTV2, they build on the company's current "second screen" apps and add on-demand video, plus new webisode-style series. But most of it is only for people who already pay.
Ride-share startup's expansion into logistics comes amid fierce competition with better-funded rivals Uber and Lyft
Groceries, wine, handpicked clothes and dinner -- all delivered to your doorstep. Here are the top services making life more convenient than we probably deserve.
The e-commerce giant may have found a way to get you your order within one hour.
Uber's latest hire -- the head of Google's same-day shopping service -- could help CEO Travis Kalanick realize his dream of delivering just about anything.
The grocery delivery startup is making the change as fellow on-demand service Uber faces regulatory scrutiny for not classifying its drivers as employees.
On-demand smartphone apps are known for addressing the whims and desires of the comfortable. It turns out they can also serve the greater good.
Homebodies, rejoice! Venture capital wants to make sure you never have to get out of your pajamas.