Uber CEO Travis Kalanick claims that he’s not losing sleep over the growing international alliance between his rivals, but maybe he will now. That’s because it’s all been hypothetical until this point. On Monday, Lyft and China’s ride-hailing company, Didi Kuaidi, announced that their partnership is officially online. Beginning with a public beta, Didi users visiting the US can open their Didi app to hail a Lyft. They don’t need to worry about setting up a new account, paying in a foreign currency, or not knowing how to tell their driver where to go. Read more….
• Lyft prefers to strike up international partnerships instead of forging into new markets.