One way or the other ridesharing service Uber always finds itself in the news, whether its due to protests in a country where it’s trying to operate or the behaviour of some driver. Yesterday a report claimed that Uber shows “ghost cars” to users in its app to give the impression that a large number of cars are available for them to catch a ride on even when users are given long waiting periods for requested rides. Uber is denying that it does this.
From the looks of things drones are going to have a major presence in our lives just a few years down the road whether we like it or not when the technological challenges are overcome and regulatory hurdles are cleared. Amazon is already calling for drone-only airspace while it tries its hand at delivering packages using drones. A Johns Hopkins doctor is conducting a new study to see if it would be feasible to have drones carry blood to emergencies.