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Uber Won’t Pay More Than $2 Billion For Lyft; Lyft Responds

08/22/2016, Recently there have been reports that Lyft apparently tried to sell themselves to companies such as GM. However that’s not all as it was later revealed that Lyft had also approached other companies like Apple, Google, Amazon, and even their rival, Uber,...

Massachusetts Will Tax Uber And Give That Money To Taxis

08/21/2016, Massachusetts has come up with a new way of supporting the traditional taxi industry in the state as it comes under increasing pressure from ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft. The state has decided to tax ride-sharing services and spending whatever...

Lyft Apparently Tried To Sell Themselves To Apple, Uber, And More

08/19/2016, A report from last week revealed that Uber rival Lyft had apparently attempted been courted by the likes of GM in the past, but apparently the deal fell through and never materialized. However according to a report from The New York Times, it seems that...

Uber And Volvo To Spend $300 Million On Self-Driving Cars

08/18/2016, The world’s largest ridesharing service today announced that it’s teaming up with Volvo on a new $300 million joint venture aimed at developing self-driving cars. Both companies are very interested in the technology and have joined forces in...

Uber Lets Users In India Hail Rides Outside The App

08/17/2016, The app is an integral part of the Uber experience. You fire it up, punch in where you want to go, and see how long it’s going to take for your driver to arrive. It enables you to track the driver and also manage payment via the app itself. Uber is...

Uber Will Be Selling Its Business To Didi In China

08/01/2016, As popular as Uber is around the world, its business model has also inspired others to come up with alternatives. In the US alone we have several alternatives to Uber, and the same can be said in other countries, such as China where the country has its...

Uber To Invest $500 Million Into A Global Mapping Project

07/31/2016, Right now Uber relies heavily on Google Maps for its navigation, and that’s not a bad thing. Google Maps is one of the most popular mapping solutions available right now, but we suppose from a business point of view, you’re still relying on another...

Uber To Use High-Res Satellite Images To Improve Pickups

07/20/2016, Uber for the most part has been pretty reliable, and if you don’t manage to get an Uber chances are it has to do with the supply of Uber cars and drivers, rather than the service being bad at securing you a driver. However we suppose its service could...

Uber Has Completed Two Billion Rides Since Launch

07/18/2016, Uber has grown at an exponential rate over the past couple of years. The company has rapidly expanded to international destinations and continues to do so even now. It has also come up with new ways to entice people to start booking rides using its...

Man Robs Bank, Flees In An Uber

07/14/2016, Uber is used by millions of people around the world. Some use it for going to work, others catch a ride to the airport, the fact is that Uber has made it incredibly easy to hail a ride from the comfort of our smartphones. Users don’t necessarily...

Facebook Messenger Now Lets You Book An UberPool

07/10/2016, Facebook Messenger is now capable of doing so much more than just helping you stay in touch with your friends and family. The world’s largest social network has made considerable improvements to the features that it offers and continues to improve...

Uber Drivers Get Ad-Free Pandora

06/27/2016, Uber today announced a new perk for drivers. Acknowledging that music goes a long way in setting the mood for the drive, the company said that feedback from its drivers showed that high quality music makes a difference which is why it’s offering...

Uber Replaces Surge Multiplier With ‘Upfront’ Pricing

06/26/2016, Uber has long implemented surge pricing in areas where demand is high, surge pricing is reflected in the app through a multiplier which gives users an idea of how many times over the normal fare that particular ride is going to cost. Uber has been...