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Uber Testing New System To Discourage Late Passengers

04/28/2016, If you’re the type that tends to be late, in the future you could be facing some kind of financial penalty from Uber should you show up late for your ride. Right now Uber has a waiting time of 5 minutes in which users are expected to show up, if not...

Uber Instant Delivery Service Shut Down In NYC

04/20/2016, Uber has confirmed that it has shut down the Instant Delivery service in New York City. It’s an UberEats feature that provides users with a list of selected lunch items that can be delivered to them in ten minutes or less. Instant Delivery was...

Business Permit Required For Uber And Lyft Drivers In San Francisco

04/15/2016, If you are an Uber or Lyft driver over in San Francisco, be prepared to “invest” an additional $91 each year, as that is the amount required for one to register for a business permit. This comes into play if one would like to continue to make a living...

Lyft Is Expanding Its Carpooling Service To Six Additional Cities

04/05/2016, Carpooling is almost always a very good idea. If multiple people are going the same way then it makes sense to try and put them in one car instead of individual cars, not only does it save money but it’s also good for the environment.Lyft has...

Uber CEO Stares At Class-Action Lawsuit Concerning Price Fixing

04/04/2016, Being a CEO of a company is certainly a cushy title, but there is quite the amount of responsibility that comes along with such a position, of course. Uber’s CEO will now need to face claims that he has worked alongside drivers when it comes to price...

Uber To Offer In-App Assistance

03/30/2016, For those of you who have given ridesharing services like Uber a go, and are pleased with it, then all is fine and dandy. However, I am also quite sure that there are other quarters out there who have actually run into issues with Uber, and might even...

UberX Rides Could Feature Free Wi-Fi

03/29/2016, The next time you step into your UberX ride, you might be in for a pleasant surprise – that the very vehicle in which you travel in would come with free Wi-Fi connectivity, now how about that? Of course, this is a deal that will be available only in...

Uber To Recruit Talent Via In-App Challenges

03/28/2016, It takes plenty of thinking out of the box in order to come up with some pretty cool solutions, and ridesharing company Uber knows this, which is why it has devised a rather ingenious method of recruiting tech talent by offering Uber passengers the chance...

Report: Uber Looks For Self-Driving Fleet

03/18/2016, While we know that Uber now allows one to make one way trips over to Mexico, this would require a human driver – but what if one day, you were to be able to make such a trip across the border in a self-driving car? That might be the direction in...

Uber Introduces Instant Pay

03/17/2016, More and more folks are jumping aboard the ridesharing bandwagon, and it looks like with so many different services in which one will be able to sign up with, competition is stiff. Uber would like to make sure that their portion of active drivers remain...

Uber Passport Allows Cross Border Trips

03/17/2016, Uber is a company that has definitely branched out to be a whole lot more than just being a competitor to regular taxis, as it has expanded its food delivery service to more than a dozen cities, not to mention allowing a single person to pay for up to 10...

Google Integrates More Car Services In Google Maps

03/15/2016, There are rumors that Google is developing its own Uber competitor but until that happens it’s going to allow you to hail an Uber from the Google Maps app. Uber was actually one of the first car services that were integrated into Maps but it’s...

Uber Expands Food Delivery Service To 12 More Cities

03/15/2016, UberEats started off as an experiment and now the ride-hailing service sees enough potential in its standalone food delivery app to expand it to a dozen cities. Uber has announced today that its new UberEats app is now available to users based in Los...