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HBO & Uber Bring Game Of Thrones To The Streets Of Manhattan

04/16/2015, Given how heavily pirated HBO’s Game of Thrones TV series is, it is safe to assume that many of you guys out there are fans, or at the very least are able to recognize how the book and the TV show has integrated itself into pop culture today. Now if...

Uber Will Take Galaxy S6 Owners On A Free Ride

04/15/2015, Uber, a truly global ridesharing service, today announced a promotion with Samsung in line with the company’s recent launch of two new flagship handsets, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge. The new partnership will see the Uber app for Android...

Uber Safe Helps To Keep Drunk Drivers Off The Road

04/08/2015, It is common knowledge and it is expected of many that if you drove to a bar or club and had one too many drinks that you’re not supposed to drive home. You could either hail yourself a cab or get a friend to drop you home or pick you up from said bar...

Uber Co-Founder’s “Operator” Service Will Run Errands For You

04/07/2015, Let’s say you’re too busy at work to run a personal errand, so instead of putting it off, how about if you could hire someone to perform just that one task? That’s apparently a service that Uber’s co-founder is working on dubbed “Operator”....

Police Raid Uber Offices In France, South Korea

03/18/2015, It looks like Uber’s woes have just compounded across the pond, as Uber’s Paris offices have been reported to being the subject of a police raid. The police in that part of the world are currently looking into the company’s UberPop service. On a...

Uber Riders Can Now Earn Starpoints For Redemption At Hotels

02/25/2015, Ridesharing service Uber has inked an agreement with Starwood Hotels & Resorts which would now allow riders to earn Starpoints that can be redeemed at the hotel group’s properties around the globe. This partnership is truly the first of its kind...

Uber To Include Panic Button

02/06/2015, Uber did announce that they will be throwing in a panic button over in India in due time. The reason behind this move? There has been at least one incident where a female passenger claimed that she was raped by an Uber driver, as part of Uber’s move to...

Uber To Take On Google With Their Own Self-Driving Cars [Rumor]

02/02/2015, According to an earlier report, it was rumored that Google could be looking to take Uber on by launching a taxi service of their own. In fact Google’s service is pretty far along to the point where they already have an app in place that is being tested...

Google To Compete With Uber With Their Own Taxi Service [Rumor]

02/02/2015, While governments and local taxi services don’t like Uber, based on the funding that Uber has gotten from investors and the various positive feedback from passengers (incidents notwithstanding), it seems that Uber is a very popular service, so much so...

Passenger Files Lawsuit Against Uber In US

01/30/2015, Uber and court cases do seem to get acquainted with one another rather often – and in the latest incident, an Indian woman claimed that she was raped by a driver of Uber over in Delhi, and has decided to file a lawsuit against the service all the...

Uber Promises To Cap Surge Pricing During Northeast Snow Storm

01/26/2015, Simply put Uber is an app for smartphones that let you summon a car to take you wherever you want to go. The company has had no shortage of bad press lately, it has even been accused to exploiting crises, mainly because of its surge pricing mechanism that...

Uber Driver Hits Police Car, Pot Found In Glove Compartment

01/18/2015, For those who are still wondering what Uber is all about, this is a company that delivers a mobile app for users to arrange for a ride – which might be more expensive than a regular cab, but more often than not the customers are more satisfied due...

5 NYC Uber Hubs Suspended Until Records Were Handed Over

01/09/2015, Those living in New York City who love to use the ridesharing service known as Uber enjoy the convenience of hailing a driver directly from the smartphone, being able to obtain a lift at any time. It must be said that many governments all over are not too...

Flywheel’s #SurgeFreeNYE Offers $10 Flat Rate Rides On NYE

12/29/2014, Flywheel has every intention of letting you start off the new year with a bang, by offering additional customer delight through an alternative to crazy-high surge pricing in San Francisco, San Diego, Seattle and Sacramento. We are talking about unlimited...