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Uber Moves One Step Closer To Creating Self-Driving Cars

05/21/2015, Most of the issues faced by passengers of Uber’s services have usually been driver-related, but imagine if you could eliminate drivers from the equation, wouldn’t that make the service much more reliable? As it turns out this is something that Uber is...

Uber To Start Testing Cash Payments In India

05/12/2015, If there was one reason to choose Uber over a regular taxi, it would be the fact that Uber relies on credit cards for payment, meaning that users won’t need to bring cash with them which in turn reduces the chances of them being robbed by the driver, at...

Uber Reportedly Made A $3 Billion Bid On Nokia’s HERE Maps

05/08/2015, Uber is a transportation company and chances are its drivers more often than not will rely on navigational and mapping services to get around to places they might not be familiar with. This is why it also does not come as a complete surprise to learn that...

Blind Riders Cite Bias Against Them By Uber

04/21/2015, It looks like it is time for Uber to face the music, as a lawsuit has been filed against them by blind riders for alleged bias shown against them. This means that Uber Technologies Inc. will have to go to court, defending themselves against a lawsuit...

Heal Wants To Be The Uber For Doctors Making House Calls

04/20/2015, If you’re sick, chances are you might drop by the clinic or in more severe cases, the hospital. However wouldn’t it be better and easier if you could get a doctor to swing by your house or your location? Granted home visits aren’t anything new, but...

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...