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Uber Now Runs Continuous Background Checks On Drivers

07/15/2018, Uber has taken a lot of flak because of the way it conducted background checks. The company was fined $8.9 million by Colorado for adding drivers to its platform that had criminal records. Both Uber and Lyft saw more than 8,000 of their drivers combined...

You Will Soon Be Able To Pay For Uber With Venmo

07/15/2018, Uber users will soon be able to use another payment method to pay for their rides. PayPal has confirmed that it will enable Uber riders to pay with their Venmo balance. This will let them settle the bill for their rides with the money that’s in...


Uber Users Will Be Able To Rent Lime Scooters

07/09/2018, Not too long after Lyft announced that it was acquiring the top bike-sharing company in the United States, its biggest rival Uber has announced that its users will now be able to rent scooters from Lime. Uber is investing in the company as part of a $335...

Uber And Grab Merger Could Be Reversed By Singapore

07/05/2018, Uber announced in March this year that it was selling its entire Southeast Asian business to Grab, its biggest rival in the region. The deal saw Uber exit the region which made Grab the biggest ride-sharing service in Southeast Asia. There has been some...

Court Rules Uber Can Continue Operating In London

06/26/2018, The transportation authority of Britain’s capital, Transport for London, declined to renew Uber’s license to operate in the city last September. It said that the company’s “approach and conduct demonstrate a lack of corporate...

Driver Of Uber’s Self-Driving Car Was Watching Hulu Before Crash

06/24/2018, Like other companies that are testing their self-driving cars on public roads, Uber also has a human safety driver behind the wheel at all times. One of the company’s autonomous cars in Tempe, Arizona was involved in a crash this March which led to...

Uber Will Offer Cheaper Rides To People Who Can Wait

06/19/2018, Uber is testing a new feature that will offer cheaper rides to users who are willing to wait. It often happens that we absolutely have to catch an Uber at a particular time and pay for it even when surge pricing is in effect which can lead to...

You Can No Longer Book Uber Rides Within Google Maps

06/18/2018, Last year Google announced that Uber would be integrated within Google Maps. This meant that while searching for location of places, users would also be able to hail an Uber within Google Maps itself. This meant less steps for users which could also help...

China’s Didi Chuxing Ride-Hailing Service Expands To Australia

06/15/2018, Didi Chuxing might be a name that some of you guys are familiar with. For those who aren’t, they are basically China’s take on ride-hailing services and back in 2016, they actually managed to squeeze out Uber, where the company sold China operations...

Uber Lite Offers A Lightweight App Option To Emerging Markets

06/12/2018, Uber has already exited major Asian markets. The company no longer operates in Southeast Asia and China so India is one major market where it still has a presence. In a bid to reach as many people in India as possible, where a vast majority of people use...

Uber Could Be Thinking Of Buying Bike-Share Company Motivate

06/08/2018, Earlier today a report revealed that Uber could be getting into scooter game but it seems that’s not all they’re planning to get into. In a new report from Axios, it seems that Uber is also interested in the bike-share market and could be looking to...

Uber Also Rumored To Be Getting Into The Scooter Game

06/08/2018, Last month it was reported that Lyft could be thinking of getting into the scooter game, and now it seems that Lyft’s rival, Uber, could also be thinking about it. This is according to a report from Axios (via CNET) who claims that Uber has submitted an...