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Uber Underlines Commitment To Safety

12/18/2014, Uber might be a more than decent alternative to hailing a cab (albeit more expensive, of course), but it has come under scrutiny especially when the company has allegedly done very little to offer protection to passengers from unscrupulous drivers. Well,...

Paris Cabbies Upset At Non-Blockage Of Uber Service

12/14/2014, Last Friday, a Paris court did not want to block Uber, a car service company, from having its Uberpop carpooling service operate in the romantic city. Needless to say, this particular move has not endeared itself to cabdrivers in France, as this working...

New York And Chicago Will Develop Own Uber Rivals

12/14/2014, Uber has been in the spotlight recently for all the wrong reasons. First comments made by one of its executives landed it into hot water, then there was an alleged rape by a driver in India, and all this went on alongside the various battles that Uber...

Baidu Reportedly Invests $600 Million Into Uber

12/12/2014, Since Google isn’t allowed in China, Chinese developers have taken the opportunity to launch their own search engine services, such as Baidu which can be largely considered China’s Google equivalent. That being said, it seems that Baidu is interested...

Sprint To Preinstall Uber’s App On Their Android Smartphones

12/10/2014, For those who hate having apps preinstalled on their phones when bought from carriers, you might not be pleased to learn that Sprint has recently announced that in the future, the company will be preinstalling Uber’s app on the home screens of most of...

Ex-Uber Driver Slapped With Vehicular Manslaughter Charge

12/09/2014, Uber has definitely come under scrutiny in several countries, having been banned or sued for “unfair competition”. Well, it seems that an Uber driver has been charged with vehicular manslaughter after being accused of hitting – and of course,...

Spotify And Uber Will Reportedly Unveil A New Partnership Soon

11/16/2014, Uber, a ride-sharing service that connects you with available drivers around you, is set to announce a new partnership with Spotify tomorrow if a report is to be believed. This new partnership will reportedly enable Uber riders to play their own music in...

France Goes Anti-Uber As Well With New Law

09/19/2014, It looks like the French government are not too thrilled with the presence of Uber in their country, as yesterday evening, France’s National Assembly voted definitively in favor of the pro-taxi “Thévenoud law”. In other words, the Thévenoud law...

Uber Receives Brief Reprieve From German Court

09/16/2014, Earlier this month, we did bring you word on how Uber has been banned in Germany – not only in a particular city or province, but rather, throughout the entire length and breadth of the country. Well, it looks like Uber might be able to take in a...

Uber Integrated Into Starbucks’ Mobile App

09/05/2014, The Starbucks app for mobile devices allows users to pay for their coffee using their phones. It’s convenient and it’s pretty straightforward, but it seems that the Starbucks app could be getting a little bit more functionality thanks to its recent...

Uber Banned Across Germany

09/03/2014, It looks like the brakes has been applied on Uber, the extremely popular service that allows folks to hail a ride from point A to point B in an efficient, albeit slightly more expensive manner. The German court has issued a nationwide ban on Uber, which...

Uber Now Wants To Deliver Your Lunch

08/26/2014, Popular on demand ridesharing service Uber has been experimenting with a couple of new business ideas that might help the company grow. These include services such as Corner Store which delivers products from local stores to customers in selected...

Uber Opens Up To Third Party Developers

08/20/2014, On-demand ridesharing service Uber has been expanding and growing at a far greater pace than its competitors. Only recently it announced a new service that rivals similar services being provided by Google and Amazon. In its latest move the company is...