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Toyota And Uber Form Strategic Alliance

05/25/2016, One of the biggest car manufacturers in the world has announced that it has formed a strategic alliance with one of the biggest ride-hailing services in the world. The alliance will enable more drivers to get on Uber, allowing Toyota to sell more cars in...

Uber Shows Off Its First Self-Driving Car

05/19/2016, It has been known for some time now that Uber is also working on self-driving cars but the company hasn’t really talked about it, until today. It has finally shown off its first self-driving car, it hasn’t made the car itself, just the...

Uber Trip Tracker Tool Lets You Follow Your Family’s Rides

05/17/2016, Uber announced today that it’s improving its Family Profiles feature with a new tool called Trip Tracker. The trip is aimed at making it easier for family members to follow in real-time the Uber trips their loved ones are taking. The tool will...

Uber Now Offers Flat $5 Carpool Rides In Manhattan

05/08/2016, If you live in New York and don’t mind sitting in an Uber with a complete stranger just so you can get to where you’re going for far less than what you would normally pay for, then this is going to interest you. Uber has announced that...

Uber And Lyft Threaten To Cease Operations In Austin By Monday

05/08/2016, Uber and Lyft, two companies that help you get a ride, are threatening to cease operations in Austin following the rejection of a measure called Proposition 1 which would have protected drivers that drive for services like Uber and Lyft from stricter...

Uber Will Use Machine Learning To Reduce Surge Pricing

05/03/2016, Many consider surge pricing to be one of the negative points of Uber. The ride-sharing service maintains that surge pricing allows it to ensure that passengers can always get a ride when they need one, even if it comes at an inflated cost. It’s not...

Uber Drops Google Wallet And Picks Up Android Pay

05/03/2016, Ride-hailing service Uber is dropping support for one mobile payment solution made by Google and picking up support for another solution made by the same company, it’s giving up on Google Wallet in favor of Android Pay. Uber is sending out emails to...

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...