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Uber Releases New Features in its Rider App

Uber Releases New Features in its Rider App

 In its bid to make travel a more personalised experience, online taxi hailing company Uber has rolled out new features in...

Nov 25 2016, 3:45pm CST

Uber Redesigns its Rider App

Uber Redesigns its Rider App

The new Uber App will be able to provide all the desired essentials of a safe and fast ride...

Nov 3 2016, 10:08am CDT

Uber and Lyft Drivers Discriminate Against Certain Riders, According to Study

Uber and Lyft Drivers Discriminate Against Certain Riders, According to Study

A new study out of MIT, the University of Washington, and Stanford University shows that there is racial discrimination about U...

Nov 1 2016, 1:58pm CDT

Uber is Working on On-Demand Flying Taxis

Uber is Working on On-Demand Flying Taxis

The Company is supposed to provide a fast and cheap flying cab experience....

Oct 28 2016, 1:04pm CDT

Uber Orders 100 Self-driving Vehicles From Volvo

Uber Orders 100 Self-driving Vehicles From Volvo

A month after Uber said its self-driving Volvos were still under development, the ride-hailing giant Uber has already ordered 1...

Oct 26 2016, 9:41pm CDT

Uber Could Offer Self-Flying Drone Taxis within 10 Years

Uber Could Offer Self-Flying Drone Taxis within 10 Years

Uber could start its automatic drone taxis within a decade’s time span. Then people could fly to work....

Sep 27 2016, 5:55am CDT

Did Uber Double Their Rates for Those Fleeing Chelsea Bombing?

Did Uber Double Their Rates for Those Fleeing Chelsea Bombing?

Over the weekend, a bomb that exploded in Chelsea, New York City caused some people to flea the area as quickly as they could....

Sep 19 2016, 9:47am CDT

Reason behind Uber's popularity: Consumers benefit the most, says US study

Reason behind Uber's popularity: Consumers benefit the most, says US study

A study suggests that online transportation firm Uber's consumers -- not the company or the drivers -- are the largest benefici...

Sep 17 2016, 10:28pm CDT

Uber Self-driving Cars Launched Pittsburgh

Uber Self-driving Cars Launched in Pittsburgh

You can catch an Uber with no driver now in Pittsburgh....

Sep 14 2016, 9:56am CDT

Google to Rival Uber with New Ride-sharing Service called Waze

Google to Rival Uber with New Ride-sharing Service called Waze

The new service will be launched in San Francisco and rival the likes of Uber and Lyft....

Aug 31 2016, 2:02pm CDT

Alphabet Executive Leaves Uber

Alphabet Executive Leaves Uber

David Drummond leaves his post at Uber after increased competition between Google and Uber....

Aug 30 2016, 10:16am CDT

First Self-Driving Uber Spotted in Pittsburgh

First Self-Driving Uber Spotted in Pittsburgh

Self-driving Car by Uber has been spotted being driven on the streets of city....

Aug 27 2016, 2:50pm CDT

Uber Offering Retirement Plans to Drivers

Uber Offering Retirement Plans to Drivers

Uber will now offer a retirement plan of sorts to its drivers. The world's biggest ride-hailing service  teamed up with be...

Aug 24 2016, 6:49pm CDT

Uber Acquires Self-driving Truck Startup Otto

Uber Acquires Self-driving Truck Startup Otto

American multinational online transportation firm Uber Technologies Inc. announced that it has acquired 'Otto', a technology st...

Aug 19 2016, 3:36pm CDT

Uber to Unveil its First Self-Driving Fleet in Pittsburgh This Month

Uber to Unveil its First Self-Driving Fleet in Pittsburgh This Month

Uber is launching its autonomous cars this month as its self-driving project....

Aug 18 2016, 12:54pm CDT

Taiwan to Withdraw Uber's Licence if Laws flouted

Taiwan to Withdraw Uber's Licence if Laws flouted

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs has said its threat to withdraw the business license of taxi-hailing service Uber would...

Aug 10 2016, 2:24pm CDT

Uber China To Merge With Didi Chuxing

Uber China To Merge With Didi Chuxing

Uber has sold its Uber China wing to competitor Didi Chuxing to become a 20% stakeholder in the merged operation. The newly mer...

Aug 1 2016, 1:00pm CDT

Uber Will Invest $500 for Making its own Global Maps

Uber Will Invest $500 Million for Making its own Global Maps

The cab company is going to pour $500 Million into mapping the world's roads....

Aug 1 2016, 9:34am CDT

4th of July: Uber Collaborates with Nevada to Avoid Drunk Driving Accidents

4th of July: Uber Collaborates with Nevada to Avoid Drunk Driving Accidents

Uber is going to work with Nevada in order to avoid risks of Drunk Driving during this year’s Independence Day with a special f...

Jul 4 2016, 6:26pm CDT

Uber App Update Adds Driver Safety Features

Uber App Update Adds Driver Safety Features

Uber Application’s new features will make sure that passengers reach their destination safely....

Jun 30 2016, 11:33am CDT

Uber To Launch A New Hot Air Balloon Service In China

Uber To Launch A New Hot Air Balloon Service In China

By now we should be used to extraordinary and occasionally weird announcement ending up as authentic and real news. One such ne...

Jun 29 2016, 2:27pm CDT

Uber Takes to Brazilian Skies with Helicopter Service

Uber Takes to Brazilian Skies With Helicopter Service

Sao Paulo in Brazil is the first city in the world to have an Uber taxi service with helicopters. The new Ubercopter service wi...

Jun 15 2016, 10:06am CDT

OnePlus and Uber to Give Away Loop VR headsets for Free

OnePlus and Uber to Give Away Loop VR headsets for Free

Global mobile technology startup OnePlus has partnered with online cab service Uber to offer customers the OnePlus Loop Virtual...

Jun 13 2016, 8:33am CDT

Uber Will Credit You $2 on Late Arrival

Uber Will Credit You $2 on Late Arrival

uberPOOL becomes more punctual and will take you anywhere on time. If you arrive late, Uber will credit you $2....

Jun 9 2016, 3:05am CDT

Uber Launches Behind The Wheel Blog for Drivers

Uber Launches Behind The Wheel Blog for Drivers

Uber has always been striving to improve the conditions of its drivers as they are a source of inspiration for the company....

Jun 7 2016, 5:23am CDT

Volkswagen Invests $300 Million in Uber Rival Gett to Explore Ride-Sharing

Volkswagen Invests $300 Million in Uber Rival Gett to Explore Ride-Sharing

The ride-sharing market is becoming stronger and is growing with the passage of time....

May 25 2016, 11:13am CDT

Toyota Invests in Uber to Explore Ridesharing

Toyota Invests in Uber to Explore Ridesharing

Uber and Toyota Motor Corporation are ready to join the relay race among the car companies and technology platform in the explo...

May 25 2016, 11:04am CDT

Uber Uses Your Phone's Battery for Pricing

Uber Uses Your Phone's Battery for Pricing Information

When the end of the night rolls around and you have to order your Uber, things can sometimes become touch and go with your batt...

May 21 2016, 4:19pm CDT

Uber to test self-driving cars

Uber to test self-driving cars

Washington, May 20 (IANS) Ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc. has announced it would road-test its first self-driving c...

May 20 2016, 6:16am CDT

Apple Invests $1 Billion in Chinese Uber Didi Chuxing

Apple Invests $1 Billion in Chinese Uber Didi Chuxing

Chinese ride hailing service Didi Chuxing receives a surprise investment from Apple....

May 13 2016, 12:40am CDT

Cannes Film Festival: Uber to provide Fashion Accessories to Attendees

Cannes Film Festival: Uber to provide Fashion Accessories to Attendees

Uber to provide Fashion Accessories to those attending Cannes Film Festival....

May 12 2016, 7:57am CDT

Uber Launches Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles

Uber Launches Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles

Uber has been making quite a few changes to the way it provides services to users - probably because it is facing stiff critici...

May 10 2016, 7:36am CDT

"Female Only Uber" Chariot, Launches

"Female Only Uber" Chariot, Launches

Uber has been in the news lately for being unsafe, and now a former Uber driver and his wife are making a new service that carr...

Apr 11 2016, 8:56am CDT

Vernee Thor Smartphone Sells for $99.99 for Uber Users

Vernee Thor Smartphone Sells for $99.99 for Uber Users

Chinese smartphone startup is taking now orders for the Vernee Thor at a discount for Uber users....

Apr 4 2016, 4:55am CDT

Uber Relocates Help Desk From Email to In-App

Uber Relocates Help Desk From Email to In-App

Uber car service has been given a green signal to replace its previous customer service with a new app feature that allows cust...

Mar 31 2016, 7:07am CDT

Uber Adds New Ride Request Widget for Third-Party Apps

Uber Adds New Ride Request Widget for Third-Party Apps

The new featured aimed at users in Asia is developed to work in areas with limited access to internet....

Mar 30 2016, 2:02pm CDT

Vernee Thor Uber Smartphone Priced at $129.99

Vernee Thor Uber Smartphone Priced at $129.99

The new Vernee Thor with some sort of special Uber integration is priced at a very affordable $129.99. See the first real world...

Mar 23 2016, 3:44am CDT

Uber and Vernee Partner for Uber Phone Thor

Uber and Vernee Partner for Uber Phone Thor

Chinese smartphone startup Vernee announces an Uber phone based on the Vernee Thor....

Mar 21 2016, 6:04am CDT

Uber Said to Buy Mercedes-Benz Self Driving Sedans

Uber Said to Buy Mercedes-Benz Self Driving Sedans

Uber may be looking into shopping for 100,000 autonomous cars, and their first choice is Mercedes....

Mar 19 2016, 6:27am CDT

You can Uber Puppies Today To Meet the Puppy Bowl 2016 Contenders

You can Uber Puppies Today To Meet the Puppy Bowl 2016 Contenders

Uber and Animal Planet partnered to bring the Puppy Bowl 2016 to you today....

Feb 3 2016, 11:10am CST