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Uber Now Shows Public Transportation in Its App

Uber Now Shows Public Transportation in Its App

The ride-hailing service Uber is looking to expand its usefulness to customers, and has set its sights on public transportation.

Uber Announces Its Own Rewards Program For Riders to Earn Ride Upgrades and More

Uber Announces Its Own Rewards Program For Riders to Earn Ride Upgrades and More

Ride-hailing services like Lyft and Uber are starting to give back to its riders, with both companies announcing new rewards programs.

Uber Will Remove Riders With Minimum Rating Under 4 From Its Platform

Uber Will Remove Riders With Minimum Rating Under 4 From Its Platform

Uber has updated its Community Guidelines in New Zealand and Australia to announce a minimum ride star rating requirements. Uber encourages riders to rate drivers at the end of the trip and allows drivers to do the same. While it previously kept a rider’s rating hidden from them, it started allowing users to check their rating from within the app from last year.

Uber’s New Features Make It Easier for the Driver To Find You

Uber’s New Features Make It Easier for the Driver To Find You

In a bid to reduce the waiting time for its users after they book a ride and to reduce cancellations, Uber is rolling out a bunch of new features to make the whole process of picking up a passenger less stressful for all the parties involved.

Uber Launches its Panic Button for Riders in the United States

Uber Launches its Panic Button for Riders in the United States

In April, Uber officially announced that it would be launching a dedicated means to contact 911 emergency services if a rider felt the need.

A Self-Driving Uber Car Hit and Killed a Pedestrian in Arizona

A Self-Driving Uber Car Hit and Killed a Pedestrian in Arizona

Self-driving cars are the next big thing for the automotive industry, and that is certainly the case for ride-hailing services like Uber.

Uber Express Pool Offers 50 Percent Lower Fares than UberPool But Requires You To Walk

Uber Express Pool Offers 50 Percent Lower Fares than UberPool But Requires You To Walk

Uber today announced a new carpooling service called Express Pool. The company’s first new product in over three years trades a bit of convenience for cheaper fares.

Siri and Apple Maps Integration Go Missing in Uber for iOS [Update: Its Back]

Siri and Apple Maps Integration Go Missing in Uber for iOS [Update: Its Back]

The latest Uber update for iOS has removed a lot of functionality from the app including Siri and Apple Maps integration without any kind of prior announcement. The lack of Siri integration means iPhone owners will no longer be able to use Siri to book an Uber.

Uber Paid Hackers $100,000 to Keep Data Breach of 57 Million Customers Secret

Uber Paid Hackers $100,000 to Keep Data Breach of 57 Million Customers Secret

Uber today acknowledged that there was a massive data breach last October which led to the data of 57 million customers and drivers making its way into the hands of hackers. The company kept this breach a secret and even paid the hackers $100,000 to keep the breach under wraps.

Uber Adds Live Location Sharing and Expands Beacons for Easier pickups

Uber Adds Live Location Sharing and Expands Beacons for Easier pickups

While Uber wants to make sure you enjoy the ride when you’re getting from place to place, it should be easy to find that ride to begin with.