The ride-hailing service Uber is looking to expand its usefulness to customers, and has set its sights on public transportation.
Ride-hailing services like Lyft and Uber are starting to give back to its riders, with both companies announcing new rewards programs.
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.
In April, Uber officially announced that it would be launching a dedicated means to contact 911 emergency services if a rider felt the need.
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 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.
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 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.
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.