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Uber Now Lets You Save Your Frequently Travelled and Favorite Places

Uber Now Lets You Save Your Frequently Travelled and Favorite Places

Up until now, Uber’s app has only allowed riders to save locations of their home and office for quick and easy travel. But that’s not the only places where people travel frequently. So, Uber is introducing Saved Places feature that lets riders bookmark their frequently visited places.

Uber Facing Criminal Probe Over Use of ‘Greyball’ Feature To Evade Law Enforcement Authorities

Uber Facing Criminal Probe Over Use of ‘Greyball’ Feature To Evade Law Enforcement Authorities

The Department of Justice in the United States has started a criminal investigation against Uber for its secret ‘Greyball’ feature. The ride-hailing company used the ‘Greyball’ feature to evade law enforcement officials around government offices.

Uber is Making it Easier for Users to Delete Their Account

Uber is Making it Easier for Users to Delete Their Account

Up to this point, simply deleting the Uber account from your smartphone didn’t remove your data from Uber’s servers.

Uber Will Make it Easier to See Rider Ratings to Encourage Better Behavior

Uber Will Make it Easier to See Rider Ratings to Encourage Better Behavior

Being able to see the rating of an Uber driver has always been easy, but for drivers looking to pick up repeat customers, the same hasn’t been true.

Apple Caught Uber Secretly Tagging iPhones and Threatened to Remove its App From the App Store

Apple Caught Uber Secretly Tagging iPhones and Threatened to Remove its App From the App Store

A report from The New York Times details how Uber was flouting Apple’s App Store rules and identifying and tagging iPhones even after its app was deleted from them. The ride-hailing company was doing this to prevent the creation of fake accounts.

Uber Will No Longer Use Its ‘Greyball’ Program To Block Government Officials

Uber Will No Longer Use Its ‘Greyball’ Program To Block Government Officials

Uber has confirmed that it will stop using its “Greyball program through which it served government officials and users who have violated its terms and conditions in the past a fake version of its app that displayed no cars or populated the map with ghost cars.

How Uber Used the Secret ‘Greyball’ Feature to Evade Law Enforcement Officers

How Uber Used the Secret ‘Greyball’ Feature to Evade Law Enforcement Officers

As you probably know by now, Uber, especially the low-cost version UberX isn’t legal in all the cities or countries it operates. If you’re wondering how it manages to evade trouble in these jurisdictions, then a new report by Mike Isaac of the New York Times sheds some light.