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