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  1. Android News

    Uber Rent to allow for full car rentals in Uber app

    Uber is teaming up with GetAround to offer complete car rentals in-app, competing with the likes of Zip Car.
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    Uber buys Jump (SF bike-sharing service)

    Uber is getting serious about its bike-sharing aspirations, announcing it just purchased Jump, a bike-sharing platform featuring "electric, dock-less" bikes.
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    Uber stops all self-driving car tests after fatal accident

    Uber is putting all of its self-driving vehicle tests on hold after one of its cars struck and killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona Sunday evening. According to ABC affiliate KNXV, the car had a human operator behind the wheel but was in autonomous mode.
  4. Android News

    Uber Health can help you get to doctor's appointments

    Uber introduced Uber Health, which is an official partnership with healthcare organizations. It allows healthcare providers, caregivers and staff to order rides for patients to and from appointments.
  5. Android News

    'Uber Express Pool' comes to six new cities

    Express Pool, like Uber Pool, matches a driver with riders along a similar route during a trip. But instead of the door-to-door service found in Pool, Express Pool requires riders to walk a block or two to a location to maximize the efficiency of a trip
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    Uber surprisingly settles with Waymo over stolen trade secrets

    Uber and Waymo have settled out of court over claims that Uber stole trade secrets. The settlement totals approximately $245 million, or about a 0.34% equity stake in Uber.
  7. Android News

    Uber will pay New York drivers $3 million in class-action settlement

    Drivers will not be classified as independent contractors after Uber agreed to settle a lawsuit over fees with New York drivers.
  8. Android News

    Android malware mimics Uber's UI to steal your log-in

    Symantec discovered a new variant of a long time Android trojan. This time, it mimics the look of Uber's app in an effort to fool you into typing your phone number and password. When you press enter, it sends your log-in credentials to a remote server.
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    Sprint owner SoftBank has acquired a new stake in Uber

    Softbank is the Japanese company that owns most of Sprint, but now the company is expanding its influence to acquire a stake in Uber. Uber has made 20% of its shares available for purchase, but SoftBank is expected to buy around 15%.
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    DOJ confirms criminal investigation into Uber vs. Waymo

    A newly unsealed letter from the DOJ has revealed a criminal investigation is underway concerning Uber's use of stolen technology.
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    Uber hid a data breach that exposed 57 million users

    Uber's CEO has disclosed that hackers managed to obtain the names and driver’s license numbers of around 600,000 drivers in the United States and some personal information of 57 million Uber users around the world, including the drivers described above. This information included names, email...
  12. Android News

    Uber updates app with live location sharing for easier pick-ups

    Uber has updated the Android app to feature live location sharing so you and your driver have an easier time seeing each other.
  13. Android News

    Uber now locks in the fare for your scheduled ride

    Starting today, when you reserve an Uber more than an hour before your pickup time, you'll lock in the cost of the ride. This means that after you schedule your Uber, a window will pop up confirming that your ride is scheduled, and your fare has been set. The exact fare you'll be paying at the...
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    Uber's multi-destination feature launches

    Uber has launched its multi-destination feature. The feature lets you add up to 3 stops to your trip before you book it, so you can get a more accurate idea of your fare and make it easier on yourself and the driver.
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    Uber prices to drop 80% with RoboTaxis

    So-called "RoboTaxis" threaten to drive competing prices down by up to 80%, including services like Uber. These RoboTaxis are essentially driverless car services designed to take patrons from point A to B.
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    Uber plans to leave Quebec over tougher regulations

    Uber plans to leave the Canadian province of Quebec if tougher regulations on ride-sharing is implemented. The Quebec government wants Uber drivers to have 25 hours of training and get background checks from police. Vehicle inspections are required once every year, too.
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    London refuses to renew Uber's license to operate

    Transport for London has announced today that it will not renew Uber's license to operate in the city due to safety concerns.
  18. Android News

    Uber kills plans to track passengers after their trips

    Following criticism by consumers and privacy groups, Uber will change an app setting that lets it track you after a trip ends. This comes after the company made their user-controlled tracking settings less robust.
  19. Android News

    Uber launches in-app chat feature

    Uber is launching a new in-app chat function. This will allow drivers and riders to easily communicate with each other without having to use different apps or expose their phone numbers.
  20. Android News

    Uber will charge $15 to return your lost bag

    Uber has updated its policies to allow drivers to charge up to $15 for returning bags and other lost items from rides.
  21. Android News

    Lyft is growing faster than Uber, but there's a long way to go

    While Uber is still the more popular ride sharing servive, Lyft's annual quarterly report shows that the company is catching up to Uber in revenue.
  22. Android News

    You can now use IFTTT to automate and trigger events based on Uber rides

    IFTTT keeps getting more powerful with time thanks to the addition of plenty of services that normally don't talk to each other but are made to do so thanks to its applets and automations. The latest to join the fold is popular — albeit recently very controversial — ride sharing service Uber.
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    Alphabet's Waymo drops 3 patent claims in case against Uber

    Alphabet's self-driving car business, Waymo, has removed 3 claims of patent infringement from its lawsuit against Uber. Instead, the company is focusing on one case of alleged patent theft.
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    You can now tip your Uber driver in select cities

    Uber is bringing a new tipping feature to 121 different cities in the US and Canada in an effort to get back in drivers' good graces.
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    Some want Uber's CEO to return

    A new petition has been filed by Uber employees urging the former CEO to reclaim his seat as CEO after he was forced out by shareholders.