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.
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
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.
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%.
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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.