Uber makes wearing masks mandatory for riders and drivers
Violating the mask rule might result in losing access to Uber’s services for both riders and drivers starting May 18 and until the end of June.
Uber posts a staggering $2.9 billion loss in Q1 2020, but Uber Eats had a growth spurt
As Uber’s ride business dipped, gross bookings for Uber Eats went up by 54% on a yearly basis.
Uber Rewards expands to all U.S. cities
You’ll be able to get Uber Rewards points across all cities in the United States, as the service is expanding. Find out the details!
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The State of Autonomous Cars
Autonomous Cars will change the way we live, day by day. The car industry needs a breath of fresh air to boost the technology to the next step!
‘Built in India’, Uber Lite is ‘designed for the world’, tipping the scales at under 5MB
If you need to get a ride in one of over 600 cities where Uber operates, but own a basic Android phone with spotty connectivity, the Lite app is here.
Fitbit Ionic smartwatch gets its first major OS update, 14 new apps from ‘top brands’ included
The $300 Fitbit Ionic still feels a tad pricey, also lacking the robust app support of some of its rivals, though its first OS update is pretty hefty.
Let’s get net neutral in November mailbag | #PNWeekly 280
Enough food for a week in the fridge, enough football for a season and enough shopping for you to drop the habit. On this show, we jam about net neutrality.
Uber makes it a lot easier and more intuitive to request rides for friends and family
If you want to help someone who doesn’t own a smartphone or that simply refuses to use the Uber app get around, a new feature makes it hassle-free.
New York Times: Uber almost lost access to the App Store in 2015
CEO Travis Kalanick went up to Cupertino to meet with Apple CEO Tim Cook where he was scolded for employing persistent tags to iPhones.
Tech, Earnings, and Advertising: This Week is All About the Money | #PNWeekly 238
Our podcast is racked with Super B**l commercials, earnings and failings. Mix in a little LG G6 and Watch Sport talk and you’ve got a show.
Lyft overtakes Uber in App Store, #DeleteUber campaign presses on
The protests at JFK Airport in New York have gone against Trump’s immigration ban, but things start breaking down as the livery industry gets involved.
Lyft sought a buyer with $9 billion and Uber claims it’s only worth $2 billion
The US’s number two ride-hailing app has been looking for a big backer to help it compete against Uber. Uber had its own thoughts, too.
Mass shooter looks for $10 million in Uber lawsuit: drivers “are peasants and pawn pieces”
In the midst of a long trial procedure for a mass shooter, we find that Uber has once again has to face possible scrutiny in how it treats its drivers.
Spotify and Uber team up to let you control your ride’s music
Learn how Spotify and Uber are letting you use your phone to set a playlist for your next trip.