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Uber plans major push into global meal delivery market

Already operating its meal delivery service in 36 cities in six countries, Uber is reportedly about to make its biggest push yet into the business with plans for at least 31 launches across 24 countries. Job listings spotted by Reuters this week suggest major expansion plans for UberEats as the …

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Uber wants to fly you to work in a small autonomous aircraft

Always on the lookout for new opportunities, it seems Uber is eyeing the skies for its next big project. The ambitious ride-hailing company said at the weekend it’s interested in launching a city-based air service to give riders access to faster modes of transport. Speaking to Re/code at the Nantucket Conference, …

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Uber Positions itself to Help Aging Riders

Uber wants to take aging Americans for a ride. Citing statistics from the American Public Transportation Association, which states that one in five older Americans aren’t able to drive and half that number remain in their homes, Uber proposes ride-sharing as the solution for elderly isolation in the Uber Newsroom blog. …

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Uber Introduces Selfie Security Feature

Staying safe in an Uber will soon involve a selfie. Taking a page out of some dating apps, which have recently begun requiring selfie verifications to ensure that users aren’t being fooled by fake profiles, the transportation giant is now requiring real-time photos, too. It’s the latest in a number of safety …

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Uber Touts Driving As a 'Perfect' Job For College Students

Uber is recruiting college kids to be drivers. The ride share company is casting itself as the “perfect part-time solution” for college students, particularly in Los Angeles, according to a recent post on Uber’s Newsroom blog. Describing Los Angeles as a “tough job market,” Uber states that being one of its drivers works …

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Uber Surge Pricing On Then Off After Chelsea Bombing

When an explosive device went off in New York City Saturday evening, Uber’s surge pricing was rescinded almost as quickly as it was instituted. A bomb that injured 29 people prompted many people to call for rides via Uber’s app, tripping the automatic system that institutes surge pricing. When Uber …

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Pandora Joins Spotify For Uber's Rider Music Integration

In a car, the one who controls the music really controls the ride, and Uber just gave riders a bit more control over their next cruise. Today, Uber now allows riders to stream Pandora through the Uber car’s speakers directly from the Uber app. Anyone with a Pandora account can …

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Pandora Joins Spotify For Uber's Rider Music Integration

In a car, the one who controls the music really controls the ride, and Uber just gave riders a bit more control over their next cruise. Today, Uber now allows riders to stream Pandora through the Uber car’s speakers directly from the Uber app. Anyone with a Pandora account can …

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