Tag Archive: Uber


Google Maps’ iOS app just got Uber useful

Google has finally updated its iOS app to include the Uber connectivity that Android users have had for like a week now. It’s not just Uber, but that’s definitely the biggest ride-sharing company to get support in the new version. Users in Brazil, India, the UK, Spain, and Germany can also use their local call-a-car […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Got the sniffles? Uber is delivering flu-shots on demand

Winter is here, which also means flu season is getting ready to knock you out. Finding time to get immunized may not be on the top of your To Do List, but Uber is making it ridiculously easy to get your flu shot with it’s new UberHealth option that will bring a registered nurse to […]

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New Apple Watch ads promote eBay, Uber, and sucking face

Although Apple’s still remaining mum on official sales numbers, they’re not laying off the marketing as we approach the holiday season. Cupertino has just released five new short ads, highlighting Apple Watch’s ability to take advantage of Siri, Apple Music, Apple Pay, notifications, fitness tracking, and more. The first ad is called Skate, and shows […]

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California rules that Uber driver is actually an employee

Uber’s business plan may have just received a big blow from the California Labor Commission today as it ruled that one of the ride-hailing service’s drivers is actually an employee, not a contracted worker. Uber was ordered by the court…

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Apple almost signed Uber to handle its same-day deliveries

Apple nearly made a deal with Uber for its new same-day delivery service, before ditching them in favor of startup courier service Postmates Inc., according to a new report. Apple allegedly considered adopting Uber’s new delivery project, known internally as…

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Your Uber could be paying for others to ride

Your Uber account is handy for catching a ride. It may also be handy for someone else to get around town on your dime. Stolen Uber customer accounts have turned up for sale on the dark web for as little…

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Uber just dropped off an iPhone charger and NFL star at my door

Tourist are invading Phoenix like locus this weekend thanks to the Waste Management Open and Super Bowl. So while all the snowbirds are running around the valley, watching golfers, snapping pics of gridiron superstars, and taking in the unbelievable Phoenix…

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Uber offers lunch on demand to benefit No Hungry Kids

Uber has been no stranger to delivering odd things like kittens and ice cream, but on Thursday, December 11th the ride-sharing app is teaming up with local restaurants to offer lunch on-demand to users, with the benefits going to support…

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Spotify will soon let you choose your Uber driver’s playlist

If you’ve ever had the experience of driving in an Uber to a soundtrack that harshes your mellow, good news. Uber is about to announce a new deal with Spotify that will let you specify your jams on the go,…

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Your fave apps will soon hail an Uber for you

Today Uber announced its official API, which means you’re going to start seeing a lot of apps integrating with the popular ride-summoning service. “As of today, we officially open—to all developers—access to many of the primitives that power Uber’s magical…

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