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Sunday, 1 May 2016

Panic button mandatory in all new smartphones in India

Panic button mandatory in all new smartphones in India

From 2017, all new mobile devices sold in the India must feature a panic button; GPS suppport a necessity from 2018. Why these requirements? Find out in this report.

Friday, 12 Feb 2016

This is how you check your passenger rating given by Uber drivers

This is how you check your passenger rating given by Uber drivers

Everyone knows that you can rate your Uber driver. But did you know that Uber drivers also rate their passengers? Here’s how you can see your passenger rating, and how to improve it for future rides.

Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016

Uber just got a makeover with a brand new logo and branding

Uber just got a makeover with a brand new logo and branding

Uber just announced a complete rebranding effort that includes a new logo, typeface, and redesigned website.

Wednesday, 11 Nov 2015

Uber starts disguising phone numbers for safer rides

Uber starts disguising phone numbers for safer rides

Starting today, Uber will now use disguised phone numbers for both riders and drivers, while retaining features that allow both parties to contact each other via the taxi-booking app.

Thursday, 29 Oct 2015

UberASSIST launches in Singapore to lend senior citizens a helping hand

UberASSIST launches in Singapore to lend senior citizens a helping hand

With UberASSIST, the elderly and disabled can now get around more easily with help from their local Uber driver!

Wednesday, 2 Sep 2015

Uber just hired the two guys who wirelessly hacked Jeep

Uber just hired the two guys who wirelessly hacked Jeep

It would appear Uber has just hired itself some serious computing muscle.

Thursday, 6 Aug 2015

Uber is losing over a hundred million dollars a year

Uber is losing over a hundred million dollars a year

Uber might be highly valued by investors, but the fact is that the company has yet to make a dime. Leaked documents showed Uber lost over US$160 million in the first half of last year.

Monday, 3 Aug 2015

Microsoft hands a cool US$100 million to Uber for investment

Microsoft hands a cool US$100 million to Uber for investment

More quizzical than surprising, Microsoft invests US$100 million in Uber during the taxi-hailing app's latest financing round.

Tuesday, 14 Jul 2015

Uber sidelined by German automakers in bid for Nokia Here mapping service

Uber sidelined by German automakers in bid for Nokia Here mapping service

Uber has lost a bid, thought to be around US$3 billion, for mapping service Nokia Here. The Finnish company is said to be in talks with BMW, Audi, and Mercedes-Benz on a potential deal instead.

Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015

Is Google planning to use its driverless cars to compete with Uber?

Is Google planning to use its driverless cars to compete with Uber?

According to reports, Google is currently working on a plan to use its driverless cars to come up with a competitor to Uber.

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