Neowin News Feed for: Rideshare Neowin News Feed for: Rideshare en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Uber app adds translation with support for over 100 languages and easier pickup method <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Uber is rolling out new features to its mobile app including a redesign meant to make pickups easier for both drivers and riders and a new translation service with support for more than 100 languages. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jay Bonggolto) Thu, 27 Feb 2020 17:48:01 +0000 Uber drivers are exploiting the system to trigger higher-priced fares <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Uber isn&#039;t having a good year. With all that&#039;s happened to the company in 2017, things are getting worse as news has surfaced that drivers are gaming the system and hurting riders in the process. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Chris Schroeder) Sat, 05 Aug 2017 18:54:01 +0000 Uber's plans for change include increased costs for riders and the option to tip drivers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Uber has been struggling in the last year and as part of a big campaign to change the way it does business, the company is introducing a number of tweaks designed to appease drivers. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Muhammad Jarir Kanji) Wed, 21 Jun 2017 01:30:01 +0000 Uber has started hiking prices for customers based on what they're willing to pay <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>According to a new report, Uber has started hiking prices for users based on estimations by AI algorithms for how much they&#039;re willing to pay, with tests already underway in some cities. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Muhammad Jarir Kanji) Tue, 23 May 2017 01:08:02 +0000 Uber eyes freight shipping as next market <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Uber, the popular and controversial app-based ridesharing service, is in the process of bringing freight shipping into its scope of business - may use driver-less trucks. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Chris Schroeder) Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:54:01 +0000 Uber reveals a $1.2 billion loss for the first half of 2016 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Uber&#039;s business is booming across its core markets, yet the company is still losing money and has confirmed that over the first half of 2016, $1.27 billion dollars have been lost. What&#039;s gives? <a href="">Read more...</a> (Chris Schroeder) Thu, 25 Aug 2016 20:16:01 +0000 Lyft Premiere will compete with Uber's more luxurious "Black" option <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Lyft continues its drive to match Uber in the most important areas by releasing a new luxurious ride option called &quot;Lyft Premiere&quot;, which can be called just as easily as your typical Lyft car. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Chris Schroeder) Thu, 07 Jul 2016 22:34:01 +0000 Apple might rely on ride-sharing revenue model for its rumored self-driving car <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A new reporting looking at Apple&#039;s R&amp;D spending points towards large sums of money being diverted to the rumored Apple Car. Analysts also believe Apple will adopt a ride-sharing revenue model. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Thu, 26 May 2016 09:02:01 +0000 Uber and Lyft consider sharing a ride out of Austin following legal defeat <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Texans will soon struggle to get home, as Uber and Lyft have terminated their operations in Austin. The ride-sharing services lost a legal battle to repeal a law which will see increased checks. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Sims) Mon, 09 May 2016 09:06:01 +0000 Call your next Uber using Facebook Messenger <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Uber&#039;s international ride-sharing service is beginning its service integration with Facebook&#039;s Messenger application today. Limited regions will have access to start. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Chris Schroeder) Fri, 18 Dec 2015 02:02:01 +0000 Uber becomes legal in second Aussie jurisdiction <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After numerous legal challenges around the world, Uber will now able to legally operate in a second Australian jurisdiction after a meeting of state government cabinet earlier today. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Boyd Chan) Thu, 17 Dec 2015 11:20:01 +0000 Uber loses initial court battle, California class-action incoming <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Uber is about to have a fight on its hands with as many as 160,000 drivers in the state of California, who are all pressing the company to treat drivers better and grant direct employment. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Chris Schroeder) Wed, 02 Sep 2015 01:58:01 +0000 Car2Go coming to Windows Phone this summer <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Confirmed by way of Car2Go Germany&#039;s blog, the growing Smart car rental service is in process of creating a Windows Phone application, and you can take part in its testing. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Chris Schroeder) Thu, 11 Jun 2015 21:18:02 +0000