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Microsoft announced today that with Uber's new app, it will provide an additional layer of security by periodically asking drivers to take selfies, assuring riders of their identity.
Uber'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's gives?
If you're in Pittsburgh and want to see what it's like to be driven around by a robot, Uber is letting you do that for free. The ride-sharing company is testing autonomous vehicles around town.
Ford has set itself the ambitious goal of delivering fully autonomous self-driving cars by the year 2021. The company will use them to target Uber rather than focus on selling them to customers.
Uber is reportedly giving up on its Chinese operations and selling them to its main rival, Didi Chuxing. Meanwhile, Didi will invest $1 billion in Uber's global business and get a seat on the board.
In order to reduce its reliance on Google Maps and also help its autonomous car research, Uber is said to be investing around 500 million dollars in developing a global mapping system of its own.
Uber's CEO has posted to Facebook announcing that his company has delivered two billion rides to customers. This is impressive, as it took Uber five years to reach its initial billion rides.
Lyft continues its drive to match Uber in the most important areas by releasing a new luxurious ride option called "Lyft Premiere", which can be called just as easily as your typical Lyft car.
Major cities around the world are reportedly banding together in an effort to use their size and market power to bring Airbnb, Uber and other "charing economy" companies to the negotiating table.
The European Commission has come out in support of the sharing economy and implicitly of Uber and Airbnb. The two companies have been facing crackdowns and bans from governments across the EU.
Saudi Arabia has invested a huge amount of money in the ride-hailing company, but Uber has found itself under fire for accepting cash from a government that regularly abuses human rights.
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After the recent investment by Apple in Chinese ride hailing firm, Didi, Toyota is partnering with Uber, which would see the automaker provide cars to ride hailing service.
With a view to better understand the Chinese market, Apple has invested a billion dollars in ride-hailing service, Didi Chuxing, which is already more valued in the country than Uber.
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.
Uber can be a great service, but its surge pricing can oftentimes make trips more expensive than expected. While surge pricing motivates drivers, the company wants to get rid of it.
A number of high-profile companies, including Google, Ford and Uber have come together to form a lobbying and advocacy group, in an effort to speed up regulation and adoption of self-driving cars.
In settling lawsuits brought by its drivers in two US states, Uber is prepared to pay up to $100 million with added benefits while still classifying drivers as independent contractors.
Around the time that Swift was open sourced, reps from Google, Uber and Facebook held a meeting in London to discuss using the language. Apple's Swift is already hugely popular among iOS devs.
After first announcing its major upgrade to Outlook.com last May, Microsoft has now brought the new version of its webmail service out of preview, and will roll it out worldwide in the coming weeks.
Uber's international ride-sharing service is beginning its service integration with Facebook's Messenger application today. Limited regions will have access to start.
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.
Ford has been given a permit to drive an autonomous version of a Ford Fusion on Californian roads. This will let Ford test in snow and heavy rain which autonomous vehicles have a hard time with.
Uber's app is now built on the Universal Windows Platform, and runs across Windows 10 PCs and phones, including Cortana support - and new users in the US can get a free ride worth up to $20.
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.
Microsoft has activated plug-in support in Outlook for Uber, PayPal, Evernote and more. Microsoft has also announced future partners : IFTTT, Yelp and Wunderlist.
Microsoft is said to have agreed 'to contribute a substantial amount' of the $1 billion raised in a recent funding round for Uber, which values the global ride-hailing service at over $50 billion.
Uber is being sued following its recent expansions in Canada. Following the city of Toronto's failed lawsuit, it's the taxi drivers in Toronto looking for up to C$400m in damages.
After lengthy negotiations and numerous bids, a recent report claims that Nokia is about sign off on a $2.71 billion deal to transfer the ownership of its mapping service to the three automakers.
Uber recently acquired mapping technology from Microsoft, but it seems its bid to buy Nokia's HERE platform has failed, as the Finnish company reportedly favors a bid from BMW, Audi and Mercedes-Benz.
After announcing the sale of some of its mapping technology to Uber earlier today, Microsoft has now said in a statement that it will no longer collect any of its own mapping data for Bing Maps.
Uber and Microsoft have confirmed that some of Bing's assets have been sold to Uber but this does not mean that Microsoft is planning to leave the mapping marketplace.
Uber has reportedly joined the race for Nokia's HERE Maps location business by submitting an offer of $3 billion in a bid to beat rival bids from automakers, Microsoft, Facebook and Google.
New add-ins will allow you to schedule Uber ride reminders through Outlook as well as get ride options directly on Cortana's home menu when you need to get to an upcoming event.
Following several allegations of Uber drivers sexually abusing their passengers, the service has now decided to launch an in-app panic button for its customers in India.
Citing various issues from privacy concerns to customer tracking, Richard Stallman, the founder of the Free Software Foundation, has provided a list of reasons why everyone should avoid Uber.
The South Korean government is outraged by Uber's service. As a result, South Korea wishes to arrest and possibly imprison Uber's CEO and Uber drivers local to South Korea.
Uber, which connects passengers with background-checked private drivers, has launched its official app for Windows Phone - the latest big addition to the platform as the 'app-gap' continues to close.
Uber has removed its recently launched Windows Phone version of its on-demand driver app from the Windows Phone Store after it got a lot of negative reviews from users.
Uber, the contraversial company that offers on-demand driver services in several cities, has now launched a new app for Windows Phone users, along with a BlackBerry app.
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