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Traffic Data Firm Buys Apple, Google Rival OpenCar

Real-time traffic data company Inrix has acquired OpenCar, a software startup that built an in-car app platform that could challenge Apple’s CarPlay …

Uber stands to gain big-time by ensuring passengers' safety

Since the dreadful mass shooting by an Uber driver in Kalamazoo last month, it came to light that the cab service has been piloting an emergency hotline in 22 US cities since October 2015.<p>The number (800-353-8237) patches callers through to an Uber call center, which escalates critical cases …

Uber

The Real Reason Uber Is Losing in China

Uber recently revealed that it is losing more than $1 billion per year in China. This is a colossal sum of money for any company, let alone one that …

This startup thinks it knows the secret to beating Uber

A new ride-hailing company is preparing to compete with Uber by being nice.<p>The startup called Juno plans to launch this spring with a drivers-first …

Uber Has a Secret Security Hotline

It's not supposed to be a replacement for 911.<p>If you’re having an emergency in an Uber, there’s a secret hotline to get in touch with them, according …

This Is Uber's Plan To Fix Its Image In France

When Uber (uber) first tried to launch it’s platform in France, the ride-hailing service was met with violent protests, burned tires, and the accused …

Uber is using its app to troll local politicians again

Uber is putting Florida's senate president on blast<p>Florida residents who open the Uber app today won't see the typical estimated time to summon a car, but rather a message that reads "tap to vote for Uber." This leads to a second message: "Legislation currently blocked in the Florida Senate would …