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  1. BurgerTiime

    Uber Rewards is rolling out. Here’s how the perks work

    https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/22/uber-loyalty-program/amp/ Did you blow enough money on Uber to get Diamond status? A lot of users are finding out tonight as Uber rolls out its rider loyalty Rewards program to San Francisco and a slew of other cities. The feature calculates how much you’ve...
  2. BurgerTiime

    Internal Uber email announces shutdown of Arizona driverless car testing

    https://arstechnica.com/cars/2018/05/uber-shuts-down-arizona-testing-after-march-self-driving-death/?amp=1 Uber is shutting down testing of self-driving cars in Arizona after one of its cars killed a pedestrian in a March crash. In an internal email, Uber executive Eric Meyhofer wrote that Uber...
  3. BurgerTiime

    Walmart ends grocery partnership with Uber

  4. BurgerTiime

    UberRush is shutting down

    https://techcrunch.com/2018/03/30/uberrush-is-shutting-down/ Uber is closing the doors on its on-demand package delivery service for merchants, RUSH, in New York City, San Francisco and Chicago, TechCrunch has learned. In an email to users, Uber said it plans to close RUSH operations June...
  5. BurgerTiime

    Uber stops AV testing “indefinitely” in California, Pennsylvania, and Toronto

    Uber pulls out of all self-driving-car testing in California https://www.sfchronicle.com/business/article/Uber-pulls-out-of-all-self-driving-car-testing-in-12785490.php?utm_campaign=email-mobile&utm_source=CMS Sharing Button&utm_medium=social Updated other states...
  6. BurgerTiime

    Maven Gig, GM’s car-sharing service for Uber and Lyft drivers, comes to Austin

    https://www.theverge.com/2018/3/2/17069424/maven-gig-gm-car-sharing-uber-lyft-drivers-austin General Motors is bringing its car-sharing service Maven to the city of Austin, but just for freelance drivers for rideshare apps like Uber and Lyft, and on-demand delivery apps like Postmates, GrubHub...
  7. J

    Annoying thing about Uber/Lyft dual drivers?

    So I have a semester to complete a project of my liking, in my interactive media production class. I chose an app that force closes Uber/Lyft from the status bar at the top when you drag it down, or a widget on the home screen that you can click to close what ever apps you choose, basically a 1...
  8. financeguy13

    Uber is phasing out its subprime car-leasing division after massive losses

    Losses per vehicle ended up being 18 times more than Uber expected Uber thought the average loss was $500 per car, but they just discovered it was actually $9,000 https://www.theverge.com/2017/8/8/16112498/uber-phase-out-xchange-car-leasing-losses
  9. BurgerTiime

    Uber’s Anthony Levandowski out as Advanced Technologies lead amid legal fight

    https://techcrunch.com/2017/04/27/ubers-anthony-levandowki-out-as-advanced-technologies-lead-amid-legal-fight/ Uber’s Anthony Levandowski, who founded Otto and then became head of Uber’s Advanced Technologies Group (ATG) once Otto was acquired by the ride sharing company, is stepping aside...
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    Forget Uber. Ford's Lincoln Division Will Lease You A Driver Vetted To Serve. Huh?

    https://www.forbes.com/sites/doronlevin/2017/04/12/forget-uber-fords-lincoln-division-will-lease-you-a-driver-vetted-to-serve/#e02b7094394a In the never-ending battle among luxury automotive brands for supremacy, Ford Motor Co.’s Lincoln division is contemplating an unusual tactic that could...