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  1. BurgerTiime

    Uber is looking into autonomous bikes and scooters

    Full: https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/20/uber-is-exploring-autonomous-bikes-and-scooters/amp/ Uber is looking to integrate autonomous technology into its bike and scooter-share programs. Details are scarce, but according to 3D Robotics CEO Chris Anderson, who said Uber announced this at a DIY...
  2. MikeNY

    A Ride Share APP that will disrupt Uber/Lyft

    An APP that sends a ping to the drivers closest to the pick up. Free Market pricing similar to when Uber/Lyft decide on a Price Surge based on Supply and Demand. Sort of like the Ebay of Ride Share. The difference with this APP is the drivers decide on the price and PAX can decide to accept...
  3. MikeNY

    Android Auto/Apple Car Play

    Toyota is one of the only car manufacturers not to have Android Auto in the newer models due to privacy concerns. Rumor has it 2019 Avalon may have it.
  4. S

    Anyone else having trouble rating passengers low on the new Uber app?

    I tried to 1 Star a few folks last night and report with tags like other and attitude but the app doesn’t seem to like it when I rate Uber passengers anything below 5 stars. I see that once I hit 1 Star and hit the tags, it doesn’t seem to do anything. And instead of the complete rating rider...
  5. YouEvenLyftBruh

    'I play Minecraft with my eyes' - BBC News

    'I play Minecraft with my eyes' Becky has severe quadriplegic cerebral palsy, which means she can’t control the muscles in her body. http://www.bbc.com/news/av/technology-43998773/i-play-minecraft-with-my-eyes kind of puts things in perspective...
  6. Karl Marx

    Technology and its discontents The role of technology is under attack

    https://www.economist.com/blogs/openfuture/2018/04/open-progress
  7. MHR

    Uber's Disaster Movie-Not about the death of a woman

    https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidpridham/2018/03/21/ubers-disaster-movie/ This is not about the death of a woman run over this week by an Uber driverless car. This is about what happened before the tech ever got deployed in the vehicle in the first place. It had to be stolen first. One year...
  8. SEAMT

    Uber Self-Driving Trucks are Now Moving Cargo for Uber Freight Customer

    Uber Self-Driving Trucks are Now Moving Cargo for Uber Freight Customers Article by TechCrunch, author Darrell Etherington Uber’s autonomous trucks are now doing actual work for customers via Uber Freight, Uber’s commercial cargo shipping on-demand app. The first runs are being done in...
  9. Mista T

    Glitchy uber

    By the airport, got a pickup request. Uber says 45+ mins. At pickup the pax going to PDX. Uber app shows PDX. But Google kicks it over to the other Portland. Then at dropoff I got a rematch. Picking up, island 2, timer would not start. Uber insisted I drive closer to pax.
  10. MyOwnUber

    Would you use a free dashcam?

    Why should anyone complain of a video cam? But maybe you have other ideas. I'm only stating if it were "free" because we are all interested in keeping our costs down.
  11. MHR

    Article - Maybe Letting Delivery Drivers Into Home Isn't Actually so Safe

    http://m.newser.com/story/251740/simple-hack-could-turn-delivery-drivers-into-burglars.html?utm_source=part&utm_medium=iheartradio&utm_campaign=rss_main Could also be titled "Well that didn't take long"
  12. T

    Waze Navigation disconnects from the Uber driver side application

    I am experiencing an issue with Waze in the Uber app, and would like to know if anyone else has had similar issues. I’m seeking a solution. What happens is when I get a ping, there is a 50/50 chance that when I press the navigation buttion, it launchs the Waze application, to provide me...
  13. Shawn Cody

    Your Dog Ate What?

    FYI: Reposting this story as my last submittal was removed due to subtle reference to my website. If anyone wants to know where they can read more of my stories, just ask. If your dog ate a half pound of your prized stash, what would you do? This is one of my favorite all-time rides as it...
  14. Shawn Cody

    Soccer, Scotland and a Few Beers

    It's Difficult to find Scotland after a few Beers! Do Uber and Lyft drivers have a lot of drunk rides? More than you think. This story is a good example of what drivers experience nightly, especially on weekends. For those who don’t know Campbell, it once was a sleepy suburb wedged between...
  15. Maven

    Where to Find Uber News

    This thread is intended as a list of more obscure Uber News sources. That will not necessarily include local news outlets that affect only one city or region. Major Uber news can be found in most major news outlets. However, good analysis of financial, technology, and other issues are more...
  16. R

    uber icon missing from map screen

    Used to be that while I was driving (I use Google Maps), there was an Uber icon that floated on the screen. When I wanted to toggle back to the passengers order (to confirm address, etc.), I just tapped it. That icon has disappeared. I've called Uber support twice and have re-installed the app...
  17. Karl Marx

    Analyst ‘looking for banks that are laying people off

    http://www.bnn.ca/analyst-looking-for-banks-that-are-laying-people-off-1.678214 The algorithms have arrived and the bank workers are about to feel the shocks of AI.
  18. R

    Rideshare Timer App

    I used to use the Rideshare Timer App that was created by a former driver, but ever since Uber is contstantly changing the pass-through phone number that connects us to passengers, I haven't been able to get it to work. I tried to get it resolved with their support folks, but unfortuntely got...
  19. U

    What can uber do to make things better

    Ok excluding the obvious 1 Tipping Option 2 Rates What are the things you feel Would make Uber Driving More worthwhile for the drivers. For once I want to end the Year with solutions and not just whining . If someone see a problem , Please mention it and follow it with a SOLUTION!!! Together...
  20. 2016JettaTSi

    Export driver data from app to spreadsheets

    UberPeople... I'm having zero luck finding a program or app that easily accesses my app data (including individual trip data, miles, rates... etc) that I can use to determine the "real income". Any suggestions? I am now manually transferring all my data to anot excel spreadsheet. Thanks!
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