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  1. BurgerTiime

    Moron robs person at gunpoint and uses stolen phone to order UberEats

    This is some level of stupid https://chicago.suntimes.com/news/uber-eats-app-stolen-phone-armed-robbery/amp/ A man was denied bail Saturday after he allegedly robbed someone at gunpoint and then used the stolen phone to deliver food to himself—thereby alerting authorities to his location...
  2. Marco Solo

    Stealth driving in airplane mode?

    Boober tracks my speed, braking and acceleration. Would it still be able to do that if I drove a pax in airplane mode?
  3. R

    Uber is under FBI investigation for spy tracking Lyft drivers

    Another scandal with Uber illegal spyware soft usage, this time for dealing with "Hell" :mad::mad::mad:! https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-09-08/uber-faces-u-s-scrutiny-over-program-to-track-competitors.
  4. KenJ

    Uber to end post-trip tracking of riders as part of privacy push

    PALO ALTO, Calif. (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] is pulling a heavily criticized feature from its app that allowed it to track riders for up to five minutes after a trip, its security chief told Reuters, as the ride-services company tries to fix its poor reputation for customer...
  5. Maven

    Hotspot Shield Accused

    Half-a-Billion downloads since 2008. Hides your IP-address. Free to around 97% of its users. New controversy: Snooping in addition to known tracking and tons of advertisement. _____ https://www.bestvpn.com/privacy-news/hotspot-shield-accused-snooping/ Hotspot Shield Accused of Snooping on Users...
  6. BurgerTiime

    iPhone users rejoice! iOS 11 stops apps like Uber from always tracking!

    But you'll have to wait a bit longer:( https://techcrunch.com/2017/06/07/ios-11-adds-while-using-the-app-for-all-apps-location/ iOS 11 stops apps like Uber and Waze from accessing user location data at all times by Jon Russell (@jonrussell) Apple put a heavy focus on improving iOS at its WWDC...
  7. Grahamcracker

    Keeping track of miles

    Hello all, it's a new year and I am curious to know what apps are good for tracking miles? I keep getting this advertisement for MileIQ. Any suggestions?
  8. 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!
  9. BurgerTiime

    Uber Now Tracks Passengers' Locations Even After They're Dropped Off

    http://www.npr.org/sections/alltechconsidered/2016/12/01/503985473/uber-now-tracks-passengers-locations-even-after-theyre-dropped-off Uber's latest update allows the ride-hailing app to track user location data even when the application is running in the background. The change in location data...
  10. circle1

    Uber; Rewarding or Punishing via Tracking and Watching Drivers?

    So, put yourself in the shoes of multi-billionaire investors & the hired-gun $110,000/year executives in charge of ensuring their Return On Investment. With the technology now in place, monitoring your every move is de rigueur. Hell, we can be fairly certain that a few members on this website...
  11. D Town

    Uber expands driver tracking program to 11 U.S.

    Marketplace Tech for Friday, July 1, 2016 http://www.marketplace.org/shows/marketplace-tech/marketplace-tech-friday-july-1-2016 Five months ago, Uber announced a pilot program where it would use the gyroscopes in each of its drivers’ smartphones to detect various metrics about the driving...
  12. C

    how do you log your miles?

    I just started doing lyft and I have only put about 7 hours in.. . I was wondering, how do you track your miles? I asked my CPA but was wondering, do you only log when you are in driver mode? what if I turn it off and head to the surge? or the gas station? What if don't deduct these? Also, what...
  13. U

    Uber tracking driving style via Gyroscope

    Make sure you aren't using a newer, top of the line phone! http://www.businessinsider.com/uber-will-use-smartphone-gyroscopes-to-stop-speeding-2016-1