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Uber now has a delivery service, but only in DC area for a limited-time run

Uber now has a delivery service, but only in DC area for a limited-time run

By 19 August 2014

Uber has announced a limited-time-only experiment. It's a delivery service in the US, called Corner Store. Uber is a mobile app that connects passengers with screened drivers of vehicles for hire. You don't have to make a reservation or wait in a taxi... >>

Uber's Destination Entry feature lets you skip telling the driver where to go

Uber's Destination Entry feature lets you skip telling the driver where to go

By 13 August 2014

The Uber team announced today that it is trying to make the Uber experience more streamlined, and so it has rolled out a new feature that both delivers on that promise and simultaneously lets you bypass one of the most tedious aspects of hailing a cab:... >>

UberPool saves you money, split taxi fares with people taking a similar route

UberPool saves you money, split taxi fares with people taking a similar route

By 6 August 2014

The smart taxi service Uber has announced a new feature called UberPool which lets users share rides. In busy centres where lots of people are using Uber to get rides in similar directions at similar times, why not share and save money? That seems to... >>

Uber for Business lets you take a cab for work and bill your boss for the ride

Uber for Business lets you take a cab for work and bill your boss for the ride

By 29 July 2014

You can now use Uber to get from A to B for work, and you won't even have to pay for the ride. The car service has announced it created a new feature called shareable business accounts, which basically lets you bill trips for work directly to your company.... >>

Facebook Messenger might soon let you hail a cab with Uber

Facebook Messenger might soon let you hail a cab with Uber

By 24 July 2014

Imagine you need a cab and decide to use Uber, but instead of opening the Uber app, you open Facebook Messenger. It certainly would be a strange way to get the job done, though it's something seriously under consideration at both Facebook and Uber, it's... >>

Uber for Windows Phone is back, following abrupt removal last summer

Uber for Windows Phone is back, following abrupt removal last summer

By 23 July 2014

Last August the official Uber app for Windows Phone abruptly disappeared from the Windows Phone Store, but now is it back and supposedly much better than it was before. "Previously, Windows Phone users accessed Uber through our mobile site, but starting... >>

Uber lets you order an ice cream van to your location all day Friday 18 July

Uber lets you order an ice cream van to your location all day Friday 18 July

By 17 July 2014

Friday 18 July is set to be the hottest day of the summer in England. Fear not, Uber is offering ice cream on demand in over 144 cities in 38 countries. If the heat is getting too much reach for your Uber app and you can beckon an ice cream van. As a... >>

Uber ruled legal in the UK by TfL

Uber ruled legal in the UK by TfL

By 4 July 2014

After uproar in the UK over taxi app service Uber, Transport for London has ruled that it is not breaking any laws. There has been growing upset over recent months about apps like Uber not being held to the same standards as London's traditional Hackney... >>

Uber to offer rides in Optimus Prime himself, this week in three US cities

Uber to offer rides in Optimus Prime himself, this week in three US cities

By 17 June 2014

The new Transformers film is premiering later this month. But there's no need to drive your car to the cinema. Just request an Autobot through the Uber app. But you won't get to ride in any old sentient robot from the planet Cyberton. You'll be able to... >>

Uber embraces black cabs with UberTAXI option, claims 850 per cent jump in sign-ups

Uber embraces black cabs with UberTAXI option, claims 850 per cent jump in sign-ups

By 11 June 2014

Uber has added an option for those users in London that makes it possible to hail a black taxi through the popular cab service app. There has been growing upset over recent months about apps like Uber not being held to the same standards as London's... >>