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Addison Lee puts 4G in all London cabs, offers free internet to customers during ride

Addison Lee puts 4G in all London cabs, offers free internet to customers during ride

By 16 September 2014

London-based private hire company Addison Lee has announced it will offer high-speed broadband in vehicles - at no extra cost to you. In-car 4G service will roll out to all 4,800 Addison Lee vehicles, though the VIP and Ford Galaxy fleet will get access... >>

Uber lowers UberX prices in London, starting today

Uber lowers UberX prices in London, starting today

By 29 August 2014

For those of you in London who still haven't cared enough to try Uber, a new price change might finally pique your interest. The Uber London team has announced that it will cut UberX prices in the city by 15 per cent. The cheaper pricing will go into... >>

Uber kicks off Uber Fresh, a lunch-delivery service in US for limited time

Uber kicks off Uber Fresh, a lunch-delivery service in US for limited time

By 26 August 2014

Uber now offers a meal-delivery service of sorts in the US. But it's only available at lunch time in one city during a limited run. Starting today, Uber is testing something called Uber Fresh (stylised uberFRESH) in Santa Monica. That means only people... >>

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... >>