Uber Stories September 5

Uber rider rating under 4? You may soon be banned from the service …

While you’re encouraged to rate your Uber driver at the end of each ride, not everyone is aware that your drivers also rate you. And if you have an average rating of less than four, that may spell bad news …

Uber Stories August 30

Uber and Lyft accused of using cheap and inadequate driver background checks

Both Uber and Lyft have been accused of placing rider safety at risk by using a budget background check service which fails to access the FBI criminal record database. As a result, the checks have missed the criminal records of at least 25 drivers …

Uber Stories July 27

Ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft making car congestion worse, not better, says study

One of the claims made by ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft is being challenged by a new report, which suggests that they make congestion worse, not better …

Uber Stories July 16

Uber rolling out two new(ish) ways to make it easier for your driver to find you

Uber makes it easy for your driver to get close to your location, but there are times when that last few hundred feet can be a major hassle …

Uber Stories July 9

Lime — you likely know them as purveyors of those bikes and scooters you see scattered all over the sidewalk — announced today that it’s raised $335 million in its latest funding round. Notably, the round was led by GV (the venture funding arm of Alphabet), and Alphabet itself had a part in it, too…

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Uber Stories June 25

Uber in court this week to appeal London ban; only seeking 18 month license

Uber was banned from operating in London back in September of last year, but immediately launched a legal appeal which allowed it to continue on a temporary basis until a court ruled on the matter …

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