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Uber Eats’ delivery drone is a VTOL speedster

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Uber An unmanned aerial system capable of vertical take-off and landing might transport your Uber Eats orders in the future. The ride-hailing company, which has been expanding its repertoire recently, has unveiled a new design for its food delivery drone at the Forbes 30 under 30 Summit. Uber’s drone design […]

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Uber will pay drivers and couriers after every trip

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Uber Uber is making a bigger push into payments and financial services by setting up a division called Uber Money. Among the initiatives Uber has in store is paying its more than 4 million drivers and couriers after each ride. It plans to do so through its no-fee mobile bank […]

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Uber Eats test offers cooking classes and dining experiences

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Uber Uber has started experimenting with a new feature that could eventually rival Airbnb’s Experiences. According to Forbes, the company has sent an email to San Francisco-based Uber Eats customers, telling them that they can book Uber Moments offerings over the next few weeks until November 17th. Moments exists as […]

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Showtime is turning the story of Uber into a TV series

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links PHILIP PACHECO via Getty Images It seems Showtime reckons the turbulent behind-the-scenes story of Uber is good fodder for a TV show. It’s developing a limited series about the ups and downs of the ridesharing company. Billions co-creators Brian Koppelman and David Levien will write and produce the show, based […]

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Uber lays off employees from Eats, self-driving cars and other teams

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS Uber has cut around 350 more employees across several of its divisions. The company said it’s the “last wave of a process” that saw layoffs in marketing, then product and engineering over the last few months. This time around, Uber has laid off members of the Eats, performance […]

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Uber Copter’s $200 trips to JFK will be available to everyone October 7th

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Uber After a limited launch this past summer, Uber plans to open up its John F. Kennedy International Airport helicopter shuttle service to more people. Starting on October 7th, you won’t need to be an Uber Rewards member to check out Uber Copter, reports Reuters. Depending on demand, the eight-minute […]

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Uber’s new app will match temporary workers with job vacancies

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Uber Works via Crain’s Chicago Business Uber apparently left one service out of the all-in-one application it’s testing. According to Financial Times and Crain’s Chicago Business, the ride-hailing giant will launch a new app called Uber Works on Friday that will connect businesses with temp workers. It will initially be […]

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Uber test lets riders record audio via its app if they feel unsafe

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links PHILIP PACHECO via Getty Images Uber has faced significant criticism for its approach to rider safety, particularly regarding the issue of sexual assault complaints from riders against drivers. Recently, the company reportedly told its staff not to disclose assault reports to the police, kicking off another storm of controversy. Now, […]

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Recommended Reading: Uber wants to be the ‘operating system’ for city life

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Inside Uber’s plan to take over city life with CEO Dara Khosrowshahi Andrew J. Hawkins, The Verge This week, ride-sharing giant Uber announced a test that puts both its car and food services in the same app. It’s part of a larger plan CEO Dara Khosrowshahi describes as becoming the […]

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Uber brings all of its services into a single app in new test

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Uber Uber’s app is getting a bit of a refresh. In fact, it’s getting a couple of refreshes. At an event in San Francisco, the company announced that it would be testing out various versions of its Uber app with users all over the globe. The idea behind the new […]

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