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Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber rolls out out in-app messaging so drivers and riders don't have to share phone numbers; messages to the driver are also read aloud   —  :Thumbs-up emoji:  —  It was always a bit weird to wait for your Uber driver and then suddenly receive a text from an unknown number.  “Where are you?”
Aug 10, 2017, 11:30 AMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Following Mobileye acquisition, Intel will build fleet of 100 fully autonomous (Level 4) cars to test in US, Israel, Europe; first cars coming by year's end   —  The chipmaker just closed its deal to buy auto-visual startup Mobileye  —  Fresh off its acquisition of auto-visual company Mobileye …
Aug 9, 2017, 1:20 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber rolls out rider tipping and its “pay for wait” program, penalizing riders who make drivers wait 2+ minutes, to over 100 US and Canadian cities today   —  A change is gonna come  —  Starting today, Uber's new in-app tipping option is being rolled out in 100 cities in the US and Canada …
Jul 6, 2017, 1:10 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber board member David Bonderman makes sexist comment during all-hands culture meeting, issues apology   —  “What it shows is that it's much more likely to be more talking”  —  Oh, Uber.  You'd think you'd be able to get through your very important meeting today about fixing your problems …
Jun 13, 2017, 5:25 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Lyft teams up with NuTonomy for on-demand autonomous vehicles, will launch limited pilot in Boston within the next few months   —  Riders in Boston will be able to hail one “in a couple months”  —  Lyft announced a new partnership today with Boston-based self-driving car startup NuTonomy to eventually put …
Jun 6, 2017, 8:35 AMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber updates app to make ratings of riders more visible, encouraging “better” behavior, changes UberPool so riders say why they rated drivers below five stars   —  Are you a 4.9?  —  It used to be that if you wanted to see how many stars you've racked up as an Uber rider …
Apr 26, 2017, 11:25 AMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Waymo to offer free rides in its self-driving minivans to residents of Phoenix, Arizona as part of an “early rider program”, available to users today   —  Major milestone for the Google spin-off  —  Starting today, residents of the greater Phoenix metropolitan area can sign up to go for a ride in a self-driving minivan.
Apr 25, 2017, 6:20 AMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Lyft testing Shuttle service in San Francisco and Chicago with fixed pricing and a set route running on weekdays from 6:30AM to 10AM and 4PM to 8PM   —  Buses are the new ride-share  —  Lyft Shuttle is the ride-hailing industry's latest product to mimic the fixed routes and flat fares of a city bus service.
Mar 29, 2017, 11:30 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Washington state judge rules against Uber's attempt to block the implementation of a law that would allow Seattle drivers to unionize   —  Landmark law gives drivers the right to collectively bargain  —  A Washington state judge put the brakes on Uber's attempt to block the city of Seattle …
Mar 21, 2017, 1:30 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Waymo asks court to block Uber from operating autonomous vehicles, adds Levandowski's former colleague's testimony to support allegations of trade secrets theft   —  The case of the stolen self-driving car is heating up  —  Waymo, Alphabet's self-driving spinoff from Google …
Mar 10, 2017, 2:15 PMIn context

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