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Roberto Baldwin / Engadget:
Waze mapping software is now a part of Android Auto, joining Google Maps   —  Google Maps has become the de facto way to get from point A to point B. But for commuters and Uber/Lyft drivers, Waze — with Google's transit information overlaid and crowdsourced data — has become invaluable.
Jul 26, 2017, 9:20 AMIn context
Uber partners with Axa to offer French drivers free accident insurance starting this fall, in compliance with French employment law   —  PARIS (Reuters) - Uber and insurance group AXA (AXAF.PA) have joined forces in France to offer accident cover for drivers who work for the ride hailing service …
Jul 25, 2017, 6:05 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Uber overhauls driver support systems and policies in a bid to decrease turnover; drivers can expect quicker fare fixes and protection from unfair bad ratings   —  Drivers can expect quicker fare fixes and protection from bad ratings for things that are out of their control.
Jul 25, 2017, 2:40 PMIn context
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg:
Sources: Lyft's Q2 gross bookings grew ~25% YoY from $800M to $1B+, a faster rate than Uber during the same period   —  The company's gross bookings rose 25% quarter over quarter  —  Lyft has seized on competitor Uber's many public stumbles  —  Lyft Inc.'s business has been booming …
Jul 25, 2017, 1:40 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: SoftBank approached Uber about a multibillion dollar investment, but talks are preliminary and an investment would likely require a new Uber CEO   —  SoftBank is already a big investor in Asian ride-hailing companies Grab, Ola and Didi Chuxing  —  SoftBank Group Corp. is pushing …
Jul 25, 2017, 12:00 PMIn context
Jon Russell / TechCrunch:
Grab raises $2B from SoftBank and Didi Chuxing, which says the round could expand by $500M, to help defeat Uber in SE Asia; source: Grab valuation now over $6B   —  Grab, the ride-hailing company competing with Uber in Southeast Asia, has pulled in $2 billion of new financing …
Jul 23, 2017, 11:19 PMIn context
Pranav Dixit / BuzzFeed:
Sources: Uber and Ola are considering using India's Aadhaar biometric system to screen drivers, while Airbnb is exploring using it to authenticate Indian hosts   —  An Indian visitor gives a thumb impression to withdraw money from his bank account with his Aadhaar card in January 2017.
Jul 19, 2017, 7:55 AMIn context
How Uber's hard-charging corporate culture left employees drained, according to interviews with over two dozen sources   —  After a highly publicized corporate meltdown this spring, Uber is working to repair a culture employees and observers say is aggressive, cutthroat, and demanding.
Jul 17, 2017, 9:30 PMIn context
Sources: Benchmark, other Uber shareholders have discussed selling some shares to SoftBank; Benchmark initiated the effort to sell stock before the CEO's ouster   —  Uber Technologies Inc. shareholders and its board, led by early backer Benchmark, have discussed selling some of their shares …
Jul 14, 2017, 4:40 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Sources on Uber CEO search: Sheryl Sandberg, Susan Wojcicki, Tom Staggs, Alan Mulally, and Arianna Huffington have little to no interest in the job   —  Uber wants a global CEO — like easyJet CEO Carolyn McCall.  —  I know it's fun to speculate on the various CEO candidates who might take over at Uber.
Jul 13, 2017, 4:48 PMIn context

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