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Andrew J . Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber launches new Destinations feature that lets drivers pick up and drop off riders along specific routes and rolls out rider late fees in a dozen more cites   —  Being an Uber driver can be a pain in the ass.  Just ask, well, any of them.  They'll start out by saying, “Sure …
Jun 6, 2016, 12:25 PMIn context
Andrew J . Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber offering flat fee $5 carpool rides in Manhattan from 7-10AM and 5-8PM on weekdays, says riders may be prompted to walk a few blocks so routes are efficient   —  Good news for New Yorkers who like deals and don't mind sharing a cab ride with a complete stranger or two …
May 9, 2016, 7:55 AMIn context
Andrew J . Hawkins / The Verge:
Victory for Uber hinges on district court judge approving settlement, and could later be offset by legislation   —  Uber drivers lost the battle, but they may still win the war  —  In the end, the price tag to maintain the status quo on Uber's gig economy was $100 million.
Apr 22, 2016, 9:20 PMIn context
Andrew J . Hawkins / The Verge:
Lyft debuts Lyft Carpool as a more casual service, compared to the Lyft Line and Uber offerings that are aimed more at professional drivers   —  Lyft wants to make ‘casual carpooling’ a thing again  —  Ride-hailing service Lyft is launching a new carpooling service in the Bay Area today …
Mar 29, 2016, 2:20 PMIn context
Andrew J . Hawkins / The Verge:
Facebook Messenger now lets you hail a Lyft car, after adding an Uber option in December   —  Facebook Messenger now lets you hail a Lyft car  —  Lyft, locked in intense competition with its larger, better financed ride-hail rival Uber, announced Monday that Facebook Messenger users …
Mar 7, 2016, 2:20 PMIn context
Andrew J . Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber defends screening process after Michigan mass shooting in which driver killed victims between rides, says driver had 4.73 rating and no criminal record   —  Uber defends driver screening in wake of Kalamazoo mass shooting  —  Jason Dalton, the Uber driver who shot and killed six people …
Feb 22, 2016, 10:25 PMIn context
Andrew J . Hawkins / The Verge:
New York City's LinkNYC public WiFi hubs now have custom-made, weather-resistant Android tablets attached   —  New York's public Wi-Fi hubs now have Android tablets  —  Starting today, New York City's first public Wi-Fi hubs are getting Android tablets, allowing New Yorkers to check their email …
Feb 18, 2016, 4:20 PMIn context
Andrew J . Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber introduces UberRUSH private API to let businesses like Nordstrom and 1800flowers offer one-hour delivery   —  Uber wants to be your express delivery service for everything  —  Uber announced today its plans to expand its application program interface, or API, project to its nascent delivery service, UberRUSH.
Jan 28, 2016, 12:20 PMIn context
Andrew J . Hawkins / The Verge:
GrabTaxi, the Uber of Southeast Asia, is opening an engineering center in Seattle, but says it has no plans to launch in the US   —  The Uber of Southeast Asia is opening a tech hub in Seattle  —  GrabTaxi, the largest ride-hail service in Southeast Asia, is opening an engineering center …
Jan 13, 2016, 5:55 PMIn context
Andrew J . Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber updates its API with Trip Experiences, a way for third party apps to serve content and ads to users during trips with users' permission   —  Uber wants to feed you all kinds of content during your next ride  —  Uber, realizing it had hundreds of millions of people in its back seats …
Jan 12, 2016, 1:05 PMIn context

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