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Andrew J . Hawkins / The Verge:
Toyota debuts Smart Key Box, a device that lets smartphones unlock and start cars via bluetooth; tests begin next year with P2P car-sharing service Getaround   —  Smart Key Box will help make car-sharing easier  —  Toyota is jumping into the increasingly crowded car-sharing market …
Oct 31, 2016, 8:55 PMIn context
Andrew J . Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber brings surge pricing to its UberEATS food delivery service in select cities, starting with Phoenix, Houston, Dallas, DC, Miami, and Atlanta   —  $30 for a grain bowl anyone?  —  PIN  —  UberEats, the ride-hailing giant's standalone food delivery service, is about to get more expensive for some customers.
Oct 27, 2016, 12:45 PMIn context
Andrew J . Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber and Lyft face challenges including traditional taxi regulations, fingerprinting drivers, wheelchair access, and more as they expand in the US   —  Why can't we be friends?  —  PIN  —  Ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft have been Silicon Valley's big disruptive success story of the last five years.
Sep 21, 2016, 5:10 PMIn context
Andrew J . Hawkins / The Verge:
New federal rules for autonomous vehicles aim to avoid patchwork of state laws, include 15-point safety assessment to cover ethical, conflict situations on road   —  The White House vs. robot cars  —  So far, manufacturers of self-driving cars have operated in uncharted waters …
Sep 19, 2016, 9:30 PMIn context
Andrew J . Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber updates its iOS app with Apple Maps and Siri integration to hail rides   —  Thanks to the recent arrival of the iOS 10 update, iPhone users can use both Siri and Apple Maps to hail an Uber car.  Uber announced back in June that these integrations would be available to customers soon, and now here they are.
Sep 14, 2016, 5:30 PMIn context
Andrew J . Hawkins / The Verge:
Ford buys shuttle startup Chariot, which operates 28 crowdsourced transit routes in the Bay Area, partners with Motivate to create bike-sharing program in SF   —  Ford, purveyors of Built Ford Tough Ford trucks, announced today it was doing more things designed to appeal to people …
Sep 9, 2016, 1:55 PMIn context
Andrew J . Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber now lets users play music from Pandora, in addition to Spotify, during rides; drivers can now connect their devices to play music via Bluetooth   —  Uber is a pretty simple app to use: press a button, hail a ride.  But now things are getting a little funkier, thanks to an integration …
Sep 9, 2016, 9:40 AMIn context
Andrew J . Hawkins / The Verge:
Uber starts showing upfront fares for uberX instead of multipliers for dynamic pricing during demand surges   —  Surge pricing has long been Uber's Achilles' heel: during periods of excessive demand, when there are more riders than drivers, Uber increases its normal prices to encourage drivers to flood the zone.
Jun 23, 2016, 8:30 PMIn context
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

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