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Google Maps Uber Booking Integration Removed From Android, iOS Apps

Google Maps has now taken away a handy Uber feature that let users book rides without leaving the app. In early 2017, Google had added the ability to book Uber trips via Maps, but it appears the convenience was short-lived. Since Google has quietly pulled the feature from Maps, it is not certain when the direct Uber booking was removed. Notably, you will still see the ... Read More »

Uber finance head Gautam Gupta quits; Jan-March loss narrows

Uber Technologies Inc said its head of finance is leaving, and the privately held ride-hailing company also said that its first-quarter loss narrowed substantially from the prior quarter, putting it on a path toward profitability. Head of finance Gautam Gupta is leaving in July to join another startup in San Francisco, the company said, making Gupta the latest high-profile executive ... Read More »

Uber pledges to make drivers happier

Uber’s relationship with its drivers has become increasingly strained, the company admitted on Tuesday, as it vowed to improve its service. The ride-sharing firm told the media some of its policies were “unintentionally stacked against drivers”. In particular, drivers for the company will now have more ability to defend themselves against rider complaints and refunds. Uber also spoke about its ... Read More »

Uber declutters its mobile app, making it simpler, snappier

Uber in its mobile app is also introducing a feed, giving passengers a scrolling list of information and options while enroute. Photo: Bloomberg San Francisco: Uber Technologies Inc. is rolling out the biggest update to its mobile application since 2012, seeking to simplify, speed up and enrich the ride-hailing experience. Over time, Uber has crammed a hodgepodge of services into ... Read More »

Nokia D1C Android Device, Samsung’s $5.3 Billion Note, Uber Raises Fares, and More: Your 360 Daily

Nokia D1C Android Device, Samsung’s $5.3 Billion Note, Uber Raises Fares, and More: Your 360 Daily HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recall to hurt Samsung for two quarters Nokia’s Android-powered D1C device may be a tablet, not a smartphone Uber has raised the fares for trips longer than 20km by up to 100 percent Here’s your daily recap of technology ... Read More »