Tag: uber

App Wars – Uber Violates App Store Rules

For the past few days, you might have heard about some controversy surrounding the ridesharing company, Uber, and one of the titans for personal and mobile computing, Apple. Apple’s Tim Cook personally met with Uber’s CEO, Travis Kalanik, to discuss the situation and verbally reprimand him. The drama played out on a very public stage, and Uber got scolded pretty harshly. How investors and consumers will react to this is …
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Ride-sharing Companies: Lyft vs Uber vs Arcade City

Ride-sharing applications and services are becoming the norm all over the world. Despite governments opposing concepts such as Uber and Lyft in specific regions, decentralized alternatives are becoming available as well. Arcade City is an example of how decentralized impact can be beneficial to these services. Let’s take a look at how all three of these services shape up and compare to one another. 3. Lyft The concept of Lyft …
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Uber Throws A Hail Mary By Diverting Significant Resources To Latin American Expansion

Uber is one of the most prominent companies in the world, yet the ride-sharing service has hit some snags along the way. After a lengthy regulatory dispute in China, the company decided to seek greener pastures. Latin America is their new center of focus right now, where Uber has seen some mild success in the past. Their new bold plan sees the Latin American presence increase to 200 cities by …
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Uber’s New Feature Tracks Users After Their Ride Has Finished

Using the Uber service is quite convenient, and its automated checkout system makes the whole ordeal a lot more comfortable, but there are certain caveats to using these types of services. For example, most Uber users allow the app to keep tracking their location, even when the app is not actively running. What does the Company do with this data, and whom do they sell it to? Uber Is Spying …
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