The ride-sharing giant's new safety advisory board along with other related efforts show the company is heeding security concerns.
The year's most notable embarrassments in technology run the gamut from the industry's inability to secure our personal data to the blunders of Airbnb, Twitter and Tinder.
Rape focused international attention on passenger safety and led to a temporary ban of the ride-hailing service in Delhi.
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Starting next year, Lyft, Uber and other ride-share companies will legally be allowed to pick up passengers at the city's major airports and tourist destinations.
Ride-hailing services have been working to get their cars on Nevada's streets for more than a year.
The ruling is a victory for the ride-hailing service, which has faced significant opposition from London's established cab trade, but taxi drivers already are challenging the decision.
After starting out the UberRush courier service in New York last year, the company has expanded the program to two more big cities.
The updated app is meant to give drivers information about how to increase their earnings and to improve the service they provide customers.
Technically Incorrect: A man in Maryland allegedly points a gun at a store clerk and, after police give chase, he's found in the back of an Uber car.
The service lets passengers find cheap rides from one city to another in 19 countries. But Brazil, not the US, is next on the company's expansion list, CEO Frédéric Mazzella says.
The ride-hailing company aims to lure more drivers by giving discounts on gas and car rentals.
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