Uber adds in-app chat, Amazon entering US ticketing business?Today's major tech stories include Uber's addition of rider-to-driver chat in its app, Snapchat's difficulty showing rapid growth and Amazon's effort to enter the US ticketing market.
This is CNet and here are the stories that matter right now. Uber is adding a chat function into its app so that riders no longer have to receive calls and text from random numbers. The new feature is set to roll out to drivers and customers in the coming weeks. The chats are even read allowed to the driver to avoid safety issues and here she can then respond simply with an item like a thumbs up. Snapchat is having difficulty showing substantial growth, at least in the amount that would make Wall Street happy. The app gained only seven million daily users over the last three months, which falls short of the 250 million daily users Instagram stories composed. [MUSIC] And finally, Reuters is reporting that Amazon is looking to get into the ticketing business, seeking partnerships with US venue owners, to sell tickets to events. Amazon already has a successful business model rolled out in Britain, and is looking to bring that stateside. You can stay up-to-date with the latest by downloading the CNET tech today app, in the Apple or Google Play Store.