Uber Has Set a Target Date to Use Drones for Meal Delivery

Uber Has Set a Target Date to Use Drones for Meal Delivery

Uber has joined a growing list of companies keen on using drones for delivery. It wants to integrate the technology into UberEats, its meal-delivery service, and envisions dropping off its first drone-delivered dinners as early as 2021. The company better known for ride-sharing revealed earlier in 2018 that it’s keen to utilise drone technology for […]

New Uber feature uses machine learning to sort business and personal rides

New Uber feature uses machine learning to sort business and personal rides

Uber announced a new program called Profile Recommendations that takes advantage of machine intelligence to reduce user error when switching between personal and business accounts. It’s not unusual for a person to have both types of accounts. When you’re out and about, it’s easy to forget to switch between them when appropriate. Uber wants to […]

Indian ride-hailing firm Ola to launch in the UK

Indian ride-hailing firm Ola to launch in the UK

Indian ride-hailing firm Ola announced it plans to launch services in the United Kingdom in 2018, months after it expanded its operations in Australia, in an ongoing turf war with US rival Uber Technologies. Ola, backed by Japan’s Softbank Group, has obtained licences to begin operations in South Wales in September, as well as Greater […]

Go-Jek announces Southeast Asia expansion with $500m investment

Go-Jek announces Southeast Asia expansion with $500m investment

After months of rumours, Indonesian ride-sharing platform Go-Jek has announced plans to expand its operations into four new Asian markets as part of a US$500 million investment and growth strategy. The new markets are Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand and the Philippines, which the company says in a statement it will enter “within the next few months”. […]

Uber campaign for Yellow May shows how mobiles distract drivers – by having a goalkeeper use his

Uber campaign for Yellow May shows how mobiles distract drivers – by having a goalkeeper use his

 During the clash between Atletico Paranaense and Atlético Mineiro – two of the most important teams at the main football championship in Brazil, the Campeonato Brasileiro – goalkeeper Aderbar dos Santos Neto, aka Santos, surprised everyone with an attitude that nobody could expect. The athlete, dear to the crowd and the man responsible for […]

Uber preps test of 30-minute food delivery by drone

Uber preps test of 30-minute food delivery by drone

Uber Technologies plans to deliver food by drone in San Diego as part of a wide-reaching commercial test program approved by the U.S. federal government, said Dara Khosrowshahi, the chief executive officer. Khosrowshahi said people should expect meal delivery in five to 30 minutes, depending on whether it comes from a drone or a human. […]

Uber now lets you rate your driver before your ride is over

Uber now lets you rate your driver before your ride is over

Know how you’re going to rate your Uber driver halfway to your destination? Uber is now giving riders the ability to rate their rides mid-trip, because you’re busy, apparently, and the ride-hailing service doesn’t want to “miss an opportunity to listen and improve.” Specifically, riders are now able to rate, compliment, tip and share feedback […]

Uber takes Manchester United fans in India virtually to Old Trafford

Uber takes Manchester United fans in India virtually to Old Trafford

Manchester United‘s official ride partner Uber organised a 360 Old Trafford Destination United experience in India as part of their sponsorship activation. Uber created an immersive 360 experience pod with the aim to give the fans an essence of the Theatre of Dreams. Other Old Trafford experiences like a dedicated fan area with players’ tunnel, […]

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