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Baseball Players Take $683 Uber Ride To Game

Uber Ride
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Four Seattle Mariners minor league players didn’t want to wake up early for their team’s road trip to New Mexico. Rather than get up at 3:00am, they planned to catch a flight with American Airlines.

When the flight didn’t work out, they decided to take an extremely pricey Uber ride to meet up with their team.  Continue reading Baseball Players Take $683 Uber Ride To Game

Just Awful, Teen Kills Uber Driver

Uber driver

Driving a taxi can be a very dangerous job. For that reason, most taxis have a plexiglass partition between the front and back seat.

If you look at most taxis, they also usually have a small video camera near the rear-view mirror. I assume that they record the rides now but I’m pretty sure they used to just take still images every few seconds (or something like that).

I came across a really sad story about an Uber driver killed by his teen passenger. Continue reading Just Awful, Teen Kills Uber Driver

Woman Deservedly Receives Lifetime Ban from Uber

Uber

Uber changed the game in a big way for those who are looking for a potentially better option than a traditional taxi.

The company offers competitive prices but has had some trouble recently. For instance, an executive stepped down due to sexual contact with an employeeCEO Travis Kalanick was also caught on camera verbally abusing a driver.

So how did one passenger get a lifetime ban? Continue reading Woman Deservedly Receives Lifetime Ban from Uber

Uber Exec Steps Down Due to Sexual Contact with Employee

Uber exec

Uber’s has had a tough go in the news recently.

CEO Travis Kalanick was caught on camera having a verbal fight with a driver. He’s since apologized. Uber’s also been investigating sexual harassment claims by a former employee.

Now an Uber exec has resigned due to sexual contact with another employee. Continue reading Uber Exec Steps Down Due to Sexual Contact with Employee

Some Updates to the New Uber App

Uber app

When in need of a ride, Uber has become the go-to choice for many people.

At first I had a hard time seeing the value of the Uber App. This could partially be due to having a negative experience. After testing it out some more, I finally saw the value.

I recently updated the Uber App on my iPhone and soon after, I received an interesting e-mail letting me know how to get the most out of the new app. Continue reading Some Updates to the New Uber App