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Meet Uber Latest Influencer…Ken Bone!

Ken Bone is the latest Uber Influencer in St. Louis

For those who watched the 2nd Presidential Debate in the United States, you may remember Ken Bone, who asked one of the questions during the town hall-style debate. No one is  sure exactly why…perhaps it was his red sweater, his white tie, his mustache, or his name, but he has overnight turned into somewhat of an internet…

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Chicago Taxi Industry Says City Unfairly Favoring Uber & Lyft – Federal Appeals Court to Decide

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Taxi revenue is apparently down 45-50% in Chicago since Uber and Lyft began operating and the services currently have an estimated 90K drivers compared to 6.8K taxis. Taxi drivers feel it’s unfair that there are two distinct sets of rules – they need to obtain a chauffeur’s license which requires a $300 in-person class and…

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Buy Uber Gift Cards at 35,000+ Retail Locations

The early form of Uber "certificates"

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Uber “Ghost Drivers” Scaring Passengers into Paying for Rides They Didn’t Take

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Apparently creepy driver “ghost” profile pictures are scaring Uber passengers in major Chinese cities into paying for rides they did not take. TNW reports that once the driver confirmation screen pop-up with the picture, users become frightened and forgo their trip, resulting in a cancellation fee. Uber says that they are “collecting all kinds of evidence and…

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Uber Lost How Much Money In The First 6 Months of 2016?

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Yesterday, we discussed some wonderful data analyses that SimilarWeb had conducted of ride-hailing apps around the world. The data showed that Uber was a leader in over 60% of countries with such a service! That’s why the news just reported on by Bloomberg is so shocking. According to a conference call with shareholders and Uber’s head of finance,…

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