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Uber is Once Again Allowed in Germany Following Ban Lift

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After a series of legal setbacks in Europe and North America, the ride-hailing service Uber got some welcome news on Tuesday. A court in Frankfurt overturned a nationwide ban against the company’s car-sharing service in Germany, lifting, for now, one of the most severe legal restrictions that Uber had faced anywhere in the world since […]

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Uber Can Successfully Predict Your Destination 74% of the Time

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It’s no secret that Uber is powered by data. The ridesharing service is built on analytics and famously encourages passengers and drivers to rate each other. But data scientists at the company aren’t just focused on the service’s core functionality. They often delve into some pretty nitty-gritty details of how passengers use the service–and they […]

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Uber Creates 50,000 Jobs Per Month, Says CEO

At TechCrunch’s annual Disrupt event in San Francisco (after some issues with electricity that saw the lights and audio go out as the show began), the first chat was between Uber CEO, Travis Kalanick and former TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington. Arrington (who’s CrunchFund is an investor in Uber), asked Kalanick about his salary and growth, […]

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Starbucks App (iOS) Adds Uber Integration

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If you’re jonesing for a coffee and it’s too far to walk, the Starbucks iOS app was just updated with Uber integration. Now you can call a black car to get your black coffee. The app is live now but warns that you “must have the Uber app installed and be in a city where […]