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    Tim Cook Threatened Uber With Removal From App Store

    According to a big article about Uber in The New York Times, via 9to5 Mac, Apple CEO Tim Cook once invited Uber CEO Travis Kalanick to a meeting at Apple’s headquarters, where Cook opened with, “So I’ve heard you’ve been breaking some of our rules.” Here, Cook was referring to how Uber had...
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    Uber Updates its Driver App With New Safety Measures

    Uber has launched a new safety-themed update for its driver app, writes MacRumors, with the aim of “predicting, preventing and reducing the number of crashes on the road.” Uber has partnered with Mothers Against Drunk Driving and the Governor’s Highway Safety Association to release the new...
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    Uber Planning to Bring in Fixed Fares, but Also Hides Surge Pricing

    Uber is currently testing a new build of its app that will offer fixed fares upfront, but at the same time will also make surge pricing “nearly invisible to customers,” writes The Verge via 9to5 Mac. The version of the app currently in the testing stage sees the removal of the lightning bolt on...