Crunch Report | SoftBank to invest in Uber or Lyft

Crunch Report | SoftBank to invest in Uber or Lyft

Softbank wants to invest in either Uber or Lyft, iPhone 8 might scan your face and QR codes come to Venmo and Faraday Future is getting a factory in Hanford, California. All this on Crunch Report! Read...
Uber Users Can Now ‘Request a Ride for a Loved One’

Uber Users Can Now ‘Request a Ride for a Loved One’

Uber yesterday introduced a new ride-hailing feature in its mobile app that lets users request a ride for a friend or family member in a different location. Uber announced the news in a blog post on its website, suggesting the feature would let users “request a...
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Resigns

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Resigns

Uber founder Travis Kalanick has resigned his position as CEO, following a series of controversies and scandals that have recently dogged the ride hailing company. Five major investors demanded Kalanick’s immediate resignation on Tuesday in a letter delivered to...
Uber App Gains Long-Desired Tipping Option

Uber App Gains Long-Desired Tipping Option

Uber today announced a new “180 Days of Change” initiative that’s designed to improve working conditions for its drivers and bolster its public image. As part of the upcoming changes, Uber plans to implement tipping, a feature that drivers have long...
Crunch Report | Uber CEO Takes Leave of Absence

Crunch Report | Uber CEO Takes Leave of Absence

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is taking a leave of absence, Verizon closes on its $4.5 billion acquisition of Yahoo and Marissa Mayer is leaving the company, Tim Cook discusses more of Apple’s car plans and Amazon launches Prime Reload. All this on Crunch Report....
iOS 11 stops apps like Uber and Waze from accessing user location data at all times

iOS 11 stops apps like Uber and Waze from accessing user location data at all times

 Apple put a heavy focus on improving iOS at its WWDC this week with introductions such as file management, more visible iMessage features, QR code scanning and more, but there are a number of notable features in iOS 11 that weren’t explicitly announced....