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Uber Is Doomed

Uber Is Doomed

Illustration credit: Jim Cooke/Jalopnik If there is one quote that sums up the ethos of Uber, it might be this cut from the company’s firebrand CEO Travis Kalanick: “Stand by your principles and be comfortable with confrontation. So few people are, so when the people with the red tape come,…

Uber Is Trialling A Much-Needed Feature In The US

Uber Is Trialling A Much-Needed Feature In The US

Uber already has an option to split fare between riders, but if you want to straight-up pay for someone else’s ride, you’ve had to use some clever tricks, like entering your friend’s location and having them pretend to be you, which is awkward. Soon, there will be a better way.