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Turn off location in iOS, and Uber doesn’t work

(Update: Uber say they are looking into it.)  Buzzfeed says Privacy Advocates Want Uber To Stop Tracking Users After Rides End but Uber responds that “by offering the option of manually entering pick-up locations, the company is giving users a choice to … Continue reading

07. December 2016 by jeremy
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Uber, $70 bln company, doesn’t seem to test some of its code

Growing pains, I guess, but this should not be what big disruptive companies look like. I noticed that Uber’s web app offers filters to create lists of historical data — your rides — via criteria like which credit card you … Continue reading

21. December 2015 by jeremy
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Taxi Dating Apps?

I’ve been meeting a better class of taxi driver lately. It’s been made possible by something called GrabTaxi, which I have begun to think of as a dating app for passengers and taxi drivers. Of course, it’s not really, that … Continue reading

08. February 2014 by jeremy
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