Uber Is Finally Letting Users Give Feedback On Their Annoying Pool Co-Passengers

Uber Is Finally Letting Users Give Feedback On Their Annoying Pool Co-Passengers

Carpooling is a pretty rad concept — drivers get more people on the ride, users get to save some cash, and taking cars off the road helps save the environment. You’d think it’s a complete win-win…until you realize that it also necessitates users sharing a compact space with a complete stranger for a fairly long duration.   The boorish co-passenger has long been the bane of Uber Pool, and Uber’s now taking steps to make sure that it receives…

Uber Has Announced An Ambitious Plan To Launch Flying Taxis By 2020

Uber Has Announced An Ambitious Plan To Launch Flying Taxis By 2020

Thus far, it was thought that Uber saw the future of transport in self-driving vehicles. The company has an aggressive autonomous driving project, and is even carrying out live trials in several cities. But Uber’s ambitions might be grander — a whole lot grander. Uber’s announced that it will launch a network of flying cars in Dallas-Fort Worth and Dubai by 2020. Uber envisions a future where you’d hail a cab just like usual, and a…

Uber Sues Taxi Associations Which Protested Against It For Rs. 12 Crore

Uber Sues Taxi Associations Which Protested Against It For Rs. 12 Crore

Since the beginning of this year, Uber and Ola have been hit by driver strikes across the country. In January, drivers in Hyderabad had gone off the roads, and they were followed by drivers in Delhi and Bangalore. The companies had suffered thanks to the strikes, with commuters taking to social media to complain about the unavailability of cabs. Now Uber is hitting back at the cab companies which had organized the protests. Uber has approached…

10 Successful Companies Founded By Immigrants

10 Successful Companies Founded By Immigrants

U.S lawmakers can argue about the effect of immigration on their country’s economic change, but one cannot overlook the contribution of these foreign-born leadership in entrepreneurship and innovation.

A new study from the National Foundation for American Policy reveals that US immigrants started more than half of the current US-based startups valued at $1 billion and more. These 44 companies, the study says, are collectively valued at $168 billion and create an average of roughly 760 jobs per company in the U.S. The study also estimates that immigrants make up over 70% of key management or product development positions at these companies, WSJ reports.

Let’s have a look at the top 10 most renowned companies founded by immigrants.

Uber India Gets Into Wedding Season Mode; Launches Uber Weddings

Uber India Gets Into Wedding Season Mode; Launches Uber Weddings

Trust Uber to cash in on a season and location specific trends. As the wedding season kicks in in India, Uber is now offering ‘wedding packages’ to deal with the wedding transport needs. “Think of us whenever you need to hop between markets to find the perfect outfit or celebrate your last night of singlehood or get your guests back home after the wedding parties. You can take a backseat and let Uber be your…

11 Uber Drivers Share The Most Interesting And Craziest Stories From Their Jobs

11 Uber Drivers Share The Most Interesting And Craziest Stories From Their Jobs

Driving for an Uber is a serious business these days and there’s a thriving community of Uber (and Lyft) drivers that’s only growing given the scope for flexible work and high returns. That said, being in a field where spending a considerable amount of time with dozens of strangers is a part of your job, day in day out, interesting things are bound to happen. So we did a bit of trawling on the internet,…

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