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Badly behaving Uber riders to be banned

Unlike in the USA and Canada where a rider's rating will be used to determine whether they are banned or not, in South Africa Uber will use the number of times a rider is flagged for bad behavior to determine whether to deactivate them or not.

Uber will ban riders with low rating

Uber will start banning riders with a below average rating score. Just like how the Black Mirror episode, Nosedive, kind of predicted.

Request a quiet driver with Uber Black

Uber introduces "Quiet Mode", for when you really don't feel like talking to the driver.

Uber releases speed dataset for Nairobi

Among the 5 cities worldwide for which Uber Movement Speeds historical data has been made available is Nairobi.

How digital platforms can trick us

Uber's IPO will value the company at more than $80 billion, yet the data it collects on its users may be worth even more – and creates the potential for dangerous manipulation.

Uber has launched a minibus service in Egypt

Uber has launched an option for users to book seats on an Uber Bus that travels along specific routes in Cairo, Egypt.

Ride-hailing's potential to improve public transport

In many cities, ride-hailing apps are luring riders away from public transit and increasing traffic congestion. But with the right rules, they could enhance public transit instead.