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Lyft offers free rides to relief centers during PG&E blackouts

With the planned power blackouts in California expected to continue for the next several days, Lyft is offering free rides until the end of October 15th to respite centers across parts of northern California. Each center includes restrooms, bottled w… … Read the rest of this entry

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Waymo is close to offering autonomous rides with no backup driver

Waymo has sent out an email to its earliest ride-hailing customers, letting them know that completely driverless cars are on the way. And yes, the company truly means rides that don't have a human backup driver behind the wheel. The … Read the rest of this entry

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Disney’s ‘Star Wars’ theme park trailer takes you inside its rides

Since it snagged LucasFilm for $ 4.05 billion in 2012, Disney's churned out Star Wars movies, shows, toys, VR experiences and games. But in the background it's been tinkering away on something even more immersive: a full-blown Star Wars theme … Read the rest of this entry

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Uber tweaks its app to make UberPool rides more convenient

UberPool is one of the cheaper ride-hailing options, grouping nearby passengers who are headed in the same direction. The problem is that all of those pickups and drop-offs can be time consuming. To help, Uber has announced a raft of … Read the rest of this entry

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Uber is making it easier for companies to offer free rides

Uber is making it simpler for businesses to offer transportation for their customers by offering UberCENTRAL, a new dashboard that allows businesses to request, manage and pay for Uber rides for their patrons. Engadget RSS Feed

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White House teams with Uber and Lyft on free rides for veterans

Uber and Lyft are doing a rare team-up to offer "tens of thousands" of free rides to veterans who need transportation to seek work, according to a message from the White House. Uber pledged to donate 10,000 rides worth around … Read the rest of this entry

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