I stopped riding Uber long ago and switched to its rival Lyft. Perhaps you did, too. To try to win us back, Uber's new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi recently met me in his office - and for an Uber ride around San Francisco. He didn't sell me on Uber's market dominance or its cost-conscious "express pool" option. He didn't bring up its flying cars (though they have new plans for that, too). He spoke with baited breath about . . . safety.Uber's previous leader, co-founder Travis Kalanick, had demonstrated the judgment of a Bond villain. Under his watch, Uber made headlines for creepy drivers, stealing secrets and sexual harassment. His motto was "always be hustlin'." Then last year, after #DeleteUber went viral, Uber ousted Kalanick. Eight months ago, it replaced him with Khosrowshahi, the well-liked CEO of Expedia.Uber is now run by your dad. Climbing into our black SUV Uber, 48-year-old Khosrowshahi - actually a father of four - made a point of buckling up. Interviewing for the CEO job, he … [Read more...] about Review: I was team #DeleteUber. Can Uber’s new boss change my mind?
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Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader The Switch Perspective Perspective Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events Video recording rides? Transparency about accident and assault rates? New Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has ideas for how to make Uber “the safest mobility platform.” Buckle up. Video recording rides? Transparency about accident and assault rates? New Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has ideas for how to make Uber “the safest mobility platform.” Buckle up. by Geoffrey A. Fowler by Geoffrey A. Fowler Email the author May 11 Email the author I … [Read more...] about I was team #DeleteUber. Can Uber’s new boss change my mind?
Amid the avalanche of damning emails and embarrassing text messages that flowed out of the Waymo-Uber trial, what struck me the most was when ousted Uber CEO Travis Kalanick and Anthony Levandowski — Kalanick’s onetime business partner who he described in court as his “brother from another mother” — described the race to build self-driving cars as a “zero sum game.” “We need to think through the strategy to take all the shortcuts we can,” Levandowski told Kalanick. “I just see this as a race and we need to win, second place is the first looser [sic].” This callous attitude toward a potentially game-changing, life-saving, and paradigm-shifting technology like autonomous vehicles is extremely troubling. A pirate mentality has infected companies in the autonomous vehicle space. “Move fast and break things” may have worked as an ethos for Uber when it was trying to overcome entrenched interests like the taxi … [Read more...] about The Waymo v. Uber trial has shaken my confidence in self-driving cars
Automatic is a $99 car app and dongle focused on increasing your awareness of your car and how you drive it. After intensive use, I wouldn’t give it up, and I look forward to seeing more new features, such as the web dashboard announced earlier this week. I just wish I had more control over the sensitive data collected by the app. The Automatic Link dongle plugs into your car's OBD-II port (all U.S. cars from model year 1996 onward have one) and transmits data to your phone via Bluetooth. Combined with location stats, all this data allows the Automatic app to monitor your driving style and fuel efficiency, log trips, check engine health, remember where you parked, and even notify loved ones in case of accidents. Automatic's capabilities somewhat overlap those of other competitors who offer their own OBD-II dongle/app systems. For example, both the Zubie Key and MetroMile’s Metronome report driving data to apps via built-in cellular connections, while the Metronome also … [Read more...] about Automatic app review: For $99, the truth about your car and your driving
posted on 13 Jul 2015, 04:00 0 1. Android_Lollipop (Posts: 153; Member since: 05 May 2015) Yeah. come on...!!!! ................But I still prefer Google maps (because it is Google's??!!!) posted on 13 Jul 2015, 09:29 0 8. waddup121 (unregistered) Lets do it! posted on 13 Jul 2015, 04:42 4 2. Settings (Posts: 2737; Member since: 02 Jul 2014) Google's offline maps is just a glorified screenshot. Here Maps has better offline maps. posted on 13 Jul 2015, 08:26 0 7. jroc74 (Posts: 6019; Member since: 30 Dec 2010) For this reason alone I cant wait til this comes to Android. posted on 13 Jul 2015, 05:15 2 3. SIGPRO (Posts: 2231; Member since: 03 Oct 2012) Here Maps, the best navigation app around period! posted on 13 Jul 2015, 05:15 0 4. techguyone (Posts: 211; Member since: 18 May 2013) Maybe they'll have the whole interface able to be viewed in Landscape now finally!!! posted on 13 Jul 2015, 05:29 0 5. Martin_Cooper (Posts: 1731; … [Read more...] about Comments for : Nokia outs Android Public Beta for HERE Maps, let’s you test drive the new contextual menu