Uber now lets you book a ride for $50 an hour

Uber now lets you book a ride for $50 an hour

As rides have plummeted during the coronavirus pandemic, Uber is looking for new ways to turn a profit. Angela Lang/CNET Uber is now letting passengers use its service on an hourly basis. The ride-hailing company announced Friday a new feature called “hourly booking” that lets people schedule a trip for $50 per hour for up […]
Uber cuts 3,000 more jobs, closes offices around the world

Uber cuts 3,000 more jobs, closes offices around the world

Angela Lang/CNET For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. Less than two weeks after laying off thousands of employees, ride-hailing company Uber on Monday is cutting about 3,000 more jobs and closing or...
Uber overhauls app to address coronavirus safety, require masks

Uber overhauls app to address coronavirus safety, require masks

Both Uber drivers and passengers are now required to wear face coverings.  James Martin/CNET For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. Uber has rebuilt its app to make sure drivers and riders adhere to safety...
Lyft joins Uber in requiring drivers and riders to wear face masks

Lyft joins Uber in requiring drivers and riders to wear face masks

James Martin/CNET For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. Lyft said it’s ramping up its efforts to keep drivers and passengers from spreading the novel coronavirus. The ride-hailing company said...