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How Tech Companies Conquered America’s Cities
“But what Uber lacked in political support it made up for in local popularity. Through its app, the company had a direct connection to thousands of riders and drivers who were making a living from its service.”
uber  techeithics  amazon  politics  cityplanning 
yesterday by cote
Rethinking GPS: Engineering Next-Gen Location at Uber
Improving GPS accuracy. Especially for cars (which are normally on roads) and in cities. Interesting.
uber  gps  accuracy 
2 days ago by drmeme
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car  city  cars  classic  crash  street  driving  ride  drive  driver  traffic  late  looney  tunes  cruise  parking  uber  highway  automobile  commute  rush  hour  freeway  running  lyft  porky  pi 
2 days ago by architektura
From rust belt to robot belt: Turning AI into jobs in the US heartland - MIT Technology Review
The symbolism of robots moving into a former steelworks is lost on few people in the city. Pittsburgh is reinventing itself, using the advances in automation, robots, and artificial intelligence coming out of its schools—particularly Carnegie Mellon University (CMU)—to try to create a high-tech economy. Lawrenceville, five miles from Hazelwood, has become a center for US development of self-driving cars.
industry4.0  automation  AI  rust-belt  midwest  regional-reports  pittsburgh  uber  Around-the-web  this-week-429 
3 days ago by areadevelopment
Rethinking GPS: Engineering Next-Gen Location at Uber
Uber’s Sensing, Inference, and Research team released a software upgrade for GPS on Android phones that significantly improves location accuracy in urban environments.
gps  uber  android 
5 days ago by floehopper
UberEats va s’étendre à 100 villes supplémentaires dont 35 en France
UberEast va s'étendre sur 100 nouvelles villes en Europe dont 35 en France. Au dernier trimestre 2017, UberEats a généré 10% du CA de Uber
secteur_RETAIL  marché_ALIMENTAIRE  marché_LIVRAISON  client_ITM  client_NETTO  Uber 
7 days ago by unknowns
Uber Driver Suspended After Kicking Lesbian Couple Out Of Car - The Drive
"This is an open society and Uber is a platform that is available to anybody regardless of your background, your orientation, and that is sacred to us," Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi told the New York Post. "It’s an unfortunate circumstance and we will do everything we can for that not to repeat."
abd  uber 
7 days ago by whimsley

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