Anyone fascinated by the rise of Uber – and the broader sharing economy – will enjoy The Upstarts, a new book by Brad Stone. The author examines two ground-breaking companies, Uber and AirBnB, their meteoric rise, and possible scenarios for their untimely demise. Who would have imagined a decade ago that it would seem normal […]
Do You Tip Uber Drivers?
“I thought my tip was automatically added to my bill and given to you guys. Isn’t that true?” – Jim Powers; Uber passenger Like Jim, most people have a misunderstanding that Uber automatically includes a tip to driver. The truth is that the Uber system never does so. Uber takes a 15-25 percent cut from […]
Lyft VS Uber: Clash of the Titans
Uber is currently dominating the drive sharing market over the world. You may imagine Uber is the best because it is the biggest and gets the most press (albeit not all of that positive). But Lyft is no lightweight. Lyft reached half of Uber’s revenue by operating only inside the US. So clearly they are […]
How Does Uber Work?
Uber is a popular drive sharing service around the world. It was founded in 2009 in San Francisco, but the company spread over the whole world within 7 years and has gained enormous popularity since their founding year. However, Uber doesn’t operate their own vehicles, rather considering themselves a software company. Then how does Uber […]
Uber Fare Estimator
Is Uber Safe for both passenger & driver?
Uber is a popular ride hailing service where drivers can earn by driving their own car and passengers can order a trip from almost anywhere. The process is simple; a passenger will order trip through a mobile app and a registered Uber driver will come to take the passenger to their destination. Both driver and […]
Uber Phone Requirements
The Uber app is a smartphone app, so an Uber driver must have a smartphone with an internet connection to receive ride requests from passengers. Anyway, it is not possible to access the other Uber services without a smartphone. Although the Uber driver app works with almost all the latest smartphones, it’s important to know […]
Uber referral program – How does it work?
What a win-win situation!! Both new Uber customers and the people who refer them can make extra money through Uber’s referral program. There are referral bonuses for both new partners (drivers) and riders (passengers). Sign up as a partner Uber through a driver’s referral code (like this one), and you’ll get up to $1000 extra money […]
New Uber drivers can earn up to $1000 sign up bonus
UberX, UberXL, Uber Black – What’s the Difference?
Are you a little confused about Uber’s various services? The names of the services offered by Uber have changed several times since its inception in 2009. The services seem to stay about the same, however. In this article we will explain them all. UberX – The low cost Uber Everyday cars for everyday use. Better, […]