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London's Mayor wants Uber drivers to pass a test similar to the "Knowledge" before they can start working in the capital. In a State of London debate, Boris Johnson said it wasn't fair that taxi drivers spend years preparing for the famous exam, which tests their geographic knowledge, while minica...

June 24th 2015 at 5:17am 0 Comments
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Following alleged sexual assaults in India and France, Uber has revealed several new initiatives and a code of conduct to make passengers feel more secure. The key change is a new advisory board that will "review safety practice and advise on our roadmap for adding safety features to the platform....

March 26th 2015 at 9:29am 0 Comments
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Uber isn't the only ridesharing outfit running into legal trouble these days -- Lyft is now facing a lawsuit over claims that it deprived new drivers of promised bonuses. The transportation company allegedly committed fraud by offering $1,000 to drivers who completed their first ride by March 5th,...

March 16th 2015 at 1:07am 0 Comments
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Uber has inked a deal with insurer Metromile that addresses a huge question mark: whether its drivers are sufficiently insured between fares. Until now, the ridesharing firm has been giving US drivers $1 million in commercial liability coverage when they actually had a passenger in the car. But wh...

January 28th 2015 at 7:31am 0 Comments
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Now that Uber is slowly expanding its UK operations, it needs to do everything in its power to maintain and grow its pool of drivers. To this end, the company is bringing its Momentum rewards program, which it first launched in the US last November, to British shores for the first time. Any driver...

January 7th 2015 at 9:28am 0 Comments
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Uber has been up against the ropes lately. For one, it's dealing with the fall out from an exec's suggestion it should be investigating critical journalists. Plus it's combating a report that claims a 'God Mode' allows its employees to track customers' whereabouts. No doubt keen to shift the spotl...

November 19th 2014 at 11:40am 0 Comments
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Microsoft has released a set of drivers that enable Xbox One controller support for 32-bit and 64-bit Windows PCs. The Xbox One controller works with any game that currently features support for the Xbox 360 controller. After installing Microsoft's drivers, players can immediately start using the...

June 5th 2014 at 10:58am 0 Comments
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Though the PS4 and Xbox One are far from finalized ahead of their retail debut this November, developers have told Edge anonymously that the PS4 is currently in a better state of performance. With launch about two months out, "the hardware isn't locked" yet. These sources claim the PS4 is more cap...

September 13th 2013 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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If you aren't an auto-savvy person in general, learning what all the switches and lights do in your new car can be a bit overwhelming. Not to mention what happens under the hood. But a company called Metaio has worked in conjunction with Audi to release Audi eKurzinfo, a new augmented reality app...

August 13th 2013 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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We heard way back in January that Logitech was possibly planning to bring its gaming peripherals to the Mac, and that's exactly what's happened. Logitech has announced that its G series of keyboards and mice, designed to entice gamers with features like lots of extra customizable buttons, backl...

April 22nd 2013 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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NVIDIA wants to take the mystery out of gaming performance through its GeForce Experience. It's been hard to appreciate that when the app has been in closed testing for well over a month, however -- so it's good news that the company just recently opened the beta program to everyone. Along with br...

January 27th 2013 at 6:29pm 0 Comments