Your Private Driver: Where to?

This is a weekly column that offers news, insights, analysis, and user tips for rideshare platforms like Uber and Lyft. Look for it every Tuesday after the live show, right here on dailytechnewsshow.com. Last week’s blog talked a little about driver behaviors that negatively impact the Uber-Lyft experience. While I don’t necessarily condone them, there areContinue reading “Your Private Driver: Where to?”

Your Private Driver: Not in Service

This is a weekly column that offers news, insights, analysis, and user tips for rideshare platforms like Uber and Lyft. Look for it every Tuesday after the live show, right here on dailytechnewsshow.com. You’ve just called an Uber to your quiet suburban home, getting ready to take your significant other out on the town for aContinue reading “Your Private Driver: Not in Service”

Your Private Driver: Who You Gonna Call?

This is a weekly column that offers news, insights, analysis, and user tips for rideshare platforms like Uber and Lyft. Look for it every Tuesday after the live show, right here on dailytechnewsshow.com. The interaction in the above image probably seems very familiar to anyone who’s ever tried to contact Uber for any reason. Oh sure,Continue reading “Your Private Driver: Who You Gonna Call?”

Your Private Driver: Service with a Bark

This is a weekly column that offers news, insights, analysis, and user tips for rideshare platforms like Uber and Lyft. Look for it every Tuesday (not Monday, scheduling issues) after the live show, right here on dailytechnewsshow.com. As I was driving an older woman on her way to the airport, she began telling me about how muchContinue reading “Your Private Driver: Service with a Bark”

Your Private Driver: Hey Tom, Waze Sucks.

This is a weekly column that offers news, insights, analysis, and user tips for rideshare platforms like Uber and Lyft. Look for it every Monday (or Tuesday) after the live show, right here on dailytechnewsshow.com. One of the opportunities that driving around all day gives me is the chance to use navigation apps far more thanContinue reading “Your Private Driver: Hey Tom, Waze Sucks.”

Your Private Driver: The Perfect Pickup

This is a weekly column that offers news, insights, analysis, and user tips for rideshare platforms like Uber and Lyft. Look for it every Monday after the live show, right here on dailytechnewsshow.com. Since there’s no real Uber news this week and I haven’t talked to anyone who’s taken a ride in one of those fancyContinue reading “Your Private Driver: The Perfect Pickup”

Your Private Driver: Billions of Dollars

This is a weekly column that offers news, insights, analysis, and user tips for rideshare platforms like Uber and Lyft. Look for it every Monday after the live show (well except for this past Monday cause of vacations and other stuff happening), right here on dailytechnewsshow.com. Uber’s financials are apparently not as rosy as everyone thought. DespiteContinue reading “Your Private Driver: Billions of Dollars”

Your Private Driver: Self-Driving Settlements and Other News Stuff

This is a weekly column that offers news, insights, analysis, and user tips for rideshare platforms like Uber and Lyft. Look for it every Monday after the live show, right here on dailytechnewsshow.com. Uber’s been in the news a lot this past week, and as a driver who will likely be affected in the future byContinue reading “Your Private Driver: Self-Driving Settlements and Other News Stuff”

Your Private Driver: Get me to the airport on time

This is a weekly column that offers news, insights, analysis, and user tips for rideshare platforms like Uber and Lyft. Look for it every Monday after the live show, right here on dailytechnewsshow.com. Your flight leaves at 5:30 AM tomorrow morning. You’ve enjoyed using Uber to get all over the city for business meetings, romantic dinners,Continue reading “Your Private Driver: Get me to the airport on time”

Your Private Driver: That’s Not How Compliments Work

This is a weekly column that offers news, insights, analysis, and user tips for rideshare platforms like Uber and Lyft. Look for it every Monday after the live show, right here on dailytechnewsshow.com. After the Democratic National Convention wrapped up in Philadelphia last week, Daily Beast reporter Olivia Nuzzi decided to take an Uber back toContinue reading “Your Private Driver: That’s Not How Compliments Work”