Your Private Driver: Everyone Out of the Pool

(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.) When it was announced almost two years ago, UberPool seemed like a logical next step in the evolution of ridesharing. If two separateContinue reading “Your Private Driver: Everyone Out of the Pool”

Your Private Driver: The Five-Star Experience

(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 ondailytechnewsshow.com.) Most people are aware by now that a rating system exists for both drivers and passengers when using the Uber and Lyft platforms.Continue reading “Your Private Driver: The Five-Star Experience”

Your Private Driver: Lost and Found

(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.) A week ago, the unthinkable happened: my wife, carrying the only set of keys between us, left them in the back seat ofContinue reading “Your Private Driver: Lost and Found”

Your Private Driver: Picking Up the Kids

(This is the second entry of a new 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.) For busy parents, Uber has become an essential part of their daily routine. The logistics of maintaining aContinue reading “Your Private Driver: Picking Up the Kids”

Your Private Driver: Safety First

(This is the first of a new 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.)   Passenger safety is definitely a hot topic in the world of ride-sharing. Hardly a week goes byContinue reading “Your Private Driver: Safety First”