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  Anyone who's trying to shuffle their way home through the rapidly accumulating snow, breath a little easier. Though Uber is indeed enacting their notorious surge pricing during the storm, because Governor Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency on Monday, those surge rates will be lessened, at least somewhat. The app won't be able to charge more than 2.8 times the normal price, thanks to an agreement they reached with the New York attorney...
It's a freezing day with a freezing night to follow, and if you have to get anywhere, you might be mulling calling a car. But that Uber app that you're poking at with your slowly numbing fingers may not do you much good: New York City is down five out of six Uber bases today after the ridesharing service refused to turn over ride records to the New York Taxi and Limousine Commission. Uber...
Oh man, this is not a good way to close out the year. A Brooklyn Uber driver was carjacked at gunpoint this morning at around 7:30 am in Crown Height. The worst part? Police still aren't sure if there was a passenger in the car at the time.  Police told the New York Post that four men approached the black 2013 Lexus sedan at Schenectady Avenue and Dean Street. They flashed their guns to the driver, presumably ejected...
As an early-Christmas/late-Chanukah/general-fuck-you present to New Yorkers, Uber has decided to start charging users for a service that had long been free. Happy holidays! Yours sincerely, Capitalism.  In a memo sent out earlier today to customers (of which I am not one, because, my god, I don't need the temptation to spend even more money on unnecessary things), Uber explained that its e-hailing service, uberT—in which people can use Uber to signal for yellow and...