Uber Testing “Bop It!” Toy to Pacify Drunk Customers - The News Wheel

Have you ever noticed that there's a point when out on the town that a drunken person basically transforms into a giant, stubborn toddler? Baby Drinking. Yeah, Uber has, too. That's why the transportation services giant has decided to test something ...

#ThrowbackThursday: Your Favourite Childhood Toy Is Making A Comeback – But Not How You'd Expect - Marie Claire.co.uk

Remember that nineties toy you just loved to play with, Bop It? It's making a comeback: but in quite an unexpected way. The Guardian reports that everyone's favourite taxi service, Uber, has come up with a unique way of occupying drunk passengers ...

Uber Begins Testing 'Bop It' Children's Toy To Pacify Drunken Passengers - Carscoops (blog)

Most of us have done it; ordered an Uber ride while inebriated and generally, it works out fine. In other instances, angry and drunk Uber users can lash out at drivers. Management at the ride-sharing service is aware of this and has already started ...

Uber Is Putting a Bop-It In The Backseat In An Effort To Distract Drunk Passengers - Paste Magazine

Let's give a round of applause to the real MVPs of weekend nights: Uber drivers who have to deal with drunk assholes. Particularly drunk assholes who beat them up and then, incredibly, sue the driver for $5 million, claiming that the assault was ...

Uber faces new batch of issues in Tampa Bay - Tampabay.com (blog)

Reynaldo Suliveres, 42, chants with Tampa area Uber drivers by Lykes Gaslight Square Park in Tampa. Fares were reduced to 65 cents per mile, and some drivers say it’s unfair. 27. January. 0. Comments. Despite a temporary cease-fire with local ...

'Bug' Exposes Uber Driver's Tax Info, Including Name and Social Security Number - Forbes

It was an über bad day for one driver who had her personal tax information, including her Social Security number, exposed due to what the drive on demand company is calling a "bug." When Uber drivers logged on to the Uber partner dashboard to check ...

Uber Confirms Florida Driver's Personal Information Was Leaked - NBCNews.com

An Uber driver in Florida had her personal information, including her Social Security number, revealed to other drivers over the weekend due to a software bug. The Tampa Bay Times reported that Jami Ermlich, 34, started getting Facebook messages on ...

How's my driving? Uber starts using phone data to catch poor drivers and wants to keep drunk passengers quiet with ... - Daily Mail

Sensors in your smartphone could soon collect data to prove if your taxi driver is speeding between jobs or just generally driving like a jerk. From accelerometers to GPS, phones have a whole suite of sensors that capture vital data, such as how fast ...

If You're Drunk And Taking An Uber, Get Ready To Play Bop It - The Frisky

Uber has been very good about encouraging people not to drink and drive, even though drunk people aren't always the best passengers. But it seems that the ride-share company is working on solving that problem too, with the help of the noisy '90s toy ...

UBER DRIVER Allegedly Pulls Gun On Nauseated Passenger Who Threatened to “Stick a Dick” in His Ear! - Gossip Extra

flag-breaking-news BRADENTON — An Uber driver was charged with aggravated assault after he allegedly pulled a gun on a passenger who thought he might throw up in the driver's $75,000 Lexus LS. When questioned about the incident, the driver told ...

Uber boss suggests drivers use '90s kids game to distract drunk passengers - The Memo

Uber's Chief Security Officer has recommended drivers keep a Bop It on the back seat to entertain drunks and keep their cab safe. In the UK we get pretty chuffed if an Uber driver so much as hands over a bottle of water on a ride home from the pub. Now ...

Uber driver pulls gun on drunk passenger - NEWS.com.au

AN UBER driver has been charged with assault after he pulled a handgun on a drunken passenger who he feared would vomit in his car. The incident occurred on Friday night when Florida man Patrick McDonald, 67, attempted to yank his passenger, Shane ...

Uber Hopes a '90s Toy Will Distract Drunk Riders From Beating Up Drivers - Esquire.com

Drunk people are the worst for Uber drivers. They're loud and often obnoxious; they can control the music; they might puke; and, terrifyingly, they might beat the hell out of a driver and then file a lawsuit. In November, a video of a 32-year-old Taco ...

Uber wants to pacify drunk passengers with a kids' toy - The Verge

Most Uber rides come and go without any serious altercations between drivers and their unknown passengers. However, there always exists the chance that a driver will pick up an aggressive, potentially violent drunk person. Without a protective barrier ...

Should Uber drivers carry guns? Hint: They do - Sun Sentinel

Last Friday, an Uber driver in Manatee County drew a gun on a passenger because the driver thought the passengers was going to vomit. When the passenger didn't get out of the $75,000 car fast enough, the driver pulled out the firearm, he told police.

Uber using smartphone technology to track driver speed - WXYZ

(WXYZ) - In an effort to crack down on speeding drivers, Uber is using smartphone technology to keep an eye on performance. Uber announced on its official blog that the company is running a pilot program where they use the data to verify feedback from ...

Uber puts Bop-It in the back seat to keep drunk passengers busy - wtvr.com

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Uber tracks its dangerous drivers in Houston and other business news - KPRC Houston

Uber is trying to curb dangerous driving with a new pilot program under testing right now in Houston. The company began the pilot program late last year in Texas. Through smartphone sensors, Uber can tell when one of its drivers is accelerating or ...

Uber is using smartphone sensors to verify negative reviews - Digital Trends

If you have ever used a ride-sharing service like Uber or Lyft, you'll know that you usually get an option to rate the driver. Uber, however, also lets the driver rate you, but without much evidence it's hard to tell who's really at fault. Uber is ...

Uber is giving classic kids' toy Bop It to drunk passengers - BT.com

Uber has come up with a unique way of pacifying drunk passengers who get aggressive with drivers – 90s party game Bop It. The music and action based toy combines a music beat and voice commands to manipulate the different parts of the handheld toy.