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Uber announces UberPedal in Seattle with $5 surcharge to drag your bike around town

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Uber is adding bike racks to the back of its cars in Seattle beginning tomorrow. Now when you get tired or it starts raining while you’re riding your bike, Uber will give you and your bike a ride home. For a price. The Uber app in Seattle will now include a Pedal button along the with the Uber, UberX, and UberXL options. Tap the button and an UberX with a bike rack will pick you up. Unfortunately, shoving your bike on the rack will cost you an extra $ 5 in addition to your regular fare. But, the cars are equipped…

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Uber banned across the whole of Germany, appeal likely

Barcelona Cabs Strike Against Uber Taxi App

Car-hailing service Uber has been banned from operating its services anywhere in Germany, according to German newspaper Der Spiegel today. The report says that a Frankfurt court has blocked Uber from operating as it does not hold the necessary paperwork for carrying out a taxi service in the country – an official permit under the Passenger Transport Act is required. The decision follows a temporary injunction in Berlin that lifted four days after being issued. As was the case in Berlin, Uber is free to appeal the court’s decision, but the ramifications are more serious this time around as the ban applies…

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Uber launches an Android beta app program to let users test drive new updates

Uber is following in the footsteps of Facebook, Twitter, Waze and others after introducing an Android beta program that lets users get the latest versions of its Android app before they reach the Google Play store. The beta testing program has opened today and Uber is offering access to its revamped Android app, which it says is a faster and more streamlined experience. If this sounds like something you want to be a part of, visit the Uber Android beta community on Google+ and follow the instructions from there. ➤ Join Our Uber Android Beta Program [Uber] Thumbnail image via etnyk / Flickr


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