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Uber intros several safety features, including one that records audio during a ride, warns TechCrunch

From TechCrunch: Uber is adding several new safety features to its app, including an audio reminder to riders to wear their seat belts, allowing riders or drivers to record audio during rides, and detection of...

TechCrunch on Uber: Uber to shutter most of its service in Belgium tomorrow after court ruling

From TechCrunch: Uber will halt its ride-hailing service in most of Belgium tomorrow following a court ruling Wednesday that extends a 2015 order banning its p2p UberPop service to also cover professional drivers providing its...

Uber news: Longtime LinkedIn exec Joann Wu will be joining Uber in January

From TechCrunch: Joann Wu, a longtime LinkedIn executive who spent over a decade at the company working on user experience and product design, is moving to Uber. She will be joining Uber as VP of...

Sprint news: Sprint/T-Mobile merger gets federal judge approval

From TechCrunch: The U.S. mobile landscape is on track to look a whole lot different. A hotly contested $26 billion deal between T-Mobile and Sprint just got the go ahead from a U.S. district court...

Venmo to gain crypto, budgeting, savings and Honey integrations this year, according to TechCrunch

From TechCrunch: The Venmo mobile payments app is going to look very different in 2021 as it inches closer to neobank territory with expansions into budgeting, saving and cryptocurrency, said Venmo parent company PayPal, during...

The DOJ is suing Uber over claims its ‘wait time’ fee policy discriminates against people with disabilities, says TechCrunch

From TechCrunch: The Department of Justice is suing ride-hailing giant Uber over claims that the company discriminates against passengers with disabilities, in violation of the U.S. Americans with Disabilities Act. The suit, filed in the U.S....

Hold PayPal responsible: Amazon is adding a Venmo checkout option next year

From TechCrunch: PayPal today announced that Amazon.com will be adding a Venmo option to checkout for users in the U.S., starting next year. The news arrived as the online payment giant announced solid third quarter...

T-Mobile officially completes merger with Sprint, CEO John Legere steps down ahead of schedule, says TechCrunch

From TechCrunch: After months of regulatory maneuvering, T-Mobile and Sprint officially completed their $26 billion merger today. The new combined parent company is called T-Mobile and will now trade on the Nasdaq under the ticker...

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Wells Fargo customers take note: The Sixers rocked the Wells Fargo Center

From The Philadelphia Inquirer: They have won every game Harden has played for them. Feels like something special is brewing. The...

Hold PayPal responsible: PayPal Hides Pay-Later Plan’s Overdraft Fee Risk, Suit Says

From Bloomberg Law: PayPal Inc. falsely touts its “Pay in 4" installment program to low-income customers as a free service,...

Take action against Wells Fargo: In latest Zelle scam, Wells Fargo customers lose thousands after fraudsters pose as bank employees

From WABC-TV: CONCORD, Calif. -- Amid the rise in popularity of quick-pay apps, scammers are also increasingly using digital payment...