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Uber Supporting domestic violence survivors during COVID-19

As the global COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact our communities, stay-at-home orders have created unintended challenges for some of the most vulnerable among us, including victims of domestic violence. Many are facing increased risk, and are left with few safe options to access resources, seek help or plan an exit.  A few weeks ago, we pledged to provide 10 million free rides and food del... »

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Kenya: Uber using facial recognition to verify drivers

Uber Kenya has revealed the launch of intelligent new safety features to ensure the safety of its drivers and their passengers. The new feature, according to the firm, enables the driver periodically to share selfies with Uber before going online. Uber will then compare the photo to the one corresponding to the account on file to verify the driver details. Uber General Manager Loic Amado said it i... »