Uber has released a new feature, dubbed Rider Preferences that allows customers to ask for minimal conversation during a ride.
Users also get access to a dedicated customer-support line and what the Uber bills as "professionalism" and "consistent quality" - meaning Uber is promising there's a commercially licensed driver behind the wheel, who is showing up in the kind of vehicle one would expect when using a luxury auto service.
"Quiet preferred." That's one way to tell your Uber driver to STFU, politely.
Uber's new features will make your rides a bit smoother (and quieter).
Like premium phone support with live agents and the promise of consistent vehicle quality and professional, commercially licensed drivers "at the top of [their] game". That's why I hope Uber plans to expand this to UberX as well as global markets, though the company had nothing to share on that. Passengers can still book the high-end vehicle service through Uber - now called Uber Black - if they're willing to pay a little more. "The driver can have that information and do with it what they want". However, this feature is just there to convey to the drivers their rider preferences.
Uber is finally opening up more features for its higher-priced luxury vehicle service segment. "It's not mandatory. The driver is an independent contractor".
An alert for tsunami waves reaching 0.3 to 1 meter above the tide level was issued for some coasts of Papua New Guinea. The natural disaster took place at 11pm on May 14 local time and hit 45km from the Kokopo island.
Not to be outdone, Walmart today announced that it too is transitioning to free next day delivery , and without a membership fee. The Bentonville-based company plans to expand the service to Southern California and expand it gradually throughout 2019.
Of course, a luxe locale calls for a luxe wardrobe, and each year, the stars bring it with the most over-the-top gowns and jewels. According to Murray, he told Vanity Fair, "I don't remember what I said", adding, "I was trying to keep her at ease.
Details of what the duties were before the increases were unclear. "Tariffs are not in and of themselves a good thing". In the cash market in Asia at 07:01 GMT, Japan's Nikkei 225 Index is trading 21067.23, down 124.05 or -0.59 percent.
Manning was jailed for refusing to testify on March 8. "I will not cooperate with this or any other grand jury", Manning said. Manning spent 62 days in the Alexandria City Jail before being released last week after the term of that grand jury expired.
Mike Maccagnan helped lead the Jets' coaching search this offseason, spent big money in free agency and oversaw the team's draft. Maccagnan, who was hired as GM in 2015, was not relieved of his duties this past offseason when coach Todd Bowles was sacked .
The company that owns one of the aircraft, Taquan Air, released a statement that they will cooperate fully with the investigation. Simon Bodie, 56, from Tempe in Sydney's inner-west, was one of six people killed a seaplane crash in Alaska on Monday.
The move was reportedly a response to Tehran's alleged plans to carry out attacks on USA forces and allies in the Middle East. Pompeo and Lavrov, who appeared at ease with other, were to brief President Vladimir Putin on the meeting in the evening.
The New York mayor, Bill de Blasio , held a rally outside Trump Tower on Monday, seeking to highlight the looming penalties. After hitting the 40 percent mark in 2030, buildings will be required to cut emissions by 80 percent by 2050.
Skull & Bones delayed, skipping E3 2019
The game's creative director, Justin Farren, left late a year ago , so it's safe to say development has been struggling. Ubisoft informed shareholders that there will be four new Triple A games released before the end of March 2020.
Grumpy Cat RIP: A look back at the life of famous cat
She looked " grumpy " because of feline dwarfism and an under-bite, meaning her lower jaw came forward more than it was meant to. Grumpy Cat Limited sued the owners of the US coffee company Grenade for exceeding an agreement over the cat's image.
Britney Spears' manager says she may never perform again
As far as her music is concerned, Spears is still signed to RCA Records and "at some point, she'll record again", says Rudolph. And, if she ever does want to work again, I am here to tell her if it is a good idea or not, " he said.
CAL Fire: Camp Fire Caused By PG&E Lines At Two Locations
Volunteer rescue workers search for human remains in the rubble of homes burned in the Camp Fire in Paradise, Calif. During the investigation, authorities located a second ignition site near the intersection of Concow and Rim roads.