Uber plans public transit and auto rental app options

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"In the US, 911 is the panic button", then Uber security chief Joe Sullivan told the Washington Post in 2016, adding it would be "a stretch" for the company to improve on pre-existing emergency alert infrastructure.

Uber will share the company's process for driver background checks and insurance information in that part of the app, as well as the community guidelines ― Uber's list of actions that will result in riders getting banned. If a rider uses Uber's emergency button in one of our pilot cities, their location and trip details will be automatically sent to the 911 dispatcher.

Mobile ticketing specialist Masabi has announced a new strategic partnership with Uber to add public transit mobile ticketing into the Uber app, according to a press release. This new features are here to ensure the safety of the passengers who ride through Uber's cab. "Once we feel solid about the product market fit, we'll be expanding nationally", Uber mobility product head Jahan Khanna said. The ride-hailing company must also retain certain records from its bug bounty programs regarding vulnerabilities and unauthorized access to consumer data.

Trusted Contacts - Up to five friends and family members can be designated as trusted contacts. Night time sharing will be an option.

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"Definitely the driver when you're alone as a girl I mean sometimes they try to hit on you and they say things that don't make you feel uncomfortable", said Bren Lopez. This lets users connect to the nearby 911 centers. The data will rerun every year and the drivers have to go through various testings before riding an Uber drive.

The settlement also required Uber to implement a comprehensive privacy program that protected the personal information the company collected. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.

Former Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson is now in charge of Uber's Safety Council as the high-tech company strives to make its transportation network safer.

"After misleading consumers about its privacy and security practices, Uber compounded its misconduct by failing to inform the Commission that it suffered another data breach in 2016 while the Commission was investigating the company's strikingly similar 2014 breach", acting FTC chairman Maureen Ohlhausen said in a statement.

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