Accordingly App based ride share cap operator Uber is planning to launch a new feature where their drivers won’t be able to see the mobile numbers of the passengers they are picking up and the passengers in turn won’t know the number from which the driver is calling them. Meanwhile the call will be internalized at Uber and only some other number may show up on their mobile screens. Uber terms this ‘2-side call anonymization’.
Furthermore as per report the company says this move is being proposed after seeing the preferences and feedback from both their customers and drivers. Moreover Uber has this arrangement already working in a couple of countries like Australia and South Africa. Further when addressing the media, Uber’s President for South Asia, Pradeep Parameswaran has also indicated that Uber plans to expand its operations in India beyond the 31 cities where it currently operates.
Moreover when questioned on the impact of the high
fuel prices on Uber’s fares, Parameswaran has responded by saying the company
has the option to increase the tariffs but they do their own data analysis
based on which they take these key decisions. Hence this led to his mentioning
that the long-term solution is to shift to electric vehicles as soon as
possible and Uber has already chosen Mahindra & Mahindra for this purpose
and they plan to launch electric cars soon, which will be offered to run as
IFF kick-started in Chennai Accordingly the 16th edition of the Chennai International Film Festival was kicked off in the city on Thursday with an inaugural function held at Kalaivanar Arangam. Reports added the festival will continue for a week until December 20. It is spearheaded by Indo Cine Appreciation Foundation (ICAF), CIFF is an annual event that showcases some of the best National and International films and draws a huge crowd of cinephiles, both young and old from across the state.
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