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Uber takes its app down new road with redesign

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber is taking its ride-hailing app down a new road in an effort to make it smarter, simpler and more fun to use. The redesigned app also will seek to mine personal information stored on smartphones in a change that could raise privacy concerns, even though it will be up to […]
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