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The Telegraph | 07.30.15

Uber denies its app displays ‘phantom cabs’

Alex Rosenblat, Luke Stark

D&S researcher Alex Rosenblat and Luke Stark’s work on Uber’s algorithm-based mapping system for consumers is cited in this Telegraph article.

In an article for Vice’s Motherboard, the researchers claimed that the app shows cars in the passenger’s vicinity even when there are none there, citing testimonies from drivers and passengers.

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