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Best Uber Ever? Driver Installs Gaming Console for Riders

How awesome is this? Reddit user and rideshare driver BeefJuicyHot recently showed off what’s waiting for riders that step into his vehicle. In a follow-up post on Imgur, he explains how he created his retro gaming setup. For a display he used a 2016 Samsung Galaxy Tab; for the controller he used an SF30 Pro bluetooth gaming controller; for the actual games, he used an Arc Browser gaming emulator; and finally he mounted the whole setup to a Headrest Bar Mount. You can find the original post on reddit for…

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Cargo wants to put a vending machine in every Uber

How many times have you been in an Uber or Lyft and wanted a few Advil, or a 5-hour Energy? While some enterprising ridesharing drivers occasionally try to sell essentials (or non-essentials like tablets and digital cameras), there really isnt a structured way to facilitate this until now. Enter Cargo, a startup that wants to turn drivers vehicles into little mobile shops. The startup has raised $1.75 million in seed funding from Techstars, Detroit Venture Partners, Fontinalis Partners and Rosecliff Ventures. Heres how it works: After drivers sign up for…

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