Uber to soon record audio during rides in the US

As a safety measure, Uber will reportedly start recording audio during rides to identify any warning signs. The feature will be opt-in for users to activate audio recording on any trip or all trips, The Washington Post notes.

Uber adds new safety features to its app

Uber announced a slew of new features to its cab-hailing app to ensure a safer ride for customers. The updated app now lets you choose to receive a four-digit PIN to verify your ride. Uber also said that it is working on new technology for a PIN-free verification using ultrasound waves, the official blog noted.