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China car app Didi updates safety measures after murder

6 monthes ago   |   By BBC

The country's equivalent of Uber is overhauling a service following the murder of a female passenger
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A massive Chinese ride-sharing service removed passenger attractiveness ratings after a woman was killed

A massive Chinese ride-sharing service removed passenger attractiveness ratings after a woman was killed

6 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Didi Chuxing, the Chinese ride-sharing giant, said it would remove creepy passenger ratings from its app after a woman was allegedly murdered by her driver.
Didi's Hitch service lets people share rides, but was suspended last week after the murder.
Didi said it would also remove passenger photos and was even considering voice recording every trip to resolve passenger disputes.
The ride-sharing service has 450 million users, and has little competition after Didi acquired Uber's Chinese business in 2016.
Chinese ride-sharing giant Didi Chuxing is trying to make its Hitch cab service safer...
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