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Uber drivers gang up to cause surge pricing, research says | The Telegraph

Uber drivers gang up to cause surge pricing, research says | The Telegraph

Uber drivers team up in gangs to force higher prices before they pick up passengers, research has revealed. Researchers at the University of Warwick found Uber drivers in London and New York have been tricking the app into thinking there is a shortage of cars in order to raise surge prices. According to the study. drivers manipulate Uber’s algorithm […]

Pricing strategies that trick customers cause disssatisfaction | Strategic Pricing Solutions

Pricing strategies that trick customers cause disssatisfaction | Strategic Pricing Solutions

Last month I wrote a post Dealing with Customer Complaints in which I mentioned some personal dealings with Verizon that were unsatisfactory. In the post I wrote that it felt like playing Hunt the Wumpus. I also refer to it as a Where’s Waldo pricing strategy. I know Waldo is in there, in the form […]