Uber and Foursquare team up to make it easier to find your destination

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Uber will soon be a lot better at finding your destination.

The ride hailing company has inked a new deal with Foursquare to use its location information to make Uber’s app better at finding the addresses of specific locations.

Under the new deal, Uber’s app will incorporate Foursquare’s Places data so that riders can find the addresses for exact locations by only typing in the restaurant or venue name. 

“Foursquare will enable Uber to customize, improve and increase the breadth of our non-personal POI [points of interest] location data to enhance Uber’s rider and driver experience,” Foursquare wrote in a blog post. “Also, these modifications will also be incorporated into Foursquare’s venue database going forward.” Read more…

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Stella Densmore