Apple gave Uber the keys to your iPhone screen, and it was all super shady


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Stop us if you've heard this one: Uber is a shady company. 

The ride-hailing giant's iOS app has the ability to record a user's iPhone screen, Gizmodo reported Thursday. An Uber spokesperson told Mashable that the company is working with Apple to remove the feature from the app ASAP. Uber only used it to render maps, and not actually copy your screen, the rep said, adding it hasn't been used for "quite some time."

If the ability on its own wasn't frustrating enough, it appears the sketchy feature is only being removed after security researchers pointed it out earlier this week.  Read more...

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