- Uber has integrated Google Translate into its app to help with communication between drivers and customers
- The service, which is present in over 700 cities, would have over 100 languages to help with communication
- With the introduction of the new app, both drivers and clients can choose their preferred launguages to help with communication
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The Uber app now has in-app message translations in over 100 languages to help make communication easier.
The new feature is designed to reduce the challenges encountered during pickups as the service is present in over 700 cities.
Per a venturebeat.com report, Uber is frequently used by international travelers for reasons of convenience and familiarity.
Language barrier, however, has been recognized as a chronic challenge, creating problems for some drivers and riders.
With the new introduction, drivers and riders can now choose their preferred languages and drivers are required to include the languages that they speak in their profile.
With the help of Google Translate, the language used by the driver can be translated by the client with the tap of a button.
In other news, some customers of defunct microfinance and savings and loans companies have raised concerns about the mode of payment by the receiver, Eric Nana Nipah, via the Consolidated Bank of Ghana (CBG).
Cases of miscommunication and surprises were recorded when some customers, who had received text messages to visit the bank on Thursday, February 27, 2020, were informed that their monies would be paid in bonds.
The customers indicated that they were informed those who had funds beyond GHC70,000 locked up would receive GHC50,000 in cash and the rest in 5-year-bonds.
A retired soldier, whose identity is yet to be confirmed, stated that GHC50,000 out of his GHC602,000 would be invested as a bond.
Per a citinewsroom.com report, the unnamed soldier was given no documentation to that effect, leaving him confused.
His desire to know the interest rate was futile as there was no response in that regard aside the fact that there was no written agreement to that effect.
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