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Uber starts a new venture into bike delivery service




Peter Faris, shown here in Washington, D.C. in February 2013, is an independent driver who works with Uber.
Peter Faris, shown here in Washington, D.C. in February 2013, is an independent driver who works with Uber.
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The San Francisco-based company Uber has enjoyed great success with its ride-sharing services.

This week, the company announced plans to expand its reach with a courier service called "Uber Rush."

For more on Uber's plans and the effect it could have on the world of same-day delivery, we turn to reporter Marcus Wohlsen, who wrote about this in Wired magazine.