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United, TripAdvisor, Starbucks add Uber booking to their mobile apps
United, TripAdvisor, Starbucks add Uber booking to their mobile apps

Despite its regulatory woes, Uber is extending its reach in the smartphone world big-time. United Airlines, TripAdvisor, OpenTable, Starbucks, Hyatt Hotels & Resorts and other companies announced Wednesday that they were adding the on-demand car service as a feature on their mobile apps. United Airlines says it's the first airline to offer passengers the Uber booking option on its app. For a limited time, the airline will reward United app users with 1,000 award miles in its MileagePlus program for using Uber, a statement says. Fliers must sign up with Uber and pay for a ride to score the miles, a statement says. TripAdvisor also announced that its app and mobile site would...

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