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Uber starts a new venture into bike delivery service

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Peter Faris, shown here in Washington, D.C. in February 2013, is an independent driver who works with Uber.
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Peter Faris, shown here in Washington, D.C. in February 2013, is an independent driver who works with Uber.

The San Francisco-based company Uber has enjoyed great success with its ride-sharing services, and now it's making a big move by expanding its business to bike deliveries.

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.

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