With a team of digitally connected cars roaming a city’s streets, you can probably do more than simply drive people places. Uber knows that as well as anyone, and now it’s using its drivers to look for missing children.
God forbid a child go missing, but if it happens now there's another place you're going to hear about it, because Google has added AMBER Alerts to Google Maps. »
In Europe, a group called NotFound.org is replacing 404 reports with pictures and information about missing children. It's a smart way to occupy that real estate, especially considering in the U.S. alone, 800,000 kids go missing every year. But could this method actually help? Are there any negative side-effects? And… »