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Uber cuts commuting costs with new ride share option for Aucklanders
Battling traffic is one of the biggest problems for commuters, and now Aucklanders can ride share just a little easier with Uber Driver Destinations.
19 Sep 16
Google moves in on Uber's territory with ride sharing app
With Waze, drivers in each other’s areas can share real-time traffic info and even share a car ride.
06 Sep 16
Driving development: Autonomous Uber rides could be coming soon, says Volvo
Uber and Volvo have bold plans to develop autonomous cars for their fleet, in a $411 million joint venture that will use AD and driverless tech.
22 Aug 16
UberEATS its way into the food delivery market
From the uber cool taxi service comes UberEATS, a modern food delivery app making waves overseas.
01 Aug 16
MYOB IT challenge - Victoria University #1
"This team showed they really understood the issues that employees often face, and used emerging technologies to build a truly creative solution."
05 Jul 16
New technologies lead Govt to overhaul transport sector rules
“With the existing rules for the sector being in place since 1989, a significant review is not before time.”
22 Apr 16
Uber prices drop in Auckland and Wellington
Uber this week announced it will be dropping its prices in Auckland and Wellington, while at the same time upping cancellation fees in the capital.
22 Apr 16
The secret to digital success? Don't get caught
"If you master that, you are an entrepreneur – in a long line of similar (but not all) entrepreneurs."
19 Apr 16
Optus to give free Wi-Fi to Uber passengers
“Uber has fundamentally changed the way we think about getting from A to B, and for us this is an opportunity to create a truly connected experience."
30 Mar 16
Christchurch, Uber has landed
Taxi nemesis Uber has landed in Christchurch, and is offering Cantabrians free rides to reel them in.
17 Mar 16
Need speed? Now you can request an Uber motorcycle
Uber passengers on Thailand have a new way to get around: as of Wednesday, the ride service has added motorcycles to its offerings in Bangkok.
26 Feb 16
New carpool app launches, will Kiwis use it?
The launch of the ride sharing app is convenient in the wake of the Auckland bus strike, as commuters are encouraged to find alternative transport.
19 Feb 16
Uber partners with ASB Bank
“We’re always looking at ways we can make getting from A to B more affordable."
02 Feb 16
Tech industry invests in sustainability, looks at creating a healthy future
The consumer technology industry has a renewed focus on creating a healthier, more efficient future, and is looking at ways to advance sustainability.
13 Jan 16
It's a wrap: our best stories of the year
As another year comes to an end and we all get ready to eat, drink and be merry, we take a look back at 2015 in all its glory.
18 Dec 15
How the collaborative economy is disrupting traditional business
The digital age is disrupting the traditional business model and making trust the currency of the 21st century.
07 Aug 15
Uber eyes up Nokia's mapping service, forks out $3bn
Uber is gunning for Nokia’s mapping service, Here, and is willing to pay up to $3 billion for it.
11 May 15
Zomato and Uber team up to target hungry app users
Zomato and Uber have teamed up to bring more users to each product and improve the users overall experience.
28 Apr 15
Another app sets to shake up taxi market
Zoomy taxi app secures long-term funding to take on disruptors
17 Apr 15
New Kiwi taxi app says it's better than Uber
This past weekend an Auckland based company launched Cabchooze, a taxi app that provides low fixed fares for journeys beyond 10kms.
16 Feb 15
So what’s the big deal with Uber, anyway?
We take a look at Uber's short yet controversial history that has led to a Government review on how taxi and private hire services operate.
21 Jan 15
More outrage after Uber cashes in on Sydney hostage crisis
Uber introduces surge pricing during Sydney hostage siege, then backtracks after user outcry.
16 Dec 14
Uber adds larger vehicle option and updates Auckland pricing structure
Uber is scrapping its Airport to Auckland CBD flat fare. The flat fare was initially introduced as a way to protect Uber riders from potentially high fares during peak travel times, but after user feedback, the company has dropped the flat fee.
25 Nov 14
End of in-car radio? Uber and Spotify team up for ride-along listening
Allowing passengers to stream their own music will enhance user experience. Spotify users potentially could choose Uber over competing alternatives.
18 Nov 14