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Uber, Airbnb and the problem with South Africa's sharing economy
In September 2017, it was announced that Uber’s private hire licence as a ride-hauling app would not be renewed in London.
Funny or misleading? Uber NZ’s attempt at comedy land them in the frying pan
Uber NZ is facing backlash from the Advertising Standards Authority over a ‘misleading’ billboard advert...
LinkedIn’s 2017 Global Top Companies list - did you make the cut?
Schneider Electric, a global organisation that specialises in energy management and automation, is one of the companies that made the list.
Uber Central launch will let NZ companies manage Uber rides at scale
Uber Central lets businesses request, manage, and pay for rides for other people, allowing organisations to manage multiple rides at the same time.
Parents will be pleased with Uber's latest feature, teens not so much
The transportation app is piloting a new programme that gives teens between the ages of 13 to 17 a way to use Uber.
Kiwi carpooling app takes aim at Uber over Trump
Kiwis can “vote with their phones” to show their opposition to Trump - and Uber - by deleting the Uber app.
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.
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.
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.
UberEATS its way into the food delivery market
From the uber cool taxi service comes UberEATS, a modern food delivery app making waves overseas.
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."
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.”
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.
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."
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."
Christchurch, Uber has landed
Taxi nemesis Uber has landed in Christchurch, and is offering Cantabrians free rides to reel them in.
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.
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.
Uber partners with ASB Bank
“We’re always looking at ways we can make getting from A to B more affordable."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.