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Apps
Need speed? Now you can request an Uber motorcycle
February 2016
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.
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Cloud
Intergen eyes Auckland growth as it gets even closer to its partners
February 2016
Intergen is on the move as the company eyes up increasing growth in the Auckland market and opens new offices to be closer to its key partners.
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Uber
New carpool app launches, will Kiwis use it?
February 2016
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.
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Cloud
Uber partners with ASB Bank
February 2016
“We’re always looking at ways we can make getting from A to B more affordable."
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Sustainable IT
Tech industry invests in sustainability, looks at creating a healthy future
January 2016
The consumer technology industry has a renewed focus on creating a healthier, more efficient future, and is looking at ways to advance sustainability.
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Microsoft
It's a wrap: our best stories of the year
December 2015
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.
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Innovation
How the collaborative economy is disrupting traditional business
August 2015
The digital age is disrupting the traditional business model and making trust the currency of the 21st century.
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Google
Uber eyes up Nokia's mapping service, forks out $3bn
May 2015
Uber is gunning for Nokia’s mapping service, Here, and is willing to pay up to $3 billion for it.
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Apps
Zomato and Uber team up to target hungry app users
April 2015
Zomato and Uber have teamed up to bring more users to each product and improve the users overall experience.
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Uber
Another app sets to shake up taxi market
April 2015
Zoomy taxi app secures long-term funding to take on disruptors
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Uber
New Kiwi taxi app says it's better than Uber
February 2015
This past weekend an Auckland based company launched Cabchooze, a taxi app that provides low fixed fares for journeys beyond 10kms.
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Apps
So what’s the big deal with Uber, anyway?
January 2015
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.
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Uber
More outrage after Uber cashes in on Sydney hostage crisis
December 2014
Uber introduces surge pricing during Sydney hostage siege, then backtracks after user outcry.
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Cloud
Uber adds larger vehicle option and updates Auckland pricing structure
November 2014
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.
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Spotify
End of in-car radio? Uber and Spotify team up for ride-along listening
November 2014
Allowing passengers to stream their own music will enhance user experience. Spotify users potentially could choose Uber over competing alternatives.
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Gartner
Embrace digitalisation or risk governing a fractured society, says Gartner
November 2014
Digitalisation will place huge pressure on governments and leaders in the public sector to change faster than at any other time in modern history.
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Cloud
Uber has impact on transit price index
November 2014
As Auckland comes in at #28 in the World Ubran Transit Price Index, it seems Uber is having a real influence on transport costs across the world.