Uber stories - Page 3
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.
Intergen eyes Auckland growth as it gets even closer to its partners
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.
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.
Another app sets to shake up taxi market
Zoomy taxi app secures long-term funding to take on disruptors
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.
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.
More outrage after Uber cashes in on Sydney hostage crisis
Uber introduces surge pricing during Sydney hostage siege, then backtracks after user outcry.
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.
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.
Embrace digitalisation or risk governing a fractured society, says Gartner
Digitalisation will place huge pressure on governments and leaders in the public sector to change faster than at any other time in modern history.
Uber has impact on transit price index
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.