Norwood Systems has unveiled World Phone, a consumer-focused communications app for international travellers that harnesses the “sharing economy” to provide global access to high-quality low-cost telecommunications.
Uber has made it easier for deaf and hard-of-hearing riders and driver-partners to be a customer or transport service provider with the Uber app, supported by Deaf Australia.
In further proof that the sharing economy works Uber has bought Microsoft’s Bing Map Unit. Note that this is nothing to do with Microsoft's HERE maps licence with Nokia.
Nokia’s HERE mapping service is one that can truly compete with Google’s maps, and reports say there’s a new bidder: Uber.
UberX is one year old, celebrating one million rides in Sydney, one million in Melbourne, 100,000 in Brisbane and has lowered Melbourne UberX prices.
Yumtable’s partnered with Uber, launching #UberDINING to randomly select users each Friday to receive a free mystery CBD dining experience for two and return Uber travel.
'Digital disruption' is a fact of life for Australian businesses, according to Oracle. Few would argue with that in the light of what's happened to bookshops and music stores, plus suggestions that around half of our occupations may be wiped out by automation by 2025.
No, Uber isn’t increasing its own internal staff levels by 20,000 in Australia, but instead plans to create 20,000 new drivers down under this year.
Uber expects to deliver over 2 million rides tonight in what it expects will be its ‘busiest night ever’, so expect surge pricing and consider splitting your fare.
When Uber’s prices rose dramatically during the afternoon of Sydney’s shocking terror siege, people complained, Uber promised refunds and today it has apologised again.
Rackspace ANZ general manager Angus Dorney told iTWire about the big trends he expects in his market during 2015.
If you’re a Virgin Australia customer who books a flight by 14 November 2014 to fly between 1 January 2015 and 7 October 2015, Uber has laid on a special deal just for you - whether you’ve used Uber before or not.
Ridesharing taxi disruptor Uber is slowly conquering the consumer market in Australia and New Zealand and it now has Cabcharge squarely in its sights, announcing Uber for Business.
US-based ridesharing firm Uber has praised the federal government's Competition Policy Review Draft Report, describing mooted changes to remove regulations as "very encouraging."
Controversial transportation startup Uber may be facing legal problems in Brazil, after the São Paulo government said it will push for the suspension of its services.
Today marks a change in taxi rules for the state of Victoria, and a number of cab booking app developers have praised the changes.
Uber's ride-sharing functionality has been deemed illegal in the state of New South Wales, after the government declared it contravened the Passenger Transport Act.
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