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Self-driving car accident claims the life of a pedestrian
According to University of Auckland senior lecturer Paul Ralph, It's critical to keep these things in perspective.
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Sharing economy transforming Kiwi spending habits
Statistics New Zealand is adding Airbnbs and Ubers to the CPI basket to keep it relevant for New Zealand.
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Phishing
Why NDB compliance starts with the “essential” security basics
Ivanti talk about the upcoming ramifications of the Notifiable Data Breaches act, and the simple things you can do to prepare.
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Cybersecurity
Round 2: New line-up of cybersecurity maestros comment on Uber breach
We covered an expert commentary story of the Uber breach - this is round 2 with Check Point, Barracuda, Digital Shadows, Mimecast, and Webroot.
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Cartech
Volvo sells Uber thousands of autonomous cars
Volvo has signed an agreement with Uber to sell thousands of autonomous vehicles between 2019 and 2021...
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Cybersecurity
BREAKING: Uber tried to sweep data breach of 57m people under the rug
In October last year hackers stole the personal data of 57 million customers and drivers from Uber and it has only just emerged now.
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Cybercrime
Experts share their opinions on Uber breach - some supportive, some scathing
A number of experts have come forward to share their opinions on the huge Uber breach affecting 57m people that was kept under wraps for a year.
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Microsoft
Exclusive interview: Microsoft on diversity, regulating NZ’s sharing economy & Uberisation
"I think we have a tremendous area for improvement here and I try to do my part to talk about that honestly.”
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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.
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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...
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Apple
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.
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Managed Services
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.
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Apps
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.
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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.
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Cloud
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.
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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.
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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.
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Apps
UberEATS its way into the food delivery market
From the uber cool taxi service comes UberEATS, a modern food delivery app making waves overseas.
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Auckland University
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."
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Government
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.”
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Cloud
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.
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Google
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."
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Uber
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."
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Christchurch, Uber has landed
Taxi nemesis Uber has landed in Christchurch, and is offering Cantabrians free rides to reel them in.