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Financial services must change mindset to contain cyberattacks
CyberArk's EMEA VP discusses evolving techniques of cybercrime in the financial sector and how businesses need to think like attackers.
31 May 18
Accenture: Data is king in age of disruption
To survive and thrive, companies need to make the most of their data to see trends and act quickly, just as digital disruptors do.
22 May 18
Uber aims to ‘elevate’ its service with flying taxis
According to Uber vertical takeoff and landing aircraft will bring far-reaching changes to global cities.
09 May 18
Uber updates bug bounty terms to stop extortion and unauthorised data collection
Any helpful hacker who participates in Uber’s bug bounty program must act in good faith or face legal action.
01 May 18
Green Acres GO aims to be the Uber of home maintenance
Green Acres GO aims to unlock an untapped workforce, providing opportunities for people to supplement their incomes by providing home services.
26 Mar 18
Kiwi Jedi keep forgetting their lightsabers in Uber cars
Uber released its second annual lost and found index, a snapshot of riders’ most commonly lost and most surprising forgotten items.
26 Mar 18
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.
20 Mar 18
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.
15 Jan 18
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.
09 Jan 18
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.
24 Nov 17
Volvo sells Uber thousands of autonomous cars
Volvo has signed an agreement with Uber to sell thousands of autonomous vehicles between 2019 and 2021...
23 Nov 17
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.
23 Nov 17
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.
23 Nov 17
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.”
21 Nov 17
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.
02 Nov 17
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...
21 Jul 17
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.
19 Jun 17
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.
20 Apr 17
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.
24 Mar 17
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.
02 Feb 17
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.
19 Sep 16
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.
06 Sep 16
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.
22 Aug 16
UberEATS its way into the food delivery market
From the uber cool taxi service comes UberEATS, a modern food delivery app making waves overseas.
01 Aug 16