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Interview: Uber's CISO reveals lessons learned from breaches
Uber’s chief information security officer John ‘Four’ Flynn has a career history that many technologists could only dream of.
08 Apr 2019
Auckland Airport finally gives travellers a dedicated rideshare space
From March 20, Uber and other rideshare providers will now use a dedicated rideshare rank at both the domestic and international terminals.
14 Mar 2019
Ever lost a diploma? List emerges of things left in NZ Ubers
Uber New Zealand has released the findings from its 2019 Lost & Found Index, detailing all the things that Kiwis left behind in cars last year.
07 Mar 2019
Uber wants you to hail a speedboat in Mumbai
“Uber Boat will enable riders in Mumbai to request a speedboat at the tap of a button through the Uber app."
08 Feb 2019
Xero announces new partnerships with Uber and Adobe
“We are continuing to evolve and grow our ecosystem to integrate the best partners and tools."
05 Feb 2019
NordVPN rounds up the worst data breaches of 2018
In 2018, over a billion people’s data was compromised.
09 Jan 2019
Uber disguised breach ransom payment as a bug bounty reward
“Paying the attackers and then keeping quiet about it afterwards was not, in our view, an appropriate response to the cyber attack."
29 Nov 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2018
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 2017
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 2017
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 2017
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 2017
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 2017
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 2017
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 2017
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 2017