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Friday, 17 September 2021 12:41

OnLoop out of beta, now launched

Singaore-based AI and behavioural science powered platform OnLoop has announced that the product is now available to all users, after being in private beta since January this year.

Published in Market

Telco provider Optus is partnering with tech giant Uber to deliver mobile phones to customers’ homes within an hour, setting a new level of convenience in mobile retail business.

Published in Business Telecoms

Apple has opened up a possible new revenue stream that could be as much as US$60 billion (A$77.6 billion) through its new privacy narrative, a main part of which is its ad-tracking technology that in the iOS 14.5 update, technology analyst outfit Counterpoint Research claims.

Published in Mobility

If Apple had to remove the WeChat app from its app store due to an executive order issued by US President Donald Trump, that would mean a loss of Chinese users who make up nearly a third of iPhone users around the globe, an influential Taiwanese stock analyst has warned.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Wednesday, 18 December 2019 11:35

Uber offers year-long program to study AI

Global ride provider Uber is offering one individual a year-long program to study artificial intelligence either in the US or Canada.

Published in Data

StartCon is Australia's largest Start Up conference, with Uber, eBay, Airbnb just some of the international speakers, with 4000+ expected to arrive and around 100 international and local speakers - it's a can't miss event!

Published in Development

Ride-share company Uber has overtaken the taxi industry in the battle for marketshare, with a greater proportion of Australians now using Uber compared with taxis, according to newly published research.

Published in Market

Electric and driverless cars could boost Australia’s economy by $92 billion by 2050, a rise of two to three percent over projected GDP without new mobility, according to a new study.

Published in Mobility

Ride-sharing provider Uber is set to overtake traditional taxis as Australia’s preferred private transportation service, according to new research.

Published in Market
Sunday, 07 July 2019 17:08

Lower house passes 3% digital tax in France

France has passed a measure to impose a 3% tax on technology giants like Google, Facebook and Amazon, with the country's lower house of parliament voting to adopt a law that prevents multinationals from avoiding taxes by setting up headquarters in low-taxing EU countries.

Published in Technology Regulation
Tuesday, 02 July 2019 11:45

InVision appoints new Asia Pacific chief

Digital design platform InVision has appointed former vice-president at US software firm Acquia, Tom Richardson, as its first Asia-Pacific managing director.

Published in People Moves

Global ride provider Uber will launch its air taxi service, Uber Air, in Melbourne, Dallas and Los Angeles, with test flights set to begin in 2020, and 2023 targeted for the start of commercial operations.

Published in Automotive

Australia is losing the global race in artificial intelligence and will miss out on future jobs without major new investment to secure its position as a leading destination for AI research and development, according to analysis by the University of Adelaide’s Australian Institute for Machine Learning.

Published in Strategy

Uber has made its debut as a public company, raising US8.1 billion (A$11.5 billion) with the completion of its initial public offering and listing on the New York Stock Exchange.

Published in Listed Tech
Friday, 10 May 2019 02:54

Uber set for US stock market listing

Global ride sharing giant Uber is set to go public with a listing on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday.

Published in Listed Tech

Uber has achieved strong growth in the Australian market in six years of operation, with nearly 4.3 million people aged 14+ now travelling in an average three months, as the the ride-sharing service continues to take marketshare from taxis.

Published in Market

Waves of DNS hijackings over the past three months, aimed at consumer-grade routers mostly from D-Link, have been diverting traffic from a number of well-known domains and directing them elsewhere.

Published in Security

A union has demanded the Federal Government investigate the ride-sharing firm Uber after a program on the ABC on Monday night exposed the fact that the company escaped scrutiny by authorities and used spyware to get rid of business rivals.

Published in Technology Regulation
Tuesday, 25 September 2018 17:57

The most dangerous drug of addiction

A few weeks ago I left the house and while driving realised I had forgotten my smartphone. It was not a good feeling – I felt disadvantaged and disconnected. Yet, as a younger man, I happily travelled around the world with just my wristwatch and a backpack. What has happened to us since those days?

Published in Beerfiles

Needing a safety button to call 000 in your app is a sad reflection upon the bad elements within society and their inhumanity, but even so, it's a good move from Uber to introduce it.

Published in Home Tech

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