Online accommodation booking website Hotels.com has integrated Uber into its mobile app allowing customers to book an Uber to take them directly to their hotel.
Sharing economy revenues are set to explode over the next few years, tripling to US$20 billion by 2020 from just US$6.4 billion in 2015, according to Juniper Research analysts.
The analytical gurus at Juniper Research say that ‘space rental and ride-sharing’ are set to drive the ‘sharing economy,’ with Airbnb to surpass Uber.
At the NSW state government’s Future Transport Summit 2016, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak talked his secret to happiness and displeasure with Uber
Optus has jumped into Uber’s car, with the partnership to see both organisations collaborate to deliver experiences, exclusive offers and to be a ‘business travel resource for Optus employees.’
A new app has been launched by Australia’s on-demand home improvement marketplace, hipages, which will allow payments to tradies with frictionless WhatsApp-style messaging and Uber-like payments.
Business leaders at a Melbourne conference have been told there’s a need for a ‘digital first’ policy to stay relevant in the digital era, as newly released data by Forrester shows that just 27% of businesses globally have a coherent digital addressing how the company will create customer value as a digital business.
Egencia’s TripNavigator app now solves “last kilometre” hassles for Australian business travellers with personalised information and choice for selecting the best route and ground transportation options throughout their journey.
Not all peer-to-peer sharing economy platforms like Airbnb, Uber or Aussie House Swap offer consumers the same levels of protection. With the popularity of these sites exploding as a result of trusting Australians embracing the more creative ways of both making and saving money, you should recognise the potholes to avoid in this so-called ‘sharing economy’.
The order-ahead app, Hey You, today announced a partnership with Uber which it says removes the last reasons to carry a wallet to work, for transport, coffee and food.
Worldwide platform companies have a market value of over US$4.3 trillion and employ millions directly and indirectly, according to a newly published survey from non-profit research group The Center for Global Enterprise (CGE).
From 12.30am to 4am on 1 January 2016, Uber warns that surge pricing will apply, so here’s Uber’s tips to deal with getting home safely.
Uber has sent an email out to its customers promoting UberX’s safety and reliability, noting it is welcome ‘in the ACT, WA and NSW.’
Taxi company Cabcharge says the ‘NSW Government taxi reforms signal recognition of the need to move to a level playing field’
The end of October saw UberX legalised in Canberra, now 18 December sees its legalisation in NSW - is Victoria next?
Promising to ‘constantly improve’ its safety features for ‘riders and driver-partners’, Uber is now anonymising phone numbers.
Uber says ‘no one could have imagined how the simple act of sharing a ride could be such a powerful economic engine’ when ridesharing launched locally in 2014.
"Disruption is a force for progress... it creates opportunity," CA Technologies CEO Mike Gregoire (pictured) told the keynote audience at CA World 15 today.
TomTom is providing its ‘best-in-class location data’ to Uber on a global basis for Uber’s driver app, to be used in over 300 cities worldwide.
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