Uber - News, Features, and Slideshows


  • ​What you can learn from startups

    Digital guru, Steve Sammartino, on why big companies must learn from startups and the new players disrupting them.

    Written by Divina Paredes09 Sept. 15 08:00
  • Uber ride data publicly accessible through Google

    On Thursday, a site-specific search on Google for produced dozens of links to Uber rides that have been completed and cancelled, in countries around the world including the U.S., England, Russia, France and Mexico.

    Written by Zach Miners03 Sept. 15 23:39
  • Beware the flying car

    For Uber, the object of disruption was the taxi industry. Enter your business niche here and be worried, writes Paul Armstrong.

    Written by Edited by Divina Paredes19 Aug. 15 08:00
  • 'How to take the mind-set of a startup’

    Dr Barry Devlin of 9sight Consulting and a pioneer in Big Data research, shares insights on how CIOs are tackling disruption brought by advances in technology.

    Written by Divina Paredes28 July 15 06:00
  • New York City eases limits on Uber's growth

    The mayor of New York City has reached an agreement with Uber, dropping plans for a strict cap on its growth that would have limited the number of cars available in the city.

    Written by Zach Miners23 July 15 08:26
  • Massachusetts examining how Uber, Lyft cater to the disabled

    The Massachusetts attorney general's office has launched an examination into how Uber and Lyft cater to people with disabilities, potentially creating more regulatory problems for the ride-hailing companies.

    Written by Zach Miners18 July 15 09:44
  • Uber grabs mapping tech, employees from Microsoft

    Uber is adding to its mapping smarts by acquiring technology used by Microsoft's Bing Maps, and has hired roughly 100 Microsoft employees who work on image collection and data analysis.

    Written by Zach Miners30 June 15 08:04