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SA Govt Looks at Amending Law to Accommodate Uber, Zebra and Taxify

South African government has taken an initiative to amend the National Land Transport Act in an effort to accommodate e-hailing services which include Uber,...

Uber’s Dismissive Treatment of Employee’s Sexism Claims is all Too Typical

by Elizabeth C. Tippett Uber has suffered a spate of bad publicity in recent days after allegations of harassment and discrimination from a former software engineer. In...

Uberfying Public Transport in South Africa

by Craig Heckrath, product development manager at Intervate Many of us have experienced the simplicity and convenience of hailing an Uber. It certainly seems like...

Would you Consider the “Uber of Funerals” to Bury Your Loved One in Dignity?

by Staff Writer Do you see yourself using the “Uber of funerals” to arrange the funeral of your recently-departed family members and friends? In Russia, a...

Better To Own A Car Or Simply Uber?

Ubering would translate into even bigger savings.

SA Uber rival secures R300-million in funding

This initial funding is earmarked for expansion over a two-year period, with a primary focus on operations in Johannesburg.

Is GetMyBoat app the new AirBnB or Uber for Yachts?

It has never been easy to rent a boat or charter a yacht. The GetMyBoat app allows you to find the right rental - from...

A new South African two-in-one booking app plans to compete with Uber

A new driver app is aiming to compete with Uber by enabling you to easily book a taxi (Rideshare service) or get a designated...

The Uber Era: Using Innovative Cloud Solutions to Avoid Disruption

Staying relevant in a disruptive environment is top of mind for businesses today. To succeed, businesses must start evaluating innovative new cloud approaches, says...

Uber driver partners to be licensed as transport operators

Uber driver partners to be licensed as transport operators. // // The Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport has taken...

Uber ‘goes green’ as it plans to introduce electric vehicle rides in Jozi

Today in Johannesburg, Uber has launched its first green service and is counting on Joburgers to take a ride towards greneer mobility in the...

getTOD launches on-demand Uber for home services in Cape Town

getTOD (get Tasks On Demand) allows users to seamlessly connect with service providers who meet their particular need using location based tracking and supplier...

Guard against blockchain over-exuberance

While Blockchain technology is certainly worth investigating, CIOs should not be fooled into thinking it is the panacea for all the potential use cases...

Uber embraces ‘tough’ SA transport law

Internet ride-sharing company Uber says it welcomes a new transport bill that plans a crackdown on drivers who don’t have meter taxi licences. By Gareth...

A joyous and enlightening ride with South African Uber woman

It was clear from the outset, when the image of a metre taxi driving black woman popped on my screen, that I was going...