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Fleet revises open-source platform for unified device management
Mon, 29th Jan 2024
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Fleet revises its open-source device management platform, set to simplify IT support, consolidating Linux, Apple and Windows devices, and reducing reliance on proprietary platforms such as Jamf, Intune, MobileIron and Workspace ONE.
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SEON appoints ex-Uber executive Björn Heckel as new CTO
Wed, 24th Jan 2024
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Fraud prevention platform, SEON, recruits Björn Heckel, seasoned tech executive from Uber and Salesforce, as CTO to reinforce its commitment to fighting fraud and boosting enterprise solutions.
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TaxLeopard acquires Airtax in strategic move boosting AI capabilities
Thu, 30th Nov 2023
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uber
TaxLeopard has acquired competitor Airtax, boosting its userbase and advancing AI capabilities in a six-figure deal.
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eBay and Shippit partner to simplify shipping of bulky items for small sellers
Wed, 18th Oct 2023
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pc hardware
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ebay
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uber
eBay and Shippit have joined forces to simplify the delivery of bulky items, aiding small businesses and hobby sellers.
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Nokia, TPG Telecom and MediaTek demonstrate 360-degree video
Mon, 14th Aug 2023
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smartphones
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technology gifts
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vr
In collaboration with TPG Telecom and MediaTek, Nokia showcased a live 360-degree video broadcast on the future of the Metaverse.
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Uber partners Oracle Cloud Infrastructure for new products
Wed, 15th Feb 2023
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hybrid cloud
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digital transformation
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Oracle and Uber have announced a seven-year cloud partnership to accelerate innovation, help deliver new products to market, and drive increased profitability.
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Why relying on your mobile to access your online accounts is a risky approach
Thu, 17th Nov 2022
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microsoft
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phishing
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email security
Whilst mobile devices have many uses and provide much convenience, they are not created for online security purposes.
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2023 Trends: Future proof your loyalty program with a data-driven strategy
Mon, 14th Nov 2022
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
Loyalty programs are crucial for travel, hospitality, and quick-serve brands. But why are so many getting it wrong?.
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FirstWave appoints James Morzelewski as North America Sales Director
Fri, 14th Oct 2022
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network management
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uber
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solarwinds
James Morzelewski appointed North America Sales Director at FirstWave. He brings 15 years of sales experience and a focus on strong growth.
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Uber and Splend partner for reducing emissions in Australia
Fri, 14th Oct 2022
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cartech
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climate change
The deal with leading vehicle financing platform Splend will see the first 500 of their new electric vehicle fleet arrive on New South Wales roads.
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ExpressVPN appoints Michael Truong as Chief Product Officer
Fri, 7th Oct 2022
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cloud services
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wfh
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uber
Michael Truong appointed Chief Product Officer at ExpressVPN, leading product management for flagship brand and more.
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Onehouse raises US$8m in seed funding, plans to grow lakehouse product
Thu, 3rd Feb 2022
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digital transformation
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Uber's founding engineer, Vinoth Chandar, has launched Onehouse, a cloud-native managed service based on Apache Hudi, to make data lakes more efficient.
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Study: Rideshare apps hungry for customers personal data
Fri, 28th Jan 2022
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cloud services
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uber
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advertising
Data has revealed the most data-hungry rideshare apps on the market, along with other surprising results around their safety and reliability.
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Lenovo announces further initiation of new channel-first strategy
Tue, 16th Nov 2021
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cloud services
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bi
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big data
Lenovo has made further steps towards putting its channel-first strategy into action with its new partner framework Lenovo 360.
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BluJay enters partnership with Uber Freight to optimise global shipping
Tue, 28th Apr 2020
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shipping
BluJay Solutions has entered into a partnership agreement with Uber Freight in a bid to further both companies' commitment to help build global supply chains.
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Uber Eats injects $5 million into ANZ operations as demand surges
Thu, 19th Mar 2020
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Uber Eats announces measures to support restaurants in Australia and New Zealand facing potential nationwide shut-downs due to COVID-19 outbreak.
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Uber’s JUMP e-scooters arrive in Auckland
Tue, 14th Jan 2020
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Uber's JUMP e-scooters have officially launched in Auckland, allowing users to access the service through the Uber app.
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Enjoy the ride: Uber launches comfy option
Mon, 2nd Sep 2019
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apps
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ridesharing
Uber to trial its Uber Comfort service in New Zealand, offering riders a more comfortable and personalised experience for a slightly higher price.
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Uber is coming to seven regional NZ locations
Wed, 21st Aug 2019
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apps
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uber
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ridesharing
Uber’s presence in New Zealand is getting bigger, as the company looks beyond cities and starts to etch out a presence in the regions.
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The kids are alright: Social media helps Kiwi parents monitor their grownup kids
Tue, 9th Jul 2019
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uber
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health and safety
No matter how old you are, some parents just want to make sure you’re okay when you’re having a night out on the town.
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Volvo and Uber team up to deliver self-driving vehicle
Thu, 13th Jun 2019
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cartech
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volvo
Volvo and Uber unveil a self-driving car, ready for autonomous ride-sharing.
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Push a button, get a flight - Uber Air is coming to Melbourne
Thu, 13th Jun 2019
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cartech
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cios
Melbourne has been chosen as the third location for Uber's Air pilot programme, bringing electric planes and choppers to the city's skyline from next year.
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Interview: Uber's CISO reveals lessons learned from breaches
Mon, 8th Apr 2019
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breach prevention
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cybersecurity
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bug bounty
Uber’s chief information security officer John ‘Four’ Flynn has a career history that many technologists could only dream of.
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Auckland Airport finally gives travellers a dedicated rideshare space
Thu, 14th Mar 2019
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uber
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auckland airport
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retail
From March 20, Uber and other rideshare providers will now use a dedicated rideshare rank at both the domestic and international terminals.