New open source body to promote better, healthier cities

Uber, Facebook, Google and IBM are among the early sign-ups to the new Urban Computing Foundation.

10 May

Uber raises $8.1bn as it makes stock market debut

The ride-hailing firm will kick off its highly anticipated stock market listing today, but its IPO price of $45 per share is being called "underwhelming".


Aventri Introduces Uber Vouchers to Deliver New Transportation Options

Event management software (EMS) leader Aventri today announces a new partnership with Uber for Business.

Mar 31, 2019

Lyft goes public

The ride-hailing company launched its initial public offering on Friday, beating rival Uber to market.

Jan 24, 2019

Uber Lite makes its debut

The e-hailing taxi service introduces Uber Lite in SA, a new and lighter version of its app.

Jan 10, 2019

CES 2019's weird, wonderful tech

ITWeb picks its five coolest or strangest innovations showcased at the Consumer Electronics Show, in Las Vegas, this week.

Dec 10, 2018

Uber makes confidential filing for long-awaited IPO

The ride-hailing company has reportedly filed paperwork for an initial public offering in the US.

Oct 24, 2018

Uber to go all-electric in London

The ride-hailing service wants London to be the first city where all its taxis will be electric in 2025, with a clean air fee added to help drivers go green.

Oct 17, 2018

Uber prioritises rider and driver safety

The e-hailing taxi service rolls out an in-app safety toolkit for both riders and partner-drivers

Oct 17, 2018

Uber IPO proposals value company at $120bn

The ride-hailing company could be valued at $120 billion when it goes public next year, according to US banks bidding to run the offering.

Sep 27, 2018

Uber to pay $148m to settle data breach cover-up

In a costly resolution to one of its biggest embarrassments, Uber will pay $148 million for failing to disclose a massive data breach in 2016.

Sep 6, 2018

Uber 'on track' for IPO in 2019

The ride-hailing company is on schedule to go public next year and has no plans to sell its self-driving car research arm, says CEO Dara Khosrowshahi.

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