Airbnb listing plans in motion

The app-based hospitality booking service says it plans to go public next year, but no further details have been shared.

12 Sep

No retrenchments at Uber SA

The layoffs at the ride-hailing company’s US arm will not affect Uber’s South African operations, says its local spokesperson.

Aug 22, 2019

Uber rival ushers in food delivery service

Bolt officially introduces its own food delivery service, which will launch in SA later this year.


Ndabeni-Abrahams urges tech players to put people before profits

Tech companies must play their part in enabling everybody to participate meaningfully in 4IR, the minister said.

Aug 16, 2019

Help us make Uber safer, the company asks Joburg’s IT industry

Uber staged a Tech4Safety Summit in Johannesburg, where IT experts debated how the app could be made even safer.

Jul 16, 2019

Uber, Bolt rival tests eco-friendly vehicle fleet

Emergency Taxi trials compressed natural gas vehicles, which it says give it an economically competitive advantage over Uber and Bolt.


Uber, Microsoft to help WEF restore trust in tech

Some of tech and science’s biggest names will chair six new World Economic Forum councils on the fourth industrial revolution.

May 20, 2019

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.

May 10, 2019

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.

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