One of the most important economic movements in a generation Even restaurant reservations could be 'Uberized' 'Uberization
The world is becoming increasingly mobile...literally. Seven billion people worldwide own a mobile phone and one in every
Carpooling is so last year, says San Francisco-based Shuddle, an Uber-like service for children (eight and up), but with
A Toronto taxi company is taking on ride-sharing company Uber with its own taxi app. Beck Taxi has been testing an app for
Uber is under full assault in Montreal, where two UberX drivers’ cars have been impounded and a class-action lawsuit against
In Toronto, where I live, I use Uber's taxi service. The cars and drivers are the exact same ones I'd be using without Uber. But the wait times are three minutes instead of 30, and the trip is automatically charged to my credit card with a tip included. Clearly, taxi companies could have offered those perks themselves. But they never did because they didn't need to. And now that they do, they're crying foul rather than stepping up.
A Massachusetts Uber driver is accused of sexually assaulting a woman who had summoned the ride-sharing service. Authorities
Uber, Inc., the start-up darling recently earning a $40 billion valuation has found itself embroiled in a high-stakes regulatory and public relations battle over its disruptive business model. Uber has a lot going for it: a profitable business model with substantial demand backed by revolutionary technology with the ability to transform every on-demand service. It's genius and about time the taxi industry is given a shake-up. So why is everyone ganging up on them? No, it's not a media-biased conspiracy as some would have you believe. It is hubris and an underestimation of the politicized stakeholder environment in which it operates.
Many Canadian cities are moving to ban Uber and Toronto's licensing department has launched a court injunction to stop the
Need a ride? A Vancouver man is dressing up like a rooster and giving strangers free rides in his car as a way to protest