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Uber joins with UN Women to enlist 1 million women drivers by 2020

Global ride-hailing app Uber has promised to put one million women behind the wheel, announcing today that it would create the new positions for female drivers over the next five years. The pledge from Uber was posted to its website today, with a statement from CEO Travis Kalanick and executive director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: “Today,… Read More

Seoul city to introduce Uber rival premium taxi service

Seoul city has today announced that it will be launching a luxury taxi service this summer to rival the global cab-hailing app Uber, adding to the obstacles that the US-based firm is currently facing in the Asian market. The government’s move comes after the country’s transport department rejected a proposal from Uber last week for… Read More

eBay: Placing data at the heart of business strategy

Davide Cervellin, Head of EU Merchant Analytics at eBay Inc talks about the importance of placing data at the heart of business strategy and the crucial steps to take in achieving this goal. “Data has always been at the center of the decision making process at eBay,” says Cervellin. In the retail space, he notes… Read More

15 per cent of business cloud users have been hacked, research finds

Recent research has identified that only one in ten cloud apps are secure enough for enterprise use. According to a report from cloud experts Netskope, organisations are employing an average of over 600 business cloud apps, despite the majority of software posing a high risk of data leak. The company showed that 15 per cent of logins… Read More

Boston Uber driver accused of raping and kidnapping passenger

As Uber treads through fierce global scrutiny amid numerous sexual assault cases involving its ‘amateur taxi-drivers’, the car-hailing service faces another damaging blow following an alleged rape of a young woman in Boston. The district attorney’s office for Massachusetts’ Middlesex County announced this week that Alejandro Done, 46, had been charged with rape, assault to… Read More