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  • UBank launches AI-powered budgeting tool

    UBank has partnered with Australian fintech Basiq to provide a machine learning-powered budgeting tool that provides its 560,000 customers with spending insights across 40 categories.

    Written by Byron Connolly10 Dec. 19 07:00
  • Australian taxi drivers sue Uber over 'illegal operations'

    A law firm has filed a class action against Uber on behalf of thousands of taxi and chartered drivers in Australia, accusing the world's largest ride-hailing company of operating illegally and harming them financially.

    Written by Reuters03 May 19 13:25
  • US attorney says Uber not criminally liable for fatal crash

    ​Uber Technologies Inc is not criminally liable in a March 2018 crash in Tempe, Arizona, in which one of the company's self-driving cars struck and killed a pedestrian, prosecutors said on Tuesday.

    Written by Reuters06 March 19 11:06
  • Toyota to invest $500M in Uber

    ​Toyota Motor Corp will invest $500 million in Uber to jointly work on developing self-driving cars, a source familiar with the matter said on Monday, a bid by both companies to catch up to rivals in the hotly competitive autonomous driving business.

    Written by Reuters28 Aug. 18 09:19
  • Bankwest transformation 'absolutely about survival': Andy Weir

    Bankwest isn’t embarking on a digital transformation because it’s trying to be ‘cool or trendy’ or do something different to its competitors. The transformation is “absolutely about survival” and making sure the bank can exist in an increasingly digital environment, says its tech boss Andy Weir.

    Written by Byron Connolly18 June 18 15:43
  • No need to tighten rules on self-driving cars

    Arizona officials said on Tuesday they do not see an immediate need to tighten rules on the testing of self-driving cars in the state in reaction to a fatal accident involving an Uber autonomous vehicle.

    Written by Reuters21 March 18 09:27
  • Self-driving car kills woman crossing road in Arizona

    An Uber self-driving car hit and killed a woman crossing the street in Arizona, police said on Monday, marking the first fatality caused by an autonomous vehicle and a potential blow to the technology expected to transform transportation.

    Written by Reuters20 March 18 09:43
  • Waymo claims Uber cheats in race to self-driving cars

    Uber was either a cheating competitor willing to break the law to win the race to develop self-driving cars, or the victim of an unproven conspiracy theory stitched together by its main rival, Waymo, jurors heard in opening statements of a trade secrets trial on Monday.

    Written by Reuters06 Feb. 18 09:07
  • Uber CEO reveals massive 2016 data breach

    Uber failed to disclose a massive breach last year that exposed the data of some 57 million users, its new CEO has revealed.

    Written by Reuters22 Nov. 17 11:07