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  • 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
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  • How Uber for Business helps the ridesharing company grow

    Uber’s head of enterprise says the ridesharing app will triple its workforce for business customers this year. But the company faces many challenges, including a corporate culture that allegedly enabled a discriminatory work environment.

    Written by Matt Kapko12 May 17 01:57
  • Digital SOS: How technology can save the USPS

    Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night can compare with the challenges currently facing the United States Postal Service. Email continues to have a crippling effect on the centuries-old agency: The volume of first-class mail, or stamped mail, plummeted by 2.8 billion pieces in 2013.

    Written by Cindy Waxer09 Dec. 14 02:45
  • Airbnb, Uber and problems with the digital-sharing economy

    If I have an apartment in San Francisco, and I'm going to be away for a week, and you want to stay in my apartment, I should be able to charge you for the privilege. You get a furnished room for less than the cost of a hotel, and I get to put my apartment to work making money back when it would otherwise be empty.

    Written by Matt Weinberger06 Nov. 14 04:21
  • Mobile Apps Require Customer-First Thinking

    CIOs who want to create beloved mobile apps will need to do things that are highly unusual in IT: Go on sales calls, ride along in the service trucks and watch consumers talk in focus groups about what they hate about your business.

    Written by By Mitch Betts21 Aug. 14 00:42
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