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Diversity

Uber Releases First-Ever Diversity Report

By | Mar 28, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Diversity has been an important topic of conversation in the world of tech, business, and general society and has generated a lot of progress as well as ample concern for how diversity is being addressed in the workplace. In the world of tech, we’ve seen…

Business

The Top 20 Unicorn Companies in the US Right Now

By | Feb 21, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Unicorns are rare. Whether it’s in the business realm or in J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World, these magical creatures have unique properties that make them the most valuable entities in their respective universes. And while I would love to delve into the Harry Potter books…

Opinion/Analysis

How Amazon and Uber Are Disrupting the Transportation Industry

By | Feb 16, 2017 at 8:30 pm

Amazon and Uber are in the process of launching initiatives that will disrupt the transportation industry by cutting out the middleman. With the start of each new year, there’s always at least one or two “major” events that will shake up the transportation industry…

Web

The Top 3 Sites That Could Land You a Driving Job

By | Jan 20, 2017 at 8:30 pm

With all the novelties brought by the internet, the possibility of getting work online is one of the most amazing. Nowadays, we can work and be paid without having a fixed employer, being paid via new and innovative systems. There are many career paths available,…

Ecosystems

Uber Positions Itself as an Urban Planning Lover With ‘Uber Movements’

By | Jan 9, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Uber has just released a new free public website. Uber Movements offers anonymized data points on travel times, dates, and routes within cities. The information offers a window into movements that would otherwise remain locked in Uber’s vaults yet can provide insight on individualized…

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Travel

How Technology Is Changing the Way We Travel

By | Dec 28, 2016 at 7:00 pm

The last 20 years have seen technology impact the travel industry more than it has in the preceding 100 years. Not only can we travel faster, but we are also privileged to better, more comfortable accommodations along with the comprehensive tools that let us…

Travel

How Millennials Are Influencing the Vacation Industry

By | Nov 16, 2016 at 5:50 pm

For generations, vacations required a great deal of planning and consideration. Before the digital age, there were no online reviews, no affordable travel websites, and no airlines designed to save you money. Most people relied on travel agents and fancy brochures to plan their…

Automotive

How Uber Is Disrupting Business With Machine Learning [Video]

By | Nov 13, 2016 at 10:30 am

With the company valued at over $62 billion and running in over 523 cities around the world with plans to launch a fleet of autonomous cars, Uber is constantly looking to disrupt and innovate. And they are leading the pack when it comes to the…

Politics/Government

Election Day Deals That’ll Save You Money on the Way to the Polls

By | Nov 8, 2016 at 12:50 pm

Election Day is finally here and these contentious candidacies will come to a close in just a few hours. With all the social media fighting and polling place chaos, a little bit of good news can go a long way in helping you make…

Politics/Government

Uber and Google Are Teaming Up to Make Voting As Easy As Possible

By | Nov 7, 2016 at 12:50 pm

Election Day is tomorrow. And if you haven’t voted early in pursuit of that little white sticker, you need to start planning out your route as soon as possible. Between finding your polling place and acquiring transportation, November 8th could end up taking a lot…

Business

5 Rising Tech Cities On The International Scene

By | Oct 14, 2016 at 9:15 am

There has never been a better time to work in the tech sector. With job openings appearing at an exponential rate and relatively high salaries even for entry-level positions, it’s not hard to understand the appeal of finding employment within the industry. Of course,…

News

Uber Might Make Those Flying Cars We Think We’re Entitled To

By | Sep 27, 2016 at 3:30 pm

The phrase “Where’s my flying car” has turned into an ironic call for the retrofuture that has never happened: In the 1950s and 1960s, fresh off the ground-breaking invention of nuclear power, the western world envisioned a future full of sleek white buildings, gyroscopic…

Automotive

Chicago

Chicago Aldermen Foolishly Want to Ban Self-Driving Cars

By | Sep 19, 2016 at 6:46 pm

There will always be nay-sayers when it comes to burgeoning technology. Computers were met with immediate discouragement. Rock n’ roll was dubbed a passing fad. Even, the invention of the wheel likely experienced some pushback from less-informed cavemen. And while you might be alarmed at…

Google

Google Is Taking Over the World and I Feel Fine

By | Aug 31, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Google has been one of the most commonly used company names in recent memory. From web searches and emails to smartphones and document sharing, this popular tech company has their hand in everything you can imagine. They have access to your video calls, your…

Opinion/Analysis

What’s in Store for the Future of Taxi Startups?

By | Aug 19, 2016 at 9:45 am

In the six short years of its existence, Uber has revolutionized the way we think about public transportation. Just recently, as Forbes reports, the company raised an additional $3.5 billion in funding from Saudi Arabia’s sovereign fund. Uber is now valued at around $68…

Trends

Ford’s Self-Driving Car Set to Hit the Roads by 2021

By | Aug 18, 2016 at 2:00 pm

The self-driving car revolution now has an official date in place. Tests have been ongoing for many years, but now Ford has said it intends to mass produce self-driving cars for the commercial markets by 2021. The new cars won’t have a steering wheel…

Autonomous Vehicles

Uber’s Self-Driving Car Is Rolling Out So Fast It’s Scaring People

By | Aug 18, 2016 at 12:33 pm

Self-driving cars have been the talk of the transportation industry for a number of years. Whether it’s because automotive accidents are still one of the top killers in this country, or because Will Smith’s 2004 classic I, Robot made them look so cool, the world seemed on…