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More Expensive Uber Trips Between Sydney Airport And The CBD

Starting from next week, Uber passengers travelling from/to the Sydney CBD and Kingsford Smith will find themselves a bit more out-of-pocket, with the private car service ditching its flat rate for the journey.


How Much Do You Spend On Uber? 

I need to make a confession. Uber has terrible business practices, but makes up it by being almost disturbingly less expensive than cabs. And I keep getting “inexpensive” mixed up with “free”.


This Breathalyser Calls You An Uber If You're Drunk

If you’re ever as think as you drunk you are, it’s probably a great time to leave your keys with a mate and grab a cab home. Uber wants to seamlessly insert itself into that process, and came up with a breathalyser that automatically calls for a car when you’re too sloshed to drive.


Stolen Uber Accounts Are On Sale For A Dollar On A Darknet Market  

Anyone with a spare dollar can buy access to stolen, active Uber account information. Vendors on the new darknet market AlphaBay are peddling Uber user details.


Uber Sydney Blasts Registered Users, Asks Them To Complain To NSW Politicians

It’s no secret that Uber Sydney and the NSW Government don’t see eye-to-eye. Now Uber is trying to get its users to fight the battle for it by contacting candidates ahead of the upcoming State Election.


Uber Got Hacked Because It Left Its Security Key Out In Public

Remember how Uber, in a Friday night post last week, admitted that the names and personal info of 50,000 drivers had been accessed by an unknown party? Well, Ars Technica has an update. A sad update.


Take A Free Supercar Ride With Uber

Do you want to get driven around Melbourne’s Albert Park Lake in a Ferrari 458, Lamborghini Superleggera or an Aston Martin V12 Vantage S? Uber has you covered.


50,000 Uber Drivers Had Their Personal Data Compromised

Uber’s driver database was accessed by an unknown third party, compromising the personal information of about 50,000 drivers. So far there have been no reports of unauthorised use of the information.


Uber Wants To Create 20,000 Jobs In The Australian Economy, But What Sort Of Jobs Are They?

If you’re a subscriber to Uber in Australia, you received a curious email yesterday. “Uber creating 20,000 new jobs in Australia in 2015″ was the subject, and the crux of the missive was to tell subscribers that despite what they may have heard from incumbent operators, Uber is doing good things for the economy. So what are these 20,000 new jobs Uber wants to create in Australia, and can it pull it off? The devil, as always, is in the detail.


'Uber For Helicopters' Is Gross, Absurd, And I Want To Use It Every Day

Helicopter rides are fun and fast; and ridesharing apps are booming. These are the core ideas behind Gotham Air, a helicopter rideshare service that promises to get you from helipad to airport in six minutes. Do you need it? Definitely not. Is it amazing? We tried it — and yes, it absolutely is.