Go-Jek announces Southeast Asia expansion with $500m investment

Go-Jek announces Southeast Asia expansion with $500m investment

After months of rumours, Indonesian ride-sharing platform Go-Jek has announced plans to expand its operations into four new Asian markets as part of a US$500 million investment and growth strategy. The new markets are Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand and the Philippines, which the company says in a statement it will enter “within the next few months”. […]

Uber campaign for Yellow May shows how mobiles distract drivers – by having a goalkeeper use his

Uber campaign for Yellow May shows how mobiles distract drivers – by having a goalkeeper use his

 During the clash between Atletico Paranaense and Atlético Mineiro – two of the most important teams at the main football championship in Brazil, the Campeonato Brasileiro – goalkeeper Aderbar dos Santos Neto, aka Santos, surprised everyone with an attitude that nobody could expect. The athlete, dear to the crowd and the man responsible for […]

Now You Can Hail an Uber Ride From Facebook Messenger

Now You Can Hail an Uber Ride From Facebook Messenger

The mobile messaging war continues to heat up, and Facebook Messenger is betting that its size will make it everyone’s all-in-one app. The California-based company announced a partnership with Uber that lets users hail a black car from Facebook Messenger. The feature is rolling out in the US with plans to expand internationally. People can […]

Leak suggests Uber is racking up losses of millions of dollars a quarter

Leak suggests Uber is racking up losses of millions of dollars a quarter

Controversial car sharing start-up Uber is never far from the headlines these days as irate cabbies take to the streets to complain about the threat to their livelihood but its financial affairs have remain largely hidden from view, until now. Gawker has published financial documents purportedly obtained from Uber which show the firm is racking […]