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Interview: Knife Capital’s Keet van Zyl

In this episode of the TechCentral podcast, Duncan McLeod interviews Knife Capital investment partner Keet van Zyl about the company’s big exit of investment orderTalk to Uber Eats, announced on Wednesday. Van Zyl

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Uber introduces in-app tipping in SA

You can now tip your Uber driver directly from the app in South Africa. The Internet ride-hailing company announced on Tuesday that it has introduced the tipping feature with immediate effect. At the end of each trip, Uber

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Uber self-driving car kills US woman

Uber Technologies has halted autonomous vehicle tests after one of its cars struck and killed a woman in Tempe, Arizona, in what is likely the first pedestrian fatality involving the technology. The 49-year-old woman, Elaine

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SpaceX, Uber CEOs square off over flying cars

Late last week, two Silicon Valley powers got into an online scrum over a technology that is neither developing nor likely to take off anytime soon. On his grand tour of Asia, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi won

In-depth
Inside the new race to map the world

On any given day, there could be a half dozen autonomous cars mapping the same street corner in Silicon Valley. These cars, each from a different company, are all doing the same thing: building high-definition street maps

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First driverless taxis to hit the US

The first US commercial ride-hailing service without human drivers has been approved. Waymo, a unit of Google parent Alphabet, got a permit in late January from the Arizona department of transportation to operate as a

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Uber CEO warns of Amazon-style losses

Speaking at a conference in San Francisco, Uber Technologies CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has rattled through the company’s ambitions: food delivery, freight, autonomous vehicles and even buses and bikes. Ultimately, Uber’s

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