Posts Tagged ‘Uber’

Uber, NASA Partner on Ways to Make Flying Cars Safe Over U.S. Cities

Posted by Lance Murray

Ride-sharing startup Uber Technologies Inc. and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration have signed an agreement to develop new traffic concepts that will enable a network of flying cars to safely traverse U.S. cities.

Uber plans to roll out an …

On Tap: Big Design Conference, DisruptHR Dallas & Rotorcraft Business + Technology Summit

Posted by Dallas Innovates

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, events may change at any time, so check the event …

Uber, Airbus To Discuss DFW Flying Cars Initiative at Summit

Posted by Chloe Bennett

Dreams of flying through Dallas in style are getting a lift this month at the Rotorcraft Business & Technology Summit with Uber and Airbus. 

Hosted by Rotor & Wing International, the event will take place Sept. 20-21 at the Omni …

Dallas-based Startup Offering Comprehensive App for Scheduling Services On-Demand

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

The gig economy that started with Uber has grown to just about every service imaginable, including electricians, car washing, and dog grooming.

Entrepreneurs Clayton Floyd and Joseph Harwood have created one comprehensive app called mo-de to encompass many of the …

‘Ride for Life’: CureQuest Teams With Ridesharing Services to Offer Non-Emergency Trips

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

MonaLisa Cash beat Leukemia seven years ago, but she never stopped fighting.

The founder of CureQuest Leukemia works tirelessly to raise money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, which funds clinical trials, research, and helps reduce the burden of patients …

Dallas Major Player in Uber’s New Trucking App

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Uber has already shaken up the taxi industry and the restaurant sector, so now the ride-hailing tech company has its sights set on trucking.

Uber Freight launched in Texas in the spring and has 70 percent of its drivers and …

Axxess Testing App That ‘Uberizes’ Home Health

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas-based technology company Axxess is testing a new app that it says “Uberizes” the process of connecting home-health agencies with qualified clinicians to provide care all day, anywhere.

John Olajide

John Olajide, president and CEO of Axxess

Called AxxessCare, the app is …

DFW Will Be Test Site for Uber’s Flying Car Initiative

Posted by Heather Noel

Flying cars in Dallas-Fort Worth? It may not just be a pipe dream anymore. 

Uber announced Tuesday that DFW would be a testing site by 2020 for the flying vehicles it’s currently developing in its Elevate initiative, according to D

Uber Hires NASA Engineer to Help Create Flying Cars

Posted by Julia Falcon

The popular ride-hailing service Uber hired NASA advanced aircraft engineer Mark Moore to work on Uber Elevate, the company’s new flying car initiative. 

Moore will be the company’s director of engineering for aviation and help with its vertical take-off …

Tostitos Aims to Take 25,000 Cars Off the Road on Super Bowl Sunday

Posted by Julia Falcon

Super Bowl Sunday is this coming weekend, and Tostitos has released a bag that can tell if you have had one too many alcoholic beverages during the big game. 

Together with Uber and Irving-based Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Plano-based …