INTERVIEW: Rentoza – Africa’s First On-Demand Rental Platform | Tempemail

New startup Rentoza is Africa’s first on-demand rental platform. Started by a group of 4 South Africans convinced the stuff hiding in the bottom of their cupboards and garages should be paying rent for taking up so much space – stuff that they didn’t want to sell because they might Continue Reading

Uber banks on two-wheeled future with $170m stake in Lime scooter rental firm | Technology

Uber made a $170m bet on Thursday that as the coronavirus pandemic upends its business, two wheels may be better than four. The ride-sharing business has partnered with Alphabet, Google’s parent, and Bain Capital Ventures to invest the money in Lime, an electric scooter and bike rental company. Under the Continue Reading

Confined in rental apartments, millennials decorate virtual homes | Technology

Out of a desperate desire to avoid the doom-and-gloom news reel for at least a few hours a day and with Covid-19 keeping me confined at home, I have become interiors-obsessed. There’s no more pleasant distraction than searching for the perfect rug to really pull a room together, debating variations Continue Reading

My smart car rental was a breeze – until I got trapped in the woods | Technology

On Saturday morning, I used an app on my phone to unlock a vehicle from Gig, a car sharing startup, and set off for a Valentine’s Day weekend trip to northern California with my partner. By late Sunday afternoon, we were sitting on the side of a remote highway, a Continue Reading

NestAway, Home Rental Startup buys ApnaComplex- Tempemail

Read Article NestAway Technologies, home rental startup has said that it has acquired apartment management platform ApnaComplex. This is majorly to expand its property management business. The financial details of the deal are not known yet. Post the acquisition, NestAway is planning to expand its home services, like painting, pest Continue Reading

Google’s holiday rental service under fire as 40 rivals urge EU antitrust action – Benchmarking Change- Tempemail

Alphabet unit Google faces the risk of more EU antitrust problems after 40 rivals on both sides of the Atlantic accused it of favouring its own vacation rental service on its search engine and urged European Union enforcers to take action. The 40 companies and trade bodies in nine EU Continue Reading

US regulators will block ISPs from charging unfair router rental fees

In context: Few American citizens can genuinely say they love their ISP, and they are plenty of reasons for that — cumbersome contracts, slow or unreliable internet speeds, and hidden fees, to name a few. While most of those annoyances probably won’t be going anywhere soon, US regulators are at Continue Reading

Man is still able to remotely control Ford rental five months after returning it

Scientific and technological progress often brings plenty of benefits for the average person, but sometimes, there are unintended consequences. As modern vehicles become more advanced, these consequences have become more clear than ever. A recent report from Ars Technica highlights some of the issues associated with renting or buying a Continue Reading