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  • Uber seeks to dismiss India rape lawsuit

    Uber Technologies has asked a California court to dismiss a civil lawsuit brought against it by a woman who alleges she was raped by an Uber driver while taking a trip in Delhi.

    Written by Martyn Williams07 April 15 16:53
  • On-Demand Economy: Creating Entrepreneurship or Exploitation?

    Depending on who you ask, the proliferation of the on-demand economy will either create a Dickensian-era nightmare of unregulated capitalism that will eviscerate workers rights and the gains of labor unions or it will usher in an employee-centered utopia in which workers control all aspects of their working life and work-life balance issues vanish.

    Written by Sharon Florentine24 Feb. 15 08:03
  • The Best (and Worst) GPS Navigation Apps

    While doing research for a new article on why GPS-based directions consistently seem to lead me astray, I asked a group of people who use and own GPS apps and personal navigation devices (PNDs) for products they recommend, as well as insight into the current state of GPS technology. Here are some of their likes, dislikes and other general observations about the market.

    Written by James A. Martin21 Feb. 15 06:20
  • Uber increases funding round by $1B to meet investor demand

    The prospect of government oversight and steady stream of security issues facing Uber haven't scared investors from the ride-hailing company, which will expand its latest round of venture funding by US$1 billion.

    Written by Fred O'Connor20 Feb. 15 04:19