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Josh Freed: Taxi industry driven to distraction

There’s a growing fuss ober Uber — the cellphone app that connects people who want lifts with drivers nearby.<p>It’s called UberX and lets motorists use …

Palo Alto Networks shares rise 1% after hours

Jun 1, 2018<br>6:52 PM<p>President Donald Trump on Friday will name Rear Adm. Douglas Fears as his new homeland security adviser, the latest reshuffling to occur within the White House National Security Council, according to an administration official.<p>Jun 1, 2018<br>6:20 PM<p>Some investors are putting Deutsche …

The Numbers Behind Uber's Exploding Driver Force

Uber’s rise has been extraordinary, and a survey of drivers reveals much about the demographics powering the $40 billion ride-hailing app.<p>In a collaboration of Uber’s Head of Research Jonathan Hall and Princeton University professor Alan Krueger, Uber surveyed 601 active U.S. drivers and analyzed …

Here's why Uber may pay more than $3 billion for Nokia's maps

Who would have thought digital maps could be worth so much!<p>Uber, BMW, Audi and Mercedes-Benz are all reportedly looking to pay billions to buy Nokia's mapping unit.<p>The business division -- called Here -- is considered a leader in navigation, mapping and location intelligence. The technology is used …

Uber said to be raising $2 billion, could soon be the most valuable startup of all time at over $50 billion

A round of that size would make San Francisco-based Uber the highest-valued private startup of all time — only Facebook managed to break the $50 billion valuation barrier while still a private company.<p>What's more, the report indicates that the talks are ongoing and that valuation could go even …

Samsung takes back global smartphone sales crown from Apple in Q1 2015

Samsung beat out Apple as the biggest vendor of smartphones worldwide in the first quarter of this year, according to research out today from analyst firm Strategy Analytics.<p>Samsung held 24.1 percent of the vendor market share in the quarter, while Apple had 17.7 percent, according to an article …

Will Adobe's Kickbox Transform Ideas into Products?

Adobe has introduced to the tech world a product toolkit called Kickbox, a step-by-step strategy designed to inspire innovative ideas within companies while avoiding management red tape.<p>In a talk at The Next Web Conference, Kickbox’s creator Mark Randall, vice president of creativity at Adobe, …

Apple Takes Bigger Bite Of Xiaomi's Smartphone Market In China

Is there no end to Apple's “greatness”?<p>From December to February 2015, the latest number for smartphone sales in China has Apple’s market share rising to 27.6% from the 25% in the November to January period, according to consumer research firm Kantar Worldpanel.<p>The survey of 15,000 urban …

Consumers withdraw U.S. lawsuit against Google over Android app limits

(Reuters) - Plaintiffs in an antitrust lawsuit against Google Inc (GOOGL.O) on Friday withdrew their case accusing the search engine company of harming smartphone buyers by forcing handset makers using Android operating system to make Google’s own applications the default option.<p>People are …

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Check out Google's tiny new computer-on-a-stick

It has uses limited only by your imagination. Like:<p>Upgrade an existing PC by plugging this into the monitor.<br>• Use it for art projects or to build interactive displays using cheap TVs.<br>• Google cites the example of a retail store that can use it to manage all of their digital signs, changing a sale on …

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Flip, Chromebit : les nouvelles déclinaisons de Chrome OS

Chromebooks ultra économiques, machines convertibles en tablettes ou prenant la forme d’une clé USB : Chrome OS part à l’assaut de nouveaux …

Buffett Says He’s in the Car Business for the Long-Haul

Billionaire investor recently acquired the auto retailer Van Tuyl Group<p>Billionaire investor Warren Buffett is looking to expand his newly acquired auto retailer, saying he’s in the car business for the long-haul.<p>Prices for dealerships have risen amid a boom in U.S. auto sales, but that doesn’t faze …

Facebook seems to be breaking the App Store rules, but Apple probably can’t stop it

Over the past few weeks, Facebook has announced quite a few changes coming to its platform. Some of the biggest changes are occurring within its Messenger application. Facebook Messenger will immediately begin allowing users to download a slew of third-party apps and tools from partners like Pic …

WhatsApp's Latest Android Update Enables Voice Calling for All

If you’ve been wondering when, oh when, someone will ring you via WhatsApp so you’ll get its new voice calling feature, you won’t have to sit by the phone any longer.<p>Updating to WhatsApp version 2.12.5 via Google Play does the trick. Once you’ve got the latest version, you’ll see a revamped …

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Microsoft just dropped two trailers for 'Halo 5' and announced its release date

Both trailers for "Halo 5: Guardians" were filmed in live action and feature no actual footage from the game, but they hint at a possible plot line: A super soldier we've never seen before named Locke believes Master Chief, the protagonist from the previous "Halo" games, to be a traitor for some …

Apple will let you cut the line if you're buying a $10,000 Apple Watch Edition

Customers thinking of buying the Apple Watch Edition will be pampered in Apple's stores and receive free, round-the-clock tech support for two years, according to a report from <i>9to5Mac</i>. Would-be Edition owners — who could be shelling out as much as $17,000 for a 38mm, 18-karat gold case with a …

Jay Z's #TIDALforAll Stunt Could Spell Bad News for Spotify

It’s hardly surprising that Kanye West – known for jumping onstage at awards shows to big up Jay Z’s wife Beyoncé – was among the first to promote the hashtag campaign trailing Jigga’s plans for his newly-acquired streaming site Tidal.<p>https://twitter.com/kanyewest/status/582391919218532352<p>“75% of …

Land Rover's new $200,000 SUV is most expensive ever

The most expensive SUV just got even pricier.<p>Land Rover unveiled the new high end version of the Range Rover, the SVAutobiography at the New York auto show Monday, which has a $199,495 price tag. That's up about $12,000 from the suggested price on the Autobiography Black model, which it …

Qnovo promises fast charging and long battery life

With mobile battery capacity still left in the dark ages, developers have had to come up with new ways to keep our smartphone batteries topped up. Quick charging is proving the most promising, allowing our phones to sprint back into action from empty in under an hour.<p>Qnovo has its own take on the …

Apple Won't Allow Swapping of Bands at Apple Watch 'Try-On' Appointments

The Apple Watch will be available for in store previews and Try-On appointments starting on April 10th. The Apple Watch comes in a variety of sizes, colors, and band-types which can make the decision of how to pick a band and Apple Watch combination complicated.<p>Apple has a number of recommended …

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