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Salesforce Shares Pop As Rumors Of Microsoft Buying The CRM Shop Circulate

Shares of Salesforce popped today following a report that Microsoft is a potential candidate to purchase the public company best known for its work in customer relationship management.<p>Salesforce, worth around $47 billion as of the time of writing, saw its shares pop several points in the wake of …

"God View": Uber Investigates Its Top New York Executive For Privacy Violations

In the wake of a BuzzFeed News story, the transit company is looking into the official's tracking of a journalist's location.<p>Uber said Tuesday that it is investigating its top New York executive for tracking a BuzzFeed News reporter without her permission in violation of what the transit giant says …

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The Nifty XOO Belt is a Wearable Battery Charger

Until someone develops an inexpensive smartphone battery that can last a week, portable batteries will be a popular accessory. The trouble is, they’re bulky and easy to lose. Enter Nifty‘s new XOO Belt, which has just launched as a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. After all, you can’t lose a …

Uber looking into violations of its 'God View' customer-tracking app

Uber has more explaining to do following a report that one of its employees tracked a <i>Buzzfeed</i> reporter's location without her permission. Earlier this month, reporter Johana Bhuiyan was greeted by Uber's New York general manager Josh Mohrer, who pointed at his phone and told her "There you are. I …

Meizu’s new phone gets octa-core power and a Quad HD screen, not a record player in sight

Meizu may not be quite so well known as other Chinese smartphone manufacturers, Xiaomi for example, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t make some cool …

Google's trusted places just made my life so much easier

I never have to unlock my Android phone at home again<p>I don't make a habit of counting how many times I unlock my phone, but I'm willing to believe the stats that say the average user does it hundreds of times each day. That can be an unnecessary chore when using a device in a place safe from …