Daniel Abshire

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Facing regulatory roadblocks, Uber ramps up its lobbying in California

Ubernow spends more on lobbyists in California than Wal-Mart, Bank of America or Wells Fargo.<p>And for good reason: The 6-year-old ride-hailing company needs powerful friends as it faces two serious regulatory challenges in the state — a move to reclassify its drivers as employees, not independent …

Jerry Brown

Where is Google taking us?

Whatever happened to wonder? The most unnerving thing about sitting in the back of a driverless car is how quickly you get used to it. After 10 minutes cruising Californian streets in the rear seat of one of Google’s “autonomous” Lexus 4x4s, the “look, no hands!” miracle of the Google “driver” in …

Top Gear

Yahoo Aviate Launcher introduces Smart Stream

Aviate Launcher is a great home screen replacement which is known for its ability to self-customize your applications and services based on your relevant needs. The application learns from your habits and usage, making it a truly smart launcher. The Yahoo-owned launcher today gets even better at …

Apps

BlackBerry announces a new round of layoffs

The Canadian company, based in Waterloo, Ontario, said the cuts will impact those working on the software, hardware and applications side of the business.<p>"As the company moves into its next stage of the turnaround, our intention is to reallocate resources in ways that will best enable us to …

Profit