David Kerns

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Juno wants to woo Uber drivers with a more ethical ride-sharing app

And I was the first user to hail a ride<p>It was a sunny afternoon in Manhattan and I needed a ride from Rockefeller Center to The Verge's office on West 40th Street. So, like thousands of people do everyday, I pulled out a smartphone, tapped an app, and requested a ride. Minutes later, a black GMC …

Find a fare, check the fees: Tips for saving on flights

DALLAS (AP) — As families and individuals start to book summer travel, a debate is rising about whether airlines make it too hard to choose the most …

Yahoo asks potential buyers to bid before April 11: WSJ

Despite Marissa Mayer's best efforts, Yahoo is struggling to stay relevant. The company is still worth a lot of money, but most of that can be attributed to its stake in Alibaba, an enormously successful e-commerce firm in China. Now, according to the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>, the ageing technology giant …

BLACKROCK: Prepare for a 'rockier road ahead'

There's the old adage that a picture is worth a 1,000 words. I couldn't agree more. That's why in my role as BlackRock Global Chief Investment Strategist, I'll be sharing a chart each week, here on the BlackRock Blog and in my new weekly commentary, that focuses on a key theme likely to shape …

US orders diplomatic, military families out of south Turkey

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department and Pentagon ordered the families of U.S. diplomats and military personnel Tuesday to leave posts in southern Turkey due to "increased threats from terrorist groups" in the country.<p>The two agencies said dependents of American staffers at the U.S. consulate in …

Middle East

Fidel Castro to Obama: We don't need your 'presents'

HAVANA (AP) — Fidel Castro responded Monday to President Barack Obama's historic trip to Cuba with a long, bristling letter recounting the history of …

The Devil Lives in Florida! We Saw His Den.

Apart from some other devilish entities I will not here name, Florida has its fair share of weirdness and oddities. Many are artificial, but this one is natural. The tiny town of Williston (less than 3,000 inhabitants) is famous for its peanuts and the festival that goes with it, but also for an …

Microsoft says it faces 'difficult' challenges in AI design after chat bot Tay turned into a genocidal racist

Microsoft issued an apology in a blog post on Friday explaining it was "deeply sorry" after its artificially intelligent chat bot turned into a genocidal racist on Twitter.<p>In the blog post, Peter Lee, Microsoft's vice president of research, wrote: "Looking ahead, we face some difficult - and yet …

KGI: Apple to revamp iPhone lineup in 2017 w/ iPhone 4-like design, AMOLED screen, 5.8-inch model

Reliable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo at KGI Securities has today issued a new note in which he says that Apple will entirely revamp its iPhone lineup come 2017. According to Kuo, Apple in 2017 will release a new iPhone with glass casing and an AMOLED display. This somewhat contradicts an earlier …