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Iowa family found dead in Mexico

<b>(CNN) —</b> An Iowa family vacationing in Mexico was found dead Friday inside a condominium in Tulum, according to police.<p>The bodies of Kevin Wayne Sharp; his wife, Amy Marie Sharp; their son, Sterling, 12; and daughter Adrianna, 7, were discovered during a welfare check by Mexican authorities at the …

Des Moines

Advanced caching with RxJS

When building web applications, performance should always be a top priority. There are many things we can do to speed up our Angular applications …

JavaScript

MIT study shows how much driving for Uber or Lyft sucks

Ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft are delivering pitiful levels of take-home pay to the hundreds of thousands of US independent contractors providing their own vehicles and driving skills to deliver the core service, according to an MIT CEEPR study examining the economics of the two app …

Gig Economy

'Miracle' jab could provide pain relief for millions of arthritis sufferers

A miracle jab that could ease the misery of arthritis for millions of sufferers has been developed by scientists.<p>The breakthrough may reduce the need …

Former employees say Lyft staffers spied on passengers

Similar to Uber’s “God View” scandal, Lyft staffers have been abusing customer insight software to view the personal contact info and ride history of the startup’s passengers. One source that formerly worked with Lyft tells TechCrunch that widespread access to the company’s backend let staffers …

Surveillance

How to Set Up a Free Data Science Environment on Google Cloud

Whether you're running out of memory on your local machine or simply want your code to run faster on a more powerful machine, there are many benefits …

Linux

The Rise Of The State Machines

It’s 2018 already, and countless front-end developers are still leading a battle against complexity and immobility. Month after month, they've …

JavaScript

React Redux Tutorial for Beginners, learning Redux in 2018

<i>The simplest React Redux tutorial I wish I had when I started learning</i><p>When I first started learning <b>Redux</b> I wish I could find the simplest tutorial …

Software Engineering

Uber’s New Fare System Raises Its Cut While Angering Drivers

Uber has acknowledged that an experimental pricing system it introduced last year may result in drivers collecting a smaller portion of some fares. …

Transportation

Taste Beyond The Tongue

A drone flew 97 continuous miles to complete one of the longest drone deliveries in the U.S.

It flew for more than two hours.<p>A drone flew a total of 97 miles to and from Austin, Texas, last week to complete one of longest drone deliveries yet in the United States, ferrying a four-pound package with a machine part. The drone flew a set route over various Texas farm roads before reversing …

Drones

Meet Relive, a startup that uses data to turn your outdoor activities into 3D animated videos

Relive, a Dutch startup that has been flying a little under the tech media radar until now, might just be onto something. Inspired by its founders’ experience during a cycling trip whilst on holiday in Tenerife early last year, the company turns activity data, such as that garnered from devices …

Tour de France

Uber and Lyft sued for patent infringement by ‘Hailo,’ but not Daimler’s Hailo

A company called “Hailo Technologies, LLC”, has sued both Uber and Lyft over alleged infringement of U.S. patent 5,973,619, which describes an “automated vehicle dispatch and payment honoring system.” The patent, filed by Alexis Paredes in 1997 and granted in 1999, describes a software system that …

Patents

Read This: One woman’s horrifying experience as an Uber engineer

Last month, prompted by Uber’s shitty capitalization on protests at JFK airport and CEO Travis Kalanick’s membership on one of President Donald …

Pamela Anderson

The Latest Driverless Cars Don’t Need a Programmer Either - MIT Technology Review

An unusual fleet of self-driving cars will take to the road in coming months. Unlike most automated vehicles, which are programmed to deal with the …

Autonomous Cars