Shannon Blotner

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Lyft says Ni Hao to Chinese riders

Hailing a ride in the US just got easier for visitors from China.<p>Riders can now use China's biggest ride-hailing app, Didi, to hail a Lyft car in the US. The rollout this week makes good on a partnership Lyft announced in September, which also includes Ola and Grab, ride-hailing apps that together …

Vote for Us at SXSW 2016!

Flipboard is part of two exciting panel proposals for SXSW 2016. Please take a quick second to vote for each one!<p><b>Will Smartphones Replace Textbooks? (SXSWedu)</b><p><i>Students today are glued to their screens, but how can they use their smartphones for something that’s actually making them smart? When used</i> …

Hackers Now Going After Ashley Madison Targets

Hackers have taken to the 36 million email list stolen during the Ashley Madison hack to attempt to extort folks who may or may not have used the app to cheat. Brian Krebs has spoken to an admin in Milwaukee named Rick Romero who has been actively blocking outgoing emails asking hacked users to …

Russian court sentences Ukrainian film-maker Oleg Sentsov to 20 years for 'terrorism'

The Ukrainian film-maker has been given hard labour as punishment following his controversial trial marred by allegations of torture and coercion<p>Oleg Sentsov, the Ukrainian film-maker held in Russia on terror charges, has been sentenced to 20 years hard labour in a case decried by human rights …

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