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Uber’s hundreds of freewheeling outposts fueled its growth but also caused headaches

In 2014, Uber’s office in Lyon, France unveiled what’s now the ride-hailing company’s most infamous ad campaign: pairing “hot chick” women drivers with passengers for a 20 minute trip. The promo video, with close-ups of women’s breasts strapped under seat belts, was taken down as soon as Uber’s …

Ringo is a Call App That Doesn't Need Internet Connection

Many apps have been trying to take on Skype — among them Viber and recently, messaging app Line which launched a cheap calling service.<p>Now another app has surfaced, called Ringo. What’s notable is that the app doesn’t need Internet connection for you to make calls. Essentially, this means that the …

Bleach may cure inflammatory skin diseases

Could bleach be a new skin treatment?<p><b>Diluted household bleach may be able to treat some skin diseases and may even have a role in slowing ageing, animal research suggests.</b><p>A study, published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, showed bleach calms inflammation.<p>The team at Stanford University …

Immune System

Study Suggests Bleach Can Reverse The Aging Process

Bleach may be key in treating skin damage and aging, a new study from the Stanford University School of Medicine found.<p>A diluted mixture of .005% bleach in water showed to reverse both the inflammation and aging of the skin in trials conducted on mice, giving researchers hope that this inexpensive …

Toyota Gives Living Funeral to FJ Cruiser by Means of Trail Teams Ultimate Edition

Aiming to win longest-vehicle-name honors, Toyota has introduced a special-edition FJ Cruiser to commemorate the final year of its existence: the FJ Cruiser Trail Teams Ultimate edition. That’s right, Toyota is putting the kibosh on FJ production after the 2014 model year, the automaker said at …

Automotive Industry

Inside Microsoft's Android Patent Deals

Microsoft has been busy signing patent licensing deals with Android OEMs for years. In fact, the company’s statements regarding newly signed-on partners have become generic and routine. There has been one changing variable in the missives, however, namely the percentage of Android devices that are …