Evan Buhler

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Uber’s using its profits from elsewhere to support ‘sustainable’ spending in China, says CEO

<i>BOAO, China (By John Ruwitch, Reuters)</i> — Ride hailing app company Uber Technologies Inc is generating more than $1 billion in profit a year in its top 30 cities globally, and partly using that money to bankroll its expansion in China, Chief Executive Travis Kalanick said in an interview.<p>The company …

North Korean official: Korean-American confessed to espionage charges

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Korean-American currently detained in North Korea has confessed to espionage charges, a North Korean official told CNN.<p>The detained man, Kim Dong Chul, told CNN's Will Ripley in January that he used to live in Fairfax, Virginia.<p>Kim, a naturalized American, said he moved to Yanji, a city …

North Korea

Belgian police mount raids; prosecutors acknowledge missed opportunities

BRUSSELS — Belgian authorities missed a chance to press a key terrorism suspect for intelligence in the days ahead of the suicide bombings that struck the capital, prosecutors said Friday, acknowledging a significant security lapse that may have allowed his allies to attack unimpeded.<p>Even as the …

Terrorism

Obama praises Argentina's 'man in a hurry' Macri for reforms | Reuters

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday championed Argentina’s new center-right leader Mauricio Macri as an example for other countries in Latin America, praising the fast pace of reforms to strengthen the economy.<p>Obama, on a two-day visit to Argentina that marks a detente …

Argentina

Brussels Attacks: Suicide Bombers Were Brothers

BRUSSELS — Two brothers who blew themselves up in Brussels on Tuesday morning had violent criminal records and links to a suspect in last year’s Paris attacks, authorities said Wednesday, as the search for other members of an ISIS-linked terror network continued.<p>One of the brothers, Khalid El …

Terrorism

Surveillance footage, cab driver offer clues in investigation in Brussels attack

<b>Brussels, Belgium (CNN) —</b> In grainy images from surveillance footage, a man wearing light-colored clothes and a hat pushes a baggage cart through the airport.<p>It's one key piece of evidence authorities are looking at as they search for suspects after two explosions at the Brussels airport and …

Terrorism

Google paid Apple $1 billion to be the default search on iOS

$1 billion. That's how much Google paid Apple in 2014 to be the default search app on the iPhone, according to court transcripts obtained by <i>Bloomberg</i>. As you might imagine, neither company is too happy about their business deal being made public, and as the publication notes, the court transcript …

Bill Gates: US 'should take more' refugees

<b>The billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates has told the BBC that the United States "should set a better example" by taking in more refugees.</b><p>Mr Gates said his home country "had the capacity" to follow the examples of Germany and Sweden, who were "to be congratulated" for welcoming migrants.<p>But he …

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Blizzard 2016 Barrels Up East Coast With Deadly Force

A killer snowstorm that paralyzed parts of the South then swept into the nation's capital turned its sights on greater New York City early Saturday, packing gale-force winds, heavy snow and coastal flooding.<p>By the time the storm moves out Sunday, one in seven Americans could be under at least half …

Weather

At Least 14 Dead in California Shooting, Two Suspects Killed

At least 14 people were killed and two suspects were dead Wednesday after two people on a mission that authorities described as "possibly terrorism" barged into a holiday party in a California conference room and unleashed a bloodbath.<p>The shooters fled in a black SUV after the rampage at about 11 …

California

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan announce baby girl – and $45bn charity initiative

In a Facebook post to newborn child Max, the Facebook CEO says he will administer the initiative himself using 99% of shares in company’s stock<p>The Zuckerbergs announced two births on Tuesday: a baby girl, and to one of the world’s biggest philanthropies.<p>That sterling spoon you might have been …

Silicon Valley
North Africa

This Story About Marshmallows Explains How Mark Zuckerberg Gets Stuff Done

Between building drones that can beam Internet signals from the sky and investing in the future of virtual reality, it’s fair to say that Facebook …

Silicon Valley

Vitamin D Can Turn You Into Superman, Says Science

Vitamin D Can Turn You Into Superman, Says ScienceStaff Photo by Derek Davis: Monday, Nov. 10, 2008. Vitamin D Capsules. (Photo by Derek …

Wellness

How to Live Your Best Life, According to a Roman Emperor

Marcus Aurelius has been read for 1800 or so years now and he’s arguably just as relevant today as he was when he was ruler of the Roman …

Biographies

How 2 startups got my attention by being smart and personal

For startups, pitching press can be a minefield. It’s easy to get caught in the maelstrom of a busy inbox, so some founders go too far and enter the ‘creepy zone’ by pitching from the bathroom or sending overly personal Facebook messages. Do that, and journalists won’t want anything to do with …

Cisco Beefs Up Security, Buys Lancope For $453M

As HP downsizes its own holdings in network security, another IT giant is ramping up: today Cisco announced that it would acquire Lancope, which focuses on behavior analytics, threat visibility and security intelligence to detect malicious activity on corporate networks. Cisco is paying $452.5 …

Cisco Systems

Facebook starts '2G Tuesdays' so employees can see what speeds are like in India

To develop apps and services for emerging markets, it helps to understand what users go through. To that end, Facebook is launching a new internal program called ‘2G Tuesdays.’<p>The initiative forces employees to use Facebook apps like Messenger and — well, Facebook — on a much slower connection than …

When we ban begging we take away the First Amendment rights of the poor

It is cruel and unfair to say that governments can regulate words spoken by the poor but not by the wealthy, who can afford TV ads and lobbyists<p>All across America, municipalities have criminalized begging. This is bizarre. It is now clearly established that the first amendment protects people who …

Rights & Freedoms

Susan Wojcicki: A 'Sputnik' moment for women in technology

<b>(CNN) —</b> My daughter was 10 years old when she told me she hated computers.<p>As someone who has spent her career helping build one of the largest tech companies in the world, I was in shock. Suddenly an issue I faced repeatedly at work — the lack of women in tech — hit squarely at home.<p>The story may …

Computer Science