Uber is scrubbing its past

Uber appears to be deleting past blog posts that raised questions about how the company was using customer data. The move comes in the wake of criticism of the ride sharing company for its treatment of user ride data as well Read More →

Apple market cap soars to $700 billion

Apple's market capitalization has exceeded $700 billion for the first time, making it the most valuable U.S. company ever without adjusting for inflation. The Cupertino-based company's market cap crossed the $700 billion threshold on Tuesday, meaning it has doubled since CEO Tim Cook Read More →

Google search is the new Ouija board — for predicting holiday presents

With seemingly 3,000 shopping days still left before Christmas, many of us apparently have already given a lot of thought to what we'll be sticking under the tree this year. Thanks to the search-trend gurus over at Google, we can literally Read More →

Take the long way: Rejiggering digital maps to keep the hordes away

Perched on the mountains above Los Angeles, the Hollywood sign is a cultural icon, recognized worldwide. But try to hike up to near it, using Google Maps and a Garmin, and you'll likely be sent far from the nearest trailhead. Los Angeles Read More →

Square plans to accept Apple Pay

When Apple burst into mobile payments this fall, many analysts warned it could spell trouble for startups in the space -- including Square. But if Jack Dorsey is scared, he isn't showing it. In an interview with CNN, the Square CEO Read More →

Apple must face more claims over lost texts

Already under siege over its iMessage system, Apple must now face claims that it violated users’ privacy by blocking them from receiving some text messages after they ditched their iPhones. U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose allowed plaintiffs to Read More →
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