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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 →

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 →

Tech looks to Congress for visa and green-card reforms

With the president's immigration action Thursday night, comprehensive reform will be harder to pass. Instead, what will likely happen is the piecemeal approach to immigration, something the tech industry has not supported the past couple years. But tech will have to do Read More →

Sen. Al Franken wants answers from Uber

Now, Uber is doing its privacy mop-up tour. The company has been in a public relations tailspin all week for comments made by a top executive about snooping on journalists critical of the ride sharing firm. As I wrote Wednesday, Read More →

Flywheel raises $12 million to help taxis fight Uber

Despite the quick rise of ride-hailing apps Lyft and Uber, one San Francisco startup is out to prove that the taxi industry is not down and out. Flywheel, a mobile app that lets riders order a traditional taxi cab from their smartphone Read More →

Elon Musk: Rumors about canceling Falcon wing doors are false

Tesla Motors shares slid Wednesday on a new note from Morgan Stanley's Adam Jonas, who cut his forecast for Model X deliveries from 15,000 in 2015 to 5,000. "We have adopted our Model X forecasts not only for a 3Q Read More →
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