A month after announcing a new insurance policy after facing liability questions surrounding a fatal accident involving an UberX driver, the San Francisco company says it’s adding a “Safe Rides Fee” of $1 per ride.
On New Year’s Eve, an UberX driver struck and killed a child and hurt some of her family members ...
“When I was at Oracle, I’d have this debate all the time with Larry Ellison, who has been a huge influence on my career. He’d always say, ‘Who do you think has done more for the world: the Ford Foundation or the Ford corporation?’ … It took me a few years until I came back to him and said, ‘I’ll tell you ...
Leave it to those monogamy-challenged laissez-faire French folk to come up with technology that helps people sneak around on each other.
Apparently, French entrepreneurs noticed a few years back that what their countrymen and women really needed more than anything was, well, a way not to get caught cheating on their significant others ...
Americans expect “great breakthroughs” in technology and science in the next 50 years, and the majority of them think those advances will be mostly positive, according to a new Pew Research survey released today.
But 30 percent of the Pew survey’s participants overall are worried that some innovations will change th ...
Ridesharing service Lyft announced Thursday a new charity service to deliver supplies to the needy and offer free rides to the elderly or sick.
Through Lyft for Good, a nationwide program, drivers employed by Lyft will use their cars to support charitable organizations in the communities where they drive. Next week in San Francisco, d ...
The Internets are abuzz with a juicy report that Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is launching a bold move to supplant Google as the default search engine on Apple’s popular iPhones and iPads. But like so many tech rumors, this one’s a long way from happening yet.
The story comes from veteran tech blogger Kara Swisher, who reported Wednesday o ...
"We hold ourselves back in ways both big and small, by lacking self-confidence, by not raising our hands, and by pulling back when we should be leaning in."
— Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO, in her upcoming book Read More →
We've got news about the Silicon Valley biggies:
• Time for yet more excitement — depending on your level of Apple and timepiece lust — over the rumored iWatch. The U.S. Patent Office today published a patent application by Read More →
Games and TV, that's entertainment:
• The unveiling that wasn't: If nothing else, the reactions of those who were covering Sony's supposed launch of the PlayStation 4 was entertaining. In case you missed it, Sony had a press event Wednesday during which Read More →
"It's a combination DVR and over-the-air television for a fraction of what even a basic cable package would cost you."
— Rich Jaroslovsky of Bloomberg News talks to NPR about Aereo, the service that allows New Yorkers to stream Read More →
Pentametron, where tweets grow up to become poems. (via NPR) An interactive graphic on movie trailers and what parts of Oscar-nominated films made the cut. Speaking of movies, how "Lincoln" led to Mississippi finally Read More →
First Tesla CEO Elon Musk launched a data-backed counterattack against an unflattering review of his company's new Model S electric vehicle by New York Times reporter John Broder. Then he experienced a sense Read More →