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 ...
Burger King is the butt of a Whopper of a joke.
Burger King's Twitter account was hacked Monday to look like the fast-food restaurant had just been purchased by rival McDonald's. First sign of the hack -- the fast food restaurant's Read More →
Dozens of environmental groups and partner organizations are descending on Washington, D.C. Sunday for a massive rally in front of the White House to demand that President Barack Obama reject the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, phase out fossil fuels and Read More →
In case you've been living under a rock, an East Coast road trip in Tesla's Model S sedan by veteran New York Times reporter John Broder has created a bit of a frenzy. Tesla's devout fans have suggested Read More →
As the world watched the accusations fly back and forth between Tesla CEO Elon Musk and the New York Times over the paper’s controversial review of the Model S, CNN decided to jump into the brawl with both feet. Peter Read More →
The taxman cometh. Will he finally collect? (And no, that's not a reminder for those of us who have to file our income taxes. But you're welcome.)
We're talking about the reintroduction this week of the Marketplace Fairness Act, Read More →
So who would you cast, if you were making a movie about a major Internet company known for hiring brilliant data scientists to work on organizing the world’s information?
Yeah, Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson are definitely the first two actors Read More →
• Amazon says it is investigating claims that security staff at its distribution centers in Germany wore clothing associated with the neo-Nazi movement and intimidated temporary foreign workers. The claims — which include routine checks of workers' bedrooms and frisking workers Read More →
Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster believes Apple will hold a new product event in March or April.
In a note to investors on Friday, Munster said he believes the company will unveil full-size iPad body styles similar to the iPad Mini, Read More →
"History, like space, is co-produced by us and our technologies. Those technologies include satellite mapping, social photo sharing from handheld devices, and fleets of flying death robots. We should engage with them at every level. ... We have gotten better Read More →