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 ...
The tech times, they are a-changin':
• T-Mobile CEO John Legere tells Reuters the wireless carrier will end cell-phone subsidies in three to four months, around the time it begins carrying Apple's iPhone. Legere talked about these changes Read More →
Taiwanese airline EVA AIR, one of Silicon Valley's popular cross-Pacific commuter services, has upgraded its business-class cabin to include lie-flat seats.
The $100 million upgrade to front-of-the plane cabins, dubbed Royal Laurel Class, on the airline's Read More →
"We must obey the word of God. By asking my daughter and our family to participate and fall in line like the rest of them is asking us to disobey our Lord and Savior."
— Steven Hernandez, father of Read More →
Intel and its PC allies are reviving an idea that many in the industry had given up for dead long ago: tabletop computers.
As a result, for the first time in more than a decade, the desktop PC industry is starting Read More →
Solar financing startup Mosaic, which wants to be the "Kickstarter for solar," has a lot to celebrate. This week, it released a platform that lets average people - you and me - invest in solar projects with as little Read More →
Smartphones, tablets and numbers, oh my:
• 240 million vs. 207 million: That's the number of tablets expected to ship worldwide this year vs. the number of notebook PCs expected to ship this year, according to a new report from Read More →
At CES, 3D televisions have gone from the Most Hyped Thing Ever to the Technology That Shall Not Be Named.
At their press conferences here on Monday, the major television manufacturers touted the new and updated Read More →