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Uber Claims It's Exempt From California Gig Economy Law Because It's a 'Platform,' Not a Taxi Company

After the California legislature passed AB5, a bill designed to force tech companies to treat gig economy workers as employees rather than contractors, Uber has...

Uber Claims It's Exempt From California Gig Economy Law Because It's a 'Platform,' Not a Taxi Company

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Uber class action: taxi and hire-car drivers join lawsuit against company Uber defends service, saying governments across Australia have recognised the concept of ridesharingA class action filed on behalf of thousands of taxi and hire-car drivers against Uber alleges the global rideshare company operated illegally in Austr...
11:39, 05/03/2019

Uber Vows to Fight California Legislation on Gig Economy California passed landmark employment legislation that challenges the business model of such gig-economy companies as ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft. Uber said it would fight the measure....
01:52, 09/12/2019

Uber claims new California law still won't force it to classify drivers as employees A top Uber executive attempted to defuse concerns about a potential existential threat to its business shortly after lawmakers in California approved a new bill that will make it more difficult for employers in the state to classify workers as indepe...
16:39, 09/12/2019

Electric cars exempt from company car tax next year News 10 Jul, 2019 UK’s million or so company car users will escape Benefit-in-Kind tax if they have an electric car in the 2020/21 financial year...
15:39, 07/10/2019

Read the full email Uber CEO wrote to employees about why the company was laying off 400 workers (UBER) Reuters/Brendan McDermid Uber fired 400 marketing employees this week as the company seeks to streamline some bloated departments. Morale had been low on the marketing team for months, other former employees say, leaving few surprised by the shakeup...
16:26, 08/01/2019

New Labor Dept. rule would exempt 'religious' contractors from bias claims The U.S. Department of Labor proposed a new rule Wednesday that would allow federal contractors that "exercise religion" to exempt themselves from accusations of bias in their hiring practices....
00:52, 08/15/2019

Australian taxi drivers sue Uber over 'illegal operations' A law firm has filed a class action against Uber Technologies Inc on behalf of thousands of taxi and chartered drivers in Australia, accusing the world's largest ride-hailing company of operating illegally and harming them financially....
05:26, 05/03/2019

Uber Air flying taxi service to be trialled in Melbourne Telstra, Macquarie, Westfield-operator Scentre Group, and Melbourne Airport to help the Silicon Valley darling launch a third Uber Air pilot city and the first outside of the United States....
05:39, 06/12/2019

Uber's flying taxi will slash your commute by 2023 Uber has whipped the curtains off its first prototype passenger drone, which it says will be able to whisk passengers to their destinations at up to 150mph.The company's CEO Dara Khosrowshahi revealed the design at its annual Uber Elevate Summit...
12:52, 06/24/2019

Uber’s London Taxi Rival Will Cost You Peanuts Carlyle must be hoping that some of Uber’s magic valuation dust rubs off on Addison Lee. The investment has been difficult for the private equity firm....
09:26, 05/03/2019

Exclusive: India to order taxi aggregators like Uber, Ola to go electric India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola to convert 40% of their fleet of cars to electric by April 2026, according to a source and records of government meetings to discuss new rules for clean mobility....
14:26, 06/06/2019

At $14,777, Could This 2014 Nissan NV200 Taxi be an Uber-Good Deal? One of the best ‘dad jokes’ is when someone asks you to call them a cab and you reply with “okay, you are a cab.” Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe NV200 is already a cab, but could its price be calling you?...
15:13, 06/03/2019

Australian Taxi Drivers Sue Uber Over Wages They Say Its Arrival Cost Them In their lawsuit, the drivers accuse the ride-hailing giant of operating illegally in the country and of destroying their livelihoods. Uber denied the allegations....
20:52, 05/03/2019

India To Order Taxi Aggregators Like Uber, Ola To Go Electric By 2026: Report India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola to convert 40% of their fleet of cars to electric by April 2026, according to a source and records of government meetings to discuss new rules......
17:52, 06/06/2019

Uber sued by thousands of Australian taxi drivers in class action An Australian law firm has filed a class action against Uber Technologies Inc on behalf of thousands of taxi and chartered drivers in Australia, accusing the world's largest ride-hailing company of operating illegally and causing them financial harm....
02:39, 05/03/2019

Uber Air announces Melbourne as trial city for flying taxi service Ridesharing company says test flights of Uber Air’s helicopter-like ‘flying car’ will begin next yearMelbourne will be the first city outside the US to host trials of Uber Air, a service the company describes as “aerial ridesharing” that will shuttle...
02:00, 06/12/2019

Uber picks Melbourne as test site for flying taxi service Uber Technologies said it will use Australia's second-largest city, Melbourne, as the first international test site for the group's planned flying taxi service....
03:00, 06/12/2019

Bad loans were killing the taxi industry long before Uber and Lyft: report The financial woes of the city taxi market may not be entirely the fault of ride-hailing companies — the industry was a house of cards waiting to collapse, a report says. An investigation by the New York Times Sunday put the blame on industry leaders...
20:52, 05/19/2019

Uber faces lawsuit by Australian taxi drivers for 'illegal operations' A law firm filed a class action against Uber Technologies Inc on behalf of thousands of taxi and chartered drivers in Australia, accusing the world's largest ride-hailing company of operating illegally and harming them financially....
09:52, 05/03/2019

Exclusive: India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber, Ola to go electric - documents India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola to convert 40% of their fleet of cars to electric by April 2026, according to a source and records of government meetings to discuss new rules for clean mobility....
19:13, 06/06/2019

Former taxi commissioner sees more cities adopting New York's tough rules on Uber and Lyft Meera Joshi, former head of the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission, told CNBC on Monday that she predicts more cities are going to adopt TLC's rules on ride-hailing companies....
00:39, 08/13/2019

DoorDash is under fire for its controversial tipping policy. We asked Uber, Lyft, Instacart and other gig-economy startups how much of your tips go directly to their workers (UBER, LYFT) Katie Canales/Business Insider DoorDash is under fire for an opaque tipping system that customers are saying is misleading. In some cases, tips count toward the company's guaranteed minimum pay for orders, instead of being added on top of the check...
10:13, 07/23/2019

Read the pitch deck that Uber founder Garrett Camp created for the ride-hailing giant back in 2008 – before the company became the $120 billion giant it is today (UBER) It's a big year for Uber. The first name in ride-hailing had a ton of hype around it for the first half of 2019 thanks to its IPO. And though the $8 billion valuation fell well short of speculations of $100 billion, Uber is still one of the biggest n...
07:39, 07/29/2019

How platform fatigue is ruining your company These days, it can seem impossible to have a system that lets employees know where the data, files, email messages, PDFs, web links, and other resources that they need are, in order to complete projects.Some of these resources are cloud-based, so eve...
11:00, 06/03/2019

Uber has 99 million active consumers on its platform in Q2, but revenue misses Uber's ability to expand its business into food delivery and freight pays off somewhat, but Lyft's more focused approach on ride sharing shows some early returns....
00:39, 08/09/2019

Uber now gives passengers ride credits for buying stuff through Cargo’s in-car commerce platform In-car commerce company Cargo now lets Uber riders earn credits and other perks when they buy stuff through Cargo's new expanded marketplace app.Read More...
17:26, 07/17/2019

How Uber is turning everyone in the company into a data scientist Uber has built internal tools and platforms that others in the company can leverage, bringing cutting-edge expertise to anyone within the company.Read More...
07:13, 07/31/2019

Uber braces for fight over shift in gig-economy work rules Lawmakers in California want to reclassify workers treated as independent contractors, which may dramatically boost costs for Uber, Lyft and other companies built around the gig economy....
21:26, 09/11/2019

Uber posts $1B loss in its first quarter as a public company Uber Technologies reported a $1 billion loss in its first quarterly report as a public company on Thursday, despite a 20 percent rise in revenue, posting results in line with its forecasts but underscoring the challenges the ride-hailing service face...
02:39, 05/31/2019

Uber Drivers’ Day of Strikes Has Muted Start Before Company’s Big I.P.O. Drivers for the ride-hailing company in Australia and Britain began a series of planned work stoppages to protest ride-hailing companies’ wages and work conditions of ride-hailing services....
18:00, 05/08/2019

Uber IPO: the rich people who will get even richer when the company goes public The ride-hailing app will have one of the largest initial public offerings in history on 10 MayThey are the spoons full of sugar that make the bitter taste of capitalism go down. When billion-dollar technology startups go public, the media tends to d...
12:52, 05/08/2019

5 ways Uber changed our lives as company IPO arrives Even with questions lingering about its finances as its IPO arrives, this much is settled: Uber has forever altered the way we travel, talk and work.        ...
07:00, 05/10/2019

What is Uber? Forget the sharing economy – it's just a libertarian scam | Dominic Rushe There are plenty of reasons why Uber’s much-hyped share sale might fail – and many more why that could be a good thingSerf, noun: a laborer bound under the feudal system to work on his lord’s estate.Uber is a lot. Last year 5.2 billion people took a ...
13:13, 05/09/2019

Uber Posts $1 Billion Loss in Its First Quarter as a Public Company Uber reported a $1 billion loss as the ride-hailing service spends heavily to build up its food delivery and freight businesses, sending revenues up 20% in its first quarterly report as a public......
09:39, 05/31/2019

Uber Offers Shares At $45 Apiece In IPO, Company Valued At $82 Billion Shares will be priced at $45 for the IPO, valuing the start-up at more than $82 billion, according to a filing with the US markets regulator. San Francisco-based Uber was set to begin trading on the......
12:26, 05/10/2019

Uber drivers set to protest around the world ahead of the company's $90 billion IPO Drivers are also expected to stage protests against Uber and Lyft in at least eight cities around the U.S., including New York, Chicago and San Francisco....
11:13, 05/08/2019

Uber To California: Make Us AB5, the California bill that would codify a state Supreme Court ruling putting in place a strict test for whether a worker classifies as an independent contractor and has potentially profound implications on the ridehail industry, is awaiting Gover...
23:52, 09/11/2019

With Uber’s I.P.O., Dara Khosrowshahi Is Taking Travis Kalanick’s Company Public The C.E.O. wants to prove that the start-up has evolved past a raucous, and profligate, tech-bro culture. But Uber’s past is simply not that far gone....
20:52, 05/03/2019

Southern Company CEO Thomas Fanning on earnings and the state of the economy Southern Company CEO Thomas Fanning joins "Squawk Box" to break down the company's earnings report. Southern Company beat expectations on both EPS and revenue....
15:13, 07/31/2019

Uber Says It Is Not Subject to California Gig-Worker Law The company said it would not treat drivers as employees, defying a bill state lawmakers passed this week to extend minimum wage and other protections to independent contractors....
22:52, 09/11/2019

Lyft rises after Uber's CEO shows optimism about competition on the company's first earnings call Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi echoed his rival's optimism about the direction of the ride-sharing market on the company's first earnings call....
21:00, 05/31/2019

An Uber lawyer reportedly said today that the company will continue to refuse to properly classify i An Uber lawyer reportedly said today that the company will continue to refuse to properly classify its drivers as employees after the passage of AB5 in California last night. The argument? “Drivers’ work is outside the usual course of Uber’s business...
01:01, 09/12/2019

Company earnings give a better read on the economy than the bond market, Jim Cramer says "I explained over and over again: you get a much better read on the economy by listening to the conference calls of individual large companies," Jim Cramer says....
11:39, 08/20/2019

Dad claims he caught Uber driver raping his daughter A father claims he caught an Uber driver raping his daughter after he tracked her on a new app when she didn’t come home. The horrified dad allegedly found his 25-year-old daughter being attacked in the backseat of the ride-share car in Baltimo...
23:00, 06/07/2019

Uber drivers and other gig workers in California could get better pay under proposed law Uber, Lyft in the crosshairs as California lawmakers look to redefine part-time job rules to boost pay, benefits for drivers.       ...
19:13, 07/17/2019

Uber is sued over resistance to California 'gig' employment law A driver for Uber has sued the company for misclassifying its drivers as independent contractors, hours after California legislators voted to help thousands of those workers become, and enjoy the benefits of being, employees....
19:00, 09/12/2019

Uber is sued over resistance to California 'gig' contractor law A driver for Uber has sued the company for misclassifying its drivers as independent contractors, hours after California legislators voted to help thousands of those workers become, and enjoy the benefits of being, employees....
17:00, 09/12/2019

Uber won’t reclassify drivers as employees, despite California’s AB5 ruling Uber has said it has no plans to reclassify its vast army of drivers as employees, in light of the the gig workers’ rights bill passed in the California Senate yesterday. “We continue to believe drivers are properly classified as independent, and bec...
16:39, 09/12/2019

Uber, Lyft Drivers Torn as California Law Could Reclassify Them Some gig-economy workers who drive for Uber and Lyft see downsides ahead with California’s new law that might label them as employees instead of independent contractors....
00:13, 09/22/2019

Uber faces uphill legal fight against California law Uber's announcement that it would continue to classify its California drivers as contractors despite new state legislation classifying the workers as employees drew scoffs from labor law experts....
02:13, 09/13/2019

California signs new law fighting Uber labor practices So-called independent contractors may have to be reclassified as employees under a new law. Lawmakers in other states are looking to California as a possible example to emulate....
23:39, 09/18/2019

Uber Says It Will Not Change Driver Status Under California Gig-Worker Law The company said it would not treat drivers as employees, defying a bill state lawmakers passed this week to extend minimum wage and other protections to independent contractors....
23:26, 09/11/2019

California’s nanny state politicians might kill off Uber Uber has revolutionized the transportation industry, created a gig economy for part-time flexible employment, and improved the lives of millions of Americans....
04:39, 08/13/2019

California’s Contractor Law Stirs Confusion Beyond the Gig Economy After state lawmakers voted to extend minimum-wage and other protections to independent contractors, Uber said it would not treat its drivers as employees....
19:26, 09/12/2019

Uber teams up with start-up Grand Rounds to give big-company employees free rides to the doctor Companies are increasingly willing to pay for employees to go to the doctor. Uber is partnering up with Grand Rounds, a start-up that sells into the employer channel, to make it easier....
15:39, 06/19/2019

The Uber strike should worry investors and the company because it points to a fundamental problem with its business model (LYFT) Uber and Lyft and their investors should be worried about the strike Wednesday by the app-based taxi companies' drivers. The labor action highlights a fundamental problem with the companies' businesses — they're losing lots of money in spite of...
23:00, 05/11/2019

California Labor Bill, Near Passage, Is Blow to Uber and Lyft The companies seem to have fallen short in efforts to dodge legislation classifying many workers in the gig economy as employees and not contractors....
03:13, 09/10/2019

Uber Vows to Keep Fighting a Sweeping California Labor Bill SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers confronting the changing definition of work approved sweeping legislation Wednesday designed to give many contract workers new pay and benefit protections, but tech giants Uber and Lyft vowed to ke...
07:39, 09/12/2019

Uber, Lyft Poised to Lose Fight Against California Measure The proposed bill would force ride-sharing companies Uber Technologies and Lyft to reclassify many drivers as full-time employees, likely upending their business model....
14:39, 09/10/2019

California, Uber and Lyft can find a way to compromise on drivers' benefits Rideshare companies benefit America but shouldn't cheat drivers and passengers. Calling workers contractors costs taxpayers billions a year: Our view       ...
01:52, 09/17/2019

Uber intends to treat drivers as contractors despite California bill California is likely on the cusp of making gig companies treat independent contractors as employees, but Uber doesn't think the potential law will change its business. In an update, legal chief Tony West maintained that Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) wo...
01:52, 09/12/2019

California governor signs gig economy labor bill into law California Governor Gavin Newsom on Wednesday signed into law a controversial labor bill, AB 5, which spells out when companies must treat "gig economy" contract workers as employees....
20:26, 09/18/2019

California is close to reclassifying gig economy workers as employees The California State Senate has approved Assembly Bill 5, voting 29 to 11 in favor of requiring gig companies like Uber and Lyft to recognize independent contractors as employees. It's not a law just yet -- it has to go through the State Assembl...
14:26, 09/11/2019

Beyond the Silicon Valley app economy: Tech's best new ideas are not from California As the most-hyped Silicon Valley IPOs like Uber and Lyft stumble out of the gates, the app economy fueled by billions in venture capital is looking vulnerable. And many of the best new ideas in tech are not coming from California....
16:52, 05/15/2019

EPA tees up retaliation against California fuel economy deal The Environmental Protection Agency is questioning whether California has the legal authority to strike a deal with four automakers on fuel economy standards stronger than what the Trump administration will set....
02:00, 09/20/2019

California governor signs labor law meant to fix the gig economy It was really just a matter of time, but it's now official: California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed the state's Assembly Bill 5 into law. The measure is intended to reclassify many gig economy workers as employees by applying a test th...
03:13, 09/19/2019

California Passes Landmark Bill to Remake Gig Economy With the bill’s passage, California’s ride-hailing drivers, food-delivery couriers, janitors and others are set to be reclassified as employees and not contractors....
08:26, 09/11/2019

This Company Claims to Have Invented an AirPower-like Charging Mat That Actually Works Announced when Apple added wireless charging to the iPhone, the AirPower charging pad was never to see the light of day. The company was vague about why the product never panned out, simply claiming it did not achieve Apple’s high standards. Everyone...
20:26, 08/23/2019

Let's follow California's lead and regulate companies like Uber | Veena Dubal The ‘gig economy’ is terrible for workers. We must tackle the problem head-onThis week, California’s governor, Gavin Newsom – a darling of tech capitalists – signed Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) into law. The bill codifies the “ABC test” to determine the app...
13:26, 09/19/2019

The Bill That Could Undo Uber Passes California's Senate Appropriations Committee, 5-2 AB5, the contentious California bill that would upend the gig economy model of Uber, Lyft and other tech companies, moved a step closer to becoming a law.Read more......
08:39, 08/31/2019

Uber, Lyft, DoorDash Threaten Ballot Fight Over California Gig-Worker Law The battle over a California bill that could upend the business models of companies that rely on gig workers intensified when three companies threatened to spend a combined $90 million on a ballot measure if a deal can’t be reached this year....
06:39, 08/30/2019

Uber and Lyft to Spend $60 Million to Maintain California Driver Status A state legislative proposal, Assembly Bill 5, could give drivers more employee rights. The companies said they were willing to start a ballot initiative to fight it....
01:52, 08/30/2019

California passes landmark gig economy workers’ rights bill Law would make it more difficult for firms such as Uber to deny workers are employees Lawmakers in California have passed a landmark bill that would make it much more difficult for companies such as Uber and Lyft to classify workers as independent co...
14:00, 09/11/2019

4 automakers, California agree to new emissions, fuel economy standards Four major automakers have reached an environmental agreement with the state of California, to raise gas mileage and emissions standards -- a move that bypasses the Trump administration's effort to roll back regulations....
23:39, 07/25/2019

California advances bill offering protections to gig economy workers Gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft have fought hard to avoid treating workers as full-fledged employees, but they might not have much choice in California before long. The state Assembly has passed a bill, AB5, that would require businesses to...
01:13, 06/03/2019

EPA pushes national fuel economy standard in face off with California The Trump administration has announced plans to create a national vehicle emissions standard. The new "One National Program Rule" would allow the federal government to set uniform fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas emissions standards. The move, anno...
18:39, 09/19/2019

California passes landmark bill to reclassify gig economy workers California lawmakers passed a landmark bill that will make it more difficult for companies to classify workers as independent contractors instead of employees, ensuring them greater benefits and protections....
13:13, 09/11/2019

California and 22 other state allies take Trump to court over fuel economy California wasted no time in suing the Trump administration over its push to eliminate the state's authority to independently regulate greenhouse gas emissions from cars....
00:13, 09/21/2019

Jack Dorsey's $26bn company claims San Francisco owes it $1m Square, the Twitter CEO’s payment company, sues for refund and claims current taxation is ‘unconstitutional’Jack Dorsey, whose company Twitter has long benefited from a huge tax break to operate in San Francisco, is now suing the city for a $1.27m ta...
14:00, 09/11/2019

Why this CEO bet half a million dollars on a California tech company The Motley Fool CEO has stumbled upon an under-the-radar stock he believes could be one of the greatest discoveries of his 25 years as a professional investor.       ...
03:13, 09/06/2019

Uber, Lyft and DoorDash Pledge $90 Million to Fight Driver Legislation in California A state proposal, Assembly Bill 5, could give working drivers more employee rights. The companies said they were willing to start a ballot initiative to thwart it....
09:26, 08/30/2019

How the trade war with China could crush California's $2.7 trillion economy and hurt other states The impact of the U.S.-China trade war is greatest in states that export agricultural products, electronics and chemicals directly to China. California has taken the biggest hit followed by Texas, Illinois and Louisiana....
18:52, 06/18/2019

In bitter talks over fuel economy, California and EPA chiefs shun same table The public flash of tensions -- erupting on Capitol Hill -- revolves around the Trump administration’s proposal to cap fuel economy and tailpipe carbon emissions standards at 2020 levels, instead of rising annually....
15:52, 06/21/2019

California Senate passes bill to define more gig economy workers as employees California lawmakers voted to pass AB5 Tuesday, a bill that if signed into law would define more gig economy workers as employees rather than independent contractors.Read More...
14:26, 09/11/2019

Gig economy: California bill granting employee status passes assembly Uber and Lyft drivers, considered contract workers, could be entitled to protections and benefits if the bill is signedThe state assembly in California passed legislation on Wednesday that would require employers to recognize hundreds of thousands of...
03:26, 05/30/2019

Falling carbon emissions aren't harming California economy, study says A new analysis says California, one of the most environmentally conscious states in the nation, has again achieved a net reduction in carbon emissions without hindering its economy....
01:39, 08/14/2019

Huawei claims US enticed and coerced its staff to provide company info The US government has allegedly instructed law enforcement agencies to “coerce” and “entice” Huawei employees to turn against it according to a recent media statement from the company.During its ongoing trade war with Chin...
03:52, 09/05/2019

Magic Leap Claims Ex-Engineer Stole AR Secrets For Chinese Company For years, Magic Leap operated in complete secrecy—not even revealing to the public what products or services it planned on producing. The clandestine approach created a strange mythos around the startup that finally started to clear at the end of 20...
21:39, 06/19/2019

California utility company to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage Pacific Gas & Electric filed for bankruptcy earlier this year in anticipation of massive lawsuit payments.        ...
03:26, 06/19/2019

D-Day combat patches reproduced by California company honoring US soldiers To honor the soldiers who stormed the beaches of Normandy, a California company is reproducing combat patches from D-Day and making them available to relatives of those who fought in that epic battle....
07:13, 06/07/2019

California Uber and Lyft drivers rally for bill granting rights to contract workers The two companies have spoken against the legislation, which would classify drivers as employees and enact worker protectionsDozens of drivers for Uber and Lyft attempted to shut down streets in San Francisco on Tuesday, demanding the right to form a...
02:39, 08/28/2019

Workers Rack Up Another Victory As California Preps to Classify Uber and Lyft Drivers as Employees Rideshare drivers in California turned out in droves in support of a state bill that would classify them as full employees. They walked away this afternoon with another victory in what is and is likely to continue to be a long and ugly fight. Read mo...
04:13, 07/11/2019

California advances landmark bill to make Uber and Lyft drivers employees, not contractors The California State Senate passed legislation on Tuesday that would require gig-economy companies like Uber and Lyft to stop classifying employees as contractors rather than employees, a landmark bill that could set a precedent for an overhaul of ri...
19:13, 09/11/2019

California landmark workers' rights bill sends waves through gig economy firms Rideshare giants Uber and Lyft say they will avoid reclassifying their drivers and are prepared to take the issue to state votersCalifornia legislators passed a first-of-its-kind bill targeting contract workers late Tuesday night, in a move that will...
23:52, 09/11/2019

Trump, California Showdown on Fuel-Economy Rules Divides Auto Makers Major car makers are caught in the crossfire between the Trump administration and California over U.S. tailpipe-emissions rules, leading them down different paths in how to respond to the standoff....
23:26, 08/21/2019

Mark Zuckerberg claims Facebook security efforts will suffer if company is broken up (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Mark Zuckerberg is countering calls to break up Facebook, saying that doing so would only diminish his company's billion-dollar attempts to fix the social network....
18:00, 05/24/2019

Google staff share claims of company retaliation in town hall meeting As promised, Google employees who led the large-scale walkouts in November have held a town hall meeting to share more allegations of a retaliatory culture at the company. Bloomberg understands that Claire Stapleton and Meredith Whittaker provided "m...
21:13, 04/28/2019

Search warrants issued to company that owned tragic California boat SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — Authorities served search warrants Sunday at the Southern California company that owned the scuba diving boat that caught fire and killed 34 people last week. Agents with the FBI, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and E...
02:00, 09/09/2019

California power company caused wildfire that killed 85, investigation finds The Camp fire, the deadliest blaze in California history, almost completely incinerated the town of ParadiseA major power company is responsible for the deadliest wildfire in California history, an investigation by the state fire agency Cal Fire has ...
11:52, 05/16/2019

Private jet company Vista Global to acquire JetSmarter, once touted as the Uber of private jets Private jet company Vista Global agreed to acquire JetSmarter, betting that the value of JetSmarter's technology will outweigh the controversy and lawsuits still dogging the company....
19:26, 04/28/2019

Insurance claims from deadly California fires top $12B SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Insurance claims have topped $12 billion for the November wildfires in California, making them the most expensive in state history. The figure released Wednesday by Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara covers the fire that de...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Bill to Help PG&E Pay Wildfire Claims Shelved in California PG&E’s last-minute push for legislation to help it pay off billions of dollars in wildfire claims fell apart Friday as the California lawmaker who authored the measure said he would shelve the proposal for the year....
20:39, 09/06/2019

In its first day as a public company, shares of Uber slump between 3 percent and 6 percent NEW YORK (AP) — In its first day as a public company, shares of Uber slump between 3 percent and 6 percent....
18:52, 05/10/2019

Diving company owner missing after Southern California boat fire: report The co-owner of a Santa Cruz based diving company is missing after a boat she was on for a Labor Day weekend diving excursion caught on fire early Monday morning and sunk off the coast of Southern California, leaving at least 25 dead and nine people ...
14:52, 09/03/2019

California Senate passes ride-hail bill that has divided Democrats over the future of Uber and Lyft drivers Former Obama officials have gone to work for Uber and Lyft. With a new ride-hail bill, they're pitted against presidential candidates and fresh faces in Congress....
23:26, 09/11/2019

California Senate passes ride-share bill that has divided Democrats over the future of Uber and Lyft drivers Former Obama officials have gone to work for Uber and Lyft. With a new rideshare bill, they're pitted against presidential candidates and fresh faces in Congress....
15:13, 09/11/2019

Opioid Maker Agrees to Pay Oklahoma $85 Million Over Claims Company Helped Create Addiction Crisis (Bloomberg) — Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. agreed to pay $85 million to settle an Oklahoma lawsuit claiming that illegal marketing of its opioid painkillers contributed to a public health crisis in the state. The deal, announced Sunday, ...
22:00, 05/26/2019

Suspect in Capital One breach threatened to 'shoot up' California social media company, feds say Prosecutors say the Seattle software engineer arrested over the hacking of Capital One repeatedly boasted about the hack and has threatened to “shoot up” a California social media company....
14:26, 08/01/2019

California boat company cancels upcoming diving trips as 33 of 34 bodies pulled from water The bodies of 33 of the 34 people presumed dead after a diving vessel caught fire off the coast of California on Monday have been recovered, officials said Wednesday....
20:26, 09/04/2019

| Pogacar wins Tour of California as Bol claims final stage Tadej Pogacar won the Tour of California on Saturday, finishing safely in the pack as Cees Bol crossed the line first in a chaotic finish to the seventh and final stage....
09:39, 05/19/2019

PG&E settles California fire claims with local governments for $1 billion PG&E Corp will pay $1 billion as part of its bankruptcy reorganization to more than a dozen local governments in California struck by wildfires in recent years, the company and lawyers for the governments said on Tuesday....
02:39, 06/19/2019

The star of 'Aladdin' claims a defect in his Tesla Model 3 led to his car wreck, and it comes from a problem area the company has known about for years (TSLA) Massoud v. Tesla The star of Disney's live-action 'Aladdin,' Mena Massoud, is suing Tesla after a faulty suspension allegedly caused him to crash his Model 3 a day after he bought it. Suspension problems have dogged Tesla Model S and X vehicles for ...
23:13, 06/05/2019

National Beverage craters after a new lawsuit alleges the company made false claims about chemicals in LaCroix cans (FIZZ) National Beverage Corp. shares slid on the news that a lawsuit has been filed against its beverage company LaCroix. The lawsuit claims the president of National Beverage planned to prematurely state LaCroix cans were BPA free. National Beverage deni...
02:13, 06/12/2019

November wildfires become most expensive in California history as insurance claims top $12 billion. SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — November wildfires become most expensive in California history as insurance claims top $12 billion....
23:00, 05/08/2019

Exclusive tour of California immigration facility contradicts claims of inhumane conditions, overcrowding An exclusive look inside a border detention center revealed scenes dramatically at odds with claims the facilities are poorly run and the scenes of misery and overcrowding....
19:13, 07/26/2019

A crew member who survived California dive boat fire claims the staff were not properly trained A crew member who survived the deadly Conception diving boat fire off the coast of California is suing the vessel's owners, saying the staff had not been properly trained....
20:40, 09/20/2019

California man who beat wife to death with cement block claims group infected him with mayonnaise, reports say A man in California arrested in the death of his wife earlier this month reportedly told sheriff's detectives he beat her with a concrete block while claiming it was protecting her from a group of "brutal, powerful" people who had infected him with m...
19:26, 07/25/2019

'All-white company' wrongly accused immigrant author of racism, $13M lawsuit claims Jordanian-American author Natasha Tynes is suing book publisher Rare Bird Lit. Inc. for the company's actions amid a social media shaming scandal.        ...
09:52, 06/09/2019

At least 1 dead, 'others harmed' in California house explosion, according to natural gas company A California gas company reports one of its employees died in an explosion Monday afternoon in Murietta, California.        ...
01:39, 07/16/2019

Sources: NFL not placing AB on exempt list The NFL will not place New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown on the commissioner's exempt list at this point, making him eligible to play Sunday against the Miami Dolphins, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter....
20:13, 09/13/2019

'The days of just sitting back ... are gone': Sex misconduct claims up 62% against California doctors An investigation by the Los Angeles Times found a 62% increase in the number of complaints against California physicians for sexual misconduct.        ...
10:13, 08/13/2019

Report: NFL considering exempt list for Chiefs' Hill The NFL is considering putting Tyreek Hill on the commissioner's exempt list as early as this week, amid an ongoing criminal investigation surrounding the Kansas City Chiefs wideout, ESPN reported late Sunday night....
08:26, 04/29/2019

China to exempt Tesla cars from purchase tax China will exempt Tesla Inc's electric vehicles from its purchase tax, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) said on its website on Friday....
19:26, 08/30/2019

China will exempt Tesla cars from purchase tax China will exempt Tesla Inc's electric vehicles from purchase tax, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) said on its website, sending the company's shares up more than 4% in early trading....
17:00, 08/30/2019

China to exempt Tesla cars from 10% purchase tax China will exempt Tesla Inc's electric vehicles from its purchase tax, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) said on Friday, a concession made amidst trade tensions with the United States....
21:52, 08/30/2019

Source: NFL may put Hill on exempt list this week The NFL and the players union have reviewed the same audiotape on which Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill and his fiancee discuss injuries to their child that a TV station aired last week, a source told ESPN's Dan Graziano....
06:26, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 3-China to exempt Tesla cars from purchase tax China will exempt Tesla Inc's electric vehicles from its purchase tax, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) said on its website on Friday....
19:00, 08/30/2019

UPDATE 4-China to exempt Tesla cars from 10% purchase tax China will exempt Tesla Inc's electric vehicles from its purchase tax, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) said on Friday, a concession made amidst trade tensions with the United States....
20:13, 08/30/2019

China to Exempt U.S. Soybeans and Pork From Punitive Tariffs China will exempt purchases of U.S. soybeans, pork and other agricultural products from punitive tariffs, following President Trump’s two-week postponement of higher levies on some Chinese goods....
18:39, 09/13/2019

UPDATE 2-China will exempt Tesla cars from purchase tax China will exempt Tesla Inc's electric vehicles from purchase tax, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) said on its website, sending the company's shares up more than 4% in early trading....
15:52, 08/30/2019

India plans to exempt electric vehicles from registration fee India has issued draft rules to exempt electric vehicles from paying registration fee, the government said in a statement on Wednesday, as it looks to cut its dependence on fossil fuels....
22:39, 06/19/2019

China to Exempt U.S. Soybeans, Pork From Punitive Tariffs China’s move to exempt certain agricultural products from retaliatory tariffs appears aimed at addressing one of President Trump’s most pressing demands during the protracted trade war....
22:39, 09/13/2019

Uber Eats is 'critical' for Uber to make money in the future, Morningstar analyst says Uber is expected to go public later this week in one of the most anticipated initial public offerings in recent memory. However, the company has lost millions in the last two years....
16:39, 05/09/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers plan to strike Wednesday ahead of Uber IPO Uber and Lyft drivers are scheduled to strike Wednesday, the day before Uber's planned initial public offering.        ...
23:26, 05/05/2019

Uber Freight is making trucking more efficient and could help Uber turn a profit The trucking industry is worth hundreds of billions of dollars per year. Uber is going after this market with Uber Freight, an online platform that matches truckers with shippers looking to move cargo from one place to another....
09:52, 09/15/2019

Uber has proposed a new minimum wage for drivers after years of protests, but it comes with a catch (UBER, LYFT) Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Uber has offered a $21 minimum wage for drivers as it fights against a California bill that could devastate its business. But there's a catch: the wage floor would only apply while drivers are on a ride, which is less t...
01:52, 08/30/2019

See inside Uber's first passenger drone, which could eventually fly passengers at 150 mph while burning no fossil fuels (UBER) Uber Uber is unveiling its first visions for passenger aircraft. The company hopes to offer air services beyond helicopters as early as 2023. We spoke to executives about the first aircraft, a helicopter-airplane hybrid at the company's Elevate conf...
02:13, 06/12/2019

Uber just launched an Amazon-like feature that could help it cash in on millennials' mobile-shopping addiction (UBER) Matt Cardy / Stringer / Getty Images Uber has announced a new partnership with Cargo for an in-car shopping experience. By downloading the app and scanning a QR code during your ride, you'll unlock deals on everything from AirPods to luxury suitcas...
03:39, 07/18/2019

Cboe Global Markets Plans Listing of Options on Uber Technologies, Inc. (UBER), on Thursday, May 16 CHICAGO – May 14, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today said it plans to list options on Uber Technologies, Inc. (UBER), a ride-share company, on Thursday, May 16, once the u...
03:13, 05/15/2019

China adds U.S. agricultural products to tariff-exempt list The Chinese government said Friday it will add American-made soybeans and other agricultural products to its list of items exempt from new punitive tariffs on U.S. imports....
05:13, 09/14/2019

China to exempt 16 US products from tariffs ahead of trade talks Among the 16 US-made products under exemptions are lubricants, fish meal and whey for animal feed and some anti-cancer drugs, the Chinese Ministry of Finance said....
01:26, 09/12/2019

Ottawa will exempt oilsands from new reviews unless Kenney lifts emissions cap The list indicates new in situ oilsands projects won't have to go through the new review as long the hard cap imposed by former Premier Rachel Notley stays in place....
23:52, 05/01/2019

Government May Exempt Foreign Investors From Super-Rich Tax: Report Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had proposed increasing the effective tax rate on individuals with taxable annual income of above Rs 2 crore($283,000) by about 3 per cent, and for those earning......
14:52, 08/23/2019

China To Exempt Soybeans, Pork From Added Tariffs On US: Report China said Friday that some high-profile US agricultural products including pork and soybeans will be exempt from added tariffs, ahead of trade talks between Beijing and Washington scheduled for......
19:39, 09/13/2019

Uber's CEO sent an email to employees addressing its disastrous IPO, drawing on Amazon and Facebook's rough starts (UBER) Getty/Spencer Platt Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi sent an email to employees on Monday, addressing the ride-hailing giant's brutal stock-market debut. He noted that while the market has so far punished Uber's newly minted shares, employees should be mi...
23:26, 05/13/2019

Uber is opening massive new offices in Chicago and Dallas despite recent cost-cutting efforts (UBER) Raymond Boyd/Getty Images Uber has plans for massive new offices in Chicago and Dallas, the company has confirmed in recent weeks. The expansion could mean the ride-hailing giant's San Francisco headquarters is dwarfed by larger satellite offices. ...
13:13, 09/10/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers plan to strike ahead of Uber’s IPO The protests come as ride-hailing firms face increasing scrutiny over the sustainability of their businesses, which experience massive losses while relying on the work of millions of drivers who are not employees....
17:13, 05/06/2019

Uber/Lyft drivers plan strike before Uber's IPO in New York, elsewhere Uber and Lyft drivers could go on strike in for two hours in New York City and elsewhere Wednesday morning, one day before Uber's initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange....
13:39, 05/06/2019

LGBT asylum-seekers exempt from 'Remain in Mexico' policy and can stay in US Asylum-seekers who arrive at the southern border and claim to be LGBT are exempt from the U.S.-Mexico “Remain in Mexico” policy and will not be returned to Mexico to await decisions by U.S. immigration judges, several U.S. border officials told the W...
07:52, 07/16/2019

Domestic violence victims exempt from phone, internet contract penalties ALBANY — Domestic violence victims fleeing dangerous living situations will no longer be pegged with hefty phone and cable fines should they break contracts early, thanks to a new law signed Wednesday. Victims of domestic abuse who have sought and re...
06:39, 08/29/2019

House Democrats call for stripping tax-exempt status from 60 ‘hate groups’ House Democrats on the Ways and Means Committee said on Thursday that over 60 alleged hate groups, mostly socially conservative organizations, anti-immigration entities, and religious groups should be stripped of their tax-exempt status....
01:39, 09/20/2019

Tax-exempt hospital sues thousands of poor people while making millions Enlarge / The exterior of Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) An "especially aggressive" nonprofit hospital system in Memphis that made $86 million after expenses in 2018 and pays virtually no taxes has spent...
02:00, 06/28/2019

Traders have a $1.5 billion bet riding against Uber (UBER, LYFT) Carlo Allegri/Reuters Short-sellers have ramped up their bets against Uber to $1.5 billion. Borrowing of Uber shares has surged by more than 160% in the past two weeks, to 36 million shares from 13.6 million. The value of short positions in Uber has...
21:26, 05/28/2019

Uber, Lyft Drivers in US to Strike Ahead of Uber IPO Uber's drivers in multiple US cities will go on strike this week shortly before the ride-hailing company goes public to protest what they view as unfair employment condition....
08:39, 05/06/2019

Uber wants to gain more users by getting people to stop using Uber Starting April 30, Londoners will be able to view public transport information alongside fares and wait times on the Uber app, to see if taking the tube is quicker or cheaper than waiting.The first, and perhaps only, think you’d think after he...
20:13, 04/30/2019

Germany's economy just shrank, meaning Europe's biggest economy is 'teetering on the edge of recession' Reuters/Hannibal Hanschke Germany's economy shrank 0.1% in the second quarter, driven by a decline in exports due to the US-China trade war. The slowdown is bad news given Germany is Europe's largest economy and a key player in the eurozone. The con...
20:26, 08/15/2019

NFL to discuss Antonio Brown options; commissioner's exempt list could be in play for Patriots WR The NFL is evaluating its options after a federal lawsuit was filed accusing Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown of sexual assault.       ...
21:26, 09/11/2019

Uber Lit $1 Billion on Fire Last Quarter Because That's What Uber Does In its first earnings as a public company, Uber posted losses of $1 billion over the previous quarter, more or less matching investor expectations, because sending the GDP of Vanuatu off a cliff every three months is Uber’s current business model, mo...
02:13, 05/31/2019

'Uber Copters': Uber will offer $200 helicopter flights in New York City this summer Uber announced that active users will get access to Uber Copter, a new service from Manhattan to the John F. Kennedy International Airport.        ...
02:52, 06/07/2019

Uber Wants to Be the Uber of Everything---But Can It Make a Profit? The ride-hailing company, headed for its IPO next week, aims to dominate the world of transportation, from food delivery to freight. It’s still not making any money....
00:39, 05/04/2019

The Bill That Would Make Uber And Lyft Drivers Employees Isn't Just Making Uber And Lyft Nervous It appears increasingly likely AB5, the California bill that would significantly narrow the definition of an independent contractor in the state and have potentially profound implications on the gig economy, will pass. Last weekend, Governor Gavin Ne...
21:52, 09/06/2019

This five-seater air taxi just completed its first flight The promise of flying cars has never been fulfilled. Sure, there are pint-sized airplanes you can also drive on land but let’s be honest here, those are nothing like how futurists in the 1950s imagined transportation would be like over a half-century...
03:13, 05/18/2019

New low-spec LEVC TX Icon taxi on the way News 31 Jul, 2019 LEVC to build low-spec ‘Icon’ version of its TX electric taxi, while also announcing it's '100% committed’ to staying in the UK...
20:52, 07/31/2019

Yellow taxi bursts into flames in Tribeca A yellow taxi went up in flames Tuesday morning in Tribeca — with dramatic photos showing the car completely engulfed in the inferno as black smoke billowed from the blaze. The sedan caught fire around 11:50 a.m. on Greenwich Street between Jay...
20:39, 07/03/2019

Taxi slams into scaffolding in Midtown: authorities A yellow taxi crashed into scaffolding near a Midtown intersection during Wednesday morning rush hour, authorities said. The minivan careened into the scaffolding near West 43rd Street and Fifth Avenue when the taxi driver suffered an unspecified med...
18:26, 07/03/2019

Taxi slams into Hell’s Kitchen restaurant A yellow cab driver lost control and slammed into a Manhattan restaurant on Thursday afternoon, injuring eight people, authorities said. The male cabbie crashed into the Westville Hell’s Kitchen, on Ninth Avenue near West 54th Street, shortly after 1...
21:39, 07/11/2019

Volocopter proves its air taxi can work with air traffic control In order for air taxis and delivery drones to succeed, they'll have to play nicely with air traffic control systems. Yesterday, a Volocopter air taxi proved it's ready to do just that. The Volocopter 2X performed a series of tests at the He...
02:13, 08/31/2019

Volocopter reveals its first commercial autonomous flying taxi Just yesterday we said flying taxis may be a reality in the not-too-distant future. Today, Volocopter revealed its first commercial air taxi, the VoloCity. Designed to serve as an on-demand, inner-city vehicle, it can carry two passengers and their h...
10:39, 08/22/2019

2,500th LEVC TX taxi rolls off production line News 31 Jul, 2019 LEVC has now produced 2,500 electric TX taxis at its factory in Coventry, preventing 6,800 tonnes of CO2 from entering the atmosphere...
11:39, 07/31/2019

Motorbike taxi firms rev up for race into West Africa Motorcycle taxi companies are expanding in West Africa with backing from investors betting that the meteoric rise of two-wheeled taxi firms in Asia can be replicated in some of the fastest growing countries in the world....
11:26, 06/12/2019

Lilium's latest flying taxi prototype can at least hover There are a number of flying taxi startups out there, but Lilium has stood out with its unique airplane-like design and serious aeronautical cred. Now, the company has unveiled an all-new prototype and flaunted the first successful tests with the cra...
14:13, 05/16/2019

Russia's Yandex.Taxi likely to issue new shares in IPO, says top shareholder Russia's largest online taxi service Yandex.Taxi is likely to sell new shares in its planned initial public offering (IPO), an executive at its majority shareholder Yandex told Reuters....
13:13, 06/25/2019

MOMA's Volvo Was a Safer, Boxier 'Taxi of Tomorrow' How do you replace a New York institution like the legendary Checker Cab? You get the help of another New York institution (and a Swedish carmaker), of course. Volvo decided it was time to re-invent the taxicab back in the day, and the effort was so ...
19:52, 07/27/2019

Didi announces autonomous taxi pilot for Shanghai Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi is launching a self-driving taxi service in Shanghai, after spinning out its driverless car business as a standalone unit.Read More...
19:26, 08/30/2019

Skai could be the first fuel cell-powered flying taxi Flying taxi designs are seemingly ubiquitous these days, but a startup is betting that its choice of powerplant could help it stand out. Alaka'i has unveiled Skai, a flying taxi that will run on hydrogen fuel cells (the first of its kind, the co...
08:39, 05/30/2019

This flying taxi startup just flew its 5-passenger jet for the first time The promise of flying cars has never been fulfilled. Sure, there are pint-sized airplanes you can also drive on land but let’s be honest here, those are nothing like how futurists in the 1950s imagined transportation would be like over a half-c...
08:13, 05/17/2019

LEVC produces 2500th TX electrified taxi in Coventry LEVC's Coventry facility has been heavily upgraded to produce the TX Range-extender TX has saved its owners £3.85 million in fuel costs compared to outgoing TX4 London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) has produced the 2500th example of its TX range...
04:00, 08/01/2019

The most ridiculous things Tote Taxi has hauled to the Hamptons Danielle Candela drew the line at the Picasso in the gilt frame. “It wasn’t wrapped or anything — I didn’t want the liability.” But the founder of Tote Taxi has shuttled almost everything else you can imagine between New York and the Hamptons — inclu...
15:13, 05/23/2019

World's 10 cheapest cities to catch a taxi cab Believe it or not, there are still some countries where a cab is as cheap as ridesharing. Click forward to see the world's 10 cheapest taxi rides.       ...
22:13, 06/28/2019

Airbus shares a glimpse of its flying taxi cockpit Airbus has been working on its Vahana project for years. It's an attempt to create an autonomous passenger drone network that could operate like a flying version of the Waymo's self-driving cars. In January, the company's flying taxi t...
01:26, 05/23/2019

In Night Call, You're A Taxi Driver Who Has To Find A Killer There’s a serial killer on the loose in Paris. The taxi that you drive is running low on gas, the police detective in your back seat is strong-arming you into gathering information, and if you don’t make rent, you’re gonna end up on the streets. This...
00:13, 07/19/2019

Parents forget newborn baby in Hamburg taxi BERLIN (AP) — New parents got the fright of their lives in Germany after accidentally forgetting their newborn in the taxi taking them home from hospital. Hamburg police said Monday that the couple took the baby’s one-year-old sibling out of th...
18:13, 05/20/2019

Cops injured in Midtown brawl after teen hit by taxi When police got to the scene at West 52nd Street and Eighth Avenue around 2:30 p.m., the crowd went after the cops and officers used spray to gain control....
03:26, 09/13/2019

City council proposes overhaul of taxi medallion industry The Taxi and Limousine Commission’s failure to address years of concerns about the collapsing taxi medallion industry has spurred City Council members to take matters into their own hands. “City regulators were asleep at the switch on this issue,” sa...
09:39, 06/13/2019

Cruise, GM's Driverless-Car Unit, Delays Robot-Taxi Service General Motors’ driverless-car business, Cruise, will delay the roll out of an autonomous ride-hailing service scheduled for late this year, underscoring the difficulty of safely deploying robotic vehicles on public roads....
19:00, 07/24/2019

LEVC reveals new taxi-based range-extender delivery van Range-extender van promises 80 miles of electric-only running; order books will open next year LEVC has given the green light to a new delivery van, based on the same range-extender electric vehicle technology as its new London taxi.  Based substant...
12:13, 06/17/2019

GM's Driverless-Car Unit Cruise Delays Robot-Taxi Service General Motors’ driverless-car business, Cruise, will delay the roll out of an autonomous ride-hailing service scheduled for late this year, underscoring the difficulty of safely deploying robotic vehicles on public roads....
14:52, 07/24/2019

Taxi Officials Are Grilled Over Lending Crisis: ‘This Is a Moral Outrage’ In an emotional City Council hearing, lawmakers said New York officials could have stopped exploitative loans that have devastated thousands of cabdrivers....
03:39, 06/25/2019

"Flying" River Taxi Tests Seine Waters In Paris A "flying" electric river taxi hailed by its creators as the future of clean city transport is being put through a battery of tests in Paris this week, with a view to being in service by the spring....
18:26, 09/18/2019

‘They Were Conned’: How Reckless Loans Devastated a Generation of Taxi Drivers Thousands of immigrants who were chasing the dream of owning a New York taxi were trapped in reckless loans by bankers who made huge profits, The Times found....
09:39, 05/19/2019

Facial recognition will catch sleepy taxi drivers in Russia Exhausted Russian taxi drivers may soon be forced to take breaks. Yandex.Taxi, the largest taxi service in the nation, will install devices in all their cars that use facial recognition technology to identify tired drivers, reports Bloomberg. The com...
09:00, 08/08/2019

Electric 'flying taxi' prototype unveiled by German start-up Lilium says electric jet-powered five-seater aircraft could be in service by 2025A new “flying taxi” has been unveiled by German start-up Lilium, which claims the vertical take-off craft could be the basis for an on-demand air service within six year...
06:13, 05/16/2019

Reckless Loans Devastated Taxi Drivers. Now Prosecutors Are Investigating. “I hope they help us,” said Mohammed Hoque, a cabdriver who spoke with agents as part of a new federal investigation into exploitative lending practices....
12:00, 09/10/2019

Mexico fines Cancun airport $3.7 million over taxi monopoly Mexico's competition regulator said on Thursday it fined the airport at tourist hot spot Cancun $3.7 million for blocking new taxi operators, which it said reduced competition and effectively overcharged millions of passengers....
07:39, 08/23/2019

New Jersey man claims he was attacked for wearing 'MAGA' hat, claims teens shouted 'F--- Trump!' Police are investigating a New Jersey man’s claims that he was attacked Tuesday night by nearly two dozen people in New York because he was wearing a “Make American Great Again Hat.” ...
15:39, 08/02/2019

Apple's iPhone battery life claims are exaggerated, claims UK watchdog According to new tests conducted by UK consumer watchdog Which?, Apple is greatly overestimating the battery life of various iPhone models, with the iPhone XR falling particularly short of the manufacturer's 25-hour talk time claim.The independe...
05:13, 05/06/2019

Sberbank, Mail.ru to set up Yandex.Taxi rival as Russia's internet booms Russia's Sberbank and internet firm Mail.ru said on Thursday they would invest up to 64 billion roubles ($1 billion) in a new joint platform for taxi services and food, as online sales in the country gather pace....
15:26, 07/25/2019

Google Maps will tell you if your taxi driver is veering off course to rack up a higher fare If you’ve ever worried that your taxi driver might be trying to take advantage of you by taking a more scenic route to your destination than you’d like, then you’ll have a new tool at your disposal to keep him or her in check: Googl...
19:00, 06/10/2019

New Google Maps feature alerts you if your taxi or rideshare driver strays off course Google is testing a new feature on its map app which could make rideshare or taxi trips safer. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the details.       ...
00:00, 06/13/2019

Opposition activist dragged from taxi as Russian police detain 685 protesters Russian police forcibly detained nearly 700 people, including prominent activist Lyubov Sobol, attending a protest in Moscow to demand free elections....
18:13, 08/03/2019

Elon Musk Predicts Tesla Driverless Taxi Fleet Next Year Mr. Musk said Tesla cars would soon drive themselves and serve as robot taxis. But many experts think autonomous cars are at least several years away....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Google Maps Testing New Feature That Will Make Your Taxi Rides Safer Google Maps is getting a new feature that will alert taxi passengers when their ride goes off route by 500 meters. The feature seems to be limited to India currently....
12:52, 06/11/2019

Designed by committee, Toyota's Japan Taxi becomes an expensive Olympic symbol Toyota Motor's Japan Taxi, born in a government committee and designed to be an all-things-to-all-people cab, has become a high-priced icon of Tokyo's budget-busting 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games....
02:00, 05/22/2019

Self-driving taxi service Waymo rolls out perks to lure riders Waymo is rolling out amenities to entice riders to use its self-driving taxis, creating a potential route to profitability in a money-losing industry. The Alphabet subsidiary is testing complimentary Wi-Fi in its robotaxis in greater Phoenix, where h...
17:13, 07/08/2019

Daimler and Geely back Volocopter to help launch its flying taxi service Flying taxis are one step closer to becoming a reality. Volocopter announced in 2018 that it hopes to have autonomous air taxis in the sky within five years, and one step on the path to achieving that is securing that all-important investment money....
12:00, 09/09/2019

Air taxi startup Lilium stages test 'hover' of five-seater prototype Air taxi startup Lilium has staged a successful maiden flight of a five-seater prototype that it hopes to bring into service by 2025 to whisk passengers between cities without the hassle of an airport check-in....
10:13, 05/17/2019

De Blasio nominee won’t give specifics on Taxi and Limousine Commission concerns Meet the new boss — same as the old boss? Mayor de Blasio’s pick to head the city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission — a former deputy of recently-departed chair Meera Joshi — vowed on Thursday to be a “transformative...
00:39, 07/19/2019

City council grills taxi bosses over medallion market collapse City lawmakers grilled Taxi and Limousine Commission bosses on Monday over the agency’s failure to head off the medallion market collapse — an outcome forecast by a nearly decade-old report the TLC commissioned. “The bankruptcies and foreclosures, th...
22:00, 06/24/2019

De Blasio calls for probe of taxi lenders following predatory loan report Mayor Bill de Blasio launched a probe Monday of the city taxi market following a damning report that claimed industry leaders duped drivers with predatory loans and artificially inflated the costs of cab medallions for years– leading to their e...
06:52, 05/21/2019

Lilium's 186mph airborne taxi takes to the air for a successful test flight You're now one step closer to hailing a ride in a flying taxi. German startup Lilium has carried out a series of successful test flights, putting its automated, all-electric aircraft through its aerial paces.So far the full-sized vehicle has onl...
15:52, 05/16/2019

Boeing teams with flying taxi startup Kitty Hawk on 'urban air mobility' Two of the better-known names in flying taxi development are getting together. Boeing and Kitty Hawk have formed a partnership that will have the two foster "safe urban air mobility." While they're unsurprisingly keeping their exact plans unde...
04:13, 06/27/2019

Taxi park-in jams Mexico City’s Zocalo to protest ride apps MEXICO CITY (AP) — Taxi drivers have snarled traffic in downtown Mexico City in their latest protest against Uber and other ride-hailing apps. The protesters claim the apps are unfair competition because those drivers are more loosely regulated and d...
02:00, 06/04/2019

John Eliot Gardiner: Britten to Beirut in the back of a taxi - my night with Bernstein As a student, the conductor met Bernstein and got to ask him about West Side Story. He’s waited 61 years to conduct it, a moment when its themes of bigotry and disempowered youth feel more relevant than everI was in my early 20s studying in Paris whe...
07:26, 08/05/2019

Cruise Delays Robo-Taxi Launch in Another Reality Check for Driverless Cars In yet another sign the autonomous vehicle industry was way too aggressive predicting widespread AV use by the end of the decade, GM subsidiary Cruise has delayed its commercial service, according to a company blog post, which was initially targeted...
20:26, 07/24/2019

2019 Frankfurt Motor Show: Continental Showcases Autonomous Robo-Taxi With Robo-Taxis, Continental is looking at an emission-free transport which will help pick or drop people which will considerably reduces the need for infrastructure....
22:13, 09/13/2019

Trump administration moving to rescind California's waiver without legal authority: California DA Xavier Becerra, California Attorney General, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss President Trump to curb California's auto emissions waiver and the battle between the state and the President....
18:52, 09/20/2019

California Today: See Hollyhock House, California’s Newest Unesco World Heritage Site Monday: Read about how officials at the house are getting ready for more visitors. Also: Netflix’s lobby and possible justice for a ring-tailed lemur....
16:52, 07/15/2019

Robert De Niro's Trump insults making him 'more insane' than 'Taxi Driver' character: Mark Steyn As Robert De Niro continues to publicly criticize President Trump - once saying he would like to "punch" the Republican "in the face" - he is becoming more "insane" than the iconic character he played in the film "Taxi Driver," conservative commentat...
03:52, 05/21/2019

Report: Saudi Prince's Plan for Flying Taxi Robot City With 'Giant Artificial Moon' May Be Unrealistic Sounds like notorious human rights abuser Saudi Arabia’s plan to build a massive new city of the future on the border with Egypt and Jordan is going just swell: According to a report this week in the Wall Street Journal, consultants hired to work on ...
20:39, 07/27/2019

The best – and worst – countries in the world for cheap taxi rides At one end of the scale, you've got Egypt, where $3 will get you a 5-kilometer cab ride. At the other end, there's Switzerland, where you'll pay $25.       ...
11:26, 06/29/2019

Boeing Announces Work With Flying Taxi Startup Kitty Hawk, But Don't Call It a Flying Car Boeing has announced that it’s working with the flying taxi startup Kitty Hawk, to “collaborate on future efforts to advance safe urban air mobility.” The announcement of the so-called strategic partnership is pretty light on details, but it’s an opt...
17:52, 06/26/2019

What Google Cloud Platform is and why you’d use it The challenger in any competitive market has greater incentive to produce sharper and more customer-focused products and services. Google has to make a bigger splash, and for a company that isn’t known for being flashy, it’s not doing a bad job....
21:13, 05/20/2019

6D.ai creates platform for a 3D map of the world 6D.ai, which aims to build a 3D map of the world using only smartphone cameras, will begin working with Qualcomm's Snapdragon mobile processing platform.Read More...
20:13, 08/27/2019

How to Choose the Right Platform to Run Your Smart Home Maybe you’re taking your first tentative steps into the smart home market, or maybe you’re expanding what you’ve already got, but at some point you’re going to want to get everything working together—or else be faced with using dozens of different ap...
17:13, 05/17/2019

Alibaba opens up its B2B platform to US sellers One third of the buyers on Alibaba.com are US businesses, the company notes, priming it for US sellers to reach more customers domestically and around the world....
02:13, 07/24/2019

Google has launched its new shopping platform Following the feeding frenzy of Amazon Prime Day, Google has debuted its new shopping platform to lure customers with personalized recommendations. The tool is now live in the US, and will show tailored suggestions if you're logged in with your ...
12:13, 07/22/2019

Toyota's New GA-B Platform Is For The Small Cars Toyota launched its highly versatile Toyota New Global Architecture modular platforms in 2015. They underpin both Toyota and Lexus models, and now there’s a new application just for small cars....
21:52, 09/06/2019

Don’t look now, but the PC is the world’s biggest gaming platform I dare you to think up a better image for a "PC gaming win." (credit: dno1967b / Flickr) If you follow the business side of the game industry at all, you're probably sick of hearing how mobile gaming is a fast-growing business juggernaut destined t...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Ford To Use Volkswagen's MEB Platform To Manufacture 600,000 EVs The agreement with Ford has further strengthened Volkswagen's electric strategy and supports the growth of the e-mobility industry on a global level....
15:52, 07/12/2019

Hulu vs Netflix: which TV streaming platform do you choose? Hulu or Netflix? Netflix or Hulu? In an increasingly crowded TV streaming market, it’s harder than ever to suss out exactly what each platform does differently, and which one might be best suited to your own tastes, needs, and budget. Each has...
18:39, 09/21/2019

Nissan Kicks SUV Now Available On Zoomcar's Subscription Platform The Nissan Kicks was launched late last year and is the latest model to be made available on Zoomcar's subscription platform - ZAP. The new leasing programme by the self-driving rental company allows......
19:26, 07/18/2019

Honda Is Designing a Modular Electric Car Platform Honda’s working on a new modular EV platform, Tesla’s dealing with a lawsuit involving alleged trade secret theft, and Toyota has to pay a single dealer almost $16 million in damages. All that and more in The Morning Shift for Tuesday, July 16, 2019....
23:26, 07/16/2019

Fiat Chrysler would get key platform boost from Renault tie-up Fiat Chrysler would gain much-needed scale by getting access to Renault Group’s platforms if the proposed merger of the two European giants goes ahead....
12:39, 05/28/2019

MSC, CMA CGM to board Maersk's shipping blockchain platform Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) and CMA CGM, two of the world's biggest container shipping groups, are to join market leader Maersk in a blockchain platform aimed at limiting a costly paper trail in the industry....
21:00, 05/28/2019

Google Cloud Platform: A cheat sheet This comprehensive guide covers the history of Google Cloud Platform, the products and services GCP offers, and where it fits in the overall cloud market....
21:26, 04/28/2019

Facebook's new crypto platform could rival Apple Pay Back in 2018, Bloomberg revealed that Facebook was developing a cryptocurrency backed by the US dollar that users can transfer to each other via WhatsApp. According to a new report by The Wall Street Journal, though, Facebook has bigger plans for its...
19:00, 05/03/2019

WhatsApp could become more like iMessage with multi-platform support WhatsApp is the world’s most popular messaging service, with over 1.5 billion monthly users, but it’s always had one annoying limitation: you need your cellphone to use it. Sure, you could sign onto the Web or desktop app and access most of the servi...
01:39, 07/27/2019

Here's a First Look at Toyota and Subaru's Electric Car Platform of the Future It was announced this week that Toyota and Subaru will work together on a new electric vehicle platform, one that will combine Subaru’s all-wheel drive expertise with Toyota’s electrification chops. Here’s a quick look at the new “e-TNGA” platform, ...
01:52, 06/09/2019

YouTube Bans Hateful Videos From Platform YouTube said it is stepping up efforts to scrub hateful content from its platform, including videos that deny historical events like the Holocaust, taking on more of the task of judging the validity of information on its popular video-streaming site....
00:00, 06/06/2019

Toyota and Subaru to co-develop new electric car platform News 6 Jun, 2019 The two Japanese auto manufacturers will jointly design a dedicated all-electric platform, as well as a new C-segment SUV...
15:13, 06/06/2019

Google is shutting down the Jump VR platform in June Google's Jump VR platform will go offline by the end of June, and it has started telling users to download their data before it shuts down completely. The tech giant launched Jump back in 2015 to simplify the creation of 3D 360-degree videos usi...
09:26, 05/18/2019

Expectations for Disney’s new streaming platform should be tempered There are high expectations for — and a lot of hoopla surrounding — Disney’s upcoming streaming service Disney+, which is scheduled to launch in November. The grand reception could be completely warranted, but I’d like to throw in an ounce of healthy...
07:00, 09/01/2019

VW will reportedly share its electric car platform with Ford VW and Ford appear close to formalizing their partnership on EVs and self-driving cars. Reuters sources claim the two have forged an "outline agreement" that will see them ally on more than just commercial vehicles. Most notably, VW would share its...
22:13, 07/05/2019

Salesforce adds customer data platform to CRM At its annual Salesforce Connections conference, Salesforce unveiled its new Customer Data Platform (CDP) alongside the next generation of Customer 360.The new platform services will allow companies to unify disparate customer data throughout their e...
00:52, 06/19/2019

Best e-commerce platform of 2019: get an online store now! The rise of the web has allowed countless businesses to reach a wider market. Not only that, it has given rise to countless new online-only businesses, fueled by the exponential rise of mobile connections.It's not surprising, then, that one anal...
16:26, 05/07/2019

For Sale: Massive Blogging Platform, Lightly Used Six years after being acquired for an astonishing $1.1 billion, blogging platform Tumblr and its 550 million monthly users are reportedly on the auction block with no indication of who might be in market to buy it. Read more......
00:26, 05/03/2019

New Toyota small car platform for 'engaging' next Yaris New GA-B modular architecture allows different small car bodystyles and a better driving experience Toyota has begun the gradual build-up to the unveiling of its next-generation Yaris, due to be shown in 2020, by revealing the new platform that will...
06:13, 09/07/2019

Why iPadOS is shaping up as the best mobile Chrome platform Google hasn't shown much interest in making Chrome for Android tablets a desktop-class experience, but Google's browser is poised to come along for the ride as Apple improves Safari....
16:52, 08/29/2019

Facebook ‘gives global platform to illegal dogfighting’ Social media giant breaks its own rules on violence and animal trading, say campaignersFacebook has been accused of giving a global platform to dogfighting after an investigation found the site is being used by fight organisers and unscrupulous puppy...
17:00, 05/26/2019

China launches first rocket from mobile platform at sea BEIJING — China on Wednesday launched a rocket from a mobile platform at sea for the first time, sending five commercial satellites and two others containing experimental technology into space. The Long March 11 rocket blasted off from a launch pad a...
16:26, 06/05/2019

Lincoln Co. Parents Concerned About New Learning Platform LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Some parents in Lincoln Co. are pushing back against a new program being implemented in the local middle school. It’s called “Summit Learning,”  an online-based program that’s backed by Fac...
02:13, 05/17/2019

Nvidia reveals first AI platform for edge devices In an effort to help bring artificial intelligence to edge devices, Nvidia has announced its new Nvidia EGX platform that has the ability to understand and act on data in real time without having to send it to the cloud or data center first.Up until ...
00:00, 05/29/2019

Fire TV vs Roku: Which streaming video platform is better? Streaming video players have come a long way in just 10 years. Back in 2009, almost no one owned a Roku - and Amazon? Prime Video had just come out in 2006, so at that point it was still just a blip on the radar. But 10 years later and Amazon and Rok...
04:00, 07/09/2019

Pininfarina teams up with engineering giants for new EV platform Pininfarina Luxury EV maker joins forces with Bosch and Benteler to develop chassis – and could make it available to other car firms Automobili Pininfarina will team up with engineering giant Bosch and leading automotive technology firm Benteler t...
17:39, 09/09/2019

Group 1 launches online sales platform Group 1's AcceleRide allows visitors to browse new and used inventory, customize features, select financing and payment terms and coordinate delivery to their home, office or local dealership....
12:39, 06/09/2019

Blockstream’s new ‘Bitcoin ICO’ platform is handy – but you still need to know the laws The blockchain infrastructure firm that sent a Bitcoin satellite into space is launching a platform to allow businesses to offer security tokens on the Liquid Network. Blockstream announced the launch of “Liquid Securities” earlier today at CoinDesk’...
20:13, 05/15/2019

Toyota and Subaru to develop new electric platform and SUV The latest in a flurry of new partnerships to emerge, the Japanese alliance will draw on both brands' expertise Toyota and Subaru have embarked on an initiative that will see the two marques share development of electric vehicle platforms - and joi...
18:39, 06/06/2019

EMS survey highlights FX traders’ platform predicament A reluctance to dispense with legacy technology, combined with heightened regulatory oversight and changing liquidity provision from banks, has seriously complicated the execution management system (EMS) selection process for FX traders....
03:52, 08/10/2019

Salesforce to Buy Analytics Platform Tableau for More Than $15 Billion Salesforce.com agreed to buy data-analytics platform Tableau Software for more than $15 billion in stock, a deal aimed at expanding the business-software firm’s digital offerings beyond customer-relationship management tools....
20:26, 06/10/2019

Appian adds AI capabilities to its low-code platform In an effort to help businesses easily add artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities to their applications, Appian has announced a new service called Appian AI which will allow its customers to add AI to any application built on its platform.While th...
02:00, 05/15/2019

Volkswagen India Considering New-Gen Polo Based On MQB A0 IN Platform The 6th generation of the Volkswagen Polo made its debut in 2017 and back then we told you that the car will not make its way to India. However, Volkswagen India has confirmed that it is considering......
13:13, 08/16/2019

New CRISPR platform expands RNA editing capabilities CRISPR-based tools have revolutionized our ability to target disease-linked genetic mutations. CRISPR technology comprises a growing family of tools that can manipulate genes and their expression, including by targeting DNA with the enzymes Cas9 and ...
20:26, 07/11/2019

California Today: California Today: The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansion....
16:39, 05/22/2019

macOS 10.15’s Music app is basically iTunes, and won’t be cross platform The news that macOS 10.15, which is due later this year, will come with a standalone Music app was good news for anyone who doesn’t like iTunes. However, it appears that the Music app will be heavily based off the iTunes code.This means that t...
21:39, 05/10/2019

FA to launch streaming platform dedicated to women’s football • Free player will stream all WSL matches live• FA: ‘Pivotal step in journey to grow the women’s game’The Football Association is launching a streaming platform dedicated to women’s football from the start of the 2019-20 season.The FA Player will pro...
18:39, 08/06/2019

Guided by AI, robotic platform automates molecule manufacture Guided by artificial intelligence and powered by a robotic platform, a system developed by MIT researchers moves a step closer to automating the production of small molecules that could be used in medicine, solar energy, and polymer chemistry. The s...
23:00, 08/08/2019

Twitch buys Bebo to build out its esports platform With Amazon's help, Twitch has become the game streaming service of choice for PC and console players all over the world. Viewers have witnessed superstar Fortnite player Ninja team up with Drake and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez guest-star in a Donk...
18:26, 06/19/2019

FCA partners with Harman, Google Technologies for new connectivity platform The global "ecosystem" platform will offer owners 4G network connectivity and support the evolution to 5G with any service provider worldwide, FCA said....
12:39, 04/30/2019

Is the world ready for cross-platform quantum programming? Harvard's Prineha Narang and colleagues hit upon a neat way to compile programs to emerging "noisy" quantum systems, and now they've commercialized the work in a startup Aliro. The company tells ZDNet that the business world is chomping at the bit to...
08:39, 09/19/2019

E-commerce Platform Meesho Raises $125 Million In Funding The Meesho platform allows re-sellers of everything from jewellery to mobile phones to reach prospective customers via social media platforms such as Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram....
18:26, 08/12/2019

Scout24 to explore sale or spin-off of autos platform German classified listings group Scout24 said on Tuesday it would explore a sale or spin-off of its autos platform after facing calls from activist investor Elliott to sell the business....
10:39, 08/13/2019

Baidu’s DuerOS voice platform is now on 400 million devices Baidu revealed at its Create 2019 conference in Beijing that DuerOS' install base recently surpassed 400 million as voice queries topped 3.6 billionRead More...
09:52, 07/03/2019

Goalie using platform to drive conversation about mental health Robin Lehner opened up about his struggles in an effort to lessen the stigma associated with mental illness, and his message resonated beyond the hockey world....
06:39, 09/17/2019

Savings platform Raisin taps Goldman for top-up investment Raisin, a Berlin-based savings and investment marketplace, said it had tapped investment bank Goldman Sachs for top-up funding as it joins other European fintech players in targeting the U.S. market....
09:52, 07/16/2019

Woman stabbed in dispute on Brooklyn subway platform A 23-year-old woman was stabbed at a subway station in Brooklyn on Friday afternoon during an argument with a couple, police said. The woman was on the platform of the Utica Avenue subway station in Crown Heights around 2:27 p.m. when she and the pai...
23:39, 08/02/2019

Twitter Co-Founder Ev Williams Says Trump a 'Master' of the Platform Just days after US President Donald Trump said he used Twitter as a "typewriter", the co-founder of the micro-blogging site, Ev Williams has called Trump "master" of the platform....
14:39, 05/23/2019

China's used car platform Renrenche looks to slash jobs by 60%, source says China's online used car trading platform Renrenche aims to cut as much as 60 per cent of staff as it battles tight funding and fierce competition, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday....
13:00, 06/24/2019

Scout24 sets strategic review for autos platform German classified listings group Scout24 , reporting upbeat second-quarter profits, said on Tuesday it would explore options for its autos platform after facing calls from activist investor Elliott to sell the business....
08:39, 08/13/2019

Bregal Sagemount Invests in Buyers Edge Platform Private-equity firm Bregal Sagemount is betting once again on the supply-chain software sector with a growth investment in Buyers Edge Platform LLC, a group purchasing and technology company for the food service industry....
19:39, 07/08/2019

A new range of Hisense TVs bring the brilliant Roku platform to the UK The Roku TV smart platform is used in one of every three televisions sold in the US – and it’s finally bringing its design smarts to the UK – in a partnership with Hisense that will the Roku TV interface to a number of TV models ...
20:26, 09/07/2019

India's Eros Now ties up with Microsoft's Azure platform India's Eros Now said on Thursday it is tying up with Microsoft's Azure cloud platform to host and stream its digital video offerings, in a boost to the U.S. software giant's push to expand in the Indian market....
00:00, 09/20/2019

Oil majors evacuate U.S. Gulf platform staff before storm Major U.S. oil producers on Tuesday began evacuating and shutting in production at their deepwater Gulf of Mexico platforms in advance of a tropical disturbance expected to become a storm this week....
02:26, 07/10/2019

Alibaba opens e-commerce platform to sellers outside of China China's e-commerce giant Alibaba is now allowing businesses from a select few other countries to sell goods on its platform. AliExpress, which enabled small and medium-sized companies in China to sell goods to over 150 countries, has opened up t...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Ford to build electric cars on VW’s MEB platform in 2023 News 12 Jul, 2019 Ford will “design and build at least one high-volume fully electric vehicle in Europe” using VW’s MEB platform in 2023...
20:13, 07/12/2019

Verizon sells blog platform Tumblr to Auttomattic Verizon said Tuesday it will sell microblogging platform Tumblr to Auttomattic, consolidating it with two companies that are "philosophically aligned."...
17:52, 08/13/2019

Qomplx raises $78.6 million for analytics-as-a-service platform Reston, Virginia-based data analytics-as-a-service provider Qomplx has raised $78.6 million, bringing its total raised to over $100 million.Read More...
15:13, 07/23/2019

YouTube says it's removing more hateful videos from platform YouTube said it will remove more hateful and extreme content from its platform as it faces scrutiny over objectionable content hosted on its service.        ...
22:52, 06/05/2019

Two new compact Jaguar SUVs on the cards, tipped to use BMW platform New Jag SUV (far left) and crossover will join Pace line-up BMW architecture could underpin a new entry-level Jaguar SUV and crossover coupé – plus future baby Land Rover, next-gen Evoque and Discovery Sport Jaguar is plotting two small crossovers...
12:48, 08/12/2019

NY Gov. Cuomo orders probe into Facebook advertising platform New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday ordered a state agency to investigate certain reports that state-regulated advertisers were using Facebook Inc's advertising platform in a discriminatory manner....
23:52, 07/01/2019

PayPal expands access to its ecommerce platform to SMBs Small businesses will soon be able to take advantage of the same online shopping infrastructure used by Instagram and Facebook as PayPal has announced that it is rolling out a new ecommerce platform.The new platform will combine exiting parts of the ...
01:26, 06/04/2019

China launches rocket from Yellow Sea platform for first time Blast-off makes China the third country after US and Russia to master sea launch technologyChina has launched a rocket from a mobile platform at sea for the first time, sending five commercial satellites and two others containing experimental technol...
18:13, 06/05/2019

First preview of container platform Fedora CoreOS released Fedora CoreOS is the successor to Atomic Host and CoreOS Container Linux, and will serve as the upstream to Red Hat CoreOS, for running containerized workloads securely....
17:39, 07/24/2019

Group 1 Automotive debuts online car-buying platform Through the platform, customers can browse Group 1's inventory, customize vehicle features, select financing and payment terms and coordinate delivery to their home, office or local dealership....
19:13, 06/04/2019

Cricket World Cup final could yet be shown on free-to-air platform • Sky executives understood to be considering one-off move• Options include online streaming of Lord’s final on 14 JulyThe Cricket World Cup final could yet be shown on a free-to-air platform in the UK, with the rights holder, Sky, understood to be c...
23:52, 06/13/2019

Renault updates big-selling Captur with new platform and interior Rising sales have led to a second-generation Captur Crossover gets significant makeover inside, with plug-in hybrid version still to come Renault has followed up its strong-selling Captur crossover with a second-generation model that features a si...
09:13, 07/03/2019

China launches 1st rocket from mobile platform in Yellow Sea China has for the first time launched a rocket from a mobile platform in the Yellow Sea, sending a five commercial satellites and two others containing experimental technology into space...
13:52, 06/05/2019

Twitter's Costs Rise, but More Users Flock to Platform Twitter posted solid user and revenue growth in its latest quarter, signs that investments to improve civility on its social network and show users more relevant content are working....
13:26, 07/26/2019

Doctors warn fashionistas to ‘stay away’ from platform sandals ’90s-era platform sandals are back — and foot doctors are horrified. Last week, Steve Madden reintroduced his iconic foam platform sandals as part of a capsule collection for Urban Outfitters. On Monday, Model Suki Waterhouse posted a photo of ...
13:26, 05/02/2019

German police target Darknet trafficking platform German investigators say they've broken up one of the world's largest online criminal trafficking platforms in a joint investigation with American and Dutch authorities. (May 3)        ...
21:39, 05/03/2019

Joe Biden accused of plagiarizing parts of new climate platform Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is facing claims that his campaign plagiarized at least five parts of the climate platform released on Tuesday....
00:00, 06/05/2019

Hulu drops support for Google’s Daydream VR platform If you were a fan of watching Hulu videos on Google's Daydream View VR headset, we have some bad news. Hulu has dropped support for Google Daydream. According to the company, the latest versions of its Android app (versions 3.55 or newer) no lon...
06:26, 09/13/2019

Supreme Court rules against oil drilling platform workers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has ruled against workers on oil drilling platforms off California who argued they should be paid for the off-work time they spend on the platform, including sleeping. The high court said Monday that federal law ap...
16:26, 06/10/2019

Refinitiv blocks Reuters stories on Tiananmen from its Eikon platform Under pressure from China's government, financial information provider Refinitiv has removed from its Eikon terminal Reuters news stories related to the 30th anniversary of the bloody suppression of pro-democracy demonstrations in Beijing's Tiananmen...
08:39, 06/04/2019

Hapag-Lloyd, ONE join peers in shipping blockchain platform German container group Hapag-Lloyd and Singapore-based Ocean Network Express (ONE) are to join peers in a blockchain platform aimed at limiting the industry's costly paper trail....
13:52, 07/02/2019

Infarm raises $100 million to expand its urban farming platform to the U.S. and beyond Infarm, a startup that distributes "modular farms" to urban locations, has raised $100 million in a series B round of funding led by Atomico.Read More...
11:39, 06/11/2019

Xfinity internet-only customers now get the Flex streaming platform for free As of today, Comcast will provide its internet-only customers with its streaming TV service Xfinity Flex at no additional cost. Xfinity Flex, which is essentially a streaming device and platform, launched in March and originally cost $5 per month. No...
03:13, 09/19/2019

MercadoLibre preps to offer investment platform for e-wallet users MercadoLibre Inc, Latin America's top e-commerce platform, is taking its latest step into the world of banking, saying on Wednesday that it would start allowing Mexican users of its e-wallet to earn interest on money saved in its app by year-end....
03:13, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 1-NY Gov. Cuomo orders probe into Facebook's advertising platform New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday ordered the U.S. Department of Financial Services to investigate reports that state-regulated advertisers were using Facebook Inc's advertising platform in a discriminatory manner....
23:52, 07/01/2019

ABN AMRO signs on Accenture and ING Bank for its blockchain inventory platform Despite abandoning plans to build its own Bitcoin wallet, ABN AMRO is not quite done with blockchain tech. The Dutch banking giant has announced plans to launch a decentralized trade inventory platform in collaboration with Accenture and ING Bank, ac...
19:00, 05/20/2019

Roland releases Zenbeats, a cross-platform music-making app Roland has been making electronic musical instruments for nearly 50 years and has delivered products like the JU-06A tiny portable synth, keyboards with built-in Alexa controls and mini smartphone mixers. Now, it's entering the world of mobile m...
03:13, 09/19/2019

Australia winces at footage of child falling between train and platform Australia released hair-raising security images on Tuesday of a child falling between a train station platform and a train, as a reminder to parents to stay vigilant during the busy school holidays....
10:52, 07/02/2019

PlayVS raises $50 million more for high school esports platform PlayVS has raised $50 million for its platform for high school esports. The round means that the Los Angeles company has raised $96 million in 15 months.Read More...
16:39, 09/18/2019

Destiny 2 will become free-to-play later this year, fully cross-platform At least one new baddie in Destiny 2: Shadowkeep. [credit: Bungie ] Shortly after Google's Stadia reveal presentation on Thursday, the Dest...
21:00, 06/06/2019

| WATCH: Window cleaning platform swings out of control at top of skyscraper A window cleaning platform carrying two workers began swinging wildly out of control at the top of a skyscraper. Oklahoma City Fire Department shared video of the platform at the top of Devon Tower in Oklahoma City....
06:52, 05/17/2019

NY Governor Cuomo orders probe into Facebook's advertising platform New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday ordered the U.S. Department of Financial Services to investigate reports that state-regulated advertisers were using Facebook Inc's advertising platform in a discriminatory manner....
00:52, 07/02/2019

E-Commerce Platform Shopify Buys Warehouse-Robot Startup Shopify paid $450 million to acquire 6 River Systems, which makes software and autonomous mobile robots that guide workers through warehouse aisles, lighting up when they reach the next item to pick. Customers for the units include Office Depot Inc.,...
09:13, 09/10/2019

Microsoft acquires Drawbridge to bolster LinkedIn's marketing platform Microsoft plans to use Drawbridge's digital identty management technology, which uses machine-learning techniques, to grow LinkedIn's Marketing Solutions product....
01:52, 05/29/2019

Roku targets UK as smart TV platform duel with Amazon hots up Streaming company Roku, whose software runs one in three smart TVs in the United States, is turning to the British market as competition with Silicon Valley giant Amazon goes international....
11:26, 09/07/2019

The DJ-inspired production platform Serato Studio arrives today If you're a Serato DJ user with an unfulfilled desire to make beats and missed the beta for the company's new production platform, now's your chance. Today is the official launch of Serato Studio 1.0 and it's in good form followin...
07:52, 06/20/2019

WeWork starts $2.9 billion property platform with Canada's CDPQ The We Company, parent of workspace provider WeWork, said on Wednesday it has created a $2.9 billion real estate investment platform with funding from one of Canada's largest pension funds, building on ties with private equity firm the Rhone Group....
21:52, 05/15/2019

Online-Based Ridesharing Mobility-as-a-Service Platform for Sale A new mobility platform with an iconic brand and innovative approach to scalable modality is for sale, CNN reports. The service, which boasts nearly 17 million yearly active users, uses a web-and-app-based purchasing platform to coordinate new mobili...
22:00, 05/31/2019

Postman raises $50 million to deliver its API collaboration platform to more partners Postman announced today that it has closed a $50 million round of venture capital to continue product development while reaching more enterprise customers.Read More...
13:52, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 2-WeWork starts $2.9 bln property platform with Canada's CDPQ The We Company, parent of workspace provider WeWork, said on Wednesday it has created a $2.9 billion real estate investment platform with funding from one of Canada's largest pension funds, building on ties with private equity firm the Rhone Group....
22:39, 05/15/2019

Splunk acquires cloud monitoring platform SignalFx for $1.05 billion Splunk today announced an agreement to acquire SignalFx, cloud monitoring platform for infrastructure, microservices, and applications, for $1.05 billion.Read More...
13:00, 08/22/2019

Social VR platform Bigscreen TV adds 50 free live channels Bigscreen is first and foremost a destination where users can share their desktop screens with friends. Bigscreen TV takes the service in a new place.Read More...
04:00, 07/15/2019

Stephen Colbert to Trump: 'You ran on a racist, anti-immigration platform' Late-night hosts discussed the crisis of children at the US-Mexicao border and the newest sexual assault allegation against TrumpLate-night hosts discussed recent issues of the Trump administration, including a new allegation of sexual assault agains...
19:39, 06/26/2019

Tile finds another $45M to expand its item-tracking devices and platform Tile — the company that makes popular small square-shaped tags and other technology to help people keep track of physical belongings like keys and bags — has made more recent moves to link up with chipmakers, helping it expand to wireless...
15:26, 07/24/2019

Los Angeles partnership launches platform to help people catch phishes Enlarge / The City of Los Angeles is getting some help from a DHS-funded nonprofit in the fight against phishing. (credit: Getty Images) The relentless march of ransomware, business email compromises, and other attacks against small private and pub...
20:26, 09/18/2019

Confirmed: Ford to share Volkswagen’s MEB platform for at least one electric car by 2023 Volkswagen to invest in Ford-backed autonomous tech firm in exchange for use of modular EV platform in global alliance Ford and Volkswagen have jointly announced the expansion of their global alliance will include electric vehicles, along with a mas...
18:26, 07/12/2019

3D printing platform Carbon raises $260 million at $2.4 billion valuation 3D printing 'digital manufacturer' Carbon has raised $260 million in a growth round of funding co-led by Madrone Capital Partners and Baillie Gifford.Read More...
17:52, 06/25/2019

SpaceX Heavy rocket booster explodes after missing platform SpaceX launched its Falcon Heavy rocket carrying 24 satellites early Tuesday in Florida – but while the two side boosters landed safely back at Cape Canaveral, the new core booster missed a floating platform and erupted in a fireball. “Center core RU...
16:52, 06/25/2019

New Data Platform Illuminates History of Human Environmental Impact The human environmental footprint is not only deep, but old. Ancient traces of this footprint can be found in animal bones, shells, scales, and antlers at archaeological sites. Together, these specimens tell the millennia-long story of how humans hav...
00:26, 05/14/2019

Binance continues crusade for crypto world domination with new dev platform Just days after announcing its digital asset lending platform, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges Binance has announced the launch of another new platform, this time targeted at blockchain developers. In a blog post yesterday, Binanc...
18:39, 08/30/2019

Google expands UI framework Flutter from just mobile to multi-platform In addition to mobile apps, developers will be able to use Flutter to build apps for the web, desktop and embedded devices -- all from a single code base....
00:00, 05/08/2019

IBM, India's Tata join U.S. tech platform's governing council International Business Machines Corp and Tata Communications have joined the governing council of Hedera Hashgraph, a distributed public ledger platform that aims to be faster and runs at a larger scale than current blockchain technologies, a top o...
01:00, 08/13/2019

Quarterly Petrobras oil production falls amid platform stoppages Oil production by Petroleo Brasileiro SA fell 3.5 percent in the first quarter from the same period a year before, according to Brazil's oil regulator ANP, which attributed the fall to a number of scheduled and unscheduled stoppages....
23:52, 05/03/2019

Toyota, Subaru to develop battery electric vehicle platform Toyota said the companies will apply Subaru's all-wheel-drive technologies and Toyota's vehicle electrification technologies to the new battery-electric-vehicle....
13:52, 06/06/2019

Germany shuts down 'Darknet' criminal trading platform, detains 3 German investigators have shut down the world's second largest criminal online trading platform and detained three German men suspected of running it, the Frankfurt public prosecutor's office said on Friday....
12:00, 05/03/2019

TomTom: Microsoft integrating our navigation in connected vehicles platform TomTom, the Dutch mapping and navigation company, said on Friday Microsoft is integrating TomTom's navigation technology into its Connected Vehicle Platform....
09:13, 09/06/2019

Man stabbed in neck, abdomen during subway platform brawl: cops A man was stabbed on a Midtown subway platform during a fight over money, police said Tuesday. The 24-year-old and two men were arguing over money around 11:30 p.m. Monday while on the D train platform at the 42nd Street-Bryant Park station, police s...
19:39, 05/28/2019

Chia Network creates a $100,000 contest to bolster its cryptocurrency platform Chia Network is launching a $100,000 contest with prizes for developers who use its Proof of Space method to create a more efficient cryptocurrency.Read More...
21:00, 07/09/2019

UPDATE 3-WeWork starts $2.9 bln property platform with Canada's CDPQ The We Company, parent of workspace provider WeWork, said on Wednesday it has created a $2.9 billion real estate investment platform with funding from one of Canada's largest pension funds, building on ties with private equity firm the Rhone Group....
00:13, 05/16/2019

WhatsApp Threatens Legal Action Against Entities Abusing Its Platform WhatsApp has threatened legal action against those who publicly claim the ability to abuse its messaging platform, after the emergence of a raft of companies advertising products to bypass usage......
22:39, 06/11/2019

Trading platform IG confident of turning corner after profit slump IG Group expects to return to revenue growth in the second half of this year after the online trading platform reported a 31% slump in annual earnings due to Europe's clampdown on high-stakes financial betting by amateur traders....
13:00, 07/23/2019

Elizabeth Warren embraces Jay Inslee's climate change platform Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday announced she would adopt Washington Gov. Jay Inslee's 10-year climate plan, while also expanding on his blueprint with a series of additional investments costing $1 trillion to offer additional protections to workers...
08:00, 09/04/2019

Zendesk's new Duet platform unites sales and support teams The new offering is designed for businesses that want to provide customers with a personalized experience that spans pre- and post-sale interactions....
11:39, 06/12/2019

Hiber raises $800,000 for user-generated browser game platform Swedish startup Hiber said it has raised a round of funding for its browser-based game platform that enables players to build and share their own games.Read More...
17:00, 08/07/2019

Alibaba welcomes U.S. small businesses to sell globally on its platform Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd will now allow small businesses in the United States to sell on Alibaba.com, the company said on Tuesday, an effort to tap into the business-to-business e-commerce market and fend off fierce competi...
13:39, 07/23/2019

Republicans give platform to climate science deniers while planet burns GOP members used a House hearing on endangered species to peddle the line that more carbon in the atmosphere is a good thingThe climate crisis has become a top issue among Democrats running for president. But many Republican lawmakers are still resis...
02:26, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 2-Refinitiv blocks Reuters stories on Tiananmen from its Eikon platform Under pressure from China's government, financial information provider Refinitiv has removed from its Eikon terminal Reuters news stories related to the 30th anniversary of the bloody suppression of pro-democracy demonstrations in Beijing's Tiananmen...
08:26, 06/04/2019

‘Destiny 2’ coming to Google Stadia complete with cross-platform saves With E3 2019 almost here we’re getting more and more reports about what the new gaming event will have to offer. Just as Microsoft prepares to talk more about xCloud, its games streaming service, Google will announce more details about Stadia, ...
16:26, 06/06/2019

Emirates' Etihad partners with Swiss blockchain platform Winding Tree Etihad Airways, the United Arab Emirates' national carrier, said on Thursday it has teamed up with open-source travel platform Winding Tree to explore using blockchain to distribute products and services without the need for third parties such as Sab...
19:26, 08/08/2019

AI photography platform Meero raises $230 million to become France’s newest unicorn Paris-based Meero raised $230 million in venture capital for its AI-driven photography platform, pushing the company past a valuation of $1 billion. Read More...
05:13, 06/19/2019

YouTube pressured to kick Chinese state media ads off platform over misinformation YouTube users are pressuring the video platform to take down advertisements for China Central Television (CCTV), a state media channel accused of spreading misinformation about pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong....
22:39, 08/21/2019

UPDATE 1-Exxon says production shut at Hibernia oil platform after power outage Production is shut down at the 220,000-barrel-per-day Hibernia oil platform off the coast of eastern Canada, Hibernia's largest shareholder ExxonMobil Corp said on Monday, after a temporary power cut led to oil and water leaking into the ocean....
00:00, 08/20/2019

Apple shares its vision for macOS 10.15 Catalina: Cross-platform apps are key Apple's new framework, Project Catalyst, will help iOS developers translate existing mobile apps into macOS apps. SAN JOSE, Calif.—The next major operating system update for Apple's Mac computers will bring ne...
01:13, 06/04/2019

Instagram test designed to make users more trusting of content on the platform When Instagram first launched, it was known for the filters that users could apply to their photos, which would then be shared among members. The company was acquired by Facebook in 2012 for a reported $1 billion. Instagram is not as well known as Fa...
22:39, 05/07/2019

Identity platform provider Auth0 raises $103 million at a valuation of $1 billion Bellevue, Washington-based Auth0, which developers a cloud-based identity authentication platform, has raised $103 million at a valuation of $1 billion.Read More...
16:00, 05/20/2019

Big banks are launching a blockchain trade platform powered by ‘Bitcoin-like’ token The banking industry is hell-bent on taking over the nascent blockchain and cryptocurrency market. A group of financial firms led by UBS Group AG is eyeing blockchain technology for settling cross-border trades worldwide with its own “Bitcoin-like” t...
14:00, 06/03/2019

Digital sports platform DAZN reaches distribution deal with Comcast Media and communications company Comcast Corp has agreed to a distribution deal with digital global sports provider DAZN Group, further blurring the line between traditional television operators and the streaming services that have disrupted them....
14:26, 09/20/2019

VMware to pay $5 billion for firms offering cloud security, developers platform VMware Inc said on Thursday it bought two providers of cloud security and cloud developer services in separate deals valued at about $5 billion, as it expands offerings for corporate clients....
06:26, 08/23/2019

Animoca Brands raises $2.5 million for The Sandbox blockchain gaming platform Animoca Brands has raised $2.5 million in funding for The Sandbox blockchain gaming platform. Animoca's Pixowl division is remaking The Sandbox as a blockchain-enabled game.Read More...
02:39, 05/23/2019

| Naspers leads $125m in funding for Indian e-commerce platform Meesho Meesho describes itself as a "social commerce online marketplace" that lets independent build small businesses by "connecting them with suppliers to curate a catalog of goods and services to sell" over social media....
20:27, 08/13/2019

Atlassian announces new pricing plans, features in latest platform update The update includes a new feature set for its admin command center Atlassian Access, with tools for identity, data loss prevention, and suspicious activity detection....
05:26, 09/06/2019

Two more shippers join Maersk's cost-cutting blockchain-based platform Two of the world's biggest shipping groups will join a Maersk led blockchain platform aimed at boosting efficiency and limiting the enormous paper trail of global container shipping....
14:26, 05/28/2019

Acer unveils 300Hz gaming laptop for $2,800, Planet9 esports platform At IFA 2019, Acer unveiled Predator Triton 300, Predator Triton 500, Predator Thronos Air, Planet9, Nitro XV3, Swift 3, Swift 5, Aspire C, and Chromebooks.Read More...
14:26, 09/04/2019

Tencent invests in Antstream Arcade retro-game streaming platform Antstream Arcade, which makes a streaming platform for retro games, said it received a round of funding led by Chinese gaming and social giant Tencent.Read More...
12:00, 07/23/2019

Stake petition platform lets shareholders rally for corporate change A petition platform called Stake aims to give stockholders more power to influence company practices by combining their small holdings into a unified group that gives them the clout to push for change....
00:52, 08/15/2019

New York governor orders discrimination probe into Facebook’s advertising platform New York has ordered the Department of Financial Services to investigate reports that advertisers are using Facebook in a discriminatory manner.Read More...
06:13, 07/03/2019

CBOE Wins 'Best Volatility Trading Platform - Global 2015' Award CHICAGO, IL -- September 21, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) has been named “Best Volatility Trading Platform - Global 2015” by Capital Finance International magazine. This is the fifth industry award CBOE has received in...
03:13, 05/02/2019

CORRECTED-IBM, India's Tata join U.S. tech platform's governing council International Business Machines Corp and Tata Communications have joined the governing council of Hedera Hashgraph, a distributed public ledger platform that aims to be faster and runs at a larger scale than current blockchain technologies, a top off...
08:39, 08/14/2019

UPDATE 3-VMware to pay $5 bln for firms offering cloud security, developers platform VMware Inc said on Thursday it bought two providers of cloud security and cloud developer services in separate deals valued at about $5 billion, as it expands offerings for corporate clients. VMware bought Pivotal Software Inc in a $2.7 billion deal....
07:39, 08/23/2019

Andy Kleinman interview — How Wonder is building a hybrid TV-mobile gaming platform Andy Kleinman is finally talking about what his startup Wonder is doing. The San Francisco company is making a hybrid gaming system that unites how we play.Read More...
14:52, 05/30/2019

New York Governor Cuomo orders probe into Facebook's advertising platform New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday ordered the U.S. Department of Financial Services to investigate reports that state-regulated advertisers were using Facebook Inc's advertising platform in a discriminatory manner....
03:00, 07/02/2019

Own a ‘smart speaker’? Your voice also transforms it into a fun gaming platform You can play music games, solve mysteries and try to stump "Akinator" on games played with your voice on Amazon Echo and Google Home smart speakers.       ...
17:00, 07/28/2019

‘The Circus’ co-host and Wired co-founder to launch political media platform Longtime pals John Heilemann — co-host of Showtime’s "The Circus" — and tech entrepreneur and Wired co-founder John Battelle are re-uniting in introducing a new political media platform....
17:13, 07/23/2019

ProSieben signs cooperation with Facebook to share clips on video platform ProSiebenSat.1 Media said on Wednesday it had signed a cooperation agreement with arch-rival Facebook to post program clips on video platform Facebook Watch as the German broadcaster seeks to reach a younger audience....
14:00, 06/12/2019

Russia says rocket test on sea platform caused fatal accident - reports Russian state nuclear agency Rosatom said on Saturday a fatal accident at a military site in northern Russia earlier this week took place during a rocket test on a sea platform, Russian news agencies reported....
16:39, 08/10/2019

What makes Google Cloud Platform unique compared to Azure and Amazon Since the 1980s, there’s been a rule that three major competitors don’t last long in a technology market. For Google to stay relevant and remain in contention, it has to keep innovating and changing the rules....
21:13, 05/20/2019

Shell confirms two killed after accident at Auger platform in Gulf of Mexico Royal Dutch Shell confirmed two people were killed as a result of an incident at its Auger Tension Leg Platform in the deep-water U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Sunday morning....
17:52, 07/01/2019

Tumblr’s Head of Culture and Fashion shares the platform’s most curious subcultures Valentine Uhovski started his career as an editor and journalist, and has written for the likes of The Wall Street Journal and Interview Russia. He’s now in his eighth year manning the helm of Tumblr‘s Culture and Fashion verticals. Since joining, he...
15:39, 04/30/2019

Streaming: 2018's boldest directorial debut finally finds a platform Eva Trobisch’s acclaimed Alles is gut is out now on Netflix. Plus, the compelling rise of New York congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-CortezI try, I really do, not to fall back on Netflix too often in a column meant to cover a growing streaming realm: i...
12:52, 05/06/2019

Over half of euro zone govt bonds have sub-zero yields on Tradeweb platform The pool of euro zone government bonds with negative yields has surged so far in June to 4.3 trillion euros or around 55% of the total, the highest proportion since August 2016, Tradeweb data showed on Thursday....
13:00, 06/20/2019

Patreon raises $60 million to expand its creator membership platform internationally Patreon has raised $60 million to expand its subscription membership platform internationally. This round takes its total funding to $165 million.Read More...
15:13, 07/16/2019

UPDATE 1-WeWork owner starts $2.9 bln platform to invest in real estate Shared office space company WeWork's owner, The We Company, on Wednesday set up a new real-estate investment platform, Ark, to buy and develop commercial properties around the world....
14:39, 05/15/2019

BetterUp, a career and life coaching platform for employees, raises $103 million BetterUp, a career and life-coaching platform for employees, has raised $103 million in a series C round of funding led by Lightspeed Venture Partners.Read More...
16:13, 06/12/2019

Facebook launches US dating platform; Tinder owner’s shares sink Mark Zuckerberg wants to find you a date — and he promises to be discreet about your taste for red wine, trashy sitcoms and long walks by the ocean. Facebook has added a new, nationwide dating platform to its social-networking site, raising fresh que...
00:39, 09/06/2019

Sinochem unit discussing blockchain platform with Shell, Macquarie -sources Sinochem Energy Technology Co Ltd, a subsidiary of state oil and chemicals firm Sinochem Group, is in talks with Royal Dutch Shell and Macquarie Group to build an energy blockchain platform, three Beijing-based industry sources said....
11:52, 09/05/2019

NASA chooses technology firm Maxar for lunar platform project NASA has picked space technology company Maxar Technologies Inc as the first contractor to help build its Gateway platform in lunar orbit, a crucial outpost for America's mission to relay astronauts to the moon in 2024, the U.S. agency said on Thursd...
22:39, 05/23/2019

Huawei’s cross-platform HarmonyOS will ship in China in 2019, globally in 2020 During a developer conference in China, Huawei detailed its forthcoming operating system -- HarmonyOS -- and said it will ship globally next year.Read More...
14:39, 08/09/2019

Bernie Sanders' Criminal Reform Plans Are Catching Up With His Radical Economic Platform Most candidates push criminal reform packages that often lack the requisite muscle to make a dent in a system that warehouses black and brown people with reckless abandon. But Sen. Bernie Sanders’ plan to tackle some of the more contentious elements ...
22:00, 08/23/2019

Hackers are exploiting a platform-agnostic flaw to track mobile phone locations Enlarge / Simjacker attack flow. (credit: AdaptiveMobile Security) Hackers are actively exploiting a critical weakness found in most mobile phones to surreptitiously track the location of users and possibly carry out other nefarious actions, resear...
12:26, 09/13/2019

Google just bought the data analytics platform Looker. Now Salesforce is buying Tableau Customer-management software developer Salesforce is buying Tableau Software, which uses self-service analytics to help people work with data.       ...
22:00, 06/10/2019

Dashlane cofounder launches Stonly, a platform for creating embeddable product explanations Alexis Fogel, cofounder of Dashlane, launched Stonly to help product teams, customer support staff, and bloggers explain how tools and services work.Read More...
17:26, 07/17/2019

Gayming Magazine: New media platform aims to bring gaming LGBTQ+ communities together A new online magazine is set to take the gaming world by storm by acting as a hub for LGBTQ+ stories and voices across the industry. Here's what you need to know....
17:39, 05/31/2019

Esports platform Super League Gaming, in first post-IPO deal, buys Framerate The amateur esports platform Super League Gaming Inc has acquired the fast-growing social video network Framerate for $2.5 million in cash and stock, according to a corporate filing on Friday....
02:26, 06/08/2019

High-profile games and signings give new WSL season a perfect platform | Eni Aluko Manchester United will stir things up at the top, although Birmingham and Yeovil have their work cut out to stay upThe Women’s Super League starts this weekend in explosive style, with a Manchester derby at the Etihad Stadium, a London derby at Stamf...
21:26, 09/05/2019

Luminar eyes production vehicles with $100M round and new Iris lidar platform Luminar is one of the major players in the new crop of lidar companies that have sprung up all over the world, and it’s moving fast to outpace its peers. Today the company announced a new $100 million funding round, bringing its total raised t...
23:00, 07/11/2019

Europe’s largest port set to test its blockchain-powered energy trading platform Europe’s largest ferry port is readying its blockchain-based energy trading application for deployment. The Port of Rotterdam announced last week that its blockchain-based energy trading platform is “complete in principle” and it will begin testing i...
15:52, 04/29/2019

Social platform Reddit quarantines major pro-Trump community over violence threats Social media site Reddit restricted access to a major forum for supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump, citing threats of violence against police and public officials....
00:13, 06/27/2019

Bernie Sanders unveils trade platform challenging Trump's China policy Sanders' platform is a jab at President Donald Trump, who pledged to overhaul U.S. trade deals but has has struggled to fully follow through on his promise....
22:00, 04/29/2019

New Zealand Official Calls 8chan ‘the White Supremacist Killer’s Platform of Choice’ One of New Zealand’s top media regulators called fringe online forum 8chan “the white supremacist killer’s platform of choice,” as he praised a telecommunications provider for barring access to it. Telecom company Spark moved ...
19:52, 08/09/2019

Jordan Peterson announces new social media platform amid Pinterest controversy Jordan Peterson recently announced he will be launching a social media website alongside Dave Rubin and other key figures. Peterson says the site will have strong free speech policies, and the announcement is quite timely in light of the new Pinteres...
04:39, 06/14/2019

Facebook should de-platform 'domestic terrorists' Antifa following Andy Ngo attack, says Brent Bozell Media Research Center founder Brent Bozell is calling for Facebook to de-platform Antifa on the heels of conservative writer Andy Ngo being attacked by members of the group in Portland, Ore. on Saturday....
23:52, 07/03/2019

Julián Castro pressed on his liberal immigration platform: Isn't it 'effectively open borders?' Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro was pressed by ABC News anchor George Stephanopoulos on whether his far-left immigration platform amounts to "open borders."...
22:39, 07/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Norway's Equinor evacuates North Sea platform after collision with supply vessel Norwegian oil and gas firm Equinor has evacuated oil workers from its Statfjord A platform in the North Sea after it was struck by a supply vessel, the company said on Friday. The platform was not producing when the collision occurred at 1:55 a.m. on...
08:13, 06/07/2019

Fox News Digital posts best quarter ever in multi-platform views, beats CNN in key metrics Fox News Digital finished the second quarter of 2019 with 4.8 billion page views, its highest multi-platform total in history, topping CNN as the No. 1 news organization in multiple metrics, according to Comscore. ...
03:52, 07/16/2019

President Trump Met With Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey After Criticizing the Social Media Platform (Bloomberg) — Twitter Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey met with Donald Trump at the White House Tuesday, the same day the president tweeted that Congress should “get involved” in a battle against “discriminatory”...
20:13, 04/28/2019

Wunder Mobility closes $60 million round to expand its urban transport platform in the U.S. Wunder Mobility, which helps companies and cities create their own urban mobility services, has closed a series B round of funding at $60 million.Read More...
17:13, 09/19/2019

India’s Byju’s education platform raises $150 million round for global expansion Indian ed-tech firm Byju’s has raised $150 million in funding in a round led by the Qatar Investment Authority. Byju’s recently acquired augmented reality kids game maker Osmo for $120 million, which has a big audience among kids in the U...
14:00, 07/11/2019

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh to unveil platform ahead of 2019 federal election Speaking in Hamilton at the NDP convention on Sunday, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh  is expected to unveil his party's platform ahead of the 2019 federal election....
18:13, 06/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Digital sports platform DAZN reaches distribution deal with Comcast Media and communications company Comcast Corp has agreed to a distribution deal with digital global sports provider DAZN Group, further blurring the line between traditional television operators and the streaming services that have disrupted them....
17:39, 09/19/2019

GOP launches new fundraising platform to capitalize on Republican small-dollar donor base WinRed, the new tool announced Monday, is designed to rival ActBlue, a dominant fundraising platform on the left that has become crucial to Democrats’ small-dollar success....
03:39, 06/25/2019

‘YouTubers’ author Chris Stokel-Walker on how to fix the world’s biggest video platform Over the past couple of years, YouTube’s been in hot water over a myriad of issues that would give any CEO sleepless nights. The list of offenses includes failing to police problematic videos appearing on its platform, toxic comments that have pushed...
19:13, 07/23/2019

Salesforce to acquire data analytics platform Tableau in $15.7 billion all-stock deal Salesforce is buying data analytics company Tableau in an all-stock deal worth around $15.7 billion, just days after Google purchased Tableau rival Looker.Read More...
19:52, 06/10/2019

NetApp bolsters data fabric strategy with new platform, consumption based pricing The network data storage provider announced a new hybrid muilticloud platform and as-a-service consumption model that lets businesses purchase data services based on usage....
18:52, 06/18/2019

Google Stadia takes on Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo with new online game platform Google's Stadia, announced at the Game Developers Conference Tuesday, will make games available on Chrome browsers on PCs, computers, phones and TVs.        ...
23:13, 04/28/2019

Julián Castro's housing platform aims to increase ownership, reduce discrimination Calling housing "a human right," Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro unveiled a series of new proposals to address housing affordability issues that are mounting across the country....
19:26, 06/18/2019

Unique multi-platform Monero mining malware targets audio engineer pirates We’ve seen cryptocurrency hungry hackers hiding mining malware in Adobe Flash updates, and even in legitimate Windows updates, but now hackers are hiding it in cracked audio production software. Security researchers at ESET have uncovered a Monero cr...
16:39, 06/20/2019

Brazil's Magazine luiza seeks accelerated growth in financial services platform Luizacred Brazilian electronics and appliance retailer Magazine Luiza will push for high growth of its financial services division Luizacred over the next quarters, executives said on Tuesday....
17:52, 05/07/2019