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New Feature Lets Uber Black Car Riders Tell Their Filthy Pleb Drivers to Shut the Fuck Up

Uber has announced a new feature that will allow some riders to properly express their disgust for their filthy, lower class drivers—all with the simple touch of a button...

New Feature Lets Uber Black Car Riders Tell Their Filthy Pleb Drivers to Shut the Fuck Up

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Uber now lets premium riders opt out of conversations with drivers Uber is rolling out a bunch of new features for Uber Black premium riders, including the ability to request "quiet time" and help with luggage.Read More...
04:17, 05/15/2019

'Shut up and drive'? Option for Uber riders to avoid small talk divides drivers Some decried the change as a violation of ‘free speech’, while others worried about how it would affect their ratingsLess than a week after a disappointing IPO, Uber is taking the guesswork out of whether to make friendly banter during your rides wit...
10:00, 05/18/2019

New Uber feature to silence drivers - but it comes at a price It is well-known that taxi drivers often like to chat with their customers, but if you prefer a quieter journey, then ride-hailing app Uber has the answer....
20:17, 05/17/2019

Uber and Lyft drivers strike to protest the treatment of their drivers Drivers in seven other U.S. cities, as well as London, will participate in the stoppage, aimed at getting more job security and other improvements.        ...
19:51, 05/08/2019

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.        ...
23:17, 05/05/2019

Uber now reminds riders to check for cyclists before opening their door Uber will soon roll out push notifications that indicate when riders' drop-offs are near bike lanes, giving them ample time to check for oncoming cyclists.Read More...
00:00, 05/16/2019

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....
15:17, 05/06/2019

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....
22:17, 05/06/2019

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....
08:00, 05/06/2019

Dynamic Wallpaper Club lets users enjoy macOS Mojave’s forgotten feature Apple introduced Dynamic Desktops in 2018's macOS Mojave updates, but only included two samples. Now a group of developers is helping users make their own.Read More...
16:51, 05/10/2019

Uber announces major Black and Black SUV enhancements, including Quiet Mode Uber Black and Uber Black SUV, the original luxury experiences, are getting consistent improvements in the United States this week. Apparently, many customers have requested top-notch service and premium comfort when using these experiences, and Uber...
08:34, 05/15/2019

Uber drivers strike over pay and conditions Protests take place in UK, US, Brazil and Australia as ride-hailing app prepares for stock market debutUber drivers have gone on strike in the UK, US and other countries including Brazil and Australia to demand better pay and conditions ahead of the ...
19:17, 05/08/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers strike for better pay Uber and Lyft drivers went on a nationwide strike and urged riders to boycott the services Wednesday in an effort to urge the companies to increase wages....
01:00, 05/09/2019

Uber has a solution for chatty drivers We've all been there. You've had a long, tiring day, and you hail a ride to get home. Your driver is nice, but they're perhaps a little too eager for some chit-chat and to play their favorite radio station, when you'd like a modic...
03:00, 05/15/2019

Outside Uber HQ, Drivers Demand a Cut of the Riches SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Just days ahead of Silicon Valley’s most hyped mega-IPO, a group of a several hundred Uber drivers gathered in front of the company’s San Francisco headquarters and took over the street in a protest demanding fair pay, benefit...
02:17, 05/09/2019

Uber drivers protest ahead of IPO Drivers for Uber turned off their app to protest what they say are declining wages ahead of Uber’s initial public stock offering, expected to raise billions for the ride-hailing giant. (May 8)        ...
02:17, 05/09/2019

Uber drivers strike as IPO looms Just a day before its planned IPO, some Uber drivers in the U.S. and Britain planned to strike May 8 in protest at what they say is poor pay and conditions....
20:17, 05/08/2019

Uber drivers won't talk to you – if you pay the premium Whether you're commuting into work on hangover, rushing to the airport, or getting ferried home in an inebriated state, sometimes your time in Uber isn't conducive to relaxed conversation. That's why Uber is allowing riders to stipulat...
12:00, 05/15/2019

Uber and Lyft stop hiring new drivers in NYC Both Uber & Lyft have placed a hold on new drivers in New York City. Buzz60’s Natasha Abellard has the story.        ...
22:17, 04/30/2019

Uber drivers in UK cities strike over pay and conditions Drivers to take part in global protest on eve of ride-hailing app’s flotation on stock marketHundreds of Uber drivers in Britain are to go on strike as part of an international protest against pay and conditions on the eve of the ride-hailing app’s s...
05:34, 05/08/2019

Uber and Lyft stop accepting new drivers in NYC Uber and Lyft have stopped hiring new drivers in New York City, due to a newly-passed law aimed to tamp down on an already oversaturated rideshare market. Politico reported that Uber stopped accepting new driver applications on April 1, with Lyft fol...
05:17, 04/30/2019

Uber drivers plan protest over pay ahead of IPO Uber Technologies Inc's drivers in six U.S. cities are planning to shut their apps for 12 hours on May 8 to protest against low wages and working conditions, two days ahead of the company's expected market debut....
03:34, 04/30/2019

Uber and Lyft drivers are striking over pay and job security Ridesharing drivers for have acted on promises to go on strike over labor conditions. Workers for Uber, Lyft and other companies in 10 cities (including Chicago, New York City and LA) are staging actions to demand better pay and job security. The e...
02:17, 05/09/2019

Why Uber Drivers Will Strike Around the World on Wednesday We’re just days out from Uber making its multibillion-dollar move to the New York Stock Exchange and thousands of drivers from around the world are preparing to launch a series of strikes protests on Wednesday in an effort to fight for better pay and...
02:34, 05/08/2019

Mendoza lays out welcome mat for Uber, but drivers are yet to arrive Unlike in Buenos Aires City, the innovative ridehailing firm was welcomed by the provincial authorities in Mendoza with open arms. But while Uber was a runaway success in the capital, takeup has been slightly slower in wine country...
15:00, 05/04/2019

The Latest: Uber reaches settlements with some drivers SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on Uber pricing its initial public offering of stock on Wall Street (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Uber has reached settlements with some drivers who said they should have been classified as employees instead of independ...
23:51, 05/09/2019

Uber drivers eye IPO riches, call for strike in U.S. and UK Some Uber Technologies Inc drivers in the United States and Britain said they will strike on Wednesday, protesting what they call low pay a day before the ride-services company launches its initial public offering, valuing it at as much as $90 billio...
09:51, 05/08/2019

Disgruntled Uber drivers turn off apps The best ride-hailing app in the world is useless if it can't connect you with a vehicle, something customers often discover after last call at an out-of-the-way bar or arrival at a sparsely populated vacation spot....
07:51, 05/10/2019

Drivers Lead Protests Ahead of Uber IPO Drivers for ride-sharing companies protested Wednesday, saying companies such as Uber Technologies and Lyft have failed to pay drivers a living wage....
21:34, 05/08/2019

Indian Drivers Face The Heat As Uber Plans IPO As Uber drivers planned a global strike on Wednesday ahead of the ride-hailing giant's massive initial public offering (IPO), Uber drivers in India said they are facing the heat as cash incentives......
23:51, 05/09/2019

Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says A U.S. labor agency has concluded that ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc's drivers are independent contractors and not its employees, which could prevent them from joining unions....
23:17, 05/14/2019

Uber drivers cross Brooklyn Bridge to protest IPO Uber and Lyft drivers turned off their apps Wednesday to protest declining wages at a time when both companies are raking in billions of dollars from investors. Striking drivers formed a caravan to cross the Brooklyn Bridge Uber's IPO on Friday....
22:17, 05/08/2019

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....
05:17, 05/03/2019

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, Lyft drivers strike during rush-hour Uber and Lyft drivers participated in a two-hour strike on Wednesday morning as part of a nationwide protest of Uber's treatment of drivers.        ...
01:51, 05/09/2019

Drivers Start Strikes Ahead of Uber’s Blockbuster I.P.O. A walkout by Australian drivers began a series of planned work stoppages around the world to protest wages and work conditions of ride-hailing services....
11:17, 05/08/2019

Uber and Lyft Cut Off Hiring of New Drivers in NYC as New Regulations Appear to Work Lyft and Uber are halting onboarding for new drivers in New York City following last year’s historic vote that lifted the wage minimum for drivers ride-hailing companies late last year, Politico reported Monday.Read more......
22:51, 04/30/2019

U.S. Ride Share Drivers Will Strike On May 8th Ahead of Uber IPO Uber and Lyft drivers in major U.S. cities have united to strike during peak hours on Wednesday May 8th for two hours from 7AM to 9AM local time, according to a report from Autoblog. Cities which may see rush hour even more rush-y include New York, S...
20:00, 05/04/2019

UK Drivers to Stage Massive Strike Coinciding With Uber's IPO Rideshare drivers across the Atlantic have plans to sign off the Uber app and spend their time protesting in four major metro areas. The message, coordinated around Uber’s plans to go public, is a clear rebuke of the company’s IPO plan, which will ma...
20:17, 05/03/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers plan to strike in cities across the US NEW YORK (AP) — Drivers for ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft are planning to turn off their apps to protest what they say are declining wages at a time when both companies are raking in billions of dollars from investors. Organizers are planning dem...
06:17, 05/08/2019

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....
11:51, 05/08/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers plan strikes in major cities Ride-hailing drivers in Boston, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and other large cities said they would participate in the strike on Wednesday and encouraged users to boycott the apps as well....
14:51, 05/08/2019

Uber stock rises after NLRB rules drivers are not employees Uber drivers who are agitating for full-time employee status face a lengthy stretch ahead. Shares of the ride-hailing giant rose 3.3% on Wednesday, a day after the National Labor Relations Board ruled that Uber drivers are contractors, not employees....
10:34, 05/16/2019

'They treat us like crap': Uber drivers feel poor and powerless on eve of IPO Wage cuts and inadequate bonuses mean drivers are left behind as ride-hailing firm prepares for stock market debutA lot of very rich people will get even richer when Uber goes public on 9 May in one of the most anticipated initial public offerings (I...
09:00, 05/07/2019

Eyeing IPO riches, Uber drivers go on strike in UK ahead of U.S. action Uber drivers in Britain started a day of transatlantic strikes on Wednesday to protest at the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums investors are likely to make in Friday's blockbuster stock market debut....
14:17, 05/08/2019

As Uber gears up for IPO, many Indian drivers talk of shattered dreams In 2016, Rajesh Raut started driving an Uber taxi in Mumbai, hoping he could earn more than the $215 he received each month for making flatbreads at a roadside stall....
09:51, 05/08/2019

Rich Uber Passengers Can Now Demand Silence From Their ‘Contractor’ Drivers Through the App Congratulations to Uber, a company currently valued at $67 billion by the stock market that has never made any money and lacks a viable business model, for finding another new and novel way to dehumanize its workforce....
00:51, 05/16/2019

Uber strike London: Why are drivers striking? How long will the boycott last? Hundreds of Uber drivers are expected to stage protests in cities across the UK tomorrow ahead of the rideshare firm's bumper stock market flotation this week....
07:17, 05/08/2019

Ride-hailing drivers expose financial unrest before Uber IPO NEW YORK (AP) — As Uber prepares for its stock market debut Friday, its long-term success or failure will largely depend on the nearly 4 million drivers who serve as the backbone of the company’s network. The ride-hailing company will need to c...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Lyft, Uber drivers planning worldwide strike next week New York drivers for Uber, Lyft and other ride-sharing apps will be joining colleagues from across the globe by briefly going on strike Wednesday to demand better job security, and higher wages....
00:17, 05/04/2019

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....
21:34, 05/03/2019

Ride-hailing drivers in New York to strike ahead of Uber IPO Uber Technologies Inc's drivers in New York will go on strike next week shortly before the ride-hailing company goes public to protest what they view as unfair employment conditions, a taxi union said on Friday....
23:17, 05/03/2019

Uber’s Movement Speeds feature offers hourly street-level traffic data Uber today announced the launch of Uber Movement Speeds, an expansion of its Movement product that offers street-level hourly traffic speeds.Read More...
15:17, 05/14/2019

Uber sued by thousands of Australian taxi drivers in class action An Australian law firm has filed a class action against Uber 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....
06:51, 05/03/2019

REFILE-Ride-hailing drivers in New York to strike ahead of Uber IPO Uber Technologies Inc's drivers in New York will go on strike next week shortly before the ride-hailing company goes public to protest what they view as unfair employment conditions, a taxi union said on Friday....
04:17, 05/04/2019

Uber and Lyft strikes: US drivers stop taking rides in protest over pay Actions in Los Angeles, New York, San Diego and PhiladelphiaStoppages vary from two hours to whole dayRideshare drivers are striking and protesting in major cities across the United States, with many participating in a 24-hour strike of the Uber and ...
19:17, 05/08/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers in New York, other cities set to strike for two hours Wednesday Drivers in seven other U.S. cities, as well as London, will participate in the stoppage, aimed at getting more job security and other improvements.        ...
18:17, 05/07/2019

Uber and Lyft drivers going on strike in at least 8 cities to protest low wages, job insecurity Uber and Lyft drivers in cities across the country plan to strike Wednesday to protest low pay among several other labor concerns. The strike is timed to coincide with Uber’s IPO filing on Friday. The flashiest new tech stock to hit the market, Uber ...
19:51, 05/08/2019

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....
12:51, 05/03/2019

Uber drivers go on strike in London and U.S. ahead of IPO, early protests sparse Uber drivers in London and major U.S. cities held a series of strikes on Wednesday to protest the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums that investors are likely to make in Friday's blockbuster stock market debut....
04:34, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Ride-hailing drivers in New York to strike ahead of Uber IPO Uber Technologies Inc's drivers in New York will go on strike next week shortly before the ride-hailing company goes public to protest what they view as unfair employment conditions, a taxi union said on Friday....
04:17, 05/04/2019

The Uber drivers forced to sleep in parking lots to make a decent living A growing group who commute from places as far as eight hours away spend the night in their cars to pick up fares around San Francisco during the dayEvery Saturday morning before the sun rises, 35-year-old Uber driver Sultan Arifi rolls up the sleepi...
07:34, 05/08/2019

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...
05:00, 05/03/2019

Uber, Lyft strike hits LA, NYC, Boston, Chicago as drivers protest low wages Drivers are unhappy with pay and work conditions at a time when Uber and Lyft are trying lure investors.        ...
17:51, 05/08/2019

Uber drivers go on strike in London and New York ahead of IPO, early protests sparse Uber drivers in London and New York started a series of multi-city strikes on Wednesday to protest the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums that investors are likely to make in Friday's blockbuster stock market debut....
22:34, 05/08/2019

Crossing the digital picket line? Uber and Lyft offer discounts as drivers strike Drivers are shutting off apps in protest across more than a dozen US cities as Uber prepares to go publicUber and Lyft are offering riders and drivers discounts and incentives to use the app on Wednesday as drivers seeking better wages strike across ...
22:51, 05/08/2019

Uber strike London: UK drivers launch nine-hour boycott ahead of app's stock market flotation Uber drivers in London and across the UK are set to launch a nine-hour boycott of the app today in the run-up to its stock market flotation on Thursday....
12:34, 05/08/2019

Uber: US labor board calls drivers contractors in blow to labor rights Ruling will make it more difficult for workers to organize, secure minimum wages and other protections, labor advocates sayUber drivers are not subject to traditional labor protections because they are independent contractors, the National Labor Rela...
03:00, 05/15/2019

Could Uber, Lyft drivers trick the apps to increase surge pricing? Experts say 'probably' A 2017 study found that drivers can increase surge prices by collectively shutting down ride sharing apps and then quickly logging back on.        ...
18:51, 05/15/2019

'With this money, I cannot survive': Uber, Lyft strike hits L.A., NYC, Boston, Chicago as drivers protest Uber and Lyft drivers protested low wages in Los Angeles, New York and cities across the country but the impact on customers appeared limited.        ...
22:17, 05/08/2019

Howard Stern is 65, full of regrets, and filthy rich Howard Stern became the most notorious and highest-paid radio host of all time by flooding the air with nonstop outrageous antics.        ...
19:51, 05/14/2019

Apple Releases Its Second iOS Game Ever, and It's a Tribute to Getting Filthy Rich If you haven’t already heard the news, Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway investment firm recently pumped a bunch of money into ‘cash-strapped’ Apple. To say thanks for helping to keep the company afloat, Apple released its first iOS game since 2008:...
01:00, 05/07/2019

Philippines sets deadline for Canada to ship out garbage in filthy standoff Canada has agreed to pay to re-export the waste it shipped to the Philippines back home, but "bureaucratic red tape" is slowing down the process, according to Filipino officials....
03:17, 05/08/2019

What The Fuck Are The Orioles Even Trying To Do Here? The Orioles are putting MLB on notice with a new standard of uselessness never before seen at this level of the sport. The latest example came on Thursday against Cleveland when they put together one of the worst plays in baseball history. Everythin...
08:17, 05/17/2019

Filthy Friends: Emerald Valley review – indie supergroup is familiar yet bracing (Kill Rock Stars) Featuring Corin Tucker of Sleater-Kinney and Peter Buck of REM, this second album is engaged and abrasive, even if the lyrics sometimes overdo itThe combination of Corin Tucker’s voice – rich and clear, one that somehow sounds truth...
12:51, 05/03/2019

Facebook Wants to Know Which Friends You Want to Fuck Remember back in ye olde days when you would poke that cute friend of yours on Facebook? Well, at its yearly F8 conference today, Facebook announced it’s bringing that weird fuck-y energy back to the platform with a new feature called Secret Crush. R...
22:51, 04/30/2019

Andrew Cuomo Will NOT Fuck the Airport Terminal New York Governor Andrew Cuomo spoke on Wednesday at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for JFK Airport’s storied TWA terminal, which is set to become a new luxury hotel. And because this is infamously eloquent, totally smooth-talking Cuomo here, things got...
20:00, 05/15/2019

This Is Boston's Chance To Get Anthony Davis, As Long As They Don't Fuck It Up Annoyingly, the vile Boston Celtics might get what they wanted after all. While the draft lottery ended in the most frustrating fashion for every team involved except New Orleans, the Boston brain trust had to be ecstatic to see the main Anthony Davi...
23:00, 05/15/2019

5 Of Mom’s Friends Who Got Too Drunk At Their Book Club And All But Said They Want To Fuck Your Older Brother After Mom’s book club has had a few bottles of Yellow Tail, they can get pretty rowdy—and on more than one occasion, they’ve taken a much more active interest in how attractive your big brother is than in their novel of the month. Here are five of Mo...
19:51, 05/14/2019

'Petty, sensitive' riders can't take trash talk "Riders are far too \"petty\" and \"sensitive\" to take trash talk in cycling - it\u0027s far too serious. Subscribe to The Bradley Wiggins Show podcast!"...
12:34, 05/13/2019

Two-Wheeler Riders Without Helmet Will Not Be Able To Buy Petrol In Noida Two-wheeler riders without a helmet will not be able to buy petrol in Noida and Greater Noida in Uttar Pradesh, after the Noida District Administration has taken an initiative by announcing the move.......
15:17, 05/17/2019

Deadspin This Is Boston’s Chance To Get Anthony Davis, As Long As They Don’t Fuck It Up | Splinter R Deadspin This Is Boston’s Chance To Get Anthony Davis, As Long As They Don’t Fuck It Up | Splinter Republicans Reportedly Stunned by How Dumb Jared Actually Is | Jezebel Let’s See How Sister James Charles’s Empire Is Holding Up | The Root Watch: Texa...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Fuck church: Keanu Reeves has a very special message for those who fear death What happens when we die? It’s a question that’s plagued humanity since the dawn of time (I assume). Do we go to some fluffy cloud sparkle palace filled with winged things that look like us, only hotter? Perhaps we are reincarnated as slimy little in...
17:51, 05/15/2019

Blazin' Saddles: The 10 best riders and biggest disappointments of the spring "With the focus now switching to the Grand Tours, our cycling correspondent Felix Lowe runs the rule over the success stories – and failures – of the spring. Who\u0027s performed the best in the major classics and week-long stage races so far in 2019...
22:51, 05/03/2019

Cal Crutchlow says riders want "stupid" MotoGP Q2 rule changed LCR Honda rider Cal Crutchlow says MotoGP riders would overwhelmingly back a change to the "stupid rule" that awards spots in Q2 on the basis of combined times from practice...
20:51, 05/18/2019

Padres' Ian Kinsler Appears To Celebrate Dinger By Yelling "Fuck All You" At The Home Crowd Ian Kinsler hit a three-run dinger in the sixth inning Thursday night to put his Padres up a run, 4–3, over the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates. That’s good, dingers are cool, who among us doesn’t get pumped and jacked by a mighty dinger? Do you want to ...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Waymo's self-driving vans will start picking up Lyft riders in Phoenix Waymo and Lyft have clarified how their self-driving technology partnership will work in the short term. As an initial move, Lyft customers in the metro Phoenix area will have access to 10 Waymo vehicles in the next few months. You'll just hav...
08:34, 05/08/2019

| 2 riders suspended as police probe Austrian blood doping ring Two professional riders, Slovenian Kristijan Koren and Croatian Kristijan Durasek have been suspended as police investigate an Austrian blood doping ring....
16:00, 05/15/2019

CDC to E-Scooter Riders: Please, for the Love of God, Do the Absolute Bare Minimum Safety Thing Amidst a rise in reports that emergency rooms are seeing a spike in visits from people who have seriously messed themselves up while riding electric scooters, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention decided to assess the threat of the increasi...
20:17, 05/01/2019

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....
17:17, 05/09/2019

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...
03:34, 05/15/2019

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...
08:00, 05/14/2019

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...
19:51, 04/30/2019

Suicides Among Black Children Are at Crisis Levels. The Congressional Black Caucus Aims to Do Something About It The rise in the suicide rate for black children ages 5 to 12 is an overlooked national emergency, according to a panel convened by the Congressional Black Caucus on the eve of Mental Health Awareness Month....
21:17, 05/02/2019

Shut The Hell Up, Deacon The world of Days Gone is serious stuff. Zombies Freakers are everywhere, killing anyone who dares get close to them. Society has collapsed. Water and food are scarce. Bandits torture, kidnap and murder innocent people. But I can’t really take any o...
04:17, 05/05/2019

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....
02:17, 05/04/2019

The Smart Car: It's Actually Kind of Amazing When You Just Shut Your Yap and Think About It Earlier this week, Smart announced that it was pulling out of the North American market, and if we’re brutally honest, that was just fine with the North American market. Smarts never really caught on in America, but that shouldn’t be too shocking; af...
12:34, 05/02/2019

You don't have to say 'Hey, Google' to shut off your alarm anymore Sometimes, the smallest changes are the most welcome ones. Google has removed the requirement to say "Hey, Google" before turning off an alarm or timer, streamlining the Assistant process while simultaneously making millions of mornings just a little...
00:17, 05/08/2019

Flooded Kansas Turnpike remains shut down Officials aren't sure when the Kansas Turnpike will reopen near the Oklahoma border after a surging creek sent floodwaters pouring over the asphalt. (May 9)        ...
00:00, 05/10/2019

Equinor says Statfjord loading still shut after oil spill Equinor has still not identified the source of an oil spill at its Statfjord field in the North Sea, and the loading of crude onto tankers remains shut, the Norwegian company told Reuters on Thursday....
15:51, 05/16/2019

We don't need fraternities. Swarthmore was right to shut their's down | Jill Filipovic Fraternities are pernicious forces for too many of the young men who join them, and for even more of the young women who walk through their doorsHere’s a line you don’t read very often: after evidence of truly egregious misogyny and bigotry was leake...
15:34, 05/04/2019

Three Mile Island nuclear plant will soon shut down The owner of Three Mile Island in Pennsylvania — the site of the worst commercial nuclear power accident in the US – announced Wednesday that it will proceed with a planned shutdown starting June 1. Exelon Corp.’s statement comes two years after the ...
18:17, 05/08/2019

MLB roundup: 7 Rays pitchers shut out Marlins 1-0 Anthony Bemboom, a 29-year-old rookie catcher, recorded his first major league hit and RBI on the same play, leading the Tampa Bay Rays to a 1-0 win over the host Miami Marlins on Wednesday night....
11:34, 05/16/2019

Huawei founder 'would shut it down' if China asked it to eavesdrop Telecoms firm insists it has never been asked to spy after political row over 5G networkThe founder of the Chinese telecoms equipment firm Huawei would “shut the company down” if he was asked by the country’s communist regime to eavesdrop on mobile p...
14:51, 05/14/2019

| With churches shut after bombs, Sri Lankans hear Mass on TV Sri Lanka's Catholics awoke to celebrate Mass in their homes by a televised broadcast as churches across the island nation shut over fears of militant attacks....
20:51, 04/28/2019

Trump tries to shut Huawei out of US market with executive order Enlarge / Customers purchase mobile phones at the Huawei Experience Center on May 16, 2019 in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province of China. (credit: Getty Images | VCG/Long Wei) The Trump administration yesterday took two actions that could effectively pre...
22:34, 05/16/2019

Washington's Biggest Lobbyist, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Gets Shut Out Chilly relations with both the White House and congressional Democrats leaves the chief advocacy group for American corporations struggling to adapt to changing politics and shifts in the U.S. economy....
21:51, 05/02/2019

3-year-old dies after found in chained-shut burning car in NY NEW YORK (WNBC) – A 3-year-old girl died after being found in a burning car in Queens that had its doors chained shut from the inside, law enforcement sources familiar with the case tell News 4. A gas can sat near the charred vehicle, footage f...
19:00, 05/07/2019

Day After Maoist Attack In Maharashtra's Gadchiroli, Markets, Shops Shut A day after 15 policemen and a civilian were killed in a Maoist attack in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli, the major markets and commercial establishments in that district remained shut on Thursday to pay......
19:17, 05/02/2019

Sri Lankans attend Mass at home with churches shut down after bombings With churches in Sri Lanka closed a week after suicide bombings killed more than 250 people on Easter, Catholics in the island nation celebrated Mass in their homes Sunday via a televised broadcast on Sunday....
21:51, 04/28/2019

PG&E's Radical Plan to Prevent Wildfires: Shut Down the Power Grid When dangerously high winds arise this year, the utility says it will black out fire-prone areas that are home to 5.4 million people. No U.S. utility has blacked out so many on purpose....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Morgan Stanley to shut down its Russian banking business in Q1 2020 Morgan Stanley is planning to send a formal notice to the Russian central bank that it will close down its banking operations in the country in the first quarter of 2020, its Russian unit said in its annual report....
21:17, 05/06/2019

Cartels thrive in New Mexico county after feds shut down checkpoints ALAMOGORDO, NM — In this sprawling desert city in the shadow of the Sacramento Mountains, local officials are fed up with the border crisis — and have gone rogue. Otero County last month became the first border community to declare a state of emergen...
05:34, 05/06/2019

Elbow strain forces Pirates to shut down Taillon for 4 weeks PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates ace Jameson Taillon will be shut down for at least a month because of a strained right elbow. The team placed Taillon on the 10-day injured list Saturday after he complained of lingering pain following a victory o...
00:34, 05/05/2019

German police shut down one of world's biggest dark web sites Arrests in Germany, Brazil and US relate to sale of drugs, stolen data and malicious softwareGerman police have shut down one of the world’s largest illegal online markets in the so-called dark web and arrested the three men allegedly running it, pro...
06:00, 05/04/2019

Creepy men slide into women's DMs all the time, but they can be shut down | Talia Jane When I received an inappropriate message I didn’t hesitate pointing out that it was not acceptable. Many women don’t – and then regret their silence“You can confidently put ‘knows how to handle online sexual harassment’ on your CV,” a friend tweeted ...
19:17, 05/07/2019

Twitter lets you add GIFs to retweets As of today, Twitter users can include GIFs in their retweets. Users can also include up to four photos or a video. The update is rolling out on iOS, Android and mobile.twitter.com, and accounts like @GameOfThrones and @NASA are already putting it to...
02:34, 05/07/2019

Instagram lets you buy what Kim Kardashian wears right from the app With over 1 billion monthly active users, Instagram sees a major opportunity to disrupt online shopping. And, over the past year or so, the company has been working hard to make shopping a cornerstone feature of its app. Just last month, it started a...
22:17, 04/30/2019

German Police Shut Down Major 'Darknet' Illegal Trading Site German police have shut down one of the world's largest illegal online markets in the so-called dark Web and arrested the three men allegedly running it....
03:17, 05/04/2019

Guatemala’s Anti-Corruption Fight Inspired Latin America. It May be Shut Down. A panel of United Nations-backed investigators charged around 700 people. Other countries wanted their own anti-graft groups, but a coming election may spell its end....
17:17, 05/18/2019

Morgan Stanley to shut down its Russian banking business in first quarter 2020 Morgan Stanley is planning to send a formal notice to the Russian central bank that it will close down its banking operations in the country in the first quarter of 2020, its Russian unit said in its annual report....
21:17, 05/06/2019

Baltimore hit by ransomware attack, forcing officials to shut down city's servers Baltimore Mayor Bernard "Jack" Young said Wednesday that IT teams were working to recover from a devastating cyberattack the day before that had forced officials to shut down most of the city's Internet servers. ...
22:17, 05/08/2019

Ford reaches agreement with workers at Brazilian plant it plans to shut down Ford Motor Co said on Tuesday it had reached an agreement with the workers' union at a historic Brazil plant it plans to shutter by the end of the year, paving the way for a friendly shutdown or potential takeover by a local buyer....
15:51, 04/30/2019

Steep Spanish slide shut after user hurt at high speed A local authority in Spain says it has temporarily closed a steep municipal slide known as an "urban toboggan run" after social media videos showed a user injuring herself when zipping down it at high speed....
15:51, 05/13/2019

'Suspicious' Chef Boyardee can on wheels leads Chicago cops to shut down street A Chicago street was shut down on Tuesday after cops spotted a "suspicious package" that turned out to be an educational — and tasty — school project....
06:00, 05/02/2019

QB Rosen lets out frustrations over Cardinals deal Now that Josh Rosen has made his move for a fresh start with the Miami Dolphins, the 22-year-old quarterback who experienced a disappointing rookie season with the Arizona Cardinals is ready to start talking. Well, more like trash talking....
09:17, 05/15/2019

Museum lets visitors virtually experience D-Day A French-developed tablet called the HistoPad is giving museumgoers in Ohio the opportunity to travel back in time and experience the milestone D-Day World War II invasion 75 years later. (May 13)        ...
15:00, 05/14/2019

GOAT lets you preview sneakers in AR before they launch Today, the secondary sneaker seller GOAT released an augmented reality feature that will let users see pre-release sneakers in AR. This isn't the first time a company has let users view sneakers in AR, but GOAT users will be able to preview the ...
02:17, 05/09/2019

Iran dissidents call for Tehran’s embassies in Europe to be shut down amid terror threat A top Iran resistance group is calling on European nations to shut down Tehran's embassies in response to the regime's alleged use of embassies to plot terror attacks against its political opponents across the continent -- as the Trump administration...
20:34, 05/03/2019

Dreams: The PS4 game that lets you design and share your own reality Dreams, a groundbreaking new Playstation 4 game, lets everyone build their own exciting worlds by playing at being a developer - only without all that coding...
15:00, 05/18/2019

FCC says carriers failed Florida after hurricane—but lets them off the hook Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai speaking at a press conference on October 1, 2018, in Washington, DC. (credit: Getty Images | Mark Wilson ) The Federal Communications Commission isn't punishing carriers for their horrible response to Hurricane Mich...
23:00, 05/10/2019

Sonic Movie Costume Lets Your Kid's Face Be The Redesign While there’s already been a pledge to change Sonic’s design for the upcoming movie, that move has come too late for merch that’s already hitting store shelves, like this kid’s costume/walking meme template....
04:17, 05/06/2019

This tool lets you check if a website is blocked in China China‘s Great Firewall just got higher as Wikipedia has been added to Beijing’s no-no list. The government hasn’t explained why it’s blocking the free online encyclopedia, but frankly it’s not surprising. Shutting down a platform that has endless inf...
01:34, 05/15/2019

Lilyhood PS4 Wired Controller for Playstation 4, Professional USB PS4 Wired Gamepad for Playstation 4/PS4 Slim/PS4 Pro Cable Length 6.5foot (Black) (Black) Lilyhood PS4 Wired Controller for Playstation 4, Professional USB PS4 Wired Gamepad for Playstation 4/PS4 Slim/PS4 Pro Cable Length 6.5foot (Black) (Black)...
01:51, 04/29/2019

Facebook Marketplace lets sellers ship items across the continental US Facebook will soon let Marketplace sellers ship items anywhere in the continental US, while you'll be able to pay for purchases directly through the platform. As such, sellers who are happy to ship their goods will be able to cater to customers ...
22:17, 04/30/2019

Enigmatic Beluga whale lets people pet it in Artic Norway A beluga whale found in Arctic Norway with a tight harness that is believed to have links to a military facility in Russia is so tame that residents can pet the mammal on its nose....
15:17, 04/30/2019

Trump administration lets religious doctors opt out of abortion referrals The Trump administration on Thursday added protections for medical workers so they won't be forced to provide or refer to abortion, sterilization, or medically assisted suicide if doing so violates their faith....
04:51, 05/03/2019

Zion Williamson lets Pelicans exhale thanks to ‘excited’ stepdad Put the conspiracy theories away. Zion Williamson’s stepfather, Lee Anderson, told the “Off The Bench” podcast that the presumptive No. 1 pick has no plans to return to Duke, despite not hiring an agent yet. The far-fetched idea gai...
17:17, 05/16/2019

Jennifer Lopez lets her kids ask her anything, talks becoming a mom in adorable video The singer and actress let her 11-year-old twins Emme and Max ask her anything—and what ensued was nothing short of adorable.        ...
15:51, 04/30/2019

The app that lets you play Steam games on your iPhone is finally available to download Remember the Steam Link app that let you play Steam games on iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV? Apple yanked it from the App Store about a year ago, citing “business conflicts.” The app allowed you to purchase games directly from Steam, bypassin...
18:51, 05/16/2019

Masahiro Tanaka exits, lets out scream in another Yankees mishap The already thin Yankees rotation could be in for some more pain. Masahiro Tanaka left Saturday’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays during the sixth inning after taking a hot shot off his right leg. Tanaka had thrown just 88 pitches to that point...
23:17, 05/18/2019

Audm Lets You Listen to Long-form Journalism Instead of Reading it iOS: I love podcasts. I love them in my car; I love them when I’m working out. I’ll even put on a podcast when I’m in the shower—mainly to help me get through my way-too-large queue....
18:17, 05/14/2019

Antony Gormley’s virtual reality adventure lets you ski on the moon Best known for his figures celebrating the human form, Antony Gormley’s latest endeavour is an epic virtual reality project letting you fly through space...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Judge lets alleged Ponzi schemer out of jail after one night An accused Ponzi schemer who allegedly lunged at a federal prosecutor was released after spending just one night behind bars, according to new court papers. Brooklyn federal Judge Brian Cogan revoked Mark Nordlicht’s $5 million bail and tossed ...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Unique genetic adaptation lets deep-sea fish see color in the darkness While people and other vertebrates are color blind in dim light, some deep-sea fish may possess keen color vision to thrive in the near total darkness of their extreme environment thanks to a unique genetic adaptation, scientists said on Thursday....
07:51, 05/10/2019

Like to nap? Mattress Firm's summer Snoozetern internship lets you sleep on the job Mattress Firm has an unusual summer internship, a Snoozetern position, in which you test mattresses and beds, and perhaps grab some Zs.        ...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Press Conference That Wasn't? PM Modi Lets Amit Shah Do The Talking Prime Minister Narendra Modi, attending his first press conference in five years on Friday, didn't take a single question. He passed on the one question addressed to him to BJP president Amit Shah,......
17:17, 05/17/2019

Racing Game’s Free Update Lets You Swap Wheels With Hoverjets Grip: Combat Racing is a high-speed futuristic racing game featuring vehicles with gigantic tires, capable of driving right side up or upside down on twisting, topsy-turvy tracks. It’s like Wipeout, only with wheels. Or it was. This week’s free “Airb...
22:00, 05/10/2019

DuckTales lets Fenton define himself outside of Gizmoduck–and Mark Beaks outside of hashtags The newest “new” character in the DuckTales universe is one Gandra Dee. Voiced by The Good Places’s Jameela Jamil, Dee is a punk rebel scientist who scoffs at white suit types who sell out their brilliance for the needs and whims of billionaires. She...
22:51, 05/16/2019

A new, grittier Spy Museum lets DC visitors explore waterboarding and enhanced interrogation The newly redesigned International Spy Museum offers visitors a look at the thrilling world of espionage, complete with Cold War-era gadgets and James Bond exhibits. But beneath the Hollywood veneer, it also tackles some of the more difficult questio...
16:34, 05/15/2019

Twitch App Lets Viewers Mess With People Playing Mario, Metroid, And More The idea underlying Twitch extension Crowd Control is not wholly new. Since the dawn of time, people have messed with each others’ games for laughs. In the beginning, there was Lucy pulling the football away from Charlie Brown. These days, there are ...
04:34, 05/15/2019

U.S. Supreme Court lets App Store antitrust suit proceed against Apple The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave the go-ahead for a lawsuit by consumers accusing Apple Inc of monopolizing the market for iPhone software applications and forcing them to overpay, rejecting the company's bid to escape claims that its practices ...
18:51, 05/13/2019

In setback for Apple, U.S. Supreme Court lets App Store antitrust suit proceed A divided U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave the go-ahead to an antitrust lawsuit accusing Apple Inc of forcing consumers to overpay for iPhone software applications, a decision that could lead to billions of dollars in damages and put at risk the com...
23:34, 05/13/2019

Ajit Pai’s robocall plan lets carriers charge for new call-blocking tools Enlarge (credit: ullstein bild | Getty Images) Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai is calling on carriers to block robocalls by default without waiting for consumers to opt in to call-blocking services. But he hasn't proposed makin...
02:51, 05/16/2019

Cheap Now TV offer for Game of Thrones lets you watch all 73 episodes without a pricy contract There's still time to take advantage of this absolutely vital Now TV offer that's the best deal in town for watching Game of Thrones. We're almost half way through the new season with episode three set to air in the small hours of Mond...
00:34, 04/29/2019

Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Jameis Winston lets trick shot golfer use his head as tee Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston was involved in an odd stunt at a celebrity golf tournament hosted by NFL legend Derrick Brooks earlier this week....
15:34, 05/09/2019

Transparent case mod lets you watch the OnePlus 7 Pro’s crazy motorized selfie cam in action Earlier this week, OnePlus unveiled one of the most anticipated smartphones of 2019. The OnePlus 7 Pro is primed to be one of the highlights of the year, due to both its stellar price and its stunning design. While Apple is sticking with the notch on...
00:51, 05/18/2019

In Setback for Apple, US Apex Court Lets App Store Antitrust Suit Proceed A divided US Supreme Court on Monday gave the go-ahead to an antitrust lawsuit accusing Apple Inc of forcing consumers to overpay for iPhone software applications....
10:34, 05/14/2019

Suspected Russian spy, a beluga whale found with mysterious camera strap, lets people pet it The beluga whale with suspected Russian military ties has become a local attraction in Norway. It's so tame, it reportedly comes when called.        ...
22:00, 04/30/2019

Dalai Lama lets slip how India vetoed his meeting with China’s leader in 2014 President Xi appeared open to discussing Tibet but the Dalai Lama’s hosts in Delhi were not so keen, a book revealsChina’s President Xi Jinping agreed to meet the Dalai Lama during a state visit to India in 2014, but the plan was quashed by Delhi, th...
11:34, 05/19/2019

New Trump WH policy lets deputies detain immigrants on behalf of ICE, subverting 'sanctuary' laws A new Trump administration policy will allow local deputies to detain immigrants on behalf of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), even if sanctuary policies are written to prevent it. ...
04:51, 05/08/2019

Google already pushed out a new feature introduced at I/O Google I/O just ended a few days ago, and already one of the new features unveiled has already started rolling out to users of Google Search. Thanks to a tweet from Google Podcast chief Zack Reneau-Wedeen (via CNET), we know that podcasts can now be ...
01:00, 05/11/2019

DJI Made a GoPro Clone With One Killer Feature GoPro, I have some bad news. Drone giant DJI just released a rugged new camera called the Osmo Action. It’s a lot like a GoPro—so much so that I thought it was a GoPro when my colleague handed it to me. The Osmo Action and the latest GoPro aren’t qui...
16:51, 05/15/2019

Next iPhone could feature an ultra-wide lens A new report from Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo obtained by 9to5Mac details the cameras in the next-generation iPhones. The report confirms previous rumors — the successors of the iPhone XS and XS Max will have three camera sensors on the back of the d...
20:17, 04/28/2019

To boost sedans, automakers use key feature from SUVs The latest entrants to the all-wheel stable include the Mazda6, Nissan Altima and Toyota Prius. As sales of crossovers, SUVs and pickups grow, automakers are equipping more sedans with all-wheel drive....
14:51, 05/10/2019

Every new Google Assistant feature announced at I/O 2019 Google Assistant learned a lot this year at I/O, like Duplex for the web, personalization with facial recognition, and more answers to "how-to" questions.Read More...
22:34, 05/08/2019

Google takes another feature from Apple for Android Q We already know that the new gesture system in Android Q is going to copy from iOS with a swipe up from the bottom of the screen taking you home. Swiping from the left or right edge will take you back a page. To switch apps, swipe up from the bottom,...
00:51, 05/09/2019

Bolster Your Home Security With This New Alexa Feature We normally bring up AI assistants and smart speakers in the context of keeping your conversations and home life separate from the vigilant ears of these digital helpers (and those who may be listening in) but it turns out, they can serve as security...
00:34, 05/15/2019

Mindhunter's second season to premiere in August, will feature Son Of Sam While the rest of the TV-watching world moans about the two-year break between seasons of Game Of Thrones or Westworld, some of us are over here growing mighty impatient waiting for the return of Mindhunter. Produced by David Fincher and Charlize The...
23:17, 05/08/2019

The new iPhone 11 feature that just leaked is way more exciting than it sounds The design changes have been the focus of most 2019 iPhone leaks so far, but the upcoming handsets will be more than just subtly upgraded iPhone XS models. TF International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo released a new note over the weekend claiming...
20:34, 05/06/2019

iOS 13 could feature dark mode and interface updates According to a report from 9to5mac’s Guilherme Rambo, the next major version of iOS for the iPhone and iPad will present many new features, such as universal dark mode, new gestures, visual changes for the volume popup and more. Dark mode should work...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Feature: Where North and South Korea Meet: On TV A popular show gives “defector beauties” a chance to tell stories from the North. It’s loud and gaudy — and changing the conversation about reunification....
13:34, 05/08/2019

Boeing says did not intentionally deactivate 737 MAX safety feature Boeing Co said on Monday it did not "intentionally or otherwise" deactivate a safety alert for its angle-of-attack sensors on its 737 MAX aircraft, responding to reports the planemaker failed to tell Southwest Airlines Co and the U.S aviation regulat...
03:34, 04/30/2019

Google is testing a new Maps feature that has nothing to do with navigation Google Maps is without a doubt one of the best navigation apps out there and a must-have on mobile devices. Google keeps adding new features to Maps, making it even more useful than before. In the past few months, Google launched a bunch of Maps feat...
16:34, 05/04/2019

New Google feature will automatically delete your personal data It isn't a secret that Google tracks your location, activities and web usage through your phone. By allowing the company to monitor your Location History, Google can recommend a nearby restaurant, and allowing the company access to your personal data...
13:34, 05/02/2019

New Android Q feature will take a major setup decision out of your hands If your smartphone display goes off while you're in the middle of reading something on your handset, you're not alone. On an Android phone you can set your display to go to sleep after just 15 seconds with options ranging to as long as 30 minutes. Wh...
20:00, 05/09/2019

Feature added to Google's Messages app could save you some time Some Android users who send out texts using Google's Messages app might have noticed that they are now receiving suggestions for GIFs above the field where they type in their messages. Spotted by Twitter member @D_Slawotsky (via Android Police), the ...
11:17, 05/10/2019

The OnePlus 7 Pro will be the first to sport an improved feature that makes it run faster As time goes on and new technologies are discovered, smartphones become faster. One way this has occurred is with the use of Universal Flash Storage (UFS), which replaced the old eMMC storage solutions a few years ago. UFS has a number of advantages ...
03:34, 05/05/2019

Auction to feature baseball signed by 11 original HOFers NEW YORK (AP) — A baseball signed by all 11 members of the inaugural induction class of the Baseball Hall of Fame headlines the Lelands Spring Classic Auction. The ball features the signatures of George Sisler, Cy Young, Tris Speaker, Eddie Collins, ...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Google is still working on an exciting AI feature that it introduced at last year's I/O Tweets sent by Google Photos product lead David Lieb (via Android Police) indicate that the company has not given up on the Colorize feature it unveiled at Google I/O last year. The feature uses machine learning tools to add colors to old black and w...
11:17, 05/10/2019

Microsoft adds requested new feature for the Your Phone Companion app Microsoft's Your Phone Companion app allows users to sync their Android phone with their Windows 10 PC. Texts, notifications, and photos can be sent to your desktop or laptop from any phone running Android 7 or higher. With certain Android handsets i...
23:17, 05/18/2019

Biggest iOS 13 leak yet reveals every new feature arriving with iPhone 11 Concept render of iOS 13 running on iPhone 11The introduction of iOS 13 is now less than one month away, and today Bloomberg has published a new report which details the version of Apple’s mobile operating system that'll arrive alongside the iPhone 1...
21:34, 05/06/2019

Bond's 25th Movie Will Feature A Land Rover The next James Bond motion picture is due for release next year and the shoot has already begun for what will be the 25th movie in the franchise. More recently, actor Rami Malek was confirmed as the......
13:51, 05/06/2019

Facebook revives 'View As Public' profile feature Today, Facebook announced two changes that could make it easier to manage your publicly visible info. First, Facebook is bringing back the "View As Public" feature that allows users to preview their profiles as they appear to the general public. The....
22:17, 05/14/2019

Instagram's standalone Direct app is 'going away', but its core feature will live on Facebook has a habit of frequently testing changes (both big and small) for its extensive library of crazy popular social networking services, but while most new features added to Instagram tend to stick, enriching the app's functionality or expandin...
17:17, 05/16/2019

How To Check Chances Of Getting Confirmed Ticket Using This IRCTC Feature IRCTC News: Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) which allows individuals to book tickets online via its website irctc.co.in or its mobile application offers a feature where......
14:34, 05/16/2019

No prom date? No problem. Teen's unique outfit lets him become his own date Wyatt Cheatle of Brighton High School attended prom as his own date. It's "easier than finding out who's going with who, or who's not going," he said.        ...
20:51, 04/30/2019

Google's Pixel phones are being slowed down by their Digital Wellbeing feature App developers and big tech companies alike have responded to growing concerns of smartphone addiction with an array of usage-tracking services that are intended to curb a user’s bad habits.Google’s Digital Wellbeing service is one such...
06:00, 05/13/2019

One unique feature could make the OnePlus 7 faster than other Android flagships OnePlus is about to unveil the OnePlus 7 series, although it’s not like we expect any surprises from the company. We already know we’ll have three phones in the series, including the OnePlus 7, OnePlus 7 Pro, and OnePlus 7 Pro 5G. The Pro...
16:34, 05/06/2019

Stephen Colbert debuts his new Trump feature, Sixteen Scandals For a nightly political comic like Stephen Colbert, the challenge is always going to be deciding how to approach the enormous and burgeoning shit mountain that is Donald Trump’s administration. On Friday’s Late Show, it appears that Colbert has decid...
22:00, 05/04/2019

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 could feature a 64MP rear camera Soon, the 48MP camera on the back of your handset won't be the highest resolution snapper found on a smartphone. This morning, Samsung unveiled a 64MP Samsung ISOCELL Bright GW1 sensor with a pixel size of 0.8μm, the smallest available in the market ...
20:00, 05/09/2019

Google Maps is getting an awesome feature borrowed straight from Yelp Over the past couple of years, Google Maps has transformed from a simple navigation app to one of the most powerful information data bases for travelers and commuters around the world. Booking a hotel room, reserving a table at a restaurant, or simpl...
20:51, 05/06/2019

CFK's Book Fair appearance to feature major security operation Former President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner presents her memoirs at the 45th Buenos Aires Book Fair. The book dwells on her life and time in office as Argentina's first elected woman president....
20:00, 05/08/2019

Android Q may have a life-saving feature exclusive to Pixel phones At Google I/O this year, the company behind Android revealed many new and exciting things coming to the next iteration of the world's most popular mobile OS. These include native support for foldable devices, system-wide Dark Mode, Smart Replies and ...
11:17, 05/13/2019

Volkswagen Questionably Advertises the Manual Transmission as a Security Feature “Manual Transmission Foils Car Theft” is a headline we write all too often, and now Volkswagen has taken advantage of America’s stick shift incompetence to advertise its Jetta GLI’s manual transmission as a security feature. So just leave your manual...
04:34, 05/08/2019

Outlook for Android and iOS gains new feature that help users get things done quicker Microsoft is bringing support for a new feature to Outlook for mobile – Actionable Messages. The new feature will be available once the latest update goes live in the App Store and Google Play Store, and it's meant to allow Outlook users to act fast ...
05:17, 05/07/2019

Huawei's next budget phone will feature a whopping four rear cameras The Huawei P20 Lite turned out to be a pretty decent seller for Huawei last year. So much so that it warranted a successor – the Huawei P30 Lite – just a couple of months ago. But in an apparent bid to further capitalize on the Huawei P20 Lite’s succ...
10:17, 05/14/2019

The latest Galaxy Note 10 Pro leak just verified an important feature Samsung Galaxy Note 10 concept renderThe Samsung Galaxy Note 10 series is expected to arrive later this year jampacked full of flagship features and specs. To many, however, the most important aspect of these phones will be their respective displays....
15:00, 05/13/2019

Samsung phones have a clever new hidden feature you won’t find on any iPhone Samsung’s Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10, and Galaxy S10+ are easily the company’s most exciting new flagship smartphones in years. Samsung’s devastating decline in sales last year was due in large part to the release of three of the most ...
16:17, 05/17/2019

Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue to feature model in burkini Somali-American Halima Aden will appear in Sports Illustrated's popular swimsuit issue as the first model in the magazine to wear a hijab and burkini, the magazine said on its website....
20:17, 04/30/2019

Google brands scrolling screenshot feature for Android 'infeasible' For anyone hoping that Google would bake a scrolling screenshot feature into stock Android there's bad news: it's not going to. Replying in June of last year to a request from users for the feature to be natively supported in Android, Goog...
12:00, 04/29/2019

Why Snapchat’s new gender swap feature is problematic for trans people You’ve probably seen it all over your social media timelines and stories this week — friends using Snapchat’s new gender-bending filter to create uncanny and slightly creepy versions of themselves as men, women, and babies. SNAPCHAT FILTER IS CRAZY! ...
16:51, 05/18/2019

Chromium-based Edge gets a much-needed basic feature: spellchecking Chromium-based Edge has finally been graced with in-line spellchecking functionality, for those who are playing around with testing Microsoft’s revamped browser.Preview builds of the new Chromium-powered spin on Edge (Dev and Canary versions) ...
15:00, 04/30/2019

Google’s new privacy feature auto-deletes location history We had our first hint this was coming thanks to a beta version of Google Maps from a few months ago, inside of which code was found that revealed Google was considering an excellent new privacy feature. And today, after getting a black eye from repor...
22:17, 05/02/2019

Apple could build macOS feature to use your iPad as extra Mac display According to a report from 9to5mac’s Guilherme Rambo, Apple is working on a feature that would let you pair your iPad with your Mac to turn your iPad into a secondary Mac display. That feature, code-named Sidecar, could ship with macOS 10.15 this fal...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Facebook Dating Expands to 14 More Countries, Gets a Secret Crush Feature Facebook Dating will now be available in Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Guyana, Laos, Malaysia, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Singapore, Suriname, Uruguay, and Vietnam....
10:17, 05/01/2019

Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue to feature burkini model The US magazine will show a model wearing a hijab and burkini it its popular swimsuit issue. The model, Halima Aden, said her spread in the magazine sends the message that women "can stand together and be celebrated."...
18:17, 05/01/2019

Facebook restricts Live feature, citing New Zealand shooting Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it was tightening rules around its livestreaming feature ahead of a meeting of world leaders aimed at curbing online violence in the aftermath of the Christchurch massacre....
07:17, 05/15/2019

FEATURE-China's rocket start-ups go small in age of 'shoebox' satellites During initial tests of their 8.1-metre (27-foot) tall reusable rocket, Chinese engineers from LinkSpace, a start-up led by China's youngest space entrepreneur, used a Kevlar tether to ensure its safe return. Just in case....
04:51, 04/29/2019

Should we take drunk drivers’ gun licences away? Britain takes drunk drivers' gun licences away. California may do something similar. Should Canada? "It's a no-brainer," one gun violence expert says....
16:00, 05/02/2019

New Google Maps feature demoed last year rolls out to Pixel phones Owners of Pixel phones rejoice, as Google has just announced an important new feature that's been in testing for about a year, AR navigation is now rolling out to these specific devices. Earlier this week at Google I/O, the Mountain View company conf...
11:17, 05/09/2019

Vimeo's new feature will let users create Amazon Fire TV and Roku channels Vimeo has announced a new feature called Showcase that will allow users to display their videos on their own smart TV channels via Roku or Amazon Fire TV. In a blog post, the video-sharing platform said that “Showcase provides a toolkit t...
12:00, 04/29/2019

Sports Illustrated Will Feature Halima Aden, Its First Model in a Hijab and Burkini Ms. Aden, a Somali-American, will be the first model to appear in conservative Muslim dress for a magazine famous for bikini-clad models in its annual swimsuit issue....
07:17, 04/30/2019

A new Google Play Store feature could save storage on your Android phone If you like to download and try out more apps and games on your Android phone than you actually end up using, you might find the handset quickly filling up with icons you never click – but it looks like Google is rolling out a solution.As spot...
12:34, 05/13/2019

Google’s awesome new privacy feature will auto-delete your location history We had our first hint this was coming thanks to a beta version of Google Maps from a few months ago, inside of which code was found that revealed Google was considering an excellent new privacy feature. And today, after getting a black eye from repor...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Latest commercials from Apple include one that focuses on an important iPhone XR feature If Apple sticks to tradition, we are four months away from the introduction of the 2019 iPhone models. But that doesn't mean that the company is giving up on the 2018 iPhones. So Apple has released two new television commercials, one for the iPhone X...
22:34, 05/12/2019

Android Q will feature dark mode, live video captioning and lots more Google likes to drop plenty of surprises at its annual I/O developer event, but there's one thing we always know we'll hear about: the state of Android. Specifically, the next version of Android, currently only known as Q. As usual, Google ...
00:17, 05/08/2019

FEATURE-K-Pop stardom lures Japanese youth to Korea despite diplomatic chill Yuuka Hasumi put high school in Japan on hold and flew to South Korea in February to try her chances at becoming a K-pop star, even if that means long hours of vocal and dance training, no privacy, no boyfriend, and even no phone....
03:34, 05/01/2019

Facebook’s Secret Crush feature wants to help you find friends who are, like, totally obsessed with you Facebook announced at its F8 conference today a new feature to its Dating repertoire, this one apparently designed to help single minglers poach potential paramours from their Friends by adding them to an ostensibly private list of people you’re crus...
06:51, 05/01/2019

Google Introduces New Feature to Auto-Delete Your Location and Activity Data Knowing that our apps gather boatloads of information about us—some for years—can be unsettling. Google’s various apps are chief among these, and the company said it has heard user requests to make managing their data a simpler process. The company a...
00:17, 05/02/2019

RPT-FEATURE-K-Pop stardom lures Japanese youth to Korea despite diplomatic chill Yuuka Hasumi put high school in Japan on hold and flew to South Korea in February to try her chances at becoming a K-pop star, even if that means long hours of vocal and dance training, no privacy, no boyfriend, and even no phone....
04:17, 05/02/2019

2019 iPhones to feature new antenna structure that improves indoor navigation (L-R) Apple iPhone XS Max, iPhone XS, and iPhone XWith just over four months to go until Apple’s next-gen iPhones are officially introduced, renowned analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is back today with his latest research note which focuses on the antenna techno...
23:51, 05/05/2019

Spotify is quietly testing an Instagram-style Stories feature for artists With the success of the ‘stories’ feature on Snapchat, it’s no wonder that other social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, Messenger, and even Twitter jumped on the bandwagon, some of which even overtook the popularity ...
10:34, 05/14/2019

High school paper publishes feature about student’s porn career A California high school newspaper has published a feature about a senior who has started a porn career after the school district backed down from threats to stop the story. The Bruin Voice posted “Risky business: starting a career in the adult enter...
19:34, 05/04/2019

Apple launches redesigned TV app, adds Channels feature and curated sections Unveiled two months ago, Apple's new TV app is now making its way to iPhone, iPad, Apple TV and compatible Samsung smart TVs. The most important changes, aside from the app's new look, are the addition of a new Channels feature and the brand new cura...
10:17, 05/14/2019

Don't let your property become party central: the accidental landlord warns against swapping long-term tenants for short-term lets You can charge hotel prices when letting a property for a night or two but if you get a few 'psycho teens' who decide to trash the place, don't say you weren't warned by the accidental landlord...
14:51, 05/07/2019

Social justice, human rights feature prominently at this year's Oscars in Hollywood Gender equality, the marginalization of indigenous languages, migration, the refugee crisis, the lives of domestic workers, poverty… All these issues which are at the heart of the United Nations’ work, are also front and centre in some of the films c...
18:17, 04/28/2019

New CBS series feature big names: Edie Falco, Pauley Perrette and Patricia Heaton CBS has lined up some big names, including Edie Falco, Pauley Perrette and Patricia Heaton, and producers Dick Wolf and Chuck Lorre, for new shows.        ...
01:51, 05/11/2019

Get a free $125 e-gift card from Samsung with the feature-packed Gear Fit2 Pro wearable It's probably safe to say the Gear Fit2 Pro is not the most powerful or popular wearable device released by Samsung over the past few years, but even though the "fitness smartwatch", aka activity tracker, is now pretty old as well, the right discount...
00:51, 05/15/2019

Amazon, in Need of Drivers, Turns to Its Own Employees Amazon will pay its employees to quit and will help them start their own local package-delivery businesses, as the e-commerce giant competes for delivery drivers in the tightest U.S. labor market in 50 years....
19:34, 05/13/2019

Nintendo slipped a secret feature into its latest Switch update to speed up load times A couple of weeks ago, Nintendo rolled out system update version 8.0.0 for the Switch, which brought several new features to the console, including the ability to transfer save data between Switch consoles. That appeared to be the highlight of the up...
14:17, 05/02/2019

Google's incredible Duplex feature can now automatically fill in all your details online, no input required We’re extending Duplex to the web, previewing how the Google Assistant can help you complete a task online, like renting a car or buying movie tickets. More later this year. #io19 pic.twitter.com/lSWH5Rz72X— Google (@Google) May 7, 2019Google wow-ed ...
04:51, 05/08/2019

Cynthia Nixon thinks if 'Sex and the City' were made now it wouldn't feature an all-white cast: 'God forbid' Actress and former New York gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon reportedly thinks that portions of “Sex and the City” would’ve gotten a bit of a makeover had the show been written in present time....
02:51, 05/01/2019

SVPD warning drivers of new hands-free law SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – In preparation to Arizona’s statewide texting ban, Sierra Vista Police Department will be pulling over drivers who are seen holding a handheld electronic device and issuing them warnings. On April 22, Gov. Doug Ducey...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Truck drivers become key EU election issue in Bulgaria SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — The future of Bulgaria’s vast number of low-wage truck drivers has become a top campaign issue in the country heading into European Parliament elections, with debates raging on how new EU rules could threaten the workers ...
10:00, 05/14/2019

We’re Getting a Dutch Grand Prix but F1 Drivers Think It Could Be Terrible The Formula One Dutch Grand Prix is back next year for the first time in more than three decades, at the same track it last ran at in 1985—Circuit Zandvoort, along the Netherlands’ North Sea coast. But nice scenery and triumphant return to a historic...
00:51, 05/16/2019

Road rage: one in five drivers admit to having confrontations News 1 May, 2019 Drivers admit to getting out of their car to argue with another driver or following another vehicle home in road rage incidents...
14:34, 05/02/2019

TxDOT channels 'The Waterboy' to tell drivers to be safe The Texas Department of Transportation is using the help of Bobby Boucher from the movie "The Waterboy" to make sure people stay safe on the roads during Mother's Day weekend....
21:51, 05/13/2019

DVLA mishandles confidential data of over 2,000 drivers News 8 May, 2019 The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency mishandled over 2,000 drivers’ confidential details in less than a year, it has emerged...
17:51, 05/08/2019

'Downton Abbey' exhibit lets fans go upstairs, downstairs with drama's sets, costumes An exhibition featuring costumes and set recreations from the popular British period drama opend Nov. 18 in New York before traveling around the U.S.        ...
22:00, 04/28/2019

Facebook restricts Live feature, White House snubs call for New Zealand shooting response Facebook announced steps on Wednesday to temporarily block users who break its rules from broadcasting live video, in the wake of an international outcry after a gunman killed 51 people in New Zealand last month and streamed the attack live on his pa...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Colorado hopes to fine gas car drivers who park at EV stations It's already hard enough to find an electric car charging station, but it's worse when you have to deal with passive-aggressive types (or just inconsiderate folk) who park their gas-based cars in those stations. Colorado, at least, wants to...
20:34, 04/28/2019

Losing Spanish GP "a shame" despite Zandvoort's appeal - F1 drivers The loss of Barcelona from the Formula 1 calendar would be "a shame" even though the prospect of racing at Zandvoort is appealing, according to several grand prix drivers...
10:34, 05/10/2019

Loaded: the moped delivery drivers of Hanoi – in pictures From footballs to live fish, delivery mopeds piled high with unwieldy, unlikely goods are one of the Vietnamese capital’s most distinctive sights. As the city plans to ban motorbikes altogether, photographer Jon Enoch captured the drivers at work Con...
18:34, 05/07/2019

Lyft loses NYC lawsuit over minimum wage for drivers The New York Supreme Court ruled today to uphold New York City's minimum wage for drivers working for ride-sharing services, shooting down a challenge to the rule from Lyft. The ruling will maintain the New York Taxi and Limousine Commission...
01:51, 05/02/2019

AMD Radeon RX 640 re-branding for Polaris GPUs hinted in new drivers While we continue to wait for AMD to push graphics processors forward with Navi and its 7-nanometer architecture, a leak is suggesting that may not be the only things AMD is preparing. A new graphics card name was discovered in AMD's Adrenalin 1...
22:34, 05/13/2019

$1 million All-Star Race motivates NASCAR drivers With $1 million on the line, no championship points to worry about, only 85 laps to negotiate, and the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series' all-stars on the starting grid, Saturday's Monster Energy All-Star Race (8 p.m. ET on FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR R...
03:34, 05/17/2019

DTM teams confused over Hankook wet tyre after drivers struggle Audi has been left confused after tyre-performance issues affected its chances of challenging BMW's Marco Wittmann for victory in the Hockenheim DTM opener...
21:34, 05/04/2019

Perez: F1 needs to change 'massively' or risks losing drivers Racing Point's Sergio Perez says that Formula 1 risks drivers walking away unless it changes 'massively' to move the championship away from being decided by teams...
13:17, 05/10/2019

New DVSA service allows drivers to print off MoT certificates at home News 9 May, 2019 The DVSA has introduced a new system allowing MoT certificates to be printed at home, saving British motorists around £6 million a year...
19:00, 05/09/2019

Nvidia’s new GeForce drivers are playing havoc with some CPUs Nvidia’s latest graphics drivers made plenty of introductions – most notably support for GeForce GTX 16-Series laptops (and the new GTX 1650 desktop card) – but it seems that version 430.39 has also brought with it a rather nasty...
13:00, 04/29/2019

‘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....
10:34, 05/19/2019

Formula 1 clutch rules changed for 2020 to put emphasis on drivers The FIA has introduced a raft of changes to the clutch management in Formula 1's 2020 technical regulations, increasing the difficulty for the drivers at the race start...
15:34, 05/01/2019

NASCAR Cup drivers fear Dover speeds are in 'danger zone' Leading NASCAR Cup Series drivers expressed concerns after nearly two dozen cars went faster than the Dover qualifying record in Friday afternoon practice...
10:34, 05/04/2019

NYC school buses to be equipped with cameras to catch reckless drivers ALBANY — New York City’s school bus contractors said they have the green light to begin installing “stop arm” cameras to record license plates to crack down on reckless drivers. The bill allowing school districts to use the high-tech cameras pa...
08:34, 05/16/2019

Drivers who leave their engines idling could face instant fines News 14 May, 2019 Environment Secretary supports council moves to issue fines without warning to drivers who leave their engines running...
17:00, 05/14/2019

Hermanos Rodriguez: The tragic tale of Mexico's greatest F1 drivers When Sergio Perez takes to the track at this weekend's Mexican Grand Prix, the eyes of the world won't be on him but, should everything go to plan, a few places further forward on the grid....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Jaguar Land Rover details plans to pay drivers for updates New scheme being trialled would enable drivers to earn money for reporting potholes and heavy traffic A new scheme being developed by Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) could allow drivers to earn money for reporting their journeys.  Using ‘smart wallet’ techn...
18:17, 05/01/2019

Warn fellow drivers about potholes and earn cryptocurrency as you drive Connected cars are only helpful if they have up-to-date information about road conditions, so Jaguar Land Rover has launched a new initiative that will encourage you to help other drivers in return for cryptocurrencyBy reporting traffic jams, pothole...
12:00, 04/29/2019

FE drivers still favour full Monaco circuit over "karting" layout Several leading Formula E drivers remain in favour of the championship using the full Monaco Grand Prix track, with Jean-Eric Vergne calling the shortened layout "a karting track"...
17:51, 05/10/2019

Watch: Drivers perform dangerous stunts in middle of California highway Authorities in the Los Angeles area are investigating a video showing freeway traffic being blocked by drivers doing burnouts and other dangerous stunts....
19:17, 05/07/2019

Jaguar Land Rover Planning To Allow Helpful Car Drivers To Earn Cryptocurrency In UK Jaguar Land Rover, Britain's largest auto manufacturer, said on Monday it is testing software that will allow drivers of its cars to earn the IOTA cryptocurrency as a reward for sharing data....
06:51, 04/29/2019

Jaguar Land Rover plans to let helpful car drivers earn cryptocurrency Jaguar Land Rover, Britain's largest auto manufacturer, said on Monday it is testing software that will allow drivers of its cars to earn the IOTA cryptocurrency as a reward for sharing data....
02:34, 04/29/2019

Even Robot Drivers Won't Make Ride-Hailing Cheaper Than Owning a Car: Study Robots and the future of ride-hailing, Tesla’s plans for expenses and cost cutting, potential spikes in gas prices on U.S. coasts, emissions wars, and more Nissan-Renault drama. All of this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, May 17, 2019....
19:34, 05/17/2019

NASCAR Returns to Single-Car Qualifying After Weeks of Drivers Gaming the System After weeks of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers gaming the group-qualifying system in a race to be last on track every week for an aerodynamic advantage, and weeks of officials trying to curb that with rules tweaks, it’s all over. NASCAR’s go...
19:17, 05/02/2019

Jaguar Land Rover planning to allow helpful car drivers to earn cryptocurrency Jaguar Land Rover, Britain's largest auto manufacturer, said on Monday it is testing software that will allow drivers of its cars to earn the IOTA cryptocurrency as a reward for sharing data....
01:51, 04/29/2019

Fiancées of Indy 500 drivers wear T-shirts supporting the right to abortion Simon Pagenaud's fiancée, Hailey McDermott, said: "Let’s make the people who have done this to us uncomfortable."        ...
08:17, 05/19/2019

DfT “seriously considering” instant fines for drivers who leave engines idling , says transport minister News 14 May, 2019 DfT “seriously considering” fines for drivers who leave engines idling; meeting with council representatives to discuss policy...
13:34, 05/16/2019

Indy 500 drivers' wife, fiancee wear T-shirts supporting the right to abortion Simon Pagenaud's fiancee, Hailey McDermott, said: "Let’s make the people who have done this to us uncomfortable."        ...
01:34, 05/19/2019

Lawmakers strike deal to catch reckless drivers, protect school buses ALBANY — Yellow school buses will soon be equipped with cameras aimed at catching reckless drivers who pass them while stopped to board or drop off students, lawmakers confirmed Tuesday. Right now, only a police officer who sees a motorist pass a sch...
07:51, 05/08/2019

Moonday Mornings: Jaguar Land Rover plans to reward drivers with IOTA cryptocurrency, and more It’s Monday morning, you know the drill. But if you don’t, here’s a wrap-up of the weekend’s top cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines. 1. British carmaker Jaguar Land Rover announced that it’s testing software from IOTA which would allow it to rew...
10:34, 04/29/2019

'What Men Want' bloopers feature Tracy Morgan having the worst time with one line Tracy Morgan was incapable of saying "statistical anomaly" in "What Men Want" as the blooper reel featuring Shaq, Grant Hill and Taraji B. Henson shows.        ...
10:00, 05/18/2019

Disabling this one Android feature increases the speed of Pixel 3 and Pixel 3a phones Created to address fears about smartphone addiction, Google's Digital Wellbeing feature tracks how long a Pixel owner uses his phone and individual apps each day. A timer can be set for each app, limiting the amount of time that it can be used in a d...
22:34, 05/12/2019

Tinder launches 'festival mode' feature for music fest hookups The popular mobile dating application announced plans to roll out “Festival Mode” this summer.        ...
15:17, 05/13/2019

One solution for keeping traffic stops from turning violent: A robot that separates police officers from drivers. A California researcher has created a robot that allows police officers to conduct traffic stops without leaving the relative safety of their vehicle....
12:51, 05/15/2019

THE ONLINE GROCERY REPORT: The market, drivers, key players, and opportunities in a rising segment of e-commerce (AMZN, TGT, WMT, KR) Business Insider IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Online grocery growing rapidly from its small base. Its market value has doubled from 2016 to 2018, ...
22:00, 05/11/2019

Camera feature found on Pixel 3a is rolling out now to all Pixel phones A feature found on the Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL camera is now rolling out to the remainder of the Pixel family through a software update. All Pixel models, including the 2016 OG models, will soon be able to take time-lapse video recordings. Th...
23:17, 05/08/2019

Popular AI camera feature on Pixel 3 will definitely not be coming to the Pixel 2 Google has been able to give Pixel 2 and OG Pixel users features like Night Sight and Playground. However, one camera based feature found on the Pixel 3 that won't be a hand me down for the older Pixel models is Top Shot. With this feature, the camer...
07:51, 05/03/2019

Here's who gets rich from Uber's IPO Over the last decade, Uber raised unprecedented amounts of funding from a who's who of investors to pave the road for its rapid expansion into cities around the world. Now, as Uber finally becomes a public company, some of those investors and Uber's ...
10:51, 05/13/2019

|Uber'shypedissolvesandIPOjoinsranksofWallStreetflops Uber plunged immediately at the opening of trading, falling as much as 8.8% from its IPO price of $45 per share, a level that was already at the low end of bankers’ expectations....
11:51, 05/12/2019

Here's What You Need to Do to Take an Uber or Lyft at PDX Now Figuring out the best mode of transportation for leaving an airport can be tricky, especially if your preferred method is using a rideshare app. Confusion starts when you try to pin yourself to the correct location, and continues as you wait to be co...
06:51, 05/15/2019

Uber's IPO may end up being a bust Based on how two high-profile initial public offerings have done lately, Uber might be better off pitching itself as a delivery service for plant-based food via Uber Eats as opposed to a company that takes passengers from point A to point B....
02:17, 05/08/2019

Uber Prices IPO at $45 a Share Uber priced its initial public offering at $45 a share, near the low end of its expected range as the ride-hailing giant grapples with choppy markets and the disappointing debut of its chief rival....
01:34, 05/10/2019

Uber shares fall for second day after ill-fated IPO Uber Technologies Inc's shares fell as much as 10% on Monday, more than doubling their losses since the ride-hailing giant's poorly received Wall Street debut on Friday and raising more questions about investors' faith in its ability to make profits....
18:51, 05/13/2019

Uber, Down $14 Billion Since Friday, May Drop Even Further Outpacing the New York Stock Exchange’s losses on another rocky day of trading, Uber’s disappointing IPO is becoming disastrous, falling an additional 10.8 percent in its second day as a public company.Read more......
04:00, 05/14/2019

DealBook Briefing: Uber Is Lowballing Its I.P.O. The ride-hailing giant plans to disclose this morning that its I.P.O. could value it at $90 billion — less than it had told some investors to expect....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Uber unveils IPO terms that are well below expectations Uber Technologies Inc, the world's largest ride-hailing company, plans an initial public offering that values the company as much as one-third below what the startup's insiders had hoped for, between $80.5 billion and $91.5 billion....
18:34, 04/28/2019

The Latest: Uber CEO tries to cool IPO hype NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on ride-hailing giant Uber’s initial public stock offering (all times local): 10:50 a.m. Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi (DAH-rah CAWS-row-SHAH-hee) is trying to tamp down the hype on the first day that the general public ...
17:17, 05/10/2019

PayPal to invest $500 million in Uber Online payments company PayPal plans to invest $500 million in Uber Technologies as the ride-hailing firm unveiled terms for its initial public offering on Friday, Refinitiv IFR reported....
19:34, 04/28/2019

Uber starts trading at $42, down 6.7% from IPO price Uber's stock crumpled 6.7% down from its IPO price at the start of trading in Silicon Valley's most hotly anticipated public offering in years.Read More...
22:51, 05/10/2019

Uber opens first day of trading at $42, below IPO price Uber’s public stock debut is not shaping up to be a 5-star ride. The ride-hailing giant opened its first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange at $42 a share, well below its IPO price of $45 a share — a major setback for the company’s much-an...
18:51, 05/10/2019

Why I wouldn't panic about Uber's lackluster IPO Uber's initial public offering proved a gigantic bust. On Friday, the ride sharing company took the largest financial hit of any American company, and its stock plummeted by roughly 10%. Leftist activists and the Gizmodo contingent of tech foes cheer...
03:51, 05/15/2019

Uber prices IPO at $45 a share, at low end of range Uber, in one of the most high-profile U.S. listings since Facebook's IPO seven years ago, raised $8.1 billion in adopting a risk-averse stance with its equity market debut. The IPO comes against a backdrop of turbulent financial markets and the plung...
00:00, 05/10/2019

Uber slips below $70 billion value in turbulent first day It took more than two hours for Uber shares to finally start trading after Uber executives and drivers congregated at the New York Stock Exchange for the bell-ringing ceremony. Uber closed at $41.57, giving it a market capitalization of just $69.7 bi...
19:00, 05/11/2019

How the Promise of a $120 Billion Uber I.P.O. Evaporated Uber’s offering was supposed to be a crowning moment for the ride-hailing company. But it suffered setback after setback and ultimately resulted in pointed questions for all involved....
06:00, 05/16/2019

Parents, would you let your kid ride an Uber or Lyft by themselves? Uber and Lyft state that kids under 18 can't ride without being accompanied by an adult. Some do anyway, even with parental permission.        ...
13:34, 05/01/2019

Uber had the worst first-day dollar loss ever of any US IPO AP Photo/Richard Drew Uber started trading on Friday in an initial public offering that valued the company at $75.5 billion. By the end of day Friday, the stock was trading down 6.7% off the $45 a share, where the company had priced on Thursday nigh...
22:00, 05/11/2019

Uber valued at $82.4bn as it prices IPO at $45 per share Loss-making ride-hailing app asking investors to pay $45 per share – at the low end of the range it had set for Wall Street debutUber is seeking a valuation of $82.4bn, less than the $100bn it was hoping for, but still making it one of the largest IP...
01:17, 05/10/2019

With ring of a bell, Uber goes public With a ring of the opening bell, Uber is looking to pick up passengers as a newly public company on the New York Stock Exchange. Officials expect trading to start around 11:30 a.m. Friday. (May 10)        ...
09:00, 05/11/2019

Analyst: Uber value will grow above IPO price Uber began trading as a public company at $42 per share Friday, nearly 7% below its initial public offering price. But many analysts predict the price will recover and grow. (May 10)        ...
09:00, 05/11/2019

Uber Has Poisoned an IPO Market That Was Sick Anyway Uber’s flop makes it harder for the next big Silicon Valley unicorn trying to shift its losses on to public markets, just as Snap’s dire debut did two years ago....
13:00, 05/14/2019

Lyft executive suggests drivers become mechanics after they're replaced by self-driving robo-taxis (LYFT) Graham Rapier / Business Insider Lyft's chief operating officer, Jon McNeill, has blunt advice for drivers worried about being replaced by autonomous robo-taxis: become a mechanic. The ride-hailing company expects it will need more drivers in the ne...
22:34, 05/15/2019

Opinion: NASCAR drivers view All-Star Race fan vote as good news, bad news For Cup drivers who did not automatically qualify for Saturday night's NASCAR All-Star Race, the fan vote brings positive and negative feelings.        ...
03:34, 05/17/2019

What causes black mucus? Black mucus or phlegm is usually a sign of an underlying condition, smoking, or exposure to pollutants. It may clear up on its own, but it sometimes requires treatment. Here, find out what causes black mucus and how to treat it....
13:51, 05/08/2019

What to know about black stool The causes of black stool usually include colitis, stomach ulcers, and certain foods. Treatment depends on the cause. Learn more about black stool, and when to see a doctor, here....
02:34, 05/04/2019

W Series 2019: Calendar, dates, cars, drivers, TV - F3 racing series ushers in new era for women's motorsport After eight days of testing in Almeria and Melk, 18 drivers have been selected to drive in the W Series and contest the first-ever season of the single-seater racing series for female drivers....
09:17, 05/03/2019

Uber starts trading at $42 a share, 6.7% below IPO price Uber Technologies Inc's stock on Friday opened down 6.7 percent in its first trade on the New York Stock Exchange, in the most high-profile U.S. market debut since Facebook Inc seven years ago....
20:17, 05/10/2019

US$84 billion? Uber is set to hit the road in this year's biggest IPO Ride-hailing company entered the final stretch of the ultimate capital-raising exercise on Friday, when it disclosed details of an initial public offering that could bring set its value at around US$84 billion....
18:00, 04/29/2019

Uber Set to Price IPO at Midpoint of Target Range or Below Uber Technologies is on track to price its initial public offering at the midpoint of its target or below, according to people familiar with the matter, following a big stock-market drop and the disappointing debut of rival Lyft....
21:34, 05/08/2019

How Uber Aims To Move Things Around The World Uber's biggest competitor isn't rival ride-hailing service Lyft, analysts say, but Amazon, which moves goods all over the world. It has budding businesses such as freight forwarding, food delivery and......
08:17, 05/10/2019

Here's why the Uber, Lyft protests might not even work Despite the call form organizers to stop using ride-sharing apps, people could still take Ubers, Lyfts during national protests.        ...
00:17, 05/09/2019

| Like Uber, but for organs: First kidney delivered by drone A kidney needed for transplantation has been delivered by a drone for the first time ever, the University of Maryland Medical Centre said, a development that could herald faster and safer organ transport....
06:00, 05/02/2019

Uber parties for IPO were so wild an employee had to resign Hopefully Uber drivers on duty skipped these alcohol-fueled company parties. In-house bashes on the day the company went public reportedly got so out of hand that one was shut down and another employee was forced to resign after a drunken outburst, a...
03:51, 05/19/2019

Uber CEO expects further pressure as shares add to losses, down 12% Uber Technologies Inc's shares fell 12% on Monday, more than doubling their losses since the ride-hailing giant's poorly received market debut, and its chief executive officer said he expected the stock to remain under pressure in the coming months....
23:34, 05/13/2019

Uber goes into reverse as first day stock price disappoints Stock traded at considerably lower than the $100bn hailing app had hoped to achieveUber’s hopes of a surge in the price of its shares have fallen flat, as investors gave the taxi-hailing app’s eagerly anticipated stock market float a frosty reception...
18:34, 05/10/2019

Uber promises a bottomless well of money to investors … but not yet Expect a barnstorming debut at the latest tech company listing, yet there is no sign of any profits in the near futureWho wants to invest in a company that has never made a profit, admits it may never do so and is on the brink of war with its global ...
10:34, 05/05/2019

Cramer's week ahead: A red-hot market, and Uber's IPO "We've got a runaway freight train of a market and I'd love to see the darned thing cool off for more than a session or two," the host said....
01:00, 05/04/2019

They Got Rich Off Uber and Lyft. Then They Moved to Low-Tax States. Meet the semiretired millennials who left California for low-tax, low-stress places like Texas, as their former start-ups stampede toward the stock market....
12:17, 05/09/2019

Uber's first investors open up about their wild ride Mike Walsh was busy trying to manage his doomed software company in 2009 when he agreed to take a 15 minute meeting with a little-known figure in the tech industry named Ryan Graves....
18:17, 05/10/2019

Like Uber, But For Organs: First Kidney Delivered By Drone A kidney needed for transplantation has been delivered by a drone for the first time ever, the University of Maryland Medical Center said, a development that could herald faster and safer organ......
04:51, 05/02/2019

Uber’s IPO nightmare gets worse as stock tanks again Uber’s stock went off the road on its first day of trading — and on the second day it headed off a cliff. Shares of the San Francisco-based ride-sharing app tumbled nearly 11 percent to $37.10 on Monday — its second trading session following an ill-f...
22:51, 05/13/2019

Uber quizzed on growth at IPO roadshow in London Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi sought to persuade money managers in London that the loss-making ride hailing firm's growth plans justified a valuation of up to $91.5 billion in an initial public offering (IPO)....
18:00, 04/29/2019

Everything you need to know about the first black hole image Space and physics reporter Leah Crane answers New Scientist readers’ questions on the first ever images of a black hole from the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT)...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Black hole breakthrough: a lot done, much more to do The first direct image of a black hole is another triumph for Einstein's general relativity – but to make further progress we must look for even better theories...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Psoriasis on black skin: What to know Psoriasis is a skin condition that causes itchy, inflamed, and scaly patches. It can be more challenging to diagnose on black skin. Learn more about psoriasis on black skin in this article....
16:34, 04/30/2019

Eczema on black skin: What to know Eczema is a common skin condition that causes inflammation and itching. It can present differently in different skin tones. In this article, learn about the symptoms of eczema and how it might look on black skin....
05:34, 04/30/2019

Criminalizing black girls Black girls don’t misbehave more, experts say, yet they often receive more severe penalties for the same behavior as white peers.        ...
15:00, 05/14/2019

Uber Prepares for IPO at Midpoint of Target Range or Lower The landmark IPO of ride-hailing firm Uber is expected to price later Thursday as investors weigh a broader stock-market decline and the struggles of rival Lyft’s shares....
21:34, 05/09/2019

Uber, Like Other 'Unicorns,' Began Its IPO Path After the Financial Crisis Despite the tough economy, startups such as Uber, Pinterest and Airbnb benefited from scrappy entrepreneurs as well as the rise of the smartphone and cloud computing....
20:00, 05/09/2019

Uber's market debut sours most anticipated IPO since Facebook Uber Technologies Inc's conservative initial public offering could not keep its shares from sinking in their trading debut on Friday, fueling debate on Wall Street over whether the outcome of the most anticipated listing since Facebook Inc would weig...
02:00, 05/11/2019

Beyond Meat shares spike another 14%, leaving Uber in the dust after IPO Shares of Beyond Meat, which makes plant-based meat substitutes, surged more than 14% on Tuesday, adding to their stellar start in the public market....
22:34, 05/14/2019

Cashing out in Uber's IPO: China, Russia and the Middle East In 2015, Uber Technologies Inc went on a fundraising spree in China, tapping venture capitalists and state-backed corporations for cash and connections to try and navigate the Chinese regulatory environment....
07:51, 05/10/2019

Uber and Lyft Confront High Driver Turnover Uber and Lyft are banking on a future where ever-more riders rely on ride-hailing. But that future assumes the companies will be able to accomplish something pretty difficult—finding enough drivers....
20:17, 05/12/2019

Uber takes IPO roadshow to New York as demand builds up Uber Technologies Inc CEO Dara Khosrowshahi and his top management team took the ride-hailing giant's investor roadshow for its initial public offering to New York on Tuesday, as demand for its shares already exceeded supply....
23:00, 04/30/2019

Uber makes its hotly anticipated public debut Ride-hailing giant Uber will begin life as a public company on Friday, under pressure to start trading strongly after conservatively pricing its initial public offering. The start of trading comes after Uber on Thursday priced its IPO at $45 per shar...
16:00, 05/10/2019

Ride-hailing firm Uber steps on the gas as IPO looms Ride-hailing service Uber is going public on Friday, and it's been billed as one of the largest IPOs in the history of the New York Stock Exchange. But the company's high losses have many questioning the move....
15:00, 05/09/2019

Uber Is 'Worth' Twice As Much As Ford Because That's the Insane World We Live In Now Every high school economics teacher tells their students—or should, at least—that the entire field depends on the assumption that people act rationally. This is not because people aren’t stupid—good Lord, are people stupid—but because it’s more conve...
16:51, 05/10/2019

RPT-Cashing out in Uber's IPO: China, Russia and the Middle East In 2015, Uber Technologies Inc went on a fundraising spree in China, tapping venture capitalists and state-backed corporations for cash and connections to try and navigate the Chinese regulatory environment....
12:34, 05/10/2019

Uber set to price blockbuster IPO at low end of target range: source Uber Technologies Inc is set to price its initial public offering on Thursday at the low end of its targeted range, a person familiar with the matter said, as the company adopts a risk-averse stance toward the most high-profile U.S. listing since Fac...
22:34, 05/09/2019

Lyft share price crash sucks the air out of Uber’s IPO Expectations of the valuation investors are likely to put on Uber when it lists are falling in line with the shares of its closest competitor that beat it to public ownership....
18:34, 04/28/2019

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.        ...
06:34, 05/10/2019

Uber's IPO went off amid outcry over labor conditions and wages Uber's much-anticipated IPO happened this morning, with shares hitting the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol UBER. The IPO raised $8.1 billion, with shares set at $45 and the company valued at $82.4 billion. This comes amid outcry over Ub...
03:00, 05/11/2019

Uber and Eight Other Once-Small Startups Are Now Worth a Combined $250 Billion Despite the tough economy, startups such as Uber, Pinterest and Airbnb benefited from scrappy entrepreneurs as well as the rise of the smartphone and cloud computing....
03:17, 05/10/2019

What the Strike Ahead of Uber’s IPO Exposes About American Inequality The instant Uber shares start trading on the New York Stock Exchange Friday, lots of people and groups are going to make millions—and in some cases billions—of dollars. They include Travis Kalanick, the company’s co-founder and ex-C...
21:34, 05/07/2019

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...
13:17, 05/08/2019

Uber’s $82 billion valuation underwhelms in most anticipated IPO since Facebook Uber priced its IPO at the low end of its target for a valuation of $82.4 billion, an underwhelming result for the most anticipated IPO since Facebook.Read More...
10:34, 05/10/2019

‘Quiet Mode’ is now an option for Uber rides, but there’s a catch The idea of a “Quiet Mode” in Uber — which actually started out as a meme a few years ago — has now become a reality. According to the company, Uber passengers now have the ability to request a quiet ride, which is to say that...
04:17, 05/16/2019

Uber’s IPO bombs, has worst debut for marque name in a decade Uber’s IPO is officially a bust. The ride-hail giant finished its first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange down nearly 8 percent — making it the worst IPO for a marque name in at least a decade. After pricing its shares at $45 a share Thur...
02:34, 05/11/2019

As WeWork's Losses Mount, It Aims to Distance Itself From Uber As WeWork heads toward an initial public offering, its ebullient chief executive believes it shouldn’t be lumped in the same category as massively money-losing companies like Uber and Lyft....
00:51, 05/16/2019

Uber shifts into lower gear, prices IPO at $45 per share SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber is about to embark on a wild ride on Wall Street with the biggest and most hotly debated IPO in years. The world’s leading ride-hailing service set the stage for its long-awaited arrival on the stock market by pricing ...
23:51, 05/09/2019

Uber, Lyft say they help ease traffic congestion. New study says otherwise. Ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft have become popular by offering a convenient alternative to crowded public transportation and stressful city driving. But a new study conducted in San Francisco adds to a growing body of evidence suggesting th...
05:00, 05/09/2019

It Looks Like Uber's Sleazy Approach to Driver Lawsuits Could Be Backfiring Uber has had what can best be characterized as a shitstorm of scandals in its decade-long run, and that isn’t even including any misconduct kept out of the public eye thanks to forced arbitration. Hiding those scandals appears to be turning into a co...
02:17, 05/09/2019

Uber to price blockbuster IPO against grim market backdrop Uber Technologies Inc will price its initial public offering on Thursday, the most high-profile U.S. listing since Facebook Inc seven years ago, against a backdrop of turbulent financial markets and the plunging share price of its U.S. rival Lyft Inc...
14:00, 05/09/2019

Uber shares likely to fall in stock market debut Uber Technologies Inc shares are likely to open below their initial public offering price of $45 in their long-awaited market debut on Friday, early price indications showed....
20:17, 05/10/2019

Uber kicks off IPO roadshow with secret meeting in London Uber Technologies Inc. chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi sought to persuade money managers in London that the loss-making ridesharing firm’s growth plans justified a valuation of up to $91.5 billion in an initial public offering (IPO). In the ballroo...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Count Goldman's Millionaire Clients as Big Winners on Uber Wealthy clients of Goldman Sachs will emerge with deeply discounted stakes in Uber when it goes public this week, placing them among the biggest winners....
01:00, 05/09/2019

Amazon is backing Uber Eats rival Deliveroo in the UK Amazon's restaurant delivery service in the UK folded in late 2018, because it couldn't keep up with rivals like Deliveroo. Now, the corporation is subscribing to the old adage "if you can't beat 'em, join 'em" by becoming De...
12:17, 05/17/2019

Loss-making Uber does not look like a business worth $90bn As drivers protest and the IPO roadshow rolls on, investors need to ask some tough questionsGood luck to those Uber workers protesting about wages and working conditions. They picked their moment to coincide with this week’s IPO in New York, in which...
22:51, 05/08/2019

Uber’s Twisted Logic Means This Isn't a Strike. It's a Boycott Today, many Uber and Lyft drivers in major cities across the country are striking to protest their pay and working conditions, in large part because they’re classified as independent contractors instead of employees. But Uber doesn’t think of its dri...
18:17, 05/08/2019

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....
12:00, 05/03/2019

Uber adds London's public transportation info to its app Londoners can now compare their public transport and ridesharing options in the Uber app. Tuesday, the company added real-time Underground, bus, train and Docklands Light Railway (DLR) info to a new "Public Transport" feature, which appears next to t...
01:17, 04/30/2019

Uber tumbles 9% in rocky stock market launch Uber Technologies Inc's shares fell nearly 9% in their New York Stock Exchange debut on Friday, marking a rocky start for one of the most high-profile U.S. companies to go public since Facebook Inc seven years ago....
20:17, 05/10/2019

Uber rang in its IPO with champagne and mimosas. Then the hangover began. Uber's IPO celebrations were boozed-filled benders that and occasionally got out of control, hearkening back to the company's culture under ousted CEO Travis Kalanick....
20:51, 05/17/2019

SoftBank shares come under pressure after Uber's rough first day of trading Shares of Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Group came under pressure in Monday's trading session following the large losses seen on ride-hailing giant Uber's debut day last Friday....
16:17, 05/13/2019

Uber IPO Stumbles, Stock Price Opens at $42 a Share Uber shares opened at $42 on the New York Stock Exchange, 6.7% below the ride-hailing service’s IPO price of $45, a rare setback for a high-profile debut. Shares recovered to above $44 in afternoon trading....
19:51, 05/10/2019

Investor group demands changes to Uber's board ahead of IPO Investor group CtW called for the removal of John Thain from Uber's board and said the board's composition "falls short of best practices."...
11:17, 05/02/2019

The answer to Uber's profit challenge? It may lie in its trove of data Over the past two years, Uber Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi has used his peace-making and political skills to settle battles with lawmakers and rivals and endear himself to employees who had suffered through a wretched period of corporate scandal...
11:51, 05/09/2019

Uber Faces Class-Action Suit in Australia Uber Technologies is alleged to have destroyed livelihoods and operated in Australia illegally, in a lawsuit brought by thousands of taxi and limousine drivers, broadening legal challenges ahead of one of the biggest initial public offerings this yea...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Denver Uber users can buy public transit tickets in the app Uber customers in Denver can now use the app to purchase transit tickets. This makes Denver the first city in the world to get the added capability, but it won't be the last. It's all part of Uber's goal to make the platform a one-stop...
00:17, 05/03/2019

Uber is testing PIN-based pickup at the Portland airport Finding your Uber at a crowded arrivals curb while several other passengers are doing the same can be daunting. To help alleviate that pain, Uber is piloting a PIN feature today at Portland International Airport in the hopes of cutting down on length...
22:51, 05/13/2019

Short-term markets are putting Uber in trouble Uber's rise until now has been fueled by investors' willingness to subsidize a big market buildout. But post-IPO, the company is being hit by new realities.Read More...
16:17, 05/16/2019

Amazon squares up to Uber with backing for UK food app Deliveroo Amazon has taken a stake in British online food delivery company Deliveroo, leading a $575 million fundraising to pit itself against Uber Eats in the global race to dominate the market for takeaway meals....
13:00, 05/17/2019

The next Uber will come from the $1.2 trillion global truck and shipping industry The shipping business is huge and inefficient. But a number of start-ups, including Flexport and Convoy, which was founded by former Amazon executives, have leaped into the market with some technology-driven solutions....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Uber makes long-awaited IPO by trading at $42 per share Ride-share company Uber made its long-awaited initial public offering Friday -- with an initial list price of $45 per share, which fell to $42 by the start of trading on the New York Stock Exchange....
20:34, 05/10/2019

Celebrating black masculinity in Harlem When British designer Ozwald Boateng announced he'd be staging a fashion show about "AI," most people assumed he was talking about artificial intelligence....
14:17, 05/07/2019

Yoga Is My Self-Care: More Black Men Need to Breathe As soon as I walk into my yoga studio in Brooklyn, I leave every societal hang-up on how black men are supposed to act and feel at the door. I can be free. I can be me, at peace with my mind and body. I exist unjudged by the people practicing with me...
02:17, 05/07/2019

Shell Shines in a Black Quarter for Oil Following big divestments in recent years, Shell has distinguished itself by taking a low-cost, lower growth approach to oil and by heavy investment in natural gas. This quarter, that strategy worked well....
17:34, 05/02/2019

What Is a Black Hole? Here’s Our Guide for Earthlings Welcome to the place of no return — a region in space where the gravitational pull is so strong that not even light can escape it. This is a black hole....
03:00, 04/29/2019

Uber closes down 7.67%, putting chill on big IPO year for tech stocks Uber performed a historic face plant on its first day of trading. Now the stable of unicorns hoping to IPO this year will have to see the fallout.Read More...
16:17, 05/11/2019

Uber's High Profile Stock Market Debut Disappoints ber had considered going public for at least four years. Yet the ride-hailing company picked a week for its IPO plagued by market turbulence fuelled by US-China trade worries....
11:17, 05/11/2019

Uber, Lyft Get Creative, but Investors Aren't Blind to Losses Uber, Lyft and other big startups have touted their new business models that disrupt old industries but lose historic amounts of money. To try to win over investors, they have also come up with unusual alternatives for measuring their performance. So...
18:00, 05/14/2019

Congratulations to Uber, the Worst Performing IPO in U.S. Stock Market History Rideshare unicorn Uber doesn’t do anything small. When it was in the game of raising money, it raised close to $25 billion. When it loses that money—and it does every single quarter—it loses it at astronomical burn rates. It finally debuted on the Ne...
01:00, 05/11/2019

Uber set to debut on NYSE, hopes to avoid Lyft's fate Ride services giant Uber Technologies Inc is set to make its long-awaited stock market debut on Friday, after its initial public offering was priced at the lower end of its expected range....
15:51, 05/10/2019

US briefing: China trade war, Uber IPO and fake heiress sentenced Friday’s top story: Beijing vows to retaliate as Trump administration imposes 25% tariffs. Plus, what happened after half a tonne of cocaine washed up on a small islandSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walke...
14:00, 05/10/2019

Uber set to debut on NYSE, under pressure to avoid Lyft debacle Ride services giant Uber Technologies Inc will begin life as a public company on Friday, under pressure to start trading strongly after conservatively pricing its initial public offering....
13:34, 05/10/2019

Great fanfare as Uber gets its stock on the road, but app stalls in New York Could this be the moment the sentiment on Wall Street turned against the tech sector?Uber’s stock market debut came with all the usual razzmatazz of a big American technology IPO. The chief executive spent weeks making sweeping statements about how t...
13:00, 05/12/2019

French ride-hailing app Kapten to launch in London, take on Uber French ride-hailing app Kapten, formerly called "Chauffeur Prive", has won approval from Transport for London to launch its services in the British capital and take on the likes of Uber as well as the city's historic black cabs....
14:17, 05/16/2019

Uber Stumbles in Stock Market Debut, Opens at $42 a Share Uber shares opened at $42 on the New York Stock Exchange, 6.7% below the ride-hailing service’s IPO price of $45, a rare setback for a high-profile debut....
18:34, 05/10/2019

SoftBank Group shares tumble as Uber prices IPO at lower end Shares in Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp tumbled 5.5% on Friday, a day after one of its biggest tech bets, Uber Technologies, priced its initial public offering at the low end of the targeted range....
11:17, 05/10/2019

Women realize mid-trip that drunk man is not their Uber driver, police say Two would-be Uber passengers traveling in Nashville learned mid-trip their driver was not only reportedly drunk, he wasn't even a real ride-share driver.        ...
19:51, 05/14/2019

Amazon to Invest in Deliveroo, a Rival to Uber in Food Delivery The $575 million investment strengthens one of the biggest overseas rivals to Uber’s food-delivery division, which the ride-hailing company considers a key business....
15:51, 05/17/2019

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......
09:51, 05/10/2019

Bhairavi Desai On Why the Uber and Lyft Strikes are the Future of Labor On Wednesday, drivers for Uber, Lyft, and lesser-known services like Via and Juno will sign out of their apps and stop picking up passengers as part of a global strike against these companies’ abysmal treatment of drivers. The duration of these st...
18:17, 05/08/2019

One Country's Uber-Convenient, Incredibly Invasive Digital ID System Residents of Estonia use their digital identities to vote, fill prescriptions and start businesses. Proponents say the system solves one of the internet’s thorniest issues, but cybersecurity and privacy advocates have raised concerns....
18:00, 05/09/2019

Lyft shares hit record low, piling pressure on Uber ahead of IPO Lyft Inc's stock slumped nearly 11% on Wednesday to a record low after the ride-hailing company posted a deep quarterly loss, putting pressure on Uber Technologies Inc as it prepares to price its initial public offering....
22:34, 05/08/2019

Uber and Lyft increased traffic delays in San Francisco by 40 percent Uber and Lyft say they help cut down on vehicle congestion, but a new analysis of San Francisco traffic found they did the opposite over a six year period...
21:51, 05/08/2019

Uber’s graph expert bears the scars of billions of trips One of Uber's experts in building knowledge graphs, Joshua Shinavier advises fellow data scientists that "real data is messy, but the fact is, if you want to build an enterprise knowledge graph, you have to deal with it."...
00:00, 05/09/2019

Ride-hailing firm Uber sees rocky start in IPO Ride-hailing service Uber went public on Friday, and the event had been billed as one of the largest IPOs in the history of the New York Stock Exchange. The shares did not start the day well....
21:17, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 2-Uber set to price blockbuster IPO at low end of target range -source Uber Technologies Inc is set to price its initial public offering on Thursday at the low end of its targeted range, a person familiar with the matter said, as the company adopts a risk-averse stance toward the most high-profile U.S. listing since Fac...
22:34, 05/09/2019

Uber shares will be overvalued the day they go public, growing number of skeptics say While Uber's IPO is drawing big-name buyers, there's a rising chorus of voices saying the world's biggest ride-hailing company is overvalued....
17:00, 05/01/2019

Uber sued for 'hundreds of millions' in Australian class action Uber is no stranger to lawsuits on any continent, but a new class action filing from four Australian states looks set to become one of the largest in the country's history....
18:34, 05/03/2019

SoftBank's Vision Fund Poised to Reap Big Uber Gain SoftBank’s Vision Fund, the world’s largest technology investor, is set to be a big winner on Uber’s blockbuster IPO this week, with a paper profit of roughly $3 billion in about 16 months....
12:34, 05/08/2019

Uber Outlines First-Quarter Results After Cutting Valuation Target Uber moved its target valuation lower, setting a range of about $80.5 billion to $91.5 billion for its initial public offering, and gave hungry investors a look at its first-quarter financials....
00:17, 04/29/2019

Rush-hour Uber and Lyft driver strike was a flop in NYC Ride-hailing strike? What ride-hailing strike? A driver strike that was planned for Wednesday-morning rush hour against ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft appeared to be a flop in New York City, as cars appeared plentiful and surge pricing was ...
16:51, 05/08/2019

Amazon has been quietly running an 'Uber for trucking' service since last year It's Amazon's first foray into the freight brokerage space, which includes major competitors like Uber Freight, C.H Robinson, and XPO Logistics....
19:34, 04/30/2019

Uber treads cautiously with $82.4bn valuation ahead of market debut Uber has priced its initial public offering at $45 (£34.50) a share, meaning the ride-hailing company now has a valuation of $82.4bn (£71.1bn)....
05:51, 05/10/2019

How Corporate Delusions of Automation Fuel the Cruelty of Uber and Lyft As drivers around the world went on strike just days before Uber’s IPO, they shared harrowing stories of being overworked and underpaid, subjected to a frustratingly opaque payment system, and even sleeping in their cars in order to save enough money...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Why young, black girls are often criminalized in schools Black girls don’t misbehave more, but experts say they often receive more severe punishments for the same behavior as white peers.        ...
05:17, 05/15/2019

Rory McIlroy could have edge at Bethpage Black There aren’t a lot of golf courses that don’t set up well for Rory McIlroy. But ones like Bethpage Black, where the PGA Championship starts Thursday, are tailored for him. The four-time major champion is aiming for his third PGA Championship win this...
09:34, 05/15/2019

Black bears battle it out on front lawn Two bears were spotted biting, clawing and lunging at each other just outside a residential home in Branchville, New Jersey.        ...
09:00, 05/11/2019

For some, black Minneapolis officer's conviction no surprise After three weeks of testimony, a jury needed little more than a day to convict a black Minneapolis police officer of murder in the fatal shooting of an unarmed white woman who had called 911 to report a possible crime, delivering a guilty verdict th...
07:17, 05/01/2019

Joe Biden Has Support From Older Black Voters. Is It Enough? Mr. Biden is the early pacesetter in the South Carolina primary, buoyed by his long ties to elected officials there. But some question whether his support will endure....
23:51, 05/07/2019

'The Twilight Zone' gets a makeover for the 'Black Mirror' age Rod Serling's classic "The Twilight Zone" made its debut almost 60 years ago, but each generation seems destined for its own revival. The latest incarnation, courtesy of streaming site CBS All Access, tries to give the sci-fi anthology a new coat of ...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Few black patients get buprenorphine for opioid addiction (Reuters Health) - While the number of Americans getting drug treatment for opioid addiction is on the rise, a new study suggests that gains may be concentrated among white patients and people who can pay cash or have private health insurance....
00:17, 05/15/2019

Stunning photos show 'Black is Beautiful' To some, Kwame Brathwaite was the "Keeper of the Images," capturing black creativity and expression in its purest and most candid of forms. Between the late 1950s and the late 1970s, the Brooklyn native made his career documenting the burgeoning blac...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Pay gap between black, white college graduates has grown Members of the college class of 2019 are starting out on some of the best economic footing in recent memory, but that fortune isn’t spread equally. The gulf in wages between young black college graduates and young white college graduates has actually...
23:17, 05/14/2019

Black Hole Given the Hawaiian Name ‘Powehi.’ Here’s What That Means The black hole that was captured in a first-ever picture this week has been named “Powehi,” courtesy of a language professor at the University of Hawaii-Hilo. Powehi means “embellished dark source of unending creation”, accord...
18:34, 04/28/2019

| New York policeman tried five years after black man's death Five years after an African American father of six died after being apparently held in an illegal police chokehold, a video of which triggered the Black Lives Matter Movement, a disciplinary trial of the policeman accused of killing him got under way...
09:51, 05/14/2019

How These Black Playwrights Are Challenging American Theater Jackie Sibblies Drury, Jeremy O. Harris, Antoinette Nwandu and Jordan E. Cooper, on influences, gatekeepers and helping “the young black theater nerd find work that looks like them.”...
18:51, 04/28/2019

ShowBiz Minute: Black, BAFTA, US Box Office Rapper Kodak Black arrested on weapons charges; "Killing Eve" wins big at the TV BAFTAs; "Avengers: Endgame" top U.S. Box Office. (May 13)        ...
15:00, 05/14/2019

First black hole picture: The big mysteries we still need to solve We finally have the first real image of a black hole, so researchers can begin studying these cosmic mysteries in detail. Here is what they are hoping to learn...
18:51, 04/28/2019

First ever picture of a black hole may be revealed this week The Event Horizon Telescope aims to capture an image of the black hole at the heart of the Milky Way – and its first results will be released on 10 April...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Black Ops 4 Update Stokes Debate About Who The Spectre Really Is Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s latest event “Spectre Rising” brings back the series’ most mysterious Specialist, and the community seems torn over the character’s identity....
23:00, 05/09/2019

Lyft results underscore importance to Uber of life beyond ride-hailing Investor disappointment at Lyft Inc's growth outlook underscores the pressure for rival Uber Technologies Inc to show potential backers of its initial public offering that it can expand services such as food delivery even as its core ride-hailing sl...
14:17, 05/08/2019

Lyft's Disappointing Debut Looms Large in Uber's Impending Mega-IPO As Uber Technologies Inc. gears up for its landmark IPO, the ride-sharing company and its underwriters are trying to avoid the pitfalls that soured the debut of its smaller rival Lyft Inc....
04:17, 05/06/2019

Uber CEO Warns Staff of ‘Tough Public Market Times’ After Underwhelming IPO (Bloomberg) — Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, in an email to staff Monday, acknowledged Uber’s rocky trading debut, while at the same time saying that tech giants Facebook and Amazon also faced difficulties after listing. “Obviously our...
22:34, 05/13/2019

Uber workers told to ignore 'pessimistic voices' as shares slide CEO defiant in email but downward spiral continues after stock market debut The chief executive of Uber has urged employees to ignore “pessimistic voices” after shares in the company slumped again on their second day of trading since Friday’s disappo...
20:51, 05/13/2019

Lyft hits record low as Uber slumps in Wall Street debut Lyft Inc's stock slumped to a record low on Friday as Uber Technologies, another company hemorrhaging billions of dollars, fell in its Wall Street debut....
20:17, 05/10/2019

Uber Hit With Australia Class Action Lawsuit Ahead of Stock Listing Uber on Friday faced another legal bump on the road to its blockbuster initial public offering, with taxi drivers launching a class action lawsuit in Australia....
10:17, 05/03/2019

Wrong-way driver smashes into Uber inside Queens-Midtown Tunnel Harrowing dashcam video shows the moment an unlicensed driver speeding in his daddy’s car slammed into a vehicle inside the Queens-Midtown Tunnel, seriously injuring two people, according to authorities and sources. Jorje Beato, who only has a ...
22:00, 05/09/2019