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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.      ...

Could Uber, Lyft drivers trick the apps to increase surge pricing? Experts say 'probably'

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Are Uber and Lyft Drivers Gaming Surge Pricing to Protest Getting Screwed Over on Pay? Despite policies that prohibit the manipulation of rideshare apps, drivers for Uber and Lyft are reportedly working together to coordinate price surges at Reagan National Airport to earn a higher fare.Read more......
11:00, 05/21/2019

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, 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 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 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

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

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

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

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 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 and Lyft to turn the wheels on car ownership -industry experts Ride-hailing apps like those of Uber Technologies and Lyft Inc are expected to alter the state of car ownership towards subscription-based services and shared ownership, auto industry experts said at a conference on Wednesday....
02:34, 05/23/2019

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 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

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

UPDATE 1-Uber and Lyft to turn the wheels on car ownership -industry experts Ride-hailing apps like those of Uber Technologies and Lyft Inc are expected to alter the state of car ownership towards subscription-based services and shared ownership, auto industry experts said at a conference on Wednesday....
02:34, 05/23/2019

Commuters urged to support Uber, Lyft strike by not using ride-sharing apps As drivers of Uber and Lyft protest Wednesday, users on social media are urging customers to stop using the ride-sharing apps in solidarity.        ...
15:34, 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

Report: Many Uber, Lyft drivers fail to respond to recalls NEW YORK (AP) — One in six Uber and Lyft drivers in the New York City and Seattle areas are driving vehicles with outstanding recalls, according to Consumer Reports. But taking a taxi or limousine isn’t necessarily a safer option. Nearly a quar...
23:17, 05/21/2019

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, 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 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 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

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

'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

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

WHO experts recommend ramping up Ebola vaccine after Congo cases surge World Health Organization experts recommended on Tuesday a dramatic expansion of vaccination against Ebola in Congo after a surge in cases showed that the strategy of vaccinating those known to be exposed to the disease was no longer sufficient....
21:00, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 1-WHO experts recommend ramping up Ebola vaccine after Congo cases surge World Health Organization experts recommended on Tuesday a dramatic expansion of vaccination against Ebola in Congo after a surge in cases showed that the strategy of vaccinating those known to be exposed to the disease was no longer sufficient....
19:51, 05/07/2019

Most extensive test of Android antivirus apps to date shows increase in quantity but not quality The latest test of Android security apps – believed to be the biggest ever conducted – shows that only one in three provides effective protection. Out of 250 mobile apps tested, the majority were dubious, unsafe or ineffective. AV-Comparatives have r...
22:51, 05/01/2019

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

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

Are You An Uber Driver? Send Us Your Flat Surge Fare Screenshots Over the last few weeks, we’ve been hearing from an increasing number of Uber drivers that changes to the surge price model have impacted their take-home pay. In particular, my article about whether Uber is engaged in price-fixing prompted many drive...
00:51, 05/22/2019

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

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

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

Should Uber Bar Felons From Becoming Drivers? The tight U.S. labor market is pushing more employers to consider hiring nontraditional candidates, including some with criminal records. That is intensifying debates about safety, fairness and likelihood of success....
20:34, 05/22/2019

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

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

There's a Good Chance Your Uber or Lyft Hasn't Gone In For Its Recalls Uber and Lyft are bad at recalls, Tesla is still sliding, Maven is packing up in some markets, and Toyota is playing games, all in The Morning Shift for Tuesday, May 21, 2019....
00:51, 05/22/2019

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

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 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

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 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

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 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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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 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

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

Report: Accused Somali War Criminal Living in the US Drove for Uber and Lyft Former Somali military commander and accused war criminal Yusuf Abdi Ali has been facing a civil lawsuit in Virginia over allegations of “gross human rights abuses” in the separatist region of Somaliland in the 1970s and 1980s, during the reign of U....
06:51, 05/15/2019

Uber valued at $82 billion in IPO as market jitters, Lyft woes weigh Uber Technologies Inc priced its initial public offering on Thursday at the low end of its targeted range for a valuation of $82.4 billion, hoping its conservative approach will spare it the trading plunge suffered by rival Lyft Inc....
02:17, 05/10/2019

Uber, Lyft driver strike latest move to organize gig workers PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A strike by Uber and Lyft drivers in cities across the United States this week caused barely a ripple to passengers looking to catch a ride, highlighting the challenges in launching a labor movement from scratch in an industry...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Uber, Lyft’s huge capital have created duopoly in rideshare market Even if another rival dared enter the market, it would likely be difficult to raise enough money to pose a viable threat after Uber and Lyft spent the past decade pulling in billions of dollars from venture capitalists....
04:34, 05/12/2019

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

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

UPDATE 5-Uber valued at $82 bln in IPO as market jitters, Lyft woes weigh Uber Technologies Inc priced its initial public offering on Thursday at the low end of its targeted range to value the company at $82.4 billion, hoping the conservative approach would let it avoid the market chaos suffered by rival Lyft....
00:51, 05/10/2019

Bad loans were killing the taxi industry long before Uber and Lyft: report The financial woes of the city taxi market may not be entirely the fault of ride-hailing companies — the industry was a house of cards waiting to collapse, a report says. An investigation by the New York Times Sunday put the blame on industry leaders...
20:34, 05/19/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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 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

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

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

Back-seat passengers in Uber, Lyft, rideshare vehicles face germs, safety risks Rising awareness about the dangers of sitting in the back seat could give you pause the next time your Uber or Lyft rolls up to the curb.        ...
12:34, 05/10/2019

The Uber strike should worry investors and the company because it points to a fundamental problem with its business model (LYFT) Uber and Lyft and their investors should be worried about the strike Wednesday by the app-based taxi companies' drivers. The labor action highlights a fundamental problem with the companies' businesses — they're losing lots of money in spite of...
22:00, 05/11/2019

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 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

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

Back-seat passengers in Uber, Lyft, ride-hailing vehicles face germs, safety risks Rising awareness about the dangers of sitting in the back seat could give you pause the next time your Uber or Lyft rolls up to the curb.        ...
19:00, 05/10/2019

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. Read more......
16:51, 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

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

Cboe Global Markets Plans Listing of Options on Lyft, Inc. (LYFT) CHICAGO – April 1, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced it plans to list options on Lyft, Inc. (LYFT), the fast-growing multimodal transportation network....
17:51, 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

New Mercedes-Benz EQC: UK pricing set for EV New battery-electric model will go on sale next year and take the fight to the Jaguar I-Pace and Audi E-tron, priced from £65,640 The new Mercedes-Benz EQC, the first of 10 electric models the brand will launch before 2025, will be priced from £65,6...
22:34, 05/07/2019

New Mercedes-Benz GLS: UK pricing and spec revealed New BMW X7 rival, with focus on space, refinement and comfort, to cost from £73,995 The new Mercedes-Benz GLS luxury SUV is now available to order in the UK, costing from £73,995.  Revealed at the New York motor show, the GLS has been completely re-...
13:00, 05/07/2019

Trump needs help from Pelosi to notch a big drug pricing win As the president looks ahead to his reelection effort, achieving something as major as direct negotiations between Medicare and drug companies could be just the win he’s looking for....
15:51, 04/29/2019

CFE Modifies Pricing For S&P 500 Variance Futures Contract CHICAGO, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) on Monday, June 24 will revise the pricing method for its S&P 500 Variance (VA) futures contract, which began trading on CFE in December 2012. The change involves the timing of w...
11:51, 05/02/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro listed on a store, complete with pricing The OnePlus 7 Pro is being announced tomorrow (May 14), but one store might have jumped the gun, as the phone has been listed along with a price and availability date.The store in question is JD (a Chinese website) so sadly the price is also in Chine...
12:34, 05/13/2019

VW reveals name, pricing of electric hatchback in Europe Volkswagen revealed the name, pricing and driving ranges for its first mass-market EV, which will be called the ID3. The Golf-sized hatchback is part of VW Group's 30 billion-euro ($34 billion) strategy to topple Tesla as the electric-car leader....
18:51, 05/08/2019

Oculus Quest launch games pricing: Only 1 is over $30 Oculus VR and Facebook revealed on Friday the prices for games and apps for the Oculus Quest standalone VR headset. All but one are $30 or less.Read More...
18:17, 05/18/2019

Russian watchdog to fine Samsung over smartphone pricing: RIA Russia's anti-monopoly watchdog plans to fine South Korean electronic giant Samsung over the pricing of its smartphones, RIA news agency cited the watchdog as saying on Thursday....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Hyundai Tucson N Line: pricing revealed for sportier SUV Seat Ateca rival gains a performance-honed chassis and racy styling details, and is priced from £25,995 Hyundai has announced pricing and spec details for the new Tucson N Line, a performance-inspired trim line that previews a possible hot N version...
12:51, 05/14/2019

How to Trick Your Kid Into Becoming a Book Lover I’ve always been a huge book nerd, so my dreams of parenting definitely included my kids being as book-obsessed as I am. I love the experience of the real world melting away as I lose myself in a story, and I want my kids to know that feeling too. Bu...
01:17, 05/21/2019

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 obscure advisory committees at the heart of the U.S. drug pricing debate Expectations were high last year for three new migraine drugs hitting the market from Amgen Inc, Eli Lilly and Co and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries....
19:00, 04/29/2019

New OnePlus 7 Pro images and a specs sheet with model pricing pop up like its camera You know that smartphone apocalypse is near when things start popping up from various places, and the normalization of motorized camera parts will continue unabated, it seems, with the OnePlus 7 Pro sporting one.The phone is expected to feature a pop...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Revenue Analytics raises $11 million to predict product pricing with AI Revenue Analytics, a company developing a commercial price prediction platform for a raft of industries, has raised $11 million in venture capital.Read More...
16:17, 05/16/2019

U.S. SEC sets dates for first phase of disputed exchange pricing plan The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said it will begin the first phase of a plan aimed at evaluating how stock exchange fees and incentives affect how brokers trade, even as several exchanges sue the regulator in an attempt to kill the experi...
20:17, 05/22/2019

CBOE Holdings Announces Pricing of Senior Notes Offering CHICAGO -- June 26, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that it priced an underwritten public offering of $300 million of its 1.950% Senior Notes due 2019. The offering is expected to close on June 29, 2017, subjec...
03:34, 05/02/2019

This daily trick can help keep your brain sharp The secret to a healthier brain is a puzzling one. A new study of 19,000 adults over 50 years old finds that older people who do daily number and word puzzles have sharper brains, according to the findings published in the International Journal of Ge...
13:17, 05/17/2019

Africa Cup of Nations: Fans backlash prompts a rethink of ticket pricing A backlash from Egyptian fans, including a jibe from Mo Salah, prompts the Egypt Football Association to reconsider its ticket pricing for the Africa Cup of Nations....
19:51, 04/30/2019

Daily on Energy: Industry to broach the topic of carbon pricing with Congress SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-energy/...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Toropchenko has hat trick, Storm top Huskies at Memorial Cup HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — Alexey Toropchenko scored a natural hat trick in the first period and the Guelph Storm beat the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 5-2 Saturday in the Memorial Cup opener for both teams. Mackenzie Entwhistle and Nick Suzuki also scored...
03:17, 05/19/2019

Aubameyang hat-trick fires Arsenal into final "Europa League semi-final second leg, Mestalla – Valencia 2 (Gameiro 11’, 58’) Arsenal 4 (Aubameyang 17’, 69’, 88’, Lacazette 50’) Arsenal win 7-3 on aggregate"...
00:17, 05/10/2019

How to delete all of the emails on your iPad using a simple trick Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Your iPad's Mail app doesn't give you an obvious way to delete all the email in a folder, but it's easy to do with just a few taps. Apple provides a workaround to move all your email at once by selecting a message, h...
00:00, 05/22/2019

CBOE to Offer New Customized Option Pricing Service Through Market Data Express Chicago, IL - January 7, 2013 - Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated (CBOE) announced today that its affiliate Market Data Express, LLC (MDX) plans to launch the CBOE Customized Option Pricing Service (COPS) on Monday, January 14. The new dat...
15:51, 05/02/2019

Google Pixel 3a promo images leak alongside pricing, specs, features In just six days’ time, Google’s hardware team will take to the stage at Google I/O to announce the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL. These two devices are expected to represent Google’s first attempt at mid-range smartphones and now, thanks to tipster Max J...
13:34, 05/02/2019

Suncor Energy Q1 profit soars 86.3 pct on improved Canadian heavy crude pricing Suncor Energy Inc reported a 86.3 percent rise in first quarter profit on Wednesday, benefiting from improved Canadian heavy crude pricing on the back of Alberta's mandated output cuts....
04:17, 05/02/2019

Zoroark Can Trick People With Illusions And Turn Into A Human Every Pokemon is interesting and worth talking about. I don’t play a ton of Pokemon, but I do enjoy the universe and I love learning more about the creatures in it. So, Here’s Another Pokemon! It’s Zoroark!...
18:34, 05/04/2019

Jaguares hold out against Brumbies to complete hat-trick of wins Victory lifted the Argentine outfit five places to sixth in the combined standings of the southern hemisphere club championship and to third in the South African conference. ...
23:34, 04/29/2019

Heung-min Son scoops hat-trick of Tottenham awards for 2018-19 season Heung-min Son has scooped a hat-trick of end-of-season Tottenham awards, being named Player of the Season in two separate fan votes while also winning goal of the season for his goal against Chelsea....
19:51, 05/12/2019

The secret trick used by firms helping cyberhacking victims: pay the ransom Four payments sent after SamSam ransomware targeted entities across the US were traced by ProPublica to Proven DataFrom 2015 to 2018, a strain of ransomware known as SamSam paralyzed computer networks across North America and the UK. It caused more t...
11:51, 05/15/2019

Zelda: Skyward Sword Speedrunning Has Been Stale For A While, But A New Trick Might Change That It has proven difficult to find big glitches in The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, which is why speedrunners haven’t yet figured out how to complete the game in less than five hours. Other big Zelda games, like Ocarina of Time, are far glitchier and...
23:34, 05/10/2019

Moura hat-trick as Tottenham reach Champions League final Lucas Moura scores a dramatic winner to cap an astonishing Tottenham fightback against Ajax and set up an all-English Champions League final against Liverpool....
03:00, 05/09/2019

CBOE SEALS EXCLUSIVE AGREEMENT WITH 3D MARKETS FOR BENCHMARK-PRICED TRADES WITH "GWAP" OPTIONS PRICING CHICAGO, May 20, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), the largest U.S. options marketplace and the creator of listed options, today announced it has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with 3D Markets Inc., a block options crossing n...
02:00, 05/03/2019

Commentary: Novartis CEO: Gene therapy offers hope of cures in a treatment, but US needs new pricing, payment model The current global health system treats chronic diseases with a pay-as-you-go model, spreading costs over months and years. It's unprepared to pay for a surge of new, single-treatment therapies with the potential to provide a lifetime of benefit...
02:34, 05/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Suncor Energy Q1 profit beats estimates on improved Canadian heavy crude pricing Canada's Suncor Energy Inc reported a profit on Wednesday that beat analysts' estimates as the integrated oil producer reaped the benefits of improved Canadian heavy crude pricing due to Alberta's production curtailments....
04:17, 05/02/2019

Anti-abortion clinics that try to trick women face new Google ad policy Enlarge / MONTGOMERY, Ala. - MAY 19, 2019: A protestor dressed as a character from the Hulu TV show The Handmaid's Tale, based on the best-selling novel by Margaret Atwood, walks back to her car after participating in a rally against one of the natio...
00:17, 05/23/2019

A Sneaky Hidden-Ball Trick Sent Trine To The D-3 Softball World Series The Trine University (Indiana) Thunder made use of what was either a sublimely inventive or sneakily underhanded play to get the last out against Geneseo on Saturday and advance to the Division III Women’s College World Series. Whatever your opinion ...
10:17, 05/21/2019

Cheap Trick, Sara Gilbert part of gala honoring Linda Perry NEW YORK (AP) — A benefit gala honoring Linda Perry will include a performance by Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Cheap Trick and appearances from Oscar-nominated actress Juliette Lewis and Perry’s wife, Sara Gilbert. “Linda Perry & Friends:...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Logan Couture's hat trick lifts Sharks past Avalanche 4-2 in Game 3 Logan Couture scored three times, including the go-ahead goal with 7:10 remaining, and the San Jose Sharks beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-2.        ...
08:00, 05/01/2019

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

Scammers Are Using Facebook to Trick People Into Thinking They Accidentally Donated Money to ISIS Scammers are using Facebook Messenger and other apps in an attempt to convince Americans that they accidentally gave money to terrorist groups like ISIS, according to a new warning from the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of the Inspector Ge...
11:00, 05/21/2019

A Midweek Steamy Surge That dry, comfortable air is about to be displaced by a warm front and a steamy surge that follows. We’re set to get muggy midweek as another round of very warm and humid air envelops the Commonwealth. Highs will rise to the mid to upper 80s We...
11:34, 05/22/2019

Raheem Sterling denied FA Cup Final hat-trick after Gabriel Jesus is officially awarded Man City second Raheem Sterling was denied an FA Cup final hat-trick after Manchester City's second goal in their 6-0 triumph over Watford was eventually awarded to Gabriel Jesus....
21:51, 05/18/2019

Champions League: Tottenham overcome Ajax in dramatic semifinal thanks to Lucas Moura hat-trick Tottenham Hotspur have reached the Champions League final for the first time in the club's history after a pulsating comeback against Ajax. Brazilian midfielder Lucas Moura was the hero on a historic night in Amsterdam....
00:51, 05/09/2019

Somerset surge into One-Day Cup semis with 147-run win over Worcestershire Azhar Ali takes five wickets as Worcs skittled for 190Lancashire set Middlesex 305 to win at Lord’sSomerset eased to a 147-run victory in their Royal London One-Day Cup play-off against Worcestershire at New Road.Chasing a 338-run target, the hosts c...
20:00, 05/10/2019

US natural gas exports to Europe surge nearly 300% The European Union announced Thursday that its imports of U.S. liquefied natural gas have climbed 272% since 2016, with the steepest increases occurring after President Trump met last July with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to has...
13:17, 05/02/2019

Get Your Plugs Out of the Way With This Ingenious, $5 Surge Protector Once you’ve use a CyberPower’s swiveling surge protectors, every other outlet solution will feel inferior. Since it lets you position your plugs on the side, rather than sticking straight out, you can push furniture right up against the outlet. It’s ...
21:00, 05/09/2019

Tucson seeing surge in Hepatitis A cases PHOENIX (AP) – Health officials say Arizona is seeing a surge in hepatitis A cases, mostly in the Tucson area but also in metro Phoenix. The outbreak of the viral disease that affects the liver began in November and cases have continued to rise...
03:34, 05/06/2019

This $14 Surge Protector Is Also a Night Light This Aukey surge protector orients its four AC outlets and two USB ports to the side, which is great for hiding behind furniture. But it’s also a night light and phone stand, which is sort of contradictory to the furniture thing, but I guess you coul...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Ajax vs Tottenham player ratings: Lucas Moura a perfect 10 after Champions League hat-trick in Amsterdam Tottenham replicated Liverpool's Champions League miracle as Lucas Moura's dramatic second-half hat-trick set up a stunning 3-2 win over Ajax which sets up an all-English final....
01:51, 05/09/2019

Watch: Lucas Moura nets second-half hat-trick, puts Tottenham in Champions League final Tottenham Hotspur trailed Ajax 2-0 in the first half of a second leg Champions League semifinals matchup, before Lucas Moura put Spurs in the final with three second-half scores....
21:51, 05/09/2019

Tottenham hero Lucas Moura breaks down in tears when hearing Brazilian commentary of hat-trick goal Tottenham hero Lucas Moura broke down in tears on Wednesday night as he hears the commentary of his goal which sealed a Champions League final place....
16:51, 05/09/2019

Brooks Koepka hits golf trick shot to give New York City free beer With the New York City skyline in the distance, pro golfer Brooks Koepka hit a trick shot to win New Yorkers free Michelob Ultra.        ...
02:00, 05/07/2019

Champions League: Tottenham Hotspur overcome Ajax in dramatic semifinal thanks to Lucas Moura hat trick Tottenham Hotspur have reached the Champions League final for the first time in the club's history after a pulsating comeback against Ajax. Brazilian midfielder Lucas Moura was the hero on a historic night in Amsterdam....
12:00, 05/09/2019

Tottenham star Christian Eriksen wants statue for Lucas Moura after stunning Champions League hat-trick Totttenham midfielder Christian Eriksen joked that his teammate Lucas Moura should have a statue built in his honour, after his hat-trick sent them into the Champions League final....
01:51, 05/09/2019

Oil's recent price surge won't last, economists predict Sluggish global growth and an increase in U.S. output both signal the end of the recent rally in oil prices, economic research consultancy Capital Economics has suggested....
00:00, 04/29/2019

Ferrari driven by surge in sales in China MILAN (AP) — Automaker Ferrari says its profits rose in the first quarter as demand for its luxury sports cars grew strongly, particularly in China. The Italian manufacturer, which has shares listed on the New York Stock Exchange, said Tuesday that i...
15:17, 05/07/2019

Even Pete Buttigieg is surprised by his surge – can he make it last? Pete Buttigieg’s surge since mid-March from an extreme longshot for the Democratic presidential nomination to one of the leading contenders surprised a lot of people – including the candidate himself....
19:34, 05/19/2019

Tesla Shares Surge on Fundraising Push The car maker’s stock surged 4.6% after Tesla said it would raise as much as $2.3 billion by selling shares and bonds that may convert to shares—the latest surprising Wall Street reaction to the company’s tribulations....
23:51, 05/02/2019

Indiana college softball team pulls off stunning hidden-ball trick to advance to World Series Indiana college softball players used teamwork and a bit of subterfuge to pull off a hidden-ball trick Saturday that secured their spot in the Women’s College World Series....
13:00, 05/21/2019

Valencia 2 Arsenal 4 (Agg 3-7): Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang nets hat-trick as Gunners reach Europa League final Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored a hat-trick to fire Arsenal into the Europa League final as the Gunners secured a 4-2 (7-3 aggregate) win over Valencia at the Mestalla on Thursday night....
23:51, 05/09/2019

'Express deportations' surge on Mexico's southern border Government statistics show that Mexico's deportations of migrants from Central America, Cuba and Haiti surged in April, adding to their despair as they wait for days to obtain immigration documents....
08:51, 05/04/2019

Luckin Coffee Shares Surge in Market Debut Shares of the Chinese coffee chain surged as much as 53% in their trading debut on the Nasdaq after the company increased its initial public offering....
22:00, 05/17/2019

Surge of algae kills millions of salmon in Norway A surge of algae has killed an estimated 8 million salmon at Norwegian fish farms over the past week, wiping out more than half of this year's expected sales growth, the state-owned Norwegian Seafood Council said on Wednesday....
13:34, 05/22/2019

Patients' drug costs surge for some neurologic conditions (Reuters Health) - Many patients with neurologic disorders like multiple sclerosis, epilepsy and Parkinson's disease have seen steep increases in their out-of-pocket costs for drugs in recent years, a U.S. study suggests....
02:51, 05/02/2019

Italy’s Salvini leads Europe’s ethnonationalist surge The Italian deputy prime minister is at the vanguard of the continent's ascendant far right ahead of next week's elections for the European Parliament....
08:00, 05/16/2019

These Are the Only Three Money Apps You Need How many money apps do you have? Turns out, the perfect number might be three: a budgeting app, an investment tracker, and a credit monitoring service....
21:17, 05/13/2019

Panama sees surge in migrants crossing perilous Darien Gap PENITAS, Panama (AP) — Panamanian authorities are struggling to contend with a spike in the number of migrants risking the journey through what’s known as the Darien Gap, one of the most dangerous stretches of the migratory route toward the U.S...
08:51, 05/16/2019

Pentagon Survey Finds a Surge in Sexual Assaults in the Ranks Troops in all branches of the military, and especially women, are suffering more unwanted sexual contacts and are less likely to report them, the survey found....
00:34, 05/03/2019

Huawei ban causes trade-ins to surge as news breaks of Android block It seems that the news of Google's ban on Android services for Huawei phones is causing worry among users, as a large surge in trade-ins began as soon as the situation was confirmed.UK trade-in site Music Magpie told TechRadar that it saw 154% m...
23:17, 05/20/2019

US breaks record for dividends as investor payouts surge around the world Global dividends reached a first-quarter record of $263.3 billion, rising 7.8% despite concerns about the world economy, according to new reach Monday....
14:00, 05/20/2019

Surge in pressure on NI abortion laws in wake of Alabama ruling Britons outraged over Alabama's near-total ban on abortion are channelling their anger into attempting to change Northern Ireland's own restrictive rules - where women can face life in jail for aborting a pregnancy....
08:34, 05/18/2019

Mexico’s refugee agency asks UN for help amid application surge MEXICO CITY – Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico’s tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help opening three new offices across the country starting next month, its director said ...
01:34, 05/23/2019

Match Group adds more Tinder subscribers, shares surge Match Group beat quarterly profit and revenue estimates on Tuesday, as more people joined its popular dating app, Tinder, sending shares up as much as 8 percent in extended trading....
00:17, 05/08/2019

Trump seeks $4.5 billion to help with surge in migration at southern border The Trump administration on Wednesday asked Congress for $4.5 billion in immediate emergency funding to help address a surge in migration at the U.S. southern border, saying the situation has overwhelmed government resources....
19:17, 05/01/2019

Ferrari tops first-quarter profit forecast, shares surge Italian luxury carmaker Ferrari beat forecasts with a 14 percent rise in first-quarter core earnings, driven by strong sales of its Portofino model and increased shipments in all regions, and stuck to its full-year targets....
14:00, 05/07/2019

Cleaner New York waterways are causing surge in beached whales Cleaner waterways in New York City have attracted more sea life, including seals, dolphins, whales, and sharks in bigger numbers than seen in a century. But there are also more mammals washing ashore or getting stranded....
07:17, 05/12/2019

The drive to make 5G a reality has led to a surge in demand for tower climbers Today, Ericsson is putting the infrastructure in place that is needed to make 5G a reality, and tower climbers like Jordan Robinson are in high demand to lay the groundwork....
23:34, 05/03/2019

Premier League ratings on NBC increase NEW YORK (AP) — The final-day drama in England’s Premier League delivered big viewership numbers for NBC. The network and Nielsen say 2.2 million viewers tuned in for “Championship Sunday,” which was the most-watched season finale i...
02:34, 05/16/2019

How can I increase my laptop’s storage space? Marex has run out of space for music and graphic design work; thankfully, adding an SSD is easy I use a Dell 15-5577 laptop with 8GB of memory for music production and graphic design. The problem is that its 256GB SSD is not enough to store all my pr...
10:00, 05/16/2019

Google knows what you want: lots more ads in its apps Google has announced something that'll bring a sigh of annoyance to anyone who uses its mobile apps: a raft of new and exciting ads.According to The Verge, these will include 'gallery' ads, which you can scroll through (think the shopp...
18:17, 05/16/2019

Labor Apps Won’t Save Us, But Maybe Nothing Will Tech is suggested as a remedy for almost every modern problem that can be traced to economic oppression and inequality. Housing? Tech. Healthcare? Tech. Education? Definitely tech. Disruption has been the refrain of the 2010s, with the object of that...
15:51, 05/02/2019

The best iPhone apps we've used in 2019 Apps are the cornerstone of the iPhone – what really set it apart from Android. The best iPhone apps are typically best in class.However, finding the greatest apps among the millions available isn’t easy, and so we’ve done the ha...
15:00, 04/30/2019

The best iPad apps of 2019 Apps set the iPad apart from other tablets, whether you need to work on office tasks, learn something new, make music, watch a movie or become a digital artist.But which apps are worth your cash and time? We’ve tested thousands to come up with...
17:00, 04/30/2019

The Best Free Apps and Software You're Not Already Using There’s a wealth of free software and apps available to help you get the most out of your computer or smartphone (or both)—so much, in fact, that it’s hard to get around to trying most of them. That’s where this list comes in. It’s freshly curated to...
17:17, 05/16/2019

These Are Our 5 Favorite Podcast Apps Right Now So, you’ve finally decided to get on board and check out some podcasts. Congratulations! You’re in for a treat, if only thanks to the sheer number of shows available to you — there are over 600,000 to choose from. But before you sta...
20:17, 05/09/2019

Trump seeks huge boost in emergency funds for migrant surge The Trump administration on Wednesday asked Congress for $4.5 billion in immediate emergency funding, saying a surge in Central American children and families claiming asylum at the U.S. southern border had drained government resources....
22:17, 05/01/2019

American Express can surge 22% as company sales remain strong, analyst says Investors should buy shares of American Express as the credit card company's sales will keep growing at a fast pace thanks to a strong consumer, an analyst at Morgan Stanley said Thursday....
22:51, 04/28/2019

Tencent profit tops forecast as fintech and cloud revenues surge Tencent Holdings Ltd posted record quarterly profit on Wednesday, smashing market expectations, as the social media and gaming giant booked a rise in the value of its investments while fintech and cloud revenues helped make up for declines in games....
20:34, 05/15/2019

Twitter could surge 20% to head back to multiyear highs, technician bets Twitter is one of the best performers of the communications services stocks, and Todd Gordon of TradingAnalysis.com says the rally is just getting started....
23:51, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Match Group adds more Tinder subscribers, shares surge Match Group beat quarterly profit and revenue estimates on Tuesday, as more people joined its popular dating app, Tinder, sending shares up as much as 8 percent in extended trading....
04:00, 05/08/2019

Shopify raises FY forecast on demand for e-commerce tools; shares surge Shopify Inc raised its 2019 earnings forecast and posted a surprise quarterly profit on Tuesday on strong demand for its software that helps retailers sell goods online, sending its shares up 7 percent to a record high....
18:51, 04/30/2019

New York City traffic deaths surge in 2019 after years of progress Sixty-five people have been killed so far this year, up from 50 at the same time in 2018, according to police statistics Traffic deaths have surged in New York City this year, alarming advocates after years of progress under the Vision Zero push to e...
01:17, 05/08/2019

Poll surge for Nigel Farage sparks panic among the Tories and Labour Support for the Conservatives at the European elections slumps to 11%, less than a third of what the Brexit party is pollingSenior Tory and Labour politicians have issued frantic calls to their voters to back them in next week’s European elections af...
02:34, 05/12/2019

Why the esports audience is set to surge — and how brands can take advantage of increased fans and viewership This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. BI Intelligence Espor...
02:51, 05/04/2019

Amazon raises stakes for rivals with one-day delivery goal after profit surge Amazon.com Inc plans to deliver packages to members of its loyalty club Prime in just one day, instead of two days, part of a spending ramp-up that may curb near-term profits and will up the ante for retail rivals such as Walmart Inc....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Great Lakes water levels surge, some record highs predicted TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Federal officials predict water levels will surge to record highs in some areas of the Great Lakes over the next six months. A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers report released Monday says the lakes have been rising steadily fo...
22:00, 05/06/2019

Did Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why really increase suicide rates? A study shows that a rise in suicide among children age 10 to 17 occurred after Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why was released, but the show may not be to blame...
19:51, 05/02/2019

Trump threatens to increase tariffs on China WASHINGTON – Pushing for a quicker outcome to trade talks with China, President Trump announced he’ll increase tariffs with the country this week. “For 10 months, China has been paying Tariffs to the USA of 25% on 50 Billion Dollars of High Tec...
00:17, 05/06/2019

EU will seek a sharp increase of US gas imports by 2023 The European Union will seek to increase its imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the United States to 8 billion cubic metres per year by 2023....
11:17, 05/02/2019

Oro Valley residents could see water rate increase ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – Residents in Oro Valley could see their water rates increase. Oro Valley council members will be voting to approve the increase Wednesday night. If it passes, everyone in the town will see a higher water bill. It would just ...
16:17, 05/15/2019

U.S. measles cases increase to 25-year high Measles cases in the United States rose to 880 last week, to the highest level in 25 years, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday....
01:00, 05/21/2019

Does living alone increase mental health risk? A recent study concludes that living alone is strongly linked to poorer mental health. According to the analysis, the main driver seems to be loneliness....
16:00, 05/02/2019

Recommended gap between smear tests could increase thanks to HPV test A more sensitive way of screening for cervical cancer will be introduced in the UK this year, and could allow women to safely wait longer between tests...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Walmart: Tariffs will increase prices for shoppers The chief financial officer of Walmart warned more tariffs could lead to an increase in prices for shoppers.        ...
03:17, 05/17/2019

The best free iPhone apps of 2019 You've got an iPhone, and have ventured into the melee of Apple's App Store, which has well over a million apps.Great news! Many of them are free. Not so great news! You've got to sift through them to work out the very best. Fortunatel...
15:00, 04/30/2019

How Android Q supports 5G apps and why you should care When Francesco Grilli and his peers were working on the 4G standard, they had a few ideas as to what the popular use cases might be. Video calls over the internet, perhaps, or rich messaging content, they thought. "In the end, none of that really hap...
17:51, 05/11/2019

The best Apple Watch apps we've used in 2019 It’s been an interesting year for Apple Watch apps. In the spring it seemed as if the Watch had lost its sparkle, with many big-name apps either languishing or being pulled from the Watch altogether. The problem wasn’t that Apple Watch ...
13:51, 05/01/2019

Car-sharing apps take off, run into speed bumps Peer-to-peer car-sharing apps like Turo are gaining popularity, allowing owners to rent out their vehicles. But the services are running into resistance from rental car companies and lawmakers who want to tax and regulate them like rental cars. (May ...
22:34, 05/02/2019

The best free Android apps of 2019 It has been over ten years since Android was first outed by Google, and back then it was hard to imagine the sheer number of apps we'd have today.There are apps for everything, and many of them are completely free, meaning you're just a few...
14:51, 05/02/2019

The best Android apps to download in 2019 There's never been a better time to get into Android apps, as the Google Play store has exploded in recent years, with a proliferation of titles that can cater to your every need.The problem is: there are just too many of them, even with Editors...
16:34, 05/08/2019

Top-5 IOS-Apps Make Money Online Top 5 apps See that allow you to learn iPoll IOS app IOS Apps iPoll Make Make Money Online offers you free rewards – gift cards, airline credits, and more! – just for sharing your opinion about the products you buy and places you visit. L...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Sensex, Nifty Surge To Record Closing Highs As Exit Polls Predict NDA Win Indian equity benchmarks closed at record highs after exit polls predicted win for Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the recently concluded general elections. The S&P......
20:51, 05/20/2019

Genus shares surge on deal to market gene-edited pigs in China British livestock genetics firm Genus agreed on Thursday to license its know-how on virus-resistant pigs to Beijing Capital Agribusiness Co Ltd, which will seek regulatory approval for the pigs in the world's biggest pork market....
18:00, 05/16/2019

Trump says ending family separation practice was a ‘disaster’ that led to surge in border crossings The president told Fox News that crossings have gone up ‘ten times’ since the practice ended while government data says there has been a sixfold increase....
22:17, 04/28/2019

INDIA LIVE-Investors say awaiting reform after stocks, rupee surge on likely Modi win May 20 (Reuters) - 1130 GMT: MAIN INDICES POST LARGEST GAINS IN OVER FIVE YEARS AFTER EXIT POLLS Indian stocks surged as exit polls indicated that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would romp back to power in the general election, after a difficult and di...
14:34, 05/20/2019

Mexico's refugee agency turns to U.N. amid asylum surge, funding cuts Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico's tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help opening three new offices across the country starting next month, its director said on Tuesday....
23:34, 05/22/2019

Peanut Immunotherapy May Actually Increase Your Risk of Serious Allergic Reactions A promising therapy for certain food allergies may be riskier than hoped, according to a new review. It found that patients with a peanut allergy given oral immunotherapy—a treatment that exposes them to small doses of the food over time—were more li...
22:51, 04/28/2019

Just a small increase in precipitation could cause widespread road outages According to new computer simulations, it doesn't require an uptick in major downpours to cause flooding capable of knocking out large road networks....
03:00, 05/16/2019

Poor diet may increase risk for preventable cancers More than 80,000, or 5.2 percent, of invasive cancers diagnosed in the United States in 2015 may have been linked to diet-related causes, according to a new study....
03:51, 05/23/2019

US says Trump coal moves hasten but don't increase emissions Federal officials say the Trump administration's decision to lift a moratorium on coal sales from public lands could hasten the release of more than 5 billion tons of greenhouse gasses....
03:00, 05/23/2019

US says Trump coal moves hasten but don’t increase emissions BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Federal officials say the Trump administration’s decision to lift a moratorium on coal sales from public lands could hasten the release of more than 5 billion tons of greenhouse gasses. But Bureau of Land Management offic...
23:34, 05/22/2019

Waterton agrees not to increase stake Hudbay Minerals to more than 15 pct Private equity firm Waterton Global Resource Management Inc on Tuesday said it agreed to not increase its stake in Hudbay Minerals Inc to more than 15 percent after the private equity firm settled its drawn out proxy contest with the Canadian miner....
04:00, 05/08/2019

Prices for Mexican tomatoes expected to increase 40% to 85% with new tariff The U.S. will impose a 17.5% tariff on imported Mexican tomatoes, a move that experts say may lead to shortages and price hikes.        ...
05:17, 05/08/2019

Here’s how Trump’s trade war with China might increase the price of the iPhone The stock market has been particularly volatile as of late, which shouldn’t come as much of a surprise given Donald Trump’s penchant for making threats on Twitter about increasing import tariffs on Chinese-made goods. And while Trump has ...
20:51, 05/15/2019

U.S. consumer spending posts biggest increase since 2009 U.S. consumer spending increased by the most in more than 9-1/2 years in March, but price pressures remained muted, with a key inflation measure posting its smallest annual gain in 14 months....
15:34, 04/29/2019

China says it will take ‘necessary countermeasures’ after U.S. tariff increase but gives no details of retaliation BEIJING (AP) — China says it will take ‘necessary countermeasures’ after U.S. tariff increase but gives no details of retaliation....
07:17, 05/10/2019

Global Stocks Rebound as Tariff Increase Comes Into Force Global stocks rallied in the wake of Washington’s decision to impose higher tariffs on China, and Beijing’s promise to retaliate, as investors pinned hopes on the continuing dialogue between the two nations....
11:00, 05/10/2019

Salary increase for Congress? House leaders look to end own pay freeze WASHINGTON (AP) — A handful of senior House lawmakers, frustrated by a decade of frozen congressional salaries, are quietly exploring whether to accept an annual pay raise that they’ve shunned since Barack Obama was first president. It’s ...
19:51, 05/09/2019

U.S. records 75 new measles cases, 9.8% increase, as outbreak grows The United States recorded 75 new cases of the measles in the last week, totaling 839 cases in the country's worst outbreak of the virus since 1994, federal health officials said on Monday....
17:00, 05/13/2019

Jeremy Hunt: Military spending must increase 'decisively' Jeremy Hunt has signalled he wants military spending to increase "decisively" to counter new threats as he waded into the defence brief in a move many will see as a leadership pitch....
03:51, 05/14/2019

CBOE Holdings Announces 20% Increase In Quarterly Dividend CHICAGO, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that its Board of Directors has raised the company's quarterly dividend to $0.18 per share from $0.15 per share, an increase of 20 percent. (Logo: http://p...
11:51, 05/02/2019

How to increase virtual disk size when running Windows 10 in a VM Newer versions of Windows 10 require larger amounts of free space for installation. Here's how to expand your Windows 10 virtual machine disks to prepare for your upgrade....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Lyft Synks Look at them up there in the pic—Lyft CEO Logan Green, President John Zimmer, and a whole bunch of other employees that Getty wasn’t interested in naming—on the day their company officially debuted on the Nasdaq, with an oversubscribed IPO and a shar...
02:34, 05/08/2019

Blues 5, Sharks 0 | St. Louis leads series, 3-2: N.H.L. Playoffs: Blues, With Hat Trick and Shutout, Move 1 Win From Finals Jaden Schwartz scored three times and Jordan Binnington stopped 21 shots against the Sharks. Vladimir Tarasenko added a goal on St. Louis’s first playoff penalty shot in 51 years....
13:00, 05/20/2019

Pokemon Go Leafeon: How to evolve Eevee into Leafeon with evolution name trick Niantic has introduced new Pokemon to its augmented reality Android and iOS game - here's what you need to know about evolving Eevee to the Grass-type Pokemon....
21:34, 05/20/2019

Pokemon Go Glaceon: How to evolve Eevee into Glaceon with evolution name trick Niantic has added a wave of new Pokemon to Android and iOS game Pokemon Go - here's what you need to know about evolving Eevee to the Ice-type Pokemon Glaceon....
21:34, 05/20/2019

Surge in Anti-Semitic Attacks Has Caused a ‘Sense of Emergency’ Among Jews Worldwide, New Report Says More Jews were killed in anti-Semitic violence around the world in 2018 than during any other year in decades, according to a report released Wednesday by the Kantor Center at Tel Aviv University. The result has been a “sense of emergency”...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Outstanding Survival Apps essential for Outdoors Whenever you go for outdoors you necessarily require some things to be always with you. Here is a collection of best smartphone apps which may help you while you are in any of the SHFT situation. And I hope you will love them when you use them. 1.   ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Google to push new ads on its apps to snare shoppers Whether you are Googling on the couch, fiddling with Maps in the car or swiping through the Discover feed on the toilet, expect Alphabet Inc's Google to put ads in several new spots this year....
01:51, 05/15/2019

EU election voter apps: Swipe right to vote? The battle for the EU parliament is in full swing, with populists to pan-European newbies fighting for votes. Voting advice apps (VAA) offer users help making a political choice. But is that all they do?...
20:00, 05/11/2019

Best free iPad apps 2019: the top titles we've tried Free apps sometimes have a bad reputation, but many are gems that are so good you won’t believe they’re free. We’ve scoured the App Store to find the very best, and sorted them into handy categories, which you can find on the fol...
15:00, 04/30/2019

Facebook Has So Many Apps, It's Killing One You Didn't Know Existed Instagram is reportedly killing off its direct message app. And the most surprising thing about this is that—Instagram has a direct message app?Read more......
18:34, 05/16/2019

Why You Can't Find Parental Control Apps in the iOS App Store iOS: If you’re having trouble finding a good parental control app in the iOS App Store, there’s a reason for that: MDM, or Mobile Device management. According to Apple, apps using MDM “incorrectly” pose serious security risk, and so the company is cr...
01:51, 05/03/2019

Could the death of UWP apps spell the end for the Microsoft Store? Microsoft’s UWP (Universal Windows Platform) apps could soon be dead, according to well-known Microsoft insider Paul Thurrott, which means the future of the Microsoft Store – where the apps are purchased – could be in doubt.In an...
11:17, 05/02/2019

Walmart says higher China tariffs will increase prices for U.S. shoppers Walmart Inc said on Thursday that prices for shoppers will go up due to higher tariffs on goods from China as the world's largest retailer reported its best comparable sales growth for the first quarter in nine years....
17:00, 05/16/2019

Gaza blockade causes ‘near ten-fold increase’ in food dependency, says UN agency At a time when Muslims globally are observing the holy month of Ramadan, more than half the population in Gaza depends on the international community for food aid, the director of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in t...
19:51, 05/13/2019

New Study Shreds the Idea That Undocumented Immigrants Increase Crime We’ve long known that President Donald Trump’s talking point of undocumented immigrants causing a surge of crime in their U.S. communities is baseless. However, a new analysis from the Marshall Project and the New York Times illustrates just how fals...
20:51, 05/13/2019

U.S. stock futures slip after tariff increase takes effect U.S. stock futures fell and Asian shares pared gains on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff increase on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods took effect, ratcheting up tensions between the world's two biggest economies....
07:51, 05/10/2019

US tariff increase on $200B of Chinese imports takes effect BEIJING (AP) — President Donald Trump’s increased tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports are taking effect, heightening tensions with Beijing. At 12:01 a.m. Eastern time Friday, the Trump administration raised the import taxes on those good...
07:17, 05/10/2019

Exposure to common virus may increase risk for type 1 diabetes Researchers say there may be triggers to the genetically linked type 1 diabetes, finding in a recent study that coxsackievirus may be one of those triggers....
03:51, 05/23/2019

Researchers say there’s a simple way to reduce suicides: Increase the minimum wage “Deaths of despair” can be reduced by increasing wages and tax credits for low-income Americans, according to new research from a team at the University of California at Berkeley....
06:51, 05/04/2019

McSally: 44% increase in sexual assault shows military commanders must do more Unit commanders need to be held responsible for making sure sexual assault cases are processed properly, Sen. Martha McSally said in response to a Pentagon report that found sexual assaults on active-duty women increased 44% in two years....
01:51, 05/03/2019

Pfizer Raises Earnings Projections on Biopharma Sales Increase Pfizer raised its full-year earnings projections as the company reported a better-than-expected first-quarter performance, primarily from sales in its biopharmaceutical business....
14:00, 04/30/2019

How to Easily Increase Your Chance of Winning The 'Top Prize' With Lottery Scratchers Scratchers have always been a thing I’ve enjoyed buying. I’ll occasionally grab a fun-looking $1 or $2 scratcher from the vending machine at the grocery store as I’m on my way out, or buy one of those Crossword or Bingo cards to pass some time while ...
19:34, 04/28/2019

The Latest: Tenn. police increase death toll at 2 homes to 7 The Latest on the deaths of multiple victims at two homes in rural Tennessee (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Authorities say the death toll at two homes in rural Tennessee has now reached six....
23:17, 04/28/2019

India, China Behind Increase In Global Alcohol Consumption: Study The world consumed ten percent more alcohol per adult in 2017 than in 1990, due in large part to heavier and more widespread drinking in China and India, researchers said Wednesday....
10:17, 05/08/2019

Ky. Public Service Commission denies Atmos gas rate increase FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Public Service Commission has denied a request by Atmos Energy to increase residential natural gas rates for about 177,000 customers in central and western parts of the state. The move by the commission leaves the t...
11:17, 05/08/2019

Petrol prices skyrocket in second-worst monthly increase since 2000 News 3 May, 2019 Petrol and diesel prices both on the rise as a result of higher wholesale costs driven by reduced global oil production...
19:34, 05/03/2019

Lyft is experimenting with car rental Lyft is just one of a whole fleet of companies hoping to change the way we get from A to B with ride-hailing, autonomous cars, bicycles and electric scooters, but now it's thinking long-distance by offering more traditional car rentals lasting s...
12:34, 05/13/2019

Is Seaweed Healthy? Here’s What Experts Say Seaweed is a staple in many Asian cuisines, but many Americans still only encounter it when they go out for sushi. As a result, many diners don’t know what to make of it: Is seaweed healthy? Does it count as a vegetable? Are all kinds nutrition...
17:17, 04/30/2019

Trump admin push to stop illegal immigration hampered by district judges, despite surge: US attorney U.S. Attorney for the Western Texas District, John Bash, said district judges ruling against fixing a “broken asylum system” are a major part of the problem at the southern border....
22:17, 05/14/2019

Recognizing limits of border wall, Trump turns his focus to asylum changes amid immigration surge A memo from the president directing staff to develop rule changes to dissuade migrants came after a push by senior adviser Stephen Miller, aides said....
01:34, 05/01/2019

Here's the fastest way for Android users to find and uninstall apps they don't need How many apps do you have on your phone? Do you use them all, or is that percentage closer to 50%? 40%? 20%? Let's say someone has 211 apps on their Android phone. Wouldn't you say that there are some that surely wouldn't be missed if they were unins...
01:00, 05/11/2019

Google Assistant can tell apps to order food or track your run Google Assistant's Actions are about to become decidedly more useful in daily life. Google has expanded App Actions' reach to offer shortcuts for health, finance, food and ridesharing. You could tell your fitness app to start tracking a run...
00:17, 05/08/2019

The Google Play Store is nagging some users to get rid of old apps There have been a handful of updates to the Google Play Store’s operation that garnered headlines in recent days, such as the news that apps’ rating calculations will start being more heavily weighted toward the most recent user ratings. ...
23:17, 05/12/2019

Lawmaker targets Candy Crush, other apps with ban on ‘pay to win’ schemes Video game apps including the popular Candy Crush would be banned from offering “pay to win” schemes aimed at kids, who pay for upgrades and bonus features, under federal legislation introduced Wednesday. Republican Sen. Josh Hawley of Missouri propo...
23:51, 05/08/2019

Star Wars Day: Celebrate with these apps, games and deals Celebrate May 4th, also known as Star Wars Day, by enjoying these great apps and games, as well as great deals at local restaurants.        ...
20:51, 05/03/2019

Microsoft wants to close the UWP, Win32 divide with 'Windows Apps' Is Microsoft's UWP going away? Is the Microsoft Store on its way out? Microsoft Corporate VP Kevin Gallo explains the latest twists in Microsoft's long and winding Windows developer platform strategy....
00:00, 05/09/2019

Apple’s iOS 13 slated to focus on replacing other companies’ apps Apple’s developer conference WWDC now less than a month away, and Bloomberg’s latest report spills beans on what to expect from the event. The company will reportedly bring a ton of changes with iOS 13, watchOS 6, and MacOS 10.15. Here are some of th...
19:17, 05/06/2019

Google's Now Letting Users Pay for Android Apps With Cash While credit cards are rampant in the United States, it’s not necessarily the case in other countries where cash is still king. At this year’s Google I/O developer conference, the tech giant announced it’s adding more payment methods to its Google Pl...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Forget Health Tracking Apps—Use Google Calendar There are a lot of apps out there to track your period, your mental health ups and downs, and more. But the simplest way to keep track of what’s going on with your body is just to create a calendar (in Google Calendar or wherever you keep your appoin...
20:00, 05/10/2019

You won't need to use the Microsoft Store to install Windows 10 apps in the future The Microsoft Store, which was once the only way to install UWP (Universal Windows Platform) apps, hasn’t been the success that Microsoft hoped it would be, and it’s now confirmed that soon you may not need to use the Store to get UWP a...
15:17, 05/10/2019

Top Court Rejects Opposition's Request To Increase EVM Paper Trail Count The Supreme Court today rejected a plea by 21 opposition parties that asked for counting of at least 25% per cent EVM paper trail machines - instead of only five - in every assembly segment. This was......
08:51, 05/07/2019

Germany informs NATO of huge defense budget increase: report Germany is set to significantly raise its defense spending, according to a news report. It would be the biggest increase since the end of the Cold War....
15:34, 05/17/2019

Markets tumble after Trump threatens to dramatically increase China tariffs Wall Street set for a fall after president says trade talks are going ‘too slowly’ and threatens to more than double tariffs Global financial markets have been sent into a tailspin after Donald Trump risked jeopardising delicate trade talks with Chin...
08:34, 05/06/2019

Walmart Warns Tariffs on Chinese Goods Will Increase Prices for Customers (NEW YORK) — Walmart warned on Thursday that higher tariffs on imports from China will mean higher prices. The comments came after the nation’s largest retailer reported its best sale performance at its established U.S. namesake stores fo...
19:17, 05/16/2019

U.S. Customs agency issues tariff increase notice, allows grace period U.S. Customs and Border Protection said on Thursday it would begin collecting a 25 percent tariff on a $200 billion category of Chinese imports at 12:01 a.m. EDT (0401 GMT) on Friday, the final step toward activation of President Donald Trump's plann...
02:17, 05/10/2019

Walmart says higher tariffs on China goods will increase prices for U.S. shoppers Walmart Inc said on Thursday that prices for shoppers will go up due to higher tariffs on imports from China as the world's largest retailer reported its best comparable sales growth for the first quarter in nine years....
16:17, 05/16/2019

Agriculture Secretary Perdue vows aid to farmers as China tariffs increase Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said Friday that the Trump administration would provide additional aid to farmers to make up for the current escalation in the trade war with China. Beijing, one of the largest purchasers of U.S. farm exports, has w...
21:34, 05/10/2019

The Grey's Anatomy Season 15 Finale Promo Will Increase Your Anxiety Levels Would it be a Grey's Anatomy season finale without some kind of weather event? The answer, you know it, is no. In the Thursday, May 16 episode, "Jump Into the Fog," a fog......
16:34, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 5-Walmart says higher China tariffs will increase prices for U.S. shoppers Walmart Inc said on Thursday that prices for shoppers will rise due to higher tariffs on goods from China as the world's largest retailer reported its best comparable sales growth for the first quarter in nine years....
21:34, 05/16/2019

Should You Get a Measles Booster Shot? Here’s What Experts Say Unvaccinated individuals have been the focus of attention during this year’s measles outbreaks. A record 704 cases of the illness have been confirmed in 22 states so far in 2019, and the CDC says the majority of those diagnoses have been in unv...
20:34, 04/29/2019

Are Onions and Garlic Healthy? Here’s What Experts Say Garlic and onions are staples for many home cooks. But do these plants actually add any health benefits to your dishes? Or are they purely for flavor? People who try to eat colorful fruits and vegetables in order to get a wide range of vitamins and m...
01:17, 05/16/2019

Tech news roundup: GDPR turns 1, and who makes the best apps? Karen Roby reports on this week's biggest tech news, which includes Huawei's Android license and GDPR’s one-year anniversary, as well as what Microsoft says about a potential version of the law in the US....
22:00, 05/22/2019

Apple teams up with SAP to help clients develop iPhone business apps Business software maker SAP and Apple are teaming up to help clients develop their own mobile business applications using Apple's machine-learning technology....
17:51, 05/07/2019

Apple Says It Pulled Parental Control Apps Over Privacy Concerns Apple Inc. said it removed several parental control apps from its store because of security and privacy concerns, issuing a rare public response to a media report that the iPhone maker was eliminating competition with its own tools. The New York Tim...
05:34, 04/29/2019

App stores pull dating apps after FTC warning about underage users You'd think that dating app developers would be sure to keep children from signing up, but that's not always the case. Apple and Google have removed three Wildec dating apps (FastMeet, Meet24 and Meet4U) from their respective stores after ...
08:17, 05/07/2019

Gurman: WWDC will bring iOS app redesigns, iPad on Mac, and new Watch apps If there's any expected theme across all of Apple's operating systems at WWDC 2019, it's likely to be "more integrated apps for all of these platforms."Read More...
15:34, 05/06/2019

New iOS 13 leak suggests redesigned apps and a native 'swipe' keyboard iOS 13 is shaping up to be more feature-rich than Apple's current iOS 12 software, according to leaks about the next iPhone and iPad operating system update.The biggest change could be coming to the native keyboard, reports Bloomberg citing anon...
02:51, 05/07/2019

Apple defends its removal of habit-breaking apps from the App Store With the growing ubiquity of smartphones in everyday life, it’s unsurprising that users are forming bad habits and even addictions with their devices that ultimately affect their mental wellbeing. In response, there have been a number of ...
06:34, 04/29/2019

When Parents Divorce, Apps Can Reduce the Child-Custody Acrimony Co-parenting apps may not solve every communication problem between divorcing parents, but experts say the technology’s benefits can ease the stress on children caught in the crossfire....
11:34, 04/30/2019

New report reveals Generations Z's favorite online apps and platforms Olivia Harris/Getty Zebra IQ, a market research and consulting firm, has put together a list of the most popular apps used by Gen Z, the generation born between 1995 and 2010. Generation Z is the first generation to grow up with the internet and sma...
02:51, 05/08/2019

Millennials blowing it by ‘flexing’ wealth, status on dating apps While swiping on the dating app Bumble, Laurann O’Neill, 26, found someone who caught her eye — for all the wrong reasons. He was 23, attractive and obnoxious. Evan referred to himself as an entrepreneur. His dating profile featured a photo of himsel...
23:51, 05/02/2019

Google is making it easier to build Android apps on a Chromebook At I/O last year, Google announced it was adding Linux support to Chrome OS, a move that made it a lot easier for web and Android developers to use Chromebooks. One year later, the company says that more than half of all Chromebooks now work with Lin...
00:17, 05/08/2019

Supreme Court Allows Apple Apps Antitrust Case to Proceed The Supreme Court ruled consumers can proceed with a suit challenging Apple’s control over the marketplace for iPhone apps, threatening the tech giant’s slice of billions of dollars in sales....
17:17, 05/13/2019

Unravel raises $35 million to manage and optimize big data apps Unravel, a startup developing a full-stack data operations platform for multi-cloud environments, has raised $35 million in venture capital.Read More...
15:17, 05/14/2019

Listen, parents, here are 3 reasons you shouldn’t use child tracking apps The use of self-tracking and personal surveillance technologies has grown considerably over the last decade. There are now apps to monitor people’s movement, health, mindfulness, sleep, eating habits and even sexual activity. Some of the more thorny ...
21:51, 05/20/2019

White House pushes for a debt ceiling increase while Democrats are divided over spending The White House is opposed to bundling together the debt ceiling and a measure to fund the government, while expressing that Trump will not accept another significant increase in federal spending, a source says....
21:17, 04/28/2019

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Announces Share Repurchase Program and Increase in Quarterly Dividend CHICAGO, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a share repurchase program that authorizes the company to purchase up to $100 million of its unrestricted common stock. (Lo...
18:51, 05/02/2019

Legitimate opioid prescriptions increase risk for drug users who doctor shop About one in every 200 people prescribed opioids in 2016 had a family member who sought medications from multiple prescribers and to fill them at multiple pharmacies, a practice known as doctor shopping....
23:00, 05/10/2019

Houses passes Equality Act to increase protections for sexual orientation and gender identity The House passed legislation Friday that would protect those living in states where it's legal to discriminate based on sexual orientation and gender identity in employment, housing and other services as well as access to public accommodations such a...
22:34, 05/17/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold gains as Trump threatens to increase tariffs on Chinese goods Gold rose on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on Chinese goods, indicating a dramatic deterioration in Sino-U.S. trade talks and prompting a sharp downturn in riskier assets....
04:51, 05/06/2019

Trump's threat to sharply increase tariffs would hit China's economy like a sucker punch AP If the US hikes tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods to 25%, as President Donald Trump and his trade representatives have threatened, the result would be sudden and devastating. While the Chinese economy appears stable, that only happen...
02:51, 05/08/2019

U.S. Stock Market Falls After President Trump Threatens to Increase Tariffs on China U.S. equities fell by the most since March as investors remained on edge over President Donald Trump’s threat to increase tariffs on billions of dollars of imports from China. Oil dropped and the yen strengthened. The benchmark S&P 500 staged ...
00:00, 05/08/2019

Girls' suicides on the rise. Increase double that of males, stunning researchers Researchers found in a recent study that rates of female suicides by hanging or suffocation approached those of males.        ...
20:34, 05/17/2019

Drinking Excessive Diet Soda May Increase Risk Of Diabetes: Preliminary Study A new study has suggested that drinking as many as five cans of diet soda or about one and a half litres of diet drinks with artrificial sweeteners in them daily may result in diabetes....
01:17, 05/08/2019

Experts share facts about physician suicide (Reuters Health) - Suicide is the only cause of death that is higher among doctors than the general population, according to two Canadian physicians who coauthored an information sheet about physician suicide....
21:51, 05/10/2019

CDC, experts warn about potential kratom dangers TUCSON – For the past 2 1/2 years, News 4 Tucson has been closely monitoring an increase in the popularity of the herbal supplement kratom. Some people say it helps relieve their pain and is a healthier alternative to opioids. Now, new numbers ...
08:34, 05/22/2019

Investors who want to make the world better should think twice about buying Lyft Many riders have opted for Lyft over Uber in recent years because it is seen as the "ethical" choice in rideshare, yet for investors who care about ESG (environmental, social and governance), it is too soon to tell how much "good" is in either....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Meghan has given birth to a raft of royal experts Thank heavens they are on hand to share their awe-inspiring insights into the meaning of the new baby’s name and the choice of paint for Archie’s nurseryIn light of new information, I hope the government will consider immediately reclassifying at lea...
21:34, 05/09/2019

Lyft hires ex-Google engineer to be its new head of AI Lyft announced today that it is hiring Tal Shaked, an engineer who previously worked at Google, to serve as its first-ever head of machine learning and artificial intelligence. According to the company, Shaked will largely be focusing on improving te...
01:51, 05/02/2019

Justice Clarence Thomas’ moment may be now, some experts say WASHINGTON (AP) — Clarence Thomas has been a Supreme Court justice for nearly three decades. It may finally be his moment. Many Americans know Thomas largely from his bruising 1991 confirmation hearing, when he was accused of sexual harassment charge...
15:34, 05/04/2019

Experts draft guidelines for Alzheimer's-like condition Experts have defined an under-recognized, newly named condition that mimics Alzheimer's disease and propose guidelines for diagnosing and researching it....
22:34, 04/30/2019

Lyft just started experimenting with car rentals in San Francisco Between offering on-demand rides and peppering cities with electric scooters, Lyft has been pushing hard to minimize the need to actually own a car. Now, the company is exploring yet another way to further those ambitions (and boost its bottom line a...
03:00, 05/11/2019

Lyft also trying out PIN-based airport pickups in Portland Lyft wants to speed up airport pickups with some changes to how it matches drivers. The rideshare company is debuting a PIN-based pickup feature at Portland International Airport today, with the plan of eventually expanding to other airports. Instead...
06:34, 05/14/2019

4 reasons to go multicloud according to tech experts. Do you agree? Using multiple cloud service providers offers companies advantages such as flexibility, cost savings, and and avoiding vendor lock-in. Do you agree? We want to know....
01:00, 05/23/2019

Despite Walmart's new next-day delivery move, some experts still like Amazon more Walmart' next-day delivery plan has Wall Street wondering if it can give Amazon a run for its money — but some experts say it's a tough comparison....
15:51, 05/15/2019

Google’s privacy promises don’t sway many experts MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google is preparing new privacy tools intended to give people more control over how they’re being tracked online. But few experts appear ready to celebrate Google’s moves, which are part of a broader effort by...
11:17, 05/08/2019

Amazon expands one-day shipping. Four experts weigh in Amazon's core two-day shipping offering has been cut in half, while the company also posted better-than-expected earnings. Four experts weigh in on their main takeaways from the company's quarter....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Which Kentucky Derby horses are the experts picking to win? Kentucky Derby experts, top horse racing bettors and other notable figures in Louisville go on the record with predictions for the Run for the Roses.        ...
17:17, 05/01/2019

'Terrifying' Ebola epidemic out of control in DRC, say experts More than 1,600 people infected in North Kivu province since outbreak began in AugustEbola in the DRC: everything you need to knowAn Ebola epidemic in a conflict-riven region of Democratic Republic of Congo is out of control and could become as serio...
08:51, 05/15/2019

Lyft Reports Strong Revenue Growth Lyft posted strong growth in its first quarterly report as a public company, with revenue nearly doubling from the year before, even as losses continued to mount....
00:34, 05/08/2019

Digital transformation reality: 80% of customers delete apps that don't meet expectations Don't like a company's app? Do what the majority of users do - dump that company and find another. A study released this week shows that most customers delete an app if they don't like how it works....
01:00, 04/29/2019

Adobe Warns Using Old Creative Cloud Apps Might Get You in Trouble With the Copyright Cops Last week, Adobe said that older versions of Creative Cloud apps—including Photoshop and Lightroom—would no longer be available to subscribers. This week, some users are getting messages from Adobe warning they could be at “risk of potential claims o...
04:00, 05/14/2019

Apple Says Parental Control Apps Removed Due to 'Privacy and Security Risk' Off-page: Apple has removed or restricted at least 11 of the 17 most downloaded screen-time and parental-control apps over the past year, The New York Times reported....
09:17, 04/29/2019

Report: Google breaks up with Huawei, blocking it from Android apps and services In a surprise bit of weekend news that could have major implications on the smartphone market, Reuters reports that “Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware, software, and technical services except those publi...
06:34, 05/20/2019

Huawei’s Android rival is incoming and will be compatible with Play Store apps We’re still watching how the Trump administration’s Huawei ban in the US plays out, especially after Google revoked the company’s access to Android and the Google Play Store. Yes, the US Commerce Department eased that ban te...
19:34, 05/21/2019

Apple accused of clamping down on apps competing with Screen Time (updated) The introduction of Screen Time in iOS 12 was ostensibly a boon for parents and anyone else wanting to keep a lid on device use, but there are concerns that it's cracking down on apps that compete with that feature. The New York Times and Sensor...
20:34, 04/28/2019

Weed tech: Vapes, pipes, apps, and more marijuana gadgets and accessories Looking to buy a premium vape? Want to find more information about a particular strain? Interested in automating your grow operation? You've come to the right place. We've rounded up the best of the best -- devices that help you consume marijuana and...
21:34, 04/28/2019

Apple, Google Remove 3 Dating Apps That Allowed Kids to Sign Up Apple and Google have removed three dating apps from their online stores after the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) alleged the apps allowed kids as young as 12 to access them....
12:51, 05/07/2019

2019 Google Play Awards Winners Announced: Here Are Top Apps of the Year Google announced the 2019 Google Play Award winners at the ongoing I/O developer conference. This is the fourth year that Google is celebrating the best apps and games of Google Play....
10:17, 05/09/2019

Google opens Android infotainment system to third-party media apps Now that Google has a full-fledged car infotainment platform in Android Automotive, it's opening the door to apps built for that platform. As of Google I/O, developers will have the power to create media apps for Android Automotive-equipped car...
19:51, 05/01/2019

Apple's iPhone cost faces sharp increase as US-China trade dispute worsens Trump-imposed tariff of 25% on $200bn of goods could add about $160 to the cost of a $999 Chinese-made iPhone XSThe escalating trade dispute between the US and China could prove damaging to Apple and its customers by pushing up the cost of iPhones an...
20:51, 05/13/2019

Experts see Russia fingerprints on North Korea’s new missile TOKYO (AP) — The three new missiles North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has tested over the past week are eerily familiar to military experts: They look just like a widely copied missile the Russian military has been actively trying to sell abroad for ye...
10:17, 05/10/2019

Apple surges 6% day after earnings beat—here's what 4 experts predict will come next The iPhone maker's fiscal second-quarter earnings report topped Wall Street expectations and suggests broad-based improvement at the company, some experts say....
18:00, 05/01/2019

UK experts arrive to help in Cyprus serial killer case A Cyprus police spokesman says British experts called in to assist in the east Mediterranean island nation’s serial killer case have been brought up to speed on the ongoing probe...
15:51, 04/30/2019

Cybersecurity experts warn Baltimore over ransomware attacks Cybersecurity experts say Baltimore is playing with fire as a deadline to pay thousands of dollars in ransom to hackers holding several of the city’s servers hostage has come and gone. It has been two weeks since a cyberattack crippled Baltimor...
01:51, 05/21/2019

Far-right MEPs could threaten EU climate policy, experts warn Fears that predicted influx of climate deniers would obstruct action on environmentAn influx of climate-denying far-right MEPs could pose a “toxic” threat to EU climate policy after the European elections, according to senior MEPs and academics.Popul...
17:51, 05/21/2019

UN experts: South Sudan security service works outside law UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. experts say South Sudan’s National Security Service has been operating outside the law and poses “a significant threat” to last September’s fragile peace agreement, including by allegedly killing two...
23:51, 05/02/2019

Experts see Russia fingerprints on North Korea's new missile The three new missiles North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has tested over the past week are eerily familiar to military experts: They look just like a widely copied missile the Russian military has been actively trying to sell abroad for years....
10:51, 05/10/2019

Federal Reserve may consider interest rate adjustment, experts say The Federal Reserve begins its two-day policy meeting Tuesday, at the end of which no major rate action is expected -- but some experts think one figure could be adjusted....
15:00, 04/30/2019

Experts Aren’t Impressed With Google’s New Privacy Tools (MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.) — Google announced new privacy tools Tuesday intended to give people more control over how they’re being tracked on the go or in their own home, part of a broader effort by big tech companies to counter increasing ...
21:17, 05/08/2019

Relationships fracture as the last war begins in Game Of Thrones (experts) Welcome to the “Experts” reviews of Game Of Thrones here at The A.V. Club, which are written from the perspective of someone who has read George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire. Originally, these reviews were a necessity, creating a space where ...
08:34, 05/06/2019

North Korea’s New Missiles Look an Awful Lot Like Russia’s, Experts Say (TOKYO) — The three new missiles North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has tested over the past week are eerily familiar to military experts: They look just like a controversial and widely copied missile the Russian military has deployed to Syria and...
13:34, 05/10/2019

Lyft’s First Results After I.P.O. Show $1.14 Billion Quarterly Loss The ride-hailing company’s revenue nearly doubled for the quarter, while its loss was driven by a hefty charge for its stock-based compensation plan....
02:00, 05/08/2019

Lyft Fails to Overturn NYC Driver Minimum Wage Law Lyft’s lawsuit to overturn New York City’s minimum wage for ride-hailing drivers failed after a ruling by Judge Andrea Masley on Wednesday.Read more......
00:17, 05/02/2019

Lawmakers hear from Ady Barkan, experts at first-ever Medicare for All hearing The House rules committee on Tuesday began the first-ever hearing on the Medicare for All universal healthcare proposal, and heard from a terminally ill California man who detailed his experience in the existing system....
19:51, 04/30/2019

Rideshare backseat is germier than a toilet seat, experts say Study: The average rideshare vehicle has about 219 times as many germs as the average taxi and more than 35,000 times more than the average toilet seat.        ...
19:00, 05/10/2019

Lyft Says It’s ‘Not in the Transportation Business,’ So Disability Law Doesn't Apply We’re in the season of multi-billion-dollar rideshare IPOs where the spotlight is on global and unprofitable transportation companies like Lyft and Uber as they try to get into the black. Let’s check in with how the process is unfolding.Read more......
01:51, 05/04/2019

Break taboo around menstruation, act to end ‘disempowering’ discrimination, say UN experts A group of seven United Nations rights experts issued a clarion call on Tuesday to break the taboo around menstrual health for women and girls that persists in many parts of the world and take concrete action to end “disempowering” discrimination....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Secrets of the Harvey Nichols beauty hall experts They sell thousands of pounds worth of products every day and know our make-up secrets. Clara Strunck visits Harvey Nichols to meet the true stars of the beauty bars...
10:51, 05/09/2019

7 secrets to booking cheaper flights, according to travel experts vovashevchuk/ iStock Booking travel can be easier and cheaper with some tricks of the trade. Clearing your computer cookies can help. Consider all of your expenses. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. If you're looking to take a trip, you...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Apple, Google Remove Three Dating Apps FTC Said Could Expose Minors to Sexual Predators The Federal Trade Commission on Monday said that Apple and Google had removed three dating apps from their respective app stores after—yikes—the agency found they allowed children under the age of 13 to sign up, collected data on them in likely viola...
07:17, 05/07/2019

Cisco Live 2017: How apps can make or break digital transformation in the enterprise Matt Chotin, senior director of AppDynamics, talks about how having the right app is essential to digital transformation. A new study shows that 60% of consumers have deleted an app or abandoned a website after just one attempt, if there are problems...
01:00, 04/29/2019

Adobe warns Creative Cloud users with older apps of legal problems Adobe Creative Cloud subscribers who haven't updated their apps in a while may want to check their inboxes. The software company has sent out emails to customers warning them of being "at risk of potential claims of infringement by third parties...
09:51, 05/14/2019

Online church: Ministries use VR, apps to deliver digital services and virtual baptisms Tech in church goes beyond live streaming. Imagine a service that takes you inside of Jesus' tomb via virtual reality or app-based Sunday services.        ...
17:51, 05/02/2019

Apple, Google remove dating apps that allowed children to make profiles According to the Federal Trade Commission, three dating apps from Ukraine-based company Wildec LLC failed to block users under the age of 13 from using the app....
21:00, 05/07/2019

Trump’s tariff increase on $200 billion in Chinese imports takes effect, heightening US tensions with Beijing BEIJING (AP) — Trump’s tariff increase on $200 billion in Chinese imports takes effect, heightening US tensions with Beijing....
07:17, 05/10/2019

CBOE Holdings Declares First-Quarter 2016 Dividend; Announces Increase in Share Repurchase Authorization CHICAGO, Feb. 17, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.23 per share and increased its share repurchase authorization by $100 million. Additionally, CBOE Holdi...
07:34, 05/02/2019

Ex-Lyft driver accused of assaulting Chicago-area passenger ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a former Lyft ride-hailing driver is accused of twice sexually assaulting a female passenger in suburban Chicago. The Chicago Tribune reports 34-year-old Alexander Sowa of Wheeling is due i...
20:34, 05/07/2019

Privacy Experts Expect Amendments to Clarify, Restrict California Law A sweeping law set to take effect in 2020 was passed in haste, leading to confusion. Now the state legislature is working on tweaks to address shortcomings....
11:34, 04/30/2019

Ridesharing app Lyft adds 911 calling feature through panic button Ridesharing app Lyft wants to make, getting in a car with a stranger, a bit safer. Veuer's Susana Victoria Perez has more.        ...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Wildlife experts warn against moving birds found on ground Spring time is a busy time for baby wildlife. But when it comes to animals that appear injured or orphaned, good intentions can have bad consequences. ‘Baby birds are found down on the ground. And it’s just a natural thing, we wear our heart on...
13:17, 05/14/2019

NFL experts debate: Which offseason addition will make the biggest impact? The Dolphins might have their QB of the future. The Browns added a game-changer at WR. Our insiders pick the top instant-impact offseason acquisitions....
16:34, 05/15/2019

Lyft Loss Widens To $1.1 Billion, Unveils Waymo Partnership Lyft said Tuesday its loss in the past quarter widened to $1.1 billion in the ride-hailing giant's first financial report as a public company, as it announced it was teaming up with former Google car......
09:17, 05/08/2019

Drug laws must be amended to ‘combat racial discrimination’, UN experts say At every stage of the criminal justice system, people of African descent around the world are discriminated against, including death sentencing for drugs-related crimes, United Nations human rights experts said on Thursday, calling on Member States t...
20:51, 04/28/2019

Lyft is vastly improving rider safety with in-app emergency assistance and more Ridesharing apps like Uber and Lyft can be incredibly convenient in this day and age, but unfortunately, using these services is not always 100 percent safe, as proven by multiple reports of sexual abuse in the past few years committed by improperly ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Russia's Yandex says it's learning lessons from Lyft for its own ride-hailing IPO Russian tech giant Yandex is still planning an initial public offering for its ride-hailing business, and it's not been deterred by Lyft's struggling stock, according to a top exec....
19:34, 04/28/2019

Tenants ‘forced out their homes’ by global investment firms, say UN experts UN human rights experts have condemned the ‘egregious’ business practices of global private equity and investment firms which, they say, have transformed the global housing landscape by raising rents and forcing some tenants out of their homes....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Lyft adds in-app 911 and prominent license plates to its safety tools Lyft is joining Uber in responding to the death of a college student with improved safety features. To begin with, it's adding an Uber-style option to call 911 from within the app -- if there's an emergency, you won't have to switch a...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Can you survive pancreatic cancer? Experts explain symptoms, prognosis This year in America, some 56,770 people will be stricken with pancreatic cancer — and 45,750 people will die from it. Those estimates from the American Cancer Society (ACS) paint a grim portrait of the disease, which researchers have pegged as the f...
19:51, 05/03/2019

Lyft elevates GM first-quarter profit, pickups in driver's seat General Motors Co on Tuesday reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit, lifted by revaluations of shares it holds in ride-hailing company Lyft Inc and France's Peugeot SA....
18:17, 04/30/2019

Lyft’s first report since IPO shows strong growth, huge loss Lyft's quarterly report suggests intense competition with Uber in the ride-hailing market will continue. Lyft projected a loss before interest, taxes and other expenses of as much as $1.18 billion for 2019....
00:34, 05/08/2019

How to Earn Hilton Reward Points For Taking Lyft Rides Lyft has offered the ability to earn miles on Delta for taking rides with the service for a while now. Now it’s offering a new travel perk: Hilton Honors rewards points. The program officially kicked off this week....
01:00, 05/20/2019

Time Restricted Eating Beneficial For Blood Glucose, Say Experts Time Restricted Eating (TRE) may help manage blood sugar levels. TRE refers to the discipline of restricting your food intake to a gap of a few hours in the day. The rest of the day, one allows the......
18:51, 04/28/2019

Lyft has been a train wreck of a stock. Now it's about to report its first big earnings loss Lyft shares are down 30% since its trade debut, and now the rideshare firm is preparing for another first: earnings as a public company. While its path to profits is still a long one, it will need to show investors revenue growth and cost-cutting....
15:34, 05/07/2019

Lyft to Offer Waymo Self-Driving Taxis in Suburban Phoenix Lyft’s ride-hailing app will soon begin offering rides from self-driving cars operated by Waymo in suburban Phoenix, in what would be one of the bigger commercial deployments of robot taxis so far....
22:51, 05/07/2019

What recruiting experts are saying about Bronny James' basketball talent LeBron James' oldest son, "Bronny," showed off his skills in a big 15U matchup over the weekend. Recruiting experts offered up their thoughts on him.        ...
07:34, 05/15/2019

Huawei hits Android roadblock as Google pulls access to core apps and services In what will likely be a significant blow to its global smartphone and tablet business, Huawei has today learned that Google is planning to pull the Chinese company’s access to many of its core Android apps and services, including the Google P...
06:17, 05/20/2019

This year's Google Play Award winners include a bunch of Android apps and games you should try out It has become a fun little tradition for Google over the past few years to precede the I/O developer conference with an awards ceremony honoring the most innovative creators of some of the best Android apps available in the search giant's Play Store....
14:34, 05/07/2019

Sen. Josh Hawley proposes ban of Candy Crush, other so-called ‘loot box’ apps that he says target kids Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley is targeting the tech industry by proposing a ban on “pay-to-win” and “loot box apps aimed at children that offer an assortment of digital items that critics say can be costly for parents and fosters addiction and gambling....
09:00, 05/09/2019

Gillibrand rips into Army general at confirmation hearing as new Pentagon report shows 44% increase in sexual assault Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand berated the Army’s likely next chief of staff at his confirmation hearing today, holding an about-to-be-released Pentagon report showing a sharp rise in sexual assault in the military....
21:17, 05/02/2019

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

Deadly Seattle crane collapse was likely caused by human error, experts say Human error may be to blame for the Seattle crane collapse on Saturday that killed four people and injured another four, experts said based on videos.        ...
05:17, 04/30/2019

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

Experts claim top-selling World War II book is filled with made-up quotes A top-selling Amazon book that tells the story of D Day from the German soldiers’ view is likely a fraud — filled with made-up quotes from veterans who never existed, according to The Times of London. Experts are shooting holes in the work of H...
22:00, 05/11/2019

Crude Oil, Marco Data, Corporate Results To Guide Markets: Experts Additionally, investors will look out for upcoming macro-economic data points such as the eight core industries' (ECI) output, the country's fiscal deficit numbers and PMI manufacturing figures which......
22:34, 04/28/2019

Lyft driver kidnapped female passenger, sexually assaulted her twice: cops A Lyft driver in Illinois kidnapped a female passenger and sexually assaulted her twice during the hellish ordeal, police said. Alexander Sowa, 34, is facing charges of kidnapping and sexual assault after picking up a woman in Elk Grove Village who a...
18:17, 05/08/2019

'Not adequate': experts rate Australian political response to extinction crisis Following the publication of the UN’s shocking report, we ask three experts to review and rank commitments from the Coalition, Labor and the GreensThe United Nations’ global assessment of environmental health is grim: biodiversity declining at an unp...
01:51, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 1-GM first-quarter profit beats estimate, lifted by pickups, Lyft General Motors Co on Tuesday reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit, driven mostly by highly lucrative pickup truck sales in the U.S. market and lifted in part by revaluations of shares it holds in ride-hailing company Lyft Inc and Peugeot...
14:17, 04/30/2019

Judge nixes Lyft’s challenge to minimum wage driving rule A Manhattan Supreme Court judge rejected ride-hail giant Lyft's challenge to city rules that effectively set a minimum wage for New York's for-hire drivers....
12:51, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 2-GM first-quarter profit beats estimate, lifted by pickups, Lyft General Motors Co on Tuesday reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit, driven mostly by highly lucrative pickup truck sales in the U.S. market and in part by revaluations of shares it holds in ride-hailing company Lyft Inc and Peugeot SA....
15:51, 04/30/2019

Bingeing On Comfort Foods While You Are Stressed May Result In More Weight Gain, Say Experts  Bingeing on lip-smacking high-calorie food items while you are stressed may lead to weight gain. While high-calorie food is generally known to be detrimental to health, according to recent findings,......
18:51, 04/28/2019

Experts forecast wildfire danger increasing in parts of Western Canada This year's fire season forecast is normal across the country for the month of May, but the hazard is expected to increase for much of Western Canada this summer....
22:00, 05/15/2019

Diabetes Management: Experts Reveal How Diabetics Can Include Potatoes In Their Diet Potatoes, which are oh-so-intrinsic to Indian cooking, are often said to be a risky affair for diabetics. But if you want to include the healthy veggie in your diet, here are some pro-tips to keep in......
14:17, 05/14/2019

Police are using Amazon’s facial recognition technology. Privacy experts are worried. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office in Oregon is using Amazon Rekognition to help track down criminal suspects. Is it a breakthrough in policing or a dangerous precedent against privacy?...
08:34, 05/01/2019

Cybersecurity experts warn Baltimore to stop 'playing' with ransomware attacks Cybersecurity experts say Baltimore is playing with fire as a deadline to pay thousands of dollars in ransom to hackers holding several of the city's servers hostage has come and gone. ...
21:51, 05/20/2019

Historic Mississippi River flooding could extend into June, experts warn Flooding along the Mississippi river could persist through the end of the month and even into June as relentless rains continue to saturate the Midwest, forecasters say.        ...
00:00, 05/05/2019

In the end, Game Of Thrones sings a song of ice, fire, and thematic consistency (experts) Welcome to the “Experts” reviews of Game Of Thrones here at The A.V. Club, which are written from the perspective of someone who has read George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire. Originally, these reviews were a necessity, creating a space ...
05:51, 05/20/2019

Pregnant woman's murder shocks Chicago but experts say such cases are rare There have been roughly 30 cases of fetal abduction – cases where a mother is killed and her baby is cut from her wombChicago authorities have filed charges in the shocking murder of a pregnant woman whose baby was cut from her womb. Experts say such...
05:34, 05/17/2019

Experts expect drop in stock market after threat of new China tariffs After weeks of record-breaking success on the stock market, experts anticipate a substantial selloff Monday after President Donald Trump signaled that he will increase tariffs on imported China goods in the midst of trade talks between the countries....
15:17, 05/06/2019

South Asian security experts downplay Islamic State threat Indian and Bangladeshi officials and security experts largely dismissed a fresh threat of violence from an Islamic State-aligned media group, insisting that safety measures and surveillance are adequate to keep militants from carrying out a Sri Lanka...
15:51, 05/01/2019

Canada has ‘very few options’ to secure release of Canadians being held in China: experts Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor were detained shortly after Huawei's chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou was arrested in Vancouver this past December....
23:51, 05/18/2019

Code words and fake names: The low-tech ways women protect their privacy on pregnancy apps More than 100 women who have used period- or pregnancy-tracking apps revealed a host of subtle strategies they use to protect their data and retain control....
20:34, 04/28/2019

Cboe Global Markets Declares Increased Third-Quarter 2018 Dividend; Announces Increase in Share Repurchase Authorization CHICAGO – August 1, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange- holding companies, today announced its Board of Directors has declared an increased quarterly cash dividend of $0.31 per shar...
17:51, 05/01/2019

LGBT community in Chechnya faces ‘new wave of persecution’: UN human rights experts People in Chechnya who are suspected of being lesbian, gay or bisexual, are facing a “new wave of persecution” following a spate of killings involving torture, and other rights abuses, said a group of independent UN human rights experts on Wednesday....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Rights of ‘gilets jaunes’ protesters in France, ‘disproportionately curtailed’, say UN independent experts French protesters’ rights have been “disproportionately curtailed” during the wave of recent “gilet jaunes”, or yellow jacket demonstrations across the country over Government economic policies, said a group of independent UN human rights experts on ...
20:51, 04/28/2019

T-Mobile-Sprint deal would boost prices, hurt poorest U.S. consumers, experts say Concessions by T-Mobile US Inc to win U.S. government approval to buy Sprint Corp will likely lead to higher prices for the poorest Americans, many of whom use prepaid wireless plans, analysts and activists said....
00:34, 05/23/2019

Tall chip tale? Huawei's backup plans leave experts unconvinced Chip experts are calling out Huawei for its claims that it could ensure a steady supply chain without U.S. help, saying the technology the Chinese telecoms network gear maker buys from American companies would be "hard to replace"....
12:34, 05/17/2019

Can Tiger Woods win the PGA Championship? Our experts make their picks for year's second major Tiger Woods is back as he proved by winning his fifth green jacket. But can he tame Bethpage Black? Or will another contender take home the title.        ...
17:00, 05/13/2019

Forced pregnancy in Italy violated ‘woman’s human right to health’, UN experts rule  The Italian Government violated a woman’s “human right to health” after a law which denied her the right to refuse fertility treatment she had previously agreed to, “led her to undergo a forced pregnancy”, the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cul...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Substandard, Superficial, and Absurd: Experts Slam the Science Behind the CRISPR Baby Experiment A pair of genetic experts are claiming that the controversial human gene-editing experiment conducted by Chinese scientist He Jiankui was not only unethical, it was also deeply flawed from a scientific perspective. The experiment, they said, likely w...
22:51, 04/30/2019

Modi's likely return to power looks like good news for Indian economic growth, experts say Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's likely return to power for a second term will likely be positive for his country's growth, according to economists and investors....
12:51, 05/22/2019

Voynich manuscript mystery deepens as experts question cracking of ‘alien’ code Controversy is swirling around a 15th-century manuscript described as the “world’s most mysterious text” that has long baffled experts but was reportedly recently decoded by a researcher in the UK. The researcher’s findings, however, are now being qu...
03:17, 05/21/2019

UN experts warn Assange arrest exposes him to risk of serious human rights violations Independent UN rights experts on Thursday said the arrest of Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange by police in the United Kingdom, after the Ecuadorian Government decided to stop granting him asylum in their London embassy, exposed him to “the risk of...
21:34, 04/28/2019

Poll Of Exit Polls: Experts Explain Why Markets Closed At Record Highs Analysts believe that a second term for the Narendra Modi-led government would ensure continuity in reform measures, initiated in the last five years, news agency Reuters reported....
09:00, 05/21/2019

London Jewelers experts on spring baubles, wedding ring trends and must-have watches London Jewelers vice president Randi Udell Alper on selecting and styling your bijoux for spring: Mix ‘n’ match shades “We always recommend piling on color, no matter the season! Our expert buying team hand-selects unique stones from arou...
22:34, 05/09/2019

As Norway fears alleged spy whale, experts wonder if Russia’s military has finally peaked Although the United States accounted for 36 percent of global military expenditure last year, Russia spent 3.4 percent — less than rapidly growing China, as well as Saudi Arabia, India and France....
19:17, 04/29/2019

People With Strong Life Purpose, Easily Make Healthier Choices, Say Experts According to a new study people with stronger life purpose are more likely to accept messages promoting health behaviour change than those with a weaker sense of purpose. The findings suggest that......
10:17, 05/15/2019