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Microsoft Pays Woman $10,000 for Unwanted Windows 10 Update. Here Are 5 Times the Upgrade Came at the Worst Moment.
Windows 10

Microsoft Pays Woman $10,000 for Unwanted Windows 10 Update. Here Are 5 Times the Upgrade Came at the Worst Moment.

The tech giant has been on a mission to roll out the newest version of its operating system to the world.
Rose Leadem
Airbnb Sues San Francisco Over Registration Policy
Legal

Airbnb Sues San Francisco Over Registration Policy

Matt Dorsey, a spokesman for the San Francisco city attorney's office, said nothing in the ordinance punishes Airbnb for their hosts' content.
Alphabet Proposes Scrapping Buses in Favor of Ubers
Uber

Alphabet Proposes Scrapping Buses in Favor of Ubers

According to proposals for Columbus, Ohio, public transportation subsidies would instead be handed to ride-sharing services.
Uber, Lyft Settle Litigation Involving Top Executives
Uber

Uber, Lyft Settle Litigation Involving Top Executives

Rival ride services Uber and Lyft have settled high stakes litigation involving two of their top executives, court filings show, in advance of a trial that could have aired sensitive details about both companies.
Volkswagen Agrees to $15.3 Billion Settlement in Diesel Pollution Case
Volkswagen

Volkswagen Agrees to $15.3 Billion Settlement in Diesel Pollution Case

The settlement stems from VW's admission in September that it intentionally misled regulators by installing secret software that allowed U.S. vehicles to emit up to 40 times legally allowable pollution.
Google's Project Bloks Aims to Teach Kids to Code
Coding

Google's Project Bloks Aims to Teach Kids to Code

Google isn't the only one turning its focus toward computer science education. The White House earlier this year proposed billions for CS training in grades K-12.
London Startup Scene Weighs Threat of British 'Techxit'
Brexit

London Startup Scene Weighs Threat of British 'Techxit'

High-profile companies are threatening to pull out or slow down plans to enter the U.K. market, international employees are second-guessing their immigration standing and investors could cut new funding that is the lifeblood of young tech firms.
Google Is Opening Its VR Field Trip App to the Public -- Start Up Your Day Roundup
Start Up Your Day

Google Is Opening Its VR Field Trip App to the Public -- Start Up Your Day Roundup

Plus: Small personal drones are making it more difficult to extinguish wildfires.
Grace Reader
Branson Says Virgin Group Loses Third of Its Value After Brexit
Brexit

Branson Says Virgin Group Loses Third of Its Value After Brexit

'We are heading towards a disaster. I don't believe the public realized what a mess their vote would cost,' he said.
Maria Sharapova to Attend Harvard Program Amidst Doping Scandal
Radicals & Visionaries

Maria Sharapova to Attend Harvard Program Amidst Doping Scandal

Sharapova has her own candy company, Sugarpova.
Grace Reader
10 Weird and Wonderful Airbnb Listings, Including a New York Taxi and an Igloo
News and Trends

10 Weird and Wonderful Airbnb Listings, Including a New York Taxi and an Igloo

Take a walk on the wild side for a night or two with these unique listings.
Lindsay Friedman
Brexit: The Risks and Opportunities for American Entrepreneurs
Radicals & Visionaries

Brexit: The Risks and Opportunities for American Entrepreneurs

Understanding the impact of the vote that started a global economic storm.
Google May Be Making Its Own Smartphone -- Start Up Your Day Roundup
Start Up Your Day

Google May Be Making Its Own Smartphone -- Start Up Your Day Roundup

Plus: A woman looks to turn $9 into $100,000 with PresidentTrump.com.
Grace Reader
8 SEO and Social Media Trends You Need to Know About
Social Media

8 SEO and Social Media Trends You Need to Know About

Have you taken a scrutinizing look at your SEO and social media strategies lately? Now's a good time to take inventory.
Jayson DeMers