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Lyft Carpool Runs Out of Gas
Lyft

Lyft Carpool Runs Out of Gas

According to reports, not enough people were using Lyft's carpool service to make it worthwhile.
Twitter Suspended 360,000 Accounts for 'Promotion of Terrorism'
Twitter

Twitter Suspended 360,000 Accounts for 'Promotion of Terrorism'

The microblogging platform has previously come under fire from Washington and third-party groups for not doing enough to stop accounts linked to Islamic State militants.
How Playing Pokémon Go Could Change Your Vision
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How Playing Pokémon Go Could Change Your Vision

Turns out, staring at a screen may not be so awful for your eyes.
Christina Baldassarre
Judge Rejects Uber's Settlement in Driver Classification Lawsuit
Uber

Judge Rejects Uber's Settlement in Driver Classification Lawsuit

The $84 million payout agreed in April fell far short of the drivers' claims, a federal judge ruled.
Prepare for the Future Being Shaped by These 5 Critical Trends
Trends

Prepare for the Future Being Shaped by These 5 Critical Trends

The economy is being reshaped by fundamental shifts in technology, demographics and prevailing attitudes.
John Rampton
New Security Camera Footage Sinks Ryan Lochte's Robbery Claims
Rio Olympics 2016

New Security Camera Footage Sinks Ryan Lochte's Robbery Claims

According to Brazilian officials, the Olympian's story doesn't float.
Dan Bova
Uber-Owned Startup Otto Wants to Ship Your Stuff With a Truck That Drives Itself
Self-Driving Cars

Uber-Owned Startup Otto Wants to Ship Your Stuff With a Truck That Drives Itself

Self-driving trucks are just the beginning of the road revolution.
Lydia Belanger
Self-Driving Ubers to Pick Up Pittsburgh Passengers 'Soon'
Uber

Self-Driving Ubers to Pick Up Pittsburgh Passengers 'Soon'

The ride-sharing service will start operating self-driving cars this month.
SolarCity Slashing Costs, Including CEO Pay
SolarCity

SolarCity Slashing Costs, Including CEO Pay

Earlier this month, Calif.-based Solar City said it accepted Tesla's $2.6 billion buyout offer.
Volvo and Uber Team Up to Develop Self-Driving Cars
Self-Driving Cars

Volvo and Uber Team Up to Develop Self-Driving Cars

Volvo has agreed to a $300 million alliance with Uber to develop self-driving cars.
Senators to Airlines: What's Up With the Computer Outages?
Airlines

Senators to Airlines: What's Up With the Computer Outages?

In their letters, Sens. Markey and Blumenthal 'inquire about safeguards and backups in place within airline IT systems.'
The Most Inspirational Moments From the 2016 Olympics
Rio Olympics 2016

The Most Inspirational Moments From the 2016 Olympics

It's not only gold medals that make history.
Rose Leadem
4 Ways Data Is Driving Conscious Capitalism
Data Analysis

4 Ways Data Is Driving Conscious Capitalism

Using collected information for the greater good is a win-win.
Brian Brinkmann