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Uber Introduces Tipping After Driver Backlash...
Gizmodo | 2017-06-20 17:00 UTC
For years, Uber drivers have complained that the app doesnt prompt riders to tip them. Its the first complaint drivers often voice, and Uber only began to allow drivers to accept tips after being sued in California and Massachusetts.
By viper1 on 2017-06-20 18:34 UTC
Google for Jobs is ready to help your employment search...
CNET | 2017-06-20 13:41 UTC
Finding a new job could be as simple as searching Google.
By ceres on 2017-06-20 14:44 UTC
Debian 9 'Stretch' Linux has arrived...
ZDNet | 2017-06-19 18:05 UTC
Debian, one of the main Linux distributions, has just released its latest major update.
By viper1 on 2017-06-19 18:36 UTC
GOP Data Firm Accidentally Leaks Personal Details of Nearly 200 Million American Voters...
Gizmodo | 2017-06-19 13:07 UTC
Political data gathered on more than 198 million US citizens was exposed this month after a marketing firm contracted by the Republican National Committee stored internal documents on a publicly accessible Amazon server.
By ceres on 2017-06-19 15:31 UTC
Blockchain technology – what it is, what are its use cases, and what it means for you...
The Next Web | 2017-06-16 16:00 UTC
Do a Google Image search for Bitcoin. What you’ll see is a lack of imagination. Uniform stamped precious metal coins? That’s the opposite of what bitcoin is.You can’t flip a bitcoin. It has no heads or tails. You can’t bite into it to see if it’s real. Bu
By ceres on 2017-06-16 17:10 UTC
$13K DIY electric car made from recycled parts has 380+ mile range...
TreeHugger | 2017-06-15 21:06 UTC
In a bid to highlight what he calls "hybrid recycling," Eric Lundgren converted a '97 BMW into an electric car that has a longer driving range than the Tesla Model S P100D.
By aphrodite on 2017-06-16 01:46 UTC
Digital Coins Are So Hot, Startups Are Selling Them Like an IPO...
bloomberg.com | 2017-06-15 21:47 UTC
More blockchain startups are offering tokens to raise money upfront in an ICOan initial coin offering.
By rjx32 on 2017-06-15 21:47 UTC
Netflix has more American subscribers than cable TV...
Engadget | 2017-06-14 22:22 UTC
If it wasn't already clear that Netflix has become a mainstay of the American media landscape, it is now. A combination of official data with Leichtman Research estimates shows that, as of the first quarter of 2017, there are more Netflix subscriber.
By viper1 on 2017-06-15 04:33 UTC
We Could Have Had Cellphones Four Decades Earlier...
Reason.com | 2017-06-11 10:00 UTC
Thanks for nothing, Federal Communications Commission.
By viper1 on 2017-06-15 04:26 UTC
Sneaky Android virus can inject itself into system files and cover its tracks...
Digital Trends | 2017-06-13 17:05 UTC
New malware has been discovered that inserts itself into the Android system library for unprecedented access. The Trojan has been hidden in a game on the Google Play Store for the past several months. The post Sneaky Android virus can inject itself into s
By viper1 on 2017-06-13 17:40 UTC
Waiting for cheap 4K? Vizios new XLED M-series and P-series TVs have landed in stores...
Digital Trends | 2017-06-13 17:28 UTC
Vizio's 2016 P-series and M-series TVs were terrific options for anyone who wanted a feature-packed TV without spending a lot of money. Now the new and improved 2017 models are here, bringing back traditional remotes and crazy-low pricing. The post Waitin
By viper1 on 2017-06-13 17:40 UTC
10 most exciting PC games spotted at the PC Gaming Show 2017...
TechRadar | 2017-06-12 19:46 UTC
This year's PC Gaming Show featured games from triple-A giants to finely-tuned indie darlings ready to dazzle.
By aphrodite on 2017-06-13 03:20 UTC
Gates Foundation commits up to $300 million to global polio eradication effort...
GeekWire | 2017-06-12 20:22 UTC
Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates announced Monday that the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has pledged up to $300 million towards a three-year effort to fully eradicate polio around the world. The announcement came at the Rotary Internati
By aphrodite on 2017-06-13 03:19 UTC
Ataribox Teaser Could Be for Atari's Next Console; No E3 2017 Reveal...
Gadgets 360 | 2017-06-12 22:22 UTC
Ataribox teaser may hint at Atari returning to the console market.
By aphrodite on 2017-06-13 03:17 UTC
US bitcoin conman hit with $12m fine...
BBC | 2017-06-06 09:49 UTC
The fraudulent scheme netted the Connecticut conman about $20m, say US prosecutors.
By ceres on 2017-06-06 13:33 UTC
Charter, Verizon Flirt With Merger, Because Who Likes Broadband Competition Anyway?...
Techdirt | 2017-06-06 13:21 UTC
Back in January, Wall Street chatter started to suggest that with Trump being much more friendly to M&As, some previously-unthinkable mergers were in store for the already uncompetitive telecom market. The most commonly discussed is a new merger betw
By ceres on 2017-06-06 13:30 UTC
SOLVO.TOS launched at Bronka container terminal - port.today...
port.today | 2017-05-26 10:59 UTC
Solvo, Russia's leading developer of IT solutions for ports and container terminals implemented SOLVO TOS at Bronka Port container terminal, Russia.
By PortToday on 2017-05-26 10:59 UTC
Six Houston Men Arrested For Slipping American Trade Secrets To China...
The Daily Caller | 2017-05-25 16:08 UTC
Six technology experts working for an engineering firm in Houston were charged with stealing trade secrets and sending them to a Chinese company, the Houston
By rjx32 on 2017-05-25 17:01 UTC
New Threats Emerge Using Same Exploit As WannaCry Ransomware...
eSecurity Planet | 2017-05-22 12:52 UTC
Cybercriminals are leveraging the EternalBlue vulnerabilities to launch a range of other attacks.
By viper1 on 2017-05-22 13:58 UTC
Why I quit whiteboard-style tech interviews...
VentureBeat | 2017-05-21 19:10 UTC
Phred needed a job, and we were hiring, woohoo! Because we knew him through a mutual friend, the interview process began casually, with a Phred needed a job, and we were hiring, woohoo! Because we knew him through a mutual friend, the interview process be
By ceres on 2017-05-21 22:20 UTC
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