After CNN report, lawmakers want answers from Uber, Lyft on sexual assaults
Lawmakers are demanding answers from ridesharing companies about sexual violence on their platforms.
26 minutes ago - CNN Money
Alibaba's futuristic supermarket in China is light-years ahead of the US, with 30-minute deliveries and facial recognition payment - and shows where Amazon will likely take Whole Foods
Chinese tech giant Alibaba is expanding aggressively into physical retail through investments in a variety of product categories to push its "New Retail" strategy of combining...
1 hour ago - Business Insider
Uber for kids: Cary mom starts shuttle service for children
What if Uber and Care.com had a baby? That's a Cary mom's vision for her startup, GoKart.
2 hours ago - WRAL
Charging Electric Scooters Is a Profitable, Fun-and Occasionally Dangerous-Youth Trend
The newest big trend in tech startups is in turn fueling an emergent youth culture, as teenagers and young adults spend their free time collecting and charging electric...
21 hours ago - Fortune
Viktor Axelsen leads Denmark's title defense at Thomas Cup
BANGKOK - World badminton champion Viktor Axelsen will lead Denmark's title defense at the Thomas and Uber Cup which begins on Sunday.
2 days ago - Saint Louis Today
TIMELINE: Sexual misconduct allegations plaguing ride-hailing companies
A short timeline of the sexual misconduct allegations that have plagued ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft in the San Francisco Bay Area during the past four years.
2 days ago - ABC
Uber files appeal against licence loss in UK city of Brighton
LONDON - Uber submitted an appeal on Friday against the decision by the southern coastal English city of Brighton to strip the taxi app of its licence for not being "fit and...
2 days ago - Reuters
Uber's Flying Car Chief Jeff Holden Has Stepped Down
Uber has a lost a key player in its bid to bring flying cars to the world. The company's chief product officer and head of its Elevate flying car division Jeff Holden has left...
2 days ago - Fortune
Kansas lawmakers switches to running for state treasurer
TOPEKA, Kan. - A Kansas lawmaker has switched to running for state treasurer after planning to seek the Democratic nomination for secretary of state. State Sen. Marci Francisco...
2 days ago - The Seattle Times
Best iPhone and iPad apps for wheelchair users
If you rely on a wheelchair or have other mobility issues, these apps can help make getting around easier. For folks who use wheelchairs and those with other mobility...
3 days ago - iMore
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Officials: Cougar that killed mountain biker, injured another was underweight
After the cougar attacked the second man, the first managed to get on his bike and ride off, looking back to see his friend being dragged into the trees. He rode for two miles...
Police shocked man's tale of being stalked by pig turns out to be true
Police thought they had a drunk on their hands when a man called to report a pig following him home from a train station.
LGBT community cheers pope's ‘God made you like this' remark
VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis' reported comments to a gay man that “God made you like this” have been embraced by the LGBT community as another sign of Francis' desire to make...
NYPD probing sex allegations against celebrity chef Mario Batali
The New York Police Department is investigating allegations of sexual misconduct leveled against celebrity chef Mario Batali.
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's first dance song revealed
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle toasted their union Saturday with a second, more intimate reception at Frogmore House, hosted by Prince Charles.
US, China put trade war on hold after progress in talks
The world's two biggest economies are pulling back from the brink of a trade war after making progress in talks aimed at bringing down America's massive trade deficit with China.
Trump to attend swearing-in of CIA's 1st female director
The ceremony for Gina Haspel will take place Monday morning at agency headquarters in Langley, Virginia.
General Electric cuts $11B deal with Wabtec
NEW YORK - General Electric's train engine division will tie up with railroad equipment maker Wabtec in deal worth about $11 billion as GE CEO John Flannery continues to break...
Lava from Kilauea volcano enters ocean, creates toxic cloud
Authorities are warning the public to stay away from the toxic steam cloud, which is formed by a chemical reaction when lava touches seawater.
Border Patrol agent detains US citizens for speaking Spanish
Two US citizens were detained by a federal Border Patrol agent in Montana after he overheard the women speaking Spanish at a gas station convenience store, according to a...