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Uber to push further into East Africa with services like Chap Chap

5 hours ago   |   Reuters

Uber the global ride-hailing company, is considering expanding into two other East African countries before the end of 2018, focusing on low cost services like Chap Chap in...
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Uber opens Brazil center to improve driver, passenger safety

6 hours ago   |   Reuters

Ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc plans to open a 250 million reais center in Brazil to develop technology to improve safety for its riders and drivers, including for...
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Taking Tesla private, WeWork and Uber earnings, and what happened to crypto

8 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   5 articles

And welcome back to Equity , TechCrunch's venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week was a corker. We had Alex Wilhelm...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

14 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Friday. 1. Elon Musk has described 2018 as the "most difficult and painful year" of his career. In an interview with...
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Uber's new Brazil center aims to improve safety of cash transactions

18 hours ago   |   Reuters

Ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc plans to open a 250 million-reais center in Brazil that will research technology to make it safer for its drivers to accept cash, a...
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React Native JavaScript framework stumbles

1 day ago   |   InfoWorld

Once hailed as a breakthrough in mobile development, Facebook's React Native framework is stumbling, with users reassessing their commitment to the technology and Facebook...
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Ford takes an anti-Uber approach to self-driving cars

1 day ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

As Uber and Tesla have learned, it doesn't take a lot of bad press to shatter public trust on autonomous vehicles. Ford has taken that lesson to heart, saying it would rather...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Thursday. 1. A former Tesla engineer says the company silenced her entire team after they brought up safety issues...
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Ford says slow-and-steady will win the self-driving car race

Ford says slow-and-steady will win the self-driving car race

1 day ago   |   The Verge   |   3 articles

Ford doesn't want to be the first company to offer self-driving cars to the public; it it wants to be the brand most synonymous with the word “trust” - at least, that's what...
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Investors are tired of Uber losing money on self-driving cars

Investors are tired of Uber losing money on self-driving cars

1 day ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport   |   3 articles

Uber's self-driving car has been touted as the thing that's going to eventually take the ride-sharing company out of the red and into the cheap, ubiquitous mass-transit future...
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OnePlus 6T release tipped for October as T-Mobile exclusive

OnePlus 6T release tipped for October as T-Mobile exclusive

The OnePlus 6T will launch as a T-Mobile exclusive in the US, according to reports, when the hotly-anticipated Android smartphone arrives later in the year. The deal will be a... Read more ...

HTC U12+ in Solar Red is now available in Canada

HTC U12+ in Solar Red is now available in Canada

When HTC's U12+ came out earlier this year, it was only available in two colours in Canada: ‘Translucent Blue' and ‘Ceramic Black'. Starting today, it's also available in a new... Read more ...

Best Buy's 2-day anniversary sale has great deals on iPads, Apple Watch, and...

Best Buy's 2-day anniversary sale has great deals on iPads, Apple Watch, and more

Every year, in celebration of the store's anniversary, Best Buy holds a sale in which it slashes prices on dozens of popular items, from tablets to phones to computers. This... Read more ...

Nintendo Switch's New Bundle Packs In Two Games, But Only At One US Store

Nintendo Switch's New Bundle Packs In Two Games, But Only At One US Store

If you haven't picked up a Nintendo Switch yet, a new bundle offers a pretty good deal to get you started. The Walmart-exclusive set includes the console along with Mario... Read more ...

Elon Musk says he works 120 hours a week and doesn't leave the factory for...

Elon Musk says he works 120 hours a week and doesn't leave the factory for days at a time - but experts say that kind of work ethic is dangerous

Elon Musk reportedly works for 120 hours a week. That's three times the average work week in the US private sector, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics . Overwork is an... Read more ...

Huawei Mate 20 Lite and its Kirin 710 are exposed by GeekBench

Huawei Mate 20 Lite and its Kirin 710 are exposed by GeekBench

According to a leaked benchmark, the Huawei Mate 20 Lite will be the second smartphone to feature the in-house made Kirin 710. While the chipset presence wasn't clearly... Read more ...

Watchmen Series Officially Ordered By HBO

Watchmen Series Officially Ordered By HBO

There have been rumors that HBO was considering picking up a new version of the Watchmen series, adapted for TV, for some time. Now, the company has announced it has officially... Read more ...

Google may launch its own smart screen this holiday season

Google may launch its own smart screen this holiday season

Google is already expected to launch new phones , a new Pixelbook , a new smartwatch, and new wireless earbuds this year, and now a rumor claims that Google is preppin yet... Read more ...

Watch the first trailer for Disney's new TV series, ‘Star Wars Resistance'

Watch the first trailer for Disney's new TV series, ‘Star Wars Resistance'

Nearly four months after its unveiling, Star Wars Resistance suddenly has a trailer and a release date. Announced back in April , Star Wars Resistance is a new anime-inspired... Read more ...

Microsoft Launcher beta update cleans up the feed, lets Cortana read texts

Microsoft Launcher beta update cleans up the feed, lets Cortana read texts

A sleeker look and text-to-speech for messages are tagging along in the latest beta update. Microsoft Launcher beta testers are getting their hands on a fresh set of new... Read more ...