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China car app Didi updates safety measures after murder

4 days ago   |   By BBC

The country's equivalent of Uber is overhauling a service following the murder of a female passenger
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A massive Chinese ride-sharing service removed passenger attractiveness ratings after a woman was killed

A massive Chinese ride-sharing service removed passenger attractiveness ratings after a woman was killed

4 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Didi Chuxing, the Chinese ride-sharing giant, said it would remove creepy passenger ratings from its app after a woman was allegedly murdered by her driver.
Didi's Hitch service lets people share rides, but was suspended last week after the murder.
Didi said it would also remove passenger photos and was even considering voice recording every trip to resolve passenger disputes.
The ride-sharing service has 450 million users, and has little competition after Didi acquired Uber's Chinese business in 2016.
Chinese ride-sharing giant Didi Chuxing is trying to make its Hitch cab service safer...
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Netflix's next big series is a collaboration with Barack and Michelle Obama

Netflix's next big series is a collaboration with Barack and Michelle Obama

While the photos might've indicated that former US President Barack Obama was enjoying his retirement from politics by water skiing and helping send his daughter off to... Read more ...

Handlebar-mounted Knister Grill transforms your bike into a rolling barbecue

Handlebar-mounted Knister Grill transforms your bike into a rolling barbecue

The Knister Grill is a fancy new handlebar-mounted barbecue which lets you easily transport grill, charcoal, food and utensils on your bike. Here's how you can get your hands... Read more ...

Tesla Model 3 brake controversy loses EV a key recommendation

Tesla Model 3 brake controversy loses EV a key recommendation

Tesla's Model 3 may be its most affordable car, but concerns over braking performance has seen the electric sedan miss getting the nod from Consumer Reports. Latest in a series... Read more ...

LG présente trois nouveaux téléphones: Q7, Q7+, Q7α

LG présente trois nouveaux téléphones:  Q7, Q7+, Q7α

LG dévoile non pas un mais trois nouveaux smartphones! Read more ...

OnePlus explique pourquoi le OnePlus 6 ne propose pas la recharge sans fil

OnePlus explique pourquoi le OnePlus 6 ne propose pas la recharge sans fil

Une absence que le constructeur chinois a tenu à justifier. Read more ...

Google and Microsoft disclose new CPU flaw, and the fix can slow machines down

Google and Microsoft disclose new CPU flaw, and the fix can slow machines down

Microsoft and Google are jointly disclosing a new CPU security vulnerability that's similar to the Meltdown and Spectre flaws that were revealed earlier this year. Labelled... Read more ...

Alolan Pokémon seen in ‘Sun' and ‘Moon' are coming to ‘Pokémon Go'

Alolan Pokémon seen in ‘Sun' and ‘Moon' are coming to ‘Pokémon Go'

Niantic's Pokémon Go will soon add the Alolan forms of classic Pokémon from the Kanto region. The forms differ from the original Pokémon, often with new elemental abilities or... Read more ...

Here's a closer look at the new LEGO sets you can buy later this year

Here's a closer look at the new LEGO sets you can buy later this year

Pick the LEGOs you'll put under the tree this year LEGO unveiled all of the biggest new sets that it will release through the end of 2018 at a big preview event in New York... Read more ...

High-end 3D Headphone Company Shuts Down, Refuses Kickstarter Refunds

High-end 3D Headphone Company Shuts Down, Refuses Kickstarter Refunds

3D headphone maker Ossic has collapsed and vanished into the ether, taking all of its product with it, for good. No backsies. Read more ...

Intel and Micron announce QLC dies, which means SSDs are about to get a lot...

Intel and Micron announce QLC dies, which means SSDs are about to get a lot bigger

SSDs are about to get a whole lot bigger and a whole lot cheaper. Intel and Micron on Monday afternoon announced the delivery of the industry's first Quad-Level Cell NAND dies... Read more ...