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China car app Didi updates safety measures after murder

2 monthes 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

2 monthes 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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Comcast gives up on buying 21st Century Fox assets and leaves Disney as the...

Comcast gives up on buying 21st Century Fox assets and leaves Disney as the winner

Comcast has formally withdrawn its competing $65 billion bid to acquire 21st Century Fox, ceding the rights to the entertainment company to Disney's upped $71.3 billion offer... Read more ...

Trump used the EU's $5 billion fine on Google as another missile in his...

Trump used the EU's $5 billion fine on Google as another missile in his trade war

US President Donald Trump tweeted that the EU's record $5 billion fine of Google was a sign the bloc had "taken advantage of the U.S." Trump described Google as "one of our... Read more ...

Leaked Apple service document confirms new MacBook Pro keyboard is designed...

Leaked Apple service document confirms new MacBook Pro keyboard is designed to fix dust problems

A recently leaked Apple service document obtained by MacRumors confirms what many already suspected: the newly introduced silicone membranes discovered by iFixit that are... Read more ...

As new Galaxy S8+ for $470 spotted on eBay!

As new Galaxy S8+ for $470 spotted on eBay!

ProductConditionLocationPriceSamsung Galaxy S8+New eBay$469.99 - $479.99 Buy Here The Galaxy S8+ may be a year-old flagship, but it's still pretty relevant. For one, it looks... Read more ...

HP's Sprocket Photo Printer makes easy, fun snapshots and has a $40 discount...

HP's Sprocket Photo Printer makes easy, fun snapshots and has a $40 discount today

The HP Sprocket Photo Printer is a cute, easy way to print out memories from your phone instantly. Right now the HP Sprocket is on sale for $90 in the blue version Remove... Read more ...

Uber has a plan to help drivers make an extra $100 a month by letting them...

Uber has a plan to help drivers make an extra $100 a month by letting them sell you snacks and other necessities straight from their cars

Ride-sharing behemoth Uber announced its global exclusive partnership with in-car commerce startup Cargo today, which will roll out to San Francisco and Los Angeles... Read more ...

Nokia X6 officially begins global rollout as Nokia 6.1 Plus

Nokia X6 officially begins global rollout as Nokia 6.1 Plus

HMD Global finally announced the Nokia X6 for the rest of the world under a new name - Nokia 6.1 Plus. And it was Hong Kong that got the handset first as reported last... Read more ...

Reddit is bringing its live chat feature into public beta

Reddit is bringing its live chat feature into public beta

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Google EU fine is a double-edged sword that could hurt Android

Google EU fine is a double-edged sword that could hurt Android

The European Commission just slapped Google with a $5 billion fine and gave it 90 days to clean up its act. The reason: Google's anticompetitive practice that used Android to... Read more ...

Infrared Sensor as New Method for Drug Discovery

Infrared Sensor as New Method for Drug Discovery

NewsUsing an infrared sensor, biophysicists have succeeded in analyzing quickly and easily which active agents affect the structure of proteins. Contributed Author... Read more ...