Uber settles disputes with thousands of drivers ahead of its IPO

Uber says it has reached settlements with a large majority of the 60.000 drivers in the United States who filed arbitration demands over their employment status.

Oil prices jump after Saudi Arabia reports drone attack on pumping...

Oil prices rose sharply on Tuesday morning on reports of a drone attack at oil pumping stations in Saudi Arabia. The incident is...

A Lithuanian man scammed Facebook and Google out of more than...

This week, the Department of Justice announced the indictment of a Lithuanian man who bilked Google and Facebook out of $123 million. He did it using one of the...

NASA’s plan to get to the Moon by 2024 isn’t ready...

Members of Congress are questioning NASA representatives over the agency’s failure to deliver a plan for getting back to the Moon within five years. The plan...

Emoji license plates will soon be available in Queensland, Australia

As fun as sounds, how would it be to be asked by the police: did you get the emoji on the license plate of the car that hit...

UK Food Industry pauses competition law as it tries to avoid...

The UK food industry has asked the government to waive aspects of competition law to allow firms to co-ordinate and direct supplies with each other after...

Huawei unveils its new 5G Mate 30 smartphone without Google-licensed apps

The brand new Mate 30 will not come with pre-installed Google-licensed apps like Maps, Gmail or YouTube, this being due to the restrictions imposed by the...

This is how you view, download, or delete your personal data...

The idea that once something is online, it’s there to haunt you forever seems to be buried in our conscience. The good news is that your digital footprint...

The future of crystal-based solar energy just got brighter

Companies say they are close to commercializing cheap perovskite films that could disrupt solar power. Tweaks make more efficient solar cells that can be printed or...

Patient groups push back against Gilead’s pricey HIV prevention treatment

Gilead Sciences Inc hopes to soon introduce a pricey new pill to prevent HIV in people at risk of contracting the infection, but the drugmaker...

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