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London mayor: Uber to blame for loss of license in city

London's mayor said Saturday that people angry about the decision by transit authorities to strip Uber of its license to operate in the city should blame the ride-hailing company itself.

13 hours ago from Phys.org

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Google Doodle Celebrates Renowned Organic Chemist Asima Chatterjee

Saturday marks what would have been Chatterjee's 100th birthday

15 hours ago from TIME

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Facebook backs off plan for non-voting shares

Facebook on Friday reversed course on a plan to issue a new non-voting class of shares, avoiding a public trial in a suit filed by investors in the huge social network.

Fri 22 Sep 17 from Phys.org

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Twitter tests lightweight mobile app for countries with slow data

It's not just Facebook and Google who are slimming down their mobile apps for the sake of regions where data is slow or spotty. Twitter has confirmed to TechCrunch that it's ...

12 hours ago from Engadget

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Athletes Beat Donald Trump In the Sport of Trash Talk

There are lessons the President could learn from Steph Curry and NFL players

5 hours ago from TIME

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Instagram algorithm allows rape threat to be used in Facebook ad

The problem with algorithms is that they still can’t spot certain offensive content that a human would flag. The latest example of this comes from Instagram, who used an image that said ...

Fri 22 Sep 17 from Techspot

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Dutch appeals court upholds ban on former Dutch Uber service

An appeals court has upheld the Dutch government's ban on a former Uber ride-hailing service in the Netherlands.

Thu 21 Sep 17 from Phys.org

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Fitness app company settles with FTC for nearly $1 million

If you're going to create a mobile app that offers monetary rewards for meeting fitness goals, you should probably make sure you back your promises up. The Pact fitness app offers ...

Fri 22 Sep 17 from Engadget

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Baidu announces $1.5 bln fund for autonomous driving

Chinese internet giant Baidu on Thursday announced a $1.5 billion investment in autonomous driving projects over the next three years, as it seeks to diversify its portfolio and compete with ...

Thu 21 Sep 17 from Phys.org

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