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27 MINS AGO - Wall Street Journal

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Uber Cloaks Expansion Announcement in Secrecy, for Safety’s Sake

Uber, which runs a popular smartphone app that allows people to hail cars for trips across town, said at a press conference on Thursday it will move ahead with plans to expand its offering in Brussels. But the company kept secret the location of the event until minutes before it started, to avoid potential protests from taxi drivers.

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1 HOUR AGO - Reuters

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Uber starts Brussels licensed service, vows to keep UberPOP

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Chauffeur-hailing app Uber [UBER.UL] on Thursday started its licensed service UberX in Brussels, though it added it did not plan on suspending its controversial unlicensed service as it had done in Paris.

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SEP 01, 2015 - Yahoo! News

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Judge grants California Uber drivers class action status in lawsuit

A US District Judge in San Francisco has ruled that a lawsuit brought by Uber drivers may continue as a class action, throwing Uber into an uncertain future as it argues its drivers are not employees of the company. The lawsuit focuses on whether Uber's arrangement with drivers in California violates the state's labor laws, with drivers in the case arguing ...

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37 MINS AGO - Windows Phone Central

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Microsoft Edge to support Google's open-source WebM video format

Microsoft has mentioned that it is working to add support for Google's WebM video file format — an open-source royalty-free alternative to the H.264 format — in its Edge browser. With Google ditching Flash Player for HTML5 earlier this year, native support for the WebM format will ensure better compatibility with video streaming sites such as YouTube.

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57 MINS AGO - Engadget

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Googling 'fun facts' will quickly ruin your productivity

It won't change your life, but oh boy is this a good time waster. If you scoot across to the Google homepage and type in "fun facts," the search engine will present you with a new type of answer box filled with a curious tidbit or two. The source o...

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SEP 01, 2015 - TechCrunch

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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Is Expecting Twins, Plans ‘Limited’ Time Off Work

 Marissa Mayer is expecting twins, but the Yahoo CEO and former Google executive isn’t planning to take a significant break from work during or after her pregnancy. Read More

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27 MINS AGO - Arizona Republic

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'Slave Trade' video game altered after social media backlash

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- An educational video game has been edited following a social media backlash over a scene depicting slaves being packed into a ship....

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38 MINS AGO - Fast Company

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This Former YouTube Exec Is Taking On Internet Trolls

Trolls are everywhere, but one former tech exec has created a safe haven for online commenting.Anyone who has spent time online, especially on social media or reading news reports or blogs, has likely encountered Internet trolls. The typically anonymous commenters range from those who stir the pot with provocative statements to engaging in name-calling and physical threats. They range from ...

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18 MINS AGO - Cleveland Plain Dealer

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Stock futures gaining; Burger King, Denny's team for Peace Day; Samsung unveils ultra HD Blu-ray: A.M. Business News Links

Also, Asian stocks rise as China markets on two-day holiday; crude oil futures slipping; Novartis launches copy of biotechnology drug in U.S.; FTC settles with gaming network over misleading Xbox One promotion; European Central Bank leaves interest rates unchanged; and Valeant Pharmaceuticals buying Synergetics USA for $192 million.

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1 HOUR AGO - Business Insider

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The CEO of Uber's biggest rival in China told Travis Kalanick that he is his 'inspiration'

The CEO of Uber's biggest rival in China, taxi-hailing app Didi Kuaidi, once considered Uber's Travis Kalanick an "inspiration," VentureBeat reports. A spokesperson for the Chinese company told The Wall Street Journal that when the two execs met in 2014 — as Uber was gearing up for a huge push into China and when Didi Kuaidi CEO Cheng Wei headed ...

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11 HOURS AGO - Mashable

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Cosmic hitchhiker: NASA developing space probe to hop among comets

Some day in the future a spacecraft might be able to hitchhike its way across the small bodies of the solar system. A new mission concept being developed by scientists working with NASA would use a tether and harpoon to reel a robotic spacecraft in for a landing on a comet or asteroid before moving on to other bodies in ...

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SEP 01, 2015 - Next Big Future

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NASA developing megawatt solar power arrays and will be used with solar electric propulsion

NASA Glenn Research Center, GRC, currently has several programs to advance near-term photovoltaic array development. One project is to design, build, and test two 20 kW-sized deployable solar arrays, bringing them to technology readiness level (TRL) 5, and through analysis show that they should be extensible to 300 kW-class systems (150 kw per wing). These solar arrays are approximately 1500 ...

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