Uber says to suspend UberPOP service in Sweden

Uber says to suspend UberPOP service in Sweden

Uber Technologies Inc, the company behind the popular ride-hailing service, was dealt its latest setback in Europe on Wednesday, saying it would suspend its UberPOP service in two cities in Sweden following court rulings deeming its drivers illegal. Uber [UBER.UL]...
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Lyft’s nice-guy strategy leaves it struggling to catch Uber

Lyft’s nice-guy strategy leaves it struggling to catch Uber

In late 2014, Uber and Lyft targeted Portland, Oregon, as the next place to launch their still-controversial ride-hailing services. Uber steamrolled into the city, with its lobbyist telling the mayor that it would operate without his permission. Lyft stuck to....
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Apple refused China request for source code in last two years: lawyer

Apple refused China request for source code in last two years: lawyer

Apple has been asked by Chinese authorities within the last two years to hand over its source code but refused to do so, the company’s top lawyer told U.S. lawmakers at a hearing on Tuesday. Apple general counsel Bruce Sewell...
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Canada’s competition watchdog drops probe into Google

Canada’s competition watchdog drops probe into Google

Canada’s Competition Bureau said on Tuesday that it was dropping an investigation into Google after saying in 2013 that it suspected the company was abusing its dominant position in online search. The watchdog said it had found evidence to support...
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Oracle, Google fail to settle Android lawsuit before retrial

Oracle, Google fail to settle Android lawsuit before retrial

Oracle Corp and Alphabet’s Google unit failed to settle a long running copyright lawsuit over the Android operating system ahead of a retrial scheduled for May, according to a court docket. The case involves how much copyright protection should extend...
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Apple opposes U.S. appeal over iPhone in New York drug case

Apple opposes U.S. appeal over iPhone in New York drug case

Apple Inc said the U.S. government had failed to show a continued need for its help accessing a locked iPhone in a New York drug case after a third party came forward with a solution to crack a different phone...
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Sony extending closure of image sensor plant in quake-hit southern Japan

Sony extending closure of image sensor plant in quake-hit southern Japan

Electronics giant Sony Corp on Sunday said production at its image sensor plant in Kumamoto, southern Japan, remained suspended as it assessed damage from a powerful earthquake. Operations at its image sensor plants in Nagasaki and Oita, also on the...
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Instagram launches personalized video feed and themed channels in Explore

Instagram launches personalized video feed and themed channels in Explore

Instagram wants to show you the best videos without completely destroying the sanctity of your main feed, so today it overhauled the Explore page with a slew of new video channels. Most importantly, there’s a personalized “Videos You Might Like”...
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Homeland Security urges you to uninstall QuickTime on Windows

Homeland Security urges you to uninstall QuickTime on Windows

Apple won’t be releasing any more security updates for the software. After 20 hours of research and a month spent testing six home security systems, we’re confident that the LiveWatch Total Home + Video is the best self-installed wireless home...
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Watching surgery in VR isn’t for the faint of heart

Watching surgery in VR isn’t for the faint of heart

But it brought me closer to my mom. Next month, my mom will retire as a theatre nurse. For almost 40 years she’s been walking into her hospital on a near daily basis, donning a fresh pair of scrubs and...
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