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Uber Vows to Change Direction, Become More Humane Company

Uber Vows to Change Direction, Become More Humane Company

By Michael Liedtke | Mar 25
Uber is vowing to head down a new road and become a more humane company following a wave of ugly developments, including allegations of rampant sexual harassment and a video of a profanity-laced confrontation.

Wells Fargo: All ATMs Will Take Phone Codes, Not Just Cards

Wells Fargo: All ATMs Will Take Phone Codes, Not Just Cards

By Ken Sweet | Mar 24
Wells Fargo plans to upgrade all 13,000 of its ATMs next week to allow customers to access their funds using their cellphones instead of traditional bank cards.

Wal-Mart Launches Incubator Lab to House Startups

Wal-Mart Launches Incubator Lab to House Startups

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Mar 24
Wal-Mart is launching an incubator lab focused on projects in robotics, virtual and augmented reality, and artificial intelligence as it aims to compete more aggressively with Amazon.

Viral Video Imagines Elmo Getting Fired Over PBS Budget Cuts

Viral Video Imagines Elmo Getting Fired Over PBS Budget Cuts

Mar 23
A viral online video imagines lovable "Sesame Street" character Elmo getting fired due to budget cuts to PBS.

President of Embattled Uber Leaves After 6 Months on Job

President of Embattled Uber Leaves After 6 Months on Job

By Olga R. Rodriguez | Mar 22
Jeff Jones, president of the embattled ride-hailing company Uber, has resigned just six months after taking the job, the company confirmed Sunday.

Report: The Advocate and Out Might Be Up for Sale

Report: The Advocate and Out Might Be Up for Sale

Mar 21
LGBT publications The Advocate and Out magazine are reportedly up for sale, according to a new report from The New York Post.

How A School Bomb-Scare Case Sparked A Media vs. FBI Fight

How A School Bomb-Scare Case Sparked A Media vs. FBI Fight

By Raphael Satter | Mar 21
The young hacker was told in no uncertain terms: You are safe with me. But Norm Weatherill was no reporter. He was FBI agent Norman Sanders Jr., and the whole conversation was a trap.

Telecom Policy Tilts in Favor of Industry Under Trump's FCC

Telecom Policy Tilts in Favor of Industry Under Trump's FCC

By Tali Arbel | Mar 21
Trumpism is slowly taking hold on your phone and computer, as newly installed federal regulators begin chipping away at hard-fought protections on privacy and competition.

'Beauty and the Beast' to be Shown in Malaysia Without Cuts

'Beauty and the Beast' to be Shown in Malaysia Without Cuts

Mar 21
Malaysia's largest cinema chain says it will begin showing the Disney movie "Beauty and the Beast" on March 30 without cutting a gay scene as had been ordered by film censors.

Indiana Considers Prohibiting Cities From Banning Airbnb

Indiana Considers Prohibiting Cities From Banning Airbnb

By Brian Slodysko | Mar 19
Indiana's cities and towns wouldn't be allowed to put their own restrictions on companies such as Airbnb under a proposal state lawmakers are considering as they wade into the parochial matters of property rights and zoning disputes.

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