Uber discloses information it handed over to government

Uber discloses information it handed over to government

(CNN)If you thought that Uber ride was between you, the driver and your smartphone that may not have been the case. The ride-sharing service revealed Tuesday — in its first-ever transparency report — that it handed over data on more than 12 million passengers and drivers during the last six months of 2015.

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Ohio woman indicted for livestreaming woman’s rape

Ohio woman indicted for livestreaming woman’s rape

An Ohio woman was indicted Wednesday for livestreaming the sexual assault of a woman on Periscope. The prosecutor on the case said Marina Alexeevna Lonina, 18, and her 17-year-old victim were socializing with 29-year-old Raymond Boyd Gates in February. A series of unknownevents led to a sexual assault that prompted Lonina to take out her […]

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SkilledAfricans: Tinder for the workplace?

SkilledAfricans: Tinder for the workplace?

(CNN)At first glance, it seems to represent a cross between LinkedIn and Tinder. You can network with other professionals while barely lifting a finger — swipe right on the smartphone if you want to connect, left to continue browsing. But SkilledAfricans, a pan-continental social network that boasts 750,000 members, aims to achieve more than just […]

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Smartypants: the fart-filtering future of underwear

Smartypants: the fart-filtering future of underwear

We live in an age of undies innovation: from self-medicating bras to briefs that smell of breakfast or hide a weapon (and thats not even a euphemism) Corsets and crinolines, boxers and bras the history of underwear is also an intimate history of changing attitudes to gender, sex, hygiene and morality. But the smalls on […]

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Texting in movie theaters? Bring it on | Amber Jamieson

Texting in movie theaters? Bring it on | Amber Jamieson

Watching a movie neednt be a reverential, iPhone-free experience. Think of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. AMCs experiment is just the latest innovation Watching TV with a second screen is standard practice for many people nowadays one that networks encourage with the likes of themed hashtags and livecasting. We use our phones at concerts and […]

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9 Things In Your Dorm That Are Wrecking Your Sleep

9 Things In Your Dorm That Are Wrecking Your Sleep

College dorm rooms bring on their own breed of sleep saboteurs — from the always-looming coursework to the impromptu Justin Bieber dance party happening down the hall. But anyone who has pulled or attempted an all-nighter has felt the dismal effects of getting too little sleep.  Sleep debt (i.e., not getting enough of it) has […]

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