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Investors demand key VC firm leave Uber’s board in light of lawsuit

Yesterday, it was revealed that Benchmark Capital, an Uber investor with a seat on the company's board, is suing former CEO Travis Kalanick for fraud. Now, in an equally bizarre move, a group of investors is asking Benchmark to divest a.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetAug 11th, 2017

Info on 1.8M Chicago Voters Was Publicly Accessible, But Now Removed From Cloud Service

A file containing the names, addresses, dates of birth and other information about Chicago's 1.8 million registered voters was published online and publicly accessible for an unknown period of time, the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners said th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 28 min. ago

Travis Kalanick says he was "ambushed" by the investor suing him

Travis Kalanick—a vocal fighter against taxi lobbyists, government regulations, pink mustache businesses, and tech giant Google—is speaking out again. Uber's former CEO filed a 15-page response to investor Benchmark Capital's lawsuit agai.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 55 min. ago

Former Uber CEO Lashes Out at VC Firm Benchmark Capital

Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is skewering a lawsuit filed by a former ally, describing it as a malicious attempt to sever his remaining ties to the widely used ride-hailing service that he co-founded. Kalanick lashed out in legal documents filed.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News5 hr. 19 min. ago

Mark Zuckerberg is taking two months off to spend time with his second daughter

Mark Zuckerberg runs one of the most valuable companies in the world. But he's not letting them stop him from spending time with his children. The CEO of Facebook is taking two months of paternity leave when his second daughter is born, Zuckerberg an.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News6 hr. 19 min. ago

How Hackers Are Targeting the Shipping Industry

An anonymous reader shares a report: When staff at CyberKeel investigated email activity at a medium-sized shipping firm, they made a shocking discovery. "Someone had hacked into the systems of the company and planted a small virus," explains co-foun.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 20 min. ago

Star Wars Armada Purchasing Guide

Star Wars Armada is already a huge game without its slew of expansions. Here's where to start. IGN is covering board games new and old all month long. If you enjoy these articles, let us know! Note that if you click on one of these links to bu.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News7 hr. 55 min. ago

Leaked images show off one of the iPhone 8"s key components

The iPhone 8 is (hopefully) coming soon, and we might just have a closer look at one of its most important components.  The new A11 processor chip that will power the next iPhone allegedly appears in newly leaked photos posted to Slashleaks, whi.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News7 hr. 55 min. ago

Intel’s 8th-generation desktop CPUs will up core counts across the board

Several details of Intel’s 8th-generation Core i processors for desktops have leaked via a photo. Intel is evangelizing its 8th-generation Core i series with reckless abandon, most recently detailing the upcoming desktop chip line to Chinese.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News8 hr. 28 min. ago

Equity podcast: Uber’s board mess, the Angry Birds IPO and MongoDB files to go public

 Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s running attempt to make venture capital cool, despite the best efforts of the industry in question to fight back. Each week we try to de-obfuscate the opaque and arcane world of startup fina.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 48 min. ago

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Story Details Revealed

"Ominous dark clouds begin to spread and the secrets of Necrozma and the Alola region will finally come to light." The Pokemon Company has revealed new details of Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, including a hint at its story, a new Z-Ring typ.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News10 hr. 55 min. ago

Kaspersky’s Android VPN app comes under fire for intrusive permissions

Including needing access to your calls and contacts, location and more. A fresh VPN controversy has reared its head, this time concerning an Android VPN app which was recently released by security firm Kaspersky.As Ghacks spotted, Kaspersky Sec.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News10 hr. 56 min. ago

"Simpsons" fan creates handy way of remembering the counties of Ireland

There are people who enjoy The Simpsons and then there are people who love The Simpsons so much that they think in terms of the long-running comedy. Brian Quinn is one such member of the latter group.  SEE ALSO: These guys covered 'Baby on Board.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News11 hr. 48 min. ago

Atari sues Nestle over accusations it copied Breakout game in Kit Kat ads

We’re used to seeing tech companies sue each over alleged IP infringements, but we now have what may be the first case of a gaming firm suing a confectionary maker. Atari has accused Nestle of violating its rights by using the name and concept.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News11 hr. 55 min. ago

Former Uber CEO says fraud lawsuit defies common sense

Travis Kalanick says Benchmark Capital, the Uber board member suing him for fraud, pretended to be on his side and then forced him to resign as CEO while he was vulnerable due to the death of his mother. The former Uber chief has filed his r.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News11 hr. 55 min. ago

Equity podcast: Uber’s board mess, the Angry Birds IPO, and MongoDB files to go public

 Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s running attempt to make venture capital cool, despite the best efforts of the industry in question to fight back. Each week Katie Roof, Matthew Lynley, and myself — Alex Wilhelm —.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 hr. 20 min. ago

WD Blue 3D NAND 500GB SSD Review

The first WD Blue SSD to see the light of day didn’t really cause that many ripples in the market. Now we have the second generation WD Blue SSD and it’s a totally different animal. This time people will take notice not least because it u.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News12 hr. 20 min. ago

Is Humility the Secret to Business Success Today?

Don’t mistake the recent dishonorable departure of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick as an isolated incident. It’s a sign of something bigger — and something that often goes unacknowledged in today’s business world.  Beneath th.....»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News12 hr. 56 min. ago

Top fund investors pumped brakes on fast-rising Tesla stock

Top Tesla investors Fidelity Investments and T. Rowe Price cut their holdings in the second quarter and indicated they were taking profits from the electric car maker stock......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsRelated News13 hr. 11 min. ago

Self-driving truck that’s built to crash comes to Colorado

Tech and automotive companies have quietly been trialing autonomous trucks since 2015. Thus far, these tests (from the likes of Daimler and Uber) have been inconspicuous enough to go unnoticed by other drivers. But, a new kind of driverless.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News13 hr. 27 min. ago

Final Fantasy Fighting Game Coming to PS4 in 2018

Dissidia NT’s Ultimate Collector’s Edition includes an 80-page art book and Warrior of Light statue. Square Enix has announced that Dissidia Final Fantasy NT will be released for PlayStation 4 on January 30, 2018. Three versions will be ava.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News13 hr. 55 min. ago