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Ride sharing showdown: Should you grab an Uber, or hail a Lyft?

Uber and Lyft have changed the way people get from A to B, and while these ride-sharing companies provide the same service on paper, they operate in different ways. Here, we breakdown the major differences between the two. The post Ride sharing showd.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsMar 19th, 2017

China says Apple isn"t cloning a local phone maker

Did it seem ridiculous to you that Beijing officials ordered a ban on the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus over a dubious design patent claim? You're not the only one. A court has reversed the ban (which was suspended during a dispute process) an.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News59 min. ago

FedEx is paying people to use Adobe Flash for Office Print service

FedEx really wants you to use Adobe Flash if you're designing and printing signs, banners, posters, and more from the comfort of your web browser, so much so that it's actually paying people to install it. The post FedEx is paying people to use Adobe.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News59 min. ago

Five shows and movies to stream this week: ‘Crashing,’ ‘Gimme Danger,’ and more

How are you going to get through this week? By following our guide to the finest films and TV shows streaming now, of course. On the list this week: 'Crashing,' 'Gimme Danger,' and more. The post Five shows and movies to stream this week: ‘Cras.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News59 min. ago

Possibly evil mass death of zoo snakes leads to investigation

Nobody gives you the Harambe treatment when you have scales instead of fur.  That's what we're learning after Zoo Knoxville officials in Tennessee revealed that 33 snakes and a lizard were mysteriously found dead on Wednesday morning. No crime s.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News1 hr. 58 min. ago

Driver Takes Out Self-Driving Uber In Arizona: Police

Police say a vehicle failed to yield to a self-driving Uber in Tempe, Arizona on Friday and the two collided, according to reports. The Uber had a passenger and a person behind the wheel inside, according to police, and it rolled onto its side. There.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News2 hr. 6 min. ago

Uber suspends self-driving car program after Arizona crash

Uber has suspended its pilot program for autonomous vehicles after a vehicle equipped with the nascent technology crashed on an Arizona roadway, the ride-hailing company and local police said......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News2 hr. 14 min. ago

Ubuntu Linux 17.04 "Zesty Zapus" Final Beta Now Available For Download

BrianFagioli writes: The final beta of Ubuntu 17.04 'Zesty Zapus' became available for download Thursday. While it is never a good idea to run pre-release software on production machines, Canonical is claiming that it should be largely bug free at th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 42 min. ago

Apache Hadoop Has Failed Us, Tech Experts Say

It was the first widely-adopted open source distributed computing platform. But some geeks running it are telling Datanami that Hadoop "is great if you're a data scientist who knows how to code in MapReduce or Pig...but as you go higher up the stack,.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 6 min. ago

Free PSN codes worth $100 - Sony sends surprise vouchers to lucky gamers

Free PSN codes are being sent out, so check your mail. These PlayStation Network cards are being called 'Golden Tickets' and give you a $100 voucher for the PS Store......»»

Category: gameSource:  psuRelated News4 hr. 6 min. ago

Uber suspends self-driving vehicle testing following crash in Arizona

The safety of autonomous vehicle technology is under the microscope once again following a crash on Friday in Arizona involving a self-driving Uber. The vehicle involved in the accident, a Volvo XC90 luxury SUV, came to a stop on its side as shown in.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News4 hr. 6 min. ago

Uber grounds entire self-driving fleet as it probes Arizona crash

 Uber has now grounded its entire autonomous test fleet in the U.S., following an accident in Arizona which left one of its Volvo SUVs flipped on its side earlier today. Read More.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 6 min. ago

Uber pauses its self-driving efforts following Arizona crash

Uber isn't taking any chances in the wake of its self-driving car accident in Tempe, Arizona. The company has suspended both its Arizona testing and its Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania operations while it investigates what happened. The compan.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News4 hr. 6 min. ago

Report: Uber CEO"s Group Trip to Escort Bar Made Female Employee "Feel Horrible"

Allegations of sexual harassment, among other issues within Uber, have been particularly persistent since the beginning of this year. A new report paints Uber’s toxic culture as a problem that goes all the way to the top.Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News4 hr. 6 min. ago

iClever BTS05 & BTS06 Waterproof Bluetooth Speakers Review

"Bluetooth speakers are great, they allow you to share music with a group of friends. They are great for parties, at the beach, BBQs and more! iClever has sent us over two of their Bluetooth speakers, which are waterproof. Being waterproof.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News4 hr. 34 min. ago

Yes, the "Game of Thrones" showrunners hated HBO"s stupid melting ice stunt as much as you did

If you care about that which is best in life, or if you're (somehow) out of TV to catch up on or binge, then you're probably anxiously anticipating the new season of Game of Thrones like the rest of us.  But now one of the show's lead actors, Ni.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News4 hr. 42 min. ago

Uber Suspends Tests of Self-Driving Vehicles After Arizona Crash

The Uber vehicle was not at fault, the police said. But the accident comes at a difficult time for the company......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News4 hr. 42 min. ago

Uber Halts Self-Driving Car Tests in Arizona After Friday Night Collision

"Given that the Uber vehicle has flipped onto its side it looks to be a high speed crash," writes TechCrunch, though Business Insider reports that no one was seriously injured. An anonymous reader quotes their report: A self-driving Uber car was invo.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 22 min. ago

Dangerous, explosive hoverboards are still lurking, and here"s another recall to remind you of it

Here we go again.  Following the tragic deaths of two children in Pennsylvania caused by a hoverboard fire earlier this month, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) just announced the recall of yet another hoverboard brand.  SE.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News6 hr. 6 min. ago

How Viktre tries to bring you closer to athletes you like

Much like entertainers, pro athletes are worshiped for their seemingly superhuman qualities. Social media has made it possible to communicate directly with them, and even if a response isn’t given, the connection can still garner some type of emoti.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated News6 hr. 34 min. ago

15 great excuses to not go out tonight

It's a tale as old as time: you'll make plans at 10 a.m., bright-eyed and fresh from your first cup of coffee. "Yes," you'll say to your friends. "I would love to do that thing tonight." Around 3, though, you'll start to have doubts — scary dou.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News7 hr. 14 min. ago