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Uber Starts Charging What It Thinks You"re Willing To Pay

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: Uber drivers have been complaining that the gap between the fare a rider pays and what the driver receives is getting wider. After months of unsatisfying answers, Uber is providing an explanation:.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMay 19th, 2017

Docs show Uber, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, IBM, others are forming "The Coalition for the American Dream" group to lobby for DACA; Uber confirms participation (Reuters)

Reuters: Docs show Uber, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, IBM, others are forming “The Coalition for the American Dream” group to lobby for DACA; Uber confirms participation  —  SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Nearly two dozen maj.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News1 hr. 26 min. ago

Verizon will fix your smartphone’s screen for $29

It happens to the best of us. You buy a new mobile phone, you get a case, you try to be extra careful, but you drop it. Cracked screens happen often enough that most major carriers and device manufacturers have a separate section in their mo.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News1 hr. 34 min. ago

Arianna Huffington has a solution to your annoying phone notification problem

Uber board member, media mogul, and sleep crusader Arianna Huffington wants you to turn off your phone. That's easier said than done, of course, so she's teamed up with Samsung to make an app that will help you force yourself into it. SEE ALSO: Faceb.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 50 min. ago

Android Pay Visa Checkout available now, one year later

“Good thing comes to those who wait” or “better late than never”. Those are probably the two overused aphorisms that come to mind when thinking of promised features that seemingly fell off the radar before suddenly and finally landing in user.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News2 hr. 2 min. ago

Experts don"t know if the fake news problem will get more or less awful

If you're looking for good news about the future of false information on the internet, please close this little post and continue your search. Your eyes are wasting their time here.  A Pew Research Center study published on Thursday polled more.....»»

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

Battlefield 1 Turning Tides Release Date Tips

Battlefield 1 Turning Tides Release Date Tips is a post by Adam Mills from Gotta Be Mobile. The Battlefield 1 Turning Tides DLC release date is still several weeks away, but there are some things you can do, right now, to prepare for its arrival. DIC.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News3 hr. 2 min. ago

Verizon Loses 18,000 Pay TV Subscribers, Signals Delay For Live TV Streaming Service

Verizon announced on Thursday that its FiOS video service lost 18,000 net pay TV subscribers in the third quarter, compared with the addition of 36,000 subscribers in the year-ago period and 15,000 subscriber drop in the second quarter. Hollywood Rep.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 10 min. ago

Sleep crusader Arianna Huffington made an app that shuts your phone up

Uber board member, media mogul, and sleep crusader Arianna Huffington wants you to turn off your phone. That's easier said than done, of course, so she's teamed up with Samsung to make an app that will help you force yourself into it. SEE ALSO: Faceb.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 18 min. ago

Madison Reed just raised another $25 million to open hair color bars across the U.S.

 You get to a certain age, and if you’re remotely vain (and let’s face it, you are), you need to have your hair colored fairly frequently. You’re hardly alone. Roughly 75 percent of women in the United States color their hair,.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News3 hr. 42 min. ago

What Did You Think of Tonight"s Gotham?

While we work up the review for tonight's Gotham, "The Blade's Path," head to the comments and share your thoughts about it. While I work up the review for tonight's Gotham, "The Blade's Path," head to the comments and share your thoughts about.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News3 hr. 50 min. ago

How Google"s Pixel 2 "Now Playing" Song Identification Works

An anonymous reader shares a report from VentureBeat, written by Emil Protalinski: The most interesting Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL feature, to me, is Now Playing. If you've ever used Shazam or SoundHound, you probably understand the basics: The ap.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 hr. 50 min. ago

Report: AT&T is making the dumbest smartphone accessory of 2017

In a world of phone-holding hats and bluetooth-connected fidget spinners, I know that calling anything "the worst" is a bold statement. But I invite you to take a journey into the festering corpse of an idea that Moto and AT&T have come up with, and.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News4 hr. 2 min. ago

We love this 55″ 4K TV from Samsung, and it’s never been cheaper

Unless you're buying a TV for a very large room, 55 inches is probably the ideal size. It's big enough that you can enjoy that nice ultra high-definition screen from anywhere in the room, but not so big that it looks silly. If you're in the market fo.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News4 hr. 2 min. ago

Google Play lets you test drive Android apps before installing them

Google's Instant Apps are available in a few places for curious Android users, but they've been conspicuously absent in one place: the Play Store. Wouldn't you want to check out an app before committing to it? You can now......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News4 hr. 2 min. ago

Google Daydream View (2017) review

Got a Samsung Galaxy Note 8? LG V30? Pixel 2 XL? Interested in virtual reality? Google’s Daydream View (2017) headset lets you quickly jump right in to play games, watch 360-degree content, and more. It costs a little more, but boasts considerably.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 26 min. ago

Mercedes-AMG G65 Final Edition is a V-12 G-Wagen Send-off

To celebrate the coming demise of the Mercedes-AMG G65, Affalterbach is offering an exclusive Final Edition that is limited to just 65 examples. If you want one of these last luxury SUVs, expect to pony up at least $367,497. Since 1979, the G-Class h.....»»

Category: autoSource:  motortrendRelated News4 hr. 41 min. ago

Robotic cat pillow will make you purr

Robotic cat pillow will make you purr.....»»

Category: videosSource:  videonewsindexRelated News4 hr. 42 min. ago

The butt of every space joke is high in the sky this week

This week, you can look to the night sky to see the butt of every planetary joke.  Make your way to a relatively dark, light pollution-free area to see the planet Uranus high in the sky, glowing a blue-ish, green color in the constellation Pisce.....»»

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

Man compares a $10,000 dog with a $1 dog, and the results are shocking

Before you run out and buy that budget $1 dog, please watch this video. Seriously though, the trend of comparing cheap and expensive food and products has reached an all-time high, so this parody from YouTuber jacksfilms is long overdue.  Re.....»»

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

Google’s AVA dataset raises the bar for identifying human actions in videos

 Today Google announced a new labeled dataset of human actions taking place in videos. That may sound obscure, but it’s a big deal for anyone working to solve problems in computer vision. If you’ve been following along, you’ve.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 49 min. ago