Advertisements


Uber Threatens to Dump Engineer Accused of Stealing Trade Secrets From Waymo

Lots of people get fired from Uber. One employee was reportedly fired last year for helping his female coworkers raise complaints about sexual harassment. Drivers get deactivated from the platform if their ratings slip below a certain number (Uber sa.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoMay 19th, 2017

32TB of Windows 10 beta builds, driver source code leaked [Updated]

Dump appears to contain components normally only shared with partners. Enlarge (credit: Rural Learning Center) 32TB of unreleased, private Windows 10 builds, along with source code for certain parts of the driver stack, have been leaked to Bet.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News2 hr. 36 min. ago

2017 NAB Show in Retrospect

The Wandering Engineer is lucky enough (or unlucky enough) to be above the line where his jobs require that he attends the “spring show”.....»»

Category: topSource:  radiomagonlineRelated News3 hr. 0 min. ago

Uber’s Next CEO Has to Face This Huge Challenge

Finding a leader with the vision and persistence of Travis Kalanick will be no easy feat Bradley Tusk, founder of Tusk Ventures who was an advisor to Uber, remembers the first time he met Travis Kalanick more than six years ago. “I’.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated News3 hr. 0 min. ago

Russian communications watchdog threatens to ban Telegram app over lack of compliance

The app is one of several targeted in a legal crackdown by Russian authorities on the internet and on social media sites in particular. The post Russian communications watchdog threatens to ban Telegram app over lack of compliance appeared first on.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News3 hr. 0 min. ago

Uber Knew Fired Exec Had Info at Center of Google Theft Case

Uber acknowledged hiring a former Google engineer -- now accused of stealing self-driving car technology -- despite having received warnings that he was still carrying around some of his former employer's property. The admission, contained in a Thur.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News4 hr. 8 min. ago

Uber has seen a sharp drop in new driver retention this year: Apptopia

 Uber has seen a sharp drop in retention rates for new drivers in the U.S., according to analysis of the Uber driver app provided to TechCrunch by app analytics firm Apptopia. Read More.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 8 min. ago

32TB of Windows 10 beta builds, driver source code leaked

Dump appears to contain components normally only shared with partners. Enlarge (credit: Rural Learning Center) 32TB of unreleased, private Windows 10 builds, along with source code for certain parts of the driver stack, have been leaked to Bet.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News4 hr. 52 min. ago

WikiLeaks Doc Dump Reveals CIA Tools For Hacking Air-Gapped PCs

An anonymous reader writes: "WikiLeaks dumped today the manuals of several hacking utilities part of Brutal Kangaroo, a CIA malware toolkit for hacking into air-gapped (offline) networks using tainted USB thumb drives," reports Bleeping Computer. The.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 44 min. ago

Under mounting pressure, Uber founder Travis Kalanick resigns as CEO

Uber founder Travis Kalanick has resigned as CEO of the ridesharing company in response to pressure from five major investors. Kalanick's leadership had come under increasing scrutiny in recent months. The post Under mounting pressure, Uber founder T.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 8 min. ago

Honda engineer debunks own claim about cause of Takata airbag failures

Honda said an engineer who once suggested he knew a hidden truth about "the root cause" of Takata's defective airbags later indicated he was mistaken......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News9 hr. 20 min. ago

Under Pressure, Western Tech Firms Including Cisco and IBM Bow To Russian Demands To Share Cyber Secrets

An anonymous reader shares a Reuters report: Western technology companies, including Cisco, IBM and SAP, are acceding to demands by Moscow for access to closely guarded product security secrets, at a time when Russia has been accused of a growing num.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 28 min. ago

Tech Tent: Uber at a crossroads

On the Tech Tent podcast this week, we explore the stunning resignation of Uber chief executive Travis Kalanick......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News11 hr. 8 min. ago

Soon, you will be able to split payments for your Airbnb vacation rental

Airbnb is hoping that it can help you avoid those awkward conversations, and save your friendships. It basically allows you to split payments, much like you would do with Uber or Lyft, and it has certainly been a long time coming. The post Soon, you.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 20 min. ago

Under pressure, Western tech firms bow to Russian demands to share cyber secrets

Russia accused of a growing number of cyber attacks on the West.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News13 hr. 36 min. ago

Waymo hires ex-Tesla engineer to lead self-driving hardware

Waymo has hired Satish Jeyachandran, Tesla's former director of hardware engineering. Jeyachandran spent nearly seven years at Tesla before leaving earlier this year......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News17 hr. 8 min. ago

It"s time to upgrade to TLS 1.3 already, says CDN engineer

Businesses dragging their heels over rolling out TLS 1.2 on their website might have an excuse to delay a little longer: Version 1.3 of the TLS (Transport Layer Security) encryption protocol will be finalized later this year, and early deployments.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News18 hr. 8 min. ago

Article: Recommended Reading: June 23, 2017

eMarketer’s scan of the key developments of the day, plus data to make sense of it all. Today’s topics: McDonald’s taps Uber for UK deliveries; Snapchat acquires social map app Zenly; and more......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

‘Nobody Is Perfect’: Some Uber Employees Balk at Travis Kalanick’s Exit

More than 1,000 workers supported a petition asking the company’s board to bring back the former chief in an active role......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

Home Improvement Chains Accused of False Advertising Over Lumber Dimensions

per unit analyzer writes: According to Consumerist, an attorney has filed a class-action lawsuit charging Home Depot (PDF) and Menards (PDF) with deceptive advertising practices by selling "lumber products that were falsely advertised and labeled as.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

‘Nobody is Perfect’: Some Uber Employees Balk at Travis Kalanick’s Exit

More than 1,000 workers supported a petition asking the company’s board to bring back the former chief in an active role......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017