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Uber Says It’s Committed to Making the Service Safer, but Is It Capable?

Uber Says It’s Committed to Making the Service Safer, but Is It Capable?

By Josh Wolford 20 hours ago

On any given day, ‘everyone’s private driver’ Uber is dealing with some sort of problem. These include, but are not limited to, drivers being pissed about fare cuts and how they affect their bottom line, taxi companies being pissed that …

Millennials Can't Recall Last Time They Read Ppaper Millennials Can't Recall Last Time They Read Ppaper

Last week, a study from the Media Insight Project came out finding that millennials have little interest in paying for news. Now, Retale has some new findings based on a poll of over 1,000 people, looking at newspaper readership, format …

Geenio Makes Course-Authoring Easier Geenio Makes Course-Authoring Easier

Commissioned News Story (Source: Geenio) A lot of modern organizations are already using some form of e-learning technology for employee onboarding, training, performance, and assessment initiatives, but online training courses often don’t live up to the needs of instructors, trainees, …

Filmmaker Sheds More Light On Yelp Documentary Filmmaker Sheds More Light On Yelp Documentary

UPDATE: The plot thickens. Last week, Prost Productions announced a new documentary project called Billion Dollar Bully. The film, which is about half shot, looks at those Yelp “extortion” accusations that have been swirling around for at least the past …

Square Cash Gets Business-Friendly With ‘$Cashtags’ Square Cash Gets Business-Friendly With ‘$Cashtags’

Square announced the launch of Square Cash for businesses in the U.S. Until now, the product has only been available to individuals. The company appears to be trying to kill checks, and so far, it’s made a pretty big splash …

Twitter Sued over Alleged Gender Discrimination Twitter Sued over Alleged Gender Discrimination

Twitter has become the latest Silicon Valley player to be hit with a lawsuit for alleged gender discrimination. Former employee Tina Huang has filed the class action lawsuit in California Superior Court, alleging that Twitter’s hiring and promotional practices promote …

Amazon Launches Vendor Express Program Amazon Launches Vendor Express Program

Amazon has a new service called Amazon Vendor Express aimed at letting businesses sell their products directly to the company, who will resell them to customers. Amazon takes care of promoting, selling, and shipping the products, utilizing its network of …

Tinder Has a New CEO: Ex-eBay Exec Chris Payne Tinder Has a New CEO: Ex-eBay Exec Chris Payne

Swipe left/swipe right dating app Tinder has a new CEO. Chris Payne is the new top dog at Tinder, which just recently unveiled a brand new tiered premium service. He’s replacing outgoing CEO and founder Sean Rad. Payne most recently …

Documentary Takes On Yelp Extortion Claims Documentary Takes On Yelp Extortion Claims

Well, it was probably only a matter of time. Someone is making a documentary about Yelp and its alleged “extortion” practices. It’s called Billion Dollar Bully, and it’s raising funds on Kickstarter as we speak. Would you be interested in …

Teradata Adds Real-Time SAP ERP Data To Analytics Teradata Adds Real-Time SAP ERP Data To Analytics

Big data analytics and marketing application provider Teradata announced that its product Teradata Analytics for SAP Solutions can now infuse data from SAP ERP applications into enterprise analytic and reporting applications in near real time. According to the company, this …

Target OKs $10M Settlement over Massive Data Breach Target OKs $10M Settlement over Massive Data Breach

Target has agreed to pay $10 million to settle a class-action lawsuit brought by victims of the company’s 2013 data breach – a massive hack that exposed up to 70 million people. According to CBS News, the settlement has been …

What To Expect From Skype For Business What To Expect From Skype For Business

Back in November, Microsoft announced that Lync would become Skype for Business, and that it would come with a new client experience, new server release, and updates in Office 365. While Lync already gave users instant messaging and Skype audio …

Facebook Sued over Alleged Sex, Race Discrimination Facebook Sued over Alleged Sex, Race Discrimination

A former Facebook employee is suing the company, claiming she was discriminated against based on her sex, ethnicity, and country or origin – an subsequently fired without just cause. Chia Hong has filed suit against Facebook, a staffer named Anil …

Uber CFO Brent Callinicos Steps Down Uber CFO Brent Callinicos Steps Down

On-demand car service Uber is saying goodbye to its Chief Financial Officer. Brent Callinicos, who served as CFO of the startup since 2013, is stepping down to spend more time with his family. “For me, this ride is coming to …

YouTube Gives You New Ways To Get Conversions YouTube Gives You New Ways To Get Conversions

Google announced the launch of cards for YouTube, which it describes as an “evolution of annotations”. Video creators can use them to tell viewers about other videos, merchandise, playlists, websites, etc. They can be displayed anytime throughout the video, and …

Linux Certifications Growing In Importance Linux Certifications Growing In Importance

The 2015 Linux Jobs Report from The Linux Foundation and Dice was recently released. This forecasts the Linux job market based on a survey of Linux professionals and hiring managers. It found that managers are looking for more evidence of …

5 Tips For Writing A Better White Paper 5 Tips For Writing A Better White Paper

Whether you’re seasoned at creating white papers, or getting started on your first one, it doesn’t hurt to step back and think about some of the basics of what you need to do to make a white paper work. With …