Uber Rapist Given Life in Prison in India

An Indian Uber Driver, who was convicted of rape while endangering the life of a woman, kidnapping, and criminal intimidation last month, has been given a sentence of life in prison. Shiv Kumar Yadav was found guilty in Delhi on…

Facebook Slows Staff’s Internet So They Know What 2G Browsing Feels Like

Many of Facebook’s more than 1.5 billion users aren’t browsing Facebook with the same lightning fast (heh) speed as you are. In many countries, like India for example, Facebook users must suffer through 2G speeds. With that in mind, Facebook…

Indian Woman Who Sued Uber Over Alleged Rape Pulls Lawsuit

In January, a Delhi woman sued Uber in US Federal court, claiming the company was at fault for an alleged rape committed by one of its drivers. Now, that lawsuit has been resolved. The woman had demanding unspecified damages. She…

YouTube’s Newest Creative Studio Is Coming to Mumbai

Google has announced the location of its newest YouTube Space – Mumbai, India. It’s the second such creative space in Asia (Tokyo). YouTube Spaces, a project first launched in 2012, provides places “where creators can collaborate, innovate and experiment with…

Kareena Kapoor, Of Indian Women’s Contest Craftsvilla Miss Ethnic, Says All Indian Women Are Beautiful

Kareena Kapoor, who will be crowning this year’s Craftsvilla Miss Ethnic in Mumbai, had a lot to say about the women who enter the contest. She said, “Every Indian woman is unique and beautiful in their own right. Through Craftsvilla…

Amazon Is Set to Launch Prime in India: Report

Amazon may be gearing up to make another sizable investment in India. The India Times reports that the company is preparing to launch its Prime service in the country, including Amazon Instant Video within the year. Apparently, Amazon is already…

Selena Quintanilla Will Be Honored by M.A.C. With Posthumous Makeup Collection

Selena Quintanilla was murdered 20 years ago. The Tejano singer will soon be honored by the cosmetic company M.A.C. They have created a new makeup collection made up of several products, all touting her name. “Selena’s talent and beauty, inside…

Netflix Is Poised to Launch in India Next Year: Report

Netflix hasn’t been shy about its plans for world domination, and by sometime next year the streaming company might put a big piece of the puzzle in place. The Times of India quotes the ubiquitous sources familiar with the matter,…

Uber’s SOS Button Now Sends GPS Info to Police in India

In December of 2014, an Uber driver in India was arrested after a female passenger accused him of rape. Uber, already on he defensive over allegations of playing fast and loose with user safety in the US, stepped up to…

Uber Car Service Throws More Money into India After Rape Story

While Uber car service has had its share of horror stories in the past, it is really throwing some cash at the problem in India. Last year a driver in the Uber car service network in India was accused of…