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Uber disputes kidnapping claims

A Los Angeles woman claims her Uber driver drove her 20 miles off her route and took her to an abandoned parking lot. Uber says the driver was dealing with an intoxicated passenger.

By October 14, 2014

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Coin delays product launch until spring 2015 as questions remain

The startup behind a smart electronic device that stores credit and debit cards will offer a beta program for 10,000 customers.

By August 22, 2014

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Rap Genius co-founder resigns after massacre comments

Mahbod Moghadam has left the text annotation startup after making insensitive notes on the manifesto penned by the man who killed six people in Santa Barbara, Calif.

By May 26, 2014

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Facebook to marketers: Expect drop in News Feed distribution

The company is telling Page owners to expect status updates to reach a smaller percentage of fans.

By March 19, 2014

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San Francisco approves tech shuttle bus pilot program

San Francisco's transit authority unanimously approves plan requiring shuttle buses to pay fee for stopping at designated areas in the city -- a flashpoint in growing culture clash between geeks and locals.

By January 21, 2014

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One of Uber's core crew said to launch on-demand doctors

Word has it that Oscar Salazar has been working to create a startup for the "1 percent" that will send doctors on home visits.

By January 14, 2014

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Fake Google employee's fight with protesters some wish was true

So a Google employee reportedly went off on protesters blocking the company's San Francisco shuttle bus was staged. Turns out it was staged and the resulting outrage fed narrative that speaks volumes about the great tech backlash 2014.

By December 9, 2013

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'Bubble 2.0' is the hint from a glut of blogs about a glut of tech knockoffs

Or maybe not. Still, back-to-back blog items on tech-product rip-offs does make you wonder a little.

By December 7, 2013

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Kanye to sue YouTube founder for posting Kardashian proposal video?

A report suggests Kanye West is furious someone posted a video of his proposal to Kim Kardashian. That someone is said to be YouTube founder Chad Hurley, who posted 150 seconds to his new MixBit site.

By October 28, 2013

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Startup sends school-shooting alert (it's marketing 'fun')

On the campus of the University of North Carolina, a startup called Bevii sends an e-mail bulletin. It mimics the university's alert system and likens the company's impact on the market to a school shooting.

By October 16, 2013