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What is Uber doing to train its drivers on disability rights?

With looming lawsuits and the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, disabled people ask whether Uber can do more to ensure they're not refused rides from drivers.

By August 3, 2015

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Instagram purges fake followers. Sorry Bieber, Beyonce, Barack

The most popular celebrities on Instagram lose massive numbers of followers after the photo-sharing service purges fake or spam accounts, according to a list published to the Web.

By December 19, 2014

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Obama to 'Game of Thrones' director: 'You didn't kill Jon Snow, did you?'

At Comic-Con, the director of some of the HBO series' most infamous episodes recounts meeting the president. Hint: Obama had a few choice words for him.

By July 10, 2015

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Uber takes aim at NYC mayor with app feature

In its battle with New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, Uber attempts to sway customers to its side by launching a feature showing what the city would look like under "de Blasio's Uber."

By July 16, 2015

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Prepare for the Reddit-tatorship: New CEO poised to limit free speech

Reddit's co-founder, now CEO, plans to clamp down on offensive posts, but risks further angering the site's users. That should make for a lively "Ask Me Anything" forum Thursday afternoon.

By July 16, 2015

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Obama unveils ConnectHome to get low-income households online

The pilot program will launch in 27 cities and one tribal nation and reach more than 275,000 low-income households. Some communities will receive broadband connections at no charge.

By July 15, 2015

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Reddit loses chief engineer just days after Interim CEO Ellen Pao's exit

Ex-Facebooker Bethanye Blount spent less than two months at Reddit before, she says, she realized that the social-news site's plans for the future may be unworkable.

By July 14, 2015

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As the Reddit Turns: Ex-CEO says Ellen Pao not to blame for firing of key exec

Former Reddit CEO Yishan Wong says co-founder Alexis Ohanian was behind the abrupt dismissal of popular executive Victoria Taylor and let Pao "take the heat," leading to her resignation.

By July 13, 2015

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After user revolt, Ellen Pao is out as Reddit interim CEO

Pao, a polarizing figure in Silicon Valley after a high-profile gender discrimination suit, stepped down as the leader of the popular social-networking and news site after hundreds of thousands called for her to resign.

By July 10, 2015

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'Blind agreement' and closed-door deals: Report slams TPP negotiations

With sign-off on the Trans-Pacific Partnership edging closer and critics warning the deal could "choke" digital rights, an Australian Parliamentary review has slammed the negotiating process for a lack of oversight.

By June 30, 2015