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Uber partnership with UN women's group hits dead end

Women's rights group UN Women says that though the car-hailing service did sponsor one of its events, there was no talk of a partnership on job creation for women.

By March 21, 2015

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Uber, Lyft face landmark trials that could change their business

Facing two separate lawsuits, the companies must convince juries that their drivers aren't employees -- and don't merit insurance and other benefits.

By March 12, 2015

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High-tech Coolbox has everything, even room for tools

A new toolbox with LED lights, speakers, outlets, a whiteboard and more blew past its Indiegogo goal in a day. Will it keep going?

By January 27, 2015

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U.S. government targets ex-contractor over NSA leaks

Edward Snowden was a system administrator with a security clearance at Booz Allen Hamilton. Now he's on the run from the world's most powerful intelligence agency.

By June 11, 2013

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Who's really taking you for an Uber ride?

After an Uber driver allegedly rapes a woman in Boston, the ride-sharing service's background checks come under scrutiny.

By December 22, 2014

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In North Korea, hackers are the new elite

In the country dubbed the "Hermit Kingdom," just how do the cyberelite operate?

By December 6, 2014

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How risky is your Uber ride? Maybe more than you think

When you agree to Uber's terms and conditions, you basically sign your life away, consumer advocates say. So then, what happens when a driver hits you on the head with a hammer, as one passenger claims?

By October 8, 2014

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Microsoft's Patch Tuesday fixes trio of 'zero-day' flaws

Monthly security update addresses two dozen vulnerabilities, including one being exploited as part of the "Sandworm" cyberattack.

By October 14, 2014

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Russian hackers tap Windows flaw to hit NATO, Ukraine

Security firm iSight says the "Sandworm" team has targeted NATO, the European Union, Ukraine and industry through a previously unrecognized Windows zero-day exploit.

By October 14, 2014

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Uber seen upping fee it charges new drivers in SF to 25%

Drivers for the peer-to-peer car service are increasingly being hit with pay cuts and raised costs, according to an Uber notification posted to Reddit.

By September 22, 2014