The ride-sharing company has its sights set on Europe, where it wants to expand its UberPool service and reduce the number of cars on the road.
The tech industry easily convinced the public to accept a myriad of free services for the price of some loss of privacy. But getting them to embrace the smart home is going to be a far harder sell.
The Wikipedia co-founder becomes co-chair of UK-based TPO, which raises money for charity and is looking to launch internationally.
The microblogging service is also currently servicing 120 million unique visitors each month, according to its founder and CEO David Karp.
The company claims it created 15.3 billion euros in European economic activity in 2011, but only included its positive contributions.
Companies would be required to immediately disclose breaches, and individuals would get the "right to be forgotten" under a European Union proposal.
The typically wildly dressed pop singer, who is scheduled to appear at the Consumer Electronics Show on Thursday, keeps showing up at tech gatherings.
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