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Remote-vision quadcopter soars over LeWeb

Team BlackSheep's TBS Discovery can be piloted long distances because he pilot can see from what's going on from an onboard camera.

By December 7, 2012

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Web founder: Europe's 'right to be forgotten' rule is dangerous

Tim Berners-Lee thinks scrubbing false information off the Web is fine, but the truth should be preserved for reasons of free speech and history. Also: the robots are already here.

By December 10, 2014

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Google injects smarts, stickers into Hangouts communication app

The all-purpose app for text, video, and voice chat can now detect when people are trying to find each other in the real world and then help them meet up. Also new: stickers, video filters, and bigger ambitions at Google.

By December 10, 2014

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Uber same-day delivery on the way? Hire may be a clue

Uber's latest hire -- the head of Google's same-day shopping service -- could help CEO Travis Kalanick realize his dream of delivering just about anything.

By November 7, 2014

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Despite backlash, Uber says it's rapidly expanding

As the ride-sharing service could face investigations from antitrust regulators for its shady recruiting tactics, it moves into 24 more cities.

By August 28, 2014

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With IPO coming, Lending Club starts pulling out the stops

Apparently feeling some competitive urgency, the dominant peer-to-peer lending company has accelerated its expansion -- and reversed its profitability for now.

By August 28, 2014

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Uber designs secret recruiting crusade -- Operation SLOG

In its competition with rival car-sharing service Lyft, Uber has a complex system in place that involves paying contractors to recruit Lyft's drivers, according to a report by The Verge.

By August 26, 2014

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Uber accused of playing dirty in competition with Lyft

Lyft claims Uber is trying to lure away its drivers by ordering and then canceling thousands of rides.

By August 11, 2014

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Uber CEO: New funding may mean 'record-breaking' valuation

At the Recode Conference, Travis Kalanick said Uber is raising money, but played coy when asked if he would sell to Google.

By May 28, 2014

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CEO defends Nest's un-Googley, ad-free business

The maker of Net-connected thermostats and smoke detectors isn't like its parent company Google when it comes to making money, says Nest CEO and founder Tony Fadell.

By May 22, 2014