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Uber hit with lawsuit over alleged sexual assaults

The ride-hailing company is being sued after two women allege they were sexually assaulted by Uber drivers. The plaintiffs say Uber needs to do more to keep passengers safe.

By October 8, 2015


Apple Watch infrequent heart rate measurements are intentional

Apple's new support page regarding its wearable's heart rate feature says the device will measure your heart rate every 10 minutes, but won't record it if you're moving.

By May 31, 2015


Pompeiians healthy before volcanic death, CT scans reveal

The victims of Mount Vesuvius, preserved in ash for nearly 2,000 years, have been CT scanned, revealing details of their lives.

By October 7, 2015


Fire TV Stick vs. Chromecast vs. Roku Streaming Stick: Measuring the sticks

Ready for more comparisons than you can shake a stick at? Ranging in price from $35 to $50, these three HDMI streaming sticks all offer Netflix...and diverge from there. Stick with this roundup for all the details.

By October 27, 2014


Apple buys piracy-measuring, buzz-tracking service Musicmetric

Apple has quietly snapped up a UK company that goes beyond the charts to measure the latest pop sensations.

By January 21, 2015


Obama to outline new cybersecurity measures

The president will lay out plans next week for identity and privacy protections and network security, as well as ways to spread access to broadband Internet.

By January 10, 2015


Computer attack insurance rates rise after high-profile breaches

Hacks of Sony, Target, Home Depot and major health insurers have made it more expensive to cope with data theft, Reuters reports.

By October 12, 2015


Privacy-concerned Apple deletes apps from App Store

The Californian tech giant has removed several apps from its App Store that install root certificates, which potentially allow hackers to view private user information.

By October 8, 2015


Five Android apps that prolong your smartphone's battery life

This collection of apps will not only extend the life of your handset, but could also improve its overall performance.

By September 26, 2015


Engineer uses tape measure to beat speeding ticket

A retired UK engineer is reportedly convinced he wasn't speeding, despite getting a ticket generated by a speed camera. So he gets on his hands and knees to prove white lines on the road are incorrectly spaced.

By December 15, 2014