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How to show off your pride on Facebook

Facebook has rolled out a new tool that makes it easy to celebrate pride. Twitter adds rainbow hearts to #LoveWins tweets. And Google Hangouts get a visit from pride-filled emojis.

By June 26, 2015

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Surplus food for the homeless is just an app away

On-demand smartphone apps are known for addressing the whims and desires of the comfortable. It turns out they can also serve the greater good.

By June 21, 2015

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Uber executives taken into custody in France

Days after violent cabbie protests in France, tension between the ride-hailing service and the authorities continues to grow.

By June 29, 2015

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French anti-Uber taxi protest ensnares singer Courtney Love

The loudest protest so far against smartphone-era car services involves burning tires, blocked traffic, riot police and an assault on a celebrity taking an Uber ride from the airport.

By June 25, 2015

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Uber's video game is just like Mario Kart (or not)

Technically Incorrect: You can now play a mobile game that puts you in the seat of an Uber driver. Because exciting.

By June 11, 2015

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Google adds food ordering to search, and Uber's hungry for Nokia maps

The search giant battles Yelp with food delivery shortcuts, Uber reportedly wants to buy Nokia's Here maps, and 2.1 million people are stuck in the world of AOL dial-up.

By May 8, 2015

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Google adds food ordering to search, and Uber's hungry for Nokia maps

The search giant battles Yelp with food delivery shortcuts, Uber reportedly wants to buy Nokia's Here maps, and 2.1 million people are stuck in the world of AOL dial-up.

By May 8, 2015

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Uber's background checks don't catch criminals, says Houston

After a passenger was allegedly raped by her Uber driver, the Texas city threatens to shut down the ride-hailing service. Uber says it will comply with the city's rules.

By April 17, 2015

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To tip or not to tip drivers, that is Uber's question

People do it with taxis, people do it with Lyft. Now, drivers for the ride-hailing service are petitioning Uber to allow for cashless tipping by including an in-app gratuity feature.

By February 16, 2015

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Taxi drivers demand US mayors regulate Uber

Cabbies hold a protest at the ride-hailing company's San Francisco headquarters in hopes of catching the attention of the US Conference of Mayors.

By June 22, 2015