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.
The Virgin Mobile Venture is an entry-level smartphone that carries out basic tasks reliably, but with low-spec hardware and a pokey processor.
The service lets passengers find cheap rides from one city to another in 19 countries. But Brazil, not the US, is next on the company's expansion list, CEO Frédéric Mazzella says.
The social network leader will venture beyond the thumbs-up with a test starting Friday for residents of Ireland and Spain.
Rothenberg Ventures will provide funding to startups developing virtual reality and other next-generation technologies.
As part of its push into new businesses, Sony's mobile division teams up with robotics company ZMP to form a new company that will offer drone-based services to business customers.
After his plan to break up California flopped, Tim Draper takes another stab at changing the state's government, giving $500,000 for counties to use a startup's data visualization tools.
Yuri Milner, who backed Facebook and Twitter, says his search for extraterrestrial life is in "listening mode."
In a Reddit Ask Me Anything session, the physicist expresses more concern about economic inequality than about artificial intelligence.
Looking for someone to serve you? No matter where you live, there's probably a startup just waiting to become your virtual butler.