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January 7, 2019 6:24 PM Killer Uber driver who went on 2016 Michigan shooting spree pleads guilty

Jason Dalton pleaded guilty to killing six people during a shooting spree in Kalamazoo, Mich. in 2016. (AP) An Uber driver who went on an hours-long shooting spree in a Michigan city -- killing six people and injuring two others between picking up customers -- pleaded guilty to the murders Monday. Jason Dalton pleaded guilty to six counts of murder 110

December 26, 2018 6:02 PM Facebook tops the list of least-trusted tech companies

Last week, the latest in a long string of Facebook privacy scandals came to light: According to a report in The New York Times, the company skirted its own privacy rules to give more than 150 companies, including Microsoft, Amazon, Netflix, and Spotify, special privileges to its users' data. This came days after disclosure of a bug exposing up to 6.8 million 133

December 19, 2018 1:14 PM Uber and other taxi firms to pay London congestion charge

LONDON (Reuters) - Uber, Addison Lee and other private hire taxi operators in London will no longer be exempt from paying a weekday charge for entering the city center, as Mayor Sadiq Khan continues his bid to improve air quality. Most drivers entering London’s central zone, spanning King’s Cross in the north, the City in the east, the Imperial War Museum 164

December 13, 2018 11:02 AM Top German court rules Uber limousine service illegal

KARLSRUHE, Germany (Reuters) - Germany’s highest court ruled on Thursday that a defunct limousine service offered by Uber [UBER.UL] was illegal, in a setback for the U.S. ride-hailing company that has struggled to comply with the law in Europe’s largest economy. The Federal Court of Justice, handing down a final decision, upheld lower-court rulings in favor 108

December 7, 2018 10:07 PM Exclusive: Chat-service firm Slack taps Goldman Sachs to lead IPO

(Reuters) - Slack Technologies Inc, a provider of chat and direct messaging services for businesses, has hired investment bank Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N) to lead its initial public offering (IPO) next year as an underwriter, people familiar with the matter said. The San Francisco-based company is among a string of Silicon Valley unicorns expected 159

December 6, 2018 2:32 AM Uber plans smaller, more cautious self-driving car launch

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc’s UBER.UL is plotting the return of its self-driving cars, but the company known for its hard-charging style is taking a much more conservative approach as it tries to recover from a fatal accident that upended its autonomous vehicle program. After it receives approval from the state of Pennsylvania, Uber plans to begin 143

December 3, 2018 1:39 PM Florida woman vanishes in Costa Rica while celebrating birthday

The family of Carla Stefaniak is searching for answers after the Miami woman vanished while celebrating her birthday in Costa Rica, just hours before she was reportedly set to return to the United States. A family is searching for answers after a Florida woman celebrating her birthday with her sister-in-law vanished last week in Costa Rica -- just hours 163

December 3, 2018 9:27 AM Grab invests $100 million in Indian hotel startup OYO: source

(Reuters) - Singapore-based ride-hailing firm Grab has invested $100 million in Indian hotel-reservations startup OYO, a source with knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Monday. The investment by Grab is part of the $1 billion fund raise OYO announced in September in a bid to grow its business in India and China, and expand into new international 130

November 26, 2018 8:40 AM Paris Hilton Saves Friend from Drunk Driving Fiasco

Not all superheroes wear capes ... sometimes they wear diamonds, expensive perfume and lip gloss. Like Paris Hilton, who helped a buddy avoid serious criminal charges or even worse. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... Paris recently had a party at her L.A. pad when a dude wanted to bolt but had trouble finding his keys. He called the cops and, perhaps 97

November 13, 2018 4:16 PM WeWork gets $3 billion in new funding from SoftBank

(Reuters) - U.S. shared office space provider WeWork Cos has secured an additional $3 billion in funding from Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp, according to an investor presentation seen by Reuters. The latest funding was in the form of a warrant, under which SoftBank will pay WeWork $1.5 billion on Jan. 15 and the remaining on April 15. WeWork in July said it had raised 124