The Kickstarter for the Air Umbrella has already raised eight times the projected goal.
After BuzzFeed News revealed that the Drug Enforcement Administration had created a phony Facebook page using a real woman’s name — without her knowledge — the company has told the agency it committed a “serious breach” of Facebook’s terms of service.
The company says they will appear in “recent updates,” and users can choose to view them if they want. Snapchat also says they are trying to make ads that aren’t “creepy.”
And what I’ve learned as a result.
“Your account has been permanently deactivated due to hateful statements regarding Uber through Social Media.” UPDATE: Uber says it canceled the account because of “an error by the local team” and has reactivated the driver.
At a public hearing this morning, the TLC fielded comments and arguments for and against the rules the commission proposed.
“We’ve sold more iPads through the first three years than we have sold iPhones,” Tim Cook tells BuzzFeed News.
There will be new iPads…and…uh, maybe something else.
Eron Gjoni reflects on the “internet warfare” he accidentally created.
The social media giant has announced a feature which allows users to let family and friends know they’re safe if they’re located in a disaster zone.
The TLC is holding a public hearing to discuss their proposed regulations to close a loophole that will directly affect Uber and Lyft.
“How can I improve my handshake?”
The creator of popular video blog Feminist Frequency canceled an appearance at a Utah university after receiving a threat of a mass shooting.
One day after Hailo backed out of the app-based car service market in North America, Gett announced it would pay its drivers $.70 per minute.
Police used the app to track down a 28-year-old woman who was trapped overnight after her car rolled hundreds of feet down an embankment in California.
Health care, but for Uber.
“When you give your login credentials to a third-party application, you’re allowing a developer, and possibly a criminal, to access your account information and send information,” the company said in a blog post today.
A third-party application that can send and receive snaps (something the company forbids in its terms of service) is responsible for the photo leaks, a Snapchat representative said.
One driver portrayed in an Uber NYC ad campaign encouraging taxi drivers to “upgrade to Uber X” is among those who have been protesting the company’s policies.
From bossa nova to big band, if it was on the radio, it’s here.
Evan Spiegel made the announcement during a talk at the Vanity Fair New Establishment summit.
It’s not just you. Your Wi-Fi probably is slower than it should be, and this is why.
Eliminating destination bias was initially an unintended byproduct of the ride-sharing apps — now it’s quickly being marketed as a feature.
A DEA agent commandeered a woman’s identity, created a phony Facebook account in her name, and posted racy photos he found on her seized cell phone. The government said he had the right to do that. Update: Facebook has removed the page and the Justice Department says it is reviewing the incident.
City Hall has asked Titan to remove the devices, which could have been used to push ads — and track phones.