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Uber hires former Google engineer

admin/ June 23, 2017/ Software updates, Technology gossip/ 0 comments

SAN FRANCISCO — Uber acknowledged hiring a former Google engineer – now accused of stealing self-driving car technology – despite having received warnings that he was still carrying around some of his former employer’s property. The admission, contained in a Thursday court filing, is the latest twist in a high-profile legal fight between the ride-hailing company and a Google spin-off,

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The rise and fall of Uber CEO

admin/ June 22, 2017/ Software updates/ 0 comments

His ride as CEO of Uber came to an end Tuesday when he resigned after a seemingly endless series of scandals raised doubts over his leadership. Here’s a look at the highs and lows of the controversial entrepreneur’s career: Before Uber: As an undergrad, Kalanick teamed up with fellow UCLA computer science students to create Scour, a peer-to-peer file sharing

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Trump’s private talks with the tech industry

admin/ June 21, 2017/ Software updates, Technology gossip/ 0 comments

For the past seven months, tech giants like Apple, Google and Microsoft have been at war with the White House — fighting President Donald Trump in court over immigration, while blasting him in public for his stance on climate change. But those leading executives adopted a far more tactical tone on Monday, as the Trump administration kicked off its effort

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CAUTION!! Messenger messages are not private.

admin/ June 21, 2017/ Software updates, Technology gossip/ 1 comments

The rise of instant messaging platforms being used in our workplaces has made communication more efficient and productiveIt’s this factor that can be especially dangerous for businesses and employees. We all get a little loose sometimes, treating work as if it’s home and maybe getting too familiar with coworkers. The integration of pictures and video, like GIFS and emoji, into office

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Uber Founder Resigns

admin/ June 21, 2017/ Technology gossip/ 0 comments

Mr. Kalanick’s exit came under pressure after hours of drama involving Uber’s investors, according to two people with knowledge of the situation, who asked to remain anonymous because the details were confidential. Earlier on Tuesday, five of Uber’s major investors demanded that the chief executive resign immediately. The investors included one of Uber’s biggest shareholders, the venture capital firm Benchmark,

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