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Lyft Raises $500 Million In Funding

Lyft Raises $500 Million In Funding

$500 million. That’s the amount Lyft picked up in its recent round of funding. This bumps the company into the area of $6.9 billion and $7.5 billion, almost doubling its value ...
Amazon To Pay Users Hit By Unauthorized Purchases This Year

Amazon To Reimburse Users Hit By Unauthorized Purchases This Year

Several months ago, Amazon was ordered to reimburse users who were billed for unauthorized in-app purchases. The FTC originally took action against Amazon in 2014. The Charge The order ...
Uber Works With California DMV In Getting Self-Driving Test Permit

Uber Works With California DMV In Getting Self-Driving Test Permit

It took Uber awhile, but it will finally get the special permit that will allow it to test out its autonomous vehicles on California roads, according to The Mercury News. The company ...
Waymo Claims Otto Stole Technology Secrets

Waymo Claims Otto Stole Technology Secrets

Uber could be heading to court for another lawsuit. The car-sharing service’s legal foe this time is Alphabet’s Waymo. If you remember, Waymo is a self-driving vehicle ...
GM Adds Over 100 Chevy Bolt Vehicles To L.A Maven Fleet

GM Adds Over 100 Chevy Bolt Vehicles To L.A Maven Fleet

General Motor’s car-sharing service Maven will pick up some 100 2016 Chevy Bolt vehicles for its Los Angeles market. The fleet bolstering move is because of Maven’s performance ...
Twitter Is Still Working On It's Harassment Problem

Twitter Is Still Working On It’s Harassment Problem

Twitter has made changes in its filtering of toxic users’ tweets. Originally, targets of harassment could block a user and wouldn’t see the first replies to a tweet from that user, ...
AT&T-Time Warner Merger Could Go Through This Year

AT&T-Time Warner Merger Could Go Through This Year

AT&T and Time Warner have been in talks for some time now, but now it looks as though the two companies are close to wrapping things as proceedings are going as expected, says ...
YouTube Music and Play Music To Combine

YouTube Music and Play Music To Combine

Google has two different services for music representing YouTube and Google. The setup has always been odd to me and I always wondered why it wasn’t just one combined thing. Now ...
Amazon's Fire TV Head Joins Apple

Amazon’s Fire TV Head Joins Apple

Photo credit: ymgerman (via Shutterstock) Timothy Twerdahl, director over the Fire TV division at Amazon will join Apple as vice president and will be over the company’s Apple TV ...
Facebook Has Glowing Q4 2016 and Nears 2 Billion Users

Facebook Has Glowing Q4 2016 and Nears 2 Billion Users

Facebook had another successful fourth quarter according to the company’s earnings report and the numbers don’t lie. The company reported $3.56 billion in profit and $8.8 billion ...