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  • No need to tighten rules on self-driving cars

    Arizona officials said on Tuesday they do not see an immediate need to tighten rules on the testing of self-driving cars in the state in reaction to a fatal accident involving an Uber autonomous vehicle.

    Written by Reuters21 March 18 09:27
  • Self-driving car kills woman crossing road in Arizona

    An Uber self-driving car hit and killed a woman crossing the street in Arizona, police said on Monday, marking the first fatality caused by an autonomous vehicle and a potential blow to the technology expected to transform transportation.

    Written by Reuters20 March 18 09:43
  • Waymo claims Uber cheats in race to self-driving cars

    Uber was either a cheating competitor willing to break the law to win the race to develop self-driving cars, or the victim of an unproven conspiracy theory stitched together by its main rival, Waymo, jurors heard in opening statements of a trade secrets trial on Monday.

    Written by Reuters06 Feb. 18 09:07
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  • How Uber for Business helps the ridesharing company grow

    Uber’s head of enterprise says the ridesharing app will triple its workforce for business customers this year. But the company faces many challenges, including a corporate culture that allegedly enabled a discriminatory work environment.

    Written by Matt Kapko12 May 17 01:57
  • Digital SOS: How technology can save the USPS

    Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night can compare with the challenges currently facing the United States Postal Service. Email continues to have a crippling effect on the centuries-old agency: The volume of first-class mail, or stamped mail, plummeted by 2.8 billion pieces in 2013.

    Written by Cindy Waxer09 Dec. 14 02:45
  • Airbnb, Uber and problems with the digital-sharing economy

    If I have an apartment in San Francisco, and I'm going to be away for a week, and you want to stay in my apartment, I should be able to charge you for the privilege. You get a furnished room for less than the cost of a hotel, and I get to put my apartment to work making money back when it would otherwise be empty.

    Written by Matt Weinberger06 Nov. 14 04:21
  • Mobile Apps Require Customer-First Thinking

    CIOs who want to create beloved mobile apps will need to do things that are highly unusual in IT: Go on sales calls, ride along in the service trucks and watch consumers talk in focus groups about what they hate about your business.

    Written by By Mitch Betts21 Aug. 14 00:42