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Friday | Entrepreneur Magazine

Flush With Cash, Tech Employees Are Investing in Nightlife

As technology IPO and M&A volume approaches boom days, startup employees are finding themselves flush with cash.

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Related Topix: Twitter, Alta, CA

Friday Aug 29 | Oakland Post

Uber & Lyft Support Bonilla in Addressing Insurance Gap Coverage for Driver

Uber and Lyft announced their removal of opposition and revealed their support of Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla's AB 2293 last week.

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Friday Aug 29 | Street Fight

Daily: Google's Drone Delivery, Samsung's New Maps

Inside Google's Secret Drone-Delivery Program For two years, the company has been working to build flying robots that can deliver products across a city in a minute or two called Project Wing.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Android, LinkedIn, Social Software, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

Thu Aug 28, 2014

GantDaily.com

Lending Club announces plans for IPO

San Francisco, CA, United States - In the olden days, getting a loan meant dressing up, putting together proof through documentation and then going to the bank to ask for a loan.

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Related Topix: Lending Club, Twitter

Athens Banner-Herald

Ride-share service Uber announces new Athens service

Ride-share service Uber announced Thursday it is expanding service to 22 college towns across the U.S., including Athens.

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Related Topix: Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA

WNYC-AM New York

TN Moving Stories: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Rebalancing bikeshare stations involves "serious math," and "some of the world's top mathematicians and computer scientists are addressing the challenge."

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Jewish Journal

Meet the Jewish founders of Tinder

Finding dates used to require approaches such as hiring matchmakers, signing up for dancing and cooking classes, attending synagogue, asking friends for help, or, for the least energetic, merely creating a cursory profile on sites such as JDate.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Startups, Facebook

Switched

David Plouffe Gets Hired By Uber; Is It the Rand Paulization of Barack Obama's Campaign Brain?

You can wax rhapsodic about the power of disruptive models and the sharing economy all you want, but sometimes the gatekeepers of the status quo, their Praetorian Guards , aren't seduced by rhetoric and inevitability.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Marketing, AirBnB

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Daily Mail

Kendall Jenner cheekily splashes Kylie with pool water in new Instagram shot

PICTURED: The moment police turn up to arrest Miley Cyrus's homeless VMAs date hours after he returns home to see his mother in Oregon - because he's wanted on an outstanding warrant Beverly Hills film producer on way to Emmy's party mistaken for bank robber, handcuffed on curb and held by police for six hours until they realized their mistake ... (more)

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Silicon Alley Insider

Here's How Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Is Defending His Tactics To Crush Lyft

Details emerged today about Uber's plan, code-named "Operation Slog," to recruit drivers away from rival car transport company Lyft.

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Related Topix: Twitter, 37signals

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Examiner.com

Taking Uber for a test ride

What's News: Uber raised an additional $1.2 billion in funding valuing the company at $18.2 billion.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Uber Taxi Service Affects Income Of Taxi Drivers In Klang Valley

By Yuri Azhar Mazlan PUTRAJAYA, Aug 24 -- The Gabungan Persatuan dan Syarikat-Syarikat Teksi Semenanjung Malaysia has called on the Land Public Transport Commission to take action against Uber, the company offering transport service through smartphone application.

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Related Topix: Malaysia, World News,

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Sify

Delivery start-ups are back like it's 1999

In the tech crash of the early 2000s, on-demand delivery services like Kozmo and Webvan weren't just among the most colossal failures.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Fox News

Uber Opens Systems to Some Partners

First, the transportation startup announced it is piloting same-day grocery delivery services in Washington, D.C. Now, Uber is opening up its API to help users book rides while in apps used for travel, dating and financial management.

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Related Topix: Airlines, United Airlines, Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor, Business News

Microsoft Certified Professional

Microsoft Breaks Down Confusing SharePoint Patch Process

The occasion for confusion, prompting Microsoft's clarification, was the release of the August Cumulative Update for SharePoint 2013.

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Related Topix: Microsoft

GoMo News

What London cabbies need is better apps

Here at GoMo Towers , we can't help but think that what London cabbies really need in their fight against the fast-growing Uber mobile app is better technology.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

TN Moving Stories: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

People on the no-fly list may soon have a way to get off it. Or at least see if they're on it.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

Uber, Lyft balk at CA ridesharing bills

Ridesharing has grown popular across California and the nation in recent years. It allows customers to hail a ride through a smartphone app and watch in real-time as the driver, in his or her own personal car, approaches.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

'The future of ride-sharing in California is now truly at stake.' Really?

Supporters of app-based ride companies were livid Wednesday about the new changes to a state bill - AB 2293 - aimed at regulating the Ubers and Lyfts of the world.

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Crain's New York Business

Morning 10: Macy's settles bias suit | Conde Nast sells pubs | Uber hires strategist

Macy's will pay $650,000 to settle a lawsuit charging that the retailer engaged in racial profiling by wrongly detaining black and Hispanic shoppers for shoplifting at its Herald Square store.

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Related Topix: Retail, Bloomingdales, Federated Department Stores, Startups, Publishing, Media, IGN Entertainment, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Interactive Media

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