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  1. Fun Friday Links: Innovators and the First Thanksgiving, Getting Your ...Read the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | The Mindjet Blog

    ... to work. Traveling for work. Going to meetings that keep you from doing work, or spending a little too much time on Buzzfeed avoiding actually doing your work - it adds up, fast . But what would you do if you suddenly had at least half (if not much, ...


  2. New York taxi drivers' group calls for Uber to have license suspendedRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Business News

    One of New York 's largest taxi driver groups has called for rival Uber to have its license suspended after reports that it has been abusing access to data about its passengers' rides. The move, the latest in a bitter feud between the tech firm and traditional cabs, follows a Buzzfeed report that New York general manager Josh Mohrer had used the company's "God's View" technology to track the movements of one of its reporters.


  3. You should actually blame America for everything you hate about a Internet cultureaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... from your generation/alma mater/exact geographic area "understand." "In France, articles about cats do not work," Buzzfeed's Scott Lamb told Le Figaro , a leading Parisian paper. Instead, he explained, Buzzfeed's first year in the country has shown ...


  4. Why Uber's long PR nightmare will end in a user privacy winRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Macworld

    ... raising questions . After the comments from Uber Senior Vice President Emil Michael were revealed on Monday, a BuzzFeed reporter said Uber accessed her user data without her consent while she was reporting a story. Well-known venture capitalist ...


  5. The 7 Dumbest Startup Decisions You Could Ever MakeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    ... [at] forbes [dotcom]. The Silicon Valley controversy of the week started when Uber executive Emil Michael told Buzzfeed's Ben Smith about a company plan to dig into the private lives of journalists who criticize Uber . But the amazing thing isn't ...


  6. Uber tried to dig up dirt on taxi industryRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... information from competitors, the San Francisco-based startup said, confirming a report by online publication BuzzFeed earlier Friday that was based on an internal Uber document. "Many organizations, corporations and campaigns have hired for a role ...


  7. Sen. Al Franken Now Asking Privacy Questions of UberRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | FindLaw

    On Monday, we learned that Emil Michael, senior vice president of business at Uber, said at a dinner party that he planned to spend "a million dollars" to hire researchers to investigate and harass reporters who wrote stories critical of Uber. The tone of Michael's statements, as reported by BuzzFeed's Ben Smith, is pretty clear: "They'd look into 'your personal lives, your families,'" he said, implying Uber would spend money to embarrass and expose journalists for the crime of doing their jobs.


  8. Uber's Michael said to retain support amid remarksRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... into journalists' lives. Uber is now also investigating a New York-based manager who tracked the whereabouts of a BuzzFeed reporter using the app without her permission. Minnesota's Senator Al Franken, a Democrat, has called for Uber to answer ...


  9. Uber in damage-control mode, hires ex-IBM privacy chief to review its privacy policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | TechSpot

    ... alleging that the company's New York general manager had used an internal company tool called God View to track a BuzzFeed reporter without her knowledge. A couple of days ago, Sen. Al Franken, who chairs the Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology, and ...


  10. Uber's Emil Michael isn't going anywhere, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Mashable

    ... know what Emil is really about, and I'm glad they didn't make a rushed decision under a huge amount of pressure." BuzzFeed reported on Monday that Michael suggested during what he thought was an off-the-record dinner last week that Uber should hire ...


  11. NYT edges closer to layoffsRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Poynter Online

    ... inaugural column for Capital. She and her family are "ensconced in an Upper East Side pad." ( Capital ) Should BuzzFeed EIC Ben Smith have disclosed that some of his publication's backers have invested in Uber competitors? It's "easy to see this ...


  12. Questions surround man tasked with NYC's Ebola cleanupRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | CBS News

    ... ling with hazardous situations. The only problem was, Pane wasn't who he claimed to be. Vinita Nair speaks with the Buzzfeed reporter who investigated the story.


  13. How to beat arrogant Uber: take back you digital identityRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The First Post

    ... of Uber vehicles and customers who have requested a car. It is widely available to corporate employees. Recently a Buzzfeed journalist stepped out of her Uber car at Uber's New York HQ to interview Josh Mohrer, the general manager of Uber New York. ...


  14. Sen. Al Franken Demands Answers From Uber on Privacy, 'God View' ToolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Wall Street Journal

    In a letter sent Wednesday to Uber Chief Executive Travis Kalanick, Sen. Al Franken called on the company to explain what policies it has in place around tracking the personal data of users on the ride-sharing service. The inquiry came after Buzzfeed reported that an Uber executive suggested the company should invest $1 million in an opposition research team to expose the personal lives of media critics and their families.


  15. Uber investigating if exec broke 'God' app rulesRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... manager of Uber's New York office, used a company tracking tool called "God View" to monitor the location of a BuzzFeed reporter earlier this month. Internet news service BuzzFeed first reported the investigation. In a statement, Uber said access to ...


  16. Uber veepa s remarks confirm its bullying reputationRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    ... and that dinner was supposed to punctuate Kalanick's "charm offensive" with the media, well, that's just dessert. BuzzFeed's editor-in-chief, Ben Smith, reported Michael's remarks because, he said, no one - including USA Today columnist Michael ...


  17. Uber's Michael Said to Retain Support Amid Controversial RemarksRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... into journalists' lives. Uber is now also investigating a New York-based manager who tracked the whereabouts of a BuzzFeed reporter using the app without her permission. Minnesota's Senator Al Franken, a Democrat, has called for Uber to answer ...


  18. Some Uber drivers feeling pinch in walletsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago |

    ... to have more flexible ways to make a living," Mr. Kalanick said at the dinner, according to a report published on BuzzFeed News. "They don't have to be working for The Man." An Uber spokeswoman responded to a request for more information about the ...


  19. Why everyone's turning on tech's new wonderkidRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago |

    ... person to comment on media ethics given his website has plagiarised numerous articles from sites like BuzzFeed and Huffington Post . Uber, which is by far the biggest player in the on-demand ride-sharing market, has millions of users and ...


  20. Uber hires privacy expert to review data practicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | USA Today

    ... Georgetown University Cybersecurity Law Institute. Uber's new focus on privacy stems from an incident detailed by BuzzFeed , where a reporter's movements in Uber vehicles had been tracked by a manager of its New York office. The report also details ...