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Uber extends safety features to passengers, drivers in Europe, Middle East

Uber extends safety features to passengers, drivers in Europe, Middle East

Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] is to connect passengers and drivers directly to emergency services in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa as part of a wider rollout of largely existing safety features over the...

Philippine watchdog fines Grab, Uber for rushed merger, drop in service quality

Philippine watchdog fines Grab, Uber for rushed merger, drop in service quality

The Philippines’ competition watchdog fined ride-hailing firms Grab and Uber Technologies on Wednesday, saying they consummated their merger too soon and that the quality of service dipped, becoming the second regulator in the region...

ASML’s bullish outlook pulls computer chip stocks higher

ASML’s bullish outlook pulls computer chip stocks higher

Semiconductor industry bellwether ASML Holding NV’s better-than-expected third quarter results and bullish outlook gave sector stocks a boost on Wednesday after fears of slackening demand had dragged them down in recent months.

Search engine Baidu becomes first China firm to join U.S. AI ethics group

Search engine Baidu becomes first China firm to join U.S. AI ethics group

Chinese search engine Baidu Inc has become the first Chinese company to join an artificial intelligence (AI) ethics group led by top U.S. tech firms, amid wider political clashes over AI competition between China...

Uber considers minority investors for self-driving car unit: FT

Uber considers minority investors for self-driving car unit: FT

Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] is considering selling minority stakes in its costly self-driving car unit as the ride-hailing company tries to address rising cost pressures ahead of its initial public offering, the Financial Times...

Samsung Electronics buys network analysis firm Zhilabs in 5G push

Samsung Electronics buys network analysis firm Zhilabs in 5G push

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Wednesday it has bought Barcelona-based network data analysis firm Zhilabs, as the South Korean giant gears up to launch products for connected devices and 5G mobile services that...

YouTube back up after widespread outage

YouTube back up after widespread outage

Google-owned YouTube said https://bit.ly/2QYd3RB on Tuesday a widespread issue with some of its services has been resolved, almost two hours after several people took to social media to complain about broadcasting issues.

Next 10 Ventures is launching an incubator for YouTube personalities

Next 10 Ventures is launching an incubator for YouTube personalities

Los Angeles-based Next 10 Ventures, a $50 million fund focused on the creator economy, is launching an incubator program to support YouTubers. The EduCreator Incubator will seed 25 to 40 “emerging video creators” with $25,000...

Health insurance startup Alan covers meditation app subscription

Health insurance startup Alan covers meditation app subscription

French startup Alan wants to be a bit better than your good old health insurance. That’s why the company is trying something new and now covers part of your Petit Bambou subscription. Petit Bambou...