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Man posed as rideshare driver to sexually assault woman in Temecula, officials say

6 hours ago   |   ABC

Deputies arrested a man who allegedly posed as a rideshare driver to sexually assault a woman in Temecula.
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Lime Exec: Scooters, Bikes, and Ride-Sharing Will Boost Real Estate Values

11 hours ago   |   Fortune

Could scooters boost your home value? David Richter, chief business officer of Lime, the e-scooter startup, believes so. The former Uber executive raised the possibility at...
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Uber driver busted for sexually abusing young passenger: report

Uber driver busted for sexually abusing young passenger: report

11 hours ago   |   New York Post

A Connecticut Uber driver was arrested for sexually assaulting a juvenile passenger, a report said. The driver, 31-year-old Dwaine Miller, picked up the girl on Stonewall Lane...
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Facebook said its Libra cryptocurrency will be regulated by Swiss authorities - but that was news to those Swiss authorities

Facebook said its Libra cryptocurrency will be regulated by Swiss authorities - but that was news to those Swiss authorities

16 hours ago   |   Business Insider

David Marcus, head of Facebook's cryptocurrency efforts, testified at a Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs hearing about Libra, the social network's new...
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'Belligerent' man attacked Uber driver on way back to bar: Deputies

16 hours ago   |   ABC

Investigators say the 23-year-old man did not want to leave the restaurant and bar, and began punching the driver, demanding to be taken back.
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Column: Uber and Lyft try to blunt a court ruling that their drivers are employees

17 hours ago   |   Los Angeles Times

It was clear almost from the first that the California Supreme Court, in a ruling in April 2018, threw the business models of Uber and Lyft companies for a loop.
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Video Games Are One of The Biggest Tech Incubators Available

19 hours ago   |   Fortune

Video games are typically thought of as solely a leisure activity-and they often are. But the gaming industry of 2019 is also proving to be a tech incubation powerhouse. At the...
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Uber and Lyft rides are down in New York City thanks to a minimum wage rule that drove up prices. Analysts say it could have been even worse

Uber and Lyft rides are down in New York City thanks to a minimum wage rule that drove up prices. Analysts say it could have been even worse

20 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Uber and Lyft were forced to raise prices in New York this year after the city imposed a minimum wage rule for ride-hailing drivers. Total rides fell in the five boroughs, new...
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Appeals court: NYC can ban ads in Uber and Lyft cars

21 hours ago   |   Star Tribune   |   2 articles

A federal appeals court in New York says the city can ban advertisements in vehicles driven for companies like Uber and Lyft.
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New York City can ban ads inside Uber, Lyft vehicles: U.S. appeals court

22 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

A federal appeals court on Tuesday said New York City can ban advertising inside vehicles for companies such as Uber and Lyft.
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'Absolutely unimaginable': 6-year-old girl dies after being struck by father's golf ball

Family members described the girl as her dad's "golfing buddy." Read more ...

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dead at 99

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dead at 99

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens - a strong proponent of abolishing the Second Amendment - has died, ABC News reported. He was 99. Appointed by Republican... Read more ...

US House votes to 'strongly' condemn Trump's tweets directed at...

US House votes to 'strongly' condemn Trump's tweets directed at congresswomen of color

The Democratic-led House has voted to condemn President Donald Trump's tweets telling four Democratic congresswomen of color to "go back" to their countries of origin. Read more ...

Trump Officials Face Cover-Up Allegations After Failed Citizenship Question Push

Trump Officials Face Cover-Up Allegations After Failed Citizenship Question Push

Challengers of the Trump administration's push for a census citizenship question are asking a federal judge in New York to impose penalties for allegedly false or misleading... Read more ...

Phony Ferraris, 'Shamborghinis' seized at Brazil factory

Phony Ferraris, 'Shamborghinis' seized at Brazil factory

Police said the cars were being offered on social media for $45,000 to $60,000 - a small fraction of the price of the real thing. Read more ...

Police: 6-year-old girl fatally struck by her golfing dad's ball

Police: 6-year-old girl fatally struck by her golfing dad's ball

Authorities called the situation a “tragic accident.” Read more ...

EU launches antitrust probe into Amazon's use of merchant data

EU launches antitrust probe into Amazon's use of merchant data

The world's largest online retailer Amazon is facing a “full-blown” investigation from the European Union's antitrust regulators to see if its use of other merchants' data... Read more ...

Huggies features dads on diaper box for first time

Huggies features dads on diaper box for first time

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Bank of America Merrill Lynch beats Wall Street forecasts with record...

Bank of America Merrill Lynch beats Wall Street forecasts with record second-quarter earnings

Bank of America Merrill Lynch reported record second-quarter earnings Wednesday that beat analysts' profit expectations. Watch Bank of America Merrill Lynch trade live . Bank... Read more ...

Bill Gates is no longer the second-richest person alive

Bill Gates is no longer the second-richest person alive

He's still in rarefied air, but Bill Gates is no longer the world's second-richest person. For the first time in the seven-year history of the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, the... Read more ...