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Uber hires team to help fix privacy issues

Uber on Thursday scrambled to allay fears that executives at the hot car-sharing startup are gunning for journalists and spying on riders.Full article

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5 IT tips for small businesses who want to 'go global'

As of 11/23/2014 9:09 AM
Small businesses have to overcome enormous challenges to become a global company. Here are some top IT tips for small businesses. Full article

Singapore to regulate taxi-booking apps Uber, GrabTaxi

As of 11/21/2014 5:25 PM
SINGAPORE - Singapore said on Friday it plans to regulate fast-growing third-party taxi booking services like Uber and GrabTaxi for the first time, capping fees and requiring them to dispatch only licensed cabs and drivers. Full article

Why Obama's immigration tweaks leave Big Tech wanting more

As of 11/21/2014 11:22 AM
President Barack Obama plans to make life a little easier for some foreign tech workers, but Silicon Valley representatives are disappointed his immigration rule changes will not satisfy longstanding demands for more visas and faster green cards. Full article

Google tests replacing web ads with contributions

As of 11/21/2014 10:06 AM
SAN FRANCISCO - Google on Thursday began rolling out a way for people to support websites they frequent and, in return, be rewarded with ad-free pages. Full article

Apple, Xiaomi trade barbs in China

As of 11/20/2014 6:23 PM
Top executives from US technology giant Apple and Chinese smartphone upstart Xiaomi traded light-hearted barbs on Thursday at a Chinese Internet conference, acknowledging the fierce competition between the rivals. Full article

How hackers are turning smartphones into slave armies

As of 11/20/2014 11:24 AM
Mobile security firm Lookout on Wednesday warned that Android-powered smartphones or tablets are being targeted with malicious software that puts them at the mercy of hacker overlords. Full article

Why entrepreneur considered suing Uber

As of 11/20/2014 10:41 AM
A San Francisco Bay Area entrepreneur and author whose location in an Uber vehicle was allegedly broadcast to a roomful of party-goers without his permission considered legal action against the company and consulted an attorney, he said on Wednesday.   Full article

Apple to offer Beats music service in iPhone, iPad

As of 11/20/2014 9:43 AM
Apple Inc will bundle the subscription music service it bought from Beats into its iOS operating system early next year, the Financial Times reported. Full article

Why Mozilla replaced Google with Yahoo

As of 11/20/2014 9:23 AM
SAN FRANCISCO - Yahoo Inc struck a deal with Firefox maker Mozilla Corp to replace Google Inc as the default search engine on the Firefox Web browser in the United States, a move that Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer said will help boost its flagging search market share. Full article

CA junks NTC bid to lift TRO on Globe's text charge refund

As of 11/19/2014 5:54 PM
The temporary restraining order (TRO) obtained by Globe Telecom Inc. that halted the refund to its subscribers for allegedly excessive short messaging service (SMS) charges will remain in place. Full article