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The most important part of any ride-sharing app’s interface is the map. You use it to pinpoint your location, to see your planned trajectory, and to watch as your driver’s little car makes its way to you. This interface—pioneered by ride sharing ...

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A White House tech summit scheduled for Monday could be a make or break for U.S. companies wanting to do business with China-based telecom firm Huawei Technologies. The meeting comes just weeks after President Trump's administration put Huawei on a ...

New leak tells us the real reason the Pixel 4 has a huge bezel
When the Pixel 3 launched last fall, we witnessed the ugliest notch design so far. Not only did Google joined a growing list of Android vendors that cloned the iPhone X’s design, but it did a ...   BGR  
Hackers pinch 7.5B of data from Russian FSB contractor
IF YOU'RE A CONTRACTOR to a government intelligence service, then getting hacked is a really bad look. Especially if the hacking reveals a number of projects that are slyly being worked on. That's exactly what happened to SyTech, a Russian company that ...   The Inquirer  
Kathy Zhu stripped of Miss Michigan 2019 title after racist tweets surface
Miss Michigan Kathy Zhu was stripped of her title after several insensitive and racist tweets surfaced. The 20-year-old received an email Friday from the pageant removing her from her position. "It has been brought to the attention of Miss World America ...   CBS News  
These technologists think the internet is broken. So they're building another one.
Mark Nadal is one of a growing number of technologists trying to right what they see as the wrongs of the internet by building a new one around decentralization. Breaking News Emails SUBSCRIBE By Noah Smith Unlike other entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley ...   NBC News  
A US Navy ship used a new drone-defense system to take down an Iranian drone
On Thursday, a US Navy ship in the Persian Gulf reportedly used a new, anti-drone system to take down an Iranian drone that came within a thousand yards, according to Military.com. In a statement, the Department of Defense confirmed that the USS Boxer was ...   The Verge  
Crypto-bro Justin Sun represents everything Warren Buffett “can’t even” about crypto
It’s hard to imagine a lunch where the guests contrast as starkly as this pair: 88-year-old American billionaire Warren Buffett, dubbed “the Oracle of Omaha,” and 29-year-old Chinese ...   Quartz  
Hackers broke into a contractor for Russia's spy agency
They stole info that included an FSB plan to deanonymize Tor. The Russian government is used to perpetrating hacks, but it just became a target -- and the data says a lot about its goals. A hacking group nicknaming itself 0v1ru$ infiltrated the servers of ...   Engadget  
He Built A $1 Billion Business Where All 700 Employees Work Remotely
Sid Sijbrandij knows a thing or two about building, scaling and even walking away from companies. His current venture is on its way to $500 million in revenue and is valued at over $1 billion. Originally from the Netherlands, Sid Sijbrandiij is now the ...   Forbes  
This 529 college savings plan has a problem: There’s no kids
Dear Liz: When I found out I could save for my future children by enrolling in a 529 college savings plan and not pay taxes on the growth, I started doing that three years ago. Since then I got married, and my wife decided to get an MBA. I have $41,000 ...   Los Angeles Times  
My Frantic Life as a Cab-Dodging, Tip-Chasing Food App Deliveryman
I had just started my lunch shift when the phone pinged: Uber Eats, pickup at Cocina del Sur on West 38th Street in Manhattan, five blocks away. Great! I pedaled down West 40th into congealing crosstown traffic. Seconds later my phone ponged — different ...   New York Times