Uber Technologies Inc. is dismissing 435 employees, the second major staff cut this summer, as the company faces mounting losses and a declining stock price. The eliminated jobs are in the product and engineering divisions, representing about 8% of those ...

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About a decade ago, back when smartphones were a new thing, my cellular carrier kept pestering me to upgrade. One morning — I remember it well; I was out walking my dog, Charlie — they rang me on my dumbphone with news of their latest offer. The ...

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Source: Planet Labs Inc. Source: Planet Labs Inc. For many of the national security teams that monitor threats on the U.S., the apparent drone strike Saturday on the heart of Saudi Arabia’s oil production facilities was the realization of their worst fears.

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AURORA, Colorado (AP) — More than a year ago, Aurora was blazing trails in how to handle the battle between mobile home park owners and helpless renters. Now, Aurora lawmakers, like so many across the state, are struggling again with whether and how to ...

Dozens Of Anti-ICE Protesters Arrested During Sit-In At NYC Microsoft Store
More than 70 immigration policy protesters were arrested in New York on Saturday afternoon during a sit-in outside a Microsoft store. The demonstrators were protesting the software maker’s business relationship with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.   HuffPost  
Precarious Spot for Mobile Home Owners as Investors Swoop In
Precarious Spot for Mobile Home Owners as Investors Swoop In ADVANCE ON THURSDAY, SEPT. 12 FOR USE ANY TIME AFTER 3:01 A.M. SUNDAY SEPT 15 The Eagle River Village mobile home park is shown in Edwards, Colo., on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, The Park is less ...   U.S. News & World Report  
Sunday Strategist: Your Company Should Let You Work From Anywhere
Today there are about 44 million unpaid caregivers in the U.S., about the same number of people who watched the final Game of Thrones season. But over the next two decades that number is expected to skyrocket as elderly Baby Boomers need more assistance.   Bloomberg  
Precarious spot for mobile home owners as investors swoop in
ASPEN, Colorado (AP) — When the time came for her to sell the mobile home park she and her son owned near Aspen, 89-year-old Harriett Noyes had two big offers and an even bigger decision: Take nearly $30 million from a developer who would likely evict ...   Seattle Times  
Google Warning As ‘Harmless’ Apps Installed By Millions Secretly Access User Data: Report
Warnings about the risks lurking within malware-laced apps installed from Google Play have become commonplace. These dangers vary, of course, and while many harmful apps will focus on click and subscription fraud, there are others that will go as far as to ...   Forbes  
Ahead of SpaceX moon mission, billionaire Yusaku Maezawa sells a $2.3 billion stake in his fashion company to Yahoo Japan
An image of a chain link. It symobilizes a website link url. An envelope. It indicates the ability to send an email. A stylized bird with an open mouth, tweeting. The word "in". A stylized letter F. Three evenly spaced dots forming an ellipsis: "..   Business Insider  
In Midst Of Apple's New iPhone Announcement, Google Fixes One Of Android's Biggest Problems
Google said it would be offering Android users (with a subscription to the company's Google One cloud subscription plan) the ability to automatically store and manage device backups through the Google One app. While Android currently offers users the ...   Forbes  
Kickstarter's Opposition To Union Puts Progressive Users In A Bind: 'It's Toxic Now'
It didn’t take Nathan J. Robinson long to realize that Kickstarter’s resistance to a staff union posed a major problem for his young publication. As a supporter of workers’ rights, Robinson was dismayed to learn about the turmoil inside Kickstarter.   HuffPost  
MoviePass Has Officially Shut Down, And We Don't Know If There Will Be A Sequel
There was once a time when MoviePass subscribers could see a movie every single day for the price of $9.95 a month. Now, the company has officially shut down the service and its future is still undetermined. MoviePass parent company Helios and Matheson ...   NPR  
Indie devs have good reason not to trust Apple — does Arcade change that?
Indie game developers are hungry. Long denied a fair seat at the table by tech giants that own the few mass distribution channels, many indies are looking for better ways to break into the market.   VentureBeat