A former Uber driver in the Milwaukee area has sued the ride-hailing company in federal court, seeking overtime pay, tips and other expenses on behalf of all current and former Wisconsin drivers.
Source: Former Uber driver in Milwaukee sues company | News – Channel3000.com
An all-women ridesharing service called SafeHer is trying to make these kinds of services safe for women.
Source: It’s Really Sad That We Need a Women-Only Rideshare in 2016, But We Do :: Tech :: Features :: Paste
Imagine that you’re twenty years old. You were born in 1996. You were five years old on 9/11. For as long as you can remember,…
Source: Why Young Americans Are Giving Up on Capitalism | Foreign Policy
As the world of wearables continues to grow, a major concern from consumers buying and using the devices is sensor accuracy. Of those who do not own a wearable, the majority (58%) would considerbuying one if they trusted the accuracy of the device, according to a new study by the MEMS and Sensors Industry Group and sensor company Valencell. The study, comprising 706 U.S. adults found thatmost (63%) consumers rank accuracy as a critical feature in wearables and even more (73%) say that one day wearable technology accuracy will be able to directly affect their health.
Source: 37% Drop Wearables, 54% Within First 3 Months; Lack Of Accuracy Cited 06/27/2016
Location feeds linked to from these tags could inspire people to tweet more while out and about, fuel Moments about particular places, and improve Twitter’s..
Source: Twitter quietly launches tags to location feeds with Foursquare | TechCrunch
For the last eighteen months we (Ctrl-Shift) have been working with Facebook on a global consultation exercise to discover what needs to be done to create a sustainable, trust-driven data economy. We’ve talked to privacy experts, lawyers, consumer advocates, regulators, innovators and big business across the world: Amsterdam, Berlin, Brasilia, Hong Kong, London, Madrid, New York, San Francisco Paris, Sao Paulo, Warsaw and the summary of our findings were announced in Amsterdam yesterday.
Source: Facebook: a new paradigm for personal data? | Ctrl-Shift
“I was always rushing around to get out the door in the morning, and the time I spent waiting for my Uber to arrive started to add up,” said Meier, A.B. ’18, a computer science and chemistry concentrator at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. “If I could just call it for 8:30 a.m. everyday, that would be perfect.”
Source: On demand, and now on schedule | Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
While trendy meal kit options from services such as Blue Apron or Plated may be attractive, a new study by NPD finds that the convenience of that factor may actually be more expensive.
A new survey from NPD tells us that an average meal kit on demand costs about $10 to $12. Heading to the grocery store and purchasing those same ingredients a la carte, however, would cost about half that amount, states NPD.
Source: Blue Apron Is Cool, But May Be More Expensive | PYMNTS.com
As a confluence of new apps and devices steadily flow into the enterprise, they’re encountering a growing sense that the digital workplace has become too complex and fragmented to be properly effective. What can organizations do?
Source: Can we achieve a better, more effective digital workplace? | ZDNet