Uber hit with lawsuit over alleged sexual assaults

The ride-hailing company is being sued after two women allege they were sexually assaulted by Uber drivers. The plaintiffs say Uber needs to do more to keep passengers safe.



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Uber hit with lawsuit over alleged sexual assaults

The ride-hailing company is being sued after two women allege they were sexually assaulted by Uber drivers. The plaintiffs say Uber needs to do more to keep passengers safe.
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New California law requires police to get warrants for online data

Backed by many tech firms and the ACLU, the privacy law hits the books but doesn’t apply to federal law enforcement authorities.
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Apple Mac sales down, but the broader PC market is even worse off

Apple is selling fewer MacBooks and iMacs, according to analyst IDC, but declining PC sales across the board means the company actually occupies a larger slice of the market.
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F-U-N-D-E-D: How texts and mobile apps are letting you feel like a boss

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​Visual music: The graphic-novel roots of ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’

For all its explosive energy, “Mad Max: Fury Road" found its genesis on the page as something quite different. Director George Miller share how the road warrior went from graphic novel to celluloid, and what lies beneath the bluster.
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Apple: Any iPhone 6S battery life differences are minimal

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The fascinating stories of the X-Wing extras in ‘Star Wars’

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