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The sharing economy, which includes companies like Uber, has drawn some unpleasant headlines lately.

When sharing is scaring

Aug 20, 2015
After horror stories, debate grows over how to keep users of new services safe.
Posted In: Uber, sharing economy, regulation, airbnb, safety

The creative limitations of sampling

Aug 20, 2015
Run the Jewels rapper and producer El-P talks about the sampler that started it all.
Posted In: Music, equipment, keyboards
In a data breach, the names, emails and addresses of some 37 million users of the extramarital-affairs site Ashley Madison have been leaked.

Ashley Madison user information leaks

Aug 19, 2015
The myth of privacy on the Web has been exploded once and for all.
Posted In: data, Hacks, ashley madison, data privacy
A screenshot of Kik's Website. Kik is valued at a cool billion after receiving a $50 million

Tencent sends a $50 million direct message to Kik

Aug 19, 2015
The company behind WeChat moves into North America's burgeoning messaging market.
Posted In: direct messaging, instant messaging, kik
A recent New York Times article reported on Amazon's workplace conditions, which talked about the company's long working hours and competitive atmosphere.

Is Amazon alone?

Aug 17, 2015
Even the perks at technology companies reinforce long hours.
Posted In: benefits, work culture, long hours, Amazon

Technology that may help potholes get fixed faster

Aug 17, 2015
Cameras and computers can increase the pace of street inspections and repairs.
Posted In: potholes, streets, Pittsburgh

The anatomy of equipment: simple hacks with Money Mark

Aug 17, 2015
Money Mark talks about hacking gear to reveal what's behind the machine.
Posted In: Music, equipment, Hacks, Noise Makers
Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an Apple product launch event. The company is delaying the launch of its TV streaming service.

Apple hits the pause button on live TV streaming

Aug 14, 2015
Content providers, like the big networks, are thinking about their own bottom line.
Posted In: apple, apple tv, streaming
A drone with a GoPro camera mounted underneath.

Drones fly faster than the law can keep up with

Aug 13, 2015
A swarm of unresolved legal questions clouds the skies for drones.
Posted In: drones, privacy, delivery services

Golf embraces high tech

Aug 13, 2015
Drones, beacons, lasers. Pro golf plays it cool.
Posted In: Golf, PGA championship, television, ratings, mobile apps