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September 24, 2017 - 1:01 pm
(LONDON) – Uber’s general manager in London wants to “know what we can do” after the company lost its license to operate in the city. Tom Elvidge told the Sunday Times that while the company hasn't "been asked to make any changes, we'd like to know what we can do." "That requires a dialogue we...
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September 23, 2017 - 4:20 pm
(MENLO PARK, Calif.) -- Facebook is dropping a plan to create a class of non-voting stock. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the plan was intended to allow him to fund his philanthropic efforts by selling stock while still continuing to control the company. But he said Facebook has been doing well...
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September 22, 2017 - 1:50 pm
(LONDON) -- London is putting the brakes on Uber. The ride-hailing company won't be issued a new license to operate in London, according to Transport for London (TfL). TfL said Uber, whose current license would expire by Sept. 30, was not fit to hold a private-hire operator license due to "public...
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September 21, 2017 - 3:10 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg condemned Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and promised to do more to stop it in the future in comments posted to the social media site today. Zuckerbergs remarks, in a Facebook live post on his profile, started by noting the...
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September 20, 2017 - 1:24 pm
(GRAND JUNCTION, Colo.) -- One Colorado woman's persistence finally paid off after 30 years of playing the exact same lottery numbers -- she won a $133.2 million Powerball jackpot. Judy Finchum, 67, purchased a winning Advance Play ticket on Saturday, her dog Tillie's birthday, and woke up stunned...
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September 20, 2017 - 1:00 pm
(LONDON) -- A grocery store in the UK has become the first-ever to let customers pay by having them give the finger -- their pointer finger, that is, not its naughty neighbor. Customers at the Costcutter store in London can present their fingertip for a scan, and the unique vein pattern inside each...
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September 20, 2017 - 12:17 pm
(NEW YORK) -- While Budweiser obviously wants people to have a good time, the beer company doesn't want people getting behind the wheel after doing so, so it's partnering with the ride share company Lyft. Expanding a pilot program started last year, Budweiser will provide up to 150,000 free round-...
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