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Industry Federal Judge Blocks Ride-Hailing Unionization Attempt
Author: 0 Federal Judge Blocks Ride-Hailing Unionization Attempt

District Judge Robert Lasnik wrote , according to The Wall Street Journal . "The public will be well-served by maintaining the status quo while the issues are given careful judicial consideration". The law allows cab drivers and drivers for ride-hail services such as Lyft and Uber to negotiate pay and working conditions. It has demanded that Uber and Lyft turn over lists of drivers who meet the criteria set by the Seattle law, that they have driven at least 52 times in a three-month period ...

Industry Oops! Britney Spears gig forces Israeli Labour party to delay leadership contest
Author: 0 Oops! Britney Spears gig forces Israeli Labour party to delay leadership contest

Herzog's spokesman said that the party leader had no plans to attend the concert". According to the committee, heavy traffic due to the concert will clog up parts of the city, making it hard for people to reach the polling stations. Current party chair Isaac Herzog's spokesman told the Times he is now unaware of plans for Herzog to dance till the world ends with Spears. British Britney fans are eagerly awaiting the announcement of any United Kingdom dates.

Industry The Honor 8 Pro is Huawei's best flagship yet
Author: 0 The Honor 8 Pro is Huawei's best flagship yet

Impressively, however, the Honor 8 Pro manages to shave off some thickness, measuring in at a depth of 6.97mm. [1] Data based on Honor lab test [2] Data based on Honor lab test [3] Markets included but not limited to those listed. If you want a mobile to keep you going for two to three years, we'd recommend bagging this handset over the standard Honor 8. Given the significant improvements that the Honor 8 Pro brings, it seems fair to say that it offers better value for money.

Industry Facebook Loses Appeal on 9/11 Disability Warrants
Author: 0 Facebook Loses Appeal on 9/11 Disability Warrants

However, while being forced to comply with search warrants seeking access to private accounts, Facebook can not warn users about the disclosure. The search warrants for information on 381 Facebook accounts were issued in 2013 as part of an investigation into a disability fraud case.

Industry Body-camera maker offers 1-year trial to police agencies
Author: 0 Body-camera maker offers 1-year trial to police agencies

The Taser product still made up a majority of the company's revenue a year ago, but the name change signals the company's overall shift toward body cameras, software and artificial intelligence. The Axon-related sales saw a much bigger jump, almost doubling from a year earlier, while Taser sales went up by about a quarter. In the scuffle that preceded Sterling's death, the officers' body cameras came loose and did not record the shooting.

Industry WhatsApp to launch peer-to-peer mobile payments in India
Author: 0 WhatsApp to launch peer-to-peer mobile payments in India

Jio, one of India's mobile carriers, has launched a digital payment service of its own, and has one of the fastest growing user bases in the country. A platform that has over 200 million users on it already, and that relies only on phone numbers for communication is ideal for UPI payments. They are exploring how they could work with companies that share this vision and continue to listen closely to our users' comments.

Industry Daimler turns to Bosch to deliver self-driving cars sooner
Author: 0 Daimler turns to Bosch to deliver self-driving cars sooner

The partnership will look to put driverless taxis on the road in four locations, including Silicon Valley and Stuttgart in Germany. Speeding in a city will never happen with driverless cars, and they will also never run a red light, apply their brakes suddenly, and much more.

Author: 0 Trump more unpopular than Obama ever was

The president's approval rating remained well underwater, with 56 percent of the respondents disapproving of his job performance. Additionally, 52% of voters say they are embarrassed to have Trump has president, according to the poll. Even self-identified Republicans aren't thrilled with Republicans in Congress, with just 49% of Republicans approving of their own party's job. Trump might think twice about continuing to bash North Carolina Republican Congressman Mark Meadows, head of the ...

Industry Inventor of World Wide Web wins computing's 'Nobel Prize'
Author: 0 Inventor of World Wide Web wins computing's 'Nobel Prize'

Turing Award on Tuesday, an honor that carries a $1 million prize as well as plenty of prestige. Berners-Lee created the Web in 1989 as a way for researchers to share information with each other on the Internet. Berners-Lee envisioned the Web as a free and open place. Despite all of this Berners-Lee hasn't made a fortune from his invention. Besides coming up with the web's technical specifications, Berners-Lee "offered a coherent vision of how each of these elements would work together ...

Industry Mass Effect Andromeda Rolling Out Fixes to Top Player Complaints
Author: 0 Mass Effect Andromeda Rolling Out Fixes to Top Player Complaints

As was mentioned, one of the more pressing concerns that fans have found with Andromeda is the serious downgrade to character facial animations, which, in many places, seem worse than previous installments in the franchise. There are a few other things in the announcement (like more free cosmetic items in single player), but perhaps the most significant thing is what's not listed: there's no hint of DLC or future plans for the game.

Industry Verizon to take 'Oath' as new company to run Yahoo, AOL
Author: 0 Verizon to take 'Oath' as new company to run Yahoo, AOL

Neither AOL nor Yahoo commented on what her severance might entail. So far, go90 has fallen short of Verizon's expectations, but the company apparently remains completely committed to the mobile app. The US Justice Department last month charged two Russian intelligence operatives and a pair of hackers over one of the largest cyber attacks in history, which had apparent twin goals of espionage and financial gain.

Industry Beyonce drops surprise new track, video
Author: 0 Beyonce drops surprise new track, video

The single, which was initially released in 2015 on this very day, features an upgrade including clips of personal and intimate footage of the couple driving around, vacationing and relaxing. It has also alleviated fears that Beyonce and Jay Z's relationship was on the rocks - a rumour that was popularised with Beyonce's 2016 track " Lemonade ", which featured lyrics about an unfaithful partner.

Industry Ousted South Korean President jailed on bribery charges
Author: 0 Ousted South Korean President jailed on bribery charges

Prosecutors allege Park blacklisted cultural figures she thought were critical of her policies and prohibited government agencies from financially supporting them. South Korean authorities have arrested former President Park Geun-hye only three weeks after a court removed her from office. The allegations brought millions of South Korean protesters out onto the streets every weekend for months before lawmakers impeached her in December and the Constitutional Court ruled in March to formally ...

Industry Samsung Galaxy S8+ prototypes show dual-camera setup
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8+ prototypes show dual-camera setup

One of the carriers in the USA named U.S. Cellular is now offering Samsung's latest flagship for free with only a simple term. A Samsung spokesman said: "The Galaxy S8 provides various levels of biometric authentication, with the highest level of authentication from the iris scanner and fingerprint reader".

Industry Apple planning new iMac for 2017 and 'completely rethinking' Mac Pro
Author: 0 Apple planning new iMac for 2017 and 'completely rethinking' Mac Pro

That marks a change from the company's decision to work with LG previous year for a 5K monitor designed specifically for the new MacBook Pros. As such, the new iMac will be getting a spec increase created to make it even more attractive to pros, as the company works to rethink the Mac for 2018.

Industry Uber suspends self-driving cars in two US states after crash
Author: 0 Uber suspends self-driving cars in two US states after crash

No serious injuries had been reported in the Tempe, Arizona accident on Friday night. Another vehicle failed to yield to the Volvo, which was in autonomous driving mode, when it had the right of way in the high-speed collision, causing the XC90 to flip onto its right side.

Industry In DC visit, Egypt's el-Sissi to test 'chemistry' with Trump
Author: 0 In DC visit, Egypt's el-Sissi to test 'chemistry' with Trump

Egypt has always been one of Washington's closest allies in the Middle East, receiving $1.3 billion in U.S. military aid annually. "As a matter of fact President-elect Trump has shown deep and great understanding of what is taking place in the region as a whole and what is taking place in Egypt", Sisi, who met Trump in September before his election, said in an interview.

Industry Britt Robertson Embraces Her Inner 'Nasty Gal' In 'Girlboss' Trailer
Author: 0 Britt Robertson Embraces Her Inner 'Nasty Gal' In 'Girlboss' Trailer

It centers on Sophia ( Robertson ), who began selling vintage clothes on eBay and, by the age of 28, had built the multi-million dollar fashion empire, Nasty Gal . Girlboss will debut on the streaming service on April 21 . Girlboss stars Britt Robertson (Sophia), Ellie Reed (Annie), Alphonso McAuley (Dax), Johnny Simmons (Shane) and Dean Norris (Jay).

Author: 0 Are laptop companies lying about battery life?

Apple's MacBook Pro 13 managed to exceed its 10 hour claim, lasting for 12 hours under lab tests. While Lenovo claims its Yoga 510 offers up to five hours of battery life, Which? says it only delivered two hours and seven minutes in tests.

Author: 0 Project Scorpio Specs Details Reveal Expected This Week

The list includes " FIFA ", " State of Decay 2 ", " Crackdown 3 ", " Call of Duty " and " Madden ". Several big late-2017 releases are being linked with Microsoft's upcoming Project Scorpio, a significant upgrade of the Xbox One that will offer 4K resolution gaming.