Uber Is Great Until It Leaves You Out in the Cold

Uber works great — until it stops working, leaving your kid walking home alone on a cold and rainy winter night. Wireless technology opens up new avenues for innovation and excitement, with companies like Uber and Lyft. Most of the time, their technologies work just fine, but don’t let your guard down. Prepare for the moment when something goes wrong, because eventually something always goes wrong. That’s one key mistake many people make. You should always have a backup plan ready to go, because something always can go wrong.

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Apple's first vice president of diversity stepping down after six months in the job, report says

Apple’s first-ever vice president of diversity is leaving the company at the end of the year, TechCrunch reports.

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Microsoft’s Latest App Update Drives Negative Reviews in Windows Store


You know people have to be upset when they’re going to the trouble of leaving reviews in the Microsoft Store.

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Twitter Shuffles Deck as COO Bain Steps Down

Twitter Chief Operating Officer Adam Bain is leaving the company, according to a document the company filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission earlier this week. The news comes just weeks after Twitter’s attempt to find a buyer failed. Bain ran the company’s entire revenue business. Chief Financial Officer Anthony Noto will step into his vacated spot, meaning the company will need to find a new financial chief. Noto will continue to lead Twitter’s live content business, according to the SEC filing.

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Apple Music search stops working for many users

Article Image Apple Music’s search feature was down for many subscribers on Monday, leaving much of the service impractical to use.

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Google to shut down Songza on Jan. 31, migrate listeners to Google Play Music

Article Image Google will officially shut off Songza at the end of January, leaving a two-month window for listeners of the streaming service to migrate to Google Play Music, according to an announcement.

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Apple's 'Project Titan' car initiative negatively impacting Tesla's product development, source says

The number of Tesla employees leaving the electric carmaker for positions in Apple’s own vehicle group is beginning to affect Tesla’s future product roadmap, AppleInsider has learned.

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Another one out: Twitter news chief quits in latest executive departure

Twitter’s head of news announced Wednesday she’s leaving the company after less than a year in the job. Vivian Schiller joins a growing list of executives who’ve departed Twitter in 2014. 

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'Buy' Button Could Turn Facebook Into Impulse-Shopping-Ville

Facebook is testing a function that would allow users to buy products without leaving the site or app. Small and medium-sized businesses in the U.S. that are taking part in the trial can add the Buy button to ads displayed in users’ News Feeds or in posts on their pages. Users will see the Buy button in relevant ads whether they’re on the Facebook website or using their mobile device. A Buy button placed directly within an ad or Page post potentially could boost conversion rates by reducing friction between the buying decision and purchase.

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Most useful mobile apps to take on vacation

Few smart phone owners would dream of leaving that do-it-all device home when they travel—in fact, 98 percent took it along on their last vacation, according to our recent survey of more than 5,0…

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