Miami police officer fines Uber driver for violating ordinance requiring ability to speak English

An Uber driver in Florida was fined for violating a county ordinance that requires ride-sharing drivers to be “able to communicate in the English language.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/20/miami-police-officer-fines-uber-driver-for-violating-ordinance-requiring-ability-to-speak-english.html

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Seattle Lets Ride-Sharing Drivers Unionize


The Seattle City Council this week approved an ordinance that will allow drivers for Uber and Lyft to form unions, becoming the first U.S. city to pass such legislation. The City Council voted 9-0 in favor of the ordinance, which doesn’t require the mayor’s signature to pass. Drivers for Uber and other ride-sharing networks are classified as independent contractors, like taxi drivers, though there has been a push to change the classification to employees.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82883.html?rss=1

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Apple throws support behind Houston equal rights initiative

Article Image Apple on Friday issued a statement in support of the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance, also known as Proposition 1 or HERO, a ballot item that seeks to end multiple forms of discrimination in the Texas city.

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DARPA demonstrates breakthrough in self-guided bullets

DARPA’s Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordinance (EXACTO) program just had its most successful round of live-fire tests to date. The tests were conducted in February with an experienced shooter using the self-steering bullet technology to repeatedly hit “moving and evading targets” while a novice shooter used the system for the first time to hit a moving target, according to a press release.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/04/29/darpa-exacto-tests-demonstrates-breakthrough-in-self-guided-bullets/

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