Despite Intense Scrutiny, Uber Lays Another Egg


Already under the microscope for claims of sexual harassment and questionable labor practices, Uber said it would ban the use of a controversial technology to block regulatory authorities from monitoring its operations. The company’s “greyballing” technology is designed to hide the standard city app view in specific cases — for example, from former riders blocked for being abusive. However, some drivers have used it to circumvent local regulators, a practice that Uber no longer will allow, according to Chief Security Officer Joe Sullivan.

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New rumor repeats claim that Apple won't include 'iPad Air 3' in fall lineup

Questionable assertions continue to claim that there will be no new “iPad Air 3” this fall, only a faster “iPad mini 4,” due to Apple’s alleged newfound conservativeness about tablets.

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Apple denies rumor that it is looking to launch its own cellular service

In a rare move, Apple on Tuesday responded to a questionable rumor, outright denying that it’s planning to start its own mobile virtual operator network and become a wireless provider, much like MetroPCS or Boost Mobile.

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Rumor: Apple to launch 'end-of-life' iPad mini model and 'iPad Pro' in 2015, forego 'iPad Air 3'

A questionable report out of the Far East on Tuesday claims Apple will announce a larger 12.9-inch “iPad Pro” and refreshed iPad mini by the end of 2015, but will not introduce a follow-up to the iPad Air 2. Further, the company is supposedly planning to end-of-life iPad mini after this year’s revamp.

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Sketchy report claims photos show 5.5-inch 'iPhone 6L' display, logic board and 2,915mAh battery

A highly questionable report out of the Far East on Friday includes photos of what are claimed to be parts from Apple’s rumored 5.5-inch “iPhone 6,” including a display and logic board curiously similar to “leaked” components associated with a rumored 4.7-inch model.



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Rumor: Apple's 'iPhone 6' to launch on Sept. 25, larger 5.5" version dubbed 'iPhone Air'

Another questionable rumor out of China on Thursday claims Apple will announce its next-gen iPhone on Sept. 15 ahead of a Sept. 25 launch date, while mention is made of a 16GB 5.5-inch version that will supposedly be called “iPhone Air.”



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