Prosecutors have an open criminal investigation into Uber
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Taxi outfit's legal woes get more woeful

Federal prosecutors have an open criminal investigation into Uber, making the taxi outfit's legal problems much worse.

Uber paid off hacker using bug bounty programme
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Thursday, 07 December 2017 12:13

Uber paid off hacker using bug bounty programme


20 year old geezer scored personal data of 57 million users

A 20 year old Florida man who was responsible for the large data breach at Uber last year was paid by Uber to destroy the data through a so-called “bug bounty” programme.

Uber accused of illegal antics
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Wednesday, 29 November 2017 11:39

Uber accused of illegal antics


Things getting worse for the taxi outfit

It is starting to look like my decision never to take an Uber cab because the outfit was "not that nice" was probably the right decision as the outfit faces fresh allegations of illegal activities.

Softbank offers Uber 30 percent less
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Tuesday, 28 November 2017 12:01

Softbank offers Uber 30 percent less


You are getting too problematic

Softbank is offering to purchase shares of Uber at a valuation of $48 billion – a 30 percent discount to its most recent valuation of $68.5 billion.

Softbank-ARM deal under attack
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Monday, 27 November 2017 22:39

Softbank-ARM deal under attack


Cost an arm and a leg

A major investor in technology in the UK has lashed out against the sale of ARM to Softbank last year.

Uber set to succumb to Softbank offer
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Friday, 24 November 2017 23:20

Uber set to succumb to Softbank offer


No kidding

Late on Friday, because these kinds of things all happen on Friday, it seems that mighty Japanese giant Softbank is seeking to acquire taxi company Uber.

Uber hid a hack
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Wednesday, 22 November 2017 12:48

Uber hid a hack


Paid off the hackers

Controversial taxi outfit Uber sat on news that it had been hacked and 57 million customers and drivers had their details released.

Uber orders 24,000 Volvo XC90s
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Wednesday, 22 November 2017 09:30

Uber orders 24,000 Volvo XC90s


Self-driving Nvidia powered fleet

Uber just ordered up to 24,000 Volvo XX90 self-driving cars for its driverless, hail ride/share - post taxi fleet.

Waymo demanded a billion dollars from Uber
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Thursday, 12 October 2017 11:55

Waymo demanded a billion dollars from Uber


That is a nice self-driving car, we would hate to see anything happen to it

Waymo wanted $1 billion in damages and a public apology from Uber to make its trade secret lawsuit go away.

Intel gives up on Trump
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Tuesday, 15 August 2017 12:06

Intel gives up on Trump


The future is not bright and it is not orange

After a few months of trying to butter up Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump, Intel has decided to cut its losses.