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Pissed off investors have had it up to here with Uber

Pissed off investors have had it up to here with Uber Two of Uber's earliest investors have joined the hate-on-Uber parade.To us, this decision is yet another example of Uber’s continued unwillingness to be open, transparent, and direct," they write.

Malaysia says it'll seize motorcycles being operated as ride-sharing vehicles

Malaysia says it'll seize motorcycles being operated as ride-sharing vehicles A hot fledgling motorcycle taxi hailing service has hit a wall in Malaysia before it's even gotten off the road properly.A director for the Road Transport Department said that over 6,000 motorcycle riders were registered with Dego Ride in the Klang Valley — an area surrounding Malaysia's capital of Kuala Lumpur.

India is so tired and so overworked

India is so tired and so overworked We told you that our lack of sleep is costing the world billions of dollars.We also told you that Gen-Z might be the most hardworking people ever.

9 ways to get free tax help from a human being

9 ways to get free tax help from a human being But there are a few ways to get human tax help for free.What it is: A federal grant program that gives money to community organizations to provide people with free tax help.

Bitcoin reaches an all-time high as SEC decision looms

Bitcoin reaches an all-time high as SEC decision looms At the time, demand for bitcoin was growing in China and some buyers in India were turning to bitcoin amid the country's demonetization crisis.This time around, bitcoin traders are optimistic that the Securities and Exchange Commission will approve bitcoin's first exchange-traded fund.

Just swearing at Trump (probably) won't get you in Twitter timeout

Just swearing at Trump (probably) won't get you in Twitter timeout But here's what we know, based on the actions of other users and conversations with a Twitter spokesperson.A user's tweets will only be displayed to people who follow them, which limits their reach.

The Trump-Putin New Yorker cover is clear about who's really in charge

The Trump-Putin New Yorker cover is clear about who's really in charge The New Yorker isn't afraid to call out Donald Trump or his Russian bro, Vladimir Putin, that's for damn sure.For its latest artistic masterpiece, Barry Blitt transformed the magazine's iconic first cover from 1925 — featuring New Yorker mascot Eustace Tilley inquisitively gazing at a butterfly — into political commentary on the eerily complex Trump-Putin relationship.

Uber whistleblower Susan Fowler breaks silence for first time since going public

Uber whistleblower Susan Fowler breaks silence for first time since going public But the "smear campaign" against Fowler has begun, she said in a tweet Friday afternoon: This tweet is the first time Fowler has tweeted since she thanked people for their support shortly after posting her original story.Over the last week, her name's become synonymous not just with alleged company-wide gender discrimination at Uber, but within startup culture at-large.

Trump White House blocks CNN, New York Times, BuzzFeed, Politico from press briefing

Trump White House blocks CNN, New York Times, BuzzFeed, Politico from press briefing In the latest shot fired between the White House and the press corps, the Trump administration reportedly blocked numerous mainstream media outlets from being in on Friday afternoon's scheduled press briefing.CNN, the New York Times, BuzzFeed, the Los Angeles Times and Politico were all denied access to the small briefing known as a "gaggle"—an informal session that's on the record, but without cameras televising the event.

The most cringe-worthy quotes from CEO Travis Kalanick on Uber's sexist work culture

The most cringe-worthy quotes from CEO Travis Kalanick on Uber's sexist work culture Easiest example — "Boob-er" in reference to a "women on demand" service — and here's some more.Chris Sacca, an investor in Uber and other tech companies, wrote in a guest post in Fortune: "He doesn’t sleep.

The Google v. Uber lawsuit is confusing, until you watch 'Silicon Valley'

The Google v. Uber lawsuit is confusing, until you watch 'Silicon Valley' The good news is, though, that as art imitates life which then often imitates art, HBO's Silicon Valley can help you understand this quarrel.At stake is technology that is key to self-driving cars, which Google, Uber and many other companies are betting on.

The next major trial will stream online on the LawNewz Network

The next major trial will stream online on the LawNewz Network A new online network that will live-stream court trials is set to launch on Monday, according to The Hollywood Reporter.The network will be part of the site LawNewz, a project by Court TV alum Dan Abrams.

SoFi raises $500 million to expand beyond student loans

SoFi raises $500 million to expand beyond student loans With this huge influx of funding, SoFi plans to go global — or "take on new areas of personal finance and new geographies," the company said.Launched in 2011, SoFi started with student loans for "high earners" who have the potential to earn a lot in the future.

A little more faith in humanity.

A little more faith in humanity. Meet Mason ' MlMason left his lob on Wall Street to start up his pizzabusiness in Philly.His Tl' t!

This Week In The Business: Nintendo Switch Flippers

This Week In The Business: Nintendo Switch Flippers ” - Nintendo, making an example of employees at one of its US distributors who stole Switch systems and sold one to a NeoGAF poster who promptly showed it off online.Going all-in on VR right now, unless you have a good business plan, is not a very good thing to do.

Warren Buffett basically just subtweeted President Donald Trump, shade, shade, shade

Warren Buffett basically just subtweeted President Donald Trump, shade, shade, shade Warren Buffett, one of the greatest investors in the history of recorded math, has a message for President Donald Trump: America is already great.The billionaire Berkshire Hathaway CEO, one of the most successful investors in the world and the second richest person in America after Bill Gates, waded into politics in an annual letter to shareholders on Saturday.

Send in the bern unit, Bernie Sanders just poured the hot fire bern sauce all over Trump on Twitter

Send in the bern unit, Bernie Sanders just poured the hot fire bern sauce all over Trump on Twitter President Donald Trump thinks his voters should have their own rally, but luckily, Bernie Sanders is here to remind him that, um, they already did.And it didn't go well.

How to predict the president's next bogus tweet: Just watch Fox News

How to predict the president's next bogus tweet: Just watch Fox News Donald Trump's obsession with live-tweeting his morning cable news binges has made his erratic timeline.) regurgitate a bogus stat—one clearly too tantalizing for our Twitter-egg-in-chief to resist amplifying.

Trump's FCC wants to let your cable company sell your data, because who cares about privacy?

Trump's FCC wants to let your cable company sell your data, because who cares about privacy? Under President Donald Trump, it seems like every department in the executive branch is racing to see who can undo regulations the fastest.But lucky for the Trump FCC, a provision requiring internet providers to "engage in reasonable data security practices" doesn't take effect until March 2.

Donald Trump makes history, bows out of White House Correspondents dinner

Donald Trump makes history, bows out of White House Correspondents dinner Amid an ever-escalating war with the media, Donald Trump tweeted Saturday that he wouldn't attend the White House Correspondents Association's annual dinner.The dinner is an opportunity for a comedian to roast the press and the president, and for the president to roast everyone else.