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January 17, 2017 5:12 AM China’s Xi takes spotlight at Davos as US makes transition

DAVOS, Switzerland — Communist China is taking the world’s most elite annual gathering by storm. President Xi Jinping leads a Chinese delegation of over 100 officials and scores of business executives attending the World Economic Forum, embodying a tectonic shift at an event that started nearly a half-century ago among Europeans and Americans. Xi’s opening 5

January 13, 2017 6:29 AM Now you can summon an Uber ride without leaving Google Maps

A new update to Google Maps tightens the integration with Uber by letting you book and track rides right in the app. We all know Google Maps is a great tool for getting directions to just about anywhere, but with a new update rolling out to Android and iOS users, you’ll also be able to use it to tell someone else where you need to go. Thanks to a tighter 9

January 9, 2017 8:04 AM Apple marks 10th anniversary of iPhone

The iPhone, the device that redefined the mobile phone and has helped make Apple the most valuable company in the world, marks its 10th anniversary on Monday. It was on January 9 2007 that late Apple founder and chief executive Steve Jobs went on stage at the company´s Macworld event to announce the tech giant was to reveal "an iPod, a phone and an internet 17

January 8, 2017 5:00 PM How Meryl Streep, Amy Adams, and More Spent the Night Before the Golden Globes

Although the Golden Globes themselves last only three hours, Golden Globes festivities last an entire week in Hollywood, with the year’s nominees navigating a red-carpeted gauntlet from one champagne toast to the next. And on Saturday evening, after an unusually rainy day, the year’s highest-wattage nominees like Meryl Streep, Denzel Washington, Amy Adams 19

January 5, 2017 12:06 PM Xavier and BB8: Nvidia heroes drive ambitious autonomous car plans

Nvidia says it is working with Audi to put self-driving cars on the streets by 2020 The race between two key chip makers to put self-driving cars on the streets is getting heated. And it's no less entertaining, involving the likes of BB8, a self-driving Nvidia car named after a droid in Star Wars, and the company's automotive supercomputer called Xavier 7

January 3, 2017 10:52 PM Chrysler's Portal Is a Self-Driving Electric Minivan for Millennials

LAS VEGAS—At its inaugural CES press conference here, Fiat Chrysler showed off a self-driving, fully electric minivan concept intended for millennials. Yes, you just read that correctly. The car maker reasons that millennials are growing up, or they will soon, regardless of whether they want to admit it. And at that point they'll want a tricked-out minivan 44

December 31, 2016 4:21 PM New Year's Eve partygoers braced for Uber surge pricing as festivities commence

Company says only a minority will suffer from surges but passenger numbers will treble. Uber surge pricing could mean cab fares triple in some global cities on New Year's Eve. The fares are likely to reach a peak between midnight and 3am. While many cities will provide thousands of extra trains and buses to help revellers, large numbers will remain reliant 3

December 31, 2016 3:49 PM Uber, Lyft warn riders over possible New Year’s Eve surge pricing

SAN FRANCISCO — New Year’s Eve revelers hoping to avoid exorbitant Uber and Lyft fares should steer clear of the services between midnight and 3 a.m. on New Year’s Day, according to the two San Francisco companies, which anticipate rider demand will drive up prices during those hours. In major cities, the firms also expect high demand and, in turn, high fares 5

December 31, 2016 2:52 PM Taking an Uber on New Year's Eve? Here's What You Need to Know

Fares will peak between midnight and 3 a.m. as people head home for the night. Planning to hit the town this New Year's Eve? If you're hoping to Uber there and back, you may have to pay a little more than usual. Uber this week said its drivers provided more than 5 million rides last New Year's Eve. This year, the company expects to move more than 3 times

December 31, 2016 6:32 AM New Year's Eve partygoers brace for 200 per cent Uber surge pricing as millions head out for festivities

New Year's Eve revellers face a long journey home with millions flooding entertainment areas to ring in 2017. But hangovers may not be the only nasty surprise in the morning, with Uber fares tipped to soar to as high as triple the usual rates between midnight and 3am. Last year a Sydney woman was slapped with a $720 bill for a trip that would usually