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March 9, 2015 11:13 PM Why Tim Cook thinks an Apple Watch is worth $349 to $17,000

The speculation has come to a merciful end. The three models of the Apple Watch will hit shelves on April 24 in nine countries, including the US. Pre-orders will begin on April 10. The lower-priced model, Apple Watch Sport, will start at $349 with the 1.49-inch aluminum casing and go up to $399 for the larger 1.65-inch face. The Sport has an Ion-X (or aluminosilicate 36

March 9, 2015 7:51 PM How apps like Instagram and Uber will work on Apple Watch

An Apple Watch without the essential apps you want on your wrist would be useless, so Tim Cook and co. made sure that must-haves like Uber, Instagram, WeChat, American Airlines, Shazam, and a slew of others were ready to go at launch. Apple has its own native Watch apps, like Workout and Activity for fitness-tracking, but to install third-party Watch 30

March 4, 2015 6:26 PM Uber Heads in New Mapping Direction With deCarta Acquisition

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber Technologies is buying digital mapping specialist deCarta in a deal that may help the rapidly growing ride-hailing service lessen its dependence on navigation services supplied by Google and Apple. The acquisition confirmed Wednesday will provide Uber's fleet of drivers with another way to find the passengers summoning rides 14

March 3, 2015 1:22 AM Bill Gates keeps on getting richer as dollar soars

The world’s richest person got even richer this year. Bill Gates’s net worth rose to $79.2bn in 2015 from $76bn last year, Forbes said. That puts him at the top of the magazine’s list of the world’s billionaires for the second consecutive year. The co-founder of Microsoft has topped the list for 16 of the last 21 years. In second place is telecom mogul 13

March 2, 2015 11:47 PM Bill Gates is the world's richest man, yet again

A bevy of tech executives remain among the world’s richest men and women—and atop them all is Bill Gates, yet again. Gates is worth $79.2 billion, placing him atop Forbes list of the world’s richest, just above Mexican telecommunications magnate Carlos Slim Helu. And the list of the world’s riches includes a few new names, as executives from Snapchat 17

March 2, 2015 8:38 PM Ikea joins war over wireless charging

The Mobile World Congress kicked off Sunday with a slew of announcements and exhibitions from tech companies like Samsung, HTC and more. But an announcement from Swedish furniture giant Ikea is also grabbing headlines. Just in case charging your phone with a cord is too much trouble, Ikea is introducing lamps, bedside tables and other furniture pieces 20

March 2, 2015 5:15 PM Bill Gates repeats at top of Forbes' list of billionaires

The world's richest person got even richer this year. And a basketball superstar-turned-owner made the list for the first time. Forbes said Monday that Bill Gates's net worth rose to $79.2 billion in 2015 from $76 billion last year. That put him at the top of the magazine's list of the world's billionaires for the second consecutive year. The co-founder 28

February 28, 2015 7:29 PM Uber reports months-old data breach that affected 50,000 drivers

A small town in Michigan that bears the name is on the market to the highest bidder, as unofficial Mayor of Hell John Colone put his holdings up for sale for the low price of $999,666, The Huffington Post reports. While living in Michigan, I of course visited Hell, and I can tell you: There's not much there. But, if you have a million bucks lying around 13

February 28, 2015 12:49 AM Uber says database containing driver info was breached

NEW YORK: Uber says a database containing the names and drivers’ license numbers of 50,000 of its drivers was breached in May. The ride-sharing service says it has notified the drivers and hasn’t received any reports of the information being misused. Uber says it will offer a one-year membership in Experian’s ProtectMyID Alert identity theft protection 29

February 24, 2015 5:41 AM Uber Partners SafetiPin to Provide Safety Scores for City Locations

Uber will pilot the initiative in New Delhi, beginning February 25 and run for five months, following which it will be rolled out across other global markets, including Bogota, Colombia and Nairobi, Kenya with the aim to cover about 20,000 km of city roads and areas. "Uber will advance the contribution to SafetiPin's data collection efforts across the city by providing 19