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Uber's connecting with a crowdsourced safety app and, eventually, local government to help improve conditions in New Delhi, India. The company announced a partnership with SafetiPin, a firm that collects location-based info and offers a "safety score" for a given area. The idea is that Uber's "par...

February 24th 2015 at 2:02am 0 Comments
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A woman who claims she was raped by an Uber driver in New Delhi last month has filed suit against the US-based car-sharing company. In a civil complaint filed yesterday in California, the unnamed woman, who's referred to as "Jane Doe," said the company put its bottom line ahead of ensuring rider s...

January 30th 2015 at 4:52pm 0 Comments
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Uber is no longer allowed to operate in New Delhi, India's capital city, after a woman was allegedly raped by one of its drivers. In an interview with India's Economic Times, local transport chief Satish Mathur says that the company misled customers by using vehicles with the wrong permits and has...

December 8th 2014 at 4:41am 0 Comments
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Elizabeth's post about getting the word "gay" out of the game got tons of feedback from you all (some comments more intelligent than others), and now a poster on WoW Ladies has another language sensitivity that I agree with. The word "rape" is used by some players in game for all kinds of things, a...

June 26th 2007 at 12:58pm 0 Comments
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Dustin Diamond, aka "Screech" from the "hit" television series Saved by the Bell is going through some tough times. He hasn't had a "career" since his teen acting days, he's losing his house, and now... he's lost his precious PSP games (to quote "good games.") According to his account on a Florida r...

August 9th 2006 at 12:45pm 0 Comments
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Our inaugural weekly feature asking readers to dissect advertising was a hit, generating 110 comments (and counting). Readers eloquently debated the merits of the controversial Hitman advertisement that featured a scantiliy clad woman shot through the forehead and subsequently carefully arranged on...

April 14th 2006 at 1:30am 0 Comments