Backgroundcheck

June 17, 2017
Airbnb is buying a scam-fighting background check technology
June 17, 2017

Airbnb is buying a scam-fighting background check technology

The technology works by analyzing data from public sources, such as social media.

By M. Moon,   June 17, 2017
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April 5, 2017
Over 8,000 Uber, Lyft drivers fail new Massachusetts background check
April 5, 2017

Over 8,000 Uber, Lyft drivers fail new Massachusetts background check

Many had suspended licenses, DUIs or violent and sexual offenses.

By S. Fogel,   April 5, 2017
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May 6, 2016
Uber can't dodge assault lawsuit because of contract drivers
May 6, 2016

Uber can't dodge assault lawsuit because of contract drivers

The decision may lead more victims to come forward with claims.

By S. Dent,   May 6, 2016
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January 29, 2016
Facebook has banned person-to-person gun sales
January 29, 2016

Facebook has banned person-to-person gun sales

The move is an effort to stymie background-check free sales of firearms.

By T. J.,   January 29, 2016
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January 13, 2016
Uber will allow nonviolent criminals to drive in California
January 13, 2016

Uber will allow nonviolent criminals to drive in California

The company will relax screening rules for those convicted of nonviolent or nonsexual crimes.

By B. Steele,   January 13, 2016
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August 19, 2015
Uber's background checks reportedly missed criminal records
August 19, 2015

Uber's background checks reportedly missed criminal records

Los Angeles and San Francisco are convinced that Uber's background checks aren't as good a...

By J. Fingas,   August 19, 2015
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July 10, 2015
OPM director steps down after hacks affected more than 20 million
July 10, 2015

OPM director steps down after hacks affected more than 20 million

In the last year the federal government's Office of Personnel Management has been hit by at le...

By R. Lawler,   July 10, 2015
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December 17, 2014
Uber explores using biometrics and lie detectors to screen drivers
December 17, 2014

Uber explores using biometrics and lie detectors to screen drivers

Uber has come under fire for allegedly doing little to protect passengers from unscrupulous driver...

By J. Fingas,   December 17, 2014
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September 8, 2011
AOptix e-Gate could improve global airport security, replace ID checks with iris scans
September 8, 2011

AOptix e-Gate could improve global airport security, replace ID checks with iris scans

You're certainly not alone if you think that the current airport security process is far from i...

By Z. Honig,   September 8, 2011
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