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Facebook ‘following me’ hoax suggests users can reveal secret online stalkers

A hoax Facebook post is spreading misinformation about the website’s Block function by suggesting users can discover if they are being stalked by strangers. A message being shared on the social media platform instructs users on how to find a list of strangers who aren’t their Friends, but are following their activity.  The post advises users to search “Following Me” on […]

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China’s security boss planning to use AI to stop crime before it even happens

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We got an Uber to Uber’s Silicon Valley HQ to ask them about getting banned in London

As morning rush hour descends on downtown San Francisco, sending streams of tech workers to their gleaming office spaces, it can seem like every third car has an Uber sticker in the windshield. The distinctive cutout circle logo could soon be a rare sight in London, where the municipal transit agency, Transport for London (TfL), […]

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Bill Gates reveals what he would change if he could travel back in time: Control+Alt+Delete

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Greyball: What is the creepy feature that got Uber banned in London?

Uber is facing a ban in London. TfL has revoked the company’s operating licence in the capital, a decision Uber will appeal. TfL has offered a number of reasons for its decision, including Uber’s “approach to reporting serious criminal offences”. However, one of the more interesting parts of TfL’s announcement references Greyball, the controversial software […]

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UberEATS app will not be affected by the Uber London taxi ban – McDonald’s delivery is safe

UberEATS will not be affected by TfL’s decision to revoke Uber’s operating licence in London. The company’s delivery service will continue to function as normal, even if Uber ends up being banned in the capital. UberEATS lets users order food from a number of popular fast food outlets, including McDonald’s. People have been voicing their […]

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Uber ban: What taxi app alternatives do Londoners have after TfL reject licence renewal?

Uber’s operating licence has been revoked in London. TfL made the announcement, which could have huge repercussions for users and drivers across the capital, this morning. It said that the controversial taxi-hailing app company was “not fit and proper to hold a private hire operator licence”. Uber’s current licence ends on 30 September. However, several alternatives […]