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Monthly Archives: April 2015

Do private high-tech commuter buses jibe with public transportation?

Published April 12, 2015 on CNET News
Jitney-like shuttle startups, such as Leap and Chariot, have been criticized as being elite services that compete with mass transit, but urban planners don’t quite see it that way.

Drones’ newest mission? Disaster relief

Published March 19, 2015 on CNET News
First it was video, then it was packages. Now a new trend is emerging with drone use: humanitarian relief.

How Carl Bass is crafting Autodesk’s push for makers like you

Published February 26, 2015 on CNET News
The software company known for projects as far afield as One World Trade Center and Grand Theft Auto is bringing its tools to DIY-ers tinkering fixes to everyday problems.

Ellen Pao v. Kleiner Perkins trial kicks off with mudslinging

Published February 24, 2015 on CNET News
In the high-stakes Silicon Valley case of he-said, she-said, lawyers for both sides argue over whether an atmosphere of gender discrimination persisted at Kleiner Perkins.

To tip or not to tip drivers, that is Uber’s question

Published February 16, 2015 on CNET News
People do it with taxis, people do it with Lyft. Now, drivers for the ride-hailing service are petitioning Uber to allow for cashless tipping by including an in-app gratuity feature.