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Uber learns lessons in Nairobi

Uber has been operational in Nairobi since January this year, and the company's experience in the city has been a sort of test case for what it can learn as it expands internationally Nairobi is being hailed as one of the fastest...

US senator to introduce proposal for mandatory drone geofencing

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer is to introduce a proposal that aims to make geofencing of drones mandatory soon, following a number of reports of close shaves between the unmanned aircraft and regular planes.

Memory issue disrupts FAA air traffic control system

A memory issue in the traffic management system of the Federal Aviation Administration resulted in the disruption of flights on the U.S. East Coast on Saturday, according to the agency.

Software upgrade could be cause of US airline disruption

The Federal Aviation Administration has zeroed in on a recent upgrade at a radar facility

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How tablets are changing the way people buy cars

Going to buy a car usually means driving to dealerships, test driving multiple vehicles, lots of paperwork and negotiation. But Infiniti Retail Group U.K .has reinvented the process by ditching the traditional dealership and selling...

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Electric Cars: Their past, present and future

Electric and hybrid cars are making more appearances among the gas-reliant sedans and SUVs on the road, but what makes an electric car different from a gas-powered car -- other than just plugging it in?

Cell service at US airports varies from first class to middle-seat coach

Tests by RootMetrics found coverage is improving but inconsistent

Apple hires Chrysler executive, furthering speculation of its automotive ambitions

Apple isn't saying if Doug Betts will work on existing products or the electric car Apple is supposedly building

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Summer travel scam targets your points and miles

How sure are you that the airline miles and hotel rewards points you’ve been hoarding for years will be there when you go to redeem them?

United Airlines flights grounded by 'network connectivity' issues

Passengers were unable to check in for flights or print boarding passes

Uber throws in the towel in battle with French taxi drivers

The company has suspended its UberPop service in France following attacks from taxi drivers unhappy with the service

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The Wrap - Taylor Swift takes on Apple, electric airplanes take off

Taylor Swift tells Apple it can't give away music, an airline is grounded from a cyberattack and an electric plane shows us the future. Follow host Nick Barber on Twitter @nickjb

Uber launches iPhone game to attract new drivers

'UberDrive' teaches players to navigate the streets of San Francisco and recruits them to drive for the company

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CIOs need to plan and prepare for disruption

A recent survey indicates that a number of CIO’s don’t think their industry is facing the prospect of disruption, meaning they're not preparing appropriately. Disruption is a reality, you must prepare and adapt.

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Who’s flying the plane? The latest reason to never ignore security holes

Companies make excuses for not addressing security holes that seem unlikely to be exploited. The problem is that they often do get exploited. Just ask United.

Another Uber office in China faces government scrutiny

Uber's business continues to operate without disruptions, according to the company

Uber's China business could face more regulatory trouble, following police raid

Uber continues to offer a ride-sharing service for private car owners, in spite of a ban

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British Airways Frequent Flyer Program Grounded

Members of the British Airways loyalty program have been the victims of a data breach with some users accounts frozen until British Airways concludes their investigations

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