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Paresh DaveContact Reporter The Los Angeles company known for its Snapchat messaging app generated the largest initial public offering in...


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An almighty row has broken out over who should have access to all the data new cars generate. Manufacturers want to have control of it...


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Anna Torres 24-Feb, 19:33 22 Latimes

Nobody wants to be Uber right now. In the past month, the San Francisco ride-hailing firm faced a customer boycott and sexual harassment...


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Lily Evans 24-Feb, 09:10 21 Latimes

Five years ago when Facebook went public, employees of the social network were glued to office televisions airing CNBC, waiting for the...


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Wyatt Waller 23-Feb, 21:34 31 Latimes

Associated Press Waymo, a self-driving car company founded by Google, is colliding with ride-hailing service Uber in a court battle...


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Joseph Williams 23-Feb, 14:53 24 Latimes

Matt Day The venture capital arms of Qualcomm Inc., Microsoft Corp. and Airbus have led a $26-million investment in AirMap, the builder of...


Uber sex harassment allegations are a warning for the tech industry and its 'rock star' culture

Uber sex harassment allegations are a warning for the tech..

Olivia Rogers 21-Feb, 21:16 32 Latimes

A former Uber employee sent ripples through the tech industry on Sunday when she alleged on her personal blog that she’d been sexually...


Facebook Messenger gets a bot that can help send your money across the world

Facebook Messenger gets a bot that can help send your money..

Sophia Bell 21-Feb, 18:26 26 Latimes

Nina AgrawalContact Reporter Sending money to a friend or relative abroad just got a little easier for users of Facebook Messenger. On...


Uber hires Eric Holder to investigate sexual harassment claims

Uber hires Eric Holder to investigate sexual harassment claims..

Gavin Perry 21-Feb, 11:24 18 Latimes

Steven Overly Uber has hired former U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. to help lead an investigation into claims of sexual harassment and...


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