Companies Adopt Ride Sharing – But Not Room Sharing – in Business Travel Policies

  Services provided by the sharing economy have increased adoption rates for shared transportation during business trips. But according to a new survey from Chrome River, the adoption rate for shared accommodation hasn’t reached the same levels. Instead of using Airbnb, HomeAway, or VRBO, business travelers are still opting to stay in hotels for their […]

Essential Ends Up Sharing User Information Thanks to Bungled Verification Email

Andy Rubin, the CEO of Essential Products, has apologised after a misconfigured email was sent to people who pre-ordered the Essential Phone seeking photo ID (such as driving licences, state ID, passport) information. Because of the email misconfiguration, customers who replied to the email with their personal information ending up sending it to all those who had […]

Uber’s New Guidelines Highlight Issues With Sharing Economy (Watch)

Uber Updated Its Terms To Ban Flirting Between Drivers And Passengers In-Flight Phone Calls May Be The Next Annoying Thing On Planes Disney Is The Undisputed King Of The 2016 Box Office So The US Is Almost $20 Trillion In Debt; Who Do We Owe? Popular ride-sharing app Uber just updated its community guidelines. And […]

Delhi High Court Seeks Centre’s Response on WhatsApp-Facebook Data Sharing

Delhi High Court Seeks Centre’s Response on WhatsApp-Facebook Data Sharing HIGHLIGHTS WhatsApp updated its privacy policy earlier this month It has, thus, stirred a controversy among the users Delhi HC has asked govt. to submit replies by September 14 WhatsApp’s recent decision to share user data with parent company Facebook has reached the doorstep of […]

FBI Continues to Debate Sharing iPhone Hack With Apple

The FBI has not decided whether to share with Apple details about how the bureau hacked into an iPhone linked to a California terrorism investigation, the bureau’s director says. James Comey discussed the situation during a speech Wednesday evening at Kenyon College in Ohio. He called their ability to get into the iPhone a “technological […]