Uber picks Expedia's Dara Khosrowshahi as new CEO: sources

By Heather Somerville (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] chose Dara Khosrowshahi, the chief executive of travel company Expedia Inc, as its chief executive on Sunday, according to two sources with knowledge of the matter, handing him the challenge of leading the ride-services company out of a nearly year-long crisis. Khosrowshahi, 48, would take on […]

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What David Hasselhoff would say to KITT now that cars talk

David Hasselhoff can’t help evoking his ’80s and ’90s heyday in new movie “Killing Hasselhoff”. Killing Hasselhoff David Hasselhoff wants to bring back “Knight Rider”, even though today’s highly automated automobiles mean that talking ’80s supercar KITT no longer looks quite so kitted-out.  “The first thing I’d say to KITT”, Hasselhoff said, “is ‘Hey KITT, […]

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Sheriff Joe Arpaio ‘Very Humbled’ by Trump’s Pardon

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Essential Phone begins shipping, only 58 days late (update)

Enlarge Image The Essential Phone, from Android co-founder Andy Rubin, is practically all screen. Josh Miller/CNET On May 30, Essential founder Andy Rubin said he’d ship his stunning Essential Phone within 30 days.  On July 22, he said it was coming “within a few weeks.” On August 16, the company said the first preorders would […]

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What white supremacists teach us about online dating

Online dating is more popular than ever. You probably know some couples who’ve paired off after meeting on a matchmaking website. Mazel tov! But if you find the idea of meeting a potential soulmate from the internet IRL unsettling, oh boy, do I have a tale to spin for you. It’s about a 36-year-old fella […]

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What white supremacists teach us about online dating

Online dating is more popular than ever. You probably know some couples who’ve paired off after meeting on a matchmaking website. Mazel tov! But if you find the idea of meeting a potential soulmate from the internet IRL unsettling, oh boy, do I have a tale to spin for you. It’s about a 36-year-old fella […]

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