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Lyft's longest ever ride was a 639-mile drive from Colorado to Iowa – CNET

Lyft's longest ever ride was a 639-mile drive from Colorado to Iowa - CNET
  • Facebook Accused of Allowing Bias Against Women in Job Ads FOU: Facebook Accused of Allowing Bias Against Women in Job Ads

    A case filed with federal regulators says the company’s targeting technology is used to screen out female candidates in violation of the law.

  • Magic: The Gathering — Arena launches open beta test September 27 FOU: Magic: The Gathering — Arena launches open beta test September 27

    The granddaddy of them all is getting ready to let everyone in, as Wizards of the Coast announced today that Magic: The Gathering — Arena will launch its open beta phase on September 27. Digital card games are an important and growing market worth $1.3 billion in 2017, research firm Superdata reports, and…

  • Sapho announces AI tools that surface prejudicial decision-making FOU: Sapho announces AI tools that surface prejudicial decision-making

    It’s a perennial problem for enterprises: too many system-as-a-service (SaaS) offerings to juggle. Firms in 2017 used about 16 cloud-hosted apps on average, up about 33 percent year-over-year, and 70 percent of those firms said they expected to adopt more by 2020. That’s where a service like Sapho comes in. Its…

  • After shutting down Tribe, French cofounder launches blockchain investment fund Starchain Capital FOU: After shutting down Tribe, French cofounder launches blockchain investment fund Starchain Capital

    A pair of French entrepreneurs today announced the launch of Starchain Capital, an early-stage investment fund that has raised about $12 million to invest in blockchain projects. Starchain’s founders include Andréa Riom, based in Paris, and Cyril Paglino, based in San Francisco. Paglino relocated to San Francisco a few years ago to…

  • Salesforce announces Einstein Voice, a voice assistant for enterprises FOU: Salesforce announces Einstein Voice, a voice assistant for enterprises

    Amazon’s got Alexa. Microsoft has Cortana. And Google has the Google Assistant. It seems like practically every tech giant has its own voice platform, at this point, and Salesforce just joined the list. The San Francisco company today took the wraps off Einstein Voice, a part of its Einstein artificial…

  • The Studio raises $11 million to grow its on-demand product manufacturing platform FOU: The Studio raises $11 million to grow its on-demand product manufacturing platform

    The Studio, a startup that’s setting out to help merchants and product developers manufacture their own customized goods, has raised $11 million in a series A round of funding led by Ignition Partners, with participation from FJ Labs, VTF, WTI, Firebolt Ventures, and Interplay Ventures. Founded in 2013, The Studio —…

  • IBM launches tool aimed at detecting AI bias FOU: IBM launches tool aimed at detecting AI bias

    IBM is launching software which will monitor algorithms in real time and highlight how they make decisions.

  • Google Maps adds Apple CarPlay and iOS 12 support, with Waze to follow FOU: Google Maps adds Apple CarPlay and iOS 12 support, with Waze to follow

    Following Apple’s WWDC announcement of expanded third-party support for CarPlay automotive displays, Google today added CarPlay support to its crown jewel on iOS: Google Maps. The app has continued to be popular with iOS users despite Apple’s introduction of a competing and evolving mapping application six years ago. Now publicly availa…Read…