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  1. News - World

    British cabinet kept in the dark over vast spying programmes

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 11:53am by Guardian News Service

    ... Guardian News Service Former British minister, Chris Huhne, says he was in ‘utter ignorance’ of Prism and Tempora and calls for tighter oversight of security services Ministers ... headquarters, already had remarkable and extensive snooping capabilities. He said this lack of information and accountability showed “the supervisory arrangements for our intelligence services need ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1326335/british-cabinet-kept-dark-over-vast-spying-programmes
  2. News - World

    Be careful what you ‘like’: Facebook users reveal secrets, study shows

    Posted Mar 12th 2013, 12:19pm by Guardian News Service

    ... Guardian News Service Researchers highlight danger of data abuse Facebook users are unwittingly revealing intimate secrets - including their sexual orientation, drug use and political ... and services that respect their privacy Michal Kosinski, lead Cambridge University analyst  Michal Kosinski, one of the academics behind the study, said he believed Facebook users would be “spooked” ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1189145/be-careful-what-you-facebook-users-reveal-secrets-study-shows
  3. News - Hong Kong

    Taxihero – Hong Kong's upcoming taxi-hailing app reverses the business model

    Posted Oct 18th 2013, 09:47am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... or rush hour, locates a taxi for you, for free, and sends it racing to wherever you are. Well you can try, but they have not signed up enough of Hong Kong’s 18,000 taxis yet.  But it’s happening, ... where you are going via google maps and GPS on your trusty smartphone and hey presto, your personal taxi hero will message you: “Congratulations, you’ve found your taxi!” He or she ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1334349/taxihero-hong-kongs-upcoming-taxi-hailing-app-reverses-business-model
  4. News - World - TRANSPORT

    Smartphone car service undercuts New York’s yellow taxis

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 08:29pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in New York Smartphone car service undercuts New York taxis The car-hailing service Uber is taking on New York's taxis, temporarily dropping some of its prices by 20 per cent. The company says its lower-end service is now cheaper than the city's famous yellow taxis. A ride from Grand Central Terminal to the financial district will now cost US$22, down ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1550428/smartphone-car-service-undercuts-new-yorks-yellow-taxis
  5. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Unscrupulous taxi drivers overcharging Peak Tram tourists in off-meter scam

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 06:27pm by Bryan Harris

    ... and frustrations among both tourists and residents wishing to use the service. The taxi "touts" take advantage of tourists who do not want to wait in the queues. "We saw the line and decided ... Bryan Harris bryan.harris@scmp.com Cabbies are quoting prices four times the metered fare- right under the nose of the police Taxi drivers taking Peak tram tourists for a ride One ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581964/taxis-overcharging-peak-tram-tourists-quadruple-fares-under-polices
  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama strategist David Plouffe joins smartphone car-hailing service Uber

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 09:19pm by AFP

    ... service Uber. The move signals that Uber has no intention of backing down in the face of growing pressure from regulators and traditional taxi operators intent on putting the brakes on internet-age car services. David Plouffe will become senior vice-president of policy and strategy from late September. He will manage Uber's global policy and political activities, communications, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1577808/obama-strategist-david-plouffe-joins-smartphone-car-hailing-service-uber
  7. Business - Companies - THE INTERVIEW

    Taxi firm Uber geared up for mainland China click

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 04:10am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... consumers – and taxi unions – as it goes wheel to wheel with established taxi companies on price and service. For now, Kalanick wants to learn the rules of the road. In each region it operates in, ... if they say “no, you can’t offer a lower-cost service”? That is what many of these laws are designed to do, to protect people from a cheaper option. Have you taken a look at who owns the taxi licences ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1569698/taxi-firm-uber-geared-mainland-china-click
  8. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    App-based global taxi service Uber sued over fatal California crash

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 09:39pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in San Francisco App-based taxi service sued over fatal crash The family of a young girl killed by a driver affiliated with Uber, a fast-growing global app-based taxi service, has ... multiple herniated discs after an Uber driver hit her last year. Uber X is a lower-cost version of the service, with drivers using everyday vehicles, rather than black limousines. Monday's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1415855/app-based-global-taxi-service-uber-sued-over-fatal-california-crash
  9. Business - China Business

    Chinese market for taxi booking apps gets more congested

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 04:10am by James Griffiths

    ... James Griffiths james.griffiths@scmp.com Kuaidi prepares to take on luxury challenge Hangzhou-based Kuaidi Technology is launching a luxury car service to challenge that of US venture capital darling Uber, which expanded into Beijing and Hong Kong last month. Kuaidi Dache, the taxi booking service in which e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding owns a stake, engaged in a price ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1569562/chinese-market-taxi-booking-apps-gets-more-congested
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - INSIGHT

    Digital world must eventually defeat dictators: Schmidt, Cohen

    Posted May 09th 2013, 02:24pm by Global Viewpoint Network/Tribune Media Services

    ... Global Viewpoint Network/Tribune Media Services Nathan Gardels talks to Google’s Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen about their new book, The Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations ... Will it be part and parcel of the digital age, or a momentary response to a tragic event? We’ll have to see. Global Viewpoint Network/Tribune Media Services ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1233654/digital-world-must-eventually-defeat-dictators-schmidt-cohen

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