The personal information of 57 million Uber riders and drivers was stolen by hackers a year ago — a breach the company reportedly managed to conceal by paying the cyber criminals to destroy the information.
Digital lip-syncing aimed at teens is officially a big, big business: Chinese tech company Bytedance has announced it plans to “merge” with — acquire — Musical.ly, a popular lip-synching app launched in China in 2013.
Alphabet Inc’s Waymo will launch a ride-hailing service with no human behind the steering wheel and has been testing the fully self-driving cars on public roads in Arizona, Chief Executive John Krafcik said on Tuesday.
And that’s not the only app he has in the works. A Bay Area teenager is inventing an app to tackle police brutality. 17-year-old George Hofstetter created the app CopStop which aims to inform users on the best behavioral practices when being apprehended by police officers.