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UK Government 'Wastes' £200k on New Anti-Piracy Tech

torrentfreak.com
Let’s face facts here. Piracy-wise, the horse has already bolted. A majority of the population knows how to get what they want, and how to circumvent measures. The old guard, however, are pushing for ever more draconian measures in an attempt to turn back the tide. Now the UK Intellectual...
UK Government 'Wastes' £200k on New Anti-Piracy Tech

Uber under fire from regulators and competitors in Chicago

arstechnica.com
Uber, a startup that allows you to hail a car from your smartphone, is facing a fresh round of legal trouble, this time in Chicago. The Chicago Tribune reports that regulators have charged the company with a number of legal violations, including assessing a mandatory 20 percent tip and then...
Uber under fire from regulators and competitors in Chicago

Government services go 'digital by default' to save almost £3bn

www.guardian.co.uk
Website overhaul will see more transactions, such as driving test bookings and tax payments, move onlineA sweeping redesign of the government's seven biggest websites aims to save £1.2bn over the next three years - and further improvements to other department sites used for interaction with the public will save a...
Government services go 'digital by default' to save almost £3bn

Amazon Web Services to add 500 jobs in Fairfax

www.washingtonpost.com
Amazon Web Services plans to add 500 I.T.-focused jobs in Fairfax County and open a new office in Herndon, economic development officials there announced Wednesday. In return, the Virginia Department of Business Assistance will offer the company money and services to help recruit and train workers. Gov. Bob McDonnell (R)...
Amazon Web Services to add 500 jobs in Fairfax
Uber says Chicago is trying to drive its sedans out of the city

Innovation - who would dare oppose it? | Aditya Chakrabortty

www.guardian.co.uk
Growth-hungry Britain prizes innovation. But how do colossal TVs or self-sorting smart socks boost our standard of living?Only 83 days left till Christmas so offer a vote of thanks to the folk at Sony, for they have seen off your gift-shopping migraines. I speak, of course, of the XBR-84X900: the...
Innovation - who would dare oppose it? | Aditya Chakrabortty
Under new rules, Uber faces Chicago closure

Uber could be banned from Chicago if it doesn't eliminate its automated 20% tips

thenextweb.com
After setting up shop in Phoenix and Minneapolis, rolling out taxi hailing in San Francisco and being banned in NY for the very same service, Uber is yet again receiving heat from city governments, this time in Chicago. This is no surprise when you consider Uber’s recent fights in DC and Boston, but...
Uber could be banned from Chicago if it doesn't eliminate its automated 20% tips
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