Archive: 17/12/2014

Underfire Uber ramps up rider safety

Uber is ramping up driver background checks and other security measures worldwide after the smartphone-focused car-sharing service was banned in New Delhi following the alleged rape of a passenger.

dateDec 17, 2014 in Business
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North Korea linked to Sony hacking (Update)

Federal investigators have now connected the hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. to North Korea, a U.S. official said Wednesday, though it remained unclear how the federal government would respond to a break-in that ...

dateDec 17, 2014 in Security
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New York state bans fracking

Governor Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday he would ban hydraulic fracking in New York State, citing health concerns about the controversial oil and gas drilling technique.

dateDec 17, 2014 in Environment
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