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Lyft vows to go all-electric by 2030

Ride-hailing services were initially touted as a way to get people out of their own cars and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, though studies in recent years have shown that isn’t what’s actually happening. Lyft, in an effort to reverse this, is committing to its service using only electric vehicles by the year 2030, according to a Lyft […]

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Google says it will increase diversity in leadership 30 percent by 2025

The search giant also pledges $175 million to support black business owners, startup founders and developers. Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Wednesday said the search giant will add more black employees, as well as employees from other “underrepresented groups,” to its leadership ranks. The company vowed a 30% improvement over the next five years.  The promise […]

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T-Mobile expands T-Mobile Tuesdays to include Sprint customers

T-Mobile is continuing to integrate Sprint customers in the months after its merger closed. After previously expanding roaming to allow Sprint users to use its 4G LTE and 5G networks, on Thursday T-Mobile took another step towards combining its two brands by expanding its T-Mobile Tuesday perks program to Sprint users.  Sprint customers simply need to download the T-Mobile Tuesdays app […]

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iPhone 11 and 11 Pro, 2 months later: The ultrawide camera is still our favorite thing

In a season filled with new phone releases such as the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and the Google Pixel 4, the new iPhone 11, 11 Pro and Pro Max impressed me early on. Apple packed its latest phones with a new ultrawide-angle camera, an A13 processor, Night Mode for photos, iOS 13 and one of the best all-around camera systems found on any phone today. Plus, the […]

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Zoom will offer full encryption to free users after all

It turns out Zoom will go ahead and offer end-to-end encryption to all users, despite previously saying the feature would be a premium one, for paying customers only. That’s according to a Wednesday blog post from CEO Eric Yuan.  The videoconferencing service saw a massive surge in users at the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, as more people began working and socializing from home. […]

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Social media firms could be sued for censoring political speech under new bill

Sen. Josh Hawley introduced a bill Wednesday that would allow people to sue tech companies for “selectively censoring political speech.” Online platforms would have to update their terms of service to include a commitment to act in good faith, and could be fined $5,000 if they break that promise. The bill also prevents online platforms from hiding […]