David Plouffe, a former Obama campaign manager, will become Uber's senior vice president of policy and strategy.
The public will now have five additional days to weigh in on this contentious issue.
More types of malicious software will be identified by Google's safe browsing service
A new feature lets people simplify how they phrase their questions
The finger-pointing continues between the ride-sharing services, which both accuse the other of ordering and canceling thousands of rides.
Lyft says that Uber employees have ordered and cancelled thousands of Lyft rides since last fall, hurting its business.
The system will help Google connect its data centers in Asia and the US
Samsung stopped paying to license Microsoft technology late last year, Microsoft says
Some requests are being made with 'false and inaccurate information,' Google says
Requests worldwide rose by 46 percent to 2,058
People are getting more selective about what they want to share, and online firms are picking up on it
Shares were trading at around $52 in after-market hours, up more than 30 percent
New services try to make it easier for companies to manage employees' bookings.
You'll no longer be able to send messages from Facebook's main mobile app