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Personal data on 50,000 Uber drivers exposed in breach

An investigation revealed a database had been accessed last May, the company said Friday.

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They're official: 'Ride-share' and 'unboxing' added to Oxford dictionary

The new terms arived in the venerable dictionary's latest quarterly update.

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Twitter adds more reporting tools to curb abuse and improve safety

Twitter has made it easier to report impersonation, self-harm and leaked private information.

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Facebook improves tool for suicide prevention

Facebook is adding better information to users who might need help.

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Jive updates deliver boost to enterprise communications

New Marketo integration enables community-focused customer analytics

PCWorld News

Google offers Gmail in Burmese language

Gmail is hugely popular in the country, according to local tech entrepreneurs

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Zuckerberg to hold public Facebook Q&A in Barcelona

The CEO could answer questions about Internet.org and new WhatsApp features

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Google more than doubles free music storage in the cloud

Google Play Music users can now upload up to 50,000 songs for free, more than doubling what they could previously.

on techhive.com

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Uber offers free rides to Koreans, hopes they won't report its illegal drivers to police

Uber offers free rides to establish its service, which the government calls illegal. Seems like a strategy we've seen before...

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Google Search test feature adds live chats with businesses

Google already lets you call businesses via Hangouts directly from search results. Now it's testing text-based Hangouts chats with businesses too.

Microsofts pulling Facebook, Google chat from Outlook.com

Say goodbye to Google Talk and Facebook chat in Outlook.com, because within about two weeks Microsoft's webmail app will be all about Skype and nothing but Skype.

PCWorld News

Sony users unable to access popular services like Hulu, Netflix

The problem appears to have affected users in many countries

PCWorld News

Uber's loyalty deal with Starwood Hotels could boost global growth

Uber hopes to attract Starwood customers through the program

PCWorld News

NetSfere promises enterprise messaging with end-to-end security

Featuring device-to-device encryption, this tool ensures sensitive messages are for senders' and recipients' eyes only

Reddit bans nude photos, sex videos posted without consent

The new rule goes into effect in a couple weeks