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Uber settles with drivers without compromising on their contractor status

Uber Technologies has arrived at a settlement with drivers in two lawsuits that could see the company paying up to US$100 million, but without a change in the classification of its drivers from independent contractors to employees.

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Europe files antitrust charges against Google over Android's licensing requirements

The European Commission on Wednesday made new antitrust charges against Google, alleging that the company foisted its search application and the Chrome browser on Android smartphones makers as a condition to license its other apps and services.

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Europe's digging into Google’s contracts with phone makers and operators

The European Commission is still investigating whether Google’s Android operating system and Amazon’s contracts with e-book publishers have broken antitrust rules, its Competition Commissioner said Monday in Amsterdam.

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Google could face EU antitrust charges over Android next week

After a year-long investigation, the European Commission is about to accuse Google of abusing its dominant position in the smartphone OS market.

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You'll be able to get tickets from Ticketmaster and Eventbrite directly on Facebook

Facebook has partnered with Ticketmaster and Eventbrite to become a one-stop shop for events.

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Outlook for iOS and Android gets new calendar integrations

Users of Outlook for iOS and Android now have new ways to get important reminders and events into their calendars, thanks to integrations that Microsoft unveiled Thursday morning.

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It’s 2016, and Reddit just launched official iOS and Android apps

The official Reddit app is fast and free, replacing the need for third-party clients.

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Twitter adds a Message button so you can quickly share Tweets privately

Twitter amps up its Direct Messaging appeal by making it easier to send a Tweet in a private convo.

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VMware goes after Outlook with Boxer email app for Airwatch

VMware launched a new version of the Boxer iOS app on Tuesday for companies using VMware to manage their employees' mobile devices.

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Facebook takes a guess at what's in pictures to help visually impaired

With images an ever-growing proportion of what we share on social networks, Facebook fears that users with visual impairments may be missing out.

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Stock your Windows 10 PC for free: 25 great apps and tools

Sometimes good things come in free packages. Here's some of the best free software around for your Windows 10 PC.

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BlackBerry makes BBM's paid privacy features free

With privacy and secrecy functions a given in competing messaging systems, BlackBerry is dropping the subscription fee for users of the 'retract' and 'timer' functions of its cross-platform BBM messaging app.

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Facebook Safety Check develops glitch, checks on people far from Lahore blast

On Sunday, after a terror attack in Lahore, Pakistan, killed 65 and injured over 300 people, a bug in the tool made it contact people in locations like the U.S., India and U.K. far removed from the explosion, causing considerable anxiety.

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Researchers break Apple's iMessage encryption, will be fixed in iOS 9.3

The vulnerability will be fully fixed when Apple releases iOS 9.3 on Monday, but it just goes to show: even strong encryption can have its weak points.

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The 5 best Android keyboard apps for easier typing

Upgrade your Android input experience by finding the best virtual keyboard for your personal typing style.