It's easy to poke fun at, but Lyft Shuttle answers to a real need.
By: Sean Gallagher
Enlarge / Hardly anyone is buying these. (credit: Crackberry) BlackBerry Ltd, the company that once led the world's "smartphone" market and ruled the corporate mobile e-mail world, posted its financials today for the most recent three months, and...
Apple has not said when the $27 million store will open
By: Chris Cox
The roof of Chicago’s new Apple Store has been revealed. The real question is: Is it an Air or a Pro?
Shares down 13% due to a drop in sales and services but CEO expects growth
By: Kat Bein
After seven years of electronic experimentation and creative fermentation, L.A.-based dance duo Oliver are ready for their close-up. The disco lovers...
Google's cloud chief spearheaded the decision.
By: Lynn La
The tech giant will stop combing through emails to tailor ads. But it’s not like they don’t have all your info anyway.
By: Nick Statt
Google will stop its long-standing practice of scanning the contents of individual Gmail users for advertising purposes, according to a report from the Financial Times. The practice, something Google has done nearly since the launch of its email...
By: Frederic Lardinois
Here’s a surprise announcement from Google: It will stop scanning the inboxes of Gmail’s free users for ad personalization at some point later this year. Google already doesn’t do this for business users who subscribe to its...
Gmail is the de facto standard for personal email accounts, with more than more than 1.2 billion people using the free service. One criticism, however, is that Google scans your email for keywords so it can better target ads directly to you. Not...
By: Paul Thurrott
Google is going to stop Scroogling its Gmail users: It will no longer scan email to generate personalized ads. The post Scroogled No More: Google Will Stop Scanning Gmail for Ads appeared first on Thurrott.com.
By: Ron Amadeo
Enlarge / Microsoft's description of Gmail scanning from the "Scroogled" ad campaign. (credit: Microsoft) Google has announced it will no longer scan e-mail messages for ad personalization. Previously, in the consumer version of Gmail, Google's...
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell may have found a way out of the GOP’s healthcare mess.
By: Sally C. Pipes
Republicans failed to repeal and replace the law.
"They'd like to get certain changes. And we'll see if we can take care of that," Trump said.
By: Sy Mukherjee
"Millions will lose care and tens of thousands will die so I can get a huge tax cut."
By: Alana Abramson
The fate of the Republican health bill could lie in their hands
By: JONATHAN MARTIN
Senator Dean Heller of Nevada became the latest Republican to say he cannot support a bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act in its current form.
It's called "favorites."
By: Casey Newton
Instagram has begun testing a way to share posts with a more limited group of friends. Called favorites, the feature attempts to improve on earlier social network friend lists, encouraging users to post more often by giving them more control over...
At events in Brooklyn and London, Fortune gathered some of our favorite thinkers and doers.
New documents show a loss of faith among some investors.
By: Ruth Reader
“The culture is embedded over five years. Tt would take a while to change the entire mentality that this guy set.” Thursday morning, on the hot steps of New York’s City Hall, a group of 15 Uber drivers gathered to celebrate a...
By: Zoë Henry
This week, Inc. editors and writers discuss the ouster of Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick, and how it impacts the future of the company.
Travis Kalanick stepped down as Uber's CEO earlier this week, leaving the CEO, COO, CFO and general counsel positions open. But while he's no longer head of the company, Kalanick is far from gone. He's still a member of the board and...
The city tax collector wants the names, addresses and driver's license numbers of Uber's drivers.