Uber and Lyft ordered to share data with San Francisco

Uber and Lyft ordered to share data with San Francisco

Ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft have been ordered to hand over details about their San Francisco operations. The city attorney wants access to four years’ worth of data about driver practices and the areas they serve. Dennis Herrera said he wanted to ensure they were complying with local laws on safety, accessibility and not creating “a public nuisance”. Uber and Lyft have 15 days to comply or face charges of contempt and other court-imposed penalties….

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Peter Kay says no more Car Share

Peter Kay says no more Car Share

Peter Kay has said there will be no more episodes of TV sitcom Car Share. Series two reaches its climax on BBC One later, but many fans have already seen the finale on BBC iPlayer and know what happens between John and Kayleigh. But the star told BBC Radio Manchester there will be no series three and no Christmas specials. Asked whether John would ever switch from Forever FM to Radio Manchester, Kay replied: “There’s…

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Rose & Garcia share Masters lead – highlights & report

Rose & Garcia share Masters lead – highlights & report

Media playback is not supported on this device Masters third-round leaderboard -6 Rose (Eng), Garcia (Spa); -5 Fowler (US); -4 Spieth (US), Moore (US), Hoffman (US); -3 Scott (Aus); -2 Schwartzel (SA); -1 Westwood (Eng), Pieters (Bel) Selected others: Level Casey (Eng), McIlroy (NI), Rahm (Spa); +1 Couples (US); +2 Mickelson (US); +3 Day (Aus); +6 Fitzpatrick (Eng); +8 Fisher (Eng); +9 Sullivan (Eng) England’s Justin Rose jumped into a share of the lead with…

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Masters 2017: Sergio Garcia, Rickie Fowler, Thomas Pieters & Charley Hoffman share Augusta lead

Masters 2017: Sergio Garcia, Rickie Fowler, Thomas Pieters & Charley Hoffman share Augusta lead

Masters second-round leaderboard -4 Hoffman (US), Garcia (Spa), Fowler (US), Pieters (Bel); -2 McGirt (US); -1 Moore (US), Rahm (Spa), Couples (US), Rose (Eng); Level Scott (Aus), Spieth (US), Mickelson (US), Selected others: +1 McIlroy (NI); +2 Matsuyama (Jpn), Kaymer (Ger); +3 Els (SA), Westwood (Eng); +5 Sullivan (Eng), Fitzpatrick (Eng); +6 Day (Aus); +7 Willett (Eng), Wood (Eng), Lowry (Ire); +8 Knox (Sco) Charley Hoffman’s overnight advantage was wiped out as Sergio Garcia, Rickie…

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Super Mario Run reviews hit Nintendo share price

Super Mario Run reviews hit Nintendo share price

Bad reviews of Nintendo’s Super Mario Run mobile game have led to an 11% fall in the firm’s share price. The game is Nintendo’s first full venture into mobile gaming and marked a significant shift for the firm which had previously not made apps. The game is only available via Apple’s app store and currently has an average rating of 2.5 stars. Many players criticised the game and said it was expensive compared with other…

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The village that just wants to share

The village that just wants to share

An abandoned military village in Germany is getting a new lease of life as a hippy commune fit for the 21st Century. Patrick Henry Village, near the German city of Heidelberg, was not born to hippy ideals. In fact, it was opened by the US Army as a military base after World War Two, and was described by those who lived and worked there as a tiny slice of 1950s American transported to Europe. It…

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WhatsApp warned over Facebook data share deal

WhatsApp warned over Facebook data share deal

WhatsApp has been warned by European privacy watchdogs about sharing user data with parent company Facebook. The regulators said they had “serious concerns” about the changes made to WhatsApp’s privacy policy, which made the sharing possible. In a letter to the messaging firm, they asked it to stop sharing data until it was clear that European privacy rules were not being broken. WhatsApp said it was working with data watchdogs to address their concerns. Data…

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