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Itika Sharma Punit / Quartz:
Uber sues India competitor Ola, alleges it booked over 400K fake rides from 90K spam accounts, seeks $7.4M in damages   —  Uber sues Ola for allegedly using the same dirty tricks Uber was accused of using on Lyft and Gett  —  The race in the Indian taxi app business may have entered a second—and more intense—lap.
Mar 23, 2016, 6:55 PMIn context
Ian Kar / Quartz:
Uber partners with GoBank to pilot Instant Pay, a program offering drivers debit cards that allow them to access earnings immediately   —  Uber is offering a new debit card that will help its drivers get paid instantly  —  In its battle to attract and retain more drivers …
Mar 17, 2016, 3:15 PMIn context
Alison Griswold / Quartz:
Behind Instacart's recent struggles, which show why certain industries won't fit the on-demand model   —  Inside Instacart's fraught and misguided quest to become the Uber of groceries  —  The changes Instacart outlined were grim.  —  Fees for customers were increasing.
Mar 11, 2016, 2:00 AMIn context
Adam Pasick / Quartz:
Spotify's new Fresh Finds playlists leverage hundreds of music blogs and review sites it crawls and its own early adopter users   —  Spotify is using 50,000 anonymous hipsters to find your next favorite song  —  Spotify's personalized Discover Weekly playlist has won millions of fans …
Mar 6, 2016, 7:20 AMIn context
Keith Collins / Quartz:
PIN system used by IRS to protect 724K victims of 2015 breach relies on same Knowledge-Based Authentication tech used in original breach   —  The IRS is using a system that was hacked to protect victims of a hack—and it was just hacked  —  It ain't easy being an American taxpayer.
Mar 3, 2016, 1:00 AMIn context
Zheping Huang / Quartz:
Some upper middle class Chinese are becoming Uber drivers to ease loneliness caused by distance from family, abundance of spare time after retirement   —  For China's upper middle class, driving for Uber is a cure for loneliness  —  When he drives his BMW 3 Series for Uber, Jasper Fu is not really there for the money.
Feb 20, 2016, 5:05 AMIn context
Chase Purdy / Quartz:
Amazon to acquire Indian online payments company Emvantage   —  Amazon is suiting up to fight for India's mobile shoppers  —  With roughly a fifth of the world's population but only 12% of its internet users, India remains a curious case for e-commerce companies looking to tap into the rapidly-developing market.
Feb 16, 2016, 7:35 PMIn context
Ian Kar / Quartz:
Sources: PayPal subsidiary Venmo to roll out new feature Wednesday called Pay With Venmo, a payment option for people shopping within apps   —  Venmo, beloved millennial app, is finally trying to make some money  —  Since launching in 2009, Venmo has been great at one thing: letting people easily send money to each other.
Jan 26, 2016, 6:45 PMIn context
Tim Fernholz / Quartz:
T-Mobile CEO John Legere responds to Binge On criticism, claims it's not throttling because the service doesn't slow down data or remove customer control   —  T-Mobile CEO John Legere defends his streaming plan against “bulls**t” complaints from “jerks” at Google
Jan 7, 2016, 2:45 PMIn context
Dan Frommer / Quartz:
A review of Apple Watch 220 days in: apps ecosystem seems stalled, perhaps because the watch is so reliant on iPhone   —  Half a year later, the Apple Watch feels like a stalled platform  —  Seven months later, my Apple Watch is still the second thing I put on every morning.  (Glasses first.)
Dec 2, 2015, 4:35 AMIn context

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