Uber is expanding and rebranding — is that a good thing?

December 11, 2018 by  
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As the ridehailing giant enters the multimodal market, will it maintain protections for consumers?

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Google is launching a modular smartphone that snaps together like LEGO bricks

May 23, 2016 by  
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Google lifted everyone’s hope up a few years ago by floating its idea for a customizable, modular phone, then striking it down. Lucky for consumers sick of the pressure to buy the latest and greatest new phone every few months, the Project Ara phone is set to ship out next year. At Google’s recent development conference the announcement was made that Ara would actually see the light of day. The latest model features a frame with six slots for different hardware modules, which can snap…

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US Wastes $200 Billion on Environmentally Damaging Subsidies

July 23, 2010 by  
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photo: Nick Ares via flickr A new report by the Green Scissors Campaign details some $200 billion worth of yearly US government subsidies that the coalition says are “wasteful to taxpayers, harmful to the environment and bad for consumers.” Green Scissors 2010 [PDF] covers four broad areas in which these subsidies occur– energy, agriculture and biofuels, infrastructure, and public lands.

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