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New York attorney general sues to stop Lyft launch

Over before it begins? Lyft faces legal action from New York State over plans to operate in the Big Apple.

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Worse than potato salad? 10 of the most ridiculous Kickstarter projects

If you think pledging to help a guy make potato salad is a waste of money, wait until you get a load of these projects that sought backing from the crowd.

Airbnb revamps reviews to encourage more honesty

A better ratings system will give hosts and guests more information, and hopefully lead to fewer surprises.

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Elon Musk donates $1 million to help build Nikola Tesla Museum

The creator of SpaceX and Tesla Motors didn't fully fund the project, but Elon Musk has donated $1 million to the future Tesla Science Center.

Lyft gives its ride-sharing app a makeover before hitting the streets of New York

Sometimes you just need a new look for before a big event.

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Lyft ride-sharing service runs into trouble before launching in New York

The city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission says the ride-sharing app isn’t authorized to operate in New York.

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Mt. Gox CEO selling Bitcoins.com, will give some proceeds to burned investors

The domain will go on sale July 24, with an opening bid of $185,000

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Uber won’t surge-price you too much in emergencies

An agreement with New York’s attorney general means Uber is limited to how much it can gouge you during storms or disasters.

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Lyft and Uber will face off in New York on Friday

Uber has faced little competition from ride-sharing apps in NYC until now: Lyft is rolling out service in the outer boroughs this week with free rides.

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How to use print-on-demand book services

Looking to make your own books? Glenn Fleishman has some tips on services to use, how to format your book, and how to sell it to the masses.

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Why Uber raised all that money: To make your rides cheaper

New Yorkers and San Franciscans are benefitting from Uber’s record-breaking fundraising round with fresh price cuts.

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Experts worry governments, 'commercial pressures' will undermine online freedom

What keeps Internet experts up at night? Pew Research Center's latest study gives us a glimpse.

How to delete or disable your Facebook account

Need some time away from Facebook? Sick of its privacy issues? You can deactivate—or outright delete—your account if you know where to look.

How to quit Facebook

If you're ready to part ways with the social network, you've got two options -- deactivate your Facebook account or delete it completely.

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Facebook researcher: 'We care about the emotional impact of Facebook'

The researcher behind a controversial psychology experiment on Facebook users spoke out in defense of the project over the weekend.

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Facebook messed with users' emotions--for science!

A recently released research paper shows that the emotions others express on Facebook rub off on you—even with the absence of nonverbal social cues.