Apple is rebuilding Maps from the ground up

I’m not sure if you’re aware, but the launch of Apple Maps ran poorly. After a rough first impression, an apology from the CEO, several years of patching holes with data partnerships and some glimmers of sun with long-awaited transit directions and improvements in business, parking and place data, Apple Maps is still not where […]

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Welcome to Waltonville, Where the Worlds Richest Family Reigns

The largest family luck on ground is run out of two floors of unmarked suites in Bentonville, Arkansas. The building is a discreet nerve center for the Walton family’s $152 billion hoard. There are plenty more overt signs of their success in the heart of the city. Walton’s former five-and-dime store in Bentonville, Arkansas. Photographer: […]

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San Francisco’s scooter war: city makes back as ‘unlawful’ schemes flood streets

City officials send cease-and-desist letters to electric scooter startups, as local residents complain the unregulated schemes are a nuisance Some people are flinging the scooters into trash cans and lakes. Others are tripping over them on the sidewalk, complaining of broken toes and dangerous collisions. The San Francisco war over electric scooters- which several startups […]

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Uber admits to self-driving automobile ‘problem’ in bike lanes as safety concerns mount

Engineers were working to fix programming flaw that could have deadly outcomes for cyclists days after Uber announced it would openly defy California regulators Uber has admitted that there is a problem with the style autonomous vehicles traverse bike lanes, creating serious questions about the safety of cyclists days after the company announced that the […]

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San Francisco’s scooter war: city makes back as ‘unlawful’ schemes flood streets

City officials send cease-and-desist letters to electric scooter startups, as local residents complain the unregulated schemes are a nuisance Some people are tossing the scooters into trash cans and lakes. Others are tripping over them on the sidewalk, complain of broken toes and dangerous collisions. The San Francisco war over electric scooters- which several startups […]

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‘It’s not for me’: how San Francisco’s bike-share scheme became a symbol of gentrification

A bike-sharing strategy has triggered outrage and vandalism from the individuals who see it as designed for affluent, white professionals not locals A mutilated bicycle was spotted hanging in a tree on a San Francisco street. Another was dumped in a pond in Oakland. Nearby, a row of parked motorcycles had their tires slashed. The […]

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Ad campaign depicts San Franciscans what it’s like to live below the poverty line

A San Francisco resident when he’s charged many times the listed price for groceries .Image: tipping point, screenshot The tech industry has put San Francisco at the heart one of the biggest waves of wealth creation in history. But a huge number of the city’s residents have considered little of its spoils. SEE ALSO: How […]

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‘It’s not for me’: how San Francisco’s bike-share scheme became a emblem of gentrification

A bike-sharing strategy has sparked outrage and vandalism from the individuals who see it as designed for affluent, white professionals not locals A mutilated bicycle was spotted hanging in a tree on a San Francisco street. Another was dumped in a pond in Oakland. Nearby, a row of parked bikes had their tires slashed. The […]

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