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Uber curbs "God View" access as privacy concerns mount

Dec 17, 2014

Uber curbs "God View" access as privacy concerns mount

(Reuters) - Online taxi service Uber Technologies Inc has limited employee access to its "God View," a real-time taxi monitoring tool, amid increasing privacy concerns. God View, which lets the company see all Uber cabs in a city and waiting customers who have hailed cars, is now available only to "employees working in operations or other areas, like fraud prevention," Uber said in a letter to Senator Al Franken. ( 1.usa.gov/13uxNHU ) Uber was asked to clarify its privacy policy and the use of the tracking tool by the Minnesota senator, who is also the chairman of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology, and the Law, last month #Yahoo! #wcnts #wcntn #typeof-social #undefined #cookie #values #rco #aut #rch #typeof-registered #cnt
Taliban kills 12 demining workers in Afghanistan, police say

Dec 13, 2014

Taliban kills 12 demining workers in Afghanistan, police say

LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan (Reuters) - The Taliban shot dead 12 demining workers near the former British base of Camp Bastion in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province on Saturday, opening fire from motor bikes, police said. Farid Ahmad Obaid, a spokesman for the provincial police chief, said Afghan forces later launched a counter attack, killing four of the Islamist militants and capturing three. (Reporting by Mohammad Stanekzai; Editing by Frank Jack Daniel) #Yahoo! #content #wcnts #typeof-social #undefined #cookie #values #aut #rch #typeof-registered #cnt
Seventeen dead, scores missing as landslide destroys Indonesian village

Dec 13, 2014

Seventeen dead, scores missing as landslide destroys Indonesian village

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A landslide destroyed a remote village in Indonesia, killing at least 17 people, an official said on Saturday, as rescuers used their bare hands to search through the mud for scores of missing. Hundreds have been evacuated from around Jemblung village in the Banjarnegara regency of central Java, about 450 km (280 miles) from the capital, Jakarta, where media pictures showed a flood of orange coloured mud and water cascading down a wooded mountainside #Yahoo! #wcnts #wcntn #typeof-social #undefined #cookie #rco #aut #rch #cnt
Indonesia rescuers use bare hands to search for scores missing in landslide

Dec 13, 2014

Indonesia rescuers use bare hands to search for scores missing in landslide

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A landslide destroyed a remote village in Indonesia, killing at least 11 people, an official said on Saturday, as rescuers used their bare hands to search through the rain and mud for scores of missing. Hundreds have been evacuated from around Jemblung village in the Banjarnegara regency of central Java, about 450 km (280 miles) from the capital, Jakarta, where media pictures showed a flood of orange coloured mud and water cascading down a wooded mountainside. #Yahoo! #wcntn #typeof-social #cookie #values #rco #aut #rch #typeof-registered
Three teens, man shot outside Portland, Oregon, high school

Dec 13, 2014

Three teens, man shot outside Portland, Oregon, high school

PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - Three teenagers and a 20-year-old man were shot and wounded on Friday outside a Portland, Oregon, alternative high school when a gunman thought to have gang ties opened fire following a dispute, police said. The suspect, believed to be in his early teens or early 20s, fled the scene with two other males following the shooting less than a block from Rosemary Anderson High School and all three remained at large several hours later, said Pete Simpson of the Portland Police Bureau A 16-year-old girl who was struck by the gunfire shortly after noon outside the school in north Portland was rushed to a local hospital, where she was listed in critical condition, Simpson said. #Yahoo! #content #wcntn #undefined #cookie #values #aut #rch #cnt