Uber Loses at Least $1.2 Billion in First Half of 2016

The ride-hailing giant Uber Technologies Inc. is not a public company, but every three months, dozens of shareholders get on a conference call to hear the latest details on its business performance from its head of finance, Gautam Gupta.On Friday, Gupta told investors that Uber's losses mounted in the second

Twitter to Stop Counting Photos and Links in 140-Character Limit

Twitter Inc. is making a major shift in how it counts characters in Tweets, giving users more freedom to compose longer messages.The social media company will soon stop counting photos and links as part of its 140-character limit for messages, according to a person familiar with the matter. The change

For Dubai Government Workers, the Wrong Day to Turn Up Late

A bad day to turn up late: Dubais ruler encountered a lot of empty chairs on Sunday when he decided to do a surprise spot check on ordinarily busy government offices.A video showing Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum walking into the sparsely populated offices of the Land Department and

Bill Gatess Net Worth Hits $90 Billion: Chart

The net worth of the worlds richest person Bill Gates hit $90 billion on Friday, fueled by gains in public holdings including Canadian National Railway Company and Ecolab Inc. Gatess fortune is now $13.5 billion bigger than that of the worlds second-wealthiest person, Spanish retail mogul Amancio Ortega,

Tesla Unveils the Worlds Fastest Production Car: 0 to 60 in 2.5 Seconds

Teslas Model S was already the fastest four-door sedan in the world. In Ludicrous Mode, it had the speediest zero-to 60 jump of any car under $200,000. But this, apparently, wasnt ludicrous enough.On Tuesday, Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk released a new, 100-kilowatt-hour battery pack for the dual-motor versions of the Model S

The computer on the ISS is about to get a whole lot better

Image: BRESNIK HANDOUT/REX/ShutterstockNo matter where you are on Earth, your computer just works. As long as you have power (or a battery) and a broadband internet connection, your device is good to go, with access to essentially the computing power of the entire world. That's not true in space.

Memeois is an app that delivers dank memes to you all day

If you enjoy wasting time on the internet, you're probably going to love Memeois, the new iOS app made solely to deliver you the hottest new memes. SEE ALSO: 4chan hackers take over city billboard to broadcast hate memes The app was made by 17-year-old Anushk Mittal and is free

Facebook is testing a secret photo sharing app in China, report says

Image: Schiefelbein/AP/REX/ShutterstockFacebook is even more desperate to have a presence in China than we thought. The social network has been secretly testing a photo sharing app in the country, according to a new report in The New York Times. SEE ALSO: Facebook is dangerous for Democracyhere's why The app,