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Uber president Jeff Jones quits

Uber president Jeff Jones quits

San Francisco-based Uber Technologies Inc. has confirmed that its President Jeff Jones has resigned from his position, deepening turmoil at the ride-hailing company.

Jones resigned and parted with the company just around seven months after assuming the role. He said he had joined the company because of its mission that would help it mature and thrive long term.

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Uber and California DMV representatives to meet lawyers from state AG’s office

Uber and California DMV representatives to meet lawyers from state AG’s office

In a recent report, San Francisco Business Times has revealed that a Wednesday afternoon meeting has been scheduled to be held between ride hailing company Uber, California's Department of Motor Vehicles (DMW), and the state's Attorney General (AG)'s office.

According to the report, "representatives" from Uber as well as the California DMW will meet with the lawyers from the state Attorney General's office on the afternoon of December 21.

The San Francisco Business Times' report of the meeting scheduled for December 21 has been confirmed by the DMW to TechCrunch.

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Abortion doesn’t hurt women’s mental health: study suggests

Abortion doesn’t hurt women’s mental health: study suggests

Pregnant women who undergo the controversial procedure of abortion are not more likely to experience mental health issues than those who don't, a new study suggested.

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Google Translate becomes more powerful with Neural Machine Translation technology

Google Translate becomes more powerful with Neural Machine Translation technolog

In an announcement made at a recent press event held in San Francisco, Google said that it is introducing Neural Machine Translation to its Google Translate language-translation tool, so as to make Translate more powerful and useful.

The Neural Machine Translation technology which Google has brought to its Translate tool underscores the use of advanced neural networks which translate whole sentences at a time, instead of reading phrase by phrase. As such, neural networks allow Google Translate to ensure that translations are based on the context of a sentence.

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Significant announcements made by some digital health companies at TechCrunch Disrupt

Significant announcements made by some digital health companies at TechCrunch Di

During the course of the TechCrunch Disrupt event held in San Francisco, a handful of digital health companies made some noteworthy announcements, showcasing innovative ideas and products as well as unveiling new devices.

The digital health innovators that made some of the most noteworthy announcements at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference included Styr Labs, MedRepublic, Carbon Health, Sync Think, and wellness device startup Moti, among a few others.

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Microsoft adds new tournaments feature to Xbox Live

Microsoft adds new tournaments feature to Xbox Live

During a Wednesday presentation at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, Microsoft announced that it has incorporated a new tournaments feature into Xbox Live, to enable developers to create as well as run eSports tournaments on Xbox Live.

The new tournaments feature added by Microsoft to Xbox Live is called the ‘Xbox Live Tournaments Program.’ It is essentially a preview toolkit for the developers to avail a number of customization options for implementing the eSports tournaments directly into Xbox Live.

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Great White Shark Spotted For First Time Attacking, Killing another Creature in San Francisco Bay

Great White Shark Spotted For First Time Attacking, Killing another Creature in

Cellphone video showing a great white shark killing a sea lion was the first time when a great white shark was caught attacking and killing another creature in San Francisco Bay, just off Alcatraz.

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Apple ignored its Maps app at its WWDC event last week

Apple ignored its Maps app at its WWDC event last week

At its WWDC event in San Francisco last week, tech giant Apple announced a horde of noteworthy updates across different parts of its business , but one business which was did not receive much attention from the company at the event was Apple Maps.

Apple had tried to take on the long-in-use Google Maps app when it had released its own Maps product two years back. However, Apple Maps turned out to be a disaster; with the product being too lackluster to pose any threat at all to Google Maps.

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Researchers Have a Solution That Might Answer All Questions Pertaining to Obesity

Researchers Have a Solution That Might Answer All Questions Pertaining to Obesit

There have been many studies on obesity whose main motive was to understand better ways to burn excess fat. A lot of studies have also shown that the easiest way to lose fat is to burn calories. Now many would term it as an unlikely situation, but a research conducted at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) has found a way in which ordinary fat cells can be reengineered to burn calories.

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