Uber is reportedly making a new service to provide short-term jobs in security, hospitality, and more

Uber is reportedly making a new service to provide short-term jobs in security, hospitality, and more

Uber has transformed the global taxi industry — and now it’s eyeing up other professions. According to a report from The Financial Times on Thursday, citing „people familiar with the matter,” the California transportation giant is quietly building out a new business unit that would connect job-seekers to short-term roles like „waiters and security guards.”…

Saudis reportedly preparing to claim Jamal Khashoggi killed as a result of a botched interrogation

Saudis reportedly preparing to claim Jamal Khashoggi killed as a result of a botched interrogation

The Saudi government is preparing to a release a report claiming that the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed as a result of a botched interrogation, CNN reported on Monday, citing two sources. The interrogation was reportedly supposed to lead to Khashoggi’s abduction from Turkey. CNN described one source as saying the report is likely…

FBI agents reportedly sought interviews with one of Brett Kavanaugh’s accusers ‚as early as’ Friday night

FBI agents reportedly sought interviews with one of Brett Kavanaugh’s accusers ‚as early as’ Friday night

FBI agents were homing in on a potential witness to interview on Friday night, shortly after President Donald Trump authorized the agency to conduct a supplemental background check on Judge Brett Kavanaugh, Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court, sources in a Los Angeles Times report published Friday. FBI agents reportedly aimed to schedule an interview…

Elon Musk reportedly hints he might settle with the SEC after all, but says he’s ready for a fight

Elon Musk reportedly hints he might settle with the SEC after all, but says he’s ready for a fight

(Reuters) – Tesla’s Elon Musk could settle with U.S. regulators who have sued to remove him from the electric carmaker’s leadership, but he is prepared to fight the securities fraud lawsuit against him in court, sources said on Friday as shares plunged about 14 percent. Musk, Tesla’s chairman and chief executive, has been directly involved…

Amazon will reportedly release its own Alexa-enabled microwave, plus a bunch of other gadgets, later this year

Amazon will reportedly release its own Alexa-enabled microwave, plus a bunch of other gadgets, later this year

Later this year, Amazon is planning to release at least eight new devices that come with Alexa, its smart voice assistant, according to CNBC— including a microwave oven. Beyond that microwave, the devices are said to include an amplifier, a receiver, a subwoofer, and some kind of gadget for your car. Some of these devices…

Russia reportedly warned Mattis it could use nuclear weapons in Europe, and it made him see Moscow as an ‚existential threat’ to the US

Russia reportedly warned Mattis it could use nuclear weapons in Europe, and it made him see Moscow as an ‚existential threat’ to the US

At some point during the Trump administration, Russia told Defense Secretary Jim Mattis that it could use nuclear weapons in the event of a war in Europe — a warning that led Mattis to regard Moscow as major threat to the US. According to „Fear,” Bob Woodward’s recently released book about turmoil in the White…

Theresa May is reportedly facing a coup from Boris Johnson and the man who ran her 2017 election campaign

Theresa May is reportedly facing a coup from Boris Johnson and the man who ran her 2017 election campaign

British Prime Minister Theresa May. Getty Theresa May is facing a coup — and it’s people close the British prime minister plotting to remove her from office. That’s according to The Sunday Times and The Mail on Sunday, which both carried reports claiming that Boris Johnson, the former foreign secretary, and Sir Lynton Crosby are…

Elon Musk reportedly became angry and headbutted a car at Tesla’s factory because the assembly line would stop when people got too close to it

Elon Musk reportedly became angry and headbutted a car at Tesla’s factory because the assembly line would stop when people got too close to it

Elon Musk. Joe Skipper / Reuters A new profile of Tesla CEO Elon Musk gives an unusual example of how the stress of ramping up Model 3 production may have affected him. According to The Wall Street Journal, Musk started headbutting a car at Tesla’s Fremont, California, factory this spring after he learned the assembly…

Trump uses an iPad, reportedly calls it ‚the flat one’

Trump uses an iPad, reportedly calls it ‚the flat one’

President Donald Trump uses an iPad to read. He calls it „the flat one,” according to a tweet from ABC News’ Tara Palmeri. Trump’s computer use was in focus this week as he attacked Google on Tuesday claiming it used its power over search to suppress conservative news about himself. (Google denies the accusation.) While…

Apple will reportedly release a new Mac Mini and a redesigned MacBook Air later this year

Apple will reportedly release a new Mac Mini and a redesigned MacBook Air later this year

Apple isn’t giving up on its affordable Mac offerings. According to a new Bloomberg report, Apple plans to release a new MacBook Air and a „professional-focused upgrade to the Mac mini” later this year. Fans of the Mac Mini have recently pointed out that it’s been sorely neglected: It’s been about four years since the…