Uber Safe Ride Fraud

Uber Safe Ride Fraud Uber imposed a $1-per-ride called “Safe Rides Fee” in 2014, but turns out that it was all for profit. At the time, Uber was facing major expenses with insurance and background …

Amazon’s 30 cents

1. Amazon’s 30 cents Gas for 30 cents? Just kidding! The cheap gas promotion was part of “Maisel Day, an Amazon marketing campaign attempting to highlight the Prime Video series The Marvelous Mrs. …

Alexa Goes to College

1. Alexa Goes to College  Just west of downtown St. Louis, a stone’s throw from the Gateway Arch, sits St. Louis University. Founded in 1818, this private, Catholic university is steeped in t…

Sip & Slurp

1. Sip & Slurp Mukbang, the South Korean phenomenon in which vloggers stream themselves eating large quantities of food, has now made its way to the W Hotel in Washington, DC. The W is introduc…

Lockable Juul

1. Lockable Juul UK trials have begun of an e-cigarette that can be locked to prevent anyone but its owner puffing on it. The Juul C1 e-cigarette pairs with an Android smartphone  “to limit who can…

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