Canadian judge rejects request for injunction against Uber

An Ontario court on Friday rejected the city of Toronto’s request for an injunction to halt Uber’s operations in Canada’s largest city. Judge Sean Dunphy dismissed the application and said there was no evidence the company operates as a taxi broker, according to a copy of the ruling provided by Uber. “We are pleased with today’s ruling, which confirms that ridesharing is a new business model, distinct from traditional taxi services,” Ian Black, general manager for Uber Canada, said in a statement.

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The new Bubble Wrap is losing its pop

Bubble Wrap is one of mankind’s greatest inventions. It protects our online orders from becoming rubble in a delivery van, but more importantly, it doubles as pure, joyous entertainment. Pop, pop, pop. There’s nothing quite like it. That’s why we wer…

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Solar-powered plane completes five-day journey across the Pacific

The Solar Impulse 2 is a solar-powered plane that has been flying around the world since March. Back in May, it was set to make its most ambitious journey yet, a 5,061-mile trip from Japan to Hawaii. Unfortunately, though, Pilot Andre Borschberg’s in…

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Facegloria: Facebook for Brazil’s Evangelicals

Fluffy clouds waft across a blue sky as you log in and while you chat with friends, Gospel music rings out: welcome to Facegloria, the social network for Brazilian Evangelicals. “On Facebook you see a lot of violence and pornography. It all started three years ago when Barros and three other devout Christian colleagues working at the mayor's office in Ferraz de Vasconcelos, near Brazil's financial capital Sao Paulo, decided there was a market for a squeaky-clean version of Facebook.

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Xiaomi’s next low-cost wearable will monitor your heart rate

Chinese phone maker Xiaomi has made a name for itself by delivering premium devices at budget prices. As well as phones and tablets, Xiaomi also sells accessories, including the Mi Band fitness tracker. After almost a year on sale, China’s biggest mo…

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