San Francisco’s second largest tech employer, Uber, won’t take sides on the controversial homelessness measure that the city’s tech execs are fighting about (CRM)

Proposition C is a ballot measure in San Francisco that would tax the city’s largest corporations to provide relief in the city’s ongoing homelessness crisis.  San Francisco’s biggest tech employer, Salesforce, and its CEO, Marc Benioff, have been the biggest advocates in favor of Prop C.  The city’s second largest tech employer, Uber, has been […]

Most controversial Nobel Peace Prize winners of all time

Despite Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un being tipped to take the top spot, this year’s Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to anti-rape campaigns. However, previous winners haven’t always been so ‘noble.’ Before we begin, it’s worth remembering exactly what the prize is intended to represent. According to Alfred Nobel’s will, the Peace Prize should […]

Italy is investigating Ryanair for potentially distorting the airline market with its controversial carry-on baggage fee

Thomson Reuters From November, Ryanair customers with non-priority seats will only be able to take one “small personal bag” on board and pay an extra €8 ($ 9.4) for to bring another carry-on bag. Italy’s competition watchdog, Antitrust, is investigating the budget airline over this controversial charge. Antitrust argued that carry-on baggage is an “essential […]

What a controversial pastry says about China’s economy

Gift or graft? MOONCAKES are among the most divisive treats. For some the chewy pastries are delicacies on which to gorge for the Mid-Autumn Festival, a Chinese holiday that falls this year on September 24th. For others they are dry, dense and full of calories. But for economists they are something else entirely: an indicator […]

The Australian newspaper that released the controversial ‘angry baby’ Serena Williams cartoon has hit back at ‘self-appointed censors’ by republishing it on its front page

Getty Images The controversial Serena Williams “angry baby” cartoon has been republished by The Herald Sun. The Australian newspaper slapped the drawing on the front page of its Wednesday edition alongside the headline: “Welcome to PC World.” The paper’s editor had previously tweeted his support for the cartoonist, while the artist himself said “the world […]

Naomi Osaka stuns Serena Williams in controversial U.S. Open final

The events and the arguing and the booing that would make this a U.S. Open final unlike any other began when Serena Williams' coach made what she insisted was an innocent thumbs-up, but the chair umpire interpreted as a helpful signal. It was the second game of the second set Saturday, in a packed Arthur […]