‘Me & Orban fought Brussels quotas’: Czech PM takes credit for derailing ‘absurd’ EU migrant sharing

Czech PM Andrej Babis believes that canceling EU migrant quotas was one of the major successes of his foreign policy, saying that he fought against quotas together with Viktor Orban and managed to “abolish the absurd system.” “[Orban and I] fought against the quotas in Brussels, and we have abolished this absurd system,” Babis said. Read […]

How consumers rank Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube on privacy, fake news, content relevance, safety, and sharing (FB, GOOGL, TWTTR, MSFT, SNAP)

  Digital trust is the confidence people have in a platform to protect their information and provide a safe environment for them to create and engage with content. Business Insider Intelligence surveyed over 1,300 global consumers to evaluate their perception of Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube. Consumers’ Digital Trust rankings differ across security, […]

Illinois governor vetoes bill that would stifle car sharing

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner has vetoed a bill that stood to damage peer-to-peer car sharing companies like Turo, GetAround and Maven. The bill was passed by the state legislature in May and would have applied the same state and local taxes big rental companies like Avis or Hertz have to pay to the individuals that […]

A data-collection firm is sharing license plate information with US immigration officials

Damian Dovarganes/AP Irvine Company, a real-estate giant that runs 46 shopping centers in California, is sharing license plate information with a surveillance technology company that in turn provides access to that data to the US Immigration Customs and Enforcement (ICE) agency. In 2017, Vigilant Solutions signed a contract to give ICE access to license plate […]

Scoot adds a bike sharing service as it expands to Barcelona

Scoot is getting into bicycles. The company known in San Francisco for its red electric scooters populated by riders with lightning bolt-emblazoned black helmets is adding bikes to its lineup. But not in San Francisco. Instead, the company is opening its first international location in Barcelona where it’ll drop 1,000 electric bikes and 500 scooters […]

Uber Buys Electric Bike Sharing Startup JUMP Bikes

Uber Buys Electric Bike Sharing Startup JUMP Bikes Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not include […]

People are sharing photos proving that you can be ‘disabled and happy’ — and the internet is loving it

Myai Jackson Andrew Farkash created #DisabledJoy to celebrate the disabled community. Hundreds of people have taken to social media to join Farkash in creating visibility of those who have disabilities but are joyful.  Farkash told INSIDER, “My goal was to empower — and bring joy — to my Disabled community and I was happy to […]

How to opt out of Facebook’s Platform data sharing

You shouldn’t have to do this. You shouldn’t have to wade through complicated privacy settings in order to ensure that the companies with which you’ve entrusted your personal information are making reasonable, legal efforts to protect it. But Facebook has allowed third parties to violate user privacy on an unprecedented scale, and…Read More