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Nas’ Queensbridge Venture Partners Sells Pluto TV to Viacom for $340 Million

Nasty Nas‘ pockets just got filthier. On Tuesday (Jan. 22), Businesswire announced that media tyrant Viacom has agreed to a definitive deal with Nas’ Queensbridge Venture Partners to acquire their Pluto TV streaming service for $340 million.  Continue reading Nas’ Queensbridge Venture Partners Sells Pluto TV to Viacom for $340 Million

Uber Employees May Use Secret Tools To Target Drivers And Undercut Competition

Three years ago, ride-hailing giant Uber came under investigation for a tool called “God View” that allowed employees to track drivers and customers in real-time. Uber has since scaled that ability back, but Jalopnik has learned the company still deploys a revamped version of it, along with other secret internal tools, to target its drivers who also work for competitors.

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San Francisco Demands Uber and Lyft Drivers Get Business Licenses

Time to set aside a little extra cash if you’re an Uber or Lyft driver in San Francisco. For reasons unknown, the city has now decided to crack down on those who make a living (or even part of a living) driving other people around on either of the two big mobile ride-hailing services.

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