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Amazon starts Prime Air drone delivery trials in the UK

Amazon today announced that it has started a small private drone delivery trial in the UK. It’s currently working with only two shoppers who can now order their goods by drone. from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/2hwkQVX

The 4 ways Wells Fargo employees were ripping off customers, earning the bank a $185M fine

How exactly were employees ripping off account holders? There were four basic ways, according to the CFPB:  The good news for consumers: Wells Fargo is in the process of paying out some $2. from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/2ck5zY0

The 4 ways Wells Fargo employees were ripping off customers, earning the bank a $185M fine

How exactly were employees ripping off account holders? There were four basic ways, according to the CFPB:  The good news for consumers: Wells Fargo is in the process of paying out some $2. from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/2ck5zY0

The 4 ways Wells Fargo employees were ripping off customers, earning the bank a $185M fine

How exactly were employees ripping off account holders? There were four basic ways, according to the CFPB:  The good news for consumers: Wells Fargo is in the process of paying out some $2. from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/2ck5zY0

San Francisco just backed Airbnb into a corner

It’s fight, flight, or comply for Airbnb in San Francisco, and the company refuses to say which avenue it will pursue. from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/1rcjmTV

Delta built the more efficient TSA checkpoints that the TSA couldn’t

Delta Airlines paid for and installed a pair of “innovation lanes” at its hometown airport in Atlanta. The lanes are much better designed than the standard security checkpoints found at airports around the US, and the airline hopes it can double the throughput thanks to some clever ideas. from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/1sdJRta

The TSA just removed its head of security operations after causing chaos at some airports

Meanwhile, the Associated Press obtained a memo sent by TSA Administrator Peter Neffenger that does not mention Hoggan but names a temporary replacement. The oversight committee said Hoggan received more than $90,000 in bonuses over a period from late 2013 to late 2014. from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/20t09JE

Hyatt becomes the latest hotel chain to get hacked

The Hyatt hotel chain became the latest in a series of hotel companies to get hacked, with the company announcing yesterday that it had discovered credit-card stealing malware in its payment system, Reuters reports. from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/1ONJkBW

Waze’s new feature knows how long you’ll be stuck in traffic

It happens: you get caught in a traffic jam, because you either ignore Waze’s warnings or have no other choice. Thankfully, a Waze update for both iOS and Android adds a new feature that could make the ordeal just a bit less excruciating. from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/1IqNq15

An Uber Service Is Banned in Germany Again

BERLIN — A judge in Frankfurt on Wednesday dealt a setback to Uber, ruling that drivers for its ride-hailing service known as UberPop must hold the official permits required of taxi drivers to operate in Germany. from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/191A9A3

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