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Cars with high-tech emergency brakes still hit a child-size dummies in 89% of street-crossing tests, a new study has found

Volvo via YouTube Pedestrian detection systems do little to protect the people they detect, new data from AAA shows. In tests on four new vehicles, researchers found that a crash is avoided less than half of the time. For children, the results are even more dire, with 89% of crashes …

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You can now book an Uber ride without a phone for the first time

UberIn Toronto, you can book a ride from kiosk’s inside the airport terminal.Uber Uber rides are now bookable without a smartphone at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport.  The company launched the kiosks earlier this month, with inspiration from similar ones at its driver hubs.  There’s no word yet on future locations. …

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DoorDash appears to still be pocketing some workers’ tips despite announcing changes to its pay model in July

DoorDashDoorDash A month after announcing changes to its pay model, DoorDash appears to still be withholding tips from its workers. Following outcry from angry workers, CEO Tony Xu in late July announced a change to its “guaranteed minimum” pay, saying that tips will always be added on top of a …

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