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Brazil's president says Uber costs jobs, needs regulation

Brazils president Dilma Rousseff criticised ride-sharing software Uber for increasing unemployment, adding to a chorus of labour concerns about the world's most valuable venture-backed start-up.

In Spain, Google Street View car targeted by tomato throwers

All it wanted was to capture the aftermath of Spain’s annual Tomatina festival, but in the end, the Google Street View car turned out to be a ripe target for tomato throwers.

Barcelona mayor's tourism crackdown puts Airbnb in firing line

Barcelona's new mayor is picking a fight with home rental websites as she tries to crack down on uncontrolled tourism that she fears could drive out poor residents and spoil the Catalan capital's charm.

Los Angeles city leaders approve ride-hailing pickups at airport

Los Angeles City Council voted on Aug 25 to let ride-hailing services such as uberX and Lyft pick up passengers at the city's international airport, which will become the largest US air hub to allow the practice.

Rio de Janeiro city council votes to ban Uber

Rio de Janeiro became the latest city to move against Uber as its city council voted to ban unregulated ride-sharing services.

Bloomberg to axe about 100 editorial jobs: New York Post

Financial news agency Bloomberg plans to cut about 100 jobs in its editorial division, the New York Post reported.

NY police union ‘shames’ homeless with online photos

A police union has been accused of shaming New York’s poorest and most vulnerable by commissioning and sharing online photographs of the city’s homeless, sparking a furious backlash.

Spain’s ‘Corrupt Mayor’ app jibes at political graft

Collecting obscene amounts of money, writing illegal contracts, handing out bribes – all things you can do with a new Spanish mobile app inspired by headlines of corruption in Spain.

Man gored to death filming Spanish bull run on his mobile

A Spanish man died after being gored in the neck while filming a bull run through the streets of a town in central Spain with his mobile phone.

New York postpones vote on Uber cap, plans study on traffic impact

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio postponed a vote on a controversial proposal to cap Uber's growth in the city, announcing new plans to study the impact of the car service app on traffic.