The San Francisco transit strike, which is forcing hundreds of thousands of commuters to stay at home or brave clogged roads, is turning into a boon for the on- demand ride industry rooted in the Bay Area’s startup scene.
Twitter Inc., the microblogging service, gave itself extra flexibility to censor information in parts of the world that impose restrictions on self-expression.
In a cabana in Progreso, Mexico, overlooking the blue waters of the Gulf, Canadian Chuck Dueck cracks open his laptop and logs into the comment forums of several news websites.
"Cities are becoming denser, and people now have mobile and social technology to connect those that have needs with those that have surplus."
- Jeremiah Owyang on Jul 01, 2013