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  1. Uber raked in millions through hidden fees: class-action suit

    05.24 / 23:54 nypost.com NYPost-Tech
    Passengers are incurring hidden charges with Uber’s “upfront” pricing model — resulting in a $7.4 million windfall per month to the app-ride company from New York City trips alone, according to a new class action lawsuit. Uber launched its upfront fares last summer, promising a “no math and no surprises” system that would calculate the…
  2. Cops crack crime using Facetime

    05.24 / 23:54 nypost.com NYPost-Tech
    FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. — A quick-thinking Florida sheriff’s deputy used Facetime to track down a stolen cellphone. In a Facebook posting, Okaloosa County Sheriff’s officials said 18-year-old Chandler Ridge Carlyle took the cellphone from an acquaintance during a party last month. The victim told deputies Carlyle asked to use his phone to call for…
  3. NASA spots five asteroids set to fly by Earth this year

    05.24 / 21:29 nypost.com NYPost-Tech
    NASA has spotted five asteroids which will make a close approach to the Earth this year. One of the space rocks will come within 0.15 lunar distances to our planet – a terrifyingly small distance. The space agency made the predictions on its asteroid detection site. It has a team of scientists regularly monitoring s…
  4. Alien life could already be in our solar system

    05.24 / 15:36 nypost.com NYPost-Tech
    Alien hunters may be one step closer to finding ET. Several planets in our very own solar system may host alien life, astronomers have discovered. Saturn’s moon Enceladus, Jupiter’s moon Europa, Pluto and its moon Charon, as well as the dwarf planet Ceres are potential homes for extra-terrestrials, scientists at the University of Texas at…