Uber hires Expedia chief executive to be its new CEO

Uber has picked Dara Khosrowshahi, head of the internet travel company Expedia, to serve as its new chief executive, according to multiple reports. Khosrowshahi became the leading candidate out of three finalists during weekend board meetings to pick Uber’s CEO, sources told The New York Times. One of the other finalists, GE CEO Jeff Immelt,…

Google Got Fined $2.7 Billion For Skewing Searches To Advertisers

Google lost its biggest regulatory battle yet, getting a record 2.4 billion-euro ($2.7 billion) fine from European Union enforcers who say the search-engine giant skewed results in its favor to thwart smaller shopping search services. Alphabet Inc.’s Google has 90 days to “stop its illegal conduct” and give equal treatment to rival price-comparison services, according…

This $88 Device Lets You Hack And Modify Your Car’s System

Famous hacker George Hotz put his first car product on the market on Friday, a few months after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration prevented him from selling a self-driving roof kit. Called Panda, the device sells for $88 and can plug into a vehicle’s OBDII port to access data typically only available to vehicle…