How LocationSmart, which has “direct connections” to major US carriers including AT&T and Verizon, sells millions of Americans’ real-time phone location data (Zack Whittaker/ZDNet)

May 14, 2018

Zack Whittaker / ZDNet: How LocationSmart, which has “direct connections” to major US carriers including AT&T and Verizon, sells millions of Americans’ real-time phone location data  —  The company embroiled in a privacy row has “direct connections” to all major US wireless carriers, including AT&T … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Lyft shares its internal market-share numbers for the first time, claims it has 35% of the national ride-sharing market, up from 20% 18 months ago (Deirdre Bosa/CNBC)

May 14, 2018

Deirdre Bosa / CNBC: Lyft shares its internal market-share numbers for the first time, claims it has 35% of the national ride-sharing market, up from 20% 18 months ago  —  – Lyft says it has 35 percent of the U.S. ridesharing market and enjoys majority share in “multiple” markets. Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Tesla Rejected More Advanced Driver Monitoring Features On Its Cars, Says Report

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: Engineers inside Tesla wanted to add robust driver monitoring systems to the company’s cars to help make sure drivers safely use Autopilot, and Tesla even worked with suppliers on possible solutions, according to The Wall Street Journal. But those executives — Elon Musk included — reportedly rejected the idea out of worry that the options might not work well enough, could…

May 14, 2018
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NYSHEX’s ability to scale up hinges on industry evolution

What’s still uncertain about NYSEHX is whether it will continue to provide virtually 100 percent contract reliability to a small segment of the market or be able to reach its goal of eventually serving 15 to 20 percent of the market. (Above: the Port of New York and New Jersey.)… Source: http://www.joc.com

May 14, 2018
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