Uber hires former NTSB chairman to advise the company on its safety culture following March’s fatal self-driving car crash in Arizona (David Shepardson/Reuters)

May 7, 2018 Editor 0

David Shepardson / Reuters:Uber hires former NTSB chairman to advise the company on its safety culture following March’s fatal self-driving car crash in Arizona  —  (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] said Monday it has hired a former National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) chairman to advise the company …

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Microsoft Pay comes to Outlook, integrating Stripe, Braintree, Sage, Wave and more

May 7, 2018 Editor 0

Microsoft Pay — Microsoft’s answer to Android Pay and Apple Pay that was originally launched in 2016 as Microsoft Wallet — is getting a little more useful today. At Build, Microsoft announced that it will be integrating its digital wallet service into Outlook. This means that, for the first time, when a company sends you an invoice in an email, and you are using Outlook to read it, you can pay that bill directly, without needing to leave Outlook and […]

Creeping lava engulfs roads and homes in videos, photos from Hawaii

May 7, 2018 Editor 0

The ground atop Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano has continued to split and rupture, creating at least 10 reported fissures and so far slowly swallowing 26 homes in the Leilani Estates neighborhood. The eruption activity began Thursday evening with just one fissure, which fountained lava high into the air for around two hours. At the time, it was unknown if the eruption would continue in the area, or if more fissures would open up. But over the weekend, matters certainly escalated.  SEE […]

How mutual masturbation can help close the orgasm gap

May 7, 2018 Editor 0

This post is part of Mashable’s Masturbation Week. May is National Masturbation Month, so we’re celebrating by exploring the many facets of self-love. So, your sexual partner just came and you didn’t. It’s infuriating, it’s frustrating, and it’s — rather dismally — all too common during heterosexual sex.  I’m talking about the orgasm gap — the inequality in men and women’s sexual pleasure, which affects an alarming number of women. A whopping 95 percent of straight men always come during […]

Japan’s prime minister treated to dessert in a shoe

May 7, 2018 Editor 0

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and their wives enjoyed a private dinner in Israel. By all accounts, they had a lovely evening, which was marred only by the dessert, which was served in shoes. From Business Insider: “This was a stupid and insensitive decision,” a senior Israeli diplomat who served in Japan told the Hebrew-language newspaper Yedioth Aharonot, according to The Jerusalem Post. “There is nothing more despised in Japanese culture than shoes,” the diplomat […]