West Coast states to fight climate change even if Trump does not

CORONADO, Calif. (Reuters) – The governors of the three U.S. West Coast states on Tuesday vowed to step up their efforts to fight climate change in the face of the incoming administration of President-elect Donald Trump, who has dismissed global warming as a hoax.

Uber snooping lawsuit exposes data and security practices

A man poses holding a smartphone showing the App for ride-sharing cab service Uber in London on October 28, 2016. 
Ride-sharing cab service Uber on October 28 lost a British tribunal case brought by drivers demanding basic workers' rights, in a decision that could affect thousands of workers.         (Photo: DANIEL SORABJI/AFP/Getty Images) Uber fired Ward Spangenberg this February on his 45th birthday. Now he’s suing the tech giant, claiming that he was terminated as a result of age discrimination and because he blew the whistle about insecure data practices at Uber just a few weeks before his shares vested. Spangenberg has also made some of his own user data public in court filings leaving Uber scrambling to keep that… Read More

Trump chooses congressman Zinke for interior secretary: reports

(Reuters) – U.S. President-elect Donald Trump chose first-term Republican Representative Ryan Zinke of Montana, a former Navy SEAL commander, as his interior secretary, according to media reports.

Nico Rosberg: I can laugh with Lewis Hamilton now

World champion Nico Rosberg says he and Lewis Hamilton can already “have a laugh” despite their intense title fight.