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What’s up? I wonder while watching my thoughts
scattering about like frightened chicken
thousands of unsorted  interesting matters
someone must have pushed the panic button…

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Uber seeks dismissal of lawsuit brought against it by Indian rape victim

Uber has asked the courts to dismiss a lawsuit brought against it by an Indian woman who said in 2014 that she was raped by one of the company’s drivers. 387 more words


Uber Adding "Panic Button" To Mobile App In Chicago

A few weeks after announcing that Uber would implement a panic button feature in its app for users in India after allegations of rape against a driver there, the company now says it’ll be launching the safety feature in Chicago soon as well. 210 more words

Uber introduces India-specific safety features in taxi app

Uber’s India app now has a “send status” feature to enable passengers to share ride details with their contacts in real time. The app also has an “SOS” button to call the local police directly. 120 more words


Uber To Offer 'Panic Button' To Improve Safety For Riders In India

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP) – Uber says it’s introducing two new safety features for riders in India in response to concerns about safety that followed a passenger reporting she had been raped by a driver. 193 more words


Check out Shadow: A portable panic button that phones for help

In an emergency situation, your best friend might be your smartphone. But what if your personal security is threatened and you simply don’t have time to dig for your handset, unlock the device and place an emergency call? 210 more words

Troika Punches Panic Button on Greece and Spain

Source: Wolf Street

After four years of inflicting economic pain and misery on Europe’s semi-bankrupt periphery, the Troika (IMF, ECB and European Commission) is suddenly in a lather over the potential political consequences of its disastrous economic policies: “I wouldn’t like extreme forces to come to power. 280 more words

Financial/Societal Collapse And Dependence