Apps http://www.kunc.org en Uber's Rapid Growth Pits Innovation Against Existing Laws http://www.kunc.org/post/ubers-rapid-growth-pits-innovation-against-existing-laws To see the speed of technological innovation, look no further than a street corner. Hailing a cab from the street is less common in cities with Uber, a service that lets you request a ride with the simple tap of a mobile phone app.<p>The 5-year-old company — <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/06/06/319527353/uber-car-service-company-is-now-valued-at-17-billion">now valued at $17 billion</a> — is growing so fast that it's operating in 128 cities globally, on every continent except Antarctica. Thu, 12 Jun 2014 11:41:00 +0000 Elise Hu 57670 at http://www.kunc.org Uber's Rapid Growth Pits Innovation Against Existing Laws Uber Eyes Full Front Range Rollout http://www.kunc.org/post/uber-eyes-full-front-range-rollout <p>Now that Governor Hickenlooper has officially authorized ride sharing service smartphone apps, car-sharing service <a href="https://www.uber.com/" target="_blank">Uber Technologies</a>, which operates Uber Black and Uber X in Denver, is looking to expand across the Front Range.</p><p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 20:09:42 +0000 Nathan Heffel 57630 at http://www.kunc.org Uber Eyes Full Front Range Rollout What To Do Now That The Heartbleed Bug Exposed The Internet http://www.kunc.org/post/what-do-now-heartbleed-bug-exposed-internet With a name like Heartbleed, it's no surprise it's bad. A vulnerability in OpenSSL — the Internet's most commonly used cryptographic library — <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2014/04/08/300602785/the-security-bug-that-affects-most-of-the-internet-explained">has been bleeding out information</a>, 64 kilobytes at a time, since March 2012.<p>"I would classify it as possibly the top bug that has hit the Internet that I've encountered, because of it being so widespread, because it's so hard to detect," says Andy Grant, a security analyst at iSEC Partners.<p>Are you affected? Wed, 09 Apr 2014 21:10:11 +0000 Elise Hu 55316 at http://www.kunc.org What To Do Now That The Heartbleed Bug Exposed The Internet CDOT Releases Interactive App For Statewide Bike Routes http://www.kunc.org/post/cdot-releases-interactive-app-statewide-bike-routes <p>Spring is just around the corner and that means more Coloradans will be on their bicycles. Whether you plan to ride the mountains or on city streets, the Colorado Department of Transportation just made it easier to pick a route based on where you are headed.</p><p> Sun, 23 Mar 2014 16:48:26 +0000 Dan Greenwood 54854 at http://www.kunc.org CDOT Releases Interactive App For Statewide Bike Routes When A $65 Cab Ride Costs $192 http://www.kunc.org/post/when-65-cab-ride-costs-192 I was in the car for about an hour, rolling around Manhattan in the middle of a snowstorm. The ride normally would have cost me $65. But when it came time to pay, my driver, Kirk Furye, was concerned for me.<p>"Are you going to get in trouble with NPR?" he asked. "You are almost at three times the [normal] amount."<p>Final cost of a one-hour cab ride: $192.00.<p>I had found Furye through Uber, a company that makes an app that connects cabs and cars with people who are looking for rides. Fri, 24 Jan 2014 12:29:00 +0000 Lisa Chow 53612 at http://www.kunc.org When A $65 Cab Ride Costs $192