An illustration picture shows the logo of car-sharing service app Uber on a smartphone next to the picture of an official German taxi sign in Frankfurt, September 15, 2014. A Frankfurt high court will hold a hearing on a recent lawsuit brought against Uberpop by Taxi Deutschland on Tuesday.  San Francisco-based Uber, which allows users to summon taxi-like services on their smartphones, offers two main services, Uber, its classic low-cost, limousine pick-up service, and Uberpop, a newer ride-sharing service, which connects private drivers to passengers - an established practice in Germany that nonetheless operates in a legal grey area of rules governing commercial transportation. The company has faced regulatory scrutiny and court injunctions from its early days, even as it has expanded rapidly into roughly 150 cities around the world.   REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach (GERMANY - Tags: BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT CRIME LAW TRANSPORT)

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Back in August, a California judge granted class action status to an employee status lawsuit which was filed against the taxi company Uber. This 68-page long court ruling is bound to set the stage for a fierce legal battle that has potential to upend the taxi firm’s business model. Here’s everything that you need to know. What does the lawsuit allege? Simply put, the lawsuit against Uber states that the taxi firm has misclassified its taxi drivers as contract workers. In short, Uber treats Read more [...]
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Healthy Habits for Contact Lens Wear

When properly cared for, contact lenses like the Acuvue Oasys 24 Pack from Lens.com provide a simple solution for daily vision correction. While contact lenses offer many benefits, they’re not entirely risk-free. To avoid infections and complications, it’s important to develop healthy habits right off the bat. Here are a few simple guidelines regarding the care of lenses, contact cases, and solution that every wearer should follow in addition to their eye doctor’s recommendations: Basic Lens Read more [...]
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Proper Gadget Care- 3 Questions to Ponder Upon

In this technological era, we are indeed surrounded by a vast number of gadgets. In fact, most of us start the day by switching off the alarm of our respective mobile phones. Then, there are other essential gadgets such as laptops, iPods, iPads, and tablets and so on that constitutes an important part of our everyday lives. Gadgets are expensive electronic items and now that you have invested some good amount of money on them, it is important to know the safety measures. One of the most effective Read more [...]
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4 Ways Vacations Can Help Your Health

Everyone knows a regular break from work can greatly increase your happiness. But do you realize how beneficial those breathers can be for your health? Vacations can do more than just make you feel a little more peaceful, by genuinely reducing stress you can lower your risk of heart attack and lose weight. It can also increase your productivity at work after you return, instead of being detrimental to your career. Getting in touch with nature can help re-center your mind and body, and witnessing Read more [...]
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Protecting Your Staff: Why Safety is Important in Big Businesses

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How To Improve Your Love Life By Improving Your Health

Do you do the right things in order to keep your health in perfect order? If you have to get to the answer then you should question everything that you think you know. It is a healthy and completely hygienic life that holds the key of lifelong prosperity as well as happiness. Strong and disease free health does matter a lot in your love life. If you are OK on health grounds then you would feel the mirth as well as zeal to get involved in hoards of love making activities without the least trace of Read more [...]
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TAKE A SPORTING HOLIDAY FOR A BREAK FROM THE NORM

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The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Starting a Theme Park

A new amusement park is an entrepreneurial venture not for the faint of heart. It’s an aggressive investment project because the leading theme parks are owned and operated by a handful of large corporations. You will be competing against experienced professionals who have a great deal of capital at their disposal, so it’s important to have a detailed game plan from the start. Remember that a theme park is an attractive business venture because it can make a lot of money for owners and investors, Read more [...]

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Whether you travel for work or pleasure, finding ways to be productive in your journey can help to alleviate unnecessary stress. When unexpected situations arise due to delayed flights or crowed airports, there are things you can do to optimize your time and stay productive while you wait to arrive at you destination. Tip 1: Wear Comfortable Clothes and Shoes Moving throughout the airport or train station requires lots of walking. You're walking from the ticket line, baggage claim, and then finally Read more [...]