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Uber discrimination

Study reveals t's harder to get an Uber or Lyft ride if you're black

(CNN) – Uber is the new way we get around, but new research shows how long you wait for a pickup could depend on your race. University of Washington Transportation Engineering Professor Don Mackenzie sent black and white U-Dub students onto Seattle streets to request an Uber or Lyft. He found black students had to wait 20% longer to get…

Pokemon Go could help you live longer

STUDY: Pokémon Go craze has a big impact on Americans' physical activity

(CNN) – Pokémon Go is turning into an unintentional fitness app – motivating sedentary players to get up and move. A new study from Microsoft Research found that frequent users of the popular app took 26% more steps than they did before playing Pokémon Go. Researchers estimate that Pokémon Go has added 144 billion steps to U.S. physical activity. The most drastic…