Uber fine; hash brown distraction; quick degree; slow home price rise
You're listening to the spoken edition of the San Francisco Chronicle. Uber fine hash Brown distraction quick degree slow home price rise. This is the daily business briefing compiled by the chronicle staff and new services number of the day one point two million dollars. That's how much Uber has been fined by British and Dutch with authorities for failing to protect customers data during a cyber attack in twenty sixteen Britain's information Commissioner's office, find the company four hundred ninety one thousand dollars and Dutch officials imposed a six hundred seventy nine thousand dollar fine. British officials cited quote avoidable data security flaws that allowed personal data for roughly two point seven million customers to be downloaded by hackers and said that Uber had quote shown complete disregard for the customers. In drivers. The Dutch data authority said Uber didn't report the breach within seventy two hours. As it requires. It said fifty seven million users work. Worldwide and one hundred seventy four thousand Dutch citizens where affected San Francisco Zuber said it's glad the investigation of the breach has concluded saying we learn from our mistakes put down the hash Brown. Connecticut man, who says he was wrongly cited for distracted driving after police mistook McDonald's hash Brown for cell phone is pursuing legal fight the our website reported that police gave Jason Steiber three hundred dollar distracted driving ticket in April. He challenged charge and lost in court. But was granted a retrial scheduled for next month. Steiber says phone records show. He didn't make any calls around the time. He was pulled over plus he has bluetooth. So he has no reason to hold a phone while driving police say they stand by the citation faster degree make school. A San Francisco program that offers a bachelor's degree in computer. Science in two years has received accreditation. From the western association of schools and colleges with partner Dominican university. And San Rafael, according to tech crunch the agency is encouraging more nontraditional educational programs by linking them with accredited universities with the eventual goal awarding accreditation to the up. Make school is a product of Mountain View startup incubator y combinator slower rise for home prices home prices increased more slowly in September from a year ago as higher mortgage rates weighed on sales the SNP core. Logic case Schiller, twenty city home price index rose five point one percent from year earlier that's down from five point five percent. Yearly gain in the previous month. It was the sixth straight month at home price increases have slowed and the smallest rise since November twenty sixteen mortgage rates have jumped in the past year reaching four point eight percent last week from three point nine percent. A year ago?