Facebook suffers blow in Australia legal fight over Cambridge Analytica | Technology- Tempemail

Facebook has been dealt a blow in its fight to fend off Australian legal action surrounding the Cambridge Analytica scandal, with the tech giant failing to convince the federal court it does not carry out business in Australia. In March, the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) sued Facebook Continue Reading

Uber and Lyft must classify drivers as employees, judge rules, in blow to gig economy | Uber

A California judge has issued a preliminary injunction that would block Uber and Lyft from classifying their drivers as independent contractors rather than employees. The move on Monday came in response to a May lawsuit filed by the state of California against the companies, which alleged they are misclassifying their Continue Reading

I set up a TikTok house: a Trump ban would be a huge blow to teenagers | TikTok- Tempemail

As Donald Trump threatens to ban TikTok in the US, the social media app beloved of teenagers has suddenly aroused the interest of an older generation. Many are asking themselves how it got so popular. These days it’s not uncommon to see a group of young people trying to learn Continue Reading

France deals blow to Amazon as warehouses remain shut – Strategy- Tempemail

France has rejected a request from e-commerce giant Amazon to tap a state-funded scheme to subsidise furloughed employees at its six closed warehouses in the country. Amazon’s French warehouses, which employ about 10,000 people on permanent and interim contracts, have been shut since April 16 after court rulings ordered the Continue Reading

Top French court deals blow to Uber by giving driver ’employee’ status – Networking – Security- Tempemail

France’s top court has recognised the right of an Uber driver to be considered an employee, a ruling that could upend the US firm’s business model and potentially require it to pay more taxes and benefits such as paid holidays. The decision by the Cour de Cassation could also have Continue Reading

Susan Fowler: ‘When the time came to blow the whistle on Uber, I was ready’ | World news

Before Susan Fowler was a whistleblower she was a violinist, and before she was a violinist she fed fruit flies to spiders that were milked for their venom at a small Arizona business known as Spider Pharm. In February 2017, Fowler was thrown into the public eye after she published Continue Reading