‘I can’t keep doing this’: gig workers say pay has fallen after California’s Prop 22 | US news

Weeks after Proposition 22 went into effect in California and exempted some major tech firms from fully complying with labor laws, workers for rideshare and delivery apps in the state claim poor working conditions have persisted and pay has decreased. Drivers and labor groups opposed Prop 22, saying it would Continue Reading

Google and Facebook: the landmark Australian law that will make them pay for news content | Google

The Australian parliament is poised to pass a landmark media law that would make Google and Facebook pay news publishers for displaying their content. The Australian law is separate to a deal Facebook made to pay mainstream UK news outlets millions of pounds a year to license their articles, but Continue Reading

Jambo Pay to Use Virtual Mobile Network in Kenya – Tempemail

Jambo Pay is set to launch a virtual mobile network after obtaining a license from the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA). According to Techweez, this will allow it to lease spectrum from mobile network operators and roll out mobile services – intensifying telco competition in an industry dominated by Safaricom. Continue Reading

‘Inevitable’ Google and Facebook will pay for Australian news, treasurer says | Google

Josh Frydenberg has warned the internet giants it is “inevitable” they will pay for news content and their threats to shut down core functions in Australia do them a “big disservice”. At a doorstop on Sunday, the treasurer said the Morrison’s government intended to become a “world leader” in regulating Continue Reading

US attacks Australia’s ‘extraordinary’ plan to make Google and Facebook pay for news | Media

The United States has urged the Australian government to ditch draft media laws that would force tech giants Google and Facebook to pay news organisations for sharing their content. The US, in a submission to an Australian parliamentary inquiry, has said that the proposed legislation is unreasonable, impractical, “fundamentally imbalanced” Continue Reading

Deaths, self-immolation draw scrutiny on China tech giants China Employees company Employees pay- Tempemail

E-commerce workers who kept China fed during the coronavirus pandemic, making their billionaire bosses even richer, are so unhappy with their pay and treatment that one just set himself on fire in protest. China’s internet industries already were known for long, demanding days. With millions of families confined at home, Continue Reading

Trump attempted a coup: he must be removed while those who aided him pay | Donald Trump- Tempemail

Call me old-fashioned, but when the president of the United States encourages armed insurgents to breach the Capitol and threaten the physical safety of Congress, in order to remain in power, I call it an attempted coup. The rampage on Wednesday left five dead, including a Capitol police officer who Continue Reading

Trump Pushes Executive Order to Ban Alipay, WeChat Pay and other Chinese Platforms – Tempemail

Image sourced from Al Jazeera US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that aims to prohibit transactions with eight digital Chinese payment platforms, including Ant Group’s Alipay and Tencent’s QQ and WeChat Pay. “Additional steps must be taken to deal with the national emergency with respect to the Continue Reading

Ticketmaster To Pay $10 Million Fine For Hacking A Rival Company – Tempemail

Ticketmaster has agreed to pay a $10 million fine after being charged with illegally accessing computer systems of a competitor repeatedly between 2013 and 2015 in an attempt to “cut [the company] off at the knees.” A subsidiary of Live Nation, the California-based ticket sales and distribution company used the Continue Reading