Uber accused of using ‘loaded questions’ in survey of drivers | Uber

Uber has been accused of using “loaded questions” in a consultation with drivers, after a landmark court ruling handed workers rights to improved conditions. The firm may have to pay out over £100m in compensation to 10,000 drivers, after the UK supreme court ruled last week they are entitled to Continue Reading

Google refuses to answer questions about removing Australian news sites from search results | Australian media

Google has refused to answer questions on its secret trial of removing news sites from search results in Australia, with the treasurer, Josh Frydenberg, saying the company should focus on paying for news, not blocking it. Google blindsided news consumers and media outlets this week with a trial that removed Continue Reading

Asking the questions, Jeremy Paxman! – podcasts of the week | Television & radio

Picks of the week The Lock In with Jeremy PaxmanThe mighty Paxo rests his Mr Inquisitor reputation to concentrate on good conversation over a pint (or a Zoom) with “authors, lifeboat skippers, inner city teachers” and more. Once he’s finished dealing with technical issues, he settles down to a relaxed Continue Reading

TikTok: Trump questions Oracle deal if ByteDance keeps stake | Technology

Donald Trump has questioned plans by the Chinese tech firm ByteDance to keep a majority stake in TikTok’s US operations as part of a “trusted technology deal” with Oracle. “Conceptually I can tell you that I don’t like that,” Trump told a news conference when asked about a reported proposal Continue Reading

Irish Regulator questions Apple over Siri audio recordings- Tempemail

Read Article Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner (DPC), Apple’s main regulator in the European Union, on Thursday said it was in contact with the company after a whistleblower called for action over a programme that listens to users’ recordings. The regulator acted after Thomas Le Bonniec, a former Apple contractor, wrote to European data Continue Reading

ACCC questions consumer need for higher-priced 100Mbps NBN services – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

Australia’s competition watchdog took the unusual step of questioning whether consumers really needed to pay a premium for 100Mbps NBN services, given the performance characteristics of cheaper 50Mbps plans. The comments were made in conjunction with the release of new broadband monitoring numbers by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Continue Reading

Questions remain over whether data collected by Covidsafe app could be accessed by US law enforcement | Law

The federal government has reassured the public that Covidsafe data held by Amazon will not be able to be accessed by US law enforcement, but a parliamentary committee is currently investigating separate legislation that would pave the way for US law enforcement to access data held in Australia. Federal parliament Continue Reading

RBA questions whether automation is really a jobs killer – Training & Development- Tempemail

Proponents of a technologically-enabled future have long sneered at the naysayers who predict robots will steal all human jobs by claiming we will naturally transition to more complex work. The Reserve Bank of Australia has crunched the numbers to settle the argument for now, analysing the relationship between technology, skills Continue Reading

10 questions with… Guillermo Vega, chief creative officer at Saatchi & Saatchi London- Tempemail

To showcase the personalities of the people behind the media and marketing sector, Tempemail speaks to individuals who are bringing something a little different to the industry and talks to them about what insights and life experience they can offer the rest of us. This week’s 10 Questions are put Continue Reading