Uber drivers are workers, UK supreme court rules | Uber

The UK supreme court has dismissed Uber’s appeal against a landmark employment tribunal ruling that its drivers should be classed as workers with access to the minimum wage and paid holidays. Six justices handed down a unanimous decision backing the October 2016 employment tribunal ruling that could affect millions of Continue Reading

Sigma Rules to Live Your Best SOC Life – Tempemail

Security Operations is a 24 x 7 job. It does not stop for weekends or holidays or even that much-needed coffee break after the first hour of the shift is complete. We all know this. Every SOC engineer is hoping for some rest at some point. One of my favorite Continue Reading

Partygoers fined for flouting COVID-19 rules on Thai island Thai Bangkok island Fines Bar- Tempemail

More than a hundred participants in a party in a bar on a popular Thai island including 89 foreigners received suspended jail terms and fines Thursday for breaking national coronavirus restrictions. Police arrested the 109 partygoers in a raid Tuesday night on the Three Sixty Bar on Koh Phangan in Continue Reading

Most of us are sticking to the lockdown rules, so why do we blame one another? | Coronavirus- Tempemail

There is a paradox at the heart of this pandemic. Since before England’s first lockdown, politicians, media pundits and government advisers have voiced concerns that the public would be the weak link in controlling infections. Judging by polling and social media posts decrying lockdown violations and “covidiots”, the public also Continue Reading

Wallen dropped as ‘SNL’ performer after breaking COVID rules country singer COVID-19 Los Angeles AP singer- Tempemail

Morgan Wallen has been dropped from performing on “Saturday Night Live” after breaking the show’s COVID-19 protocols. The country singer posted a two-plus minute video on social media Wednesday about the show’s decision. He apologized after he was shown on TikTok socializing maskless at a crowded bar and house party Continue Reading

Uber granted London licence as court rules it ‘no longer poses a risk’ | Technology

Uber has been granted a further 18-month licence in London after an appeal found it was a “fit and proper” company to run private hire car services. Westminster magistrates court ruled in favour of Uber almost a year after Transport for London (TfL) refused the ride-hailing firm a licence extension Continue Reading

Twitter and Google join Facebook in tightening rules on US election claims | US elections 2000

Premature claims of victory will be blocked from Twitter and Google in the run-up to November’s US presidential election, as both companies follow Facebook in trying to fight the prospect of a stolen vote. Under its new rules, Twitter will treat as harmful misinformation any tweet which makes false claims Continue Reading

TikTok US sale faces fresh hurdle after China tightens tech export rules | TikTok- Tempemail

New Chinese government restrictions could complicate ByteDance plans to sell TikTok to a US company and avoid a ban threatened by Donald Trump. Late on Friday, Beijing issued new restrictions or bans on tech exports, requiring companies to seek government approval – a process that can take up to 30 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

Tech firms like Facebook must restrict data sent from EU to US, court rules | Technology

Tech companies like Facebook could be prevented from sending data back to the US, after the latest ruling in a long-running European legal saga found that there are not enough protections against snooping by US intelligence agencies. The ruling of the court of justice of the European Union (CJEU) does Continue Reading