The Spanish Supreme Court ruled last week that food delivery riders are employees, not self-employed workers. The decision could have consequences for workers in the "gig economy," who have been calling for the rights of salaried staff, such as sick leave
The problem isn’t TikTok and WeChat. They “would probably not immediately pass muster under a well-designed US regulatory system,” writes @gwbstr . The problem is the US system lets *any* company pillage users’ data with virtually no accountability.
Alphabet settles shareholder suits regarding sexual harassment claims by @ElanaLyn
The new Apple Watch Series 6 is the best all-around smartwatch, but don't buy it just for the blood oxygen sensor
In case you missed it: Google Maps has added a new feature that lets people see the number of covid-19 cases per 100,000 people for any given area. This should help people to make informed decisions on where's safe to go, and what's safe to do.
Falcon 9 will launch @NASA’s super cool Interstellar Mapping and Acceleration Probe (IMAP), which will help researchers better understand the boundary of the heliosphere, a magnetic barrier surrounding our solar system →
We're seeing a number of accounts that have been locked or limited by mistake and not because they Tweeted about any particular topic. We're working to undo this and get those accounts back to normal.
Pretty dramatic congressional testimony here from Facebook’s former director of monetization, who admits he had a role in making Facebook as addictive as cigarettes. "We took a page from Big Tobacco’s playbook.”
It looks like a bunch of soon-to-be-disappointed people accidentally bought Xbox One X’s today
"I feel successful because of the community here. We need to exist. " Mandy founded POT, a pottery studio in Echo Park, to reclaim space in the art world for people of color. Watch the full My City series, hosted by @RidingShotgunLA , on YouTube.
"The goal of Russian disinformation is not to make you believe in anything, but to destroy your trust in everything." Journalist Maria Ressa explains the real goal of disinformation operations—and how they're weakening democracy: