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  • 23 Mar 2021

Amazon is reportedly telling delivery drivers they must give 'biometric consent' so the company can track them as a condition of the job

Amazon delivery drivers will lose their jobs if they don’t give permission for the company to collect their biometric data, per a Motherboard report.

  • 20 Mar 2021

Apple, Amazon, and Google don't pay to integrate Wikipedia articles into their search products. The non-profit now hopes to use contracts with Big Tech to help fund 'knowledge equity' around the world.

Enterprise contracts would transform Wikipedia’s relationship with corporations and level the playing field with tech giants like Apple and Amazon.

  • 19 Mar 2021

The Justice Department is reportedly investigating whether Visa's debit-card business is anticompetitive

The DOJ is looking into whether the company has kept merchants from routing debit-card transactions over less expensive networks, The Journal said.

  • 17 Mar 2021

Leaked code all but confirms that new M-series iMacs could launch soon

Thanks to some leaked code, there’s a chance that an unreleased Apple iMac with an ARM-based processor could already be in the wild somewhere.

  • 17 Mar 2021

Report: Morgan Stanley will let wealthy clients access bitcoin funds, due to popular demand

It’s the latest Wall Street stalwart to warm up to cryptocurrency.

  • 16 Mar 2021

SpaceX targets this summer for first Starship orbital flight

SpaceX reportedly has a plan to send its Starship and Super Heavy rocket system on its first orbital flight by July 1, 2021.

  • 15 Mar 2021

Watch Tesla’s all-electric Semi hum around a test track

Tesla has offered a sneak peek of its all-electric Class 8 Semi truck humming around a test track at the automaker’s facility in California.

  • 14 Mar 2021

Netflix Tests a Clampdown on Password Sharing

The company said a feature was being tested with a limited number of users, a move that might signal a broader crackdown on the common practice of password sharing among family and friends.

  • 13 Mar 2021

This weird exoplanet is regrowing its atmosphere

Researchers using the Hubble Space Telescope have discovered a very odd planet that seems to be regrowing its atmosphere after having lost it in the past.