Uber said in December it developed important new features for California-based drivers, and this Washington Post article implies that those features could portend a broader shift in which Uber also gives more freedom to drivers elsewhere. What’s good for Uber drivers may be bad for Uber’s business in this case. Here’s what happened: In response to a new California “gig economy” law aimed at...
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Where Social Media’s GameStop Surge Could Lead: The Information’s Tech Briefing
There’s no doubt the current stock market hysteria over GameStop and the like will come to a bloody end. The real question is whether the craziness, fueled by social media sites like Reddit and Discord and stock trading app Robinhood, leads those companies to clamp down on stock debate or trading. Media post-mortems are sure to blame those companies—which reportedly also include...
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