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Uber, Lyft hired PR firms to keep drivers paid as gig workers

Uber, Lyft hired PR firms to keep drivers paid as gig workers

Right-wing news outlets, a social media mob, and...

Hushpuppi arraigned; trial set to begin in U.S.

Ramon Abbas, the Nigerian Instagram celebrity with the nomenclature “Hushpuppi“, has been arraigned in an American court in California as his trial begins on October 13. Mr Abbas pleaded not guilty...

Elon Musk just put a new person in charge of production at Tesla’s Fremont...

On the same day that Elon Musk defied local regulations and reopened Tesla’s factory in Fremont, California, the CEO put a new person in charge of production. Musk named Richard...

Impossible Foods rolls out to nearly 1,000 new grocery stores and supermarkets – TechCrunch

Starting tomorrow, 777 supermarkets in California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa and Nevada will begin stocking the Impossible Foods plant-based meat substitute. Fueling the increased distribution and a push to expand its product...

Good news, Bay Area, you can still go on a hike (for now) –...

Yesterday, San Francisco Mayor London Breed announced a lockdown for six Bay Area Counties: San Francisco, Santa Clara, San Mateo, Marin, Contra Costa and Alameda. The public health order marks...

Fulcrum, which provides freelance placement opportunities for technical projects, raises $1 million – TechCrunch

La Jolla, Calif.-based Fulcrum, a job-placement company for technical projects, has raised $1 million in a seed round of funding, led by local technology investment firm Greatscale Ventures with participation...

GM will bring an electric truck to market in 2021 – TechCrunch

GM CEO Mary Barra said Thursday that the automaker will bring its first electric truck to market in the fall of 2021. The comments were made Thursday during GM’s investor...

The case against Grace Hopper Celebration – TechCrunch

Raksha Muthukumar Contributor Raksha is a software engineer at Google who is passionate about social justice and liberation through technology. We’ve heard the criticisms that there were fewer black women speakers than...

Supercross’s anticipated EV class not ready for primetime in 2020 – TechCrunch

Motorcycle racing series Supercross isn’t quite ready to add an EV class. The sport — where riders race high-performance machines on jump-filled stadium tracks — currently fields only gas-powered two-wheelers. Supercross was...

Waymo is creating 3D maps of Los Angeles to better understand traffic congestion –...

Waymo, the autonomous vehicle company under Alphabet, has started creating 3D maps in some heavily trafficked sections of Los Angeles to better understand congestion there and determine if its...

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