Uber Settles Safety Fee Suits—You Might Get Almost $1 Back!

Getty Images The slew of worker misclassification lawsuits filed against on-demand companies just won’t stop. On Wednesday, class-action complaints were filed against on-demand food delivery companies DoorDash and GrubHub in California state court, alleging that the drivers should not be considered independent contractors, as their companies have deemed them, but …

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Here’s How Well Twitter’s Execs Use Twitter—Or, Um, Not

As it nears its tenth birthday, Twitter is a mess. The company has struggled to attract new tweeters to join its free-wheeling service, and its stock has spiraled to an all-time low this year. Despite Twitter’s efforts, many users continue to face abuse and harassment, and terrorists have disseminated propaganda …

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Verizon’s Free Video Deal: Will It Cost Us in the Long Run?

(Image: Rob Pegoraro/Yahoo Tech) Verizon Wireless is streaming all over the idea of net neutrality. Of course, that’s not how the nation’s largest wireless carrier — which just began exempting video streamed via its own go90 video app from the data quotas of its service plans— would describe it. Instead, …

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Beyoncé Showed Up at the Super Bowl Because Work

About a million people were expected to show up in San Francisco for Super Bowl 50. And the city only has about 35,000 or so hotel rooms. So some entrepreneurially minded residents did the math and thought they could make a killing over Super Bowl weekend by renting out rooms …

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Obamas Say Wi-Fi Service in White House ‘Sketchy’

(CBS) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says one improvement he’d like to make at the White House for his successor is to upgrade the Wi-Fi system. Speaking during an interview with CBS News on Super Bowl Sunday, both Obama and his wife, Michelle, said getting better quality connectivity for …

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