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Platform News: Worker at an automated Amazon Warehouse

Union says Amazon continues to interfere with election at Alabama warehouse

A U.S. retail workers’ union has accused Amazon.com Inc of unlawfully interfering with a union election at an Alabama warehouse where the company had already been found to ha...

Blackberry

BlackBerry loses bid to dismiss BlackBerry 10 lawsuit in NY

A US judge rejected BlackBerry Ltd’s bid to dismiss a long-running lawsuit claiming it defrauded shareholders by inflating the success and profitability of its BlackBerry 10 ...

Platform Industry News: Huawei Technologies retail shop in China

New York criminal case against Huawei still far from trial

A three-year-old criminal case against the Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei is still far from going to trial in New York, despite an agreement in the case that let...

Platform News: Worker at an automated Amazon Warehouse

New York accuses Amazon of backsliding over worker safety

New York state’s attorney general has asked a state judge to appoint a monitor to oversee worker safety at an Amazon.com Inc fulfilment centre in New York City, citing the re...

Facebook's Instagram

US state attorneys general probe Instagram’s effect on kids

A bipartisan coalition of US state attorneys general has said it has opened a probe into Facebook, now known as Meta Platforms, for promoting its subsidiary Instagram to children d...

Platform News: Google search engine

US states file updated antitrust complaint against Alphabet’s Google

A group of US states led by Texas have filed an amended complaint against Alphabet Inc’s Google accusing the tech giant of using coercive tactics and breaking antitrust laws ...

DoorDash app-based delivery

NYC will not enforce restaurant customer data-sharing law while DoorDash sues

New York City agreed to hold off on requiring food delivery companies to share customer data with restaurants, the subject of a recent lawsuit by DoorDash Inc.

DoorDash

DoorDash sues New York over customer data law, second lawsuit in week

DoorDash Inc sued New York City over a new law requiring food delivery companies to share customer data with restaurants, saying it violates customer privacy and lets restaurants c...

Samsung Electronics

City in Texas to offer Samsung tax breaks to build $17 billion chip plant

The city of Taylor, Texas – one of two locations in the state under consideration by Samsung Electronics for a $17 billion chip plant – plans to offer extensive propert...

DoorDash app-based delivery

New York City approves licenses, commission caps for food-delivery apps

The New York City Council has approved legislation to license food-delivery apps including Grubhub, DoorDash and Uber Eats and to permanently cap commissions they can charge restau...

Platform News: Online marketplace Amazon Delivery

Amazon loses bid to stop New York from probing COVID-19 standards

A federal judge has dismissed Amazon.com Inc’s lawsuit to block New York’s attorney general from investigating the online retailer’s ability to protect warehouse ...

Platform News: Twitter bias in US Politics

Some Twitter staff return to offices in New York, San Francisco

After more than 16 months of working from home, some Twitter Inc employees in San Francisco and New York have returned to the office as the company reopened its corporate campuses ...

Didi V2X

China’s Didi reveals US IPO filing, sets stage for blockbuster float

Didi Chuxing, China’s biggest ride-hailing firm, has made public its filing for a US stock market listing, setting the stage for what is expected to be the world’s bigg...

FCC - Federal Communications Commission

US broadband industry accused in ‘fake’ net neutrality comments

The broadband industry in 2017 funded a campaign that generated millions of fake comments to create the impression of grassroots opposition to net neutrality rules while the US Fed...

UK

Brexit Britain to offer fast-track visas to bolster FinTechs

The UK government has said it would offer a fast-track visa scheme for jobs at high-growth companies after a government-backed review warned that financial technology firms will st...

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