A timeline of Uber and Lyft’s battle against AB 5 and the crash of Pinterest – TechCrunch

Welcome back to human capital, where we address all topics such as work and diversity, equity and inclusion. This week the Uber and Lyft litigation continued over a California law relating to independent contractors. It looks like Uber and Lyft will temporarily cease operations in California starting next week if they can’t get their way. Meanwhile, Pinterest employees reached their …

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These AI-generated tennis games are both scary and impressive

The model takes into account the common tennis strategies and the tendencies of each player. From his training, for example, he knows that Djokovic likes to hit the ball towards the weak side of his opponent. Similarly, the model also takes into account how players tend to position themselves while waiting for their opponent to return the ball. This places …

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Confirmed x86 hybrid with Golden Cove and Gracemont for 2021

Tracking leaks is often a game of cat and mouse – what is actually legitimate and what is not. Traditionally, AnandTech eschews leaks for this very reason, and we prefer to have multiple sources saying the same thing rather than addressing every potential rumor in the blogosphere. Still, hints of a new Intel product, Alder Lake, have surfaced in recent …

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DoorDash hits with injunction to reclassify workers

image:: Tibrina Hobson ((Getty Images) San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin announced on Wednesday that he had filed a motion that would force DoorDash to classify delivery workers as employees rather than independent contractors predatory wage system This greatly benefits gig economy employers at the expense of the basic protection of the people who work for them. “We are striving …

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Fortnite’s ban on safety and fairness harms users and developers

When the news came yesterday that Apple and Google had banned Epic’s popular Fortnite from their app stores, most people focused on the bans – how could that happen? – and Epic’s almost instantaneous, sweeping lawsuits against both tech giants. Given the speed at which everything was moving, they may have overlooked the specific reasons Apple and Google gave for …

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