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Twitter says attackers 'manipulated a small number of employees', downloaded data from up to eight non-verified accounts
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Twitter says attackers 'manipulated a small number of employees', downloaded data from up to eight non-verified accounts

Hackers accessed Twitter’s internal systems to hijack some of the platform’s top voices including US presidential candidate Joe Biden, billionaire Elon Musk and former president Barack Obama

Volvo Cars and Waymo partner to develop a self-driving electric vehicle
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Volvo Cars and Waymo partner to develop a self-driving electric vehicle

Waymo said it will continue working with Fiat Chrysler, Jaguar Land Rover and the Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance.

US Immigration ban: Apple, Google, Twitter, Tesla and other tech companies react to the H1-B visa suspension
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US Immigration ban: Apple, Google, Twitter, Tesla and other tech companies react to the H1-B visa suspension

The visa suspension, effective 24 June, will last until the end of the year and is expected to open up 525,000 jobs for US workers.

How to ensure fair rights for gig economy workers: New labour laws, transparent contracts are the way forward
India

How to ensure fair rights for gig economy workers: New labour laws, transparent contracts are the way forward

The COVID-19-induced lockdown brought tragically into the limelight two facts: one, gig workers have no social security whatsoever, and two, the terms of conditions of their relationship with the platforms were far from transparent

Apple says App Store generated over 'half a trillion dollars' in sales in 2019
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Apple says App Store generated over 'half a trillion dollars' in sales in 2019

Apple revealed that m-commerce apps gave the majority of sales of $268 million.

Uber resumes operations in Coimbatore; says to ensure earning opportunities for driver-partner community
Business

Uber resumes operations in Coimbatore; says to ensure earning opportunities for driver-partner community

The Uber Intercity operations would be limited to travel with necessary authorisation within the state and in permissible zones only, Uber India said in a statement.

Uber Connect also launched in New Delhi, Noida, Hyderabad, Chennai, and Chandigarh
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Uber Connect also launched in New Delhi, Noida, Hyderabad, Chennai, and Chandigarh

The service is aimed to help people deliver packages during coronavirus lockdown.

Coronavirus Lockdown: Ola to lay off 1,400 staff; CEO says revenues decline by 95% in last two months due to pandemic
Business

Coronavirus Lockdown: Ola to lay off 1,400 staff; CEO says revenues decline by 95% in last two months due to pandemic

Cab aggregator Ola is laying off 1,400 staff from rides, financial services and food business as revenues declined by 95 percent in the last two months due to coronavirus pandemic, a note by CEO Bhavish Aggarwal said

Walmart says Flipkart's 'limited operations' during COVID-19 outbreak negatively affected Q1 growth
Business

Walmart says Flipkart's 'limited operations' during COVID-19 outbreak negatively affected Q1 growth

Walmart International, which is present in nine markets including China, Japan, Mexico, the UK apart from India, saw sales growing by 3.4 percent to $29.76 billion in the January-March period, with e-commerce accounting for 9 percent sales.

Uber to cut 3,000 more jobs in second round of layoffs; 'made incredibly difficult decision to reduce workforce', says CEO in mail to employees
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Uber to cut 3,000 more jobs in second round of layoffs; 'made incredibly difficult decision to reduce workforce', says CEO in mail to employees

Uber Technologies Inc, the San Francisco-based ride-hailing company, is laying off 25 percent of its staff. It will cut a total of 6,700 jobs, including the 3,700 it had announced earlier this month, Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi said.

E-commerce companies may resume full services across country from today; await States' views
Business

E-commerce companies may resume full services across country from today; await States' views

E-commerce companies are waiting for more clarity from states before taking a final call on resumption of services in various locations.

Uber lays off 3,500 employees in a three-minute-long Zoom call, says ‘today will be your last working day’
Business

Uber lays off 3,500 employees in a three-minute-long Zoom call, says ‘today will be your last working day’

Uber reported a net loss of $2.9 billion in the first quarter of this year, including a $2.1 billion write-down on the value of some of its investments.

Uber is reportedly negotiating to buy Grubhub in an all-stock deal
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Uber is reportedly negotiating to buy Grubhub in an all-stock deal

Uber and Grubhub are reportedly still haggling over the deal's stock exchange ratio, and there is no certainty that they will reach an agreement.

The 'Women In Labour' Podcast: Gulesh Chauhan, one of Uber India's top rated drivers, on the challenges and triumphs she faced
Lifestyle

The 'Women In Labour' Podcast: Gulesh Chauhan, one of Uber India's top rated drivers, on the challenges and triumphs she faced

In this episode of Women in Labour, Gulesh Chauhan talks about how she struggled to keep her family afloat after the untimely demise of her husband. An unlikely lifeline, working with Uber as a full-time driver, led her down the road to recovery.

Coronavirus Lockdown: Uber launches Uber Essentials service in Mumbai, four other cities to ferry people to hospitals, pharmacies
India

Coronavirus Lockdown: Uber launches Uber Essentials service in Mumbai, four other cities to ferry people to hospitals, pharmacies

Uber has launched Uber Essential in Bengaluru, Gurgaon, Mumbai, Nashik and Hyderabad to provide transportation service for essential needs amid the coronavirus lockdown

Google, Uber, IBM among several US firms willing to share resources to help India fight coronavirus outbreak
Business

Google, Uber, IBM among several US firms willing to share resources to help India fight coronavirus outbreak

Resources to fight COVID-19 range from providing free digital education platform, donating face masks, boosting up ventilator production to converting shipping containers into ICU.

Uber to begin shipping disinfecting car spray to selected drivers in areas affected by Coronavirus
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Uber to begin shipping disinfecting car spray to selected drivers in areas affected by Coronavirus

Uber SVP of global rides and platform operations said that the company had received an initial batch of 30,000 bottles of cleaning spray by Atlanta-based company Zep Inc.

Uber Eats and other meal delivery firms are supplying groceries during lockdowns
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Uber Eats and other meal delivery firms are supplying groceries during lockdowns

The companies aim to deliver in less than 20 minutes, faster than restaurant meals.

Coronavirus Outbreak: How Flipkart, Amazon, Uber, Ola and other companies are tackling the 21-day lockdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: How Flipkart, Amazon, Uber, Ola and other companies are tackling the 21-day lockdown

Due to the lockdown, Xiaomi has postponed its Mi 10 launch that was scheduled to take place on 31 March.

Uber, Ola suspend services in Delhi till March-end amid lockdown; share services too suspended in rest of country
Business

Uber, Ola suspend services in Delhi till March-end amid lockdown; share services too suspended in rest of country

Services of Ola and Uber will not be available in Delhi till 31 March amid the lockdown announced by the state government to contain the spread of coronavirus infection