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Amazon aware that workers allegedly pee in water bottles, documents show; company pushes back
Amazon is aware of its employees reportedly peeing in water bottles and defecating in bags, documents show.
New York governor Andrew Cuomo: From hero to pariah?
Seen as a “good Democratic bulwark” against Trump, Cuomo’s detractors say ‘a pattern of abuse has been going on for years’ so why are sexual harassment allegations only just coming to light? Miranda Bryant reports from New York
Robinhood is trying to go from PR nightmare to IPO. In this market, it might just work
It's hard to imagine a more disastrous IPO rollout than the past few months for Robinhood.
Cathay Pacific to run 15 of Dragon’s mainland routes
Cathay Pacific has been given approval to run 15 routes previously given up by its scrapped airline Cathay Dragon, and is expected to relaunch those routes this summer the earliest.
House Republicans move to block financial transaction tax as GameStop furor revives Dems' calls for penalty
House Republicans on Wednesday unveiled a bill to block a financial transaction tax after the recent frenetic trading of GameStop shares revived a years-long effort by progressive Democrats to impose a penalty on stock trades.
The Government Needs to Find Big Tech a New Business Model
Facebook and Google want to keep playing three roles: essential infrastructure, publisher, and targeted-ad mogul. That’s impossible.
Reddit bought a 5-second Super Bowl ad honoring 'underdogs' involved in GameStop trading frenzy
Reddit Chief Marketing Officer Roxy Young told FOX Business in a statement that the Super Bowl ad came together in "just a few short days" with the help of its agency partners at R/GA.
WallStreetBets founder on GameStop stock surge: The little guys ‘can’t be ignored anymore’
Pent-up emotions are just beginning to surface and its ‘absolutely fascinating to watch,’ Jaime Rogozinski said
Today’s blame: AOC casts blame on Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg for Capitol riot
In a battle of social media superstars, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slammed on her today’s blame show Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg for what she said was his role in fomenting the Jan. 6 riot at Capitol Hill. No worry. She will reco...
Robinhood narrows stock trade restrictions
The companies restricted include GameStop, Koss Corporation, AMC Entertainment Holdings, Express Inc., Naked Brands Group, Genius Brands International, BlackBerry Limited, and Nokia Corp.
Robinhood is now limiting users to one share of GameStop and has restricted trading on 22 other companies
The move came after Robinhood stopped and then restarted stock transactions in the wake of a Reddit-fueled rally.
Elon Musk, hater of short sellers, weighs in on AOC's Robinhood stance
Tesla CEO Elon Musk said in a tweet Thursday that he "absolutely" supports Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's call for the House Financial Services Committee to launch an investigation into Robinhood for its stock trade restrictions.
Robinhood users are revolting against the trading app after it stopped trades of GameStop
Barstool Sports, along with the blog's founder Dave Portnoy, declared "war" on Robinhood. "You are scam artists," Portnoy said in a tweet.
A mental treatment is missing: AOC did not attend inauguration because she doesn't feel ‘safe’ around House colleagues, calls to ‘expel’ Ted Cruz, Josh Hawley
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York) was a noticeable no-show at Joe Biden’s inauguration and she’s now claiming part of the reason was “very real security concerns” from “other members of Congress.”
Amazon hits back at Parler's antitrust lawsuit with extensive examples of its violent content, including death threats against politicians, tech CEOs, and BLM supporters
Amazon cited Section 230 to dismiss Parler's claims it conspired with Twitter to hurt Parler's business by barring it from using Amazon Web Services.
The vaccine velvet rope
How many 'important' people will get to jump the line for COVID-19 vaccination?
President Trump is most admired man in 2020, Gallup poll reveals
President Trump tops the list of the most admired man for 2020, according to a Gallup poll released Tuesday.
The 12 Biggest Fashion Moments of 2020
From viral TikTok trends to inclusive it-bags, here are all the biggest fashion moments from 2020.
AOC warns of big tech’s influence on Biden after Prop 22 win
Democratic representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says she is ‘very concerned’ about Uber’s role in Joe Biden’s incoming US administration.
The US media's desire to play kingmaker in Trump-Biden clash is forcing millions of Americans to the media fringes
It’s tough times for Republican voters, as their last big media ally, Fox News, appears to have abandoned Donald Trump and millions of viewers at the 11th hour. But is alternative media really the answer?
DESIREE TIMS WANTS TO BE THE CANDIDATE FOR THIS MOMENT
She has worked in Washington, and she didn’t see people like her - a Black woman who knows what it means to be working class. Now she’s trying to flip a Republican seat in Congress.
Why BTS Army and other K-pop fans and TikTokers are aiming at Donald Trump with their activism
Fans of the South Korean soft power export have banded together to troll the US president and champion Black Lives Matter. Analysts say most of these fans are politically aware, liberal and masters of social media
US senators dumped stock before coronavirus crash, prompting accusations of insider trading
Richard Burr and Kelly Loeffler sold as much as US$1.7 million and US$3.1 million in shares respectively before markets collapsed amid pandemic fears. Loeffler, one of the wealthiest US lawmakers, is married to chairman of New York Stock...
A brutal year: how the 'techlash' caught up with Facebook, Google and Amazon
Privacy scandals and antitrust issues dogged Facebook and Google and Amazon saw a rise in employee organizing
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