Donald Trump threatened to end high-skilled immigration to Silicon Valley. Then he took it back. Here’s how immigrants working in tech are feeling on the eve of his inauguration.
The complaint alleges that Oracle — which has received “hundreds of millions in federal government contracts” — paid white men more money to do the same job as female, African-American, and Asian employees. Oracle CEO Safra Catz joined President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team last month.
Many of the jobs will be in fulfillment centers, where, according to a recent report, the work can be physically and psychologically grueling and the pay is below market rate.
Uber emailed New York City riders and asked them to tweet their opposition to new data collection regulations a day ahead of a city hearing.
As a federal contractor, Google is required to provide the government with data about its equal employment program, but it failed to do so. Now, the Department of Labor is suing.
Access to Twitter, Facebook and YouTube is reportedly being throttled in Turkey after an ISIS account posted a video of two Turkish soldiers being burned to death.
All the apps, hacks, habits, and products that made our lives a little better in 2016.
Airbnb is eight years old, valued at $30 billion, and active in 190 countries. But in cities around the world, hosts and guests are keeping the fact that they use it a secret.
To deal with automation’s impact on the US workforce, we should invest in artificial intelligence, STEM education and a stronger social safety net, according to a new report from the Obama White House.
An Uber self-driving car was caught on video running a red light in San Francisco on the first day of passenger testing. The company says the incident was the result of human error.
At a vigil near Oakland’s Lake Merritt, residents told BuzzFeed News they feel the mayor’s response to the tragedy will do further harm to a grieving community.
People gathered at Lake Merritt to mourn at least 36 people who perished in a fast-moving fire that tore through a warehouse Friday night.
People who work for Instacart as independent contractors are suing the company, claiming they’re owed money in lieu of the minimum wage, overtime and benefits they would have received had they been full employees.
Just like other on-demand startups, Josephine is fighting regulators for its right to do business. But unlike most other on-demand startups, it’s trying to fight them while providing workers with a stake in the company’s success.
In a newly updated report on driver earnings, Uber has estimated driver expenses for the first time.
Some Instacart workers, still unhappy over changes to their pay, are threatening to strike during peak Thanksgiving shopping days. Meanwhile, the company is updating its software in order to make those changes more evident to consumers.
Airbnb just expanded its home-sharing network into a peer-to-peer marketplace for local activities, guided tours, and restaurant reservations in 12 cities.
This Thanksgiving, Walmart workers are promoting WorkIt, a new tool that uses IBM’s Watson artificial intelligence technology to answer questions about health, safety, benefits and more.
Tech has long been dominated by white males. Underrepresented groups hope Trump’s victory won’t make tech’s diversity problem worse.
But it doesn’t — it just agrees with him about the TPP.