Technology Updates

19 hours 20 min ago Are Uber and Lyft Drivers Well Paid? It Depends on the Study Uber and Lyft hailed a Cornell paper’s conclusion that their drivers make solid wages. But others have questioned the researchers’ approach.
2 days 3 hours ago TikTok Users Respond to Potential Ban Gen Z and millennial users have found community on the app, particularly during the last few isolating months. And for some of them, it’s their livelihood.
2 days 5 hours ago Who Gets the Banhammer Now? In a single week, some of the internet’s biggest platforms banned users and groups they had tolerated for years. What changed?

Science Updates

15 hours 7 min ago Coronavirus Live Updates: Florida Tops U.S. Record With Over 15,000 New Cases Florida set a single-day U.S. record with over 15,000 new cases. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos pushes for U.S. schools to reopen.
19 hours 32 min ago Fracking Firms Fail, Rewarding Executives and Raising Climate Fears Oil and gas companies are hurtling toward bankruptcy, raising fears that wells will be left leaking planet-warming pollutants, with cleanup cost left to taxpayers.
19 hours 35 min ago Man, 30, Dies After Attending a ‘Covid Party,’ Texas Hospital Says “I thought this was a hoax,” the man told his nurse, a hospital official said.

Business Updates

9 hours 55 min ago China Imposes Tit-for-Tat Sanctions on Three American Lawmakers The sanctions, which target Republican members of Congress, were in retaliation for the Trump administration’s bans on Chinese officials accused of human rights abuses.
11 hours 14 min ago The Pandemic Has Accelerated Demands for a More Skilled Work Force Even groups that regularly disagree on labor issues said there should be significant public investment in programs that can upgrade the skills of American workers.