Uber Faces Legal Action Over ‘Racist’ Facial Recognition Software

The App Drivers & Couriers Union (ADCU), on behalf of an ex-Uber driver and a courier, has launched legal action against Uber on Tuesday over their racist facial recognition system. ADCU filed the case after the unfair dismissal of a …

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US Extends COVID-19 Travel Restrictions for Canada and Mexico

The United States extended COVID-19 restrictions for non-essential travel at the country’s borders with Mexico and Canada until July 21. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the decision in a posted tweet on Sunday. “To reduce the spread of …

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Chinese Ride-Hailing Service Didi to be Probed Before Launch

China’s State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) will be conducting an antitrust probe into Didi Chuxing’s pricing mechanism and any unfair competitive practices. China’s market regulator will be examining whether the pricing mechanism used by Didi’s core ride-hailing business is …

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Greyhound Canada Shuts Down all Bus Service Permanently

Greyhound Canada will permanently cease routes in Ontario and Quebec after nearly 100 years of service. “A full year without revenue has unfortunately made it impossible to continue operations,” Stuart Kendrick, senior vice president of Greyhound Canada.  The news comes …

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Amazon DSP Delivery Drivers Face AI Surveillance with the Rollout of Netradyne Driveri Cameras

WASHINGTON, D. C.-Drivers for Amazon’s Demand Slide Platform (DSP), which are third-party delivery services working under Amazon’s branding, are voicing discontent following the rollout of Netradyne’s Driveri Camera, an AI monitoring platform that will deliver a litany of statistics on …

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