Uber outlined proposals Monday for a new type of relationship with “gig” workers, including its own drivers, that would keep them as independent contractors but with some guaranteed benefits. The ride-hailing giant described “a new model for independent platform work” in an 18-page document it hopes can be used as […]

        | Published: Tuesday, August 11, 2020, 11:00 [IST] WhatsApp’s multi-device support is being tested and is hitting the tech headlines quite often. Now, it looks like WhatsApp is working on a new feature that enables syncing chat history across platforms. This new change will go hand-in-hand […]

Clean-up crews, volunteers are scrambling to contain the ecological disaster, with further damage to the ship expected due to bad weather. A grounded ship off the coast of Mauritius has leaked tonnes of crude oil into the island’s clear waters. Clean-up crews and volunteers have been scrambling to contain the ecological disaster by cordoning the oil from […]

tech2 News StaffAug 11, 2020 10:25:46 IST Researchers at Checkpoint recently discovered that Qualcomm chipsets are ridden with over 400 vulnerabilities, which in turn, puts over billions of Android smartphone users all over the world, at risk. Over 40 percent of smartphones in the world use Qualcomm chipsets. As per the researchers, the vulnerabilities […]

The Associated PressAug 11, 2020 10:23:10 IST Much of Canada’s remaining intact ice shelf has broken apart into hulking iceberg islands thanks to a hot summer and global warming, scientists said. Canada’s 4,000-year-old Milne Ice Shelf on the northwestern edge of Ellesmere Island had been the country’s last intact ice […]

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