Bezos, Zuckerberg over $6 billion richer since appearing before Congress 3 days ago

August 1, 2020 By Brett Wilkins At Wednesday’s House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust hearing, tech CEOs Jeff Bezos of Amazon, Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, Tim Cook of Apple and Sundar Pichai of Alphabet (Google’s parent company) took a beating from lawmakers who grilled them on everything from monopolistic business practices Read more…

Amazon VP resigns from ‘chickenshit’ company over protester firings

By Brett Wilkins A senior engineer and vice president at Amazon announced on Monday that he is resigning “in dismay” over the company’s termination of employees who speak out against dangerous and potentially deadly working conditions during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. A ‘Chickenshit’ Company Motherboard first reported the departure of Read more…

Rideshare drivers and supporters demand better wages and working conditions at Uber SF headquarters

Scores of spirited demonstrators, including many Uber and Lyft drivers and others showing solidarity, rallied outside Uber headquarters in San Francisco’s Mid-Market district on Wednesday to demand rideshare companies improve driver pay and working conditions. Holding up a sign lamenting that most drivers got nothing while Uber executives and other Read more…

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