Google Fires Twenty-Eight Workers for Protesting Cloud Deal with Israel

Google fired twenty-eight employees Wednesday after they participated in protests against Project Nimbus, a $1.2 billion cloud contract with Israel’s government that also includes Amazon. Workers at both companies have claimed the deal makes advanced technology available to Israel’s security apparatus that could contribute to the killing or harm of Palestinians in Gaza and the … Read more

Google employees protest company’s work with Israeli government

Google employees in two different offices protested the company’s work with the Israeli government on Tuesday, objecting to a billion-dollar contract it signed with the U.S. ally in 2021.  The protestors organized sit-ins in two locations, one in Sunnyvale, Calif., and the other in one of New York City’s offices. The sit-in Sunnyvale office was … Read more

Can’t get enough Fallout on Amazon? You can play the latest game for free if you hurry | Gaming | Entertainment

If you’ve been enjoying the Fallout TV show on Amazon Prime Video, then you can continue the experience for free by visiting the PlayStation, Xbox and Steam online stores. If you’re completely new to the series, then you might not realise that the Fallout show on Amazon Prime Video is based on a popular video … Read more

A Tesla Fanatic Said He Called The Cops On A Rivian Driver For Using A Supercharger Station

Image: Rivian Rivian R1T and R1S trucks were allowed access to the previously Tesla-only Supercharger network in mid-March, as Tesla has been slowly allowing more electric vehicles to charge on its North American Charging Standard plugs with an adapter. A new Rivian owner was given something of a chilly reception when stopping for a top … Read more

Amazon is giving away Fallout 76 free on Xbox and PC – get it here | Gaming | Entertainment

Amazon’s Fallout series is streaming now on Prime Video and has gone down a storm with both critics and general audiences. The live-action TV show is available to stream free with an Amazon Prime subscription, but fans can now play the latest video game in the franchise free thanks to brand-new deal. Amazon is giving … Read more

Majority of US voters hold unfavorable views of Bezos, Zuckerberg: Poll

A majority of U.S. voters hold unfavorable views of Amazon founder and executive chairman Jeff Bezos and Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg, according to a new survey from The Tech Oversight Project. Sixty-five percent of registered voters said they have a somewhat or very unfavorable opinion of Zuckerberg, who runs the parent company of Facebook and … Read more

Welcome to the Age of Technofeudalism

The tech giants have overthrown capitalism. That’s the argument of former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis, who became famous trying to defend debt-laden Greece from its German creditors. Varoufakis has never quite regained the notoriety of 2015. But he has remained a prominent left-wing voice. After a failed campaign for a seat in the European … Read more

TikTok Shop’s Era of Super Subsidies Is Ending

The days of buying ultracheap stuff on TikTok Shop may be winding down. Starting today, the fees TikTok charges sellers increase from 2 percent to 6 percent of the price of each order. They will creep up to 8 percent in July. The changes may mark a crucial moment for people who shop on TikTok … Read more

Amazon Spent $3.1 Million On Anti-Union Consultants In 2023

Amazon spent more than $3 million on anti-union consultants last year in its continuing effort to keep organized labor out of its delivery network, according to disclosures filed Saturday with the Labor Department. The Seattle-based retail giant has been ringing up a large tab hiring “persuaders” who try to convince workers not to form unions. … Read more