- Business Insider 01:10May 14, 2021A guide to APIs, software that helps different apps work together andAn application programming interface (API) is software that acts as an intermediary between two programs, helping them exchange information.
< Tech Insider, Tech Reference, Software & Apps (Reference), Tech How To, API, APIs, Software, Software & Apps, software development, Drivers, Marketing >
- Business Insider 13:00May 7, 2021Amazon drivers are being told to turn off their safety apps in order to hit delivery quotas, report saysVice spoke to current and former Amazon drivers who described a "Catch-22 situation" with the company's safety app making it impossible to hit quota.
< Tech Insider, Amazon, Delivery, Surveillance, Workers, Drivers, DSPs, Working Conditions, E-Commerce >
- Business Insider 19:37May 6, 2021Uber drivers in some US cities are making more than $40 per hour, the company saidCompetitor Lyft also said driver pay is soaring for workers amid a labor shortage and increasing demand for rides.
< Tech Insider, News, Transportation, Uber, Lyft, Ride-hailing drivers, Ride-hailing services, Drivers, Workers, Hourly Pay, Earnings >
- Business Insider 18:58May 6, 2021Amazon policies for delivery drivers reportedly include rules on body odor, personal grooming, and social media restrictionsThe company dictates anything from body odor to social media posts, Bloomberg found in an updated version of Amazon's policies for drivers.
< Retail, Tech Insider, News, E-Commerce, Amazon, Amazon Prime, Amazon delivery drivers >
- Business Insider 13:27May 6, 2021Lyft said it expects some drivers to shift from food-delivery apps to ride-hailing ones after the pandemicLyft cofounder John Zimmer said ride-hail work generally has better pay than food-delivery jobs and offers more social interaction.
< Transportation, Economy, Lyft, Uber, ride-hailing, Ride hailing apps, delivery drivers, Uber Drivers, Lyft Drivers >
- Business Insider 11:41May 6, 2021Lyft says that its drivers are making 'record earnings' amid a driver shortageLyft cofounder John Zimmer said that ride demand outstripped driver supply in the first quarter - which pushed both fares and wages up.
< Transportation, Tech Insider, Uber, Lyft, transport, Lyft Drivers, Uber Drivers, Ride hailing apps >
- Business Insider 16:47May 4, 2021London-based EV maker Arrival soars 10% after announcing a vehicle-development partnership with UberArrival will work directly with Uber drivers to design the electric vehicle for the UK market.
< Markets, MI Exclusive, Arrival, Uber, electric vehicle, EV, London, Ride-hailing drivers, Cars, Transportation, Uber stock price, climate crisis, Emissions, Air Quality >
- Business Insider 21:56May 3, 2021Amazon is polling drivers about their bathroom breaks after apologizing for denying workers pee in bottles. Drivers say the survey is missing a key answer."They don't provide an option for 'Do not have time to use the restroom,' which is the main problem," one driver told Insider.
< Retail, News, Transportation, Tech Insider, Amazon, Amazon Drivers, Amazon delivery drivers >
- Business Insider 18:20May 3, 2021High trucking costs are expected to last through 2021, adding to retailers' challengesRetailers like Bed Bath & Beyond and General Mills have sounded the alarm on the higher costs, which are further complicating a labor shortage and other issues.
< Retail, News, freight, Shortage, truck drivers, truck driver shortage, Bed Bath & Beyond, General Mills, Wall Street Journal >
- Guardian 18:01April 27, 2021Oscars 2022: who might triumph at next year’s ceremony?After a year of delays, the next 12 months offers a wealth of big, awards-aiming movies from intimate dramas to historical epicsIt’s not often that the word unusual gets attached to the Oscars, one of the most staid and predictable nights of the year, as sober as the Golden Globes is drunk. But after an unusual year, the awards season followed suit, extended by two months, films dropping in and out of the race and some that might otherwise have been ignored instead taking centre stage. Related: And this year’s Oscar for inclusivity goes to … the Academy! Continue reading...
< Oscars, Awards and prizes, Culture, Film, Sandra Bullock, Denzel Washington, Adam Driver, Paul Thomas Anderson, Jane Campion, Kristen Stewart, Oscar Isaac, Richard Jenkins >
- Business Insider 21:50April 22, 2021Two Democratic senators are urging NHTSA to take action after 'worrisome' pattern of Tesla crashes, a new report saysThe senators' letter to the nation's top safety regulator comes days after a fatal Tesla crash in which police said nobody was at the wheel.
< Transportation, Politics, News, Transportation, Politics, NHTSA, Driver Assistance, Tesla, Autopilot >
- Business Insider 20:03April 22, 2021Consumer Reports proved that a Tesla will drive with nobody behind the wheel following fatal crashA Tesla which appeared to have nobody in the driver's seat crashed in Texas on Saturday, killing two. Consumer Reports shows that's theoretically possible.
< Transportation, Tech Insider, News, Transportation, Tesla, Autopilot, Consumer Reports, Tesla Crash, Elon Musk, Driver Assistance >
- Business Insider 18:40April 22, 2021Some Amazon delivery drivers say new surveillance cameras in their trucks can offer protection, despite concerns over constant monitoringOne Amazon driver said he's willing to tolerate the surveillance as high-tech tracking becomes an inescapable part of the job.
< Transportation, Retail, Amazon, Retail, Delivery, Amazon Drivers >
- Business Insider 13:21April 17, 2021Young people are masquerading as food delivery drivers to jump the queue for COVID-19 vaccines, report saysCollege students are signing up as "drivers" for food delivery apps such as DoorDash and UberEats in an attempt to get the COVID-19 vaccine early.
< News, Healthcare, UK Weekend, News UK, Delivery, Drivers, coronavirus, Vaccine >
- Business Insider 18:15April 16, 2021Amazon is reportedly creating a furniture-assembly service that would task delivery drivers with building items for customersIf the customer doesn't like the item after it's assembled or installed, the delivery driver would have to take it back, according to a new report.
< Retail, News, Transportation, Tech Insider, Amazon, Amazon delivery drivers, Wayfair, Home Depot, Best Buy, Furniture >
- Huffington Post UK 09:16April 16, 2021Gucci Heir Is 'Truly Disappointed' By Lady Gaga Movie About Fashion Family
< Entertainment, uk celebrity, ukfilm, Lady Gaga, Gucci, Adam Driver, uk-celebrity, lady-gaga, gucci, adam-driver >
- Business Insider 18:33April 15, 2021Amazon reveals how much it paid its median employee last year: $29,007Jeff Bezos was paid 58 times that in 2020, with an annual compensation of $1,681,840. He made tens of billions more as Amazon's stock increased.
< Retail, News, Tech Insider, Amazon, Jeff Bezos, Compensation, Executive Pay, Workers, Amazon Drivers, Walmart, CVS >
- Business Insider 17:29April 15, 2021Jeff Bezos downplays claims that Amazon workers are 'desperate souls' or 'robots' who can't take bathroom breaks, but admits the company needs to 'do a better job' for employees after their failed union pushJeff Bezos is on the defensive about how Amazon treats its employees following the failed union vote at Amazon's Bessemer, Alabama, warehouse.
< Retail, Tech Insider, Jeff Bezos, Amazon, Bessemer, Amazon Union, Amazon employees, Amazon Drivers, Unions >
- The Guardian 15:31April 15, 2021Gucci family criticises ‘horrible, ugly’ casting of biopic filmMembers of fashion dynasty hit out at roles played by Al Pacino and Jared Leto in House of GucciThe Gucci family has hit out against the “horrible, horrible” and “ugly” casting of the House of Gucci film, starring Lady Gaga and Adam Driver.The film, which is now in production and directed by Sir Ridley Scott, tells the story of Patrizia Reggiani and her doomed marriage to Maurizio Gucci. Reggiani was convicted of his assassination in 1998 after hiring a hitman to kill him. Continue reading...
< Gucci, Fashion, Ridley Scott, Lady Gaga, Al Pacino, Adam Driver, Film, Italy, Culture, Europe, World news >
- Business Insider 02:47April 14, 2021Amazon's AI-powered cameras are a double-edged sword that could make drivers safer, but also force the company to sacrifice productivity, a transportation expert saysAmazon defended the cameras amid privacy concerns. But an expert said the safety benefits may hinge on slower, or less productive, driving.
< Transportation, Tech Insider, Retail, Enterprise, Amazon, Amazon Flex, Amazon Prime, Amazon Delivery, Amazon delivery drivers, Working Conditions, Labor, workplace surveillance, AI, Artificial Intelligence, workplace safety, Transportation, Logistics >
- Business Insider 21:50April 12, 2021Amazon drivers describe the paranoia of working under the watchful eyes of new truck cameras that monitor them constantly and fire off 'rage-inducing' alerts if they make a wrong moveWith the cameras installed, "we have zero privacy and no margin for error," a California-based delivery driver told Insider.
< Transportation, Retail, Amazon, Amazon delivery drivers, Retail, Surveillance, delivery drivers >
- Business Insider 16:46April 6, 2021I'm a part-time Amazon delivery driver in Michigan. We have to cheat to get around the strict rules and constant monitoring."We've created a workaround to game the system," says one Amazon driver, who says he eats lunch while driving and has to pee in water bottles.
< Tech Insider, Nordic, Retail, Transportation, BI-freelancer, Amazon, contributor 2019, Amazon delivery drivers, Careers, job diary, Amazon Union, Retail, Tech, delivery drivers, Personal Essay >
- Business Insider 22:24April 5, 2021UPS drivers can now display their tattoos in another major shake-up to the company's historically strict appearance policyUPS, which has more than 500,000 employees worldwide, has informed staff that they may now display body art and tattoos.
< Transportation, News, UPS, UPS drivers, Tattoos, Body Art, delivery drivers >
- Guardian 11:00April 3, 2021Minnie Driver: ‘I did not have the appetite to be a big movie star’The British actor shot to fame in Good Will Hunting with Matt Damon, but didn’t fit the Hollywood mould – and she’s fine with thatMinnie Driver first realised the film industry might be a strange place for a woman who didn’t fit its tiny mould when she was standing in some mud. A ditch, in fact, that had been dug for her, on a hill, so that she looked shorter than the actor she was snogging. “I was hock high in a bog, as they say in Ireland,” she says merrily, in an accent that instantly reminds me of that scene in Good Will Hunting where she tells a dirty joke and spits out her drink. This was on a different film, the first but not the last time it happened. She was young, new to the game. “I was thinking, ‘Oh my God, this is just bananas – can’t he stand on something? Or why don’t we both sit down and shoot it like that?’” But it had to be her, “in the earth, trying to be romantic and sexy when there’s mud squishing through your lace-ups”.We are talking over video chat, Driver from her family home in London, to which she has temporarily decamped after decades away in Los Angeles. She apologises for how nice she looks, the sort of apology that can only be made after a year in lockdown. “I’m only dolled up like this because I just did the photoshoot,” she explains. “And my fucking phone, the facial recognition thing wouldn’t recognise me. It was like, ‘Where’s the hag who usually opens the phone? Who’s this person?’ I often feel insulted by my own phone, but that was legendary.” Continue reading...
< Minnie Driver, Film, Television, Culture, Life and style, Television & radio, Podcasts >
- Business Insider 09:38April 3, 2021Amazon apologized for a snarky tweet and acknowledged its delivery drivers do pee in bottlesAmazon said their tweet claiming their workers don't pee in bottles was incorrect, adding it "was an own-goal, we're unhappy about it."
< Tech Insider, Amazon, Delivery, Delivery driver, Public Relations >
- Business Insider 15:00March 31, 2021I'm an Amazon delivery driver who's had to pee in water bottles and eat lunch in my van. I hate the new surveillance cameras and feel like I'm always being watched.Angel Rajal, 26, started doing deliveries in Las Vegas in July and calls the cameras set up by Amazon an "invasion of privacy."
< Retail, Transportation, Nordic, Careers, Amazon, Amazon DSP, Amazon Union, Amazon delivery drivers, BI-freelancer, contributor 2019, Personal Essay, Careers, job diary, Tech, Transportation, Logistics >
- Business Insider 21:38March 30, 2021How co-drivers prevent rally-car drivers from crashingRallying is one of the most dangerous motorsports in the world. However, to help these brave drivers survive each race is a co-driver sitting shotgun.
< Transportation, Video, Video, Cars, Rallying, rally cars, Racing, Motorsport, Codriver, world rally championship, Thierry Neuville >
- Business Insider 16:46March 29, 2021An Amazon engineer reportedly raised red flags internally about Amazon's tweets picking fights with lawmakers, calling them suspicious and 'unnecessarily antagonistic'Amazon stirred up controversy last week with its bold tweets to US lawmakers including Sen. Bernie Sanders and Sen. Elizabeth Warren.
< Tech Insider, Amazon, Jeff Bezos, Bernie Sanders, Dave Clark, Amazon Drivers, Amazon delivery drivers, Amazon employees >
- Business Insider 20:10March 26, 2021Amazon drivers say they had to poop in bags and struggled to change menstrual pads in addition to peeing in bottlesDrivers say that Amazon's high expectations can make it difficult to find time to use the bathroom during a workday.
< Retail, Transportation, Tech Insider, News, Retail, Amazon, Amazon Drivers, Amazon delivery drivers, Amazon Warehouses, Amazon fulfillment centers >
- Business Insider 00:31March 26, 2021Amazon drivers say peeing in bottles is an 'inhumane' yet common part of the job, despite the company denying it happensAmazon says workers don't pee in bottles. Interviews with delivery drivers and mountains of evidence indicate otherwise.
< Retail, Tech Insider, News, Transportation, Retail, Amazon, Amazon Drivers, BI Graphics, Samantha Lee, Amazon delivery drivers >
- Business Insider 23:50March 23, 2021Amazon is reportedly telling delivery drivers they must give 'biometric consent' so the company can track them as a condition of the jobAmazon delivery drivers will lose their jobs if they don't give permission for the company to collect their biometric data, per a Motherboard report.
< Tech Insider, Retail, News, Transportation, Amazon, Workers Rights, AI, delivery drivers >
- Business Insider 03:56March 20, 2021Amazon will pay contract delivery drivers $8.2 million to settle a wage-theft lawsuitContract delivery drivers alleged Amazon was to blame for drivers not receiving legally required breaks and overtime.
< Tech Insider, Transportation, Retail, Amazon, delivery drivers, Lawsuits, Gig Workers, Gig economy, contract employees, Delivery services, Amazon Flex, Amazon Prime, Working Conditions, Labor Abuse >
- Business Insider 19:43March 18, 2021I'm a DoorDash delivery driver who makes anywhere from $200 to $800 a week. Here's what I wish I knew before signing up to drive for the company.Mike Hayes says he likes the flexibility of being a DoorDash driver, where he can make up to $800 working about 45 hours a week.
< Tech Insider, Nordic, Careers, Retail, job diary, DoorDash, Delivery driver, food delivery, Gig Workers, Independent contractors, BI-freelancer, contributor 2019, Work, Personal Essay >
- Business Insider 01:37March 17, 2021Uber will pay its 70,000 UK-based drivers minimum wage and benefits following a major Supreme Court defeatThe major shift from Uber comes after it initially downplayed the court's unanimous ruling that it acts as an employer, not simply a tech platform.
< Tech Insider, Transportation, Uber, Labor, Labor and Employment, Gig economy, UK, United Kingdom, Contractors, Independent contractors, Labor Conditions, Working Conditions, Minimum Wage, Uber Drivers, prop 22, Proposition 22 >
- iXBT 18:10March 13, 2021Обзор набора отверток для точных работ Nanch 22 in 1 из стали S2 после трех лет использованияОчень неплохой по качеству изготовления и удобству работы набор из удлиненных бит и рукояти. За три года использования, я в нем нисколько не разочаровался.Читать дальше
< отвертка, бита, Nanch, screwdriver, AliExpress, Обзор >
- Business Insider 00:00March 13, 2021How truck escape ramps are used on steep roads to stop runaway vehiclesTruck escape ramps are used as a traffic tool on steep, sustained grades to check high vehicle speeds in emergencies.
< Transportation, Video, Video, Cars, Vehicles, Trucks, truck drivers, Transportation, trucking industry >
- Business Insider 15:13March 12, 2021Uber and Lyft are now sharing data on drivers that have been banned for sexual or physical assault. Other delivery companies will join the program, they said.Uber and Lyft said they would use the Industry Sharing Safety Program to pool data about drivers banned over serious safety incidents.
< Tech Insider, Uber, Lyft, Delivery driver, Safety, Tech, Tech Insider, Data, Drivers, Food delivery apps >
- Observer 00:10March 10, 2021Tesla’s $10,000 ‘Full Self-Driving’ Add-On Will Never Actually Be Fully Self-DrivingTesla is aiming high for level 5 autonomy, but is stuck at level 2.
< autonomous driving, Autopilot, driverless car, FSD, Full Self-Driving, self driving, Tesla, Waymo, Zoox >
- Business Insider 05:10March 9, 2021Amazon and delivery contractor fined $6.4 million by California regulators for stealing wages from driversCalifornia's labor commissioner said Amazon and a contract delivery company underpaid more than 700 drivers who worked 11-hour days to meet quotas.
< Amazon, Amazon Delivery, Amazon delivery drivers, California, Working Conditions, Labor Abuse, Labor Conditions, California Labor Commission >
- Business Insider 02:31March 4, 2021How to contact Uber support as a driver or rider if you need help resolving an issueThere are different ways to contact Uber, depending on if you're a driver or passenger. Here's everything you need to know to contact Uber support.
< Tech Insider, Tech Reference, Software & Apps (Reference), Smartphones (Reference), Laptops & Tablets (Reference), Tech How To, Uber, Customer Support, Uber Drivers, BI-freelancer >
- Business Insider 13:30February 28, 2021Meet the Uber drivers who spent 5 years fighting the ride-hailing firm for basic workers' rights - and wonOne of the ex-Uber drivers who won the case for workers to get minimum wage and sick pay told Insider: "I'm just a driver who spoke up for injustice."
< Tech Insider, Uber, Taxi, Car, Uber Drivers, Legal battle, UK, Uber app, Tech Insider, Transportation, Technology, disputes, Court, Weekend BI UK >
- Forbes 01:26February 27, 2021Perseverance On Mars. A Giant Leap In Intelligent Systems, 130 Million Miles From EarthLast week, NASA, JPL’s Perseverance successfully landed on Mars.
< Innovation, /innovation, Innovation, /innovation, windriver >
- Business Insider 21:29February 25, 2021How to sign up for Instacart to earn extra money as a full-service or in-store shopperYou can sign up to be an Instacart shopper by creating an account and downloading the app for a background check.
< Tech Insider, Tech Reference, Software & Apps (Reference), Smartphones (Reference), Laptops & Tablets (Reference), Tech How To, Instacart, instacart shopper, food delivery service, Grocery Delivery, driver, App, Grocery shopping, BI-freelancer >
- Business Insider 13:16February 19, 2021Uber just lost a major legal battle over whether its UK drivers count as workers and are entitled to minimum wageOne ex-Uber driver who began the Uber battle in 2016 told Insider, "Companies like Uber rely on "vulnerable people they could exploit who don't understand the law."
< Tech Insider, Transportation, Uber, transport, Transportation, Car, driver, Uber Drivers, Tech Insider, UK, Court, Legal battle, Supreme Court, Workers Rights >
- Petapixel 20:18February 12, 2021Photo from Space Reveals ‘Gold Rivers’ Slicing Through the AmazonAn unnamed astronaut aboard the International Space Station recently captured this stunning photo of “gold rivers” in eastern Peru. These pits stand out unusually brilliantly here, as they are usually obscured by cloud cover or outside the sun’s glint point. This rare view of the pits shines brightly thanks to reflected sunlight, and as NASA […]
< Features, News, amazon, amazonrainforest, deforestation, easternperu, gold, goldrivers, internationalspacestation, iss, NASA, peru, rarephoto >
- Business Insider 17:00February 8, 2021Inside a UPS driving school that teaches 129,000 driversUPS delivers more than 5.5 billion packages each year. It runs 12 driving schools, teaching its 129,000 drivers safe driving and delivery methods.
< Careers, Video, Video, UPS, driving school, delivery drivers, Mail, FedEx, USPS >
- Business Insider 01:40February 4, 2021Amazon is deploying AI cameras to surveil delivery drivers '100% of the time'The cameras will automatically record drivers when the vehicle is on and issue audio alerts when they're driving too fast or appear to be distracted.
< Tech Insider, Amazon, Amazon Flex, Amazon Prime, Amazon delivery drivers, Working Conditions, workplace surveillance, surveillence, AI, Artificial Intelligence, AV >
- iXBT 20:39January 29, 202110 проверенных и популярных отверток с AliExpressНе всегда магазины поблизости могут порадовать хорошим выбором отверток. Хорошо, что в Китае можно найти достаточно качественные варианты.Читать дальше
< отвертка, screwdriver, Nanch, LAOA, AtuMan, Xiaomi, Wiha, Wowstick, AliExpress, Подборка >
- Business Insider 00:34January 28, 2021California Uber drivers score a win after court partially allows class-action lawsuit for pre-Prop 22 paymentsThe ruling lets 4,800 drivers sue Uber over expenses and pay statements, but they must sue individually over pay amounts, overtime, and sick leave.
< Tech Insider, Transportation, Uber, Class action lawsuits, prop 22, AB5, Ride-hailing drivers, Gig economy >
- Forbes 19:36January 27, 2021Crossing The Chasm For Industry 4.0As the intelligent edge concept and its actual infrastructure take hold, it will grow and spread exponentially, making this the time to be building intelligent systems at the edge.
< Innovation, /innovation, Innovation, /innovation, windriver >