The sweeping legislation includes new rights and protections for delivery workers. NYC has become one of the first cities in the U.S. to regulate food delivery apps in such a massive way.
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Clubhouse has officially introduced a new way to invite friends to audio chats. The feature, called Wave, has been enabled for all users. Friends can now be invited by tapping the wave button.
Riot Games, which is most known for developing popular shooter game Valorant and League of Legends, announced its plans to release a launcher for its games. It is set to arrive on September 20.
For players in Japan and across Asia, Xbox will be holding a virtual stream during this year's Tokyo Game Show. The stream is slated to begin on Thursday, September 30 at 6 pm JST.
The Beijing-based firm introduced its smart glasses today, which work by combining imaging systems and sensors into an ordinary glasses design. The firm is yet to put a price tag on these glasses.
Amazon will pay the full tuition fee for roughly 750,000 workers who are enrolled in colleges. Other programs like GEDs, high school diplomas, and ESL proficiency certifications will also be covered.
A settlement between Alphabet, which owns Google, and Berland has been approved by the National Labor Relations Board. Other wrongful termination cases against the firm are still ongoing.
Google is expanding its premium printing service for Photos, including increased flexibility in getting prints delivered to your home. You can now order and receive as many prints as you want.
As part of the agreement between Apple and developers, several rules that govern Apple's App Store are being changed. Now, developers can finally contact users about payment outside of their apps.
Statistics regarding YouTube's handling of misinformation were shared today. They revealed that YouTube had removed over one million videos containing COVID-19 misinformation since February 2020.
The popular FPS title Splitgate has released the next phase of the game's beta version: Season 0. Currently, it's available to play on all platforms, including PC, PlayStation, and Xbox.
The change is being made so ratings specific to a region do not unfairly impact another. Localized ratings will begin appearing on phones later this year and other devices early next year.
Airbnb noted in the announcement that this measure has proven to be popular with its Host community, who had already banned parties under their own listing rules before the announcement.
The standalone app and website for Prime Now, which offers speedy two-hour delivery, are being discontinued by the end of this year. These services will be available on the Amazon app and website.
The demand was made in an internal letter, authored by the Apple Muslim Association. The letter has amassed roughly 1,000 signees and was sent on Monday directly to the firm's CEO.