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Amazon Workers Defeat Union Effort in Alabama

The company’s decisive victory deals a crushing blow to organized labor, which had hoped the time was ripe to start making inroads. Amazon workers at a giant warehouse in Alabama voted decisively against forming a union on Friday, squashing the most significant organizing drive in the internet giant’s history and dealing a crushing blow to […]

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Workers at Amazon warehouse in Alabama reject unionization, a major win for the e-commerce giant

SEATTLE — Amazon workers in Alabama on Friday rejected unionization, a major victory for the e-commerce giant in a high-profile, high-stakes battle that will have ripple effects across the nation for workers and the labor movement. Amazon, the second largest private employer in the U.S. behind Walmart, has successfully staved on attempts to unionize at […]

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Tfue announces auction of NFTs depicting streamer in ‘Fortnite,’ ‘Minecraft,’ ‘Call of Duty’

Turner Tenney, the 23-year-old esports star better known by his online alias “Tfue,” says he’s always considered himself a gaming “trailblazer.” And Tuesday night on his Twitch stream he played the part, announcing he’ll soon be pioneering a new venture for streamers: NFTs. “I heard about [NFTs] from a few friends of mine — mainly […]

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YouTube Discloses Percentage of Views That Go to Videos That Break its Rules

It is the never-ending battle for YouTube. Every minute, YouTube is bombarded with videos that run afoul of its many guidelines, whether pornography or copyrighted material or violent extremism or dangerous misinformation. The company has refined its artificially intelligent computer systems in recent years to prevent most of these so-called violative videos from being uploaded […]