Approximately 53,000 hoverboards recalled over fire risks after two deaths
Jetson Electric Bikes recalls 42-Volt Rogue Self-Balancing Scooters/Hoverboards due to fire hazard. — CPSC (WASHINGTON) — After two deaths, approximately 53,000 hoverboards are being recalled due to fire risks, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said
Seattle law grants most gig workers paid sick leave
Luis Alvarez/Getty Images (SEATTLE) — Seattle will provide paid sick and safe leave for most gig workers under a new law, becoming the first U.S. city to guarantee such benefits on a permanent basis for app-based employees.
Disgraced crypto exec Sam Bankman-Fried faces new bribery charge, pleads not guilty
Witthaya Prasongsin/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Embattled crypto executive Sam Bankman-Fried now faces an additional criminal charge of conspiracy to violate the anti-bribery provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, according to a superseding indictment unsealed Tuesday
Roku to slash 200 jobs, amounting to 6% of workforce
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images, FILE (NEW YORK) — Roku plans to lay off another 200 workers, or 6% of its workforce, the video-streaming company said in a government filing on Thursday, just months after a prior round of
Elon Musk, Steve Wozniak and other tech leaders warn 'out-of-control' AI poses 'profound risks'
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Artificial intelligence-driven language models have garnered millions of users in recent months, instantly whipping up viral sensations like a biblical verse about how to remove a peanut butter sandwich from a VCR.
Starbucks' former CEO denies breaking law after Sen. Sanders accuses company of 'union busting'
Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Starbucks’ former CEO Howard Schultz on Wednesday denied breaking the law in response to sharp criticism from Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., who accused the company of “the most aggressive and