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Google sued by express delivery driver seeking wages

<i>(By Dan Levine, Reuters) –</i> A driver for Google’s same day delivery service filed a proposed class action lawsuit against the company on Friday, alleging it improperly classified her as an independent contractor and owes expenses.<p>The case, filed in a Massachusetts state court, comes days after …

Employment

7 Reasons why we should all be moving to Romania right now

1. The internet is fast and cheap.<p>When many people think of Romania, they think of horses and carts, orphanages and vampires. They don’t think of …

The Underwater Internet

A wireless world relies on more than cloud technology. Half-century-old cable stations are critical nodes where messages can still be delayed, censored, or intercepted.<p>In 1962, during a period of technological and political transition in the undersea-cable industry, the Keawaula cable station was …

National Security Agency (NSA)

Iran,Ayatollah Ali Khamenei,Hassan Rouhani,Mahmoud Ahmadinejad,Islam,Middle East and North Africa,Religion,World news,The Iranian revolution<p>With summer approaching, president has provoked a row with senior clerics after criticising police for enforcing a strict interpretation of dress …

South Asia

What If Everybody Didn't Have to Work to Get Paid?

Advocates say that a guaranteed basic income can lead to more creative, fulfilling work. The question is how to fund it.<p>Scott Santens has been thinking a lot about fish lately. Specifically, he’s been reflecting on the aphorism, “If you give a man a fish, he eats for a day. If you teach a man to …

Income Inequality

Rewind: Best viral videos of 2014

There were more viral videos in 2014 than you can shake a stick at, and you could spend weeks watching them all. From John Oliver to the Ice Bucket Challenge, we were absolutely inundated with stuff to watch throughout the year, and that’s a great thing.<p>Wishing you could relive some of the best …

8 Things to Do in Vegas after 8 p.m. (Beyond the Clubs and Casinos)

<i>(Photo Credit: Flickr, Daniel Ramirez)</i><p>Long gone is the notion that Las Vegas can be enjoyed only behind the velvet rope or in front of stacks of chips at a high-stakes table. Nightlife extends far beyond the big properties on the four miles of The Strip -- you just have to know what you're looking …

Boom in personal health tech could be your lifesaver

Nick Ballard has had heart palpitations on and off since high school.<p>Always tech-savvy, Ballard started tracking his health with gadgets like glucose monitors, pedometers and heart rate monitors to see if he could detect anything that might explain why his ticker would suddenly start racing.<p>He got …

Fujitsu's latest all-in-ones don't need to be turned off

With all of the talk surrounding smartphones and tablets, it's sometimes easy to forget that desktops still occupy most of our working days. Fujitsu hasn't forgotten them, however, and is wheeling out a pair of all-in-one units that'll accompany you on the 9-to-5. The Esprimo X923 comes with a …