January 2021

January 30, 2021

Google union in turmoil following global alliance announcement

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    <figcaption>Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge</figcaption>
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The Alphabet Workers Union (AWU) is in turmoil following the announcement of an international alliance on Monday. The alliance, Alpha Global, was billed as a worker-led initiative, …

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January 14, 2021

Spotify’s Car Thing shows up in FCC filings with a new design and bigger screen

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    <figcaption><em>A photo of Spotify’s Car Thing, taken from FCC filings.</em> | Image: FCC filings</figcaption>
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Back in May 2019, Spotify announced that it would be publicly testing a voice-controlled smart assistant for cars that the …

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