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July 22, 2019, 4:00 AM

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Andy Newman / New York Times:
A reporter describes his and others' experiences delivering food on bikes for apps like Uber Eats, DoorDash, and Postmates in New York City  —  I had just started my lunch shift when the phone pinged: Uber Eats, pickup at Cocina del Sur on West 38th Street in Manhattan, five blocks away.  Great!
Andrew Liptak / The Verge:
A new set of Pixel 4 leaked images and a series of renders show it will have a large forehead bezel for a variety of sensors and front-facing cameras  —  A lot of space to cover up  —  A new set of leaked images of Google's forthcoming Pixel 4 smartphone have surfaced on the web …
Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
Report details the activities of Apple's New Product Security team, created after a major iPhone 5c leak, which is now increasing focus on CAD schematics leaks  —  An article from the Information today covers a breakdown of the lengths that factory workers have gone to get parts of unreleased iPhones …
Emily Tate / EdSurge:
Tutors for services like VIPKIDS, which links native English speakers with Chinese students, recount instances of parents abusing kids during online sessions  —  THE DAY STARTED OUT LIKE MOST.  Around 6 o'clock on a fall morning in 2018, Jordan sat down at her desk, donned her headset …
Robert Burnson / Bloomberg:
Google has agreed to settle a lawsuit filed in 2015 accusing it of age discrimination in hiring, paying out $11M across 227 people who joined the class action  —  - Company vows to train employees, managers about discrimination  — Woman who sued interviewed for job with tech titan four times
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Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Google's Area 120 debuts Byteboard, a job interview tool that lets candidates choose their coding environment and work on projects from design to implementation  —  Area 120, Google's lab for experimental projects, is launching Byteboard today, a new tool that aims to make the technical …
Edward Docx / New Statesman:
Profile of Nick Clegg, ex-Liberal Democrats leader and deputy prime minister in UK, who became Facebook's head of global affairs and communications in Oct. 2018  —  He quit Westminster after failing to realign British politics.  Now the former Lib Dem leader has taken on an even bigger challenge at Facebook.
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Zefr sells its video rights-management tech, RightsID and ChannelID, to Vobile in ~$90M deal and will refocus on its contextual-advertising service for YouTube  —  Vobile Group, a video protection and measurement company, announced a deal to acquire Zefr's RightsID copyright-management …

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