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Hayley Peterson / Business Insider:
Amazon says it now requires Amazon Flex delivery drivers to snap selfies on the road to verify their identities   —  - Amazon is requiring delivery drivers to snap selfies to verify their identities.  — The selfies are meant to protect drivers from unauthorized usage of their Amazon Flex accounts, an Amazon spokeswoman said.
Apr 19, 2019, 10:55 PMIn context
Rob Price / Business Insider:
Facebook says it unintentionally collected email contacts of 1.5M users who used email password verification, will notify affected users and delete contacts   —  - Exclusive: Facebook said that it has “unintentionally uploaded” the email contacts of 1.5 million new Facebook users since May 2016.
Apr 17, 2019, 8:35 PMIn context
Bill Bostock / Business Insider:
Uber launches a tool for female Saudi Arabian drivers, letting them pick up only women, after finding 74% didn't want to pick up men   —  - Uber has launched a feature for female drivers in Saudi Arabia which means they can block men from hailing their cab.  — The feature …
Apr 16, 2019, 2:50 PMIn context
Rob Price / Business Insider:
Facebook accidentally printed messages like “Big Brother is Watching” inside tens of thousands of Oculus Touch controllers, already shipped some to developers   —  - Facebook said it accidentally included cryptic hidden messages in “tens of thousands” of its Oculus Touch virtual-reality controllers.
Apr 12, 2019, 3:05 PMIn context
Becky Peterson / Business Insider:
App performance monitoring startup PagerDuty raises its IPO price range to $21-$23/share, could raise $240M at a $1.69B valuation at the high end of the range   —  - On Tuesday, IT unicorn PagerDuty raised the price range for its upcoming IPO to $21 to $23 per share, up $2 from the figures it gave previously.
Apr 9, 2019, 6:45 PMIn context
Rob Price / Business Insider:
Pirates are using Facebook's Watch Party group video-streaming feature to host movie marathons and TV watch parties, sometimes for thousands of viewers   —  - Facebook's new group-video-watching feature, Watch Party, is proving wildly popular with pirates.  It's designed to let Facebook users watch …
Apr 9, 2019, 6:05 PMIn context
Megan Hernbroth / Business Insider:
WeWork acquires GV-backed Managed by Q, a platform for office management services, for an undisclosed sum   —  - WeWork has acquired Managed by Q, a platform for office tenants to hire on-demand service workers for office-management tasks like cleaning or staffing reception desks.
Apr 3, 2019, 1:33 PMIn context
Matt Weinberger / Business Insider:
Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney says Fortnite's Creative mode, where players build together instead of battling, has attracted 100M players since its December launch   —  - Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney says that the company has big plans for “Fortnite,” which it sees “evolving beyond being a game.”
Mar 31, 2019, 10:00 PMIn context
Rob Price / Business Insider:
Facebook says it “mistakenly deleted” some of Zuckerberg's old Facebook posts that were public and reported on, including a post about the Instagram acquisition   —  - Some old Facebook posts by CEO Mark Zuckerberg have vanished, and the company says it “mistakenly deleted” them.
Mar 29, 2019, 8:00 PMIn context
Shona Ghosh / Business Insider:
Facebook board member Marc Andreessen denies Guardian's report about Cambridge Analytica meeting in 2016, says he never met Wylie in his life   —  - Andreessen Horowitz investor and Facebook board member Marc Andreessen has denied claims he met the Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Chris Wylie in 2016.
Mar 17, 2019, 12:13 PMIn context

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