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Stephen Fry: Facebook and other platforms should be classed as publishers

Facebook Speaking at Hay festival, writer accuses ‘aggregating news agencies’ of not taking responsibility for their content Stephen Fry at Hay literary festival on Saturday. Photograph: Anna Goldberg Facebook Stephen Fry: Facebook and other platforms should be classed as publishers Speaking at Hay festival, writer accuses ‘aggregating news agencies’ of not taking responsibility for their […]

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Spotify hopes going public will cement streaming as music’s future

Spotify As music industry celebrates second straight year of growth, service hopes to buck trend of tech industry disappointments on Wall Street Spotify’s founder, Daniel Ek. The service has tens of millions more users than its closest rival, Apple Music. Photograph: Taylor Hill/FilmMagic Spotify Spotify hopes going public will cement streaming as music’s future As […]

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Accused of underpaying women, Google says it’s too expensive to get wage data

Google Officials said it was too financially burdensome and logistically challenging to hand over salary records that the government requested in discrimination case Google officials testified that it would have to spend up to 500 hours of work and $100,000 to comply with investigators’ ongoing demands for wage data. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters Google Accused of […]

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Uber’s London licence renewed for only four months

Uber Transport for London continues to consider five-year licence as unions express concerns over working practices Two drivers won a GMB-backed landmark case against Uber in an employment tribunal last year Photograph: Tyrone Siu/Reuters Uber Uber’s London licence renewed for only four months Transport for London continues to consider five-year licence as unions express concerns […]

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Amazon’s first New York bookstore blends tradition with technology

Amazon Visitors embrace the online retailer’s move into the physical world – even if the brick-and-mortar store serves in large part as an ad for Amazon Prime Customers shop at the newly opened Amazon Books store in Columbus Circle in New York. Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA Amazon Amazon’s first New York bookstore blends tradition with technology […]

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Amazon’s first New York bookstore blends tradition with technology

Amazon Visitors embrace the online retailer’s move into the physical world – even if the brick-and-mortar store serves in large part as an ad for Amazon Prime Customers shop at the newly opened Amazon Books store in Columbus Circle in New York. Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA Amazon Amazon’s first New York bookstore blends tradition with technology […]