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Instacart offers some contractors part-time employment

The grocery delivery startup is making the change as fellow on-demand service Uber faces regulatory scrutiny for not classifying its drivers as employees.

By June 22, 2015


Uber drivers will have to wait a bit longer to learn if they can join lawsuit

More than 160,000 drivers could be joining lawsuit for employee status against the ride-sharing giant.

By August 6, 2015


Tesla tops Toyota as largest auto employer in California

Electric car maker continues to expand operations in the state, marking the return of a US automaker, following the shuttering of plants by GM, Ford, and Chrysler.

By May 18, 2014


Microsoft to employ Halo voice actress for Siri rival, report says

Jen Taylor, who played the role of AI character Cortana in the Halo video game series, will reportedly be the voice for Microsoft's personal assistant, set for a beta release on Lumia devices in April.

By January 16, 2014


Samsung Galaxy S5 reported to employ unibody metal design

Samsung will opt for a more premium design for its upcoming flagship phone, according to a recent report.

By December 3, 2013


Supercomputing simulation employs 156,000 Amazon processor cores

To simulate 205,000 molecules as quickly as possible for a USC simulation, Cycle Computing fired up a mammoth amount of Amazon servers around the globe.

By November 12, 2013


LinkedIn debuts new apps for recruiters and employers

Looking to make it easier for employers to publicize new openings and for recruiters to stay in touch with job candidates, the professional social network releases Recruiter Mobile and Mobile Work With Us.

By October 16, 2013


Next-gen Chevy MyLink employs smartphone flexibility

Chevrolet showed off a 2014 Impala equipped with the next generation of its MyLink infotainment system at CES 2013.

By January 8, 2013


Six states outlaw employer snooping on Facebook

The list of states that don't put up with employers demanding employee's social media passwords is growing -- both California and Illinois laws went into effect on the first of this year.

By January 2, 2013


Samsung denies employing child workers at its supplier

Samsung has denied any child workers were employed at the factory where its mobile phones are made.

By December 16, 2012