Uber loses UK appeal and Nintendo ups the ante on the SwitchIn today's tech news, Uber ordered to treat UK drivers as workers, Nintendo increases Switch production and a "space kingdom" takes flight.
This is CNet, and here are the stories that matter right now. Uber has loss in the appeal in the UK to have it's drivers to treated as self employed rather than workers. The case against Uber was brought by two drivers who claims the company was acting unlawfully by not giving them rights like holidays, and rest breaks, words as reports. It's another blow for Uber which loss it's license to operate in London in September. The ride sharing company will appeal the decision saying it's given drivers more control over the past year including access to injury and illness cover. [MUSIC] Nintendo might soon get its switch console into more hands with your ports it's ramping up production. According to the Wall Street Journal Nintendo will churn out 30 million consoles a year starting April 2018, that's up from 25 million. Nintendo declined to comment on the reports, but it's good news for shoppers trying to get their hands on Nintendos' fastest-selling console ever. And finally, the first space nation has blasted into orbit after a successful launch at NASA's Wallops flight facility in Virginia on Sunday Known as asgardia, the self proclaimed space kingdom mostly exists online and in a mini satellite currently bound for the international space station. After one month of the ISS, the asgardia one will be deployed sending key files, like the nation's constitution, it's flag, and a database of it's 100,000 citizens. Into space. [MUSIC] Stay up to date with the license by downloading CNET Tech Today App in the Apple or Google Play Stores. [BLANK_AUDIO]