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Uber could shut down in California for few months, says Uber CEO

Uber could shut down in California for few months, says Uber CEO

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Two days after California judge granted a preliminary injunction requiring ride-hailing giant Uber and Lyft to classify drivers as employees in California, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has reportedly announced that Uber could suspend its operations in the Golden State for months.

Sources cite that Lyft and Uber both have about a week left to appeal a preliminary injunction made by an authorized California Judge that will prohibit the ride-hailing companies from classifying their drivers as independent workers. The order requires Uber and Lyft to offer unemployment insurance and other benefits for workers.

If the court does not reconsider the order, the CEO said the plan is to halt Uber operations until November, when voters

Twitter fixes security issue over Android devices’ vulnerability

Twitter fixes security issue over Android devices’ vulnerability

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The current digital era is remnant of people living out a substantial portion of their lives on social media. Social networking companies like Facebook, Twitter, etc., on that note, have been safeguarding their customers’ private data by employing various security methods.

However, the security of these platforms can still be dependent on the external factors including the platform used, other apps installed by the users, amongst others, which the app maker may not have a chance to supervise.

In one such case, Twitter Inc has reportedly announced that it had patched a security problem that would have allowed hackers to access some Android users’ private Twitter data, including messages.

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