California’s Landmark Bill Could Mark the End of the World’s Gig Economy

The California Senate just approved a bill requiring contractors to be considered as employees, extending them the same rights and benefits that on-demand services like ride-hailing and restaurant delivery services had skipped over in favor of trying to tap into cheaper labor.

Digital News Weekly Roundup: March 1st

The first post in my digital news series focuses on Google's AI-powered camera, Microsoft's visit to the Supreme Court, a step foward for autonomous vehicles, and a big fundraising for a D2C e-commerce darling Glossier. Plus, is it time to end the "trending" feature on social networks? Get a quick overview here!