A former GrubHub driver has filed suit against the company, alleging GrubHub misclassified the drivers as independent contractors rather than employees. The class-action lawsuit is the first of its kind in California and could have repercussions for the gig economy and hiring practices. Those hired as 1099 workers are considered self-employed, able to set their […]

This week national credit bureau Equifax announced it experienced a massive data breach from May to July 2017. An estimated 143 million U.S. credit holders are impacted, with financial experts saying that basically if you have a credit history there’s a good chance your data was effected. Hackers gained access to social security numbers, names, […]

Last week, security monitoring experts detected a new ransomware attack launch that set 23 million infected e-mails into circulation. This attack uses familiar bait with purposefully vague subject lines like “please print,” “scans,” and “documents.” A ZIP attachment includes a downloader that activates the Locky strain of ransomware on PCs. At least 5.6 million of […]

Samsung has announced its latest iteration of the Galaxy Note phablet will be available September 15. The Galaxy Note 8 has a tough role to fill after the Galaxy Note 7’s fire-starting debacle, but reviews are generally positive so far. Here are some of the highlights of the new large phone: A 6.3-inch display that’s […]

Following Apple’s pattern on releasing new product in the fall, three new phones are indeed scheduled to become available to the public in mid-September. All three phones, possibly called iPhone 8, iPhone 7s, and iPhone 7s Plus, are set to debut on the same day. The iPhone 8 is expected to offer depth-sensing technology, a […]

Microsoft recently made the Windows 10 Creators Update available to all devices using Windows 10. The update is the first in a shift to regular semi-annual releases—moving forward the company will be only releasing upgrades in March and September to simplify deployment cycles. The update was designed to further empower creatives. Features include: • Timeline: […]

Late last week, the United States Department for Homeland Security lifted its restrictions on carrying personal electronics larger than a smartphone in the cabin of planes traveling from certain airports to the U.S. The restrictions effected aircraft from 10 airports in the Middle East and North Africa. Travelers are now again allowed to carry on […]