Uber engineer speaks out on company’s $186M campaign, says it’ll hurt drivers

Uber and Lyft drivers have held several protests in California demanding to be classified as employees. James Martin/CNET As Uber has poured tens of millions of dollars into a California ballot measure to avoid classifying its drivers as employees, one engineer from inside the ride-hailing company spoke out against this campaign on Tuesday. In an […]

Facebook takes tougher stance against QAnon content

Facebook is cracking down on QAnon. Angela Lang/CNET Facebook said Tuesday that it’ll take down Facebook pages, groups and Instagram accounts representing QAnon, a far-right conspiracy theory that falsely alleges there’s a “deep state” plot...

Chrome now can find hacked passwords on Android and iPhones

Version 86 of Google’s Chrome web browser adds new security options on smartphones. Stephen Shankland/CNET Chrome running on your smartphone now can check whether your passwords have been hacked. The feature previously worked on personal computers, but now works...