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If Uber Drivers Are Employees, They’re Owed $730 Million More, Say U.S. Court Papers

Drivers who worked for ride-hailing service Uber in California and Massachusetts over the past seven years would have been entitled to an estimated $730 million in expense reimbursements had they been employees rather than contractors, according to court documents made public on Monday.

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San Francisco Demands Uber and Lyft Drivers Get Business Licenses

Time to set aside a little extra cash if you’re an Uber or Lyft driver in San Francisco. For reasons unknown, the city has now decided to crack down on those who make a living (or even part of a living) driving other people around on either of the two big mobile ride-hailing services.

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Study Says Jet-Drying Technology Spreads Infectious Agents Further Than Paper Towels

Jet-drying technology spreads infectious agents much further than paper towels, says a new study.

Using an air dryer might feel more sanitary than paper towels, because you don’t have to actually touch anything. But apparently that couldn’t be further from the truth.

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