GrubHub made closing arguments defending 1099 independent contractor model

 GrubHub was back in court today for closing arguments around the trial involving Raef Lawson, a former delivery driver for GrubHub, who is seeking a small, estimated sum of $586.56. This trial, Lawson vs. GrubHub, is looking to determine whether Lawson, an ex-GrubHub driver who was fired, was misclassified as an independent contractor while delivering Read More …

GameStop Offers All-You-Can-Eat Used Games

GameStop is launching a new initiative called Power Pass. This is an almost-but-not-quite Netflix for pre-owned games, except that you actually get to keep something when your subscription ends. Gaming is becoming an increasingly expensive hobby, so GameStop has chosen its moment wisely. GameStop has a reputation when it comes to buying and selling used Read More …

‘House of Cards’ will end after season six, Netflix ‘deeply troubled’ by Kevin Spacey allegations

 Netflix announced today that House of Cards will end after its next season. The news comes after actor Anthony Rapp told BuzzFeed that House of Cards star Kevin Spacey made a sexual advance toward him when Rapp was only 14. However, TVLine reports that the decision was not a response to Rapp’s allegations, and in Read More …

Amazon All-New Echo: 10 Things You Need to Know

The Amazon Echo fuses artificial intelligence (AI) assistant capabilities with speaker functionality. This allows for a variety of uses, from streaming music to integrating with smart home technology. Amazon continues to expand its Echo product line. The all-new Amazon Echo is more affordable than the original Echo (our Echo review) and boasts of more possible Read More …

SpaceX launches 16th Falcon 9 in 2017, recovers first stage

 SpaceX just successfully launched its 16th Falcon 9 rocket this year, for client KT SAT, from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The mission is to deliver the company’s Koreasat-5A satellite, which will provide broadband communications services to KT SAT’s customers. As part of the launch, SpaceX also successfully recovered its Falcon 9 first stage, Read More …