April 10, 2021

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70,000 Uber drivers in the UK are offered labor status

Employment status means minimum wage, holiday pay and pension contributions. Additionally: Google cuts taxes for app developers and Tesla is set to receive billions in subsidies for a German battery cell plant.

Uber drivers in London have something to celebrate this week.

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Uber Creates an innovation for the company in Great Britain: US Driving Service Provider offers employment status to its British drivers. As of Wednesday, it considered more than 70,000 drivers in the UK as workers. This means they earn the minimum wage in the UK. Employment status Driver is entitled to holiday pay and pension contributions.

The ruling, which forced Uber to take action, came after a protracted legal battle in late February that called into question the entire business model of the US company. This is a turning point for workers’ rights in the so-called kick economy and a decision that will attract more attention in other countries. [Mehr bei Wall Street Journal und The Verge]

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Here are the other headlines of the night:

Google Following the example AppleReduces fees for app developers earning less than a million US dollars a year through the download site. Instead of the previous 30 percent, they will only have to pay Google 15 percent from July. [Mehr bei Handelsblatt und Wall Street Journal]

Tesla Its battery cell plant near Berlin is set to receive billions in subsidies. It hit the chat V.W.At the carmaker’s annual press conference on Tuesday, CEO Herbert Dice also discussed VW’s own plans to build six battery cell plants in Europe. Tesla will receive one-third of the state grant. [Mehr bei Handelsblatt]

Batsnop A new round has raised $ 300 million in funding, thus reaching an estimate of more than $ 1 billion. One of the investors Softbank And Tencent. The Singapore-based software company is benefiting from the rise in R&D costs as the United States and China take the lead in technology and science. Batsnap’s software provides innovators and researchers with insights into innovations being developed around the world. [Mehr bei Techcrunch und Bloomberg]

Squarespace Has accumulated 300 million in one financial round. New Cash Injection estimates New York’s online website building and hosting service at $ 10 billion. The investment takes place within two months of the company submitting the documents for an IPO. Founded in 2003, the company wants to go public on the stock market via direct listing. Another major investment was made in the United States SocureUses AI and machine learning to verify identities. The New York-based company was able to raise $ 100 million at an estimated cost of $ 1.3 billion. [Mehr bei Techcrunch und Techcrunch]

eToro It announced on Tuesday that it plans to go public as part of its merger with SPAC. The online broker is a competitor to the well-known Robinhood site. The deal is said to be worth $ 10.4 billion. The 14-year-old Israeli company has also been operating in the United States for more than two years and has been growing rapidly in recent months. [Mehr bei Financial Times und Techcrunch]

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