Facebook's oversight board: Watchdog or distraction?

Facebook’s oversight board, which on Wednesday upheld the company’s ban of former President Donald Trump, also had some harsh words for its corporate sponsor: Facebook. “In applying a vague, standardless penalty and then referring this case to the Board to resolve, Facebook seeks to avoid its responsibilities,” the board wrote […]

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This tech startup allows fast-food companies facing a tight labor market to hire virtual cashiers to take drive-thru orders via a Zoom-style setup

Startup Bite Ninja allows fast-food restaurants to hire virtual cashiers during peak hours.  3,000 gig workers take drive-thru orders from remote locations via a Zoom-like setup.  Created by the co-founder of Memphis Meats, Bite Ninja looks to resolve restaurant hiring woes. See more stories on Insider’s business page. In early […]

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Peloton's dragging its feet on the treadmill recall exposes larger safety issues — but some experts say the multi-billion dollar company will emerge unscathed

Peloton recalled its two treadmills on Wednesday, following regulator and consumer group pressure.  Product safety and legal experts say Peloton is likely to face lasting reputational damage. Others say the company is likely to prevail, thanks to its rabid fanbase and flagship bikes. See more stories on Insider’s business page. […]

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