DawentsIT: All Things in Technology news you need to know this Monday-
1.Amazon Prime Day kicks off today.This is what you can expect from one of the biggest sales of the year.
2.Microsoft is preparing for a future without consoles.At E3, the tech giant released a range of titles that can be played on its Xbox consoles, but also its streaming service.
3.34 women are suing Pornhub, alleging it’s profited from trafficked videos.One plaintiff said she was trafficked from age seven.
4.Revolut, the major UK fintech, nearly doubled its losses in 2020 as the pandemic bit.The $5.5 billion fintech is set to raise further funding, and pointed to uplifts in its crypto- and stock-trading businesses.
5.Will Jeff Bezos be an astronaut when he launches off with Blue Origin? Experts are conflicted.Academics say there isn’t consensus on where space begins.
6.We mapped out Netflix’s 66 most powerful people after it overhauled its leadership.In addition to our numerous other org charts for top companies like Google and JPMorgan, we outlined people in key leadership positions at the streaming giant.
7.Ford may be working on electric successors to its Maverick and Ranger pickups.Nothing’s official, but the automaker said it’s working on midsize electric trucks.
8.Amazon is probing allegations of gender bias after an Insider report.It follows internal complaints of a hostile workplace for women and a culture of male-dominated leadership.
9.We got hold of leaked documents detailing Amazon’s performance-review program.Employees said the turnaround plan can feel more like an effort to oust staff rather than keep them.
10.A major cruise line says customer data may have been accessed after a data breach.Carnival Corp says outsiders may have obtained Social Security and passport numbers, addresses, and health data. That came after two ransomware attacks earlier in 2021.