DawentsIT: All Things Technology news you need to know this Tuesday-
1.Cybersecurity millionaire John McAfee was indicted on federal charges of tax evasion. McAfee allegedly failed to file tax returns from 2014 to 2018.
2.Facebook laced into a Netflix documentary that criticizes its business practices. Facebook said ‘The Social Dilemma,’ was sensationalized.
3.Apple sued a recycling company that it says resold iPhones, iPads, and Apple Watches. Apple had contracted Global Electric Electronic Processing to break down its products in 2014.
4.Human back-up drivers for self-driving cars at Google’s Waymo and GM’s cruise said they feel unsafe. Drivers are being told to go to work even with “unhealthy” air quality in the Bay Area.
5.The UK missed 16,000 coronavirus cases because of an Excel inputting error.Health officials relied on the older XLS format, which can only handle 65,000 rows of data.
6.An ex-Amazon employee was arrested and charged with fraud. Federal prosecutors alleged Vu Anh Nguyen issued nearly $100,000 in fraudulent refunds.
7.Palantir is blaming Morgan Stanley for a ‘blemished’ direct listing. In two emails obtained by Business Insider, Palantir blamed the bank for technical problems that prevented some employee and alumni shareholders from selling their shares.
8.Uber Eats rival Deliveroo reportedly picked Goldman Sachs as lead bankers for an IPO. The British food delivery company has exploded during the pandemic.
9.Neither Donald Trump nor Joe Biden are using TikTok to reach new voters. One political scientist told Business Insider candidates will likely regret not joining the platform.
10.Former Amazon employees protested in front of Jeff Bezos’ Beverly Hills mansion. Demonstrators demanded protective equipment and a pay increase.