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Uber’s Drivers Fate Sealed? – Top Trending Stories

Here are today’s Top 5 News & Events from Around the World. Take a look!

#5

Uber’s Drivers Fate Sealed? In Australia

Uber’s drivers are not employees. This is what has been the outcome of a 2-year investigation by Fair Work Ombudsman. So, the question of treating ride-hailing drivers as regular company employees is out of the window for now. The drivers won’t be able to claims benefits such as leave, minimum wage, or any other employee benefits. These latest developments have taken place in Australia but it certainly raises the question for the rest of the world. Link.

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#4

Google’s Next Monopoly, the Airspace?

The skies of Canberra are going to witness the starting of a new era. Australia’s capital city’s skies are going to be the highway for drone deliveries. But because the airspace is tight, the battle for its monopoly is also going to be highly competitive. For now, Google’s technological advancement has put it in a space where it can operate freely without the fear of competition. In the age of faster deliveries, Google seems to have taken over the fight by a big gap, at least in that part of the world. Link.

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#3

Huawei’s 5G Russian Deal, A Sign of Relief?

Huawei has found some solace after the onslaught from the US authorities. The hardware giant has signed the deal with Russia to develop its next generation of 5G telecom infrastructure. Link.

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#2

Now You Can Add Lyrics In Instagram Stories

Instagram has discretely added the capability to add lyrics to songs in Stories. Whether the lyrics will show up or not will depend on its availability. Further, the update provides for customisation as well. This latest feature will work in places where Facebook’s music library is accessible. Link.

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#1

High Rate of STD, Are Dating Apps to Blame?

On every single day, there are 1 million new cases of STDs recorded in the world, according to the WHO report. The latest trend of hookups through dating apps has raised questions of sexual safety. According to the researchers, there is a lack of emphasis by individuals to protect themselves from these diseases. In the past couple of years, it has become easier for a person to have several relationships in a short period of time. As a result, it has led to the outburst of sexually transmitted diseases. Link.

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