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The Human Cost of Amazon’s Fast, Free Shipping

This article is co-published with ProPublica, the nonprofit investigative newsroom. When she added Gabrielle’s name to the chart in her kitchen, Judy Kennedy could picture the annual ritual. At birthdays she would ask her newest grandchild to stand up straight, heels against the door frame, so she could mark Gabrielle’s height beside that of her […]

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Your next Lyft ride may cost a little more

Lyft is a popular ride-hailing service and competitor to Uber. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Faiz Siddiqui San Francisco-based tech reporter covering automation and the future of transportation, including Tesla, Uber and Lyft August 7 at 6:56 PM Lyft said riders in multiple cities are paying higher prices, an unwelcome development for thousands of customers as the […]

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Keeping Mark Zuckerberg Safe Cost Facebook $22 Million Last Year

Facebook’s stunning year of scandals seems to have driven up the price tag of Mark Zuckerberg’s safety. According to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing released Friday, the CEO was paid $ 10 million in 2018 through a pre-tax allowance “to cover additional costs related to his and his family’s personal security.” That includes “personnel, equipment, […]