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- Cybersecurity millionaire John McAfee was indicted on federal charges of tax evasion. McAfee allegedly failed to file tax returns from 2014 to 2018.
- 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.
- 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.
- Facebook laced into a Netflix documentary that criticizes its business practices. Facebook said ‘The Social Dilemma,’ was sensationalized.
- 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.
- An ex-Amazon employee was arrested and charged with fraud. Federal prosecutors alleged Vu Anh Nguyen issued nearly $100,000 in fraudulent refunds.
- 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.
- Uber Eats rival Deliveroo reportedly picked Goldman Sachs as lead bankers for an IPO. The British food delivery company has exploded during the pandemic.
- 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.
- Former Amazon employees protested in front of Jeff Bezos’ Beverly Hills mansion. Demonstrators demanded protective equipment and a pay increase.
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