Netflix strikes deal for streaming rights to Sony films

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Spider-Man (Tom Holland) meets with Mysterio (Jake Gyllenhaal) in Sony’s “Spider-Man: Far From Home.” Sony Starting next year, all movies released by Sony Pictures will stream exclusively on Netflix after their theatrical and home entertainment releases. The deal, which was announced Thursday, includes films like “Morbius,” “Uncharted,” and “Bullet Train.” […]

AB InBev, Werner Enterprises to test Embark autonomous trucks

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Embark technology brings driverless systems to trucks made by major manufacturers. Embark Embark, a start-up developing driverless truck technology, is partnering with Anheuser-Busch InBev, Werner Enterprises and other major shippers and cargo haulers to make sure that autonomous systems work within the growing ground freight industry. The start-up’s development partners […]

British fintech start-up TrueLayer raises $70 million

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Francesco Simoneschi, CEO and co-founder of U.K. fintech start-up TrueLayer. TrueLayer LONDON — British financial technology start-up TrueLayer says it’s raised $70 million in fresh funding, highlighting continued appetite from investors for fast-growing fintech firms. TrueLayer lets fintech apps like Revolut and Freetrade connect with customers’ bank accounts using technology […]

Amazon union drive in Alabama sees 55% voter turnout

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People protest in support of the unionizing efforts of the Alabama Amazon workers, in Los Angeles, California, March 22, 2021. Lucy Nicholson | Reuters More than 3,200 ballots were cast in a high stakes union election at one of Amazon’s Alabama warehouses, according to the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store […]

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