Australian lawmakers in negotiations with Facebook over new media law

  • Australian lawmakers are still negotiating a controversial new media law that would require Facebook and other platforms to pay to link news sources.
  • The Wall Street Journal says IBM is considering selling Watson Health Business as the company looks to downsize. An increase in competitive cloud computing is also being discussed.
  • The UK’s Supreme Court ruled that drivers for Uber should classify as workers, not independent contractors. The decision comes after nearly five years and could impact Uber’s business model there.