Exxon and Amazon partner to allow voice-activated fuel purchases in vehicles with built-in Alexa and from Alexa-enabled devices, coming to US stations in April (Matt Egan/CNN)

About This Page This is a Techmeme archive page. It shows how the site appeared at 4:00 PM ET, January 6, 2020. The most current version of the site as always is available at our home page. To view an earlier snapshot click here and then modify the date indicated. From Mediagazer Mark Kleinman / Sky News: The Guardian: Charlotte Tobitt / Press Gazette: Source: http://www.techmeme.com

January 6, 2020
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Hong Kong transport groups step up unionization efforts

The Union of Hong Kong Dockers has seen its membership fall from about 400 workers in 2013 to just 169 in 2017, according to union figures. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Transport unions in Hong Kong are increasing efforts to unionize workers in the port and logistics sector in an effort to improve working conditions and increase pay levels. The move comes amid a pay freeze for dockworkers imposed in 2019. Doris…

January 6, 2020
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Unpatched US Government Website Gets Pwned By Pro-Iran Script Kiddie

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: On the heels of the killing of Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps General Qassem Soleimani by a U.S. MQ-9 Reaper strike on January 2, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security warned of potential cyberattacks against critical infrastructure by Iran. That warning probably didn’t apply to the website of the Federal Deposit Library Program, operated by the U.S. Government Printing Office — which…

January 6, 2020
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