Sports news worth following Follow the stats and stories that shake up the sports world with Axios Sports. Why it matters: Similar to Amazons’ efforts in podcasts and music subscriptions, the company sees live audio as a way to expand the types of content it can offer through its Alexa voice assistant and smart speakers. Technology news to follow Get our smart technology news from the Valley and D.C. with Axios Login. Amazon employees and their supporters rallied outside the National Labor Relations Board’s regional office in Brooklyn, New York, after filing a petition calling for an election to form a union. The companies behind more than $100 billion in stable coins — cryptocurrencies pegged to the dollar — are actually banks and should be regulated as such, according to a major new report released Monday by the U.S. Treasury Department. Details: The effort, led by Amazons music division, involves paying podcast networks, musicians and celebrities to use the resource for conferences, shows and live events.