Twitter attempts to increase ad transparency after Russian-backed scandal

After accusing Russian-based operatives of purchasing $274,000 in advertising tied to the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Twitter unveiled new transparency steps to let users know which ad campaigns are active.

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Google hit with class-action gender pay lawsuit

Google faces a new lawsuit accusing it of gender-based pay discrimination. A lawyer representing three female former Google employees is seeking class action status for the claim.

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Google employee's anti-diversity manifesto prompts torrent of responses, sparks wider debate

An anonymous note accusing Google of embracing diversity while chilling intellectual freedom has unleashed a flood of divergent opinions and proven not everyone inside the tech giant toes the company line.

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15-year-old sues his mom for taking his phone off him

A 15-year-old boy in Spain sued his mother, accusing her of “mistreatment” after she confiscated his phone in an attempt to make him study.

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Judge dismisses suit claiming Twitter liable for killing of Americans by ISIS

A federal judge in San Francisco has dismissed a lawsuit accusing Twitter of supporting the Islamic State (ISIS) group.

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Class action lawsuit claims Fitbit's heart rate monitoring isn't accurate enough

Article Image A new class action lawsuit is accusing Fitbit of misleading shoppers about the heart rate sensors in two of its flagship fitness trackers, the Charge HR and the Surge.

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Taiwan fines Apple $647K for forcing carriers to seek iPhone pricing approval

Apple has lost a Taiwanese lawsuit accusing it of anti-competitive phone pricing tactics, and barring an appeal will be fined T$20 million, or a little over $647,000 U.S., a report said on Wednesday.



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Jawbone sues Fitbit for 'systematically plundering' confidential data

Jawbone is suing rival fitness tracker maker Fitbit, accusing the latter of “systematically plundering” corporate secrets by hiring Jawbone workers who smuggled sensitive data before exiting the company.



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Apple poaching suit potentially tied to A123's high-performance electric vehicle batteries

A123 Systems, which filed a lawsuit this month accusing Apple of unfairly poaching its engineers, is best known for creating large lithium-ion batteries used in futuristic high-performance electric automobiles, a specialty that may have played a key role in Apple’s interest in its employees.



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Plaintiffs in Silicon Valley anti-poaching case ask appeals court to reject Apple settlement proposal

Tech workers in a case accusing Apple, Google, Adobe and Intel of entering anti-poaching agreements asked a U.S. appeals court on Tuesday to reject the companies’ settlement offer, which was previously denied by U.S. District Court Judge Lucy Koh.



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Comcast Blasts TWC Merger Foes


Comcast has lashed out at critics of its $45.2 billion bid for TWC, accusing Discovery Communications of making “extortionate demands.” Netflix also drew Comcast’s ire. The proposed merger is in the public interest, Comcast maintained. “It is not extortion to demand that Comcast provide its own customers the broadband speeds they’ve paid for so they can enjoy Netflix,” said Netflix spokesperson Cliff Edwards. “It is extortion when Comcast fails to provide its own customers the broadband speed they’ve paid for unless Netflix also pays a ransom.”

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