San Francisco: Google has agreed to pay $118 million to settle a class-action gender discrimination lawsuit in the US that includes nearly 15,500 women in 236 job titles. The plaintiffs Kelly Ellis, Holly Pease, Kelli Wisuri, and Heidi Lamar worked for Google in California in a “covered position” since September 14, 2013. The class action […]
London: Google is facing a class-action lawsuit in the UK for allegedly using confidential medical records belonging to 1.6 million individuals for its artificial intelligence (AI) division called DeepMind. DeepMind allegedly passed data on patients for a smartphone app called ‘Streams’ that it received from the Royal Free NHS Trust in London, without the patients’ […]
San Francisco: A Twitter investor has sued Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk for failing to disclose his stake in the micro-blogging platform as sought by the US laws. The lawsuit has been filed in Manhattan federal court by Marc Bain Rasella on behalf of “all investors who sold or otherwise disposed of Twitter, Inc. […]
District Judge Lucy Koh in the state of California ruled that Google "did not notify users that Google engages in the alleged data collection while the user is in private browsing mode", reports Bloomberg.
"When consumers buy Apple iPhones, they expect sustainable quality products. Unfortunately, that is not what happened with the iPhone 6 series," Els Bruggeman, Euroconsumers' head of policy and enforcement, said in a statement.