Bumble responds to Match’s patent lawsuit

Tinder owner Match is suing Bumble over patents

Drama is heating up between the dating apps. Tinder, which is owned by Match Group, is suing rival Bumble for patent infringement and misuse of intellectual property. The suit alleges that Bumble &#82

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes charged with massive, ‘years-long fraud’

Years after it was reported that the SEC was looking into improprieties at the once high-flying blood-testing company Theranos, its founder, Elizabeth Holmes, and the company’s former president,

Lyft faces discrimination lawsuit

Disability Rights Advocates, on behalf of the Independent Living Resource Center and two people who use wheelchairs, filed a class-action lawsuit today against Lyft. The plaintiffs allege the ride-hai

ACLU sues TSA over searches of electronic devices

The American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California has filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the Transportation Security Administration over its alleged practices of searching the

Judge says Uber breached contract with drivers involving ‘Safe Rides’ fee

A U.S. District Court judge has just handed some Uber drivers a win by concluding the ride-hailing company breached a contract pertaining to “Safe Rides” fees. In U.S. District Court Judge

Snap Interactive, quietly settling with Snap over trademark infringement, changes name to PeerStream

Back in 2016 after Snapchat rebranded the company name to Snap Inc to reflect its status as a camera company and more than just Snapchat, an existing publicly-traded business by the name of Snap Int

Uber faces potential $13.5 million lawsuit over data breach

Uber is facing another lawsuit over the massive 2016 data breach. This time, it's from Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro, who alleges Uber violated the state's data breach notification law. S

UK facing legal action over immigration exemption in DP bill

The UK’s data protection bill is facing fresh controversy and the threat of legal action if the government does not ditch an amendment which removes data protection rights in instances where th

Court rules against AT&T, closing FTC regulation loophole

A federal court has ruled against AT&T in a long-running case that found itself tied up in the net neutrality debate. AT&T had argued that the 2015 FCC order classifying it as a common carrier let it

National Labor Relations Board rejected Damore’s claim that Google fired him unjustly

A federal body overseeing labor disputes advised the dismissal of Jeremy Damore's claim that Google fired him unjustly for his controversial memo regarding inclusion and diversity programs at the comp

Federal judge rules that embedded tweets can represent copyright infringement

A recent ruling by a New York federal judge could have significant implications for how copyright laws are enforced. The ruling was made in a case where Justin Goldman accused publications including B

German court finds fault with Facebook’s default privacy settings

A court in Germany has ruled that Facebook's default privacy settings and some of its terms and conditions breached local laws. The Berlin court passed judgement late last month but the verdict was on

Uber’s new CEO could probably win at 10 dimensional chess

The courtroom has been cleared and the initial takes are in on the Uber vs. Waymo trial. Uber will give Alphabet some $244 million worth of stock and agree to ensure that no Waymo intellectual propert

Uber settles lawsuit with Waymo

Uber has agreed to settle the lawsuit brought against it by Waymo for theft of some of the company's trade secrets. As part of the settlement, Uber has agreed to work with Waymo to ensure that the com

These are the arguments that define the Uber-Waymo lawsuit

The trial that could determine the fate of Uber's autonomous driving program is finally underway in a crowded courtroom in San Francisco.

Appeals court rules that Tinder’s pricing violates age discrimination laws

A California appeals court has sided with Allan Candelore, a man suing Tinder over the pricing for its premium service, Tinder Plus. Specifically, Candelore and his lawyers argued that by charging $9.

UK keeps up its legal losing streak over mass surveillance

Yet another defeat in the courts for the UK government's use of mass surveillance as an indiscriminate and, as it frequently turns out, unlawful investigatory tool.

Benchmark’s lawsuit against former Uber CEO Kalanick dismissed

It's over. Benchmark's lawsuit against former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has now been dropped, ending one of the biggest VC-founder disputes in history. It was dismissed as a condition of the SoftBank i

Facebook’s least favorite Austrian can now press privacy suit in Vienna

A big blow for Facebook today after Europe's top court delivered a verdict in a long-running legal challenge that opens the door for plaintiff and privacy campaigner, Max Schrems, to sue Facebook in
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