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Jury Orders Wal-Mart to Pay Pharmacist $31.22 Million in Bias Case
Wal-Mart

Jury Orders Wal-Mart to Pay Pharmacist $31.22 Million in Bias Case

The plaintiff claimed that Wal-Mart used her loss of a pharmacy key as a pretext for firing her in November 2012, when she was 47, after more than 13 years at the retailer.
Google Reportedly Paid Apple $1 Billion to Keep Its Search Bar on iPhone
Search Engines

Google Reportedly Paid Apple $1 Billion to Keep Its Search Bar on iPhone

The report came from court transcripts related to a copyright lawsuit filed by Oracle Corp.
Investors Sue Chipotle Over Food Safety Issues
Chipotle

Investors Sue Chipotle Over Food Safety Issues

The burrito chain failed to disclose that its "quality controls were inadequate to safeguard consumer and employee health," according to a civil lawsuit.
Government Must Protect Rude or Racist Brands, Court Says
Legal

Government Must Protect Rude or Racist Brands, Court Says

The U.S. Trademark Office must protect companies with slur names, according to the Circuit Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C.
Oregon Bakery Pays $144,000 After Refusing Service to Same-Sex Couple
Court Cases

Oregon Bakery Pays $144,000 After Refusing Service to Same-Sex Couple

The bakery owners were found to be in violation of anti-discrimination laws because their bakery was not registered as a religious institution.
Court Clears Way for Megaupload Founder Kim Dotcom to Be Extradited to U.S.
Crime

Court Clears Way for Megaupload Founder Kim Dotcom to Be Extradited to U.S.

U.S. authorities say Dotcom and three co-accused Megaupload executives encouraged paying users to store and share copyrighted material.
New York Judge Orders FanDuel and DraftKings to Shut Down in State, Companies Plan to Appeal
Legal Issues

New York Judge Orders FanDuel and DraftKings to Shut Down in State, Companies Plan to Appeal

The daily fantasy sports league companies are facing increasing scrutiny.
Everything You Need to Know About Today's Net Neutrality Trial
Net Neutrality

Everything You Need to Know About Today's Net Neutrality Trial

The hot-button issue will be argued in the DC Circuit Court of Appeals today.
This Man Successfully Sued Apple For Deleting His Honeymoon Photos
Apple

This Man Successfully Sued Apple For Deleting His Honeymoon Photos

Hell hath no fury like a newlywed deprived of his iPhone vacay pics.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Three Men Indicted Over Massive JPMorgan Hack
Legal

Three Men Indicted Over Massive JPMorgan Hack

The cyberattack affected the information of 83 million people.
Supreme Court Rejects Cell Phone Search Warrant Case
Supreme Court

Supreme Court Rejects Cell Phone Search Warrant Case

The case raises questions about how much companies protect the privacy rights of their customers.
Bitcoin Is Now Tax Free in Europe
Bitcoin

Bitcoin Is Now Tax Free in Europe

The European Court of Justice ruled the virtual currency can be treated in the same way as traditional money.
Matt Clinch
Uber Wins a Major Lawsuit in the U.K.'s High Court
Uber

Uber Wins a Major Lawsuit in the U.K.'s High Court

The court ruling allows Uber drivers to work in London.
Geoffrey Smith
Court Puts the Bikram Hot-Yoga Empire On Ice
Yoga

Court Puts the Bikram Hot-Yoga Empire On Ice

A federal appeals court ruled that yoga postures cannot be copyrighted.
Catherine Clifford