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Lyft Drivers Would Be Owed Millions in Expense Reimbursements as Employees, Court Documents Show
Lyft

Lyft Drivers Would Be Owed Millions in Expense Reimbursements as Employees, Court Documents Show

This is the latest development in the fight for drivers of ridesharing apps to be classified as employees rather than independent contractors.
Some Apple Engineers Threaten to Quit if Forced to Break iPhone Encryption
Apple

Some Apple Engineers Threaten to Quit if Forced to Break iPhone Encryption

Multiple Apple employees told the New York Times they would resist a direct order to create an encryption backdoor.
Lawsuit Against Uber in Name of Michigan Murder Suspect Is Found to Be a Hoax
Lawsuits

Lawsuit Against Uber in Name of Michigan Murder Suspect Is Found to Be a Hoax

The Sheriff's Office said officials became suspicious of the suit, filed in the name of murder suspect Jason Dalton, after seeing the online filing.
Hacker Who Stole Nude Jennifer Lawrence Selfies Pleads Guilty
Legal

Hacker Who Stole Nude Jennifer Lawrence Selfies Pleads Guilty

Ryan Collins of Lancaster has been charged with computer hacking for leaking nude selfies of celebrities. He could face 18 months in prison.
Apple: Founding Fathers Would Be 'Appalled' by Government's iPhone Request
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Apple: Founding Fathers Would Be 'Appalled' by Government's iPhone Request

The company is fighting the Justice Department over encryption standards.
Watch John Oliver Hilariously Break Down the Apple Encryption Case
Apple

Watch John Oliver Hilariously Break Down the Apple Encryption Case

The comedian is thoughtful with his take on the nuances around encryption.
Nina Zipkin
Attorney General on Apple: We're Asking Them to Do What Their Customer Wants
Legal

Attorney General on Apple: We're Asking Them to Do What Their Customer Wants

Loretta Lynch speaks on the San Bernardino case during a visit to the Late Show With Stephen Colbert.
Nina Zipkin
Sports Authority Files for Chapter 11 Protection
Bankruptcy

Sports Authority Files for Chapter 11 Protection

The retailer is the first to file for bankruptcy this year.
FBI Director Says Apple Case May Set a Precedent for Other Devices
Legal Issues

FBI Director Says Apple Case May Set a Precedent for Other Devices

The remarks were a slight change to James Comey's statement last week that ordering Apple to unlock the phone was 'unlikely to be a trailblazer.'
The Verdict Against Johnson & Johnson Doesn't Mean More Judgements Will Follow
Johnson & Johnson

The Verdict Against Johnson & Johnson Doesn't Mean More Judgements Will Follow

While Jacqueline Fox's family won $72 million in damages this week, not all plaintiffs in the 1,200 similar pending talc powder-cancer cases will be cashing in.
A Startup That Promised Cash to Engaged Couples Breaks Hearts With an Abrupt Pivot
Pivots

A Startup That Promised Cash to Engaged Couples Breaks Hearts With an Abrupt Pivot

After originally offering $10,000 to couples who remained married, SwanLuv changed its model to a crowdfunding platform.
Carly Okyle
Jessica Alba's Honest Co. Accused of Dishonesty in Lawsuit
Entrepreneurs

Jessica Alba's Honest Co. Accused of Dishonesty in Lawsuit

Complainants allege company overcharged and falsely labeled dozens of products.
Lindsay Friedman
French Court Rules Facebook Can Be Sued for Censorship in Nude Painting Case
Legal

French Court Rules Facebook Can Be Sued for Censorship in Nude Painting Case

A lawsuit from a Parisian user whose account was suspended after he posted a famous nude painting may have opened the company up to further international legal action.
Nina Zipkin
Burberry Accused of Using Deceptive Price Tags at Outlet Stores
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Burberry Accused of Using Deceptive Price Tags at Outlet Stores

The British luxury brand is to face a class action lawsuit in the U.S.
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