Fox News settles a slew of discrimination lawsuits for around $10 million

Fox News Fox News reportedly reached a $ 10 million settlement for several discrimination lawsuits filed by 18 current and former employees. The ranged from claims of racial, gender, and pregnancy discrimination. The settlement would force the plaintiffs to drop their claims and find employment elsewhere, never to return to Fox News’s parent company, 21st […]

Phone maker settles charges it let partner collect customers’ text messages

Enlarge (credit: BLU) Phone maker BLU is settling charges that it allowed a China-based partner to collect a mountain of customers’ personal data—including full content of text messages, real-time locations, telephone numbers, contacts, and installed apps—despite promises it would keep such details private. Under a settlement with the US Federal Trade Commission announced Monday, BLU […]

Uber settles with family of pedestrian hit by its self-driving SUV

Tempe Police are still investigating the fatal crash where an Uber autonomous SUV struck and killed a pedestrian and there are many questions about the safety of its procedures and technology. However, one aspect of the case has been resolved, as Reuters reports that the family of Elaine Herzberg has reached a settlement with the […]

Man Utd news: Jose Mourinho settles on Michael Carrick and Marouane Fellaini replacements

Manchester United are set to lose both Carrick and Fellaini at the end of the current campaign. Carrick has already announced he will retire, finally hanging up his boots after a glittering career. Express Sport also understands Fellaini is set to turn his back on United to pursue a new challenge elsewhere. There has been […]

PayPal settles with FTC over Venmo disclosure and transfer policies

The FTC filed a complaint against PayPal over its Venmo peer-to-peer payment service back in 2016. The trade commission alleged that Venmo did not adequately disclose that customer transfers to external bank accounts were subject to review and could be frozen or removed. The FTC’s filing also said that Venmo misled consumers around privacy as […]

VW settles first U.S. diesel owner lawsuit as trial was set to begin

Volkswagen AG’s U.S. unit on Friday resolved a lawsuit brought by a North Carolina man whose diesel emissions case was set to be the first go to trial on Monday. The settlement comes days after Virginia state court Judge Bruce White rejected a request by the German automaker to delay the trial over excess emissions […]

Facebook settles out of court in unique revenge porn case

Facebook may have left itself wide open to whole heap of legal headaches after it recently reached an out-of-court settlement in a revenge porn case. Between late 2014 and early 2016, the naked picture of a 14-year-old girl from Northern Ireland was repeatedly shared to a “shame” page on Facebook. Police are said to have […]

Uber settles second US lawsuit filed by India rape victim

(credit: Flickr) According to Friday court filings, Uber has settled a lawsuit filed by an unnamed woman who said her medical records were improperly accessed by an Uber executive after she was raped by her driver in India in 2014. That driver, Shiv Kumar Yadav, was sentenced to life in prison in 2015. That same […]

Canada's Ted-Jan Bloemen settles for silver at long track World Cup

Canadian speedskater Ted-Jan Bloemen wanted to challenge himself — and his rival. Feeling strong in the early stages, Bloemen decided to take a run at Dutch legend Sven Kramer in the men’s 5,000 metres Friday at the ISU World Cup stop at the Olympic Oval. The attack did not pay off. “Obviously, he came back […]