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Uber appeals class-action status ruling in drivers' lawsuit

Ride-hailing service requests appeal of class status ruling that expanded employee vs. independent-contractor case from three drivers to thousands.

By September 15, 2015


Pao says Silicon Valley is changing in wake of her lawsuit (Q&A)

In a Q&A with CNET, Ellen Pao says her battle with venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins has ignited a discussion that's already changing practices at tech companies.

By September 14, 2015


Quiznos mocks techies at Burning Man, may be hit with lawsuit

Technically Incorrect: The organizers of Burning Man are considering legal action after a Quiznos ad mocks burners and allegedly misuses the annual festival's intellectual property.

By September 13, 2015


Ellen Pao won't appeal loss in sex discrimination lawsuit

Pao says it's time to move on after more than three years in a closely watched legal battle against storied venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins.

By September 10, 2015


Apple, Google, others settle antipoaching lawsuit for $415 million

US District Judge Lucy Koh has approved the settlement, which is $90.5 million more than a previous offer she rejected last year.

By September 3, 2015


Woman who sued Uber over alleged rape in India withdraws lawsuit

Ride-hailing service condemned the attack but argued the company was not contractually related to the defendant and that California was the wrong place to file the lawsuit.

By September 1, 2015


Google faces new group in Europe designed to hit it with lawsuits

A new online platform created by a law firm and public affairs company aims to help victims eager to sue Google over antitrust issues in Europe.

By September 1, 2015


Facebook dealt privacy blow as US-Europe data-sharing pact declared illegal

A ruling by Europe's highest court puts the social network and thousands of other companies in a tough spot over how they handle user data.

By October 6, 2015


Judge tosses out racketeering lawsuit against Uber

A federal judge dismisses complaints brought against Uber by Connecticut taxi companies -- but leaves open the possibility of future lawsuits.

By August 14, 2015


Uber drivers will have to wait a bit longer to learn if they can join lawsuit

More than 160,000 drivers could be joining lawsuit for employee status against the ride-sharing giant.

By August 6, 2015