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Uber background checks missed drivers' criminal records, prosecutors say

Among the drivers in Uber's service were a convicted murderer and a felon convicted of sex offenses against a minor, prosecutors charge.

By August 19, 2015


LG headquarters stormed by prosecutors over washing machine debacle

South Korean authorities have commenced a search and seizure at LG Electronics' headquarters in Seoul as part of their investigation into whether LG employees intentionally damaged rival Samsung's washing machines.

By December 25, 2014


Volkswagen rolls out conduct plan amid growing legal trouble

The five-part plan places the customer atop the group's priority list, followed by uncovering those responsible for its diesel emissions scandal and decentralizing the company's management structure.

By October 29, 2015


Electronics-sniffing dog found thumb drive with ex-Subway pitchman's porn stash

Technically Incorrect: Jared Fogle, who pleaded guilty to child pornography charges, had his porn collection discovered by a dog whose nose can differentiate between a thumb drive and an iPad.

By August 29, 2015


Ashley Madison puts $377,000 bounty on hackers' heads

Police suspect two suicides are related to the release of information stolen from the relationship-cheating website.

By August 24, 2015


What is Uber doing to train its drivers on disability rights?

With looming lawsuits and the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, disabled people ask whether Uber can do more to ensure they're not refused rides from drivers.

By August 3, 2015


Prostitute pleads guilty in Google exec's death

A 27-year-old call girl is sentenced to 6 years in jail after pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter in a Google executive's death on his California yacht.

By May 19, 2015


Ellen Pao 'considering' Kleiner offer to waive fees in sex case if she doesn't appeal

The storied venture capital firm says it will waive almost $1 million in legal costs if Pao doesn't appeal her loss in the headline-grabbing sex-discrimination case.

By April 23, 2015


Cop in Uber driver YouTube rant stripped of badge and gun

Technically Incorrect: A New York police officer who was filmed using racially tinged language while berating an Uber driver has been reassigned to desk duties.

By April 2, 2015


Larry Lessig blasts prosecutor's defense in Swartz case

Internet scholar faults Justice Department prosecution "in part at least" for driving Aaron Swartz to his death.

By January 18, 2013