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Apple antitrust lawsuit heads to the Supreme Court

The future of Apple’s App Store may be in the U.S. Supreme Court’s hands. On Monday, U.S. Supreme Court justices are presiding over a case that will determine if Apple has been monopolizing the iPhone app market through its App Store. At
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'League of Legends' creator Riot Games faces lawsuit for gender discrimination

The accusations of gender discrimination against Riot Games, creator of League of Legends, has now entered the legal sphere. A few of months ago, an extensive Kotaku investigation brought a litany of allegations from former and current employees
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Beto O'Rourke's being sued over campaign text messages

It looks like the political full-court press ahead of the midterms has gotten on the nerves of some voters deep in the heart of Texas who've filed a suit against Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke over text alerts.  A class-action
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EEOC Says Harassment Charges and Litigation Increased Dramatically In FY 2018

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)’s litigation program brought 66 lawsuits alleging workplace harassment (41 alleging sexual harassment) in fiscal year 2018 (which ended Sept. 30, 2018), a more than 50% increase over the prior
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Facebook already hit with a lawsuit tied to the latest data breach

That didn't take long. Hours after Facebook revealed that at least 50 million users were "directly affected" by a data breach, two of the social network's users have come together in a class-action lawsuit.  It started early on Friday. Facebook
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MoviePass' owner lost a lot of money last quarter, and it's also getting sued

MoviePass' recent struggles are no secret, but things just got even worse.  The movie subscription service's parent company Helios & Matheson Analytics Incfiled its quarterly earning report, revealing it ran up an operating loss of $126.6
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Sean Rad, early Tinder employees, sue Tinder owners IAC/Match for billions

They call it selling out for a reason. On Tuesday, ten Tinder co-founders and early employees filed a lawsuit against the dating app's overlords, InterActiveCorp (IAC) and Match Group. The plaintiffs, who include co-founders Sean Rad, Justin Mateen
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U.S. states sue Trump administration over lift of 3D printable guns ban

Just days before the blueprints for 3D printable guns get released to the public, several U.S. states have jointly filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration in a bid to stop the release. Washington, Oregon, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut,
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Elon Musk gets into it with former Tesla employee he sued for alleged data hacking

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been quieter than usual on Twitter for the past day — maybe because he's too busy emailing a former employee he called out for "sabotage" and proceeded to sue for stealing trade secrets and data about the electric car
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CareerBuilder Gets Slapped With Lawsuit Alleging Sexual Harassment, Discrimination, and Bullying

Reported in Crain’s Chicago Business on June 13, Lori McInerney, a former marketing director who started with CareerBuilder in 2002, has filed a lawsuit against her former employer. McInerney was promoted eight times during her time there