Monthly Archives: October, 2019

Hackers Plead Guilty to 2016 Uber, Lynda.com Breaches

Data breaches are becoming an increasingly regular occurrence, as increasing amounts of data are stored online, particularly in cloud computing services like Amazon Web...

WhatsApp sues Israel’s NSO Group over Spyware

WhatsApp, the globally popular messaging app owned by Facebook, filed suit Tuesday against Israeli technology firm NSO Group, alleging that NSO’s Pegasus technology used a...

Microsoft Upsets Amazon to win $10B Pentagon Contract

The Joint Enterprise Defense Initiative (JEDI) cloud-computing project was awarded to Microsoft’s Azure Friday.  The 10-year contract will aid in moving Department of Defense...

Colorado drops suit against T-Mobile-Sprint merger after Dish promises 2,000 jobs

In July, the Department of Justice (DOJ) approved the T-Mobile – Sprint merger for $26 billion. The approval came after it was announced that...

SoftBank Prepares to Take Over WeWork, Pay its Founder

SoftBank agreed on Tuesday to a deal to take over WeWork for $10 billion for an ownership of 80 percent of the...

Senators ask FTC to look into Amazon for Capital One Hack

Sens. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Elizabeth Warren (D- Mass.) have asked the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate Amazon.com, Inc. to see if the...

(Yet Another) Case Against DoorDash’s Tipping Policy

On September 25, Jennifer Peter and Karson Theiss filed a class action complaint (Peter et al v. DoorDash Inc. 3:19-cv-06098) against DoorDash Inc., at the...

Facebook’s Calibra Sued over Logo

On October 10, Finco Services, Inc., sued, Facebook, Inc., and its subsidiaries Calibra, Inc., and JLV, LLC., as well as branding and design agency,...