Society & Culture

author_name|Karissa Bell

Former Theranos COO Sunny Balwani found guilty of all charges

Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani, Theranos’ former chief operating officer, has been found guilty of all charges in his criminal t...
author_name|Igor Bonifacic

Japan’s amended cyberbullying law makes online insults punishable by one year in prison

Insulting someone online could land an individual in Japan a one-year prison term under an amendment to the country’s pe...
author_name|Kris Holt

Hacker claims they stole police data on a billion Chinese citizens

A hacker (or group of hackers) claims to have stolen data on a billion Chinese citizens from a Shanghai police database....
author_name|Steve Dent

Tesla faces new lawsuit over claims of racism and harassment at its Fremont factory

Tesla is facing another lawsuit by a group of former and current workers at its Fremont factory who allege that it knew ...
author_name|Igor Bonifacic

Apple reportedly won't challenge historic Maryland store unionization vote

Apple will reportedly not challenge the recent vote by employees at its Towson Town Center retail location in Maryland t...
author_name|Jon Fingas

Amazon employees in Maryland say they were fired for organizing workers

Amazon is once again facing allegations of firing union organizers. The Washington Postreports employee group Amazonians...
author_name|Amrita Khalid

Former Tesla contractor rejects $15 million payout in racial abuse lawsuit

Last year Owen Diaz, a former contracted elevator operator at Tesla’s Fremont assembly plant, successfully sued the auto...
author_name|Jon Fingas

Meta settles US lawsuit over housing discrimination

Meta has agreed to settle 2019 charges that it enabled housing discrimination through ad targeting. The deal with the Ju...
author_name|Igor Bonifacic

Apple Store employees in Maryland vote to unionize

Apple Store employees at the company’s Towson Town Center location in Maryland have voted to unionize. According to the ...
author_name|Mariella Moon

Former Amazon engineer convicted in 2019 Capital One data breach

A Seattle jury has found Paige Thompson, a former Amazon software engineer accused of stealing data from Capital One in ...