Amazon Gave Jobs to DOD Staff Working on Cloud Bid, Lawsuit Claims

At least two Pentagon employees were offered jobs at Amazon.com Inc. while working on the Defense Department’s $10 billion cloud contract, a lawsuit filed by Oracle Corp. alleges. The amended complaint, made public on Tuesday, claims Deap Ubhi, a former employee at a high-level Defense Department technology unit, helped design the cloud contract in a […]

Facebook Faces Federal Lawsuit

Facebook is having a tough week. That said, the investigative media outlet, ProPublica, is having a pretty good one. First, the breaking news. Today, the Department of Housing and Urban Development sued Facebook for violations of the federal Fair Housing Act, alleging that the platform allows advertisers to prevent people from seeing certain ads based […]

New York Files Charges Against Members of Sackler Family

New York Attorney General Letitia James has added members of the Sackler family to a lawsuit against their company, opioid manufacturer Purdue Pharma, alleging financial chicanery. On Thursday, James included eight members of the billionaire family as defendants, alleging they used a number of corporate entities to transfer money to themselves via private or offshore […]

50 Women Accuse Salesforce of ‘Facilitating’ Their Sex Trafficking on Backpage.com

Fifty women have filed a lawsuit against Salesforce in a San Francisco court, claiming that the company facilitated “sex trafficking, negligence, and conspiracy” by providing tools to support the growth of Backpage.com. The suit claims that Salesforce provided a customized database “tailored for Backpage’s operations, both locally and internationally,” which allowed the site to “market […]

‘Reprehensible’ Fox Ordered to Pay $179 Million to ‘Bones’ Actors and Creators, Report Says

No bones about it: Fox is about to lose a lot of money. In a stunning move, an arbitrator has demanded 21st Century Fox pay nearly $179 million to several key participants of Bones, the hit television drama that Fox both produced and aired for twelve seasons before the show ended in 2017. The decision […]