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  • Judge rejects $324.5M settlement of tech wage case

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge has decided a $324.5 million settlement isn't enough to cover the damages done to more than 60,000 high-tech workers in a class-action lawsuit alleging Google and Apple conspired with other technology companies to block their top employees from getting better...

  • Judge: Trial can decide fate of MLB TV broadcasts

    NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball cannot hide behind its antitrust exemption to fend off a lawsuit from fans who say the league unjustly dictates television markets for its ballclubs, a judge says. U.S. District Judge Shira A. Scheindlin's ruling came after two lawsuits were brought by fans...

  • Legislation on Web-based ride-sharing likely

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland lawmaker says the Legislature and not the state Public Service Commission should come up with policies to regulate Web-based ride-sharing services like Uber, after the PSC ruled this week that such companies should be treated the same way that tax-cab companies...

  • Attorneys general want flavored e-cigarette ban

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Attorneys general from more than two dozen states want federal regulators to impose restrictions on electronic cigarettes, including a ban on the more than 7,000 flavors now available. In a letter Friday to the Food and Drug Administration, they say limits on advertising and...

  • Central NY airport new site for drone safety tests

    ROME, N.Y. (AP) — Federal regulators have approved drone research flights at a central New York airport, one of six sites nationwide chosen to assess the safety of the aerial robots in already busy skies. The other initial mission at Griffiss International Airport in Rome will be to study how...

  • Uber, Lyft reach agreements with Virginia

    RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) – Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring announced an agreement on Wednesday with two transportation network companies that will help ensure that passengers are safe and provide more transparency into their operations. Herring’s office issued cease...

  • Tech entrepreneurs have greater impact on nation than presidents

    If you want to understand the future of America, it would be wise to spend more time following the news from Silicon Valley and less following the partisan bickering in Washington, D.C.

  • Uber begins operating in Richmond

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The ride-sharing company Uber is launching in Richmond. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/1oiyXOC ) that the company began offering service in the city Thursday. The move comes after Virginia decided to allow Uber and Lyft to operate under a temporary...

  • Smartphones must include 'kill switch' under bill

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is on the verge of becoming the latest state to require technology that can disable smartphones when they're stolen. Law enforcement and consumer groups support SB962 as a way to deter thefts in response to a crime problem that has exploded nationwide. The...

  • Class action filed against SpaceX over mass layoffs

    LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A class action lawsuit has been filed against Space Exploration Technologies Corp. after class members claim it did not properly notify its former employees of mass layoffs and did not pay them wages earned before termination. The lawsuit alleges that SpaceX...

  • Google using its clout to widen use of encryption

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is wielding the power of its dominant Internet search engine to push more websites into protecting the people using their services. The move, announced late Wednesday, involves a change in Google's closely guarded formula for determining the rankings of its search...

  • Class action filed against Sony over Killzone: Shadow Fall’s graphics

    SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A class action lawsuit has been filed against Sony Computer Entertainment America after class members claim a video game’s “native” graphics are not up to par. PlayStation 4′s Killzone: Shadow Fall does not have “native”...

  • Outdoor enthusiasts use gadgets to stay plugged in

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — It used to be that outdoor enthusiasts went into the wilderness to unplug. Now, many want to stay plugged in to their electronic devices as long as they can. As a result, companies in the outdoor industry are catering to hikers, bikers and paddle boarders by making an...

  • Scientists make cheap, fast self-assembling robots

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In what may be the birth of cheap, easy-to-make robots, researchers have created complex machines that transform themselves from little more than a sheet of paper and plastic into walking automatons. Borrowing from the ancient Japanese art of origami, children's toys and even...

  • Nixon's back! (At least on Twitter)

    NEW YORK (AP) — If you believe the media reports, Richard Nixon suffered a stroke in 1994 and died days later at age 81. He is buried in his native Yorba Linda, California, silent as the country marks the 40th anniversary of his resignation. But the many obsessives among the 7,000-plus...



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