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Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Following Uber, Lyft won't require arbitration for sexual assault and harassment claims from riders, drivers, and employees; class actions still disallowed   —  After Uber's announcement early Tuesday morning that it will no longer require mandatory arbitration for sexual assault and harassment claims …
May 15, 2018, 3:15 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Uber will no longer require arbitration for individual claims of sexual assault or harassment by riders, drivers, staff, but class action suits still disallowed   —  In a surprise move, Uber said on Tuesday it is changing its long-standing policy of mandatory arbitration to exempt employees …
May 15, 2018, 6:30 AMIn context
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Facebook outlines topics it considers “issue ads”: abortion, civil rights, crime, foreign policy, government reform, guns, terrorism, poverty, and more   —  Facebook is defining what it considers “issue ads” through an initial list of ad topics, ranging from abortion to guns …
May 8, 2018, 12:10 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Cybersecurity company Carbon Black closes up 26% on its first day of trading after raising $152M in its IPO and is now valued at $2B   —  Cybersecurity company Carbon Black went public on Friday, raising $152 million in its IPO and closing its first day of trading up 26%.
May 4, 2018, 4:25 PMIn context
David McCabe / Axios:
Starting July 10, Google will require people buying ads related to candidates in US federal elections to be US citizens or lawful permanent residents   —  People buying Google ads related to candidates in U.S. federal elections will have to prove they are U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents beginning July 10, the company says.
May 4, 2018, 9:55 AMIn context
Joe Uchill / Axios:
Quad9, a free DNS service that blocks malicious domains and is designed to dodge surveillance, says it has 27M users, up from 1M at launch in November 2017   —  Quad9, a free internet switchboard that amplifies security, has grown to 27 million users after launching with 1 million just five months ago.
May 2, 2018, 11:30 AMIn context
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Facebook to bring outside advisers for a civil rights audit of its impact on minority groups and to investigate claims it's biased against conservative voices   —  To address allegations of bias, Facebook is bringing in two outside advisors — one to conduct a legal audit of its impact …
May 2, 2018, 7:20 AMIn context
David McCabe / Axios:
In a pitch seemingly aligned with Trump admin's rhetoric and aimed at regulators, T-Mobile and Sprint argue merger will help US beat China in 5G and create jobs   —  The CEOs of T-Mobile and Sprint argued on an analyst call that their just-announced merger would create jobs and boost America's position …
Apr 29, 2018, 3:35 PMIn context
David McCabe / Axios:
Facebook declines to appear before US House panel on social media, which will feature pro-Trump vloggers GOP lawmakers asked about during Zuckerberg's testimony   —  Facebook said Wednesday it won't attend a House Judiciary Committee hearing later this week featuring two conservative video personalities …
Apr 25, 2018, 1:50 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Axios:
Oath, which owns Yahoo and AOL, is changing its terms of service to force users to give up their class action lawsuit rights in the US   —  Verizon's Oath unit, which includes Yahoo, AOL and other media properties, is making a change that requires users to give up their right to be part of class action lawsuits.
Apr 24, 2018, 10:45 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Winning hackathon project now helping millions read and write  —  Teacher Merlyne Graves used to spend hours recording for her students who struggled with reading.  Not any more.
IBM:
IBM will give $200,000 to a team that can come up with a solution for natural disaster preparedness  —  Call for Code, The initiative for developers to use their mastery of the latest technologies, to build solutions that can change the world.
eero:
Another day, another cyber security threat. eero keeps your network protected.  —  VPNFilter is the latest router-based malware and is estimated to affect over 500,000 consumer routers.
Zoho:
It's go time for Go Zoho!  —  It's not often that you hear of a tech company taking a vintage Airstream trailer on the road to help users in their own neighborhood.  Then again, Zoho's no ordinary tech company.