Pinterest’s former COO sues for alleged gender discrimination

Pinterest users create virtual pinboards. Pinterest A former chief operating officer has accused Pinterest of gender discrimination and retaliation. In a lawsuit filed Tuesday, ex-COO Francoise Brougher alleges that she was marginalized and excluded from important decisions for refusing to “take a back seat to her male peers.” Brougher, who worked as COO for two […]

Google wins dismissal of lyric-stealing lawsuit

Lyric-scraping lawsuit against Google dismissed. Getty Images Google defeated a lawsuit on Monday that alleged it was stealing lyrics from Genius Media, a song lyric database operator. The lawsuit alleged that displaying the lyrics in search results were...

Senator calls on Google to ban TikTok for allegedly tracking user data

TikTok is once again under fire. James Martin/CNET Sen. Josh Hawley, a Republican from Missouri, is calling on Google to remove TikTok from its platform after the social video app allegedly tracked user data by sidestepping a privacy safeguard in Android, according to...

Mozilla cuts 25% of workforce after pandemic hits revenue

Mozilla Firefox browser maker Mozilla is eliminating 250 jobs amid the coronavirus pandemic, Chief Executive Mitchell Baker said Tuesday. The layoffs, which affect about 25 percent of its staff, mean Mozilla will reduce spending in areas like expanding the abilities...