Google parent Alphabet settles shareholder suit over sexual misconduct allegations

In 2018, Google employees protested the handling of sexual misconduct allegations. James Martin/CNET Google parent company Alphabet has settled a shareholder lawsuit over the company’s handling of sexual misconduct allegations. As part of the settlement, announced Friday, Alphabet will commit $310 million to corporate diversity initiatives, as well as form an advisory board dedicated to […]

WeChat may be hit with US ban after Justice Department request

Sheldon Cooper/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The Justice Department is asking a federal judge in San Francisco to allow the government to immediately bar downloads of WeChat in the US, saying the Chinese-owned messaging is a threat to national security. The...

Amazon’s Prime Day 2020 will take place Oct. 13-14

Angela Lang/CNET Amazon’s Prime Day is finally coming. The annual sale event will be held in the US on Tuesday, Oct. 13, and Wednesday, Oct. 14, according to an internal message Amazon sent employees this week. The message, sent Thursday, said that an official...