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Zoom reaches $85M settlement in ‘Zoombombing’ lawsuit

Zoom has agreed to pay $85 million to settle a lawsuit that accused the video conferencing giant of violating users’ privacy by sharing their data with third parties without permission and enabling “Zoombombing” incidents. Zoombombi.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchAug 2nd, 2021

Zoom plans to add real-time translation for 12 languages next year

Zoom held the 2021 edition of Zoomtopia this week. There, they demonstrated many upcoming new features, among them real-time translation which is intended to break down language barriers during video conferences. The feature will be available in beta.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

Twitch sues two users for harassing streamers with hate raids

Twitch filed a lawsuit late last week against two people on its own platform for running automated hate and harassment campaigns. The harassment, often targeted at Black and LGBTQ streamers, manifests in a unique Twitch phenomenon as a “hate ra.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsSep 13th, 2021

Apple faces potential class-action lawsuit over cracking M1 MacBook screens

Washington, DC-based Migliaccio & Rathod LLP, which investigated the Surface Pro 4's screen flickering issues three years ago, is now repeating its actions from that case by asking M1 MacBook Pro and MacBook Air owners to fill in a questionnaire. The.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsSep 13th, 2021

Boeing"s Directors Are Now Facing an Investor Lawsuit Over Fatal 737 Max Crashes

Alain Williams (Slashdot reader #2972) brings this report from the BBC: Boeing's board of directors must face a lawsuit from shareholders over two fatal crashes involving its 737 Max plane, a U.S. judge has ruled. Morgan Zurn said the first crash wa.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsSep 12th, 2021

Twitch sues users over alleged “hate raids” against streamers

Lawsuit accuses anonymous users of “targeting black and LGBTQIA+ streamers.” Enlarge (credit: MikkelWilliam | Getty Images) Since early August, Twitch has been wrestling with an epidemic of harassment, known as “hate raids,” against.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 11th, 2021

Judge in Epic Suit Says Apple Restrictions Anti-Competitive

A U.S. judge on Friday issued a ruling in "Fortnite" creator Epic Games' antitrust lawsuit against Apple's App Store, labelling Apple's conduct in enforcing anti-steering restrictions as anticompetitive. From a report: The case may determine whether.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsSep 11th, 2021

Apple Risks Losing Billions of Dollars Annually From Ruling

Mark Gurman, reporting on Friday's ruling in Apple and Epic lawsuit: So how much does Apple stand to lose? That all comes down to how many developers try to bypass its payment system. Loup Venture's Gene Munster, a longtime Apple watcher, put the ran.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsSep 11th, 2021

Facebook Hit by New US Antitrust Case as FTC Seeks Do-Over

U.S. antitrust officials on Thursday refiled their monopoly lawsuit against Facebook, seeking to salvage the landmark case that a judge threw out in June. From a report: The Federal Trade Commission filed the new complaint in federal court in Washing.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021

Facebook Wants You To Hold Your Next Meeting in VR

For those who don't think Zoom meetings are a good enough substitute for the real thing, Facebook has another idea: a virtual reality app that lets you and your coworkers feel like you're sitting around a table in a conference room. From a report: On.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021

When VCs turned to Zoom, Chicago startups were ready for their close-up

Chicago is an outlying benefactor from accelerating venture capital activity and the rise of remote investing. Chicago’s startup scene is finally getting the attention it long felt it deserved. By now it’s common knowledge that 2021 is.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021

Nvidia"s quarterly revenue reaches an all-time high of $6.5 billion, but CMP sales miss predictions

Nvidia’s net income has also skyrocketed compared to last year: $2.374 billion Q2 FY2022, up 282% compared to the $622 million recorded in Q2 FY2021. Its gross margin was also up YoY, from 58.8% to 64.8%......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021

Oppo details supersmooth optical zoom and new camera sensor for future phones

Oppo has detailed a new RGBW camera sensor, supersmooth optical zoom, and five-axis stabilization technology coming to its smartphones in the future......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021

Facebook wants you to hold your next meeting in VR

For those who don't think Zoom meetings are a good enough substitute for the real thing, Facebook has another idea: a virtual reality app that lets you and your coworkers feel like you're sitting around a table in a conference room......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021

Sacklers say they won’t pay $4.5B settlement if judge rejects immunity deal

Deal lets family "walk away as billionaires with a legal shield for life," one AG said. Enlarge / Members of PAIN (Prescription Addiction Intervention Now), Truth Pharm, and other advocacy groups working in response to the overdose crisis protes.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsAug 18th, 2021

Stop Using Zoom, Hamburg"s DPA Warns State Government

Hamburg's state government has been formally warned against using Zoom over data protection concerns. From a report: The German state's data protection agency (DPA) took the step of issuing a public warning yesterday, writing in a press release that.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 17th, 2021

Carvana dealer license suspended in N.C. county for 180 days

Carvana is barred from selling autos in Wake County, N.C., until late January for violating motor vehicle dealer licensing laws in the state. The state attorney's office said in a settlement agreement with Carvana that the online-based retailer fail.....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsAug 12th, 2021

Tate"s Auto Group owner settles with FTC for $450,000

The federal agency originally had pursued a $7 million settlement, which failed to materialize following bankruptcy proceedings of the dealership group last year......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsAug 12th, 2021

More Blizzard staff leaves after CA state lawsuit, including “Cosby Suite” members

Follows company's backtrack on a Diablo II: Resurrected pledge about TCP/IP. Enlarge / This is arguably not the best promotional image to leave on your Diablo II: Resurrected site these days, Blizzard. (credit: Blizzard) On Wednesday, Blizzard.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsAug 12th, 2021

Apple drops its lawsuit against maker of iPhone emulation software

Apple has settled its 2019 lawsuit with Corellium, a company that builds virtual iOS devices used by security researchers to find bugs in iPhones and other iOS devices. Steve Dent Contributor Steve Dent is.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 11th, 2021

The McFlurry Machine Company Just Got Hit With a McRestraining Order

"A lawsuit between the company that makes McFlurry machines and a company that manufactures a third-party diagnostic tool for them is part of a broader 'right to repair' battle," writes Slashdot reader ttyler. Gizmodo reports: If you've been to a McD.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 11th, 2021