Lawsuit charges Google with discriminating against women in pay, promotions
Lawsuit charges Google with discriminating against women in pay, promotions
Rick Docksai - Sep 16, 2017
Three women ex-employees of Google are suing the company for what they say is bias against women in its hiring and salary decisions. The case is the latest in a series of lawsuits against tech companies over gender pay disparities.
Ed Mason - Sep 11, 2017
Federal prosecutors on Thursday asked the judge who presided over Martin Shkreli's trial for securities fraud to revoke the $5 million bond posted by the so-called 'Pharma bro' and lock him up.
Kyle Bates - Aug 22, 2017
He said that he is currently focusing on investment projects in his home country, including $5 billion of agricultural initiatives and an $11 billion oil refinery.
Joseph Scalise - Aug 22, 2017
The story quotes sources who said that Sater is fearful of Robert Mueller's ongoing investigation into Trump's Russia connections.
Joyce Clark - Aug 19, 2017
South Carolina sued Amazon in administrative court this summer to make it hand over sales-tax revenue it accrued from third-party merchant sales.
Josh Curlee - Aug 19, 2017
Some of the items may be ones that Amazon shoppers have traditionally have sought out elsewhere. Groceries are one such example.
Lila Alexander - Aug 11, 2017
In his tweet, the Wikileaks founder stated clearly his opinion of Google's decision to terminate its employee: "Censorship is for losers.
Leon Clarke - Aug 07, 2017
An anonymous Google engineer's 10-page manifesto against his company's diversity initiatives has sparked heated responses on social media and an official denunciation from Google leadership.
James Carlin - Aug 04, 2017
In just 15 years — between 1999 and 2015 — a staggering 560,000 people in U.S. died of drug overdoses. Many deaths were linked to prescription drugs, such as oxycodone, hydrocodone, and fentanyl.
Jason Spencer - Aug 03, 2017
The Trump administration gave the company approval in March to start building the pipeline into Montana. He separately approved the Dakota Access pipeline, which would carry oil from South Dakota to Illinois, that same month.
Paul Pate - Jul 25, 2017
The Irish government is setting up an escrow fund to facilitate the collection of an estimated 13 billion Euros--$15.2 billion—in back taxes from Apple Inc.
Mark Schwartz - Jul 25, 2017
On the plus side, the Russian economy is no longer in the tailspin that it had fallen into in 2014-2015. Economic growth stood at 3.1% over the last 12 months, and industrial production grew by 2% over the last six.
Lucas Rowe - Jul 20, 2017
The program has long been in place but has been in only limited use in recent years due to pressure from lawmakers and civil-rights groups that fear its misuse.
Linda Mack - Jul 20, 2017
A House of Representatives subcommittee unanimously approved new rules Wednesday to make it easier for federal regulators to set new standards and restrictions on autonomous vehicles.
Joyce Clark - Jul 18, 2017
Diesel-powered vehicles emit less pollution than vehicles that run on gasoline, according to a new six-nation study published today in Scientific Reports.
Linda Mack - Jul 18, 2017
A natural gas developer has the blessing of Virginia's Democratic governor to build a 150-feet-wide pipeline along dozens of miles of Virginia's Appalachian Trail.
Linda Mack - Jul 11, 2017
May and Trump also discussed China's overproduction of steel, the Iran nuclear deal, and the Syrian ceasefire agreement that Trump and Vladimir Putin agreed to on Friday.
Lucas Rowe - Jul 08, 2017
The report tallied up loans, grants, insurance, and all types of public funding that the nations' governments provide to their energy sectors.
Jason Spencer - Jul 04, 2017
Its operators have their sights set on Didymos, a small asteroid that will approach Earth at around that date.
Mark Schwartz - Jul 03, 2017
Volvo's experimental self-driving cars exhibit one key technical issue that the engineers are still trying to work out: how to avoid collisions with kangaroos.
James Carlin - Jul 03, 2017
Paypal founder Peter Thiel has invested $100,000 in a Harvard University research group trying to bring a woolly mammoth to life.
Cliff Mooneyham - Jun 30, 2017
he activists, charged with illegally using eavesdropping equipment while collecting information on a factory owned by Huajian Group, had been detained by authorities for about a month.
Mark Schwartz - Jun 27, 2017
TSA employees will flip through the materials and look for anything hidden in the pages.
Lila Alexander - Jun 21, 2017
University of California researchers have developed a robot that can figure out on the spot how to pick up an unfamiliar object with no pre-programming required.
Lucas Rowe - Jun 21, 2017
Federally protected lands would be a great source of oil and natural gas, U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke told reporters Friday.
Tyler Henderson - Jun 19, 2017
Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s stocks fell 7.1% following the news, while Krueger Co. plummeted 17%. Investors worried that the buyout would negatively shake up the entire grocery sector.
Vicky Webb - Jun 16, 2017
The Transportation department reported 1,909 complaints for April 2017. There were only 1,123 in Apri last year.
Leon Clarke - Jun 16, 2017
A federal judge sided with the Standing Rock Sioux and against the Dakota Access Pipeline in a ruling Wednesday that reprimanded the pipeline project for inadequate environmental review.
Lucas Rowe - Jun 15, 2017
Crude oil prices have fallen 10% in the past month, continuing a long-term slide brought on by oversupply worldwide.
Mae Owen - Jun 13, 2017
Trump will visit a training program at the Waukesha County Technical College in Wisconsin on Tuesday with Gov.
Josh Curlee - Jun 09, 2017
But Democrats blasted the repeal for eliminating what they argue are vital checks that prevent the financial system from suffering another catastrophe.
Ian Marsh - Jun 05, 2017
The analysts observed 17 of the leading VC firms and compared their rates of funding women-owned companies.
Kristy Douglas - Jun 04, 2017
The U.S. economy alone might gain $2 trillion, the analysts predict. Companies providing the self-driving vehicles will make big revenues.
Paul Pate - Jun 04, 2017
The program will run until September, according to the memo.
Linda Mack - Jun 04, 2017
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates in a May 2017 report that 7.5 million retail jobs are at risk because of automation.
Joyce Clark - May 31, 2017
Venezuela's socialist government got a major boost from Wall Street financier Goldman Sachs.
Billy Kirk - May 15, 2017
The firm claims that it is not interested in policing the software, and has urged its users to "continue using Kodi however you want."
Adam Widmer - May 11, 2017
Reports claim that Amazon could launch its latest touchscreen Acho Smart assistant on Tuesday.
Jason Spencer - May 10, 2017
The hack could also be used to locate people buried by avalanches or earthquakes.
James Smith - Apr 29, 2017
The firm's flying taxis will be small, electric vehicles that take off and land vertically (VTOL).
Alex Bourque - Apr 27, 2017
In its latest European legal battle with the taxi industry, Uber told Europe's top court that it was a digital service, and not a transport service.
Paul Pate - Sep 19, 2017
The National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts is the nation's largest holder of student loan debt, with more than 800,000 private student-loan debts in its portfolio.
Carmelo Sheppard - Sep 14, 2017
These new robots act in a similar manner, where they can perform simple activities by themselves and much more complex ones when paired together.
Jose Jefferies - Sep 13, 2017
"Supercharger stations in urban areas will be installed in convenient locations, including supermarkets, shopping centers and downtown districts.
Sam Klein - Sep 13, 2017
Tungsten, a metal vital to defense and commercial industries throughout the developed world, is surging in price across the globe, according to private- and public-sector analysts, who attribute the price surge to supply cutbacks in China.
Jose Jefferies - Sep 13, 2017
A Spanish government agency hit Facebook with a €1.2M (approximately $1.4 million) fine for privacy violations related to its data-harvesting activities.
David Sims - Sep 05, 2017
The Southern Poverty Law Center is a strictly U.S.-based organization, but it has more than $4 million allocated in investment accounts in the Cayman Islands, an investigative-news analysis of its 2014 tax documents reported.
Tobi Gerdes - Aug 30, 2017
Michael Cohen suggested Monday that Saber's proposal was just "salesmanship" and said he ultimately decided it was not workable, never agreeing to travel to Russia.
Leon Clarke - Aug 30, 2017
Yellen's term as central bank chief expires next year, and it may be her last. Trump has not indicated that he will appoint her to a new term.
Leon Clarke - Aug 30, 2017
On August 22, the U.S. Treasury sanctioned several Chinese companies that it said were assisting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's development of nuclear arms and ballistic missiles.
Laurel Kornfeld - Aug 29, 2017
Amazon secured approvals Wednesday for its proposed acquisition of Whole Foods from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and Whole Foods' shareholders.
Harry Marcolis - Aug 23, 2017
Another one of Johnson's products, Shower to Shower, also is talc-based and linked to an increased risk of ovarian cancer.
Jackie Flores - Aug 23, 2017
Following the example of the city of Baltimore last week, the University of Texas at Austin has taken down three Confederate statues in the dead of night.
Kathy Fey - Aug 23, 2017
A Tucson, Arizona, nonprofits consultant started organizing "diaper drives" in the 1990s to donate diapers to families in need. In 2000, the city opened the Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona, the first diaper bank in the nation.
Adam Widmer - Aug 22, 2017
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), a nonprofit organization dedicated to defending civil liberties in the digital world, agrees.
Kara Menard - Aug 22, 2017
Mylan, maker of the EpiPen emergency allergy treatment, finalized a $465 million settlement with the U.S. Justice Department to resolve a year-long over EpiPen's price, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Massachusetts announced Thursday.
Joseph Scalise - Aug 22, 2017
The trial will start in October and pits Waymo, a self-driving car project started by Google's Alphabet, against Uber.
Mae Owen - Aug 07, 2017
Saudi Arabia announced one new project last week that will span 34,000 square miles—about the size of Belgium—of the Red Sea coastline and adjacent islands.
Kara Menard - Aug 04, 2017
A dead zone the size of New Jersey has formed in the Gulf of Mexico and is growing even larger, and a new report says that meat industries are to blame for much of it.
Paul Pate - Jul 31, 2017
Mark Schwartz - Jul 30, 2017
Chinese engineers reportedly have developed will host a new quantum-based communications platform that is truly immune to hacking--a potential game-changer for the world's communications systems if true.
Lila Alexander - Jul 30, 2017
At the 2016 DEF CON event, for example, women attendees heard male counterparts ask them to expose themselves. Other women at the 2012 DEF CON reported men grabbing them by their crotches.
Jose Jefferies - Jul 30, 2017
A California man was arrested by special agents with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Tuesday on federal charges that he stuffed three king cobra snakes into potato chip canisters and smuggled them into the country.
Mark Schwartz - Jul 26, 2017
Uber isn't the only ride-share company seeking to develop self-driving cars: Lyft announced on Thursday that it has formed a "self-driving car division" and will soon open a facility for it in Palo Alto, Calif.
Mae Owen - Jul 17, 2017
The federal agencies field formal charges against 412 individuals Thursday.
Tracy Williams - Jul 08, 2017
First daughter Ivanka Trump advocated for paid family leave in a Wall Street Journal op-ed on Tuesday in which she discussed its potential benefits to American women and the whole U.S. economy.
James Smith - Jul 08, 2017
In granting the gag order, Judge Matsumoto directed Shkreli to stop talking in and around the courthouse.
James Smith - Jul 08, 2017
Prosecutors said Hobby Lobby was cautioned by an expert in 2010 that the artifacts could well have been looted from Iraqi archaeological sites, but the company ignored the advice.
Josh Curlee - Jul 04, 2017
The Department of Homeland Security's ban on carry-on laptops in passenger flights from the Middle East will no longer apply to the United Arab Emirates.
Linda Mack - Jul 04, 2017
The Protest Wave is a collaboration of 12 organizations. Oxfam, Greenpeace, and the German Trade Union Confederation are among them. All 12 formally reject violent protest.
Linda Mack - Jun 30, 2017
This production ramp-up will push China's share of global lithium-ion battery production to 65%, up from 55% today.
Tyler Henderson - Jun 26, 2017
And the company may surpass its 2016 total on Sunday, when it is scheduled to launch another mission. SpaceX is aiming to achieve 20 to 24 missions total before the year is out.
Joyce Clark - Jun 26, 2017
The Chinese government had banned U.S. beef in 2003 over concern about mad cow disease.
Jose Jefferies - Jun 21, 2017
The Portland, Oregon-based band's leader, Simon Tam, said he picked the name to make fun of it and rob it of its negative impact.
Mark Schwartz - Jun 20, 2017
Both parties' May fundraising beat the usual monthly averages. The DCCC's May revenues are its largest May fundraising total ever.
Harry Marcolis - Jun 19, 2017
Investigators also are interested in two December 2016 meetings with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak and Sergey Gorkov, head of a Russian-owned development bank.
Lila Alexander - Jun 05, 2017
Macron went on to openly invite the U.S. researchers to come to France and work with like-minded French colleagues on creating long-term solutions to climate change.
James Carlin - Jun 05, 2017
The Stratolaunch airplane has already made one landmark accomplishment: It's set a new world record for the largest airplane on Earth.
Joyce Clark - Jun 04, 2017
Trump's proposal does not lay out how to fund any of the $200 billion in construction development. His actual 2018 budget proposal allocates only $5 billion for the effort for fiscal-year 2018.
Lucas Rowe - Jun 04, 2017
Venezuela has fallen out of favor with many airlines, over its hoarding of nearly $3.8 billion in ticket revenues since 2013.
Linda Mack - Jun 02, 2017
The United States may be out of the Paris climate agreement, but Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto said Thursday that his city is still in.
Vicky Webb - Jun 02, 2017
Musk has pursued a range of clean-energy technologies in the last few years, including electric cars, solar roof panels, and improvements in battery technology.
James Carlin - May 29, 2017
Laptops in carry-on luggage have been off-limits for incoming flights from the Middle East and northern Africa since March. This latest proposal would extend the ban to flights to and from Europe, as well.
Vicky Webb - May 26, 2017
Twenty years after a supercomputer won a chess game against a human world champion, a Google-owned artificial-intelligence system has outdone the world's top human in the board game Go.
Lila Alexander - May 26, 2017
Carrier said in a statement Monday that it is proceeding with plans to cut 632 jobs from its Indiana plant before the end of this year.
Ian Marsh - May 26, 2017
Uber's high-end "Uber Black" ride service has a new rival. Lyft announced Thursday that it, too, will start offering a luxury-class car-share experience.
Jose Jefferies - May 26, 2017
The United States is now producing one million barrels daily, which already puts it ahead of more than half of OPEC's member nations.
David Sims - May 26, 2017
Carter Page, the ex-foreign policy adviser to Donald Trump's campaign, said Wednesday that he plans to testify before the House Intelligence Committee in June.
Ian Marsh - May 19, 2017
The European Commission said that the social media company inaccurately claimed it would be unable to combine user data between the two companies' accounts.
Harry Marcolis - May 15, 2017
Shadow Brokers released Eternal Blue last month as part of a trove of hacking tools they said belonged to the NSA.
Clint Huston - May 15, 2017
The bug was first exposed in a briefing released on Friday by Swiss computer security consultancy ModZero.