‘Pokémon Go’ settlement promises action on nuisance Pokéstops

As a part of the settlement, Niantic will agree to field any complaints from homeowners who claim Pokémon Go players have wandered into their yard in pursuit of a virtual pocket monster. Residents will have the right to file a removal request anywhere within 40 meters of their property if necessary. Niantic will have to … Read more‘Pokémon Go’ settlement promises action on nuisance Pokéstops

‘GTA Online’ cheat creator ordered to pay $150,000 in damages

The penalty comes as a default judgment. Perez took Elusive down in 2018 after Take-Two contacted him and claimed that he would donate the proceeds to a charity, but he didn’t hand over requested financial records showing how much money he’d made from the cheat. Take-Two filed for the judgment after it didn’t get a … Read more‘GTA Online’ cheat creator ordered to pay $150,000 in damages

Paris sues Airbnb over illegal rental ads

The lawsuit could prove expensive for Airbnb. The law permits fines of 12,500 euros per illegal posting, which could leave the company paying nearly $14.2 million if every ad is deemed illegal. In response, Airbnb told Reuters that it had taken steps to ensure visitors to Paris honor European law, but claimed the Parisian approach … Read moreParis sues Airbnb over illegal rental ads

Woody Allen sues Amazon for backing out of film deals

Allen’s action against Amazon Studios comes after the company decided to shelve his film A Rainy Day in New York. The romantic comedy starring Timothée Chalamet, Selena Gomez, Jude Law and Elle Fanning has been complete for more than six months, but Amazon has declined to distribute it. The company hasn’t set a release date … Read moreWoody Allen sues Amazon for backing out of film deals

Woody Allen just sued Amazon for $68 million

Woody Allen filed a $68 million suit with the Southern District of New York today over a four-picture deal with Amazon. The suit arrives as Allen’s latest film, “A Rainy Day in New York” has been set in limbo, months after release. The film, which stars Selena Gomez, Elle Fanning and Jude Law, among others, … Read moreWoody Allen just sued Amazon for $68 million

The plot to revive Mt. Gox and repay victims’ Bitcoin

It was the Lehman Brothers of blockchain. 850,000 Bitcoin disappeared when cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox imploded in 2014 after a series of hacks. The incident cemented the industry’s reputation as frighteningly insecure. Now a controversial crypto celebrity named Brock Pierce is trying to get the Mt. Gox flameout’s 24,000 victims their money back and build a … Read moreThe plot to revive Mt. Gox and repay victims’ Bitcoin

Instacart faces class-action lawsuit regarding wages and tips

Instacart is facing another class-action lawsuit pertaining to the way it pays its independent contractors, NBC News reports. Instacart guarantees its workers at least $10 per job, but workers are alleging Instacart offsets wages with tips from customers. The suit alleges Instacart “intentionally and maliciously misappropriated gratuities in order to pay plaintiff’s wages even though … Read moreInstacart faces class-action lawsuit regarding wages and tips

Judge limits damages Qualcomm can seek from Apple

The patents dovetail with those in one of Qualcomm’s two International Trade Commission complaints, which also haven’t gone according to plan. The ITC hasn’t issued its final decision, but it has so far determined that Apple violated only one patent and that there was no need for an import ban. Companies frequently back up US … Read moreJudge limits damages Qualcomm can seek from Apple

Tinder agrees to settle age discrimination lawsuit

Tinder recently agreed to settle a $23 million class-action age discrimination lawsuit. The lawsuit, filed last April in California, alleged Tinder charged people over 30 years old twice the amount for its subscription services. The class consists of every person 29 years of age or older at the time who subscribed to Tinder Plus or … Read moreTinder agrees to settle age discrimination lawsuit

Tinder settles lawsuit over age discrimination

The woman behind the lawsuit, Lisa Kim, will also receive $5,000. We’ve asked Tinder for comment. The company had previously defended the age-related rates by likening them to student pricing. Younger users typically don’t have as much money to spend, it argued, so they needed a lower price to justify signing up. However, the rate … Read moreTinder settles lawsuit over age discrimination