Background checks failed to detect multiple Uber drivers with criminal convictions, including a convicted murderer, prosecutors in California claim.
In a spectacular setback for Voltage Pictures and Dallas Buyers Club LLC, Justice Nye Perram today denied them permission to send letters to people they were accusing of having downloaded the movie Dallas Buyers Club illegaly.
Twitter’s live streaming app Periscope is under increasing threat from copyright holders, with takedown notices becoming more common since its launch.
About 15-20 police officers arrived at the Startup Cloud co-working space at about 10.30am Wednesday, and police were still at the premises in the afternoon.
The Californian employer watchdog has determined that an Uber driver should be classified as an employee, not an independent contractor, and therefore entitled to reimbursements.
The founders of Deals.com.au, owned by AussieCommerce, have settled a legal dispute with a former employee who made accusations of misleading and deceptive conduct.
RealAs has received a second defamation threat over the property startup’s claims it can show which agents are inaccurately quoting house prices.
Aussie VCs to standardise their legal documents to make it easier and cheaper for startups to access seed capital5:33PM | Tuesday, 19 May 2015 | Broede Carmody
Several Australian venture capital funds have come together to standardise their legal documents and make them publicly available in order to make it easier for startups to access early-stage funding.
Law and trade policy operate on timescales that are always going to significantly lag technological change.
Nearly 5000 Australians are expected to receive letters in the near future asking them some pointed questions about their online downloading habits, specifically relating to the film Dallas Buyers Club.
Some people believe by posting a ‘disclaimer’, they can then say what they like and are absolved of any legal liability. But is this really the case?
Uber chief hits back at work safety claims: Will letting your employees use UberX find you in hot water?4:25PM | Monday, 13 April 2015 | Kirsten Robb
Letting your employees catch an UberX ride instead of a taxi home after a work function could breach your duty of care and could potentially open you up to criminal penalties, workplace lawyers Holding Redlich have warned.
The main reasons Australians give for pirating content are cost and availability. Yet despite the many years of discussion, it still continues.
South Sydney Rabbitohs hooker Issac Luke has been under investigation this week for a homophobic slur he made on social media. Despite it being taken down quickly, the NRL has a legal right to discipline him.
Venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins has won a three year legal battle against a former employee who claimed she was discriminated against because of her gender.
A landmark lawsuit in the US has big implications for gender equality in the tech industry.
Consumer review website Aged Care Reviews has raised $600,000 in funding as it banks on the Australian aged care market continuing to trend towards a user pays system.
Mobile app in the offing as Aussie online legal services startup raises $1.2 million in latest funding round3:28PM | Tuesday, 3 March 2015 | Kye White
Online legal services startup LegalVision has raised $1.2 million in angel investment that will be used to expand its tech offering and step up marketing efforts.